Tuesday, October 28, 2014

101 Reasons to Read

As I was going through my folder on my work's shared drive, I came across this document.  I'm sure I copied it from a website or poster or something like that, but I have no idea where it originated. Regardless, it's too good to not share.

101 Reasons to Read
  1. It's fun 
  2. You'll know more 
  3. You'll learn about yourself
  4. You'll learn about the world 
  5. You'll understand people better 
  6. It will help you grow 
  7. You'll be inspired
  8. It keeps you out of trouble 
  9. You'll forget your worries
  10. It makes time fly by 
  11. You can do it anywhere
  12. You can do it anytime 
  13. You can do it in any weather
  14. You'll impress your parents and friends
  15. You'll make your teachers proud 
  16. It will help you do well in school 
  17. It doesn't cost much
  18. It doesn't require batteries 
  19. It puts the universe at your fingertips
  20. It doesn't need electricity 
  21. There are no commercials 
  22. It reduces stress 
  23. It's a quiet activity
  24. You'll learn other points of view 
  25. You can live many lives 
  26. You can see through someone else's eyes
  27. It's the cheapest way to travel the world
  28. It can make you laugh 
  29. It can make you cry
  30. It can scare your pants off
  31. It can make you think 
  32. It can take you places you never dreamed of
  33. You can have the adventure of your lifetime
  34. You can learn how to do something new
  35. It improves your communication skills 
  36. You can learn how things work 
  37. It helps you find solutions to any problem
  38. You can experience the past
  39. You can dream about the future 
  40. You can explore new horizons 
  41. It inspires life-long learning
  42. You'll be great at trivia games 
  43. Once you start you won't want to stop
  44. It can change your life 
  45. It can give you great quotes or jokes to share 
  46. You can experience things you would never do 
  47. You won't have to judge a book by its cover 
  48. You can learn how to be better at anything 
  49. It will increase your vocabulary 
  50. It sparks your imagination
  51. You can learn how to make something new
  52. You'll be a better writer
  53. It's your link to the rest of the world 
  54. You'll always have something to look forward to 
  55. You'll meet interesting characters 
  56. You can do it by yourself 
  57. You can do it with your family 
  58. It makes you smarter 
  59. You'll always have something to talk about
  60. It's always in style 
  61. It's a good way to challenge yourself 
  62. It builds your self-esteem 
  63. You can discover new heroes 
  64. You can keep up with the latest news 
  65. You can relive exciting adventures 
  66. You're more likely to be successful in life 
  67. It stimulates creativity
  68. It helps you relax 
  69. It improves your concentration 
  70. It increases your attention span 
  71. It's a great escape 
  72. It's energizing 
  73. Books are full of surprises 
  74. Information is power 
  75. It's a rewarding habit 
  76. It expands your mind 
  77. Your resources will be limitless 
  78. It will make you more interesting 
  79. You can learn why things are the way they are 
  80. You'll never outgrow it 
  81. It exercises your brain 
  82. You don't need any special equipment 
  83. You'll learn proper grammar
  84. It will help you with spelling 
  85. You'll find out what's so great about classic literature 
  86. There's something in it for everyone
  87. It's a never-ending resource 
  88. It can make you a better person
  89. You'll set a good example 
  90. It's contagious
  91. It satisfies curiosity 
  92. You can explore great minds
  93. You'll find out why libraries are such cool places 
  94. There is magic in words 
  95. It's great entertainment
  96. It can bring people closer together 
  97. Your mind won't go to waste
  98. You'll learn why the pen is mightier than the sword 
  99. The book is always better than the movie 
  100. A wealth of material awaits you

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