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Read first the best books. The important thing for you is not how much you know, but the quality of what you know. --Desiderius Erasmus (1466?-1536)
Reading is sometimes an ingenious device for avoiding thought. --Sir Arthur Helps (1813-75)
A real book is not one that we read, but one that reads us. --W(ystan) H(ugh) Auden (1907-73)
Real happiness comes from inside. Nobody can give it to you. --Sharon Stone (1958-)
The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. --Marcel Proust (1871-1922)
Reality can destroy the dream; why shouldn't the dream destroy reality? --George (Augustus) Moore (1852-1933)
The reality (always) falls short of the fame.
Reality is something you rise above. --Liza Minnelli (1946-)
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination. --John Lennon (1940-80)
The reality often belies the fame.
The really great writers are people like Emily Brontë who sit in a room and write out of their limited experience and unlimited imagination. --James A(lbert) Michener (1907-97)
Reason respects differences, and imagination the similitudes of things. --Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)
Reason rules all things.
A red sun hath water in his eye.
Remember happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think. --Dale Carnegie (1888-1955)
Remember that a government big enough to give you everything you want is also big enough to take away everything you have. --David [Davy] Crockett (1786-1836)
Repeated reading makes the meaning clear.
The rest is silence. --William Shakespeare (1564-1616): Hamlet
The right to do something does not mean that doing it is right. --William Safire (1929-)
The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause. --Mark Twain (1835-1910)
Roast geese don't come flying into the mouth.
A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral. --Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900-44)
A rolling stone gathers no moss.
Rome was not built in a day.
A room without books is like a body without a soul. --Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43B.C.)
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet. --Aristotle (384-322B.C.)
The rotten apple injures its neighbo(u)rs.
Rules are rules.