One must be an inventor to read well. There is then creative reading as well as creative writing.

By : Ralph Waldo Emerson 0 Likes          


Learn as much by writing as by reading.

By : Lord Acton

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My countrymen have the right to shake my hand and talk to me if they so wish. Don't forget that their support and their reading of my works is what brought me the Nobel prize.

By : Naguib Mahfouz

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A true intellectual is a man who, after reading a book and being convinced by its arguments, will shoot someone or, more likely, order someone shot.

By : John McCarthy

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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.

By : Vera Brittain

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I think that is where poetry reading becomes such an individual thing. I mean I have friend who like poets who just don't say anything to me at all, I mean they seem to me rather ordinary and pedestrian.

By : James Laughlin

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Reading is an art form, and every man can be an artist.

By : Edwin Louis Cole

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Once in a while you start having second thoughts, then you read a letter from someone that lifts your spirits so much - it really makes a huge difference. I love reading them.

By : Corbin Bleu

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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.

By : Anita Diament

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The decision to write in prose instead of poetry is made more by the readers than by writers. Almost no one is interested in reading narrative in verse.

By : Robert Morgan

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Reading the epitaphs, our only salvation lies in resurrecting the dead and burying the living.

By : Paul Eldridge

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If I don't get the goose-bump factor when I'm reading it than I can't do it.

By : Russell Crowe

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I, personally, have found reading a continual support to writing.

By : Margaret Mahy

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