The Best Quotes About Reading

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What word nerd hasn’t underlined a favorite passage, or taken the time to copy a favorite quote into a journal? Readers adore quotes that eloquently describe the human condition. And the best quotes for readers are often ones about reading, because…uh, we love it. Here are thirteen quotes about reading that will inspire you to pick up a book right away.



W. Somerset Maugham

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Somerset Maugham quotes

Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

Stephen King quotes

Nora Ephron

Nora Ephron Quotes

George R.R. Martin, A Dance With Dragons

George R.R. Martin quotes

John Green, The Fault in Our Stars 

John Green quotes

C.S. Lewis

C.S. Lewis quote

Paul Auster, The Brooklyn Follies

Paul Auster quote

Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey 

Jane Austen quotes

Italo Calvino 

Italo Calvino quote

James Baldwin 

James Baldwin quotes

Joyce Carol Oates 

Joyce Carol Oates quotes

Margaret Atwood 

Margaret Atwood quotes

Carl Sagan

Carl Sagan





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