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Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

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We Learn...
10% of what we read,
20% of what we hear,
30% of what we see,
50% of what we see and hear,
70% of what we discuss,
80% of what we experience,
95% of what we teach others.
- William Glasser

The illiterate are not those who cannot read and write,
but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.
- Alvin Toffler

Take time to laugh.
It is the music of the soul.
Take time to think.
It is the source of power.
Take time to play.
It is the source of perpetual youth.
Take time to read.
It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to pray.
It is the greatest power on Earth.
Take time to love and be loved.
It is a God-given privilege.
Take time to be friendly.
It is the road to happiness.
Take time to give.
It is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to work.
It is the price of success.
- Anonymous

 

The highest and most beautiful things in life
are not to be heard about, nor read about, nor seen but,
if one will, are to be lived.
- Soren Kierkegaard

However many holy words you read, however many you speak,
what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
- The Buddha

To a philosopher all news,
as it is called, is gossip,
and they who edit and read it
are old women over their tea.
- Henry David Thoreau

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When you read God's Word, you must
constantly be saying to yourself,
"It is talking to me, and about me."
- Soren Kierkegaard

I once had a rose named after me
and I was very flattered.
But I was not pleased to read
the description in the catalogue:
no good in a bed, but fine up against a wall.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Each of us is of infinite value,
and each of us has the ability to make
a profound difference in the lives we touch.
We leave our most profoundly positive impact
on those around us by the nature of our lives
and the example we set -
not by how busy we are,
or how important we believe we are.
Setting an example of being loving, relaxed and joyful,
regardless of external circumstances,
is a great legacy for our family and for the world.
Self importance - ego - is not a path to happiness.
Focusing one's whole life on responsibilities,
without taking time for self-renewal and play,
abandons the joy and the true value of life.
I want my tombstone to read, "Inspired others,"
rather than, "Never missed a day at the office."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Each word bears its weight, so you have to read my poems quite slowly.
- Anne Stevenson

When I was a teenager, I read a lot of Poe.
- Dario Argento

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

Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend.
Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read.
- Groucho Marx

Read the best books first,
or you may not have a chance to read them at all.
- Henry David Thoreau

If you want to read about love and marriage,
you've got to buy two separate books.
- Alan King

The length of this document defends it well
against the risk of its being read.
- Winston Churchill

A truly good book teaches me better than to read it.
I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint.
What I began by reading, I must finish by acting.
- Henry David Thoreau

I still read Donne, particularly his love poems.
- Carol Ann Duffy

What must it be like for a little boy to read that daddy never loved mummy?
- Princess Diana

I grew up in a very religious family.
I could read the Qu'ran easily at the age of five.
- Akhmad Kadyrov

You may not be able to read a doctor's handwriting and prescription,
but you'll notice his bills are neatly typewritten.
- Earl Wilson

This report, by its very length, defends itself
against the risk of being read.
- Winston Churchill

I have tried lately to read Shakespeare,
and found it so intolerably dull that it nauseated me.
- Charles Darwin

Hubert Humphrey talks so fast that listening to him
is like trying to read Playboy magazine with your wife turning the pages.
- Barry Goldwater

The man who does not read good books
has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.
- Mark Twain

If you read quickly to get through a poem to what it means,
you have missed the body of the poem.
- M. H. Abrams

I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice.
That's what I call a liberal education.
- Tallulah Bankhead

My mother asked me what I wanted for my birthday,
so I said I wanted to read poetry with her.
- Guy Johnson

The more I read, the more I meditate;
and the more I acquire,
the more certain I am that I know nothing.
- Voltaire

I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.
- Clarence Darrow

If you can speak what you will never hear,
if you can write what you will never read,
you have done rare things.
- Henry David Thoreau

If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River,
the headline that afternoon would read:
"President Can't Swim."
- Lyndon B. Johnson

To read a poem is to hear it with our eyes;
to hear it is to see it with our ears.
- Octavio Paz

I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think,
all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read,
and all the friends I want to see.
- John Burroughs

You read a script and its based on 'Reservoir Dogs' and 'Pulp Fiction',
and it goes right in the bin.
- Tim Roth

I read that you should never go out with someone
if you can think of three reasons why you shouldn't.
- the movie Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004)

Do you know the difference between education and experience?
Education is when you read the fine print;
experience is what you get when you don't.
- Pete Seeger

The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.
- Saint Augustine

Half of the American people have never read a newspaper.
Half never voted for President.
One hopes it is the same half.
- Gore Vidal

Education...
has produced a vast population able to read but unable
to distinguish what is worth reading.
- G. M. Trevelyan

It is in our lives and not our words
that our religion must be read.
- Thomas Jefferson

The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of
learned lumber in his head.
- Alexander Pope

I would rather exercise than read a newspaper.
- Kim Alexis

The illiterate of the future will not be the person who cannot read.
It will be the person who does not know how to learn.
- Alvin Toffler

O Day of days when we can read!
The reader and the book, either without the other is naught.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nobody in America, in the modern generation,
has read their mythology or legends.
- Kenneth Anger

I wish I could be like Shaw who once read a bad review of one of his plays,
called the critic and said: 'I have your review in
front of me and soon it will be behind me.'
- Barbra Streisand

If I'm not afraid when I'm reading a script,
that means I know I've done it before.
If I read something and think, Wow, I can't play this part,
then I want to play it more.
- Linda Fiorentino

It's good to know how to read, but it's dangerous to
know how to read and not how to interpret what you're reading.
- Mike Tyson

I don't think I've ever read an old book through from start to finish.
Not after more than six months after writing it,
that is.
- Nicholas Mosley

I had still never read one of the Bond books when the movie Dr. No came out.
- Leslie Charteris

I've had aunts and uncles who not only haven't read
my books but could hardly believe that I was a writer.
- Robert Cormier

My whole life was foretold to me.
An old Romany gypsy read my fortune.
- Maureen O'Hara

A great many people seem to think writing poetry is worthwhile,
even though it pays next to nothing and is not as widely read as it should be.
- Mark Strand

I learned to write fiction the way I learned to read fiction -
by skipping the parts that bored me.
- Jonathan Lethem

In the past, it was only in science fiction novels
that you could read about ordinary people being able to go to space...
But you laid the foundation for space tourism.
- Nursultan Nazarbayev

I wanted to connect a modern story with a myth that I had read.
- Wally Lamb

I'm trying to read more dead people because I keep
having to read stuff for juries and so forth.
- Rick Moody

I never wanted to see anybody die, but there are a
few obituary notices I have read with pleasure.
- Clarence Darrow

The reader really has to step up to the plate and read a short story.
- Tobias Wolff

Scholarship was one thing, drudgery another.
I very soon concluded that nothing would induce me to read,
let alone make notes on, hundreds and hundreds of very,
very, very boring books.
- Simon Raven

There are mystically in our faces certain characters
which carry in them the motto of our souls,
wherein he that cannot read A, B, C may read our natures.
- Thomas Browne

Pound's translation of Chinese poetry was maybe the
most important thing I read.
Eliot a little bit later.
- Robert Morgan

I usually don't read things written about me and I
certainly don't read things if they are inappropriate.
- Helen Hunt

I'm thirty years old, but I read at the thirty-four-year-old level.
- Dana Carvey

Make it simple.
Make it memorable.
Make it inviting to look at.
Make it fun to read.
- Leo Burnett

I am a part of everything that I have read.
- Theodore Roosevelt

I'd only read a bit of the first book.
And I just knew about all the media furor over it.
But I'd not read books 2 or 3.
I'd just read a bit of it.
And I'd seen the films.
- David Thewlis

Autobiographies are only as useful
as the lives you read about and analyze
may suggest to you something that
you may find useful in your own journey through life.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

I think these days an SF connection would be a boost to other books;
I'm sure more people have read my two little detective
puzzles because of the SF connection.
- John Sladek


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