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It is very perplexing how an intrepid frontier people, who fought a wilderness, floods, tornadoes, and the Rockies, cower before criticism, which is regarded as a malignant tumor in the imagination. (Quote by - Edward Dahlberg)

Between the covers of the books that no one had ever read again, in the old parchments damaged by dampness, a livid flower had prospered, and in the air that had been the purest and brightest in the house an unbearable smell of rotten memories floated. (Quote by - Gabriel Garcia Marquez)

To read means to borrow; to create out of one's readings is paying off one's debts. (Quote by - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg)

I would never read a book if it were possible for me to talk half an hour with the man who wrote it. (Quote by - Woodrow T. Wilson)

Reading makes a full man, meditation a profound man, discourse a clear man. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted. You should live several lives while reading it. (Quote by - William Styron)

What is wonderful about great literature is that it transforms the man who reads it towards the condition of the man who wrote. (Quote by - E. M. Forster)

Much reading is an oppression of the mind, and extinguishes the natural candle, which is the reason of so many senseless scholars in the world. (Quote by - William Penn)

Dory: [Reading a door] Hey, look. "Esc-a-pay". Hey, it's spelled just like escape. (Quote by - Finding Nemo)

When I got the script to this movie, The Good Girl, I read it in an hour. The writer, Mike White, has an ability to create characters that are so creepy and dysfunctional and human, with this duality that makes people feel empathy for them at the same time. My first thought was 'Was this sent to the right person?' I called my agent. 'Are they sure? Let's say yes before they realize they've sent it to the wrong person!. (Quote by - Jennifer Aniston)

If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry. (Quote by - Emily Dickinson)

Many peoples' tombstones should read 'Died at 30, burried at 60.'. (Quote by - Nicholas Murray Butler)

The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones. (Quote by - John Wooden)

Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it. (Quote by - P. J. O'Rourke)

The books we think we ought to read are poky, dull, and dry; The books that we would like to read we are ashamed to buy; The books that people talk about we never can recall; And the books that people give us, oh, they're the worst of all. (Quote by - Carolyn Wells)

The guru, if he is gifted, reads the story as any bilingual person might. He does not translate-he understands. (Quote by - Sheldon Kopp)

I suppose every old scholar has had the experience of reading something in a book which was significant to him, but which he could never find again. Sure he is that he read it there, but no one else ever read it, nor can he find it again, though he buy the book and ransack every page. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all of the miseries of life. (Quote by - William Somerset Maugham)

Be careful how you live; you will be the only Bible some people ever read. (Quote by - William J. Toms)

Newspaper readership is declining like crazy. In fact, there's a good chance that nobody is reading my column. (Quote by - Dave Barry)

There is then creative reading as well as creative writing. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Reading is not a duty, and has consequently no business to be made disagreeable. (Quote by - Aneurin Bevan)

The report of my death was an exaggeration After reading his own obituary, June 2 1897. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors. (Quote by - David Viscott)

After the writer's death, reading his journal is like receiving a long letter. (Quote by - Jean Cocteau)

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