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We treasure the word of God not only by reading the words of the scriptures, but by studying them. We may be nourished more by pondering a few words, allowing the Holy Ghost to make them treasures to us, than to pass quickly and superficially over whole chapters of scripture.
Henry B. Eyring
'All Our Yesterdays' was unquestionably the best work I have ever done. And the reading public stayed away in droves.
Robert B. Parker
I would like to spare the time and effort of hack reviewers and, generally, persons who move their lips when reading.
There is only one situation I can think of in which men and women make an effort to read better than they usually do. It is when they are in love and reading a love letter.
Adapting to our Second Adulthood is not all about the money. It requires thinking about how to find a new locus of identity or how to adjust to a spouse who stops working and who may loll, enjoying coffee and reading the paper online while you're still commuting.
I read to my kid, but I can't stand reading.
I had to find my way of translating the excitement you get when you're reading comic books to the big screen.
I have been reading Stephen King since CARRIE and hope to read him for many years to come.
Fiction writing, and the reading of it, and book buying, have always been the activities of a tiny minority of people, even in the most-literate societies.
In bed at night, I could be reading some book, and I'll come across a sentence that's totally unrelated to some scene I did years ago. But I'll play the scene back in my mind and think, I did that wrong - I should've opened the door more slowly.
For people who are readers, reading is important to them.
Film music should have the same relationship to the film drama that somebody's piano playing in my living room has on the book I am reading.
I've been reading poetry publicly for 20 years, and this is what you do - you express, you sometimes dig a bit to get a conversation started. That's the point of poetry. You're supposed to go, 'Hmmmm,' and 'Woooh!'
I think it is shocking that 15- and 16-year-olds leave school unable to add up and with the reading ability of a four-year-old.
I like reading novels because it provides insight into human behavior.
The reason Saul Bellow doesn't talk to me anymore is because he knows his new novels are not worth reading.
The best way to get kids reading more is to give them books that they'll gobble up - and that will make them ask for another.
If you're reading IMDB, half of it's made up. You can't trust it or Wikipedia, which is just lies, lies!
Beauty can't amuse you, but brainwork - reading, writing, thinking - can.
Helen Gurley Brown
I usually just end up at home on my couch - reading.
Nothing gets us down more than watching violence on television or reading about war and brutality in the newspaper. The truth is, there's a massive reduction in the amount of violence around the world.
I get a lot of moral guidance from reading novels, so I guess I expect my novels to offer some moral guidance, but they're not blueprints for action, ever.
Ursula K. Le Guin
Every day I tell myself that reading newspapers is a waste of time, but then... I cannot do without them. They are like a drug.
I spend 12 hours a day reading on most days of the year.
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.
If you take away the gift of reading, you create the gift of listening.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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W. Somerset Maugham
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