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As a general rule, I abstain from reading reports of attacks upon myself, wishing not to be provoked by that to which I cannot properly offer an answer. (Quote by - Abraham Lincoln)

The oldest books are only just out to those who have not read them. (Quote by - Samuel Butler)

Real luxury is time and opportunity to read for pleasure. (Quote by - Jane Brody)

Let us read with method, and propose to ourselves an end to which our studies may point. The use of reading is to aid us in thinking. (Quote by - Edward Gibbon)

I was allowed to ring the bell for five minutes until everyone was in assembly. It was the beginning of power. (Quote by - Jeffrey Archer)

Tact is, after all, a kind of mind reading. (Quote by - Sarah Orne Jewett)

The more I read, the more I meditate; and the more I acquire, the more I am enabled to affirm that I know nothing. (Quote by - Voltaire)

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. (Quote by - Pablo Neruda)

When I read great literature, great drama, speeches, or sermons, I feel that the human mind has not achieved anything greater than the ability to share feelings and thoughts through language. (Quote by - James Earl Jones)

Keep your words sweet -- you may have to eat them. I expect to pass through this world but once; any good thing therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now; let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again. (Quote by - Stephan Grellet)

I don't want anyone reading my writing to think about style. I just want them to be in the story. (Quote by - Willa Sibert Cather)

A man practices the art of adventure when he breaks the chain of routine and renews his life through reading new books, traveling to new places, making new friends, taking up new hobbies and adopting new viewpoints. (Quote by - Wilfred Peterson)

A young man who wishes to remain a sound atheist cannot be too careful of his reading. (Quote by - C.S. Lewis)

The minute you read something that you can't understand, you can almost be sure that it was drawn up by a lawyer. (Quote by - Will Rogers)

Read as you taste fruit or savor wine, or enjoy friendship, love or life. (Quote by - George Herbert)

All I know is what I read in the papers. (Quote by - Will Rogers)

What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure. (Quote by - Clarence Darrow)

The real fact of the matter is that nobody reads ads. People read what interest them, and sometimes it's an ad. (Quote by - Howard Luck Gossage)

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. (Quote by - Ezra Pound)

Printing is no longer the only way of reproducing books. Reading them, however, has not changed; it is the same as it has always been, since Callimachus administered the great library in Alexandrea. (Quote by - Lawrence Clark Powell)

To read between the lines was easier than to follow the text. (Quote by - Henry James)

Whenever we read the obscene stories, the voluptuous debaucheries, the cruel and torturous executions, the unrelenting vindictiveness, with which more than half the Bible is filled, it would be more consistent that we called it the word of a demon than the Word of God. It is a history of wickedness that has served to corrupt and brutalize mankind. (Quote by - Thomas Paine)

The greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading in order to write. A man will turn over half a library to make a book. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

Reading made Don Quixote a gentleman, but believing what he read made him mad. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

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