Best Bookish Quotes for Reading Motivation

As voracious readers, at times, we feel weighed down by our reading commitments and challenges. So for all such readers like me, hereโ€™s a little nudge to keep you going. Here are a few of my favorite quotes from famous literary people we’ve grown to love. For those who read incessantly without the need for a nudge at all, cheers! May you enjoy the post. ๐Ÿ™‚

  1. When I get a little money, I buy books. If any is left, I buy food and clothes. โ€” Erasmus
  2. There is no friend as loyal as a book.  โ€” Ernest Hemingway
  3. I am simply a โ€˜book drunkard.โ€™ Books have the same irresistible temptation for me that liquor has for its devotee. I cannot withstand them. โ€” L. M. Montgomery
  4. Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them. โ€” Lemony Snicket
  5. A book is a gift you can open again and again. โ€” Garrison Keillor
  6. We read to know we are not alone. โ€” C. S. Lewis
  7. The greatest gift is a passion for reading. โ€” Elizabeth Hardwick
  8. If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads. โ€” Ralph Waldo Emerson
  9. Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all. โ€” Henry David Thoreau
  10. I never need to find time to read. When people say to me, โ€˜Oh, yeah, I love reading. I would love to read, but I just donโ€™t have time,โ€™ Iโ€™m thinking, โ€˜How can you not have time?โ€™ I read when Iโ€™m drying my hair. I read in the bath. I read when Iโ€™m sitting in the bathroom. Pretty much anywhere I can do the job one-handed, I read. โ€” J. K. Rowling

What are your favorite book quotes? Do share them with me. I’d love to read them. ๐Ÿ˜›

Asha Seth