My Favorite Reading Quotes

Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking. - Albert Einstein
One must be an inventor to read well. There is then creative reading as well as creative writing. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones. - John Wooden
A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people.  - Will Rogers
The greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading in order to write. A man will turn over half a library to make a book. - Samuel Johnson
The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries. - Rene Descartes
Reading is equivalent to thinking with someone else's head instead of one's own. - Arthur Schopenhauer
Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man. - Francis Bacon
No one ever committed suicide while reading a good book, but many have tried while trying to write one. - Robert Byrne


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