Quotation Explorer - 'Reading'

Reading is where the magic happens - Carmela Dutra
Reading feeds the soul, writing nourishes it! - Joanne McClean
There are few nicer things than sitting up in bed, drinking strong tea, and reading. - Alan Clark
There are two motives for reading a book: one, that you enjoy it; the other, that you can boast about it. - Bertrand Russell
In state of deep depression, I stayed alone; my time was occupied with reading sacred books. - Lailah Gifty Akita
If you are reading this, be sure to count this on your blessings list. - Anthony Liccione
The true felicity of a lover of books is the luxurious turning of page by page, the surrender, not meanly abject, but deliberate and cautious, with your wits about you, as you deliver yourself into the keeping of the book. This I call reading. - Edith Wharton
I am forever an advocate of books, both the reading of them and the writing. There is something sacred to me in that community. Because writing--and reading--is a solitary business. And it’s good to know I’m not alone. - Shannon Celebi
Distraction is reading written word and when I seek to make distraction I write the words I wish to be enveloped in. - Anastasia Bolinder
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. - Maya Angelou
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. - Gaston Bachelard
Reading is like diving into an ocean of an alternate world, away from your real world, where in spite of going though the pain and pleasure of the characters, you remain a witness, unscathed. - Anirudha Lakshminarasimhan
A wiry crewman named Kobis sat at the end of a couch, reading a book in the low light, clearly relishing the closest thing he ever found to peace and quiet - V.E. Schwab
Reading . . . is an activity subsequent to writing: more resigned, more civil, more intellectual. - Jorge Luis Borges
No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting. - Mary Wortley Montagu
If the riches of the Indies, or the crowns of all the kingdom of Europe, were laid at my feet in exchange for my love of reading, I would spurn them all. - Francois de Fenelon
Reading poetry is like undressing before a bath. You don't undress out of fear that your clothes will become wet. You undress because you want the water to touch you. You want to completely immerse yourself in the feeling of the water and to emerge anew. - Kamand Kojouri
I am obsessed with reading and writing. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I love the solitude of reading. I love the deep dive into someone else's story, the delicious ache of a last page. - Naomi Shihab Nye
A book may be regarded as irrelevant until it's relevance, importance and purpose is discovered through reading - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
I love stories that suck you in, that you can't stop reading because you are quite simply there. - Sara Sheridan
Children deprived of words become school dropouts; dropouts deprived of hope behave delinquently. Amateur censors blame delinquency on reading immoral books and magazines, when in fact, the inability to read anything is the basic trouble. - Peter S. Jennison
You learn to write by writing, and by reading and thinking about how writers have created their characters and invented their stories. If you are not a reader, don't even think about being a writer. - Jean M. Auel
Read a lot. Expect something big, something exalting or deepening from a book. No book is worth reading that isn't worth re-reading. - Susan Sontag
Reading is the sole means by which we slip, involuntarily, often helplessly, into another's skin, another's voice, another's soul. - Joyce Carol Oates
You're reading one of those books in which the author is in love with the reader. My life. - Saleem Sharma
Pause while reading a book only in case of two things:1. To kiss2. To sip coffeeToo bad both are a luxury. - Saleem Sharma
Reading is my escape when reality sucks - Wency June Z. Libot
Each time we re-read a book we get more out of it because we put more into it; a different person is reading it, and therefore it is a different book. - Muriel Clark
People should train their brain by watching films, by listening music, by playing games, by reading quotes. If people do this, I can said from this a big percent from here you can become clever. - Deyth Banger
Pardon me if, reading that, I want to laugh, because you want to relieve me of a fear I've never had. I've never thought that, as they say, you eat little children. - Jeanne D'Albret
A capacity, and taste, for reading, gives access to whatever has already been discovered by others. It is the key, or one of the keys, to the already solved problems. And not only so. It gives a relish, and facility, for successfully pursuing the [yet] unsolved ones. - Abraham Lincoln
Reading is food for the brain. - Maribel C. Pagan
Gen-Ys are delusional; Most people are not special—otherwise special wouldn’t mean anything. Even right now, most of Gen-Ys reading this are thinking, Good point. But I actually am one of the few special ones—and this is the problem. - Tim Urban
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. - Horace Mann
I've a very simple yet powerful present for you the one reading this. - I LOVE YOU. - Nurudeen Ushawu
Hearts are like Books. You cannot understand one by flipping the pages or by reading the last chapter - Alok Jagawat
He liked all books, because he liked the mere act of reading, the magic of turning scratches on a page into words inside his head.
I remember reading article about the woman in that Oakland neighborhood who lost all her children to violence. I wondered why'd she keep living there after the first one was killed. Didn't she care about the others?Today, I zoomed out and wondered why I'm still in America. - Darnell Lamont Walker
To prohibit the reading of certain books is to declare the inhabitants to be either fools or slaves. - Claude Adrien Helvétius
Reading is the beginning of knowledge acquisition. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The change starts when you start watching a video. You don't see it, you don't feel it but it starts at this moment, just by reading a complicated book or watching a film you again change... It's a fact! - Deyth Banger
A woman reading Playboy feels a little like a Jew reading a Nazi manual. - Gloria Steinem
All good books are alike in that they are truer than if they really happened and after you are finished reading one you feel that it all happened to you and after which it all belongs to you. - Ernest Hemingway
We encounter many sacred souls while reading. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Reading is very creative - it's not just a passive thing. I write a story; it goes out into the world; somebody reads it and, by reading it, completes it. - Margaret Mahy
I think reading is part of the birthright of the human being - LeVar Burton
And if our book consumption remains as low as it has been, at least let us admit that it is because reading is a less exciting pastime than going to the dogs, the pictures or the pub, and not because books, whether bought or borrowed, are too expensive. - George Orwell
Reading books would be boring if you lack imagination... - Himmilicious
Reading is escape, and the opposite of escape; it's a way to make contact with reality after a day of making things up, and it's a way of making contact with someone else's imagination after a day that's all too real. - Nora Ephron
Back then I could not understand one word of what I read.Reading did, however, give me heart. Even if you cannot understand what you are reading you can get something from books. - Peter Høeg
Reading helps children achieve their divine destinies - Soraya Diase Coffelt
A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted. You should live several lives while reading it." -- (born June 11 1925) - William Styron
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours. - John Locke
Every time I complete a major project I reward myself with two full days of just reading and coffee! I do justify that it is my work! - Delia J. Colvin
Still reading but learning a lot about true education and the process of guiding our children in their educational pursuits. - Oliver DeMille
I've never known any trouble that an hour's reading didn't assuage. - Charles De Secondat
Spiritual awaken comes from reading the Holy Scriptures. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Life is limited, but by writing, and reading, we can live in different worlds, get inside the skins and minds of other people, and, in this way, push out the boundaries of our own lifes. - Joan Lingard
Purple Mike promises to be an intriguing read that will teach anyone who wants to know about the highs and lows of drug addiction. Purple Mike is a legal, natural high. Enjoy reading. - Sin Mils
Reading is weightlifting for the brain - Tim Green
You create and plan your thought by seeing, reading and hearing the right things. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
I wish I could fall asleep. But with a good book in my hands, I stay awake to finish reading. - Lailah Gifty Akita
You don't learn anything just by reading books.You learn only by receiving blows. - Swami Prajnanpad
My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence. - Edith Sitwell
I love to read books. I love to read anything really, even the back of the cereal box.But there is nothing that will ignite your soul like reading God’s Word. - Rachel Wojnarowski
You learn a lot by reading and even more by sharing. - Andrew-Knox B Kaniki
Once I finished reading a good book, it gives me a hard time coping up with reality. - Nathalie M. Llanto
You cannot grow if you are not reading. - Andrea L'Artiste
Reading brings us unknown friends. Honoré de Balzac - Susan Parker Rosen
Reading is a collaboration between the writer and reader. Both parties must keep that in mind when dealing with a work of fiction.{} - Guy Gavriel Kay
You can Save Time with Writing but you can Save a Life by Reading. - Divya Chawla
The joy of reading is sacred pleasure. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Never regret losing time on reading good books - Kowtham Kumar K
Having had this kind of binge reading relationship with online content for 15 years we're starting to think 'Hang on, we only have finite time and there is infinite content'. - Seb Emina
Easy reading is damn hard writing. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
I swooned again I had that moment of falling in love with reading again. - Christos Tsiolkas
The pleasure of reading is indescribable. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Rationally, factory farming is so obviously wrong, in so many ways. In all of my reading and conversations, I've yet to find a credible defense of it. But food is not rational. Food is culture, habit, and identity. - Jonathan Safran Foer
Get books, sit yourself down anywhere, and go to reading them yourself. - Abraham Lincoln
Oh no, real life is escape. The great terrors, the horrors--we hope--of your life come from reading fiction. - Orson Scott Card
The next best thing to christmas is...... a story worth reading. - Nadun Lokuliyanage
But after all we are not children, not illiterate juvenile delinquents, not English public school boys who after a night of homosexual romps have to endure the paradox of reading the Ancients in expurgated versions. - Vladimir Nabokov
When you have mastered numbers, you will in fact no longer be reading numbers, any more than you read words when reading books. You will be reading meanings. - W.E.B. Du Bois
This even doesn't worth and one dollar just for reading and viewing it! - Deyth Banger
Reading is a test, Its test like a water drop.Famine like you din't even saw it, but when you try to read a book its hard to take a startup but then as long as you read it you getting inside of it! - shuhab
Awareness is that which is reading these words right now, whatever that is. You know without a doubt that there is something reading these words right now and awareness is precisely what that is. - Enza Vita
Reading is the best food to your mind - Nourhan Mamdouh
I was reading in the paper today that Congress wants to replace the dollar bill with a coin. They’ve already done it. It’s called a nickel. - Jay Leno
The beauty of the cross and our crucified Lord cannot be easily fathomed by human mind or by barely reading scriptures in bits, but by careful reading of entire scripture in the spirit which will in turn engulf one with wisdom and love. - Henrietta Newton Martin -Senior Legal Consultant & Author in law. (B.Com,LLB-goldmedalist, LLM-GoldM
If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead, either write things worth reading, or do things worth writing. - Benjamin Franklin
I Couldn't Look Straight In HER Eyes As I Already Know SHE Can Read My Eyes Without Reading My Lips.... - Muhammad Imran Hasan
When you find yourself writing, reading, or listening the delivery of words when spoken? You know the melody of wordplay. & I love Wordplay - Elijah Cainaan
The things that the novel does not say are necessarily more numerous than those it does say and only a special halo around what is written can give the illusion that you are reading also what is not written. - Italo Calvino
Its dark and I’m reading my scars because our moments remind me of where I should be. - Robert M. Drake
Reading a book is something you do to yourself. - Last Man Standing
The act of reading will enrich your life.Become a lifelong learner and a reader. - Lailah Gifty Akita
when i'm reading the bible its feels like im the one who write it. - iloveyouliketheocean
If it's any consolation, Princess, I think he's a supercilious, salacious sap.""You've been reading the dictionary!""My only hope of comprehending your conversation, my petite sesquipedalian. - Lynn Gardener
Education is what you get from reading the fine print. Experience is what you get from not reading it. - Unknown
I can't believe it! Reading and writing actually paid off! - Matt Groening
wow such reading - Shibe Dogge
Because you are alive and reading thisAnything is Possible - Steven Aitchison
Any patch of sunlight in a wood will show you something about the sun which you could never get from reading books on astronomy. These pure and spontaneous pleasures are ‘patches of Godlight’ in the woods of our experience. - C.S. Lewis
So he earns your undying love by reading a book under a tree?" Cole said dryly. "Why didn't I ever try that approach? I like books and trees. - Brodi Ashton
Those who believe everything they read probably should refrain from reading. - Matt
Because so many people use goodreads, it is an amazingly good—and amazingly underutilized—resource for understanding what people read, why, and how they feel about their reading experiences. - John Green
Life is obsession and so is reading :D - Rukamanee Maharjan
When writing the constitution for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, John Adams wrote:I must judge for myself, but how can I judge, how can any man judge, unless his mind has been opened and enlarged by reading. - John Adams
You have a valid complaint, and I do recognize it ... but you are reading into things a little bit. Just the same, I will do my best to make horrible things happen to a bunch of white people before something else so graphic hits a minority character. - Robert Kirkman
I know the mind of ancient souls by reading ancient books. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Devote yourself to reading, learning and writing. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I always thought the joy of reading a book is not knowing what happens next. (Leonard Shelby, Memento) - Christopher Nolan
Learning music by reading about it is like making love by mail. - Luciano Pavarotti
When I look back, I am so impressed again with the life-giving power of literature. If I were a young person today, trying to gain a sense of myself in the world, I would do that again by reading, just as I did when I was young. - Maya Angelou
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. - Ben Hecht
Reading musses up my mind. - Henry Ford
I read, and, in reading, lifted the Curtains of the Impossible that blind the mind, and looked out into the unknown. - William Hope Hodgson
If a religious book makes you harbor ill thoughts about those with differing faith, then, you're reading the wrong crap of late. - Fakeer Ishavardas
Reading is an addiction, much like living and breathing is an addiction. - Jeffrey Michael
Reading is dreaming with open eyes - YoYo
If you are reading this then you have wasted another day of your life day dreaming, rather than planning the life God intended you to live. - Shannon L. Alder
...To see your life flow in obscurity among the treasures of the heart and of nature, happy in your anonymity, and to occasionally lose yourself in reading or in the pleasure of being a sensitive admirer of the fine arts; that’s the image of modern life you’re looking for! - Paul-Amadeus Dienach
Reading & Thinking Breeds limitless progress. - Auliq-Ice
Reading leads to wise ways of living. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Since a leader cannot rise above his thinking, he must assault his limiting beliefs daily thru reading, listening & associating. - Orrin Woodward
Reading's not a luxury, art's not a luxury. It's about your soul, and it's about yourself. And if reading is a luxury, being human is a luxury - Jeanette Winterson
Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life. - Mortimer J. Adler
There is no other enjoyment like reading - Jane Austen
A book isn't worth reading if it's not worth discussing. - Rick Holland
Reading opens up other pockets of the mind. - A.D. Posey
I shouldn’t need to remind you that it was words that created the universe and The Word that now holds it together. While your man was simply reading one little book, something not unlike Genesis was stirring in his skull, and you didn’t think to stop it? - Geoffrey Wood
A tried and true way to get your children interested in books and reading is to read to them when they are young. - Soraya Diase Coffelt
Reading the bible is like dumpster diving. You sift through the garbage hoping to find anything of value. - Nick Krampus
It's not my fault you have the attention span of a gnat, capable of only thumbing through the crap on Facebook, instead of reading something of worth that can change your life. No, I'm not talking about Oprah's or Ellen's book either. - Dara Reidyr
I believe we have an obligation to read for pleasure, in private and in public places. If we read for pleasure, if others see us reading, then we learn, we exercise our imaginations. We show others that reading is a good thing."[The Guardian, 15 October 2013] - Neil Gaiman
It's a lazy Saturday afternoon, there's a couple lying naked in bed reading Encyclopediea Brittannica to each other, and arguing about whether the Andromeda Galaxy is more 'numinous' than the Ressurection. Do they know how to have a good time, or don't they? - Carl Sagan
We spend great sum of money to buy good books, so that we can satisfy our pleasure of reading. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The best way to prepare for life is acombination of formal traditional education, reading, seminars,and workshops, coupled with experience as well as tapping into the knowledge of experienced people. - Derric Yuh Ndim
You're either reading a book or you're not. - Jonathan Franzen
As a children’s minister, I always believed that I was an evangelist, and at the end of the book, there’s a simple prayer that, whoever’s reading the book could accept Jesus as their Lord and Savior - Soraya Diase Coffelt
a good philosopher always have great reading ability. - Muhammad Hassam
The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries. - René Descartes
The flickering candlelight conspired with the silence, and we only interrupted each other’s reading to share a casual delight. - Keith Donohue
The magic of reading happens when an author’s written work strings you along until your imagination, aware of your wants, molds the tale into an extraordinary world to be visited frequently—perhaps dwelt in for years. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Reading is awesome and flexible and fits around chores and earning money and building the future and whatever else I’m doing that day. My attitude towards reading is entirely Epicurean—reading is pleasure and I pursue it purely because I like it. - Jo Walton
Reading every day keeps the brain dead sickness away. - Kristy Pellegrin
SHE Is A Wonderful Romantic Poem With Billions of Lines. Even If I Could, I Wouldn't Finish Reading HER In My Entire Life.... - Muhammad Imran Hasan
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body and prayer is to the soul. - Matthew Kelly
No amount of reading or memorizing will make you successful in life. It is the understanding and application of wise thought that counts." - - Bob Proctor
For me, reading begins at home. - Soraya Diase Coffelt
According to an original reading of the Constitution and Declaration, the intrusiveness that is an inevitable part of big government is an offense against its people. - A.E. Samaan
Read something no one is reading, think something no one is thinking, and do something no one is doing. - Danny Deaubé
Reading teaches us receptivity....It teaches us to receive, in stillness and attentiveness, a voice possessed temporarily, on loan....And as we grow accustomed to receiving books in stillness and attentiveness, so we can grow to receive the world, also possessed temporarily. - Lynne Sharon Schwartz
When I have money, I invest in buying books. My personal development by reading these books is my greatest pleasure. - Lailah Gifty Akita
A good reading strengthens the soul. - Toba Beta
... just as food is necessary to the life of the body, so good reading is necessary to the life of the soul. - Pope John XXIII
When reading a book, you are sold what some writer thought. When reading a newspaper, you are sold what someone did, and, what some advertiser made. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Literature has the ability to open up a whole new world to children, but we need to have a share in helping them to find that door and open it with them. Let’s set the example and help to foster this love of reading in our little ones. - Carmela Dutra
You should write because you love the shape of stories and sentences and the creation of different words on a page. Writing comes from reading, and reading is the finest teacher of how to write. - Annie Proulx
The Spice Girl Victoria Beckham has just published the story of her life. I confess that it is not in my reading table. - Mick Jagger
In the midst of the vagaries of life, they provide us a trip to the land of goodness and fairies, of imaginations and possibilities.A childhood that wasn't spent watching cartoons or reading comic strips, no wonder, seems too dull to imagine. - Sanhita Baruah
Books contain nothing, or almost nothing, that's important: everything is in the mind of the person reading them.'If you were trying to find an idiotic remark, that one took the cake! - Jacques Poulin
Reading a book is an intimate experience that can change people's lives in profound ways. It also changes the life of its author. - Mayra Mejia
Reading is one of the best ways to bond with your child. Bond this Christmas with It’s Not About You, Mr. Santa Claus - Soraya Diase Coffelt
Thank you for sending me a copy of your book. I'll waste no time reading it. - Moses Hadas
Children's reading and children's thinking are the rock-bottom base upon which this country will rise. Or not rise. In these days of tension and confusion, writers are beginning to realize that books for children have a greater potential for good or evil than any other form of literature on earth. - Dr. Seuss
Most of what makes a book 'good' is that we are reading it at the right moment for us. - Alain de Botton
We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading. Knowing the contents of a few works of literature is a trivial achievement. Being inclined to go on reading is a great achievement. - B.F. Skinner
Which of us has not felt that the character we are reading in the printed page is more real than the person standing beside us? - Cornelia Funke
From the moment I picked up your book until I laid it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend reading it. - Groucho Marx
I believe that writing is derivative. I think good writing comes from good reading. - Charles Kuralt
How could I fall asleep, when I love the pleasure of reading and writing at night? - Lailah Gifty Akita
Books are people,'' smiled Miss Marks. ''In every book worth reading, the author is there to meet you, to establish contact with you. He takes you into his confidence and reveals his thoughts to you. - D.E. Stevenson
Reading nurtures the soul, and an enlightened friend brings it solace. - Voltaire
If you have any doubts that we live in a society controlled by men, try reading down the index of contributors to a volume of quotations, looking for women's names. - Elaine Gill
Reading stories is bad enough but writing them is worse. - L. M. Montgomery
Reading leads to good character development. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, everyday, 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. - Christopher Morley
I have never known any distress that an hour’s reading did not relieve. - Montesquieu
Education is what you get from reading the small print; experience iswhat you get from not reading it. - Common
Reading is no substitute for action. - Colleen Wainwright
Reading Gives Us Some Place To Go, When We Have To Stay Where We Are. - Anonymous
Chilling Tales For Dark Nights, these people or let's say these team is trying to return the fear, the theater... Which so far is great to hear, acting in reading a story and everything one place, just awesome, - Deyth Banger
Digressions, incontestably, are the sunshine, the life, the soul of reading! Take them out and one cold eternal winter would reign in every page. Restore them to the writer - he steps forth like a bridegroom, bids them all-hail, brings in variety and forbids the appetite to fail. - Laurence Sterne
But what am I to do? I must have some drug, and reading isn't a strong enough drug now. By writing it all down (all? - no: one thought in a hundred) I believe I get a little outside it. That's how I'd defend it to H. But ten to one she'd see a hole in the defence. - C.S. Lewis
The journey of life can be travel through experience and reading. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Reading aloud with children is known to be the single most important activity for building the knowledge and skills they will eventually require for learning to read. - Marilyn Jager Adams
I am a passionate reader.New interested books keep adding on my reading list. My wildest dream is to complete reading all the books. - Lailah Gifty Akita
If I read enough about one country I sometimes found that the intensity of the reading removed by desire to travel there. - Paul Theroux
thighs made of hymns, I read 'em like I'm reading runes. Now tell me where my future lies...your neck, can I Savion on it? - Brandi L. Bates
From the moment I picked up your book until I put it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend reading it. - Groucho Marx
One of the chief values reading history, this is the author, is its capacity to "provoke renegade thoughts". - Andrew Roberts
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. - Thomas Merton
I am completely unflustered by whichever medium people choose to read my words. I'm just delighted they're reading them at all! - Sara Sheridan
Reading was a joy, a desperately needed escape -- I didn't read to learn, I was reading to read. - Christian Bauman
But there was so much todo: cigarettes to smoke, sex to have, swings to swing on. I'll have more time for reading when I'm old and boring. - John Green
After reading some of my stories, I once had a friend say to me, "I'd love to spend five minutes in your head to see what's going on in there." I warned them, "If you spent five seconds in my mind you'd probably run out screaming and never speak to me again. - Mark W. Boyer
I feed my mind by reading everyday as I feed myself by eating every day. - Debasish Mridha
There is an art of reading, as well as an art of thinking, and an art of writing. - Isaac Disraeli
A Plan B life can be just as good or better than a Plan A life. You just have to let go of that first dream and realize that God has already written the first chapter of the new life that awaits you. All you have to do is start reading! - Shannon L. Alder
If you have feelings about reading, you feel the rhythm of prose or of a poem like music. It awakens something in your soul and then of course you study, read, you grow up and you begin to understand the message and that is the first step towards understanding life. - María Kodama
The importance of reading, for me, is that it allows you to dream.Reading not only educates, but is relaxing and allows you to feed your imagination - creating beautiful pictures from carefully chosen words. - Eric Ripert
It is impossible to mentally or socially enslave a Bible reading People.
I love reading I know it’s very important and I respect anyone that is patient enough to do it. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Reading gives one something to think about other than one's self. - Tom Bissell
No one was born a reader; we learn to build the habit of reading. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Reading is a time machine that allows you to acquire wisdom from the past and to analyze and imagine another person’s vision of the future. - Joshua Rogers
We are in the middle of the biggest revolution in reading and writing since the advent of the Gutenberg press. - Sara Sheridan
Reading this book is like waiting for the first shoe to drop. - Ralph Novak
When you read without an open mind, you're already filtering ideas and intended message. Selective reading contributes to wilful ignorance. - Unarine Ramaru
We need to stop trying to get attention by seeing who can scream and cry the loudest. Write something worth reading and your voice will be heard. - Teresa Mummert
If you are interested in stories with happy endings you would be better off reading some other book.
There are countless reasons for reading, but when you’re young and uncertain of your identity, of who you may be, one of the most compelling is the quest to discover yourself reflected in the pages of a book. - Michael Cart
Writing in English is the most ingenious torture ever devised for sins committed in previous lives. The English reading public explains the reason why. - James Joyce
Reading is an intimate act, perhaps more intimate than any other human act. I say that because of the prolonged (or intense) exposure of one mind to another. - Harold Brodkey
We believed in the existence in this country of a vast reading public for intelligent books at a low price and staked everything on it. - Allen Lane
By reading quotes i realized that some of them containing simple words, but this simple words could change our lives.how if we read the holy Quran That has the best words , it will change our lives and Our death .Thank God that I was born Muslim - Abood Dweik
When a goat likes a book, the whole book is gone,and the meaning has to go find an author again.- The Trouble With Reading - William Stafford
A few hours spent reading a book is better than a lifetime of ignorance. - Matshona Dhliwayo
In reading we must become creators. - Madeleine L'Engle
Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man. - Francis Bacon
I'm a reading addict. I can't live without it, like someone who is addicted to drugs. - Hugo Chávez
Luckily, my job demands constant reading, otherwise I'd have to figure out some other excuse. - Maureen Corrigan
Happy is he who has laid up in his youth, and held fast in all fortune, a genuine and passionate love of reading.
We only pass this way once..unless our significant other is reading the map.. - k.j. force
You have to remember that it is impossible to commit a crime while reading a book. - John Waters
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. - Ezra Pound
Half the point in reading novels and seeing plays and films is to exercise the faculty of sympathy with our own kind, so often obliterated in the multifarious controls and compulsions of actual social existence. - Germaine Greer
...he spent whole days and nights over his books; and thus with little sleeping and much reading his brains dried up to such a degree that he lost the use of his reason. - Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Reading books is like your own emotional and wishful life that you could see yourself living. - Sarah Johnson
Reading is a beautiful prayer for knowledge. - Debasish Mridha
Being a Christian, for some other people, is not cool-praying, reading bible, lifting your hands while singing Christian songs, listening to a boring sermon? But would it still be cool if you're already in hell? Think about that. - Aby Santos
You can’t build rich lives simply by reading sermons or following abstract rules. Example is the best teacher. Moral improvement occurs most reliably when the heart is warmed, - David Brooks
Reading the timeless stories strengthen my spirit in times of suffering. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Till a man can judge whether they be truths or not, his understanding is but little improved, and thus men of much reading, though greatly learned, but may be little knowing. - John Locke
Reading is not optional. - Walter Dean Myers
Reading is accumulating knowledge. But not only that. Reading offers us every day what religion promises us for a posthumous and improbable future: the possibility of living beyond what our lifetime allows us to. - Camilo Gomes Jr.
People should be courage to read books, it should be made in such way how I changed my opinion how James Patterson did it. It should be done a way in which people should se the advantages of reading a book. - Deyth Banger
When the Day of Judgment dawns and people, great and small, come marching in to receive their heavenly rewards, the Almighty will gaze upon the mere bookworms and say to Peter, Look, these need no reward. We have nothing to give them. They have loved reading. - Virginia Woolf
Don't be afraid to write and share your story with the reading world! Find your courage! It is a fact that some will love it and some will hate it, but there will always be at least one reader who needed it and that's all that matters! - S.L. Morgan
Taking the reading and book one of the two hours of my time, but he advised me years! - Ahmed A. Ateya
Devote yourself to reading of the Holy Scriptures. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Fiction though it is a fiction, should be written in a way that it feels like a reality, a reality every reader willingly or sometimes unwillingly goes through, until the reader finishes reading and sometimes even after that. - Arti Honrao
Man reading should be man intensely alive. The book should be a ball of light in one's hand. - Ezra Pound
Everybody loves to hate a sinner; reading stories about them makes people feel better about themselves. - TyCobbsTeeth
Only half of writing is saying what you mean. The other half is preventing people from reading what they expected you to mean. - James Richardson
Being in your head is when you analyze, control and overthink. Run on thoughts, worry, talking but not listening, taking all the workshops and reading all the books, but not experiencing it's message. - Eileen Anglin
I took a speed reading course and read 'War and Peace' in twenty minutes. It involves Russia. - Woody Allen
Sometimes when reading Goethe I have a paralyzing suspicion that he is trying to be funny.
Learn as much by writing as by reading. - Lord Acton
Reading is that fruitful miracle of a communication in the midst of solitude. - Marcel Proust
Literature was the passport to enter a larger life; that is, the zone of freedom. Literature was freedom. Especially in a time in which the values of reading and inwardness are so strenuously challenged, literature is freedom. - Susan Sontag
If you are reading this, you will get what you want. Believe in yourself and that's inspiration. - Chandan Sharma
Reading is a discount ticket to everywhere. - Elizabeth Hardwick
...is impossible to specify what [consciousness] is, what it does, or why it evolved. Nothing worth reading has been written on it. - Stuart Sutherland
Poetry is not the most important thing in life... I'd much rather lie in a hot bath reading Agatha Christie and sucking sweets. - Dylan Thomas
Like a forgotten old photograph, this dream will stay pressed, between the pages of a book you don’t feel like reading anymore. - Khadija Rupa
Collect books, even if you don't plan on reading them right away. Nothing is more important than an unread library. - John Waters
Reading a fantasy book is a commitment...a commitment to adventure...a commitment to bravery. You make that commitment and you reap the benefits...of epicness. - polandbananasBOOKS
For me, reading is so much more. Books teach you how other people think, and what they're feeling, and how they change from ordinary beings to extraordinary ones. Often they are so appealing and intelligent, you'd rather spend time reading about them than doing anything else. - Jennifer Kaufman
It is both relaxing and invigorating to occasionally set aside the worries of life, seek the company of a friendly book...from the reading of 'good books' there comes a richness of life that can be obtained in no other way. - Gordon B. Hinckley
It is more important to understand the book you are reading than to finish the book you are reading. - Clifford Cohen
Reading is a tool no one can take away. A million bad things may happen in life and it'll still be with you, like a flashlight that never needs a battary. Reading can offer a crack of light on the blackest of nights. - Blue Balliett
Reading centers on finding yourself in a book. - Anita Silvey
That is the beauty of reading a meaningful quote. Just as it is with the spirit of our hearts, sometimes we must feed the doves in order to hear them sing. - Jason Versey
Never stop dreaming or reading. - A.B. Shepherd
Addiction to reading... There are worse things in the world to be Addicted to. I admire your hobby choice it's mine as well. - Christy A. Mair
All these uses a valid; all these reading of the book are "correct". For all these readers have placed themselves inside this story, not as spectators, but as participants, and so have looked at the world of Ender's Game, not with my eyes only, but also with their own. - Orson Scott Card
Guess I’ve been reading too much fantasy. - Aprilynne Pike
Without reading many different books, you can never leave the port of ignorance and can never obtain the peaceful mind of knowing the truth! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I don't think there is such a thing as a bad book for children . . . do not discourage children from reading because you feel they are reading the wrong thing. Fiction you do not like is the gateway drug to other books you may prefer. - Neil Gaiman
If you would not be forgotten, as soon as you are rotten, either write things worth reading or do things worth the writing. - Benjamin Franklin
Reading leads to good conduct - Lailah Gifty Akita
Don't ask me who's influenced me. A lion is made up of all the lambs he's digested, and I've been reading all my life. - Giorgos Seferis
Reading is an activity of civilized beings. - Toba Beta
Nice passion is reading - Leo Tolstoy
I am ashamed to say this, but as a child, neither my parents not my teachers pushed me to read. In fact, I did not read an entire book through until I was a grown man and had learned the awesome power of reading on my own. - Daniel Whyte III
Reading is a pleasurable paradise. - Lailah Gifty Akita
We bring to everything we read the expectations we have built up by a lifetime of reading. - Richard Marius
Owning a book is a third of the goal. The others are actually reading it and applying it. - Israel Wayne
The best moments in reading are when you come across your own suppressed emptiness. You stand face to face with a character in your book, a person you never met, someone even who is long dead…And you finally realize that the book is not what you’ve been reading. - Hillary Wen
Reading Is Very Powerful.... It Gives You The Illusion To See The Past, Present, Future And Even Seeing The Invisible.... So READ.... - Muhammad Imran Hasan
If You have a good reading habit, then you become a good thinker - Muhammad Hassam
If you are reading this... I'm dead so far probably or still alive who knows?It's bad day in bad time, I can tell this for sure! - Deyth Banger
Reading and writing is an escape for me. Where I can imagine and become who I want to be when I want to be. Where I want to be, it's just a matter of having the imagination to do so! - Zachary Frerichs
It may be escapist, but if I have a choice between watching the news or reading a book which gets me to see the world through different eyes, I will always choose the latter! - Christina Westover
How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a book. - Henry David Thoreau
I have given up reading books; I find it takes my mind off myself. - Oscar Levant
Reading books is like wearing winter clothes; it covers and warms up the body of your naked soul. - Munia Khan
The ultimate aim of reading or writing poetry is to enrich one's life experience. - Marty Rubin
The first step in blogging is not writing them but reading them. - Jeff Jarvis
The purpose of reading is not to pass some final judgement on the text, but to engage with what it has to offer to me now. - Tim Parks
I think reading is a gift. It was a gift that was given to me as a child by many people, and now as an adult and a writer, I'm trying to give a little of it back to others. It's one of the greatest pleasures I know. - Ann M. Martin
No matter how busy you may think you are, you must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance. - Atwood H. Townsend
No one wants to read poetry. You have to make it impossible for them to put the poem down--impossible for them to stop reading it, word after word. You have to keep them from closing the book. - Muriel Rukeyser
It wasn't until I started reading and found books they wouldn't let us read in school that I discovered you could be insane and happy and have a good life without being like everybody else. - John Waters
The bible is an instruction book you don't want to skip reading. - Amanda Penland
On Twitter, people who had read my book followed me and I could see what else they were reading, why they'd liked what I'd written and by the by, more about them than I'd ever elicit from two minutes in a tent at a book festival, stuck behind a signing desk. - Sara Sheridan
Science and technology are the engines of prosperity. Of course, one is free to ignore science and technology, but only at your peril. The world does not stand still because you are reading a religious text. If you do not master the latest in science and technology, then your competitors will. - Michio Kaku
When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading. - Henny Youngman
Reading is the multiplier of success. Reading instantly gives you access to a treasure trove of wisdom and experience laid out by those who have gone before you, especially those who have already walked the road you’re walking on right now. - Kevin J. Donaldson
The passion for self improvement is the love for reading, learning and writing. - Lailah Gifty Akita
It is important that you never place limitations on learning, personal growth, traveling, reading and making a positive difference in your life and others. - Tasha Hoggatt
I "love" reading.It makes me feel like I am swallowing up Christ, Homer, Confucius, Newton, Franklin, Socrates, Caesar, and the whole world into one gigantic invincible Sir Moffat. Mine is creative reading. I read building empires in mind. I pray I won't read and read and forget to marry. - Moffat Machingura
I insist on a lot of time being spent, almost every day, to just sit and think. That is very uncommon in American business. I read and think. So I do more reading and thinking, and make less impulse decisions than most people in business. I do it because I like this kind of life. - Warren Buffett
It is my opinion that a story worth reading only in childhood is not worth reading even then. - C.S. Lewis
By reading books, you lose your old self and you find your new self! To read is to travel from self to another self! - Mehmet Murat ildan
One of the amusements of idleness is reading without the fatigue of attention, and the world, therefore, swarms with writers whose wish is not to be studied but to be read.
The burning lamp is found in reading books. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The primary purpose of reading the Bible is not to know the Bible but to know God. - James Merritt
It's a sad state of affairs when we make fun of people for reading instead of making reading fun for people. - Jen Selinsky
Reading leads to knowledge and wise ways of living. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Listening to podcast, reading a book, listening to an aduibook and watching films isn't waste of time. It's how somebody becomes wise! - Deyth Banger
The books that help you most are those which make you think that most. The hardest way of learning is that of easy reading; but a great book that comes from a great thinker is a ship of thought, deep freighted with truth and beauty. - Theodore Parker
(The World isn't anymore how you see it), think on this thought little...The world is changed just from reading this, isn't it? - Deyth Banger
Reading maketh a full man; and writing an axact man. And, therefore, if a man write little, he need have a present wit; and if he read little, he need have much cunning to seem to know which he doth not. - Francis Bacon
Right now, she wanted nothing more than to shut the rest of the world out, and have nothing to worry about, except the next page of whatever she was reading. - Genevieve Cogman
Remember, when you don’t know what to do, it never hurts to play Scrabble. It’s like reading the I Ching or tea leaves. - Kelly Link
Reading had become his insatiable vice. - Gabriel García Márquez
The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in reading a good novel, must be incredibly stupid - Jane Austen
this is the best year ever because i am reading the chronicles of vladimir tod - Heather Brewer
Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint. - Mark Twain
If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead and rotten, either write something worth reading or do things worth the writing. - Benjamin Franklin
Reading is a lot like fine dining... Some readers prefer just the meat and potatoes; I enjoy a seven-course meal. - Carmen DeSousa
Some books are so familiar, reading them is like being home again. - Louisa May Alcott
For any writer who wants to keep a journal, be alive to everything, not just to what you're feeling, but also to your pets, to flowers, to what you're reading. - May Sarton
A classroom atmosphere that promotes reading does not come from the furniture and its placement as much as it comes from the teacher's expectation that students will read. - Donalyn Miller
All writers begin as readers, and the ones worth reading continue life as more prolific readers than writers. - Thomas Swick
An hour spent reading is one stolen from paradise. - Thomas Wharton
There is creative reading as well as creative writing. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life's adventures make great reading! - Denise Robbins
You can learn more by going to the opera than you ever can by reading Emerson. Like that there are two sexes. - David Markson
Writing barely differs from Talking and Reading. It appoints your hand while they engage your mouth and eyes respectively. The trio need the mind to combine sensible words from a meaningful arrangement of the ‘simple’ A B C to Z. - Olaotan Fawehinmi
Reading... a vacation for the mind.... - Dave Barry
My idea of a great night is just stayin’ home, reading or playing video games. I’m about as boring as they come, Sorena. I ain’t ever been into stress or drama or excitement. Shit, I’d kill for a nap most days. - Alisha Ashton
I fell asleep reading a dull book and dreamed I kept on reading, so I awoke from sheer boredom. - Heinrich Heine
If your holy book makes you hate, you're reading the wrong shit, mate. - Fakeer Ishavardas
We need the slower and more lasting stimulus of solitary reading as a relief from the pressure on eye, ear and nerves of the torrent of information and entertainment pouring from ever-open electronic jaws. It could end by stupefying us. - Storm Jameson
We are the Bibles the world is reading; We are the creeds the world is needing; We are the sermons the world is heeding. - Billy Graham
You should always have 2 books...the one you're reading and the one you're writing. - Sterling W. Sill
What we call education and culture is for the most part nothing but the substitution of reading for experience, of literature for life, of the obsolete fictitious for the contemporary real. - George Bernard Shaw
Good literature is one key to peace. When we stop reading each other, when we stop paying attention to each other's words and stories, we too easily oppose one another. - Dave DiGrazie
I always find that after reading books written by Jane Austen that I speak much more properly, at least for a while. - Becky Watson
I also able to graciously survive the PhD from the grace, which comes from prayer, bible reading, extensive story reading, fasting, fellowship, listen to music, daily dance and sacred writing. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Reading promotes confident. - Lailah Gifty Akita
My alma mater was books, a good library.... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity. - Malcolm X
I can feel infinitely alive curled up on the sofa reading a book. - Benedict Cumberbatch
Tact is, after all, a kind of mind reading. - Sarah Orne Jewett
a town with more drinking joints than reading joints has a problem reading can solve - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Reading is poor man's way of travelling not just around the world but into the minds of people. - Anonymous
Reading a great work of literature can truly be likened to having a conversation with a great mind. - Jennie Chancey
The beauty of the cross and our crucified Lord cannot be easily fathomed by human mind or by barely reading scriptures in bits, but by careful reading of entire scripture in the spirit which will in turn engulf one with wisdom n love. - Henrietta Newton Martin -Senior Legal Consultant & Author in law. (B.Com,LLB-goldmedalist, LLM-GoldM
Education...has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading. - George Macaulay Trevelyan
The most profound personal growth does not happen while reading a book or meditating. It happens in the throes of conflict, when you are angry, afraid, frustrated. It happens when you are doing the same old thing and you suddenly realize that you have a choice. - Vironika Tugaleva
Reading words puts them in your mind. You never forget. Even when you don't get a chance to dwell on the music, you can hear it in your head. - Carolyn Davidson
Reading made Don Quixote a gentleman. Believing what he read made him mad. - George Bernard Shaw
Write it down, boy. If you come across a passage in your reading that you’d like to remember, write it down in your little book; then you can read it again, memorize it, and have it whenever you wish. - Keith Donohue
Some books are so familiar that reading them is like being home again. - Louisa May Alcott
Be careful about reading health books. Some fine day you'll die of a misprint. - Markus Herz
Devote yourself to reading. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I just got out of the hospital. I was in a speed reading accident. I hit a book mark and flew across the room. - Steven Wright
1. Reading becomes knowledge.2. Applying knowledge becomes experience.Most people have done 1 but they forget 2. These people blow too much without effective result. - CycDemo
No one will ever write a horror novel as scary as reading about my symptoms on WebMD. - John Raptor
Bercelak’s kin kept themselves busy by sharpening weapons, reading, talking, or setting things on fire with small bursts of flame. - G.A. Aiken
Those of us who are blamed when old for reading childish books were blamed when children for reading books too old for us. - C.S. Lewis
Reading lets our mind visit new exciting worlds"~ - Vianka Van Bokkem
Some children were lucky enough to have their Potter novels banned by witch-hunting school boards and micromanaging ministers. Is there any greater job than a book you're not allowed to read, a book you could go to hell for reading? - Ann Patchett
Listen or reading success stories give You motivation, but the failure stories gives us the Lesson to Improve ourselves to do it Better. - Jan Jansen Easy Branches
It's hard to focus on loud mod to read something like the TV is playing something like Advertising and other boredom stuff and stupid and you are reading an article about topics which are difficult one. - Deyth Banger
Cry while writing it, and readers will cry while reading it. - A.D. Posey
The function of a book is to provide a reading experience. - Douglas Rushkoff
No level raised without reading, is like a body trying to live without breathing. - Ilias Oumarri
Most people can't understand why they want to read so much.Likeminded types understand that they wish they had more time to read. When studying famous intellects, a pattern emerges of phases of insatiable reading for several years followed by a personal transformation into great achievements. - Peter Rogers
I kill my loneliness by reading and (then) writing, damn. - Desi Puspitasari
taught that literacy is the path from slavery to freedom. There are many kinds of slavery and many kinds of freedom, but reading is still the path. Carl Sagan - Frederick Douglass
The delights of reading impart the vivacity of youth even to old age. - Isaac D'Israeli
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. - Lord Chesterfield
The reading of all good books is indeed like a conversation with the noblest men of past centuries who were the authors of them, nay a carefully studied conversation, in which they reveal to us none but the best of their thoughts. - Rene Descartes
Reading stimulates the imagination and a good imagination can change the world in the most splendid of ways. - Meredith Wood
I'd like to thank readers. Every time you open a book, it is a strike against ignorance. Unless you're reading Sarah Palin. - Libba Bray
[W]hat I like best is staying home and reading. Being rich is not about how many homes you own. It’s the freedom to pick up any book you want without looking at the price and wondering whether you can afford it. - John Waters
Y'know, when I first started listening to punk rock music, I used to get my fucking ass kicked for it! I was known as a fucking freak! But now I'm amongst many many many freaks here with me tonight! - Billie Joe Armstrong,Stay The Night, Reading Festival 2013 - Green Day
I've never listened to music lying down. Listening's reading if you close your eyes.Music's a wood you walk through. - David Mitchell
You know how it is when you're reading a book and falling asleep, you're reading, reading... and all of a sudden you notice your eyes are closed? I'm like that all the time. - Steven Wright
Reading messed with my brain in an unaccountable way. It made me happy; or something. - Salvatore Scibona
Knowledge comes from reading but wisdom comes from experience of living. - Debasish Mridha
I would rather be a poor man in a garret with plenty of books than a king who did not love reading. - Thomas Babington Macaulay
Go to hell, I'm reading! - Archie Goodwin
I always read. You know how sharks have to keep swimming or they die? I’m like that. If I stop reading, I die. - Patrick Rothfuss
Reading renews the mind. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Greatest companion is found in reading great books. - Lailah Gifty Akita
We must unceasingly ask for [perseverance] by making use of the means which God has taught us for obtaining it: prayer, fasting, almsgiving, frequenting the sacraments, association with good companions, and hearing and reading Holy Scripture. - Francis de Sales
Ignorance must be prosecuted when arrested. The only way for its arrest is by information and the only way for prosecution is through reading and learning of new things. - Israelmore Ayivor
This is what reading is like to me. It's finding a spring in the midst of a barren land. Just when I think I might up and die of thirst, I stumble onto this fresh, cold water, and I'm suddenly given this new life because I can-and do-drink to my heart's content. - Beverly Lewis
I can't think of too many things as exciting as reading a book for the first time! - Jen Selinsky
Devote yourself to reading of Scriptures. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Reading is important.Books are important.Librarians are important. (Also, libraries are not child-care facilities, but sometimes feral children raise themselves among the stacks.) - Neil Gaiman
will you be the one reading the book or writing the book - Abe
When I’m depressed, I read Caeiro he’s my fresh air. I become very calm, content, faithful yes, I find faith in God, and in the soul’s transcendent living smallness, after reading the poems by that ungodly anti-humanist who goes unsurpassed on earth. - Álvaro de Campos
Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting. - Edmund Burke
Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading. - G. M. Trevelyan
I'm sure we would not have had men on the Moon if it had not been for Wells and Verne and the people who write about this and made people think about it. I'm rather proud of the fact that I know several astronauts who became astronauts through reading my books. - Arthur C. Clarke
His reading suggested a man swimming in the sea among the wreckage of his ship, and trying to save his life by greedily clutching first at one spar and then at another. - Anton Chekhov
I have often reflected upon the new vistas that reading has opened to me. I knew right there in prison that reading had changed forever the course of my life. As I see it today, the ability to read awoke inside me some long dormant craving to be mentally alive. - Malcolm X
The reading of great books awaken and brightens the light of my soul. - Lailah Gifty Akita
To lead by example is to offer your life as a living diarry for others to read. Never make your life pages blank; make some marks there. Many people are reading you. - Israelmore Ayivor
For students of every ability and background, it is the simply miraculous act of reading a good book that turns them into readers. The job of adults who care about reading is to move heaven and earth to put that book into a child's hands. - Nancy Atwell
Book collecting is a full-time occupation, and one wouldn't get far if one took time off for frivolities like reading. - A.N.L. Munby
You will learn most things by looking, but reading gives understanding. Reading will make you free. - Paul Rand
Reading brings us unknown friends - Honoré de Balzac
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 be always part of unanimity. - Christopher Morley
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. - Don Marquis
Reading is the noblest of all the hobbies, that is why people mention it so frequently in their resume even if they don't read much. - Amit Kalantri
Reading is one of the most common habit among the most successful people. - Aakash Singal
The whole world's writing novels, but nobody's reading them. We need readers. More readers. Fewer writers. - Robert Galbraith
You will find most books worth reading are worth reading twice. - John Lothrop Motley
Reading a good book helps us to feel un-alone. - John Green
You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them. - Ray Bradbury
The attraction of reading is that it allows you to live, for a few hours, as someone else—grants you access to their head, their thoughts, their secrets. - Alessandra Torre
I also did some jail time a few years ago. Spent a whole summer in jail reading books. I pumped a ton of new knowledge and new thinking into myself. - Tommy Lee
A clever schoolboy's reaction to his reading is most naturally expressed by parody or imitation. - C.S. Lewis
I learned to dream through reading, learned to create dreams through writing, and learned to develop dreamers through teaching. I shall always be a dreamer. - Sharon M. Draper
Reading is learning: Secure Future and earnings - Syed Sohail Ahmed
There are two motives for reading a book; one, that you enjoy it; the other, that you can boast about it. - Bertrand Russell
Reading brings power to the mind and power brings freedom to the mind. Though you ought to read, read what is noble and worthy of not just your time, but your lifetime! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
How you feel after reading something indicates not what you’ve read but where you are at. - A.D. Posey
She sewed as she read. For the Vicar considered that sewing was an occupation and that reading was not. He was silent as long as his daughter sewed and when she read he talked. - May Sinclair
I would like to spare the time and effort of hack reviewers and, generally, persons who move their lips when reading. - Vladimir Nabokov
The more books you read, the less topics you have in common with most of the people, that´s the price you pay for reading. - Martina Tutková
Don’t underestimate the importance of reading and understanding God’s Word. - Jim George
Desultory reading is delightful, but to be beneficial, our reading must be carefully directed. - Seneca
Today I am leading because yesterday I was reading. - Amit Kalantri
Reading is entering into the consciousness of another human being. - Gary Shteyngart
Keep reading. It's one of the most marvelous adventures that anyone can have. - Lloyd Alexander
Just go on reading, as well as you can, and be sure that when the children get the thrill of the story, for which you wait, they will be asking more questions, and pertinent ones, than you are able to answer. - Arthur Quiller-Couch
Reading might be the root of ideas and inventions, even in the case of leisure reading. - Eraldo Banovac
For my whole life, my favorite activity was reading. It's not the most social pastime. - Audrey Hepburn
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. - Lawrence Clark Powell
No fiction is worth reading except for entertainment. If it entertains and is clean, it is good literature, or its kind. If it forms the habit of reading, in people who might not read otherwise, it is the best literature. - Edgar Rice Burroughs
Remind me to write an article on the compulsive reading of news. The theme will be that most neuroses can be traced to the unhealthy habit of wallowing in the troubles of five billion strangers.
Not much longer shall we have time for reading lessons of the past. An inexorable present calls us to the defense of a great future. - Henry Luce
Take all that you can of this book upon reason, and the balance on faith, and you will live and die a happier man. (When a skeptic expressed surprise to see him reading a Bible) - Abraham Lincoln
Reading and writing, like everything else, improve with practice. And, of course, if there are no young readers and writers, there will shortly be no older ones. Literacy will be dead, and democracy - which many believe goes hand in hand with it - will be dead as well. - Margaret Atwood
I'm accustomed to reading Georgian and Victorian letters and sometimes you simply know in your gut that a blithe sentence is covering up a deeper emotion. - Sara Sheridan
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading. - G. M. Trevelyan
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. - Joseph Addison
The greatest adventure is reading! - Lailah Gifty Akita
Solara: I didn't think you'd ever give up the book, I thought it was too important to youEli: It was, I was carrying and reading it everyday, got so caught up in protecting it, I forgot to live by what I'd learnt from itSolara: And what's that?Eli: To do more for others than you do for yourself - Book of Eli Movie
Sometimes I forget myself in a book. And when i have to stop reading it takes me a minute to remember where I am. Or who I am. - Anonymous
Learn by reading, listening, observing, imitating, and emulating. - Debasish Mridha
I have been using art as a means to the emotions of life and reading into it the ideas of life. - Clive Bell
To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worthwhile. The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter. - Aleister Crowley
I cannot find a faithful message-bearer," he wrote to his friend, the scholar Atticus. "How few are they who are able to carry a rather weighty letter without lightening it by reading. - Marcus Tullius Cicero
Rather than a situation where people are naturally finding themselves reading the same thing and then talking about it, some readers are responding to celebrity in the hope that what they read will enable them to join an international conversation. - Tim Parks
How are poets able to unzip what they see around them, calling forth a truer essence from behind a common fact? Why, reading a verse about a pear, do you see past the fruit in so transcendent a way? - Elizabeth Berg
Like good reading skills, good writing skills require immersion and imaginative engagement. - Sara Sheridan
Reading makes me feel like I've lived a thousand lives in addition to my own. - Arlaina Tibensky
No book is really worth reading at the age of ten which is not equally and often far more worth reading at the age of fifty and beyond. - C.S. Lewis
Everyone in the South has no time for reading because they are all too busy writing. - William Faulkner
With one day's reading a man may have the key in his hands. - Ezra Pound
But now we live in a time and in a culture when mystery tends to mean something more answerable, it means a crime novel, a thriller, a drama on TV, usually one where we'll find out - and where the whole point of reading it or watching it will be that we will find out - what happened. - Ali Smith
I was bored stiff while reading this. I got so bored I wanted to slit my wrists to see how my flatmate would react. - Zaki
Reading takes the reader to faraway lands, new cultures, new and exciting adventures; you meet new friends and enemies; it takes the reader from the heights of the imagination to the depths of human emotions; all without taking a single step. - Carlos Salinas
Finally, from so little sleeping and so much reading, his brain dried up and he went completely out of his mind. - Miguel de Cervantes.
The fact that at the moment the distinction is being made, a young adult, as opposed to an adult, is the one reading it. In other words, I don’t entirely believe in the distinction. A great book is a great book, and it’s impossible to say what part of a person is going to connect to it. - Kristin Cashore
A good book should leave you....slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading it. - William Styron
Reading gives us some place to go when we have to stay where we are - Mason Cooley
A book burrows into your life in a very profound way because the experience of reading is not passive. - Erica Jong
When you discover the joy of reading, your mind opens to a world of wondrous discoveries and infinite possibilities. - Julie Anne Peters
If you are going to write a book,Make sure it is going to be worth reading . - Book Editor Angelina
Reading is not simply an intellectual pursuit but an emotional and spiritual one. It lights the candle in the hurricane lamp of self; that's why it survives."[Turning the Page: The future of reading is backlit and bright, Newsweek Magazine, March 25, 2010] - Anna Quindlen
-by reading book after book (the only reliable otherworlds I've discovered so far). - Kate Atkinson
Reading the scriptures through the lenses of the Law you see God as unapproachable, through the lenses of Grace you see the outstretched arms of Jesus saying "come". - John Paul Warren
People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading. - Logan Pearsall Smith
You may not want to hear that or think of it as writing, but I’m telling you that the moving of information is a literary act in and of itself. Even when people aren’t reading it. - Kenneth Goldsmith
To start speaking my language start reading what I read... start reading what I have written. Listen to what I have listened. - Deyth Banger
Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again. - C.S. Lewis
I now remembered that Mrs. Todd had told me one day that Captain Littlepage had overset his mind with too much reading. - Sarah Orne Jewett
That I can read and be happy while I am reading, is a great blessing. - Anthony Trollope
You will always find me writing and reading as long as I have the breath of life within me. - K.D. Green
I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of anything than of a book! When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library. - Jane Austen
We feel the same emotions for our ideas as we do for the real world, which is why we can cry while reading a book, or fall in love with movie stars. - Roger Ebert
The love to know is the passion for reading. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I think I'm going through a bit of ADD. I'm reading 3 books simultaneously and it's something that I don't recommend. It's like watching TV with two others who keep changing the channels... - S.J. Romero
I recommend getting yourself out from under any ministry that PREACHES LAW or a MIXTURE OF LAW AND GRACE, and instead listening to or reading anything you can find to reinforce the GRACE MESSAGE. - Paul Silway
I was always taught that book-keeping was more relevant than book reading. The only thing worth reading was meant to be a balance sheet. - Ashwin Sanghi
To explain God after merely reading the scriptures is like explaining the city of New York after seeing it only in a map. - Abhijit Naskar
Everything worth knowing about the 1980s I learned from obsessively reading Bloom County collections when I was nine and Derek Jarman's diaries when I was twenty. - Ruadhán J. McElroy
You are about to begin reading 's new novel, If on a Winter's Night a Traveller. Relax. Concentrate. Dispel every other thought. …Tell the others right away, "No, I don't want to watch TV!… I'm reading! I don't want to be disturbed! - Italo Calvino
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage. - Arthur Schopenhauer
Where do I find the time for not reading so many books? - Karl Kraus
Reading is important. If you know how to read then the whole world opens up to you - Barack Obama
Let's be reasonable and add an eighth day to the week that is devoted exclusively to reading. - Lena Dunham
Reading a good book keeps me awake all night. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Just imagine what you are losing just because you are not reading! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Should books not have been there, hearsay would have been the best reading material! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Parents often ask - how do I get my child interested in books and reading? One tried and true way that my late husband and I used was paying them to read. For each book that my sons read, we paid them $1. They soon developed a love for reading and forgot all about the money. Amazing but true! - Soraya Diase Coffelt
What makes a good book? Simply put, a good book is one that you enjoy reading. - Carmela Dutra
She was discovering once again that reading and writing were not the same-you couldn't just soak it up then squeeze it out again. - David Nicholls
Reading a great novel gives the same feeling you have when you fall in love. - Luigina Sgarro
My passionate leisure pursuit are reading, wondering and writing. - Lailah Gifty Akita
My hobbies are reading, writing, listening to music and dancing. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Reading literary fiction stimulates cognition beyond the brain functions related to reading, say, magazine articles, interviews, or most online nonfiction reporting. - Susan Reynolds
The answer of understanding more books... is reading more. That's the answer or read more creepypasta or listen to creepypasta. - Deyth Banger
Ultimately what I like about reading together is that we all make it happen together. Of course even amid shared experience we’re still alone… each reading of each book is unique. But what a comfort it is to share readings and experiences. How lucky we are when we get to be alone together. - John Green
Just as pilots gain practice with flight simulators, people might acquire social experience by reading fiction. - Raymond A. Mar
You will learn more about writing from one hour of reading than you will in six hours of writing. - John McAleer
When asked, 'What is more important: praying or reading the Bible?' I ask, 'What is more important: breathing in or breathing out? - Russ Scalzo
He that loves reading has everything within his reach. - William Godwin
The best cure for Christianity is reading the Bible. - Mark Twain
Renew your mind more often by reading variety of books - Lailah Gifty Akita
In the end, what makes a book valuable is not the paper it’s printed on, but the thousands of hours of work by dozens of people who are dedicated to creating the best possible reading experience for you. - John Green
The journey is the mystery…the destination the answer. If you don’t have a happy ending yet, you have not finished reading the right book. - Shannon L. Alder
Reading is a source of liberation. Children who are taught to read early on, are commonly taught to communicate in other significant verbal and nonverbal ways. - Asa Don Brown
Grinning is something you do when you are entertained in some way, such as reading a good book or watching someone you don't care for spill orange soda all over themselves. - Lemony Snicket
Without a mission and a sense of whom you write for, you aren't worth reading. - Steve Lopez
We read to under­stand our intu­ition of the world, to dis­cover that some­one a thou­sand miles and years away has put into words our most inti­mate desires and our most secret fears. Reading is a col­lab­o­ra­tive act. - Alberto Manguel
Reading is a wonderful wonder. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The pleasures of writing correspond exactly to the pleasures of reading - Vladimir Nabokov
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. - Angela Carter
Reading is at the threshold of the spiritual life; it can introduce us to it. It does not constitute it ... There are certain cases of spiritual depression in which reading can become a sort of curative discipline ... reintroducing a lazy mind into the life of the Spirit. - Marcel Proust
Never be entirely idle; but either be reading, or writing, or praying or meditating or endeavoring something for the public good. - Thomas a Kempis
The pleasure of all reading is doubled when one lives with another who shares the same books. - Katherine Mansfield
If erotic writing is the objectification of sex, then reading is its subjectification. - Mark John Isola
When reading dies, the imagination soon follows. - Ronnie Ray Jenkins
Reading a book makes a conversation with the author (Robin Sharma on The Cure For Fear - Robin Sharma) - Deyth Banger
Reading books is a way for you to communicate with and learn from the best thinkers that are writing today and that have ever lived. - Joshua Rogers
Reading sparks writing. - A.D. Posey
All the successful personalities had one common element, they all liked reading books. - Amit Kalantri
I learned to write by reading the kind of books I wished I'd written. - Barbara Kingsolver
Books can kill you, while you are reading. - Deyth Banger
Reading is sometimes an ingenious device for avoiding thought. - Austin Phelps
I have met many sacred souls in reading. - Lailah Gifty Akita
A psychic reading is not just about career opportunities, good fortune or meeting tall, dark strangers. It is a sacred portal to manifesting your true destiny. - Anthon St. Maarten
You're never alone when you're reading a book. - Susan Wiggs
When asked what's more important, praying or reading the Bible? I ask, what's more important breathing in or breathing out? - Russ Scalzo
It is in doing things and not reading about them that results come about. - Stephen Richards
When I was a child, I read books. My reading was not indiscriminate. I preferred books that were old and thick and hard. I made vocabulary lists. - Marilynne Robinson
Renew your mind daily by reading the Holy Scriptures. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I don't think reading is a pleasure I'll ever be able to abandon. - Jen Turano
Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are. - Mason Cooley
It is a good rule after reading a new book, never to allow yourself another new one till you have read an old one in between. - C.S. Lewis
There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them. - Joseph Brodsky
Write about fear. Write about pain. Write about heartache and resentment. Nothing worth reading comes from writing what can be said out loud. - Alexandra Cruz
One must be an inventor to read well. There is then creative reading as well as creative writing. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Reading doesn't put you to sleep... it makes you dream... - Nanette L. Avery
Reading and writing are not education if they do not help people to be kind to all creatures - John Ruskin
Nobody ever committed suicide while reading a good book, but many have while trying to write one. - Robert Byrne
Reading is the royal road to intellectual eminence...Truly good books are more than mines to those who can understand them. They are the breathings of the great souls of past times. Genius is not embalmed in them, but lives in them perpetually. - William Ellery Channing
The evils arising from the loss of her uncle were neither trifling nor likely to lessen; and when thought had been freely indulged, in contrasting the past and the present, the employment of mind and dissipation of unpleasant ideas which only reading could produce made her thankfully turn to a book. - Jane Austen
Reading takes you places; it is all up to your imagination. The world (or in this case book) is your canvas, go paint it. - BOB
There's no such thing as a kid who hates reading. There are kids who love reading, and kids who are reading the wrong books. - James Patterson
Reading is the fountain of all knowledge. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Hurried reading can never be good reading - Georg Joachim Goschen
It began to falter not when the book publishers who loved books gave way to those who preferred profits to reading. It happened when publishers and editors cut back on their drinking. If there is one national flower in book publishing, it is the martini. - Al Silverman
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. - Albert Einstein
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all. - Oscar Wilde
The road of life’s twists and turns give wisdom; reading books and schooling give you knowledge. - Debasish Mridha
The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones. - Joseph Joubert
I have finally figured out the meaning of life: there's no such thing. And that's a beautiful thing, because that means that WE get to choose it ourselves. Life has no meaning besides the meaning you give it. You are indeed the author of your destiny. So why not write a book worth reading? - Dean Bokhari
Don't be so impatient in finding love; take your time & allow the Lord to write that special love story for you. Otherwise you'll be busy reading the back of the book. - Surgeo Bell
Drink nothing without seeing it; sign nothing without reading it. - Spanish Proverb
The better the school library, the higher the reading scores. - Stephen D. Krashen
Loosers want it but only through the easy way. If action taking were like reading a story book, loosers would only love to open the picture pages - Israelmore Ayivor
I love reading. - Lailah Gifty Akita
A doctorate study is the passion for extensive research, reading, thinking and writing. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I love when I finish reading a chapter that I wrote and my cheeks hurt from smiling and all I can utter is, 'Wow.' - Richelle E. Goodrich
Reading well is one of the great pleasures that solitude can afford you. - Harold Bloom
Reading doesn't mean accepting everything you read, it means reasoning everything you read. - Amit Kalantri
5 ways to cleanse your mind right away:•Switch off the junk box(Yes I mean Television).•Stop reading the leftover (Yes I mean Newspaper).•Stop cursing & blaming.•Walk in nature with a pet.•Come home (AND *MEDITATE*).~ UNIVERSE LOVES YOU & SO DO I ‪#‎StardustAK‬ - Abhishek Kumar
Even though everything today is available at a click of a mouse still, the smell of a book and its feel makes the experience of reading very special and personal. It is more tangible and I urge all youngsters to read a lot as it will also broaden their horizons. - Shallu Jindal
All time spent reading is time well-spent. - W.H. Auden
The truth is that every true admirer of the novels cherishes the happy thought that he alone - reading between the lines - has become the secret friend of their author. - Katherine Mansfield
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