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Easy reading is damn hard writing. - Nathaniel Hawthorne

You live several lives while reading. - William Styron

Tact is after all a kind of mind-reading. - Sarah Orne Jewett

The first lesson reading teaches is how to be alone. - Jonathan Franzen

One who sits between two chairs may easily fall down. - Romanian and Russian Proverb

Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life. - Joseph Addison

There is creative reading as well as creative writing. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Who is General Failure and why is he reading my hard disk? - Steven Wright

When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading. - Henny Youngman

The seat of knowledge is in the head, of wisdom, in the heart. - William Hazlitt

In some areas I am more noted for reading then I am for cookies. - Wally Amos

Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint. - Mark Twain

Tragedy: a busload of lawyers going over a cliff with an empty seat. - Unknown

We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading. - B.F. Skinner

You should not paint the chair, but only what someone has felt about it. - Edvard Munch

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about. - Benjamin Franklin

I have never known any distress that an hour's reading did not relieve. - Charles de Montesquieu

Committee work is like a soft chair - easy to get into but hard to get out of. - Kenneth J Shively

Thank you for sending me a copy of your book - I'll waste no time reading it. - Moses Hadas

Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day. - Thornton Wilder

My uncle's dying wish was to have me sitting in his lap; he was in the electric chair. - Rodney Dangerfield

If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all. - Oscar Wilde

A capacity and taste for reading gives access to whatever has already been discovered by others. - Abraham Lincoln

It's not uncommon to see kids on the school bus reading books and doing homework on the bus. - Anthony Amero

Reading is a means of thinking with another person's mind; it forces you to stretch your own. - Charles Scribner

Worry is like a rocking chair. It will give you something to do, but it won't get you anywhere. - Unknown

I took a speed reading course and read "War and Peace" in twenty minutes. It involves Russia. - Woody Allen

I wanted to do something nice so I bought my mother-in-law a chair. Now they won't let me plug it in. - Henny Youngman

My regular life today is reading books, making dolls houses, sewing dolls with my daughter and barbequing. - Milla Jovovich

I was a huge bookworm as a kid, and you could usually find me reading something with a dragon on its cover. - Julie Kagawa

So I'm reading a book on my new iPad, but can't the iPad read it for me? Do I have to do everything? - Matthew Perry

If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking. - Haruki Murakami

You can't deny laughter. When it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants. - Stephen King

Will the people in the cheaper seats clap your hands? And the rest of you, if you'll just rattle your jewellery. - John Lennon

Read something no one else is reading, think something no one else is thinking and do something no one else is doing. - Bob McLaren

I'll see you at the opera tonight. I'll hold your seat till you get there. After that, you're on your own. - Groucho Marx

From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend reading it. - Groucho Marx

I had plenty of pimples as a kid. One day I fell asleep in the library. When I woke up, a blind man was reading my face. - Rodney Dangerfield

I took a course in speed reading. Then I got Reader's Digest on microfilm. By the time I got the machine set up, I was done. - Steven Wright

If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead and rotten, either write something worth reading or do things worth the writing. - Benjamin Franklin


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