Reading Story Books Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 64 Quotes About Reading Story Books

#1. When I was a child, it was a matter of pride that I could plow through a Nancy Drew story in one afternoon, and begin another in the evening ... I was probably trying to impress the librarians who kept me supplied with books. - Author: Kathleen Norris
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#2. A book series is never truly over. The story lives on, even when the final page has been turned. - Author: Richard P. Denney
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#3. You may have heard the news that the independent bookstore is dead, that books are dead, that maybe even reading is dead - to which I say, Pull up a chair, friend. I have a story to tell. - Author: Ann Patchett
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#4. All of the narration in 'Smile' is first-person. Most of the books that I grew up reading had first-person narrators for some reason. My diaries were written in this voice, and since this story is autobiographical, it just felt like a natural extension. - Author: Raina Telgemeier
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#5. A closed book will lie there like a dead horse. But an open book will kick, buck, and bolt through perceived adventures like a wild and free stallion. So hold on. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#6. But what I hope for in a book - either one that I write or one that I read - is transparency. I want the story to shine through. I don't want to think of the writer. - Author: Anne Tyler
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#7. I remember that story. You have read it four times." Samson shrugged. "Why should I stop with the first reading? Nobody says, 'That was a fine piece of music. I'll never listen to that again." But some people treat books that way. Not I! - Author: Karen A. Wyle
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#8. Reading is dreaming. Reading is entering a world of imagination shared between reader and author. Reading is getting beyond the words to the story or meaning underneath. - Author: Paul Kropp
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#9. This must be what an addict feels like, I think,
trying to fight the pull of one last, quick read. My fingers itch toward the binding, and finally, with a sigh of regret, I just grab the book and open it, hungrily reading the story. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#10. Love does not choose belief, place, time, situations, or race. love happens between two souls. - Author: Haidji
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#11. I go back to the reading room, where I sink down in the sofa and into the world of The Arabian Nights. Slowly, like a movie fadeout, the real world evaporates. I'm alone, inside the world of the story. My favourite feeling in the world. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#12. A book is a collaboration between the one who reads and what is read and, at its best, that coming together is a love story like any other. - Author: Siri Hustvedt
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#13. I wanted books and made no distinction between good books or bad, only between the ones I loved, the ones that spoke to my soul, and the ones I merely liked. I did not care how a story was written. There were no bad stories: every story was new and glorious. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#14. Reading requires actual concentration. If you skipped a paragraph, or even an important sentence, you could lose the entire story. With most TV shows, though, you didn't have to concentrate at all. You could space out for a good ten minutes, then come back and still figure out what was going on. - Author: Daniel Ehrenhaft
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#15. I loved reading all kinds of books, but I particularly loved books like 'Red Planet' by Robert Heinlein, which very few people read anymore but is a wonderful science fiction story. - Author: Rebecca Stead
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#16. I asked her what a true story was because I thought that all stories were made up. She said a true story was called fact, and a made-up story was called ficton. Auntie May said a made-up story is a bit like telling lies, only the people who read them knew that already and so it didn't matter - Author: Rebecca Lloyd
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#17. Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils ... - Louis Hector Berlioz - Author: William L.K.
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#18. A writer concocts a different story for every reader. - Author: Mike Bryan
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#19. A bran' new book is a beautiful thing, all promise and fresh pages, the neatly squared spine, the brisk sense of a journey beginning. But a well-worn book also has its pleasures, the soft caress and give of the paper's edges, the comfort, like an old shawl, of an oft-read story. - Author: Lewis Buzbee
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#20. There's something exciting about weekly strips in that you're following the way the story reveals itself to the writer week by week. All the possible directions it could have taken are there; it's a kind of participatory reading that I think books discourage. - Author: Ben Katchor
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#21. I love the solitude of reading. I love the deep dive into someone else's story, the delicious ache of a last page. - Author: Naomi Shihab Nye
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#22. Books,' I say sleepily. 'They don't change either. If you read a book and look at it again later on, it's still the same thing. But it's exciting all over again. - Author: Truus Matti
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#23. There's always another story. When you read a book again and let your imagination take over, it can take you to new stories, so it's like a book inside the book! - Author: Kate Westerlund
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#24. And, the treasure? A library card: key to all the doors in the story world. - Author: Trudy Wallis
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#25. Books wrote our life story, and as they accumulated on our shelves (and on our windowsills, and underneath our sofa, and on top of our refrigerator), they became chapters in it themselves. - Author: Anne Fadiman
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#26. The biggest twist in fiction might be a story ending exactly how you thought it would. - Author: Kevin Focke
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#27. It is really hard to be lonely very long in a world of words. Even if you don't have friends somewhere, you still have language, and it will find you and wrap its little syllables around you and suddenly there will be a story to live in. - Author: Naomi Shihab Nye
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#28. The Book Charm

Your Story Will Never End As Long As Your Chapters Are Shared - Author: Viola Shipman
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#29. Meggie thought this first whisper sounded a little different from one book to another, depending on weather or not she already knew the story it was going to tell her. - Author: Cornelia Funke
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#30. Can you imagine a world without books to read? - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#31. Fiction books give the reader a chance to step away from their own reality and into the shoes of the characters, and they show you a world that isn't the one you already know. And sometimes the story's not so different from your own, and it lets you get closer to your own feelings. - Author: Shin Towada
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#32. I spent the rest of the day in someone else's story. The rare moments that I put the book down, my own pain returned in burning stabs. - Author: Amy Plum
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#33. I am the girl who spends hours huddled in a corner of a library, trying to find what you love the most about Marlowe, just so I can write you a poem worthy of Shakespeare. I've made books my lovers, hours my enemies and you the only story. - Author: Nikita Gill
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#34. She ate toast in bed, then reread a favorite book, taking comfort from a story where she knew the outcome would be good and just and right. - Author: Sarah Mayberry
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#35. I grew up reading 19th-century novels and late Victorian children's books, so I try for a good story full of coincidence and error, landscape and weather. However, the world was radically changed during my lifetime, and I tell of that battering as best I can. - Author: Fanny Howe
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#36. The difference between reading a story and studying a story is the difference between living the story and killing the story and looking at its guts. - Author: Cory Doctorow
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#37. Your story must told.
Live a life legacy- written book or notes.
This will be there for many generations to know your rich experiences and knowledge. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#38. A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the slightest. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#39. Often, when I am able to check out a book, I read it a dozen times before returning it, desperate to remain lost in the magic of someone else's story. - Author: Amy Engel
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#40. My attraction to story is a ceaseless current that runs through the center of me. My inexhaustible ardor for reading seems connected to my hunger for storylines that show up in both books and in the great tumbling chaos of life. - Author: Pat Conroy
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#41. The attraction of reading is that it allows you to live, for a few hours, as someone else - grants you access to their head, their thoughts, their secrets. - Author: Alessandra Torre
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#42. I know that books seem like the ultimate thing that's made by one person, but that's not true. Every reading of a book is a collaboration between the reader and the writer who are making the story up together. - Author: John Green
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#43. The most exciting part of writing a novel is when the characters take control of the story - Author: Brandt Legg
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#44. At the end of the afternoon she tore herself away from the story to go and buy some tobacco. This would be tricky on a holiday, but never mind, it was mainly a pretext so the story could settle and she'd have the pleasure of meeting up with her new friend again a bit later on. - Author: Anna Gavalda
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#45. O matter how much one reads, the whole story can never be told. - Author: Lemony Snicket
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#46. Many people tell me that they don 't know what to feel when they finish one of my books because the story was dark, or complicated, or strange. But while they were reading it, they were inside my world and they were happy. That's good. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#47. How you feel after reading something indicates not what you've read but where you are at. - Author: A.D. Posey
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#48. Read whatever book you lay your hands on if you can, for every writer has a story to tell - Author: Bangambiki Habyarimana
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#49. Can I ask what you're reading?" ... She turned the book so the cover faced me. Wuthering Heights. "Have you read it?" She said. I nodded. I could feel the pulsating beat of my heart behind my eyes. "It's a sad story." "Sad stories make good books," She said. "They do. - Author: Khaled Hosseini
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#50. Every story is a ride to some place and time other than here and now. Buried in an armchair, reclined on a couch, prostrate on your bed, or glued to your desk, you can go places and travel through time. - Author: A.A. Patawaran
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#51. My books hold between their covers every story I've ever known and still remember, or have now forgotten, or may one day read; they fill the space around me with ancient and new voices. - Author: Alberto Manguel
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#52. Books were a safe place, a world apart from my own. No matter what had happened that day, that year, there was always a story in which someone overcame their darkest hour. I wasn't alone. - Author: Kiera Cass
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#53. And then I keep reading, anyway - but not just because I like the story. I like knowing that I'm touching her with my words. That they're crawling in her ears as she sleeps. - Author: Colleen Oakley
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#54. A fortress built long ago,
Walls made timeless by historic glory.
The small girl in the boat slows,
To listen to its story. - Author: Rachel Lewis
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#55. Some of these things are true and some of them lies. But they are all good stories. - Author: Hilary Mantel
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#56. When we read a story, we inhabit it. The covers of the book are like a roof and four walls. What is to happen next will take place within the four walls of the story. And this is possible because the story's voice makes everything its own. - Author: John Berger
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#57. The time spent rereading one book is one less new story I'll be exposed to in my life. - Author: Michelle Madow
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#58. For a book to be a good one a reader must have a connection with the characters and identify with them and have the story hold their attention and want more - Author: Brenda Kay Winters
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#59. Everybody should read something. Otherwise we all fall down into the pit of ignorance. Many are down there. Some people fall in it forever. Their lives mean nothing. They should not exist. (From the short story, "Charity".) - Author: Charles Baxter
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#60. I eat stories instead of bread or rice. I usually eat books, but I love handwriting best. Love stories are sugary, so I like those even better. So you better write me a suuuuper yummy story. - Author: Mizuki Nomura
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#61. I rode my bike home and did the one thing that always helped when things weren't going well. I read. Books were my refuge. Getting lost in a solid adventure story was the best way I knew of to turn off reality. - Author: D.J. MacHale
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#62. The reason books get banned, but movies can do almost anything is because the novel is more powerful than a movie. The reader is part of the creation of the story because they must imagine and envision it. There is creation in the act of reading. - Author: Carolyn Mackler
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#63. From fire, water, the passage of time, neglectful readers, and the hand of the censor, each of my books has escaped to tell me its story. - Author: Alberto Manguel
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#64. These two oo in "book" are like the two eyes of a reader who fell in love with a story. - Author: Stefanos Livos
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