Reading your own material aloud forces you to listen.

By : Stephen Ambrose 0 Likes          


Focusing on the way I look makes me uncomfortable. I try to focus on the way I feel - I know what makes me feel better about myself. Reading my child a story makes me feel great, doing my hair nicely doesn't.

By : Elle Macpherson

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I started to send my work to journals when I was 26, which was just a question of when I got the courage up. They were mostly journals I had been reading for the previous six or seven years.

By : Marilyn Hacker

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I read cover to cover every jazz publication that I could and in the New York Times, every single day reading their jazz reviews even though I didn't put them in the films. I wanted to know what is going on.

By : Ken Burns

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I was looking to do something non-fiction because I had done a strip, 'My Mom Was a Schizophrenic.' I really enjoyed the process of doing that strip, despite its subject matter. To do it I'd had to do a lot of research and reading and I figured I'd like to do that again.

By : Chester Brown

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I turned down the first script offered to me, and the second. I lay on my back one day under an umbrella, in the garden, reading the third, and wondered why I had turned down the first.

By : Conrad Veidt

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I've found that when the market's going down and you buy funds wisely, at some point in the future you will be happy. You won't get there by reading 'Now is the time to buy.'

By : Peter Lynch

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Land bridges were everywhere during the extinction, many species were spreading, and there were many diseases.

By : Robert T. Bakker

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Nothing helps a bad mood like spreading it around.

By : Bill Watterson

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After all my years of playing soldiers, and then of reading History, I have almost a mania to be in the East, to see fighting, and to serve.

By : Wilfred Owen

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I enjoyed reading as a child.

By : Goh C. Tong

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Write a lot. And finish what you write. Don't join writer's clubs and go sit around having coffee reading pieces of your manuscript to people. Write it. Finish it. I set those rules up years ago, and nothing's changed.

By : Jerry Pournelle

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

By : Oscar Wilde

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