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Quotes And Sayings About Reading

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


I sent The World Well Lost to one editor who rejected it on sight, and then wrote a letter to every other editor in the field warning them against the story, and urging them to reject it on sight without reading it.
~By Theodore Sturgeon ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


I'm also doing constant book readings, movies. You name it, I'm doing it.
~By Lynn Redgrave ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


I had done a lot of reading, relative for a kid, about World War Two, and I thought about Chamberlain a lot.
~By Douglas Feith ~


Stephen King in many respects is a wonderful writer. He has made a contribution. People in the future will be able to pick up Stephen King's books and learn a lot about who we were by reading those books.
~By Anne Rice ~


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 ~


Whatever I'm reading at the moment seems to influence whatever I'm writing.
~By John Sladek ~


Oh, that sound? I'm in the hot tub, reading a novel.
~By Jane Smiley ~


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


Land bridges were everywhere during the extinction, many species were spreading, and there were many diseases.
~By Robert T. Bakker ~


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


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 ~


Physically I'm tired at the end of the day and quite glad to be reading in bed by midnight.
~By Bob Geldof ~


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 ~


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 ~


Windows favors multi-threading, which means that a service is implemented by one single process.
~By Wietse Venema ~


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 ~


The head of Fermilab was reading Astonishing Stories when he was ten.
~By Frederik Pohl ~


When you look at a city, it's like reading the hopes, aspirations and pride of everyone who built it.
~By Hugh Newell Jacobsen ~


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 ~


If I do a poetry reading I want people to walk out and say they feel better for having been there - not because you've done a comedy performance but because you're talking about your father dying or having young children, things that touch your soul.
~By Roger McGough ~


Instinct taught me 20 years ago to pace a song or a concert performance. That translates into pacing a story, pleasing a reading audience.
~By Jimmy Buffett ~


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


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


My writing is a combination of three elements. The first is travel: not travel like a tourist, but travel as exploration. The second is reading literature on the subject. The third is reflection.
~By Ryszard Kapuscinski ~


When I die there may be a paragraph or two in the newspapers. My name will linger in the British Museum Reading Room catalogue for a space at the head of a long list of books for which no one will ever ask.
~By C. S. Forester ~


I found myself facing a Christian Science Reading Room. My God! It had been eight years. There had never been any renunciation of religion on my part, but like so many people, it was a gradual fading away.
~By Henry Fonda ~


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


It's really unfair to working women in America who read celebrity news and think, 'Why can't I lose weight when I've had a baby?' Well, everyone you're reading about has money for a trainer and a chef. That doesn't make it realistic.
~By Rachel Zoe ~


The first reading of a Will, where a person dies worth anything considerable, generally affords a true test of the relations' love to the deceased.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


A true intellectual is a man who, after reading a book and being convinced by its arguments, will shoot someone or, more likely, order someone shot.
~By John McCarthy ~


Reading is my greatest luxury.
~By Louise Brown ~


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


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


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 ~


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


If I could offer but one helpful hint to young Hoosiers hoping to better their odds for success in life, I would simply note the importance of thoughtful reading.
~By Richard Lugar ~


People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading.
~By Logan P. Smith ~


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 ~


I hope everyone that is reading this is having a really good day. And if you are not, just know that in every new minute that passes you have an opportunity to change that.
~By Gillian Anderson ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


An American of the present day reading his Sunday newspaper in a state of lazy collapse is one of the most perfect symbols of the triumph of quantity over quality that the world has yet seen.
~By Irving Babbitt ~


I took a speed-reading course and read War and Peace in twenty minutes. It involves Russia.
~By Woody Allen ~


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 ~


The savage repression of blacks, which can be estimated by reading the obituary columns of the nation's dailies, Fred Hampton, etc., has not failed to register on the black inmates.
~By George Jackson ~


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 tell you, the difference for me is between being victimized, terrorized, numbed by reading about different disasters, or reducing the anxiety by getting up and doing something about it, at whatever level.
~By Ted Danson ~


Let us read with method, and propose to ourselves an end to which our studies may point. The use of reading is to aid us in thinking.
~By Edward Gibbon ~


The unread story is not a story; it is little black marks on wood pulp. The reader, reading it, makes it live: a live thing, a story.
~By Ursula K. Le Guin ~


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


There's a lot of things that are said on the American Idol message board. I quit reading them because most of the people are very mean.
~By Carrie Underwood ~


Game management is accomplished by staying constantly alert and then reading and reacting to potential problem situations before they materialize. It all boils down to paying attention to details.
~By Jim Evans ~


In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won was over themselves... self-discipline with all of them came first.
~By Harry S. Truman ~


Universal literacy was a 20th-century goal. Before then, reading and writing were skills largely confined to a small, highly educated class of professional people.
~By Hugh Mackay ~


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 ~


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


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


I'm getting ready to write a piece now, and it's been six months thinking about it, changing the instrumentation, changing the name, doing more reading.
~By John Zorn ~


Court TV. I can't stop watching it. I am absolutely obsessed! If I'm not reading a book or spending time with my husband, my friends or my dog, I am watching Court TV.
~By Debra Messing ~


Rereading, we find a new book.
~By Mason Cooley ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


As an actor, you're pretty much a hired gun. You are reading other people's words off of a page and doing what they want you to do.
~By Corey Feldman ~


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


If President Bush is serious about genocide, an immediate priority is to stop the cancer of Darfur from spreading further, which means working with France to shore up Chad and the Central African Republic.
~By Nicholas D. Kristof ~


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 ~


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


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


But today we become aware of other readings of the human experience very quickly because of the media and the speed with which people travel the planet.
~By Chaim Potok ~


People want to find out what happens to the characters, and want to keep reading, and turning the pages.
~By Jerry B. Jenkins ~


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 ~


No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting. She will not want new fashions nor regret the loss of expensive diversions or variety of company if she can be amused with an author in her closet.
~By Mary Wortley ~


Beyond that, I seem to be compelled to write science fiction, rather than fantasy or mysteries or some other genre more likely to climb onto bestseller lists even though I enjoy reading a wide variety of literature, both fiction and nonfiction.
~By Joan D. Vinge ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~

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March 5 ,2021
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