To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate's loot on Treasure Island.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
Don’t just teach your children to read… Teach them to question what they read. Teach them to question everything.
So, please, oh please, we beg, we pray, go throw your TV set away, and in its place you can install, a lovely bookcase on the wall.
Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.
There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we spent with a favorite book.
Let children read whatever they want and then talk about it with them. If parents and kids can talk together, we won't have as much censorship because we won't have as much fear.
I would be the most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves.
The more you read, the more things you will know.
Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.
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.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body and prayer is to the soul.
There are many little ways to enlarge your child's world. Love of books is the best of all.
There is no substitute for books in the life of a child.
Love of books is the best of all.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting.
I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.
It is not enough to simply teach children to read; we have to give them something worth reading.
I will defend the importance of bedtime stories to my last gasp.
Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.
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