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Top 38 Quotes About Reading John Green

#1. I went into the lunchroom. A stocky young girl in a soiled green jumper sat at a table reading a fan magazine. She got up slowly when the screen door creaked. She had enormous breasts and she looked like Buddy Hackett. - Author: John D. MacDonald
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#2. Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book. - Author: John Green
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#3. What is wrong with your parents? It's just reading. As a parent myself, I can certainly think of worse habits than reading. Like heroin! At least you're not asking them to preorder some heroin! - Author: John Green
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#4. I will continue to underscore that I don't think authorial intent is all that important to a reading experience, and I certainly don't think the job of reading is to divine authorial intent. - Author: John Green
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#5. Ultimately what I like about reading together is that we all make it happen together. Of course even amid shared experience we're still alone ... each reading of each book is unique. But what a comfort it is to share readings and experiences. How lucky we are when we get to be alone together. - Author: John Green
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#6. Cousin-screwing. It is not totally safe. It raises the risk of birth defects slightly. But I was reading in a book for history that there's, like, a 99.9999 percent chance that at least one of your great-great-great-grandparents married first cousin. - Author: John Green
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#7. Peeing is like a good book in that it is very, very hard to stop once you start. - Author: John Green
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#8. How can you read and talk at the same time?" I asked.
"Well, I usually can't, but neither the book nor the conversation is particularly intellectually challenging. - Author: John Green
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#9. I would argue that stupidity is born out of bad reading, bad teaching and bad thinking! - Author: John Green
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#10. I know that books seem like the ultimate thing that's made by one person, but that's not true. Every reading of a book is a collaboration between the reader and the writer who are making the story up together. - Author: John Green
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#11. I really think that reading is just as important as writing when you're trying to be a writer because it's the only apprenticeship we have, it's the only way of learning how to write a story. - Author: John Green
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#12. Reading forces you to be quiet in a place that no longer makes place for that. - Author: John Green
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#13. Reading forces you to be quiet in a world that no longer makes place for that. - Author: John Green
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#14. You and me will read a book and find three interesting things that we remember. But Colin finds everything intriguing. He reads a book about presidents and he remembers more of it because everything he reads clicks in his head as fugging interesting. - Author: John Green
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#15. Reading a good book helps us to feel un-alone. - Author: John Green
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#16. The job of reading is to use stories as a way into seeing other people as we see ourselves - Author: John Green
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#17. She'd obviously read the book many times before, and so she read flawlessly and confidently, and I could hear her smile in the reading of it, and the sound of that smile made me think that maybe I would like novels better if Alaska Young read them to me. - Author: John Green
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#18. When we sat down, Lacey started reading "Song of Myself," and she agreed that none of it sounded like anything and certainly none of it sounded like Margo. We still had no idea what, if anything, Margo was trying to say. She gave the book back to me, and they started talking about prom again. - Author: John Green
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#19. This is what I love about novels, both reading them and writing them. They jump into the abyss, to be with you - Author: John Green
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#20. Pudge," she said, faux-condescending, "the sound is an integral part of the artistic experience of this video game. Muting Decapitation would be like reading only every other word of Jane Eyre. - Author: John Green
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#21. In the ensuing silence, I have time to contemplate the word cute - how dismissive it is, how it's the equivalent of calling someone little, how it makes a person into a baby, how the word is a neon sign burning through the dark reading, Feel Bad About Yourself. - Author: John Green
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#22. Reading it the night before, I'd wondered if it would be like that for me-if in one moment, I would finally understand her, know her, and understand the role I'd played in her dying. But I wasn't convinced enlightenment struck like lightining. - Author: John Green
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#23. It became a weekend of reading, of trying to see her in the fragments of the poem she'd left for me. - Author: John Green
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#24. Because so many people use goodreads, it is an amazingly good - and amazingly underutilized - resource for understanding what people read, why, and how they feel about their reading experiences. - Author: John Green
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#25. In the end, what makes a book valuable is not the paper it's printed on, but the thousands of hours of work by dozens of people who are dedicated to creating the best possible reading experience for you. - Author: John Green
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#26. I just want to stay away from people and read books. - Author: John Green
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#27. Teenagers have more intense reading experiences because they've had fewer of them. It's like the first time you fall in love. You have a connection to that first person you fell in love with because it was so intense and unprecedented. - Author: John Green
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#28. Forever is composed of nows," she says. I have nothing to say to that; I am just chewing through it when Margo says, "Emily Dickinson. Like I said, I'm doing a lot of reading. - Author: John Green
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#29. [This] is very important to remember when reading or writing or talking or whatever: You are never, ever choosing whether to use symbols. You are choosing which symbols to use. - Author: John Green
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#30. Going out late at night and laying in the dewy field and reading a Kurt Vonnegut book by moonlight. - Author: John Green
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#31. Books are beautiful for reading and they're also beautiful for holding. - Author: John Green
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#32. Denim miniskirt. Tight white T-shirt. Scooped neck. Extraordinarily olive skin. Legs that make you care about legs. Perfectly coiffed curly brown hair. A laminated button reading ME FOR PROM QUEEN. Lacey Pemberton. Walking toward us. - Author: John Green
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#33. But there was so much todo: cigarettes to smoke, sex to have, swings to swing on. I'll have more time for reading when I'm old and boring. - Author: John Green
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#34. Books are the ultimate Dumpees: put them down and they'll wait for you forever; pay attention to them and they always love you back. - Author: John Green
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#35. I think instead writers and publishers and readers need to go to the places where people are, and make the argument that there is great value to the quiet, contemplative process of reading a novel, that reading great books carefully offers pleasures and consolations that no iPad app ever can. - Author: John Green
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#36. He liked the mere act of reading, the magic of turning scratches on a page into words inside his head. - Author: John Green
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#37. Ultimately, it doesn't matter if the author intended a symbol to be there, because the job of reading is not to understand the authors intend. The job of reading is to see into other people as we see ourselves. - Author: John Green
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#38. I liked reading biographies of writers, even if (as was the case with Monsieur Rabelais)I'd never read any of their actual writing. I flipped to the back and found the highlighted quote (NEVER USE A HIGHLIGHTER IN MY BOOKS, - Author: John Green
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