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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.
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.
Reading is like the sex act - done privately, and often in bed.
Daniel J. Boorstin
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.
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.
When I was young, I was reading anything and anything I could lay my hands on. I was a veracious-to-the-point-of-insane reader.
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.
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.
I began reading science fiction before I was 12 and started writing science fiction around the same time.
Reading is an activity subsequent to writing: more resigned, more civil, more intellectual.
Jorge Luis Borges
I can walk into a bookshop and point out a number of books that I find very unattractive in what they say. But it doesn't occur to me to burn the bookshop down. If you don't like a book, read another book. If you start reading a book and you decide you don't like it, nobody is telling you to finish it.
People don't always realize that my parents shared a sense of intellectual curiosity and a love of reading and of history.
Let us read with method, and propose to ourselves an end to which our studies may point. The use of reading is to aid us in thinking.
Reading and writing are connected. I learned to read very early so I could read the comics, which I then started to draw.
Nothing more rapidly inclines a person to go into a monastery than reading a book on etiquette. There are so many trivial ways in which it is possible to commit some social sin.
I grew up in a household where reading was encouraged. My mother believed in the power of words, and my father obviously did too.
When good things come in, my agent calls or sends me the script. But I allow them to sort through the offers so that I am not just sitting and reading everything because honestly, sometimes the scripts that appeal to me are projects that are not good projects, but I just really like the script or the characters.
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.
If you want to fight the evil you see in finance and industry, get to work reading the corporate filings, see if there has been fraud, and where you find it, report it to the SEC or write about it or blog about it.
I was taught a lot of Bible at home and had a voracious appetite for reading the Bible.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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