Reading Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Reading

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


There are a couple of carp fishing books I've been reading. I'm very interested in that line of books, because I think they write very well, carp anglers, about the general environment.
~By Tom Felton ~


One performs a very different act when reading a movie and when reading a novel. Your attention behaves differently.
~By Manuel Puig ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


That was the problem with reading: you always had to pick up again at the very thing that had made you stop reading the day before.
~By Nicholson Baker ~


We gather for prayer, and reading the Bible, and singing the songs of David.
~By William Brewster ~


I started reading when I was about three, a little over three.
~By Chuck Jones ~


Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
~By Mark Twain ~


It's like the code of living by yourself. People who are single know what I'm talking about. You eat standing up, reading the paper. Or you say to yourself, this isn't even cutting it, I'm taking a TV dinner and I'm getting in bed here.
~By Mary Chapin Carpenter ~


The reader's challenge is to replicate the experiment by reading the poem and to draw their own conclusions.
~By John Barton ~


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


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


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 ~


I'm more of a visual person, but I think that reading's extremely important. But I'm very easily distracted. It takes certain books to really grab you in.
~By Jason Marsden ~


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 ~


I like the storytelling and reading the letters, the long-distance dedications. Anytime in radio that you can reach somebody on an emotional level, you're really connecting.
~By Casey Kasum ~


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 ~


Farewell all relations and friends in Christ; farewell acquaintances and all earthly enjoyments; farewell reading and preaching, praying and believing, wanderings, reproaches, and sufferings.
~By Donald Cargill ~


I wanted to become a writer. I enjoyed reading as a child.
~By Goh Chok Tong ~


I have learned so much from working with other poets, travelling and reading with them, spending days discussing poems in progress. There is the sense that we are all, as writers, part of something which is more powerful than any of us.
~By Helen Dunmore ~


I'd begun reading Crumb shortly before that, and other underground stuff, so that was an influence to some degree. Of course the Marvel and DC comics, they had been my main interests in my teenage years.
~By Chester Brown ~


If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead, either write something worth reading or do things worth writing.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


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 ~


My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.
~By Edith Sitwell ~


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


And I tell ya, when I sit in that sound booth and started reading the script and starting to get into the character, man, it's an easy jump for me, because I understand what it's all about.
~By Lawrence Taylor ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Grown men have been seen fleeing after reading the menu posted outside.
~By William E. Geist ~


I grew up reading Shakespeare and Mark Twain.
~By Jackson Browne ~


With his trademark courage and conviction, President Reagan led us out of the Cold War, spreading his vision of freedom, resulting in the release of millions of people from the yoke of communism.
~By John Doolittle ~


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


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 ~


You must consider, when reading this treatise, that mental perception, because connected with matter, is subject to conditions similar to those to which physical perception is subject.
~By Maimonides ~


A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted. You should live several lives while reading it.
~By William Styron ~


What I do believe is that there is always a relationship between writing and reading, a constant interplay between the writer on the one hand and the reader on the other.
~By Guillermo Cabrera Infante ~


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 ~


I have Social Disease. I have to go out every night. If I stay home one night I start spreading rumors to my dogs.
~By Andy Warhol ~


I'm not very good at relaxing. Reading's the main thing. On the bus, on the tube, on the loo. Literally all the time. I mean, I don't think there's a moment of the day when I wouldn't be if I was left alone.
~By Samuel West ~


Few of the great works of ancient Greek literature are easy reading.
~By Gilbert Murray ~


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 ~


When I'm not writing or tweaking my computer, I do embroidery. When I'm not plunging into the past, tweaking, or embroidering, I'm reading books about history, computers, or embroidery.
~By Lynn Abbey ~


In some areas I am more noted for reading then I am for cookies!
~By Wally Amos ~


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


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 ~


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


In Australia, not reading poetry is the national pastime.
~By Phyllis McGinley ~


But at the same time, never having final cut before, I really learned an interesting thing for any studio executive who is reading this: that if a director has final cut, it's actually easier and more interesting to listen to notes.
~By Griffin Dunne ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Do not suppose, however, that I intend to urge a diet of classics on anybody. I have seen such diets at work. I have known people who have actually read all, or almost all, the guaranteed Hundred Best Books. God save us from reading nothing but the best.
~By Robertson Davies ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Reading makes immigrants of us all. It takes us away from home, but more important, it finds homes for us everywhere.
~By Jean Rhys ~


Reading is a huge effort for many people, a bore for others, and, believe it or not, many people prefer watching TV.
~By Hugh Mackay ~


My life as a working theorist began three months after this preliminary study and background reading, when Oscar gently nudged me toward working on a particular problem.
~By Rudolph A. Marcus ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


That is what I did with Jack, and that's why he liked to do the readings with me because he knew I was there for him, and for our ability to blend the poetry and the music.
~By David Amram ~


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


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


The greatest gift is the 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 Moses Hadas ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


I have to keep up with the scientific literature as part of my job, but increasingly I found myself reading things that weren't really relevant to my academic work, but were relevant to gardening.
~By Ken Thompson ~


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


People aren't used to thinking of cultural forms spreading out across the full range of formal interactions - or what is called the "text" in literary terms.
~By Tony Conrad ~


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 ~


Never be entirely idle; but either be reading, or writing, or praying or meditating or endeavoring something for the public good.
~By Thomas a Kempis ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I've been reading horror since I was five years old.
~By George Stephen ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


The other thing that happened in 1883 was my reading of Thoreau's Walden.
~By Edward Carpenter ~


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


It's a question of spreading the available energy, aerobic and anaerobic, evenly over four minutes. If you run one part too fast, you pay a price. If you run another part more slowly your overall time is slower.
~By Roger Bannister ~


Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
~By John Locke ~


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 ~


What is reading, but silent conversation.
~By Charles Lamb ~


I remember when I was in my late teens just getting rid of lots of records, realizing I only ever listened to them when I was reading, or watching TV, or doing something else.
~By Jonny Greenwood ~


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 ~

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