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#1. What to do when the market goes down? Read the opinions of the investment gurus who are quoted in the WSJ. And, as you read, laugh. We all know that the pundits can't predict short-term market movements. Yet there they are, desperately trying to sound intelligent when they really haven't got a clue. - Author: Jonathan Clements
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#2. They put it like that?' said Glenda, wide-eyed.
'Oh, you know the sort of thing if you read the papers a lot,' said Ponder. 'I seriously think they think that it is their job to calm people down by first of all explaining why they should be overexcited and very worried. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#3. But why should I read what somebody else thinks of my life when I know the real story? - Author: Jimmy Connors
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#4. 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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#5. A multifaceted writer, very easy on the surface to pin down but incredibly difficult once you actually read him with any depth. - Author: Joshua Ferris
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#6. Here's how it goes: I'm up at the stroke of 10 or 10:30. I have breakfast and read the papers, and then it's lunchtime. Then maybe a little nap after lunch and out to the gym, and before I know it, it's time to have a drink. - Author: E.L. Doctorow
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#7. I cannot think of a greater blessing than to die in one's own bed, without warning or discomfort, on the last page of a new book that we most wanted to read. - Author: John Russell, 1st Earl Russell
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#8. I read the script for 'Guncrazy' in 1985 and loved it because it was one of the few scripts I'd come across that revolved around a strong female character. - Author: Tamra Davis
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#9. Many old music hall fans were present at the funeral today of Fred 'Chuckles' Jenkins, Britain's oldest and unfunniest comedian. In tribute, the vicar read out one of Fred's jokes, and the congregation had two minutes silence. - Author: Ronnie Barker
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#10. Why not?' She asks the most challenging questions that a woman can ask. 'Why should I not read? Why should I not think? Why should I not speak? - Author: Philippa Gregory
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#11. In my perfect world order, it is cold all the time. Everyone wears sweaters and drinks coffee. People don't speak to each other; they read the newspaper. There is no loud music, and cats are in charge. - Author: Michael Showalter
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#12. To be happy with myself and always make others happy. To be confident and give others confidence in themselves. To smile, to surf, to laugh and make others laugh. To read more widely. To try to be more tolerant of my weaknesses and of others, and not to be so hard on myself all the time. - Author: Chrissie Wellington
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#13. There is one "right answer" to any question, and it is in the book to be read. - Author: Joseph Barrell
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#14. 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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#15. What you're about to read is based on true events. It will make you laugh. It will make you cry. And it will break your heart. Don't say I didn't warn you. - Author: Melissa M. Futrell
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#16. When I was in junior high I read a lot of Danielle Steele. So I always assumed that the day I got engaged I'd be naked, covered in rose petals, and sleeping with the brother of the man who'd kidnapped me. - Author: Jenny Lawson
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#17. History was what had happened; class was something you read about in a book. - Author: Amit Chaudhuri
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#18. He is a blind man and I am his book of braille. His breath against my collarbone raises goosebumps on my arm as I let him read my story. - Author: Alanna Rusnak
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#19. Why should I need a prescription to spit into a vial and get my DNA read? Why can't I get my own blood drawn without a doctor's permission? It's my blood. - Author: Anne Wojcicki
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#20. I think we should sometimes read stories where everything's different from our world, don't you agree? There's nothing's like it for teaching us to wonder why trees are green and not red, and why we have five fingers rather than six.'
spoken by The Bluejay, aka Mo the Bookbinder, from 'Inkdeath - Author: Cornelia Funke
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#21. I just read this awsome book called Farworld!!!!!! it is so awsome wel i think u should read it and find out what its about and why i like it. - Author: J. Scott Savage
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#22. Why should I read something someone made up when real events are so interesting? - Author: Frank Buckles
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#23. I won't read scripts because I have a limited amount of time. Why should I help other people do lame stuff when I can just go out and put on lame stuff of my own? - Author: Eric Idle
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#24. I believe that we should only read those books that bite and sting us. If a book does not rouse us with a blow then why read it? - Author: Franz Kafka
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#25. Why on earth should I care whether people read me with their eyes or their ears? - Author: Lawrence Block
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#26. Was tempted to quote Walden - "Why should I feel lonely? Is not our planet in the Milky Way?" - but refrained. How can I get lonely, I asked, when there's still so much to read? - Author: H.P. Lovecraft
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#27. I believe it's fine to give up books even after a page; there's so much to read in the world that will delight you, so why should you work against the grain? - Author: Hilary Mantel
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#28. I'm not always a positive person. I wake up grumpy, I read the newspaper and I get furious that the world is still at war. - Author: Jason Mraz
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#29. In another chapter I have told you how in the year 800 a German chieftain had become a Roman Emperor. Now in the year 1066 the grandson of a Norse pirate was recognised as King of England. Why should we ever read fairy stories, when the truth of history is so much more interesting and entertaining? - Author: Hendrik Willem Van Loon
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#30. I remember that story. You have read it four times." Samson shrugged. "Why should I stop with the first reading? Nobody says, 'That was a fine piece of music. I'll never listen to that again." But some people treat books that way. Not I! - Author: Karen A. Wyle
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#31. I wish I knew when I was going to die,' ninety-six-year-old Dame Frances Anne often said, 'I wish I knew.'
'Why, Dame?'
'Then I should know what to read next. - Author: Rumer Godden
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#32. The creator of Sir John Falstaff, of Hamlet, and of Rosalind also makes me wish I could be more myself. But that, as I argue throughout this book, is why we should read, and why we should read only the best of what has been written. - Author: Harold Bloom
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#33. You should spend more time reading the Good Book and less reading all those novels. What are you going to tell the Lord on Judgement Day when He asks you why you didn't read your bible? Hmm?
I will tell Him that His press agents could have done with a writing lesson or two, I said. To myself. - Author: Jennifer Donnelly
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#34. Why should I be polished and improved like goods for sale? I might not even want to marry! And besides, I have many skills. I can read and write and play the flute and harp. Why should I change to please some man? If he doesn't like me the way I am, then he can get some other girl for his wife. - Author: Juliet Marillier
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#35. Why should I have to ask you? You're a grown man! You should just know!
And there it is, kiddies. The Famous Female Mind Fuck.
That's short for: If you can't read their minds? You're fucked - Author: Emma Chase
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#36. 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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#37. 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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#38. What do you see when you look and what do you hear when you read? - Author: Albert Clayton Gaulden
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#39. 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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#40. Through lack of education, we're not teaching kids to read and write. So there is the danger that you raise up a generation of morons. - Author: Ray Bradbury
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#41. I have read only the first 'Harry Potter' book. I thought it excellent, perhaps the best thing written for older children since The Hobbit. I wish the books had been around when my kids were the right age for them. - Author: Gene Wolfe
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#42. I've been trying for two years to read this book, and I never get past these first few pages. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#43. She wondered if literature might lose some of its interest when she reached an age or state of mind where her life was set on such a sure course that the things she read might stop seeming so powerfully like alternate directions for her being. - Author: Charles Frazier
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#44. In the Book of Benamii, we have all read that it's better for one person in power to die, if their rule is unjust, than an entire nation to forget the God who made them. - Author: Michelle Erickson
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#45. I think you'd have to literally live in a cave to not know anything about 'Twilight'. I've seen a few of the movies, but I haven't read the books. - Author: Jake Abel
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#46. So much of what I say gets sensationalized and journalists have to report on scandal because that's what people are hungry to read about. - Author: Megan Fox
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#47. It is certain that I cannot always distinguish my own thoughts from those I read, because what I read becomes the very substance and text of my mind. - Author: Helen Keller
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#48. If you know how to read, you have a complete education about life, then you know how to vote within a democracy. But if you don't know how to read, you don't know how to decide. That's the great thing about our country - we're a democracy of readers, and we should keep it that way. - Author: Ray Bradbury
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#49. I believe the last thing I read at night will likely manifest when I'm sleeping. You become what you think about the most. - Author: Daymond John
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#50. Curiously, the most serious religious people, or the most concerned scholars, those who constantly read the Bible as a matter of professional or pious duty, can often manage to evade a radically involved dialogue with the book they are questioning. - Author: Thomas Merton
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#51. Already there are too many books in the world. There are more every day. One man cannot hope to read them all. - Author: Hilary Mantel
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#52. Full disclosure: I've never read 'Eat Pray Love,' nor have I even seen the movie. - Author: Kelvin Yu
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#53. to read or not to read... that is a silly question - Author: Harlequin
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#54. Did you know that more than 65% of the people who label themselves "born again Christians" seldom or never read the Bible? Of those who do read the Bible, did you know that the majority only read it during church or organized group Bible studies? - Author: James A. Durham
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#55. T-shirt that read I'M A GLEEK. - Author: Marlene Perez
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#56. For those who protest that Mr. Obama will soon be out of office and irrelevant, read on and learn how his legacy of conscious control over every aspect of our lives will continue to function for generations to come. On - Author: Alexandra York
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#57. Who knows if Shakespeare might not have thought less if he had read more? - Author: Edward Young
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#58. Conservatives don't want to read good, smart books. They mostly want to read Fox and talk radio hosts writing about presidents. - Author: Alex Pareene
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#59. When I first read 'The River,' I had theories on what it was about, but once we got into rehearsal, I realized it's much simpler: It's about how human beings try to connect. The play holds a mirror up to the audience, and they take from it what's relevant to their lives. - Author: Laura Donnelly
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#60. I really don't like to read. - Author: Enrique Pena Nieto
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#61. You have very short travel blogs, and I think there's a split among travel writers: the service-oriented writers will say, 'Well, the reader wants to read about his trip, not yours.' Whereas I say, the reader just wants to read a good story and to maybe learn something. - Author: Tim Cahill
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#62. 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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#63. Before I'm a writer, I'm definitely a reader and when I read memoir, I really want it to be true. - Author: Augusten Burroughs
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#64. Shhhhh, I am trying to read. - Author: Anna Del C. Dye
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#65. If I read something and I love it, I'll do it and I don't even ask what the budget is. - Author: Eric Bana
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#66. The thing is, what I'm tryin' to say is -
they do get on a lot better without me, I can't help them any. They ain't mean. They buy me everything I want, but it's now - you've-got-it-go-play-with-it. You've got a roomful of things. I-got-you-that-book-so-go-read-it. - Author: Harper Lee
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#67. I'm excited about how books work in a digital age. When you read a book, unlike a film, you are decoding symbols in order to 'see' the story, so it is collaborative in a way that a film can never be. - Author: Steven Hall
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#68. 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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#69. You know, I like to think my life is kind of like the books I read, only I'm the author. I can write the story I want. The future can be anything I want it to be." He moved his head side to side, considering my words. "That works, as long as your story has a blond stud that fucks like an animal. - Author: Adriana Locke
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#70. Most mystics do not want to read religious wisdom; they want to be it. A postcard of a beautiful lake is not a beautiful lake, and Sufis may be defined as those who dance in the lake. - Author: Huston Smith
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