Quotes In BooksLearn as much by writing as by reading.
Read not to contradict and confute, nor to find talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider.
Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested: that is, some books are to be read only in parts, others to be read, but not curiously, and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.
Don't join the book burners. Don't think you're going to conceal faults by concealing evidence that they ever existed. Don't be afraid to go in your library and read every book...
I read part of it all the way through.
Reading is sometimes an ingenious device for avoiding thought.
The only obligation to which in advance we may hold a novel, without incurring the accusation of being arbitrary, is that it be interesting.
Resolve to edge in a little reading every day, if it is but a single sentence. If you gain fifteen minutes a day, it will make itself felt at the end of the year.
From the moment I picked up your book until I laid it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend reading it.
I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.
Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.
Reading this book is like waiting for the first shoe to drop.
Properly, we should read for power. Man reading should be man intensely alive. The book should be a ball of light in one's hand.
I aimed at the public's heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach.
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