The Saturday Writing Quotes — on Reading!

A Saturday in winter is just made for reading — and all writers must be readers, too.

“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” — Joseph Addison, English essayist and more, 1672-1719

“Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them all.” — Henry David Thoreau, American writer and philosopher, 1817-62

“Hold a book in your hand and you’re a pilgrim at the gates of a new city.” — Anne Michaels, Canadian poet and novelist (born 1958), in her novel Fugitive Pieces, citing a Hebrew saying