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I'm a Virgo and I'm more - I don't want to say 'negative' - but I'm the girl who thinks no one's coming to my birthday party, no one's buying my clothes, no one's reading my book, no one's watching my show - that's just how I think.
Sometimes if I can't sleep and I am up in the night, I will start researching things - it could be an image I've seen, or a book I am reading.
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.
The most bizarre thing I've ever read about myself is that I was dead. That was kind of weird to read that I'm dead - mostly because I was reading it.
The greatest gift is a passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind. It is a moral illumination.
Cooking and gardening involve so many disciplines: math, chemistry, reading, history.
As a child I was really into fantasy books with elves and goblins and swords, and I went through a phase for a few years when I was reading endless series. But in the end I became totally fed-up with all these sub-Tolkien rip-offs because they all end up doing the same old things and there's no rigour to it.
There were rumors I wasn't going to die. The whole cast was sitting around the table reading the script. I fell on the floor - I'm not kidding. I looked up at Katherine Heigl, and she was crying.
Jeffrey Dean Morgan
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.
I'm kind of old-school and love nothing more than sitting, opening a book, and reading it. But I also love listening to audio books.
Political freedom is a political reading of the Bible.
Reading is a joy for my kids, and to swing in a hammock on a lazy summer day reading a good book just goes with summer.
Marcia Gay Harden
There's so much more to a book than just the reading.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
It's good to know how to read, but it's dangerous to know how to read and not how to interpret what you're reading.
It sounds extraordinary but it's a fact that balance sheets can make fascinating reading.
I spend a lot of time reading.
The best way for women to acquire knowledge is from conversation with a father, a brother, or a friend, in the way of family intercourse and easy conversation, and by such a course of reading as they may recommend.
Anna Letitia Barbauld
Reading and life are not separate but symbiotic. And for this serious task of imaginative discovery and self-discovery, there is and remains one perfect symbol: the printed book.
How well he's read, to reason against reading!
Whether I'm at the office, at home, or on the road, I always have a stack of books I'm looking forward to reading.
There's so much about Dolly Parton that every female artist should look to, whether it's reading her quotes or reading her interviews or going to one of her live shows. She's been such an amazing example to every female songwriter out there.
Reading allows me to recharge my batteries.
There are two types of encryption: one that will prevent your sister from reading your diary and one that will prevent your government.
There is creative reading as well as creative writing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
C. S. Lewis
John F. Kennedy
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