Reading – Page 10 – Everything


The dead alive and busy.

Feb 182014

Misspellers learn from speech, mispronouncers from books.

Feb 172014

Only the literary cannot profit from literature.

Dec 202013

Too much plot shows too little respect for one’s audience, and too little shows too much.

Dec 102013

Many books are least likely to be read by the people who would profit most by reading them.

Nov 252013

If you want to keep a secret, put it in the middle of a long book.

Aug 272013

I have never known anyone book-smart, but book-stupid I see every day.

Jul 192013

Reading old books leavens our fashionable prejudices with a few unfashionable ones.