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It is to be deeply regretted that the clergymen would oppose an effort to teach the people the Bible truths; nevertheless, we find much opposition everywhere, and many clergymen will attempt to prevent the people from reading what is here written.
~By Joseph Franklin Rutherford ~


I love comics. All I've been doing is reading every day, sitting in the house. Because I've not been feeling too good, so I've been reading and reading.
~By Jason Mewes ~


Being a librarian certainly helped me with my writing because it made me even more of a reader, and I was always an enthusiastic reader. Writing and reading seem to me to be different aspects of a single imaginative act.
~By Margaret Mahy ~


I'd like to encourage people to please keep reading-and most importantly, to please keep trying new writers. The only way we can bring fresh new material into the field is if people go out and buy it.
~By Terri Windling ~


Let's deal with reality. The reality is that we will be reading Miranda rights to the corpse of Osama bin Laden. He will never appear in an American courtroom.
~By Eric Holder ~


When I was working on my career, I was very aware of what I had done, what I wanted to do next. I'm having a good time just reading things that might be interesting to do.
~By Kurt Russell ~


I'm also doing constant book readings, movies. You name it, I'm doing it.
~By Lynn Redgrave ~


I used to go with my parents and loved it, I was in school plays, and I started reading plays before I started reading novels. I'll defend it to the hilt. When theatre is good it is fabulous.
~By Patrick Marber ~


My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.
~By Edith Sitwell ~


When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading.
~By Henny Youngman ~


Let us read with method, and propose to ourselves an end to which our studies may point. The use of reading is to aid us in thinking.
~By Edward Gibbon ~


If President Bush is serious about genocide, an immediate priority is to stop the cancer of Darfur from spreading further, which means working with France to shore up Chad and the Central African Republic.
~By Nicholas D. Kristof ~


Stephen Hawking said he spent most of his first couple of years at Cambridge reading science fiction (and I believe that, because his grades weren't all that great).
~By Frederik Pohl ~


I write early in the morning, usually after reading portions of at least half a dozen newspapers on the web.
~By Alan Dean Foster ~


Every sentence spoken by Napoleon, and every line of his writing, deserves reading, as it is the sense of France.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


Raquel Welch is someone I can also live without. We've got some love scenes together and I am dreading them!
~By Oliver Reed ~


I have never known any distress that an hour's reading did not relieve.
~By Charles de Montesquieu ~


A woman reading Playboy feels a little like a Jew reading a Nazi manual.
~By Gloria Steinem ~


Probably induced by the asthma, I started reading and writing early on, my literary efforts from the age of about nine running chiefly to poetry and plays.
~By Patrick White ~


Reading music is something that's inherently hateful to me. It makes music like mathematics.
~By Robert Quine ~


I didn't start working on children's books until I got a job at a book warehouse on the children's floor. When I started reading some of the books, I was so impressed.
~By Kate DiCamillo ~


Hard work makes easy reading or, at least, easier reading.
~By M. H. Abrams ~


I thought I'd begin by reading a poem by Shakespeare, but then I thought, why should I? He never reads any of mine.
~By Spike Milligan ~


There is a note in the front of the volume saying that no public reading may be given without first getting the author's permission. It ought to be made much more difficult to do than that.
~By Robert Benchley ~


I hated to read. My mother could not get me to read. I'm going through the same thing with my daughter now. I love to read now, but I don't remember reading.
~By Dorothy Hamill ~


It was the courts, of course, that took away prayer from our schools, that took away Bible reading from our schools. It's the courts that gave us same-sex marriage. So it is quite a battlefield, and the Supreme Court is the highest court in the land.
~By Rod Parsley ~


I'm getting ready to write a piece now, and it's been six months thinking about it, changing the instrumentation, changing the name, doing more reading.
~By John Zorn ~


The head of Fermilab was reading Astonishing Stories when he was ten.
~By Frederik Pohl ~


Beauty can't amuse you, but brainwork - reading, writing, thinking - can.
~By Helen Gurley Brown ~


I was reading so much about myself in the papers that was not me.
~By Rebecca Loos ~


If I don't get the goose-bump factor when I'm reading it than I can't do it.
~By Russell Crowe ~


Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
~By Joseph Addison ~


Between 2 and 5 I'm reading in to find out what's been going on while I've been asleep.
~By Bob Edwards ~


They see us interacting with people, they see us doing serious interviews, they see us having fun, and when you're conversing with someone, you get a much clearer impression of who that person is than if they are just reading into a news piece.
~By Katie Couric ~


Easy reading is damn hard writing.
~By Nathaniel Hawthorne ~


I'm a good scholar when it comes to reading but a blotting kind of writer when you give me a pen.
~By John Millington Synge ~


But by reading them again and again finally I was able to grasp the essential part. What emotion, enthusiasm, enlightenment and confidence they communicated to me! I wept for joy.
~By Ho Chi Minh ~


To describe my scarce leisure time in today's terms, I always default to reading.
~By Jimmy Buffett ~


When I'm not at the keyboard, I'm generally reading, practicing tai chi or middle eastern dance, or cooking.
~By Sarah Zettel ~


I was at a benefit for some imprisoned students in the '60s at San Francisco State, and there were lots of poets reading for the benefit: one was Elizabeth Bishop.
~By Thom Gunn ~


The pleasure of reading is doubled when one lives with another who shares the same books.
~By Stanislaw Lec ~


Of course a poem is a two-way street. No poem is any good if it doesn't suggest to the reader things from his own mind and recollection that he will read into it, and will add to what the poet has suggested. But I do think poetry readings are very important.
~By James Laughlin ~


In bed at night, I could be reading some book, and I'll come across a sentence that's totally unrelated to some scene I did years ago. But I'll play the scene back in my mind and think, I did that wrong - I should've opened the door more slowly.
~By Liam Neeson ~


I think I'm a very good reader of poetry, but obviously, like everybody, I have a set of criteria for reading poems, and I'm not shy about presenting them, so if people ask for my critical response to a poem, I tell them what works and why, and what doesn't work and why.
~By Diane Wakoski ~


Learning is acquired by reading books, but the much more necessary learning, the knowledge of the world, is only to be acquired by reading men, and studying all the various facets of them.
~By Lord Chesterfield ~


From reading too much, and sleeping too little, his brain dried up on him and he lost his judgment.
~By Miguel de Cervantes ~


Rumors of sneezing, kissing, tears, sweat, and saliva spreading AIDS caused people to panic.
~By Ryan White ~


I'm more of a visual person, but I think that reading's extremely important. But I'm very easily distracted. It takes certain books to really grab you in.
~By Jason Marsden ~


My errors will point to thinking men the various roads, and will teach them the great art of treading on the brink of the precipice without falling into it.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


I loved the material when I first read it, and the experience of making the film was a great one. So when we came around to complete the trilogy, I just signed on board without even reading the scripts because the experience of the first film was so good.
~By Keanu Reeves ~


The importance and influence of books on me has been cumulative: the result of hearing and reading lots of stories about interesting people and places.
~By Louise Brown ~


I'm the kind of writer that people think other people are reading.
~By V. S. Naipaul ~


People want to find out what happens to the characters, and want to keep reading, and turning the pages.
~By Jerry B. Jenkins ~


I delight not in spreading any thing mysterious, for I consider it all lost time; but the things that all of us can see and know if we will.
~By Elias Hicks ~


We set up a beta site, a test site, with movie, music and book reviews. If you're reading them and you want to buy a book or a ticket for a movie that's reviewed on the site, you can do that without leaving our site.
~By Jay Chiat ~


From reading over the notes for each session it was apparent that there had been improvement by more or less regular steps from almost complete terror at sight of the rabbit to a completely positive response with no signs of disturbance.
~By Mary C. Jones ~


People really want to think that these things really happened. I don't know why that important, but I know that when I finish reading a novel or something, I want to know how much of that really happened to this author.
~By Alison Bechdel ~


Reading is not a duty, and has consequently no business to be made disagreeable.
~By Aneurin Bevan ~


After I left the convent, for 15 years I was worn out with religion, I wanted nothing whatever to do with it. I felt disgusted with it. If I saw someone reading a religious book on a train, I'd think, how awful.
~By Karen Armstrong ~


Once in a while you start having second thoughts, then you read a letter from someone that lifts your spirits so much - it really makes a huge difference. I love reading them.
~By Corbin Bleu ~


While we are reading, we are all Don Quixote.
~By Mason Cooley ~


I'm reading a book about Romaine Brooks, a wonderful painter from early in the last century.
~By Lawrence Ferlinghetti ~


I tried reading Hilbert. Only his papers published in mathematical periodicals were available at the time. Anybody who has tried those knows they are very hard reading.
~By Alonzo Church ~


Be able to recognize when you're reading or hearing material biased to your own side.
~By Marilyn vos Savant ~


I confess that reading proofs is a pleasure. It stimulates and inspires me.
~By Zane Grey ~


I believe that writing is derivative. I think good writing comes from good reading.
~By Charles Kuralt ~


If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead, either write something worth reading or do things worth writing.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


I've never know any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


The time to read is any time: no apparatus, no appointment of time and place, is necessary. It is the only art which can be practiced at any hour of the day or night, whenever the time and inclination comes, that is your time for reading; in joy or sorrow, health or illness.
~By Holbrook Jackson ~


With his trademark courage and conviction, President Reagan led us out of the Cold War, spreading his vision of freedom, resulting in the release of millions of people from the yoke of communism.
~By John Doolittle ~


I'm still reading some scripts and I model as well, so I'm still doing that. But I don't want to do like just anything so we're being really selective about the stuff I'll do.
~By Kim Smith ~


I'd begun reading Crumb shortly before that, and other underground stuff, so that was an influence to some degree. Of course the Marvel and DC comics, they had been my main interests in my teenage years.
~By Chester Brown ~


There is a wonder in reading Braille that the sighted will never know: to touch words and have them touch you back.
~By Jim Fiebig ~


My reading of history convinces me that most bad government has grown out of too much government.
~By John Sharp Williams ~


I'm concentrating on staying healthy, having peace, being happy, remembering what is important, taking in nature and animals, spending time reading, trying to understand the universe, where science and the spiritual meet.
~By Joan Jett ~


There is a kind of fear, approaching a panic, that's spreading through the Baby Boom Generation, which has suddenly discovered that it will have to provide for its own retirement.
~By Ron Chernow ~


Reading the epitaphs, our only salvation lies in resurrecting the dead and burying the living.
~By Paul Eldridge ~


A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people.
~By Will Rogers ~


The greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading in order to write. A man will turn over half a library to make a book.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


I remember the first reading of the script we had and everybody was sitting around the table. I was very impressed with the level of acting that was in the room, particularly with Jennifer who has so much responsibility.
~By Victor Garber ~


The reason is that for many years I have avoided reading anything whatsoever that approaches my own line of country, out of a somewhat fanatical desire to avoid the risk of unconscious imitation.
~By Leslie Charteris ~


I did start reading quite young but I was always read to by my parents, who are both actors. Bedtime stories from when I was about two/three to when I was about 15. In fact they didn't stop until I eventually kind of kicked them out of my bedroom.
~By Samuel West ~


The things I keep going back to, rereading, maybe they say more about me as a reader than about the books. Love in the Time of Cholera, Pale Fire.
~By Michael Chabon ~


Watching a movie from beginning to end is like reading, because even though what you see are images, they are telling you a story.
~By Guillermo Cabrera Infante ~


The test of literature is, I suppose, whether we ourselves live more intensely for the reading of it.
~By Elizabeth Drew ~


The reading or non-reading a book will never keep down a single petticoat.
~By George Byron ~


Newspaper readership is declining like crazy. In fact, there's a good chance that nobody is reading my column.
~By Dave Barry ~


I began as a boy with artistic talent... as a visual artist... I thought that was what I'd become and in my late teens drifted into reading serious literature.
~By Russell Banks ~


If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


A lot of my reading over the next few months will be the works of Hans Christian Andersen - I have been appointed an ambassador for the bicentenary celebrations of his birth next year.
~By Roger Moore ~


In reading the scriptures of truth, we often put wrong constructions upon them, and apply them improperly; and I apprehend it has often been the case in relation to this portion, particularly that part in relation to man's seeking out many inventions.
~By Elias Hicks ~


All alone in a committee room of the Senate Office Building in Washington, I was reading the dry typewritten pages in an unpublished report of an almost forgotten congressional committee hearing.
~By Robert Welch ~


He looked like such a Republican. He dressed like Pee-Wee Herman. But had I known what he had done when I was reading about him, I might have thought different.
~By Matthew Bright ~


I think that's unjustified criticism. We have had a number of measures in place in this country for several years to mitigate the possibility of mad cow spreading in this country. We have found a single case.
~By Ann Veneman ~


A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint. What I began by reading, I must finish by acting.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


Thank you for sending me a copy of your book - I'll waste no time reading it.
~By Moses Hadas ~


Land bridges were everywhere during the extinction, many species were spreading, and there were many diseases.
~By Robert T. Bakker ~


Suddenly the whole imagination of writing and editorial and newspaper and all these presumptions about who am I reading this, and who else other people may be, and all that, it's so grimly brutal!
~By Robert Creeley ~


Writing in English is the most ingenious torture ever devised for sins committed in previous lives. The English reading public explains the reason why.
~By James Joyce ~

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