Text Related Quotes



The Internet also makes it extraordinarily difficult for me to focus. One small break to look up exactly how almond milk is made, and four hours later I'm reading about the Donner Party and texting all my friends: DID YOU GUYS KNOW ABOUT THE DONNER PARTY AND HOW MESSED UP THAT WAS? TEXT ME BACK SO WE CAN TALK ABOUT IT!

Mindy Kaling


The world that is a book is devoured bya reader who is a letter in the world's text; thus a circular metaphor is created for the endlessness of reading; We are what we read.

Alberto Manguel


I am very interested in and that is what Sun Tzu in his ancient Chinese text calls The Art of War.

Paul Virilio


“We had seen God in His splendors, heard the text that Nature renders. We had reached the naked soul of man.”

Ernest Shackleton


The aim of the scholarly editor is not to produce the the easiest text for the reader, but to get as near as he can to the text of the author.

Frederic G. Kenyon


Agency over one's sexual self - and the articulation of that kind of agency - might seem transgressive to readers who don't expect it in a woman's text.

Shirley Geok-lin Lim


If it is true that there is always more than one way of construing a text, it is not true that all interpretations are equal.

Paul Ricoeur


Acting doesn't bring anything to a text. On the contrary, it detracts from it.

Elaine Dundy


I did realize, as do you, how blessed I was to know bookjoy, the private pleasure of savoring text.

Pat Mora


Phones were created as social tools. Smartphones are especially good at being social, integrating text, voice, video and images in an endless number of apps that can serve a user's needs, and all without the need for a web-based social network.

Keith Teare