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       CHRISTIAN QUOTES ON Reading. Part of a large selection of Christian quotes and sayings in a variety of topics by famous people, authors, theologians, pastors, preachers, teachers, and other notable Christians.

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I have read in Plato and Cicero sayings that are wise and very beautiful; but I have never read in either of them: Come unto me all ye that labor and are heavy laden.

    Author: Augustine

The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.

    Author: Augustine

Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.

    Author: C.S. Lewis

I knew I was in danger but was not depressed. I've read pretty well everything.

    Author: C.S. Lewis

Even those who write against fame wish for the fame of having written well, and those who read their works desire the fame of having read them.

    Author: Blaise Pascal

A book reads the better which is our own, and has been so long known to us, that we know the topography of its blots, and dog's ears, and can trace the dirt in it to having read it at tea with buttered muffins.
- Charles Lamb

    Author: Assorted Authors

The mere brute pleasure of reading is the sort of pleasure a cow must have in grazing.

    Author: G.K. Chesterton

There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and the tired man who wants a book to read.

    Author: G.K. Chesterton

Multifarious reading weakens the mind more than doing nothing, for it becomes a necessity, at last, like smoking: and is an excuse for the mind to lie dormant whilst thought is poured in, and runs through, a clear stream over unproductive gravel, on which not even mosses grow. It is the idlest of all idleness, and leaves more of impotency than any other.

    Author: Frederick W. Robertson

I read hard, or not at all; never skimming, and never turning aside to merely inviting books; and Plato, Aristotle, Butler, Thucydides, Jonathan Edwards, have passed, like the iron atoms of the blood, into my mental constitution.

    Author: Frederick W. Robertson

Read as you taste fruit or savor wine, or enjoy friendship, love or life.

    Author: George Herbert

Reading about nature is fine, but if a person walks in the woods and listens carefully, he can learn more than what is in books, for they speak with the voice of God.

    Author: George Washington Carver

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