Some Smart Reading Quotes:

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“There is an art of reading, as well as an art of thinking, and an art of writing.” –Isaac D’Israel

“A book, too, can be a star, a living fire to lighten the darkness, leading out into the expanding universe.” — Madeleine L’Engle

“The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who’ll get me a book I ain’t read.” – Abraham Lincoln

“It is not enough to simply teach children to read; we have to give them something worth reading. Something that will stretch their imaginations–something that will help them make sense of their own lives and encourage them to reach out toward people whose lives are quite different from their own.” – Katharine Patterson

“The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can’t read.” – Mark Twain

“Never read a book through merely because you have begun it.” – John Witherspoon

“Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.” Margaret Fuller

“It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.” –Oscar Wilde

“To read a writer is for me not merely to get an idea of what he says, but to go off with him and travel in his company.” – Andre Gide

“There is no friend as loyal as a book.” – Ernest Hemingway

“The ability to read awoke inside me some long dormant craving to be mentally alive.”-–Autobiography of Malcolm X

“The reading of all good books is like conversation with the men of the past centuries.” – Descartes

“Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few are to be chewed and digested.” – Francis Bacon

“It is well to read everything of something, and something of everything.” – Lord Henry P. Brougham

“A book is the most effective weapon against intolerance and ignorance” – Lyndon Baines Johnson

“Reading is a discount ticket to everywhere.” – Mary Schmich


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