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Reading is my greatest luxury.
~By Louise Brown ~


Reading, solitude, idleness, a soft and sedentary life, intercourse with women and young people, these are perilous paths for a young man, and these lead him constantly into danger.
~By Jean Jacques Rousseau ~


Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
~By G. M. Trevelyan ~


Don't ask me who's influenced me. A lion is made up of the lambs he's digested, and I've been reading all my life.
~By Charles de Gaulle ~


At painful times, when composition is impossible and reading is not enough, grammars and dictionaries are excellent for distraction.
~By Elizabeth Barrett Browning ~


When I decided to take writing seriously, I did a lot of reading and analyzing of the books I liked, and came up with what I thought were pretty sound plotting and structure basics.
~By George Stephen ~


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


Promiscuity is like never reading past the first page. Monogamy is like reading the same book over and over.
~By Mason Cooley ~


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


I do readings at the public library. I just did a benefit scene night for my old acting teacher.
~By Mark Ruffalo ~


By reading the scriptures I am so renewed that all nature seems renewed around me and with me. The sky seems to be a pure, a cooler blue, the trees a deeper green. The whole world is charged with the glory of God and I feel fire and music under my feet.
~By Thomas Merton ~


One trouble with developing speed reading skills is that by the time you realize a book is boring you've already finished it.
~By Franklin P. Jones ~


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 ~


It is a common temptation of Satan to make us give up the reading of the Word and prayer when our enjoyment is gone; as if it were of no use to read the Scriptures when we do not enjoy them, and as if it were no use to pray when we have no spirit of prayer.
~By George Muller ~


English should be our official language. Reading and speaking English are requirements to become a citizen.
~By Ernest Istook ~


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 ~


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 ~


That I feel a desire, my friends, that we in this latter day of the world, in which light is fast spreading, that we should be willing to attend to those portions of the Scriptures of truth that direct us home to the foundation.
~By Elias Hicks ~


When you've grown sick of reading and bug-eyed from watching TV, when your friends are all visited out, no words can adequately praise the link to the outside world provided by your parents and family.
~By Lance Loud ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Much of my reading time over the last decade and a half has been spent reading aloud to my children. Those children's bedtime rituals of supper, bath, stories, and sleep have been a staple of my life and some of the best, most special times I can remember.
~By Louise Brown ~


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 ~


I began reading science fiction before I was 12 and started writing science fiction around the same time.
~By Octavia Butler ~


I used to live a very social life and never spend much solitary time looking at birds or reading.
~By Lynda Barry ~


Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.
~By Francis Bacon ~


I don't think anyone really is interested in reading about my emotional state. It's not even interesting to me.
~By Larry David ~


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


Many good sayings are to be found in holy books, but merely reading them will not make one religious.
~By Ramakrishna ~


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 ~


There is an art of reading, as well as an art of thinking, and an art of writing.
~By Clarence Day ~


Reading should not be presented to children as a chore, a duty. It should be offered as a gift.
~By Kate DiCamillo ~


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 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 ~


A lot of the cosmologists and astrophysicists clearly had been reading science fiction.
~By Frederik Pohl ~


No one ever committed suicide while reading a good book, but many have tried while trying to write one.
~By Robert Byrne ~


Throughout that period, Japan had made honest efforts to keep the destruction of war from spreading and, based on the belief that all nations of the world should find their places, had followed a policy designed to restore an expeditious peace between Japan and China.
~By Hideki Tojo ~


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 ~


The mere brute pleasure of reading the sort of pleasure a cow must have in grazing.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


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


The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones.
~By John Wooden ~


Reading takes solitude and it takes focus.
~By Augusten Burroughs ~


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 ~


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 ~


Reading made Don Quixote a gentleman, but believing what he read made him mad.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


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


Now that I'm taking some time off from school, I've been reading a lot to make sure I don't forget everything. It's mostly classics and nonfiction accounts from actors, directors and writers from the '40s and '50s.
~By Fred Savage ~


I've been an inveterate reader of literary magazines since I was a teenager. There are always discoveries. You're sitting in your easy chair, reading; you realize you've read a story or a group of poems four times, and you know, Yes, I want to go farther with this writer.
~By Marilyn Hacker ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


In the book, I write about children in first grade who were taught to read by reading want ads. They learned to write by writing job applications. Imagine what would happen if anyone tried to do that to children in a predominantly white suburban school.
~By Jonathan Kozol ~


A man who is eating or lying with his wife or preparing to go to sleep in humility, thankfulness and temperance, is, by Christian standards, in an infinitely higher state than one who is listening to Bach or reading Plato in a state of pride.
~By C. S. Lewis ~


Reading is a conversation. All books talk. But a good book listens as well.
~By Mark Haddon ~


I think reading Shakespeare's plays when I was young was extremely important. He had the ability to make utter strangers come alive.
~By Rita Dove ~


My commitment is to strive to lean on the Lord with my whole heart, reading His word daily and earnestly seeking His will in my life.
~By Elizabeth Dole ~


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


My mother is an actress, and she used to drag me from theater to theater and reading to reading.
~By Alicia Keys ~


And that's how I start myself. I usually go back a couple of pages, maybe to the beginning of the chapter, and I start reading. And as I'm reading, I'm tweaking - putting in a different word, changing the syntax, putting that clause over there, you know that sort of thing.
~By Jean M. Auel ~


If they don't read, if they don't love reading; if they don't find themselves compulsively reading, I don't think they're really a writer.
~By Rita Dove ~


You can learn more about human nature by reading the Bible than by living in New York.
~By William Lyon Phelps ~


After reading Eminem's autobiography, which I did because I'm so interested in him as an artist, I respect him a lot. Even though he seems angry and mad, he's had to fight so many demons in his life.
~By Taryn Manning ~


I like the storytelling and reading the letters, the long-distance dedications.
~By Casey Kasem ~


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


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 ~


I started reading and talking and interviewing nutritionists and a thread was starting to form for me which is - a protein digests in a different rate of speed than a carbohydrate.
~By Suzanne Somers ~


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


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


Because these show are live, script pages are being switched during the program and new commercial teases might be yelled in your ear with just enough time to scribble them on scrap paper before reading them.
~By Randy West ~


Reading music is like listening to flowers. I don't understand the concept.
~By Paul Westerberg ~


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


I watched what method Nature might take, with intention of subduing the symptom by treading in her footsteps.
~By Thomas Sydenham ~


I started to send my work to journals when I was 26, which was just a question of when I got the courage up. They were mostly journals I had been reading for the previous six or seven years.
~By Marilyn Hacker ~


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 ~


The more I like a book, the more slowly I read. this spontaneous talking back to a book is one of the things that makes reading so valuable.
~By Anatole Broyard ~


We never stop reading, although every book comes to an end, just as we never stop living, although death is certain.
~By Roberto Bolano ~


I have one main reader, Miriam Gomez, my wife. She reads everything I write - I have not finished writing something and she is already reading it.
~By Guillermo Cabrera Infante ~


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


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


If a spectator with a philosophical mind, somebody accustomed to reading books, gets the same kind of information in a movie, he might not fully understand it.
~By Manuel Puig ~


But with comics you're reading and assimilating an image simultaneously, instead of just reading or watching the tube.
~By Bill Sienkiewicz ~


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


Reading builds the educated and informed electorate so vital to our democracy.
~By Brad Henry ~


Well, I think again, the worst part of it was just leading up to it, before we got on set, at least for me... dreading this idea that I was just going to suck and I really had strong feelings about that. I just didn't want to be that weak link.
~By Tea Leoni ~


For when we talk about the spreading power and influence of globalization, aren't we really referring to the spreading economic and military might of the US?
~By Fredric Jameson ~


Trying to determine what is going on in the world by reading newspapers is like trying to tell the time by watching the second hand of a clock.
~By Ben Hecht ~


I'm just a hired actor who was hired for a particular job, but I think one of the joys of reading the script was the way that the personal and the global are woven together.
~By Jeremy Northam ~


It would have been easier to have a male protagonist, but I didn't want people to assume that Nikki Hill was me in her entirety because a lot of people just don't like me and I don't think they would be interested in reading about me, even in the fictional context.
~By Christopher Darden ~


It's exciting to do something like this because usually what happens in theater is that, after the first or second reading of a play, it falls apart completely and the rehearsal process is such that you begin to pick up the pieces and put it back together again.
~By Treat Williams ~


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 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 ~


A newspaper that you're not reading can be used for anything; and the same people didn't think it was immoral to wrap their garbage in newspaper.
~By Robert Rauschenberg ~


I have given up reading books; I find it takes my mind off myself.
~By Oscar Levant ~


Reading computer manuals without the hardware is as frustrating as reading manuals without the software.
~By Arthur C. Clarke ~


The Spice Girl Victoria Beckham has just published the story of her life. I confess that it is not in my reading table.
~By Mick Jagger ~


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


A second characteristic of our time is the prevalence of nationalism. This is still spreading, affecting new communities, more peripheral regions and so-called backward peoples.
~By Emily Greene Balch ~


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 ~


They do not merely collect texts; they must also gather data about the context and the informant and, above all, write an analysis of the items based upon the course readings and lecture material on folklore theory and method.
~By Alan Dundes ~

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