Authors that match 'boo'.

William Frederick Book (-)
George Boole Irish Mathematician (1815-1864)
Corrie Ten Boom Dutch Celebrity (1892-1983)
Daniel Boone American Explorer (1734-1820)
Debby Boone American Actress (1956-)
Lesley Boone American Actress (1968-)
Louis E. Boone American Author (1941-)
Pat Boone American Musician (1934-)
John Boorman British Director (1933-)
Daniel J. Boorstin American Historian (1914-2004)
Neal Boortz American Journalist (1945-)
Elayne Boosler American Comedian (1952-)
Barton Booth English Actor (1681-1733)
Catherine Booth American Activist (1829-1890)
Edwin Booth American Actor (1833-1893)
John Wilkes Booth American Criminal (1838-1865)
Sean Booth English Musician (-)
Shirley Booth American Actress (1907-1992)
William Booth British Leader (1829-1912)
Boozoo Chavis American Musician (1930-2001)
Bootsy Collins American Musician (1951-)
Boomer Esiason American Athlete (1961-)
Clare Boothe Luce American Dramatist (-)
T. Boone Pickens American Businessman (1928-)
Booth Tarkington American Novelist (1869-1946)
Booker T. Washington American Educator (1856-1915)

Quotations that match 'boo'.

A hug is like a boomerang - you get it back right away. Bil Keane Friendship
[ Away Back Boomerang Get Hug Right]
Unprovided with original learning, unformed in the habits of thinking, unskilled in the arts of composition, I resolved to write a book. Edward Gibbon
[ Arts Book Composition Habits Learning Original Resolved Thinking Unskilled Write]
My wife and I love to read. We're going to have to move out to make room for the books! And we have our dogs. Gale Gordon
[ Books Dogs Going Love Make Move Our Out Read Room Wife]
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. Michael Chabon
[ Back Books Cholera Fire Going Keep Love Maybe More Pale Reader Rereading Say Than Things Time]
When I was still in prep school - 14, 15 - I started keeping notebooks, journals. I started writing, almost like landscape drawing or life drawing. I never kept a diary, I never wrote about my day and what happened to me, but I described things. John Irving
[ Almost Day Described Diary Drawing Happened Journals Keeping Kept Landscape Life Never Notebooks Prep School Started Still Things Writing Wrote]
I read everything and anything. I love books. Gail Porter
[ Anything Books Everything Love Read]
We are the children of a technological age. We have found streamlined ways of doing much of our routine work. Printing is no longer the only way of reproducing books. Reading them, however, has not changed. Lawrence Clark Powell Technology
[ Age Books Changed Children Doing Found However Longer Much Only Our Printing Reading Reproducing Routine Streamlined Technological Them Way Ways Work]
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. Bernard Cornwell
[ Because Books Committee Decisions Deferring Instead Make Member Simplicity Team Writing Yes Yourself]
I think plays, like books, are endemic. They grow out of the soil of the writer and the place he's writing about. I think, you just can't move them about, you know. Peter Shaffer
[ Books Endemic Grow Just Know Move Out Place Plays Soil Them Think Writer Writing]
Take a look at the books other people have in their homes. Jerzy Kosinski
[ Books Homes Look Other Take Their]
Some authors have a very hard time understanding that in order to be faithful to the spirit of the book, it's almost always impossible to remain faithful to the text. You have to make changes. Richard Russo
[ Almost Always Authors Book Changes Faithful Hard Impossible Make Order Remain Some Spirit Text Time Understanding Very]
I decided he'd changed so much that a whole new book was required and that book actually I can say so was the first to say that the marriage was in trouble and the Prince didn't like at all and my book was being serialized in the Sunday Times over five weeks. Anthony Holden
[ Actually Being Book Changed Decided First Five Marriage Much New Over Prince Required Say Sunday Times Trouble Weeks Whole]
Study how water flows in a valley stream, smoothly and freely between the rocks. Also learn from holy books and wise people. Everything - even mountains, rivers, plants and trees - should be your teacher. Morihei Ueshiba
[ Also Between Books Even Everything Flows Freely Holy How Learn Mountains Plants Rivers Rocks Should Smoothly Stream Study Teacher Trees Valley Water Wise Your]
Some of the recipes in the book have evolved for us. Many haven't. Thomas Keller
[ Book Evolved Haven Many Recipes Some Us]
I wrote the book because I wanted to be able to share some things that I had learned and as pompous as that may sound, as you get to a certain point in life, you figure so what am I doing? Goldie Hawn
[ Able Am Because Book Certain Doing Figure Get Had Learned Life May Point Pompous Share Some Sound Things Wanted Wrote]
Wherever they burn books they will also, in the end, burn human beings. Heinrich Heine
[ Also Beings Books Burn End Human Wherever Will]
I don't remember ever having finished a book. Bridget Hall
[ Book Ever Finished Having Remember]
Miss a meal if you have to, but don't miss a book. Jim Rohn
[ Book Meal Miss]
'What is the use of a book', thought Alice, 'without pictures or conversations?' Lewis Carroll
[ Alice Book Conversations Pictures Thought Use Without]
Electronic distribution is more of a fall-back strategy for putting out a book that isn't deemed profitable enough to print. You hardly make any money publishing an electronic book. Rudy Rucker
[ Any Book Deemed Distribution Electronic Enough Hardly Make Money More Out Print Profitable Publishing Putting Strategy]
When part of what you're trying to get at is the truth hidden under a taboo, or when you want to nail a hypocrisy, laughter is a very useful tool. I want to show the painful side of existence, but there is no question I also want to make people laugh. Todd Solondz
[ Also Existence Get Hidden Hypocrisy Laugh Laughter Make Nail Painful Part Question Show Side Taboo Tool Truth Trying Under Useful Very Want]
A bookstore is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking. Jerry Seinfeld
[ Bookstore Evidence Only Pieces Still Thinking]
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. George Carlin
[ Asked Bookstore Defeat Purpose Said Section Self-Help She Told Went Where Would]
Boxing is the only sport you can get your brain shook, your money took and your name in the undertaker book. Joe Frazier
[ Book Boxing Brain Get Money Name Only Shook Sport Took Undertaker Your]
The books that help you the most are those which make you think the most. Theodore Parker
[ Books Help Make Most Think Those Which]
What has influenced my life more than any other single thing has been my stammer. Had I not stammered I would probably... have gone to Cambridge as my brothers did, perhaps have become a don and every now and then published a dreary book about French literature. W. Somerset Maugham
[ Any Become Been Book Brothers Cambridge Did Dreary Every French Gone Had Influenced Life Literature More Now Other Perhaps Probably Published Single Stammer Than Then Thing Would]
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. Joan Blades
[ Book Communities Crowd Different Either Individuals Locally Meaningful Nationally Participating Reaches Stories Their Very Ways]
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. Maya Angelou
[ Adored Black Books Desired Except Far Knew Lonely Men Never Them Were White Women Worked]
With the Truman book, I wrote the entire account of his experiences in World War I before going over to Europe to follow his tracks in the war. When I got there, there was a certain satisfaction in finding I had it right - it does look like that. David McCullough
[ Account Before Book Certain Does Entire Europe Experiences Finding Follow Going Got Had His Look Over Right Satisfaction Tracks Truman War World Wrote]
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. Brian P. Cleary
[ Been Beginning Books Death Done End Gone Joke Middle Read Stories Story These Thing Want Whole Wind]
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. Ibrahim Babangida
[ Another Bearing Being Birth Body Book Coming Each Forward History Ideas Into Launch March National New Our Present Step Takes Testimony Witness]
Man ceased to be an ape, vanquished the ape, on the day the first book was written. Arthur Helps
[ Ape Book Ceased Day First Man Vanquished Written]
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. John Boehner
[ After Books Bring Condition Crisis End Enforcing Everything Going Government Gulf Laws Means Original Possibly Restoring Should Think]
Books and all forms of writing are terror to those who wish to suppress the truth. Wole Soyinka
[ Books Forms Suppress Terror Those Truth Wish Writing]
I spend about eight months researching and outlining my book. Jeffery Deaver
[ Book Eight Months Outlining Researching Spend]
When I was about eight, I decided that the most wonderful thing, next to a human being, was a book. Margaret Walker
[ Being Book Decided Eight Human Most Next Thing Wonderful]
That text-books be permitted in Catholic schools such as will not offend the religious views of the minority, and which from an educational standpoint shall be satisfactory to the advisory board. Charles Tupper
[ Advisory Board Catholic Educational Minority Offend Permitted Religious Satisfactory Schools Shall Standpoint Such Views Which Will]
The story follows the whole family. But pretty much all the characters who are in jail have written a book about it, so you've got their perspective of it, however skewed they want you to see it. Marguerite Moreau
[ Book Characters Family Follows Got However Jail Much Perspective Pretty See Skewed Story Their Want Whole Written]
Well, now that he's finished one building, he'll Le Corbusier go write four books about it. Frank Lloyd Wright
[ Books Building Finished Four Go Now Well Write]
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. Jonathan Coe
[ America Any Away Been Books Cent Far Most Never Only Regret Rights Saw Signed Successful World]
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. Morgan Brittany
[ Book Brittany Called Change Character First Keep Last Lead Morgan Name Opened Picked Susan Thought Up Would]
For the first couple of years I played really bad tennis. It was so bad that they booed me off the court. Richard Krajicek
[ Bad Booed Couple Court First Off Played Really Tennis Years]
The whole book experience was a look into another world, the world of Gore Vidal and Norman Mailer. Jerry Kramer
[ Another Book Experience Gore Into Look Mailer Norman Whole World]
The rapid growth in many of our suburbs has spawned a booming construction industry eager to hire low wage immigrants who gladly fill these jobs, many of them happy to be paid in cash, free of federal and state taxes. Spencer Bachus
[ Booming Cash Construction Eager Federal Fill Free Gladly Growth Happy Hire Immigrants Industry Jobs Low Many Our Paid Rapid Spawned State Suburbs Taxes Them These Wage]
I've always wanted to do a Crichton book. I really love his writing. Richard Donner
[ Always Book His Love Really Wanted Writing]
Books have the same enemies as people: fire, humidity, animals, weather, and their own content. Paul Valery
[ Animals Books Content Enemies Fire Humidity Own Same Their Weather]
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. Lee Child
[ Actually Another Answer Become Book Desperation Driven Entertainment Feelings Felt First Getting How Inside Job Logical Novelist Only Real Some Stay Very Without Worked World Wrote]
For the baby boomer generation, a home is now seen not as the cornerstone of advancement but a ball and chain, restricting their ability and their mobility to move and seek out a job at another location. Mortimer Zuckerman
[ Ability Advancement Another Baby Ball Chain Cornerstone Generation Home Job Location Mobility Move Now Out Restricting Seek Seen Their]
In the book, I write about children in first grade who were taught to read by reading want ads. They learned to write by writing job applications. Imagine what would happen if anyone tried to do that to children in a predominantly white suburban school. Jonathan Kozol
[ Ads Anyone Applications Book Children First Grade Happen Imagine Job Learned Predominantly Read Reading School Suburban Taught Tried Want Were White Would Write Writing]
Girls can wear jeans, cut their hair short, wear shirts and boots, 'cause it's okay to be a boy, but for a boy to look like a girl is degrading. Charlotte Gainsbourg
[ Boots Boy Cause Cut Degrading Girl Girls Hair Jeans Look Okay Shirts Short Their Wear]
One was a book I read by Mahatma Gandhi. In it was a passage where he said that religion, the pursuing of the inner journey, should not be separated from the pursuing of the outer and social journey, because we are not isolated beings. Satish Kumar
[ Because Beings Book Gandhi Inner Isolated Journey Mahatma Outer Passage Pursuing Read Religion Said Separated Should Social Where]
Webster and I are very aloof. The two of us go and sit there by ourselves. I sit by myself in the corner with my book and the newspaper. He kind of runs around a little bit, and then he goes and sits on top of the picnic table. He never plays with other little dogs. Calista Flockhart
[ Aloof Around Bit Book Corner Dogs Go Goes Kind Little Myself Never Newspaper Other Ourselves Picnic Plays Runs Sit Sits Table Then Top Two Us Very Webster]
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. William Bolcom
[ Aspect Book Dealing Explore Got Honor Just Maybe Movie Nice Play Some Something Will]
It's not surprising to see in my own work, looking back, and in the work of some of my peers, an attention to family. It's nice to write a book that does tend toward significance and meaning, and where else are you sure of finding it? Jonathan Franzen
[ Attention Back Book Does Else Family Finding Looking Meaning Nice Own Peers See Significance Some Sure Surprising Tend Toward Where Work Write]
The novels take longer to write than the picture book texts, and they do take a different sort of concentration. However, a very short, simple story that works well is just as exciting to me as any longer and more complex book. Margaret Mahy
[ Any Book Complex Concentration Different Exciting However Just Longer More Novels Picture Short Simple Sort Story Take Texts Than Very Well Works Write]
Someone told me that each equation I included in the book would halve the sales. Stephen Hawking
[ Book Each Equation Included Sales Someone Told Would]
When I first concluded to print the book, I made an honest effort to construct it in the third person. John Sergeant Wise
[ Book Concluded Construct Effort First Honest Made Person Print Third]
Easy is to occupy a place in a telephone book. Difficult is to occupy someone's heart; know that you're really loved. Carlos Drummond de Andrade
[ Book Difficult Easy Heart Know Loved Occupy Place Really Someone Telephone]
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books. Alvin Lee
[ Anywhere Books Go Make Read World]
I read all the time... I read a lot of history books. Mickey Spillane
[ Books History Lot Read Time]
How long it takes to write a book depends on its length. Walter Jon Williams
[ Book Depends How Length Long Takes Write]
You either ignore the comic book and make a great movie or you stay very close to the comic book. Matthew Vaughn
[ Book Close Comic Either Great Ignore Make Movie Stay Very]
This time, there have been a lot of interesting discussion about the subject matter and I've had a good time talking about it. And in some of the cases, I'm not just signing books; I'm showing slides and talking about the work. Leonard Nimoy
[ Been Books Cases Discussion Good Had Interesting Just Lot Matter Showing Signing Slides Some Subject Talking Time Work]
But as my brother was doing his research for a book about my father, it became his opinion that the most influential anti-semitism my father encountered when he was growing up was from Jews, because his relatives were German Jews, and doctors. Tobias Wolff
[ Anti-Semitism Became Because Book Brother Doctors Doing Encountered Father German Growing His Influential Jews Most Opinion Relatives Research Up Were]
There are no taboos in bed, and there shouldn't be any taboos in bed. Frank Langella
[ Any Bed Taboos]
Next to acquiring good friends, the best acquisition is that of good books. Charles Caleb Colton
[ Acquiring Acquisition Best Books Friends Good Next]
I agreed on condition that we found a completely new concept that had nothing to do with the latest books. Bernard Pivot
[ Agreed Books Completely Concept Condition Found Had Latest New Nothing]
Screenplays I didn't really care about, journalism, travel books, getting my writer friends to write about their dreams or something. I just determined to write the books I had to write. Kazuo Ishiguro
[ Books Care Determined Dreams Friends Getting Had Journalism Just Really Screenplays Something Their Travel Write Writer]
Saturday Night Live is such a comedy boot camp in a way, because you get to work with so many different people who come in to host the show and you get thrown into so many situations and learn how to think on your feet, so filmmaking actually feels slow, in a good way. Will Ferrell
[ Actually Because Boot Camp Come Comedy Different Feels Feet Filmmaking Get Good Host How Into Learn Live Many Night Saturday Show Situations Slow Such Think Thrown Way Work Your]
I wrote the book in my head when I was 6 years old. Steven Cojocaru
[ Book Head Old Wrote Years]
The concentration in my book on Marie Antoinette's childhood and on her family influences. It is surprising how some books actually start with her arrival in France! Antonia Fraser
[ Actually Antoinette Arrival Book Books Childhood Concentration Family France Her How Influences Marie Some Start Surprising]
I used to dress up and impersonate our next-door neighbor, Miss Cox. She wore rubber boots, a wool hat, and her nose always dripped. Tracey Ullman
[ Always Boots Cox Dress Hat Her Impersonate Miss Neighbor Next-Door Nose Our Rubber She Up Used Wool Wore]
I just noticed recently that in one book after another I seem to find an excuse to find some character who, to put it idiotically simply, is allowed to talk crazy. Jonathan Lethem
[ After Allowed Another Book Character Crazy Excuse Find Just Noticed Put Recently Seem Simply Some Talk]
It is much simpler to buy books than to read them and easier to read them than to absorb their contents. William Osler
[ Absorb Books Buy Contents Easier Much Read Simpler Than Their Them]
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. Robert Caro
[ Book Did Endures Feel Gee More Say Sells Something Sometimes Than Then Timeless Years Your]
Drugs, sex, booze, all the stuff that we wanted to do. The problem was that we didn't want to learn the top 40 'cause most of the music was awful and we had this other idea about what we wanted to do. Wayne Kramer
[ Awful Booze Cause Had Idea Learn Most Music Other Problem Sex Stuff Top Want Wanted]
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. John Berger
[ Because Book Covers Everything Four Happen Inhabit Makes Next Own Place Possible Read Roof Story Take Voice Walls Will Within]
The jazz boom was goin' on then so there was a lot happenin' in New York at that time. Mose Allison
[ Boom Goin Jazz Lot New Then Time York]
There are writers in Germany who drink the Absolute like water; and there are books in which even the dogs make references to the Infinite. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Absolute Books Dogs Drink Even Germany Infinite Make References Water Which Writers]
A divorce lawyer is a chameleon with a law book. Marvin Mitchelson
[ Book Chameleon Divorce Law Lawyer]
The guys in my band are great-we watch movies, we eat pizza, take walks, read books. Everybody has a really great sense of humor. And my boyfriend comes and visits me on the road. Lisa Loeb
[ Band Books Boyfriend Comes Eat Everybody Great Guys Humor Movies Pizza Read Really Road Sense Take Visits Walks Watch]
You know, after filming the movie the book was still just as big. I think it was actually bigger. I think Stephen King went back and wrote extra pages. He's fantastic. Timothy Olyphant
[ Actually After Back Big Bigger Book Extra Fantastic Filming Just King Know Movie Pages Stephen Still Think Went Wrote]
That became a big time in comic books because it's when people were starting to break out into independent stuff, the market was getting choked with speculators and everybody was trying to do their own trick covers. Todd McFarlane
[ Became Because Big Books Break Choked Comic Covers Everybody Getting Independent Into Market Out Own Speculators Starting Stuff Their Time Trick Trying Were]
You have to remember that in addition to running a literary agency, I am also an ebook publisher. Richard Curtis
[ Addition Agency Also Am Literary Publisher Remember Running]
For books are more than books, they are the life, the very heart and core of ages past, the reason why men lived and worked and died, the essence and quintessence of their lives. Gene Fowler
[ Ages Books Core Died Essence Heart Life Lived Lives Men More Past Quintessence Reason Than Their Very Why Worked]
Let's put it this way: if you are a novelist, I think you start out with a 20 word idea, and you work at it and you wind up with a 200,000 word novel. We, picture-book people, or at least I, start out with 200,000 words and I reduce it to 20. Eric Carle
[ Idea Least Novel Novelist Out Put Reduce Start Think Up Way Wind Word Words Work]
Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly remembered. W. H. Auden
[ Books Forgotten None Remembered Some Undeservedly]
I'm trying to get in the habit of, you know, picking up a book and learning how to write my feelings down, not my feelings but my thoughts, about things, and hopefully I'll moving toward the writing and directing thing soon. Corey Haim
[ Book Directing Down Feelings Get Habit Hopefully How Know Learning Moving Picking Soon Thing Things Thoughts Toward Trying Up Write Writing]
Very few of my books are about who stole the Maltese Falcon. Robert B. Parker
[ Books Falcon Few Stole Very]
The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out... without regard to the prevailing superstitions and taboos. Almost inevitably he comes to the conclusion that the government he lives under is dishonest, insane, intolerable. H. L. Mencken
[ Able Almost Any Comes Conclusion Dangerous Dishonest Government Inevitably Insane Intolerable Lives Man Most Out Prevailing Regard Superstitions Taboos Things Think Under Without]
The writer probably knows what he meant when he wrote a book, but he should immediately forget what he meant when he's written it. William Golding
[ Book Forget Immediately Knows Meant Probably Should Writer Written Wrote]
I read all the time. I was reading a book I admire very much by Alice McDermot called Charming Billy. John McGahern
[ Admire Alice Billy Book Called Charming Much Read Reading Time Very]
But more wonderful than the lore of old men and the lore of books is the secret lore of ocean. H. P. Lovecraft
[ Books Lore Men More Ocean Old Secret Than Wonderful]
I'm publicizing the book that's done. I'm writing the book that's in the hopper, and I'm doing a little advance research on the book to come. Ann Rule
[ Advance Book Come Doing Done Hopper Little Publicizing Research Writing]
We used to play the Savoy Ballroom, and we always had a boogie tune in the set. Bands like Tommy Dorsey used to do a little boogie woogie. The big bands. Jay McShann
[ Always Ballroom Bands Big Boogie Dorsey Had Little Play Set Tommy Tune Used]
To sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread out before you, and hold intimate converse with men of unseen generations - such is a pleasure beyond compare. Kenko Yoshida
[ Alone Before Beyond Book Compare Converse Generations Hold Intimate Men Out Pleasure Sit Spread Such Unseen]
She was so small she could make mamba in a telephone booth. Bill Haley
[ Booth Could Make She Small Telephone]
In books lies the soul of the whole past time. Thomas Carlyle
[ Books Lies Past Soul Time Whole]
I am not a total, complete nitwit when it comes to selling books. I promise you there will be unexpected things. Some of them I don't know yet. She's writing it all herself. Mary Matalin
[ Am Books Comes Complete Herself Know Promise Selling She Some Them Things Total Unexpected Will Writing Yet]
I have to finish this book tour of almost 30 cities. Iris Chang
[ Almost Book Cities Finish Tour]
I get crazy in a bookstore. It makes my heart beat hard because I want to buy everything. Reese Witherspoon
[ Beat Because Bookstore Buy Crazy Everything Get Hard Heart Makes Want]
I doubt I'll ever do another book collaboration; I've been spoiled. Roger and I both happened to move to New Mexico at about the same time, when we each had a family of young kids to raise. Socializing seemed to lead naturally to working together. Fred Saberhagen
[ Another Been Book Both Collaboration Doubt Each Ever Family Had Happened Kids Lead Mexico Move Naturally New Raise Roger Same Seemed Socializing Spoiled Time Together Working Young]
In fact, one was so booked out we went from March and were to go till November, but the pantomime was booked so they transferred the show to the Prince of Wales Theatre because it was so packed out, and it ran on from there. Norman Wisdom
[ Because Booked Fact Go March November Out Packed Pantomime Prince Ran Show Theatre Till Transferred Wales Went Were]
To read a book, to think it over, and to write out notes is a useful exercise; a book which will not repay some hard thought is not worth publishing. Maria Mitchell
[ Book Exercise Hard Notes Out Over Publishing Read Repay Some Think Thought Useful Which Will Worth Write]
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. Laurie Anderson
[ Book Books Called Children Few First Had Mystery Package Pictures Story Words Written Wrote]
Whatever extra there is in me at any given moment isn't fully formed. I am hardly aware of it; it awaits the next book. It will - with luck - come to me during the actual writing, and it will take me by surprise. V. S. Naipaul
[ Actual Am Any Awaits Aware Book Come During Extra Formed Fully Given Hardly Luck Moment Next Surprise Take Whatever Will Writing]
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'. Emanuel Celler
[ Books Different Few Food Furniture Homes House Lot Music Neighbors Other Our Pattern Repeated Thousands Were]
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another. Nancy Mitford
[ Another Book Bothered Ever Fang Good Life Never Only Read White]
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts. Charles Dickens
[ Backs Best Books Covers Far Parts Which]
A man's action is only a picture book of his creed. Arthur Helps
[ Action Book Creed His Man Only Picture]
Our life is a book that writes itself and whose principal themes sometimes escape us. We are like characters in a novel who do not always understand what the author wants of them. Julien Green
[ Always Author Book Characters Escape Itself Life Novel Our Principal Sometimes Them Themes Understand Us Wants Whose Writes]
When it comes time to sit down and write the next book, you're deathly afraid that you're not up to the task. That was certainly the case with me after Snow Falling on Cedars. David Guterson
[ Afraid After Book Case Certainly Comes Deathly Down Falling Next Sit Snow Task Time Up Write]
As a kid I was fascinated with sports, and I loved sports more than anything else. The first books I read were about sports, like books about Baseball Joe, as one baseball hero was called. Robert Jay Lifton
[ Anything Baseball Books Called Else Fascinated First Hero Joe Kid Loved More Read Sports Than Were]
There are three reasons why this book came into being. First, throughout the 33 years I've been writing recipes - although I'm not vegetarian myself - I have greatly enjoyed creating vegetarian recipes, and cooking and serving them at home. Delia Smith
[ Although Been Being Book Came Cooking Creating Enjoyed First Greatly Home Into Myself Reasons Recipes Serving Them Three Throughout Vegetarian Why Writing Years]
I've had the odd good luck of starting slowly and building gradually, something few writers are allowed anymore. As a result I've seen each of my books called the breakthrough. And each was, in its way. Jonathan Lethem
[ Allowed Anymore Books Breakthrough Building Called Each Few Good Gradually Had Luck Odd Result Seen Slowly Something Starting Way Writers]
The possession of a book becomes a substitute for reading it. Anthony Burgess
[ Becomes Book Possession Reading Substitute]
The first function of a book review should be, I believe, to give some idea of the contents and character of the book. Walter Kaufmann
[ Believe Book Character Contents First Function Give Idea Review Should Some]
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. Sergio Aragones
[ Better Book Choose Every Four Go Issues Little Longer Sometimes Stories Story Try]
Readers are paramount. I live to write books for them. Jeffery Deaver
[ Books Live Paramount Readers Them Write]
We had a booming stock market in 1929 and then went into the world's greatest depression. We have a booming stock market in 1999. Will the bubble somehow burst, and then we enter depression? Well, some things are not different. Jeffrey Sachs Finance
[ Booming Bubble Burst Depression Different Enter Greatest Had Into Market Some Somehow Stock Then Things Well Went Will World]
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. James Ellroy
[ Book Books Cops Every Exception Killer Road Serial Viewpoint Which Written]
I decided we should book ourselves, so I started booking the band. Ruben Blades
[ Band Book Booking Decided Ourselves Should Started]
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. Cory Doctorow
[ Bending Books Deliberately Emotionally Just Lot More Other Places Raw Reality Surprising Than Think Weirder Where]
Bud Johnson, God rest his soul of fame, a tenor saxophonist. Bud was always a big, big, big booster of mine and he always when I first met Bud in Pittsburgh when he came through there, he heard me sing and he wanted me to come to Chicago. Billy Eckstine
[ Always Big Bud Came Chicago Come Fame First God Heard His Johnson Met Mine Pittsburgh Rest Saxophonist Sing Soul Tenor Through Wanted]
Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read. Groucho Marx
[ Best Book Dark Dog Friend Inside Man Outside Read Too]
Using these toolkits is like trying to make a bookshelf out of mashed potatoes. Jamie Zawinski
[ Bookshelf Make Mashed Out Potatoes These Trying Using]
To paint comic books as childish and illiterate is lazy. A lot of comic books are very literate - unlike most films. Alan Moore
[ Books Childish Comic Films Illiterate Lazy Literate Lot Most Paint Unlike Very]
I often think that could we creep behind the actor's eyes, we would find an attic of forgotten toys and a copy of the Domesday Book. Laurence Olivier
[ Actor Attic Behind Book Copy Could Creep Eyes Find Forgotten Often Think Toys Would]
Forget romantic fiction, a survey has found that most women would rather read a good book than go shopping, have sex, or sleep. Janet Street-Porter
[ Book Fiction Forget Found Go Good Most Rather Read Romantic Sex Shopping Sleep Survey Than Women Would]
What I try to do in the book is to trace the chain of relationships running from elementary particles, fundamental building blocks of matter everywhere in the universe, such as quarks, all the way to complex entities, and in particular complex adaptive system like jaguars. Murray Gell-Mann
[ Adaptive Blocks Book Building Chain Complex Elementary Entities Everywhere Fundamental Jaguars Matter Particles Particular Relationships Running Such System Trace Try Universe Way]
I fantasize about having a manual job where I can come home at night, read a book and not feel responsible for what will happen the next day. Jodie Foster
[ Book Come Day Fantasize Feel Happen Having Home Job Manual Next Night Read Responsible Where Will]
I am writing a book about the Crusades so dull that I can scarcely write it. Hilaire Belloc
[ Am Book Crusades Dull Scarcely Write Writing]
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. Kevin J. Anderson
[ 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]
War can really cause no economic boom, at least not directly, since an increase in wealth never does result from destruction of goods. Ludwig von Mises
[ Boom Cause Destruction Directly Does Economic Goods Increase Least Never Really Result Since War Wealth]
I don't think I've ever read an old book through from start to finish. Not after more than six months after writing it, that is. Nicholas Mosley
[ After Book Ever Finish Months More Old Read Six Start Than Think Through Writing]
Alinsky's 1971 book, "Rules for Radicals," is a favorite of the Obamas. Michele Obama quoted it at the Democratic Convention. One Alinsky tactic is to "Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it." That's what the White House did in targeting Rush Limbaugh, Rick Santelli and Jim Cramer. Karl Rove
[ Book Convention Democratic Did Favorite Freeze House Jim Limbaugh Obama Obama Pick Quoted Radicals Rick Rules Rush Tactic Target Targeting White]
If I loved all the world as I do you, I shouldn't write books to it: I should only write letters to it, and that would be only a clumsy stage on the way to entire telepathy. Laurence Housman
[ Books Clumsy Entire Letters Loved Only Should Stage Way World Would Write]
I had taken a course in Ethics. I read a thick textbook, heard the class discussions and came out of it saying I hadn't learned a thing I didn't know before about morals and what is right or wrong in human conduct. Carl Sandburg
[ Before Came Class Conduct Course Discussions Ethics Had Hadn Heard Human Know Learned Morals Out Read Right Saying Taken Textbook Thick Thing Wrong]
I look at my books the way parents look at their children. The fact that one becomes more successful than the others doesn't make me love the less successful one any less. Alex Haley
[ Any Becomes Books Children Fact Less Look Love Make More Others Parents Successful Than Their Way]
There's my education in computers, right there; this is the whole thing, everything I took out of a book. Howard Aiken
[ Book Computers Education Everything Out Right Thing Took Whole]
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. Shmuel Y. Agnon
[ According Began Book Came Certainly Combine Every First German Hebrew Letters Nature Other Read Received Soul Than These Way]
Saddam Hussein wrote the book on human rights violations. Curt Weldon
[ Book Human Hussein Rights Saddam Violations Wrote]
A book is always a dialogue with other readers and other books. Tim O'Reilly
[ Always Book Books Dialogue Other Readers]
Now, I'll tell you something that might interest you. Casino Royale was the first Bond book that Ian Fleming ever wrote. And he couldn't get anybody to touch it, to publish it - he couldn't do anything about it at all. Nobody wanted to know. Val Guest
[ Anybody Anything Bond Book Casino Ever First Fleming Get Ian Interest Know Might Nobody Now Publish Something Tell Touch Wanted Wrote]
The book is a dialogue between The Dalai Lama and a group of scientists about how we can better handle our destructive emotions and how to overcome them. Daniel Goleman
[ Better Between Book Dalai Destructive Dialogue Emotions Group Handle How Lama Our Overcome Scientists Them]
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. Francis Crick
[ Acids Amino Bases Biochemical Biochemistry Ever Four Generalizations Hardly Mentioned Minor More Nature Reservations Same Striking Surprisingly Textbooks Throughout Twenty Which]
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. Poul Anderson
[ Barely Been Biological Book Certain Completely First Going Had Harvest Implications Obvious Perfectly Revolutionary Saw Science Stars Things Touched Two Writing Wrote]
There's not too much difference between writing a picture book and writing a collection of a hundred poems or so, except that the bigger books take a lot longer to do. Jack Prelutsky
[ Between Bigger Book Books Collection Difference Except Hundred Longer Lot Much Picture Poems Take Too Writing]
I'm constantly revising. Once the book is written and typed, I go through the entire draft again. Chaim Potok
[ Again Book Constantly Draft Entire Go Once Revising Through Typed Written]
The things that are really important to me are my man, my animals and my books. I don't need anything else. Mary Crosby
[ Animals Anything Books Else Important Man Need Really Things]
I have disassociated myself from that book. Uta Hagen
[ Book Myself]
We are as liable to be corrupted by books, as by companions. Henry Fielding
[ Books Companions Corrupted Liable]
When I found the book was condemned as soon as the book was printed, or rather as soon as it was set up ready to print, I held it in plates for a year nearly, waiting to see what would come out of all this discussion. John Harvey Kellogg
[ Book Come Condemned Discussion Found Held Nearly Out Plates Print Printed Rather Ready See Set Soon Up Waiting Would Year]
Then I heard this genius teacher Stella Adler - I recommend you read anything you might find about her and if you have anyone interested in theatre, you get them one of her books. Harvey Keitel
[ Adler Anyone Anything Books Find Genius Get Heard Her Interested Might Read Recommend Stella Teacher Theatre Them Then]
I cite in my book countless examples of the foundational documents of the colonial period in America and the writings of the leaders, that this was intended to be a Christian nation. Pat Robertson
[ America Book Christian Cite Colonial Countless Documents Examples Foundational Intended Leaders Nation Period Writings]
I was in Paris at an English-language bookstore. I picked up a volume of Dickinson's poetry. I came back to my hotel, read 2,000 of her poems and immediately began composing in my head. I wrote down the melodies even before I got to a piano. Gordon Getty
[ Back Before Began Bookstore Came Composing Down Even Got Head Her Hotel Immediately Melodies Paris Piano Picked Poems Poetry Read Up Volume Wrote]
Each book has been different and has been challenging in its own way to write. Jean M. Auel
[ Been Book Challenging Different Each Own Way Write]
One of the books we read a few years ago that had a big effect on us was Repeated Takes by Michael Chanan. Colin Greenwood
[ Ago Big Books Effect Few Had Michael Read Repeated Takes Us Years]
Americans are paying for our lack of an energy policy with their jobs and out of their pocketbooks. Bob Beauprez
[ Americans Energy Jobs Lack Our Out Paying Pocketbooks Policy Their]
There was reference made to a book written in Greek by a former Rabbi who had been converted to Christianity. There was reference to a publication of a high clergyman of Milan. Not even did Jews raise objections to that book. Julius Streicher
[ Been Book Christianity Clergyman Converted Did Even Former Greek Had High Jews Made Milan Objections Publication Rabbi Raise Reference Written]
Whoever you are, you will not write this book. I can tell you nothing. Do not call me again. Ever. Roberto Calvi
[ Again Book Call Ever Nothing Tell Whoever Will Write]
How can a rabbi not live with doubt? The Bible itself is a book of doubt. Arthur Hertzberg
[ Bible Book Doubt How Itself Live Rabbi]
I've written enough books with real celebrities, such as Walter Payton and Hank Aaron and Billy Graham, to know that fame looks good only to people who don't have it. Jerry B. Jenkins
[ Aaron Billy Books Celebrities Enough Fame Good Graham Hank Know Looks Only Real Such Walter Written]
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. Robertson Davies
[ Actually Almost Anybody Best Books Classics Diet Diets God Guaranteed However Hundred Intend Known Nothing Read Reading Save Seen Such Suppose Urge Us Work]
Hold fast to the Bible. To the influence of this Book we are indebted for all the progress made in true civilization and to this we must look as our guide in the future. Ulysses S. Grant
[ Bible Book Civilization Fast Future Guide Hold Indebted Influence Look Made Must Our Progress True]
Everything was going my way. I was happily marching into the history books. Then it all just fell apart. George Michael
[ Apart Books Everything Fell Going Happily History Into Just Marching Then Way]
I feel really good right now. It will really be a tough decision. It's so hard to give up what you love doing. Hanging up the boots will not be an easy thing to do. Hulk Hogan
[ Boots Decision Doing Easy Feel Give Good Hanging Hard Love Now Really Right Thing Tough Up Will]
I'm in the booth and first of all, I'm from Germany and I had never heard a gospel in my life. Boris Kodjoe
[ Booth First Germany Gospel Had Heard Life Never]
Being alone is scarier than any boogey man and the reason why I don't choose to see Horror movies as a rule. Tom Sizemore
[ Alone Any Being Choose Horror Man Movies Reason Rule Scarier See Than Why]
I can't bear art that you can walk round and admire. A book should be either a bandit or a rebel or a man in the crowd. David Herbert Lawrence
[ Admire Art Bandit Bear Book Crowd Either Man Rebel Round Should Walk]
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. Al Alvarez
[ Book Boy Dreadful Ever Got How Imagine Into Jewish Loathe Mean Nice Really Say Trade]
I write books to find out about things. Rebecca West
[ Books Find Out Things Write]
I was drawn to boxing because I got beat up as a kid. I was the kid with the piano books in a New York neighbourhood. Billy Joel
[ Beat Because Books Boxing Drawn Got Kid Neighbourhood New Piano Up York]
That was my fear, which is why when I was took over a book, I was always trying to tweak it a little bit so that it looked like I was trying to add something instead of keeping the status quo. Todd McFarlane
[ Add Always Bit Book Fear Instead Keeping Little Looked Over Quo Something Status Took Trying Tweak Which Why]
I try not to worry about rewriting books that worked well the first time. I'm too busy writing new books to worry about things that are already in print. Laurell K. Hamilton
[ Already Books Busy First New Print Rewriting Things Time Too Try Well Worked Worry Writing]
Alternative cartoonists have to rely on comic book stores to get their stuff in the hands of readers. Jim Woodring
[ Alternative Book Cartoonists Comic Get Hands Readers Rely Stores Stuff Their]
Dennis the Menace was probably the most realistic comic book ever done. No space aliens ever invaded! Gilbert Hernandez
[ Aliens Book Comic Dennis Done Ever Invaded Menace Most Probably Realistic Space]
To any artist, worthy of the name, all in nature is beautiful, because his eyes, fearlessly accepting all exterior truth, read there, as in an open book, all the inner truth. Auguste Rodin
[ Accepting Any Artist Beautiful Because Book Exterior Eyes Fearlessly His Inner Name Nature Open Read Truth Worthy]
When I read a book I seem to read it with my eyes only, but now and then I come across a passage, perhaps only a phrase, which has a meaning for me, and it becomes part of me. W. Somerset Maugham
[ Across Becomes Book Come Eyes Meaning Now Only Part Passage Perhaps Phrase Read Seem Then Which]
Books, I found, had the power to make time stand still, retreat or fly into the future. Jim Bishop
[ Books Fly Found Future Had Into Make Power Retreat Stand Still Time]
Book reviews have never helped me. Most of them erred in their interpretations and their work has been a waste of time. Manuel Puig
[ Been Book Erred Helped Interpretations Most Never Reviews Their Them Time Waste Work]
Every reader knows about the feeling that characters in books seem more real than real people. Cornelia Funke
[ Books Characters Every Feeling Knows More Reader Real Seem Than]
Fans don't boo nobodies. Reggie Jackson Sports
[ Boo Fans]
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. Jimmy Carl Black
[ Any Anyone Anything Book Corrections Could Did Else Frank How Know Make Might Mothers Never Old Opinions Presented Read Said Since Some]
A book comes and says, "Write me." My job is to try to serve it to the best of my ability, which is never good enough, but all I can do is listen to it, do what it tells me and collaborate. Madeleine L'Engle
[ Ability Best Book Collaborate Comes Enough Good Job Listen Never Says Serve Tells Try Which Write]
I think Maus I is better than Maus II. The standard here is whether or not it's as good as a great book of prose literature and by that standard, no, it's not that great. Ted Rall
[ Better Book Good Great Here Ii Literature Prose Standard Than Think Whether]
I've never written a book before. Keith Emerson
[ Before Book Never Written]
I don't care who you are, you hear those boos. Mickey Mantle
[ Boos Care Hear Those]
That's one of the things I hope that the book can do, is to restore some dignity to Joe Cinque. Helen Garner
[ Book Dignity Hope Joe Restore Some Things]
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud. Henry Rollins
[ Boots Heavy Loud Optimism Wears]
Well I've written four beauty books as well. Joan Collins
[ Beauty Books Four Well Written]
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. Meister Eckhart
[ Anything Better Books Contents Get God Life Mastered Only Out Person Persons Than Thousand Without]
I was so flattered that someone wanted me to write a book, I said I would. It was published in 1969. Jilly Cooper
[ Book Flattered Published Said Someone Wanted Would Write]
And so, I mean, he declared war right there and then in so many words and Alex says later in the book, nobody in the White House from that point on had any doubt that we were going to bomb the mainland of Asia. James Stockdale
[ Alex Any Asia Bomb Book Declared Doubt Going Had House Later Mainland Many Mean Nobody Point Right Says Then War Were White Words]
The comments I most appreciate come from ordinary readers who've happened on one of my books at some time of stress in their lives, and who actually credit the book with helping them through a bad time. It's happened a few times in forty years. Fred Saberhagen
[ Actually Appreciate Bad Book Books Come Comments Credit Few Forty Happened Helping Lives Most Ordinary Readers Some Stress Their Them Through Time Times Years]
Time spent researching varies from book to book. Some novels require months, even years of research, others very little. I try to do most of my research before I begin but inevitably questions emerge during the writing. Jonathan Kellerman
[ Before Begin Book During Emerge Even Inevitably Little Months Most Novels Others Questions Require Research Researching Some Spent Time Try Varies Very Writing Years]
This is a much more fitting interpretation of the book than its modern interpretation. Robert Vaughan
[ Book Fitting Interpretation Modern More Much Than]
When you read a classic, you do not see more in the book than you did before; you see more in you than there was before. Clifton Fadiman
[ Before Book Classic Did More Read See Than]
Reading Stephen King's book, On Writing, was like being cornered and forced to have a long, drawn out mental enema. Mary Garden
[ Being Book Cornered Drawn Enema Forced King Long Mental Out Reading Stephen Writing]
There are writers who say they have no social responsibility except to write a good book, but that doesn't satisfy me. Sheri S. Tepper
[ Book Except Good Responsibility Satisfy Say Social Write Writers]
Books are the blessed chloroform of the mind. Robert Chambers
[ Blessed Books Chloroform Mind]
By the usual reckoning, the worst books make the best films. Iain Banks
[ Best Books Films Make Reckoning Usual Worst]
When I did start writing books, I didn't realize it, but the girls that grew up watching the show became moms. Lisa Whelchel
[ Became Books Did Girls Grew Moms Realize Show Start Up Watching Writing]
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. John Callahan
[ Beach Between Bookstores Both Caught Competing Everything Forces Libraries Lot Mall Now Old Pressure Provide Right Technology Transition Two Under Ways]
Besides, most of the books I like involve people I could never play in a million years. Hugh Dancy
[ Besides Books Could Involve Million Most Never Play Years]
In World War II, the book you have in front of you, it was said and it is probably true, that there was not a single American who did not know the name of somebody serving in uniform. Oliver North
[ American Book Did Front Ii Know Name Probably Said Serving Single Somebody True Uniform War World]
If you read my books, especially the Star Trek books and the Quest for Tomorrow books, you'll see in them the core theme of the basic humanistic questions that Star Trek asked. William Shatner
[ Asked Basic Books Core Especially Humanistic Quest Questions Read See Star Them Theme Tomorrow Trek]
Asking what I considered an impossible salary when I didn't want to work for someone has boosted my pay again and again. Ethel Waters
[ Again Asking Considered Impossible Pay Salary Someone Want Work]
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. Sibel Edmonds
[ Been Boils Book Connections Day Down Even Issue Lot Mentioned Money Portion Side Tell Their]
Writing Part of the Scenery has been a very different experience. I have been reminded of people and events, real and imaginary which have been part of my life. This book is a celebration of the land which means so much to me. Mary Wesley
[ Been Book Celebration Different Events Experience Imaginary Land Life Means Much Part Real Reminded Scenery Very Which Writing]
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. Jung Chang
[ Banned Book China Chinese Copies Gone Hong Into Kong Love Mainland Many Myself Published Read Still Taiwan Translation Which Worked Would]
I think it's a great thing to have failed in life and then pulled yourself up by the boot straps and actually done something, because then you appreciate it more. Shirley Manson
[ Actually Appreciate Because Boot Done Failed Great Life More Pulled Something Straps Then Thing Think Up Yourself]
If a university official's letter accusing a speaker of having a proclivity to commit speech crimes before she's given the speech - which then leads to Facebook postings demanding that Ann Coulter be hurt, a massive riot and a police-ordered cancellation of the speech - is not hate speech, then there is no such thing as hate speech. Ann Coulter
[ Accusing Before Commit Crimes Demanding Given Hate Having Hurt Leads Letter Massive Official Riot She Speaker Speech Such Then Thing University Which]
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. Ibrahim Babangida
[ Advances Books Date Enduring Form Humanity Information Legacies Most Reason Remains Spite Still Strategies Technology Till Word Written]
In the prequel we're going to tell about the characters before Left Behind, and the book would end with the rapture instead of start with the rapture like the first one did. Jerry B. Jenkins
[ Before Behind Book Characters Did End First Going Instead Left Prequel Rapture Start Tell Would]
But inside, I'm going, 'Oh my God, is my zipper up? Do I have a booger in my nose?' That's my inner monologue. Leah Remini
[ Booger God Going Inner Inside Monologue Nose Oh Up Zipper]
There was no actual person who was James Bond, despite all the books. Terence Young
[ Actual Bond Books Despite James Person]
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. Peter DeFazio
[ Books Course Crude Doing Here Illegal Market Marketed Off Oil Percent Regulate Regulated Sold Trades Want Would]
I describe my works as books, but my publishers in Spain, in the United States, and elsewhere insist on calling them novels. Guillermo Cabrera Infante
[ Books Calling Describe Elsewhere Insist Novels Publishers Spain States Them United Works]
I dont like any of them, because they don't read the books. In Kiss Me Deadly my story is better than his story. Anthony Quinn played in The Lond Wait and he didn't read the book either. Mickey Spillane
[ Anthony Any Because Better Book Books Deadly Dont Either His Kiss Played Quinn Read Story Than Them Wait]
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. Jay Chiat
[ Beta Book Buy Leaving Movie Music Our Reading Reviewed Reviews Set Site Test Them Ticket Up Want Without]
Producing fuel cells and solar panels requires high tech facilities and produces high paying jobs. The industry is booming in Arizona. The state already has about 100 firms in the solar industry and has grown 20% since 2003. J. D. Hayworth
[ Already Arizona Booming Cells Facilities Firms Fuel Grown High Industry Jobs Panels Paying Produces Producing Requires Since Solar State Tech]
I'm very cautious about talking about how actors got where they got, as though there is in fact a plan or a way. There is no plan, there is no way, there's no sure set, there's no handbook, on how to get to be an actor. Peter Jurasik
[ Actor Actors Cautious Fact Get Got Handbook How Plan Set Sure Talking Though Very Way Where]
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. Christo
[ Art Because Book Describe Each Entire Historian Meaning Now Our Own Process Projects Reichstag Went Which Wrapped Written]
I didn't just want to be Frank's daughter who sang Boots. I take my music very seriously and studied very hard. It's not a joke to me. Nancy Sinatra
[ Boots Daughter Frank Hard Joke Just Music Sang Seriously Studied Take Very Want]
The boomers' biggest impact will be on eliminating the term 'retirement' and inventing a new stage of life... the new career arc. Rosabeth Moss Kanter
[ Arc Biggest Boomers Career Eliminating Impact Inventing Life New Retirement Stage Term Will]
There's more fiction in my life than in books, so I don't bother with them. Richard Harris
[ Books Bother Fiction Life More Than Them]
Our libraries are valuable centers of education, learning and enrichment for people of all ages. In recent years, libraries have taken on an increasingly important role. today's libraries are about much more than books. Jodi Rell
[ Ages Books Centers Education Enrichment Important Increasingly Learning Libraries More Much Our Recent Role Taken Than Today Valuable Years]
There's something deeply satisfying when it succeeds, but I'm not going to do another book just to put my name on something and make some money if it's not something I deeply care about. John McEnroe
[ Another Book Care Deeply Going Just Make Money Name Put Satisfying Some Something Succeeds]
Reading is a conversation. All books talk. But a good book listens as well. Mark Haddon
[ Book Books Conversation Good Listens Reading Talk Well]
If you put this in the context of Detroit in '64 or '65, the economy was booming. Everybody had jobs and there was a whole nightclub culture where bands could work. Wayne Kramer
[ Bands Booming Context Could Culture Detroit Economy Everybody Had Jobs Nightclub Put Where Whole Work]
The simplest science book is over my head. James Merrill
[ Book Head Over Science Simplest]
We're writing a book together. She just finished one. Did you read it? Among the Porcupines? Walter Matthau
[ Among Book Did Finished Just Porcupines Read She Together Writing]
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. Cyril Connolly
[ Book Could Learn Meeting More Ourselves Over Something Teach Than Thirty-Five Us Worth]
There's probably one more story about Bosnia that I'd like to do, because I spent a fair amount of time on the Serb side of the lines, which isn't apparent in the other books. Joe Sacco
[ Amount Apparent Because Books Bosnia Fair Lines More Other Probably Side Spent Story Time Which]
I'm not too interested in books about India. Beatrice Wood
[ Books India Interested Too]
I used to get a haircut every Saturday so I would never miss any of the comic books. I had practically no hair when I was a kid! R. L. Stine
[ Any Books Comic Every Get Had Hair Haircut Kid Miss Never Practically Saturday Used Would]
By the time I was 12 or 13, I was studying biochemistry textbooks. Joshua Lederberg
[ Biochemistry Studying Textbooks Time]
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. Jeffery Deaver
[ Best Big Block Books Familiar Find Genre Looming Matter Style Subject Trying Way Write]
They want a lip print for their autograph books. I'm a sport; I go along. Cleo Moore
[ Along Autograph Books Go Lip Print Sport Their Want]
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. A. R. Ammons
[ Am Articles Concerning Flood Grateful Insight Keep Mean Nature Poetry Share Textbooks Theses Though Up]
A lot of my characters in all of my books have a self-destructive urge. They'll do precisely the thing that they know is wrong, take a perverse delight in doing the wrong thing. Richard Russo
[ Books Characters Delight Doing Know Lot Perverse Precisely Self-Destructive Take Thing Urge Wrong]
I do like to explore evil characters in my books. Thomas Perry
[ Books Characters Evil Explore]
I keep every script from every film that I ever made because it's like a workbook of that time in my life. Marguerite Moreau
[ Because Ever Every Film Keep Life Made Script Time]
Television, they say, will permit a person to be entertained at home, without the effort of going to a picture house, without the trouble of booking seats, without the presence of other people. Ivor Novello
[ Booking Effort Entertained Going Home House Other Permit Person Picture Presence Say Seats Television Trouble Will Without]
The only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which have gone a little farther down our particular path than we have yet got ourselves. E. M. Forster
[ Books Down Farther Gone Got Influence Little Only Our Ourselves Particular Path Ready Than Those Us Which Yet]
Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to read them in: but as a rule the purchase of books is mistaken for the appropriation of their contents. Arthur Schopenhauer
[ Also Appropriation Books Buy Buying Contents Could Good Mistaken Purchase Read Rule Their Them Thing Time Would]
The eye is the notebook of the poet. James Russell Lowell
[ Eye Notebook Poet]
Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a poor substitute for life. Robert Louis Stevenson
[ Books Enough Good Life Own Poor Substitute Their Way]
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. Michael Connelly
[ Back Big Book Conceived Could Down Gotten Had Harry Having Head Longevity Mistake Moment Now Out Realize Then Think Truth Way Whole Write Your]
Books give not wisdom where none was before. But where some is, there reading makes it more. Elizabeth Hardwick
[ Before Books Give Makes More None Reading Some Where Wisdom]
One, I have a wonderful publisher, Black Sparrow Press; as long as they exist, they will keep me in print. And they claim they sell very respectable numbers of my books, so I guess, and it's true, every place I go, my books are in libraries and on bookshelves. Diane Wakoski
[ Black Books Bookshelves Claim Every Exist Go Guess Keep Libraries Long Numbers Place Press Print Publisher Respectable Sell Sparrow True Very Will Wonderful]
With each book I write, I become more and more convinced that the books have a life of their own, quite apart from me. Madeleine L'Engle
[ Apart Become Book Books Convinced Each Life More Own Quite Their Write]
Comic books and The Chronicles of Narnia. My mother used to read those to me and my twin brother growing up. Shawn Ashmore
[ Books Brother Chronicles Comic Growing Mother Read Those Twin Up Used]
What do we, as a nation, care about books? How much do you think we spend altogether on our libraries, public or private, as compared with what we spend on our horses? John Ruskin
[ Altogether Books Care Compared Horses How Libraries Much Nation Our Private Public Spend Think]
I don't enjoy the boo scare when you're watching a movie and then suddenly there's a big shark on the screen. The only thing they're doing is catching you off guard. Sergio Aragones
[ Big Boo Catching Doing Enjoy Guard Movie Off Only Scare Screen Shark Suddenly Then Thing Watching]
I never use a score when conducting my orchestra. Does a lion tamer enter a cage with a book on how to tame a lion? Dimitri Mitropoulos
[ Book Cage Conducting Does Enter How Lion Never Orchestra Score Tame Use]
I think, head up and shoulders back. Not only does it make you look taller and thinner but it gives you confidence and boosts your self-esteem. Shelley Long
[ Back Boosts Confidence Does Gives Head Look Make Only Self-Esteem Shoulders Taller Think Thinner Up Your]
Observation more than books and experience more than persons, are the prime educators. Amos Bronson Alcott
[ Books Educators Experience More Observation Persons Prime Than]
It is right and natural that generous minds while in the twenties should think the books which try to reform the world's wrong the greatest of all. Laurence Housman
[ Books Generous Greatest Minds Natural Reform Right Should Think Try Twenties Which While World Wrong]
I love everything that's old, - old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine. Oliver Goldsmith
[ Books Everything Friends Love Manners Old Times Wine]
I was lucky enough to be given books that weren't top sellers; books that were kind of under the radar. Bill Sienkiewicz
[ Books Enough Given Kind Lucky Radar Sellers Top Under Were Weren]
The mood in which my book was conceived and executed, was in fact to some extent a passing one. F. H. Bradley
[ Book Conceived Executed Extent Fact Mood Passing Some Which]
Books are a real solace, friendships are good but action is better than all. John Burns
[ Action Better Books Friendships Good Real Solace Than]
I haven't been the kind of writer about whom book-length academic studies have been written. Manuel Puig
[ Academic Been Haven Kind Studies Whom Writer Written]
The language of my books has shaped me as a man. Don DeLillo
[ Books Language Man Shaped]
I look at my first appointment book from 1965 and I get dizzy. I was constantly in a phone booth calling photographers. Lauren Hutton
[ Appointment Book Booth Calling Constantly Dizzy First Get Look Phone Photographers]
The Bible and several other self help or enlightenment books cite the Seven Deadly Sins. They are: pride, greed, lust, envy, wrath, sloth, and gluttony. That pretty much covers everything that we do, that is sinful... or fun for that matter. Dave Mustaine
[ Bible Books Cite Covers Deadly Enlightenment Envy Everything Fun Gluttony Greed Help Lust Matter Much Other Pretty Pride Self Seven Several Sinful Sins Sloth Wrath]
I have a private press. I'm a book artist. I publish books of other authors and artists. I do the illustrating. I set the type. I print it myself on my press. I do everything but bind it. Gloria Stuart
[ Artist Artists Authors Bind Book Books Everything Illustrating Myself Other Press Print Private Publish Set Type]
I was going to buy a book on hair loss, but the pages kept falling out. Jay London
[ Book Buy Falling Going Hair Kept Loss Out Pages]
I don't think the idea of homosexuality is really taboo any more. Our culture is evolving. This is an exciting time to be living. Andrew Lang
[ Any Culture Evolving Exciting Homosexuality Idea Living More Our Really Taboo Think Time]
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. Jonathan Coe
[ Also Biggest Books Closest Coincidence Countries France Italy Know Learned Markets Outside Personal Relationships Something Those Translators Two Uk Where Whether]
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. Jean-Jacques Annaud
[ Author Because Becomes Book French Goes Hit International Language Movies Same]
I carry a notebook with me everywhere. But that's only the first step. Rita Dove
[ Carry Everywhere First Notebook Only Step]
Even the worst book can give us something to think about. Wislawa Szymborska
[ Book Even Give Something Think Us Worst]
I'll tell you, I think that the Internet has provided an enormous boost to film criticism by giving people an opportunity to self publish or to find sites that are friendly. Roger Ebert
[ Boost Criticism Enormous Film Find Friendly Giving Internet Opportunity Provided Publish Self Sites Tell Think]
I want a platform that, like a book or a magazine, I can carry into the bath or leave at the beach. Walter Jon Williams
[ Bath Beach Book Carry Into Leave Magazine Platform Want]
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. Jean Anouilh
[ Books History Life Live Read Talk Terrible Thing Wonderful]
It's just different discipline, just doing the voice over. I guess I've done about 5 or 6 audio books in the past and I do the animated voice for a show called Fatherhood on Nickelodeon. Blair Underwood
[ Animated Audio Books Called Different Discipline Doing Done Fatherhood Guess Just Nickelodeon Over Past Show Voice]
He who loveth a book will never want a faithful friend, a wholesome counsellor, a cheerful companion, or an effectual comforter. Isaac Barrow
[ Book Cheerful Comforter Companion Counsellor Effectual Faithful Friend Loveth Never Want Wholesome Will]
The way I create music is maybe like a painting, to compose in a more visual way. Basically it's the music that I want to hear- that's my inspiration and bottom line. I just try to get ideas from books, movies, paintings. Ikue Mori
[ Basically Books Bottom Compose Create Get Ideas Inspiration Just Line Maybe More Movies Music Painting Paintings Try Visual Want Way]
I first got to know Charles in the late seventies when I wrote an article and then a book about him and I think at the time he came across as quite appealing, it was probably the height of his popularity. Anthony Holden
[ Across Appealing Article Book Came Charles First Got Height Him His Know Late Popularity Probably Quite Seventies Then Think Time Wrote]
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. Candice Bergen
[ Appreciated Become Being Book Faster Friend Going Increasingly Moment Much Never Obsession Older Part Quiet Sweeter Think Time]
It's important, I think, for a writer of fiction to maintain an awareness of the pace and shape of the book as he's writing it. That is, he should be making an object, not chattering. Thomas Perry
[ Awareness Book Chattering Fiction Important Maintain Making Object Pace Shape Should Think Writer Writing]
I'm supposed to say, Bill O'Reilly, that's immoral - click - and then walk back in and book his A block the next day and have a fine day and everything be kosher? I don't think so. Andrea Mackris
[ Back Bill Block Book Click Day Everything Fine His Immoral Kosher Next Reilly Say Supposed Then Think Walk]
A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say. Italo Calvino
[ Book Classic Finished Never Say Saying]
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. Michael Chabon
[ Amazing Bed Before Begins Book Characters Forced Hadn How Just Meeting Moby Noticed Parallel Realized Reluctantly Share Starts Too Two]
A book is worth a few francs; we Germans can afford to destroy those. We all may not appreciate artistic merit, but cash value is another matter. Paul Scofield
[ Afford Another Appreciate Artistic Book Cash Destroy Few Francs Germans Matter May Merit Those Value Worth]
Some books claim I have already clocked up a century of Grands Prix, but let me put the record straight. Australia will be my 100th start, and I aim to mark the milestone with a cracking performance. It could even be celebrated with a victory. Damon Hill
[ Aim Already Australia Books Celebrated Century Claim Clocked Could Cracking Even Mark Milestone Performance Prix Put Record Some Start Straight Up Victory Will]
Mary Stewart will always be my goddess. I can pick up one of her early books - one I've read a dozen times - and still slide right into the story. Nora Roberts
[ Always Books Dozen Early Goddess Her Into Mary Pick Read Right Slide Stewart Still Story Times Up Will]
It's a discovery of a story when I write a book, a case of inching ahead on each page and discovering what's beyond in the darkness, beyond where you're writing. Michael Ondaatje
[ Ahead Beyond Book Case Darkness Discovering Discovery Each Page Story Where Write Writing]
I have come to understand and appreciate writers much more recently since I started working on a book last fall. Before that, I thought golf writers got up every morning, played a round of golf, had lunch, showed up for our last three holes and then went to dinner. Phil Mickelson
[ Appreciate Before Book Come Dinner Every Fall Golf Got Had Holes Last Lunch More Morning Much Our Played Recently Round Showed Since Started Then Thought Three Understand Up Went Working Writers]
I have horses, I drive a truck, and I wear cowboy boots. First I'm a Texan. Henry Thomas
[ Boots Cowboy Drive First Horses Texan Truck Wear]
Some people act as though art that is for a mass audience is not good art, and I think this has been a very negative thing. I know that I have wanted very much to write books that are accessible to the widest audience possible. Bell Hooks
[ Accessible Act Art Audience Been Books Good Know Mass Much Negative Possible Some Thing Think Though Very Wanted Widest Write]
The revision of the books of Judges, Samuel, and Kings, undertaken towards the end of the Babylonian exile, a revision much more thorough than is commonly assumed, condemns as heretical the whole age of the Kings. Julius Wellhausen
[ Age Assumed Books Commonly Condemns End Exile Heretical Judges Kings More Much Revision Samuel Than Thorough Towards Undertaken Whole]
What happened was very sad. Mr. Lacey told the staff that he was disappointed and appalled that the front of the book was all commentary and that he wanted hard news. Sydney Schanberg
[ Appalled Book Commentary Disappointed Front Happened Hard Lacey Mr News Sad Staff Told Very Wanted]
There are some fine books and essays about that. Lewis Hyde has written about alcoholism and poets and the role that society gives its writers - encouraging them to die. Sharon Olds
[ Alcoholism Books Die Encouraging Essays Fine Gives Hyde Lewis Poets Role Society Some Them Writers Written]
We are always looking for the book it is necessary to read next. Saul Bellow
[ Always Book Looking Necessary Next Read]
I might go on discussing this subject at great length, but after all is said, done, and written, my own book of experiences will best show what these obstacles are, and how I managed to overcome them to some extent. Major Taylor
[ After Best Book Discussing Done Experiences Extent Go Great How Length Managed Might Obstacles Overcome Own Said Show Some Subject Them These Will Written]
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. Susie Bright
[ Afraid Associated Because Beginning Books Career Editors Had Hard Name Personally Publishing Their Them Think Time Were Would]
At present, however, I don't think the Net is a very good medium for books, books should really be inexpensive lightweight paperbacks you can bang around. Rudy Rucker
[ Around Bang Books Good However Inexpensive Lightweight Medium Net Paperbacks Present Really Should Think Very]
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. Les Claypool
[ Away Back Before Book Everything Favorite Film Gets Go Little Many Might Only Point Read Realize Sit Some Stale Step Still Then Times Watch Your]
Book tours and research provide a lot of travel - too much, I sometimes think, but we do take vacations. Bernard Cornwell
[ Book Lot Much Provide Research Sometimes Take Think Too Tours Travel Vacations]
What these books have conclusively proven is that the diffence between men and women is exactly 38 pages. Paul Scofield
[ Between Books Conclusively Exactly Men Pages Proven These Women]
A well-composed book is a magic carpet on which we are wafted to a world that we cannot enter in any other way. Caroline Gordon
[ Any Book Cannot Carpet Enter Magic Other Wafted Way Which World]
It is books that teach us to refine our pleasures when young, and to recall them with satisfaction when we are old. Leigh Hunt
[ Books Old Our Pleasures Recall Refine Satisfaction Teach Them Us Young]
No one ever committed suicide while reading a good book, but many have tried while trying to write one. Robert Byrne
[ Book Committed Ever Good Many Reading Suicide Tried Trying While Write]
They lard their lean books with the fat of others work. Richard Burton
[ Books Fat Lard Lean Others Their Work]
I thought I'd write one book and the world would change overnight. James Levine
[ Book Change Overnight Thought World Would Write]
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. Bille August
[ Actually Beginning Book Called Certainly Even Film Hadn Idea Knew Liked Make Much Peter Read Should Very]
Everybody has a right to like or dislike anything or anyone. From a flower to a flavor to a book or a composition but it is very sad that in our country we actually fight over such things in an unseemly manner. Ravi Shankar
[ Actually Anyone Anything Book Composition Country Dislike Everybody Fight Flavor Flower Manner Our Over Right Sad Such Things Unseemly Very]
The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours, kindle it at home, communicate it to others, and it becomes the property of all. Voltaire
[ Becomes Books Communicate Fetch Find Fire Home Instruction Kindle Neighbours Others Our Property]
I don't think any movie or any book or any work of art can solve the stalemate in the Middle East today. But it's certainly worth a try. Steven Spielberg
[ Any Art Book Certainly East Middle Movie Solve Think Today Try Work Worth]
I like to browse in occult bookshops if for no other reason than to refresh my commitment to science. Heinz R. Pagels
[ Browse Commitment Occult Other Reason Refresh Science Than]
My heart goes out to victims and survivors of the Hurricane Katrina tragedy and to their families. This disaster will go down in history books as one of the largest natural disasters in U.S. history. Ellen Tauscher
[ Books Disaster Disasters Down Families Go Goes Heart History Hurricane Katrina Largest Natural Out Survivors Their Tragedy Victims Will]
The books one has written in the past have two surprises in store: one couldn't write them again, and wouldn't want to. Jean Rostand
[ Again Books Past Store Surprises Them Two Want Write Written]
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? Richard Donner
[ Adaptations Attempts Book Came Comic Crappy Different Done Film Just Kept Out Re-Release Something Superman These Thing Thinking Why]
You might be a redneck if... the blue book value of your truck goes up and down depending on how much gas it has in it. Jeff Foxworthy
[ Blue Book Depending Down Gas Goes How Might Much Redneck Truck Up Value Your]
You will find something more in woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you that which you can never learn from masters. Saint Bernard
[ Books Find Learn Masters More Never Something Stones Teach Than Trees Which Will Woods]
Every book is a children's book if the kid can read! Mitch Hedberg
[ Book Children Every Kid Read]
Nine-tenths of the existing books are nonsense and the clever books are the refutation of that nonsense. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Books Clever Existing Nine-Tenths Nonsense]
It's just a matter of writing the kind of book I enjoy reading. Something better be happening at the beginning, and then on every page after, or I get irritated. Jonathan Franzen
[ After Beginning Better Book Enjoy Every Get Happening Irritated Just Kind Matter Page Reading Something Then Writing]
As far as advice, that will be in my next book, my next collection. I certainly never like to instruct anyone, but just say as I feel. That's the same as advice, isn't it? Fay Wray
[ Advice Anyone Book Certainly Collection Far Feel Instruct Just Never Next Same Say Will]
The bastard form of mass culture is humiliated repetition... always new books, new programs, new films, news items, but always the same meaning. Roland Barthes
[ Always Books Culture Films Form Humiliated Items Mass Meaning New News Programs Repetition Same]
It wasn't conscious, but I guess that one book is the reaction to the other. The first is so imprisoned in a male point-of-view, and the second is a point-of-view that can go anywhere it wants. Jeffrey Eugenides
[ Anywhere Book Conscious First Go Guess Imprisoned Male Other Reaction Second Wants]
Child! Do not throw this book about; refrain from the unholy pleasure of cutting all the pictures out. Hilaire Belloc
[ Book Child Cutting Out Pictures Pleasure Refrain Throw Unholy]
However, if I can expand this to Top Cow or Avatar I'm helping the sales, however small, on my Marvel books because I'm almost certain to pick up some new readers. Mark Millar
[ Almost Because Books Certain Cow Expand Helping However Marvel New Pick Readers Sales Small Some Top Up]
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. Augustine Birrell
[ Books Happy Himself Least Man Ordinary Place Possible Surround Thousand Two Which World]
The most important thing about Spaceship Earth - an instruction book didn't come with it. R. Buckminster Fuller
[ Book Come Earth Important Instruction Most Spaceship Thing]
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. Lance Burton
[ 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]
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. Michael Crichton
[ Accept After Books Done Especially Hardest Hasn Including Own Quite Rewrite Rewritten Seventh Things Written Your]
Imagine the first time you are about to rap in a studio and you find yourself in a booth with Redman and KRS! Angie Martinez
[ Booth Find First Imagine Rap Studio Time Yourself]
I love comic books and always did as a kid. Rick Moody
[ Always Books Comic Did Kid Love]
I'm not sure Kinsey has changed in these first twelve books. I think the reader learns more about her, but from Kinsey's perspective, only three years have passed while the rest of us have been getting older at a much faster clip. Sue Grafton
[ Been Books Changed Clip Faster First Getting Her Kinsey Learns More Much Older Only Passed Perspective Reader Rest Sure These Think Three Twelve Us While Years]
I think God destined that I play. I think it's all in the books already. Michelle Wie
[ Already Books Destined God Play Think]
It was a book to kill time for those who like it better dead. Rose Macaulay
[ Better Book Dead Kill Those Time]
I fell asleep reading a dull book and dreamed I kept on reading, so I awoke from sheer boredom. Heinrich Heine
[ Asleep Awoke Book Boredom Dreamed Dull Fell Kept Reading Sheer]
I think my books come out very visual, which is an obvious consequence. Lee Child
[ Books Come Consequence Obvious Out Think Very Visual Which]
I've made three musical movies which is pretty good considering that not many are made but I was lucky in other ways. I came along when independent movies were starting to boom. Christopher Walken
[ Along Boom Came Considering Good Independent Lucky Made Many Movies Musical Other Pretty Starting Three Ways Were Which]
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. Al Capp
[ Bible Books Capital Certain Critique Every Karl Know Marx Must Origin Pure Reason Searcher Species Truth Which World]
I think that every so-called history book and film biography should be prefaced by the statement that what follows is the author's rendition of events and circumstances. Barbara Kruger
[ Author Biography Book Circumstances Events Every Film Follows History Rendition Should So-Called Statement Think]
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. Kevin J. Anderson
[ Before Books Course Court Dukes Epic Explaining Fantasy Feel Kings Make Making Politics Queens Science Sense These Too Wanted]
But I would like to think that it's the actor that makes the difference in these cases. Not the director, not the guy that wrote the book, not the guy that adapted it for the screen, but the actor. Ray Walston
[ Actor Adapted Book Cases Difference Director Guy Makes Screen These Think Would Wrote]
Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime. Martin Luther
[ Alone Books Every Leaf Lord Our Promise Resurrection Springtime Written]
And I tell ya, when I sit in that sound booth and started reading the script and starting to get into the character, man, it's an easy jump for me, because I understand what it's all about. Lawrence Taylor
[ Because Booth Character Easy Get Into Jump Man Reading Script Sit Sound Started Starting Tell Understand Ya]
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? Dale Carnegie
[ Book Borrowed Ideas Jesus Mine Put Rules Socrates Stand Stole Their Them Use Whose Would]
That wasn't a bad price for a first book. My agent upped it as much as possible. I was 27 and had nothing behind me. I was working like a fool to earn a living and pay for my apartment. Patricia Highsmith
[ Agent Apartment Bad Behind Book Earn First Fool Had Living Much Nothing Pay Possible Price Upped Working]
The vehemence with which certain critics have chosen not simply to criticize what I've written, but to challenge my writing this story at all, speaks of what the book is about: fear of disapproval. Joyce Maynard
[ Book Certain Challenge Chosen Criticize Critics Disapproval Fear Simply Speaks Story Vehemence Which Writing Written]
Jane Austen was writing about boring people with desperately limited lives. We forget this because we've seen too many of her books on screen. Mark Haddon
[ Austen Because Books Boring Desperately Forget Her Jane Limited Lives Many Screen Seen Too Writing]
There are plenty of bad editors who try to impose their own vision on a book. Terri Windling
[ Bad Book Editors Impose Own Plenty Their Try Vision]
I don't like to make my life like a book. Marc Newson
[ Book Life Make]
I found a discarded textbook on calculus in a wastebasket and read it from cover to cover. John Pople
[ Calculus Cover Discarded Found Read Textbook Wastebasket]
In my family, they were all big boozers. Ron Wood
[ Big Family Were]
The book which you read from a sense of duty, or because for any reason you must, does not commonly make friends with you. William Dean Howells
[ Any Because Book Commonly Does Duty Friends Make Must Read Reason Sense Which]
The words of my book nothing, the drift of it everything. Walt Whitman
[ Book Drift Everything Nothing Words]
I know many books which have bored their readers, but I know of none which has done real evil. Voltaire
[ Books Bored Done Evil Know Many None Readers Real Their Which]
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. Greg Egan
[ Australian Book Boom Easier Edition First Likely Local Makes More New Publisher Publishing Recently Sell Sf Sometimes Then Undergone Us Which Writers]
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. Michael Cunningham
[ Book Cake Despair Difference Entitled Equally Equation Great Impulse Make Only Perfect Remove Same Their Them Trying Write]
When a new book is published, read an old one. Samuel Rogers
[ Book New Old Published Read]
This hand is not very active always, because it was in this hand that I carried my books. My carrying hand was always my strongest. Now I think my other hand has developed more muscles from signing all those autographs. Haile Gebrselassie
[ Active Always Autographs Because Books Carried Carrying Developed Hand More Muscles Now Other Signing Strongest Think Those Very]
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. Clayton Christensen
[ Bible Book Continued Deeply Earth Even Expects Family God More Mormon Study Systematically Understand While]
As an actor, the biggest compliment you can get, in my book is for someone to believe that you're the character. Matt LeBlanc
[ Actor Believe Biggest Book Character Compliment Get Someone]
Concrete poets continue to turn out beautiful things, but to me they're more visual than oral, and they almost really belong on the wall rather than in a book. I haven't the least idea of where poetry is going. James Laughlin
[ Almost Beautiful Belong Book Concrete Continue Going Haven Idea Least More Oral Out Poetry Poets Rather Really Than Things Turn Visual Wall Where]
I was a very observant child. The boys in my books are based on boys in my neighborhood growing up. Beverly Cleary
[ Based Books Boys Child Growing Neighborhood Observant Up Very]
At that time, I had recently finished a book called Amazing Grace, which many people tell me is a very painful book to read. Well, if it was painful to read, it was also painful to write. I had pains in my chest for two years while I was writing that book. Jonathan Kozol
[ Also Amazing Book Called Chest Finished Grace Had Many Painful Pains Read Recently Tell Time Two Very Well Which While Write Writing Years]
If the First Amendment means anything, it means that a state has no business telling a man, sitting alone in his house, what books he may read or what films he may watch. Thurgood Marshall
[ Alone Amendment Anything Books Business Films First His House Man May Means Read Sitting State Telling Watch]
I suppose not everyone has a dad who wrote a book saying he didn't believe in the Parliamentary road to socialism. Ed Miliband
[ Believe Book Dad Everyone Parliamentary Road Saying Socialism Suppose Wrote]
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. Robertson Davies
[ Again Age Book Building Fine Great Light Maturity Moonlight More Morning Noon Old Once Read Seen Should Truly Youth]
We may take it to be the accepted idea that the Mosaic books were not handed down to us for our instruction in scientific knowledge, and that it is our duty to ground our scientific beliefs upon observation and inference, unmixed with considerations of a different order. Asa Gray
[ Accepted Beliefs Books Considerations Different Down Duty Ground Handed Idea Inference Instruction Knowledge May Mosaic Observation Order Our Scientific Take Unmixed Upon Us Were]
If we can produce more ethanol and bio-diesel to help fuel our vehicles, we will create jobs, boost local economies and produce cleaner burning fuels. This will keep dollars here at home where they can have a positive impact on our economy. Rick Renzi
[ Boost Burning Cleaner Create Dollars Economies Economy Ethanol Fuel Fuels Help Here Home Impact Jobs Keep Local More Our Positive Produce Vehicles Where Will]
I've always had great respect for Paddington because he is amusingly English and eccentric. He is a great British institution and my generation grew up with the books and then Michael Horden's animations. Stephen Fry
[ Always Because Books British Eccentric English Generation Great Grew Had Institution Michael Respect Then Up]
Collaboration on a book is the ultimate unnatural act. Tom Clancy
[ Act Book Collaboration Ultimate Unnatural]
It's a little bit like my inability to read a guide book before I go anywhere. I can read it after I've been there and by the same logic I refuse to accept any technical stunts from anybody. I refused to learn more than I knew and I confess I missed a great deal. Ben Shahn
[ Accept After Any Anybody Anywhere Been Before Bit Book Confess Deal Go Great Guide Inability Knew Learn Little Logic Missed More Read Refuse Refused Same Stunts Technical Than]
When we had to do book reports, I would pick a book that no one read and just make it up and turn that in. I got praised for my imagination. Ahmet Zappa
[ Book Got Had Imagination Just Make Pick Praised Read Reports Turn Up Would]
Painters of paintings, writers of books, never could tell the half. Lorenz Hart
[ Books Could Half Never Painters Paintings Tell Writers]
The reason that there are so few good books written is that so few people who write know anything. Walter Bagehot
[ Anything Books Few Good Know Reason Write Written]
I don't want to be known as the Aerosmith chick, but it's fun to put on the boots and makeup and act like a tough girl. Alicia Silverstone
[ Act Aerosmith Boots Chick Fun Girl Known Makeup Put Tough Want]
We don't need lists of rights and wrongs, tables of do's and don'ts: we need books, time, and silence. Thou shalt not is soon forgotten, but Once upon a time lasts forever. Philip Pullman
[ Books Forever Forgotten Lasts Lists Need Once Rights Shalt Silence Soon Tables Thou Time Ts Upon Wrongs]
In playing the part of Mammy, I tried to make her a living, breathing character, the way she appeared to me in the book. Hattie McDaniel
[ Appeared Book Breathing Character Her Living Make Part Playing She Tried Way]
I have some friends, some honest friends, and honest friends are few; My pipe of briar, my open fire, A book that's not too new. Robert Service
[ Book Few Fire Friends Honest New Open Pipe Some Too]
It's very validating when you are new in the industry to get awards. It boosts your self-esteem. Sheena Easton
[ Awards Boosts Get Industry New Self-Esteem Validating Very Your]
Then years back, when I moved to California, I happened to see a book about fashions of 19th-century Victorian England, only four pages of which was devoted to the dress of the working class. Martin C. Smith
[ Back Book California Class Devoted Dress England Fashions Four Happened Moved Only Pages See Then Victorian Which Working Years]
The thing about rigging is, you can learn it if you become a master rigger but there's no book on rigging. Richard Serra
[ Become Book Learn Master Rigging Thing]
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. Victoria de los Angeles
[ After Always Because Books Choose Compose Easy Fuss Home Look Make Music Natural Pages Programs Read Very Way Without]
I believe in communication; books communicate ideas and make bridges between people. Jeanette Winterson
[ Believe Between Books Bridges Communicate Communication Ideas Make]
There was a time when the world acted on books; now books act on the world. Joseph Joubert
[ Act Acted Books Now Time World]
I'm kind of surprised that so many of those other books were almost exactly like mine. They even follow the form. There were some books that even copied the stamp. It shows so little imagination. Don Novello
[ Almost Books Copied Even Exactly Follow Form Imagination Kind Little Many Mine Other Shows Some Stamp Surprised Those Were]
At this very moment I'm behind on a compilation that Slave Labor is doing for Free Comic Book Day. Jhonen Vasquez
[ Behind Book Comic Compilation Day Doing Free Labor Moment Slave Very]
Chum was a British boy's weekly which, at the end of the year was bound into a single huge book; and the following Christmas parents bought it as Christmas presents for male children. A. E. van Vogt
[ Book Bought Bound Boy British Children Christmas End Following Huge Into Male Parents Presents Single Weekly Which Year]
You can learn a line from a win and a book from a defeat. Paul Brown
[ Book Defeat Learn Line Win]
Thus we hope to teach mythology not as a study, but as a relaxation from study; to give our work the charm of a story-book, yet by means of it to impart a knowledge of an important branch of education. Thomas Bulfinch
[ Branch Charm Education Give Hope Impart Important Knowledge Means Mythology Our Relaxation Study Teach Thus Work Yet]
Weird people follow you in the streets, you can't sit alone in a restaurant or a cafe and read a book in peace, and I think everybody values those moments of being alone. Winona Ryder
[ Alone Being Book Cafe Everybody Follow Moments Peace Read Restaurant Sit Streets Think Those Values Weird]
You've got all these books on self help, getting to know yourself, doing the right thing, eating the so-called right foods, even down to what books you have on your shelves. People are encouraged to look to themselves first as opposed to being a part of society. Samantha Morton
[ Being Books Doing Down Eating Encouraged Even First Foods Getting Got Help Know Look Opposed Part Right Self Shelves So-Called Society Themselves These Thing Your Yourself]
No gentleman can be without three copies of a book: one for show, one for use, and one for borrowers. Richard Heber
[ Book Borrowers Copies Gentleman Show Three Use Without]
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. Tom Berenger
[ Already Antiques Books Covers Done Falling Had Keeping Lot Notebooks Off Old Period Photographs Research Riders Rough Some Time Were]
There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning. Jiddu Krishnamurti
[ Book Born Die Education End Examination Finish Learning Life Moment Pass Process Read Whole]
You reach deep down and bring up what feels absolutely authentic to you as you move along with the book, but you don't know everything about it. You can't. Anne Rice
[ Absolutely Along Authentic Book Bring Deep Down Everything Feels Know Move Reach Up]
I was raised by a single mother who made a way for me. She used to scrub floors as a domestic worker, put a cleaning rag in her pocketbook and ride the subways in Brooklyn so I would have food on the table. But she taught me as I walked her to the subway that life is about not where you start, but where you're going. That's family values. Al Sharpton Mom
[ Brooklyn Cleaning Domestic Family Floors Food Going Her Life Made Mother Pocketbook Put Raised Ride Scrub She Single Start Subway Table Taught Used Values Walked Way Where Worker Would]
A good writer is not, per se, a good book critic. No more so than a good drunk is automatically a good bartender. Jim Bishop
[ Automatically Bartender Book Critic Drunk Good More Per Se Than Writer]
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. John Dingell
[ Akin Books Burning Destruction Ever Having Heedless Library Living Our Read Species Still Them Unread Wild Without]
Your second-hand bookseller is second to none in the worth of the treasures he dispenses. Leigh Hunt
[ Dispenses None Second Second-Hand Treasures Worth Your]
In the summer of '80, Silhouette bought my first book. Nora Roberts
[ Book Bought First Silhouette Summer]
My favorite book is always the one I'm working on at the moment. Caroline B. Cooney
[ Always Book Favorite Moment Working]
It was 1966 by the time I started taking pictures seriously and books, newspapers and magazines of the time were full of great pictures that helped to inspire me. Fay Godwin
[ Books Full Great Helped Inspire Magazines Newspapers Pictures Seriously Started Taking Time Were]
I suppose what's happened recently has confirmed suspicions I voiced in the book, and I think made clearer some of those things that I point out. For instance I have a section of the book where I talk about the possibility of torture. Peter Singer
[ Book Clearer Confirmed Happened Instance Made Out Point Possibility Recently Section Some Suppose Suspicions Talk Things Think Those Torture Voiced Where]
I always work from an outline, so I know all the of the broad events and some of the finer details before I begin writing the book. Mercedes Lackey
[ Always Before Begin Book Broad Details Events Finer Know Outline Some Work Writing]
In 1986 we were trying to help women get in print, stay in print, and come to the attention of booksellers and libraries. At that time, books by men mystery writers were reviewed seven times as often as books by women. Sara Paretsky
[ Attention Books Booksellers Come Get Help Libraries Men Mystery Often Print Reviewed Seven Stay Time Times Trying Were Women Writers]
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. Francis Ford Coppola
[ Apocalypse Book Darkness Did Heart Material Much Novel Novels Now Really Rich Script Use Used Usually]
I tend to come up with people more than situations - most of my books start with a character. Jane Haddam
[ Books Character Come More Most Situations Start Tend Than Up]
I publish my own music. I'm creating my own songbook. It works that way for me; I'm very independent. David Friedman
[ Creating Independent Music Own Publish Songbook Very Way Works]
Books open your mind, broaden your mind, and strengthen you as nothing else can. William Feather
[ Books Broaden Else Mind Nothing Open Strengthen Your]
After the book took off, I bought a whole new wardrobe. Terry Goodkind
[ After Book Bought New Off Took Wardrobe Whole]
Through her paintings, she breaks all the taboos of the woman's body and of female sexuality. Diego Rivera
[ Body Breaks Female Her Paintings Sexuality She Taboos Through Woman]
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. Robertson Davies
[ Age Book Depends Experience Feeds Great Instructive Mean Moment Most Need Psychological Reading Say Spirit Spiritual Your]
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. Eric Brown
[ Between Book Day Five Garden Long Lot Next Off Periods Projects Read Short Stories Story Take Think Thousand Three Words Working Write Writing]
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. Christopher Darden
[ Book Editors Extent Going Hoping How Know May Next Off Pants Pick Read Received Scare Some Take Them Up Will]
Wherever you look there are inspirations, books, literature, paintings, landscapes, everything. Just living is an inspiration. Gavin Rossdale
[ Books Everything Inspiration Inspirations Just Landscapes Literature Living Look Paintings Wherever]
In order to drill into young men the need to stay alert and stay alive, I used to punish offenders with my fists, boots and rifle butt, and with stockade time. David Hackworth
[ Alert Alive Boots Drill Fists Into Men Need Offenders Order Punish Rifle Stay Time Used Young]
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. Jonathan Carroll
[ Beginning Book Discovery Elimination End Find Often Out Process Put Sort Very]
In the case of The Loved One, I was hired to collaborate on an updated version of the book. Terry Southern
[ Book Case Collaborate Hired Loved Updated Version]
A book that is shut is but a block. Thomas Fuller
[ Block Book Shut]
One of the advantages of the book's having been out there for more than a quarter century is that there's been time for people to report back on what it's done for them. Andrew Tobias
[ Advantages Back Been Book Century Done Having More Out Quarter Report Than Them Time]
Laws against homosexual behavior should remain on the books. Orson Scott Card
[ Against Behavior Books Homosexual Laws Remain Should]
Don't join the book burners. Do not think you are going to conceal thoughts by concealing evidence that they ever existed. Dwight D. Eisenhower
[ Book Burners Conceal Concealing Ever Evidence Existed Going Join Think Thoughts]
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. Lance Burton
[ 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]
Another hero was Tom Swift, in the books. What he stood for, the freedom, the scientific knowledge and being and engineer gave him the ability to invent solutions to problems. He's always been a hero to me. I buy old Tom Swift books now and read them to my own children. Steve Wozniak
[ Ability Always Another Been Being Books Buy Children Engineer Freedom Gave Hero Him Invent Knowledge Now Old Own Problems Read Scientific Solutions Stood Swift Them Tom]
What I do in my book is let people know about these programs. Matthew Lesko
[ Book Know Programs These]
And when I'm writing, I write a lot anyway. I might write pages and pages of conversation between characters that don't necessarily end up in the book, or in the story I'm working on, because they're simply my way of getting to know the characters. Norton Juster
[ Anyway Because Between Book Characters Conversation End Getting Know Lot Might Necessarily Pages Simply Story Up Way Working Write Writing]
The most attention I get is in a book store or video shop when I go to the foreign film section. Sometimes that can be fun, but usually those women want to talk about philosophy or something very dense. It's not like they're tearing off my shirt, you know. Tobey Maguire
[ Attention Book Dense Film Foreign Fun Get Go Know Most Off Philosophy Section Shirt Shop Something Sometimes Store Talk Tearing Those Usually Very Video Want Women]
My office has been one of the most scrupulous in the country with regard to the protection of individual rights. I've been on record for years in law journals and books as championing the rights of the individual against the oppressive power of the state. Jim Garrison
[ Against Been Books Country Individual Journals Law Most Office Oppressive Power Protection Record Regard Rights Scrupulous State Years]
I understand that when people read my books that there's something there - but I don't identify with it. Kathy Acker
[ Books Identify Read Something Understand]
The book, you understand, was not written for publication. It was the portrayal of my emotions, the analysis of my own soul life during three months of my nineteenth year. I wrote then all the time, just as I do now, but, though the book is in diary form, it is not a diary. Mary MacLane
[ Analysis Book Diary During Emotions Form Just Life Months Nineteenth Now Own Portrayal Publication Soul Then Though Three Time Understand Written Wrote Year]
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. Jackie Collins
[ Also Book Considered Hip-Hop Lot Lovers Music New Players Rap Stars Think Will]
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. Joan Collins
[ Ago Autobiography Book Every First Since Then Two Well Written Wrote Years]
A book might be written on the injustice of the just. Pauline Kael
[ Book Injustice Just Might Written]
We can tell our values by looking at our checkbook stubs. Gloria Steinem
[ Looking Our Tell Values]
God can be realized through all paths. All religions are true. The important thing is to reach the roof. You can reach it by stone stairs or by wooden stairs or by bamboo steps or by a rope. You can also climb up by a bamboo pole. Ramakrishna
[ Also Bamboo Climb God Important Paths Pole Reach Realized Religions Roof Rope Stairs Steps Stone Thing Through True Up Wooden]
A bad book is the worse that it cannot repent. It has not been the devil's policy to keep the masses of mankind in ignorance; but finding that they will read, he is doing all in his power to poison their books. John Kenneth Galbraith
[ Bad Been Book Books Cannot Devil Doing Finding His Ignorance Keep Mankind Masses Poison Policy Power Read Repent Their Will Worse]
Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind. James Russell Lowell
[ Another Bees Books Carry Mind Quickening Which]
They give me the money, I give them the book. Having input into the adaptation would be kind of like selling a house and coming back three years later and saying, 'Paint it this color!' Robert B. Parker
[ Adaptation Back Book Color Coming Give Having House Input Into Kind Later Money Paint Saying Selling Them Three Would Years]
I can never read this book, just like I can never see a movie that I wrote a screenplay for. I can read it and see it physically, but I can't accurately judge it. I'm too close to it. If I read it ten times I'll have ten different reactions. Richard Price
[ Accurately Book Close Different Judge Just Movie Never Physically Reactions Read Screenplay See Ten Times Too Wrote]
The multitude of books is making us ignorant. Voltaire
[ Books Ignorant Making Multitude Us]
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. Floyd Abrams
[ Back Been Better Book Cases Come Deals Down Forty Had Last Look Now Over Problems Serious Shape Some Than Think Thirty Those Would Years]
It's one thing you aspire to: someday, you'll be able to write a book. Thomas Keller
[ Able Aspire Book Someday Thing Write]
Your life story would not make a good book. Don't even try. Fran Lebowitz
[ Book Even Good Life Make Story Try Would Your]
Maybe it will be a great thing when the Baby Boomers finally die out. In real life, it's not a matter of the good guys or the bad guys. Rather, it's big numbers and small numbers that do the counting. Jack Bowman
[ Baby Bad Big Boomers Counting Die Finally Good Great Guys Life Matter Maybe Numbers Out Rather Real Small Thing Will]
I've always wanted to write a book relating my experiences growing up as a deaf child in Chicago. Contrary to what people might think, it wasn't all about hearing aids and speech classes or frustrations. Marlee Matlin
[ Aids Always Book Chicago Child Classes Contrary Deaf Experiences Frustrations Growing Hearing Might Relating Speech Think Up Wanted Write]
It's a good thing that columnists don't make homosexuality their last taboo anymore. But I wish the columnists themselves would come out too. Michael Musto
[ Anymore Columnists Come Good Homosexuality Last Make Out Taboo Their Themselves Thing Too Wish Would]
People had this image of the Jacksons as the perfect American family and I destroyed that image. But what people have to understand is writing that book was very healing for me. LaToya Jackson
[ American Book Destroyed Family Had Healing Image Perfect Understand Very Writing]
There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate's loot on Treasure Island. Walt Disney
[ Books Island More Pirate Than Treasure]
Textbooks are Soviet propaganda. Jerry Falwell
[ Propaganda Soviet Textbooks]
I have no skanky guys in my band nor on my bus. If they are they get the boot real quick. Lita Ford
[ Band Boot Bus Get Guys Nor Quick Real]
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. Judy Davis
[ Based Beautifully Bit Book Brilliant Career Directed Girl Had Myself Script Silly Trouble Wrote]
Seeing yourself in print is such an amazing concept: you can get so much attention without having to actually show up somewhere... You don't have to dress up, for instance, and you can't hear them boo you right away. Anne Lamott
[ Actually Amazing Attention Away Boo Concept Dress Get Having Hear Instance Much Print Right Seeing Show Somewhere Such Them Up Without Yourself]
I don't write for an audience, I don't think whether my book will sell, I don't sell it before I finish writing it. Ann Patchett
[ Audience Before Book Finish Sell Think Whether Will Write Writing]
The aristocracy of Western Europe has absolutely tabooed silver in those countries and driven it away from there. Here it finds its only resting place. Richard Parks Bland
[ Absolutely Aristocracy Away Countries Driven Europe Finds Here Only Place Resting Silver Those Western]
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. Piers Anthony
[ Amazon Any Book Booksellers Com Cost Free Get Internet Maintain Nominal Now Ongoing Possible Published Publishing Sale Self Survey Writer]
Henry Miller wrote novels, but he calls his protagonist Henry, often Henry Miller, and his books are in this gray area between memoir and novel. Leslie Fiedler
[ Area Between Books Calls Gray Henry His Memoir Miller Novel Novels Often Protagonist Wrote]
I receive about 10,000 letters a year from readers, and in the first year after a book is published, perhaps 5,000 letters will deal specifically with that piece of work. Dean Koontz
[ After Book Deal First Letters Perhaps Piece Published Readers Receive Specifically Will Work Year]
It is no great art to say something briefly when, like Tacitus, one has something to say; when one has nothing to say, however, and none the less writes a whole book and makes truth into a liar - that I call an achievement. Horace
[ Achievement Art Book Briefly Call Great However Into Less Liar Makes None Nothing Say Something Truth Whole Writes]
There may be a new album, and there may not. Right now, we're encouraging bootlegging because there have been some great live things that ended up on the Internet. Rather than try to stop it, we like it. If nobody gave a crap about you, they wouldn't bother to bootleg you. Burton Cummings
[ Album Because Been Bootleg Bother Crap Encouraging Ended Gave Great Internet Live May New Nobody Now Rather Right Some Stop Than Things Try Up]
I've said to others that there were places I had forgotten about that were just so powerful. I've read the Gospels many times, but it's been a while since I've read through a whole book. Michael W. Smith
[ Been Book Forgotten Gospels Had Just Many Others Places Powerful Read Said Since Through Times Were While Whole]
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. Robbie Coltrane
[ Because Bigger Bond Books Bought Enormous Going Honest Knew Million Never Number Than Thought Would Years]
I forget a book as soon as I finish writing it, which is not always a good thing. Anne Tyler
[ Always Book Finish Forget Good Soon Thing Which Writing]
I was about 13, in some ways, when I wrote the first book. Approximately 18 when I wrote the second. Jonathan Franzen
[ Approximately Book First Second Some Ways Wrote]
The characters in the book grow up with us. My voice has broken as well. Rupert Grint
[ Book Broken Characters Grow Up Us Voice Well]
There is a difference between a book of two hundred pages from the very beginning, and a book of two hundred pages which is the result of an original eight hundred pages. The six hundred are there. Only you don't see them. Elie Wiesel
[ Beginning Between Book Difference Eight Hundred Only Original Pages Result See Six Them Two Very Which]
What a word is truth. Slippery, tricky, unreliable. I tried in these books to tell the truth. Lillian Hellman
[ Books Slippery Tell These Tricky Tried Truth Unreliable Word]
Books are but waste paper unless we spend in action the wisdom we get from thought - asleep. When we are weary of the living, we may repair to the dead, who have nothing of peevishness, pride, or design in their conversation. William Butler Yeats
[ Action Asleep Books Conversation Dead Design Get Living May Nothing Paper Pride Repair Spend Their Thought Unless Waste Weary Wisdom]
I imagine a child. That child is me. I can reconstruct and vividly remember portions of my own childhood. I can see, taste, smell, feel, and hear them. Then what I do is, not write about that kid or about his world, but start to think of a book that would have pleased him. Daniel Pinkwater
[ Book Child Childhood Feel Hear Him His Imagine Kid Own Pleased Portions Reconstruct Remember See Smell Start Taste Them Then Think Vividly World Would Write]
I'm an open book. Benny Hinn
[ Book Open]
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. Pierre Bayle
[ Applying Author Being Book Finds First Invention Less Nor Rightly Than Thought Wit]
Everything goes by the board: honor, pride, decency to get the book written. William Faulkner
[ Board Book Decency Everything Get Goes Honor Pride Written]
Make your goals big and broad enough so that they never become answered prayers and boomerang to curse you. Doug Coupland
[ Answered Become Big Boomerang Broad Curse Enough Goals Make Never Prayers Your]
A great book is like great evil. Callimachus
[ Book Evil Great]
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. Kristen Bell
[ Because Been Booked Characters Chosen Did Food Jobs Last Lucky Mouth Needed Nobody Put Until Up Very Year]
What a sense of superiority it gives one to escape reading some book which everyone else is reading. Alice James
[ Book Else Escape Everyone Gives Reading Sense Some Superiority Which]
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. Robert Creeley
[ Begin Book Contingent First Form Heroine Island Pattern Place Returns Separate Some Stories Which Wonder]
And, uh, I've got about six thousand cartoons up there, also books and papers. Rube Goldberg
[ Also Books Cartoons Got Papers Six Thousand Uh Up]
Selling a book or story has never become absolutely automatic for me. Rudy Rucker
[ Absolutely Automatic Become Book Never Selling Story]
Being an actor, you are recognized for being somebody else, whereas these books are distilled from me. Jamie Lee Curtis
[ Actor Being Books Distilled Else Recognized Somebody These Whereas]
Children simply don't make the distinction; a book is either good or bad. And some of the books they think are good are very, very bad indeed. Mark Haddon
[ Bad Book Books Children Distinction Either Good Indeed Make Simply Some Think Very]
Amongst Women concentrated on the family, and the new book concentrates on a small community. The dominant units in Irish society are the family and the locality. The idea was that the whole world would grow out from that small space. John McGahern
[ Amongst Book Community Concentrated Concentrates Dominant Family Grow Idea Irish Locality New Out Small Society Space Units Whole Women World Would]
More books, more racing and more foolishness with cars and motorcycles are in the works. Brock Yates Car
[ Books Cars Foolishness More Motorcycles Racing Works]
The type of fig leaf which each culture employs to cover its social taboos offers a twofold description of its morality. It reveals that certain unacknowledged behavior exists and it suggests the form that such behavior takes. Freda Adler
[ Behavior Certain Cover Culture Description Each Employs Exists Fig Form Leaf Morality Offers Reveals Social Such Suggests Taboos Takes Twofold Type Which]
You don't write a book to show off. Tony Orlando
[ Book Off Show Write]
I don't care what they do with my book so long as the flippin check clears. Chuck Palahniuk
[ Book Care Check Clears Long]
It's very inconvenient because every time I finish, let's say, a chapter of a book, I think I'm going to ring Richard and then realize: Oh, Christ, I've buried him. I buried him last year. Peter O'Toole
[ Because Book Buried Chapter Christ Every Finish Going Him Inconvenient Last Oh Realize Richard Ring Say Then Think Time Very Year]
I wrote two plotted books, got some of the fundamentals of storytelling down, then... it's sort of like taking the training wheels off, trying to write a book that's fun in the same way without relying on quite such mechanical or external beats. Jonathan Franzen
[ Beats Book Books Down External Fun Fundamentals Got Mechanical Off Plotted Quite Relying Same Some Sort Storytelling Such Taking Then Training Trying Two Way Wheels Without Write Wrote]
My reading is extremely eclectic. Lately I've been teaching myself computer graphics, so I'm reading a lot about that. I read books of trivia, of facts. Jack Prelutsky
[ Been Books Computer Eclectic Extremely Facts Graphics Lately Lot Myself Read Reading Teaching Trivia]
Usually, when people get to the end of a chapter, they close the book and go to sleep. I deliberately write a book so when the reader gets to the end of the chapter, he or she must turn one more page. Sidney Sheldon
[ Book Chapter Close Deliberately End Get Gets Go More Must Page Reader She Sleep Turn Usually Write]
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. Paula Danziger
[ Books Coffee Day Die Good Life Lots Make More Next Now Out Parallel Park Stuff Tall Thin Until Want Work Write]
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. Augusten Burroughs
[ 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]
Court TV. I can't stop watching it. I am absolutely obsessed! If I'm not reading a book or spending time with my husband, my friends or my dog, I am watching Court TV. Debra Messing
[ Absolutely Am Book Court Dog Friends Husband Obsessed Reading Spending Stop Time Tv Watching]
The one book necessary to be understood by a divine, is the Bible; any others are to be read, chiefly, in order to understand that. Francis Lockier
[ Any Bible Book Chiefly Divine Necessary Order Others Read Understand Understood]
I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars. The rest I just squandered. George Best Car
[ Birds Booze Cars Fast Just Lot Money Rest Spent Squandered]
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. Sidney Blumenthal
[ Beginning Biggest Book Country Crow End History Jim Our Race Rights Runs Since Suppression Thread Voting]
There have been more books alone written about Hamlet than have been written about the Bible. Mark Rylance
[ Alone Been Bible Books Hamlet More Than Written]
But in most cases even the possibility that the correlations reflect shared genes is taboo. Steven Pinker
[ Cases Even Genes Most Possibility Reflect Shared Taboo]
My main wish is to get my books into other people's rooms, and to keep other people's books out of mine. Samuel Butler
[ Books Get Into Keep Main Mine Other Out Rooms Wish]
You still can't find Israel on a map of the Middle East in a Palestinian schoolbook. Suzanne Fields
[ East Find Israel Map Middle Palestinian Still]
I'm very lucky. I'm very fortunate that my books have never gone out of print - none of them. Paula Danziger
[ Books Fortunate Gone Lucky Never None Out Print Them Very]
I mean, I wasn't stupid. I knew we'd make money and sell a lot of Dune books. Kevin J. Anderson
[ Books Dune Knew Lot Make Mean Money Sell Stupid]
I've tried to reduce profanity but I reduced so much profanity when writing the book that I'm afraid not much could come out. Perhaps we will have to consider it simply as a profane book and hope that the next book will be less profane or perhaps more sacred. Ernest Hemingway
[ Afraid Book Come Consider Could Hope Less More Much Next Out Perhaps Profane Profanity Reduce Reduced Sacred Simply Tried Will Writing]
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. Shmuel Y. Agnon
[ Also Awe Been Book Books Day Days Given Giving Israel Since Torah Written]
One of the great defects of English books printed in the last century is the want of an index. Lafcadio Hearn
[ Books Century Defects English Great Index Last Printed Want]
Boot Camp was great and very interesting. You got to use live rounds of ammunition and got to do a lot of crawling around with live rounds flying around you, so you really had to learn to keep your ass down - everything down for that matter. Mel Gibson
[ Ammunition Around Ass Boot Camp Crawling Down Everything Flying Got Great Had Interesting Keep Learn Live Lot Matter Really Rounds Use Very Your]
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. Tim Burton
[ Absolutely Actor Always Brilliant Edge Far Go Going Intuitive Jack Making Nicholson Pushing Real Seem Still Textbook Very]
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. Robyn Davidson
[ Anymore Back Book Century Decline Form Harking Highest Journey Just Out Point See Then Using Way World Worst Writing]
A book, like a landscape, is a state of consciousness varying with readers. Ernest Dimnet
[ Book Consciousness Landscape Readers State Varying]
You know, Stephen says, in the movies no one ever goes to the bathroom. They shave, they brush their teeth. He goes right at this sort of funny taboo we have about the bathroom, and he turned it into this nightmare, you know, your worst fear of what's in there. Lawrence Kasdan
[ Bathroom Brush Ever Fear Funny Goes Into Know Movies Nightmare Right Says Shave Sort Stephen Taboo Teeth Their Turned Worst Your]
Professional reviewers read so many bad books in the course of duty that they get an unhealthy craving for arresting phrases. Evelyn Waugh
[ Arresting Bad Books Course Craving Duty Get Many Phrases Professional Read Reviewers Unhealthy]
Well, PT Anderson sent me a script of Boogie Nights which I let lay around my house for about three months, then one day I'm cleaning my office and decided that I'd better read this before the guy calls me back. I never put it down, bro. Luis Guzman
[ Anderson Around Back Before Better Boogie Calls Cleaning Day Decided Down Guy House Lay Months Never Nights Office Put Read Script Sent Then Three Well Which]
The book tour has been really interesting and very gratifying. I have not book toured before. I've never had quite as much pleasure, as much satisfaction. Leonard Nimoy
[ Been Before Book Gratifying Had Interesting Much Never Pleasure Quite Really Satisfaction Tour Toured Very]
I'm calling my book series the 'with God series.' And this next 'with God' book is Friendship with God, which comes out in November. This books challenges us to bring about the end of 'better' on this planet. Neale Donald Walsch
[ Better Book Books Bring Calling Challenges Comes End Friendship God Next November Out Planet Series Us Which]
I'm a collecting maniac and I buy a lot of books and records. I have over thousand cds. Ville Valo
[ Books Buy Cds Collecting Lot Maniac Over Records Thousand]
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. Louie Anderson
[ Believe Better Book Caring Communicate Dr Families Helped Helpful How Loved New Ones Our Phil Reading Recommended Relate Understand Us Very Watching]
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. Iain Banks
[ Belongs Book Entirely Ever Film Into Long Make More Read See Soon Stays Suddenly Than Unmade Writer Yours]
What I would do is when I was younger I would draw in a sketch book something that happened in my life and then write a little something on the side about what happened or what the story. Robert Redford
[ Book Draw Happened Life Little Side Sketch Something Story Then Would Write Younger]
My introduction to the Brady book was an attempt to nail the exact same idea since Brady addressed the point. And since I write pornography, naturally, something of an obsession for me. Peter Sotos
[ Addressed Attempt Book Brady Exact Idea Introduction Nail Naturally Obsession Point Same Since Something Write]
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. Carol P. Christ
[ Alternative Biblical Book Commandments Discussed Ethics Goddess Injustice Nature Nine Offered Religion Specifically Structural Ten]
Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of the ages through which they have passed. J. Paul Getty
[ Ages Books Chief Esteem Passed Proverbs Receive Stamp Their Through Value Which]
I have three kids who like Harry Potter so I was sort of aware of it. You can't really move from it: it's on buses, in stores, it's everywhere. One of my kids has read the books; the other two are too small but they like the movies. Gary Oldman
[ Aware Books Buses Everywhere Harry Kids Move Movies Other Potter Read Really Small Sort Stores Three Too Two]
Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone. Horace Wisdom
[ Alone Books Derived Wisdom]
During the 1990s, San Francisco lived through one of the most intense economic booms of its history. Gavin Newsom
[ During Economic Francisco History Intense Lived Most San Through]
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. Jean M. Auel
[ Books Chooses Definition Fantasy Fiction Heard Ideas Mainstream Most Part Public Referred Science]
I always thought it hadn't influenced me very much, but I heard from many people from England that many motives from German fairytales are to be found in my books. Cornelia Funke
[ Always Books England Fairytales Found German Hadn Heard Influenced Many Motives Much Thought Very]
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. Quentin Crisp
[ Book Commit Etiquette Go Inclines Into Many Monastery More Nothing Person Possible Rapidly Reading Sin Social Some Than Trivial Ways Which]
Kids just don't read any more. They spend much more time with video games. It's just hard to get kids to read anything. Book sales have dropped dramatically, too. I think 90% of the books are bought only by 5% of the US population. Stan Sakai
[ Any Anything Book Books Bought Dramatically Dropped Games Get Hard Just Kids More Much Only Population Read Sales Spend Think Time Too Us Video]
Style and Structure are the essence of a book; great ideas are hogwash. Vladimir Nabokov
[ Book Essence Great Hogwash Ideas Structure Style]
My book has a very simple surface, but there are layers of irony and paradox all the way through it. Mark Haddon
[ Book Irony Layers Paradox Simple Surface Through Very Way]
Tim sends me a fairly ambitious workup in notebook form noting the passages we're going to cover and the chronology of the biblical events, and his commentaries on those things he's read and written. Jerry B. Jenkins
[ Ambitious Biblical Chronology Commentaries Cover Events Fairly Form Going His Notebook Noting Passages Read Sends Things Those Tim Written]
To be a book-collector is to combine the worst characteristics of a dope fiend with those of a miser. Robertson Davies
[ Characteristics Combine Dope Fiend Miser Those Worst]
It took me 45 minutes to get in all of the suits and putting all the dosimeters on me so that they knew how much radiation I got and the protective boots and everything. William Scranton
[ Boots Everything Get Got How Knew Minutes Much Protective Putting Radiation Suits Took]
Loads of computer graphics equals a terrible video in my book. Dan Hawkins
[ Book Computer Equals Graphics Loads Terrible Video]
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. Jamie Lee Curtis
[ Age Bad Been Book Children Doing Easier Feeling Felt Had Make Maybe Probably Really Self-Esteem Shame Shed Themselves Wanted Women]
It's not how you pick your nose, it's where you put that booger that counts. Tre Cool
[ Booger Counts How Nose Pick Put Where Your]
I suppose everyone tells little white lies. Quite often they're necessary to make someone feel better or prevent feelings from being hurt. Whoppers? No, that's dangerous and they'll boomerang. Richard Chamberlain
[ Being Better Boomerang Dangerous Everyone Feel Feelings Hurt Lies Little Make Necessary Often Prevent Quite Someone Suppose Tells White]
What makes cookbooks interesting is to find out about the people and the culture that invented the food. Vincent Schiavelli
[ Culture Find Food Interesting Invented Makes Out]
Let's just say that I don't think our show has very much in common with the book any more. Kristin Davis
[ Any Book Common Just More Much Our Say Show Think Very]
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. Adam Clymer
[ Back Book Came Chief Congressional Correspondent Kennedy Looking Out Reasons Stood Subject Ted Times Two Washington]
A life spent largely among books, and in the exercise of a literary profession, has very obvious drawbacks, as a subject-matter, when one comes to write about it. Mary A. Ward
[ Among Books Comes Drawbacks Exercise Largely Life Literary Obvious Profession Spent Very Write]
The best book on programming for the layman is "Alice in Wonderland"; but that's because it's the best book on anything for the layman. Alan Perlis
[ Alice Anything Because Best Book Layman Programming Wonderland]
This is the bunch of songs I did first, and it's just the type of thing I do. I am a Carter Family girl, so the record is book-ended with Carter Family songs. June Carter Cash
[ Am Bunch Carter Did Family First Girl Just Record Songs Thing Type]
The Book of Mormon is concrete and solid, they can hold it, and they can visualize that they have to pray to decide if this physical thing is true. There is no room for interpretation. Richard G. Scott
[ Book Concrete Decide Hold Interpretation Mormon Physical Pray Room Solid Thing True Visualize]
I read books like mad, but I am careful to to let anything I read influence me. Michael Caine
[ Am Anything Books Careful Influence Mad Read]
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! Charles Anthon
[ Along Been Book Dug Enormous Fastened Gold Had Metal New Northern Pair Part Same Shape Spectacles State Together Up Wires York]
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. Sophia Bush
[ Books Doing Education Geek High Homework Kid Know Learning Loved Margins Notebooks Notes Over Place School Theater Too Total]
United States is a great Country and has its effective role on the international arena, so we have to boost our relations with it, in order to achieve peace and stability in our region and the world. Ali A. Saleh
[ Achieve Arena Boost Country Effective Great International Order Our Peace Region Relations Role Stability States United World]
I knew Bobby Dylan back in the days when he lived in the village. He used to come and see me and sing songs for me, saying they ought to go into my next collected book on American folk music. Alan Lomax
[ American Back Bobby Book Collected Come Days Dylan Folk Go Into Knew Lived Music Next Ought Saying See Sing Songs Used Village]
I would never write realistic prose. I don't like people who try to write in a poetic style, but in the course of their book abandon it for realism, and weave back and forth like drunkards between the surreal and the real. Marguerite Young
[ Abandon Back Between Book Course Drunkards Forth Never Poetic Prose Real Realism Realistic Style Surreal Their Try Weave Would Write]
Never read a book through merely because you have begun it. John Witherspoon
[ Because Begun Book Merely Never Read Through]
We used to root for the Indians against the cavalry, because we didn't think it was fair in the history books that when the cavalry won it was a great victory, and when the Indians won it was a massacre. Dick Gregory History
[ Against Because Books Cavalry Fair Great History Indians Massacre Root Think Used Victory Won]
Books are like imprisoned souls till someone takes them down from a shelf and frees them. Samuel Butler
[ Books Down Frees Imprisoned Shelf Someone Souls Takes Them Till]
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. Chester Brown
[ Best Book Both Drawing Least Levels Liked Never Story Think Works]
The last three books are much more a case of a moment of history, what happened almost by accident or coincidence, like being in the same elevator or lifeboat. Michael Ondaatje
[ Accident Almost Being Books Case Coincidence Elevator Happened History Last Moment More Much Same Three]
I'll be left writing picture books and fairy tales. Carol Ann Duffy
[ Books Fairy Left Picture Tales Writing]
In the case of my book, I don't think it's really the coming-out gay novel that everyone really needed, even though it was received as such. The boy is too creepy, he betrays his teacher, the only adult man with whom he's enjoyed a sexual experience, etc. Edmund White
[ Adult Betrays Book Boy Case Creepy Enjoyed Etc Even Everyone Experience Gay His Man Needed Novel Only Really Received Sexual Such Teacher Think Though Too Whom]
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. Eddie Campbell
[ Because Book Bothered Dollar Fifty Got Haven Read Review Thought Time Well Whole Writing]
So while it is true that I find really dark stuff funny sometimes, it's also true that as a writer of books I want to have the whole range of human emotions. Rick Moody
[ Also Books Dark Emotions Find Funny Human Range Really Sometimes Stuff True Want While Whole Writer]
Nobody reads a mystery to get to the middle. They read it to get to the end. If it's a letdown, they won't buy anymore. The first page sells that book. The last page sells your next book. Mickey Spillane
[ Anymore Book Buy End First Get Last Middle Mystery Next Nobody Page Read Reads Sells Won Your]
Never loan a book to someone if you expect to get it back. Loaning books is the same as giving them away. Doug Coupland
[ Away Back Book Books Expect Get Giving Loan Never Same Someone Them]
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. Louise Brown
[ Book Child Children Escape Found Had Hard Incentives Into Much Opportunity Pets Powerful Practical Providing Rarely Read Reason Since Teenager Then Whenever Why Work]
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. Ray Stannard Baker
[ Aspirations Black Book Deeper Folk Gives His Inner Insight Into Life Negro Souls Struggles Than]
You that would judge me, do not judge alone this book or that, come to this hallowed place where my friends' portraits hang and look thereon; Ireland's history in their lineaments trace; think where man's glory most begins and ends and say my glory was I had such friends. William Butler Yeats
[ Alone Begins Book Come Ends Friends Glory Had Hallowed Hang History Ireland Judge Look Man Most Place Portraits Say Such Their Thereon Think Trace Where Would]
I didn't write the book to sell the book, but to tell my experiences. Larry Hagman
[ Book Experiences Sell Tell Write]
I wrote a book called The Taste of New Wine because I couldn't find a book that talked about the reality of the situation and how we were dishonest and afraid. Keith Miller
[ Afraid Because Book Called Dishonest Find How New Reality Situation Talked Taste Were Wine Wrote]
A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors. Charles Baudelaire
[ Book Company Counselor Counselors Garden Multitude Orchard Party Storehouse Way]
I will write another book if I feel like it. James Herriot
[ Another Book Feel Will Write]
I wrote that letter, and the one to Nixon. And I wrote more letters, and I thought it might be a magazine article. At that time I sent it to Esquire and Playboy, but anyway, I kept writing, and all of sudden I had enough and thought, well maybe it is a book. Don Novello
[ Anyway Article Book Enough Esquire Had Kept Letter Letters Magazine Maybe Might More Nixon Playboy Sent Sudden Thought Time Well Writing Wrote]
The first books I was interested in were all about baseball. But I can't think of one single book that changed my life in any way. Charles Kuralt
[ Any Baseball Book Books Changed First Interested Life Single Think Way Were]
You can't just plain die. You got to do it by the book. Richard McKenna
[ Book Die Got Just Plain]
In the later books I am much more at home in the use of language to describe things. I had never thought of that until a critic pointed that out. Robert Morgan
[ Am Books Critic Describe Had Home Language Later More Much Never Out Pointed Things Thought Until Use]
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. Berke Breathed
[ Better Books Children Enter Feel Forgotten Humor Immediately Lives Long Makes More Much Negative Our Satisfying Stuff Us]
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. Mario Batali
[ Another Book College Day Different Dirty Ditties Fingernails Friends Hair Hot Little Much Poetry Short Stories Thing Traditional Used Write Writing]
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. Dirk Benedict
[ Books Idea Imagination Make Money Passionate Read Seen Tv Write Wrote]
I'd never have written the big books in London. Jilly Cooper
[ Big Books London Never Written]
I am sure that every one of my colleagues - Democrat, Republican, and Independent - agrees with that statement. That in the voting booth, every one is equal. Barbara Boxer
[ Agrees Am Booth Colleagues Democrat Equal Every Independent Republican Statement Sure Voting]
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. Michael Berryman
[ Book Burning Causes Counseling Course Economics Get Going Harry History Missing Most Need Point Potter Problems Religion Repeat Serious Some Study War Whole Your]
There's no better book with which to defend the Bible than the Bible itself. Dwight L. Moody
[ Better Bible Book Defend Itself Than Which]
It's a complicated set of opinions that women bring to the voting booth. Eleanor Clift
[ Booth Bring Complicated Opinions Set Voting Women]
She told fortunes for a living. It's a wacky book and was great fun to write. It is very much a look at what life was like for women in Australia in the 1960's. Colleen McCullough
[ Australia Book Fortunes Fun Great Life Living Look Much She Told Very Wacky Women Write]
I was bookish and dorky in high school, so the best part of this movie was getting to be on the other side. Piper Perabo
[ Best Dorky Getting High Movie Other Part School Side]
How could I make a little book, when I have seen enough to make a dozen large books? John James Audubon
[ Book Books Could Dozen Enough How Large Little Make Seen]
A home without books is a body without soul. Marcus Tullius Cicero
[ Body Books Home Soul Without]
When that book came out, it was like Columbus telling about America at the court of Ferdinand and Isabella. Theodore White
[ America Book Came Columbus Court Ferdinand Out Telling]
There are naked people in boots on a mountain top firing guns. Andy Richter
[ Boots Firing Guns Mountain Naked Top]
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. Jung Chang
[ Allowed Although Am Banned Been Book Changes China Control Deep Fundamental Go Kind Longer Mao Society Still Travel Used]
A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books. Walt Whitman Nature
[ Books Metaphysics More Satisfies Than Window]
I don't want to write formula. I don't want to crank these books out like sausages. Every book is different, which takes a hell of a lot of ingenuity on my part. Sue Grafton
[ Book Books Crank Different Every Formula Hell Ingenuity Lot Out Part Sausages Takes These Want Which Write]
Every child is going to grow up. You can see it happen in the books: They get older and older and belong to themselves to a greater and greater extent. Jock Sturges
[ Belong Books Child Every Extent Get Going Greater Grow Happen Older See Themselves Up]
Mistresses are like books; if you pore upon them too much, they doze you and make you unfit for company; but if used discreetly, you are the fitter for conversation by em. William Wycherley
[ Books Company Conversation Discreetly Doze Em Fitter Make Mistresses Much Them Too Unfit Upon Used]
I was this weird little bookish giant. Aisha Tyler
[ Giant Little Weird]
And it's interesting, when you look at the predictions made during the peak of the boom in the 1990s, about e-commerce, or internet traffic, or broadband adoption, or internet advertising, they were all right - they were just wrong in time. Chris Anderson
[ Adoption Advertising Boom Broadband During E-Commerce Interesting Internet Just Look Made Peak Predictions Right Time Traffic Were Wrong]
There were two free public libraries within walking distance of my home; I remember taking six books home from every visit, the limit set by the library. Martin Lewis Perl
[ Books Distance Every Free Home Libraries Library Limit Public Remember Set Six Taking Two Visit Walking Were Within]
I have written two nonfiction books, I'm embarrassed to say. Dirk Benedict
[ Books Embarrassed Nonfiction Say Two Written]
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. John Burroughs Life
[ Books Day Each Find Friends Read See Short Still Take Think Thoughts Too Walks Want]
Our coach was absolutely out of his head. He must have read Bear Bryant's book. We had 78 players out. The first day 35 quit. Twenty quit the second day. We ended with 17 players. It was depressing. Merlin Olsen
[ Absolutely Bear Book Bryant Coach Day Depressing Ended First Had Head His Must Our Out Players Quit Read Second Twenty]
The holy book is implanted in the hearts and minds of all the Muslims. Humiliation of the holy book represents the humiliation of our people. Hamid Karzai
[ Book Hearts Holy Humiliation Implanted Minds Muslims Our Represents]
Have you ever heard the expression: Walk a mile in my shoes, and then judge me? And write your own books. Ann Rule
[ Books Ever Expression Heard Judge Mile Own Shoes Then Walk Write Your]
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. Anthony Doerr
[ Book Course End Figure Going Got How Into Many Otherwise Out Point Reach Say Then Where Write Yourself]
But there are still good shows like 24, Boomtown and the Wire, the Shield. Shemar Moore
[ Good Shield Shows Still Wire]
To me, I was always just standing on the sidelines because up until issue 50, we were just doing Spawn. I wasn't recruiting anybody because I didn't have any books for people to work on. Todd McFarlane
[ Always Any Anybody Because Books Doing Issue Just Recruiting Sidelines Spawn Standing Until Up Were Work]
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. William Cowper
[ Books Down Give Grow Head Heart Here His Hours Learning Lesson May Meditation Moments Think Useful Wiser Without]
Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all. Abraham Lincoln
[ Books His Man New Original Serve Show Those Thoughts Very]
Mostly, I was only interested in television as a kid, and the majority of reading material I collected was an adjunct to that central concern, comic books and magazines included. Chris Ware
[ Adjunct Books Central Collected Comic Concern Included Interested Kid Magazines Majority Material Mostly Only Reading Television]
I also have an idea for a book on biodiversity, and why and how we should be conserving it. Ken Thompson
[ Also Biodiversity Book Conserving How Idea Should Why]
My book has a lot of parts of my life that people don't know about. Maureen Forrester
[ Book Know Life Lot Parts]
People were more interested in the phenomena than the art itself. This, combined with the growing interest in collecting art as an investment and the resultant boom in the art market, made it a difficult time for a young artist to remain sincere without becoming cynical. Keith Haring
[ Art Artist Becoming Boom Collecting Combined Cynical Difficult Growing Interest Interested Investment Itself Made Market More Phenomena Remain Resultant Sincere Than Time Were Without Young]
I was not a big comic-book reader. Brad Bird
[ Big Reader]
He won't, won't he? Then bring me my boots. Richard Harris Barham
[ Boots Bring Then Won]
While the 1980 book was being serialized in the Sunday Times, Charles attacked it through the Observer. Anthony Holden
[ Attacked Being Book Charles Observer Sunday Through Times While]
I've probably had my day in the sun. I think I've influenced a lot of comic book writers. Harvey Pekar
[ Book Comic Day Had Influenced Lot Probably Sun Think Writers]
Prose books are the show dogs I breed and sell to support my cat. Robert Graves
[ Books Breed Cat Dogs Prose Sell Show Support]
Buying books was a way anyone could acquire a work of art for very little. Sol LeWitt
[ Acquire Anyone Art Books Buying Could Little Very Way Work]
The part of my writing I find the most rewarding is when people write to me or speak to me in public to tell me how his or her life has been changed by my books. Sidney Sheldon
[ Been Books Changed Find Her His How Life Most Part Public Rewarding Speak Tell Write Writing]
I'm the biggest nerd - I love comic books and stuff like that! I don't have any friends who are actresses. I only had one girlfriend when I was growing up. Most of my friends were boys. I was such a tomboy. I enjoyed doing guy things. Megan Fox
[ Actresses Any Biggest Books Boys Comic Doing Enjoyed Friends Girlfriend Growing Guy Had Love Most Nerd Only Stuff Such Things Tomboy Up Were]
Are we not like two volumes of one book? Marceline Desbordes-Valmore
[ Book Two Volumes]
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. Terry Brooks
[ Approach Basic Book Each Hand Hold How Mind Other Plan Put Same See Severe Some Still Stress Under Up]
A book begins with an image or character or situation that I care about deeply. Danielle Steel
[ Begins Book Care Character Deeply Image Situation]
September 11 awoke us to the threat of terrorism. It was forever bookmarked in our history as the day when life as Americans knew it, changed forever. Randy Forbes
[ Americans Awoke Changed Day Forever History Knew Life Our September Terrorism Threat Us]
People think I must have been turning cartwheels on the night I sealed the movie deal - which was only two days after sealing the book deal - but I was really quite terrified. Laura Hillenbrand
[ After Been Book Days Deal Movie Must Night Only Quite Really Sealed Sealing Terrified Think Turning Two Which]
I think we did a great job of putting together a program that would have made good e-books available had people been buying e-books in any real numbers. Thomas Perry
[ Any Available Been Buying Did Good Great Had Job Made Numbers Program Putting Real Think Together Would]
The pleasure of all reading is doubled when one lives with another who shares the same books. Katherine Mansfield
[ Another Books Doubled Lives Pleasure Reading Same Shares]
And Michael likes to read a lot. People don't realize that about him but he reads a number of books per week and he's fascinated just about every subject. David Gest
[ Books Every Fascinated Him Just Likes Lot Michael Number Per Read Reads Realize Subject Week]
I have written about 10 books, all just practical encouragement for moms. Lisa Whelchel
[ Books Encouragement Just Moms Practical Written]
The unflattering reviews are painful for short periods of time; the badly written ones are deeply, deeply insulting. That reviewer took no time to really read the book. Toni Morrison
[ Badly Book Deeply Insulting Ones Painful Periods Read Really Reviewer Reviews Short Time Took Unflattering Written]
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. Jim Bakker
[ Book Called Doctor Dr During Happened Jackson Missing Pieces Psychiatrist Said Time Treated Understand Whole Writing]
I have given up reading books; I find it takes my mind off myself. Oscar Levant
[ Books Find Given Mind Myself Off Reading Takes Up]
Ideas are only lethal if you suppress and don't discuss them. Ignorance is not bliss, it's stupid. Banning books shows you don't trust your kids to think and you don't trust yourself to be able to talk to them. Anna Quindlen
[ Able Banning Bliss Books Discuss Ideas Ignorance Kids Lethal Only Shows Stupid Suppress Talk Them Think Trust Your Yourself]
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. Anita Desai
[ Accomplished Actually Because Becomes Book Disappointment Feeling Follows Hoped However Motivation Next Usually Write]
But I hang on to books. I love them. I even think they're very nice decor in a room - far better than paintings... That's not quite true! Norman MacCaig
[ Better Books Even Far Hang Love Nice Paintings Quite Room Than Them Think True Very]
Paris and Nicky Hilton? Those girls will show up to the opening of a phone book. It's like a big joke. Rachel Perry
[ Big Book Girls Hilton Joke Opening Paris Phone Show Those Up Will]
I write a book over a period of months or years, and when I'm done with it, usually another year goes by before I see it in print. It's hard to be patient and wait. Margaret Haddix
[ Another Before Book Done Goes Hard Months Over Patient Period Print See Usually Wait Write Year Years]
No matter how vital experience might be while you lived it, no sooner was it ended and dead than it became as lifeless as the piles of dry dust in a school history book. Ellen Glasgow
[ Became Book Dead Dry Dust Ended Experience History How Lifeless Lived Matter Might Piles School Sooner Than Vital While]
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. Lynn Abbey
[ Books Computer Computers Embroidery History Into Past Plunging Reading Tweaking Writing]
I'm reading a book about Romaine Brooks, a wonderful painter from early in the last century. Lawrence Ferlinghetti
[ Book Brooks Century Early Last Painter Reading Wonderful]
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. Michael Connelly
[ Anything Books Boundaries Free Including Individual Made Only Past Personal References She Should Small Think Towers Twin Two Wants Write Writer]
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. Rita Dove
[ Asking Book Choose Entirely Feeling Go Going Got Having Library Mine Permission Place Read Us Wanted Without]
Not being a comic book fan, being thrown into that and seeing the extreme - it's taken very seriously. So I tried to do as much learning as I could about it so I wasn't mean or anything. Ashley Scott
[ Anything Being Book Comic Could Extreme Fan Into Learning Mean Much Seeing Seriously Taken Thrown Tried Very]
May I say, finally, that I have no illusions of grandeur; quite to the contrary, I am very humble in my knowledge that through forty years of my life my life has been an open book of service to my fellow architects and for the public good. Ralph Thomas Walker
[ Am Architects Been Book Contrary Fellow Finally Forty Good Grandeur Humble Illusions Knowledge Life May Open Public Quite Say Service Through Very Years]
Of the female black authors, I really like Morrison's early books a lot. But she's really become so much a clone of Faulkner. He did it better. Leslie Fiedler
[ Authors Become Better Black Books Clone Did Early Faulkner Female Lot Morrison Much Really She]
I'm passionate again about writing. This is important to me; it's got to be the comeback book. Jeffrey Archer
[ Again Book Comeback Got Important Passionate Writing]
If God had meant Harvard professors to appear in People magazine, She wouldn't have invented The New York Review of Books. Anna Quindlen
[ Appear Books God Had Harvard Invented Magazine Meant New Professors Review She York]
I didn't write a book. It wasn't for self-enrichment. Linda Tripp
[ Book Write]
Townes van Zandt is the best songwriter in the whole world and I'll stand on Bob Dylan's coffee table in my cowboy boots and say that. Steve Earle
[ Best Bob Boots Coffee Cowboy Dylan Say Songwriter Stand Table Van Whole World]
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. Anita Desai
[ Ancestors Back Backwards Begins Believe Book Digging Ends Family Felt Give Going History Impression Into Past Their Tunnel Visits]
I try to make my books reflect humanity as I see it. Tony Hillerman
[ Books Humanity Make Reflect See Try]
Youth is a silly, vapid state, Old age with fears and ills is rife; This simple boon I beg of Fate - A thousand years of Middle Life. Carolyn Wells
[ Age Beg Boon Fate Fears Ills Life Middle Old Rife Silly Simple State Thousand Vapid Years Youth]
You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children. Madeleine L'Engle
[ Book Children Difficult Grown-Ups Then Too Wants Will Write Written]
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. Claude Debussy
[ Alas Beautiful Book Development Example Feels Find Little More Musical Musicians Nature Nothing Read Sees Sunset Than Too Which Will]
I became interested in making books, starting about 1965, when I did the Serial Project #1, deciding that I needed a small book to show how the work could be understood and how the system worked. Sol LeWitt
[ Became Book Books Could Deciding Did How Interested Making Needed Project Serial Show Small Starting System Understood Work Worked]
They read their sports pages, know their statistics and either root like hell or boo our butts off. I love it. Give me vocal fans, pro or con, over the tourist types who show up in Houston or Montreal and just sit there. Mike Schmidt
[ Boo Butts Con Either Fans Give Hell Houston Just Know Love Montreal Off Our Over Pages Pro Read Root Show Sit Sports Statistics Their Tourist Types Up Vocal]
I think people would actually be surprised by what we put out. Unfortunately the shadow that the original founders cast was that they were just artists that can't write books so people swept the whole of Image with that paintbrush. Todd McFarlane
[ Actually Artists Books Cast Founders Image Just Original Out Paintbrush Put Shadow Surprised Swept Think Unfortunately Were Whole Would Write]
I mean, I guess I started during the comedy boom, so it was literally like, on Sunday you could decide you wanted to be a comic, and on Monday, you could be on stage. Todd Barry
[ Boom Comedy Comic Could Decide During Guess Literally Mean Monday Stage Started Sunday Wanted]
Our National Guard, as I think everybody knows, has provided about 40 percent of the boots on the ground in Iraq and in the conflict against Islamofascism. They went into that battle, being called up for their national security service, short of equipment. Kit Bond
[ Against Battle Being Boots Called Conflict Equipment Everybody Ground Guard Into Iraq Knows National Our Percent Provided Security Service Short Their Think Up Went]
There's always pressure, a great deal of pressure, when writing, since my first books were so successful. Nicholas Sparks
[ Always Books Deal First Great Pressure Since Successful Were Writing]
I was reading a lot of books I admired, and thought that I would like to write something like that someday. Naguib Mahfouz
[ Admired Books Lot Reading Someday Something Thought Would Write]
Wear the old coat and buy the new book. Austin Phelps
[ Book Buy Coat New Old Wear]
It's easy to set a story anywhere if you get a good guidebook and get some basic street names, and some descriptions, but, for me, yes, I am indebted to my travels to India for several of the stories. Jhumpa Lahiri
[ Am Anywhere Basic Descriptions Easy Get Good Indebted India Names Set Several Some Stories Story Street Travels Yes]
Small business in America is booming. The job creator in America, small business, is absolutely moving ahead. Pete Domenici
[ Absolutely Ahead America Booming Business Creator Job Moving Small]
From your parents you learn love and laughter and how to put one foot before the other. But when books are opened you discover that you have wings. Helen Hayes
[ Before Books Discover Foot How Laughter Learn Love Opened Other Parents Put Wings Your]
I don't believe anybody can really grasp everything that's even in one textbook. Joshua Lederberg
[ Anybody Believe Even Everything Grasp Really Textbook]
I often reread books I have written. Taylor Caldwell
[ Books Often Reread Written]
You write a book and you hope somebody will go out and pay $24.95 for what you've just said. I think books were my salvation. Books saved me from being miserable. Amy Tan
[ Being Book Books Go Hope Just Miserable Out Pay Said Salvation Saved Somebody Think Were Will Write]
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. Poppy Z. Brite
[ Book Brings Certainly Could Deal Great Him Home Husband Introduces Learned Liquor Never Stories Though Without Written]
The telephone book is full of facts, but it doesn't contain a single idea. Mortimer Adler
[ Book Contain Facts Full Idea Single Telephone]
His knowledge of books had in some degree diminished his knowledge of the world. William Shenstone
[ Books Degree Diminished Had His Knowledge Some World]
I thought a dignified thing to do would be to live in the country by the time I'm 50 and write books. Julian Clary
[ Books Country Dignified Live Thing Thought Time Would Write]
Bands always call me when they are in need of a boost and I come in and put them back on top. Nile Rodgers
[ Always Back Bands Boost Call Come Need Put Them Top]
Thy books should, like thy friends, not many be, yet such wherein men may thy judgment see. William Wycherley
[ Books Friends Judgment Many May Men See Should Such Thy Wherein Yet]
Writing a children's book means you cannot spin out long narratives or have complex character development. Norman Macleod
[ Book Cannot Character Children Complex Development Long Means Narratives Out Spin Writing]
It would absolutely suck if you paid a few bucks for a book only to find that on the first page it said, 'Once upon a time they all lived happily ever after' and the rest of the book was blank. Simon Travaglia
[ Absolutely After Blank Book Bucks Ever Few Find First Happily Lived Once Only Page Paid Rest Said Suck Time Upon Would]
I had the advantage of reading the book, and when the script was first submitted to me, it was just another gangster story - the east side taking over the west side and all that. Edward G. Robinson
[ Advantage Another Book East First Gangster Had Just Over Reading Script Side Story Submitted Taking West]
I can't pick out one single book that had such a profound personal impact. Louise Brown
[ Book Had Impact Out Personal Pick Profound Single Such]
Then one day I read about a book that said that the church is the only army that shoots its wounded. Keith Miller
[ Army Book Church Day Only Read Said Shoots Then Wounded]
On the whole, and this comment can get me in a lot of trouble, I find that retailers in the comic book business are not business people. They're fans who've gotten themselves shops. Rob Walton
[ Book Business Comic Comment Fans Find Get Gotten Lot Retailers Shops Themselves Trouble Whole]
I once knew a house rather like The Land of Smiles - an old house occupied by a varied collection of young people, mainly students. However none of these people were true models for the characters in the book, though their way of life may have been. Margaret Mahy
[ Been Book Characters Collection House However Knew Land Life Mainly May Models None Occupied Old Once Rather Smiles Students Their These Though True Varied Way Were Young]
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. Macaulay Culkin
[ Because Book Get Good How Just Looked Page Put Read Script Something Somewhere Sounded Structure Surprising]
I lived for four years in the 1930s with these individuals and the only time that I wasn't thinking about dealing with physical suffering is when I was working on this book. I've never been more alive as when I worked on this book. Laura Hillenbrand
[ Alive Been Book Dealing Four Individuals Lived More Never Only Physical Suffering These Thinking Time Worked Working Years]
A lot of people love the idea of improvising but are terrified of it, so I tried to make a book that was not a chef's book about improvising but a real home cook's book with a real home cook's pantry, supermarket ingredients, that sort of thing. Sally Schneider
[ Book Chef Cook Home Idea Improvising Ingredients Lot Love Make Real Sort Supermarket Terrified Thing Tried]
So I went in front of the judge, and I had my St. Jude prayer book in my pocket and my St. Jude medal. And I'm standing there and that judge said I was found guilty, so he sentenced me to what the law prescribed: one to 14 years. Aaron Neville
[ Book Found Front Guilty Had Jude Judge Law Medal Pocket Prayer Prescribed Said Sentenced St Standing Went Years]
For books are more than books, they are the life, the very heart and core of ages past, the reason why men worked and died, the essence and quintessence of their lives. Amy Lowell
[ Ages Books Core Died Essence Heart Life Lives Men More Past Quintessence Reason Than Their Very Why Worked]
Probably I, like a lot of people, became a writer in imitation of or in homage to the books I enjoyed. When you're so captivated by something, you think, could I do that? Hmm, let me try. Curtis Sittenfeld
[ Became Books Captivated Could Enjoyed Hmm Homage Imitation Lot Probably Something Think Try Writer]
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. Bruno Bettelheim
[ Advice Books Children Desire Failure Fear Great How Led Library Offering Raise Right Them Whole Wonder]
More than four thousand programs produced and consumed. Some of them were pretty good, a great many of them were forgettable; but a handful may even be worth a book. Ted Koppel
[ Book Consumed Even Four Good Great Handful Many May More Pretty Produced Programs Some Than Them Thousand Were Worth]
Any kid who has two parents who are interested in him and has a houseful of books isn't poor. Sam Levenson
[ Any Books Him Interested Kid Parents Poor Two]
Nobody's going to write a book about me, because nobody's going to find anything worth writing a book about. Jack K. Cooke
[ Anything Because Book Find Going Nobody Worth Write Writing]
I have some shorter stories coming out in other books early next year. I might be pitching a re-vamp of Ghost Rider in the spring. We'll see. Patton Oswalt
[ Books Coming Early Ghost Might Next Other Out Pitching Rider See Shorter Some Spring Stories Year]
I think the market is always going to be around. The goal is not to say, let's get rid of the market, because the market does render a huge number of services, and I don't want to have a fight about the price of something every time I buy a book or a bottle of water. Susan George
[ Always Around Because Book Bottle Buy Does Every Fight Get Goal Going Huge Market Number Price Render Rid Say Services Something Think Time Want Water]
Today, Medicare provides health insurance to about 40 million seniors and disabled individuals each year. The number is only expected to grow as the baby boomers begin retiring. Jim Bunning
[ Baby Begin Boomers Disabled Each Expected Grow Health Individuals Insurance Medicare Million Number Only Provides Retiring Seniors Today Year]
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. Dick Bruna
[ Back Been Books Came Chance Course Cover Drawing Especially Father France Gave Had Now Published Time]
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. Iris Chang
[ Because Books Changing Comfort Coming Experiments Forced Many Medical Out Psyche Sexual Slavery Something Story System Unit Us Whole Women]
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. Jeffery Deaver
[ Another Beasts Big Books End Ending Few Find Garden Generally Get Ideally Last Lots Pages Surprise Then Turns Twists Typical Usually Very Yet]
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. Len Deighton
[ Because Believe Books Certain Encouraged Only Permitted Reason Think Working-Class Working-Class Write]
I was very clear that I wanted to keep 'Thor' out of the rest of the Marvel universe for no less than the first six issues. And the success of the book, I think, speaks well to that decision. J. Michael Straczynski
[ Book Clear Decision First Issues Keep Less Marvel Out Rest Six Speaks Success Than Think Universe Very Wanted Well]
I learned quickly, as I tell my graduate students now, there are no answers in the back of the book when the equipment doesn't work or the measurements look strange. Martin Lewis Perl
[ Answers Back Book Equipment Graduate Learned Look Measurements Now Quickly Strange Students Tell Work]
I am 55 years old now. It takes three years to write one book. I don't know how many books I will be able to write before I die. It is like a countdown. So with each book I am praying - please let me live until I am finished. Haruki Murakami
[ Able Am Before Book Books Die Each Finished How Know Live Many Now Old Please Praying Takes Three Until Will Write Years]
He could have made it right with the book. But he hasn't. He is a revisionist of history. He has lied. Monica Lewinsky
[ Book Could Hasn History Lied Made Revisionist Right]
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.