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Reading and life are not separate but symbiotic. And for this serious task of imaginative discovery and self-discovery, there is and remains one perfect symbol: the printed book.
Reading isn't good for a ballplayer. Not good for his eyes. If my eyes went bad even a little bit I couldn't hit home runs. So I gave up reading.
All over the country, they're reading about me, and the story doesn't center on me being gay. It's just about a gay person who is doing his job.
Reading a book about management isn't going to make you a good manager any more than a book about guitar will make you a good guitarist, but it can get you thinking about the most important concepts.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
Writing in English is the most ingenious torture ever devised for sins committed in previous lives. The English reading public explains the reason why.
I bear solemn witness to the fact that NATO heads of state and of government meet only to go through the tedious motions of reading speeches, drafted by others, with the principal objective of not rocking the boat.
A woman reading Playboy feels a little like a Jew reading a Nazi manual.
Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
G. M. Trevelyan
No longer shall I paint interiors with men reading and women knitting. I will paint living people who breathe and feel and suffer and love.
The virtue of binary is that it's the simplest possible way of representing numbers. Anything else is more complicated. You can catch errors with it, it's unambiguous in its reading, there are lots of good things about binary. So it is very, very simple once you learn how to read it.
George M. Whitesides
I try to be a good human being and keep up with what's going on in the world by reading and staying in touch with the current events.
I prefer listening to talking, reading to socializing, and cozy chats to group settings.
My writing is a combination of three elements. The first is travel: not travel like a tourist, but travel as exploration. The second is reading literature on the subject. The third is reflection.
Most people associate reading with laying on the beach. They don't see that it's crucial for a democracy!
I had many moments of disappointment, despondency, and exhaustion, but I always found that by reading the literature and showing up at my lab looking at the data as they emerged day by day and discussing them with my students and postdoctoral fellows, I would gain a notion of what to do next.
One must be an inventor to read well. There is then creative reading as well as creative writing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I have never known any distress that an hour's reading did not relieve.
Charles de Montesquieu
My argument is that War makes rattling good history; but Peace is poor reading.
I'm kind of old-school and love nothing more than sitting, opening a book, and reading it. But I also love listening to audio books.
As time goes by the memories of sitting on the edge of a bed and reading aloud with your kid are going to be very meaningful in your own mental scrapbook.
With reading, I was very lucky. I had a mother who read to me, not because she had time - she was a busy woman - but she found 10 minutes to come and sit on my bed with a book.
The scanning of barcodes, or the reading of RFID transponders, generates data that is used in a software package to provide management or control information.
I'm very shy really. I spend a lot of time in my room alone reading or writing or watching television.
Whether I'm at the office, at home, or on the road, I always have a stack of books I'm looking forward to reading.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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