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I was reading a lot of books I admired, and thought that I would like to write something like that someday.
If you take away the gift of reading, you create the gift of listening.
I'm most impressed by the Russian writers, so I love reading the works of Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky. Another author who has informed the way I think is the French philosopher, Blaise Pascal.
I'm against people reading statements. When you read statement, I automatically take it as though you can't talk, and it's not real.
If you're reading IMDB, half of it's made up. You can't trust it or Wikipedia, which is just lies, lies!
The BBC is locked to the reading of the economy that is run out of Ed Miliband and Ed Balls' office. They think if only you spend and borrow more money you can create growth everywhere.
Iain Duncan Smith
I never read Playboy before I started working there and stopped reading it the day I quit.
There are a couple of carp fishing books I've been reading. I'm very interested in that line of books, because I think they write very well, carp anglers, about the general environment.
The hearing aids are very helpful for speech reading. Without the hearing aids, my voice becomes very loud, and I cannot control the quality of my voice.
I like reading about the past. I'm definitely not a history buff, but I do read a bit of history now and again, and to do that for work is really exciting.
Reading is my greatest luxury.
I'm reading a book, because I'm brainy. No, it is a book - if you don't know, it is like a blog except bigger.
Reading was a big thing, yes. Books were a big thing. But the things that stick out were the newspapers.
James Earl Jones
I've always loved to read. But sometimes I go for a year without reading, because I forget to.
My house is filled with books, most of which I have read, some of which I intend to eventually get to. I'm always reading at least one work of fiction and one work of non-fiction simultaneously. Whatever mood I'm in, there's always a book nearby to suit it.
The fat lady hasn't sung yet. We'll wait until we get a look at what is in the motion passed on third reading.
You write with ease to show your breeding, but easy writing's curst hard reading.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
I love reading other people's diaries, especially someone like Virginia Woolf's - such a formidable woman that it's a revelation when she shows you a more vulnerable side of herself.
My daughter will be reading about Pat Buchanan in a history book someday, and I am hanging out fist-bumping with him and joking with him.
A taste for the best reading is not cultivated in Spanish girls, even where the treasures of that great Castilian literature are accessible to them.
Katharine Lee Bates
My regular life today is reading books, making dolls houses, sewing dolls with my daughter and barbequing.
Some of the things you read you get an immediate reaction to so I've stopped reading things now. I do worry about my family though. Some people do try some nasty things to get at them and try and get a reaction from them.
My greatest strength as a child, I realize now, was my imagination. While every other kid was reading and writing, I had seven whole hours a day to practice my imagination. When do you get that space in your life, ever?
Reading your own material aloud forces you to listen.
Whether my columns are worth reading isn't for me to say.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
Leonardo da Vinci
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