Quotations from great people on why reading is necessary and good
There are so many different reasons to want to read. In particular, when we want to learn English, the need to read increases exponentially, since it is essential to involve the mind with new ways and techniques. Further, plenty of articles have been written on eng45 that attempt to educated you on what to read, when to read it and how to read. So in this article, instead of giving you tips on important factors regarding reading, we will provide you with what has been said by important people about reading and why they recognize this important factor as a magical tool for growth and happiness. This way you can be the judge and decide for yourself what reading means to you. Below is a list of great writers, politicians, activists, and academics whose lives have been transformed as the result of reading:
Oscar Wilde (writer) – If you cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Vera Nazarian (Writer) – when you read a book somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light.
Woodrow Wilson (U.S. president) – I would never read a book if it were possible for me to talk half and hour with the man who wrote it.
Haruki Murakami (writer) – If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Abraham Lincoln (U.S. president) – Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new after all.
Malcolm X (African-American leader) – The ability to read awoke inside me some long dormant craving to be mentally alive.
Jacqueline Kennedy (Wife of President Kennedy) – There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books in the best of all.
Walt Disney (American entrepreneur) – There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.
Gaston Bachelard (French philosopher) – To feel most beautifully alive means to be reading something beautiful, ready always to apprehend in the flow of language the sudden flash of poetry.
Mark Twain (Writer) – The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can’t read.
Mary Cooley (Writer) – Reading is a discount ticket to everywhere.
Learn and improve your English with ENG45.com