There is creative reading as well as creative writing.
One must be an inventor to read well. There is then creative reading as well as creative writing.
Every sentence spoken by Napoleon, and every line of his writing, deserves reading, as it is the sense of France.
You can learn more by going to the opera than you ever can by reading Emerson. Like that there are two sexes.
Dad said I would always be "high minded and low waged" from reading too much Ralph Waldo Emerson. Maybe he was right.
For character, to prepare for the inevitable I recommend selections from [Ralph Waldo] Emerson. His writings have done for me far more than all other reading.
I didn't care at all about losing, but I just didn't want Emerson to feel bad, You know, I didn't win, but Felicity won, and when you come to the set next time, you can give her a big congratulations.
A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people.