Favorite Quotes

These are some of my favorite quotes – loosely related to reading.  So they may be about reading or learning.  Or they have simply come from a book.


Fairy tales are more than true; not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten. – Neil Gaimman, Coraline

Books can be dangerous. The best ones should be labeled, “This could change your life.  -Helen Exley

If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. – Albert Einstein

We danced too wild, and we sang too long, and we hugged too hard, and we kissed too sweet, and howled just as loud as we wanted to howl, because by now we were all old enough to know that what looks like crazy on an ordinary day looks a lot like love if you catch it in the moonlight. – Pearl S. Cleage

No two persons ever read the same book. – Edmund Wilson

All the reading she had done had given her a view of life they had never seen. – Ronald Dahl

A book , too, can be a star, a living fire to lighten the darkness, leading out into the expanding universe.  – Madeline L’Engle

You can find magic wherever you look.  Sit back and relax, all you need is a book.  – Dr. Seuss