Quotation Explorer - 'Reads'

Perhaps this is why one reads fiction to begin with - to live a more interesting reality than one's daily life. - Steven Rigolosi
A poet that reads his verse in public may have other nasty habits.
He who only reads newspapers makes his mind a junkyard. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
First step is to read and write but the major Education start when we are able to translate and tranform on everything we reads, get contact and spoken of. - Olawale Robyns
A real book is not one that we read, but one that reads us. - W.H. Auden
If you would tell me the heart of a man, tell me not what he reads, but what he rereads. - François Mauriac
I love people that read. I think it screams humility. When someone reads, they are essentially admitting they want more, that the world is not enough for them. They want more knowledge, more experience. Whatever this life is, they want more of it. - Nicholas Browne
If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
No one reads; if someone does read, he doesn't understand; if he understands, he immediately forgets. - Stanisław Lem
Mom is a compulsive reader. She reads for pleasure, she reads to edify herself, but more often than not, she reads because she can't help it. I understand. The minute I find myself sitting still, I start rummaging around for printed material.p 97 - Michael Perry
The books that everybody admires are those that nobody reads. - Anatole France
A wise reader reads the book of genius not with his heart, not so much with his brain, but with his spine. It is there that occurs the telltale tingle... - Vladimir Nabokov
It doesn't matter if anyone reads it, buys it, sponsors it or shares it. It matters that you show up. - Seth Godin
Despite the enormous quantity of books, how few people read! And if one reads profitably, one would realize how much stupid stuff the vulgar herd is content to swallow every day. - Voltaire
She reads a lot of books. Good things, books. - Thorne Smith
If one reads enough books one has a fighting chance. Or better, one's chances of survival increase with each book one reads. - Sherman Alexie
I'm not one of those academics that don't do shit but reads about it. The difference is, I do shit. I have a proof of concept and it works. - Ron Finley
Nobody reads a book to get to the middle. - Mickey Spillane
If any young man reads this Book aright, he becomes large-hearted. He cannot hold his soul within the narrow bound of his ribs, but his great heart looks out to see where it can scatter benefits. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
NEWSPAPER: What great paper is the Earth; what a typeface is the Day; what ink is the Night! Everyone prints, everyone reads; no one understands. - Xavier Forneret
I Respect A Man Who Reads More Books Than I Do In A Day. - Godfrey Orateng
How do you tell a communist? Well, it's someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? It's someone who understands Marx and Lenin. - Ronald Reagan
The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers. - Thomas Jefferson
Taking "Christ" out of "Christmas" just reads "Mas" which is Spanish for "More." Seems Americans just want "mas," "mas," "mas." But when is more ever enough without Christ in it? More Christ? - Kilburn Hall
People are so fucking dumb. Nobody reads anymore, nobody goes out and looks and explores the society and culture they were brought up in. People have attention spans of five seconds and as much depth as a glass of water. - David Bowie
Better to work for yourself alone. You do as you like and follow your own ideas, you admire yourself and please yourself: isn’t that the main thing? And then the public is so stupid. Besides, who reads? And what do they read? And what do they admire? - Gustave Flaubert
Taken together the Internet reads like the grandest character-driven novel humanity has ever known. Not much plot though. - Victor LaValle
If a writer writes poems and short stories and novels, but nobody ever reads them, is she really a writer? - Jennifer Weiner
Woe be to him that reads but one book. - George Herbert
Nobody reads poetry anymoreSo who the hell are youI see bent over this book? - Aleksandar Ristović
Somebody who only reads newspapers and at best books of contemporary authors looks to me like an extremely near-sighted person who scorns eyeglasses. He is completely dependent on the prejudices and fashions of his times, since he never gets to see or hear anything else. - Albert Einstein
When a woman reads a romance novel, she is putting her own pleasure first. That small act of rebellion is perceived as a threat to the status quo. It’s also why this eternally popular and profitable genre has been scorned, ridiculed and dismissed. - Maya Rodale
This sheaf of paper with gaudy cover glued to the spine is not the book. The book is not an object on the table, it is an event in the readers mind.... The book, therefore is only finished when someone reads it. - Lois McMaster Bujold
A poet who reads his verse in public may have other nasty habits. - Robert A. Heinlein
The wise man reads both books and life itself. - Lin Yutang
The common eye sees only the outside of things, and judges by that, but the seeing eye pierces through and reads the heart and the soul. - Mark Twain
It’s not the art, it’s the heart. What [God] reads during our worship is the inner attitude. Worship is spiritual; it’s organic; it’s relational. - LaMar Boschman
The headline reads, "Docs say patients make them prescribe useless antibiotics." This puts a physician in roughly the same predicament as a serial killer. The latter says, "Stop me before I kill again, while the former says, "Stop me before I prescribe again."
The world is a great book; he who never stirs from home reads only a page. - Saint Augustine
A writer is simply one who writes words, Even if just 1 person reads it your work, or a 100, or 1million or 100,000 You are a writer. - Uma Nnenna
A cynic is not merely one who reads bitter lessons from the past, he is one who is prematurely disappointed in the future. - Sidney J. Harris
How blindly the world reads a man's mien! That I wear a smile does not mean I am in my comfort zone. I am only telling my challenges that I can't be distracted from the beautiful ending of my story. - Bayode Ojo
As it is I'm a dated novelist, whom hardly anybody reads, or if they do, most of them don't understand what I am on about. Certainly I wish I had never written Voss, which is going to be everybody's albatross. - Patrick White
We don’t read the Bible, the Bible reads us. - David Paul Kikrpatrick
The reason a writer writes a book is to forget a book and the reason a reader reads one is to remember it. - Tom Wolfe
I suspect it may be like the difference between a drinker and an alcoholic; the one merely reads books, the other needs books to make it through the day."(Interview with The Booklovers blog, September 2010) - Gail Carriger
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
A writer who writes more than he reads is an amateur. - Harlan Ellison
Man is what he reads. - Joseph Brodsky
To most Christians, the Bible is like a software license. Nobody actually reads it. They just scroll to the bottom and click 'I agree'. - Bill Maher
What one wrote playfully, another reads with tension and passion; what one wrote with tension and passion, another reads playfully. - Paul Valéry
Moonlight drifts from overA hundred thousand milesTo fall upon a cemeteryIt reads a hundred epitaphsAnd then smiles at a nest ofBaby owls - Richard Brautigan
The words a person reads and hears and repeats become his own, enter his verbal storehouse. When needed they become, even if he does not know it, the clothing for the thoughts to which he gives birth. - Moshe Seidel
I want a tattoo over my heart that reads TRY HARDER YOU LAZY PARAMEDIC SHITBAG OR I WILL HAUNT YOUR BEDROOM FOREVER - Warren Ellis
If your best friends do not read books, they reads you. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
She reads books as one would breathe air,to fill up and live. - Anne Dillard
A man who reads will find himself. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Love, when spelled backwards and read phonetically, reads evil - Eminem
You need to read more science fiction. Nobody who reads science fiction comes out with this crap about the end of history - Iain Banks
Writing is a dying form. One reads of this every day. - Lemony Snicket
One reads so as not to believe everything one reads. - Aaron Haspel
A person who reads lives more than one life, but that means that they die more than once as well. - Deanna Vasquez
Baba Yaga: "... What are his powers"Mirror on the wall: "He reads - Bill Willingham
She might not have read many books. But when she reads a book, she swallows the very words. If you open the books on her shelves, you will find that the front and back covers encase white pages. - Kamand Kojouri
How do you tell a Communist? Well, it’s someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? It’s someone who understands Marx and Lenin. - Ronald Reagan
My friend says she's smart. She reads a book to fall asleep. - Nicholaa Spencer
I don’t believe one reads to escape reality. A person reads to confirm a reality he knows is there, but which he has not experienced. - Lawrence Durrell
date a girl who reads a book,that she can write her own fairytale having you as her hero in love and progress . - litymunshi
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