“A book is…” Our Favorite Reading Quotes of all Time

"A book is like a garden carried in a pocket." See more reading quotes at Sassafras Science.

“A book is like a garden carried in a pocket.” -An Ancient Chinese Proverb

A book can take you to many places outside of this world. Just like a garden teaches you how to nourish plants, a book helps to nourish your knowledge. And you can always appreciate the fruits of reading a good book!
"Children are made readers on the laps of their parents."

“Children are made readers on the laps of their parents.” – Emilie Buchwald

One of the ways to encourage children to love books is to read aloud to them. Parents can show the children how wonderful books are and encourage their children to enjoy reading.

Man is what he reads. - Joseph Brodsky

“Man is what he reads.” – Joseph Brodsky

When we are reading a book, we are feeding our brain.

Books can be dangerous.

“Books can be dangerous. The best ones should be labeled, ‘This can change your life.’ ” – Helen Exley

A book can change your life. It can shape, mold, and in some cases defines you as a person.

"Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind." ~ James Russell Lowell

“Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.” ~ James Russell Lowell

A book is the source of knowledge. It imparts creativity and inspiration to the young minds.

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