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    I picked books by their covers - the worse the cover, the more I wanted to read it.
    — Ahmet Zappa
    tags: book  read 
     
    I definitely have managed to overcome dyslexia now to become a fully functional human being but things were a lot more difficult when I was younger.
    — Ahmet Zappa
    tags: human 
     
    I collect things that just look retarded.
    — Ahmet Zappa
    At 12 I dropped out of school but I had lost interest in it at a much earlier age. For me, school was very very stressful.
    — Ahmet Zappa
    tags: age  lost  school 
     
    I didn't read at all until I was 12. I just couldn't. It was too frustrating.
    — Ahmet Zappa
    tags: read 
     
    I think what my father appreciated was the science experiment of life. He had these kids, and they had their own experiences. He wanted us to discover the world for ourselves.
    — Ahmet Zappa
    tags: world  experience  father  kids 
     
    I've always wanted to have a book published - it was a dream of mine, but the thought of actually writing a book made me feel really sick.
    — Ahmet Zappa
    tags: thoughts  writing  book  dreams 
     
    I would ask my parents something, but then go to my siblings. We were encouraged to bounce ideas off everyone.
    — Ahmet Zappa
    tags: ideas  parent 
     
    My parents told us how they felt but never imposed their beliefs on us, although I appreciate I got a healthy sense of democracy from them.
    — Ahmet Zappa
    The way this whole novel thing came together was, I sold them one bill of goods and then didn't communicate very well. I am like Captain Run-on Sentence.
    — Ahmet Zappa
    tags: novel 
     
    I had this whole ritual with my mother making the bed with me inside it so I would be invisible.
    — Ahmet Zappa
    tags: mother 
     
    My father would often work all night and sleep during the day, so for us, dinner might be pancakes, and breakfast might be beef stroganoff.
    — Ahmet Zappa
    tags: work  sleep  night  father  breakfast 
     
    When we had to do book reports, I would pick a book that no one read and just make it up and turn that in. I got praised for my imagination.
    — Ahmet Zappa
    tags: book  read  imagination 
     
    I miss my Dad. My Dad loved cheesy monster movies, so we'd have Godzilla movie marathons. Those are some of my favorite memories, laughing at how the monster outfits were so bad, like black garbage bags for heads.
    — Ahmet Zappa
    tags: memory  bad  movie  black 
     
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