Friday, 26 July 2019

Book Quotes of the Week

"I took a speed-reading course and read War and Peace in twenty minutes. It involves Russia." Woody Allen

"I read the newspaper avidly. It is my one form of continuous fiction." Aneurin Bevan

"When you find a writer who really is saying something to you, read everything that writer has written and you will get more education and depth of understanding out of that than reading a scrap here and a scrap there and elsewhere. Then go to people who influenced that writer, or those who were related to him, and your world builds together in an organic way that is really marvelous." Joseph Campbell

"Don't give up on reading just because you tried one or two books that didn't do it for you. Keep trying, and I'm sure you will find your niche or genre. When you do, you'll be so glad you did!" Wes

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  1. Humor today among the wise sayings.

    1. True. I had to chuckle when I saw Woody Allen's, he is quite right. Sometimes you talk to people about a book they read and you wonder how far they got ... LOL

      And the continuous fiction ... I think some people call it "fake news" nowadays. ;)

      But my favourite quote is by Joseph Campbell, he spoke to my heart.

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