«A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.»

George R.R. Martin

«A hundred years ago, an average teenager knew countless authors, and, a sex position or two. Today, an average teenager knows countless sex positions, and, an author or two.»

Mokokoma Mokhonoana

«My niece just turned one. I gave her a birthday card that read, "If you can read this, Happy Birthday!»

Jarod Kintz

«I realise people exist who don't read. But it's like I knew there were people who didn't breathe or eat: I can't imagine a life like that.»

Sarah Rees Brennan

«Some of these things are true and some of them lies. But they are all good stories.»

Hilary Mantel

«How do text messages make you feel existential?»

Adi Alsaid

«Most people have a list of 100 books to read before they die, or 100 places to visit. Not me. I have a list of 100 birthdays to see. No need to write them down, they're simply 50 through 150. Another list of mine is 100 people to meet before I die who look exactly like me, thanks to the miracle of cloning.»

Jarod Kintz

«Lost in a book is a great place to be found.»

Shannon Taylor Hodnett

«It is one thing to be free; to be ignorant and free is to be imprisoned.»

M.J. Croan

«Some words are invisible—namely spoken words—but that only means I read them with my ears. But people are rude, and they often speak to me when I’m trying to read.»

Jarod Kintz

«Can you tell by where my eyes are looking what I’m thinking? Hint: I’m staring directly at your vagina.»

Jarod Kintz

«My TV’s broken. It’s step one in my goal to read more.

Jarod Kintz

«Mishaps in life echoes for eternity. Weeks from now, I will be harvesting my glory. Imagine greater!»

Evelyn Leilou Colon

«When God opens a new page in your life, make photocopies of it, read it and share it with other people. Some may hear it when you read it, others may tear it when you share it.»

Israelmore Ayivor

«If everyone could learn how to read books properly and how to use them as effective tools for daily living, the facilities of colleges could easily go out of existence without any loss to society.' -From a speech by the president of Mount Holyoke College, as reported in the Philadelphia Public Ledger, May 13, 1938»

Francis Beauchesne Thornton

«Your mind is your library of what you read.»

Lailah Gifty Akita

«My books, my paradise!»

Lailah Gifty Akita

«Loosers want it but only through the easy way. If action taking were like reading a story book, loosers would only love to open the picture pages»

Israelmore Ayivor

«Reading gives liberty to your mind.»

Aman Jassal

«To live, pray. To learn, read. To love, give. To listen, pay attention. But to be wise, apply all that you have acquired»

Israelmore Ayivor

«A child's imagination can be found in the heart of a good book.»

K. Lamb

«We must read, mediate and affirm the writings of Holy Scriptures, to partake in the divine nature and overcome the struggles of life.»

Lailah Gifty Akita

«Intellectual death is endemic in areas where people are unprepared to obtain new information for development. Learning is a way of staying alive.»

Israelmore Ayivor

«He passed his hands over some of the fine embossed bindings as he thought,»

Ari Berk

«Life with books makes my world complete.»

Lailah Gifty Akita

«I am illiterate. Just not in English.»

Jarod Kintz

«When you write and when you read, you are living in a different world.»

Debasish Mridha

«Pornography was not meant to be looked at. Pornography was meant to be read—on Braille-embossed condoms.»

Jarod Kintz

«Read "The Story of O." Convince yourself that it was in fact written by a woman or someone who thinks like a woman.»

Whitney Otto

«God has written His divine guidelines for your life right in the Bible.»

Elizabeth George