Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.
From the time I was a little boy I found myself reading history when I had a choice. I read a lot of things, but history had a special appeal for me.
There are several sources for my appreciation of pastors and the way they are described in this book. One of them is reading history and realizing that they had a profound creative impact on the Middle West and the settlement of the Middle West.
I'm a great reader of history. I love - I have been reading history since I was a kid, and learning the lessons globally of what happened with people.
I've always enjoyed reading history, particularly presidential biographies.
Reading history while you make history can teach you a lot.
Never stop reading. History doesn't repeat, but it does rhyme.
I like reading history, and actually most authors enjoy the research part because it is, after all, easier than writing.
Although age has its normal limits, it may be extended by two things-the study of history and by travel. Reading history broadens one's perception of the creation of the world, while travel extends one's field of vision.
I was not a great student at the University of Chicago. I think that is - the record will bare me out. But I spent a lot of time reading history, sociology, psychology - reading everything except what I was supposed to read for class the next day.
When I was a little boy in Worcestershire reading history books I never thought I should have to interfere between a king and his mistress.
After all my years of playing soldiers, and then of reading History, I have almost a mania to be in the East, to see fighting, and to serve.
Cooking and gardening involve so many disciplines: math, chemistry, reading, history.
One of the painfully sobering realizations that come from reading history is the utter incompetence that is possible among leaders of whole nations and empires - and the blind faith that such leaders can nevertheless inspire among the people who are enthralled by their words or their posturing.