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The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go. (Quote by - Dr. Seuss)

Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice; journalism what will be grasped at once. (Quote by - Cyril Connolly)

The smarter the journalists are, the better off society is. [For] to a degree, people read the press to inform themselves-and the better the teacher, the better the student body. (Quote by - Warren Buffett)

Writers are the main landmarks of the past. (Quote by - Edward G. Bulwer-lytton)

Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting. (Quote by - Edmund Burke)

Critics are usually kinder to cheaper movies than to those they perceive to be big Hollywood releases. They cut you a lot more slack if you spend less money, which makes no sense. (Quote by - Ethan Coen)

Men of power have no time to read; yet the men who do not read are unfit for power. (Quote by - Michael Foot)

The possession of a book becomes a substitute for reading it. (Quote by - Anthony Burgess)

I have read in Plato and Cicero sayings that are wise and very beautiful; but I have never read in either of them: Come unto me all ye that labor and are heavy laden. (Quote by - Saint Augustine)

Whenever you read a good book, it's like the author is right there, in the room talking to you, which is why I don't like to read good books. (Quote by - Jack Handy)

Though by whim, envy, or resentment led, they damn those authors whom they never read. (Quote by - Charles Churchill)

Let blockheads read what blockheads wrote. (Quote by - Warren Buffett)

Most people read poetry listening for echoes because the echoes are familiar to them. They wade through it the way a boy wades through water, feeling with his toes for the bottom: The echoes are the bottom. (Quote by - Wallace Stevens)

Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company and reflection must finish him. (Quote by - John Locke)

How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a book! The book exists for us, perchance, that will explain our miracles and reveal new ones. The at present unutterable things we may find somewhere uttered. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

No one ever committed suicide while reading a good book, but many have tried while trying to write one. (Quote by - Robert Byrne)

Reading those turgid philosophers here in these remote stone buildings may not get you a job, but if those books have forced you to ask yourself questions about what makes life truthful, purposeful, meaningful, and redeeming, you have the Swiss Army Knife of mental tools, and it's going to come in handy all the time. (Quote by - Bill Watterson)

No matter how busy you may think you are, you must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance. (Quote by - Confucius)

Reading is thinking with someone else's head instead of one's own. (Quote by - Arthur Schopenhauer)

I am a part of everything that I have read. (Quote by - Theodore Roosevelt)

To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worth while. The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter. (Quote by - Aleister Crowley)

The greatest pleasure of reading consists in re-reading. (Quote by - Vernon Lee)

Those who do not read are no better off than those who cannot. (Quote by - Proverb)

The way a book is read which is to say, the qualities a reader brings to a book can have as much to do with its worth as anything the author puts into it. (Quote by - Norman Cousins)

Some people spend their entire lives reading but never get beyond reading the words on the page, they don't understand that the words are merely stepping stones placed across a fast-flowing river, and the reason they're there is so that we can reach the farther shore, it's the other side that matters. (Quote by - Jose Saramago)


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