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If it were admitted that the great object is to read and enjoy a language, and the stress of the teaching were placed on the few things absolutely essential to this result, all might in their own way arrive there, and rejoice in its flowers. (Quote by - Harriet Beecher Stowe)

Gentle words, quiet words, are after all the most powerful words. They are more convincing, more compelling, more prevailing. (Quote by - W. Gladden)

Reading about nature is fine, but if a person walks in the woods and listens carefully, he can learn more than what is in books, for they speak with the voice of God. (Quote by - George Washington Carver)

A book worth reading is worth buying. (Quote by - John Ruskin)

The pleasure of reading is doubled when one lives with another who shares the same books. (Quote by - Stanislaw Jerzy Lec)

Writing is easy. All you do is stare at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead. (Quote by - Gene Fowler)

Remember if people talk behind your back, it only means you're two steps ahead!. (Quote by - Fannie Flagg)

Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. It is wholesome and bracing for the mind to have its faculties kept on the stretch. (Quote by - August Hare)

Reading, reflection and time have convinced me that the interests of society require the observation of those moral precepts only in which all religions agree (for all forbid us to steal, murder, plunder, or bear false witness), and that we should n. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

Books are men of higher stature; the only men that speak aloud for future times to hear. (Quote by - E.s. Barrett)

Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man. (Quote by - Francis Bacon Sr.)

Most of the stuff I've read about me has been true. (Quote by - Willie Nelson)

I think we must quote whenever we feel that the allusion is interesting or helpful or amusing. (Quote by - Cliff Fadiman)

To be a well-favored man is the gift of fortune, but to write or read comes by nature. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Reading is a means of thinking with another person's mind; it forces you to stretch your own. (Quote by - Charles Scribner Jr.)

If you read history you will find that the Christians who did most for the present world were precisely those who thought most of the next. It is since Christians have largely ceased to think of the other world that they have become so ineffective in this. (Quote by - C.S. Lewis)

We are always looking for the book it is necessary to read next. (Quote by - Saul Bellow)

I have never known any distress that an hour's reading did not relieve. (Quote by - Charles de Montesquieu)

Whether it is fun to go to bed with a good book depends a great deal on who's reading it. (Quote by - Kenneth Pachen)

Reading furnishes the mind only with material for knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours. (Quote by - John Locke)

A great many people now reading and writing would be better employed keeping rabbits. (Quote by - Dame Edith Sitwell)

I never wanted to see anybody die, but there are a few obituary notices I have read with pleasure. (Quote by - Clarence Darrow)

What is reading, but silent conversation. (Quote by - Charles Lamb)

A thorough reading and understanding of the Bible is the surest path to atheism. (Quote by - Donald Morgan)

Reading - the best state yet to keep absolute loneliness at bay. (Quote by - William Styron)

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