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  • Bill Murray
    Bill Murray
    American actor, comedian, and writer 1950-
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    I think that the online world has actually brought books back. People are reading because they're reading the damn screen. That's more reading than people used to do.
    Source: Interview with Jessica Lee Jernigan (May 1999)
  • Adam Sandler
    Adam Sandler
    American actor, comedian, and filmmaker 1966-
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    I think the reason I don't read is because, when I'm reading, I feel like I'm missing out on something else. You know, What are my friends doing? Where's my girlfriend?.
  • Carol Shields
    Carol Shields
    American-born Canadian novelist 1935-2003
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    I think, especially when you're in college, each book that you're reading tends to tell you who you are.
  • Woody Allen
    Woody Allen
    American movie director and actor 1935 -
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    I took a speed reading course and read 'War and Peace' in twenty minutes. It involves Russia.
  • Woody Allen
    Woody Allen
    American movie director and actor 1935 -
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    I took a speed-reading course and read War and Peace in twenty minutes. It involves Russia.
  • Alonzo Church
    Alonzo Church
    American mathematician and logician 1903-1995
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    I tried reading Hilbert. Only his papers published in mathematical periodicals were available at the time. Anybody who has tried those knows they are very hard reading.
  • Francis Quarles
    Francis Quarles
    British poet 1592-1644
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    I wish thee as much pleasure in the reading, as I had in the writing.
  • John Millington Synge
    John Millington Synge
    Irish playwright, poet, prose writer, travel writer 1871-1909
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    I'm a good scholar when it comes to reading but a blotting kind of writer when you give me a pen.
  • B. D. Wong
    B. D. Wong
    American actor 1960-
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    I'm a strong nonbeliever in the Christmas letter where you don't really read it because it's just full of kind of meaningless information. It doesn't really resonate to the person reading it, but it means so much to the person that wrote it.
  • Tim O'Brien
    Tim O'Brien
    American novelist 1946-
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    I'm not dead. But when I am, it's likeI don't know, I guess it's like being inside a book that nobody's reading.
    Source: De last die ze droegen (1990)
  • Barbara Mertz
    Barbara Mertz
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    I've been reading ghost stories ever since I could read. I'm immensely curious about ghosts and UFOs and all that stuff, but I'm a very hard-headed person.
  • Oscar Levant
    Oscar Levant
    American Pianist, Actor 1906-1972
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    I've given up reading books. I find it takes my mind off myself.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
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    I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
  • I've never known any trouble that an hour's reading didn't assuage.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
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    If a book is worth reading, it is worth buying.
    Source: Sesame and Lilies (1865)
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