Great Quotes About Reading

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From Shakespeare to Dan Brown, we’ve collected some of our favorite quotes about reading. These authors capture the joys of reading in just a few words.

“Reading was my escape and my comfort,” writers Paul Auster in The Brooklyn Follies , “my consolation, my stimulant of choice: reading for the pure pleasure of it, for the beautiful stillness that surrounds you when you hear an author’s words reverberating in your head.”

 

1. Oscar Wilde

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2. Paulo Coelho

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3. Anne Frank

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4. Stephen King

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5. Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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6. Dan Brown

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7. William Shakespeare

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8. Maya Angelou

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About Kira Walton

Kira Walton

KIRA WALTON has been stalking books all her life as a college English teacher, bookseller, book club consultant, author, and editor.

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