„My behavior is nonetheless, deplorable. Unfortunately, I'm quite prone to such bouts of deplorability--take for instance, my fondness for reading books at the dinner table.“

Quelle: The Final Empire

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„From a Child I was fond of Reading, and all the little Money that came into my Hands was ever laid out in Books.“

—  Benjamin Franklin American author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, a… 1706 - 1790

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„Digressions, incontestably, are the sunshine; —& they are the life, the soul of reading; — take them out of this book for instance, — you might as well take the book along with them.“

—  Laurence Sterne, buch The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

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„My education was neglected, yet I was passionately fond of reading.“

—  Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley English novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer 1797 - 1851

Quelle: Frankenstein; Or, the Modern Prometheus

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Citát „I am too fond of reading books to care to write them.“
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„I am too fond of reading books to care to write them.“

—  Oscar Wilde, buch Das Bildnis des Dorian Gray

Quelle: The Picture of Dorian Gray

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„Pray thee, take care, that tak'st my book in hand,
To read it well: that is, to understand.“

—  Ben Jonson English writer 1572 - 1637

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„I have given up reading books; I find it takes my mind off myself.“

—  Oscar Levant American comedian, composer, pianist and actor 1906 - 1972

As quoted in Memorable Quotations: Jewish Writers of the Past (2005) edited by Carol A. Dingle.

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„Unlike many of my contemporaries, I never write books for my fellow professors to read. I have no interest in the academic audience at all. I'm interested in Joe Doakes. A general audience can read any book I write – and they do.“

—  Mortimer J. Adler American philosopher and educator 1902 - 2001

Quelle: F.N. D'Alession. " Philosopher, reformer Mortimer Adler, father of 'Great Books' program, dies at 98 http://lubbockonline.com/stories/062901/upd_075-4286.shtml#.VVHE0_ntmko." at lubbockonline.com, June 29, 2001.

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„I endeavor to take things as they come with cheerfulness, and when I cannot get a dinner to suit my taste, I endeavor to get a taste to suit my dinner.“

—  Washington Irving writer, historian and diplomat from the United States 1783 - 1859

Letter to William Irving, Jr., about his positive attitude acquired while traveling in Europe.
Quelle: Washington Irving to William Irving Jr., September 20, 1804, Works 23:90.

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„I'm so fancy,
You already know.
I'm in the fast lane,
From L. A. to Tokyo.
I'm so fancy,
Can't you taste this gold?
Remember my name, 'bout to blow.“

—  Iggy Azalea Australian rapper 1990

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