Some of us are have not read books in weeks, months, years and even decades. Oftentimes, it is not that we don’t have books or the money to buy them. We just simply have not given ourselves enough reason to want to read.
That is why we want to share this list of 50 reasons to read. Perhaps you might yet be redeemable…
Here you go:
- Books help to feel more confident.
- Books help to travel around the world in the cheapest way.
- Books develop your personality.
- Books provide food for thought.
- Books make you laugh and think.
- Books draw you towards perfection.
- Books stimulate creativity.
- 8. Books bring out writing talent.
- Books help in communicating.
- Books clear your vision.
- Books satisfy your curiosity.
- Books help you make more choices.
- Books help you build literary talent.
- Books do not require any special device to teach.
- Books increase your attention span.
- Books are fruitful pastime.
- Books can be used anytime, anywhere.
- Books provide entertainment, when others fail.
- Books make you powerful.
- Books help you know the ‘Whys’ and ‘Hows’ of everything.
- Books help you to create and spread fun.
- Books help you travel across time intelligently.
- Books keep you updated with facts and figures.
- Books spread love, affection and knowledge.
- Books make the best of friends.
- Books take you to intellectual environment.
- Books help you feel the world around you.
- Books entertain your mind.
- Books broaden your horizon.
- Books bring Nature to your doorstep.
- Books bring about a ‘personality change’.
- Books increase comprehension.
- Books do not require company.
- Books are stress-busters.
- Books develop a sense of belonging to people around you.
- Books provide mental and physical relaxation.
- Books act as a communication tool.
- Books are intellectually satisfying activity.
- Books provide spiritual experience.
- Books provide emotional strength.
- Books build your self-esteem.
- Books help and encourage your imagination to soar.
- Books make you smarter and wiser.
- Books help you grow.
- Books take you to a ‘world of dreams’.
- Books can change your life and vision.
- Books help in achieving ‘life goals’.
- Books develop wonderful experience.
- Books transform lives.
- Books inspire, books motivate, books build nations.
— Author unknown
Even if you’re the most skeptic person on earth, you can’t deny these. And, yes, we’re aware that some of them are repetitions (laugh).
So go buy a (Nigerian) book and read up, today.
I am a member of the WRR editorial team.