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Be an explorer..read, surf the internet, visit customers, enjoy arts, watch children play..do anything to prevent yourself from becoming a prisoner of your knowledge, experience, and current view of the world. (Quote by - Charles Thompson)

Having been unpopular in high school is not just cause for book publications. (Quote by - Fran Lebowitz)

A quotation, like a pun, should come unsought, and then be welcomed only for some propriety of felicity justifying the intrusion. (Quote by - Robert Chapman)

I get the Reese's candy bar, If you read it, there's an apostrophe. The candy bar is his. I didn't know that. Next time your eating a Reese's and some guy named Reese comes up to you and says let me have that. You better give it to him. I'm sorry Reece, I didn't think I would ever run into you. (Quote by - Mitch Hedberg)

No one can read with profit that which he cannot learn to read with pleasure. (Quote by - Thomas Hardy)

Read, read, read. Read everything - trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master. Read! You'll absorb it. Then write. If it is good, you'll find out. If it's not, throw it out the window. (Quote by - William Faulkner)

Words of love, are works of love. (Quote by - William R. Alger)

Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

When I read a book I seem to read it with my eyes only, but now and then I come across a passage, perhaps only a phrase, which has a meaning for me, and it becomes part of me. (Quote by - William Somerset Maugham)

Ideally, we should like to define a good book as one which 'permits, invites, or compels' good reading. (Quote by - C.S. Lewis)

I have not placed reading before praying because I regard it more important, but because, in order to pray aright, we must understand what we are praying for. (Quote by - Angelina Grimke)

There is a wonder in reading Braille that the sighted will never know: to touch words and have them touch you back. (Quote by - Jim Fiebig)

Books for general reading always smell bad; the odor of common people hangs about them. (Quote by - Friedrich Nietzsche)

If you re-read your work, you can find on re-reading a great deal of repetition can be avoided by re-reading and editing. (Quote by - William Safire)

Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading. (Quote by - George Macaulay Trevelyan)

It is a common temptation of Satan to make us give up the reading of the Word and prayer when our enjoyment is gone; as if it were of no use to read the Scriptures when we do not enjoy them, and as if it were no use to pray when we have no spirit of prayer. (Quote by - George Muller)

The reason that there are so few good books written is that so few people who write know anything. (Quote by - Walter Bagehot)

Every reader, if he has a strong mind, reads himself into the book, and amalgamates his thoughts with those of the author. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

Learning is acquired by reading books; but the much more necessary learning, the knowledge of the world, is only to be acquired by reading man, and studying all the various editions of them. (Quote by - Lord Chesterfield)

Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted, but to weigh and consider . . . Histories make men wise. (Quote by - Francis Bacon Sr.)

A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

A home without books is a body without soul. (Quote by - Marcus Tullius Cicero)

Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself. You bring to a novel, anything you read, all your experience of the world. You bring your history and you read it in your own terms. (Quote by - Angela Carter)

Writing is a difficult trade which must be learned slowly by reading great authors; by trying at the outset to imitate them; by daring then to be original; by destroying one's first productions. (Quote by - Andre Maurois)

Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life. (Quote by - Joseph Addison)


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