Louis Agassiz - I write sets of books, but I've also written a lot of orphans.
[ Also Books Lot Orphans Sets Write Written]
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Giovanni Agnelli - I'm one of those writers who, when writing, believes she's god-and that she hasn't bestowed free will on any of her characters. In that sense there are no surprises in any of my books.
[ Any Believes Bestowed Books Characters Free Hasn Her Sense She Surprises Those Will Writers Writing]
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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad - My writing has to support more than my research habit, but I love to curl up with a book about some dusty corner of history.
[ Book Corner Curl Dusty Habit History Love More Research Some Support Than Up Writing]
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Roger Ailes - When I'm not writing or tweaking my computer, I do embroidery. When I'm not plunging into the past, tweaking, or embroidering, I'm reading books about history, computers, or embroidery.
[ Books Computer Computers Embroidery History Into Past Plunging Reading Tweaking Writing]
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Yuri Andropov - With Shakespeare and poetry, a new world was born. New dreams, new desires, a self consciousness was born. I desired to know to know myself in terms of the new standards set by these books.
[ Books Born Consciousness Desired Desires Dreams Know Myself New Poetry Self Set Shakespeare Standards Terms These World]
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Carmelo Anthony - I am really impressed by lawyers who write books and tell us that they never lost a case. Most lawyers who have never lost a case have not had enough hard cases. But there are very difficult cases out there.
[ Am Books Case Cases Difficult Enough Had Hard Impressed Lawyers Lost Most Never Out Really Tell Us Very Write]
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Katharine Anthony - I just had the sense that at least the books that I had read about law just didn't really have enough of that.
[ Books Enough Had Just Law Least Read Really Sense]
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Antisthenes - I think we have some serious problems now, but, if you look back over the last thirty or forty years that my book deals with, I think we are in better shape now than we would have been if all of those cases had not come down.
[ Back Been Better Book Cases Come Deals Down Forty Had Last Look Now Over Problems Serious Shape Some Than Think Thirty Those Would Years]
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Marie Antoinette - I try to do that in this book without preaching - to try to do as you just said that you really have to defend the First Amendment rights of everybody.
[ Amendment Book Defend Everybody First Just Preaching Really Rights Said Try Without]
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Jane Asher - I understand that when people read my books that there's something there - but I don't identify with it.
[ Books Identify Read Something Understand]
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Jean M. Auel - Be not content with the best book; seek sidelights from the others; have no favourites.
[ Best Book Content Favourites Others Seek]
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Martin Bashir - The book can produce an addiction as fierce as heroin or nicotine, forcing us to spend much of our lives, like junkies, in book shops and libraries, those literary counterparts to the opium den.
[ Addiction Book Counterparts Den Fierce Forcing Junkies Libraries Literary Lives Much Nicotine Opium Our Produce Shops Spend Those Us]
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Miriam Beard - Well I guess the plan was to write poetry and publish books and make a living from writing poetry. That was a pretty ambitious plan I guess.
[ Ambitious Books Guess Living Make Plan Poetry Pretty Publish Well Write Writing]
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Franz Beckenbauer - Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind, which are delivered down from generation to generation as presents to the posterity of those who are yet unborn.
[ Books Delivered Down Generation Genius Great Leaves Legacies Mankind Posterity Presents Those Unborn Which Yet]
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Ezra Taft Benson - I wrote in the book very specifically what I wanted to write about, period, and left it at.
[ Book Left Period Specifically Very Wanted Write Wrote]
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Joseph Beuys - If you never ask yourself any questions about the meaning of a passage, you cannot expect the book to give you any insight you do not already possess.
[ Already Any Ask Book Cannot Expect Give Insight Meaning Never Passage Possess Questions Yourself]
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Albert J. Beveridge - In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but how many can get through to you.
[ Books Case Get Good How Many Point See Them Through]
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Peter Bichsel - The telephone book is full of facts, but it doesn't contain a single idea.
[ Book Contain Facts Full Idea Single Telephone]
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Lester Bowie - Study nature, not books.
[ Books Nature Study]
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Jeb Bradley - I have also written a book about the Giving of the Torah, and a book on the Days of Awe, and a book on the books of Israel that have been written since the day the Torah was given to Israel.
[ Also Awe Been Book Books Day Days Given Giving Israel Since Torah Written]
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James Brady - The fate of the singers who, like my songs, went up in flame was also the fate of the books which I later wrote. All of them went up in flame to Heaven in a fire which broke out one night at my home in Bad Homburg as I lay ill in a hospital.
[ Also Bad Books Broke Fate Fire Flame Heaven Home Hospital Ill Later Lay Night Out Singers Songs Them Up Went Which Wrote]
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Mathew Brady - When I first began to combine letters other than Hebrew, I read every book in German that came my way, and from these I certainly received according to the nature of my soul.
[ According Began Book Came Certainly Combine Every First German Hebrew Letters Nature Other Read Received Soul Than These Way]
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Tom Brokaw - There's my education in computers, right there; this is the whole thing, everything I took out of a book.
[ Book Computers Education Everything Out Right Thing Took Whole]
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John Burns - Observation more than books and experience more than persons, are the prime educators.
[ Books Educators Experience More Observation Persons Prime Than]
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Boz Burrell - That is a good book which is opened with expectation, and closed with delight and profit.
[ Book Closed Delight Expectation Good Opened Profit Which]
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Carter Burwell - Good books, like good friends, are few and chosen; the more select, the more enjoyable.
[ Books Chosen Enjoyable Few Friends Good More Select]
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Montserrat Caballe - Books that have become classics - books that have had their day and now get more praise than perusal - always remind me of retired colonels and majors and captains who, having reached the age limit, find themselves retired on half pay.
[ Age Always Become Books Captains Classics Colonels Day Find Get Had Half Having Limit Majors More Now Pay Praise Reached Remind Retired Than Their Themselves]
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Jose Canseco - If writers learn more from their books than do readers, perhaps I may have begun to learn.
[ Begun Books Learn May More Perhaps Readers Than Their Writers]
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Eric Cantona - Most of my books have been written in the form of fantasy.
[ Been Books Fantasy Form Most Written]
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Natalie Cole - No, Queer Eye has a book coming out before mine, in the Spring of 2004, in which each of us has a section and we do a brief overview of our subject area.
[ Area Before Book Brief Coming Each Eye Mine Our Out Overview Queer Section Spring Subject Us Which]
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Dane Cook - Heart is what drives us and determines our fate. That is what I need for my characters in my books: a passionate heart. I need mavericks, dissidents, adventurers, outsiders and rebels, who ask questions, bend the rules and take risks.
[ Adventurers Ask Bend Books Characters Determines Dissidents Drives Fate Heart Mavericks Need Our Outsiders Passionate Questions Rebels Risks Rules Take Us]
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Eric Allin Cornell - When I was growing up, I always read horror books, while my sister read romance novels.
[ Always Books Growing Horror Novels Read Romance Sister Up While]
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Wayne Coyne - The booking agent had the audacity to take 10 percent, so we wound up with about $100 a week apiece.
[ Agent Apiece Audacity Booking Had Percent Take Up Week Wound]
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Donald Cram - The Dick, Jane, and Spot primers have gone to that bookshelf in the sky. I have, in some ways, a tender feeling toward them, so I think it's for the best.
[ Best Bookshelf Feeling Gone Jane Sky Some Spot Tender Them Think Toward Ways]
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Marie Curie - About seven years later I was given a book about the periodic table of the elements. For the first time I saw the elegance of scientific theory and its predictive power.
[ Book Elegance Elements First Given Later Periodic Power Predictive Saw Scientific Seven Table Theory Time Years]
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Caleb Cushing - I mean to say, this is the book and I really loathe it and I can't imagine what a nice Jewish boy like me ever, how I ever got into this dreadful trade.
[ Book Boy Dreadful Ever Got How Imagine Into Jewish Loathe Mean Nice Really Say Trade]
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Ruben Dario - My favorite book is the last one printed, which is always better than those that were published earlier.
[ Always Better Book Earlier Favorite Last Printed Published Than Those Were Which]
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Alvin Dark - My first book was the book that changed my life.
[ Book Changed First Life]
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Keith David - My mother used to take my brother and me to get any books we wanted, but they were second hand books published in the '30s and '40s. I liked scary books.
[ Any Books Brother Get Hand Liked Mother Published Scary Second Take Used Wanted Were]
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Dan Devine - I am grateful for - though I can't keep up with - the flood of articles, theses, and textbooks that mean to share insight concerning the nature of poetry.
[ Am Articles Concerning Flood Grateful Insight Keep Mean Nature Poetry Share Textbooks Theses Though Up]
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Whitfield Diffie - Even before he had one book published, Jack was one of those people you could feel was very special.
[ Before Book Could Even Feel Had Jack Published Special Those Very]
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Phyllis Diller - That by listening to some music, by reading some books, by looking at paintings, and most important by hanging out with one another - by collaborating with one another and creating your own network - you can achieve something that is much better than what is out there.
[ Achieve Another Better Books Collaborating Creating Hanging Important Listening Looking Most Much Music Network Out Own Paintings Reading Some Something Than Your]
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Isak Dinesen - When today's generation reads Jack's books or they listen to the music created by some of us, I believe that they see there is a different way of approaching today's life and today's sometimes seeming hopelessness that can provide answers.
[ Answers Approaching Believe Books Created Different Generation Hopelessness Jack Life Listen Music Provide Reads See Seeming Some Sometimes Today Us Way]
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Geoff Downes - It is difficult sharing and capturing so many years of memories and the people behind the words-and even though that guest book can speak volumes, in between, the pages remain so silent.
[ Behind Between Book Capturing Difficult Even Guest Many Memories Pages Remain Sharing Silent Speak Though Volumes Years]
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Arnie Duncan - Dune is the bestselling science fiction book of all time. It's something you really need to read in your lifetime. If you're going to read The Lord of the Rings, which everyone should, then you have to read Dune, too.
[ Book Dune Everyone Fiction Going Lifetime Lord Need Read Really Rings Science Should Something Then Time Too Which Your]
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Isadora Duncan - Each book will have a lot of cliffhangers, because I like that.
[ Because Book Each Lot Will]
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Raymond Duncan - I always turn in my books on time, so you can always count on a book coming out when it's supposed to.
[ Always Book Books Coming Count Out Supposed Time Turn]
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Alan Dundes - I mean, I wasn't stupid. I knew we'd make money and sell a lot of Dune books.
[ Books Dune Knew Lot Make Mean Money Sell Stupid]
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Joey Dunlop - I wanted the feel in these books to be like an epic fantasy, with kings, queens, dukes and court politics, but of course like what I was explaining before, about making the science make sense, you have to make the politics make sense, too.
[ Before Books Course Court Dukes Epic Explaining Fantasy Feel Kings Make Making Politics Queens Science Sense These Too Wanted]
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Cassandra Dunn - If I could go back in time and tell my younger self that eventually that I'd become very successful writing Dune books after Frank Herbert's death, I would have laughed myself silly, I think, at how strange that prospect would be.
[ After Back Become Books Could Death Dune Eventually Frank Go Herbert How Laughed Myself Prospect Self Silly Strange Successful Tell Think Time Very Would Writing Younger]
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Jennifer Dunn - In a certain sense, this guy - who is one of the most evil people in the book - he's not really that bad at running the show, because he knows what he's doing, he's smart and he's got the big picture in mind. He's like the Godfather.
[ Bad Because Big Book Certain Doing Evil Godfather Got Guy Knows Mind Most Picture Really Running Sense Show Smart]
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Adam Duritz - I have written a few children's books. The first book that I wrote was for children. It was called "The Package", and it was a mystery story in pictures. It had no words.
[ Book Books Called Children Few First Had Mystery Package Pictures Story Words Written Wrote]
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Gerald Durrell - I really like books that you can kind of hear as much as think about, that are so graphic and visual.
[ Books Graphic Hear Kind Much Really Think Visual]
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Dick Ebersol - Dr. Phil was very helpful and caring. I believe he helped all of us there and watching how to better relate, understand, and communicate with our families and loved ones. Dr. Phil recommended reading my new book.
[ Believe Better Book Caring Communicate Dr Families Helped Helpful How Loved New Ones Our Phil Reading Recommended Relate Understand Us Very Watching]
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Larry Elder - I wrote the first book, Harvest of Stars, and as I was writing it, I saw that certain implications had barely been touched on... It's perfectly obvious that two completely revolutionary things are going on, with cybernetics, and biological science.
[ Barely Been Biological Book Certain Completely First Going Had Harvest Implications Obvious Perfectly Revolutionary Saw Science Stars Things Touched Two Writing Wrote]
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Andrew Eldritch - What five books would I like to be remembered for? Well... Tau Zero, I like that one especially. It was somewhat of a tour de force, and I think it got across what I was trying for.
[ Across Books De Especially Five Force Got Remembered Somewhat Think Tour Trying Well Would Zero]
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Michael Ende - Easy is to occupy a place in a telephone book. Difficult is to occupy someone's heart; know that you're really loved.
[ Book Difficult Easy Heart Know Loved Occupy Place Really Someone Telephone]
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Clifton Paul Fadiman - And after I compose my programs, but it is very easy because I look to the music in a very natural way without fuss, and so I look always music, in my home, like books and books and books, choose books and you read the pages, so I do this with music, and I make programs.
[ After Always Because Books Choose Compose Easy Fuss Home Look Make Music Natural Pages Programs Read Very Way Without]
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Mia Farrow - Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
[ Any Book Child Continuing Deep Form Good Habit Helps Him His Make Needs Reading]
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Rainer W. Fassbinder - As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
[ Adored Black Books Desired Except Far Knew Lonely Men Never Them Were White Women Worked]
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Steve Finley - It was an hour and a half plane ride, so I slept. I try to sleep because that's probably the only time I get to get my real sleep. When I can't sleep I read books or watch movies.
[ Because Books Get Half Hour Movies Only Plane Probably Read Real Ride Sleep Slept Time Try Watch]
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Aulus Persius Flaccus - When a French book becomes an international hit it is because of the author and not because of the language. The same goes for movies.
[ Author Because Becomes Book French Goes Hit International Language Movies Same]
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Henry Ford - Life is a wonderful thing to talk about, or to read about in history books - but it is terrible when one has to live it.
[ Books History Life Live Read Talk Terrible Thing Wonderful]
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Lukas Foss - A gold book, fastened together in the shape of a book by wires of the same metal, had been dug up in the northern part of the state of New York, and along with the book an enormous pair of gold spectacles!
[ Along Been Book Dug Enormous Fastened Gold Had Metal New Northern Pair Part Same Shape Spectacles State Together Up Wires York]
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Pete Fountain - As for collaboration - I have done a lot, 26 books, and found publishers increasingly resistive to them. It's not that the books are bad; editors won't even read them.
[ Bad Books Collaboration Done Editors Even Found Increasingly Lot Publishers Read Them Won]
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Dana Fox - I maintain an ongoing survey of Internet Publishing and self publishing, so that it is now possible for any writer with a book to get it published at nominal cost or free, and to have it on sale at booksellers like Amazon.com.
[ Amazon Any Book Booksellers Com Cost Free Get Internet Maintain Nominal Now Ongoing Possible Published Publishing Sale Self Survey Writer]
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Michael Gartner - Beware of the person of one book.
[ Beware Book Person]
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Bronislaw Geremek - At the same time, as you know, unless you are a comic book reader, Daredevil is not a known thing.
[ Book Comic Daredevil Know Known Reader Same Thing Time Unless]
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Jim Gerlach - Listen, my day job is also Chief Creative Officer for Marvel, and it's a very painful job because we publish a lot of books, and there are things I see where I can punch people out. Therefore, we have some new people now, and the kids are going to read our books.
[ Also Because Books Chief Creative Day Going Job Kids Listen Lot Marvel New Now Officer Our Out Painful Publish Punch Read See Some Therefore Things Very Where]
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Hugo Gernsback - No one bothered reading the books and understanding - and again, I'm not being high-falutin' about it - but I think our books are great literature with great metaphors of real life dealing with fears and hopes.
[ Again Being Books Bothered Dealing Fears Great Hopes Life Literature Metaphors Our Reading Real Think Understanding]
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Boutros Boutros-Ghali - I demand that my books be judged with utmost severity, by knowledgeable people who know the rules of grammar and of logic, and who will seek beneath the footsteps of my commas the lice of my thought in the head of my style.
[ Beneath Books Commas Demand Footsteps Grammar Head Judged Know Knowledgeable Lice Logic Rules Seek Severity Style Thought Utmost Will]
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Leeza Gibbons - I'd love to do a whole series of stories and have them collected into books.
[ Books Collected Into Love Series Stories Them Whole]
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Hoot Gibson - With Groo, I try to do one story every book. Sometimes the stories are better if they go a little longer, and I choose to do it in four issues.
[ Better Book Choose Every Four Go Issues Little Longer Sometimes Stories Story Try]
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John Gielgud - I read a book recently by a psychiatrist who was able to interview a few serial killers and she had a thesis on how you could figure these people out. And she thinks that there are things that could tell you whether someone has the potential to do that.
[ Able Book Could Few Figure Had How Interview Killers Out Potential Psychiatrist Read Recently Serial She Someone Tell These Thesis Things Thinks Whether]
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Frank Gifford - I read true crime books, and I read when people do case studies of stuff. I'm into books like that. Case studies or forensics or murder - all that good stuff.
[ Books Case Crime Forensics Good Into Murder Read Studies Stuff True]
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Melissa Gilbert - We did like 12 shows, then we did the entire Ozzfest with the first half completely booked; then we did the second half with a couple days off here and there.
[ Booked Completely Couple Days Did Entire First Half Here Off Ozzfest Second Shows Then]
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Greg Giraldo - Exclusive will not be published in book format.
[ Book Exclusive Format Published Will]
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William E. Gladstone - I'm passionate again about writing. This is important to me; it's got to be the comeback book.
[ Again Book Comeback Got Important Passionate Writing]
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Benny Goodman - I have no regrets because I did everything by the book.
[ Because Book Did Everything Regrets]
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Uta Hagen - When you meet someone for the first time, that's not the whole book. That's just the first page.
[ Book First Just Meet Page Someone Time Whole]
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Peter Hain - After I left the convent, for 15 years I was worn out with religion, I wanted nothing whatever to do with it. I felt disgusted with it. If I saw someone reading a religious book on a train, I'd think, how awful.
[ After Awful Book Convent Disgusted Felt How Left Nothing Out Reading Religion Religious Saw Someone Think Train Wanted Whatever Worn Years]
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Jared Harris - Comic books and graphic novels are a great medium. It's incredibly underused.
[ Books Comic Graphic Great Incredibly Medium Novels]
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Marvin Harris - I'm not a comic book guy at all.
[ Book Comic Guy]
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S. I. Hayakawa - In our fathers' time nothing was read but books of feigned chivalry, wherein a man by reading should be led to none other end, but only to manslaughter and bawdry.
[ Books Chivalry End Fathers Led Man None Nothing Only Other Our Read Reading Should Time Wherein]
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Natasha Henstridge - There's also something of an illusion in that, you can perhaps record a TV thing one month and complete a book the next and then be in a play. Then, if they all come out at once, it looks as if you're actually juggling a million things.
[ Actually Also Book Come Complete Illusion Juggling Looks Million Month Next Once Out Perhaps Play Record Something Then Thing Things Tv]
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Thor Heyerdahl - Comic books and The Chronicles of Narnia. My mother used to read those to me and my twin brother growing up.
[ Books Brother Chronicles Comic Growing Mother Read Those Twin Up Used]
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Joe Hill - I don't believe in personal immortality; the only way I expect to have some version of such a thing is through my books.
[ Believe Books Expect Immortality Only Personal Some Such Thing Through Version Way]
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William Ernest Hocking - We're kidding on that. One of the things I insisted upon when we went into this project was that we are full partners, going fifty-fifty, both on the money and on the say of what's going on with the books.
[ Books Both Full Going Insisted Into Kidding Money Partners Project Say Things Upon Went]
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Rupert Holmes - When it comes to the point where you occasionally look forward to being in prison on the basis that you might be able to spend a day reading a book, the realization dawns that perhaps the situation has become a little more stressful than you would like.
[ Able Basis Become Being Book Comes Dawns Day Forward Little Look Might More Occasionally Perhaps Point Prison Reading Realization Situation Spend Stressful Than Where Would]
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Janis Ian - The question is, are we happy to suppose that our grandchildren may never be able to see an elephant except in a picture book?
[ Able Book Elephant Except Grandchildren Happy May Never Our Picture Question See Suppose]
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Samuel L. Jackson - A real book is not one that we read, but one that reads us.
[ Book Read Reads Real Us]
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Yahya Jammeh - Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly remembered.
[ Books Forgotten None Remembered Some Undeservedly]
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Eugene Jarvis - How could I make a little book, when I have seen enough to make a dozen large books?
[ Book Books Could Dozen Enough How Large Little Make Seen]
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Elfriede Jelinek - Each book has been different and has been challenging in its own way to write.
[ Been Book Challenging Different Each Own Way Write]
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Roy Jenkins - I don't write for publishers, certainly not for critics, and not for readers, But I am delighted that so many people have found my books enjoyable and want to continue to read them.
[ Am Books Certainly Continue Critics Delighted Enjoyable Found Many Publishers Read Readers Them Want Write]
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William L. Jenkins - I have been a reader of Science Fiction and Fantasy for a long time, since I was 11 or 12 I think, so I understand it and I'm not at all surprised that readers of the genre might enjoy my books.
[ Been Books Enjoy Fantasy Fiction Genre Long Might Reader Readers Science Since Surprised Think Time Understand]
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Tom Jenkinson - I have heard Science Fiction and Fantasy referred to as the fiction of ideas, and I like that definition, but it's the mainstream public that chooses my books for the most part.
[ Books Chooses Definition Fantasy Fiction Heard Ideas Mainstream Most Part Public Referred Science]
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Ken Jennings - I think of my books as mainstream and that's were most people who read them look for them in book stores.
[ Book Books Look Mainstream Most Read Stores Them Think Were]
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St. Jerome - Though my books are written from a historical perspective, I have goon so far back that I am in the realm of prehistorical speculation rather than simple historical fact to weave my stories around.
[ Am Around Back Books Fact Far Historical Perspective Rather Realm Simple Speculation Stories Than Though Weave Written]
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Elton John - It was actually Peter's idea that I should make the film. He called me in the very beginning, and I hadn't even read the book. So I read it and I liked it very much and I knew I'd certainly like to do it.
[ Actually Beginning Book Called Certainly Even Film Hadn Idea Knew Liked Make Much Peter Read Should Very]
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Glynis Johns - Although most products will soon be too costly to purchase, there will be a thriving market in the sale of books on how to fix them.
[ Although Books Costly Fix How Market Most Products Purchase Sale Soon Them Thriving Too Will]
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Eddie Jones - The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.
[ Book Only Page Read Those Travel World]
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Leon Kass - Men have had every advantage of us in telling their own story. Education has been theirs in so much higher a degree; the pen has been in their hands. I will not allow books to prove anything.
[ Advantage Allow Anything Been Books Degree Education Every Had Hands Higher Men Much Own Pen Prove Story Telling Their Theirs Us Will]
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Charles Keating - I don't know if she should worry too much, I mean some of our greatest writers have had movies made of their books, lots of Hemingway novels were turned into movies, it doesn't hurt the book.
[ Book Books Greatest Had Hemingway Hurt Into Know Lots Made Mean Movies Much Novels Our She Should Some Their Too Turned Were Worry Writers]
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Christine Keeler - You see, the interesting thing about books, as opposed, say, to films, is that it's always just one person encountering the book, it's not an audience, it's one to one.
[ Always Audience Book Books Encountering Films Interesting Just Opposed Person Say See Thing]
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Alan King - We had literary references, so we knew what we were talking about. We could quote things, talk about books we'd read; you can say something, you don't have to explain it.
[ Books Could Explain Had Knew Literary Quote Read References Say Something Talk Talking Things Were]
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Bill Klem - It is only through books that we partake of the great harvest that is human civilization across the ages.
[ Across Ages Books Civilization Great Harvest Human Only Partake Through]
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Jurgen Klinsmann - The reason is that till date, in spite of advances in information technology and strategies of information, the written word in the form of books still remains one of humanity's most enduring legacies.
[ Advances Books Date Enduring Form Humanity Information Legacies Most Reason Remains Spite Still Strategies Technology Till Word Written]
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Heidi Klum - With each new book, the march of our national history takes a step forward. When one is present at a book launch, one is bearing witness to the birth of a new body of ideas, to the coming into being of another testimony of history.
[ Another Bearing Being Birth Body Book Coming Each Forward History Ideas Into Launch March National New Our Present Step Takes Testimony Witness]
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Jonny Lang - Literary imagination is an aesthetic object offered by a writer to a lover of books.
[ Aesthetic Books Imagination Literary Lover Object Offered Writer]
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Bill Lear - Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested.
[ Books Chewed Digested Few Others Some Swallowed Tasted]
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Gabriel Lippmann - The reason that there are so few good books written is that so few people who write know anything.
[ Anything Books Few Good Know Reason Write Written]
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Walter Lippmann - The reason why so few good books are written is that so few people who can write know anything.
[ Anything Books Few Good Know Reason Why Write Written]
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Brian Lumley - What that book does for me is give me the tools in the same way that I had the tools when I learned the regular scales or the alphabet. If you give me the tools, the syntax, and the grammar, it still doesn't tell me how to write Ulysses.
[ Alphabet Book Does Give Grammar Had How Learned Regular Same Scales Still Syntax Tell Tools Ulysses Way Write]
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Ian MacKaye - And no book gives a deeper insight into the inner life of the Negro, his struggles and his aspirations, than, The Souls of Black Folk.
[ Aspirations Black Book Deeper Folk Gives His Inner Insight Into Life Negro Souls Struggles Than]
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Agnes Macphail - Americans like fat books and thin women.
[ Americans Books Fat Thin Women]
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Lee Majors - I called the doctor, during writing the book, the psychiatrist who treated me at that time, Dr. Jackson. And I said, Dr. Jackson, whole pieces are missing. I don't understand what happened to me.
[ Book Called Doctor Dr During Happened Jackson Missing Pieces Psychiatrist Said Time Treated Understand Whole Writing]
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Loris Malaguzzi - I write about it in the book and, you know, explain that. But that was the technicality that actually got my sentence reduced - that Alan Dershowitz used to have my sentence - it came down eventually to eight years.
[ Actually Alan Book Came Down Eight Eventually Explain Got Know Reduced Sentence Used Write Years]
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Bernard Malamud - In the book of Colossians, it talks about that because of what Christ did, we are pure. We are without judgment on ourselves. And only through him can we do something like this.
[ Because Book Christ Did Him Judgment Only Ourselves Pure Something Talks Through Without]
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Yukihiro Matsumoto - It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who had ever been alive.
[ Alive Been Books Connected Ever Had Most Taught Things Tormented Very Were]
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Bobby McFerrin - That difficult start drove me on to inspire children and let them know that it is never to late to repair a bad experience at school, and once you get your head down and start to read books, you can really achieve.
[ Achieve Bad Books Children Difficult Down Drove Experience Get Head Inspire Know Late Never Once Read Really Repair School Start Them Your]
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Terence McKenna - I'm a geophysicist and all my earth science books when I was a student, I had to give the wrong answer to get an A. We used to ridicule continental drift. It was something we laughed at. We learned of Marshall Kay's geosynclinal cycle, which is a bunch of crap.
[ Answer Books Bunch Continental Crap Cycle Drift Earth Get Give Had Kay Laughed Learned Marshall Ridicule Science Something Student Used Which Wrong]
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John McTiernan - Everything in the world exists to end up in a book.
[ Book End Everything Exists Up World]
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Thomas Monaghan - As long as a film stays unmade, the book is entirely yours, it belongs to the writer. As soon as you make it into a film, suddenly more people see it than have ever read the book.
[ Belongs Book Entirely Ever Film Into Long Make More Read See Soon Stays Suddenly Than Unmade Writer Yours]
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John Monash - By the usual reckoning, the worst books make the best films.
[ Best Books Films Make Reckoning Usual Worst]
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Walter F. Mondale - I wouldn't like to be a character in one of my books!
[ Books Character]
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John Monks - The story grew, got way bigger than the contest rules called for, and next thing I knew I had a book.
[ Bigger Book Called Contest Got Grew Had Knew Next Rules Story Than Thing Way]
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Joe Montana - I much prefer working with kids whose life could be completely upended by a reading of a book over a weekend. You give them a book to read - they go home and come back a changed person. And that is so much more interesting and exciting.
[ Back Book Changed Come Completely Could Exciting Give Go Home Interesting Kids Life More Much Over Person Prefer Read Reading Them Weekend Whose Working]
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Charles de Montesquieu - Lists of books we reread and books we can't finish tell more about us than about the relative worth of the books themselves.
[ Books Finish Lists More Relative Reread Tell Than Themselves Us Worth]
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Susan Montez - One of the things I have tried to do with this book and with all of them really is avoid that simple, easy, reductionist view of motivation and to show we do things for a complex net of reasons, a real braid of reasons.
[ Avoid Book Complex Easy Motivation Net Real Really Reasons Show Simple Them Things Tried View]
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Knute Nelson - Oh, I was super serious about practicing and rudiments, and still am. I still have all my books.
[ Am Books Oh Practicing Rudiments Serious Still Super]
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Barnett Newman - I enjoyed doing the gag covers better than the story ones because they were usually simpler. A cover based on an incident in the plot took a great deal of staging to tell a little story that was still part of the book. And it had to make sense on its own.
[ Based Because Better Book Cover Covers Deal Doing Enjoyed Gag Great Had Incident Little Make Ones Own Part Plot Sense Simpler Staging Still Story Tell Than Took Usually Were]
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Oliver North - Books say: she did this because. Life says: she did this. Books are where things are explained to you, life where things aren't.
[ Because Books Did Explained Life Say Says She Things Where]
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Tom Osborne - For several days after my first book was published, I carried it about in my pocket and took surreptitious peeps at it to make sure the ink had not faded.
[ After Book Carried Days Faded First Had Ink Make Peeps Pocket Published Several Sure Took]
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Buck Owens - He who loveth a book will never want a faithful friend, a wholesome counsellor, a cheerful companion, or an effectual comforter.
[ Book Cheerful Comforter Companion Counsellor Effectual Faithful Friend Loveth Never Want Wholesome Will]
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Coventry Patmore - I basically did comedy there for about a year, and then moved to New York. If I had it to do over again, I would have booked myself on the road for at least a year.
[ Again Basically Booked Comedy Did Had Least Moved Myself New Over Road Then Would Year York]
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Ellis Peters - The bastard form of mass culture is humiliated repetition... always new books, new programs, new films, news items, but always the same meaning.
[ Always Books Culture Films Form Humiliated Items Mass Meaning New News Programs Repetition Same]
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Simeon Poisson - You can never step into the same book twice, because you are different each time you read it.
[ Because Book Different Each Into Never Read Same Step Time Twice]
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Henry Porter - Old books that have ceased to be of service should no more be abandoned than should old friends who have ceased to give pleasure.
[ Abandoned Books Ceased Friends Give More Old Pleasure Service Should Than]
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Charley Pride - So we want an Islamic state where Islamic law is not just in the books but enforced, and enforced with determination. There is no space and no room for democratic consultation. The Shariah is set and fixed, so why do we need to discuss it anymore? Just implement it!
[ Anymore Books Consultation Democratic Determination Discuss Enforced Fixed Implement Islamic Just Law Need Room Set Space State Want Where Why]
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Harold Ramis - I just signed to do my next book with Ecco Press, a new primer or encyclopedia. This will be my take on what classic Italian cooking is.
[ Book Classic Cooking Encyclopedia Italian Just New Next Press Signed Take Will]
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William Ramsay - When I was in college, I used to write little ditties and short stories and poetry for my friends. Writing a book is another thing. It is so much different from my traditional day of dirty fingernails and greasy hair and hot pans.
[ Another Book College Day Different Dirty Ditties Fingernails Friends Hair Hot Little Much Poetry Short Stories Thing Traditional Used Write Writing]
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Jef Raskin - You can't always go by the book, even in comedy.
[ Always Book Comedy Even Go]
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Ralph Regula - A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors.
[ Book Company Counselor Counselors Garden Multitude Orchard Party Storehouse Way]
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James Robinson - There is no less invention in aptly applying a thought found in a book, than in being the first author of the thought.
[ Applying Aptly Author Being Book First Found Invention Less Than Thought]
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Jill Robinson - There is not less wit nor less invention in applying rightly a thought one finds in a book, than in being the first author of that thought.
[ Applying Author Being Book Finds First Invention Less Nor Rightly Than Thought Wit]
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Hugh Trevor-Roper - Lord of the Rings was something I always wanted to do. I read the book when I was about 25, and I was always hoping if it was ever made into a feature film that I would be involved in some way. And then I finally got it, and I was over the moon. It was fantastic news.
[ Always Book Ever Fantastic Feature Film Finally Got Hoping Into Involved Lord Made Moon News Over Read Rings Some Something Then Wanted Way Would]
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Guido van Rossum - If you could have a book called My Favorite Six Stories, I don't think I'd have trouble doing that.
[ Book Called Could Doing Favorite Six Stories Think Trouble]
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Margaret Lee Runbeck - Americans are paying for our lack of an energy policy with their jobs and out of their pocketbooks.
[ Americans Energy Jobs Lack Our Out Paying Pocketbooks Policy Their]
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Mark Rylance - But I read comic books. I read things like Richie Rich and Little Lulu.
[ Books Comic Little Lulu Read Rich Richie Things]
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Gilbert Ryle - But mostly, it's a book about my relationship with my father.
[ Book Father Mostly Relationship]
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Alain Rene Le Sage - When I was growing up in the 1960s, there was starting to be more books geared towards young adults.
[ Adults Books Geared Growing More Starting Towards Up Young]
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Bob Saget - Writing this book feels like a completely different activity from writing my comic strip because it's about real life. I feel like I'm using a part of my brain that's been dormant until now.
[ Activity Because Been Book Brain Comic Completely Different Dormant Feel Feels Life Now Part Real Strip Until Using Writing]
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Bruce Schneier - I write about myself with the same pencil and in the same exercise book as about him. It is no longer I, but another whose life is just beginning.
[ Another Beginning Book Exercise Him Just Life Longer Myself Pencil Same Whose Write]
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Jay Alan Sekulow - A book is good company. It is full of conversation without loquacity. It comes to your longing with full instruction, but pursues you never.
[ Book Comes Company Conversation Full Good Instruction Longing Loquacity Never Pursues Without Your]
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Peter Sellers - Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.
[ Beautifully Books Else Furnishes Furniture House Made Nothing]
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Hans Selye - Books are not men and yet they stay alive.
[ Alive Books Men Stay Yet]
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Del Shannon - There are three schoolmasters for everybody that will employ them - the senses, intelligent companions, and books.
[ Books Companions Employ Everybody Intelligent Schoolmasters Senses Them Three Will]
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William Shatner - Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?
[ Bookstore Human Nature Weak Where]
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Howard K. Smith - I've been very lucky in the characters I've chosen. Up until last year I was a nobody. I did jobs I booked because I needed to put food in my mouth.
[ Because Been Booked Characters Chosen Did Food Jobs Last Lucky Mouth Needed Nobody Put Until Up Very Year]
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Raymond Sokolov - Child! Do not throw this book about; refrain from the unholy pleasure of cutting all the pictures out.
[ Book Child Cutting Out Pictures Pleasure Refrain Throw Unholy]
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Dorothee Solle - I am writing a book about the Crusades so dull that I can scarcely write it.
[ Am Book Crusades Dull Scarcely Write Writing]
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Christina Hoff Sommers - When I am dead, I hope it may be said: His sins were scarlet, but his books were read.
[ Am Books Dead His Hope May Read Said Scarlet Sins Were]
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Robert South - We are always looking for the book it is necessary to read next.
[ Always Book Looking Necessary Next Read]
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Thomas Spence - I don't keep any copy of my books around... they would embarass me. When I finish writing my books, I kick them in the belly, and have done with them.
[ Any Around Belly Books Copy Done Finish Keep Kick Them Would Writing]
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Debbie Stabenow - After an author has been dead for some time, it becomes increasingly difficult for his publishers to get a new book out of him each year.
[ After Author Becomes Been Book Dead Difficult Each Get Him His Increasingly New Out Publishers Some Time Year]
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Edwin Starr - I love meeting fans. The people who are fans of my books are really smart and dedicated, because some independent comics are hard to get. I will drive all the way to Pittsburgh or Detroit to put it in their hands.
[ Because Books Comics Dedicated Detroit Drive Fans Get Hands Hard Independent Love Meeting Pittsburgh Put Really Smart Some Their Way Will]
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Harold Stassen - A stage play requires very different craft from a book, fiction or otherwise, and ditto from a screenplay.
[ Book Craft Different Fiction Otherwise Play Requires Screenplay Stage Very]
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Barbara Steele - I have written two nonfiction books, I'm embarrassed to say.
[ Books Embarrassed Nonfiction Say Two Written]
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Richard Steele - I write from my imagination, not from what I've read in books or seen on TV or to make money. I wrote from an idea I was passionate about.
[ Books Idea Imagination Make Money Passionate Read Seen Tv Write Wrote]
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Patrick Stewart - Books and harlots have their quarrels in public.
[ Books Public Quarrels Their]
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Tony Stewart - Genuine polemics approach a book as lovingly as a cannibal spices a baby.
[ Approach Baby Book Cannibal Genuine Lovingly Polemics Spices]
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Joseph Stiglitz - Of all the ways of acquiring books, writing them oneself is regarded as the most praiseworthy method. Writers are really people who write books not because they are poor, but because they are dissatisfied with the books which they could buy but do not like.
[ Acquiring Because Books Buy Could Dissatisfied Method Most Oneself Poor Praiseworthy Really Regarded Them Ways Which Write Writers Writing]
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Mink Stole - Definition of a classic: a book everyone is assumed to have read and often thinks they have.
[ Assumed Book Classic Definition Everyone Often Read Thinks]
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Randall Terry - I had already done a lot of research for Rough Riders, keeping notebooks and old photographs. Some of the books were antiques for that time period, with the covers falling off.
[ Already Antiques Books Covers Done Falling Had Keeping Lot Notebooks Off Old Period Photographs Research Riders Rough Some Time Were]
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Peter Thomson - There's a picture of the real Coach Gary Gaines in the book and he's sitting in the locker room after a game, and he just looks so much like Billy Bob, that we went to him.
[ After Billy Bob Book Coach Game Gary Him Just Locker Looks Much Picture Real Room Sitting Went]
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Michael Tippett - Who learns most from a good book is the author.
[ Author Book Good Learns Most]
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Kiana Tom - I have never appreciated a quiet moment with a friend as much, a quiet moment with a book and I think part of that is my obsession with being older and time going faster and it's become increasingly sweeter for me.
[ Appreciated Become Being Book Faster Friend Going Increasingly Moment Much Never Obsession Older Part Quiet Sweeter Think Time]
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Linus Torvalds - So many people are working in vaudeville today that I looked for three weeks to book enough acts for an hour bill and didn't have them until the night before we opened in Buffalo and money was no object!
[ Acts Before Bill Book Buffalo Enough Hour Looked Many Money Night Object Opened Them Three Today Until Vaudeville Weeks Working]
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Thuy Trang - When we read a story, we inhabit it. The covers of the book are like a roof and four walls. What is to happen next will take place within the four walls of the story. And this is possible because the story's voice makes everything its own.
[ Because Book Covers Everything Four Happen Inhabit Makes Next Own Place Possible Read Roof Story Take Voice Walls Will Within]
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Larry Wachowski - You will find something more in woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you that which you can never learn from masters.
[ Books Find Learn Masters More Never Something Stones Teach Than Trees Which Will Woods]
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James Welch - And religion causes most of the problems, war, and economics of course, and study your history or you're going to repeat it; and if you're burning a Harry Potter book you need some serious counseling, you don't get it, you're missing the whole point.
[ Book Burning Causes Counseling Course Economics Get Going Harry History Missing Most Need Point Potter Problems Religion Repeat Serious Some Study War Whole Your]
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Michael Welch - Censorship is a strange situation. There was times when people would burn books because they didn't like what people were doing.
[ Because Books Burn Censorship Doing Situation Strange Times Were Would]
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Dan White - The fear of failure is so great, it is no wonder that the desire to do right by one's children has led to a whole library of books offering advice on how to raise them.
[ Advice Books Children Desire Failure Fear Great How Led Library Offering Raise Right Them Whole Wonder]
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John Sergeant Wise - Erudition - dust shaken out of a book into an empty skull.
[ Book Dust Empty Erudition Into Out Shaken Skull]
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Alan Woods - The covers of this book are too far apart.
[ Apart Book Covers Far Too]
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Xenophon - I've heard every pie joke in the book. I'm still waiting for an original one.
[ Book Every Heard Joke Original Pie Still Waiting]
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Chuck Yeager - This book that I just wrote is going to be coming out very soon to Australia.
[ Australia Book Coming Going Just Out Soon Very Wrote]
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Burt Young - Right up to the middle of this century all perceptions of the world around us were delivered via the bookshelf or the paper route.
[ Around Bookshelf Century Delivered Middle Paper Perceptions Right Route Up Us Via Were World]
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Don Young - We Jews have a special attachment to the Book. The study of page after page in tomes yellowing with age was obligatory.
[ After Age Attachment Book Jews Obligatory Page Special Study]
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- An ordinary man can surround himself with two thousand books and thenceforward have at least one place in the world in which it is possible to be happy.
[ Books Happy Himself Least Man Ordinary Place Possible Surround Thousand Two Which World]
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- Given Pounds and five years, and an ordinary man can in the ordinary course, without any undue haste or putting any pressure upon his taste, surround himself with books, all in his own language, and thence forward have at least one place in the world.
[ Any Books Course Five Forward Given Haste Himself His Language Least Man Ordinary Own Place Pounds Pressure Putting Surround Taste Thence Undue Upon Without World Years]
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- A good writer is not, per se, a good book critic. No more so than a good drunk is automatically a good bartender.
[ Automatically Bartender Book Critic Drunk Good More Per Se Than Writer]
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- Books, I found, had the power to make time stand still, retreat or fly into the future.
[ Books Fly Found Future Had Into Make Power Retreat Stand Still Time]
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- I had to do the book because there was an unauthorised biography which didn't tell it like it was.
[ Because Biography Book Had Tell Which]
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- I don't know how Frank presented the old Mothers, since I never read the book. There might be some opinions on what he said, but I - or anyone else - could not make any corrections to anything Frank did.
[ Any Anyone Anything Book Corrections Could Did Else Frank How Know Make Might Mothers Never Old Opinions Presented Read Said Since Some]
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- I love coloring books. I keep some by my bed.
[ Bed Books Coloring Keep Love Some]
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- A book reaches a different crowd of people. There are 50 different stories of very different individuals participating in their communities either locally or nationally in meaningful ways.
[ Book Communities Crowd Different Either Individuals Locally Meaningful Nationally Participating Reaches Stories Their Very Ways]
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- I decided we should book ourselves, so I started booking the band.
[ Band Book Booking Decided Ourselves Should Started]
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- I'd sold the book first. Actually to a paperback publisher. I had nothing. I just had the idea.
[ Actually Book First Had Idea Just Nothing Paperback Publisher Sold]
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- I've been campaigning like anything for restoring these changes. For 27 years. I wrote a book about it, well, a portion of the book was devoted to these scenes and why they should have been in the movie.
[ Anything Been Book Campaigning Changes Devoted Movie Portion Restoring Scenes Should These Well Why Wrote Years]
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- The failure to read good books both enfeebles the vision and strengthens our most fatal tendency - the belief that the here and now is all there is.
[ Belief Books Both Failure Fatal Good Here Most Now Our Read Strengthens Tendency Vision]
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- In my book, I was trying to get into my own soul.
[ Book Get Into Own Soul Trying]
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- Strange to the world, he wore a bashful look, The fields his study, Nature was his book.
[ Bashful Book Fields His Look Nature Strange Study Wore World]
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- A good heavy book holds you down. It's an anchor that keeps you from getting up and having another gin and tonic.
[ Anchor Another Book Down Getting Gin Good Having Heavy Holds Keeps Tonic Up]
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- At religious instruction classes, I encountered The Pilgrims Progress by John Bunyan, and the sincerity of the traveller in that book was overwhelming.
[ Book Classes Encountered Instruction John Overwhelming Pilgrims Progress Religious Sincerity Traveller]
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- It was the biggest suppression of voting rights in our country's history since Jim Crow. And the thread of race runs from the beginning to the end of my book.
[ Beginning Biggest Book Country Crow End History Jim Our Race Rights Runs Since Suppression Thread Voting]
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- The book shows Clinton in the presidency as a profile in growth.
[ Book Clinton Growth Presidency Profile Shows]
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- I think the government should do everything they possibly can to, to bring this crisis to an end; and that means going after BP, enforcing the laws that are on the books, and restoring the gulf to its original condition.
[ After Books Bring Condition Crisis End Enforcing Everything Going Government Gulf Laws Means Original Possibly Restoring Should Think]
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- A classic is a book that doesn't have to be written again.
[ Again Book Classic Written]
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- When you have mastered numbers, you will in fact no longer be reading numbers, any more than you read words when reading books You will be reading meanings.
[ Any Books Fact Longer Mastered Meanings More Numbers Read Reading Than Will Words]
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- We never stop reading, although every book comes to an end, just as we never stop living, although death is certain.
[ Although Book Certain Comes Death End Every Just Living Never Reading Stop]
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- There's got to be something that you can do that will not just be a nice honor to the play, or the book, or the movie you're dealing with, but some aspect that maybe can explore something that the play couldn't do.
[ Aspect Book Dealing Explore Got Honor Just Maybe Movie Nice Play Some Something Will]
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- I get up in the morning, do my e-mail, I check my e-mails all day. I'll go online and I'll buy my books at Amazon.com, but I don't want to buy all of them because I want to go to Duttons and I want to buy books from another human being.
[ Amazon Another Because Being Books Buy Check Com Day E-Mail E-Mails Get Go Human Morning Online Them Up Want]
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- Getting out of the hospital is a lot like resigning from a book club. You're not out of it until the computer says you're out of it.
[ Book Club Computer Getting Hospital Lot Out Resigning Says Until]
Topic: Medical
- My career is an open book, but my life is not.
[ Book Career Life Open]
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- At many points during our nation's history, there have been times - known in our history textbooks as "panics" - when adverse conditions affecting the financial and economic sectors of the country have caused individuals to hoard more than they need.
[ Adverse Affecting Been Caused Conditions Country During Economic Financial History Hoard Individuals Known Many More Nation Need Our Panics Points Sectors Textbooks Than Times]
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- Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
[ Another Books Dunno Ever Gift Give Greatest Person Told]
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- A best-seller was a book which somehow sold well because it was selling well.
[ Because Best-Seller Book Selling Sold Somehow Well Which]
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- A wonderful thing about a book, in contrast to a computer screen, is that you can take it to bed with you.
[ Bed Book Computer Contrast Screen Take Thing Wonderful]
Topic: Computers
- The best translations cannot convey to us the strength and exquisite delicacy of thought in its native garb, and he to whom such books are shut flounders about in outer darkness.
[ Best Books Cannot Convey Darkness Delicacy Exquisite Garb Native Outer Shut Strength Such Thought Translations Us Whom]
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- Films and gramophone records, music, books and buildings show clearly how vigorously a man's life and work go on after his "death," whether we feel it or not, whether we are aware of the individual names or not. There is no such thing as death according to our view!
[ According After Aware Books Buildings Clearly Death Feel Films Go His How Individual Life Man Music Names Our Records Show Such Thing View Vigorously Whether Work]
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- Booksellers are the most valuable destination for the lonely, given the numbers of books that were written because authors couldn't find anyone to talk to.
[ Anyone Authors Because Books Booksellers Destination Find Given Lonely Most Numbers Talk Valuable Were Written]
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- It's clear to me that there is no good reason for many philosophy books to sound as complicated as they do.
[ Books Clear Complicated Good Many Philosophy Reason Sound]
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- I want this book to be facts, to be important, to be history.
[ Book Facts History Important Want]
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- I acknowledge Shakespeare to be the world's greatest dramatic poet, but regret that no parent could place the uncorrected book in the hands of his daughter, and therefore I have prepared the Family Shakespeare.
[ Acknowledge Book Could Daughter Dramatic Family Greatest Hands His Parent Place Poet Prepared Regret Shakespeare Therefore World]
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- I love old books. They tell you stories about their use. You can see where the fingerprints touched the pages as they held the book open. You can see how long they lingered on each page by the finger stains.
[ Book Books Each Finger Fingerprints Held How Lingered Long Love Old Open Page Pages See Stories Tell Their Touched Use Where]
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- The most colorful section of a bookstore is the display of SF books, with art by people like Wayne Barlow, who is a terrific artist.
[ Art Artist Books Bookstore Colorful Display Most Section Sf Terrific Wayne]
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- I spent three days a week for 10 years educating myself in the public library, and it's better than college. People should educate themselves - you can get a complete education for no money. At the end of 10 years, I had read every book in the library and I'd written a thousand stories.
[ Better Book College Complete Days Educate Educating Education End Every Get Had Library Money Myself Public Read Should Spent Stories Than Themselves Thousand Three Week Written Years]
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- There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.
[ Books Burning Crimes Reading Than Them Worse]
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- You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.
[ Books Burn Culture Destroy Get Just Reading Stop Them]
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- The mood in which my book was conceived and executed, was in fact to some extent a passing one.
[ Book Conceived Executed Extent Fact Mood Passing Some Which]
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- Negative humor is forgotten immediately. It's the stuff that makes us feel better about our lives that lives long. Much more satisfying. Enter children's books.
[ Better Books Children Enter Feel Forgotten Humor Immediately Lives Long Makes More Much Negative Our Satisfying Stuff Us]
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- Hungry man, reach for the book: it is a weapon.
[ Book Hungry Man Reach Weapon]
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- I've only read two books in my life: Baseball Sparkplug and Love Story.
[ Baseball Books Life Love Only Read Story Two]
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- Finding people who get enormous pleasure from reading books is a more and more unusual experience, and so writers just so much want to be heard.
[ Books Enormous Experience Finding Get Heard Just More Much Pleasure Reading Unusual Want Writers]
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- I had a hard time publishing my books in the beginning of my career, because editors were afraid what people would think of THEM, personally, if their name was associated with me.
[ Afraid Associated Because Beginning Books Career Editors Had Hard Name Personally Publishing Their Them Think Time Were Would]
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- I'm writing a new book right now that is like an erotica manifesto.
[ Book Erotica Manifesto New Now Right Writing]
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- Textbook publishers don't even bother to advertise at their conventions.
[ Advertise Bother Conventions Even Publishers Textbook Their]
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- In the book, America had already been weakened by bio terror plagues before waves of selfish violence took down the rest. But the real enemy was the kind of male human being who nurses fantasies of violent glory at the expense of his fellow citizens.
[ Already America Been Before Being Bio Book Citizens Down Enemy Expense Fantasies Fellow Glory Had His Human Kind Male Nurses Plagues Real Rest Selfish Terror Took Violence Violent Waves Weakened]
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- When I begin a book, I inevitably discover many things along the way, about the characters, their past histories and the political intrigues that surround them. This discovery process is vital, and I would not prejudice it by deciding too much in advance.
[ Advance Along Begin Book Characters Deciding Discover Discovery Histories Inevitably Intrigues Many Much Past Political Prejudice Process Surround Their Them Things Too Vital Way Would]
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- I don't read books.
[ Books Read]
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- I certainly wanted to write a book that was honest about New Orleans without explaining it to death, so much so that the first draft contained references absolutely incomprehensible to anyone who hasn't lived here for several years.
[ Absolutely Anyone Book Certainly Contained Death Draft Explaining First Hasn Here Honest Incomprehensible Lived Much New Orleans References Several Wanted Without Write Years]
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- I've certainly learned a great deal from my husband, though, and could never have written a book like Liquor without him and the people he introduces me to and the stories he brings home.
[ Book Brings Certainly Could Deal Great Him Home Husband Introduces Learned Liquor Never Stories Though Without Written]
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- There are people who must spend huge amounts of time composing these online diatribes against me, all about how disgusting and terrible I am and how no one should ever read my books, and it's not enough for them to hate me, they can't stand the fact that ANYONE likes me!
[ Against Am Amounts Anyone Books Composing Disgusting Enough Ever Fact Hate How Huge Likes Must Online Read Should Spend Stand Terrible Them These Time]
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- Yeah, I think A Confederacy of Dunces is probably the perfect New Orleans book.
[ Book Confederacy Dunces New Orleans Perfect Probably Think Yeah]
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- I thought I would keep the first name Susan and change the last name but I picked up this book and as I opened it the lead character in it was called Morgan Brittany.
[ Book Brittany Called Change Character First Keep Last Lead Morgan Name Opened Picked Susan Thought Up Would]
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- Life is a game with many rules but no referee. One learns how to play it more by watching it than by consulting any book, including the holy book. Small wonder, then, that so many play dirty, that so few win, that so many lose.
[ Any Book Consulting Dirty Few Game Holy How Including Learns Life Lose Many More Play Referee Rules Small Than Then Watching Win Wonder]
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- The response to 'The Greatest Generation' and the books that followed has been one of the most satisfying experiences of my life.
[ Been Books Experiences Followed Generation Greatest Life Most Response Satisfying]
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- A book may be compared to your neighbour: if it be good it cannot last too long; if bad, you cannot get rid of it too early.
[ Bad Book Cannot Compared Early Get Good Last Long May Neighbour Rid Too Your]
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- A book may be compared to your neighbor: if it be good, it cannot last too long; if bad, you cannot get rid of it too early.
[ Bad Book Cannot Compared Early Get Good Last Long May Neighbor Rid Too Your]
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- The lessons taught in great books are misleading. The commerce in life is rarely so simple and never so just.
[ Books Commerce Great Just Lessons Life Misleading Never Rarely Simple Taught]
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- In my book I don't just demonstrate that free enterprise is the most efficient way of organizing an economy - which it is. I also show that it's an expression of American values, and, thus, that a fight for free enterprise is very much a fight for our culture.
[ Also American Book Culture Demonstrate Economy Efficient Enterprise Expression Fight Free Just Most Much Organizing Our Show Thus Values Very Way Which]
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- Anyway, several rewrites later, Del Rey Books did publish my first novel, and it did become the first work of fiction on the New York Times trade paperback bestseller list.
[ Anyway Become Bestseller Books Del Did Fiction First Later List New Novel Paperback Publish Rewrites Several Times Trade Work York]
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- Even after Sword was published, I was still only thinking about the next book, Elfstones.
[ After Book Even Next Only Published Still Sword Thinking]
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- I have learned to do more with less, so you don't see the big books anymore.
[ Anymore Big Books Learned Less More See]
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- I haven't made up my mind about doing anymore Landover books.
[ Anymore Books Doing Haven Made Mind Up]
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- On the other hand, I still approach each book with the same basic plan in mind - to put some people under severe stress and see how they hold up.
[ Approach Basic Book Each Hand Hold How Mind Other Plan Put Same See Severe Some Still Stress Under Up]
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- No one is fit to judge a book until he has rounded Cape Horn in a sailing vessel, until he has bumped into two or three icebergs, until he has been lost in the sands of the desert, until he has spent a few years in the House of the Dead.
[ Been Book Bumped Cape Dead Desert Few Fit Horn House Into Judge Lost Rounded Sailing Sands Spent Three Two Until Vessel Years]
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- The American mind, unlike the English, is not formed by books, but, as Carl Sandburg once said to me... by newspapers and the Bible.
[ American Bible Books Carl English Formed Mind Newspapers Once Said Unlike]
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- Today the U.S. is farther from being nourished by poetry than it was a hundred years ago, when books of poems were best-sellers.
[ Ago Being Books Farther Hundred Nourished Poems Poetry Than Today Were Years]
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- My first book is really about heat. That book, for me, was an exploration of heat as ingredient. Why we don't talk about heat as an ingredient, I don't quite understand, because it is the common ingredient to all cooking processes.
[ Because Book Common Cooking Exploration First Heat Ingredient Processes Quite Really Talk Understand Why]
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- I simply went down there to catch up with an old mate of mine, who owns the place. He's the one who wrote the book on the place, but no, no movie, just a beer.
[ Beer Book Catch Down Just Mate Mine Movie Old Owns Place Simply Up Went Wrote]
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- Alan Moore does have a sheen of class. He's a smart guy, and I'm sure there was a metaphoric level, I'm not denying that, but let's face it. the main reason he was doing a super-hero comic was because he was working for a super-hero comic book company.
[ Alan Because Book Class Comic Company Denying Does Doing Face Guy Level Main Metaphoric Moore Reason Sheen Smart Sure Working]
Topic:
- I Never Liked You. I think that's my best book. I think it works the best as a story, and I like the drawing. It works on both levels, for me at least.
[ Best Book Both Drawing Least Levels Liked Never Story Think Works]
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- I think the thinking is, in the comic books, I should pack as much onto a page as possible, because, you know, it's kind of the cheaper format, and you want to give readers as much as you can for their dollar.
[ Because Books Cheaper Comic Dollar Format Give Kind Know Much Onto Pack Page Possible Readers Should Their Think Thinking Want]
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- The director is planning on titling the film 'Yummy Fur' so we are probably planning on changing the title of the book to 'Yummy Fur' to match the film.
[ Book Changing Director Film Fur Match Planning Probably Title]
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- You just don't give up. There have been times when everything seemed to conspire against getting a book done or printed, and I would feel like turning my back on the whole thing. But I came back and persisted.
[ Against Back Been Book Came Done Everything Feel Getting Give Just Persisted Printed Seemed Thing Times Turning Up Whole Would]
Topic:
- I write about five thousand words a day, when working on a book, about three thousand a day if I'm writing a short story. I take long periods off between projects, when I read a lot, garden, and think about the next book or stories.
[ Between Book Day Five Garden Long Lot Next Off Periods Projects Read Short Stories Story Take Think Thousand Three Words Working Write Writing]
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- Don't write the book you think publishers want to commission. Plenty of other writers will be doing the same thing.
[ Book Commission Doing Other Plenty Publishers Same Thing Think Want Will Write Writers]
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- I bought a selection of short, romantic fiction novels, studied them, decided that I had found a formula and then wrote a book that I figured was the perfect story. Thank goodness it was rejected.
[ Book Bought Decided Fiction Figured Formula Found Goodness Had Novels Perfect Rejected Romantic Selection Short Story Studied Thank Them Then Wrote]
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- I can't pick out one single book that had such a profound personal impact.
[ Book Had Impact Out Personal Pick Profound Single Such]
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- I have a good collection of cookery books. This is not so much because I like cooking, but because I like eating.
[ Because Books Collection Cookery Cooking Eating Good Much]
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- I'm working on a nonfiction book on Nepal and a novel about diasporas.
[ Book Nepal Nonfiction Novel Working]
Topic:
- It took a brave editor in the U.S. to sign a contract for Dancing Girls, and without her belief in the book, I'm not sure it would ever have found its way into print.
[ Belief Book Brave Contract Dancing Editor Ever Found Girls Her Into Print Sign Sure Took Way Without Would]
Topic:
- The importance and influence of books on me has been cumulative: the result of hearing and reading lots of stories about interesting people and places.
[ Been Books Cumulative Hearing Importance Influence Interesting Lots Places Reading Result Stories]
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- When I was a child and teenager I read whenever I had the opportunity, but since then I've found it hard to read as much as I'd like, children, work, and pets all providing powerful incentives to escape into a book and a practical reason why I rarely do so.
[ Book Child Children Escape Found Had Hard Incentives Into Much Opportunity Pets Powerful Practical Providing Rarely Read Reason Since Teenager Then Whenever Why Work]
Topic:
- Many of the less prolific killers' stories go unheard because they simply don't make good books.
[ Because Books Go Good Killers Less Make Many Prolific Simply Stories Unheard]
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- Serial killers are everywhere! Well, perhaps not in our neighborhood, but on our television screens, at the movie theatres, and in rows and rows of books at our local Borders or Barnes and Noble Booksellers.
[ Barnes Books Booksellers Borders Everywhere Killers Local Movie Neighborhood Noble Our Perhaps Rows Screens Serial Television Theatres Well]
Topic:
- You can learn a line from a win and a book from a defeat.
[ Book Defeat Learn Line Win]
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- We had gone out on the road in 94 and 95 for a three month American tour, and we realised, as did our manager and booking agent at the time, that we have really exhausted it, and we can't make money at this anymore.
[ Agent American Anymore Booking Did Exhausted Gone Had Make Manager Money Month Our Out Realised Really Road Three Time Tour]
Topic:
- Yeah, man I am going to be writing a book soon. The reality of being in a rock band in the music business'.
[ Am Band Being Book Business Going Man Music Reality Rock Soon Writing Yeah]
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- I just simply write as it moves me. I may be writing about a book or a movie or a person, places where I've been or something I've done. Or politics. It's going to what's on my mind at the moment.
[ Been Book Done Going Just May Mind Moment Moves Movie Person Places Politics Simply Something Where Write Writing]
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- I love to read. I love to stretch. In the morning, I get up, and if I'm not in a hurry, I will lie on the floor on a rug, look through some books and magazines, and maybe listen to music and try to do stretching exercises to tune up.
[ Books Exercises Floor Get Hurry Lie Listen Look Love Magazines Maybe Morning Music Read Rug Some Stretch Stretching Through Try Tune Up Will]
Topic:
- The more I like a book, the more slowly I read. this spontaneous talking back to a book is one of the things that makes reading so valuable.
[ Back Book Makes More Read Reading Slowly Spontaneous Talking Things Valuable]
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- Don't judge a book by its thickness either.
[ Book Either Judge Thickness]
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- Each book first begins with a little idea.
[ Begins Book Each First Idea Little]
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- I did about 2000 covers altogether, for all sorts of books - from Shakespeare to James Bond - and I always had the idea that I must give 100%, no matter who the author was.
[ Altogether Always Author Bond Books Covers Did Give Had Idea James Matter Must Shakespeare Sorts]
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- I want a nice picture book with 12 pictures - I do my best with that format.
[ Best Book Format Nice Picture Pictures Want]
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- Miffy has changed quite a lot since the early books, although I never realised it at the time.
[ Although Books Changed Early Lot Never Quite Realised Since Time]
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- Now, I had been drawing all this time - especially in France of course - so, when I came back, my father gave me the chance to do a cover for one of the books he published.
[ Back Been Books Came Chance Course Cover Drawing Especially Father France Gave Had Now Published Time]
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- Then one day I thought it would be wonderful to make a whole book, to make my text and my drawings together, and that's how I started doing children's books.
[ Book Books Children Day Doing Drawings How Make Started Text Then Thought Together Whole Wonderful Would]
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- When I make a book, I make it for the child and not for the parent - no jokes in it for the parents!
[ Book Child Jokes Make Parent Parents]
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- All literature consists of whatever the writer thinks is cool. The reader will like the book to the degree that he agrees with the writer about what's cool.
[ Agrees Book Consists Cool Degree Literature Reader Thinks Whatever Will Writer]
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- Making a book is a craft, like making a clock; it needs more than native wit to be an author.
[ Author Book Clock Craft Making More Native Needs Than Wit]
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- When a book raises your spirit, and inspires you with noble and manly thoughts, seek for no other test of its excellence. It is good, and made by a good workman.
[ Book Excellence Good Inspires Made Manly Noble Other Raises Seek Spirit Test Thoughts Workman Your]
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- The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it.
[ Away Book Carry Measured Worth]
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- I don't plan to write another science book, but I don't plan not to. I do enjoy writing histories, and taking subjects that are generally dull and trying to make them interesting.
[ Another Book Dull Enjoy Generally Histories Interesting Make Plan Science Subjects Taking Them Trying Write Writing]
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- I do, indeed, close my door at times and surrender myself to a book, but only because I can open the door again and see a human face looking at me.
[ Again Because Book Close Door Face Human Indeed Looking Myself Only Open See Surrender Times]
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- In a mood of faith and hope my work goes on. A ream of fresh paper lies on my desk waiting for the next book. I am a writer and I take up my pen to write.
[ Am Book Desk Faith Fresh Goes Hope Lies Mood Next Paper Pen Take Up Waiting Work Write Writer]
Topic:
- If enough people openly engage in conduct once considered reprehensible, we rewrite the rule book and assume that God, as a good democrat, will go along.
[ Along Assume Book Conduct Considered Democrat Engage Enough Go God Good Once Openly Reprehensible Rewrite Rule Will]
Topic:
- I'm trying to finish my book on the Kennedy assassination.
[ Assassination Book Finish Kennedy Trying]
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- It's unbelievable, there's a book out attacking Gore, when he's the most unfortunate loser in political history.
[ Attacking Book Gore History Loser Most Out Political Unbelievable Unfortunate]
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- One of the people that wrote a forward to my book is Gerry Spence, whom I admire. Gerry is a friend of mine, and Gerry's perhaps the leading criminal defense attorney in the country.
[ Admire Attorney Book Country Criminal Defense Forward Friend Gerry Leading Mine Perhaps Whom Wrote]
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- Master books, but do not let them master you. Read to live, not live to read.
[ Books Live Master Read Them]
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- Whenever I am sent a new book on the lively arts, the first thing I do is look for myself in the index.
[ Am Arts Book First Index Lively Look Myself New Sent Thing Whenever]
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- Books in a large university library system: 2,000,000. Books in an average large city library: 10,000. Average number of books in a chain bookstore: 30,000. Books in an average neighborhood branch library: 20,000.
[ Average Books Bookstore Branch Chain City Large Library Neighborhood Number System University]
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- The possession of a book becomes a substitute for reading it.
[ Becomes Book Possession Reading Substitute]
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- I was supposed to go to drama school and then go to New York and do theatre. But I grew up on all those fabulous movies and had read all the bold Hollywood books, and I thought I just had to take a look.
[ Bold Books Drama Fabulous Go Grew Had Hollywood Just Look Movies New Read School Supposed Take Theatre Then Those Thought Up York]
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- How can I die? I'm booked.
[ Booked Die How]
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- I don't believe in dying. It's been done. I'm working on a new exit. Besides, I can't die now - I'm booked.
[ Been Believe Besides Booked Die Done Dying Exit New Now Working]
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- This is the sixth book I've written, which isn't bad for a guy who's only read two.
[ Bad Book Guy Only Read Sixth Two Which Written]
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- Books are a real solace, friendships are good but action is better than all.
[ Action Better Books Friendships Good Real Solace Than]
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- I knew that if I wrote a new book every six months or every year, if I continued to read great books, eventually I would write something worthy of publication. I understood I might be in my forties or my fifties or even my sixties, but I felt confident that it would happen.
[ Book Books Confident Continued Even Eventually Every Felt Fifties Forties Great Happen Knew Might Months New Publication Read Six Sixties Something Understood Worthy Would Write Wrote Year]
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- I love to both give and receive very old books.
[ Books Both Give Love Old Receive Very]
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- I'm always prepared for the worst. I was prepared to have the book come out, sell seven copies, and have to keep working in advertising, so it was just great that it was received so well and by such a huge audience.
[ Advertising Always Audience Book Come Copies Great Huge Just Keep Out Prepared Received Sell Seven Such Well Working Worst]
Topic:
- I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see.
[ Books Day Each Find Friends Read See Short Still Take Think Thoughts Too Walks Want]
Topic: Life
- I always wanted to go to the Chavez school but I could never afford it when I was growing up so a lot of my learning came from magic books and watching other magicians. I was also very lucky that I had a couple of really good magic teachers.
[ Afford Also Always Books Came Chavez Could Couple Go Good Growing Had Learning Lot Lucky Magic Magicians Never Other Really School Teachers Up Very Wanted Watching]
Topic:
- We didn't have a whole lot of money when I was growing up either. I would always ask for magic books or magic tricks for my birthday or for Christmas and the rest of the year I either had to mow lawns or find part time jobs to help supplement the cost of doing magic.
[ Always Ask Birthday Books Christmas Cost Doing Either Find Growing Had Help Jobs Lot Magic Money Mow Part Rest Supplement Time Tricks Up Whole Would Year]
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- They lard their lean books with the fat of others work.
[ Books Fat Lard Lean Others Their Work]
Topic:
- Jack Nicholson is a textbook actor who's very intuitive. He is absolutely brilliant at going as far as you can go, always pushing to the edge, but still making it seem real.
[ Absolutely Actor Always Brilliant Edge Far Go Going Intuitive Jack Making Nicholson Pushing Real Seem Still Textbook Very]
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- I have written a book. This will come as quite a shock to some. They didn't think I could read, much less write.
[ Book Come Could Less Much Quite Read Shock Some Think Will Write Written]
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- I have zero desire, just so you know, to be in the limelight. I don't think it's good for the country to have a former president criticize his successor. You're not going to see me giving my opinions in the public arena, until I start selling my book. I'm going to emerge then submerge.
[ Arena Book Country Criticize Desire Emerge Former Giving Going Good His Just Know Limelight Opinions President Public See Selling Start Successor Then Think Until Zero]
Topic:
- A love of books, of holding a book, turning its pages, looking at its pictures, and living its fascinating stories goes hand-in-hand with a love of learning.
[ Book Books Fascinating Goes Hand-In-Hand Holding Learning Living Looking Love Pages Pictures Stories Turning]
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- The power of a book lies in its power to turn a solitary act into a shared vision. As long as we have books, we are not alone.
[ Act Alone Book Books Into Lies Long Power Shared Solitary Turn Vision]
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- I was a total education geek. I loved school. I loved learning. I loved doing homework. All of my books and notebooks from high school are underlined and highlighted and there are notes all over the margins. And you know, I was a theater kid too. I was all over the place.
[ Books Doing Education Geek High Homework Kid Know Learning Loved Margins Notebooks Notes Over Place School Theater Too Total]
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- In the initial season of a show, you're figuring out your character and their life and their background and you're putting together all the chapters of the book.
[ Background Book Chapters Character Figuring Initial Life Out Putting Season Show Their Together Your]
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- Well in the book Carrie was my alter ego. In real life, Sarah Jessica and I don't look anything alike. But people do say that we sound alike. Sarah Jessica is an adorable girl and she is very funny.
[ Adorable Alike Alter Anything Book Carrie Ego Funny Girl Jessica Life Look Real Sarah Say She Sound Very Well]
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- While Fledging is a different type of book, The Parable series serve as cautionary tales. I wrote the Parable books because of the direction of the country. You can call it save the world fiction, but it clearly doesn't save anything.
[ Anything Because Book Books Call Cautionary Clearly Country Different Direction Fiction Parable Save Series Serve Tales Type While World Wrote]
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- An apology for the devil: it must be remembered that we have heard one side of the case. God has written all the books.
[ Apology Books Case Devil God Heard Must Remembered Side Written]
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- Books are like imprisoned souls till someone takes them down from a shelf and frees them.
[ Books Down Frees Imprisoned Shelf Someone Souls Takes Them Till]
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- My main wish is to get my books into other people's rooms, and to keep other people's books out of mine.
[ Books Get Into Keep Main Mine Other Out Rooms Wish]
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- The oldest books are only just out to those who have not read them.
[ Books Just Oldest Only Out Read Them Those]
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- No one ever committed suicide while reading a good book, but many have tried while trying to write one.
[ Book Committed Ever Good Many Reading Suicide Tried Trying While Write]
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- The reading or non-reading a book will never keep down a single petticoat.
[ Book Down Keep Never Reading Single Will]
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- 'Tis pleasant, sure, to see one's name in print. A book's a book, although there's nothing in 't.
[ Although Book Name Nothing Pleasant Print See Sure Tis]
Topic:
- My favorite book of all time is Cold Comfort Farm, by Stella Gibbons.
[ Book Cold Comfort Farm Favorite Gibbons Stella Time]
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- I read books like mad, but I am careful to to let anything I read influence me.
[ Am Anything Books Careful Influence Mad Read]
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- I often reread books I have written.
[ Books Often Reread Written]
Topic:
- This is a feminist bookstore. There is no humor section.
[ Bookstore Feminist Humor Section]
Topic:
- We're competing with everything: the beach, the mall, bookstores. Libraries are in a transition right now, caught between two forces, the old ways and technology. Libraries are under a lot of pressure to provide both.
[ Beach Between Bookstores Both Caught Competing Everything Forces Libraries Lot Mall Now Old Pressure Provide Right Technology Transition Two Under Ways]
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- A great book is like great evil.
[ Book Evil Great]
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- I get sent a lot of scripts which feature him as a kind of all-purpose Victorian literary character and really understand little, if anything, about him, his life or his books.
[ Anything Books Character Feature Get Him His Kind Life Literary Little Lot Really Scripts Sent Understand Victorian Which]
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- Whoever you are, you will not write this book. I can tell you nothing. Do not call me again. Ever.
[ Again Book Call Ever Nothing Tell Whoever Will Write]
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- A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say.
[ Book Classic Finished Never Say Saying]
Topic:
- Indians were here first - it's about time. We're way behind the African Americans and Hispanic Americans in getting politically involved, but we're beginning to take a page out of their notebook.
[ African Americans Beginning Behind First Getting Here Hispanic Indians Involved Notebook Out Page Politically Take Their Time Way Were]
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- I came in on the decline. Phil Elliot was in first, he got his book out, he sold thirteen thousand, I think he got two issues out before I got mine in, this was March '87. He was out in December '86.
[ Before Book Came December Decline First Got His Issues March Mine Out Phil Sold Think Thirteen Thousand Two]
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- I thought, well I can do that. I couldn't be bothered writing a book review, because I'd have to read the book, I haven't got time to read a whole book for a fifty dollar write-up.
[ Because Book Bothered Dollar Fifty Got Haven Read Review Thought Time Well Whole Writing]
Topic:
- After all manner of professors have done their best for us, the place we are to get knowledge is in books. The true university of these days is a collection of books.
[ After Best Books Collection Days Done Get Knowledge Manner Place Professors Their These True University Us]
Topic:
- They offered me millions and millions and millions of dollars to write books about Cary. That was between us. That was private. I'll always love him.
[ Always Between Books Cary Dollars Him Love Millions Offered Private Us Write]
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- I don't want to wait more than a year and a half or two years between books.
[ Between Books Half More Than Two Wait Want Year Years]
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- Finishing a book is just like you took a child out in the back yard and shot it.
[ Back Book Child Finishing Just Out Shot Took Yard]
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- Sometimes when I think how good my book can be, I can hardly breathe.
[ Book Breathe Good Hardly How Sometimes Think]
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- There are certain books in the world which every searcher for truth must know: the Bible, the Critique of Pure Reason, the Origin of Species, and Karl Marx's Capital.
[ Bible Books Capital Certain Critique Every Karl Know Marx Must Origin Pure Reason Searcher Species Truth Which World]
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- I buy way too many books.
[ Books Buy Many Too Way]
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- Laws against homosexual behavior should remain on the books.
[ Against Behavior Books Homosexual Laws Remain Should]
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- My favourite all-time work of fiction: Lord of the Rings. My favourite all-time nonfiction book: Guns, Germs, and Steel. Ask me again next week, you'll get a different answer.
[ Again All-Time Answer Ask Book Different Favourite Fiction Germs Get Guns Lord Next Nonfiction Rings Steel Week Work]
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- You know, now it's sinking in. It's taken me a long time to realize - and it is sinking in - how important this book is. And I have a certain distance now. I've done it such a long time ago.
[ Ago Book Certain Distance Done How Important Know Long Now Realize Sinking Such Taken Time]
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- I went to a bookstore and asked the saleswoman, "Where's the self-help section?" She said if she told me, it would defeat the purpose.
[ Asked Bookstore Defeat Purpose Said Section Self-Help She Told Went Where Would]
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- The two things I was positive about in life were that I was going to be a teacher at a boarding school or an operative with the CIA posted abroad. I could write a book about all the things I was sure about.
[ Abroad Boarding Book Cia Could Going Life Operative Positive Posted School Sure Teacher Things Two Were Write]
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- All that mankind has done, thought or been: it is lying as in magic preservation in the pages of books.
[ Been Books Done Lying Magic Mankind Pages Preservation Thought]
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- In books lies the soul of the whole past time.
[ Books Lies Past Soul Time Whole]
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- The true university of these days is a collection of books.
[ Books Collection Days These True University]
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- What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is a collection of books.
[ After Become Books Collection Depends Finished Greatest Professors Read University Us]
Topic:
- The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesus. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules, whose would you use?
[ Book Borrowed Ideas Jesus Mine Put Rules Socrates Stand Stole Their Them Use Whose Would]
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- I sometimes feel that if your book sells more than 20 years, then there's something in it that you can say, gee, I did something that endures, that's timeless.
[ Book Did Endures Feel Gee More Say Sells Something Sometimes Than Then Timeless Years Your]
Topic:
- Whatever the practical value of the Walden experiment may be, there is no question that the book is one of the most vital and pithy ever written.
[ Book Ever Experiment May Most Practical Question Value Vital Whatever Written]
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- Dreamland is a book, but it's my song in book form. It's translated itself into a different medium.
[ Book Different Form Into Itself Medium Song Translated]
Topic:
- Quentin and I were constantly finding something new that we had in common and comic books were one of them. I think we were talking about comic books much earlier in our relationship, before I had the part.
[ Before Books Comic Common Constantly Earlier Finding Had Much New Our Part Quentin Relationship Something Talking Them Think Were]
Topic:
- Well you know I've been fan of Tony Hillerman's books for years.
[ Been Books Fan Know Tony Well Years]
Topic:
- Having your book turned into a movie is like seeing your oxen turned into bouillon cubes.
[ Book Cubes Having Into Movie Oxen Seeing Turned Your]
Topic:
- At a Boston signing, someone from the audience asked why I was so obsessed with furniture in my books. The question rattled around in my head. I had no idea that I was obsessed with furniture.
[ Around Asked Audience Books Boston Furniture Had Head Idea Obsessed Question Rattled Signing Someone Why]
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- There's almost always a point in a book where something happens that triggers the rest of the plot.
[ Almost Always Book Happens Plot Point Rest Something Triggers Where]
Topic:
- Very often I'll find out at the end of a book what I put in at the beginning. A sort of process of elimination and discovery in one.
[ Beginning Book Discovery Elimination End Find Often Out Process Put Sort Very]
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- 'What is the use of a book', thought Alice, 'without pictures or conversations?'
[ Alice Book Conversations Pictures Thought Use Without]
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- In camp was found a book, the first of the kind I had ever seen, in which I was made a great hero, slaying Indians by the hundreds.
[ Book Camp Ever First Found Great Had Hero Hundreds Indians Kind Made Seen Slaying Which]
Topic:
- A book is simply the container of an idea like a bottle; what is inside the book is what matters.
[ Book Bottle Container Idea Inside Matters Simply]
Topic:
- Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself. You bring to a novel, anything you read, all your experience of the world. You bring your history and you read it in your own terms.
[ Anything Book Bring Experience History Novel Own Re-Writing Read Reading Terms World Your Yourself]
Topic:
- I don't care how I got here. In the books, when you look at it 10 or 20 years from now, it's not going say how he got here, it's going to say he's here and he represented the team.
[ Books Care Going Got Here How Look Now Represented Say Team Years]
Topic:
- A historical romance is the only kind of book where chastity really counts.
[ Book Chastity Counts Historical Kind Only Really Romance Where]
Topic:
- Reading about nature is fine, but if a person walks in the woods and listens carefully, he can learn more than what is in books, for they speak with the voice of God.
[ Books Carefully Fine God Learn Listens More Nature Person Reading Speak Than Voice Walks Woods]
Topic:
- Inside that book, it's my life-all the places where I'm hurting or I laughed or I cried or I prayed. And I've had to pray a lot!
[ Book Cried Had Hurting Inside Laughed Lot Places Pray Prayed Where]
Topic:
- I'm concerned about a lot of serious border issues. This book is about the border reality and the struggles of the undocumented worker.
[ Book Border Concerned Issues Lot Reality Serious Struggles Undocumented Worker]
Topic:
- In our house we repeated the pattern of thousands of other homes. There were a few books and a lot of music. Our food and our furniture were no different from our neighbors'.
[ Books Different Few Food Furniture Homes House Lot Music Neighbors Other Our Pattern Repeated Thousands Were]
Topic:
- Comic books were just the means for me to tell the story.
[ Books Comic Just Means Story Tell Were]
Topic:
- Moby Dick - that book is so amazing. I just realized that it starts with two characters meeting in bed; that's how my book begins, too, but I hadn't noticed the parallel before, two characters forced to share a bed, reluctantly.
[ Amazing Bed Before Begins Book Characters Forced Hadn How Just Meeting Moby Noticed Parallel Realized Reluctantly Share Starts Too Two]
Topic:
- The things I keep going back to, rereading, maybe they say more about me as a reader than about the books. Love in the Time of Cholera, Pale Fire.
[ Back Books Cholera Fire Going Keep Love Maybe More Pale Reader Rereading Say Than Things Time]
Topic:
- First, people don't read novels off screens, and they don't have a tendency to shell out real money for books when they don't retain anything physically for their money.
[ Anything Books First Money Novels Off Out Physically Read Real Retain Screens Shell Tendency Their]
Topic:
- No, I don't autograph blank slips, checks, or stickers, and certainly no books without me in them.
[ Autograph Blank Books Certainly Checks Slips Stickers Them Without]
Topic:
- A good book, in the language of the book-sellers, is a salable one; in that of the curious, a scarce one; in that of men of sense, a useful and instructive one.
[ Book Curious Good Instructive Language Men Scarce Sense Useful]
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- Books are the blessed chloroform of the mind.
[ Blessed Books Chloroform Mind]
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- Books are standing counselors and preachers, always at hand, and always disinterested; having this advantage over oral instructors that they are ready to repeat their lessons as often as we please.
[ Advantage Always Books Counselors Disinterested Hand Having Instructors Lessons Often Oral Over Please Preachers Ready Repeat Standing Their]
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- Books are the blessed chloroform of the mind.
[ Blessed Books Chloroform Mind]
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- Most books today seemed to have been written overnight from books read the day before.
[ Been Before Books Day Most Overnight Read Seemed Today Written]
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- Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
[ Blind Books Mirror Person Stupid Useful]
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- One whose knowledge is confined to books and whose wealth is in the possession of others, can use neither his knowledge nor wealth when the need for them arises.
[ Arises Books Confined His Knowledge Need Neither Nor Others Possession Them Use Wealth Whose]
Topic:
- If my books had been any worse, I should not have been invited to Hollywood, and if they had been any better, I should not have come.
[ Any Been Better Books Come Had Hollywood Invited Should Worse]
Topic:
- After working as a journalist I went to a writing program at Johns Hopkins. It was interesting because it was neither journalistic nor historical, but it emphasized writing style, and afterwards I was asked to write my first book.
[ After Afterwards Asked Because Book Emphasized First Historical Hopkins Interesting Johns Journalist Journalistic Neither Nor Program Style Went Working Write Writing]
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- I have to finish this book tour of almost 30 cities.
[ Almost Book Cities Finish Tour]
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- The whole story of the comfort women, the system of forced sexual slavery, the medical experiments of Unit 731, is not something that is in the US psyche. That is changing because many books are coming out.
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- Although my book is banned I am still allowed to go to China and travel. There is no longer the kind of control that Mao used to have-there have been deep fundamental changes in society.
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- I was not allowed to take notes but my friend and I memorised those two and a half pages. Most people talked to me because of the warning. They knew this book was not going to be the official line.
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- I would love mainland Chinese to read my book. There is a Chinese translation which I worked on myself, published in Hong Kong and Taiwan. Many copies have gone into China but it is still banned.
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- God be thanked for books; they are the voices of the distant and the dead, and make us heirs of the spiritual life of past ages.
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- It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds. In the best books, great men talk to us, give us their most precious thoughts, and pour their souls into ours.
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- The best books for a man are not always those which the wise recommend, but often those which meet the peculiar wants, the natural thirst of his mind, and therefore awaken interest and rivet thought.
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- I had still never read one of the Bond books when the movie Dr. No came out.
[ Bond Books Came Dr Had Movie Never Out Read Still]
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- Real education should consist of drawing the goodness and the best out of our own students. What better books can there be than the book of humanity?
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- Learning is acquired by reading books, but the much more necessary learning, the knowledge of the world, is only to be acquired by reading men, and studying all the various facets of them.
[ Acquired Books Facets Knowledge Learning Men More Much Necessary Only Reading Studying Them Various World]
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- A room without books is like a body without a soul.
[ Body Books Room Soul Without]
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- Once I planned to write a book of poems entirely about the things in my pocket. But I found it would be too long; and the age of the great epics is past.
[ Age Book Entirely Epics Found Great Long Once Past Planned Pocket Poems Things Too Would Write]
Topic:
- There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and the tired man who wants a book to read.
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- We set up a beta site, a test site, with movie, music and book reviews. If you're reading them and you want to buy a book or a ticket for a movie that's reviewed on the site, you can do that without leaving our site.
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Topic:
- You come to work because the office is a resource: The office is a place where you can meet with other people, and the office has libraries of books and information on CD-ROM that might help you with your work.
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Topic:
- I think my books come out very visual, which is an obvious consequence.
[ Books Come Consequence Obvious Out Think Very Visual Which]
Topic:
- So, how to stay inside the world of entertainment without actually getting another job? I felt the only logical answer was to become a novelist. So I wrote the first book - driven by some very real feelings of desperation - and it worked.
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Topic:
- I was gravely warned by some of my female acquaintances that no woman could expect to be regarded as a lady after she had written a book.
[ Acquaintances After Book Could Expect Female Gravely Had Lady Regarded She Some Warned Woman Written]
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- A book is the only immortality.
[ Book Immortality Only]
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- The Bible is one of the most genocidal books in history.
[ Bible Books Genocidal History Most]
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- In my book I specifically discussed the structural nature of injustice and offered Nine Touchstones of Goddess ethics as an alternative to the Ten Commandments of Biblical religion.
[ Alternative Biblical Book Commandments Discussed Ethics Goddess Injustice Nature Nine Offered Religion Specifically Structural Ten]
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- As I have studied the Bible and the Book of Mormon, I have come to know through the power of the Spirit of God, that these books contain the fullness of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
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- I have continued systematically to study the Book of Mormon and Bible to understand even more deeply what God expects of me and my family while on this earth.
[ Bible Book Continued Deeply Earth Even Expects Family God More Mormon Study Systematically Understand While]
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- I've always believed in writing without a collaborator, because where two people are writing the same book, each believes he gets all the worry and only half the royalties.
[ Always Because Believed Believes Book Collaborator Each Gets Half Only Royalties Same Two Where Without Worry Writing]
Topic:
- The best time to plan a book is while you're doing the dishes.
[ Best Book Dishes Doing Plan Time While]
Topic:
- Because we do not sell photographs, we have no royalties on books, posters, postcards.
[ Because Books Photographs Postcards Posters Royalties Sell]
Topic:
- Now, to describe the process of the Wrapped Reichstag, which went from 1971 to '95, there is an entire book about that, because each one of our projects has its own book. The book is not an art book, meaning it's not written by an art historian.
[ Art Because Book Describe Each Entire Historian Meaning Now Our Own Process Projects Reichstag Went Which Wrapped Written]
Topic:
- The directors thought, They understand nothing in the real economy, in real life. They read some stupid books, and they came from the moon to the earth, and maybe in one month they will disappear.
[ Books Came Directors Disappear Earth Economy Life Maybe Month Moon Nothing Read Real Some Stupid Thought Understand Will]
Topic:
- It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
[ Books Good Man Quotations Read Thing Uneducated]
Topic:
- A home without books is a body without soul.
[ Body Books Home Soul Without]
Topic:
- We are motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is the more he is inspired by glory. The very philosophers themselves, even in those books which they write in contempt of glory, inscribe their names.
[ Better Books Contempt Desire Even Glory Inscribe Inspired Keen Man More Motivated Names Philosophers Praise Their Themselves Those Very Which Write]
Topic:
- Write books only if you are going to say in them the things you would never dare confide to anyone.
[ Anyone Books Confide Dare Going Never Only Say Them Things Would Write]
Topic:
- Collaboration on a book is the ultimate unnatural act.
[ Act Book Collaboration Ultimate Unnatural]
Topic:
- The first four months of writing the book, my mental image is scratching with my hands through granite. My other image is pushing a train up the mountain, and it's icy, and I'm in bare feet.
[ Bare Book Feet First Four Granite Hands Icy Image Mental Months Mountain Other Pushing Scratching Through Train Up Writing]
Topic:
- I thought a dignified thing to do would be to live in the country by the time I'm 50 and write books.
[ Books Country Dignified Live Thing Thought Time Would Write]
Topic:
- You might have a favorite book or film, but you can only watch or read it so many times before you have to let it sit and then go back and realize it's your favorite still. At some point everything gets a little stale and you have to step away from it.
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Topic:
- I don't necessarily start with the beginning of the book. I just start with the part of the story that's most vivid in my imagination and work forward and backward from there.
[ Backward Beginning Book Forward Imagination Just Most Necessarily Part Start Story Vivid Work]
Topic:
- I feel sometimes that in children's books there are more and more grim problems, but I don't know that I want to burden third- and fourth-graders with them.
[ Books Burden Children Feel Grim Know More Problems Sometimes Them Want]
Topic:
- I had a very wise mother. She always kept books that were my grade level in our house.
[ Always Books Grade Had House Kept Level Mother Our She Very Were Wise]
Topic:
- I read my books aloud before they were published.
[ Aloud Before Books Published Read Were]
Topic:
- I was a very observant child. The boys in my books are based on boys in my neighborhood growing up.
[ Based Books Boys Child Growing Neighborhood Observant Up Very]
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- My mother would read aloud to my father and me in the evening. She read mainly travel books.
[ Aloud Books Evening Father Mainly Mother Read She Travel Would]
Topic:
- One rainy Sunday when I was in the third grade, I picked up a book to look at the pictures and discovered that even though I did not want to, I was reading. I have been a reader ever since.
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Topic:
- Otis was inspired by a boy who sat across the aisle from me in sixth grade. He was a lively person. My best friend appears in assorted books in various disguises.
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Topic:
- People are usually surprised to hear this, but I don't really read children's books.
[ Books Children Hear Read Really Surprised Usually]
Topic:
- Quite often somebody will say, What year do your books take place? and the only answer I can give is, In childhood.
[ Answer Books Childhood Give Often Only Place Quite Say Somebody Take Will Year Your]
Topic:
- With twins, reading aloud to them was the only chance I could get to sit down. I read them picture books until they were reading on their own.
[ Aloud Books Chance Could Down Get Only Own Picture Read Reading Sit Their Them Twins Until Were]
Topic:
- I like all things grammatical, and I had already written several books about parts of speech, and even the alphabet, so everything that makes up a sentence and even a word was covered except for punctuation.
[ Alphabet Already Books Covered Even Everything Except Grammatical Had Makes Parts Punctuation Sentence Several Speech Things Up Word Written]
Topic:
- These are books that want to be read out loud. These are books kids share with each other, and I think that's important.
[ Books Each Important Kids Loud Other Out Read Share These Think Want]
Topic:
- You want a story? Read 'Gone With the Wind'. These aren't stories. They're joke books. The whole thing of a beginning, a middle and an end has been done to death.
[ Been Beginning Books Death Done End Gone Joke Middle Read Stories Story These Thing Want Whole Wind]
Topic:
- The Twist was a guided missile launched from the ghetto into the heart of suburbia. The Twist succeeded, as politics, religion and law could never do, in writing in the heart and soul what the Supreme Court could only write on the books.
[ Books Could Court Ghetto Guided Heart Into Launched Law Missile Never Only Politics Religion Soul Suburbia Succeeded Supreme Twist Write Writing]
Topic:
- I want to write a book which is the history of comedy.
[ Book Comedy History Want Which Write]
Topic:
- I knew the term Stepford Wife, and I knew what that meant. I never read the book, and I think before I started filming I watched the movie. I thought it was very dated.
[ Before Book Dated Filming Knew Meant Movie Never Read Started Term Think Thought Very Watched Wife]
Topic:
- We were fortunate enough to have several good books detailing the camps and the women. Some were by the survivors. I also got to talk to some of the women who had been in the camp, survivors.
[ Also Been Books Camp Camps Detailing Enough Fortunate Good Got Had Several Some Survivors Talk Were Women]
Topic:
- It's embarrassing to be involved in the same business as the mainstream comic thing. It's still very embarrassing to tell other adults that I draw comic books - their instant, preconceived notions of what that means.
[ Adults Books Business Comic Draw Embarrassing Instant Involved Mainstream Means Notions Other Preconceived Same Still Tell Their Thing Very]
Topic:
- Another thing that's quite different in writing a book as a practicing newspaperman is that if you look at what you've written the next morning and you think you didn't get it quite right, you can fix it.
[ Another Book Different Fix Get Look Morning Newspaperman Next Practicing Quite Right Thing Think Writing Written]
Topic:
- When I came back to Washington to be The Times' chief congressional correspondent in 1991, I was looking for a book subject, and Ted Kennedy stood out for two reasons.
[ Back Book Came Chief Congressional Correspondent Kennedy Looking Out Reasons Stood Subject Ted Times Two Washington]
Topic:
- The Pentagon can't even audit its own books. It doesn't even know where its money is going. And we refuse to have the tough forces go on the Pentagon so that at least they are efficient with the money they're spending.
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Topic:
- As the books grew bigger and more ambitious, the situations in question sometimes became political ones, and so it became necessary to start painting in the social background on a scale which eventually became panoramic.
[ Ambitious Background Became Bigger Books Eventually Grew More Necessary Ones Painting Political Question Scale Situations Social Sometimes Start Which]
Topic:
- But at the same time, I have trouble keeping things out of books, which is why I don't write short stories because they turn into novels.
[ Because Books Into Keeping Novels Out Same Short Stories Things Time Trouble Turn Which Why Write]
Topic:
- But you can try to read books at the wrong time or for the wrong reasons.
[ Books Read Reasons Time Try Wrong]
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- My only regret is that I signed away the world rights and in America they've been far and away my most successful books, but I never saw a cent from any of it.
[ America Any Away Been Books Cent Far Most Never Only Regret Rights Saw Signed Successful World]
Topic:
- The biggest markets for my books outside the UK are France and Italy, and those are the two countries where I also have the closest personal relationships with my translators - I don't know whether that's a coincidence, or if there's something to be learned from it.
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Topic:
- The writer I feel the most affinity with - you said you felt my books are 19th century novels, I think they're 18th century novels - is Fielding, Henry Fielding, he's the guy who does it for me.
[ Affinity Books Century Does Feel Felt Fielding Guy Henry Most Novels Said Think Writer]
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- I wrote the book in my head when I was 6 years old.
[ Book Head Old Wrote Years]
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- I don't like books, they're all fact, no heart.
[ Books Fact Heart]
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- There is no handbook about how a career is going to go.
[ Career Go Going Handbook How]
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- Gaylord Perry and Willie McCovey should know each other like a book. They've been ex-teammates for years now.
[ Been Book Each Know Now Other Perry Should Willie Years]
Topic:
- I remember once I read a book on mental illness and there was a nurse that had gotten sick. Do you know what she died from? From worrying about the mental patients not being able to get their food. She became a mental patient.
[ Able Became Being Book Died Food Get Gotten Had Illness Know Mental Nurse Once Patient Patients Read Remember She Sick Their Worrying]
Topic:
- That's why I haven't been so anxious. But now, lots of people write and say, 'I want to find out what you're doing.' So I know that this book will enlighten them.
[ Anxious Been Book Doing Enlighten Find Haven Know Lots Now Out Say Them Want Why Will Write]
Topic:
- Books support us in our solitude and keep us from being a burden to ourselves.
[ Being Books Burden Keep Our Ourselves Solitude Support Us]
Topic:
- I used to walk to school with my nose buried in a book.
[ Book Buried Nose School Used Walk]
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- All of my books have the potential to become movies, it's just a question of finding a studio who wants to get behind me and put up the money to make the movie.
[ Become Behind Books Finding Get Just Make Money Movie Movies Potential Put Question Studio Up Wants]
Topic:
- Authors change publishers because it's like being married for a long time and suddenly you want to go out and have a wild affair! No, not seriously, sometimes the deal is more interesting with a new publisher, and other times they have more enthusiasm for your books.
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Topic:
- I have considered rap music stars, and there is one in my new book, Lovers and Players, and there is also a hip-hop music mogul who I think you will like a lot.
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Topic:
- I have written 20 books, and each one is like having a baby. Writing is not easy; some people want to write books but just can't put a story together. I can put together a story that interests both me and my readers.
[ Baby Books Both Each Easy Having Interests Just Put Readers Some Story Together Want Write Writing Written]
Topic:
- I know that I am very popular in Holland, in fact I have visited Amsterdam several times to publicize my books. I have a great publisher in Holland and they have published all of my books in Dutch.
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Topic:
- I think I'm a born storyteller. Inspiration is all around me. I can read a newspaper article and come up with an idea for a book.
[ Around Article Book Born Come Idea Inspiration Newspaper Read Storyteller Think Up]
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- I was never confident about finishing a book, but friends encouraged me. When I finished my first book, it was accepted by a publisher right away and became an instant bestseller. One male critic called it the most shocking book he ever read.
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Topic:
- I write synopses after the book is completed. I can't write it beforehand, because I don't know what the book's about. I invent something for my publisher because he asks for one, but the final book ends up very differently.
[ After Asks Because Beforehand Book Completed Differently Ends Final Invent Know Publisher Something Up Very Write]
Topic:
- The biggest critics of my books are people who never read them.
[ Biggest Books Critics Never Read Them]
Topic:
- If I had a personal wish for the new ideas in this new book it would be that every parent, every counselor, every teacher, every professor, every sports coach that deals with young people would understand the three circle concept.
[ Book Circle Coach Concept Counselor Deals Every Had Ideas New Parent Personal Professor Sports Teacher Three Understand Wish Would Young]
Topic:
- And I think of that again as I've written in several of my beauty books, a lot of health comes from the proper eating habits, which are something that - you know, I come from a generation that wasn't - didn't have a lot of food.
[ Again Beauty Books Come Comes Eating Food Generation Habits Health Know Lot Proper Several Something Think Which Written]
Topic:
- And then I wrote my first autobiography when I - well, it was 23 years ago. And since then I've written about one book every two years.
[ Ago Autobiography Book Every First Since Then Two Well Written Wrote Years]
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- Dynasty was the opportunity to take charge of my career rather than waiting around like a library book waiting to be loaned out.
[ Around Book Career Charge Dynasty Library Loaned Opportunity Out Rather Take Than Waiting]
Topic:
- Well I've written four beauty books as well.
[ Beauty Books Four Well Written]
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- My book 'Trust Your Heart', which is the story of my life, will be followed by 'Singing Lessons', a memoir of love, loss, hope, and healing, which talks about the death of my son and the hope that has been the aftermath of the healing from that tragedy.
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Topic:
- Writing a book is such a full-time job. If you're away for a few days, you have to start again.
[ Again Away Book Days Few Full-Time Job Start Such Writing]
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- Books, like friends, should be few and well chosen. Like friends, too, we should return to them again and again for, like true friends, they will never fail us - never cease to instruct - never cloy.
[ Again Books Cease Chosen Fail Few Friends Instruct Never Return Should Them Too True Us Well Will]
Topic:
- He who studies books alone will know how things ought to be, and he who studies men will know how they are.
[ Alone Books How Know Men Ought Studies Things Will]
Topic:
- Life isn't like a book. Life isn't logical or sensible or orderly. Life is a mess most of the time. And theology must be lived in the midst of that mess.
[ Book Life Lived Logical Mess Midst Most Must Orderly Sensible Theology Time]
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- Many books require no thought from those who read them, and for a very simple reason; they made no such demand upon those who wrote them.
[ Books Demand Made Many Read Reason Require Simple Such Them Those Thought Upon Very Wrote]
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- Next to acquiring good friends, the best acquisition is that of good books.
[ Acquiring Acquisition Best Books Friends Good Next]
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- I knew it was going to be enormous because of the number of people who bought the books, but, to be honest, I never thought it would be bigger than Bond. Never in a million years.
[ Because Bigger Bond Books Bought Enormous Going Honest Knew Million Never Number Than Thought Would Years]
Topic:
- The book salesman should be honored because he brings to our attention, as a rule, the very books we need most and neglect most.
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- You cannot open a book without learning something.
[ Book Cannot Learning Open Something Without]
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- I realize now I could have gotten a whole book out of that and so I think that was a big mistake. But the truth is you write in the moment and with your head down and there is no way back then that I could have conceived of Harry having the longevity that he has had.
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Topic:
- I think the only boundaries are individual and personal. A writer should be free to write about anything he or she wants to, including the twin towers. I have made small references to 9/11 in my past two books.
[ Anything Books Boundaries Free Including Individual Made Only Past Personal References She Should Small Think Towers Twin Two Wants Write Writer]
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- It is only in the country that we can get to know a person or a book.
[ Book Country Get Know Only Person]
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- No one over thirty-five is worth meeting who has not something to teach us, - something more than we could learn for ourselves, from a book.
[ Book Could Learn Meeting More Ourselves Over Something Teach Than Thirty-Five Us Worth]
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- The more books we read, the clearer it becomes that the true function of a writer is to produce a masterpiece and that no other task is of any consequence.
[ Any Becomes Books Clearer Consequence Function Masterpiece More Other Produce Read Task True Writer]
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- Nobody's going to write a book about me, because nobody's going to find anything worth writing a book about.
[ Anything Because Book Find Going Nobody Worth Write Writing]
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- You know, I'm pretty much an open book.
[ Book Know Much Open Pretty]
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- Actually my first eight books were historical novels, but they were never published.
[ Actually Books Eight First Historical Never Novels Published Were]
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- I believe my voice is pretty much the same. I've written 75 books, so I'm better at it now than I was earlier in my career.
[ Believe Better Books Career Earlier Much Now Pretty Same Than Voice Written]
Topic:
- I get letters from readers who say that they have always hated reading, but somebody suggested one of my books, they actually finished the book and enjoyed it, and they're going on to read another book. I'm thrilled that they have figured out that reading is fun.
[ Actually Always Another Book Books Enjoyed Figured Finished Fun Get Going Hated Letters Out Read Readers Reading Say Somebody Suggested Thrilled]
Topic:
- My favorite book is always the one I'm working on at the moment.
[ Always Book Favorite Moment Working]
Topic:
- But I always seem to finish a book and then think, oh God, I've got to pay a tax bill, so I'd better write a novel, so I tend not to stop and learn word processing.
[ Always Better Bill Book Finish God Got Learn Novel Oh Pay Processing Seem Stop Tax Tend Then Think Word Write]
Topic:
- I was so flattered that someone wanted me to write a book, I said I would. It was published in 1969.
[ Book Flattered Published Said Someone Wanted Would Write]
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- I'd never have written the big books in London.
[ Big Books London Never Written]
Topic:
- I've got a book coming out soon so I just must get some weight off.
[ Book Coming Get Got Just Must Off Out Some Soon Weight]
Topic:
- So he said 'I'm going to chop off the bottom of one of your trouser legs and put it in a library.' I thought 'That's a turn-up for the books.'
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Topic:
- I can easily conceive, most Holy Father, that as soon as some people learn that in this book which I have written concerning the revolutions of the heavenly bodies, I ascribe certain motions to the Earth, they will cry out at once that I and my theory should be rejected.
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- Therefore, in the course of the work I have followed this plan: I describe in the first book all the positions of the orbits together with the movements which I ascribe to the Earth, in order that this book might contain, as it were, the general scheme of the universe.
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Topic:
- Magic came very easy for me when I was a kid. When I was 8 years old I started doing it, and by the time I was 12, I was already published in magic books.
[ Already Books Came Doing Easy Kid Magic Old Published Started Time Very Years]
Topic:
- When I do a novel, I don't really use the script, I use the book; when I did Apocalypse Now, I used Heart of Darkness. Novels usually have so much rich material.
[ Apocalypse Book Darkness Did Heart Material Much Novel Novels Now Really Rich Script Use Used Usually]
Topic:
- I've had aunts and uncles who not only haven't read my books but could hardly believe that I was a writer.
[ Aunts Believe Books Could Had Hardly Haven Only Read Uncles Writer]
Topic:
- My dream was to be known as a writer and to be able to produce at least one book that would be read by people. That dream came true with the publication of my first novel - and all the rest has been a sweet bonus.
[ Able Been Bonus Book Came Dream First Known Least Novel Produce Publication Read Rest Sweet True Would Writer]
Topic:
- There are no taboos. Every topic is open, however shocking. It is the way that the topics are handled that's important, and that applies whether it is a 15-year-old who is reading your book or someone who is 55.
[ Applies Book Every Handled However Important Open Reading Shocking Someone Taboos Topic Topics Way Whether Your]
Topic:
- I read the book with interest, but when Jackson was a candidate in 1828 for the Presidency, I opposed him and voted for Adams. I favored a protective tariff.
[ Adams Book Candidate Favored Him Interest Jackson Opposed Presidency Protective Read Tariff Voted]
Topic:
- And yes, there's a simplicity to writing books because you're not a member of a team, so you make all the decisions yourself instead of deferring to a committee.
[ Because Books Committee Decisions Deferring Instead Make Member Simplicity Team Writing Yes Yourself]
Topic:
- Book tours and research provide a lot of travel - too much, I sometimes think, but we do take vacations.
[ Book Lot Much Provide Research Sometimes Take Think Too Tours Travel Vacations]
Topic:
- I sometimes wonder what would have happened if the first book had not sold... doesn't bear thinking about, but I suppose we'd have made it work somehow.
[ Bear Book First Had Happened Made Sold Somehow Sometimes Suppose Thinking Wonder Work Would]
Topic:
- I'm fortunate that the books sell, but even more fortunate to live in Chatham, to be very happily married and to have, on the whole, a fairly clear conscience.
[ Books Clear Conscience Even Fairly Fortunate Happily Live Married More Sell Very Whole]
Topic:
- Judy couldn't move to Britain for family reasons, so I had to come to the States, and the U.S. government wouldn't give me a Green Card, so I airily told her I'd write a book.
[ Book Britain Card Come Family Give Government Green Had Her Judy Move Reasons States Told Write]
Topic:
- One book at a time... though I'm usually doing the research for others while I'm writing, but that sort of research is fairly desultory and I like to stick to the book being written - and writing a book concentrates the mind so the research is more productive.
[ Being Book Concentrates Doing Fairly Mind More Others Productive Research Sort Stick Though Time Usually While Writing Written]
Topic:
- So far it's 43 books in 25 years.
[ Books Far Years]
Topic:
- So the books have a greater appeal to a British audience, but that hasn't stopped them making best-seller lists in places like Brazil, Japan and at least a dozen other countries.
[ Appeal Audience Best-Seller Books Brazil British Countries Dozen Greater Hasn Japan Least Lists Making Other Places Stopped Them]
Topic:
- Then you start another book and suddenly the galley proofs of the last one come in and you have to wrench your attention away from what you're writing and try to remember what you were thinking when you wrote the previous one.
[ Another Attention Away Book Come Last Previous Proofs Remember Start Suddenly Then Thinking Try Were Wrench Writing Wrote Your]
Topic:
- What I mean by that is that the point of life, as I see it, is not to write books or scale mountains or sail oceans, but to achieve happiness, and preferably an unselfish happiness.
[ Achieve Books Happiness Life Mean Mountains Oceans Point Preferably Sail Scale See Unselfish Write]
Topic:
- A man in a bookstore buys a book on loneliness and every woman in the store hits on him. A woman buys a book on loneliness and the store clears out.
[ Book Bookstore Buys Clears Every Him Hits Loneliness Man Out Store Woman]
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- Never loan a book to someone if you expect to get it back. Loaning books is the same as giving them away.
[ Away Back Book Books Expect Get Giving Loan Never Same Someone Them]
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- A book is like a piece of rope; it takes on meaning only in connection with the things it holds together.
[ Book Connection Holds Meaning Only Piece Rope Takes Things Together]
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- The way a book is read, which is to say, the qualities a reader brings to a book can have as much to do with its worth as anything the author puts into it.
[ Anything Author Book Brings Into Much Puts Qualities Read Reader Say Way Which Worth]
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- It's a fact that more people watch television and get their information that way than read books. I find new technology and new ways of communication very exciting and would like to do more in this field.
[ Books Communication Exciting Fact Field Find Get Information More New Read Technology Television Than Their Very Watch Way Ways Would]
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- Be kind and considerate with your criticism... It's just as hard to write a bad book as it is to write a good book.
[ Bad Book Considerate Criticism Good Hard Just Kind Write Your]
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- Meditation here may think down hours to moments. Here the heart may give a useful lesson to the head and learning wiser grow without his books.
[ Books Down Give Grow Head Heart Here His Hours Learning Lesson May Meditation Moments Think Useful Wiser Without]
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- Next, in importance to books are their titles.
[ Books Importance Next Their Titles]
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- I used my aviation contacts to open a travel agency. I used to book Caribbean flights.
[ Agency Aviation Book Caribbean Contacts Flights Open Travel Used]
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- First you wonder if they're separate stories, but no, they're not, they're contingent stories and they form a pattern. And you begin with some of the island as the place to which the heroine of the book returns.
[ Begin Book Contingent First Form Heroine Island Pattern Place Returns Separate Some Stories Which Wonder]
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- Books aren't written - they're rewritten. Including your own. It is one of the hardest things to accept, especially after the seventh rewrite hasn't quite done it.
[ Accept After Books Done Especially Hardest Hasn Including Own Quite Rewrite Rewritten Seventh Things Written Your]
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- It is one of the more striking generalizations of biochemistry - which surprisingly is hardly ever mentioned in the biochemical textbooks - that the twenty amino acids and the four bases, are, with minor reservations, the same throughout Nature.
[ Acids Amino Bases Biochemical Biochemistry Ever Four Generalizations Hardly Mentioned Minor More Nature Reservations Same Striking Surprisingly Textbooks Throughout Twenty Which]
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- I've heard rumors that the Petersons are writing a book. It will be very interesting to see what they have to say, but I don't know anything about the Rochas.
[ Anything Book Heard Interesting Know Rumors Say See Very Will Writing]
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- Nothing more rapidly inclines a person to go into a monastery than reading a book on etiquette. There are so many trivial ways in which it is possible to commit some social sin.
[ Book Commit Etiquette Go Inclines Into Many Monastery More Nothing Person Possible Rapidly Reading Sin Social Some Than Trivial Ways Which]
Topic:
- The very quick and high sales of the book caught us off guard, but fortunately we got the second edition from the printers at the end of last week and the shops should now be stocked again.
[ Again Book Caught Edition End Fortunately Got Guard High Last Now Off Printers Quick Sales Second Shops Should Us Very Week]
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- We didn't sleep last week - we literally didn't sleep - because we've been so busy with the book.
[ Because Been Book Busy Last Literally Sleep Week]
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- We really tried hard not to make it a cricket book, it appeals to a much wider community.
[ Appeals Book Community Cricket Hard Make Much Really Tried Wider]
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- The things that are really important to me are my man, my animals and my books. I don't need anything else.
[ Animals Anything Books Else Important Man Need Really Things]
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- There's so much of it you can't control. There is no handbook for how to conduct yourself in the public world.
[ Conduct Control Handbook How Much Public World Yourself]
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- To me a book is a message from the gods to mankind; or, if not, should never be published at all.
[ Book Gods Mankind Message Never Published Should]
Topic:
- Even when I was in school shows, in elementary school doing plays, I'd always go off book and start improvising.
[ Always Book Doing Elementary Even Go Improvising Off Plays School Shows Start]
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- They put it on the page because it sounded good or it looked good or they read it in a book somewhere that this is how you structure a script or something, and they just don't get it. It's surprising.
[ Because Book Get Good How Just Looked Page Put Read Script Something Somewhere Sounded Structure Surprising]
Topic:
- Your love to me was like an unread book.
[ Book Love Unread Your]
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- If you've really loved a book, or a movie for that matter, really loved it, what you want is that same book again, but as if you've never read it. And when you get something unfamiliar, you feel betrayed.
[ Again Betrayed Book Feel Get Loved Matter Movie Never Read Really Same Something Unfamiliar Want]
Topic:
- The only difference was one of them was trying to make a perfect cake and one of them was trying to write a great book. But if we remove that from the equation, it's the same impulse and they are equally entitled to their ecstasies and their despair.
[ Book Cake Despair Difference Entitled Equally Equation Great Impulse Make Only Perfect Remove Same Their Them Trying Write]
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- Books are the ever burning lamps of accumulated wisdom.
[ Accumulated Books Burning Ever Lamps Wisdom]
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- Actually, the books were never a planned career path.
[ Actually Books Career Never Path Planned Were]
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- Being an actor, you are recognized for being somebody else, whereas these books are distilled from me.
[ Actor Being Books Distilled Else Recognized Somebody These Whereas]
Topic:
- I was doing a children's book on self-esteem, and I really felt like I wanted to shed the shame I'd been feeling - and maybe make it easier for women my age who had probably felt bad about themselves.
[ Age Bad Been Book Children Doing Easier Feeling Felt Had Make Maybe Probably Really Self-Esteem Shame Shed Themselves Wanted Women]
Topic:
- Again, we turn down most books that have been self-published unless they have a special track record. We have taken a small number on, however, and sold them to major publishers for a nice sum. But that is an exception to the rule.
[ Again Been Books Down Exception However Major Most Nice Number Publishers Record Rule Small Sold Special Sum Taken Them Track Turn Unless]
Topic:
- I do send out information about my books. Very few people buy the books that way, but I always feel that if they want to know more about the process, they can get the information from my books.
[ Always Books Buy Feel Few Get Information Know More Out Process Send Very Want Way]
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- I have no problem selling books to media franchises and we do it all the time. The author must understand that he/she is a writer for hire and has no control over copyright or over editorial changes made to the text.
[ Author Books Changes Control Copyright Editorial Franchises Hire Made Media Must Over Problem Selling She Text Time Understand Writer]
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- I tend to turn down books originally published as e-books. As for selling books directly to e-book publishers, I would do so only if all traditional publishers had turned them down.
[ Books Directly Down Had Only Originally Published Publishers Selling Tend Them Traditional Turn Turned Would]
Topic:
- We are forced by the major publishers to include electronic rights in the contracts we make with publishers for new books. And there's very little we can do about that.
[ Books Contracts Electronic Forced Include Little Major Make New Publishers Rights Very]
Topic:
- The rules have changed. True power is held by the person who possesses the largest bookshelf, not gun cabinet or wallet.
[ Bookshelf Cabinet Changed Gun Held Largest Person Possesses Power Rules True Wallet]
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- It's like why people read scary books or go see scary movies. Because it creates a distance. They're scared, but they're not going to get hurt.
[ Because Books Creates Distance Get Go Going Hurt Movies Read Scared Scary See Why]
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- I have had fans make me the big picture collages of the photo books; I have had fans send me birthday cakes... sing to me on my voicemail. I have had fans flash me. I have had older fans give me their bras and underwear onstage.
[ Big Birthday Books Bras Cakes Collages Fans Flash Give Had Make Older Onstage Photo Picture Send Sing Their Underwear]
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- An autobiography is a book a person writes about his own life and it is usually full of all sorts of boring details.
[ Autobiography Book Boring Details Full His Life Own Person Sorts Usually Writes]
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- 'Gone With The Wind' is one of the all-time greats. Read Margaret Mitchell's book and watch the film again; it's a soap opera in all its glory. It is superb and memorable.
[ Again All-Time Book Film Glory Gone Greats Margaret Memorable Mitchell Opera Read Soap Superb Watch Wind]
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- Besides, most of the books I like involve people I could never play in a million years.
[ Besides Books Could Involve Million Most Never Play Years]
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- I think for anybody reading the book they're going to get an idea in their heads of all those characters, and I think that once that gets fixed, it's quite hard to shake.
[ Anybody Book Characters Fixed Get Gets Going Hard Heads Idea Once Quite Reading Shake Their Think Those]
Topic:
- I don't write down my experiences, but I have a very decent memory. I have tons of books in which I write down phrases as they occur to me. That's how I write songs. I'll need a line and I'll go through the books and find it, the right rhyme and everything.
[ Books Decent Down Everything Experiences Find Go How Line Memory Need Occur Phrases Rhyme Right Songs Through Tons Very Which Write]
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- The wise are above books.
[ Above Books Wise]
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- I saw Ronnie Hawkins play near my hometown, Port Dover, Ontario, and I saw him play there on New Year's Eve and the following spring I booked myself to be his opening act on maybe five shows, and he hired me after the first night.
[ Act After Booked Dover Eve First Five Following Hawkins Him Hired His Hometown Maybe Myself Near New Night Ontario Opening Play Port Ronnie Saw Shows Spring Year]
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- We probably put about four or five comic books out a year and probably about two or three art books and various trade paperbacks - maybe four or five of those a year - and that's what we do now.
[ Art Books Comic Five Four Maybe Now Out Paperbacks Probably Put Those Three Trade Two Various Year]
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- We still have pretty good sales, especially for the art books.
[ Art Books Especially Good Pretty Sales Still]
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- I didn't expect to be doing a whole bunch of Amber Browns. And because it was just one book, and the father had moved away, I didn't realize I was going to have to deal more with shared custody, divorce and all those issues.
[ Amber Away Because Book Browns Bunch Custody Deal Divorce Doing Expect Father Going Had Issues Just More Moved Realize Shared Those Whole]
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- I think my books talk about kids learning to like and respect themselves and each other. You can't write a message book; you just tell the best story you know how to tell.
[ Best Book Books Each How Just Kids Know Learning Message Other Respect Story Talk Tell Themselves Think Write]
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- I wish I had had my books when I was a kid, I do.
[ Books Had Kid Wish]
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- I'm very lucky. I'm very fortunate that my books have never gone out of print - none of them.
[ Books Fortunate Gone Lucky Never None Out Print Them Very]
Topic:
- In my next life, I want to be tall and thin, parallel park and make good coffee. But for now, I have lots of stuff to work out in my life, but I'll have that until the day I die. I want to write more books.
[ Books Coffee Day Die Good Life Lots Make More Next Now Out Parallel Park Stuff Tall Thin Until Want Work Write]
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- The books are funny and sad, and that's what people respond to.
[ Books Funny Respond Sad]
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- When my father would yell at me, I told myself someday I'd use it in a book.
[ Book Father Myself Someday Told Use Would Yell]
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- I am a struggling writer. A middle-aged man with two little kids and I'm just trying to earn a living. So buy this book - or my kids will have to go to foster care.
[ Am Book Buy Care Earn Foster Go Just Kids Little Living Man Middle-Aged Struggling Trying Two Will Writer]
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- I don't know how the editors are going to take it or how it may be received. But to some extent I'm hoping that with the next book, when people pick it up and read it, it will scare the pants off of them.
[ Book Editors Extent Going Hoping How Know May Next Off Pants Pick Read Received Scare Some Take Them Up Will]
Topic:
- Someday I hope to write a book where the royalties will pay for the copies I give away.
[ Away Book Copies Give Hope Pay Royalties Someday Where Will Write]
Topic:
- What a book a devil's chaplain might write on the clumsy, wasteful, blundering, low, and horribly cruel work of nature!
[ Book Clumsy Cruel Devil Horribly Low Might Nature Wasteful Work Write]
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- It's all about people. It's about networking and being nice to people and not burning any bridges. Your book is going to impress, but in the end it is people that are going to hire you.
[ Any Being Book Bridges Burning End Going Hire Impress Networking Nice Your]
Topic:
- Its highest point was The Worst Journey in the World. Then you see this decline, and this harking back, using the 19th-century form when we're not in the 19th century. That way of writing a book about the world out there - you just can't do it anymore.
[ Anymore Back Book Century Decline Form Harking Highest Journey Just Out Point See Then Using Way World Worst Writing]
Topic:
- You apply the skills you use to produce your own book to make an anthology. Shaping. Rhythm.
[ Anthology Apply Book Make Own Produce Rhythm Shaping Skills Use Your]
Topic:
- A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moonlight.
[ Again Age Book Building Fine Great Light Maturity Moonlight More Morning Noon Old Once Read Seen Should Truly Youth]
Topic:
- Do not suppose, however, that I intend to urge a diet of classics on anybody. I have seen such diets at work. I have known people who have actually read all, or almost all, the guaranteed Hundred Best Books. God save us from reading nothing but the best.
[ Actually Almost Anybody Best Books Classics Diet Diets God Guaranteed However Hundred Intend Known Nothing Read Reading Save Seen Such Suppose Urge Us Work]
Topic:
- I never heard of anyone who was really literate or who ever really loved books who wanted to suppress any of them.
[ Any Anyone Books Ever Heard Literate Loved Never Really Suppress Them Wanted]
Topic:
- The great book for you is the book that has the most to say to you at the moment when you are reading. I do not mean the book that is most instructive, but the book that feeds your spirit. And that depends on your age, your experience, your psychological and spiritual need.
[ Age Book Depends Experience Feeds Great Instructive Mean Moment Most Need Psychological Reading Say Spirit Spiritual Your]
Topic:
- I like reading Ball Tongue lyrics and all that stuff. And they published a book, and I wouldn't give my lyrics, and it's all wrong in the book, and I giggle. It's funny.
[ Ball Book Funny Giggle Give Lyrics Published Reading Stuff Tongue Wrong]
Topic:
- My Brilliant Career was beautifully directed, but I had a bit of trouble with myself in it. It was a silly script, based on a book this 16-year-old girl wrote.
[ Based Beautifully Bit Book Brilliant Career Directed Girl Had Myself Script Silly Trouble Wrote]
Topic:
- Let's just say that I don't think our show has very much in common with the book any more.
[ Any Book Common Just More Much Our Say Show Think Very]
Topic:
- The Carrie in the plot was too much like the Carrie in the book. She smoked, she swore a lot, she was very hard, very cynical. I could never have pulled it off.
[ Book Carrie Could Cynical Hard Lot Much Never Off Plot Pulled She Smoked Swore Too Very]
Topic:
- I had Elvis' number in my book and I never called it.
[ Book Called Elvis Had Never Number]
Topic:
- But for me, being an editor I've been an editor of all kinds of books being an editor of poetry has been the way in which I could give a crucial part of my time to what I love most.
[ Been Being Books Could Crucial Editor Give Kinds Love Most Part Poetry Time Way Which]
Topic:
- The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and of elevated opinions.
[ Books Elevated Fond Lofty Man Opinions Thought Usually]
Topic:
- Jewish villages were built in the place of Arab villages. You do not even know the names of these Arab villages, and I do not blame you because geography books no longer exist.
[ Arab Because Blame Books Built Even Exist Geography Jewish Know Longer Names Place These Villages Were]
Topic:
- Generally my typical books have lots of twists and turns a big surprise ending and then usually another surprise at the end and ideally, as in Garden of Beasts, we get to the very end and we find at the last few pages that there's yet another surprise.
[ Another Beasts Big Books End Ending Few Find Garden Generally Get Ideally Last Lots Pages Surprise Then Turns Twists Typical Usually Very Yet]
Topic:
- Hardcover books are fairly expensive these days and to read one requires a significant commitment of time in our busy society. So I want to make sure that when readers buy one of my books they get something they're familiar with.
[ Books Busy Buy Commitment Days Expensive Fairly Familiar Get Hardcover Make Our Read Readers Requires Significant Society Something Sure These Time Want]
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- I spend about eight months researching and outlining my book.
[ Book Eight Months Outlining Researching Spend]
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- In other words, the people who populate my books are more than caricatures.
[ Books Caricatures More Other Populate Than Words]
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- My books are primarily plot driven but the best plot in the world is useless if you don't populate them with characters that readers can care about.
[ Best Books Care Characters Driven Plot Populate Primarily Readers Them Useless World]
Topic:
- Readers are paramount. I live to write books for them.
[ Books Live Paramount Readers Them Write]
Topic:
- The outline is 95 percent of the book. Then I sit down and write, and that's the easy part.
[ Book Down Easy Outline Part Percent Sit Then Write]
Topic:
- Trying to write books with a subject matter or in a genre or style you're not familiar with is the best way to find the Big Block looming.
[ Best Big Block Books Familiar Find Genre Looming Matter Style Subject Trying Way Write]
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- When it comes time to write the book itself I'll shut the lights out, picture the scene I'm about to write then close my eyes and go at it. Yes, I can touch type.
[ Book Close Comes Eyes Go Itself Lights Out Picture Scene Shut Then Time Touch Type Write Yes]
Topic:
- There is nothing is more musical than a sunset. He who feels what he sees will find no more beautiful example of development in all that book which, alas, musicians read but too little - the book of Nature.
[ Alas Beautiful Book Development Example Feels Find Little More Musical Musicians Nature Nothing Read Sees Sunset Than Too Which Will]
Topic:
- Because they feel that without them telling you to do this, you wouldn't have had the characters that you have, you wouldn't have the book that you have.
[ Because Book Characters Feel Had Telling Them Without]
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- I brought samples in, because I didn't have any comic book samples, and I brought all these illustrations that I had influenced by Norman Rockwell and a couple of the other big boys. That's all I had, that's all I brought.
[ Any Because Big Book Boys Brought Comic Couple Had Illustrations Influenced Norman Other Rockwell Samples These]
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- The first book that they gave me was Jeannie, a young teenager. I went on with her maybe ten books.
[ Book Books First Gave Her Maybe Teenager Ten Went Young]
Topic:
- Then is when I decided to take it to Archie to see if they could do it as a comic book. I showed it to Richard Goldwater, and he showed it to his father, and a day or two later I got the OK to do it as a comic book.
[ Archie Book Comic Could Day Decided Father Goldwater Got His Later Ok Richard See Showed Take Then Two]
Topic:
- About 75 percent of the crude oil marketed here is sold off the books, and they are doing trades that would be illegal if it was a regulated market, and of course they do not want to regulate it.
[ Books Course Crude Doing Here Illegal Market Marketed Off Oil Percent Regulate Regulated Sold Trades Want Would]
Topic:
- Anyone can write one book: even politicians do it. Starting a second book reveals an intention to be a professional writer.
[ Anyone Book Even Intention Politicians Professional Reveals Second Starting Write Writer]
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- I think the reason working-class people don't write books is because they are encouraged to believe that only certain people are permitted to write books.
[ Because Believe Books Certain Encouraged Only Permitted Reason Think Working-Class Working-Class Write]
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- Writers are frequently asked why they wrote their first book. A more interesting answer might come from asking them why they wrote their second one.
[ Answer Asked Asking Book Come First Frequently Interesting Might More Second Their Them Why Writers Wrote]
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- I've come to think of Europe as a hardcover book, America as the paperback version.
[ America Book Come Europe Hardcover Paperback Think Version]
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- The language of my books has shaped me as a man.
[ Books Language Man Shaped]
Topic:
- I think Stevie Wonder could sing the phone book and manage to make me cry.
[ Book Could Cry Make Manage Phone Sing Stevie Think Wonder]
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- This book was company for me - I wrote these things when I was in hotels, far from where I normally live. I never intended to publish it.
[ Book Company Far Hotels Intended Live Never Normally Publish These Things Where Wrote]
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- Books should to one of these fours ends conduce, for wisdom, piety, delight, or use.
[ Books Delight Ends Fours Piety Should These Use Wisdom]
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- A large wildlife book, start to finish, could take one to two years, but then I would expect to get several good (nature) magazine features off the back of this, plus of course a lot of stock.
[ Back Book Could Course Expect Features Finish Get Good Large Lot Magazine Nature Off Plus Several Start Stock Take Then Two Wildlife Would Years]
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- Currently I am working on another three books, doing a lot of magazine work, am shooting for fifteen stock agencies, plus my own photo library - all this keeps me quite busy!
[ Agencies Am Another Books Busy Currently Doing Fifteen Keeps Library Lot Magazine Own Photo Plus Quite Shooting Stock Three Work Working]
Topic:
- I carry a notebook full of sketches of pictures I want to take - they are really scruffy sketches, but at least I am going out there with a clear objective.
[ Am Carry Clear Full Going Least Notebook Objective Out Pictures Really Sketches Take Want]
Topic:
- The book begins and ends with the visits to give the impression of a tunnel into their ancestors and family history. I believe in going backwards into the past - I felt I was digging a tunnel back to the past.
[ Ancestors Back Backwards Begins Believe Book Digging Ends Family Felt Give Going History Impression Into Past Their Tunnel Visits]
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- Usually a feeling of disappointment follows the book, because what I hoped to write is not what I actually accomplished. However, it becomes a motivation to write the next book.
[ Accomplished Actually Because Becomes Book Disappointment Feeling Follows Hoped However Motivation Next Usually Write]
Topic:
- The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.
[ Books Centuries Conversation Finest Good Minds Past Reading]
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- Time travel may be achieved one day, or it may not. But if it is, it should not require any fundamental change in world-view, at least for those who broadly share the world view I am presenting in this book.
[ Achieved Am Any Book Broadly Change Day Fundamental Least May Presenting Require Share Should Those Time Travel View World]
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- I lived through a classic publishing story. My editor was fired a month before the book came out. The editor who took it over already had a full plate. It was never advertised. We didn't get reviewed in any major outlets.
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- November is Jewish book month, so Jewish Community Centers all around the country have book fairs where they invite authors and sell books in advance of the holidays.
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- The Bible - it's sort of the other person in the room. There's this book, the reader, and the Bible.
[ Bible Book Other Person Reader Room Sort]
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- The more I do bookstores, the more people come up to me from church groups. I spoke at Pittsburg State College and had 2 or 3 ministers and book groups from a couple of churches.
[ Book Bookstores Church Churches College Come Couple Groups Had Ministers More Spoke State Up]
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- I decided that now is the time to start doing the things that really interest me and I find important. It was in the 10 years of the MacArthur grant that I began working on my first book... and I began putting more work into environmental history.
[ Began Book Decided Doing Environmental Find First Grant History Important Interest Into More Now Putting Really Start Things Time Work Working Years]
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- I've worked very hard in this book to keep the lines of communication open. I don't want to turn someone away from this information for partisan political reasons.
[ Away Book Communication Hard Information Keep Lines Open Partisan Political Reasons Someone Turn Very Want Worked]
Topic:
- The main thing that gives me hope is the media. We have radio, TV, magazines, and books, so we have the possibility of learning from societies that are remote from us, like Somalia. We turn on the TV and see what blew up in Iraq or we see conditions in Afghanistan.
[ Afghanistan Blew Books Conditions Gives Hope Iraq Learning Magazines Main Media Possibility Radio Remote See Societies Somalia Thing Turn Tv Up Us]
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- I don't go by the rule book... I lead from the heart, not the head.
[ Book Go Head Heart Lead Rule]
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- Every well-written book is a light for me. When you write, you use other writers and their books as guides in the wilderness.
[ Book Books Every Guides Light Other Their Use Well-Written Wilderness Write Writers]
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- Hands down, the biggest thrill is to get a letter from a kid saying, I loved your book. Will you write me another one?
[ Another Biggest Book Down Get Hands Kid Letter Loved Saying Thrill Will Write Your]
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- I didn't start working on children's books until I got a job at a book warehouse on the children's floor. When I started reading some of the books, I was so impressed.
[ Book Books Children Floor Got Impressed Job Reading Some Start Started Until Warehouse Working]
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- I work full-time in a used bookstore. I get up. I drink a cup of coffee. I think, The last thing I want to do is write. Then I go to the computer and write.
[ Bookstore Coffee Computer Cup Drink Full-Time Get Go Last Then Thing Think Up Used Want Work Write]
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- My goal is two pages a day, five days a week. I never want to write, but I'm always glad that I have done it. After I write, I go to work at the bookstore.
[ After Always Bookstore Day Days Done Five Glad Go Goal Never Pages Two Want Week Work Write]
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- There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
[ Backs Best Books Covers Far Parts Which]
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- If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry.
[ Body Book Cold Ever Fire Know Makes Poetry Read Warm Whole]
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- There is no Frigate like a book to take us lands away nor any coursers like a page of prancing Poetry.
[ Any Away Book Lands Nor Page Poetry Prancing Take Us]
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- I got a book deal without even turning in one shred of a writing sample.
[ Book Deal Even Got Sample Shred Turning Without Writing]
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- Self-help books are for the birds. Self-help groups are where it's at.
[ Birds Books Groups Self-Help Where]
Topic:
- My mother gave me this book called Feature Films at Used Car Prices by a guy named Rick Schmidt. I gotta credit the guy, cuz he gave me the most practical advice. It empowers you.
[ Advice Book Called Car Credit Cuz Empowers Feature Films Gave Gotta Guy Most Mother Named Practical Prices Rick Used]
Topic:
- The future? Like unwritten books and unborn children, you don't talk about it.
[ Books Children Future Talk Unborn Unwritten]
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- Every book has an intrinsic impossibility, which its writer discovers as soon as his first excitement dwindles.
[ Book Discovers Every Excitement First His Impossibility Intrinsic Soon Which Writer]
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- A book, like a landscape, is a state of consciousness varying with readers.
[ Book Consciousness Landscape Readers State Varying]
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- Living wild species are like a library of books still unread. Our heedless destruction of them is akin to burning the library without ever having read its books.
[ Akin Books Burning Destruction Ever Having Heedless Library Living Our Read Species Still Them Unread Wild Without]
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- There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate's loot on Treasure Island.
[ Books Island More Pirate Than Treasure]
Topic:
- Flavor Five is a book with recipes using five ingredients to possibly be cooked in just five minutes. It will be very user-friendly for the home cook on the run.
[ Book Cook Cooked Five Flavor Home Ingredients Just Minutes Possibly Recipes Run User-Friendly Using Very Will]
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- I can now focus on a huge audience through TV, books, cookware and foods.
[ Audience Books Focus Foods Huge Now Through Tv]
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- I was pleasantly surprised after the book came out. It was like, hey, the home team put down a nice score.
[ After Book Came Down Hey Home Nice Out Pleasantly Put Score Surprised Team]
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- An author who speaks about their own books is almost as bad as a mother who speaks about her own children.
[ Almost Author Bad Books Children Her Mother Own Speaks Their]
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- Nine-tenths of the existing books are nonsense and the clever books are the refutation of that nonsense.
[ Books Clever Existing Nine-Tenths Nonsense]
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- We cannot learn men from books.
[ Books Cannot Learn Men]
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- Not as ours the books of old - Things that steam can stamp and fold; Not as ours the books of yore - Rows of type, and nothing more.
[ Books Fold More Nothing Old Ours Rows Stamp Steam Things Type]
Topic:
- I had this really great amazing thing happen where I almost finished the book and I really needed to come up with an ending and I decided to go back and re-read the book and see if I could come up with an ending.
[ Almost Amazing Back Book Come Could Decided Ending Finished Go Great Had Happen Needed Re-Read Really See Thing Up Where]
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- It's weirder and more surprising than the other books. I think there are more places where it's just more reality bending, deliberately so. I think it's a lot more emotionally raw.
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- Well, I don't know. It's long, it's longer than both of the other books put together, so it's more ambitious. I think I get under the skin of the people a lot more than in the other books.
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- I can walk into a bookstore and hand over my credit card and they don't know who the hell I am. Maybe that says something about bookstore clerks.
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- Writers are not just people who sit down and write. They hazard themselves. Every time you compose a book your composition of yourself is at stake.
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- But then of course you reach a point where you have to say, I've got to figure out how this book's going to end. Otherwise, you're going to write yourself into so many dead-ends.
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- I write reviews of science books for the Boston Globe, so I like to give science books.
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- Today's gasoline prices are taking a severe toll on Americans' pocketbooks. Consumers are anxious.
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- What I thought we ought to try to do in a book like this is to focus closely on Lincoln, himself, to see what he knew, how he knew it, how he came to make the decisions that he did, and how he implemented them.
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- When one man dies, one chapter is not torn out of the book, but translated into a better language.
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- I've always wanted to do a Crichton book. I really love his writing.
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- It was 1978 when Superman came out, and I kept thinking, Why don't they do something about it? They've done all these crappy attempts at comic book film adaptations. What can we do different? Why don't we just re-release this thing?
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- I worked hard at memorizing lists of facts and figures, and carried with me a book of facts.
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- I've read some scripts, but I don't read as many books as I should.
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- Going to the library was the one place we got to go without asking for permission. And they let us choose what we wanted to read. It was a feeling of having a book be mine entirely.
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- I carry a notebook with me everywhere. But that's only the first step.
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- I loved to read, but I always thought that the dream was too far away. The person who had written the book was a god, it wasn't a person.
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- Ulysses could have done with a good editor. You know people are always putting Ulysses in the top 10 books ever written but I doubt that any of those people were really moved by it.
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- I guess if I wrote a book one day, it would be about hair.
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- I'll be left writing picture books and fairy tales.
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- I have two books that were published quite some time ago. I start to read about three sentences. I have to close it. I am so self-conscious. Who did I think I was?
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- Children will not pretend to be enjoying books, and they will not read books because they have been told that these books are good. They are looking for delight.
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- I hope that readers will tear through my books because they can't stop themselves - and then, maybe, read them again and find new things there.
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- Mourning Ruby is not a flat landscape: it is more like a box with pictures painted on every face. And each face is also a door which opens, I hope, to take the reader deep into the book.
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- My first collection of poems was published by Bloodaxe Books, which was then a very new imprint.
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- Writing children's books gives a writer a very strong sense of narrative drive.
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- As we have always seen here in the U.S. the universal truth about elections is that people vote their pocketbook.
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- But the animation has become very good, and I think that a movie is not a book, and a book is not a movie.
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- What I think happens, and that you have to acknowledge though, is that a director uses a book as a launching pad for his own work and that's always very flattering.
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- No other human being, no woman, no poem or music, book or painting can replace alcohol in its power to give man the illusion of real creation.
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- My father is a well known artist, Ted Dyer, who has been painting for many years. Our work is very different, but growing up surrounded by paintings, paints, easels and art books does have an effect.
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- In the dime stores and bus stations, people talk of situations, read books, repeat quotations, draw conclusions on the wall.
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- Are we not like two volumes of one book?
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- Never judge a book by its movie.
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- It was actually a very nice little book done by a gift book company. They illustrated it with pictures from 1920s football, before there were face guards.
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- One person who has mastered life is better than a thousand persons who have mastered only the contents of books, but no one can get anything out of life without God.
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- A book is a fragile creature, it suffers the wear of time, it fears rodents, the elements and clumsy hands. so the librarian protects the books not only against mankind but also against nature and devotes his life to this war with the forces of oblivion.
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- The good of a book lies in its being read. A book is made up of signs that speak of other signs, which in their turn speak of things. Without an eye to read them, a book contains signs that produce no concepts; therefore it is dumb.
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- If an army of monkeys were strumming on typewriters, they might write all the books in the British Museum.
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- But I can tell you that the issue, on one side, boils down to money - a lot of money. And it boils down to people and their connections with this money, and that's the portion that, even with this book, has not been mentioned to this day.
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- We should be as careful of the books we read, as of the company we keep. The dead very often have more power than the living.
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- Australian SF book publishing has undergone a boom recently, and sometimes it's easier for new writers to sell a book to a local publisher first, which then makes a US edition more likely.
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- Like many other women, I could not understand why every man who changed a diaper has felt impelled, in recent years, to write a book about it.
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- Don't join the book burners. Do not think you are going to conceal thoughts by concealing evidence that they ever existed.
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- In the last 1,000 years, the Arabs have translated as many books as Spain translates in just one year.
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- Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers.
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- Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.
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- And they write innumerable books; being too vain and distracted for silence: seeking every one after his own elevation, and dodging his emptiness.
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- Every one of my books is written from the viewpoint of cops, with the exception of my book Killer on the Road, which is written from the viewpoint of a serial killer.
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- I've been tremendously moved by a bunch of odd books. Ross McDonald is very important to me. I love the Lew Archer books.
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- The first book I wrote was The Bride Price which was a romantic book, but my husband burnt the book when he saw it. I was the typical African woman, I'd done this privately, I wanted him to look at it, approve it and he said he wouldn't read it.
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- I've never written a book before.
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- I thought it must be pure science fiction. But when I checked it out I found a lot of magazine articles that actually supported the theory behind the book which was incredible. That's when I decided to acquire the rights of the book and everything went from there.
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- I'm sure you're aware, with the time it takes to put these books together, everything can suddenly start coming out at once even though I wrote anything between one and five years ago.
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- It's nice to be in a situation where the two books that I write for a sort of regular monthly income are also works that I enjoy immensely, rather than them being some kind of bread and butter, do it because you have to do it.
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- Most regular superhero books are designed to go on forever; of course, very few of them do, but the point is they are trying to throw mud against the wall and hope it will stick, and most of it slides off.
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- Preacher is a book that somehow allows me time by its settling on it's characters, that sort of modern gothic western feel. You're not likely to see the boat veering too far from that.
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- You know, I think I did originally have some sort of idea of maybe a Where Eagles Dare kind of mission against impossible odds, but it really sort of died before I had a chance to really go anywhere with it, and then just doing the book was out of the question.
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- I am writing a book and that takes third place of importance.
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- If pregnancy were a book they would cut the last two chapters.
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- By burning Luther's books you may rid your bookshelves of him, but you will not rid men's minds of him.
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- When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes.
[ Any Books Buy Clothes Food Get Left Little Money]
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- However, I survived and started to read all chemistry books that I could get a hand on, first some 19th century books from our home library that did not provide much reliable information, and then I emptied the rather extensive city library.
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- Lets tell young people the best books are yet to written; the best painting, the best government the best of everything is yet to be done by them.
[ Best Books Done Everything Government Lets Painting Tell Them Written Yet Young]
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- There's the typical books, Moby Dick and, I guess in my adult life I began to read biographies more than fiction. I started to want to relate to other people's lives, things that had really happened.
[ Adult Began Biographies Books Fiction Guess Had Happened Life Lives Moby More Other Read Really Relate Started Than Things Typical Want]
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- She's an amazing dog and really inspired everything that's in this book.
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- I think education is one of the greatest tools for most kids not only to expand their book knowledge, but their ability to experience new things - I think it opens more doors than any other experience I can think of.
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