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Top 100 Quotes About Reading Reading

#1. There is only one expert who is qualified to examine the souls and the life of a people and make a valuable report - the native novelist ... And when a thousand able novels have been written, there you have the soul of the people; and not anywhere else can these be had. - Author: Mark Twain
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#2. And, anyway it's not always about fitting in."
"It's not?"
"Nope. Sometimes, it's about reading your environment real quick, and then finding the bits that fit you. - Author: Melissa Keil
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#3. There's a limit that you will not be able to go past if you don't understand the importance of reading. - Author: Eric Thomas
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#4. I was reading the dictionary. I thought it was a poem about everything. - Author: Steven Wright
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#5. I'm not a masochistic reader. If something is just too dense or not enjoyable, even though I'm told it should be good for me, I'll put it down. That said, most of what I read would be considered high-end or good for you, I suppose. But, I also think that reading should be enjoyable. - Author: Josh Radnor
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#6. I like reading. I just hate school. - Author: Armie Hammer
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#7. Reading a Lydia Davis story collection is like reaching into what you think is a bag of potato chips and pulling out something else entirely: a gherkin, a pepper corn, a truffle, a piece of beef jerky. - Author: Kate Christensen
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#8. Reading Plato should be easy; understanding Plato can be difficult. - Author: Robin A.H. Waterfield
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#9. Like measles, the reading bug is best caught when you are young. - Author: John Niven
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#10. We measure the success of schools not by the kinds of human beings they promote but by whatever increases in reading scores they chalk up. We have allowed quantitative standards, so central to the adult economic system, to become the principal yardstick for our definition of our children's worth. - Author: Kenneth Keniston
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#11. 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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#12. That's still the best reading experience: falling in love with a book I meet by accident. - Author: Alice Hoffman
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#13. Again, I must stress that this is my reading now of what happened then. Or rather, my memory now of my reading then of what was happening at the time. - Author: Julian Barnes
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#14. Constant reading pulled me away from the world of my childhood, the world of my parents. - Author: Maureen Corrigan
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#15. 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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#16. 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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#17. When you first read a script is the purest moment. That's when you can understand how an audience will ultimately receive it. The first reading of the script is so important because you're experiencing it all for the first time, and it's then that you really know if it's going to work or not. - Author: David Tennant
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#18. Every time I am reading actors I can pretty well tell which ones have studied with Meisner. It is because they are honest and simple and don't lay on complications that aren't necessary. - Author: Arthur Miller
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#19. When her mind was discomposed ... a book was the opiate that lulled it to repose. - Author: Ann Radcliffe
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#20. The golden rule when reading the menu is, if you cannot pronounce it, you cannot afford it. - Author: Frank Muir
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#21. My life transformed by making myself a reader. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#22. I'm 52 years old, which means I'm of an age where my reading habits are more or less set. I read plenty of stuff on line but I rely on pretty traditional sources. I'm a newspaper reader, whether in hand or on my iPad. - Author: Michael Wilbon
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#23. The only advice ... that one person can give another about reading is to take no advice, to follow your own instincts, to use your own reason, to come to your own conclusions. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#24. 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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#25. 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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#26. I never grew up reading or fantasizing about fairy tales. I was always too busy, like, outside being a kid. - Author: Armie Hammer
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#27. It is very annoying - things have been written by people who didn't know me at all or Princess Diana. They were written by people who never knew me or met me. It did make me angry. I just stopped reading the papers. - Author: Hasnat Khan
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#28. It was long before I got at the maxim, that in reading an old mathematician you will not read his riddle unless you plough with his heifer; you must see with his light, if you want to know how much he saw. - Author: Augustus De Morgan
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#29. But the first lesson reading teaches is how to be alone. - Author: Jonathan Franzen
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#30. I hate Nassau and the Bahamas. It's one of those places I'd always wanted to visit since reading Ian Fleming but it was full of casinos with Americans in shorts. - Author: Tony Parsons
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#31. My strangest auditioning experience was when I was reading for a TV show, and right when I started the audition, the casting director left the room and yelled at me from the hallway to keep reading. - Author: Danny Strong
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#32. I don't divide my reading into demographic categories, any more than I'd divide my friends into groups along ethnic or sexual lines. The thing I look for most is a sense of literary rawness - bareback fiction, if you will. - Author: Christopher Fowler
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#33. Reading a stranger's words and finding yourself in them. - Author: Jenim Dibie
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#34. Even in the most stressed times there is always time for reading. - Author: Emilie And Stephanie
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#35. Read. Read as if your life depended on it because your life as a novelist does. - Author: Louise Doughty
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#36. Sister Maria Martinez whom I believe I've mentioned before has been giving me cooking classes. Today I learned how to bake mean banana bread. The secret apparently is half a cup of dark rum. - Author: Adele Griffin
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#37. I like reading, going to the gym, hanging out with my family. That's it. - Author: Jonathan Rhys Meyers
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#38. Spending more time with friends and family costs nothing. Nor does walking, cooking, meditating, making love, reading or eating dinner at the table instead of in front of the television. Simply resisting the urge to hurry is free. - Author: Carl Honore
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#39. Reading is reading - no matter what the material. - Author: Giovanna Fletcher
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#40. 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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#41. 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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#42. Every library is a palace; every book is a king; every reading is a magic! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#43. A man who attempts to read all the new productions must do as the flea does,
skip. - Author: Samuel Rogers
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#44. Reading, his therapist had suggested, had likely been his first drug. - Author: William Gibson
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#45. I stopped reading reviews about my own movies. I read stuff about other people's movies. - Author: Steven Soderbergh
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#46. I tend to listen to music more than I read. I need to get into reading a bit more. The stuff I tend to read is usually non-fiction books more than fiction, but I've been trying to power my way through Dostoevsky's 'Crime and Punishment,' and I do enjoy it. - Author: Isaac Hempstead-Wright
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#47. It's not simply about reading fairytales as you grow older. It's about still finding the magic in fairytales when the world tells you you're too old to believe either. - Author: Elle Alexander
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#48. The ability to read awoke inside of me some long dormant craving to be mentally alive. - Author: Malcolm X
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#49. The unification of worlds is an author's priority, as one of them surely resides forbidden to the public. - Author: P.A. Wunderlich
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#50. Reading is everything. Read to enrich your world. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#51. 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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#52. Who is there that abstains from reading that which is printed in abuse of himself? - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#53. I've always felt sad for people who don't read fiction; they only get to live one life. - Author: Jack Tyler
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#54. 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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#55. The secret to speed-reading is moving your lips faster. - Author: Charles M. Schulz
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#56. I hate to read books but a friend said he read the dictionary and that the Zebra did it. - Author: Stanley Victor Paskavich
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#57. I was improvising before I was reading music. I was just trying to play things on the clarinet by ear. I think my ear is one of my greatest assets. - Author: Pete Fountain
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#58. All this she must possess, and to all this she must yet add something more substantial, in the improvement of her mind by extensive reading. Mr. Darcy - Author: Jane Austen
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#59. 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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#60. Sponsored stories are not a great way to monetize mobile traffic. The phone is way more of a publishing tool than a reading tool. The attention users pay to the streams on mobile is far less than on the desktop. - Author: Keith Teare
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#61. Movies feel like work, and reading fiction feels like work, whereas reading nonfiction feels like pleasure. - Author: Peter Morgan
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#62. 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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#63. Study has been for me the sovereign remedy against all the disappointments of life. I have never known any trouble that an hour's reading would not dissipate. - Author: Baron De Montesquieu
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#64. 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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#65. 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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#66. 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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#67. If, for example, all the codons are triplets, then in addition to the correct reading of the message, there are two incorrect readings which we shall obtain if we do not start the grouping into sets of three at the right place. - Author: Francis Crick
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#68. But I'm not sure it actually matters what we read. Our lives continue along the straight lines that have been set out for us. Fiction merely allows us a glimpse of the alternative. Maybe that's one of the reasons we enjoy it. - Author: Anthony Horowitz
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#69. My love of reading and the English language is something given to me by my parents, and I've passed it on to my children. - Author: Corin Tucker
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#70. I'm barely reading the 'New York Times!' But I do try to keep abreast of things. - Author: Chris Diamantopoulos
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#71. I bet there are a lot of women out there who want to sleep with a guy who reads. And being the head of the reading foundation, I'm very well endowed. - Author: Bauvard
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#72. Of course, the ideal position for reading is something you can never find. - Author: Italo Calvino
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#73. Reading Christians are growing Christians. When Christians cease to read, they cease to grow. - Author: John Wesley
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#74. 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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#75. That when you're buying books, you're optimistically thinking you're buying the time to read them.
(Paraphrase of Schopenhauer) - Author: Arthur Schopenhauer
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#76. I'm totally active. I am just this side of hyper. I jog and go to the gym every day. When I'm on the computer, I'm reading, I'm writing, I'm never quiet. My brain is very rarely not engaged. Every now and again I will fall asleep under the parasol in the sun, but that's a rarity. - Author: Suzi Quatro
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#77. Keep anyone with whom you can read in silence. - Author: Lemony Snicket
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#78. I started writing because I found I could spend more time in my own imagination by doing that than I could by reading. - Author: Geraldine McCaughrean
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#79. We take men's obligation to earn money, and when they do it well, we blame them for having power and being oppressors. And when they don't do it all, women just don't marry men who are reading 'I'm Okay, You're Okay' in the unemployment line. - Author: Warren Farrell
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#80. I think reading is a gift. It was a gift that was given to me as a child by many people, and now as an adult and a writer, I'm trying to give a little of it back to others. It's one of the greatest pleasures I know. - Author: Ann M. Martin
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#81. That is dreamreading. As the birds leave south or north in their season, the Dreamreader has dreams to read. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#82. I teach 18- to 21-year-olds - the 'Harry Potter' generation. They grew up as voracious readers, reading books in this exploding genre. But at some point, I would love for them to give Umberto Eco or A.S. Byatt a try. I hope 'A Discovery of Witches' will serve as a kind of stepping-stone. - Author: Deborah Harkness
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#83. It was exactly the sort of thing I needed to be reading that afternoon: a story where, no matter how bad things got, you knew everything was going to turn out fine in the end. - Author: Heather James
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#84. 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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#85. Read, read . . . and then read some more. Read everything you can get your hands on! Reading to a writer is as medical school is to a doctor, as physical training is to an athlete, as breathing is to life. - Author: Andrew Joyce
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#86. There's nothing as cozy as a piece of candy and a book. - Author: Betty MacDonald
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#87. 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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#88. 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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#89. But if I spend [all] my time *reading* about adventures, I won't actually be *having* them. - Author: Lisa Kleypas
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#90. 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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#91. 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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#92. The saying "the cherry on top" is only a good metaphor if the person listening or reading actually likes cherries on top of their ice cream. - Author: Christopher Jones
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#93. How can you not love reading? It's wonderful. An excursion, an adventure ... an escape from reality.' She adored reading and had a hard time grasping anyone not loving it. - Author: Robin Caroll
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#94. The world exists to end up in a book. - Author: Stephane Mallarme
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#95. 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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#96. But if you recognize yourself in these pages - if you feel something stirring inside - stop reading immediately. You might be one of us. And - Author: Rick Riordan
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#97. And we can read - there is always the prospect of escape, through books."
"Books are not a means of 'escape', Meta! Books are a means of knowledge, and of learning how to cope with the future. - Author: Joyce Carol Oates
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#98. 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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#99. You've got to have high expectations to achieve top results. - Author: S.A. Tawks
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#100. 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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