The motives for reading a book. There are two motives for reading a book: one, that you enjoy it, the other, that you can boast about it. Bertrand Russell Facebook Prev Quote Next Quote Related Posts Laughter is wine for the soul… The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time. It is a fine seasoning for joy…Add Comment Cancel reply Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.