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You are wise, witty and wonderful, but you spend too much time reading this sort of stuff.
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 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.
Reading computer manuals without the hardware is as frustrating as reading manuals without the software.
Arthur C. Clarke
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.
The first reading of a Will, where a person dies worth anything considerable, generally affords a true test of the relations' love to the deceased.
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.
Oh, that sound? I'm in the hot tub, reading a novel.
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.
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.
The No Child Left Behind Program was an incentive to the schools to get their kids up to snuff on math and science and reading.
Sandra Day O'Connor
To me, reading a fashion magazine is the last thing I need to do. I've got books I need to read.
I've given up reading books. I find it takes my mind off myself.
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.
If you want to get rich from writing, write the sort of thing that's read by persons who move their lips when they're reading to themselves.
I had no books at home. I started to frequent a public library in Lisbon. It was there, with no help except curiosity and the will to learn, that my taste for reading developed and was refined.
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.
There's so much more to a book than just the 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 was reading William Shawcross's biography of the Queen Mother, dressed in my witch outfit! And you know what? It was a really good mix; it was a therapeutic mix.
Helena Bonham Carter
I remember the beginnings of the Kurzweil reading machine. I was one of the first to meet Ray Kurzweil and purchase the reading machine in Boston. To think that the machine was at least two and a half large suitcases at the time, and now you have a camera and it takes a picture and you have sound.
My activities tend to revolve around crossword puzzles, reading and playing piano and games with my friends.
In fact, in many ways my mother was quite hippy-dippy, serving macrobiotic food and reading 'Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.'
Kristin Scott Thomas
The thing I noticed about Jack was when we did a reading of the script, just to warm up.
I have a Bachelor of Arts in English, which means I had a lot of formal training in reading.
Any time women come together with a collective intention, it's a powerful thing. Whether it's sitting down making a quilt, in a kitchen preparing a meal, in a club reading the same book, or around the table playing cards, or planning a birthday party, when women come together with a collective intention, magic happens.
The reason Saul Bellow doesn't talk to me anymore is because he knows his new novels are not worth reading.
I fell asleep reading a dull book and dreamed I kept on reading, so I awoke from sheer boredom.
I would like to spare the time and effort of hack reviewers and, generally, persons who move their lips when reading.
If anything, we older people yearn for a peaceful world even more than young people do. We are the ones who lost friends or relatives in some war. We are the ones who have lived a lifetime of seeing and reading about human suffering.
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