There’s no doubt that winter is the perfect time to sit in and hunker down with some reading.
If you’re wondering what to do with a free weekend this chilly season, may we suggest putting your coziest socks on, turning on “Do Not Disturb” and getting lost in the pages of a good book or two.
And if that wasn’t convincing enough, here are some of our favourite quotes on reading to get you started.
“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.”― C.S. Lewis
“If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.”― Oscar Wilde
“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.”― Groucho Marx
“Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.”― Lemony Snicket
“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.”― George R.R. Martin
“Books are the ultimate Dumpees: put them down and they’ll wait for you forever; pay attention to them and they always love you back.”― John Green
“A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading.”― William Styron
“If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.”― Stephen King
“You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.”― Ray Bradbury
“Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.”― Voltaire