Thursday, 5 May 2011

Reading - Quotes

Reading - one of the joys of my life. 

Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are. - Mason Cooley

The best moments in reading are when you come across something – a thought, a feeling, a way of looking at things – that you’d thought special, particular to you. And here It is, set down by someone else, a person you’ve ever met, maybe even someone long dead. And it’s as if a hand has come out, and taken yours. - Alan  Bennett

No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting. - Mary Wortley Montagu 

A man ought to read just as inclination leads him, for what he reads as a task will do him little good. - Samuel Johnson 

No matter how busy you may think you are, you must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance. - Confucius

Reading well is one of the great pleasures that solitude can afford you. - Harold Bloom

Reading is a means of thinking with another person’s mind; it forces you to stretch your own. - Charles Scribner Jr. 

Reading is associated with our ability to understand what other people are thinking and feeling. It is theoretically possible that socially awkward people might become more socially adept it they just read more. - Raymond Mar

A short clear message is always better than a thick report because it is more likely to be read and understood. - Unknown

To read fast is as bad as to eat in a hurry. - Vilhelm Ekelund

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