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  • Brian P. Cleary
    Brian P. Cleary
    American humorist and poet 1959-
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    If I have a talent for making some fourth-grader who hates school and reading to hate it a little less, then I have to do the most with what I've been issued.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
  • François Fénelon
    François Fénelon
    French Writer 1651-1715
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    If the riches of the Indies, or the crowns of all the kingdom of Europe, were laid at my feet in exchange for my love of reading, I would spurn them all.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    If time is precious, no book that will not improve by repeated reading deserves to be read at all.
  • Caitlyn Marie Jenner
    Caitlyn Marie Jenner
    American television personality and decathlete (born Bruce Jenner) 1949-
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    If you are dyslexic, your eyes work fine, your brain works fine, but there is a little short circuit in the wire that goes between the eye and the brain. Reading is not a fluid process.
  • Ben Stein
    Ben Stein
    American professor, writer
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    If you want to fight the evil you see in finance and industry, get to work reading the corporate filings, see if there has been fraud, and where you find it, report it to the SEC or write about it or blog about it.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead, either write something worth reading or do things worth writing.
  • Ben Schnetzer
    Ben Schnetzer
    American actor 1990-
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    It certainly isn't like I'm reading scripts thinking I need to do something really different. But you want to stretch yourself and challenge yourself; that's really the major turnon when you're going into work.
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
    Robert Louis Stevenson
    Scottish writer and poet 1850-1895
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    It takes hard writing to make easy reading.
  • Anthony Doerr
    Anthony Doerr
    American author 1973-
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    It took me about three years to write About Grace. I wasn't teaching two of those years, so I was working eight-hour days, five days a week. And it would include research and reading - it wasn't just a blank page, laying down words.
  • Bertie Carvel
    Bertie Carvel
    English stage and screen actor 1977-
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    It's an odd experience reading interviews with yourself. Interesting, though. Of course, you know that the journalist will have edited, rephrased or even rewritten what you actually said, but you can't help feeling that there's a special kind of truth in the way someone else paints you, however subjective they might be.
  • Breckin Meyer
    Breckin Meyer
    American actor, writer, producer, and drummer 1974-
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    It's just I hate reading the description 'offbeat' about a character in a script, because I, along with Seth Green, Jamie Kennedy and a few others, have cornered the market on 'offbeat.'
  • Bokeem Woodbine
    Bokeem Woodbine
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    It's not in my nature to chop people's heads off, per se, or rob a bank or any crazy thing I've done on screen. I'm just comfortable reading a book or spending time with my wife and my daughter or watching the fight on TV with the fellas.
  • David Mitchell
    David Mitchell
    English novelist and screenwriter 1969-
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    It's true, reading too many novels makes you go blind.
    Source: Wolkenatlas (2008) 365
  • Lord Acton
    Lord Acton
    British historian 1834-1902
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    Learn as much by writing as by reading.
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