36 Reading Quotes, Inspirational Words of Wisdom

36 Reading Quotes

Be encouraged by these reading quotes. Reading is possibly the most important skill of all time and we all love a good book. Without Reading, society would not have advanced to the stage we are at now. So take a moment to appreciate the importance of sinking into a good book with our collection of beautiful reading quotes to inspire you and remind you of what beautiful art reading really is!

  1. Stop and think about what you read, about the author and where they live and what they have done, what their bias is likely to be.
    Gary Hoover, The Lifetime Learner’s Guide to Reading and Learning
    Knowledge Quotes
  2. Reading and seeing go together. On the one hand, what we read can affect how we see. On the other hand, and more important for my immediate purpose, how we see affects how we read.
    Marcus J. Borg, Reading the Bible Again For the First Time
    Learning Quotes
  3. But it is not enough to read widely. One must also read well. One must read virtuously.
    Karen Swallow Prior, On Reading Well
    Inspirational Quotes
  4. A proper speed reading technique should help you, not only to accelerate the pace of your reading, but to maintain focus and information intake as well.
    Calvin Horgan, Speed Reading
    Wisdom Quotes
  5. Reading a positive quote can help you have a good day by giving you inspirational and motivational words to reflect upon.
    Catherine Pulsifer
    Motivational Quotes
  6. Different kinds of knowledge exist in our world. Some exist in the books that we all love to read, but a lot of it exists around you in the behavior of people that you ‘read’ every day.
    William Coleman, The Art of Reading People
  7. Create a love for reading by knowing your students’ reading interests. Students should have an opportunity each day to read books they select themselves.
    Jan Richardson, The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading
    Education Quotes
  8. In reading books I have found mentors, stories of people who have faced challenges and overcame them; people whom I admire. I have also found wisdom, and words that make me stop and think, words that have given me an “aha” moment.
    Catherine Pulsifer, Found In A Book
    Teacher Quotes
  9. Reading matters in our day-to-day affairs, in our culture, in our economy, in our civic lives, in the arts, and so on.
    Daniel Willingham, The Reading Mind
    Experience Quotes
  10. You haven’t read anything until you’ve comprehended it.
    David Butler, Speed Reading with the Right Brain
  11. Proficiency in reading and writing is not now an optional extra. It is fundamentally necessary. It is life-determining.
    Aidan Chambers, The Power of a Rich Reading Classroom
    Life Changing
  12. The more we read, the more we comprehend, the more likely we are to discover new ways to read, each one tailored to the reason why we are reading a particular book.
    Francine Prose, Reading Like a Writer
  13. If I could read only great books for the rest of my days, I would be happy.
    Anne Bogel, I’d Rather Be Reading
  14. Learning to read is the most important task facing the young child and to fail at it is a serious matter.
    Michael Levin, The Reading Lesson
  15. When a goal or purpose is applied to a reading assignment, suddenly the mind stops wandering, and instead, becomes focused on the material at hand.
    Kam Knight, Speed Reading
  16. The first and most powerful lesson of speed reading is that it is a skill to be learned – not an ability you’re born with.
    Justin Hammond, Speed Reading
    Coaching Quotes
  17. The quality of our reading is not only an index of the quality of our thought, it is our best-known path to developing whole new pathways in the cerebral evolution of our species.
    Maryanne Wolf, Reader, Come Home
    Goal Setting
  18. We don’t read only print and its electronic facsimiles; we read landscapes, facial expressions, tea leaves, mathematical formulae, the future, and all manner of material on the internet.
    Belinda Jack, Reading: A Very Short Introduction
  19. When I read a great story, I get to experience the world through someone else’s eyes for a little while.
    Anne Bogel, Reading People
    Vision Quotes
  20. I truly believe that God’s Word contains an answer to every problem and situation we encounter in life.
    Joyce Meyer, The Everyday Life Bible
    God’s Word
  21. Books carry new knowledge forward into the future.
    Scott Christianson, 100 Books That Changed The World
  22. Sometimes reading the words of others can influence and encourage us.
    Byron Pulsifer
    Sharing Wisdom
  23. Personally I have found reading a quote that is full of motivation at the beginning of the day helps me when I face challenges during the day and reminds me not to waste my days.
    Catherine Pulsifer
    Motivational Time
  24. When your child see you reading of a somewhat regular basis, he comes to realize that reading is more than an isolated subject taught in the classroom and graded by a teacher. He eventually internalizes the fact that reading is a requisite for a complete and fulfilling life.
    Jacquie McTaggart
  25. By reading the Bible we learn more about God. The more we learn of Him the more we love and trust Him.
    Jason A. Ponzio, Devotional Thoughts for Everyday
  26. Either write something worth reading, or do something worth reading.
    Benjamin Franklin
  27. Reading quotations, remembering and repeating the well honored words of the great people; makes us wiser, helps us to make our utterances more authentic, our writings more meaningful.
    R. P. Suri
  28. Then, here’s the question I ask myself sometimes: Why do we spend more time listening, watching, and reading something we don’t believe than something we do?
    Rick Warren
  29. Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
    Maya Angelou
  30. One thing that you should know if you ever get tired of reading books and decide to write one on your own … writing a book is hard work.
    Ellen DeGeneres, The Funny Thing Is…
  31. Reading about the lives of other achievers and their impact on our world inspires me to continue to help others realize their greatness.
    Les Brown
  32. Get to the point quickly to prove that what you’re saying is worth reading or listening to, otherwise people will lose interest.
    Corrina Thurston, How To Communicate Effectively
    Overcoming Obstacles
  33. Continuous learning. .. Involve yourself in reading books of interest, watch TV shows where you can learn about something new even if you’ve never known anything about it or think you know it all.
    Byron Pulsifer, The Staying Young Adventure
    Self Motivation
  34. Get books, sit yourself down anywhere, and go to reading them yourself.
    Abraham Lincoln
  35. Many time the reading of a book has made the future of a man.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
  36. We could change the human world, bit by bit, reader by reader, I thought. We could read the Courtesies of the ferrets, and to know that each reader didn’t need the human world to change, they could simply begin living now, to their own highest principles.
    Richard Bach, Part-Time Angels: and 75 Others

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