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Definition of Well-Read


  1. Of extensive reading; deeply versed; -- often followed by in.

Well-Read Quotations

I'm not well-read, but when I read, I read well.
Kurt Cobain

I've wanted to be a writer since I was a boy, though it seemed an unlikely outcome since I showed no real talent. But I persevered and eventually found my own row to hoe. Ignorance of other writers' work keeps me from discouragement and I am less well-read than the average bus driver.
Garrison Keillor

If you read a lot of books, you're considered well-read. But if you watch a lot of TV, you're not considered well-viewed.
Lily Tomlin

Any well-read man knows that the moral difference between the condition of the world before Christianity was planted and since Christianity took root is the difference between night and day, the kingdom of heaven and the kingdom of the devil.
J. C. Ryle

Social commentary and artistic criticism used to be filtered through writers/journalists who were professional. The well-read ones proved to be thoughtful and intelligent through the body of their work. While it is amazing that everyone has true free speech via the Internet, the majority of commentary now is unintelligent, impulsive and emotional.
Lady Starlight
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