World Book Day: Best Quotes

LogoIn honor of World Book Day, here are some great quotes explaining the importance of books and the great joys of reading:

  1. Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book.”-John Green, The Fault in Our Stars
  2. “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
  3. “I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! — When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.”-Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
  4. “A writer only begins a book. A reader finishes it.” – Samuel Johnson
  5. “A book is a dream that you hold in your hand.” – Neil Gaiman
  6. “Reading is a discount ticket to everywhere.” – Mary Schmich
  7. “So many books, so little time.” – Frank Zappa
  8. “Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.” – Harry S. Truman
  9. “My test of a good novel is dreading to begin the last chapter.”– Thomas Helm
  10. “I was born with a reading list I will never finish.” – Maud Casey

Which one is your favorite? Do you know of any other quotes that capture the true joy of reading? Add you favorite in the comments below!

The Satisfaction of a List

4 thoughts on “World Book Day: Best Quotes

  1. #8 reminded me of Theodore Roosevelt. TR took books with him everywhere and was a great reader. On an expedition in the Amazon, when they had to cut baggage to the bone, he still kept one or two books, carried them in his pocket.

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