If you re-read your work you can find on re-reading a great deal of repetition can be avoided by re-reading and editing.
Seek the lofty by reading hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
Reading solitude idleness a soft and sedentary life intercourse with women and young people these are perilous paths for a young man and these lead him constantly into danger.
Books give not wisdom where none was before. But where some is there reading makes it more.
All the information you could want is constantly streaming at you like a runaway truck - books newspaper stories Web sites apps how-to videos this article you're reading even entire magazines devoted to single subjects like charcuterie or wedding cakes or pickles.
I'm actually reading 'World War Z' again! It's incredibly realistic and it's written as an oral history through interviews with different characters. Max Brooks wrote this book in so many different voices. There are about forty or so. It's incredible. When I finish 'World War Z' I'm going to go back and start again on the 'Game of Thrones' series.
If anything we older people yearn for a peaceful world even more than young people do. We are the ones who lost friends or relatives in some war. We are the ones who have lived a lifetime of seeing and reading about human suffering.
People often ask why aren't you reading about what it is you're working on right now? And the truth is you only get three pages a night before your eyelids close.
And I believe that public broadcasting has an important trust with the American people it's an intimate medium of television and that we can do reading and language development for young children without getting into human sexuality.
I teach for the Book Trust which promotes reading and writing with children.
I like reading free diving and hiking. But my favorite thing to do is travel anywhere in Greece. I love everything about that place.
My writing is a combination of three elements. The first is travel: not travel like a tourist but travel as exploration. The second is reading literature on the subject. The third is reflection.
But today we become aware of other readings of the human experience very quickly because of the media and the speed with which people travel the planet.
I grew up in South Africa and I would look at maps and we were at the bottom of the world. There was this whole thing up there. I was always reading encyclopedias about the world. So travel was something I was always attracted to.
The greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading in order to write. A man will turn over half a library to make a book.
Digital reading will completely take over. It's lightweight and it's fantastic for sharing. Over time it will take over.
Every time there's a revolution it comes from somebody reading a book about revolution. David Walker wrote a book and Nat Turner did his thing.
I spend a lot of time reading.
I'm in favor of any technology that makes my work available to the reading public at a reasonable price.
I am fascinated by all the new technology that creates places for us to meet in what is called cyberspace. I understand what it must have meant for the rebellions in the 19th century especially in 1830 and 1848 when the mass circulated newspaper became so important for the spreading of information.
I do readings at the public library. I just did a benefit scene night for my old acting teacher.
My parents were early converts to Christianity in my part of Nigeria. They were not just converts my father was an evangelist a religious teacher. He and my mother traveled for thirty-five years to different parts of Igboland spreading the gospel.
I learned easily and had time to follow my inclination for sports (light athletics and skiing) and chemistry which I taught myself by reading all textbooks I could get.
I don't have the insight with the Longhorns that I do with the two teams that I own but as a fan and reading the sports pages I'm bullish about the Longhorns.