Reading Quotes: The Importance of Reading

Some of these reading quotes are down right hilarious, but I think you'll get the picture. Enjoy!

  • "Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body." Joseph Addison

  • “A lot of people ask me if I were shipwrecked, and could only have one book, what would it be? I always say 'How to Build a Boat” Stephen Wright

  • "There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate's loot on Treasure Island." Walt Disney

  • "Books had instant replay long before televised sports." Bert Williams

  • "The greatest gift is a passion for reading.” Elizabeth Hardwick

  • "Some people will lie, cheat, steal and back-stab to get ahead... and to think, all they have to do is READ.” - Fortune

  • “I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.” Groucho Marx

  • “There are many little ways to enlarge your child's world. Love of books is the best of all.” Jacqueline Kennedy

  • "Oh, magic hour, when a child first knows she can read printed words!" A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

  • "What's another word for Thesaurus?” Stephen Wright

  • “If a word in the dictionary were misspelled, how would we know?” Stephen Wright

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