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I'm constantly reading books on God or the absence of God and atheism.
Many good sayings are to be found in holy books, but merely reading them will not make one religious.
The sad truth is that the civil rights movement cannot be reborn until we identify the causes of black suffering, some of them self-inflicted. Why can't black leaders organize rallies around responsible sexuality, birth within marriage, parents reading to their children and students staying in school and doing homework?
Henry Louis Gates
I believe that writing is derivative. I think good writing comes from good reading.
I like reading Ball Tongue lyrics and all that stuff. And they published a book, and I wouldn't give my lyrics, and it's all wrong in the book, and I giggle. It's funny.
I love my friends and family, but I also love it when they can't find me and I can spend all day reading or walking all alone, in silence, eight thousand miles away from everyone. All alone and unreachable in a foreign country is one my most favorite possible things to be.
The demand that I make of my reader is that he should devote his whole Life to reading my works.
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.
When I see great boxers, it's like reading a wonderful poem.
Be able to recognize when you're reading or hearing material biased to your own side.
Marilyn vos Savant
When it comes to the point where you occasionally look forward to being in prison on the basis that you might be able to spend a day reading a book, the realization dawns that perhaps the situation has become a little more stressful than you would like.
My argument is that War makes rattling good history; but Peace is poor reading.
I can't stand reading anything that I've said.
The best advice I ever got was that knowledge is power and to keep reading.
When you cease from labour, fill up your time in reading, meditation, and prayer: and while your hands are labouring, let your heart be employed, as much as possible, in divine thoughts.
I was reading a book... 'the history of glue' - I couldn't put it down.
I loved the material when I first read it, and the experience of making the film was a great one. So when we came around to complete the trilogy, I just signed on board without even reading the scripts because the experience of the first film was so good.
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 didn't go to school much, so I taught myself what I knew from reading.
I've found that when the market's going down and you buy funds wisely, at some point in the future you will be happy. You won't get there by reading 'Now is the time to buy.'
I had to find my way of translating the excitement you get when you're reading comic books to the big screen.
He has only half learned the art of reading who has not added to it the more refined art of skipping and skimming.
Reading is like the sex act - done privately, and often in bed.
Daniel J. Boorstin
My horizon on humanity is enlarged by reading the writers of poems, seeing a painting, listening to some music, some opera, which has nothing at all to do with a volatile human condition or struggle or whatever. It enriches me as a human being.
Reading - the best state yet to keep absolute loneliness at bay.
Reading is an art form, and every man can be an artist.
Edwin Louis Cole
If people are constantly reading about you, and you're overexposed, they've got no reason to go see your movies. Also, it's not pleasant or nice to have your privacy invaded.
Spending waiting moments doing crossword puzzles or reading a book you brought yourself.
Marilyn vos Savant
I started writing while I was a little boy. Maybe it's because I was reading a lot of books I admired, and thought that I would like to write something like that someday. Also, my love for good writing pushed me.
My early and invincible love of reading I would not exchange for all the riches of India.
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