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"You write with ease, to show your breeding, But easy writing's vile hard reading." - Richard Brinsley Sheridan

"Hard writing makes easy reading. Easy writing makes hard reading." - William Zinsser

"Easy reading requires hard writing," - Anthony Trollope

"Easy writing makes hard reading." - Ernest Hemingway

"Easy writing's curst hard reading." - Richard Brinsley Sheridan

"Hard writing makes easy reading." - Wallace Stegner

"Hard work makes easy reading or, at least, easier reading." - M H Abrams

"Easy writings curse is hard reading." - Richard Brinsley Sheridan

"Easy reading is damn hard writing." - Nathaniel Hawthorne

"The hardest way of learning is that of easy reading." - Pablo Neruda

"It takes hard writing to make easy reading." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"Books worth reading are worth re-reading." - Holbrook Jackson

"I do not know any reading more easy, more fascinating, more delightful than a catalogue." - Anatole France

"Nathaniel Hawthorne once said that easy reading is damn hard writing." - Maya Angelou

"Besides one should not believe that the people only want reading that is easy to absorb." - Jean-Paul Sartre

"You write with ease, to show your breeding, But easy writing's vile hard reading." - Richard Brinsley Sheridan

"You write with ease to show your breeding, But easy writing's curst hard reading." - Richard Brinsley Sheridan

"No efforts of mine could avail to make the book easy reading." - Ronald Fisher

"You write with ease to show your breeding, but easy writing's curst hard reading." - Richard Brinsley Sheridan

"Few of the great works of ancient Greek literature are easy reading." - Gilbert Murray

"Most photographs take their cues from advertising, where the priority is high image content for an easy Gestalt reading." - Richard Serra

"Was a fast easy reading, Good to take your mind off of anything serious for a while" - Janet Evanovich

"I'm not really interested in writing or reading about people who are nice and easy. I like the problem children." - Jami Attenberg

"Swing easy and hit hard." - Julius Boros

"Bible reading is an education in itself." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"Reading will give you lasting pleasure." - Laura Bush

"What is reading but silent conversation?" - Walter Savage Landor

"Reading without thinking will confuse you.Thinking without reading will place you in danger." - Confucius

"Reading begets reading." - Nick Hornby

"Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading, an easy prey to sensations and cheap appeals." - G M Trevelyan

"Writing can come naturally to some. Still, when it comes to good writing, this is true: Easy reading is damn hard writing." - Nathaniel Hawthorne

"Who says reading should be easy? Shouldn't it challenge you as hard sometimes as love. Maybe "hard" is not the right word in this context. Ha!" - Hilton Als

"We are always doing something, talking, reading, listening to the radio, planning what next. The mind is kept naggingly busy on some easy, unimportant external thing all day." - Brenda Ueland

"Easy reading is damn hard writing. But if it's right, it's easy. It's the other way round, too. If it's slovenly written, then it's hard to read. It doesn't give the reader what the careful writer can give the reader." - Maya Angelou

"Tis easy to see, hard to foresee." - Benjamin Franklin

"Silence is a text easy to misread." - A.A. Attanasio

"I work hard and fight easy." - Conor Mcgregor

"Living ain't easy, loving's twice as tough." - Bobby Vee

"Leadership, like swimming, cannot be learned by reading about it." - Henry Mintzberg

"Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself." - Angela Carter

"Reading is sometimes an ingenious device for avoiding thought." - Arthur Helps

"Reading has given me more satisfaction than really anything else." - Bill Blass

"For me, reading is reading." - Tom Peters

"Easy is right. Begin right and you are easy. Continue easy and you are right. The right way to go easy is to forget the right way, and forget that the going is easy." - Zhuangzi

"Amid the push to excellence, with its measurement and accountability, it is easy to lose sight of a key ingredient in reading a book - the pleasure it bring us, something too many boil down to a dirty word: FUN." - Jim Trelease

"I think everyone does selective reading. Everybody has a filter, and that is real easy for critics to see things from their perspectives, and I'm going, I didn't mean that at all. And believers do the same." - Rick Warren

"For once the disease of reading has laid upon the system it weakens so that it falls an easy prey to that other scourge which dwells in the ink pot and festers in the quill. The wretch takes to writing." - Virginia Woolf

"And I tell ya, when I sit in that sound booth and started reading the script and starting to get into the character, man, it's an easy jump for me, because I understand what it's all about." - Lawrence Taylor

"The best way for women to acquire knowledge is from conversation with a father, a brother, or a friend, in the way of family intercourse and easy conversation, and by such a course of reading as they may recommend." - Anna Letitia Barbauld

"Reading off a Teleprompter is an easy skill to do passably well and a difficult skill to do very well. I still have room for improvement there. I still talk too fast and I'm trying to slow myself down." - Chris Hayes

"I read a lot of thrillers because they're easy reading and I'm not a great flier. They take my head out of it. I like the fast pace and that you can't put them down." - Georgina Chapman

"There is still in many schools complete misapprehension that children with reading difficulties are stupid. It is so easy to teach a child that they're dumb. There needs to be a recognition that you need different ways to teach children who have got reading problems." - Jackie French

"A lot of times, you're not necessarily off the page because you haven't been able to take the time to prepare a character. It's very easy to find even great actors reading it more like a reading. Things aren't really coming alive yet, even though you know they will." - Gus Van Sant

"The fire of literacy is created by the emotional sparks between a child, a book, and the person reading. It isn't achieved by the book alone, nor by the child alone, nor by the adult who's reading aloud-it's the relationship winding between all three, bringing them together in easy harmony." - Mem Fox

"The fire of literacy is created by the emotional sparks between a child, a book, and the person reading. It is' achieved by the book alone, nor by the child alone, nor by the adult who's reading aloud-it's the relationship winding between all three, bringing them together in easy harmony." - Mem Fox

"If a book is easy and fits nicely into all your language conventions and thought forms, then you probably will not grow much from reading it. It may be entertaining, but not enlarging to your understanding. It's the hard books that count. Raking is easy, but all you get is leaves; digging is hard, but you might find diamonds." - Mortimer Adler

"If a book is easy and fits nicely into all your language conventions and thought forms, then you probably will not grow much from reading it. It may be entertaining, but not enlarging to your understanding. It's the hard books that count. Raking is easy, but all you get is leaves; digging is hard, but you might find diamonds." - Mortimer Adler

"All difficulties are easy when they are known." - William Shakespeare

"Quitting smoking is easy, I've done it hundreds of times." - Mark Twain

"But if fashion were easy, wouldn't everybody look great ?" - Tim Gunn

"It is no easy task to be good." - Aristotle

"From politics it was an easy step to silence." - Jane Austen

"Soccer is easy if you work hard at it." - Ian Feuer

"Once you've wrestled, everything in life is easy." - Dan Gable

"No one is easy until you actually beat them." - Ronda Rousey

"It is easy to perform a good action, but not easy to acquire a settled habit of performing such actions." - Aristotle

"My words are easy to understand and easy to perform, Yet no man under heaven knows them or practices them." - Laozi

"Magazine reading appears to promote more reading." - Stephen D. Krashen

"Reading, reading actively, strengthens the soul." - Katrina Kenison

"Reading is power. Reading is life." - Karin Slaughter

"The reader must come armed , in a serious state of intellectual readiness. This is not easy because he comes to the text alone. In reading, one's responses are isolated, one'sintellect thrown back on its own resourses. To be confronted by the cold abstractions of printed sentences is to look upon language bare, without the assistance of either beauty or community. Thus, reading is by its nature a serious business. It is also, of course, an essentially rational activity." - Neil Postman

"There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them." - Joseph Brodsky

"The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones." - Joseph Joubert

"Many times the reading of a book has made the future of a man." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"There's nothing wrong with reading a book you love over and over." - Gail Carson Levine

"Sometimes when reading Goethe I have the paralyzing suspicion that he is trying to be funny." - Guy Davenport

"A capacity and taste for reading gives access to whatever has already been discovered by others." - Abraham Lincoln

"Where do I find the time for not reading so many books?" - Karl Kraus

"I have never known any distress that an hour's reading did not relieve." - Baron de Montesquieu

"Reading is not optional." - Walter Dean Myers

"Reading means borrowing." - Georg C Lichtenberg

"Reading gave me hope." - Oprah Winfrey

"Reading makes me happy." - Gretchen Rubin

"Reading is my passion." - Kate Dicamillo

"Reading means borrowing." - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

"I was reading." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Reading is important." - John Garfield

"Reading can be dangerous." - Diane Setterfield

"I never stopped reading." - Doris Lessing

"I'm always reading something." - John Oates

"Any man will go considerably out of his way to pick up a silver dollar; but here are golden words, which the wisest men of antiquity have uttered, and whose worth the wise of every succeeding age have assured us of; and yet we learn to read only as far as Easy Reading, the primers and classbooks, and when we leave school, the Little Reading, and story books, which are for boys and beginners; and our reading, our conversation and thinking, are all on a very low level, worthy only of pygmies and manikins." - Henry David Thoreau

"The good news (for writers) is that this means that ebooks on computers are more likely to be an enticement to buy the printed book (which is, after all, cheap, easily had, and easy to use) than a substitute for it. You can probably read just enough of the book off the screen to realize you want to be reading it on paper." - Cory Doctorow

"First, there was Confucius. Then, the sayings of Chairman Mao. And now the pithy, ironic, and humorous insights of Ai Weiwei. I thoroughly enjoyed reading this collection, which reflects a well-developed philosophy as well as a keen understanding of the Chinese Communist system. This is China made easy and interesting." - Jerome A. Cohen

"The books which help you most are those which make you think the most. The hardest way of learning is by easy reading: but a great book that comes from a great thinker - it is a ship of thought, deep freighted with truth and with beauty." - Theodore Parker

"It is in general true that in order to create works of art one has to have leisure. On the other hand I think that one needs to experience resistance in a practical sense, and even that which is poignant to bring out what makes easy reading for others. Too much deprivation of course, means death." - Marianne Moore

"There is no reason why the profoundest thoughts should not make easy and exciting reading. A profound thought is an exciting thing - as exciting as a detective's deductions or hunches. The simpler the words in which a thought is expressed the more stimulating its effect." - Eric Hoffer

"If your starting point for understanding humanity is a racialist viewpoint, with superiority and inferiority projected onto people because of the color of their skin, then it's so easy to take the next step of justifying that point theologically and reading it into the Christian scripture. And that makes it harder to understand what scripture is actually saying!" - Allan Boesak

"There is no reason why the profoundest thoughts should not make easy and exciting reading. A profound thought is an exciting thing as exciting as a detective's deductions or hunches. The simpler the words in which a thought is expressed the more stimulating its effect." - Eric Hoffer

"I've been an inveterate reader of literary magazines since I was a teenager. There are always discoveries. You're sitting in your easy chair, reading; you realize you've read a story or a group of poems four times, and you know, Yes, I want to go farther with this writer." - Marilyn Hacker

"The books that help you most are those which make you think that most. The hardest way of learning is that of easy reading; but a great book that comes from a great thinker is a ship of thought, deep freighted with truth and beauty." - Pablo Neruda

"The most difficult thing about living as a writer is precisely 'having to write.' Pretending to be a writer is easy. Living freely, reading many books, going on frequent trips, cultivating minor eccentricities... but genuinely being a writer is difficult, because you have to write something that will convince both yourself and readers." - Kim Youngha

"It is easy to club people together, but there are bound to be influences of authors you've read. I grew up reading fast paced authors such as Sidney Sheldon and Jeffrey Archer, but to say I'm one of them isn't true; my style is intrinsically my own." - Ashwin Sanghi

"In the reading and writing life, delight, for me, is where the mystery lies. Easy enough to figure out how scenes of violence or tragedy or titillation or grossness or even sentimentality can move us, but how the written word elicits delight - what Nabokov calls that shiver in the spine - is much harder to calculate and define." - Alice McDermott

"It's easy to carry the past as a burden instead of a school. It's easy to let it overwhelm you instead of educate you." - Jim Rohn

"It is easy to stay the same but it is not easy to change. Most people choose to stay the same all their lives." - Robert Kiyosaki

"If it was easy, everyone would be doing it, and you wouldn't have an opportunity." - Bob Parsons

"Gettin' good players is easy. Gettin' 'em to play together is the hard part." - Casey Stengel

"It's easy to get good players. Getting them to play together, that's the hard part." - Casey Stengel

"The man (or woman) who can make hard things easy is the educator." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Money is hard to earn and easy to lose. Guard yours with care." - Brian Tracy

"It's easy to say 'no!' when there's a deeper 'yes!' burning inside." - Stephen Covey

"If things came easy, then everybody would be great at what they did." - Mike Ditka

"To struggle is difficult but to surrender is easy. Surrender is the beginning of devotion." - Bhakti Charu Swami

"There is nothing so easy but that it becomes difficult when you do it reluctantly." - Terence

"That's not easy to find in a corporate world, somebody who cares about music." - Michael Penn

"The only difference between the easy goals and the tough goals is your determination." - Jean Charest

"A good one iron shot is about as easy to come by as an understanding wife." - Dan Jenkins

"In everything, it is no easy task to find the middle." - Aristotle

"Placing blame on others is easy. Taking responsibility for yourself is empowering." - Tony DiCicco

"Putting off an easy thing makes it hard. Putting off a hard thing makes it impossible." - George C. Lorimer

"It is perilously easy to have amazing sympathy with God's truth and remain in sin." - Oswald Chambers

"I'm very easy to see on the podium because everyone else is small!" - Svetlana Khorkina

"If you train your mind for running, everything else will be easy." - Amby Burfoot

"What's up wit these new niggas? And why they think it all come so easy?" - Drake

"You need a heart which is in love, not an easy life, to achieve happiness." - Josemaria Escriva

"It's easy to dream about it ... Much harder to execute it ....Work!" - Gary Vaynerchuk

"I don't need it to be easy. I just want it to be worth it." - Lil Wayne

"Every worthy act is difficult. Ascent is always difficult. Descent is easy and often slippery." - Mahatma Gandhi

"It's not easy to be a martyr in the field of race relations." - Jackie Robinson

"It wasn't as easy as you think. It's hard to stay awake that long." - Hugh Campbell

"Easy there, Smurfette." - Larissa Ione

"Easy comfort isn't comforting" - John Green

"Nothing worthwhile is easy..." - Daniel Taylor

"I literally can't believe my luck. Torturing Americans should not only be easy, but a pleasure!" - Jimmy Carr

"Wilt Chamberlain claims that his sergeant, during his prime, was 46 to 48 inches, easy." - Wilt Chamberlain

"Train hard, fight easy." - Alexander Suvorov

"Devaluations are never easy." - Jeffrey Sachs

"Only entropy comes easy." - Anton Chekhov

"Change is never easy." - Sally Field

"Easy doesn't do it." - Al Bernstein

"I'm real easy-going." - Prince

"I'm easy to hate." - Olivia Munn

"Golf is not easy." - Yani Tseng

"Remember, it's as easy to marry a rich woman as a poor woman." - William Makepeace Thackeray

"Prepare while it's easy." - Laozi

"I am always reading or thinking about reading." - Joyce Carol Oates

"I alternate between reading cook books and reading diet books." - Mason Cooley

"Don't neglect your spiritual reading. - Reading has made many saints." - Josemaria Escriva

"The greatest pleasure of reading consists in re-reading." - Vernon Lee

"A man may as well expect to grow stronger by always eating as wiser by always reading." - Jeremy Collier



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