A man may as well expect to grow stronger by always
eating as wiser by always READING.
Be careful about READING health books. You may die of a misprint.
Biography is the most universally pleasant and profitable
of all READING.
Desultory READING is delightful, but to be beneficial, our READING must be carefully directed.
From the moment I picked up your book until I laid it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend READING it.
How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the READING of a book.
Henry David Thoreau
I love to lose myself in other men’s minds. When I am
not walking, I am READING; I cannot sit and think. Books
think for me.
I took a speed READING course and read 'War and Peace' in twenty minutes. It involves Russia.
People say that life is the thing, but I prefer READING.
Logan Pearsall Smith
READING is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
READING made Don Quixote a gentleman. Believing what he read made him mad.
George Bernard Shaw
READING makes a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man.
READING should be in proportion to thinking and thinking
in proportion to READING.
READING, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
The art of READING is to skip judiciously.