Reading Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Reading

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Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
~By Thornton Wilder ~


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


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 ~


I, personally, have found reading a continual support to writing.
~By Margaret Mahy ~


Reading your own material aloud forces you to listen.
~By Stephen Ambrose ~


I couldn't put my finger on one reason why we broke up. It was time, and we were spreading out. They were spreading out more than I was. I would've stayed with the band.
~By Ringo Starr ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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. That's the reality. He will be killed by us, or he will be killed by his own people so he's not captured by us. We know that.
~By Eric Holder ~


By reading Huckleberry Finn I felt I was able to justify my act of going into the mountain forest at night and sleeping among the trees with a sense of security which I could never find indoors.
~By Kenzaburo Oe ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


If you want to get rich from writing, write the sort of thing that's read by persons who move their lips when they're reading to themselves.
~By Don Marquis ~


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


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 ~


To feel most beautifully alive means to be reading something beautiful, ready always to apprehend in the flow of language the sudden flash of poetry.
~By John Andrew Holmes ~


A woman reading Playboy feels a little like a Jew reading a Nazi manual.
~By Gloria Steinem ~


The thing I noticed about Jack was when we did a reading of the script, just to warm up.
~By Amanda Peet ~


The older I've got the less I find myself going back and re-reading or really reading new fiction or poetry.
~By Reynolds Price ~


Reading is like the sex act - done privately, and often in bed.
~By Daniel J. Boorstin ~


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


An hour or two spent in writing from dictation, another hour or two in reading aloud, a little geography and a little history and a little physics made the day pass busily.
~By Hudson Stuck ~


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


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 there was no Bible, it would be no matter whether you could read or not. Reading other books would do you no good.
~By Jupiter Hammon ~


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


I was taught a lot of Bible at home and had a voracious appetite for reading the Bible.
~By Amy Grant ~


I, of course, wanted to do something with Drew Barrymore. Please. So we were reading scripts back and forth and then we found this script, Fever Pitch.
~By Jimmy Fallon ~


And there are a lot more people reading poetry, but there are not so many people reading an individual poet.
~By Peter Davison ~


Nothing more rapidly inclines a person to go into a monastery than reading a book on etiquette. There are so many trivial ways in which it is possible to commit some social sin.
~By Quentin Crisp ~


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 ~


Writing a book for me, I expect, is very similar to the experience of reading the book for my readers.
~By R. A. Salvatore ~


Books, I don't know what you see in them. I can understand a person reading them, but I can't for the life of me see why people have to write them.
~By Peter Ustinov ~


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


I enjoyed reading as a child.
~By Goh C. Tong ~


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 ~


From reading a previous answer, you know that I consider all those aspects to be part of American cultural myth and thus they figure into good American poetry, whether the poet is aware of what he is doing or not.
~By Diane Wakoski ~


The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.
~By Rene Descartes ~


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 ~


I was lucky enough not to face any required summer reading lists until I went to college. So I still think of summer as the best time to read for fun.
~By Margaret Haddix ~


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 ~


This is mainly because I spend a lot of time writing and so don't have much time to read; I hate to waste that time reading what may turn out to be junk food for the mind, when there's so much real writing to be read.
~By John Sladek ~


I had always owned them to be the Word of God... the careful reading of the Acts afforded me a practical picture of the early church; which made me feel deeply the contrast with its actual present state; though still, as ever beloved by God.
~By John Nelson Darby ~


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 ~


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'm still reading some scripts and I model as well, so I'm still doing that. But I don't want to do like just anything so we're being really selective about the stuff I'll do.
~By Kim Smith ~


Well, I've been reading a lot about the fifty years since the Second World War, about Western foreign policy and all that. I try not to let it get to me, but sometimes I just think that there's no hope.
~By Thom Yorke ~


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 ~


That by listening to some music, by reading some books, by looking at paintings, and most important by hanging out with one another - by collaborating with one another and creating your own network - you can achieve something that is much better than what is out there.
~By David Amram ~


I never read Playboy before I started working there and stopped reading it the day I quit.
~By Harold Ramis ~


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 ~


Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to continually be part of unanimity.
~By Christopher Morley ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


It was a show where you were given a quote out of current events and you had to identify who said it. I was reading eight newspapers a day and had compiled a file of about 300 quotes. I really had to do my research. The White House press didn't have to bone up on any of it.
~By June Lockhart ~


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


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 ~


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 wish thee as much pleasure in the reading, as I had in the writing.
~By Francis Quarles ~


Every time there's a revolution, it comes from somebody reading a book about revolution. David Walker wrote a book and Nat Turner did his thing.
~By Mike Tyson ~


Although reading the classics in Latin in school may be not as fulfilling as it would be at a more mature age, few scientists can afford the time for such diversion later in life.
~By George Andrew Olah ~


My reading is extremely eclectic. Lately I've been teaching myself computer graphics, so I'm reading a lot about that. I read books of trivia, of facts.
~By Jack Prelutsky ~


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 tried reading Hilbert. Only his papers published in mathematical periodicals were available at the time. Anybody who has tried those knows they are very hard reading.
~By Alonzo Church ~


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 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 ~


There is only one situation I can think of in which men and women make an effort to read better than they usually do. It is when they are in love and reading a love letter.
~By Mortimer Adler ~


No one bothered reading the books and understanding - and again, I'm not being high-falutin' about it - but I think our books are great literature with great metaphors of real life dealing with fears and hopes.
~By Avi Arad ~


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 ~


Yeah, that came out of a reading. It was great. It's such a fun crew to be with, and we all went out the night before and that really encouraged us to go out and get drunk.
~By John Leguizamo ~


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 ~


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 think that is where poetry reading becomes such an individual thing. I mean I have friend who like poets who just don't say anything to me at all, I mean they seem to me rather ordinary and pedestrian.
~By James Laughlin ~


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 ~


My horizon on humanity is enlarged by reading the writers of poems, seeing a painting, listening to some music, some opera, which has nothing at all to do with a volatile human condition or struggle or whatever. It enriches me as a human being.
~By Wole Soyinka ~


A reading man and woman is a ready man and woman, but a writing man and woman is exact.
~By Marcus Garvey ~


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 ~


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 ~


Beauty can't amuse you, but brainwork - reading, writing, thinking - can.
~By Helen Gurley Brown ~


Louis Braille created the code of raised dots for reading and writing that bears his name and brings literacy, independence, and productivity to the blind.
~By Bob Ney ~


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


The greatest pleasure of reading consists in re-reading.
~By Vernon Lee ~

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April 15 ,2024
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