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Language is the soul of intellect, and reading is the essential process by which that intellect is cultivated beyond the commonplace experiences of everyday life. (Quote by - Charles Scribner Jr.)

If you believe everything you read, better not read. (Quote by - Japanese Proverb)

If you have any doubt 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. (Quote by - Elaine Gill)

Romances I never read like those I have seen. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

If you read a lot of books you are considered well read. But if you watch a lot of TV, you're not considered well viewed. (Quote by - Lily Tomlin)

The biggest critics of my books are people who never read them. (Quote by - Jackie Collins)

If there is a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, you must be the one to write it. (Quote by - Toni Morrison)

No two persons ever read the same book. (Quote by - Edmund Wilson)

If you read a lot, nothing is as great as you've imagined. Venice is -- Venice is better. (Quote by - Fran Lebowitz)

If you would not be forgotton as soon as you are dead and rotten, Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

So if I'm inside your head, don't believe what you might have read, you'll see what I might have said, to hear it. Come waste your time with me. (Quote by - Phish)

Quotation... A writer expresses himself in words that have been used before because they give his meaning better than he can give it himself, or because they are beautiful or witty, or because he expects them to touch a cord of association in his reader, or because he wishes to show that he is learned and well read. Quotations due to the last motive are invariably ill-advised; the discerning reader detects it and is contemptuous; the undiscerning is perhaps impressed, but even then is at the same time repelled, pretentious quotations being the surest road to tedium. (Quote by - Henry W. Fowler)

Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre. (Quote by - Gail Godwin)

At painful times, when composition is impossible and reading is not enough, grammars and dictionaries are excellent for distraction. (Quote by - Elizabeth Barrett Browning)

The pleasure of all reading is doubled when one lives with another who shares the same books. (Quote by - Katherine Mansfield)

When in reading we meet with any maxim that may be of use, we should take it for our own, and make an immediate application of it, as we would of the advice of a friend whom we have purposely consulted. (Quote by - Charles Caleb Colton)

I'm thirty years old, but I read at the thirty-four-year-old level. (Quote by - Dana Carvey)

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