Viewing entries tagged
reading

Comment

12 Quotes for Bookworms to Celebrate Read Across America Day

Read Across America is an annual reading and motivation awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on March 2, the birthday of beloved children's book author Dr. Seuss. To honor Dr. Seuss and all that his books have done to foster young creative minds, we've assembled 12 bookworm quotes. Read on and Happy Read Across America Day!

"We read to know we're not alone." - William Nicholson

"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go." - Dr. Seuss

"A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading." - William Styron

"Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world." - Voltaire

"Reading is the sole means by which we slip, involuntarily, often helplessly, into another’s skin, another’s voice, another’s soul." - Joyce Carol Oates

"It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it." - Oscar Wilde

"Good books, like good friends, are few and chosen; the more select, the more enjoyable." - Louisa May Alcott

"Reading brings us unknown friends." - Honoré de Balzac

"To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark." - Victor Hugo

"Books are a uniquely portable magic." - Stephen King

"Knowing you have something good to read before bed is among the most pleasurable of sensations." - Vladimir Nabokov

"Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body." - Joseph Addison

Related: In case you missed it last week, here are 10 inspirational books to read in 2016.

Comment

10 Inspirational Books to Read in 2016

Comment

10 Inspirational Books to Read in 2016

Reading a good book is one of life's greatest pleasures. Books have the power to stir our deepest emotions, teach us something new, and motivate us to tackle our biggest aspirations. Since there's so many great books out there and so little time, we've put together a list of the top 10 inspirational books for 2016 based on our team's favorites. The list includes classics like Paulo Coehlo's The Alchemist to newly released best sellers like Kate Hudson's Pretty Happy. Each one of these has moved us to picture things a little differently and taught us something about ourselves we never knew before. Take a look, find something you love, and enjoy!

Rising Strong By Brené Brown
"Vulnerability is not weakness; it’s our greatest measure of courage." - Brené Brown, Rising Strong

"Vulnerability is not weakness; it’s our greatest measure of courage." - Brené Brown, Rising Strong


"It seems to me that the less I fight my fear, the less it fights back. If I can relax, fear relaxes, too." - Elizabeth Gilbert, Big Magic

"It seems to me that the less I fight my fear, the less it fights back. If I can relax, fear relaxes, too." - Elizabeth Gilbert, Big Magic


"Just because something is valuable doesn’t mean that we need it." - Elle Luna, The Crossroads of Should and Must

"Just because something is valuable doesn’t mean that we need it." - Elle Luna, The Crossroads of Should and Must


"Whatever you are, be a good one." - Abraham Lincoln

"Whatever you are, be a good one." - Abraham Lincoln


"The only purpose of starting is to finish, and while the projects we do are never really finished, they must ship." - Seth Godin, Cup 38

"The only purpose of starting is to finish, and while the projects we do are never really finished, they must ship." - Seth Godin, Cup 38


"The things that go wrong often make the best memories." - Gretchen Rubin, The Happiness Project

"The things that go wrong often make the best memories." - Gretchen Rubin, The Happiness Project


The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
"It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting." - Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

"It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting." - Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist


"You could say that tidying orders the mind while cleaning purifies it." - Marie Kondo, Spark Joy

"You could say that tidying orders the mind while cleaning purifies it." - Marie Kondo, Spark Joy


"By taking the time to know ourselves and what those dreams are, we can appreciate the world around us and achieve our dreams." - Meera Lee Patel, Start Where You Are

"By taking the time to know ourselves and what those dreams are, we can appreciate the world around us and achieve our dreams." - Meera Lee Patel, Start Where You Are


 

 

"Honesty will never break you." - Kate Hudson

"Honesty will never break you." - Kate Hudson

Comment