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Reading quotes - <p>Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits.</p> Share

Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits.

“There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.”

Reading quotes - I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it. Share

“I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.”

Reading quotes - Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint. Share

“Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.”

“A young man who wishes to remain a sound atheist cannot be too careful of his reading.”

“I took a speed reading course and read 'War and Peace' in twenty minutes. It involves Russia.”

“If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead and rotten, either write something worth reading or do things worth the writing.”

“Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it, as well as contributing to the need for it.”

“When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading.”

“I'm sure we would not have had men on the Moon if it had not been for Wells and Verne and the people who write about this and made people think about it. I'm rather proud of the fact that I know several astronauts who became astronauts through reading my books.”

“I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of anything than of a book! When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.”

“People who have been made to suffer by certain things cannot be reminded of them without a horror which paralyses every other pleasure, even that to be found in reading a story. ”

“Some of the most famous books are the least worth reading. Their fame was due to their having done something that needed to be doing in their day. The work is done and the virtue of the book has expired.”

Reading quotes - How well he's read, to reason against reading! Share

“How well he's read, to reason against reading! ”

“The most bizarre thing I've ever read about myself is that I was dead. That was kind of weird to read that I'm dead - mostly because I was reading it. ”

“I love doing normal things - movies, shopping, going out with friends, writing, reading, taking hot bubble baths - that's a big one for relaxation. I also love to go to art and history museums.”

“Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him. We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.”

“The Spice Girl Victoria Beckham has just published the story of her life. I confess that it is not in my reading table.”

“Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company and reflection must finish him.”

“Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.”

“A man who is eating or lying with his wife or preparing to go to sleep in humility, thankfulness and temperance, is, by Christian standards, in an infinitely higher state than one who is listening to Bach or reading Plato in a state of pride.”

“From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Someday I intend reading it.”

“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.”

“We do not talk - we bludgeon one another with facts and theories gleaned from cursory readings of newspapers, magazines and digests.”

“I see America spreading disaster. I see America as a black curse upon the world. I see a long night settling in and that mushroom which has poisoned the world withering at the roots.”

“Resolve to edge in a little reading every day, if it is but a single sentence. If you gain fifteen minutes a day, it will make itself felt at the end of the year.”

“Any reading not of a vicious species must be a good substitute for the amusements too apt to fill up the leisure of the labouring classes.”

“Reading, solitude, idleness, a soft and sedentary life, intercourse with women and young people, these are perilous paths for a young man, and these lead him constantly into danger.”

“Reading isn't good for a ballplayer. Not good for his eyes. If my eyes went bad even a little bit I couldn't hit home runs. So I gave up reading.”

“I spend a lot of time reading.”