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  • Arthur Golden
    Arthur Golden
    American writer 1956-
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    Geisha because when I was living in Japan, I met a fellow whose mother was a geisha, and I thought that was kind of fascinating and ended up reading about the subject just about the same time I was getting interested in writing fiction.
  • Caitlin Flanagan
    Caitlin Flanagan
    American writer
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    Girls are the best readers in the world. Reading is really a way of kind of escaping so deeply into yourself and pursuing your own thoughts within the construct of a story.
  • Arthur Christiansen
    Arthur Christiansen
    British journalist, and editor 1904-1963
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    Good stories flow like honey. Bad stories stick in the craw. A bad story? One that cannot be absorbed on the first time of reading.
  • Rufus Choate
    Rufus Choate
    American lawyer, orator, and Congressman 1799-1859
    Rufus Choate
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    Happy is he who has laid up in his youth, and held fast in all fortune, a genuine and passionate love for reading.
  • William Zinsser
    William Zinsser
    American writer, editor, literary critic, and teacher 1922-2005
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    Hard writing makes easy reading. Easy writing makes hard reading.
  • John Aubrey
    John Aubrey
    English antiquary, natural philosopher and writer 1626-1697
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    He had read much, if one considers his long life; but his contemplation was much more than his reading. He was wont to say that if he had read as much as other men he should have known no more than other men.
  • Charles Lamb
    Charles Lamb
    English essayist 1775-1834
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    He has left off reading altogether, to the great improvement of his originality.
  • Arthur James Balfour
    Arthur James Balfour
    British statesman of the Conservative Party 1848-1930
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    He has only half learned the art of reading who has not added to it the more refined art of skipping and skimming.
  • Caroline Wozniacki
    Caroline Wozniacki
    Danish tennis player 1990-
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    Honestly, I don't really read about myself. I look at the pictures sometimes. Sometimes I'm looking at them, and I'm thinking, 'They could choose some better ones.' But I don't spend time reading about myself because I know what I'm up to. I prefer to read about other people.
  • Angelina Grimké
    Angelina Grimké
    American activists and female advocates of abolition and women's rights 1805-1879
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    I have not placed reading before praying because I regard it more important, but because, in order to pray aright, we must understand what we are praying for.
  • Goodman Ace
    Goodman Ace
    American humourist, radio writer and comedian 1899-1982
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    I keep reading between the lies.
  • Vera Brittain
    Vera Brittain
    English nurse, writer, feminist, and pacifist 1893-1970
    Vera Brittain
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    I know one husband and wife who, whatever the official reasons given to the court for the break up of their marriage, were really divorced because the husband believed that nobody ought to read while he was talking and the wife that nobody ought to talk while she was reading.
  • Charles Lamb
    Charles Lamb
    English essayist 1775-1834
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    I love to lose myself in other men's minds. When I am not walking, I am reading. I cannot sit and think; books think for me.
  • Anita Diamant
    Anita Diamant
    American author 1951-
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    I tell writers to keep reading, reading, reading. Read widely and deeply. And I tell them not to give up even after getting rejection letters. And only write what you love.
  • Umberto Eco
    Umberto Eco
    Italian writer 1932 -
    Umberto Eco
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    I think a book should be judged 10 years later, after reading and re-reading it.
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