Reading Nonfiction Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 30 Quotes About Reading Nonfiction

#1. Movies feel like work, and reading fiction feels like work, whereas reading nonfiction feels like pleasure. - Author: Peter Morgan
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#2. I count my blessings every day, quite honestly, because I take nothing for granted. - Author: Mario Andretti
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#3. The child intuitively comprehends that although these stories are unreal, they are not untrue ... - Author: Bruno Bettelheim
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#4. I read nonfiction for information, fiction for truth. - Author: Michael M. Thomas
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#5. Reading literary fiction stimulates cognition beyond the brain functions related to reading, say, magazine articles, interviews, or most online nonfiction reporting. - Author: Susan Reynolds
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#6. When I'm not writing, I read loads of fiction, but I've been writing quite constantly lately so I've been reading a lot of nonfiction - philosophy, religion, science, history, social or cultural studies. - Author: Irvine Welsh
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#7. I've been a lifelong horror fan, but at the same time, I would say 90 percent of my reading is biographies and nonfiction history. - Author: Seth Grahame-Smith
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#8. Everyone's life matters and everyone deserves to be happy but not everyone is in a place where they think, or even believe, happiness is possible. - Author: Cheryl B. Evans
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#9. Rationally, factory farming is so obviously wrong, in so many ways. In all of my reading and conversations, I've yet to find a credible defense of it. But food is not rational. Food is culture, habit, and identity. - Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
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#10. What makes me want to keep reading a nonfiction text is the encounter with a surprising, well-stocked mind as it takes on the challenge of the next sentence, paragraph, - Author: Phillip Lopate
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#11. I read nonfiction.
She reared back as if offended. - Author: Anne Osterlund
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#12. I think there's something about supernatural shows that people see and just want to put me in them! I don't know. I just finished another show - 'The Nine Lives of Chloe King,' with Skyler Samuels, who was my girlfriend in 'The Gates' - and I play another supernatural character on that show. - Author: Colton Haynes
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#13. That part of what I loved about poetry was how the distinction between fiction and nonfiction didn't obtain, how the correspondence between text and world was less important than the intensities of the poem itself, what possibilities of feeling were opened up in the present tense of reading. - Author: Ben Lerner
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#14. Generally, I read nonfiction. There's very little fiction that I enjoy enough to spend my time reading. I am generally a nonfiction guy. - Author: Peter Morgan
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#15. I do 30 to 40 books a year, so it's a fair amount of reading. Back and forth between nonfiction and fiction. I usually have three or four things that are open on my desk, on my bed, on audiobook in the car. - Author: James Patterson
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#16. It was like hunting fish with an underwater gun, a sport which he had once been foolish enough to try. At one moment there is the fish - graceful, mysterious, desirable and free - and the next moment there is nothing but struggling and blood and confusion. - Author: Iris Murdoch
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#17. Gail Sheehy tells us that "the delights of self-discovery are always available." All Fools' Day is the perfect day to engrave this wisdom in our hearts. - Author: Sarah Ban Breathnach
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#18. I grew up reading Stephen King, Peter Straub, Clive Barker, Robert McCammon, Isaac Asimov's nonfiction books, and Roald Dahl. - Author: Nnedi Okorafor
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#19. Education ... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading. - Author: George Macaulay Trevelyan
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#20. Non-fiction is to theory as fiction is to experience. - Author: Joyce Rachelle
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#21. Now that I'm taking some time off from school, I've been reading a lot to make sure I don't forget everything. It's mostly classics and nonfiction accounts from actors, directors and writers from the '40s and '50s. - Author: Fred Savage
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#22. I remember reading an interview with a writer who said that in nonfiction if you have one lie it sort of messes it up. But in fiction the real details give you so much more credibility, because people do so much research just to write fiction. In fiction you're trying to recreate something lifelike. - Author: Edwidge Danticat
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#23. Beyond that, I seem to be compelled to write science fiction, rather than fantasy or mysteries or some other genre more likely to climb onto bestseller lists even though I enjoy reading a wide variety of literature, both fiction and nonfiction. - Author: Joan D. Vinge
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#24. The genres, it is thought, have other designs on us. They want to entertain, as opposed to rubbing our noses in the daily grit produced by the daily grind. Unhappily for realistic novelists, the larger reading public likes being entertained. - Author: Margaret Atwood
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#25. I don't read for amusement, I read for enlightenment. I do a lot of reviewing, so I have a steady assignment of reading. I'm also a judge for the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards, which gives awards to literature and nonfiction. - Author: Joyce Carol Oates
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#26. People are afraid, and when people are afraid, when their pie is shrinking, they look for somebody to hate. They look for somebody to blame. And a real leader speaks to anxiety and to fear and allays those fears, assuages anxiety. - Author: Henry Louis Gates
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#27. I find that my reading, particularly nonfiction, can inspire a poem as well as anything else. - Author: Billy Collins
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#28. Reading is not passive. It is only when the reader brings his/her own experiences to the work and breathes life into the author's words that they consummate the relationship and together bring the story to life. - Author: Chuck Miceli
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#29. When you start reading nonfiction books about piracy, you realize that it's actually just a history of desperate people. - Author: Daniel Handler
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#30. It's rare for me to read any fiction. I almost only read nonfiction. I don't believe in guilty pleasures, I only believe in pleasures. People who call reading detective fiction or eating dessert a guilty pleasure make me want to puke. - Author: Ira Glass
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