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No one ever committed suicide while reading a good book, but many have tried while trying to write one.
Be able to recognize when you're reading or hearing material biased to your own side.
Marilyn vos Savant
Reading is not a duty, and has consequently no business to be made disagreeable.
Oprah's got good politics, she's got a good heart, and she'll have us all up Jazzercising at six in the morning. This cannot be a bad thing, and reading a book while we're Jazzercising. So America would be better off if Oprah were president.
I have given up reading books; I find it takes my mind off myself.
Education was the most important value in our home when I was growing up. People don't always realize that my parents shared a sense of intellectual curiosity and a love of reading and of history.
The virtue of binary is that it's the simplest possible way of representing numbers. Anything else is more complicated. You can catch errors with it, it's unambiguous in its reading, there are lots of good things about binary. So it is very, very simple once you learn how to read it.
George M. Whitesides
Books, I don't know what you see in them. I can understand a person reading them, but I can't for the life of me see why people have to write them.
I believe the fast track to atheism is reading the Bible. I've read it three times all the way through. It's a big part of our culture, a big part of our history. I don't just read things I agree with.
I fell asleep reading a dull book and dreamed I kept on reading, so I awoke from sheer boredom.
Physically I'm tired at the end of the day and quite glad to be reading in bed by midnight.
To describe my scarce leisure time in today's terms, I always default to reading.
I get so disenfranchised reading the news, because global borders and lines we've created are completely unnecessary. That's just another person on the other side, and it's his bad luck that he was born there and it's my good fortune that I was born here. It's all kind of illogical.
It was no hardship to me to spend long hours reading and writing.
I don't want you to think that I'm up late reading a stack of Spider-Man comics and eating a tray of lemon cookies while sucking my thumb. I'm not doing that. But I am loyal to the influences of my childhood.
Reading is an act of civilization; it's one of the greatest acts of civilization because it takes the free raw material of the mind and builds castles of possibilities.
I spent much of my childhood in northern Quebec, and often there was no radio, no television - there wasn't a lot to entertain us. When it rained, I stayed inside reading, writing, drawing.
When it comes to the point where you occasionally look forward to being in prison on the basis that you might be able to spend a day reading a book, the realization dawns that perhaps the situation has become a little more stressful than you would like.
A great many people now reading and writing would be better employed keeping rabbits.
All that matters in life is forging deep ties of love and family and friends. Writing and reading come later.
Joyce Carol Oates
Don't ask who's influenced me. A lion is made up of the lambs he's digested, and I've been reading all my life.
The pleasure of reading is doubled when one lives with another who shares the same books.
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
The possession of a book becomes a substitute for reading it.
When it came time to be a professional rapper, I wouldn't sign anything without reading it. There was no way I was going to have people make decisions for me or wake up one day and find that I was broke because I never bothered to read a contract.
I have always been fascinated by the human mind, conscious and unconscious - that is what writing and reading is about, too. The why of your life and the why of your choices and the what has happened that you know and the what that you don't know is really riveting, and psychoanalysts share my wonder at how it all unfolds.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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