12 quotes about reading to inspire writers

Readers, unite—and enjoy these quotes about your exalted pastime.

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Like musicians who listen to music to analyze it, writers read to analyze. We also read to find inspiration. Whether it’s from the classics, modern fiction, comic books, recipe books, tweets, or New Yorker articles, we can always take away something to incorporate into our writing.

One of the secrets to good writing is simply reading.

Below are some inspirational quotes about books and reading, including a few by other writers.

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