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Reader Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Reader

Please enjoy these Reader Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.
- Margaret Fuller

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O Day of days when we can read!
The reader and the book, either without the other is naught.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Poetry should...
should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts,
and appear almost a remembrance.
- John Keats

No poem is easily grasped; so why should any reader expect fast results?
- John Barton

 

Poetry is the revelation of a feeling that the poet
believes to be interior and personal which the reader recognizes as his own.
- Salvatore Quasimodo

The reader deserves an honest opinion.
If he doesn't deserve it, give it to him anyhow.
- John Ciardi

Aspiring to a souffle, he achieves a pancake at which
the reader saws without much appetite.
- John Leonard

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The ear is the only true writer and the only true reader.
- Robert Frost

I have deliberately left Sylvester and Julia's appearances
to the reader's imagination.
- Mary Wesley

While the spoken word can travel faster,
you can't take it home in your hand.
Only the written word can be absorbed wholly at the
convenience of the reader.
- Kingman Brewster, Jr.

I'm a lousy reader.
- Broderick Crawford

Every reader knows about the feeling that characters
in books seem more real than real people.
- Cornelia Funke

A masterpiece of fiction is an original world and as
such is not likely to fit the world of the reader.
- Vladimir Nabokov

The bottom line always remains the same:
What is the basic humanity of the character? How do
I make them resonate with the reader?
- Len Wein

I have great faith in the intelligence of the American
viewer and reader to put two and two together and come up with four.
- Jim Lehrer

When I write, I enjoy myself so much that what is being
written really needs no reader.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

The most important function of a bibliographic entry
is to help the reader obtain a copy of the cited work.
- Daniel J. Bernstein

I've always been an avid reader.
If I don't have a book in the car, I'll stop and pick
one up just to have something to read.
I don't even remember learning to read.
- Janis Ian

The resultant tales from life are stirring reader interest,
survivor passions and unease among Britons.
- Francis X. Clines

Never write anything that does not give you great pleasure.
Emotion is easily transferred from the writer to the reader.
- Joseph Joubert

To be willing to sort of die in order to move the reader,
somehow.
Even now I'm scared about how sappy this'll look in print,
saying this.
- David Foster Wallace

I do insist on making what I hope is sense so there's
always a coherent narrative or argument that the reader can follow.
- Howard Nemerov

The things I keep going back to, rereading,
maybe they say more about me as a reader than about the books.
Love in the Time of Cholera, Pale Fire.
- Michael Chabon

Writing poetry makes you intensely conscious of how words sound,
both aloud and inside the head of the reader.
You learn the weight of words and how they sound to the ear.
- Helen Dunmore

Ideally a book would have no order in it,
and the reader would have to discover his own.
- Raoul Vaneigem

Without books I would not have become a vivacious reader,
and if you are not a reader you are not a writer.
- Ken Follet

I have one main reader, Miriam Gomez,
my wife.
She reads everything I write - I have not finished
writing something and she is already reading it.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

I was a great reader of fairy tales.
I tried to read the entire fairy tale section of the library.
- Beverly Cleary

But we talk about issues, we talk about people,
we talk about personalities.
George is a very good reader of people,
and he's very perceptive about people,
and you know, that's fine.
- Laura Bush

I go to great lengths to make certain situations feel right to the reader.
- Sidney Sheldon

If you write in category, you write knowing there's a framework,
there are reader expectations.
- Nora Roberts

A literary journal is intended to connect writer with reader;
the role of the editor is to mediate.
- John Barton

If modesty and candor are necessary to an author in
his judgment of his own works,
no less are they in his reader.
- Sarah Fielding

Anybody who claims to read the entire paper every day
is either the world's fastest reader or the world's biggest liar.
- Arthur Ochs Sulzberger

The demand that I make of my reader is that he should
devote his whole Life to reading my works.
- James Joyce

To be misunderstood can be the writer's punishment
for having disturbed the reader's peace.
The greater the disturbance, the greater the possibility of misunderstanding.
- Anatole Broyard

For the speedy reader paragraphs become a country the
eye flies over looking for landmarks,
reference points, airports, restrooms,
passages of sex.
- William H. Gass

It is also one of the pleasures of oral biography,
in that the reader, rather than editor,
is jury.
- George Plimpton

All literature consists of whatever the writer thinks is cool.
The reader will like the book to the degree that he
agrees with the writer about what's cool.
- Steven Brust

Naturally, the reader has access only to the events
I show and the way I show them,
but as has been said, there's generally a good deal
of ambiguity in that presentation.
- John M. Ford

I notice that students, particularly for gay students,
it's too easy to write about my last trick or something.
It's not very interesting to the reader.
- Thom Gunn

Each reader needs to bring his or her own mind and heart to the text.
- Dean Koontz

A great reader seldom recognizes his solitude.
- Mason Cooley

I have no ambition to surprise my reader.
Castles with unknown passages are not compatible with my homely muse.
- Anthony Trollope

That writer does the most who gives his reader the
most knowledge and takes from him the least time.
- Charles Caleb Colton

I read while the kids play.
I can see them from the kitchen window.
And I'm a fast reader.
- Reese Witherspoon

The difficulty of literature is not to write,
but to write what you mean; not to affect your reader,
but to affect him precisely as you wish.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

It is the job of the novelist to touch the reader.
- Elizabeth George

Whatever I do is done out of sheer joy;
I drop my fruits like a ripe tree.
What the general reader or the critic makes of them is not my concern.
- Henry Miller

The suspense of a novel is not only in the reader,
but in the novelist, who is intensely curious about
what will happen to the hero.
- Mary McCarthy

We're not keen on the idea of the story sharing its valence with the reader.
But the reader's own life "outside" the story changes the story.
- David Foster Wallace

Before the reader turns his back upon the Grand Basin once for all,
I should like to put a name upon the glacier it contains -
since it is the fashion to name glaciers.
- Hudson Stuck

A writer is, after all, only half his book.
The other half is the reader and from the reader the writer learns.
- P. L. Travers

A reader is not supposed to be aware that someone's written the story.
He's supposed to be completely immersed,
submerged in the environment.
- Jack Vance

I don't think the author should make the reader do
that much work to remember who somebody is.
- Kevin J. Anderson

The things I write are for those who are willing to
accept a new relationship between the reader and the author.
- Jerzy Kosinski

The ideal, it seems to me, is to show things happening
and allow the reader to decide what they mean.
- John M. Ford

In a sense, there's a great truth to that,
but, also I was a great reader.
- A. E. van Vogt

I write for somebody who has my own limitations.
My reader has a certain difficulty with concentrating,
which in my case comes from being a film viewer.
- Manuel Puig

I wasn't a very discriminating reader.
I read just about everything that came along.
- Charles Kuralt

The one thing you have to do if you write a book is
put yourself in someone else's shoes.
The reader's shoes.
You've got to entertain them.
- Mark Haddon

I simply write with an intelligent reader in mind.
I don't think about how old they are.
- Robert Cormier

I think humor is a very serious thing.
I use it as a way of weakening the reader's defenses
so that I can more easily take him to something more.
- William Collins

Will the reader turn the page?
- Catherine Drinker Bowen

I think there's no excuse for the American poetry reader
not knowing a good deal about what is going on in the rest of the world.
- James Laughlin

What makes a story is how well it manages to connect with the reader,
the visceral effect it has.
- Len Wein

I was a big Nancy Drew reader.
Nancy figures it out.
Case closed.
- Sarah Vowell

I was quite a reader before I became a writer.
- Tom T. Hall

A writer's ambition should be to trade a hundred contemporary
readers for ten readers in ten years' time and for
one reader in a hundred years' time.
- Arthur Koestler

But I was, and still am, an avid reader and so when
I first started I chose to photograph many of the great
writers in this country to try and earn a living.
- Fay Godwin

The newspaper fits the reader's program while the listener
must fit the broadcaster's program.
- Kingman Brewster, Jr.


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