Every Month is a Good Month for Reading

November is National Family Literacy Month. Get yourselves and your kids excited about reading with these great literacy quotes.

“A book is a dream that you hold in your hand.” –Neil Gaiman

“If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Anyone who says they have only one life to live must not know how to read a book.” –Anonymous

“I think of life as a good book. The further you get into it, the more it begins to make sense.” –Harold Kushner

“There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.” –Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

“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

“Great books help you understand, and they help you feel understood.” –John Green

“In a good book, the best is between the lines.” –Swedish Proverb

“It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines who you will be when you can’t help it.” –Oscar Wilde

“Beware of the person of one book.” –Thomas Aquinas

“A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it.” –Edward P. Morgan

“There’s nothing wrong with reading a book you love over and over.” –Gail Carson Levine

“Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.” –George Bernard Shaw

“I can’t imagine a man really enjoying a book and reading it only once.” –C.S. Lewis

“Where is human nature so weak as in a bookstore?” –Henry Ward Beecher

“There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.” –Joseph Brodsky

“I cannot sleep unless I am surrounded by books.” –Jorge Luis Borges

“You know you’ve read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you’ve lost a friend.” –Paul Sweeney

“That is a good book which is opened with expectation and closed with profit.” –Amos Bronson Alcott

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