Reading And Thinking Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Reading And Thinking

#1. I tend not to read the size of the production into a script when I'm reading it. It's just something you respond to or not and I do think it's very dangerous to say it's time now to do this or it's time now to do that. - Author: Eric Bana
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#2. An honest bookstore would post the following sign above its 'self-help' section: 'For true self-help, please visit our philosophy, literature, history and science sections, find yourself a good book, read it, and think about it. - Author: Roger Ebert
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#3. To arrive at the simplest truth, as Newton knew and practiced, requires years of contemplation. Not activity Not reasoning. Not calculating. Not busy behaviour of any kind. Not reading. Not talking. Not making an effort. Not thinking. Simply bearing in mind what it is one needs to know. - Author: George Spencer-Brown
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#4. Elrond's house was perfect, whether you liked food or sleep or story-telling or singing (or reading), or just sitting and thinking best, or a pleasant mixture of them all. Merely to be there was a cure for weariness ... Evil things did not come into the secret valley of Rivendell. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#5. I was in the tennis bubble. I wasn't thinking about the big picture. I didn't notice what they said on television, I wasn't reading any papers. I had a coach and a manager, and they kept me in the bubble. - Author: Boris Becker
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#6. Sometimes I do readings and people can't stop laughing, but I'm reading about pretty tragic things. I think Soviet humor is a desperate humor, rather typical of very different nations, of Jewish people, Ukrainians, and of course, Russians. It's despair - just keep laughing, until you are dead. - Author: Alina Bronsky
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#7. I'd read a lot of scripts, and I remember reading 'Orange Is the New Black,' and it was at the head of the pack. I remember thinking, 'Wow, that is really good. I would love to be a part of that.' - Author: Uzo Aduba
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#8. I don't read as much as people may expect. In fact, sometimes I feel that I should probably read more, but then I do believe that one of the big problems of our times is that there's too much reading and not enough thinking. - Author: Vikram Seth
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#9. When I am not reading Kafka I am thinking about Kafka. When I am not thinking about Kafka I miss thinking about him. Having missed thinking about him for a while, I take him out and read him again. That's how it works. - Author: Laszlo Krasznahorkai
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#10. I start my day by trying to be healthy and exercising and thinking about and reading about the challenges. I live the mission that way. - Author: Risa Lavizzo-Mourey
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#11. At the risk of appearing predictable, the Bible was and remains the biggest influence on my thinking. I was raised reading it, memorizing passages from it and being guided by it. I still find it a source of wisdom, comfort and encouragement. - Author: Hillary Clinton
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#12. They always blamed my reading, you know, for my having fewer friends than my brother and for my weak eyes, never thinking that because I had weak eyes and because I was shy, having a book at the ready rescued me. - Author: Matthew Pearl
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#13. I remember reading the script for 'Dangerous Liaisons' and thinking that I could quite happily spend the rest of my life watching this film; the story and the writing were so wonderful. - Author: Stephen Frears
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#14. Read something no one else is reading, think something no one else is thinking, and do something no one else is doing."

Unknown - Author: Danny L. Deaube
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#15. To be successful, suspend your worries and your analytical thinking and just concentrate on reading the script as it is without any self-judgment. - Author: Forbes Robbins Blair
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#16. It's what the Pixies always said about music - they were writing songs and just trying not to be boring. That was their main motivation and it worked for them. I remember reading that and thinking that was the way to do it. - Author: Jonny Greenwood
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#17. I think I have done well, if I have acquired a new word from a good author; and my business with him is to find my own, though itwere only to melt him down into an epithet or an image for daily use. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#18. You know, I'm a big believer in touch and digital reading, but I still think that some mixture of voice, the pen and a real keyboard - in other words a netbook - will be the mainstream on that. - Author: Bill Gates
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#19. When I am not walking, I am reading. I cannot sit and think. - Author: Charles Lamb
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#20. It is better to read a little and ponder a lot than to read a lot and ponder a little. - Author: Denis Parsons Burkitt
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#21. I view askance a book that remains undisturbed for a year. Oughtn't it to have a ticket of leave? I think I may safely say no bookin my library remains unopened a year at a time, except my own works and Tennyson's. - Author: Carolyn Wells
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#22. A doctorate study is the passion for extensive research, reading, thinking and writing. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#23. We can enjoy Heaven now. We can have half of the enjoyment ahead of time by looking forward to it, thinking about it, reading about it and anticipating it. - Author: David Berg
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#24. If I'm writing about my life, I'm already thinking of anyone in my life who might be reading it, and I'm keeping that as a kind of censorship voice in my head. And then, commenters - I'm keeping that in my head, too. - Author: Mandy Stadtmiller
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#25. A reading society will triumph; a thinking society will triumph; a free society will triumph; an honest society will triumph and what about the rest? There is even no need to mention about them! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#26. Most of these men's lives were so tortured that I enjoyed reading about them, thinking, well, I am in hell too and I can't even write music. - Author: Charles Bukowski
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#27. '3:10 to Yuma' was one that I just kept on talking and thinking about after reading it. And I think the reason is because, like in most Westerns, you have the very clear-cut bad-guy/good-guy, however, as the movie progresses, you kind of see that it's a very fine line that divides these two. - Author: Christian Bale
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#28. I guess I'm interested in the behind-the-surface feelings of the human condition, in my own way. I was always struck by the gap - at least in the books I was reading - between what people tell stories about and what I actually feel. I started thinking about a gap between fantasy and reality. - Author: Signe Baumane
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#29. I think in reading a few sentences of text you can just tell the tone, and that's something I love in prose writers. - Author: Lauren Mayberry
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#30. From forty years' experience of the wretched guess-work of the newspapers of what is not done in open daylight, and of their falsehood even as to that, I rarely think them worth reading, and almost never worth notice. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#31. If you are not reading and thinking, it means that your windows looking to the ocean are closed! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#32. Reading and thoughtfulness and openness are the best way, I should think, to begin to address the richness that is in each of us. - Author: Julia Alvarez
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#33. Writing is a conversation with reading; a dialogue with thinking. All conversations with older people contain repetition. Some of the ideas mean a lot to me, just interesting, so I both embrace and attack the ideas because I found them, well, delightful. - Author: Nikki Giovanni
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#34. I picked up 'The Hunger Games' thinking it was written at my regressed reading level. I've spent hours reading it, and I'm not even halfway through. Our bass player, whose name is also Nate, ended up reading all three novels and loved them. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#35. Christians think a long record of church attendence and Bible reading is equivalent to an advanced degree in science. - Author: Graham Kendall
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#36. It's fun for me to be with someone who loves reading as much as I do, because he'll give me things to read that I wouldn't normally seek out, and I think vice versa. - Author: Zoe Kazan
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#37. Pray, read and mediate on the Scripture. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#38. It is that kind of thinking that is the problem; that movies, video games and the Internet, devices that simply amuse the imagination are more interesting than what a library stocks. - Author: S.A. Tawks
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#39. Ultimately I think the difference between reading the Bible and studying it is making the connections between who Jesus is and what he's done. - Author: Mark Driscoll
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#40. I cannot sit and think; books think for me. - Author: Charles Lamb
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#41. A theologian is born by living, nay dying and being damned, not by thinking, reading, or speculating. - Author: Martin Luther
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#42. When I was pregnant, a few of my friends told me that their babies slept in bed with them. I remember thinking how crazy that was. Then I started reading up on it and decided it was something I actually wanted to try. - Author: Kourtney Kardashian
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#43. I'm getting ready to write a piece now, and it's been six months thinking about it, changing the instrumentation, changing the name, doing more reading. - Author: John Zorn
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#44. I am most interested in encouraging Christians to think and read well. Christians, of all people, should reflect the mind of their Maker. Learning to read well is a step toward loving God with your mind. It is a leap toward thinking God's thoughts after Him. - Author: James W. Sire
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#45. A person can escape an ingrained pattern of mental incapacity or 'non compos mentis' ("no power of the mind") by reading, writing, thinking, and studying their environment for telling external determinates that will shape a journey of the mind, body, and soul. - Author: Kilroy J. Oldster
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#46. I am not a fatalist. I have just been reading War and Peace and Tolstoy is such a fatalist. I think people can make a difference ... I am an optimist who worries a lot. - Author: Madeleine Albright
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#47. I remember thinking that people were crazy for reading the same book more than once, but I now have a new-found appreciation for the re-discovery of literature. The lessons we learned from books in the school curriculum are reinvented and updated when we read as adults. - Author: Rachel Nichols
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#48. What I think after reading the script and seeing where the story goes, I go with my instincts on the character. If my instincts are wrong the director and the producers will guide me in the right direction. That's just kind of how I take on any role, be it a fantasy movie or not. - Author: Josh Hutcherson
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#49. He that loves a book will never want a [close] friend,
a wholesome counselor, a cheerful companion, an effectual comforter.
By study, by reading, by thinking, one may innocently
divert and pleasantly entertain himself,
as in all weathers, as in all fortunes. - Author: Isaac Barrow
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#50. We have a reading, a talking, and a writing public. When shall we have a thinking? - Author: Marguerite Gardiner, Countess Of Blessington
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#51. Perhaps the greatest lesson [Huxley] learned from reading Carlyle was that real religion, that emotive feeling for Truth and Beauty, could flourish in the absence of an idolatrous theology. - Author: Adrian Desmond
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#52. I think people who agree with Donald Trump have repeatedly made the case that he should be able to say whatever he wants to say, it's time someone did that. But as we go and speak to the kids, the young people who are reading March, we see the fear, we hear them tell us how scared they are. - Author: Andrew Aydin
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#53. Let us read with method, and propose to ourselves an end to which our studies may point. The use of reading is to aid us in thinking. - Author: Edward Gibbon
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#54. I don't want people to think that they can attain realization simply by listening to others or by reading books. They must practice what they read and hear. - Author: Paramahansa Yogananda
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#55. In his bestseller, The Shallows, Nicholas Carr argues that in the Internet age we are losing our capacity for deep thinking, reading, and conversation. - Author: Michael S. Horton
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#56. Reading has always been like breathing for me, necessary for existing and thinking. But recently, I find, as I try to make it through the pages, my mind keeps wandering to my phone. What's happening there? What am I missing? - Author: Nancy Jo Sales
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#57. Am reading the life of Mozart and cannot help thinking that one's capacity for suffering is in direct proportion to one's greatness. - Author: Lily Koppel
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#58. Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#59. Some people just need to read and think, to spend time alone sorting through the stories in their heads - Author: Ronald T. Potter-Efron
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#60. A Nottinghamshire man called Tubbs wished very much to see a fairy and, from thinking of fairies day and night, and from reading all sorts of odd books about them, he took it into his head that his coachman was a fairy. - Author: Susanna Clarke
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#61. When I was 16, the guest speaker was King. And I was completely overwhelmed because I had been studying nonviolence, talking about it, reading about it, but here it was happening, here it was people boycotting the buses and people on the streets and taking risks, which I think was the key. - Author: Joan Baez
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#62. Books are totally useless unless you take their advice. If you just keep reading them, thinking "that's so insightful! that changes everything," but never actually doing anything different, then pretty quickly the feeling will wear off and you'll start searching for another book to fill the void. - Author: Aaron Swartz
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#63. I think people who share my dreams can enjoy reading my novels. And that's a wonderful thing. I said that myths are like a reservoir of stories, and if I can act as a similar kind of "reservoir," albeit a modest one, that would make me very happy. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#64. I don't really listen to music when I work. I really have to focus on one thing at a time. I like a lot of quiet and peace when I'm working or when I'm thinking or when I'm reading. - Author: Shahzia Sikander
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#65. In tactics, no information is better than too much ... because at some point the players stop reading and stop thinking. - Author: Giovanni Guidetti
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#66. The joy of reading can take you so many different places. In addition to intelligence and stretching your mind, I just think reading is so crucial in terms of being a well-rounded person. - Author: Gayle King
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#67. My mom would always read a book to me at night from when I was three. Now, I can't go to sleep without reading a book. At the same time, once I read, it's difficult for me to go to sleep, as I have an overactive imagination and I start thinking. - Author: Sonam Kapoor
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#68. When you're alone and you feel sad, try reading a book. Try touching someone's heart. Try to imagine what they were thinking, what they wanted to convey. If you do that, you might get something amazing. - Author: Mizuki Nomura
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#69. Well I've been locking myself up in my house for some time now Reading and writing and reading and thinking and searching for reasons and missing the seasons The Autumn, the Spring, the Summer, the snow - Author: Colleen Hoover
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#70. Now, 75 years [after To Kill a Mockingbird], in an abundant society where people have laptops, cell phones, iPods, and minds like empty rooms, I still plod along with books.
[Open Letter, O Magazine, July 2006] - Author: Harper Lee
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#71. I think school is so important. I was good student. A rebel, but I did well in my studies. I don't close myself to anything. I liked reading and I still love learning. I loved history and German. - Author: Bruno Tonioli
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#72. I wanted my students to leave my classroom loving reading and wanting to read more, and if they left my classroom thinking that reading is boring, then I haven't done my job. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#73. In a country where people are not reading and thinking much, the sun is already set! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#74. I like to think about the bestseller list as, "This is the medicine cabinet of a very sick country." Let me look and see what they're reading that isn't nourishing them. - Author: Sandra Cisneros
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#75. You are to make your own way prosperous ... Even God cannot do it for you; you will have to do it yourself by doing the right things; taking right decisions, talking right, thinking right, being at the right place with the right-kind of people and by reading the right materials. - Author: Jaachynma N.E. Agu
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#76. So it's happened, I kept thinking, you're in the middle of a story exactly as you've always wanted, and it's horrible. Fear tastes quite different when you're not just reading about it, Meggie, and playing hero wasn't half as much fun as I'd expected. - Author: Cornelia Funke
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#77. Reading and sauntering and lounging and dosing, which I call thinking, is my supreme Happiness. - Author: David Hume
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#78. Readers themselves, I think, contribute to a book. They add their own imaginations, and it is as though the writer only gave them something to work on, and they did the rest. - Author: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
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#79. I was exposed to a mix of cultures, lots of different religions and beliefs. I was a spiritual kid and went to Indian powwows and Buddhist temples. But over a period of time, with reading and thinking, I started to feel it was all so absurd: The whole idea of life after death is ridiculous. - Author: Harvey Fierstein
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#80. Read different to think differently; world is already into rat race. - Author: Aman Jassal
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#81. The only thing worse than not reading a book in the last ninety days is not reading a book in the last ninety days and thinking that it doesn't matter - Author: Jim Rohn
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#82. Travel now by all means - if you have the time. But travel the right way, the way I travel. I am always reading and thinking of the history and geography of a place. I see its people in terms of these, placed in the social framework of time and space. - Author: Oliver Sacks
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#83. I think my brain is full of collisions and that's how I like to read and process information. I'm always comparing things and I think I do that subconsciously when I'm reading books of poetry. - Author: Victoria Chang
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#84. You learn to write by writing, and by reading and thinking about how writers have created their characters and invented their stories. If you are not a reader, don't even think about being a writer. - Author: Jean M. Auel
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#85. Is it true, what Jesus believed, this Truth that he died for and lived for? Maybe the only way to know finally this side of falling off that precipice ourselves is to stop speaking and thinking and reading about it so much and to start watching and listening. - Author: Frederick Buechner
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#86. There are different rules for reading, for thinking, and for talking. Writing blends all three of them. - Author: Mason Cooley
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#87. I also did some jail time a few years ago. Spent a whole summer in jail reading books. I pumped a ton of new knowledge and new thinking into myself. - Author: Tommy Lee
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#88. I wake up thinking: What am I reading? What will I read next? I'm terrified that I'll run out, that I will read through all I want to, and be forced to learn wildflowers at last, to keep awake. - Author: Annie Dillard
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#89. 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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#90. Books can be viewed as food for the mind

Stop reading and your brain can become anemic

Read junk and your thinking can become malnourished

But handle your diet with books well and your life long learning never stops - Author: Jonathan Frakes
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#91. Think about the books that you were reading at a certain crisis in your life, what you were reading, and that's because you needed them to nourish your alma. - Author: Sandra Cisneros
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#92. The liberal arts are the arts of communication and thinking. 'They are the arts indispensable to further learning, for they are the arts of reading, writing, speaking, listening, figuring, - Author: Oliver DeMille
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#93. But I also think that once you've found stuff that works, stop reading forums, stop reading reviews and just get out there and play. - Author: Guthrie Govan
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#94. Writing is a solitary pursuit and I think you have to be partially at peace with yourself, but it's the other part that's usually producing the stuff worth reading. - Author: Craig Johnson
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#95. But by that time Lady Harman had acquired the habit of reading and the habit of thinking over what she read, and from that it is an easy step to thinking over oneself and the circumstances of one's own life. The one thing trains for the other. - Author: H.G.Wells
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#96. Gen-Ys are delusional; Most people are not special - otherwise "special" wouldn't mean anything. Even right now, most of Gen-Ys reading this are thinking, "Good point. But I actually am one of the few special ones" - and this is the problem. - Author: Tim Urban
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#97. I would argue that stupidity is born out of bad reading, bad teaching and bad thinking! - Author: John Green
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#98. I am only conscious of any satisfaction in Scientific Reading or thinking when it rounds off into a poetical generality and vagueness. - Author: Wilfred Owen
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#99. games so widespread among the young distract them from dangerous activities like reading and thinking: games do away with those intolerable viruses called ideas. This - Author: Guillaume Faye
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#100. An imaginative book renders us much more service at first, by stimulating us through its tropes, than afterward, when we arrive atthe precise sense of the author. I think nothing is of any value in books, excepting the transcendental and extraordinary. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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