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A good word is like a good tree whose root is firmly fixed and whose top is in the sky.
Quran
A woman reading Playboy feels a little like a Jew reading a Nazi manual.
Gloria Steinem
A wonderful thing about a book, in contrast to a computer screen, is that you can take it to bed with you.
Daniel J. Boorstin
After the writer's death, reading his journal is like receiving a long letter.
Jean Cocteau
Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.
P. J. O'Rourke
Every man who knows how to read has it in his power to magnify himself, to multiply the ways in which he exists, to make his life full, significant and interesting
Aldous Huxley
Every reader should remember the diffidence of Socrates, and repair by his candour the injuries of time: he should impute the seeming defects of his author to some chasm of intelligence, and suppose that the sense which is now weak was once forcible,
Samuel Johnson
Every reader, if he has a strong mind, reads himself into the book, and amalgamates his thoughts with those of the author
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
For the reader who has put away comic books, but isn't yet ready for editorials in the Daily News.
Gloria Steinem
He had read much, if one considers his long life; but his contemplation was much more than his reading. He was wont to say that if he had read as much as other men he should have known no more than other men.
Isaac Asimov
I can not live with out books.
Thomas Jefferson
I read part of it all the way through.
Samuel Goldwyn
I thought I'd begin by reading a sonnet by Shakespeare, but then I thought, why should I? He never reads any of mine.
Spike Milligan
I would never read a book if it were possible for me to talk half an hour with the man who wrote it
Woodrow T. Wilson
If I read a book that impresses me, I have to take myself firmly in hand before I mix with other people; otherwise they would think my mind rather queer.
Anne Frank
If the book is good, is about something that you know, and is truly written, and reading it over you see that this is so, you can let the boys yip and the noise will have that pleasant sound coyotes make on a very cold night when they are out in the snow and you are in your own cabin that you have built or paid for with your work.
Ernest Hemingway
If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you read a lot of books you are considered well read. But if you watch a lot of TV, you're not considered well viewed.
Lily Tomlin
If you would be a reader, read; if a writer,write
Epictetus
In relation to a writer, most readers believe in the Double Standard: they may be unfaithful to him as often as they like, but he must never, never be unfaithful to them.
W. H. Auden
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