As a child, I read science fiction, but from the very beginnings of my reading for pleasure, I read a lot of non-fictional history, particularly historical biography.
We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading.
No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting.
You must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance.
The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.
Reading well is one of the greatest pleasures that solitude can afford you.
The pleasure of all reading is doubled when one lives with another who shares the same books.
The habit of reading is the only one I know in which there is no alloy. It lasts when all other pleasures fade.
The greatest pleasure of reading consists in re-reading.
A great book should leave you with many experiences.
Reading for pleasure isn’t separate from learning to read.
All reading for pleasure is entertainment.
One of my passions is that children enjoy their time at school - and reading for pleasure can be an important part of that.
I definitely rediscovered reading for pleasure by devoting such a large swath of my time to sitting on airplanes. I am now painfully adept at removing my shoes so as to have the least amount of foot surface area touching an airport floor.
I merely say that all reading for pleasure is escape, whether it be Greek, mathematics, astronomy, Benedetto Croce, or The Diary of the Forgotten Man. To say otherwise is to be an intellectual snob, and a juvenile at the art of living.
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