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#1. 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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#2. 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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#3. 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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#4. 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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#5. 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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#6. 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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#7. 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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#8. 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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#9. 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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#10. 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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#11. 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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#12. 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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#13. 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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#14. But if I spend [all] my time *reading* about adventures, I won't actually be *having* them. - Author: Lisa Kleypas
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#15. I'm not big on reading directions. I can't do that. I'm just not from that world. - Author: Richard Dean Anderson
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#16. It is easy to club people together, but there are bound to be influences of authors you've read. I grew up reading fast paced authors such as Sidney Sheldon and Jeffrey Archer, but to say I'm one of them isn't true; my style is intrinsically my own. - Author: Ashwin Sanghi
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#17. 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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#18. A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read. - Author: Mark Twain
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#19. I don't have a lot of time. I can give a poem a couple of lines, a short story a paragraph, and a novel a few pages, then if I can stop reading without a sense of loss, I do, and I go on to something else. - Author: Flannery O'Connor
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#20. If the parents are too busy to read, it's a safe bet the children will feel the same way. Set aside time for family reading each night. It doesn't matter so much what the kids read, as long as you provide them space for reading and a sense that it is a valuable part of your daily routine. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#21. Read anything, as long as you can't wait to pick it up again. - Author: Nick Hornby
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#22. 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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#23. 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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#24. The best of fiction, as we know, of course, doesn't tell the truth; it tales the truth. - Author: Criss Jami
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#25. I spent the period reading the first novel assigned for English. And wow. If I hadn't realized I was in France yet, I do now. Because Like Water for Chocolate has sex in it. LOTS of sex. - Author: Stephanie Perkins
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#26. 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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#27. I really enjoy acting. At home I can't even finish a sentence, and here I am reading these wonderful lines. I think it must be every housewife's dream, to be an actress part-time. - Author: Meg Tilly
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#28. I don't spend as much time drawing as I do writing and reading. That's the really work-intensive part. And by the time I have enough material, it's often way past due time to put the comic up, and I'm already behind schedule, and I have to kind of rush it. - Author: Kate Beaton
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#29. When you read,' the man whispered, 'you discover who you really are. You find traces of yourself, little pieces you didn't know were there. - Author: Malcolm McNeill
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#30. She 'didn't care much for reading', she said. Books were just a commodity that had to be produced, like jam or bootlaces. - Author: George Orwell
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#31. But the main reason you should read this is that I don't see why I should have to know all these terrible, terrible things and you should get off scot free. - Author: David Strorm
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#32. If you ever meet someone who thinks they are so special, the best thing to do is smile. You don't have to say anything. Be friendly and then go do
your best. That will make you special, too! - Author: Jeff Hutchins
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#33. Time to wake up." Rick muted the TV when a commercial came on. He slipped on his reading glasses and asked, "What is the groundnut better known as?" Lydia carefully rolled onto her back so the cat wouldn't be disturbed. "The peanut. - Author: Karin Slaughter
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#34. 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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#35. 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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#36. I've never known any trouble that an hour's reading didn't assuage - Author: Charles De Secondate
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#37. 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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#38. Don't write for money. Write because you love to do something. If you write for money, you won't write anything worth reading. - Author: Ray Bradbury
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#39. I wrote ghost stories because I'd always enjoyed reading them, and they seemed to be fizzling out ... I don't take them terribly seriously. It's like a cake, with ingredients. - Author: Susan Hill
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#40. It took me about three years to write About Grace. I wasn't teaching two of those years, so I was working eight-hour days, five days a week. And it would include research and reading - it wasn't just a blank page, laying down words. - Author: Anthony Doerr
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#41. Again, again ... " really means "We must love each other, you and I, if this one story, told and retold, is all we need." Reading again isn't about repeating yourself; it's about offering fresh proof of a love that never tires. - Author: Daniel Pennac
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#42. People don't expect too much from literature. They just want to know they're not alone with being confused. - Author: Jonathan Ames
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#43. Which meant I spent my spare time learning theory, studying dead languages and reading books like Essays on The Metaphysical by John "never saw a polysyllabic word he didn't like" Cartwright. - Author: Ben Aaronovitch
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#44. Vocabulary and coherent sentences can't be downloaded onto paper unless they've first been uploaded to the head - by reading. - Author: Jim Trelease
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#45. If you aren't polite when giving criticism you will come off as an awful person and if you aren't polite when receiving criticism you will come off as an awful person. - Author: S.A. Tawks
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#46. 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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#47. Foreign-language books are sometimes more beautiful when you can't tell what's being said. It's like you ruin it by reading. - Author: Craig Thompson
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#48. No harm in listening. Alexei's a child, not a wizard. We don't lose control of our brains by listening. - Author: Katherine Rundell
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#49. Personally, I refuse to drive a car - I won't have anything to do with any kind of transportation in which I can't read. - Author: Arthur C. Clarke
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#50. I'm not sure that when I read 'Treasure Island' for the first time, when I was about 10, I understood all the words or what was going on. But that didn't stop me reading it, and I certainly didn't forget it. - Author: Mal Peet
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#51. When I was dealing with the eating disorder, I wanted to look like the stick-thin models, but then I started reading fitness magazines and seeing these girls with great bodies that weren't too muscular. - Author: Torrie Wilson
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#52. Could he continue to maintain his sanity that long? He didn't know. That's why he was devouring two or three books a day - to remove himself every minute that he possibly could from the madness of this life. - Author: Philip Roth
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#53. Don't be discouraged or complacent; keep reading it, keep sharing it because it's God's page opened in your life! - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
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#54. I don't like reading music. It's like learning a language. You can't read music proficiently overnight. It takes time, it's boring work. - Author: William Eggleston
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#55. I like Jo Nesbo and Hakan Nesser. There are so many good books in the world. I don't want to spend time reading bad crime novels. - Author: Maj Sjowall
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#56. I do like to keep abreast of what the hardcore vocal members of the comics-reading audience are talking about on Internet message boards, but there are so few of them, as a percentage of the buying audience, that I can't allow their opinions to dictate story direction. - Author: Grant Morrison
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#57. Wherever the TV glows, there sits someone who isn't reading. - Author: John Irving
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#58. I wanted to be an artist. I was studying art. I wanted to be a great painter. When I went into the Navy, there wasn't much to draw at sea. So I began writing, and I began reading a lot. - Author: Evan Hunter
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#59. You don't say," he said. "Personally, I'd rather stay in, reading. - Author: Kerri Maniscalco
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#60. ... we have bad dreams
because our brain is trying to protect us ... If we can figure out a way to beat the imaginary monsters ... Then the real monsters don't seem so scary ... That's why we like reading scary stories. - Author: Dan Poblocki
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#61. If a book isn't self-explanatory, then it isn't worth reading. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#62. Reading her reviews kept his memory of her alive in a way he probably shouldn't want. - Author: Rainbow Rowell
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#63. Reading is my passion and my escape since I was 5 years old. Overall, children don't realize the magic that can live inside their own heads. Better even then any movie. - Author: Eckhart Tolle
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#64. When I was 8, I was reading 'Gone with the Wind' and 'Pride and Prejudice' and all that, not knowing it wasn't my reading level. - Author: Stephenie Meyer
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#65. There's no architect who doesn't want to build a library - and I am no different. With so much scrutiny now attached to reading - because of technology and how we approach it as a social activity - that is a very exciting area in architecture. - Author: Annabelle Selldorf
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#66. I could hardly wait for following chapters, which arrived in dribs and drabs, and I began to feel for all the world like the young T.B. Macaulay walking from London to meet the Cambridge coach bearing the next installment of Waverley novels. - Author: Vernon Sproxton
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#67. Once you read something, you can't erase it from your brain. - Author: Lisa McMann
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#68. 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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#69. There are no guarantees with love,' her father said, reading her mind. 'You can't hold some of it back, like a deposit, so you can get your money back if something goes wrong. You have to give yourself wholeheartedly, whatever the cost. - Author: Christine Stovell
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#70. What I wanted to do and what I needed to do was something entirely different, and through reading Roussel I learned that I could do what I wanted all on my own and that I didn't have to rely on what had actually happened in my somewhat limited life and reading. - Author: Harry Mathews
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#71. Somebody's going to be reading, right? Wrong. They're FBing. Doing a Number Two. Maybe I shouldn't have had those chilli peppers. Hope y'all having a good day! - Coming from a toilet not far from you. xxxx - Author: Hope Barrett
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#72. In fourth grade I had a high school reading level, but I didn't want to go to school and I didn't feel I belonged there. - Author: Freddie Prinze
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#73. Be a good reading role model. Show kids what you like to read, what you don't like to read, how you choose what you read. Let them see you reading. - Author: Jon Scieszka
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#74. Reading a book is like going on a great journey. You don't know what'll happen, but something is bound to change. And for me, that change has always been good. - Author: Shannon Hale
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#75. The thing that seemed to me so important about the psychedelic experience was that it happened to me. I wasn't reading John Chrysostom or Meister Eckhart. And so I assumed that I am a very ordinary person, therefore, if it happened to me it could happen to anyone. - Author: Terence McKenna
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#76. 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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#77. Do we look like thrill-seekers? Wasn't it enough that we had to put up that sign reading NO HABLA ESPANOL and acknowledge the existence of thirty percent of the population, even in the negative? - Author: Christopher Moore
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#78. [T]o read was precisely to enter another world, which was not the reader's own, and come back refreshed, ready to bear with equanimity the injustices and frustrations of this one. Reading was balm, amusement
not incitement. - Author: Susan Sontag
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#79. Sometimes I wonder if novel writers aren't completely f**ked in the head. ~ Drew Stirling - Author: Jayden Hunter
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#80. You have to plan it [your devotion to God] every day. And, the best time to plan it is before your day begins. If you don't plan it, your day will plan you. And so, I make a disciplined life of the study of the scriptures, reading the word every day. - Author: Ravi Zacharias
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#81. This book I'm reading says if you want to be as thin as a stalk of celery, then that's what you should be eating. I'm not sure I want to look like celery, but I know I don't want to look like a biscuit. - Author: Rebecca Rasmussen
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#82. If you like fantasy and you want to be the next Tolkien, don't read big Tolkienesque fantasies - Tolkien didn't read big Tolkienesque fantasies, he read books on Finnish philology. Go and read outside of your comfort zone, go and learn stuff. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#83. For some reason, when people meet me and find out I'm a writer they always ask if I write children's books. Um ... please don't let your kids read my books. Well, unless your kids are in their 30s or something ... then yeah, they're old enough. LOL - Author: Michelle M. Pillow
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#84. Books don't offer real escape, but they can stop a mind scratching itself raw. - Author: David Mitchell
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#85. I've been reading reviews of my stories for twenty-five years, and can't remember a single useful point in any of them, or the slightest good advice. The only reviewer who ever made an impression on me was Skabichevsky, who prophesied that I would die drunk in the bottom of a ditch. - Author: Anton Chekhov
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#86. I didn't think it was possible to lose IQ points from reading, but I'm positive I just did. - Author: Julie Cross
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#87. I do believe that characters in novels belong to their writers and their readers pretty equally. I've learned a lot of things about the characters I write from people who read about them. Readers expand them in ways I don't think of and take them to places I can't go. - Author: Ann Brashares
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#88. Never ask about the details of someone's personal life, only the quality. Because if they want you to know, they'll let you know. If they don't want you to know, there is no need to know. - Author: S.A. Tawks
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#89. I can't actually wrap my mind around it easily - I can't really visualize what 2 million books looks like ... So I try to keep it real for myself by focusing on individual anecdotes of how my books have helped kids learn to love reading. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#90. A few years ago, Cindy joined one of those dreadful reading groups, where unhappy, repressed middle class lesbians talk for five minutes about some novel they don't understand and then spend the rest of the evening moaning about how dreadful men are. - Author: Nick Hornby
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#91. I love reading books that you can't put down, and they just take you over for a night or a weekend. - Author: Jami Attenberg
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#92. I really like older writers, perhaps because they take me out of my element. I don't have a great deal of interest in reading a fictionalized present as it's pretty insane as it is. - Author: Henry Rollins
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#93. You don't spend your life hanging around books without learning a thing or two. - Author: Lemony Snicket
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#94. I read rip-and-read news, but I wasn't a reporter. I was reading the wire, and the other thing was, I was reading commercials - and I could do a hell of a commercial. - Author: Mike Wallace
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#95. If you don't know the exact moment when the lights will go out, you might as well read until they do. - Author: Clive James
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#96. My writing process hasn't changed - it's is the same whether I'm working on a Y.A. novel or, as now, a new novel for adults. A lot of reading, a lot of research if the subject warrants it, a lot of sticky notes and scraps of paper - and get to work. - Author: Kathe Koja
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#97. What really knocks me out is a book that, when you're all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it. That doesn't happen much, though. - Author: J.D. Salinger
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#98. Doctor Who: You want weapons? We're in a library. Books are the best weapon in the world. This room's the greatest arsenal we could have. Arm yourself!
(from Tooth and Claw in Season 2) - Author: Russell T. Davies
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#99. This is every reader's catch-22: the more you read, the more you realize you haven't read; the more you yearn to read more, the more you understand that you have, in fact, read nothing. There is no way to finish, and perhaps that shouldn't be the goal. - Author: Pamela Paul
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#100. I get nervous before openings or premieres or when someone's reading a new script, and I get nervous when my daughter isn't in my immediate field of vision. - Author: Aaron Sorkin
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