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I practice reading all the time. I read everything and having so many scripts to read, which really helps out as well.
Sometimes, reading a blog, which I do infrequently, I see that generations of Americans have been wilfully crippled, and can no longer spell or write a sentence.
The mere brute pleasure of reading the sort of pleasure a cow must have in grazing.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
My father was a great sympathizer of Ahad Ha'am. Every Friday night we would read Hebrew together, and often the reading was Ahad Ha'am's essays.
I have trouble reading modern Hebrew. In the 1950s, I could read anything. I don't know how much experience you've had with contemporary Hebrew. It's quite difficult.
I did a film that's on YouTube of me reading hate mail with a woman playing the cello in the background.
The Athanasian Creed is to me light and intelligible reading in comparison with much that now passes for science.
Any reading not of a vicious species must be a good substitute for the amusements too apt to fill up the leisure of the labouring classes.
There are different rules for reading, for thinking, and for talking. Writing blends all three of them.
I wish thee as much pleasure in the reading, as I had in the writing.
When I traveled as secretary of state, I was deluged with thick briefing books full of information about the politics, economy, and culture of each destination, so those took up most of my reading time.
I was always reading those beauty magazines and wanting to become this unattainable thing.
Be a good reading role model. Show kids what you like to read, what you don't like to read, how you choose what you read. Let them see you reading.
Reading is like the sex act - done privately, and often in bed.
Daniel J. Boorstin
The simplest way to make sure that we raise literate children is to teach them to read, and to show them that reading is a pleasurable activity.
All of creation, in the biblical view, was to ultimately prepare the way for the creation of man. But one does not need the Bible alone to hold this view. A purely scientific reading of the universe is in keeping with this view. Everything - every natural and physical law - is exquisitely tuned to produce life, and ultimately man, on earth.
I like reading. I prefer not reading on my computer, because that makes whatever I am reading feel like work. I do not mind reading on my iPad.
Reading the Book of Mormon is one of the greatest persuaders to get men on missions.
Ezra Taft Benson
I write books I'd enjoy reading, I'm the reader standing behind my shoulder.
My reading as a child was lazy and cowardly, and it is yet. I was afraid of encountering, in a book, something I didn't want to know.
I don't think people cry reading 'Midnight's Children,' but a lot of people seem to cry watching the movie.
I began reading science fiction before I was 12 and started writing science fiction around the same time.
The future is in photos for social media. More and more people are not reading, so I try to attach a photo to most Tweets.
With 'Stardust', I hope what I was doing is giving 30-year-olds and 40-year-olds and 25-year-olds and 60-year-olds a chance to get the same sense of wonder, the same feeling, the same magic, that they got in reading the classic fairy tales as children.
Reading is an activity subsequent to writing: more resigned, more civil, more intellectual.
Jorge Luis Borges
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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