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The Athanasian Creed is to me light and intelligible reading in comparison with much that now passes for science.
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.
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 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 the Book of Mormon is one of the greatest persuaders to get men on missions.
Ezra Taft Benson
I began reading science fiction before I was 12 and started writing science fiction around the same time.
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.
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.
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.
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 write books I'd enjoy reading, I'm the reader standing behind my shoulder.
I don't think people cry reading 'Midnight's Children,' but a lot of people seem to cry watching the movie.
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.
People don't always realize that my parents shared a sense of intellectual curiosity and a love of reading and of history.
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.
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.
My favorite is always the book that I'm currently reading.
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.
I grew up in a household where reading was encouraged. My mother believed in the power of words, and my father obviously did too.
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.
Reading is like the sex act - done privately, and often in bed.
Daniel J. Boorstin
E-books are great for instant gratification - you see a review somewhere of a book that interests you, and you can start reading it five minutes later.
I was taught a lot of Bible at home and had a voracious appetite for reading the Bible.
Reading builds the educated and informed electorate so vital to our democracy.
I wish thee as much pleasure in the reading, as I had in the writing.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I'm awake, you know?
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