To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worthwhile. [....] The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter.
If you start the day reading the obituaries, you live your day a little differently.
This is what I love about novels, both reading them and writing them. They jump into the abyss, to be with you
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.
age growing-up fairytales
A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading.
Wicked people never have time for reading. It's one of the reasons for their wickedness.
You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.
Reading is one form of escape. Running for your life is another.
There are two motives for reading a book; one, that you enjoy it; the other, that you can boast about it.