Six of my favourite quotes on the joys and benefits of reading.
“For one who reads, there is no limit to the number of lives that may be lived…” – Louis L’Amour
“Reading is important, because if you can read, you can learn anything about everything and everything about anything.” – Tomie dePaola
“Reading them sometimes did the more dangerous trick of making fireworks go off in the privacy of the reader’s brain.” – Terry Pratchett
“An entire life spent reading would have fulfilled my every desire…” – Michel Houellebecq
“Each story is a ride to some place and time other than here and now.” – A. A. Patawaran
“A novel, like a myth, teaches us to see the world differently…” – Karen Armstrong