„Teenagers read millions of books every year. They read for entertainment and for education. They read because of school assignments and pop culture fads.“

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„In 250 years, reading and writing will have turned out to be a fad.“

—  Bran Ferren American technologist 1953

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„I find television very educational. Every time someone switches it on I go into another room and read a good book.“

—  Groucho Marx American comedian 1890 - 1977

As quoted in Halliwell’s Filmgoer’s Companion (1984) by Leslie Halliwell
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„Never read any book that is not a year old.“

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„I read a lot of books that are, for lack of a better word, cross-cultural.“

—  Julie Taymor American film and theatre director 1952

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„What sense of superiority it gives one to escape reading some book which every one else is reading.“

—  Alice James American diarist 1848 - 1892

As quoted in Alice James, Her Brothers — Her Journal (1934).

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„An array of puns, asides and (sometimes off-key) jokes makes the book more bulky and somewhat anecdotal, but also entertaining to read.“

—  Wendy Doniger American Indologist 1940

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