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

—  Julie Taymor, Context: I read a lot of books that are, for lack of a better word, cross-cultural. I find movies and books that take me — transport me to another culture are the things that I'm most interested in, and always have been.
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—  Thorne Smith an American writer of humorous supernatural fantasy fiction 1892 - 1934

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—  Roald Dahl British novelist, short story writer, poet, fighter pilot and screenwriter 1916 - 1990

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„Culture is knowing the best that has been thought and said in the world; in other words, culture means reading, not idle and casual reading, but reading that is controlled and directed by a definite purpose.“

—  Albert Jay Nock American journalist 1870 - 1945
Context: Culture is knowing the best that has been thought and said in the world; in other words, culture means reading, not idle and casual reading, but reading that is controlled and directed by a definite purpose. Reading, so understood, is difficult, and contrary to an almost universal belief, those who can do it are very few. I have already remarked the fact that there is no more groundless assumption than that literacy carries with it the ability to read. At the age of seventy-nine Goethe said that those who make this assumption "do not know what time and trouble it costs to learn to read. I have been working at it for eighteen years, and I can't say yet that I am completely successful." p. 194

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„So this is promoting agriculture and rural prosperity in America. And, now, there’s a lot of words I won’t bother reading everything.“

—  Donald J. Trump 45th President of the United States of America 1946
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