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I think every parent knows that, like, boys and girls are different. And we just don't take that into account in schools on those things like required reading lists. 'Cause that was my experience, say, with my son, who had to read 'Little House on the Prairie' when he was in third grade.
I was lucky enough not to face any required summer reading lists until I went to college. So I still think of summer as the best time to read for fun.
It was a show where you were given a quote out of current events and you had to identify who said it. I was reading eight newspapers a day and had compiled a file of about 300 quotes. I really had to do my research. The White House press didn't have to bone up on any of it.
I want to write so well that a person is 30 or 40 pages in a book of mine... before she realizes she's reading.
There are times my stories become - what I feel - not only accessible to hearing me on television, but they make wonderful reading.
Every sentence spoken by Napoleon, and every line of his writing, deserves reading, as it is the sense of France.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Reading made Don Quixote a gentleman, but believing what he read made him mad.
George Bernard Shaw
I spend a lot of time reading.
Given how few young people actually read the newspaper, it's a good thing they'll be reading a newspaper on a screen.
The tablet is not mainstream. Reading off the screen is not mainstream.
The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones.
My family was absolutely supportive. I did have a fear of cold reads because of my dyslexia, but my family's support and reading classes really helped me overcome my fear!
If the critics are right that I've made all my decisions based on polls, then I must not be very good at reading them.
I can't consciously explain how people feel after reading my books. All is too personal.
It usually helps me write by reading - somehow the reading gear in your head turns the writing gear.
I've loved reading all my life.
The greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading in order to write. A man will turn over half a library to make a book.
I'm a provincial. I live very much like a hermit: reading, listening to music, working in the cutting room, writing, commercial work - which doesn't take up that much time.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Meteorologists are pretty faces reading scripts telling you whether it's going to rain tomorrow.
A book worth reading is worth buying.
Reading should be a pleasure, not a chore.
As we regularly spend time reading God's Word and talking to Him in prayer, we put ourselves in position for Him to do things in our lives we could never do on our own.
Millions of students now, in all the schools of America, are reading science fiction and especially, thank God, 'The Martian Chronicles.'
To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worth while. The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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