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Value Of Reading Quotes


"If we value all readers, we must value all reading." - Donalyn Miller

"Instapaper wouldn't be of as much value if it weren't for these mobile and e-reader devices. They give you a separate physical context for reading." - Marco Arment

"What do teachers and curriculum directors mean by 'value' reading? A look at the practice of most schools suggests that when a school 'values' reading what it really means is that the school intensely focuses on raising state-mandated reading test scores- the kind of reading our students will rarely, if ever, do in adulthood." - Kelly Gallagher

"Unearned increment of value." - John Stuart Mill

"Education was the most important value in our home when I was growing up. People don't always realize that my parents shared a sense of intellectual curiosity and a love of reading and of history." - Caroline Kennedy

"Don't underestimate the value people place on authenticity. Politicians listen to the focus groups and say the things they think people want to hear. But after 30 years of reading consumers, I know that they can smell phonies." - Rochelle B Lazarus

"Reading things that are relevant to the facts of your life is of limited value. The facts are, after all, only the facts, and the yearning passionate part of you will not be met there. That is why reading ourselves as a fiction as well as fact is so liberating. The wider we read the freer we become." - Jeanette Winterson

"Today we read books 'extensively,' often without sustained focus, and with rare exceptions we read each book only once. We value quantity of reading over quality of reading. We have no choice, if we want to keep up with the broader culture." - Joshua Foer

"Every experience is of value." - Oscar Wilde

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

"I think instead writers and publishers and readers need to go to the places where people are, and make the argument that there is great value to the quiet, contemplative process of reading a novel, that reading great books carefully offers pleasures and consolations that no iPad app ever can." - John Green

"All reading is good reading. And all reading of Jane Austen and Charles Dickens is sublime reading." - Anna Quindlen

"A value is valuable when the value of value is valuable to oneself." - Dayananda Saraswati

"Don't think of cost. Think of value." - John Spence

"I never tire of reading Tom Paine." - Abraham Lincoln

"The love of reading can be contagious." - Brandon Mull

"Are you accusing me of reading? ~ Ridley" - Kami Garcia

"Libraries are the future of reading." - Courtney Milan

"Most of my reading is rereading." - Susan Sontag

"Develop craftsmanship through years of wide reading." - Annie Proulx

"I spend a lot of time reading." - Bill Gates

"Reading is a huge part of life." - Daniel Curtis Lee

"I recommend the art of slow reading." - Amos Oz

"Anybody who has had the pleasure of reading an article about themselves in the press knows that, on the whole, there is a huge amount of inaccuracy, value judgment and the use of a crowbar to insert editorial bias that reflects the current political leaning of that particular paper." - Jo Brand

"Only the ephemeral is of lasting value." - Eugene Ionesco

"Labor is the true standard of value." - Abraham Lincoln

"All propositions are of equal value." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"Knowledge is of more value than gold" - Solomon

"There remains an experience of incomparable value." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"Freedom is a possession of inestimable value." - Cicero

"I'm in the business of value judgments ." - Tucker Carlson

"Experience is the thing of supreme value"." - Henry Ford

"Nothing of value comes without being earned." - Michael Jordan

"Every second is of infinite value." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing" - A A Milne

"Utility alone is the cause of value." - Eric Roll, Baron Roll of Ipsden

"Information: the negative reciprocal value of probability." - Claude Elwood Shannon

"History is only a value of relation." - Henry Adams

"Gold is the corpse of value..." - Neal Stephenson

"What is the value of your existence?" - Stephen Evans

"Freedom is a possession of inestimable value." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Information: the negative reciprocal value of probability." - Claude Shannon

"Daily vitamins are of no value." - Michael Specter

"I don't value prizes of any sort." - David Hockney

"Never underestimate the value of cold cash." - Gregory Nunn

"Money is an echo of value." - Bob Burg

"I am intrigued and even moved by the idea of being right with the reader in the actuality that she or he is reading a poem. So the titles are an acknowledgment of the reality and value of that act in the world." - Matthew Zapruder

"I'm not saying don't do the work you got, but instead of this two hours of watching TV at the hotel lobby or this three hours of sitting under the pier and reading comic books or worrying about what you're doing ... what value do you have? Can you read? There are people out there who can't read - go read to them." - Andy Andrews

"I write short stories. They may appear big in size, but when you consider it, they're four or five novels in one. ... In return for picking up one of my books, I'm trying to give them value for their money. ... the goal of writing any book is to create the illusion that what you are reading is reality and you're part of it." - James Clavell

"If you pay a child a dollar to read a book, as some schools have tried, you not only create an expectation that reading makes you money, you also run the risk of depriving the child for ever of the value of it. Markets are not innocent." - Michael Sandel

"I know that for every reader who has lost the habit or can't find the time, there are people who've never enjoyed reading and question the value of literature, either as entertainment or education, or believe that a love of books, and of fiction in particular, is sentimental or frivolous." - David Nicholls

"I'm writing with the assumption that most of you who are reading this book have concluded what I have: Preaching doesn't workpreaching, as we know it, is a tragically broken endeavor. The value of our practices-including preaching-ought to be judged by their effects on our communities and the ways in which they help us move toward life with God." - Doug Pagitt

"Reading the Bible carefully, critically in the light of its historical circumstances, recognizing its humanity while hearing God speak through it, we find that we can turn to its highest aspirations and its most profound and beautiful directives while still being able to appreciate and value the insights from science and other fields of study." - Adam Hamilton

"People value honesty. They value integrity. They value competence and courage and all those kinds of things." - Richard A. Kidd

"Do' be in too much of a rush to be published. There is enormous value in listening and reading and writing-and then putting your words away for weeks or months-and then returning to your work to polish it some more." - Sharon Creech

"Don't be in too much of a rush to be published. There is enormous value in listening and reading and writing-and then putting your words away for weeks or months-and then returning to your work to polish it some more." - Sharon Creech

"If a scientist is reading a paper online and clicks through to purchase material, there's value there. It might be a business model; it might be enough to defray the cost of open access. I just want to create the infrastructure that makes movement and sharing easier." - John Wilbanks

"Oklahomans value our children and our seniors. Oklahomans value traditions of faith. Oklahomans value our heroes, our veterans. Oklahomans value innovation and the creative arts." - Brad Henry

"Building a habit of reading leads to all sorts of reading." - Gene Luen Yang

"The value of ourselves is but the value of our melancholy and our disquiet." - Maurice Maeterlinck

"I think we"ve been oversold the value of more and undersold the value of less." - Greg McKeown

"I think we've been oversold the value of more and undersold the value of less." - Greg McKeown

"The value of assets often increases exponentially while the value of your labor only increases incrementally." - Robert Kiyosaki

"If anything has changed about my reading over the years, it is that I value the state a book puts me in more that I value the specific contents." - Sven Birkerts

"I grew up reading Ayn Rand and it taught me quite a bit about who I am and what my value systems are, and what my beliefs are." - Paul Ryan

"Because they are inherently social, people find value in reading the same books and watching the same movies that others do." - Anita Elberse

"I value my anonymity. I'm happy to come in on the tube or the train and watch other people reading 'Fifty Shades.'" - E L James

"I don't read reviews, There's no value for me in reading them. Whether they're good or bad, they'll just make me self-conscious." - Mary Stuart Masterson

"Reading is a dissuasion from immorality. Reading stands in the place of company." - Henry Ward Beecher

"Writing comes from reading, and reading is the finest teacher of how to write." - Annie Proulx

"The strength of fiction is not in reading about yourself, but in reading about other people." - Tom Rachman

"Use book value as a starting point to try and establish the value of the enterprise." - Walter Schloss

"When a man realizes the value of his woman, he adds value to himself." - Unknown

"The circulation of capital realizes value, while living labour creates value." - Karl Marx

"Exchange value forms the substance of money, and exchange value is wealth." - Karl Marx

"The circulation of capital realizes value , while living labour creates value ." - Karl Marx

"The value of the work we do is the value we give to it." - Christopher Moore

"The rate of interest acts as a link between income-value and capital-value." - Irving Fisher

"Reading begets reading." - Nick Hornby

"My mother lived her life through movies and books - she read everything there was to read. And she read to me every night. I never went to sleep without her reading to me. And she fantasized about the book and she would talk about it, the place, and you would think that after she read the book and after she told you stories about it, that she had actually been there. I learned about story from her, and I learned the value of a great story, and the value of great characters." - Jerry Weintraub

"Computer literacy is a contact with the activity of computing deep enough to make the computational equivalent of reading and writing fluent and enjoyable. As in all the arts, a romance with the material must be well under way. If we value the lifelong learning of arts and letters as a springboard for personal and societal growth, should any less effort be spent to make computing a part of our lives?" - Alan Kay

"Opportunity in war is usually of greater value than bravery... Terrain is often of more value than bravery... Bravery is of more value than numbers." - Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus

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

"Books worth reading once are worth reading twice; and what is most important of all, the masterpieces of literature are worth reading a thousand times." - John Morley

"I wish you hadn't been so over-courteous about putting the inscription on a card instead of on the flyleaf. It's the bookseller coming out in you all, you were afraid you'd decrease its value. You would have increased it for the present owner. (And possibly for the future owner. I love inscriptions on flyleaves and notes in margins, I like the comradely sense of turning pages someone else turned, and reading passages someone long gone has called my attention to.)" - Helene Hanff

"The Warrior knows the value of persistence and of courage." - Paulo Coelho

"The appearance of scarcity affected their perception of value.
" - Hooked

"I grew up on welfare in the South Bronx; I had a very tough upbringing in that neighborhood. Reading books like The Four Agreements, A Return to Love, and The Power of Now helped me to overcome many internal battles. Had I not worked on myself, put value in myself, I would not have the loving and supportive people that I have right now in my life, including my husband and children" - Andrea Navedo

"Reading is dreaming. Reading is entering a world of imagination shared between reader and author. Reading is getting beyond the words to the story or meaning underneath." - Paul Kropp

"Reading poetry and reading the great works of the canon that we were reading in the '60s and the '70s and '80s was mind altering." - Anne Lamott

"Wisdom is obtained by reading the mind of God." - Wallace D. Wattles

"I am well versed in reading the pages of war." - Janusz Korczak

"Reading is a socially acceptable form of hallucination." - Laura Furman

"The privacy of reading frees us to entertain the alien." - Mason Cooley

"Reading is a protest against the insufficiencies of life" - Mario Vargas Llosa

"Little learning and much pride come of hasty reading." - Charles Spurgeon

"She had her addictions and one of them was reading." - Jeannette Walls

"Tact is after all a kind of mind-reading." - Sarah Orne Jewett

"Not one poor reader reported a lot of pleasure reading." - Stephen D. Krashen

"Reading is an intelligent way of not having to think." - Walter Moers

"Reading is escape, and the opposite of escape." - Nora Ephron

"Life does often get in the way of one's reading." - Helen Simonson

"Reading is entering into the consciousness of another human being." - Gary Shteyngart

"Reading is the creative center of a writer's life." -" - Stephen King

"Reading is by far the most successful pursuit of happiness." - John Grisham

"Reading is also a journey. It's a process of discovery." - Paul Theroux

"I honestly think people are tired of reading about me." - Jim Edmonds

"I think of reading as like a medicine cabinet." - Sandra Cisneros

"Reading [John] Calvin is a breath of fresh air." - Oliver D. Crisp

"Nothing good comes of reading other people's emails." - Mallory Ortberg

"reading is at the beginning of the social contract" - Alberto Manguel

"I should have written books instead of reading them." - Alan Lightman

"Reading is probably another way of being in a place." - Jose Saramago

"The art of reading is to skip judiciously." - Alexander Hamilton

"Political freedom is a political reading of the Bible." - Whittaker Chambers

"Graeme Smith is capable of reading other people's heads." - Nasser Hussain

"I had a lot of reading problems growing up." - Dav Pilkey

"Reading is the last act of secular prayer." - Richard Powers

"Reading is such a huge part of my life." - Veronica Roth

"Reading is the occupation of the insomniac par excellence." - Alberto Manguel

"I grew up reading a lot of fantasy/sci-fi." - Kris Holdenried

"Tact is after all a kind of mind reading." - Sarah Orne Jewett

"Just as the value of a house lies in its location, The value of a mind lies in its depth, The value of giving lies in the presence of a generous spirit, The value of words lies in their reliability." - Laozi

"Nothing has value in itself. The consumer confers value on it by seeking to acquire it. Hence, the value of a thing is never objective, but always subjective." - Faustino Ballve

"National honor is national property of the highest value." - James Monroe

"Of higher value than any one leader is the cause." - William Safire

"The value of achievement lies in the achieving." - Albert Einstein

"On the value of blind shots to golf course design." - Alister MacKenzie

"Silver is of less value than gold, gold than virtue." - Horace

"I never confuse the cost of something with its value" - Robin Hobb

"The value of a man resides in what he gives" - Albert Einstein

"Understand that the only possession of any value is life." - Andre Gide

"Only lovers know the value and magnanimity of truth." - Henry David Thoreau

"Fancy sets the value on the gifts of fortune." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"There are 4 questions of value in life.." - Johnny Depp

"The concept of a value-free science is absurd." - Kenneth E. Boulding

"Try to establish the value of a company." - Walter Schloss

"Endurance is often the best indicator of validity & value" - Jim Rohn

"There is incredible value in being of service to others." - Elizabeth Berg

"Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value." - Denis Waitley

"Calculate "owner earnings" to get a true reflection of value." - Warren Buffett

"Wealthy people always know the exact value of their time." - Marshall Sylver

"The value of a good idea is in using it." - Thomas A Edison

"Abandonment to God is of more value than personal holiness!" - Oswald Chambers

"Control of senses is an important human value." - Sathya Sai Baba

"Love has no value in the absence of truth." - C. J. Anderson

"Value them; they are pearls of great price" - P C Cast

"Free curiosity is of more value than harsh discipline." - Saint Augustine

"The only value of wasted time is knowledge." - Monica Drake

"Do' underestimate the value of irony-it is extremely valuable." - Henry James



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