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Stephen King photo
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„If you don't have time to read, you don't have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.“

—  Stephen King American author 1947

Variant: Can I be blunt on this subject? If you don't have time to read, you don't have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.
Source: On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

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„We read that we ought to forgive our enemies; but we do not read that we ought to forgive our friends.“

—  Cosimo de' Medici First ruler of the Medici political dynasty 1389 - 1464

Attributed to Cosimo de' Medici, Duke of Florence, in Apothegms by Francis Bacon, (1624) No. 206

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„To feel most beautifully alive means to be reading something beautiful, ready always to apprehend in the flow of language the sudden flash of poetry.“

—  Gaston Bachelard French writer and philosopher 1884 - 1962

A Retrospective Glance at the Lifework of a Master of Books
Fragments of a Poetics of Fire (1988)

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„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“