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Quotes And Sayings About Reading

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


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


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 ~


I finally decided one day, reading science fiction magazines of the time, I could do at least as well as some of these people are doing. So I finally made a serious effort.
~By Fred Saberhagen ~


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 went to college, but I learned to write by reading - and writing.
~By Daniel Pinkwater ~


Before I was reading science fiction, I read Hemingway. Farewell to Arms was my first adult novel that said not everything ends well. It was one of those times where reading has meant a great deal to me, in terms of my development - an insight came from that book.
~By Robert Reed ~


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 ~


My mother was right: When you've got nothing left, all you can do is get into silk underwear and start reading Proust.
~By Jane Birkin ~


I read of the Kalamazoo girl who killed herself after reading the book. I am not at all surprised. She lived in Kalamazoo, for one thing, and then she read the book.
~By Mary MacLane ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I think many people were surprised by the victory of the Congress, because it was really hard to see beyond the sort of haze of hatred that the Hindu nationalists had been spreading.
~By Arundhati Roy ~


I do a lot of readings.
~By Paul Muldoon ~


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


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 ~


If, for example, all the codons are triplets, then in addition to the correct reading of the message, there are two incorrect readings which we shall obtain if we do not start the grouping into sets of three at the right place.
~By Francis Crick ~


When we have spiritual reading at meals, when we have the rosary at night, when we have study groups, forums, when we go out to distribute literature at meetings, or sell it on the street corners, Christ is there with us.
~By Dorothy Day ~


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


I even smoke in bed. Imagine smoking a cigar in bed, reading a book. Next to your bed, there's a cigar table with a special cigar ashtray, and your wife is reading a book on how to save the environment.
~By Raul Julia ~


Most plays that are missed by the umpire are caused by the umpire not reading those cues early enough and making the proper adjustments.
~By Jim Evans ~


To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worth while. The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter.
~By Aleister Crowley ~


Learning music by reading about it is like making love by mail.
~By Luciano Pavarotti ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I was looking to do something non-fiction because I had done a strip, 'My Mom Was a Schizophrenic.' I really enjoyed the process of doing that strip, despite its subject matter. To do it I'd had to do a lot of research and reading and I figured I'd like to do that again.
~By Chester Brown ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


I can't tell you exactly how I found it. It was just a process of writing a lot of stories and reading a lot of stories that I admired and just working and working until the sentences sounded right and I was satisfied with them.
~By Jhumpa Lahiri ~


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 ~


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 had passed through the entire British education system studying literature, culminating in three years of reading English at Oxford, and they'd never told me about something as basic as the importance of point of view in fiction!
~By Philip Pullman ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 still can't decide which is more fun - reading or writing.
~By Rex Stout ~


Reading a novel of a private experience, very, very different, the nature of it is very different.
~By Sydney Pollack ~


The class has become over the years fairly large, running to three hundred or more, but I always insist upon reading all the student folklore collections myself. Although this is a tall order, I look forward to it because I learn so much from it.
~By Alan Dundes ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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'm not sure that the benefit - as a writer and as a citizen - that I would get from reading at least the front page of the Times every day or every other day would outweigh the depression.
~By Sharon Olds ~


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 ~


I can't talk about foreign policy like anyone who's spent their life reading and learning foreign policy. But as a citizen in a democracy, it's very important that I participate in that.
~By Ron Silver ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Some of the most famous books are the least worth reading. Their fame was due to their having done something that needed to be doing in their day. The work is done and the virtue of the book has expired.
~By Moliere ~


From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Someday I intend reading it.
~By Groucho Marx ~


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


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 ~


We met with the poet Frank O'Hara, who was a link between Upper and Lower Bohemia, and who worked at the Museum of Modern Art, where we had hoped to do the readings.
~By David Amram ~


All over the country, they're reading about me, and the story doesn't center on me being gay. It's just about a gay person who is doing his job.
~By Harvey Milk ~


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 ~


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


He has only half learned the art of reading who has not added to it the more refined art of skipping and skimming.
~By Arthur Balfour ~


The HoLee model was the first term structure model. I remember reading their paper soon after it was published and as it was fairly different from many of the other papers that I had read, I had to read it quite a few times. I realized that it was a really important paper.
~By John Hull ~


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


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


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 ~


I would like to spare the time and effort of hack reviewers and, generally, persons who move their lips when reading.
~By Vladimir Nabokov ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


I write plays, and I have a musical that's starting to get produced now. That's what I would love to do, but it's so hard. The only reason people are reading my plays and musicals is because I'm in movies.
~By Jesse Eisenberg ~


Sometimes poetry is inspired by the conversation entered into by reading other poems.
~By John Barton ~


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


I have always loved the process of making the music, reading the letters from the fans who get married to my music, have children to my music and play my music at their funerals.
~By Wynonna Judd ~


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


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


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


Whitney and I have fun reading the newspaper sometimes. You'd be amazed at the places they say I've been.
~By Bobby Brown ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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

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December 4 ,2020
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