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'.

We must go beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness and travel and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey. John Hope Franklin
[ Beyond Depths Explore Glories Go Into Journey Must Our Out Tell Textbooks Travel Untrodden Wilderness World]
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]
I loved to read when I was a kid, and as soon as I realized that an actual person got to make up the books I loved so much, I decided that that was the job for me. Margaret Haddix
[ Actual Books Decided Got Job Kid Loved Make Much Person Read Realized Soon Up]
But even before that, in 1980 I went so far as to write a book about what had happened. And I wrote all about the bank robbery, I went ahead and printed it even though I had no use immunity for it. Patty Hearst
[ Ahead Bank Before Book Even Far Had Happened Immunity Printed Robbery Though Use Went Write Wrote]
Writing this book was very therapeutic because it helped me face my relationship with my dad. Dexter S. King
[ Because Book Dad Face Helped Relationship Therapeutic Very Writing]
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]
Well in the book Carrie was my alter ego. In real life, Sarah Jessica and I don't look anything alike. But people do say that we sound alike. Sarah Jessica is an adorable girl and she is very funny. Candace Bushnell
[ Adorable Alike Alter Anything Book Carrie Ego Funny Girl Jessica Life Look Real Sarah Say She Sound Very Well]
Learning hath gained most by those books by which the printers have lost. Thomas Fuller
[ Books Gained Hath Learning Lost Most Printers Those Which]
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]
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]
I love comic books and always did as a kid. Rick Moody
[ Always Books Comic Did Kid Love]
I get up in the morning, do my e-mail, I check my e-mails all day. I'll go online and I'll buy my books at Amazon.com, but I don't want to buy all of them because I want to go to Duttons and I want to buy books from another human being. Joseph Bologna
[ Amazon Another Because Being Books Buy Check Com Day E-Mail E-Mails Get Go Human Morning Online Them Up Want]
Well I've never used that phrase before, but yes she is bootylicious. Ben Affleck
[ Before Never Phrase She Used Well Yes]
I've learned to look like I'm listening to long confusing plots of cartoons and comic books when I'm actually sound asleep or making grocery shopping lists in my head. Patricia Heaton
[ Actually Asleep Books Cartoons Comic Confusing Grocery Head Learned Listening Lists Long Look Making Plots Shopping Sound]
I remember once I read a book on mental illness and there was a nurse that had gotten sick. Do you know what she died from? From worrying about the mental patients not being able to get their food. She became a mental patient. Ornette Coleman
[ Able Became Being Book Died Food Get Gotten Had Illness Know Mental Nurse Once Patient Patients Read Remember She Sick Their Worrying]
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]
I admire our ancestors, whoever they were. I think the first self-conscious person must have shaken in his boots. Because as he becomes self-conscious, he's no longer part of nature. He sees himself against nature. He looks at the vastness of the universe and it looks hostile. John Shelby Spong
[ Admire Against Ancestors Because Becomes Boots First Himself His Hostile Longer Looks Must Nature Our Part Person Sees Self-Conscious Shaken Think Universe Vastness Were Whoever]
At school my boobs were bigger than all my friends' and I was afraid to show them. Now, I feel they make my outfits look better. They're like an accessory. Jessica Simpson
[ Accessory Afraid Better Bigger Feel Friends Look Make Now Outfits School Show Than Them Were]
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]
The book grew out of the introduction I did for Brady's Gates of Janus. I knew that the writing in that introduction had a better than average chance of being read by people involved in Brady's life - parents of victims, police, Brady himself. Peter Sotos
[ Average Being Better Book Brady Chance Did Gates Grew Had Himself Introduction Involved Knew Life Out Parents Police Read Than Victims Writing]
The language of my books has shaped me as a man. Don DeLillo
[ Books Language Man Shaped]
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]
Oh, I was super serious about practicing and rudiments, and still am. I still have all my books. Travis Barker
[ Am Books Oh Practicing Rudiments Serious Still Super]
My book is very wild. But you know during the period of BATMAN, that there were thousands of Batman and Robin costumes sold and these weren't just for kids. Burt Ward
[ Batman Book Costumes During Just Kids Know Period Robin Sold These Thousands Very Were Weren Wild]
Writers are frequently asked why they wrote their first book. A more interesting answer might come from asking them why they wrote their second one. Len Deighton
[ Answer Asked Asking Book Come First Frequently Interesting Might More Second Their Them Why Writers Wrote]
The dirtiest book of all is the expurgated book. Walt Whitman
[ Book Dirtiest]
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]
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]
In the fairy tale the painting represents the here and now. The book is actually divided into five sections, through which the key character, the muse, leads us. Kit Williams
[ Actually Book Character Divided Fairy Five Here Into Key Leads Muse Now Painting Represents Sections Tale Through Us Which]
All religions have periods in their history which are looked back to with retrospective fear and trembling as eras of persecution, and each religion has its own book of martyrs. Richard Le Gallienne
[ Back Book Each Eras Fear History Looked Martyrs Own Periods Persecution Religion Religions Retrospective Their Trembling Which]
Now there is one outstanding important fact regarding spaceship earth, and that is that no instruction book came with it. R. Buckminster Fuller
[ Book Came Earth Fact Important Instruction Now Outstanding Regarding Spaceship]
In a Glasser Quality School there is no such thing as a closed book test. Students are told to get out their notes and open their books. There is no such thing as being forbidden to ask the teacher or another student for help. William Glasser
[ Another Ask Being Book Books Closed Forbidden Get Help Notes Open Out Quality School Student Students Such Teacher Test Their Thing Told]
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]
If you could have a book called My Favorite Six Stories, I don't think I'd have trouble doing that. Ann Beattie
[ Book Called Could Doing Favorite Six Stories Think Trouble]
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]
Publishing is a very mysterious business. It is hard to predict what kind of sale or reception a book will have, and advertising seems to do very little good. Thomas Wolfe
[ Advertising Book Business Good Hard Kind Little Mysterious Predict Publishing Reception Sale Seems Very Will]
My books are primarily plot driven but the best plot in the world is useless if you don't populate them with characters that readers can care about. Jeffery Deaver
[ Best Books Care Characters Driven Plot Populate Primarily Readers Them Useless World]
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]
In the book I define conservatism, as I believe it is fit upon four categories of principle: respect for The Constitution, respect for life, less government, and personal responsibility. Jonathan Krohn
[ Believe Book Categories Conservatism Constitution Define Fit Four Government Less Life Personal Principle Respect Responsibility Upon]
To many, Homer may appear lazy and a loser, but he's just much misguided. He's boorish, sure, but well meaning and, I guess, the one thing we have in common is the pursuit of lousy diets. Dan Castellaneta
[ Appear Common Diets Guess Homer Just Lazy Loser Lousy Many May Meaning Misguided Much Pursuit Sure Thing Well]
I think the people who would be the least interested in my work would be people who read lots of comic books. Harvey Pekar
[ Books Comic Interested Least Lots Read Think Work Would]
Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman came to see our show, We all had a drink before they set off on their travels, and we kept in touch. Kelly Jones
[ Before Came Charley Drink Had Kept Off Our See Set Show Their Touch Travels]
The trouble with super heroes is what to do between phone booths. Ken Kesey
[ Between Booths Heroes Phone Super Trouble]
Not as ours the books of old - Things that steam can stamp and fold; Not as ours the books of yore - Rows of type, and nothing more. Austin Dobson
[ Books Fold More Nothing Old Ours Rows Stamp Steam Things Type]
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]
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]
But the drugs are kind of like taboo, at least among me and my friends and the people I've worked with. Ethan Suplee
[ Among Friends Kind Least Taboo Worked]
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]
I'm writing a new book right now that is like an erotica manifesto. Susie Bright
[ Book Erotica Manifesto New Now Right Writing]
The Twist was a guided missile launched from the ghetto into the heart of suburbia. The Twist succeeded, as politics, religion and law could never do, in writing in the heart and soul what the Supreme Court could only write on the books. Eldridge Cleaver
[ Books Could Court Ghetto Guided Heart Into Launched Law Missile Never Only Politics Religion Soul Suburbia Succeeded Supreme Twist Write Writing]
That difficult start drove me on to inspire children and let them know that it is never to late to repair a bad experience at school, and once you get your head down and start to read books, you can really achieve. Johnny Ball
[ Achieve Bad Books Children Difficult Down Drove Experience Get Head Inspire Know Late Never Once Read Really Repair School Start Them Your]
This head has risen above its hair in a moment of abandon known only to men who have drawn their feet out of their boots to walk awhile in the corridors of the mind. Djuna Barnes
[ Abandon Above Awhile Boots Corridors Drawn Feet Hair Head Known Men Mind Moment Only Out Risen Their Walk]
Books are like a mirror. If an ass looks in, you can't expect an angel to look out. B. C. Forbes
[ Angel Ass Books Expect Look Looks Mirror Out]
Whether it's on top of a phone booth or a $200 million soundstage, it's about stories. Peter Gallagher
[ Booth Million Phone Soundstage Stories Top Whether]
One of the things I have tried to do with this book and with all of them really is avoid that simple, easy, reductionist view of motivation and to show we do things for a complex net of reasons, a real braid of reasons. Russell Banks
[ Avoid Book Complex Easy Motivation Net Real Really Reasons Show Simple Them Things Tried View]
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]
Book - what they make a movie out of for television. Leonard L. Levinson
[ Book Make Movie Out Television]
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]
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]
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable, is but the nature of learning; whereas the experience gained from actual life is one of the nature of wisdom. Samuel Smiles
[ Actual Books Experience Gained Gathered Learning Life Nature Often Though Valuable Whereas Wisdom]
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]
Master books, but do not let them master you. Read to live, not live to read. Robert Bulwer-Lytton
[ Books Live Master Read Them]
The first time I read an excellent work, it is to me just as if I gained a new friend; and when I read over a book I have perused before, it resembles the meeting of an old one. George Gissing
[ Before Book Excellent First Friend Gained Just Meeting New Old Over Read Resembles Time Work]
I have no problem selling books to media franchises and we do it all the time. The author must understand that he/she is a writer for hire and has no control over copyright or over editorial changes made to the text. Richard Curtis
[ Author Books Changes Control Copyright Editorial Franchises Hire Made Media Must Over Problem Selling She Text Time Understand Writer]
No, there are no hard and fast rules about sources, no printed booklet to help journalists through. Ian Hislop
[ Fast Hard Help Journalists Printed Rules Sources Through]
A home without books is a body without soul. Marcus Tullius Cicero
[ Body Books Home Soul Without]
I'd rather write one good book than ten mediocre ones. Donna Tartt
[ Book Good Mediocre Ones Rather Ten Than Write]
If I was in love with someone, I would get their picture out of the school yearbook and do portraits. If I was curious about sex, I would draw pictures of it. There were no books for me to look at. Then I would go find my father's matches to burn the paper. Lynn Johnston
[ Books Burn Curious Draw Father Find Get Go Look Love Matches Out Paper Picture Pictures Portraits School Sex Someone Their Then Were Would]
When it comes to housework the one thing no book of household management can ever tell you is how to begin. Or maybe I mean why. Katharine Whitehorn
[ Begin Book Comes Ever Household Housework How Management Maybe Mean Tell Thing Why]
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]
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]
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 decision for me was whether to have "The Father" be a book that told a story - from the point of view of this speaker, the daughter - without, as in the earlier books, then having a section on something else and a section on something else. Sharon Olds
[ Book Books Daughter Decision Earlier Else Father Having Point Section Something Speaker Story Then Told View Whether Without]
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]
In my family, they were all big boozers. Ron Wood
[ Big Family Were]
I admire the world of the books and the characters that she's created, but I'm not an addict of Harry Potter. I don't feel possessive about it. Ralph Fiennes
[ Addict Admire Books Characters Created Feel Harry Possessive Potter She World]
I really had little interest in becoming famous. When I write my book, it will be my guide to avoid becoming a rock star. Edgar Winter
[ Avoid Becoming Book Famous Guide Had Interest Little Really Rock Star Will Write]
I can easily conceive, most Holy Father, that as soon as some people learn that in this book which I have written concerning the revolutions of the heavenly bodies, I ascribe certain motions to the Earth, they will cry out at once that I and my theory should be rejected. Nicolaus Copernicus
[ Ascribe Bodies Book Certain Conceive Concerning Cry Earth Easily Father Heavenly Holy Learn Most Motions Once Out Rejected Revolutions Should Some Soon Theory Which Will Written]
Yes, in my books I do edit myself to keep from becoming the Village Explainer. Thomas Perry
[ Becoming Books Edit Keep Myself Village Yes]
No, I'm not a comic book guy. I'm pretty fascinated with the subculture though and I do think that the world of comic books is such a natural transition into film. Donal Logue
[ Book Books Comic Fascinated Film Guy Into Natural Pretty Subculture Such Think Though Transition World]
Right up to the middle of this century all perceptions of the world around us were delivered via the bookshelf or the paper route. Theodore Bikel
[ Around Bookshelf Century Delivered Middle Paper Perceptions Right Route Up Us Via Were World]
Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of ages through which they passed. William Temple
[ Ages Books Chief Esteem Passed Proverbs Receive Stamp Their Through Value Which]
If a spectator with a philosophical mind, somebody accustomed to reading books, gets the same kind of information in a movie, he might not fully understand it. Manuel Puig
[ Accustomed Books Fully Gets Information Kind Might Mind Movie Philosophical Reading Same Somebody Spectator Understand]
At the moment, I'm toying with a new idea for a book, but fully engaged with writing screenplays, so the book idea - which needs empty space in my head - is barely formed yet. Rose Tremain
[ Barely Book Empty Engaged Formed Fully Head Idea Moment Needs New Screenplays Space Which Writing Yet]
Writers tell stories better, because they've had more practice, but everyone has a book in them. Yes, that old cliche. Tanith Lee
[ Because Better Book Cliche Everyone Had More Old Practice Stories Tell Them Writers Yes]
I just did a picture book called The Wildest Brother on Earth, and you will find both of my children in there. Cornelia Funke
[ Book Both Brother Called Children Did Earth Find Just Picture Wildest Will]
It is over with; I am in the history books. Michael Moorer
[ Am Books History Over]
When I begin a book, I inevitably discover many things along the way, about the characters, their past histories and the political intrigues that surround them. This discovery process is vital, and I would not prejudice it by deciding too much in advance. David Brin
[ Advance Along Begin Book Characters Deciding Discover Discovery Histories Inevitably Intrigues Many Much Past Political Prejudice Process Surround Their Them Things Too Vital Way Would]
And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything. William Shakespeare Nature
[ Books Brooks Everything Exempt Finds Good Haunt Life Our Public Running Sermons Stones Tongues Trees]
Many poets write books. They'll tell you: Well, I've got my next book, but there are two poems I need to write, one about x, one about y. This is a wonder to me. Sharon Olds
[ Book Books Got Many Need Next Poems Poets Tell Two Well Wonder Write]
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]
Heart is what drives us and determines our fate. That is what I need for my characters in my books: a passionate heart. I need mavericks, dissidents, adventurers, outsiders and rebels, who ask questions, bend the rules and take risks. Isabel Allende
[ Adventurers Ask Bend Books Characters Determines Dissidents Drives Fate Heart Mavericks Need Our Outsiders Passionate Questions Rebels Risks Rules Take Us]
Judge the goodness of a book by the energy of the punches it has given you. I believe the greatest characteristic of genius, is, above all, force. Gustave Flaubert
[ Above Believe Book Characteristic Energy Force Genius Given Goodness Greatest Judge Punches]
I asked a French critic a couple of years ago why my books did so well in France. He said it was because in my novels people both act and think. I got a kick out of that. Jim Harrison
[ Act Ago Asked Because Books Both Couple Critic Did France French Got Kick Novels Out Said Think Well Why Years]
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]
But my view is that you need a system at the border. You need some fencing but you need technology. You need boots on the ground. And then you need to have interior enforcement of our nation's immigration laws inside the country. And that means dealing with the employers who still consistently hire illegal labor. Janet Napolitano
[ Boots Border Consistently Country Dealing Employers Enforcement Fencing Ground Hire Illegal Immigration Inside Interior Labor Laws Means Nation Need Our Some Still System Technology Then View]
November is Jewish book month, so Jewish Community Centers all around the country have book fairs where they invite authors and sell books in advance of the holidays. Anita Diament
[ Advance Around Authors Book Books Centers Community Country Fairs Holidays Invite Jewish Month November Sell Where]
Maybe you don't work for seven months a year, but you'll work again. It may be a piece of garbage, so you wear hip boots. Armand Assante
[ Again Boots Garbage Hip May Maybe Months Piece Seven Wear Work Year]
I had listened to Joe Turner. When they'd book Joe there, I'd play the blues behind him. Jay McShann
[ Behind Blues Book Had Him Joe Listened Play Turner]
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]
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]
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]
A man's action is only a picture book of his creed. Arthur Helps
[ Action Book Creed His Man Only Picture]
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]
To be quite honest, I've been very blessed when I've worked with Hollywood. The studios that have purchased my work to be adapted to film have really liked the work and wanted to stay as close as they could to what the book was. Nicholas Sparks
[ Adapted Been Blessed Book Close Could Film Hollywood Honest Liked Purchased Quite Really Stay Studios Very Wanted Work Worked]
And they write innumerable books; being too vain and distracted for silence: seeking every one after his own elevation, and dodging his emptiness. T. S. Eliot
[ After Being Books Distracted Dodging Elevation Emptiness Every His Innumerable Own Seeking Silence Too Vain Write]
Like any small business owner, I experienced the pressures of building a company from the ground up - developing a business plan, balancing the books, meeting payroll and building a customer base. Gavin Newsom
[ Any Balancing Base Books Building Business Company Customer Developing Experienced Ground Meeting Owner Payroll Plan Pressures Small Up]
If you want a vision of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face - forever. George Orwell Imagination
[ Boot Face Forever Future Human Imagine Stamping Vision Want]
For a while we were chasing a book by Graham Greene to do Brighton Rock as a musical. We didn't get the rights, so we decided to create something from scratch, with Jonathan. By that time we were big fans of his work. Neil Tennant
[ Big Book Brighton Chasing Create Decided Fans Get Graham Greene His Jonathan Musical Rights Rock Scratch Something Time Were While Work]
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]
On my first days here I did not start work immediately but, as planned, I took it easy for a few days - flicked through books, studied Japanese art a little. Gustav Klimt
[ Art Books Days Did Easy Few First Here Immediately Japanese Little Planned Start Studied Through Took Work]
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]
There's a bootleg album that was recorded when I was 14 or 15, a compilation of things live at different clubs. Songs like Girl from Ipanema and Cry Me A River. I don't know what the title of it is. Edgar Winter
[ Album Bootleg Clubs Compilation Cry Different Girl Know Live Recorded River Songs Things Title]
I can now focus on a huge audience through TV, books, cookware and foods. Rocco DiSpirito
[ Audience Books Focus Foods Huge Now Through Tv]
There's no point in making a film out of a great book. The book's already great. What's the point? Neil Jordan
[ Already Book Film Great Making Out Point]
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]
A great book provides escapism for me. The artistry and the creativity in a story are better than any drugs. Wentworth Miller
[ Any Artistry Better Book Creativity Escapism Great Provides Story Than]
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]
Books are those faithful mirrors that reflect to our mind the minds of sages and heroes. Edward Gibbon
[ Books Faithful Heroes Mind Minds Mirrors Our Reflect Sages Those]
I demand that my books be judged with utmost severity, by knowledgeable people who know the rules of grammar and of logic, and who will seek beneath the footsteps of my commas the lice of my thought in the head of my style. Louis Aragon
[ Beneath Books Commas Demand Footsteps Grammar Head Judged Know Knowledgeable Lice Logic Rules Seek Severity Style Thought Utmost Will]
There's only one test of a great children's book, or a great children's film, and that is this: If it can be read or viewed with pleasure by adults, then it has the chance to be a great children's film, or a great children's book. Chuck Jones
[ Adults Book Chance Children Film Great Only Pleasure Read Test Then Viewed]
I grew up without a television. It meant that I read lots of books and entertained myself. Emily Watson
[ Books Entertained Grew Lots Meant Myself Read Television Up Without]
If we get a few solid festival shows then I will have no problem booking the lads for as many quality club shows around them to make a nice tour come together. Pat Garrett
[ Around Booking Club Come Festival Few Get Lads Make Many Nice Problem Quality Shows Solid Them Then Together Tour Will]
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]
I buy way too many books. Orson Scott Card
[ Books Buy Many Too Way]
I've heard rumors that the Petersons are writing a book. It will be very interesting to see what they have to say, but I don't know anything about the Rochas. Catherine Crier
[ Anything Book Heard Interesting Know Rumors Say See Very Will Writing]
Anyway, several rewrites later, Del Rey Books did publish my first novel, and it did become the first work of fiction on the New York Times trade paperback bestseller list. Terry Brooks
[ Anyway Become Bestseller Books Del Did Fiction First Later List New Novel Paperback Publish Rewrites Several Times Trade Work York]
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 have a notebook with me all the time, and I begin scribbling a few words. When things are going well, the walk does not get anywhere; I finally just stop and write. Mary Oliver
[ Anywhere Begin Does Few Finally Get Going Just Notebook Scribbling Stop Things Time Walk Well Words 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]
You can read a dozen different textbooks or how-to manuals that will tell you the basic rules of what makes a story - a beginning, a middle, and an end. Len Wein
[ Basic Beginning Different Dozen End Makes Manuals Middle Read Rules Story Tell Textbooks Will]
The best translations cannot convey to us the strength and exquisite delicacy of thought in its native garb, and he to whom such books are shut flounders about in outer darkness. Edwin Booth
[ Best Books Cannot Convey Darkness Delicacy Exquisite Garb Native Outer Shut Strength Such Thought Translations Us Whom]
It's always hard when you're playing someone for a lot of people out there who are going to see the movie after reading the books. There's a communion between a reader and the writer, so people will have an idea who Sirius Black is and I might not be everyone's idea of that. Gary Oldman
[ After Always Between Black Books Communion Everyone Going Hard Idea Lot Might Movie Out Playing Reader Reading See Someone Will Writer]
For each book, the time is also broken up. George Stephen
[ Also Book Broken Each Time Up]
And each book has to receive your best effort every single time. No slacking. Nora Roberts
[ Best Book Each Effort Every Receive Single Time Your]
The possession of a book becomes a substitute for reading it. Anthony Burgess
[ Becomes Book Possession Reading Substitute]
But, for instance, when I was awfully young, I read all the Oz books. They were an enormous influence on me. Jack Vance
[ Awfully Books Enormous Influence Instance Oz Read Were Young]
I thought I'd write one book and the world would change overnight. James Levine
[ Book Change Overnight Thought World Would Write]
Finding people who get enormous pleasure from reading books is a more and more unusual experience, and so writers just so much want to be heard. Susie Bright
[ Books Enormous Experience Finding Get Heard Just More Much Pleasure Reading Unusual Want Writers]
A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit. John Milton
[ Book Good Lifeblood Master Precious Spirit]
I wrote each book in thirty-five days flat - just to get the darned thing finished. Alistair Maclean
[ Book Darned Days Each Finished Flat Get Just Thing Thirty-Five Wrote]
That was par for the course but I also found that commissions were being canceled and in fact I considered this directly libelous - I write biographies for a living as well as being a journalist - for a non fiction book to be called fiction from beginning to end. Anthony Holden
[ Also Beginning Being Biographies Book Called Canceled Commissions Considered Course Directly End Fact Fiction Found Journalist Living Non Par Well Were Write]
I don't go by the rule book... I lead from the heart, not the head. Princess Diana
[ Book Go Head Heart Lead Rule]
That by listening to some music, by reading some books, by looking at paintings, and most important by hanging out with one another - by collaborating with one another and creating your own network - you can achieve something that is much better than what is out there. David Amram
[ Achieve Another Better Books Collaborating Creating Hanging Important Listening Looking Most Much Music Network Out Own Paintings Reading Some Something Than Your]
All of my books now come from readers' ideas. Ann Rule
[ Books Come Ideas Now Readers]
I get sent a lot of scripts which feature him as a kind of all-purpose Victorian literary character and really understand little, if anything, about him, his life or his books. Simon Callow
[ Anything Books Character Feature Get Him His Kind Life Literary Little Lot Really Scripts Sent Understand Victorian Which]
I decided we should book ourselves, so I started booking the band. Ruben Blades
[ Band Book Booking Decided Ourselves Should Started]
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]
There are no taboos in bed, and there shouldn't be any taboos in bed. Frank Langella
[ Any Bed Taboos]
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]
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps. Vladimir Lenin
[ Bootstraps Capable Capitalists Himself His Lifting Man More Own Self-Sacrifice Than Up]
In my books, women often solve the problem. Even if the woman is not the hero, she's a strong character. She does change the plot. She'll often rescue the male character from some situation. Ken Follett
[ Books Change Character Does Even Hero Male Often Plot Problem Rescue She Situation Solve Some Strong Woman Women]
A couple of weeks after that, Zebra Books phoned with an offer, and I accepted. George Stephen
[ Accepted After Books Couple Offer Phoned Weeks]
Admittedly, a homosexual can be conditioned to react sexually to a woman, or to an old boot for that matter. In fact, both homo - and heterosexual experimental subjects have been conditioned to react sexually to an old boot, and you can save a lot of money that way. William S. Burroughs
[ Admittedly Been Boot Both Conditioned Experimental Fact Heterosexual Homo Homosexual Lot Matter Money Old React Save Sexually Subjects Way Woman]
I've always wanted to do a Crichton book. I really love his writing. Richard Donner
[ Always Book His Love Really Wanted Writing]
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]
Judy couldn't move to Britain for family reasons, so I had to come to the States, and the U.S. government wouldn't give me a Green Card, so I airily told her I'd write a book. Bernard Cornwell
[ Book Britain Card Come Family Give Government Green Had Her Judy Move Reasons States Told Write]
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]
There are several books that I have-the Physics of Star Trek, Star Trek and Business, there are manuals on command style and countless scholarly papers that have been written about the significance of Next Generation. Patrick Stewart
[ Been Books Business Command Countless Generation Manuals Next Papers Physics Scholarly Several Significance Star Style Trek Written]
Dear Lord; we beg but one boon more: Peace in the hearts of all men living, peace in the whole world this Thanksgiving. Joseph Auslander
[ Beg Boon Dear Hearts Living Lord Men More Peace Thanksgiving Whole World]
The books that help you most are those which make you think that most. The hardest way of learning is that of easy reading; but a great book that comes from a great thinker is a ship of thought, deep freighted with truth and beauty. Pablo Neruda
[ Beauty Book Books Comes Deep Easy Freighted Great Hardest Help Learning Make Most Reading Ship Think Thinker Those Thought Truth Way Which]
Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly remembered. W. H. Auden
[ Books Forgotten None Remembered Some Undeservedly]
Quite simply, federal laws already on the books aimed at stopping the flow of illegal immigration must be enforced. Furthermore, states must be given the resources necessary to confront the problem, which includes strengthening the border patrol. Allen West
[ Aimed Already Books Border Confront Enforced Federal Flow Furthermore Given Illegal Immigration Includes Laws Must Necessary Patrol Problem Quite Resources Simply States Stopping Strengthening Which]
Your life story would not make a good book. Don't even try. Fran Lebowitz
[ Book Even Good Life Make Story Try Would Your]
An empty book is like an infant's soul, in which anything may be written. It is capable of all things, but containeth nothing. I have a mind to fill this with profitable wonders. Thomas Traherne
[ Anything Book Capable Empty Fill Infant May Mind Nothing Profitable Soul Things Which Wonders Written]
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]
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]
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]
Hands down, the biggest thrill is to get a letter from a kid saying, I loved your book. Will you write me another one? Kate DiCamillo
[ Another Biggest Book Down Get Hands Kid Letter Loved Saying Thrill Will Write Your]
To have a liberal temperament is a kind of psychological boon, To be able to understand that someone you disagree with is not just a terrible creature but somebody with whom you disagree. Peter Gay
[ Able Boon Creature Disagree Just Kind Liberal Psychological Somebody Someone Temperament Terrible Understand Whom]
Otis was inspired by a boy who sat across the aisle from me in sixth grade. He was a lively person. My best friend appears in assorted books in various disguises. Beverly Cleary
[ Across Aisle Appears Best Books Boy Disguises Friend Grade Inspired Lively Otis Person Sat Sixth Various]
All the books I have written have been one book, from the beginning. Marguerite Young
[ Been Beginning Book Books Written]
As I have studied the Bible and the Book of Mormon, I have come to know through the power of the Spirit of God, that these books contain the fullness of the gospel of Jesus Christ. Clayton Christensen
[ Bible Book Books Christ Come Contain Fullness God Gospel Jesus Know Mormon Power Spirit Studied These Through]
We really tried hard not to make it a cricket book, it appeals to a much wider community. Hansie Cronje
[ Appeals Book Community Cricket Hard Make Much Really Tried Wider]
The first book I ever wrote was in fourth grade and it was called 'Billy's Booger.' It was an autobiographical piece about a kid who was really bad at math. William Joyce
[ Autobiographical Bad Billy Booger Book Called Ever First Fourth Grade Kid Math Piece Really Wrote]
From a good book, I want to be taken to the very edge. I want a glimpse into that outer darkness. Mark Haddon
[ Book Darkness Edge Glimpse Good Into Outer Taken Very Want]
It's about giving the people what they want. So many people have told me that they've made love to my records so what I've delivered this time is an album about sex. Pretty much every song has that theme. Straight no chasers, it's booty music! Tyrese Gibson
[ Album Booty Delivered Every Giving Love Made Many Much Music Pretty Records Sex Song Straight Theme Time Told Want]
No man understands a deep book until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents. Ezra Pound
[ Book Contents Deep Least Lived Man Part Seen Understands Until]
I don't know why Sinclair Lewis fell in love with me. He didn't get even the slightest response from me. But his letters were lovely. And the poems he wrote me were lovely. I used some of them in my book. Fay Wray
[ Book Even Fell Get His Know Letters Lewis Love Lovely Poems Response Slightest Some Them Used Were Why Wrote]
I'd always liked to read, but when I picked up books I wasn't getting the same kind of excitement from them that I was from going out clubbing. I wanted to get the same kind of feel. Irvine Welsh
[ Always Books Excitement Feel Get Getting Going Kind Liked Out Picked Read Same Them Up Wanted]
The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it. James Bryce
[ Away Book Carry Measured Worth]
I can tell you this, if it wasn't for my book royalties, I'd be in debt. Benny Hinn
[ Book Debt Royalties Tell]
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 did go there later, but I hadn't been there before I wrote the book. Sometimes I feel like the imagined can feel more real than the real? Alice Hoffman
[ Been Before Book Did Feel Go Hadn Imagined Later More Real Sometimes Than Wrote]
Readers always seem to think that the author has some control over the design of their books. Donald Norman
[ Always Author Books Control Design Over Readers Seem Some Their Think]
I always carry lots of stuff with me wherever I roam, always weighted down with books, with cassettes, with pens and paper, just in case I get the urge to sit down somewhere, and oh, I don't know, read something or write my masterpiece. Elizabeth Wurtzel
[ Always Books Carry Case Cassettes Down Get Just Know Lots Masterpiece Oh Paper Pens Read Roam Sit Something Somewhere Stuff Urge Weighted Wherever Write]
With the marketing pressures driving the book world today, it's much easier to get the author of a memoir on a television show than a serious novelist. David Halberstam
[ Author Book Driving Easier Get Marketing Memoir Much Novelist Pressures Serious Show Television Than Today World]
The mortality of all inanimate things is terrible to me, but that of books most of all. William Dean Howells
[ Books Inanimate Mortality Most Terrible Things]
When I sell liquor, it's called bootlegging; when my patrons serve it on Lake Shore Drive, it's called hospitality. Al Capone
[ Called Drive Hospitality Lake Liquor Patrons Sell Serve Shore]
We've had really good mainstream publicity for these books and both Wanted and Chosen were snapped up as movie deals before each series even ended so I'm honestly just pinching myself. Mark Millar
[ Before Books Both Chosen Deals Each Ended Even Good Had Honestly Just Mainstream Movie Myself Pinching Publicity Really Series Snapped These Up Wanted Were]
I have even written a book about Wine called The Grapes of Ralph. Ralph Steadman
[ Book Called Even Grapes Ralph Wine Written]
My books are about losers, about people who've lost their way and are engaged in a search. Antonio Tabucchi
[ Books Engaged Losers Lost Search Their Way]
The institution of a public library, containing books on education, would be well adapted for the information of teachers, many of whom are not able to purchase expensive publications on those subjects. Joseph Lancaster
[ Able Adapted Books Containing Education Expensive Information Institution Library Many Public Publications Purchase Subjects Teachers Those Well Whom Would]
Books had instant replay long before televised sports. Bern Williams
[ Before Books Had Instant Long Replay Sports Televised]
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]
So, in effect, my first sale was actually two books. George Stephen
[ Actually Books Effect First Sale Two]
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]
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]
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 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]
We are always looking for the book it is necessary to read next. Saul Bellow
[ Always Book Looking Necessary Next Read]
Many have changed so much that they have lost the magic of the dream that carried them on their own bootstraps. Peter Abrahams
[ Bootstraps Carried Changed Dream Lost Magic Many Much Own Their Them]
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 think one thing that helped the sound change, it's a real subtle thing; it's just one switch on my bass, it has three positions, and I usually boost the mid-range frequency, I lowered the frequency that I boost, and that goes out to the sound system, too. Mike Gordon
[ Bass Boost Change Frequency Goes Helped Just Lowered Out Positions Real Sound Subtle Switch System Thing Think Three Too Usually]
We had gone out on the road in 94 and 95 for a three month American tour, and we realised, as did our manager and booking agent at the time, that we have really exhausted it, and we can't make money at this anymore. Steve Brown
[ Agent American Anymore Booking Did Exhausted Gone Had Make Manager Money Month Our Out Realised Really Road Three Time Tour]
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]
It's hard to see a film that's been made from a book that you really loved because it's such a different experience. Ed Harris
[ Because Been Book Different Experience Film Hard Loved Made Really See Such]
There were a lot of adventure books for boys, historical novels by Kenneth Roberts, and whatever mystery novels the alarmed librarian imagined might not corrupt an eager but innocent youth. Peter Straub
[ Adventure Alarmed Books Boys Corrupt Eager Historical Imagined Innocent Kenneth Librarian Lot Might Mystery Novels Roberts Were Whatever Youth]
My work looks like a comic book in form, but it's not a typical comic book in content. I write autobiographical stuff. Harvey Pekar
[ Autobiographical Book Comic Content Form Looks Stuff Typical Work Write]
I simply went down there to catch up with an old mate of mine, who owns the place. He's the one who wrote the book on the place, but no, no movie, just a beer. Bryan Brown
[ Beer Book Catch Down Just Mate Mine Movie Old Owns Place Simply Up Went Wrote]
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]
Every time I look at my pocketbook, I see Jackie Robinson. Willie Mays
[ Every Jackie Look Pocketbook Robinson See Time]
One of the most beautiful passages of Rousseau is that in the sixth book of Confessions, where he describes the awakening in him of the literary sense. Of such wisdom, the poetic passion, the desire of beauty, the love of art for its own sake, has most. Walter Pater
[ Art Awakening Beautiful Beauty Book Confessions Describes Desire Him Literary Love Most Own Passages Passion Poetic Sake Sense Sixth Such Where Wisdom]
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]
At school I was always trying to con my teachers into letting me act out book reports instead of writing them. Laura Linney
[ Act Always Book Con Instead Into Letting Out Reports School Teachers Them Trying Writing]
Because they feel that without them telling you to do this, you wouldn't have had the characters that you have, you wouldn't have the book that you have. Dan DeCarlo
[ Because Book Characters Feel Had Telling Them Without]
Today the U.S. is farther from being nourished by poetry than it was a hundred years ago, when books of poems were best-sellers. James Broughton
[ Ago Being Books Farther Hundred Nourished Poems Poetry Than Today Were Years]
There is something that falls short of perfection in every book, without exception, something influenced by the age, even something ridiculous; just like everyone, without exception, has weaknesses. Josef Skvorecky
[ Age Book Even Every Everyone Exception Falls Influenced Just Perfection Ridiculous Short Something Weaknesses Without]
There are many little ways to enlarge your child's world. Love of books is the best of all. Jackie Kennedy
[ Best Books Child Enlarge Little Love Many Ways World Your]
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]
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]
While Fledging is a different type of book, The Parable series serve as cautionary tales. I wrote the Parable books because of the direction of the country. You can call it save the world fiction, but it clearly doesn't save anything. Octavia Butler
[ Anything Because Book Books Call Cautionary Clearly Country Different Direction Fiction Parable Save Series Serve Tales Type While World Wrote]
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]
Loads of computer graphics equals a terrible video in my book. Dan Hawkins
[ Book Computer Equals Graphics Loads Terrible Video]
The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head. Alexander Pope Intelligence
[ Blockhead Head His Learned Loads Lumber Read]
The book of Revelation says that we no longer need the sun or the moon, for Christ is the light of the world. Tim LaHaye
[ Book Christ Light Longer Moon Need Revelation Says Sun World]
Movies are not scripts - movies are films; they're not books, they're not the theatre. Nicolas Roeg Movies
[ Books Films Movies Scripts Theatre]
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]
Observation more than books and experience more than persons, are the prime educators. Amos Bronson Alcott
[ Books Educators Experience More Observation Persons Prime Than]
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]
This book was company for me - I wrote these things when I was in hotels, far from where I normally live. I never intended to publish it. Catherine Deneuve
[ Book Company Far Hotels Intended Live Never Normally Publish These Things Where Wrote]
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]
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]
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 didn't want to write a book. They made me do it. Grace Slick
[ Book Made Want Write]
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]
I did Phone Booth, and that was shot very, very quickly, but that was Joel Schumacher, who's shot so many movies that, if anybody can figure out how to do it in a couple of days, it's him. Katie Holmes
[ Anybody Booth Couple Days Did Figure Him How Joel Many Movies Out Phone Quickly Schumacher Shot Very]
Marvel books also feed into the smaller publishers and the fact that this is happening in the same month we're launching Ultimate Fantastic Four is no coincidence. Mark Millar
[ Also Books Coincidence Fact Fantastic Feed Four Happening Into Launching Marvel Month Publishers Same Smaller Ultimate]
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]
I've got lots of good friends. I could have affairs. I can read a book all night, put the cat on the end of the bed. I can pick up my passport and go to France. I don't have to ask anybody. Joanna Lumley
[ Affairs Anybody Ask Bed Book Cat Could End France Friends Go Good Got Lots Night Passport Pick Put Read Up]
Poverty is a solved problem - all they have to do is abolish taxes and regulations which cripple those intelligent, capable, and responsible men and women and destroy their productive capacity, then stand back and watch the economy boom. L. Neil Smith
[ Abolish Back Boom Capable Capacity Cripple Destroy Economy Intelligent Men Poverty Problem Productive Regulations Responsible Solved Stand Taxes Their Then Those Watch Which Women]
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]
Also, I had read a book called She's Not There: A Life in Two Genders, written by a professor who had gone through transgender surgery, but it took this person well into his thirties to come to terms with the absolute necessity of having to do it. Mercedes Ruehl
[ Absolute Also Book Called Come Genders Gone Had Having His Into Life Necessity Person Professor Read She Surgery Terms Thirties Through Took Transgender Two Well Written]
Chris Elliott could read the phonebook and he's funny. Seth MacFarlane
[ Chris Could Elliott Funny Read]
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]
As we have always seen here in the U.S. the universal truth about elections is that people vote their pocketbook. Jennifer Dunn
[ Always Elections Here Pocketbook Seen Their Truth Universal Vote]
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]
Something about glamour interested me. All my schoolbooks had drawings of women on terraces with a cocktail and a cigarette. Bill Blass
[ Cigarette Cocktail Drawings Glamour Had Interested Something Women]
The essays are very solipsistic and self-absorbed, I'm totally conscious of that. To me, book writing is fun, and I basically just write about things that are entertaining to myself. Chuck Klosterman
[ Basically Book Conscious Entertaining Essays Fun Just Myself Self-Absorbed Things Totally Very Write Writing]
But there's a lot of 50's and a lot of boomers and a lot of kids in their 30's that grew up with us. Harvey Korman
[ Boomers Grew Kids Lot Their Up Us]
On the fourth day of July following, a party of about two hundred Indians attacked Boonsborough, killed one man, and wounded two. Daniel Boone
[ Attacked Day Following Fourth Hundred Indians July Killed Man Party Two Wounded]
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]
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]
QuickBooks - the very fact that we could even dream to make something in the business arena, and that it would then succeed - was a total revolution to me. Scott Cook
[ Arena Business Could Dream Even Fact Make Revolution Something Succeed Then Total Very Would]
I've got a book of poetry by the bed, one of these big collections that goes back to the Greeks and Romans. Martin C. Smith
[ Back Bed Big Book Collections Goes Got Greeks Poetry Romans These]
We found nothing grand in the history of the Jews nor in the morals inculcated in the Pentateuch. I know of no other books that so fully teach the subjection and degradation of woman. Elizabeth Cady Stanton
[ Books Degradation Found Fully Grand History Inculcated Jews Know Morals Nor Nothing Other Subjection Teach Woman]
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 things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who'll get me a book I ain't read. Abraham Lincoln
[ Best Book Books Friend Get Know Man Read Things Want]
Gaylord Perry and Willie McCovey should know each other like a book. They've been ex-teammates for years now. Jerry Coleman
[ Been Book Each Know Now Other Perry Should Willie Years]
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]
A man's got to take a lot of punishment to write a really funny book. Ernest Hemingway
[ Book Funny Got Lot Man Punishment Really Take Write]
This is the sixth book I've written, which isn't bad for a guy who's only read two. George Burns
[ Bad Book Guy Only Read Sixth Two Which Written]
A book is the only immortality. Rufus Choate
[ Book Immortality Only]
Today's gasoline prices are taking a severe toll on Americans' pocketbooks. Consumers are anxious. Pete Domenici
[ Americans Anxious Consumers Gasoline Pocketbooks Prices Severe Taking Today Toll]
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]
Even the worst book can give us something to think about. Wislawa Szymborska
[ Book Even Give Something Think Us Worst]
The tax code can be used to eliminate the toll booths on the information superhighway. Jerry Weller
[ Booths Code Eliminate Information Tax Toll Used]
The wise are above books. Samuel Daniel
[ Above Books Wise]
By encouraging renewable energy sources such as wind energy, we boost South Dakota's economy and we help reduce America's dependence on foreign oil. Tim Johnson
[ America Boost Dakota Dependence Economy Encouraging Energy Foreign Help Oil Reduce Renewable Sources South Such Wind]
Few are sufficiently sensible of the importance of that economy in reading which selects, almost exclusively, the very first order of books. Why, except for some special reason, read an inferior book, at the very time you might be reading one of the highest order? John W. Foster
[ Almost Book Books Economy Except Exclusively Few First Highest Importance Inferior Might Order Read Reading Reason Selects Sensible Some Special Sufficiently Time Very Which Why]
We were just a one-room bookstore; we didn't have any money for lawyers. Lawrence Ferlinghetti
[ Any Bookstore Just Lawyers Money Were]
When people say there is too much violence in my books, what they are saying is there is too much reality in life. Joyce Carol Oates
[ Books Life Much Reality Say Saying Too Violence]
I have three brothers and they're all into computers. They're all intellects. My mother would pay me a quarter a page to read a book and I couldn't make 50 cents. I just couldn't do it. Josh Holloway
[ Book Brothers Cents Computers Intellects Into Just Make Mother Page Pay Quarter Read Three Would]
I got beat up up in Texas because my bootlaces were the wrong color. Fairuza Balk
[ Beat Because Color Got Texas Up Were Wrong]
This is a simple change that will provide a huge financial boost for many Americans, particularly low- to moderate-income families. It is an important step in making sure we do everything we can to encourage all Americans to save and plan for the future. Jim Cooper
[ Americans Boost Change Encourage Everything Families Financial Future Huge Important Making Many Particularly Plan Provide Save Simple Step Sure Will]
The great thing about Stephen is that he sees the movie as a separate thing, I think. He wants it to capture the essence of the book, and if he feels that's been done, then he's not too particular about the details. I think that's why he's happy. Lawrence Kasdan
[ Been Book Capture Details Done Essence Feels Great Happy Movie Particular Sees Separate Stephen Then Thing Think Too Wants Why]
Obsession led me to write. It's been that way with every book I've ever written. I become completely consumed by a theme, by characters, by a desire to meet a challenge. Anne Rice
[ Become Been Book Challenge Characters Completely Consumed Desire Ever Every Led Meet Obsession Theme Way Write Written]
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]
To devise an information processing system capable of getting along on its own - it must handle its own problems of programming, bookkeeping, communication and coordination with its users. It must appear to its users as a single, integrated personality. Cliff Shaw
[ Along Appear Capable Communication Coordination Devise Getting Handle Information Integrated Must Own Personality Problems Processing Programming Single System Users]
You read a book from beginning to end. You run a business the opposite way. You start with the end, and then you do everything you must to reach it. Jessamyn West
[ Beginning Book Business End Everything Must Opposite Reach Read Run Start Then Way]
My father assigned me to keep his scrapbooks. At first I was interested in reading only his rave notices, but I got interested in reading what the critics were saying about whether the play was good or not. Dorothy Fields
[ Assigned Critics Father First Good Got His Interested Keep Notices Only Play Rave Reading Saying Were Whether]
I bought some books in order to learn the first principles of philosophy. Johann Heinrich Lambert
[ Books Bought First Learn Order Philosophy Principles Some]
I hope that readers will tear through my books because they can't stop themselves - and then, maybe, read them again and find new things there. Helen Dunmore
[ Again Because Books Find Hope Maybe New Read Readers Stop Tear Them Themselves Then Things Through Will]
Writing children's books gives a writer a very strong sense of narrative drive. Helen Dunmore
[ Books Children Drive Gives Narrative Sense Strong Very Writer Writing]
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]
I do read books. I suppose it's more or less the same thing, but at least I'm alone and I'm an individual. I can stop anytime I want, which I frequently do. Jack Vance
[ Alone Anytime Books Frequently Individual Least Less More Read Same Stop Suppose Thing Want Which]
And my father always took me to the library. We were both book addicts. Cornelia Funke
[ Addicts Always Book Both Father Library Took Were]
Indians were here first - it's about time. We're way behind the African Americans and Hispanic Americans in getting politically involved, but we're beginning to take a page out of their notebook. Ben Nighthorse Campbell
[ African Americans Beginning Behind First Getting Here Hispanic Indians Involved Notebook Out Page Politically Take Their Time Way Were]
There's also something of an illusion in that, you can perhaps record a TV thing one month and complete a book the next and then be in a play. Then, if they all come out at once, it looks as if you're actually juggling a million things. Jane Asher
[ Actually Also Book Come Complete Illusion Juggling Looks Million Month Next Once Out Perhaps Play Record Something Then Thing Things Tv]
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]
Another thing that's quite different in writing a book as a practicing newspaperman is that if you look at what you've written the next morning and you think you didn't get it quite right, you can fix it. Adam Clymer
[ Another Book Different Fix Get Look Morning Newspaperman Next Practicing Quite Right Thing Think Writing Written]
If we discovered that we only had five minutes left to say all that we wanted to say, every telephone booth would be occupied by people calling other people to stammer that they loved them. Christopher Morley
[ Booth Calling Discovered Every Five Had Left Loved Minutes Occupied Only Other Say Stammer Telephone Them Wanted Would]
Conventional forms of narrative allow for different points of view, but for this book I wanted a structure whereby each of the main characters contributed a distinctive version of the story. Penelope Lively
[ Allow Book Characters Contributed Conventional Different Distinctive Each Forms Main Narrative Points Story Structure Version View Wanted Whereby]
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]
I got the boot once from Stanley Donen. The film was called The Little Prince. Julie Harris
[ Boot Called Film Got Little Once Prince Stanley]
Christ himself wrote nothing, but furnished endless material for books and songs of gratitude and praise. Philip Schaff
[ Books Christ Endless Furnished Gratitude Himself Material Nothing Praise Songs Wrote]
I bought a selection of short, romantic fiction novels, studied them, decided that I had found a formula and then wrote a book that I figured was the perfect story. Thank goodness it was rejected. Louise Brown
[ Book Bought Decided Fiction Figured Formula Found Goodness Had Novels Perfect Rejected Romantic Selection Short Story Studied Thank Them Then Wrote]
Every book is a children's book if the kid can read! Mitch Hedberg
[ Book Children Every Kid Read]
I think Americans like the practical; they like the human. And I like both those things myself, and I try and put them into my books. John Keegan
[ Americans Books Both Human Into Myself Practical Put Them Things Think Those Try]
Before Booker T. Washington, we have small business owners but we do not have a philosopher of black entrepreneurship, and that's what Washington was. Ed Smith
[ Before Black Booker Business Entrepreneurship Owners Philosopher Small Washington]
I don't publish the books to make money, not at all. Peter Sotos
[ Books Make Money Publish]
Books themselves need no defense. Their spokesmen come and go, their readers live and die, they remain constant. Lawrence Clark Powell
[ Books Come Constant Defense Die Go Live Need Readers Remain Spokesmen Their Themselves]
We Jews have a special attachment to the Book. The study of page after page in tomes yellowing with age was obligatory. Theodore Bikel
[ After Age Attachment Book Jews Obligatory Page Special Study]
It would be nice to design a real briefcase - you open it up and it's your computer but it also stores your books. Steve Wozniak
[ Also Books Briefcase Computer Design Nice Open Real Stores Up Would Your]
I am writing a book and that takes third place of importance. John Entwistle
[ Am Book Importance Place Takes Third Writing]
Well, the whole story is in the book, but the short answer is that I was the first information architect in an organization that was traditionally design-oriented, and I felt I needed a tool to help me gain the trust and support of my colleagues. Jesse James Garrett
[ Answer Architect Book Colleagues Felt First Gain Help Information Needed Organization Short Story Support Tool Traditionally Trust Well 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]
Comic books and graphic novels are a great medium. It's incredibly underused. Darren Aronofsky
[ Books Comic Graphic Great Incredibly Medium Novels]
I think that the online world has actually brought books back. People are reading because they're reading the damn screen. That's more reading than people used to do. Bill Murray
[ Actually Back Because Books Brought Damn More Online Reading Screen Than Think Used World]
I didn't and don't go to Internet for any business purposes. The book sales for me by this point are way beyond any influence I might have, positively, or others might have, negatively. R. A. Salvatore
[ Any Beyond Book Business Go Influence Internet Might Negatively Others Point Positively Purposes Sales Way]
Writers are not just people who sit down and write. They hazard themselves. Every time you compose a book your composition of yourself is at stake. E. L. Doctorow
[ Book Compose Composition Down Every Hazard Just Sit Stake Themselves Time Write Writers Your Yourself]
My writing has to support more than my research habit, but I love to curl up with a book about some dusty corner of history. Lynn Abbey
[ Book Corner Curl Dusty Habit History Love More Research Some Support Than Up Writing]
I don't have the feeling that as a very young person I read books that absolutely made their mark on my mind. Robert Jay Lifton
[ Absolutely Books Feeling Made Mark Mind Person Read Their Very Young]
You can never step into the same book twice, because you are different each time you read it. John Barton
[ Because Book Different Each Into Never Read Same Step Time Twice]
Having your book turned into a movie is like seeing your oxen turned into bouillon cubes. John le Carre
[ Book Cubes Having Into Movie Oxen Seeing Turned Your]
There is no Frigate like a book to take us lands away nor any coursers like a page of prancing Poetry. Emily Dickinson
[ Any Away Book Lands Nor Page Poetry Prancing Take Us]
The Bible is one of the most genocidal books in history. Noam Chomsky
[ Bible Books Genocidal History Most]
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]
Nowadays I construct my books as if they're film scripts. Leon de Winter
[ Books Construct Film Nowadays Scripts]
The deadlines are much, much longer with books. When I was a reporter, a lot of times I'd come in at 8:30 a.m., get an assignment right away, interview somebody, turn the story in by 9:30, and have the finished story in the paper that landed on my desk by noon. Margaret Haddix
[ Assignment Away Books Come Deadlines Desk Finished Get Interview Landed Longer Lot Much Noon Paper Reporter Right Somebody Story Times Turn]
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about things we know nothing about. Jean Jacques Rousseau
[ Books Hate Know Nothing Only Talk Teach Things Us]
I regret all of my books. Zora Neale Hurston
[ Books Regret]
I try to make my books reflect humanity as I see it. Tony Hillerman
[ Books Humanity Make Reflect See Try]
Even when I was in school shows, in elementary school doing plays, I'd always go off book and start improvising. Billy Crystal
[ Always Book Doing Elementary Even Go Improvising Off Plays School Shows Start]
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]
To see this place would truly be worth a trip to India in itself, and from the spirit of the religion that lived here one can learn more in an hour of viewing than from all the books ever written. Rudolf Otto
[ Books Ever Here Hour India Itself Learn Lived More Place Religion See Spirit Than Trip Truly Viewing Worth Would Written]
Whenever I am sent a new book on the lively arts, the first thing I do is look for myself in the index. Julie Burchill
[ Am Arts Book First Index Lively Look Myself New Sent Thing Whenever]
I must be like the princess who felt the pea through seven mattresses; each book is a pea. C. S. Forester
[ Book Each Felt Mattresses Must Princess Seven Through]
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]
Life is a game with many rules but no referee. One learns how to play it more by watching it than by consulting any book, including the holy book. Small wonder, then, that so many play dirty, that so few win, that so many lose. Joseph Brodsky
[ Any Book Consulting Dirty Few Game Holy How Including Learns Life Lose Many More Play Referee Rules Small Than Then Watching Win Wonder]
Now when you have administrators deciding what sexuality is, and what's a taboo and what's not in terms of content, you got guys, like, Trent Lott who equates homosexuality with a disease. Richard Serra
[ Administrators Content Deciding Disease Equates Got Guys Homosexuality Now Sexuality Taboo Terms Trent]
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]
Books have become products, like cereal or perfume or deodorant. Alexandra Ripley
[ Become Books Cereal Deodorant Perfume Products]
I read The Old Curiosity Shop before I began Blackwood Farm. I was amazed at the utter madness in that book. Anne Rice
[ Amazed Before Began Book Curiosity Farm Madness Old Read Shop Utter]
I did the pilot, and when they came through and said they were going to put it on the air, I had already some dates in the book with my band and so on. So Barry did the first one, he may have done a few more than the first one in the series, and I took it up from then. Humphrey Lyttelton
[ Air Already Band Barry Book Came Dates Did Done Few First Going Had May More Pilot Put Said Series Some Than Then Through Took Up Were]
In a mood of faith and hope my work goes on. A ream of fresh paper lies on my desk waiting for the next book. I am a writer and I take up my pen to write. Pearl S. Buck
[ Am Book Desk Faith Fresh Goes Hope Lies Mood Next Paper Pen Take Up Waiting Work Write Writer]
Love is the big booming beat which covers up the noise of hate. Margaret Cho
[ Beat Big Booming Covers Hate Love Noise Up Which]
A writer is, after all, only half his book. The other half is the reader and from the reader the writer learns. P. L. Travers
[ After Book Half His Learns Only Other Reader Writer]
By the time I was 12 or 13, I was studying biochemistry textbooks. Joshua Lederberg
[ Biochemistry Studying Textbooks Time]
Ten years ago I was not heavily involved in the film world but on reflection it was a boom time with the mineral boom happening, so there was immense growth for industrial training films, documentaries to do with the mining, and the outback world. Ann Macbeth
[ Ago Boom Documentaries Film Films Growth Happening Heavily Immense Industrial Involved Mineral Mining Reflection Ten Time Training World Years]
I think of life as a good book. The further you get into it, the more it begins to make sense. Harold Kushner
[ Begins Book Further Get Good Into Life Make More Sense Think]
This character's entirely invented, and the woman that I interviewed wouldn't recognize herself, or really anything about herself, in this book, which she hasn't read, because she doesn't read English. Arthur Golden
[ Anything Because Book Character English Entirely Hasn Herself Interviewed Invented Read Really Recognize She Which Woman]
I think I settled on the title before I ever wrote the book. Frank McCourt
[ Before Book Ever Settled Think Title Wrote]
For many years I had heard about an underworld consisting of people who act out a vampire fantasy while I was living in New York. Fortunately for me there are also several books on the phenomena. James Patterson
[ Act Also Books Consisting Fantasy Fortunately Had Heard Living Many New Out Phenomena Several Underworld Vampire While Years York]
I never plot out my novels in terms of the tone of the book. Hopefully, once a story is begun it reveals itself. Alice Hoffman
[ Begun Book Hopefully Itself Never Novels Once Out Plot Reveals Story Terms Tone]
The best part about the movie, and everybody seems to rave about it, is the boot camp part. R. Lee Ermey
[ Best Boot Camp Everybody Movie Part Rave Seems]
I'm not a comic book guy at all. Darren Aronofsky
[ Book Comic Guy]
And so Fannie Mae produces very strong results for investors in - when interest rates are high and when interest rates are low, in recession and during booms. Franklin Raines
[ During High Interest Investors Low Mae Produces Rates Recession Results Strong Very]
I hate sequels. They're never as good as the first book. Connie Willis
[ Book First Good Hate Never Sequels]
The reading or non-reading a book will never keep down a single petticoat. George Byron
[ Book Down Keep Never Reading Single Will]
Then you start another book and suddenly the galley proofs of the last one come in and you have to wrench your attention away from what you're writing and try to remember what you were thinking when you wrote the previous one. Bernard Cornwell
[ Another Attention Away Book Come Last Previous Proofs Remember Start Suddenly Then Thinking Try Were Wrench Writing Wrote Your]
A book is sent out into the world, and there is no way of fully anticipating the responses it will elicit. Consider the responses called forth by the Bible, Homer, Shakespeare - let alone contemporary poetry or a modern novel. Chaim Potok
[ Alone Anticipating Bible Book Called Consider Contemporary Elicit Forth Fully Homer Into Modern Novel Out Poetry Responses Sent Shakespeare Way Will World]
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]
I think of my books as mainstream and that's were most people who read them look for them in book stores. Jean M. Auel
[ Book Books Look Mainstream Most Read Stores Them Think Were]
I weighed 190 when I got to boot camp, I came out at 178. I ate only the beans and tomato sauce. Tom Sizemore
[ Ate Beans Boot Came Camp Got Only Out Sauce Tomato Weighed]
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]
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]
We can put television in its proper light by supposing that Gutenberg's great invention had been directed at printing only comic books. Robert M. Hutchins
[ Been Books Comic Directed Great Gutenberg Had Invention Light Only Printing Proper Put Supposing Television]
My mother would read aloud to my father and me in the evening. She read mainly travel books. Beverly Cleary
[ Aloud Books Evening Father Mainly Mother Read She Travel Would]
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]
Selling a book or story has never become absolutely automatic for me. Rudy Rucker
[ Absolutely Automatic Become Book Never Selling Story]
Every ceremony or rite has a value if it is performed without alteration. A ceremony is a book in which a great deal is written. Anyone who understands can read it. One rite often contains more than a hundred books. G. I. Gurdjieff
[ Alteration Anyone Book Books Ceremony Contains Deal Every Great Hundred More Often Performed Read Rite Than Understands Value Which Without Written]
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]
I always used to look at books and wonder how anybody could come up with so many words. But my divorce and then falling in love with somebody else has released in me an ability to write in other ways apart from songs. Roger Waters
[ Ability Always Anybody Apart Books Come Could Divorce Else Falling How Look Love Many Other Released Somebody Songs Then Up Used Ways Wonder Words Write]
The burning of an author's books, imprisonment for opinion's sake, has always been the tribute that an ignorant age pays to the genius of its time. Joseph Lewis
[ Age Always Author Been Books Burning Genius Ignorant Imprisonment Opinion Pays Sake Time Tribute]
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've always believed in writing without a collaborator, because where two people are writing the same book, each believes he gets all the worry and only half the royalties. Agatha Christie
[ Always Because Believed Believes Book Collaborator Each Gets Half Only Royalties Same Two Where Without Worry Writing]
What irritates me is the bland way people go around saying, 'Oh, our attitude has changed. We don't dislike these people any more.' But by the strangest coincidence, they haven't taken away the injustice; the laws are still on the books. Christopher Isherwood
[ Any Around Attitude Away Bland Books Changed Coincidence Dislike Go Haven Injustice Irritates Laws More Oh Our Saying Still Strangest Taken These Way]
I wrote in the book very specifically what I wanted to write about, period, and left it at. Kate Adie
[ Book Left Period Specifically Very Wanted Write Wrote]
I sometimes wonder what would have happened if the first book had not sold... doesn't bear thinking about, but I suppose we'd have made it work somehow. Bernard Cornwell
[ Bear Book First Had Happened Made Sold Somehow Sometimes Suppose Thinking Wonder Work Would]
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]
We went to dinner and healed the wounds, at least to a certain degree. But I hope he understands the hurt he did to me. He put the boot into a pal and I don't think you should do that. Ian St. John
[ Boot Certain Degree Did Dinner Healed Hope Hurt Into Least Pal Put Should Think Understands Went Wounds]
The advice of the elders to young men is very apt to be as unreal as a list of the hundred best books. Oliver Wendell Holmes
[ Advice Apt Best Books Elders Hundred List Men Unreal Very Young]
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]
Books and harlots have their quarrels in public. Walter Benjamin
[ Books Public Quarrels Their]
I have written things that Republicans and Democrats and all kinds of figures have either hated or felt very uncomfortable about. Because in doing these long projects and books, you get close to the bone. And they're not calling me up and asking me for dinner. Bob Woodward
[ Asking Because Bone Books Calling Close Democrats Dinner Doing Either Felt Figures Get Hated Kinds Long Projects Republicans These Things Uncomfortable Up Very Written]
A loss never bothers me after I take it. I forget it overnight. But being wrong - not taking the loss - that is what does damage to the pocketbook and to the soul. Jesse Livermore
[ After Being Bothers Damage Does Forget Loss Never Overnight Pocketbook Soul Take Taking Wrong]
It helps when 1 can send the children off to their fathers so I can support my new book with a national publicity tour. I started writing the book when my daughter was 5. It took me almost four years. Meg Tilly
[ Almost Book Children Daughter Fathers Four Helps National New Off Publicity Send Started Support Their Took Tour Writing Years]
Why by a book when you can join a library. Ricky Gervais
[ Book Join Library Why]
I've always loved words. I ate up all the books I could get my hands on, and when I couldn't get books, I read candy wrappers and labels on cereal and toothpaste boxes. Judy Holliday
[ Always Ate Books Boxes Candy Cereal Could Get Hands Labels Loved Read Toothpaste Up Words]
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]
But the animation has become very good, and I think that a movie is not a book, and a book is not a movie. Katherine Dunn
[ Animation Become Book Good Movie Think Very]
I'd only read a bit of the first book. And I just knew about all the media furor over it. But I'd not read books 2 or 3. I'd just read a bit of it. And I'd seen the films. David Thewlis
[ Bit Book Books Films First Just Knew Media Only Over Read Seen]
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]
Your love to me was like an unread book. Countee Cullen
[ Book Love Unread Your]
I'm more of a visual person, but I think that reading's extremely important. But I'm very easily distracted. It takes certain books to really grab you in. Jason Marsden
[ Books Certain Distracted Easily Extremely Grab Important More Person Reading Really Takes Think Very Visual]
The book of Revelation is written largely in symbols. Joseph Franklin Rutherford
[ Book Largely Revelation Symbols Written]
Most books today seemed to have been written overnight from books read the day before. Nicolas de Chamfort
[ Been Before Books Day Most Overnight Read Seemed Today Written]
Stephen King in many respects is a wonderful writer. He has made a contribution. People in the future will be able to pick up Stephen King's books and learn a lot about who we were by reading those books. Anne Rice
[ Able Books Contribution Future King Learn Lot Made Many Pick Reading Respects Stephen Those Up Were Will Wonderful Writer]
Each has his past shut in him like the leaves of a book known to him by his heart, and his friends can only read the title. Virginia Woolf
[ Book Each Friends Heart Him His Known Leaves Only Past Read Shut Title]
Books should to one of these fours ends conduce, for wisdom, piety, delight, or use. John Denham
[ Books Delight Ends Fours Piety Should These Use Wisdom]
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]
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]
Mr. Arthur Ashe, he was good. I read some of his books. He knew about everything, but he was real quiet and didn't talk much. I never met him. Mike Tyson
[ Arthur Ashe Books Everything Good Him His Knew Met Mr Much Never Quiet Read Real Some Talk]
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]
Hungry man, reach for the book: it is a weapon. Bertolt Brecht
[ Book Hungry Man Reach Weapon]
I'd love to do a whole series of stories and have them collected into books. Sergio Aragones
[ Books Collected Into Love Series Stories Them Whole]
Books won't stay banned. They won't burn. Ideas won't go to jail. Alfred Whitney Griswold
[ Banned Books Burn Go Ideas Jail Stay Won]
When I was in prison, I was wrapped up in all those deep books. That Tolstoy crap - people shouldn't read that stuff. Mike Tyson
[ Books Crap Deep Prison Read Stuff Those Tolstoy Up Wrapped]
When I'm in the field, when I'm working, I keep very careful notes. I wear big shirts with big breast pockets, and I carry in them two little spiral notebooks. Peter Matthiessen
[ Big Careful Carry Field Keep Little Notebooks Notes Pockets Shirts Spiral Them Two Very Wear Working]
One thing is that I wasn't getting booked that well, and they had control over who got the awards, they had control over who sold. And they really did not want Willie or me, either one, to have a hit record. They wanted the money, but they didn't want us to be the ones. Waylon Jennings
[ Awards Booked Control Did Either Getting Got Had Hit Money Ones Over Really Record Sold Thing Us Want Wanted Well Willie]
The lessons taught in great books are misleading. The commerce in life is rarely so simple and never so just. Anita Brookner
[ Books Commerce Great Just Lessons Life Misleading Never Rarely Simple Taught]
I've been homeschooling for eight years and have always received the best advice and encouragement from other homeschoolers, rather than a book or lecture. Lisa Whelchel
[ Advice Always Been Best Book Eight Encouragement Lecture Other Rather Received Than Years]
I think I learned a lot from reading in general - even from reading badly written books. Margaret Haddix
[ Badly Books Even General Learned Lot Reading Think Written]
If there was no Bible, it would be no matter whether you could read or not. Reading other books would do you no good. Jupiter Hammon
[ Bible Books Could Good Matter Other Read Reading Whether Would]
The rules have changed. True power is held by the person who possesses the largest bookshelf, not gun cabinet or wallet. Anthony J. D'Angelo Power
[ Bookshelf Cabinet Changed Gun Held Largest Person Possesses Power Rules True Wallet]
I've written many nonfiction books, but that's a special gift. Tim LaHaye
[ Books Gift Many Nonfiction Special Written]
I'm doing a book, 'Chasing Science,' about the pleasures of science as a spectator sport. Frederik Pohl
[ Book Chasing Doing Pleasures Science Spectator Sport]
I have disassociated myself from that book. Uta Hagen
[ Book Myself]
In my book, I was trying to get into my own soul. Claire Bloom
[ Book Get Into Own Soul Trying]
Given Pounds and five years, and an ordinary man can in the ordinary course, without any undue haste or putting any pressure upon his taste, surround himself with books, all in his own language, and thence forward have at least one place in the world. Augustine Birrell
[ Any Books Course Five Forward Given Haste Himself His Language Least Man Ordinary Own Place Pounds Pressure Putting Surround Taste Thence Undue Upon Without World Years]
Research to me is as important or more important than the writing. It is the foundation upon which the book is built. Leon Uris
[ Book Built Foundation Important More Research Than Upon Which Writing]
God be thanked for books; they are the voices of the distant and the dead, and make us heirs of the spiritual life of past ages. William Ellery Channing
[ Ages Books Dead Distant God Heirs Life Make Past Spiritual Thanked Us Voices]
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]
I like the idea of making big budget films with a heart. I like graphic novels more than comic books. Matthew Vaughn
[ Big Books Budget Comic Films Graphic Heart Idea Making More Novels Than]
I write about it in the book and, you know, explain that. But that was the technicality that actually got my sentence reduced - that Alan Dershowitz used to have my sentence - it came down eventually to eight years. Jim Bakker
[ Actually Alan Book Came Down Eight Eventually Explain Got Know Reduced Sentence Used Write Years]
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]
Doesn't anyone here think this sounds like a vision of hell? While we are all competing or dying, when will there be time for sex or music or books? Stop the world, I want to get off. Howard Stringer
[ Anyone Books Competing Dying Get Hell Here Music Off Sex Sounds Stop Think Time Vision Want While Will World]
There is a kind of fear, approaching a panic, that's spreading through the Baby Boom Generation, which has suddenly discovered that it will have to provide for its own retirement. Ron Chernow
[ Approaching Baby Boom Discovered Fear Generation Kind Own Panic Provide Retirement Spreading Suddenly Through Which Will]
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]
Self-help books are for the birds. Self-help groups are where it's at. Janice Dickinson
[ Birds Books Groups Self-Help Where]
I keep one simple rule that I only move in one direction - I write the book straight through from beginning to end. By following time's arrow, I keep myself sane. Jonathan Lethem
[ Arrow Beginning Book Direction End Following Keep Move Myself Only Rule Sane Simple Straight Through Time Write]
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]
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]
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]
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]
There is no handbook about how a career is going to go. Gary Cole
[ Career Go Going Handbook How]
I make personal appearances around the country. I'm starting a book tour now, and I may be coming to Toronto with the Learning Annex, which I'm doing all through the United States, so that may come up just before Christmas. Burt Ward
[ Appearances Around Before Book Christmas Come Coming Country Doing Just Learning Make May Now Personal Starting States Through Toronto Tour United Up Which]
I came in on the decline. Phil Elliot was in first, he got his book out, he sold thirteen thousand, I think he got two issues out before I got mine in, this was March '87. He was out in December '86. Eddie Campbell
[ Before Book Came December Decline First Got His Issues March Mine Out Phil Sold Think Thirteen Thousand Two]
The animated books pay the lowest rates at the Big Two and you can forget about royalties. Mark Millar
[ Animated Big Books Forget Lowest Pay Rates Royalties Two]
My first two books are out of print and, okay, they can sleep there comfortably. It's early work, derivative work. Mary Oliver
[ Books Comfortably Derivative Early First Okay Out Print Sleep Two Work]
When you are old and gray and full of sleep, and nodding by the fire, take down this book and slowly read, and dream of the soft look your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep. William Butler Yeats
[ Book Deep Down Dream Eyes Fire Full Gray Had Look Nodding Old Once Read Shadows Sleep Slowly Soft Take Their Your]
Those boos really motivate me to make something happen. Barry Bonds
[ Boos Happen Make Motivate Really Something Those]
There's a picture of the real Coach Gary Gaines in the book and he's sitting in the locker room after a game, and he just looks so much like Billy Bob, that we went to him. Peter Berg
[ After Billy Bob Book Coach Game Gary Him Just Locker Looks Much Picture Real Room Sitting Went]
It is a good idea to know which publishers publish which stories. For example, there is no sense in sending a picture book text to a publisher who does not publish picture books. Margaret Mahy
[ Book Books Does Example Good Idea Know Picture Publish Publisher Publishers Sending Sense Stories Text Which]
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]
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]
A man can stand a lot as long as he can stand himself. He can live without hope, without friends, without books, even without music, as long as he can listen to his own thoughts. Axel Munthe
[ Books Even Friends Himself His Hope Listen Live Long Lot Man Music Own Stand Thoughts Without]
Then is when I decided to take it to Archie to see if they could do it as a comic book. I showed it to Richard Goldwater, and he showed it to his father, and a day or two later I got the OK to do it as a comic book. Dan DeCarlo
[ Archie Book Comic Could Day Decided Father Goldwater Got His Later Ok Richard See Showed Take Then Two]
With a few flowers in my garden, half a dozen pictures and some books, I live without envy. Lope de Vega
[ Books Dozen Envy Few Flowers Garden Half Live Pictures Some Without]
Well yes so far, I was recently in Germany and they had me do six book signings a day and that was too much so I had them cut it down to about three. It becomes taxing at times but its a lot of fun and you meet a lot of nice people. Larry Hagman
[ Becomes Book Cut Day Down Far Fun Germany Had Lot Meet Much Nice Recently Signings Six Taxing Them Three Times Too Well Yes]
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 never heard of anyone who was really literate or who ever really loved books who wanted to suppress any of them. Robertson Davies
[ Any Anyone Books Ever Heard Literate Loved Never Really Suppress Them Wanted]
Black Books adheres to a more old fashioned, traditional sitcom format, which I think works, because in its own way, it's quite theatrical. Dylan Moran
[ Because Black Books Fashioned Format More Old Own Quite Sitcom Theatrical Think Traditional Way Which Works]
It had been startling and disappointing to me to find out that story books had been written by people, that books were not natural wonders, coming of themselves like grass. Eudora Welty
[ Been Books Coming Disappointing Find Grass Had Natural Out Startling Story Themselves Were Wonders Written]
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]
Books have led some to learning and others to madness. Petrarch
[ Books Learning Led Madness Others Some]
Don't hate me 'cause I'm booed a fool! Brian Celio
[ Booed Cause Fool Hate]
In my books, I never portray violence as a reasonable solution to a problem. If the lead characters in the story are driven to it, it's at the extreme end of their experience. Dean Koontz
[ Books Characters Driven End Experience Extreme Lead Never Portray Problem Reasonable Solution Story Their Violence]
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 was aware that there is an expectation that writers inevitably falter at this stage, that they fail to live up to the promise of their first successful book, that the next book never pleases the way the prior one did. It simply increased my sense of being challenged. David Guterson
[ Aware Being Book Challenged Did Expectation Fail Falter First Increased Inevitably Live Never Next Pleases Prior Promise Sense Simply Stage Successful Their Up Way Writers]
I'm living out a childhood fantasy. Our house is in a historic district of a small town that I used to read about in storybooks. Patty Duke
[ Childhood District Fantasy Historic House Living Our Out Read Small Town Used]
The one thing I would like more credit for is being part of a movement which involves recognising the importance of plot and asserting that books of literary worth could be written that had plots. Scott Turow
[ Asserting Being Books Could Credit Had Importance Involves Literary More Movement Part Plot Plots Recognising Thing Which Worth Would Written]
If you get a book which is 600 pages, you have to reduce it to a script of 100 pages. In two hours of film, you cannot possibly include all the characters. Dino De Laurentiis
[ Book Cannot Characters Film Get Hours Include Pages Possibly Reduce Script Two Which]
If you want to publish two books a year under your own name and your publisher doesn't, maybe you need a different publisher. Dean Koontz
[ Books Different Maybe Name Need Own Publish Publisher Two Under Want Year Your]
Hemingway hated me. I sold 200 million books, and he didn't. Of course most of mine sold for 25 cents, but still... you look at all this stuff with a grain of salt. Mickey Spillane
[ Books Cents Course Grain Hated Hemingway Look Million Mine Most Salt Sold Still Stuff]
With twins, reading aloud to them was the only chance I could get to sit down. I read them picture books until they were reading on their own. Beverly Cleary
[ Aloud Books Chance Could Down Get Only Own Picture Read Reading Sit Their Them Twins Until Were]
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]
Bamboo is not a weed, it's a flowering plant. Bamboo is a magnificent plant. Steve Lacy
[ Bamboo Flowering Magnificent Plant Weed]
The more I do bookstores, the more people come up to me from church groups. I spoke at Pittsburg State College and had 2 or 3 ministers and book groups from a couple of churches. Anita Diament
[ Book Bookstores Church Churches College Come Couple Groups Had Ministers More Spoke State Up]
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]
You have very accurately described the difficulty of presenting my books on film: many of my characters are alone most of the time, and when they do talk, what they say is mostly lies. That can make for a pretty confusing film. Thomas Perry
[ Accurately Alone Books Characters Confusing Described Difficulty Film Lies Make Many Most Mostly Presenting Pretty Say Talk Time Very]
The most terrifying thing I can think of is being alone - and I mean utterly alone, like no one else in the world alone - at night. That's the nucleus of the first story in my collection and it's also where the title came from for the book. Paul Kane
[ Alone Also Being Book Came Collection Else First Mean Most Night Nucleus Story Terrifying Thing Think Title Utterly Where World]
I don't read books. Eric Bristow
[ Books Read]
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]
I'm addicted to email, but other than that, there are practical things - being able to buy a book on the internet that you can't find in your local bookshop. This could be a lifeline if you live further from the sources. Marilyn Hacker
[ Able Addicted Being Book Buy Could Email Find Further Internet Lifeline Live Local Other Practical Sources Than Things Your]
What a book a devil's chaplain might write on the clumsy, wasteful, blundering, low, and horribly cruel work of nature! Charles Darwin
[ Book Clumsy Cruel Devil Horribly Low Might Nature Wasteful Work Write]
Back in the mid-1970s, we adopted some fairly ambitious goals to improve efficiency of our cars. What did we get? We got a tremendous boost in efficiency. Jay Inslee Car
[ Adopted Ambitious Back Boost Cars Did Efficiency Fairly Get Goals Got Improve Our Some Tremendous]
I've always liked getting away with just a little bit of what you're not supposed to. Like my first book, Billy's Booger, got me in trouble with the principal's office. William Joyce
[ Always Away Billy Bit Booger Book First Getting Got Just Liked Little Office Principal Supposed Trouble]
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]
First-person narrators is the way I know how to write a book with the greatest power and chance of artistic success. Anne Rice
[ Artistic Book Chance First-Person First-Person Greatest How Know Power Success Way Write]
I've written 16 children's books and five unpublished novels. Some of the latter were breathtakingly bad. Mark Haddon
[ Bad Books Children Five Latter Novels Some Unpublished Were Written]
People tell me they laughed hard enough to wake their spouses, that they've given away numerous copies to friends, and that it's the one Trek book they'll give to people they wouldn't expect to like others. John M. Ford
[ Away Book Copies Enough Expect Friends Give Given Hard Laughed Numerous Others Spouses Tell Their Trek Wake]
Movies can't ruin books. They can only ruin movies. S. E. Hinton
[ Books Movies Only Ruin]
You know, he would go and look at different funny books because he wanted his character to be different and make different faces. I saw a funny book in his room and it looked like the same character he was playing. It was about a duck. Bubba Smith
[ Because Book Books Character Different Duck Faces Funny Go His Know Look Looked Make Playing Room Same Saw Wanted Would]
Everyone matures. When I was Newt's age, I thought I had the right answer to things. The baby-boomers as political leaders are still on trial by the American people. Pete du Pont
[ Age American Answer Everyone Had Leaders Matures Newt Political Right Still Things Thought Trial]
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]
The good, the admirable reader identifies himself not with the boy or the girl in the book, but with the mind that conceived and composed that book. Vladimir Nabokov
[ Admirable Book Boy Composed Conceived Girl Good Himself Identifies Mind Reader]
My dream was to be known as a writer and to be able to produce at least one book that would be read by people. That dream came true with the publication of my first novel - and all the rest has been a sweet bonus. Robert Cormier
[ Able Been Bonus Book Came Dream First Known Least Novel Produce Publication Read Rest Sweet True Would Writer]
I don't care who you are, you hear those boos. Mickey Mantle
[ Boos Care Hear Those]
Each book first begins with a little idea. Dick Bruna
[ Begins Book Each First Idea Little]
It's clear to me that there is no good reason for many philosophy books to sound as complicated as they do. Alain de Botton
[ Books Clear Complicated Good Many Philosophy Reason Sound]
I love to both give and receive very old books. Augusten Burroughs
[ Books Both Give Love Old Receive Very]
I think the kind of unexpected I really love is when you open books and the actual way of writing is different and interesting. Like reading Virginia Woolf for the first time or Lawrence Durrell for the first time. Lalla Ward
[ Actual Books Different First Interesting Kind Lawrence Love Open Reading Really Think Time Unexpected Virginia Way Woolf Writing]
I think the players, I put in the book for example that we should go back to wood rackets, probably they laughed at me, I'm a dinosaur, but I think that you see these great players, have even more variety and you see more strategy, there'd be more subtlety. John McEnroe
[ Back Book Dinosaur Even Example Go Great Laughed More Players Probably Put Rackets See Should Strategy Subtlety These Think Variety Wood]
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 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 like to have books around to give me ideas-to get the verbal part of my brain to start working. Sean Lennon
[ Around Books Brain Get Give Part Start Verbal Working]
The American mind, unlike the English, is not formed by books, but, as Carl Sandburg once said to me... by newspapers and the Bible. Van Wyck Brooks
[ American Bible Books Carl English Formed Mind Newspapers Once Said Unlike]
I'm not into older guys. To tell you the truth, Richard Gere is not the sexiest man alive, in my book. Winona Ryder
[ Alive Book Guys Into Man Older Richard Sexiest Tell Truth]
My six handbooks to Jewish life and lifecycle events mostly followed the trajectory of my adult Jewish life. Anita Diament
[ Adult Events Followed Jewish Life Mostly Six Trajectory]
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]
All people, even secular people, are seeing books on the market like The End of History. Tim LaHaye
[ Books End Even History Market Secular Seeing]
It is the interest one takes in books that makes a library. And if a library have interest it is; if not, it isn't. Carolyn Wells
[ Books Interest Library Makes Takes]
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]
Collaboration on a book is the ultimate unnatural act. Tom Clancy
[ Act Book Collaboration Ultimate Unnatural]
Nature is a book, a letter, a fairy tale (in the philosophical sense) or whatever you want to call it. Johann G. Hamann
[ Book Call Fairy Letter Nature Philosophical Sense Tale Want Whatever]
I don't read reviews because by then it's too late - whatever anyone says, the book won't change. It is written. Jeanette Winterson
[ Anyone Because Book Change Late Read Reviews Says Then Too Whatever Won Written]
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]
The good of a book lies in its being read. A book is made up of signs that speak of other signs, which in their turn speak of things. Without an eye to read them, a book contains signs that produce no concepts; therefore it is dumb. Umberto Eco
[ Being Book Concepts Contains Dumb Eye Good Lies Made Other Produce Read Signs Speak Their Them Therefore Things Turn Up Which Without]
And that's why I wrote the book, because our country really needs to understand, if people in this nation understood what our foreign policy is really about, what foreign aid is about, how our corporations work, where our tax money goes, I know we will demand change. John Perkins
[ Aid Because Book Change Corporations Country Demand Foreign Goes How Know Money Nation Needs Our Policy Really Tax Understand Understood Where Why Will Work Wrote]
We never stop reading, although every book comes to an end, just as we never stop living, although death is certain. Roberto Bolano
[ Although Book Certain Comes Death End Every Just Living Never Reading Stop]
The fate of the singers who, like my songs, went up in flame was also the fate of the books which I later wrote. All of them went up in flame to Heaven in a fire which broke out one night at my home in Bad Homburg as I lay ill in a hospital. Shmuel Y. Agnon
[ Also Bad Books Broke Fate Fire Flame Heaven Home Hospital Ill Later Lay Night Out Singers Songs Them Up Went Which Wrote]
I believe in communication; books communicate ideas and make bridges between people. Jeanette Winterson
[ Believe Between Books Bridges Communicate Communication Ideas Make]
Other people, including me, have written books with main characters who were old and rich. Or old and brilliant. Old sages, old wizards, old rich people. Elizabeth Moon
[ Books Brilliant Characters Including Main Old Other Rich Sages Were Wizards Written]
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]
Books, like friends, should be few and well chosen. Like friends, too, we should return to them again and again for, like true friends, they will never fail us - never cease to instruct - never cloy. Charles Caleb Colton
[ Again Books Cease Chosen Fail Few Friends Instruct Never Return Should Them Too True Us Well Will]
My favorite book is always the one I'm working on at the moment. Caroline B. Cooney
[ Always Book Favorite Moment Working]
I'll never forget the first screening at the Berlin Film Festival. As soon as the film ended there was an outbreak of booing, which made us look at each other with some surprise. John Schlesinger
[ Berlin Booing Each Ended Festival Film First Forget Look Made Never Other Outbreak Screening Some Soon Surprise Us Which]
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]
In my books I might hold the mirror to my own face. If others would like to borrow the mirror, they're welcome. The books aren't there to accuse others - merely to raise issues and keep the debates alive. John Scott
[ Accuse Alive Books Borrow Debates Face Hold Issues Keep Merely Might Mirror Others Own Raise Welcome Would]
That room was not available, and the only other room had been booked for a Jewish bar mitzvah. I called the father and told him I needed the room and I would pay him to move the bar mitzvah to an adjoining room which was smaller. Lew Wasserman
[ Adjoining Available Bar Been Booked Called Father Had Him Jewish Mitzvah Move Needed Only Other Pay Room Smaller Told Which Would]
There was a taboo as a result of the Holocaust that people respected that anti-Semitism was an ugly thing and should be avoided. Now that taboo seems to have been broken with impunity. Steven T. Katz
[ Anti-Semitism Avoided Been Broken Holocaust Impunity Now Respected Result Seems Should Taboo Thing Ugly]
I always want to write something better than the last book. Tracy Kidder
[ Always Better Book Last Something Than Want Write]
Listen, my day job is also Chief Creative Officer for Marvel, and it's a very painful job because we publish a lot of books, and there are things I see where I can punch people out. Therefore, we have some new people now, and the kids are going to read our books. Avi Arad
[ Also Because Books Chief Creative Day Going Job Kids Listen Lot Marvel New Now Officer Our Out Painful Publish Punch Read See Some Therefore Things Very Where]
Books are challenging and inspirational to me. Amy Sedaris
[ Books Challenging Inspirational]
In my subconscious, my books were part of a single emotional journey. Jeanette Winterson
[ Books Emotional Journey Part Single Subconscious Were]
Genre is a bookstore problem, not a literary problem. Rick Moody
[ Bookstore Genre Literary Problem]
In any case, A New Kind of Science is a wonderful book, and I'm still absorbing its teachings. Rudy Rucker
[ Absorbing Any Book Case Kind New Science Still Teachings Wonderful]
We cannot learn men from books. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Books Cannot Learn Men]
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]
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]
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]
When you re-read a classic you do not see in the book more than you did before. You see more in you than there was before. Clifton Paul Fadiman
[ Before Book Classic Did More Re-Read See Than]
All that mankind has done, thought or been: it is lying as in magic preservation in the pages of books. Thomas Carlyle
[ Been Books Done Lying Magic Mankind Pages Preservation Thought]
Dreams are illustrations... from the book your soul is writing about you. Marsha Norman
[ Book Dreams Illustrations Soul Writing Your]
What that book does for me is give me the tools in the same way that I had the tools when I learned the regular scales or the alphabet. If you give me the tools, the syntax, and the grammar, it still doesn't tell me how to write Ulysses. David Baker
[ Alphabet Book Does Give Grammar Had How Learned Regular Same Scales Still Syntax Tell Tools Ulysses Way Write]
In quoting of books, quote such authors as are usually read; others you may read for your own satisfaction, but not name them. John Selden
[ Authors Books May Name Others Own Quote Quoting Read Satisfaction Such Them Usually Your]
Definition of a classic: a book everyone is assumed to have read and often thinks they have. Alan Bennett
[ Assumed Book Classic Definition Everyone Often Read Thinks]
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]
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]
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]
I have assiduously avoided calling my books novels. Guillermo Cabrera Infante
[ Avoided Books Calling Novels]
Dreamland is a book, but it's my song in book form. It's translated itself into a different medium. Mary Chapin Carpenter
[ Book Different Form Into Itself Medium Song Translated]
A book should serve as the ax for the frozen sea within us. Franz Kafka
[ Ax Book Frozen Sea Serve Should Us Within]
I've loved science fiction ever since I was a little kid, mainly from looking at the covers of science-fiction magazines and books, and I've read quite extensively as an adult. Matt Groening
[ Adult Books Covers Ever Extensively Fiction Kid Little Looking Loved Magazines Mainly Quite Read Science Science-Fiction Science-Fiction Since]
There's a great deal of attention paid and books written about this change of life in a woman, and really very little written about a man's change of life. Frank Langella
[ Attention Books Change Deal Great Life Little Man Paid Really Very Woman Written]
It's going to be used in the last days to get people to come against Christ, and that's the issue: they come against the Lord Jesus Christ. And in this new book, we show Christ coming to settle that big issue. Tim LaHaye
[ Against Big Book Christ Come Coming Days Get Going Issue Jesus Last Lord New Settle Show Used]
Every book has some real life in it. I was never pursued by an evil twin clone, but everything else in MR. MURDER was pretty much out of my own life. Dean Koontz
[ Book Clone Else Every Everything Evil Life Mr Much Murder Never Out Own Pretty Pursued Real Some Twin]
I'm no different from anybody else. If I don't have a card, I can't check out these books. Bess Truman
[ Anybody Books Card Check Different Else Out These]
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]
Everywhere I have sought rest and not found it, except sitting in a corner by myself with a little book. Arthur Helps
[ Book Corner Everywhere Except Found Little Myself Rest Sitting Sought]
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]
I have written two nonfiction books, I'm embarrassed to say. Dirk Benedict
[ Books Embarrassed Nonfiction Say Two Written]
Surely the immutable laws of the universe can teach more impressive and exalted lessons than the holy books of all the religions on earth. Elizabeth Cady Stanton
[ Books Earth Exalted Holy Immutable Impressive Laws Lessons More Religions Surely Teach Than Universe]
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]
It was all that stuff about taking your parents' car when you're 13, sneaking booze into rock shows and ditching school with your friends. I could relate to that as a former teenager, rather than as a present parent. Donal Logue
[ Booze Car Could Former Friends Into Parent Parents Present Rather Relate Rock School Shows Sneaking Stuff Taking Teenager Than Your]
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]
So, while I gave up the notions of publishing at that time, I never stopped editing and refining that book. A few years later, in 1987, I thought I had it ready to go out again. R. A. Salvatore
[ Again Book Editing Few Gave Go Had Later Never Notions Out Publishing Ready Refining Stopped Thought Time Up While Years]
I certainly grew up seeing more movies and television than I read books, but when it came time to do the thing itself you don't have to hire a lot of people to sit down and write a book, so that was the story-telling medium that was available to me. John Sayles
[ Available Book Books Came Certainly Down Grew Hire Itself Lot Medium More Movies Read Seeing Sit Story-Telling Television Than Thing Time Up Write]
I think the thinking is, in the comic books, I should pack as much onto a page as possible, because, you know, it's kind of the cheaper format, and you want to give readers as much as you can for their dollar. Chester Brown
[ Because Books Cheaper Comic Dollar Format Give Kind Know Much Onto Pack Page Possible Readers Should Their Think Thinking Want]
Read much, but not many books. Gustave Flaubert
[ Books Many Much Read]
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]
My second book, Follow Me Down had some success, got good critical notices, went into a second printing and things like that, but Shiloh was by far the most successful of those first five novels. Shelby Foote
[ Book Critical Down Far First Five Follow Good Got Had Into Most Notices Novels Printing Second Shiloh Some Success Successful Things Those Went]
I thought it must be pure science fiction. But when I checked it out I found a lot of magazine articles that actually supported the theory behind the book which was incredible. That's when I decided to acquire the rights of the book and everything went from there. Roland Emmerich
[ Acquire Actually Articles Behind Book Checked Decided Everything Fiction Found Incredible Lot Magazine Must Out Pure Rights Science Supported Theory Thought Went Which]
At many points during our nation's history, there have been times - known in our history textbooks as "panics" - when adverse conditions affecting the financial and economic sectors of the country have caused individuals to hoard more than they need. Jo Bonner
[ Adverse Affecting Been Caused Conditions Country During Economic Financial History Hoard Individuals Known Many More Nation Need Our Panics Points Sectors Textbooks Than Times]
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]
Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books. John Lubbock Nature
[ Books Earth Ever Excellent Fields Lakes Learn More Mountain Rivers Schoolmasters Sea Sky Some Teach Than Us Woods]
When I decided to take writing seriously, I did a lot of reading and analyzing of the books I liked, and came up with what I thought were pretty sound plotting and structure basics. George Stephen
[ Analyzing Basics Books Came Decided Did Liked Lot Plotting Pretty Reading Seriously Sound Structure Take Thought Up Were Writing]
I've always felt, in all my books, that there's a deep decency in the American people and a native intelligence - providing they have the facts, providing they have the information. Studs Terkel
[ Always American Books Decency Deep Facts Felt Information Intelligence Native Providing]
The more books we read, the clearer it becomes that the true function of a writer is to produce a masterpiece and that no other task is of any consequence. Cyril Connolly
[ Any Becomes Books Clearer Consequence Function Masterpiece More Other Produce Read Task True Writer]
But then I go through long periods where I don't listen to things, usually when I'm working. In between the records and in between the writing I suck up books and music and movies and anything I can find. Bruce Springsteen
[ Anything Between Books Find Go Listen Long Movies Music Periods Records Suck Then Things Through Up Usually Where Working Writing]
And I think of that again as I've written in several of my beauty books, a lot of health comes from the proper eating habits, which are something that - you know, I come from a generation that wasn't - didn't have a lot of food. Joan Collins
[ Again Beauty Books Come Comes Eating Food Generation Habits Health Know Lot Proper Several Something Think Which Written]
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]
If you see most people neglect the Bible, and many that can read never look into it, let it not harden you and make you think lightly of it, and that it is a book of no worth. Jupiter Hammon
[ Bible Book Harden Into Lightly Look Make Many Most Neglect Never Read See Think Worth]
It is more than a book, it is an institution which rules the Christian world. Philip Schaff
[ Book Christian Institution More Rules Than Which World]
We still have pretty good sales, especially for the art books. Glenn Danzig
[ Art Books Especially Good Pretty Sales Still]
Reading, like writing, is a creative act. If readers only bring a narrow range of themselves to the book, then they'll only see their narrow range reflected in it. Ben Okri
[ Act Book Bring Creative Narrow Only Range Readers Reading Reflected See Their Themselves Then Writing]
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]
The real war will never get in the books. Walt Whitman
[ Books Get Never Real War Will]
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'm going to be a great film star. That is, if booze and sex don't get me first. Jay Presson Allen
[ Booze Film First Get Going Great Sex Star]
When I began, I thought that the way one should work was to do all the research and then write the book. David McCullough
[ Began Book Research Should Then Thought Way Work Write]
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]
When they boo you, you know they mean you. George Halas
[ Boo Know Mean]
I know of no book which has been a source of brutality and sadistic conduct, both public and private, that can compare with the Bible. James Paget
[ Been Bible Book Both Brutality Compare Conduct Know Private Public Sadistic Source Which]
I understand people who boo us. It's like going to Broadway show, you pay for your tickets and expect to be entertained. When you're not, you have a right to complain. Sparky Anderson
[ Boo Broadway Complain Entertained Expect Going Pay Right Show Tickets Understand Us Your]
I've been campaigning like anything for restoring these changes. For 27 years. I wrote a book about it, well, a portion of the book was devoted to these scenes and why they should have been in the movie. William Peter Blatty
[ Anything Been Book Campaigning Changes Devoted Movie Portion Restoring Scenes Should These Well Why Wrote Years]
I've come to think of Europe as a hardcover book, America as the paperback version. Don DeLillo
[ America Book Come Europe Hardcover Paperback Think Version]
One book at a time... though I'm usually doing the research for others while I'm writing, but that sort of research is fairly desultory and I like to stick to the book being written - and writing a book concentrates the mind so the research is more productive. Bernard Cornwell
[ Being Book Concentrates Doing Fairly Mind More Others Productive Research Sort Stick Though Time Usually While Writing Written]
After all, computers crash, people die, relationships fall apart. The best we can do is breath and reboot. Sarah Jessica Parker
[ After Apart Best Breath Computers Crash Die Fall Relationships]
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]
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]
Apart from anything else, I find boots are too hot except in wintry weather. At home I usually wear a sweater, shirt and slacks. Honor Blackman
[ Anything Apart Boots Else Except Find Home Hot Shirt Sweater Too Usually Wear Weather]
We still lend our old house out to relatives. They keep a guest book for my fans to sign. Loretta Lynn
[ Book Fans Guest House Keep Lend Old Our Out Relatives Sign Still]
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]
He won't, won't he? Then bring me my boots. Richard Harris Barham
[ Boots Bring Then Won]
We should read music in the same way that an educated adult will read a book: in silence, but imagining the sound. Zoltan Kodaly
[ Adult Book Educated Imagining Music Read Same Should Silence Sound Way Will]
Finishing a good book is like leaving a good friend. William Feather
[ Book Finishing Friend Good Leaving]
I've had a tough time with Pynchon. I liked him very much when I first read him. I liked him less with each book. He got denser and more complex in a way that didn't really pay off. Leslie Fiedler
[ Book Complex Denser Each First Got Had Him Less Liked More Much Off Pay Read Really Time Tough Very Way]
Here's the secret to finishing that first book. Don't rewrite as you go. Laurell K. Hamilton
[ Book Finishing First Go Here Rewrite Secret]
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]
I've given up reading books. I find it takes my mind off myself. Oscar Levant
[ Books Find Given Mind Myself Off Reading Takes Up]
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]
The tendency of modern scientific teaching is to neglect the great books, to lay far too much stress upon relatively unimportant modern work, and to present masses of detail of doubtful truth and questionable weight in such a way as to obscure principles. Ronald Fisher
[ Books Detail Doubtful Far Great Lay Masses Modern Much Neglect Obscure Present Principles Questionable Relatively Scientific Stress Such Teaching Tendency Too Truth Unimportant Upon Way Weight Work]
Maybe every other American movie shouldn't be based on a comic book. Other countries will think Americans live in an infantile fantasy land where reality is whatever we say it is and every problem can be solved with violence. Bill Maher
[ American Americans Based Book Comic Countries Every Fantasy Infantile Land Live Maybe Movie Other Problem Reality Say Solved Think Violence Whatever Where Will]
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]
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts. Charles Dickens
[ Backs Best Books Covers Far Parts Which]
Why do I do this every Sunday? Even the book reviews seem to be the same as last week's. Different books same reviews. John Osborne
[ Book Books Different Even Every Last Reviews Same Seem Sunday Week Why]
It is very, very easy not to be offended by a book. You just have to shut it. Salman Rushdie
[ Book Easy Just Offended Shut Very]
Books fall from Garry Wills like leaves from a maple tree in a sort of permanent October. John Leonard
[ Books Fall Garry Leaves Maple October Permanent Sort Tree Wills]
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]
I have personally seen statements that were longer than some books I have read. Wendell H. Ford
[ Books Longer Personally Read Seen Some Statements Than Were]
A library book, I imagine, is a happy book. Cornelia Funke
[ Book Happy Imagine Library]
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]
No, I don't autograph blank slips, checks, or stickers, and certainly no books without me in them. Jack L. Chalker
[ Autograph Blank Books Certainly Checks Slips Stickers Them Without]
Once you understand the foundations of cooking - whatever kind you like, whether it's French or Italian or Japanese - you really don't need a cookbook anymore. Thomas Keller
[ Anymore Cooking Foundations French Italian Japanese Kind Need Once Really Understand Whatever Whether]
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]
The oldest books are only just out to those who have not read them. Samuel Butler
[ Books Just Oldest Only Out Read Them Those]
A book might be written on the injustice of the just. Pauline Kael
[ Book Injustice Just Might Written]
Let us hope that good authors who are bad Christians will find salvation through the books they write. Julien Green
[ Authors Bad Books Christians Find Good Hope Salvation Through Us Will Write]
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]
Sequels are very rarely a good idea, and in any case, the success of the book changed my relationship with the club in some ways. Nick Hornby
[ Any Book Case Changed Club Good Idea Rarely Relationship Sequels Some Success Very Ways]
A love of books, of holding a book, turning its pages, looking at its pictures, and living its fascinating stories goes hand-in-hand with a love of learning. Laura Bush
[ Book Books Fascinating Goes Hand-In-Hand Holding Learning Living Looking Love Pages Pictures Stories Turning]
Lots of people want to have written; they don't want to write. In other words, they want to see their name on the front cover of a book and their grinning picture on the back. But this is what comes at the end of a job, not at the beginning. Elizabeth George
[ Back Beginning Book Comes Cover End Front Grinning Job Lots Name Other Picture See Their Want Words Write Written]
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]
Most books, like their authors, are born to die; of only a few books can it be said that death has no dominion over them; they live, and their influence lives forever. William Styron
[ Authors Books Born Death Die Dominion Few Forever Influence Live Lives Most Only Over Said Their Them]
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]
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]
I have read only the first 'Harry Potter' book. I thought it excellent, perhaps the best thing written for older children since The Hobbit. I wish the books had been around when my kids were the right age for them. Gene Wolfe
[ Age Around Been Best Book Books Children Excellent First Had Harry Kids Older Only Perhaps Potter Read Right Since Them Thing Thought Were Wish Written]
But everything of value about me is in my books. V. S. Naipaul
[ Books Everything Value]
The Carrie in the plot was too much like the Carrie in the book. She smoked, she swore a lot, she was very hard, very cynical. I could never have pulled it off. Kristin Davis
[ Book Carrie Could Cynical Hard Lot Much Never Off Plot Pulled She Smoked Swore Too Very]
People are usually surprised to hear this, but I don't really read children's books. Beverly Cleary
[ Books Children Hear Read Really Surprised Usually]
I've learned at the book signings that everyone has obstacles. Greg Louganis
[ Book Everyone Learned Obstacles Signings]
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 have to go make books. Sorry about that. Teresa Nielsen Hayden
[ Books Go Make Sorry]
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 thought, if ever there were a time to write a book about hope, it's now. Studs Terkel
[ Book Ever Hope Now Thought Time Were Write]
I don't believe anybody can really grasp everything that's even in one textbook. Joshua Lederberg
[ Anybody Believe Even Everything Grasp Really Textbook]
What you don't know would make a great book. Sydney Smith
[ Book Great Know Make Would]
It's all about people. It's about networking and being nice to people and not burning any bridges. Your book is going to impress, but in the end it is people that are going to hire you. Mike Davidson
[ Any Being Book Bridges Burning End Going Hire Impress Networking Nice Your]
I'm writing a book and working on my one-woman show, Learning To Be Human. Shirley Knight
[ Book Human Learning Show Working Writing]
I've heard every pie joke in the book. I'm still waiting for an original one. Jason Biggs
[ Book Every Heard Joke Original Pie Still Waiting]
Me and Johnny Rotten have been talking about doing a movie of his book, No Irish, No Dogs, No Blacks. We have a script, so hopefully that's going to happen at some point in our careers. Penelope Spheeris
[ Been Blacks Book Careers Dogs Doing Going Happen His Hopefully Irish Johnny Movie Our Point Rotten Script Some Talking]
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]
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]
Books choose their authors; the act of creation is not entirely a rational and conscious one. Salman Rushdie
[ Act Authors Books Choose Conscious Creation Entirely Rational Their]
There are too many books I haven't read, too many places I haven't seen, too many memories I haven't kept long enough. Irwin Shaw
[ Books Enough Haven Kept Long Many Memories Places Read Seen Too]
I first began to read religious books at school, and especially the Bible, when I was eleven years old; and almost immediately commenced a habit of secret prayer. Francis W. Newman
[ Almost Began Bible Books Commenced Eleven Especially First Habit Immediately Old Prayer Read Religious School Secret Years]
I don't know if she should worry too much, I mean some of our greatest writers have had movies made of their books, lots of Hemingway novels were turned into movies, it doesn't hurt the book. Paul Auster
[ Book Books Greatest Had Hemingway Hurt Into Know Lots Made Mean Movies Much Novels Our She Should Some Their Too Turned Were Worry Writers]
Well, the first thing to say is that we've worked hard to maintain compatibility, so that any program written with an earlier version of Mathematica can run without change in 3.0, and any notebook can be converted. Stephen Wolfram
[ Any Change Compatibility Converted Earlier First Hard Maintain Notebook Program Run Say Thing Version Well Without Worked Written]
I've got around 400 cookbooks. Heston Blumenthal
[ Around Got]
I don't like to read. The only things I read are gossip columns. If someone gives me a book, it had better have lots of pictures. Ethel Merman
[ Better Book Columns Gives Gossip Had Lots Only Pictures Read Someone Things]
I am a struggling writer. A middle-aged man with two little kids and I'm just trying to earn a living. So buy this book - or my kids will have to go to foster care. Christopher Darden
[ Am Book Buy Care Earn Foster Go Just Kids Little Living Man Middle-Aged Struggling Trying Two Will Writer]
You're getting to know who the great chefs are through their books. Thomas Keller
[ Books Chefs Getting Great Know Their Through]
My Alma mater was books, a good library... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity. Malcolm X
[ Books Could Curiosity Good Just Library Life Reading Rest Satisfying Spend]
I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves. Anna Quindlen Design
[ Bookshelves Building Children Consists Content Decorating Enough Grew Kind Most Mostly Think Up Would]
But baseball bounced back in the next decade to reclaim its place as the national pastime: new heroes, spirited competition, and booming prosperity gave birth to dreams of expansion, both within the major leagues and around the world. John Thorn
[ Around Back Baseball Birth Booming Both Bounced Competition Decade Dreams Expansion Gave Heroes Leagues Major National New Next Pastime Place Prosperity Reclaim Spirited Within World]
Study nature, not books. Louis Agassiz
[ Books Nature Study]
Everybody writes a book too many. Mordecai Richler
[ Book Everybody Many Too Writes]
For several days after my first book was published, I carried it about in my pocket and took surreptitious peeps at it to make sure the ink had not faded. James M. Barrie
[ After Book Carried Days Faded First Had Ink Make Peeps Pocket Published Several Sure Took]
The Australian Book of Etiquette is a very slim volume. Paul Theroux
[ Australian Book Etiquette Slim Very Volume]
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]
I'm concerned about a lot of serious border issues. This book is about the border reality and the struggles of the undocumented worker. Ana Castillo
[ Book Border Concerned Issues Lot Reality Serious Struggles Undocumented Worker]
People aren't quite sure what it means when a book is a Booker Prize winner. They're not quite sure what is being recommended, what literary values it stands for, because every year it stands for something different. Kazuo Ishiguro
[ Because Being Book Booker Different Every Literary Means Prize Quite Recommended Something Stands Sure Values Winner Year]
I brought samples in, because I didn't have any comic book samples, and I brought all these illustrations that I had influenced by Norman Rockwell and a couple of the other big boys. That's all I had, that's all I brought. Dan DeCarlo
[ Any Because Big Book Boys Brought Comic Couple Had Illustrations Influenced Norman Other Rockwell Samples These]
I don't sell enough books to pay for the lawyers, however. And these various problems finally became too much. Peter Sotos
[ Became Books Enough Finally However Lawyers Much Pay Problems Sell These Too Various]
It's one thing you aspire to: someday, you'll be able to write a book. Thomas Keller
[ Able Aspire Book Someday Thing Write]
Because I stopped dieting already six months ago, and I think it's important to bring out a book like this and you are there a year later and say look, I'm still like this. Karl Lagerfeld
[ Ago Already Because Book Bring Dieting Important Later Look Months Out Say Six Still Stopped Think Year]
As for collaboration - I have done a lot, 26 books, and found publishers increasingly resistive to them. It's not that the books are bad; editors won't even read them. Piers Anthony
[ Bad Books Collaboration Done Editors Even Found Increasingly Lot Publishers Read Them Won]
Anyone can write one book: even politicians do it. Starting a second book reveals an intention to be a professional writer. Len Deighton
[ Anyone Book Even Intention Politicians Professional Reveals Second Starting Write Writer]
Even before he had one book published, Jack was one of those people you could feel was very special. David Amram
[ Before Book Could Even Feel Had Jack Published Special Those Very]
I think that my main criticism in that book was directed at the general assumption that adaptation characterizes populations and species, rather than simply the individuals in the populations and species. George C. Williams
[ Adaptation Assumption Book Characterizes Criticism Directed General Individuals Main Populations Rather Simply Species Than Think]
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]
Be not content with the best book; seek sidelights from the others; have no favourites. Lord Acton
[ Best Book Content Favourites Others Seek]
The world is a beautiful book, but of little use to him who cannot read it. Carlo Goldoni
[ Beautiful Book Cannot Him Little Read Use World]
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]
And so for a couple of years my life was divided between my music and my school books. James Weldon Johnson
[ Between Books Couple Divided Life Music School Years]
We're kidding on that. One of the things I insisted upon when we went into this project was that we are full partners, going fifty-fifty, both on the money and on the say of what's going on with the books. Robert Asprin
[ Books Both Full Going Insisted Into Kidding Money Partners Project Say Things Upon Went]
The Death of Advertising? I think that's in the book of Revelation. It's the day when people everywhere become satisfied with their weight, their hair, their skin, their wardrobe, and their aroma. Jef I. Richards
[ Advertising Become Book Day Death Everywhere Hair Revelation Satisfied Skin Their Think Wardrobe Weight]
Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts - the book of their deeds, the book of their words and the book of their art. John Ruskin
[ Art Autobiographies Book Deeds Great Manuscripts Nations Their Three Words Write]
A good writer cannot avoid having social consciousness. I don't mean this about small pieces of writing, but about a big book. If it's a big book, there has to be more than one undertow. Marguerite Young
[ Avoid Big Book Cannot Consciousness Good Having Mean More Pieces Small Social Than Undertow Writer Writing]
In Fargo, they say, well, that's a job. How well do you get paid? For example, for this book I was written about in Entertainment Weekly, and it was kind of cool because my mom asked me if Entertainment Weekly was a magazine or a newspaper. Chuck Klosterman
[ Asked Because Book Cool Entertainment Example Fargo Get How Job Kind Magazine Mom Newspaper Paid Say Weekly Well Written]
At some point, I would like to write a book and other things, but I work best when there is some sort of deadline in my own mind, but not when fifty people or fifty million people are breathing down the back of my neck. Alanis Morissette
[ Back Best Book Breathing Deadline Down Fifty Million Mind Neck Other Own Point Some Sort Things Work Would Write]
I know at my church a lot of the times we sung from hymn books and as we got older we started to change with time. I can honestly say that I was never influenced to write for the church. Charles King
[ Books Change Church Got Honestly Hymn Influenced Know Lot Never Older Say Started Sung Time Times Write]
My last comment was, though, that Congress has cooked the books. Don Nickles
[ Books Comment Congress Cooked Last Though]
I mean, there are things in the book you could never do in a movie. Noah Hathaway
[ Book Could Mean Movie Never Things]
You cannot open a book without learning something. Confucius
[ Book Cannot Learning Open Something Without]
Living is like tearing through a museum. Not until later do you really start absorbing what you saw, thinking about it, looking it up in a book, and remembering - because you can't take it in all at once. Audrey Hepburn
[ Absorbing Because Book Later Living Looking Museum Once Really Remembering Saw Start Take Tearing Thinking Through Until Up]
My book has a lot of parts of my life that people don't know about. Maureen Forrester
[ Book Know Life Lot Parts]
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 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]
This book is pointing the way into it for people that see it as daunting or a mystery. Some people just do it, but others need help with the mindset, permission almost to listen to themselves. Understanding how things work is the key. Sally Schneider
[ Almost Book Daunting Help How Into Just Key Listen Mindset Mystery Need Others Permission Pointing See Some Themselves Things Understanding Way Work]
All TV can do is capture the spirit of a book because the medium is so utterly different. But I'm very grateful for the readers that Masterpiece Theatre has undoubtedly brought me. Joanna Trollope
[ Because Book Brought Capture Different Grateful Masterpiece Medium Readers Spirit Theatre Tv Undoubtedly Utterly Very]
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]
All good books have one thing in common - they are truer than if they had really happened. Ernest Hemingway
[ Books Common Good Had Happened Really Than Thing Truer]
All of my books have the potential to become movies, it's just a question of finding a studio who wants to get behind me and put up the money to make the movie. Jackie Collins
[ Become Behind Books Finding Get Just Make Money Movie Movies Potential Put Question Studio Up Wants]
I will write another book if I feel like it. James Herriot
[ Another Book Feel Will Write]
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]
Well, I don't know. It's long, it's longer than both of the other books put together, so it's more ambitious. I think I get under the skin of the people a lot more than in the other books. Cory Doctorow
[ Ambitious Books Both Get Know Long Longer Lot More Other Put Skin Than Think Together Under Well]
'Gone With The Wind' is one of the all-time greats. Read Margaret Mitchell's book and watch the film again; it's a soap opera in all its glory. It is superb and memorable. Timothy Dalton
[ Again All-Time Book Film Glory Gone Greats Margaret Memorable Mitchell Opera Read Soap Superb Watch Wind]
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]
I do write long, long character notes - family background, history, details of appearance - much more than will ever appear in the novel. I think this is what lifts a book from that early calculated, artificial stage. Anne Tyler
[ Appear Appearance Artificial Background Book Calculated Character Details Early Ever Family History Lifts Long More Much Notes Novel Stage Than Think Will Write]
I think people become consumed with selling a book when they need to be consumed with writing it. Ann Patchett
[ Become Book Consumed Need Selling Think Writing]
Schools and libraries are the twin cornerstones of a civilized society. Libraries are only good if people use them, like books only exist when someone reads them. Nicholas Meyer
[ Books Civilized Cornerstones Exist Good Libraries Only Reads Schools Society Someone Them Twin Use]
And they're also very good at math, these super boogers, and so they teach Billy the ways of mathematics. William Joyce
[ Also Billy Good Math Mathematics Super Teach These Very Ways]
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]
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'm lucky enough to work with, I think, the greatest writer there's ever been, Shakespeare. Whose collected works would always be under my pillow if I was only ever allowed one book to keep, and who never bores me. Samuel West
[ Allowed Always Been Book Bores Collected Enough Ever Greatest Keep Lucky Never Only Pillow Shakespeare Think Under Whose Work Works Would Writer]
An art book is a museum without walls. Andre Malraux
[ Art Book Museum Walls Without]