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Readers are plentiful: thinkers are rare.
– Harriet Martineau
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Readers are plentiful; thinkers are rare.
– Harriet Martineau
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Readily people do not accept any ordinary to behave like an extraordinary unless and until some extraordinary but preferably wealthy approves him to be not ordinary.
– Anuj Somany
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Readiness of speech is often inability to hold the tongue.
– Jean Baptiste Rousseau
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Reading by itself is certainly not sufficient to breed wistfulness; a natural-born peculiarity of wisdom ought to exist in one's very brain cells, and reflected on his very deep beliefs and thoughts..
– The wise Pharoah Moe
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Reading furnishes the mind only with material for knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
– John Locke
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Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
– John Locke
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Reading is a beautiful prayer for knowledge.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.
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Reading is sometimes an ingenious device for avoiding thought.
– Sir Arthur Helps
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Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
– Sir Richard Steele
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Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. It is wholesome and bracing for the mind to have its faculties kept on the stretch.
– Richard Steele
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Reading made Don Quixote a gentleman. Believing what he read made him mad.
– George Bernard Shaw
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Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man.
– Francis Bacon
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Reading music is the skill, while interpretation is the gift.
– anonymous
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Reading musses up my mind.
– Henry Ford
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Reading this book is like waiting for the first shoe to drop.
– Ralph Novak
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Reading transports me. I can go anywhere and never leave my chair. It lets me shake hands with new ideas.
– Rolfe Neill
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Reading well is one of the great pleasures that solitude can afford you.
– Harold Bloom
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Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
– Albert Einstein
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Ready comprehension is often a knee-jerk response and the most dangerous form of understanding. It blinks an opaque screen over your ablility to learn. The judgemental precedents of law function that way, littering your path with dead ends. Be warned. Understand nothing. All comprehension is temporary.
– Frank Herbert, Chapterhouse Dune, Mentat Fixe
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Ready money works great cures.
– French Proverb
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Ready tears are a sign of treachery, not of grief.
– Publilius Syrus
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Reagan won because he ran against Jimmy Carter. Had he run unopposed he would have lost.
– Mort Sahl
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Real and solid happiness springs from moderation.
– Goethe
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Real art is without irony. Irony distances the author from his material. Irony is a product of something. It's not the reason for doing something. Irony is a cheap shot.
– Robert Altman
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