first-reading quotes

- 10 of 200 Results
My first reading of Tolstoy affected me as a revelation from heaven, as the trumpet of the judgment. What he made me feel was not ...
The first reading of a Will, where a person dies worth anything considerable, generally affords a true test of the relations' love ...
I suspect a demand for real change in power relations will occur only if women ... come to understand that their need for romances ...
There is hardly a pioneer's hut which does not contain a few odd volumes of Shakespeare. I remember reading the feudal drama of He ...
There is a note in the front of the volume saying that no public reading ... may be given without first getting the author's permi ...
I cannot express the pleasure I have in writing down my thoughts [in her journal], at the very moment--my opinion of people when I ...
An actress reading a part for the first time tries many ways to say the same line before she settles into the one she believes sui ...
Promiscuity is like never reading past the first page. Monogamy is like reading the same book over and over.
To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worth while. The first discipline of education must therefore be to refus ...
The two great things yet to be discovered are these--The Art of rejuvenating old age in men, & oldageifying youth in books.--Who i ...
1 2 3 NEXT
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
Copyright ©  2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
About PRIVACY POLICY Terms Careers Advertise with Us Contact Us Suggest a Word Help