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Walk on road, hmmm?
Walk left side, safe. Walk right side, safe.
Walk middle, sooner or later get squish just like grape.
Here, karate, same thing.
Either you karate do "yes" or karate do "no."
You karate do "guess so," squish just like grape. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

I'm empathetic to a fault.
I really do - embarrassingly enough -
tear up when someone squishes a bug in front of me.
- Kristen Bell

Readers will stay with an author, no matter what the
variations in style and genre,
as long as they get that sense of story,
of character, of empathetic involvement.
- Dean Koontz

There's a lot of lying and these are people who are incredibly flawed,
and not in very sort of empathetic ways,
either.
Some of the things they do are pretty awful and some
of the things they do to each other are pretty awful.
- Will Arnett

 

Without television and mass communication,
that knowledge wouldn't exist.
So I think it actually has the possibility of turning
people into more understanding and more empathetic people.
- John Warnock

A writer's ambition should be to trade a hundred contemporary
readers for ten readers in ten years' time and for
one reader in a hundred years' time.
- Arthur Koestler

I'd always loved to read - and come from a family of readers -
but I never thought about writing as a career.
- Nora Roberts

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I wanted readers to be genuinely unsure as to whether
she's telling the truth or lying.
It meant making her partly sympathetic,
and partly unsympathetic, which wasn't easy.
- Lee Child

I didn't want readers to have to make allowances for what they couldn't see,
but to be able to say to themselves that the fabric
of the magic detailed was perfectly believable.
- Terry Brooks

People who were more concerned with themselves and
looking good to their readers then they were with the
characters sacrificed a series for the sake of a story.
- Len Wein

Well, there are more writers of blogs right now than there are readers,
so that's clearly a vanity phenomenon.
- John Doerr

Readers are plentiful: thinkers are rare.
- Anthony Burgess

If writers learn more from their books than do readers,
perhaps I may have begun to learn.
- Lloyd Alexander

I know many books which have bored their readers,
but I know of none which has done real evil.
- Voltaire

If there is any secret to my success,
I think it's that my characters are very real to me.
I feel everything they feel, and therefore I think
my readers care about them.
- Sidney Sheldon

I don't write for publishers, certainly not for critics,
and not for readers, But I am delighted that so many
people have found my books enjoyable and want to continue to read them.
- Jean M. Auel

There is no need for advertisements to look like advertisements.
If you make them look like editorial pages,
you will attract about 50 per cent more readers.
- David Ogilvy

Writers write to influence their readers,
their preachers, their auditors, but always,
at bottom, to be more themselves.
- Aldous Huxley

I hope that readers will tear through my books because
they can't stop themselves -
and then,
maybe, read them again and find new things there.
- Helen Dunmore

All TV can do is capture the spirit of a book because
the medium is so utterly different.
But I'm very grateful for the readers that Masterpiece
Theatre has undoubtedly brought me.
- Joanna Trollope

People who are readers of fiction aren't particularly
interested in comic books.
- Harvey Pekar

The world may be full of fourth-rate writers but it's
also full of fourth-rate readers.
- Barbara Walters

This is the most intimate relationship between literature and its readers:
they treat the text as a part of themselves,
as a possession.
- Ryszard Kapuscinski

There are readers who want every point to be clearly
and unambiguously set forth,
and there are those who want to pry ideas and meanings out for themselves.
- John M. Ford

I don't really believe in palm readers and crystal balls and tarot cards,
but I respond to the need for them.
- Stephan Jenkins

As a columnist, I realize that whatever amount of corruption I expose,
half my readers will block it out, although they may
get a frisson of joy in the process.
- Margaret Carlson

I come from a family of great readers and storytellers.
- Katherine Dunn

Don't be afraid to make a mistake, your readers might like it.
- William Randolph Hearst

Readers are paramount.
I live to write books for them.
- Jeffery Deaver

I have always admired the work of Phil Farmer and was
glad for the chance to work with him.
Readers today may be too young to remember his classics like The Lovers.
- Piers Anthony

I am, really, a great writer; my only difficulty is
in finding great readers.
- Frank Harris

The written tone and the spoken tone change and the
reporters' disbelief in the veracity of the government
spreads to the readers and the viewers.
- Roger Mudd

I try, and I think I succeed, in making my readers
feel sorry for my psychopaths,
because I do.
- Ruth Rendell

Science fiction readers probably have the gene for novelty,
and seem to enjoy a cascade of invention as much as
a writer enjoys providing one.
- Walter Jon Williams

Without sounding pompous, I really do feel that I have
a set of standards that I must adhere to,
even leaving aside considerations of what the readers expect.
- Jonathan Kellerman

I wish my readers took less of my time -
about a third of my working time goes to them -
but I love and need them all.
- Piers Anthony

I think people enjoy a series.
When you like a story, many readers want more of the same,
which is dandy, if the author and the characters have more to say.
- Sarah Zettel

I tell beginning readers to read a lot and write a lot.
If you want to write a book, find a subject that's
really worth the time and effort you'll put in.
- Tracy Kidder

Because I don't give the studios advanced quotes or
an advanced look at my reviews.
I think the readers deserve to read my reviews before the studios do.
- Roger Ebert

Our poems will have failed if our readers are not brought
by them beyond the poems.
- Muriel Rukeyser

Those who write clearly have readers,
those who write obscurely have commentators.
- Albert Camus

I reach my readers regardless of what the critics have written.
- Irwin Shaw

It seems to me that readers sometimes make the genesis
of a poem more mysterious than it is (by that I perhaps mean,
think of it as something outside their own experience).
- James Schuyler

Readers always seem to think that the author has some
control over the design of their books.
- Donald Norman

I divide all readers into two classes:
those who read to remember and those who read to forget.
- William Lyon Phelps

There was no difference between my characters and the
life my readers were going to have to face.
- Carl Barks

Writing can sometimes be exploitative.
I like to take a few steps of remove in order to respect
the privacy of the subject.
If readers make the link, they have engaged with the poem.
- John Barton

The Internet offers authors and their readers a new
diversity of opportunities and freedom.
- Frederick Forsyth

As writers become more numerous, it is natural for
readers to become more indolent;
whence must necessarily arise a desire of attaining
knowledge with the greatest possible ease.
- Oliver Goldsmith

I believe my readers are crazy about their parents
and want to be just like them when they grow up.
- Caroline B. Cooney

I enjoy the Web site a lot and I like being able to talk to my readers.
I've always had a very close relationship with them.
- Anne Rice

A lot of its readers are of an age where they forget to cancel.
- Jerry Della Femina

Readers are what it's all about, aren't they? If not,
why am I writing?
- Evan Hunter

The difference is slight, to the influence of an author,
whether he is read by 500 readers, or by five hundred thousand;
if he can select the 500,
he reaches the five hundred thousand.
- Brooks Adams

The headline is the 'ticket on the meat.'
Use it to flag down readers who are prospects for the
kind of product you are advertising.
- David Ogilvy

Some critics of my work took the view that a satirist
should defer to the finer feelings of his readers and
respect widely held beliefs.
- David Low

Only a generation of readers will span a generation of writers.
- Logan P. Smith

Aside from sales, the letters from readers have been primarily positive.
- Jean M. Auel

Writers are in the entertainment business,
and it gives me lots of pleasure to entertain my readers.
- Brian Lumley

I wanted to portray very, very dark subject matter
and a deceptively complex story in the brightest colours
and simplest lines possible to leave the readers reeling.
- Mark Millar

Reading, like writing, is a creative act.
If readers only bring a narrow range of themselves to the book,
then they'll only see their narrow range reflected in it.
- Ben Okri

These people are real to me, and situations keep coming
up where their emergence feels natural.
It's like meeting old friends.
I hope readers feel the same way.
- Jonathan Kellerman

What I wanted to do was to get that sense of being
in touch with this lost world while holding onto what
draws readers and audiences there in the first place.
- Stephen Greenblatt

As society diversifies, the number of people who read
literature is decreasing.
It will be difficult for readers to digest my ideas through literature.
- Cao Yu

Listen, people like Brian Bendis did great things for comic readers,
great things for comic readers.
- Avi Arad

What I try to do for my readers is to pass on some
of the things that I found out about being thirteen
after doing it for forty years.
- Diane Duane

A playwright must be his own audience.
A novelist may lose his readers for a few pages;
a playwright never dares lose his audience for a minute.
- Terence Rattigan

My books are primarily plot driven but the best plot
in the world is useless if you don't populate them
with characters that readers can care about.
- Jeffery Deaver

Ordinary readers, forgive my paradoxes:
one must make them when one reflects;
and whatever you may say,
I prefer being a man with paradoxes than a man with prejudices.
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau

An allegory is not meant to be taken literally.
There is a great lack of comprehension on the part of some readers.
- Naguib Mahfouz

I've gotten to know a number of readers from being online,
and really treasure the time I've spent with them.
- Nora Roberts


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