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Didn't come up here to read. Came up here to hit.Hank Aaron

I've read short stories that are as dense as a 19th century novel and novels that really are short stories filled with a lot of helium.Lynn Abbey

Editors of open anthologies actively seek submissions from all comers, established and unknown. They are willing to read whatever the tide washes up at their feet.Lynn Abbey

Sometimes when I'm really enjoying a book, I'll read a sentence or paragraph and just think - how can someone's head be wired in such a way that they'd come up with that?Joe Abercrombie

The first epics were intended for recitation; the literary epic is meant to be read.Lascelles Abercrombie

If I read the articles about me, and I didn't know me, I would think I was Satan.Jack Abramoff

I myself never make any notes. Usually, if I write something down, I can't read it afterwards.Roman Abramovich

I read our emails every day and I know there are people out there who think I'm awful.Dan Abrams

If you read quickly to get through a poem to what it means, you have missed the body of the poem.M. H. Abrams

If I had one piece of advice for people - if they are cooking from the Alinea cookbook, the Betty Crocker cookbook or the back of the box - read through the entire recipe first before reaching for any ingredients, and then read again and execute the directions.Grant Achatz

When I began going to school and learned to read, I encountered stories of other people and other lands.Chinua Achebe

I understand that when people read my books that there's something there - but I don't identify with it.Kathy Acker

I never read in bed, only in my study.Peter Ackroyd

The difference is slight, to the influence of an author, whether he is read by 500 readers, or by five hundred thousand; if he can select the 500, he reaches the five hundred thousand.Brooks Adams

The difference is slight, to the influence of an author, whether he is read by five hundred readers, or by five hundred thousand; if he can select the five hundred, he reaches the five hundred thousand.Henry Adams

Let us tenderly and kindly cherish, therefore, the means of knowledge. Let us dare to read, think, speak, and write.John Adams

I don't know if younger poets read a lot of, you know, the poets - the established poets. There was a lot of pretty boring stuff to sort of put up with and to add to, to make something vital from.Robert Adamson

Well - I started writing - probably in the early 60s and by say '65-'66 I had read most of the poetry that had been published - certainly in the 20 years prior to that.Robert Adamson

I no longer buy papers or tabloids or magazines or read blogs. I used to. But it was just filling up my day with hatred.Adele

I would come, many years later, to understand why 'To Kill A Mockingbird' is considered 'an important novel', but when I first read it at 11, I was simply absorbed by the way it evoked the mysteries of childhood, of treasures discovered in trees, and games played with an exotic summer friend.Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie