Reading Good Books Quotes

Reading Good Books Quotes by P. J. O’Rourke, Louisa May Alcott, Maya Angelou, Rene Descartes, William Feather, Kathleen Norris and many others.

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Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.
P. J. O’Rourke
Good books, like good friends, are few and chosen; the more select, the more enjoyable.
Louisa May Alcott
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.
Maya Angelou
The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.
Rene Descartes
Finishing a good book is like leaving a good friend.
William Feather
Just the knowledge that a good book is waiting one at the end of a long day makes that day happier.
Kathleen Norris
A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
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.
Rupert Brooke
No man can be called friendless who has God and the companionship of good books.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Reading good books implants good ideas in the mind, develops good aspirations, and leads to the cultivation of good friends.
Mas Oyama
Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
Mark Twain
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.
Penelope Fitzgerald
Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light.
Vera Nazarian
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.
Alice Walker
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
Mark Twain
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.
Alice Hegan Rice
Reading good books ruins you for enjoying bad books.
Mary Ann Shaffer