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Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


I've always loved to read. But sometimes I go for a year without reading, because I forget to.
~By Norah Jones ~


The last book I read was the book I've been rereading most of my life, The Fountainhead.
~By Vince Vaughn ~


By crying on my bed, drinking quite a lot and feeling tempted by drugs. Well, just not reading it to be perfectly honest with you. I know it's a bit of a copout.
~By Jo Brand ~


In some areas I am more noted for reading then I am for cookies!
~By Wally Amos ~


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 ~


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


I do finish reading a script and say, Why are they making it and what are they talking about? I like to try and be responsible in my choices in that way.
~By Jennifer Connelly ~


I was reading a book... 'the history of glue' - I couldn't put it down.
~By Tim Vine ~


The pleasure of all reading is doubled when one lives with another who shares the same books.
~By Katherine Mansfield ~


Geisha because when I was living in Japan, I met a fellow whose mother was a geisha, and I thought that was kind of fascinating and ended up reading about the subject just about the same time I was getting interested in writing fiction.
~By Arthur Golden ~


American high school students trail teenagers from 14 European and Asian countries in reading, math and science. We're even trailing France.
~By Suzanne Fields ~


There are three kinds of men. The one that learns by reading. The few who learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves.
~By Will Rogers ~


I tell writers to keep reading, reading, reading. Read widely and deeply. And I tell them not to give up even after getting rejection letters. And only write what you love.
~By Anita Diament ~


I was an omnivore at reading, so that everything I ever read contributed.
~By Jack Vance ~


I don't read anything anymore. I don't have the eyesight. I read my own copy, that's all. I think I've read everything that's worth reading.
~By John Gould ~


Reading Stephen King's book, On Writing, was like being cornered and forced to have a long, drawn out mental enema.
~By Mary Garden ~


In Australia, not reading poetry is the national pastime.
~By Phyllis McGinley ~


We do not talk - we bludgeon one another with facts and theories gleaned from cursory readings of newspapers, magazines and digests.
~By Henry Miller ~


But really, it was reading that led me to writing. And in particular, reading the American classics like Twain who taught me at an early age that ordinary lives of ordinary people can be made into high art.
~By Russell Banks ~


And I'm auditioning right now for a movie, and then I have a script that I'm reading right now for a horror film, and I'm meeting for a couple of television shows that I just had yesterday, and pretty much was offered one of them.
~By Trishelle Cannatella ~


To feel most beautifully alive means to be reading something beautiful, ready always to apprehend in the flow of language the sudden flash of poetry.
~By John Andrew Holmes ~


Scientific understanding is often beautiful, a profoundly aesthetic experience which gives pleasure not unlike the reading of a great poem.
~By Paul Nurse ~


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 ~


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 ~


I think I learned a lot from reading in general - even from reading badly written books.
~By Margaret Haddix ~


Children should learn that reading is pleasure, not just something that teachers make you do in school.
~By Beverly Cleary ~


Resolve to edge in a little reading every day, if it is but a single sentence. If you gain fifteen minutes a day, it will make itself felt at the end of the year.
~By Horace Mann ~


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


Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
~By Thornton Wilder ~


It's gratifying that it does; I love to give readings.
~By Ann Beattie ~


As a rule it usually takes three or four readings for me to be interested in a script, and if I'm interested I'll read it three or four times before I make a strong decision.
~By Chris Cooper ~


And I ride horses, swim, do a lot of reading, writing.
~By Casper Van Dien ~


He didn't say that. He was reading what was given to him in a speech.
~By Richard Darman ~


I'm reading scripts, desperately wanting to work. I've set a couple of things up for next year.
~By Charlie Hunnam ~


Grown men have been seen fleeing after reading the menu posted outside.
~By William E. Geist ~


We've had risk assessments performed by Harvard University, which said that even if we did have a small number of cases in this country that the likelihood of it spreading or getting into any kind of human health problem is very, very small.
~By Ann Veneman ~


I wanted to be an artist. I was studying art. I wanted to be a great painter. When I went into the Navy, there wasn't much to draw at sea. So I began writing, and I began reading a lot.
~By Evan Hunter ~


I wish in my own mind I were more definite - that I was absolutely convinced I'd never direct someone else's script, but I keep reading scripts, because I might find something.
~By Paul Mazursky ~


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 ~


When it comes to the point where you occasionally look forward to being in prison on the basis that you might be able to spend a day reading a book, the realization dawns that perhaps the situation has become a little more stressful than you would like.
~By Julian Assange ~


I would define the poetic effect as the capacity that a text displays for continuing to generate different readings, without ever being completely consumed.
~By Umberto Eco ~


It distresses me that parents insist that their children read or make them read. The best way for children to treasure reading is to see the adults in their lives reading for their own pleasure.
~By Kate DiCamillo ~


Esso has been the main one in America spreading the disinformation that there is no global warming problem.
~By James Lovelock ~


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 ~


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 ~


Happy is he who has laid up in his youth, and held fast in all fortune, a genuine and passionate love of reading.
~By Rufus Choate ~


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


I started writing while I was a little boy. Maybe it's because I was reading a lot of books I admired, and thought that I would like to write something like that someday. Also, my love for good writing pushed me.
~By Naguib Mahfouz ~


As the true object of education is not to render the pupil the mere copy of his preceptor, it is rather to be rejoiced in, than lamented, that various reading should lead him into new trains of thinking.
~By William Godwin ~


I much prefer working with kids whose life could be completely upended by a reading of a book over a weekend. You give them a book to read - they go home and come back a changed person. And that is so much more interesting and exciting.
~By Russell Banks ~


I learned easily and had time to follow my inclination for sports (light athletics and skiing) and chemistry, which I taught myself by reading all textbooks I could get.
~By Robert Huber ~


My argument is that War makes rattling good history; but Peace is poor reading.
~By Thomas Hardy ~


A great many people now reading and writing would be better employed keeping rabbits.
~By Edith Sitwell ~


I have not placed reading before praying because I regard it more important, but because, in order to pray aright, we must understand what we are praying for.
~By Angelina Grimke ~


I've done both theatre and film and the fact is if you start believing, if you start reading things and they're good reviews - you believe that and you're lost, and then you read bad reviews and you think that's true and you read that and you're lost.
~By Jenny Agutter ~


I don't have the insight with the Longhorns that I do with the two teams that I own, but as a fan and reading the sports pages, I'm bullish about the Longhorns.
~By Tom Hicks ~


I, personally, have found reading a continual support to writing.
~By Margaret Mahy ~


Whether you've done anything wrong or not people will write whatever they want, so it's just a matter of not reading it, not buying into it, and hopefully the people that do read it realise that it's just fictional stories for entertainment.
~By Holly Valance ~


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


The older I've got the less I find myself going back and re-reading or really reading new fiction or poetry.
~By Reynolds Price ~


What a sense of superiority it gives one to escape reading some book which everyone else is reading.
~By Alice James ~


Reading makes immigrants of us all. It takes us away from home, but more important, it finds homes for us everywhere.
~By Jean Rhys ~


Besides the actual reading in class of many poems, I would suggest you do two things: first, while teaching everything you can and keeping free of it, teach that poetry is a mode of discourse that differs from logical exposition.
~By A. R. Ammons ~


And there are a lot more people reading poetry, but there are not so many people reading an individual poet.
~By Peter Davison ~


By reading a lot of novels in a variety of genres, and asking questions, it's possible to learn how things are done - the mechanics of writing, so to speak - and which genres and authors excel in various areas.
~By Nicholas Sparks ~


Reading is important.
~By John Garfield ~


For whatever reason, people, including very well-educated people or people otherwise interested in reading, do not read poetry.
~By Paul Muldoon ~


I keep reading between the lies.
~By Goodman Ace ~


I'm not altogether certain that a fundamentalism of necessity has to argue that it is the only reading of the human experience in order to stay alive.
~By Chaim Potok ~


It's a question of spreading the available energy, aerobic and anaerobic, evenly over four minutes. If you run one part too fast, you pay a price. If you run another part more slowly your overall time is slower.
~By Roger Bannister ~


My early and invincible love of reading I would not exchange for all the riches of India.
~By Edward Gibbon ~


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 ~


Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
~By Mark Twain ~


My father assigned me to keep his scrapbooks. At first I was interested in reading only his rave notices, but I got interested in reading what the critics were saying about whether the play was good or not.
~By Dorothy Fields ~


With twins, reading aloud to them was the only chance I could get to sit down. I read them picture books until they were reading on their own.
~By Beverly Cleary ~


There is no such thing as national advertising. All advertising is local and personal. It's one man or woman reading one newspaper in the kitchen or watching TV in the den.
~By Morris Hite ~


It made me think about a whole area of human activity that was not really a concern to me before that, because I was involved in reading Chinese history, or languages, or whatever.
~By Ron Silver ~


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


Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company and reflection must finish him.
~By John Locke ~


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 ~


No longer shall I paint interiors with men reading and women knitting. I will paint living people who breathe and feel and suffer and love.
~By Edvard Munch ~


Books give not wisdom where none was before. But where some is, there reading makes it more.
~By Elizabeth Hardwick ~


It's a comedy thriller, brilliantly written and it's full of twists and turns at every page. When I was reading it I was desperate to get to the end to find out what happens, it really hooks you.
~By Louise Jameson ~


I had no books at home. I started to frequent a public library in Lisbon. It was there, with no help except curiosity and the will to learn, that my taste for reading developed and was refined.
~By Jose Saramago ~


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


Yeah, that came out of a reading. It was great. It's such a fun crew to be with, and we all went out the night before and that really encouraged us to go out and get drunk.
~By John Leguizamo ~


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 ~


Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
~By David Viscott ~


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


I think the kind of unexpected I really love is when you open books and the actual way of writing is different and interesting. Like reading Virginia Woolf for the first time or Lawrence Durrell for the first time.
~By Lalla Ward ~


I get letters from readers who say that they have always hated reading, but somebody suggested one of my books, they actually finished the book and enjoyed it, and they're going on to read another book. I'm thrilled that they have figured out that reading is fun.
~By Caroline B. Cooney ~


This is mainly because I spend a lot of time writing and so don't have much time to read; I hate to waste that time reading what may turn out to be junk food for the mind, when there's so much real writing to be read.
~By John Sladek ~


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 ~


The possession of a book becomes a substitute for reading it.
~By Anthony Burgess ~


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


After all my years of playing soldiers, and then of reading History, I have almost a mania to be in the East, to see fighting, and to serve.
~By Wilfred Owen ~


I worked probably 25 years by myself, just writing and working, not trying to publish much, not giving readings.
~By Mary Oliver ~


Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
~By Maya Angelou ~


The flood of print has turned reading into a process of gulping rather than savoring.
~By Raymond Chandler ~

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