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Schools are really bad now. Schools are not only bad in reading, writing and arithmetic, they're worse in cultural aspects, like in music and art. They don't teach you anything.
~By John Kricfalusi ~


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 ~


But I was also doing odd jobs around Portland, like spreading gravel and transplanting bamboo trees.
~By Elliott Smith ~


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 ~


I remember nearly having a fit of the giggles during the reading because dear Daniel was SO respectful and serious and I was finding the whole situation funny because I was speaking to his profile.
~By Madeleine Stowe ~


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 ~


I am re-reading Henry James as a change from history. I began with Daisy Miller, and I've just finished Washington Square. What a brilliant, painful book.
~By Antonia Fraser ~


My free time at home is usually spent emailing, listening to music, reading and talking on the phone. I wish I was on the phone less, but I have been fortunate to stay in touch with so many incredible friends.
~By Steve Nash ~


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


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 ~


I spend my happiest hours in reading Vedantic books. They are to me like the light of the morning, like the pure air of the mountains - so simple, so true, if once understood.
~By Max Muller ~


Islam, the third in historical sequence of the ethical monotheistic religions of the Near East, was very successful in establishing its monotheism, but had only very moderate success in spreading its version of Jewish and Christian ethics to the Arabs.
~By Carroll Quigley ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Also there's two sides of it, I mean, a band like us, at our level and the way we have to promote ourselves and usually radio just completely turns their back on us, at the same time I think Mp3s help promote us somewhat, spreading the word about the album and stuff.
~By Kenny Hickey ~


When we're onstage, it's like mind reading: we're on the same page.
~By Guy Picciotto ~


The scanning of barcodes, or the reading of RFID transponders, generates data that is used in a software package to provide management or control information.
~By Mike Marsh ~


Reading, like writing, is a creative act. If readers only bring a narrow range of themselves to the book, then they'll only see their narrow range reflected in it.
~By Ben Okri ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The art of reading between the lines is as old as manipulated information.
~By Serge Schmemann ~


Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself. You bring to a novel, anything you read, all your experience of the world. You bring your history and you read it in your own terms.
~By Angela Carter ~


Film music should have the same relationship to the film drama that somebody's piano playing in my living room has on the book I am reading.
~By Igor Stravinsky ~


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


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


I think reading is important for a variety of things. I mean, first of all, it's a way to get information and find out what's going on in the world. But also, it helps your imagination.
~By Breckin Meyer ~


Growing up, I never gave a thought to being a writer. All I ever wanted to be was a traveler and explorer. Science-fiction allowed me to go places that were otherwise inaccessible, which is why I started reading it. I was going to be a lawyer, but I got saved.
~By Alan Dean Foster ~


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


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 ~


What I wanted to do and what I needed to do was something entirely different, and through reading Roussel I learned that I could do what I wanted all on my own and that I didn't have to rely on what had actually happened in my somewhat limited life and reading.
~By Harry Mathews ~


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 ~


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 ~


I had the advantage of reading the book, and when the script was first submitted to me, it was just another gangster story - the east side taking over the west side and all that.
~By Edward G. Robinson ~


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


I love doing normal things - movies, shopping, going out with friends, writing, reading, taking hot bubble baths - that's a big one for relaxation. I also love to go to art and history museums.
~By Christina Aguilera ~


I was improvising before I was reading music. I was just trying to play things on the clarinet by ear. I think my ear is one of my greatest assets.
~By Pete Fountain ~


Political freedom is a political reading of the Bible.
~By Whittaker Chambers ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Like, every couple of months you read, they rewrite, you come back in, they've animated more stuff - they usually videotape you while you're reading it - so they'll incorporate some gestures and some facial expressions into it.
~By John Goodman ~


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


It's good to know how to read, but it's dangerous to know how to read and not how to interpret what you're reading.
~By Mike Tyson ~


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 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 ~


My grandfather was a newspaper publisher and his paper had all the comics in NYC, so some of my earliest memories are of reading the family paper and heading straight for the comics insert.
~By Rick Moody ~


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


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 ~


Written poetry is worth reading once, and then should be destroyed. Let the dead poets make way for others.
~By Antonin Artaud ~


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


It is the same with revolution; so long as the proper spirit is spreading amongst our young men, we are satisfied that it spreads without bombast or parade.
~By Henry Lawson ~


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 ~


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 ~


Two people have been really liberating in my mind; one is Wittgenstein and the other is Burke. I read Burke before he was a secular saint, before everyone was reading him.
~By Clifford Geertz ~


We are the children of a technological age. We have found streamlined ways of doing much of our routine work. Printing is no longer the only way of reproducing books. Reading them, however, has not changed.
~By Lawrence Clark Powell ~


Research we've done seems to indicate that people who are on the Net like the idea that they don't have to leave what they are reading to go buy something.
~By Jay Chiat ~


We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading.
~By B. F. Skinner ~


Next door to Ethiopia spreading out along the strategic Red Sea coastline is Eritrea, a relatively new country, and a place that few Americans seem to fully understand.
~By Dana Rohrabacher ~


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 ~


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


And out of a desire essentially to imitate what I was reading, I began to write, like a clever monkey.
~By Russell Banks ~


To spend this particular year reading essays to Dennis Robertson as one's supervisor, and, simultaneously, enjoying membership of the group round Keynes was indeed an intellectual treat.
~By James Meade ~


As you know from reading many of these Negro writers, we don't deal too much with the discussion of democracy and what it means and how improvisation fits in all that.
~By Stanley Crouch ~


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 ~


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 ~


Finding people who get enormous pleasure from reading books is a more and more unusual experience, and so writers just so much want to be heard.
~By Susie Bright ~


The strongest results were in Florida and Texas. In just one year in a Texas charter school, an average student gained 7 percentile points in math and 8 percentile points in reading, while Florida charter schools improved student performance by 6 percentile points.
~By Maggie Gallagher ~


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


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 don't think anyone wants a reader to be completely lost - certainly not to the point of giving up - but there's something to be said for a book that isn't instantly disposable, that rewards a second reading.
~By John M. Ford ~


Spreading the news is your duty as a Christian, and there are many ways to do this.
~By Nicholas Sparks ~


At the same time, reading an action script... It makes me wonder. Was The Matrix a good script? I don't know.
~By Shane West ~


Their way of Dancing, is nothing but a sort of stamping Motion, much like the treading upon Founders Bellows.
~By John Lawson ~


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 ~


I try to deal with my serious reading before work.
~By Donna Shalala ~


The habit of reading is the only enjoyment in which there is no alloy; it lasts when all other pleasures fade.
~By Anthony Trollope ~


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 am so sick of reading about another car bomb, another suicide bomber, another 10, 20, 30, 70, 100 people dead in a day, both Americans and Iraqis.
~By Rosanne Cash ~


We are all treading the vanishing road of a song in the air, the vanishing road of the spring flowers and the winter snows, the vanishing roads of the winds and the streams, the vanishing road of beloved faces.
~By Richard Le Gallienne ~


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


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 ~


Reading is an activity subsequent to writing: more resigned, more civil, more intellectual.
~By Jorge Luis Borges ~


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 ~


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 ~


There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.
~By Ray Bradbury ~


I am 82 years old. I imagine that I will keep on writing as long as anyone wants to keep reading.
~By Tony Hillerman ~


All of us grow up in particular realities - a home, family, a clan, a small town, a neighborhood. Depending upon how we're brought up, we are either deeply aware of the particular reading of reality into which we are born, or we are peripherally aware of it.
~By Chaim Potok ~


It's what the Pixies always said about music - they were writing songs and just trying not to be boring. That was their main motivation and it worked for them. I remember reading that and thinking that was the way to do it.
~By Jonny Greenwood ~

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