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Written poetry is worth reading once, and then should be destroyed. Let the dead poets make way for others. Then we might even come to see that it is our veneration for what has already been created, however beautiful and valid it may be, that petrifies us. (Quote by - Antonin Artaud)

There were times when he could not read the face he had studied so long, and when this lonely girl was a greater mystery to him than any women of the world.. (Quote by - Charles Dickens)

Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him. (Quote by - Maya Angelou)

Resolve to edge in a little reading every day, if it is but a single sentence. If you gain fifteen minutes a day, it will make itself felt at the end of the year. (Quote by - Horace Mann)

To write what is worth publishing, to find honest people to publish it, and get sensible people to read it, are the three great difficulties in being an author. (Quote by - Charles Caleb Colton)

If you would be a reader, read; if a writer,write. (Quote by - Epictetus)

I was so long writing my review that I never got around to reading the book. (Quote by - Groucho Marx)

I glance at the headlines just to kind of get a flavor for what's moving. I rarely read the stories, and get briefed by people who are probably read the news themselves. (Quote by - George W. Bush)

The more that learn to read the less learn how to make a living. That's one thing about a little education. It spoils you for actual work. The more you know the more you think somebody owes you a living. (Quote by - Will Rogers)

There is only one situation I can think of in which men and women make an effort to read better than they usually do. [It is] when they are in love and reading a love letter. (Quote by - Mortimer Adler)

We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading. (Quote by - B. F. Skinner)

A real book is not one that we read, but one that reads us. (Quote by - W. H. Auden)

Ay me! for aught that ever I could read, could ever hear by tale or history, the course of true love never did run smooth. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Definition of a classic: a book everyone is assumed to have read and often thinks they have. (Quote by - Alan Bennett)

When you have mastered numbers, you will in fact no longer be reading numbers, any more than you read words when reading books You will be reading meanings. (Quote by - Harold S. Geneen)

Don't join the book burners.. Don't be afraid to go in your library and read every book. (Quote by - Dwight David Eisenhower)

When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading. (Quote by - Henry Youngman)

Trying to determine what is going on in the world by reading newspapers is like trying to tell the time by watching the second hand of a clock. (Quote by - Ben Hecht)

I took a speed-reading course and read War and Peace in twenty minutes. It involves Russia. (Quote by - Woody Allen)

I am not read well, but when I do read, I read well. (Quote by - Kurt Cobain)

Words represent your intellect. The sound, gesture and movement represent your feelings. (Quote by - Patrica Fripp)

Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again. (Quote by - C.S. Lewis)

whatever you do, find ways to read poerty. Eat it, drink it, enjoy it, and share it. (Quote by - Eve Merriam)

Memorizing, guessing, looking at pictures, predicting, substituting, and skipping, are not reading; they are very bad habits. (Quote by - Phyllis Schlafly)

The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries. (Quote by - Rene Descartes)


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