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  • Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body and prayer is to the soul.

    Prayer   Book   Reading  
    Matthew Kelly (2003). “Rediscovering Catholicism: Journeying Toward Our Spiritual North Star”, p.243, Our Sunday Visitor Publishing
  • In my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I've been turning over in my mind ever since.

    Father   Years   Advice  
    Great Gatsby (1925) ch. 1
  • So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.

    The Great Gatsby ch. 9 (1925).
  • These were in the days before anybody thought to criticize Congressmen, let alone first ladies, for making money on speeches. So Eleanor raked in quite a bit of cash that she may have put, for all I know, to good uses, or maybe not. I just don't know. But I don't think she was any great literary breakthrough.

    Thinking   Use   Cash  
  • Let us learn to show our friendship for a man when he is alive and not after he is dead.

    Cute   Friendship   Men  
    F. Scott Fitzgerald (2015). “The Complete Works of F. Scott Fitzgerald: Novels, Short Stories, Poetry, Articles, Letters, Plays & Screenplays: From the author of The Great Gatsby, The Side of Paradise, Tender Is the Night, The Beautiful and Damned, The Love of the Last Tycoon, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and many other notable works”, p.106, e-artnow
  • I can't change overnight into a serious literary author. You can't compare apples to oranges. William Faulkner was a great literary genius. I am not.

    Apples   Orange   Genius  
  • Whenever you feel like criticizing any one... just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages that you've had.

    "The Great Gatsby". Book by F. Scott Fitzgerald, 1925.
  • At last, in 1611, was made, under the auspices of King James, the famous King James version; and this is the great literary monument of the English language.

    Lafcadio Hearn (2012). “Books and Habits from the Lectures of Lafcadio Hearn”, p.111, tredition
  • A great literary work can be completely, completely unpredictable. Which can sometimes make them very hard to read, but it gives them a great originality.

  • I don't have traceable literary models because I haven't had great literary influences in my life.

  • It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.

    Nineteen   April   Cold  
    Nineteen Eighty-Four pt. 1, ch. 1 (1949)
  • All great literary works influence us as writers, not their stories as much as their storytelling ability.

  • It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair.

    A Tale of Two Cities bk. 1, ch. 1 (1859)
  • We have a great literary tradition in Australia. I think the book is very much alive and the more people who are encouraged to read books the better our society will be and the wiser our society will be.

  • I learned a little of beauty - enough to know that it had nothing to do with truth - and I found, moreover, that there was no great literary tradition; there was only the tradition of the eventful death of every literary tradition.

    F. Scott Fitzgerald (2016). “The Beautiful and Damned: American Literature”, p.204, VM eBooks
  • Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.

    Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele (1837). “The Tatler: With Notes and a General Index ; Complete in One Volume”, p.270
  • It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.

    A Tale of Two Cities bk. 1, ch. 1 (1859)
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