Book Reading Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Book Reading

#1. If we finished our work, the teacher would say, 'Now don't read ahead.' But sometimes I hid the book I was reading behind my geography book and did read ahead. You can hide a lot behind a geography book. - Author: Beverly Cleary
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#2. Only a true reader will understand how lovely it is to read a book on rainy days. - Author: Nicholaa Spencer
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#3. Why should we leave it to Harper & Brothers and Redding & Co. to select our reading? - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#4. I love reading; I really enjoy it. I read books quite fast, which kind of annoys me, but I like it at the same time because I can read a book in a day. - Author: Ed Oxenbould
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#5. Let us answer a book of ink with a book of flesh and blood. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#6. My first addiction was to books. -B. Chelsea Adams - Author: Larry Smith
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#7. Whenever I'm reading a book I enjoy, I always develop a mental list of the people I want to share it with. - Author: Jeannette Walls
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#8. A single line in the Bible has consoled me more than all the books I ever read besides. - Author: Immanuel Kant
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#9. When you're reading, you're laughing and not quite noticing what's happening. One second you're still kind of chuckling, and then all of sudden you're in the third act of the book and in this very dark and claustrophobic place. - Author: Moshe Kasher
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#10. if you're reading this book, then you're also that child reading by flashlight and dreaming of other worlds. Don't be scared of her, that inner Beauty, or her dreams. Let her out. She's you, and she's me, and she's magic. There's - Author: Meagan Spooner
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#11. The sad thing about reading the book and then watching the movie is that they have to die all over again. - Author: Joyce Rachelle
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#12. Twas as if I were a book and he was turning my pages and reading a little of what I contained. - Author: Eresse
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#13. A bank book makes good reading - better than some novels. - Author: Sir Harry Lauder
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#14. Maybe we should all just shut up and read a good book. - Author: Mary Sisney
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#15. We don't want to feel less when we have finished a book; we want to feel that new possibilities of being have been opened to us. We don't want to close a book with a sense that life is totally unfair and that there is no light in the darkness; we want to feel that we have been given illumination. - Author: Madeleine L'Engle
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#16. Every time there's a revolution, it comes from somebody reading a book about revolution. David Walker wrote a book and Nat Turner did his thing. - Author: Mike Tyson
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#17. I was reading this James Bond book, and right away I realized that, like most books, it had too many words. - Author: Dave Barry
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#18. Try to be pleasant to one another, get plenty of fresh air, read a good book now and then, depose your government when it suspends the free press, try to use the mechanism of the state to adjudicate fairly and employ diplomatic means wherever possible to avoid armed conflict. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#19. Can there be any greater pleasure than to come across an author one enjoys and then to find they have written not just one book or two, but at least a dozen? - Author: Alan Bennett
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#20. Once you read a classic, you will start loving even the smell of the books. - Author: Aman Jassal
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#21. I held up the book - Green Eggs and Ham - and began reading. I smiled; it was one of my favorite books from my childhood. - Author: Angela Graham
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#22. Taste is the literary conscience of the soul. - Author: Joseph Joubert
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#23. The stories books tell transcend those of the characters inked upon their pages. A book discloses far more about the person who reads it. - Author: Kelseyleigh Reber
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#24. I read books all the time, I'm always reading. I'm not like somebody that reads really fast or a lot or anything, but I always have a book that I'm reading. - Author: Christopher Owens
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#25. As parents, the most important thing we can do
is read to our children early and often. Reading
is the path to success in school and life. When
children learn to love books, they learn to love
learning. - Author: Laura Bush
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#26. My books are not generic. You know when you're reading a Joy Fielding book. - Author: Joy Fielding
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#27. Everywhere I go, kids walk around not with books under their arms, but with radios up against their heads. Children can't read or write, but they can memorize whole albums. - Author: Jesse Jackson
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#28. the book I was reading turned out to be crack - Author: Elizabeth Norris
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#29. Every book begins and ends with other people- the readers who suggest the book to us and encourage us to read it, the talented author who crafted each word, the fascinating individuals we meet inside the pages- and the readers we discuss and share the book with when we finish. - Author: Donalyn Miller
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#30. Each book has a reader, and each reader has a book. - Author: Carmela Dutra
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#31. I remember once asking Grandma about a book she was reading, a biography of Abraham Lincoln, and how she answered me: this was the first conversation of my life that concerned a book, and 'the life of the mind' - and now, such subjects have become my life. - Author: Joyce Carol Oates
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#32. She is never alone when she has Her Books. Books, to her, are Friends. Give her Shakespeare or Jane Austen, Meredith or Hardy, and she is Lost - lost in a world of her own. She sleeps so little that most of her nights are spent reading. - Author: E.M. Delafield
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#33. Get a good book, get few bottles of water or few cups of tea/coffee or Chocolate milk and start reading. - Author: Deyth Banger
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#34. If a book isn't self-explanatory, then it isn't worth reading. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#35. The art of injudicious reading, the art of miscellaneous reading which every normal man ought to cultivate, is a very fine and satisfactory art; for the best guide to books is a book itself. It clasps hands with a thousand other books. - Author: Maurice Francis Egan
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#36. It is a writer's greatest pleasure to hear that someone was kept up until the unholy hours of the morning reading one of their books - Author: Brandon Sanderson
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#37. One of my book-reading friends used the term "our story unfolds" when describing a paper he was writing. He became somewhat less of a friend right at that moment. - Author: Tommy Greenwald
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#38. Mark Twain was an artist working at the highest level. He wrote a book, his masterpiece, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, that put America on the world stage for literature. It's almost as if, if you start reading that book as a racist, you cannot finish it and still be a racist. - Author: Val Kilmer
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#39. Reading is a choice. The will to do depends the reader. We may or may not do it but when we kill reading, we kill a purposeful mind. Reading a page of a purposeful book per day is not only a great medicine to the mind but also a powerful antidote to ignorance and mediocrity - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#40. There is really nothing you gain from being a pauper rather you loose every thing. - Author: Jaachynma N.E. Agu
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#41. To lend a book is an incitement to theft.
A Reader on Reading p. 281 - Author: Alberto Manguel
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#42. There is a book for every walk of life. No matter the age, race, or gender there is something that will appeal to you. - Author: Carmela Dutra
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#43. The Christians think I am making a mistake by not trying the New Testament and meeting Jesus. The Jews tend to think I am making a mistake by reading without support from educated people. After all, there is 2,000 years of scholarship about the book, they say, so it's perverse of me to ignore it. - Author: David Plotz
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#44. I am not read well, but when I do read, I read well. - Author: Kurt Cobain
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#45. You have to want the book enough to read it. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#46. The book smelled dusty and old but also carried a sweet tang, a hint of something inviting. She opened to the first page and started to read, pronouncing the words in a reverent whisper. - Author: Shannon Hale
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#47. Reading Proust isn't just reading a book, it's an experience and you can't reject an experience. - Author: William Gaddis
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#48. The Blood She Betrayed is unique, and Shahkara, the character, is one of the most engaging strong female role models I've seen in a long time. This girl can handle herself! The plot is full of ingenious twists, turns and surprises, and I look forward to reading the next book in the series. - Author: L.J.Smith
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#49. It is rather when
We gloriously forget ourselves, and plunge
Soul-forward, headlong, into a book's profound,
Impassioned for its beauty and salt of truth
'Tis then we get the right good from a book. - Author: Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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#50. Oprah's got good politics, she's got a good heart, and she'll have us all up Jazzercising at six in the morning. This cannot be a bad thing, and reading a book while we're Jazzercising. So America would be better off if Oprah were president. - Author: Michael Moore
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#51. Thanks for being the kind of person who likes to pick up a book. That's a genuinely great thing. I met a librarian recently who said she doesn't read because books are her job and when she goes home, she just wants to switch off. I think we can agree that that's creepy as hell. - Author: Max Barry
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#52. Being in front of an audience makes me feel alive. Being with friends makes me feel alive. I've done some crazy stuff in my time and yet I can feel infinitely alive curled up on a sofa reading a book. So, what makes me feel alive? I guess it's realizing I am part of the world around me. - Author: Benedict Cumberbatch
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#53. Growing maturity is marked by the increasing liberties we take with our travelling ... we made the discovery (some people never make it) that real books can be taken on a journey and that hours of golden reading can so be added to its other delights. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#54. The world exists to end up in a book. - Author: Stephane Mallarme
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#55. The time comes in life when we have read enough. It's time to stop reading. It's time to lay down the books and write. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#56. The book is worth reading, in part because it is enjoyable to read of
other people's folly, not to mention their avarice and stupidity."
Roger Lowenstein, reviewing "Devil Take the Hindmost: a History
of Financial Speculation", WSJ 6-1-99 - Author: Roger Lowenstein
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#57. This particular book felt familiar, like an old friend. The characters drew me into their world, and I blocked out mine for the rest of the afternoon. - Author: Rebecca Raisin
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#58. There's nothing as cozy as a piece of candy and a book. - Author: Betty MacDonald
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#59. If you were at school they would not let you read a book like this, they would keep you from reading it by involving you in sport. - Author: Helen DeWitt
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#60. Sally was on the first floor reading a book, one that she normally wouldn't read, and she felt quite guilty. Twilight. She knew the series was ridiculous but everyone was going crazy over the books and the movies. She'd finally given in and decided that it wouldn't hurt to just read a little bit. - Author: Anjela Renee
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#61. I'd rather have a book, but in a pinch I'll settle for a set of Water Pik instructions. - Author: Anne Fadiman
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#62. Crammed among the stacks of books in his room, the author treated literature as if each book were a window in a city of unstable skyscrapers, and he was the window-washer tasked with the impossible job of cleaning them all. - From "Pageturner" in 365 Tomorrows - Author: Joseph Patrick Pascale
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#63. It's like reading a good book. The kind where you don't want to skip pages to see what happens at the end. Each moment is a story in itself. - Author: Renee Carlino
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#64. To use an electronics analogy, closing a book on a bookmark is like pressing the Stop button, whereas when you leave the book facedown, you've only pressed Pause. - Author: Anne Fadiman
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#65. She ate toast in bed, then reread a favorite book, taking comfort from a story where she knew the outcome would be good and just and right. - Author: Sarah Mayberry
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#66. How can you be so nice to me and how can you forgive me when I've been such a jerk?"
Maddy appears to think for a moment. "When you are reading a book and you finish a chapter, you don't keep re-reading the chapter you just finished. You move on to the next chapter to see what happens. - Author: Stephen Reid Andrews
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#67. Every library is a palace; every book is a king; every reading is a magic! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#68. I am no fan of books. And chances are, if you're reading this, you and I share a healthy skepticism about the printed word. Well, I want you to know that this is the first book I've ever written, and I hope it's the first book you've ever read. Don't make a habit of it. - Author: Stephen Colbert
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#69. I was the quiet kid in the corner, reading a book. In elementary school, I read so much and so often during class that I was actually forbidden from reading books during school hours by my teachers. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#70. I love the smell of old books, Mandy sighed, inhaling deeply with the book pressed against her face. The yellow pages smelled of wood and paper mills and mothballs. - Author: Rebecca McNutt
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#71. The change starts when you start watching a video. You don't see it, you don't feel it but it starts at this moment, just by reading a complicated book or watching a film you again change... It's a fact! - Author: Deyth Banger
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#72. When her mind was discomposed ... a book was the opiate that lulled it to repose. - Author: Ann Radcliffe
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#73. Can I ask what you're reading?" ... She turned the book so the cover faced me. Wuthering Heights. "Have you read it?" She said. I nodded. I could feel the pulsating beat of my heart behind my eyes. "It's a sad story." "Sad stories make good books," She said. "They do. - Author: Khaled Hosseini
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#74. Emily wondered whether Artie would be so carefree if he knew The Book Club was performing grand theft imagination. - Author: S.A. Tawks
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#75. That's still the best reading experience: falling in love with a book I meet by accident. - Author: Alice Hoffman
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#76. You can try reading books that will help you be a leader, like Marshall Rosenberg and Thich Nhat Hanh. Be very humble and say, "I don't know why. I don't feel qualified, but I accept this role that you gave me, and so help me." - Author: Sandra Cisneros
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#77. If the book is true, it will find an audience that is meant to read it. - Author: Wally Lamb
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#78. Reading is a private act, private even from the person who wrote the book. Once the novel is out there, the author is beside the point. The reader and the book have their own relationship now, and should be left alone to work things out for themselves. - Author: Ann Patchett
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#79. Weren't all books ultimately related? After all, the same letters filled them, just arranged in a different order. Which meant that, in a certain way, every book was contained in every other! - Author: Cornelia Funke
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#80. As a general rule, I abstain from reading reports of attacks upon myself, wishing not to be provoked by that to which I cannot properly offer an answer. - Author: Abraham Lincoln
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#81. In the quiet spaces opened up by the prolonged, undistracted reading of a book, people made their own associations, drew their own inferences and analogies, fostered their own ideas. They thought deeply as they read deeply. - Author: Nicholas Carr
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#82. A book acts as the getaway car when you need to escape.
Even when you're the one writing it. - Author: Julie Wright
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#83. How To Read This Book
If you're reading this sentence then you've pretty much got it. Good job. Just keep going the way you are. - Author: Demetri Martin
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#84. Whatever it is that you're feeling, whatever it is you have a question about, whatever it is that you long to know, there is some book, somewhere, with the key. You just have to search for it. - Author: Adriana Trigiani
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#85. From candlelight to early bedtime, I read. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#86. Read. Read every chance you get. Read to keep growing. Read history. Read poetry. Read for pure enjoyment. Read a book called Life on a Little Known Planet. It's about insects. It will make you feel better. - Author: David McCullough
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#87. It's just a matter of writing the kind of book I enjoy reading. Something better be happening at the beginning, and then on every page after, or I get irritated. - Author: Jonathan Franzen
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#88. Next to the pleasure of reading a favourite fishing book comes that of persuading a friend to read it too. - Author: Arthur Ransome
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#89. To read means to borrow; to create out of one s readings is paying off one's debts. - Author: Georg C. Lichtenberg
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#90. I shall remain on Mars and read a book. - Author: Ray Bradbury
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#91. Let a book be your best defense to bordem - Author: Carmela Dutra
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#92. If you would be remembered, write a book worth the reading or live a life worth the writing about. - Author: Benjamin Franklin
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#93. I always feel like my book is a success when I see a child reading it, and they have their pointer finger out, and they kind of keep their place as they look all around the page. I've always been impressed by how children are so observant. - Author: Jan Brett
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#94. I always thought the joy of reading a book is not knowing what happens next. (Leonard Shelby, Memento) - Author: Christopher Nolan
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#95. He started to look at me in a manner I recognized: it was the way I looked at a new book, one I had never read before, one that surprised me with all it had to say. - Author: Alice Hoffman
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#96. Reading a book should not be a passive exercise, but rather a raucous conversation. - Author: Studs Terkel
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#97. It should be possible to exist with only a short shelf of books, to read and give away. After all - we may not open a book, once read, for ten years or more. But the act of reading has made it part of us - to relinquish it would be to lose an extension of our being. - Author: Pam Brown
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#98. Sad to say, multi-tasking is beyond me. I read one book at a time all the way through. If I'm reviewing the book, I have to write the review before I start reading any other book. I especially hate it when the phone rings and interrupts my train of thought. - Author: Michael Dirda
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#99. Life involves effort and growth. You won't grow by watching a situation comedy, though you can grow by reading a book. I hope we aren't becoming a nation of watchers, because what made us great is that we've always been a nation of doers. - Author: Ronald Reagan
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#100. There is no better adviser than a good book. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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