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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

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

Oh, that sound? I'm in the hot tub, reading a novel. - Jane Smiley

America is so advanced that even the chairs are electric. - Doug Hamwell

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

Learning music by reading about it is like making love by mail. - Luciano Pavarotti

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

Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man. - Sir Francis Bacon

Tupac was one of the biggest thugs I know - and he always wore his seat belt. - Ice Cube

The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones. - John Wooden

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

Sometimes when reading Goethe I have the paralyzing suspicion that he is trying to be funny. - Guy Davenport

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

Chair pose is a defiance of spirit, showing how high you can reach even when you're forced down. - 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

There are two motives for reading a book; one, that you enjoy it; the other, that you can boast about it. - Bertrand Russell

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

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

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

My husband wanted one of those big-screen TVs for his birthday. So I just moved his chair closer to the one we have already. - Wendy Liebman

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

Men who consistently leave the toilet seat up secretly want women to get up to go the bathroom in the middle of the night and fall in. - Rita Rudner


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