Reading Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Reading

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The Southern slave would obey God in respect to marriage, and also to the reading and studying of His word. But this, as we have seen, is forbidden him.
~By Gerrit Smith ~


The awful thing, as a kid reading, was that you came to the end of the story, and that was it. I mean, it would be heartbreaking that there was no more of it.
~By Robert Creeley ~


The end of reading is not more books but more life.
~By Holbrook Jackson ~


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 ~


If I have a talent for making some fourth-grader who hates school and reading to hate it a little less, then I have to do the most with what I've been issued.
~By Brian P. Cleary ~


When you cease from labour, fill up your time in reading, meditation, and prayer: and while your hands are labouring, let your heart be employed, as much as possible, in divine thoughts.
~By David Brainerd ~


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


The greatest gift is a passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind. It is a moral illumination.
~By Elizabeth Hardwick ~


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


It makes me believe in fate. In most cases, the readings where I've been really bad have usually been the ones where I got the part.
~By Robin Wright Penn ~


The demand that I make of my reader is that he should devote his whole Life to reading my works.
~By James Joyce ~


Mostly, I was only interested in television as a kid, and the majority of reading material I collected was an adjunct to that central concern, comic books and magazines included.
~By Chris Ware ~


If I'm not afraid when I'm reading a script, that means I know I've done it before. If I read something and think, Wow, I can't play this part, then I want to play it more.
~By Linda Fiorentino ~


I do believe that reading can help you understand what you're writing and see what others are doing. But sometimes the desire for more information can act as an inhibitor.
~By Manuel Puig ~


I think technique can be taught but I think the only way to learn to write is to read, and I see writing and reading as completely related. One almost couldn't exist without the other.
~By John McGahern ~


I was forever reading outside of the field as well as in it.
~By Robert Sheckley ~


The storytelling gift is innate: one has it or one doesn't. But style is at least partly a learned thing: one refines it by looking and listening and reading and practice - by work.
~By Donna Tartt ~


It sounds extraordinary but it's a fact that balance sheets can make fascinating reading.
~By Mary Archer ~


It's tempting to say the Ph.D. didn't have an effect, but it's not so. I think whatever resonance I may be able to achieve is in part simply from the amount of reading and learning that I acquired along the way.
~By Robert B. Parker ~


People looking at advertisements or reading their local newspapers would have had no idea that what they were reading was bought and paid for with their tax dollars.
~By George Miller ~


But at the same time, never having final cut before, I really learned an interesting thing for any studio executive who is reading this: that if a director has final cut, it's actually easier and more interesting to listen to notes.
~By Griffin Dunne ~


Reading a poem aloud to an audience is gestural as much as precise.
~By Douglas Dunn ~


He had read much, if one considers his long life; but his contemplation was much more than his reading. He was wont to say that if he had read as much as other men he should have known no more than other men.
~By Isaac Asimov ~


The fat lady hasn't sung yet. We'll wait until we get a look at what is in the motion passed on third reading.
~By Bobby Orr ~


I love reading people. I really enjoy watching, observing, and being able to figure out a person, the reason they wore that dress, the reason they smell the way they do.
~By Rihanna ~


You write with ease to show your breeding, but easy writing's curst hard reading.
~By Richard Brinsley Sheridan ~


I read all the time. I was reading a book I admire very much by Alice McDermot called Charming Billy.
~By John McGahern ~


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 ~


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 ~


To teach a child an instrument without first giving him preparatory training and without developing singing, reading and dictating to the highest level along with the playing is to build upon sand.
~By Zoltan Kodaly ~


You can learn as much about the history from reading about the present as you can vice versa, that is learning about the present through history, which is what I do for a living.
~By Ken Burns ~


As a child, what captivated me was reading the poems myself and realizing that there was a world without material substance which was nevertheless as alive as any other.
~By Mary Oliver ~


Reading was a big thing, yes. Books were a big thing. But the things that stick out were the newspapers.
~By James Earl Jones ~


Much reading is an oppression of the mind, and extinguishes the natural candle, which is the reason of so many senseless scholars in the world.
~By William Penn ~


If there is any one truth from the legacy of the Cayce readings, it would be that there is a spiritual dimension to humans, something beyond time and space.
~By Henry Reed ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Your baby only needs a lot of light at night if he's reading or he's entertaining guests.
~By Lawrence Kutner ~


In reading plays, however, it should always be remembered that any play, however great, loses much when not seen in action.
~By George P. Baker ~


Criticism starts - it has to start - with a real passion for reading. It can come in adolescence, even in your twenties, but you must fall in love with poems.
~By Harold Bloom ~


Methamphetamine is a highly dangerous drug that is wreaking havoc on families and communities throughout this country. The drug's use is spreading across the United States.
~By Rick Larsen ~


People who have been made to suffer by certain things cannot be reminded of them without a horror which paralyses every other pleasure, even that to be found in reading a story.
~By Stendhal ~


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


I am now reading Cooper's Naval History which I find very interesting.
~By John D. Long ~


You didn't hear the angels singing. It was brought down to Mother Earth, which is where it should be. And that led me to a lot of other reading.
~By Harvey Keitel ~


I read cover to cover every jazz publication that I could and in the New York Times, every single day reading their jazz reviews even though I didn't put them in the films. I wanted to know what is going on.
~By Ken Burns ~


I wanted to become a writer. I enjoyed reading as a child.
~By Goh Chok Tong ~


After the writer's death, reading his journal is like receiving a long letter.
~By Jean Cocteau ~


The simultaneous reactions elicited all over the world by the reading of newspaper dispatches about the same events create, as it were, a common mental pulse beat for the whole of civilized mankind.
~By Christian Lous Lange ~


In our fathers' time nothing was read but books of feigned chivalry, wherein a man by reading should be led to none other end, but only to manslaughter and bawdry.
~By Roger Ascham ~


As a child, I read science fiction, but from the very beginnings of my reading for pleasure, I read a lot of non-fictional history, particularly historical biography.
~By Norman Spinrad ~


No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting.
~By Mary Wortley Montagu ~


The reason Saul Bellow doesn't talk to me anymore is because he knows his new novels are not worth reading.
~By Leslie Fiedler ~


I have learned so much from working with other poets, travelling and reading with them, spending days discussing poems in progress. There is the sense that we are all, as writers, part of something which is more powerful than any of us.
~By Helen Dunmore ~


I have been reading Stephen King since CARRIE and hope to read him for many years to come.
~By Dean Koontz ~


When I'm not writing, I read loads of fiction, but I've been writing quite constantly lately so I've been reading a lot of nonfiction - philosophy, religion, science, history, social or cultural studies.
~By Irvine Welsh ~


Spending waiting moments doing crossword puzzles or reading a book you brought yourself.
~By Marilyn vos Savant ~


I have learned to live each day as it comes, and not to borrow trouble by dreading tomorrow. It is the dark menace of the future that makes cowards of us.
~By Dorothy Dix ~


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 ~


With the question of the effect of a poem, the topic of investigation shifts from that of textual autonomy to textual reception - to the issue of what we actually look for or find in reading a poem.
~By Thomas Harrison ~


Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it, as well as contributing to the need for it.
~By Alfred Hitchcock ~


Hard writing makes easy reading.
~By Wallace Stegner ~


If you re-read your work, you can find on re-reading a great deal of repetition can be avoided by re-reading and editing.
~By William Safire ~


I was reading through endless junk scripts that were being sent my way. Typically the roles were to play his wife or his girlfriend - leading roles for women were few and far between.
~By Roma Downey ~


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 ~


Focusing on the way I look makes me uncomfortable. I try to focus on the way I feel - I know what makes me feel better about myself. Reading my child a story makes me feel great, doing my hair nicely doesn't.
~By Elle Macpherson ~


Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
~By Albert Einstein ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life.
~By Joseph Addison ~


One must be an inventor to read well. There is then creative reading as well as creative writing.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


There is creative reading as well as creative writing.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


Properly, we should read for power. Man reading should be man intensely alive. The book should be a ball of light in one's hand.
~By Ezra Pound ~


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 ~


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 ~


There is nothing more distressing or tiresome than a writer standing in front of an audience and reading his work.
~By William Gaddis ~


What the war did was give me the opportunity of three years of continuous reading, and it was in the course of reading that I became convinced that I should become an economist.
~By Douglass North ~


If you are dyslexic, your eyes work fine, your brain works fine, but there is a little short circuit in the wire that goes between the eye and the brain. Reading is not a fluid process.
~By Bruce Jenner ~


The mere brute pleasure of reading - the sort of pleasure a cow must have in grazing.
~By Lord Chesterfield ~


The joke in our family is that we can cry reading the phone book.
~By Ron Reagan ~


I think for anybody reading the book they're going to get an idea in their heads of all those characters, and I think that once that gets fixed, it's quite hard to shake.
~By Hugh Dancy ~


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


The readings of Soviet society are as many as the experts you speak to. In my view, it's a society that is overdue for measures of democratization and organization.
~By E. P. Thompson ~


I just happen to like the work. I like preparing for a role. I like reading. I like analyzing. I like literature. I like emotions. I like working with other actors.
~By Elle Macpherson ~


There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
~By Edith Wharton ~


I'm good at reading people.
~By Al Alvarez ~


We all were there for the readings, the screen tests, and we knew. We knew Dustin was the guy right away.
~By Buck Henry ~


We tend to put poems into factions. And it restricts our reading.
~By Thom Gunn ~


And you can't make a mistake when you are reading the Torah, so you have men standing around who will correct you if you are reading it incorrectly.
~By Jami Gertz ~


We gather for prayer, and reading the Bible, and singing the songs of David.
~By William Brewster ~


Reading is a discount ticket to everywhere.
~By Mary Schmich ~


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 ~


In Count Julian I simply proposed to create a text which would allow for diverse levels of reading.
~By Juan Goytisolo ~


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 bear solemn witness to the fact that NATO heads of state and of government meet only to go through the tedious motions of reading speeches, drafted by others, with the principal objective of not rocking the boat.
~By Pierre Trudeau ~


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 ~


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

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January 27 ,2023
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