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quotes on reading

Saturday, October 18, 2008

Since today is the read-a-thon, here are a few quotes on reading:

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.
~André Gide

People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading."
~Logan Pearsall Smith

No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting.
~Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life.
~Mortimer J. Adler

Never read a book through merely because you have begun it.
~John Witherspoon

Literature is my Utopia.
~Helen Keller

It's not too late to pick up a book and join in the fun!

6 comment(s):

Veens said...

Never read a book through merely because you have begun it.
~John Witherspoon

this one... u know what?! i disagree! :D **smiles** i m happy if i can disagree with a famous quote :D

ok now the reason..there has been books.. i ahve started...and feel y the HELL did i start .. and then it becomes interesting and i like it :)

see the reasoning ;)

and thanks for stopping by... i find yur username so cte n funny :) Hell softdrink :)

r u reading too?! :)

Sandra said...

Interesting quotes. I like your blog and your sense of humour.

Dar said...

Great quotes Jill!

bkclubcare said...

"B-double E double R U-N beer run!"

You are an AWESOMMMMME cheerleader.

tanabata said...

Thanks for stopping by to cheer me on. Great quotes!

softdrink said...

Hi Veens...nope, just cheering. I'm a firm believer in giving up on books that bore me. :-D

Thanks Sandra and Dar!

Hi Care! rah, rah...now go back to your book. :-D

Hi tanabata...hope you're enjoying the read-a-thon!

In a real sense, people who have read good literature have lived more than people who cannot or will not read. It is not true that we have only one life to live; if we can read, we can live as many more lives and as many kinds of lives as we wish. ~S.I. Hayakawa

The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.
~St. Augustine

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.
~Mark Twain

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