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The habit of reading is the only enjoyment in which there is no alloy; it lasts when all other pleasures fade. (Quote by - Anthony Trollope)

In a polite age almost every person becomes a reader, and receives more instruction from the Press than the Pulpit. (Quote by - Oliver Goldsmith)

Thank you for sending me a copy of your book - I'll waste no time reading it. (Quote by - Moses Hadas)

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

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)

If time is precious, no book that will not improve by repeated readings deserves to be read at all. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

Film music should have the same relationship to the film drama that somebody's piano playing in my living room has on the book I am reading. (Quote by - Igor Stravinsky)

The first time I read an excellent book, it is to me just as if I had gained a new friend. When I read a book over I have perused before, it resembles the meeting with an old one. (Quote by - Oliver Goldsmith)

I was improvising before I was reading music... I think my ear is one of my greatest assets. (Quote by - Pete Fountain)

Never be entirely idle; but either be reading, or writing, or praying or meditating or endeavoring something for the public good. (Quote by - Thomas A Kempis)

I was reading a book... 'the history of glue' - I couldn't put it down. (Quote by - Tim Vine)

Our high respect for a well-read man is praise enough for literature. - Ralph Waldo Emerson, (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting. (Quote by - Mary Wortley Montagu)

Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day. (Quote by - Thornton Wilder)

People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading. (Quote by - Logan Pearsall Smith)

Beauty can't amuse you, but brainwork - reading, writing, thinking - can. (Quote by - Christian Nestell Bovee)

Graeme Smith is capable of reading other people's heads. (Quote by - Nasser Hussain)

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

The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age. (Quote by - Isaac D'Israeli)

Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting. (Quote by - Edmund Burke)

I wish thee as much pleasure in the reading, as I had in the writing. (Quote by - Francis Quarles)

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