„Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.“
— Joseph Addison politician, writer and playwright 1672 - 1719
No. 94 (18 June 1711).
— Rene Balcer screenwriter, producer and director 1954
Det. Mike Logan in the Law & Order: Criminal Intent episode Stress Position.
— Karl Kraus Czech playwright and publicist 1874 - 1936
„The elaborate argument against the constitutionality of the Act if interpreted as we read it, in accordance with its obvious meaning does not need an elaborate answer.“
— Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. United States Supreme Court justice 1841 - 1935
United States v. Wurzbach, 280 U.S. 396, 399 (1930).
— Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self-Reliance and Other Essays
— Ovid, The Poems of Exile: Tristia and the Black Sea Letters
„In a sense, one can never read the book that the author originally wrote, and one can never read the same book twice.“
— Edmund Wilson American writer, literary and social critic, and noted man of letters 1895 - 1972
The Triple Thinkers (1938) [Oxford University Press, 1948], Preface, p. ix
„One breath taken completely; one poem, fully written, fully read - in such a moment, anything can happen.“
— Jane Hirshfield, Nine Gates: Entering the Mind of Poetry
„Academic education is the act of memorizing things read in books, and things told by college professors who got their education mostly by memorizing things read in books.“
— Elbert Hubbard American writer, publisher, artist, and philosopher fue el escritor del jarron azul 1856 - 1915