Reading Good Books Quotes by P. J. O’Rourke, Louisa May Alcott, Maya Angelou, Rene Descartes, William Feather, Kathleen Norris and many others.
Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.
Good books, like good friends, are few and chosen; the more select, the more enjoyable.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.
Finishing a good book is like leaving a good friend.
Just the knowledge that a good book is waiting one at the end of a long day makes that day happier.
A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.
A book may be compared to your neighbor: if it be good, it cannot last too long; if bad, you cannot get rid of it too early.
No man can be called friendless who has God and the companionship of good books.
Reading good books implants good ideas in the mind, develops good aspirations, and leads to the cultivation of good friends.
Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
A good book is the precious life-blood of a master-spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life, and as such it must surely be a necessary commodity.
Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light.
Stretching [and] yoga [are] very helpful. All of these things – they really do help. Good food and a lot of sleep. And reading – reading good books. Sometimes movies – although a lot of the movies are difficult.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
I can think of no habit, kept up through the years, that binds a married couple more than that of reading good books together. Domestic problems and personal problems are for the time forgotten, and an intellectual intimacy is established that can be maintained in few other ways.
Reading good books ruins you for enjoying bad books.