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On the average, five times as many people read the headline as read the body copy. When you have written your headline, you have spent eighty cents out of your dollar. (Quote by - David Ogilvy)

While we read history we make history. (Quote by - George William Curtis)

If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

Writing in English is the most ingenious torture ever devised for sins committed in previous lives. The English reading public explains the reason why. (Quote by - James Joyce)

Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them all. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

After three days without reading, talk becomes flavorless. (Quote by - Chinese Proverbs)

You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them. (Quote by - Ray Bradbury)

It is better to read a little and ponder a lot than to read a lot and ponder a little. (Quote by - Denis Parsons Burkitt)

When something can be read without effort, great effort has gone into its writing. (Quote by - Enrique Jardiel Poncela)

For one who reads, there is no limit to the number of lives that may be lived, for fiction, biography, and history offer an inexhaustible number of lives in many parts of the world, in all periods of time. (Quote by - Louis L'Amour)

The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it. (Quote by - James Bryce)

Political freedom is a political reading of the Bible. (Quote by - Whittaker Chambers)

Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

Essential characteristic of the really great novelist: a Christ-like, all-embracing compassion. (Quote by - Arnold Bennett)

Reading is a discount ticket to everywhere. (Quote by - Mary Schmich)

Today the discredit of words is very great. Most of the time the media transmit lies. In the face of an intolerable world, words appear to change very little. State power has become congenitally deaf, which is why --but the editorialists forget it --terrorists are reduced to bombs and hijacking. (Quote by - John Berger)

If I want to be alone, some place I can write, I can read, I can pray, I can cry, I can do whatever I want - I go to the bathroom. (Quote by - Alicia Keys)

A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people. (Quote by - Will Rogers)

To read a writer is for me not merely to get an idea of what he says, but to go off with him and travel in his company. (Quote by - Andre Gide)

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. (Quote by - Christopher Morley)

Satire is often the reflection of a kind of moral nausea. (Quote by - Crand Briton)

That is the point of quotations. One can use another's words to be insulting. (Quote by - Amanda Cross)

Reading is sometimes an ingenious device for avoiding thought. (Quote by - Arthur Helps)

The demand that I make of my reader is that he should devote his whole Life to reading my works. (Quote by - James Joyce)

Somewhere, and I can't find where, I read about an Eskimo hunter who asked the local missionary priest, "If I did not know about God and sin, would I go to hell?" "No," said the priest, "not if you did not know. (Quote by - Annie Dillard)

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