Top 10 Tuesday: Quotes About Reading

Welcome to Top 10 Tuesday! This is a weekly challenge hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl, and this week’s challenge focuses on quotes about reading!

This week’s topic was a freebie! A while back, there was a topic I missed about favorite quotes from books. While I don’t necessarily have favorite book quotes, I do have some favorite quotes about books! So since I missed that week, I’m doing my take on that prompt now. As I’m writing this, I’m preparing to go back to school as a sixth grade teacher. I’d really like to feature some reading quotes prominently in my classroom, so this is helping me come up with some good options! Without further ado, here are my top ten favorite quotes about books and/or reading!


George R.R. Martin Quote: “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies.  The man who
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Fran Lebowitz Quote: “Think before you speak. Read before you think.”
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Jhumpa Lahiri Quote: “That's the thing about books. They let you travel  without moving your feet.”
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Malorie Blackman Quote: “Reading is an exercise in empathy; an exercise in  walking in someone else's
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Stephen King Quote: “Books are a uniquely portable magic.”
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James Patterson Quote: “There's no such thing as a kid who hates reading.  There are kids who love reading, and kids who are reading the wrong bo...”
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Margaret Fuller Quote: “Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.”
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Marcus Tullius Cicero Quote: “A room without books is like a body without a  soul.”
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George Bernard Shaw Quote: “Make it a rule never to give a child a book you
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Saint Augustine Quote: “The world is a book and those who do not travel  read only
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(I know this is technically a travel quote, but it’s one of my favorites and I just couldn’t resist including it!)

What are your favorite quotes about books/reading?

Let me know in the comments!

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