Tuesday, 16 July 2019

Inspiring reading quotes

boy in Foyles

Apologies for the poor photo quality, but this shot illustrates my latest collection of reading quotes perfectly. This boy was oblivious of everything but his book.

  • Books and reading are magic and this magic must be available to absolutely everyone. Cressida Cowell
  • Reading gives you knowledge, it gives you power. Andy McNabb
  • Reading is the gateway skill that makes all other learning possible. Barack Obama
  • Reading is a way for me to expand my mind, open my eyes, and fill up my heart. Oprah Winfrey
  • Reading enables children to grow emotionally. In all sorts of ways – imaginatively, in terms of self-confidence, it helps them to explore the world beyond the one they live in. Michael Morpurgo
  • If we want children to learn, to grow by understanding and having empathy for others, to thrive, then we must encourage them to read for pleasure. Malorie Blackman
  • What makes a child become a lifelong reader? Not the ability to get good marks on a test. Not the desire to get a good job. It’s PLEASURE. Kids who read for pleasure grow up to be adults who read for themselves – and think for themselves. SF Said
  • Reading empowers children …… when you make a reader, you give them the world. Amanda Spielman
  • Reading is not walking on the words: it’s grasping the soul of them. Paulo Freire