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'.

There is in every American, I think, something of the old Daniel Boone - who, when he could see the smoke from another chimney, felt himself too crowded and moved further out into the wilderness. Hubert H. Humphrey
[ American Another Boone Chimney Could Crowded Daniel Every Felt Further Himself Into Moved Old Out See Smoke Something Think Too Wilderness]
I want a nice picture book with 12 pictures - I do my best with that format. Dick Bruna
[ Best Book Format Nice Picture Pictures Want]
A well-composed book is a magic carpet on which we are wafted to a world that we cannot enter in any other way. Caroline Gordon
[ Any Book Cannot Carpet Enter Magic Other Wafted Way Which World]
A book may be compared to your neighbor: if it be good, it cannot last too long; if bad, you cannot get rid of it too early. Rupert Brooke
[ Bad Book Cannot Compared Early Get Good Last Long May Neighbor Rid Too Your]
The covers of this book are too far apart. Ambrose Bierce
[ Apart Book Covers Far Too]
Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind. Bruce Lee
[ Bamboo Bending Cracked Easily Most Notice Survives Tree While Willow Wind]
And then I wrote my first autobiography when I - well, it was 23 years ago. And since then I've written about one book every two years. Joan Collins
[ Ago Autobiography Book Every First Since Then Two Well Written Wrote Years]
A book must be the ax for the frozen sea within us. Franz Kafka
[ Ax Book Frozen Must Sea Us Within]
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]
I have assiduously avoided calling my books novels. Guillermo Cabrera Infante
[ Avoided Books Calling Novels]
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]
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]
Jane Austen was writing about boring people with desperately limited lives. We forget this because we've seen too many of her books on screen. Mark Haddon
[ Austen Because Books Boring Desperately Forget Her Jane Limited Lives Many Screen Seen Too Writing]
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]
The great book for you is the book that has the most to say to you at the moment when you are reading. I do not mean the book that is most instructive, but the book that feeds your spirit. And that depends on your age, your experience, your psychological and spiritual need. Robertson Davies
[ Age Book Depends Experience Feeds Great Instructive Mean Moment Most Need Psychological Reading Say Spirit Spiritual Your]
There was no actual person who was James Bond, despite all the books. Terence Young
[ Actual Bond Books Despite James Person]
If there is a book that the script came from you have to read it, you have to see what you can get out of it: mood, back story and things that may not even be in the film. They kick off your imagination and broaden the character, I think. Miranda Otto
[ Back Book Broaden Came Character Even Film Get Imagination Kick May Mood Off Out Read Script See Story Things Think Your]
Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house. Henry Ward Beecher
[ Beautifully Books Else Furnishes Furniture House Made Nothing]
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]
In Endless Quest books, you start the plot, and the character has to make choices. Then you have to write one choice over here, one choice over there. The author might get one or two choices out. Margaret Weis
[ Author Books Character Choice Choices Endless Get Here Make Might Out Over Plot Quest Start Then Two Write]
It's no secret that in my books I'm trying to make the comic and the serious rub up against each other just as closely and uncomfortably as I can. Richard Russo
[ Against Books Closely Comic Each Just Make Other Rub Secret Serious Trying Uncomfortably Up]
Old books that have ceased to be of service should no more be abandoned than should old friends who have ceased to give pleasure. Bernard Baruch
[ Abandoned Books Ceased Friends Give More Old Pleasure Service Should Than]
I was a very observant child. The boys in my books are based on boys in my neighborhood growing up. Beverly Cleary
[ Based Books Boys Child Growing Neighborhood Observant Up Very]
The thought of' the inferiority of the Negro is drilled into him in almost every class he enters and in almost every book he studies. Carter G. Woodson
[ Almost Book Class Enters Every Him Inferiority Into Negro Studies Thought]
But for me, being an editor I've been an editor of all kinds of books being an editor of poetry has been the way in which I could give a crucial part of my time to what I love most. Peter Davison
[ Been Being Books Could Crucial Editor Give Kinds Love Most Part Poetry Time Way Which]
I do send out information about my books. Very few people buy the books that way, but I always feel that if they want to know more about the process, they can get the information from my books. Richard Curtis
[ Always Books Buy Feel Few Get Information Know More Out Process Send Very Want Way]
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]
If you just try long enough and hard enough, you can always manage to boot yourself in the posterior. A. J. Liebling
[ Always Boot Enough Hard Just Long Manage Try Yourself]
Textbook publishers don't even bother to advertise at their conventions. Peter Brimelow
[ Advertise Bother Conventions Even Publishers Textbook Their]
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]
The one thing you have to do if you write a book is put yourself in someone else's shoes. The reader's shoes. You've got to entertain them. Mark Haddon
[ Book Else Entertain Got Put Reader Shoes Someone Them Thing Write Yourself]
There are three schoolmasters for everybody that will employ them - the senses, intelligent companions, and books. Henry Ward Beecher
[ Books Companions Employ Everybody Intelligent Schoolmasters Senses Them Three Will]
Specialization is a feature of every complex organization, be it social or natural, a school system, garden, book, or mammalian body. Catharine R. Stimpson
[ Body Book Complex Every Feature Garden Mammalian Natural Organization School Social Specialization System]
There's man all over for you, blaming on his boots the fault of his feet. Samuel Beckett
[ Blaming Boots Fault Feet His Man Over]
I like to act. I work for scale. I don't have an acting agent. I'm in the book. John Sayles
[ Act Acting Agent Book Scale Work]
My career is an open book, but my life is not. Barry Bonds
[ Book Career Life Open]
In my first book, Under Fire, I wrote that I revered Ronald Reagan. That was a dozen years ago. I still feel that way. I think he changed the world for the better for my children and my children's children. Oliver North
[ Ago Better Book Changed Children Dozen Feel Fire First Reagan Revered Ronald Still Think Under Way World Wrote Years]
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]
A man in a bookstore buys a book on loneliness and every woman in the store hits on him. A woman buys a book on loneliness and the store clears out. Doug Coupland
[ Book Bookstore Buys Clears Every Him Hits Loneliness Man Out Store Woman]
Most of us... are simply just trying to get through the day. And wait for those times in their life that are markers, that put things into relief. That's why we like movies and books so much. Campbell Scott
[ Books Day Get Into Just Life Markers Most Movies Much Put Relief Simply Their Things Those Through Times Trying Us Wait Why]
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]
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]
Books support us in our solitude and keep us from being a burden to ourselves. Jeremy Collier
[ Being Books Burden Keep Our Ourselves Solitude Support Us]
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]
I didn't start working on children's books until I got a job at a book warehouse on the children's floor. When I started reading some of the books, I was so impressed. Kate DiCamillo
[ Book Books Children Floor Got Impressed Job Reading Some Start Started Until Warehouse Working]
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 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]
A book is a fragile creature, it suffers the wear of time, it fears rodents, the elements and clumsy hands. so the librarian protects the books not only against mankind but also against nature and devotes his life to this war with the forces of oblivion. Umberto Eco
[ Against Also Book Books Clumsy Creature Devotes Elements Fears Forces Fragile Hands His Librarian Life Mankind Nature Oblivion Only Protects Rodents Suffers Time War Wear]
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]
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]
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]
When it comes to the point where you occasionally look forward to being in prison on the basis that you might be able to spend a day reading a book, the realization dawns that perhaps the situation has become a little more stressful than you would like. Julian Assange
[ Able Basis Become Being Book Comes Dawns Day Forward Little Look Might More Occasionally Perhaps Point Prison Reading Realization Situation Spend Stressful Than Where Would]
I'd rather write one good book than ten mediocre ones. Donna Tartt
[ Book Good Mediocre Ones Rather Ten Than Write]
Even though I pretty much made my own decisions early on, when I was younger I tended to overbook my life. Sheena Easton
[ Decisions Early Even Life Made Much Own Pretty Tended Though Younger]
While writing my first 90 books, I was magazine editor, publisher, book publisher, executive, etc., so I was established in publishing. three of my seven or so books were biographies of sports stars and really opened doors for me in that area. Jerry B. Jenkins
[ Area Biographies Book Books Doors Editor Established Etc Executive First Magazine Opened Publisher Publishing Really Seven Sports Stars Three Were While Writing]
I thought, well I can do that. I couldn't be bothered writing a book review, because I'd have to read the book, I haven't got time to read a whole book for a fifty dollar write-up. Eddie Campbell
[ Because Book Bothered Dollar Fifty Got Haven Read Review Thought Time Well Whole Writing]
Thy books should, like thy friends, not many be, yet such wherein men may thy judgment see. William Wycherley
[ Books Friends Judgment Many May Men See Should Such Thy Wherein Yet]
Henry Miller wrote novels, but he calls his protagonist Henry, often Henry Miller, and his books are in this gray area between memoir and novel. Leslie Fiedler
[ Area Between Books Calls Gray Henry His Memoir Miller Novel Novels Often Protagonist Wrote]
I have zero desire, just so you know, to be in the limelight. I don't think it's good for the country to have a former president criticize his successor. You're not going to see me giving my opinions in the public arena, until I start selling my book. I'm going to emerge then submerge. George W. Bush
[ Arena Book Country Criticize Desire Emerge Former Giving Going Good His Just Know Limelight Opinions President Public See Selling Start Successor Then Think Until Zero]
And after I compose my programs, but it is very easy because I look to the music in a very natural way without fuss, and so I look always music, in my home, like books and books and books, choose books and you read the pages, so I do this with music, and I make programs. Victoria de los Angeles
[ After Always Because Books Choose Compose Easy Fuss Home Look Make Music Natural Pages Programs Read Very Way Without]
I'm doing research for a large comic book on the Beat Generation guys - Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac and those guys. Harvey Pekar
[ Allen Beat Book Comic Doing Generation Ginsberg Guys Jack Large Research Those]
The book has many different characteristics: some are extremely old-fashioned storytelling traits, but there are also a fair number of postmodern traits, and the self-consciousness is one. Jeffrey Eugenides
[ Also Book Characteristics Different Extremely Fair Many Number Old-Fashioned Postmodern Self-Consciousness Some Storytelling Traits]
My Brilliant Career was beautifully directed, but I had a bit of trouble with myself in it. It was a silly script, based on a book this 16-year-old girl wrote. Judy Davis
[ Based Beautifully Bit Book Brilliant Career Directed Girl Had Myself Script Silly Trouble Wrote]
And Michael likes to read a lot. People don't realize that about him but he reads a number of books per week and he's fascinated just about every subject. David Gest
[ Books Every Fascinated Him Just Likes Lot Michael Number Per Read Reads Realize Subject Week]
There are no taboos in bed, and there shouldn't be any taboos in bed. Frank Langella
[ Any Bed Taboos]
The biggest deal for me was that all 24 winners are placed on the Billboard CD of the Year, which went out to 500 of the biggest Music Reps in the business, from radio and press to management and booking. Arthur Godfrey
[ Biggest Billboard Booking Business Cd Deal Management Music Out Placed Press Radio Reps Went Which Winners Year]
Every kind of book I've written has been written in a different way. There has not been any set time for writing, any set way, I haven't re-invented the process every time but I almost have. Irvine Welsh
[ Almost Any Been Book Different Every Haven Kind Process Set Time Way Writing Written]
The thing that we are trying to do at facebook, is just help people connect and communicate more efficiently. Mark Zuckerberg
[ Communicate Connect Efficiently Help Just More Thing Trying]
My first book took five years to write and I made $1,000 on it. The second took three years and I made $3,000. All this time I was a housewife being supported by a husband. I was very lucky. Judith Rossner
[ Being Book First Five Housewife Husband Lucky Made Second Supported Three Time Took Very Write Years]
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]
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]
When I was a boy, I always saw myself as a hero in comic books and in movies. I grew up believing this dream. Elvis Presley
[ Always Believing Books Boy Comic Dream Grew Hero Movies Myself Saw Up]
If God had meant Harvard professors to appear in People magazine, She wouldn't have invented The New York Review of Books. Anna Quindlen
[ Appear Books God Had Harvard Invented Magazine Meant New Professors Review She York]
At first I threw my weight upon my heels, as one does naturally in a boot, and was a good deal bruised, but after a few hours I learned the natural walk of man, and could follow my guide in any portion of the island. John Millington Synge
[ After Any Boot Bruised Could Deal Does Few First Follow Good Guide Heels Hours Island Learned Man Natural Naturally Portion Threw Upon Walk Weight]
Wherever they burn books they will also, in the end, burn human beings. Heinrich Heine
[ Also Beings Books Burn End Human Wherever Will]
Kids just don't read any more. They spend much more time with video games. It's just hard to get kids to read anything. Book sales have dropped dramatically, too. I think 90% of the books are bought only by 5% of the US population. Stan Sakai
[ Any Anything Book Books Bought Dramatically Dropped Games Get Hard Just Kids More Much Only Population Read Sales Spend Think Time Too Us Video]
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]
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]
When I was still in prep school - 14, 15 - I started keeping notebooks, journals. I started writing, almost like landscape drawing or life drawing. I never kept a diary, I never wrote about my day and what happened to me, but I described things. John Irving
[ Almost Day Described Diary Drawing Happened Journals Keeping Kept Landscape Life Never Notebooks Prep School Started Still Things Writing Wrote]
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]
What I thought we ought to try to do in a book like this is to focus closely on Lincoln, himself, to see what he knew, how he knew it, how he came to make the decisions that he did, and how he implemented them. David Herbert Donald
[ Book Came Closely Decisions Did Focus Himself How Implemented Knew Lincoln Make Ought See Them Thought Try]
Books are the money of Literature, but only the counters of Science. Thomas Huxley
[ Books Counters Literature Money Only Science]
What's funny about Jesus' Son is that I never even wrote that book, I just wrote it down. I would tell these stories and people would say, You should write these things down. Denis Johnson
[ Book Down Even Funny Jesus Just Never Say Should Son Stories Tell These Things Would Write Wrote]
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]
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]
I hate the only one of my book jackets when I was made up professionally, my hair made into a smooth bell. Antonia Fraser
[ Bell Book Hair Hate Into Jackets Made Only Professionally Smooth Up]
When, in the third book, we do learn the identity of the Blue Rose murderer, the information comes in a muted, nearly off-hand manner, and the man has died long before. Peter Straub
[ Before Blue Book Comes Died Identity Information Learn Long Man Manner Murderer Muted Nearly Rose Third]
It was really written as most, I think, books are by writers - for themselves. There was something that just had to be written, in a way that it had to be written. If you know what I mean. Norton Juster
[ Books Had Just Know Mean Most Really Something Themselves Think Way Writers Written]
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 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]
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]
Reading was a big thing, yes. Books were a big thing. But the things that stick out were the newspapers. James Earl Jones
[ Big Books Newspapers Out Reading Stick Thing Things Were Yes]
Actually my first eight books were historical novels, but they were never published. Caroline B. Cooney
[ Actually Books Eight First Historical Never Novels Published Were]
For a dyed-in-the-wool author, nothing is as dead as a book once it is written. She is rather like a cat whose kittens have grown up. Rumer Godden
[ Author Book Cat Dead Grown Kittens Nothing Once Rather She Up Whose Written]
Memory that yearns to join the centre, a limb remembering the body from which it has been severed, like those bamboo thighs of the god. Derek Walcott
[ Bamboo Been Body Centre God Join Limb Memory Remembering Severed Thighs Those Which Yearns]
I've read some scripts, but I don't read as many books as I should. Stephen Dorff
[ Books Many Read Scripts Should Some]
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]
There was a time when the world acted on books; now books act on the world. Joseph Joubert
[ Act Acted Books Now Time World]
The most accomplished way of using books is to serve them as some people do lords; learn their titles and then brag of their acquaintance. Laurence Sterne
[ Accomplished Acquaintance Books Brag Learn Lords Most Serve Some Their Them Then Titles Using Way]
If there's going to be an SAT, it's probably practical to invest in a book or perhaps in a course, but I'm sorry to say, I went to some classes that my kids took and it was clear in school that what they were doing was just SAT training. Robert Sternberg
[ Book Classes Clear Course Doing Going Invest Just Kids Perhaps Practical Probably Sat Say School Some Sorry Took Training Went Were]
Life isn't like a book. Life isn't logical or sensible or orderly. Life is a mess most of the time. And theology must be lived in the midst of that mess. Charles Caleb Colton
[ Book Life Lived Logical Mess Midst Most Must Orderly Sensible Theology Time]
That was my fear, which is why when I was took over a book, I was always trying to tweak it a little bit so that it looked like I was trying to add something instead of keeping the status quo. Todd McFarlane
[ Add Always Bit Book Fear Instead Keeping Little Looked Over Quo Something Status Took Trying Tweak Which Why]
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]
Always in my books, I like to throw that rogue element into a stable situation and then see what happens. Jeanette Winterson
[ Always Books Element Happens Into Rogue See Situation Stable Then Throw]
Chief executives, who themselves own few shares of their companies, have no more feeling for the average stockholder than they do for baboons in Africa. T. Boone Pickens
[ Africa Average Chief Companies Executives Feeling Few More Own Shares Than Their Themselves]
Ulysses could have done with a good editor. You know people are always putting Ulysses in the top 10 books ever written but I doubt that any of those people were really moved by it. Roddy Doyle
[ Always Any Books Could Done Doubt Editor Ever Good Know Moved Putting Really Those Top Ulysses Were Written]
A good book, in the language of the book-sellers, is a salable one; in that of the curious, a scarce one; in that of men of sense, a useful and instructive one. Oswald Chambers
[ Book Curious Good Instructive Language Men Scarce Sense Useful]
It's pure Black Label. It's about violence and booze. That's all it is. There is no plan. Zakk Wylde
[ Black Booze Label Plan Pure Violence]
If malice or envy were tangible and had a shape, it would be the shape of a boomerang. Charley Reese
[ Boomerang Envy Had Malice Shape Tangible Were Would]
A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it will go off in your face. It is one of the few havens remaining where a man's mind can get both provocation and privacy. Edward P. Morgan
[ Book Both Breaking Examine Explore Explosive Face Fear Few Fragile Get Go Havens Idea Man Mind Off Only Place Privacy Provocation Remaining Thought Where Which Will Without Your]
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]
The revision of the books of Judges, Samuel, and Kings, undertaken towards the end of the Babylonian exile, a revision much more thorough than is commonly assumed, condemns as heretical the whole age of the Kings. Julius Wellhausen
[ Age Assumed Books Commonly Condemns End Exile Heretical Judges Kings More Much Revision Samuel Than Thorough Towards Undertaken Whole]
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]
Life is a wonderful thing to talk about, or to read about in history books - but it is terrible when one has to live it. Jean Anouilh
[ Books History Life Live Read Talk Terrible Thing Wonderful]
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]
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]
Inside that book, it's my life-all the places where I'm hurting or I laughed or I cried or I prayed. And I've had to pray a lot! June Carter Cash
[ Book Cried Had Hurting Inside Laughed Lot Places Pray Prayed Where]
I always wanted to go to the Chavez school but I could never afford it when I was growing up so a lot of my learning came from magic books and watching other magicians. I was also very lucky that I had a couple of really good magic teachers. Lance Burton
[ Afford Also Always Books Came Chavez Could Couple Go Good Growing Had Learning Lot Lucky Magic Magicians Never Other Really School Teachers Up Very Wanted Watching]
My favorite book is the last one printed, which is always better than those that were published earlier. Stephen Ambrose
[ Always Better Book Earlier Favorite Last Printed Published Than Those Were Which]
Sometimes when I think how good my book can be, I can hardly breathe. Truman Capote
[ Book Breathe Good Hardly How Sometimes Think]
Hardcover books are fairly expensive these days and to read one requires a significant commitment of time in our busy society. So I want to make sure that when readers buy one of my books they get something they're familiar with. Jeffery Deaver
[ Books Busy Buy Commitment Days Expensive Fairly Familiar Get Hardcover Make Our Read Readers Requires Significant Society Something Sure These Time Want]
Usually, when people get to the end of a chapter, they close the book and go to sleep. I deliberately write a book so when the reader gets to the end of the chapter, he or she must turn one more page. Sidney Sheldon
[ Book Chapter Close Deliberately End Get Gets Go More Must Page Reader She Sleep Turn Usually Write]
I don't care whether a book is a first edition or not. I'm not a bibliophile in that word's natural sense. Norman MacCaig
[ Book Care Edition First Natural Sense Whether Word]
The mood in which my book was conceived and executed, was in fact to some extent a passing one. F. H. Bradley
[ Book Conceived Executed Extent Fact Mood Passing Some Which]
I will say I am the sum of my books. V. S. Naipaul
[ Am Books Say Sum Will]
At religious instruction classes, I encountered The Pilgrims Progress by John Bunyan, and the sincerity of the traveller in that book was overwhelming. Lionel Blue
[ Book Classes Encountered Instruction John Overwhelming Pilgrims Progress Religious Sincerity Traveller]
Books are the blessed chloroform of the mind. Oswald Chambers
[ Blessed Books Chloroform Mind]
If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry. Emily Dickinson
[ Body Book Cold Ever Fire Know Makes Poetry Read Warm Whole]
I love the idea that we put in jokes the kids don't get. And that later, when they grow up and read a few books and go to college and watch the show again, they can get it on a completely different level. Matt Groening
[ Again Books College Completely Different Few Get Go Grow Idea Jokes Kids Later Level Love Put Read Show Up Watch]
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]
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 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]
A book reads the better which is our own, and has been so long known to us, that we know the topography of its blots, and dog's ears, and can trace the dirt in it to having read it at tea with buttered muffins. Charles Lamb
[ Been Better Blots Book Buttered Dirt Dog Ears Having Know Known Long Muffins Our Own Read Reads Tea Topography Trace Us Which]
I have a private press. I'm a book artist. I publish books of other authors and artists. I do the illustrating. I set the type. I print it myself on my press. I do everything but bind it. Gloria Stuart
[ Artist Artists Authors Bind Book Books Everything Illustrating Myself Other Press Print Private Publish Set Type]
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]
There's a whole bunch of unfinished stuff. Then I've got books of lyrics. I find it frustrating to finish a song and not be able to record it... so I don't write a million songs. Christine McVie
[ Able Books Bunch Find Finish Frustrating Got Lyrics Million Record Song Songs Stuff Then Unfinished Whole Write]
Even after Sword was published, I was still only thinking about the next book, Elfstones. Terry Brooks
[ After Book Even Next Only Published Still Sword Thinking]
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]
After all manner of professors have done their best for us, the place we are to get knowledge is in books. The true university of these days is a collection of books. Albert Camus
[ After Best Books Collection Days Done Get Knowledge Manner Place Professors Their These True University Us]
Books are like imprisoned souls till someone takes them down from a shelf and frees them. Samuel Butler
[ Books Down Frees Imprisoned Shelf Someone Souls Takes Them Till]
I think attacks on civilians in fact boost morale. Tom Paulin
[ Attacks Boost Civilians Fact Morale Think]
I loved to read and to write, but then something happened. As I made my way through school, I kept getting handed books to read that didn't excite me and didn't even remotely connect to the realities of my life. R. A. Salvatore
[ Books Connect Even Excite Getting Handed Happened Kept Life Loved Made Read Realities Remotely School Something Then Through Way Write]
What about the hero of The House on the Strand? What did it mean when he dropped the telephone at the end of the book? I don't really know, but I rather think he was going to be paralysed for life. Don't you? Daphne du Maurier
[ Book Did Dropped End Going Hero House Know Life Mean Rather Really Strand Telephone Think]
I never thought I would just be doing Arkady books. Martin C. Smith
[ Books Doing Just Never Thought Would]
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]
You can't just plain die. You got to do it by the book. Richard McKenna
[ Book Die Got Just Plain]
When I was a teacher, teachers would come into my classroom and admire my desk on which lay nothing whatever, whereas theirs were heaped with papers and books. Norman MacCaig
[ Admire Books Classroom Come Desk Heaped Into Lay Nothing Papers Teacher Teachers Theirs Were Whatever Whereas Which Would]
It made a big difference to my match stamina. I couldn't imagine I would have been so energetic during the match - it really gave me a welcomed extra boost! Vladimir Kramnik
[ Been Big Boost Difference During Energetic Extra Gave Imagine Made Match Really Stamina Welcomed Would]
I don't think there's much point in bemoaning the state of the world unless there's some way you can think of to improve it. Otherwise, don't bother writing a book; go and find a tropical island and lie in the sun. Peter Singer
[ Book Bother Find Go Improve Island Lie Much Otherwise Point Some State Sun Think Tropical Unless Way World Writing]
Be not content with the best book; seek sidelights from the others; have no favourites. Lord Acton
[ Best Book Content Favourites Others Seek]
I hadn't been in Vegas 20 minutes when I got word that the bookmakers were offering three to one that Frank wouldn't show for my wedding. Sammy Davis, Jr.
[ Been Frank Got Hadn Minutes Offering Show Three Vegas Wedding Were Word]
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]
I have some friends, some honest friends, and honest friends are few; My pipe of briar, my open fire, A book that's not too new. Robert Service
[ Book Few Fire Friends Honest New Open Pipe Some Too]
My books are water; those of the great geniuses are wine - everybody drinks water. Marilyn French
[ Books Drinks Everybody Geniuses Great Those Water Wine]
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]
Someday I hope to write a book where the royalties will pay for the copies I give away. Clarence Darrow
[ Away Book Copies Give Hope Pay Royalties Someday Where Will Write]
Over the long haul of life on this planet, it is the ecologists, and not the bookkeepers of business, who are the ultimate accountants. Stewart Udall
[ Accountants Business Haul Life Long Over Planet Ultimate]
I was drawn to boxing because I got beat up as a kid. I was the kid with the piano books in a New York neighbourhood. Billy Joel
[ Beat Because Books Boxing Drawn Got Kid Neighbourhood New Piano Up York]
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]
My books always begin with a sentence and an image - not necessarily connected. Jeanette Winterson
[ Always Begin Books Connected Image Necessarily Sentence]
The telephone book is full of facts, but it doesn't contain a single idea. Mortimer Adler
[ Book Contain Facts Full Idea Single Telephone]
Winning the Pulitzer is wonderful and it's an honor and I feel so humbled and so grateful, but I think that I'll think of it very much as the final sort of final moment for this book and put it behind me along with the rest of the book, as I write more books. Jhumpa Lahiri
[ Along Behind Book Books Feel Final Grateful Honor Humbled Moment More Much Pulitzer Put Rest Sort Think Very Winning Wonderful Write]
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]
There are people who must spend huge amounts of time composing these online diatribes against me, all about how disgusting and terrible I am and how no one should ever read my books, and it's not enough for them to hate me, they can't stand the fact that ANYONE likes me! Poppy Z. Brite
[ Against Am Amounts Anyone Books Composing Disgusting Enough Ever Fact Hate How Huge Likes Must Online Read Should Spend Stand Terrible Them These Time]
I am really impressed by lawyers who write books and tell us that they never lost a case. Most lawyers who have never lost a case have not had enough hard cases. But there are very difficult cases out there. Floyd Abrams
[ Am Books Case Cases Difficult Enough Had Hard Impressed Lawyers Lost Most Never Out Really Tell Us Very Write]
My book is traditional. It runs counter to the post-modern spirit. David Guterson
[ Book Counter Runs Spirit Traditional]
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]
I have a book coming out in September, for example, where the plot concerns counterfeiting, and I had to do a lot of research on that. Or on any legal matters, for example, I have to do a lot of research online. Evan Hunter
[ Any Book Coming Concerns Example Had Legal Lot Matters Online Out Plot Research September Where]
I'm writing a book. I've got the page numbers done. Steven Wright
[ Book Done Got Numbers Page Writing]
Heaven knows, I've exposed myself in my novels through the use of fantasy and imagination... now my new book is about what really happened to me... not my heroines. Judith Krantz
[ Book Exposed Fantasy Happened Heaven Heroines Imagination Knows Myself New Novels Now Really Through Use]
Shakespeare is one of the last books one should like to give up, perhaps the one just before the Dying Service in a large Prayer book. Charles Lamb
[ Before Book Books Dying Give Just Large Last Perhaps Prayer Service Shakespeare Should Up]
The story grew, got way bigger than the contest rules called for, and next thing I knew I had a book. Leslie Banks
[ Bigger Book Called Contest Got Grew Had Knew Next Rules Story Than Thing Way]
My wife and I love to read. We're going to have to move out to make room for the books! And we have our dogs. Gale Gordon
[ Books Dogs Going Love Make Move Our Out Read Room Wife]
If a university official's letter accusing a speaker of having a proclivity to commit speech crimes before she's given the speech - which then leads to Facebook postings demanding that Ann Coulter be hurt, a massive riot and a police-ordered cancellation of the speech - is not hate speech, then there is no such thing as hate speech. Ann Coulter
[ Accusing Before Commit Crimes Demanding Given Hate Having Hurt Leads Letter Massive Official Riot She Speaker Speech Such Then Thing University Which]
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]
The books one has written in the past have two surprises in store: one couldn't write them again, and wouldn't want to. Jean Rostand
[ Again Books Past Store Surprises Them Two Want Write Written]
I don't think the idea of homosexuality is really taboo any more. Our culture is evolving. This is an exciting time to be living. Andrew Lang
[ Any Culture Evolving Exciting Homosexuality Idea Living More Our Really Taboo Think Time]
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]
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]
The reading or non-reading a book will never keep down a single petticoat. George Byron
[ Book Down Keep Never Reading Single Will]
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]
I cling to the fantasy that I could have done something more creative. Like actually writing a script, or writing a book. But the awful truth is that I... probably can't! Hugh Grant
[ Actually Awful Book Cling Could Creative Done Fantasy More Probably Script Something Truth Writing]
I've always wanted to write a book relating my experiences growing up as a deaf child in Chicago. Contrary to what people might think, it wasn't all about hearing aids and speech classes or frustrations. Marlee Matlin
[ Aids Always Book Chicago Child Classes Contrary Deaf Experiences Frustrations Growing Hearing Might Relating Speech Think Up Wanted Write]
If you read my books, especially the Star Trek books and the Quest for Tomorrow books, you'll see in them the core theme of the basic humanistic questions that Star Trek asked. William Shatner
[ Asked Basic Books Core Especially Humanistic Quest Questions Read See Star Them Theme Tomorrow Trek]
I judged about a zillion awards this year so I've been reading a lot of books that just came out. Rick Moody
[ Awards Been Books Came Judged Just Lot Out Reading Year]
Thirteen years I took on this last book. Gay Talese
[ Book Last Thirteen Took Years]
I didn't want it to be a book that made pronouncements. Penelope Lively
[ Book Made Pronouncements Want]
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]
Blake has always been a favorite, the lyrics, not so much the prophetic books, but I suppose Yeats influenced me more as a young poet, and the American, Robert Frost. Anne Stevenson
[ Always American Been Blake Books Favorite Frost Influenced Lyrics More Much Poet Prophetic Robert Suppose Yeats Young]
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]
That's why I wrote this book: to show how these people can imbue us with hope. I read somewhere that when a person takes part in community action, his health improves. Something happens to him or to her biologically. It's like a tonic. Studs Terkel
[ Action Biologically Book Community Happens Health Her Him His Hope How Improves Part Person Read Show Something Somewhere Takes These Tonic Us Why Wrote]
If you put this in the context of Detroit in '64 or '65, the economy was booming. Everybody had jobs and there was a whole nightclub culture where bands could work. Wayne Kramer
[ Bands Booming Context Could Culture Detroit Economy Everybody Had Jobs Nightclub Put Where Whole Work]
As an actor, the biggest compliment you can get, in my book is for someone to believe that you're the character. Matt LeBlanc
[ Actor Believe Biggest Book Character Compliment Get Someone]
To put away one's own original thoughts in order to take up a book is a sin against the Holy Ghost. Barbara Tuchman
[ Against Away Book Ghost Holy Order Original Own Put Sin Take Thoughts Up]
Reading is a conversation. All books talk. But a good book listens as well. Mark Haddon
[ Book Books Conversation Good Listens Reading Talk Well]
I read the book of Job last night, I don't think God comes out well in it. Virginia Woolf
[ Book Comes God Job Last Night Out Read Think Well]
Meditation here may think down hours to moments. Here the heart may give a useful lesson to the head and learning wiser grow without his books. William Cowper
[ Books Down Give Grow Head Heart Here His Hours Learning Lesson May Meditation Moments Think Useful Wiser Without]
I don't care who you are, you hear those boos. Mickey Mantle
[ Boos Care Hear Those]
I like to deal with EVERY aspect of our condition, and that means terror and humor in equal mix. Some books have more room for humor than others. Dean Koontz
[ Aspect Books Condition Deal Equal Every Humor Means Mix More Others Our Room Some Terror Than]
When a book raises your spirit, and inspires you with noble and manly thoughts, seek for no other test of its excellence. It is good, and made by a good workman. Jean de la Bruyere
[ Book Excellence Good Inspires Made Manly Noble Other Raises Seek Spirit Test Thoughts Workman Your]
We should be as careful of the books we read, as of the company we keep. The dead very often have more power than the living. Tryon Edwards
[ Books Careful Company Dead Keep Living More Often Power Read Should Than Very]
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]
We had a booming stock market in 1929 and then went into the world's greatest depression. We have a booming stock market in 1999. Will the bubble somehow burst, and then we enter depression? Well, some things are not different. Jeffrey Sachs Finance
[ Booming Bubble Burst Depression Different Enter Greatest Had Into Market Some Somehow Stock Then Things Well Went Will World]
When I first saw Jo, I said boom, that was it, because I'm a one-woman man. Ron Wood
[ Because Boom First Jo Man Said Saw]
I began to be impressed by what made a good book-how you needed to have a sensible story, a plot that developed, with a beginning, a middle, and an end that would tie everything together. Dorothy Fields
[ Began Beginning Developed End Everything Good Impressed Made Middle Needed Plot Sensible Story Tie Together Would]
I was a total education geek. I loved school. I loved learning. I loved doing homework. All of my books and notebooks from high school are underlined and highlighted and there are notes all over the margins. And you know, I was a theater kid too. I was all over the place. Sophia Bush
[ Books Doing Education Geek High Homework Kid Know Learning Loved Margins Notebooks Notes Over Place School Theater Too Total]
I put off writing the first Left Behind book for a year because I got invited to assist Billy Graham in his memoirs, and had we known what we were putting off for a year, we might not have put it off. Jerry B. Jenkins
[ Assist Because Behind Billy Book First Got Graham Had His Invited Known Left Memoirs Might Off Put Putting Were Writing Year]
The jazz boom was goin' on then so there was a lot happenin' in New York at that time. Mose Allison
[ Boom Goin Jazz Lot New Then Time York]
Today I begin to understand what love must be, if it exists... When we are parted, we each feel the lack of the other half of ourselves. We are incomplete like a book in two volumes of which the first has been lost. That is what I imagine love to be: incompleteness in absence. Edmond de Goncourt
[ Absence Been Begin Book Each Exists Feel First Half Imagine Incomplete Incompleteness Lack Lost Love Must Other Ourselves Parted Today Two Understand Volumes Which]
I write about five thousand words a day, when working on a book, about three thousand a day if I'm writing a short story. I take long periods off between projects, when I read a lot, garden, and think about the next book or stories. Eric Brown
[ Between Book Day Five Garden Long Lot Next Off Periods Projects Read Short Stories Story Take Think Thousand Three Words Working Write Writing]
A pretty good test of a man's religion is how it affects his pocketbook. Francis J. Grimke
[ Affects Good His How Man Pocketbook Pretty Religion Test]
It's not surprising to see in my own work, looking back, and in the work of some of my peers, an attention to family. It's nice to write a book that does tend toward significance and meaning, and where else are you sure of finding it? Jonathan Franzen
[ Attention Back Book Does Else Family Finding Looking Meaning Nice Own Peers See Significance Some Sure Surprising Tend Toward Where Work Write]
The question is, are we happy to suppose that our grandchildren may never be able to see an elephant except in a picture book? David Attenborough
[ Able Book Elephant Except Grandchildren Happy May Never Our Picture Question See Suppose]
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]
A house without books is like a room without windows. No man has a right to bring up his children without surrounding them with books, if he has the means to buy them. Horace Mann
[ Books Bring Buy Children His House Man Means Right Room Surrounding Them Up Windows Without]
When I was growing up, I always read horror books, while my sister read romance novels. Dorothy Allison
[ Always Books Growing Horror Novels Read Romance Sister Up While]
It's easy to set a story anywhere if you get a good guidebook and get some basic street names, and some descriptions, but, for me, yes, I am indebted to my travels to India for several of the stories. Jhumpa Lahiri
[ Am Anywhere Basic Descriptions Easy Get Good Indebted India Names Set Several Some Stories Story Street Travels Yes]
It is my aim, and every effort bent, that the sum and history of my life, which in the same sentence is my obit and epitaph too, shall be them both: He made the books and he died. William Faulkner
[ Aim Bent Books Both Died Effort Epitaph Every History Life Made Obit Same Sentence Shall Sum Them Too Which]
Serial killers are everywhere! Well, perhaps not in our neighborhood, but on our television screens, at the movie theatres, and in rows and rows of books at our local Borders or Barnes and Noble Booksellers. Pat Brown
[ Barnes Books Booksellers Borders Everywhere Killers Local Movie Neighborhood Noble Our Perhaps Rows Screens Serial Television Theatres Well]
Books are a real solace, friendships are good but action is better than all. John Burns
[ Action Better Books Friendships Good Real Solace Than]
I think education is one of the greatest tools for most kids not only to expand their book knowledge, but their ability to experience new things - I think it opens more doors than any other experience I can think of. Will Estes
[ Ability Any Book Doors Education Expand Experience Greatest Kids Knowledge More Most New Only Opens Other Than Their Things Think Tools]
If I read a book that impresses me, I have to take myself firmly by the hand, before I mix with other people; otherwise they would think my mind rather queer. Anne Frank
[ Before Book Firmly Hand Impresses Mind Mix Myself Other Otherwise Queer Rather Read Take Think Would]
I was always a clown. In the eighth grade I won a city speech contest by doing an Eddie Murphy routine. I'm no good at public speaking, but if I can assume a role and speak as that person, then I'm fine. When I had to give a book report, I always did it in character. Jason Wiles
[ Always Assume Book Character City Clown Contest Did Doing Eddie Eighth Fine Give Good Grade Had Murphy Person Public Report Role Routine Speak Speaking Speech Then Won]
I don't care how I got here. In the books, when you look at it 10 or 20 years from now, it's not going say how he got here, it's going to say he's here and he represented the team. Vince Carter
[ Books Care Going Got Here How Look Now Represented Say Team Years]
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]
Books, the children of the brain. Jonathan Swift
[ Books Brain Children]
Very conscious of the fact that an effort was being made to destroy my mind, because I was deprived of books, deprived of any means of writing, deprived of human companionship. You never know how much you need it until you're deprived of it. Wole Soyinka
[ Any Because Being Books Companionship Conscious Deprived Destroy Effort Fact How Human Know Made Means Mind Much Need Never Until Very Writing]
In my book I specifically discussed the structural nature of injustice and offered Nine Touchstones of Goddess ethics as an alternative to the Ten Commandments of Biblical religion. Carol P. Christ
[ Alternative Biblical Book Commandments Discussed Ethics Goddess Injustice Nature Nine Offered Religion Specifically Structural Ten]
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]
Automation and technology would be a great boon if it were creative, if there were more leisure, more opportunity to engage in raising a family, providing guidance to the young, all the stuff we say we need. America will work if we're all in it together. It'll work when there's a shared sense of destiny. It can be done! Jerry Brown
[ America Automation Boon Creative Destiny Done Engage Family Great Guidance Leisure More Need Opportunity Providing Raising Say Sense Shared Stuff Technology Together Were Will Work Would Young]
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]
I saw the booster, not Sputnik, flying by, and I said, maybe this is the way we should be going, not just sitting back waiting for something to happen. Wally Schirra
[ Back Flying Going Happen Just Maybe Said Saw Should Sitting Something Waiting Way]
Thank you for sending me a copy of your book - I'll waste no time reading it. Moses Hadas
[ Book Copy Reading Sending Thank Time Waste Your]
My parents came to visit every two months and brought plenty of books. Mathias Rust
[ Books Brought Came Every Months Parents Plenty Two Visit]
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]
Through her paintings, she breaks all the taboos of the woman's body and of female sexuality. Diego Rivera
[ Body Breaks Female Her Paintings Sexuality She Taboos Through Woman]
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]
The book tour has been really interesting and very gratifying. I have not book toured before. I've never had quite as much pleasure, as much satisfaction. Leonard Nimoy
[ Been Before Book Gratifying Had Interesting Much Never Pleasure Quite Really Satisfaction Tour Toured Very]
I think really good books can be read by anybody. Norton Juster
[ Anybody Books Good Read Really Think]
You don't realize how easy this game is until you get up in that broadcasting booth. Mickey Mantle
[ Booth Broadcasting Easy Game Get How Realize Until Up]
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]
Each new book is a tremendous challenge. Peter Straub
[ Book Challenge Each New Tremendous]
An ordinary man can surround himself with two thousand books and thenceforward have at least one place in the world in which it is possible to be happy. Augustine Birrell
[ Books Happy Himself Least Man Ordinary Place Possible Surround Thousand Two Which World]
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]
A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say. Italo Calvino
[ Book Classic Finished Never Say Saying]
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]
A movie is not a book. If the source material is a book, you cannot be too respectful of the book. All you owe to the book is the spirit. Graham Greene
[ Book Cannot Material Movie Owe Respectful Source Spirit Too]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Her book about the money in sex gives you the feeling of the sex in money. Leon Wieseltier
[ Book Feeling Gives Her Money Sex]
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]
I thought a dignified thing to do would be to live in the country by the time I'm 50 and write books. Julian Clary
[ Books Country Dignified Live Thing Thought Time Would Write]
I write for no other purpose than to add to the beauty that now belongs to me. I write a book for no other reason than to add three or four hundred acres to my magnificent estate. Jack London
[ Acres Add Beauty Belongs Book Estate Four Hundred Magnificent Now Other Purpose Reason Than Three Write]
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]
I have written two nonfiction books, I'm embarrassed to say. Dirk Benedict
[ Books Embarrassed Nonfiction Say Two Written]
The book you don't read won't help. Jim Rohn
[ Book Help Read Won]
Movies are not scripts - movies are films; they're not books, they're not the theatre. Nicolas Roeg Movies
[ Books Films Movies Scripts Theatre]
Books give not wisdom where none was before. But where some is, there reading makes it more. Elizabeth Hardwick
[ Before Books Give Makes More None Reading Some Where Wisdom]
The most technologically efficient machine that man has ever invented is the book. Northrop Frye
[ Book Efficient Ever Invented Machine Man Most Technologically]
I would like to read some books: I don't have time; I would like to continue working on my autobiography. Gunther Schuller
[ Autobiography Books Continue Read Some Time Working Would]
In fact, one was so booked out we went from March and were to go till November, but the pantomime was booked so they transferred the show to the Prince of Wales Theatre because it was so packed out, and it ran on from there. Norman Wisdom
[ Because Booked Fact Go March November Out Packed Pantomime Prince Ran Show Theatre Till Transferred Wales Went Were]
Deep-versed in books and shallow in himself. John Milton
[ Books Himself Shallow]
The book of Revelation is written largely in symbols. Joseph Franklin Rutherford
[ Book Largely Revelation Symbols Written]
The pleasure of reading is doubled when one lives with another who shares the same books. Stanislaw Lec
[ Another Books Doubled Lives Pleasure Reading Same Shares]
I'd experienced the '40s and '50s by looking at my grandparents' old clothes, books, and magazines. Christian Lacroix
[ Books Clothes Experienced Grandparents Looking Magazines Old]
Nevada once again has shown double digit increases in tax revenue... Nevada continues to show economic stability with its desirable business climate and booming tourism sector. Kenny Guinn
[ Again Booming Business Climate Continues Desirable Double Economic Increases Nevada Once Revenue Sector Show Shown Stability Tax Tourism]
But I always seem to finish a book and then think, oh God, I've got to pay a tax bill, so I'd better write a novel, so I tend not to stop and learn word processing. Jilly Cooper
[ Always Better Bill Book Finish God Got Learn Novel Oh Pay Processing Seem Stop Tax Tend Then Think Word Write]
Nowadays I construct my books as if they're film scripts. Leon de Winter
[ Books Construct Film Nowadays Scripts]
I've always been obsessed with style and glamor and if I want anyone to get anything out of my book, it's how we can all have them in our lives. Rachel Zoe
[ Always Anyone Anything Been Book Get How Lives Obsessed Our Out Style Them Want]
After all those years in Asia, I don't have to do promotion anymore. We just release a Jackie Chan movie and - Boom! - people go. Jackie Chan
[ After Anymore Asia Boom Chan Go Jackie Just Movie Promotion Release Those Years]
It took a brave editor in the U.S. to sign a contract for Dancing Girls, and without her belief in the book, I'm not sure it would ever have found its way into print. Louise Brown
[ Belief Book Brave Contract Dancing Editor Ever Found Girls Her Into Print Sign Sure Took Way Without Would]
Read much, but not many books. Gustave Flaubert
[ Books Many Much Read]
I think my books talk about kids learning to like and respect themselves and each other. You can't write a message book; you just tell the best story you know how to tell. Paula Danziger
[ Best Book Books Each How Just Kids Know Learning Message Other Respect Story Talk Tell Themselves Think Write]
There is no need to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning. Jiddu Krishnamurti
[ Book Born Die Education Examination Finish Learning Life Moment Need Pass Process Read Whole]
Books are standing counselors and preachers, always at hand, and always disinterested; having this advantage over oral instructors that they are ready to repeat their lessons as often as we please. Robert Chambers
[ Advantage Always Books Counselors Disinterested Hand Having Instructors Lessons Often Oral Over Please Preachers Ready Repeat Standing Their]
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]
From your parents you learn love and laughter and how to put one foot before the other. But when books are opened you discover that you have wings. Helen Hayes
[ Before Books Discover Foot How Laughter Learn Love Opened Other Parents Put Wings Your]
The most important thing about Spaceship Earth - an instruction book didn't come with it. R. Buckminster Fuller
[ Book Come Earth Important Instruction Most Spaceship Thing]
Not taboo - it's just that straight actors still risk their careers commercially and economically. They have to please the crowd - they're movie stars; their image is their industry. It goes beyond acting. Ang Lee
[ Acting Actors Beyond Careers Commercially Crowd Economically Goes Image Industry Just Movie Please Risk Stars Still Straight Taboo Their]
My book 'Trust Your Heart', which is the story of my life, will be followed by 'Singing Lessons', a memoir of love, loss, hope, and healing, which talks about the death of my son and the hope that has been the aftermath of the healing from that tragedy. Judy Collins
[ Aftermath Been Book Death Followed Healing Heart Hope Lessons Life Loss Love Memoir Singing Son Story Talks Tragedy Trust Which Will Your]
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]
It's very validating when you are new in the industry to get awards. It boosts your self-esteem. Sheena Easton
[ Awards Boosts Get Industry New Self-Esteem Validating Very Your]
You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them. Ray Bradbury
[ Books Burn Culture Destroy Get Just Reading Stop Them]
I was stuck as a Boomer type in a lot of people's minds. David Morse
[ Lot Minds Stuck Type]
I'm an open book. Benny Hinn
[ Book Open]
President Clinton signed a $10 million deal to write a book by 2003. Isn't that amazing? Yes, and get this, not only that, President Bush signed a $10 million deal to read a book by 2003. Conan O'Brien
[ Amazing Book Bush Clinton Deal Get Million Only President Read Signed Write Yes]
I know he was definitely beaten by her. I saw it many times. But we had a different way of dealing with her. He'd let her have more and more booze until she passed out. David Gest
[ Beaten Booze Dealing Definitely Different Had Her Know Many More Out Passed Saw She Times Until Way]
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]
I'm a third done into a new book but sorry - I have a superstition about talking about it! Joanna Trollope
[ Book Done Into New Sorry Superstition Talking Third]
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]
The President's announcement sounded less like a national energy plan than like a page from an election-year play book. This Administration's plan to reduce obscene oil company profits is to regulate them less. Nick Rahall
[ Administration Announcement Book Company Energy Less National Obscene Oil Page Plan Play President Profits Reduce Regulate Sounded Than Them]
Movies can't ruin books. They can only ruin movies. S. E. Hinton
[ Books Movies Only Ruin]
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]
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]
The living Church of the redeemed is his book. He founded a religion of the living spirit, not of a written code, like the Mosaic law. Yet his words and deeds are recorded by as honest and reliable witnesses as ever put pen to paper. Philip Schaff
[ Book Church Code Deeds Ever Founded His Honest Law Living Mosaic Paper Pen Put Recorded Redeemed Reliable Religion Spirit Witnesses Words Written Yet]
Going out in Paris was like going out in the '30s dressed like the Andrews Sisters. It was everything I'd seen in books at my grandparents' house, only it was our generation. Christian Lacroix
[ Andrews Books Dressed Everything Generation Going Grandparents House Only Our Out Paris Seen Sisters]
I don't want my books to exclude anyone, but if they have to, then I would rather they excluded the people who feel they are too smart for them! Nick Hornby
[ Anyone Books Exclude Excluded Feel Rather Smart Them Then Too Want Would]
I grew up with a mother who, every time she saw something, would say, I'm going to look that up. And I've become that person - I've become the reference-book person. Jennifer Saunders
[ Become Every Going Grew Look Mother Person Saw Say She Something Time Up Would]
Books had instant replay long before televised sports. Bern Williams
[ Before Books Had Instant Long Replay Sports Televised]
We don't perceive a contradiction between writing books, making films or producing a television program. These days you can't choose how you want to express yourself anymore. Alexander Kluge
[ Anymore Between Books Choose Contradiction Days Express Films How Making Perceive Producing Program Television These Want Writing Yourself]
I learned quickly, as I tell my graduate students now, there are no answers in the back of the book when the equipment doesn't work or the measurements look strange. Martin Lewis Perl
[ Answers Back Book Equipment Graduate Learned Look Measurements Now Quickly Strange Students Tell Work]
What a word is truth. Slippery, tricky, unreliable. I tried in these books to tell the truth. Lillian Hellman
[ Books Slippery Tell These Tricky Tried Truth Unreliable Word]
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]
What I think is interesting is that the more you do, you have to invent a book of rules of what you can do and what you can't do. And the very real danger is that if your book of rules becomes a book of cliches. Adrian Lyne
[ Becomes Book Cliches Danger Interesting Invent More Real Rules Think Very Your]
I think that there are empty ecological niches in the literary landscape crying to be filled and when a book more or less fills a niche it's seized on, even when it's a far from perfect fit. Edmund White
[ Book Crying Ecological Empty Even Far Filled Fills Fit Landscape Less Literary More Niche Niches Perfect Seized Think]
Every time I write a nonfiction book I get sued. Joseph Wambaugh
[ Book Every Get Nonfiction Sued Time Write]
I write books to find out about things. Rebecca West
[ Books Find Out Things Write]
But my estimates, for instance, based upon book information, were simply ridiculous, fanciful images of African attractions were soon dissipated, anticipated pleasures vanished, and all crude ideas began to resolve themselves into shape. Henry Morton Stanley
[ African Anticipated Attractions Based Began Book Crude Dissipated Estimates Fanciful Ideas Images Information Instance Into Pleasures Resolve Ridiculous Shape Simply Soon Themselves Upon Vanished Were]
I think the dot-com boom and bust represented the end of the beginning. The industry is more mature today. Carly Fiorina
[ Beginning Boom Bust Dot-Com End Industry Mature More Represented Think Today]
The best books of our times have included the three mature volumes of Philip Larkin. They're very short books of poems, and very carefully arranged. Robert Morgan
[ Arranged Best Books Carefully Included Mature Our Philip Poems Short Three Times Very Volumes]
A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors. Charles Baudelaire
[ Book Company Counselor Counselors Garden Multitude Orchard Party Storehouse Way]
More books, more racing and more foolishness with cars and motorcycles are in the works. Brock Yates Car
[ Books Cars Foolishness More Motorcycles Racing Works]
As an old reporter, we have a few secrets, and the first thing is we try the phone book. Andy Rooney
[ Book Few First Old Phone Reporter Secrets Thing Try]
I started thinking about my relationship with my students; I'm this guy who comes in from book - and movie - land and descends on angel wings into their classroom. Richard Price
[ Angel Book Classroom Comes Descends Guy Into Land Movie Relationship Started Students Their Thinking Wings]
At the age of 12, I developed an intense interest in mathematics. On exposure to algebra, I was fascinated by simultaneous equations and read ahead of the class to the end of the book. John Pople
[ Age Ahead Algebra Book Class Developed End Equations Exposure Fascinated Intense Interest Mathematics Read Simultaneous]
Living wild species are like a library of books still unread. Our heedless destruction of them is akin to burning the library without ever having read its books. John Dingell
[ Akin Books Burning Destruction Ever Having Heedless Library Living Our Read Species Still Them Unread Wild Without]
I decided he'd changed so much that a whole new book was required and that book actually I can say so was the first to say that the marriage was in trouble and the Prince didn't like at all and my book was being serialized in the Sunday Times over five weeks. Anthony Holden
[ Actually Being Book Changed Decided First Five Marriage Much New Over Prince Required Say Sunday Times Trouble Weeks Whole]
We set up a beta site, a test site, with movie, music and book reviews. If you're reading them and you want to buy a book or a ticket for a movie that's reviewed on the site, you can do that without leaving our site. Jay Chiat
[ Beta Book Buy Leaving Movie Music Our Reading Reviewed Reviews Set Site Test Them Ticket Up Want Without]
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]
I've had the odd good luck of starting slowly and building gradually, something few writers are allowed anymore. As a result I've seen each of my books called the breakthrough. And each was, in its way. Jonathan Lethem
[ Allowed Anymore Books Breakthrough Building Called Each Few Good Gradually Had Luck Odd Result Seen Slowly Something Starting Way Writers]
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]
The book is there for inspiration and as a foundation, the fundamentals on which to build. Thomas Keller
[ Book Build Foundation Fundamentals Inspiration Which]
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 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]
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]
I can walk into a bookstore and hand over my credit card and they don't know who the hell I am. Maybe that says something about bookstore clerks. E. L. Doctorow
[ Am Bookstore Card Clerks Credit Hand Hell Into Know Maybe Over Says Something Walk]
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 have always been a writer of letters, and of long ones; so, when I first thought of writing a book in the form of letters, I knew that I could do it quickly and easily. Laurence Housman
[ Always Been Book Could Easily First Form Knew Letters Long Ones Quickly Thought Writer Writing]
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]
We're Jews, my family, and Jews break down into two distinct subcultures: book Jews and money Jews. We were money Jews. Ira Glass
[ Book Break Distinct Down Family Into Jews Money Two Were]
Again, we turn down most books that have been self-published unless they have a special track record. We have taken a small number on, however, and sold them to major publishers for a nice sum. But that is an exception to the rule. Richard Curtis
[ Again Been Books Down Exception However Major Most Nice Number Publishers Record Rule Small Sold Special Sum Taken Them Track Turn Unless]
With each new book, the march of our national history takes a step forward. When one is present at a book launch, one is bearing witness to the birth of a new body of ideas, to the coming into being of another testimony of history. Ibrahim Babangida
[ Another Bearing Being Birth Body Book Coming Each Forward History Ideas Into Launch March National New Our Present Step Takes Testimony Witness]
I read everything and anything. I love books. Gail Porter
[ Anything Books Everything Love Read]
Book love... is your pass to the greatest, the purest, and the most perfect pleasure that God has prepared for His creatures. Anthony Trollope
[ Book Creatures God Greatest His Love Most Pass Perfect Pleasure Prepared Purest Your]
I just signed to do my next book with Ecco Press, a new primer or encyclopedia. This will be my take on what classic Italian cooking is. Mario Batali
[ Book Classic Cooking Encyclopedia Italian Just New Next Press Signed Take Will]
I'd really like to write a book about Timothy McVeigh, but it would only work if he cooperated. Elizabeth Wurtzel
[ Book Mcveigh Only Really Timothy Work Would Write]
Books stay with me and have shaped me and made huge impacts on my life. Stephan Jenkins
[ Books Huge Impacts Life Made Shaped Stay]
You buy any book on color theory today, and it's just complete poppycock. Everybody comes out of school painting pink, purple and green. The whole damn cartoon industry has pink purple and green on their mind. John Kricfalusi
[ Any Book Buy Cartoon Color Comes Complete Damn Everybody Green Industry Just Mind Out Painting Pink Purple School Their Theory Today Whole]
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 rarely read or buy a book because of a review. Jim Harrison
[ Because Book Buy Rarely Read Review]
I've worked very hard in this book to keep the lines of communication open. I don't want to turn someone away from this information for partisan political reasons. Jared Diamond
[ Away Book Communication Hard Information Keep Lines Open Partisan Political Reasons Someone Turn Very Want Worked]
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]
When you reread a classic, you do not see more in the book than you did before; you see more in you than there was before. Cliff Fadiman
[ Before Book Classic Did More Reread See Than]
When I was growing up in the 1960s, there was starting to be more books geared towards young adults. Alison Bechdel
[ Adults Books Geared Growing More Starting Towards Up Young]
I have to finish this book tour of almost 30 cities. Iris Chang
[ Almost Book Cities Finish Tour]
I usually write about ordinary people and ordinary things, but Paul Farmer is the least ordinary person I've ever met... He's the leader of a small group of people who hope to cure a sick world, and I hope my book can help in some small way. Tracy Kidder
[ Book Cure Ever Farmer Group Help Hope Leader Least Met Ordinary Paul Person Sick Small Some Things Usually Way World Write]
I was raised by a single mother who made a way for me. She used to scrub floors as a domestic worker, put a cleaning rag in her pocketbook and ride the subways in Brooklyn so I would have food on the table. But she taught me as I walked her to the subway that life is about not where you start, but where you're going. That's family values. Al Sharpton Mom
[ Brooklyn Cleaning Domestic Family Floors Food Going Her Life Made Mother Pocketbook Put Raised Ride Scrub She Single Start Subway Table Taught Used Values Walked Way Where Worker Would]
Does it follow that I reject all authority? Perish the thought. In the matter of boots, I defer to the authority of the boot-maker. Mikhail Bakunin
[ Authority Boots Defer Does Follow Matter Perish Reject Thought]
After an author has been dead for some time, it becomes increasingly difficult for his publishers to get a new book out of him each year. Robert Benchley
[ After Author Becomes Been Book Dead Difficult Each Get Him His Increasingly New Out Publishers Some Time Year]
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]
I certainly wanted to write a book that was honest about New Orleans without explaining it to death, so much so that the first draft contained references absolutely incomprehensible to anyone who hasn't lived here for several years. Poppy Z. Brite
[ Absolutely Anyone Book Certainly Contained Death Draft Explaining First Hasn Here Honest Incomprehensible Lived Much New Orleans References Several Wanted Without Write Years]
A people's literature is the great textbook for real knowledge of them. The writings of the day show the quality of the people as no historical reconstruction can. Edith Hamilton
[ Day Great Historical Knowledge Literature Quality Real Reconstruction Show Textbook Them Writings]
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]
The absence of the heavy boot of Europe has preserved to these people the agile walk of the wild animal, while the general simplicity of their lives has given them many other points of physical perfection. John Millington Synge
[ Absence Animal Boot Europe General Given Heavy Lives Many Other Perfection Physical Points Preserved Simplicity Their Them These Walk While Wild]
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 wish I had had my books when I was a kid, I do. Paula Danziger
[ Books Had Kid Wish]
I haven't been the kind of writer about whom book-length academic studies have been written. Manuel Puig
[ Academic Been Haven Kind Studies Whom Writer Written]
I had a very wise mother. She always kept books that were my grade level in our house. Beverly Cleary
[ Always Books Grade Had House Kept Level Mother Our She Very Were Wise]
This bill is the legislative equivalent of crack. It yields a short-term high but does long-term damage to the system and it's expensive to boot. Barney Frank
[ Bill Boot Crack Damage Does Equivalent Expensive High Legislative Long-Term Short-Term System Yields]
To any artist, worthy of the name, all in nature is beautiful, because his eyes, fearlessly accepting all exterior truth, read there, as in an open book, all the inner truth. Auguste Rodin
[ Accepting Any Artist Beautiful Because Book Exterior Eyes Fearlessly His Inner Name Nature Open Read Truth Worthy]
I've always been an avid reader. If I don't have a book in the car, I'll stop and pick one up just to have something to read. I don't even remember learning to read. Janis Ian
[ Always Avid Been Book Car Even Just Learning Pick Read Reader Remember Something Stop Up]
A novelist who writes nothing for 10 years finds his reputation rising. Because I keep on producing books they say there must be something wrong with this fellow. J. B. Priestley
[ Because Books Fellow Finds His Keep Must Nothing Novelist Producing Reputation Rising Say Something Writes Wrong Years]
It's the same thing in a way, although writing a book is a very solitary thing. Neil Jordan
[ Although Book Same Solitary Thing Very Way Writing]
I got $30 from Nation magazine for a poem and $500 for my first book of poems. Jim Harrison
[ Book First Got Magazine Nation Poem Poems]
The President has no real plan to address the fiscal challenges arising from the retirement of the baby boom generation, let alone a plan to fix Social Security. Jack Reed
[ Address Alone Arising Baby Boom Challenges Fiscal Fix Generation Plan President Real Retirement Security Social]
I love meeting fans. The people who are fans of my books are really smart and dedicated, because some independent comics are hard to get. I will drive all the way to Pittsburgh or Detroit to put it in their hands. Brian M. Bendis
[ Because Books Comics Dedicated Detroit Drive Fans Get Hands Hard Independent Love Meeting Pittsburgh Put Really Smart Some Their Way Will]
I thought I had a great opportunity when I started doing my comic book in 1972. I thought there was so much territory to work in. Harvey Pekar
[ Book Comic Doing Great Had Much Opportunity Started Territory Thought Work]
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]
It would absolutely suck if you paid a few bucks for a book only to find that on the first page it said, 'Once upon a time they all lived happily ever after' and the rest of the book was blank. Simon Travaglia
[ Absolutely After Blank Book Bucks Ever Few Find First Happily Lived Once Only Page Paid Rest Said Suck Time Upon Would]
Nobody's going to write a book about me, because nobody's going to find anything worth writing a book about. Jack K. Cooke
[ Anything Because Book Find Going Nobody Worth Write Writing]
I can tell you this, if it wasn't for my book royalties, I'd be in debt. Benny Hinn
[ Book Debt Royalties Tell]
The books are all very, very different so the publishers really had to be different too. Mark Millar
[ Books Different Had Publishers Really Too Very]
Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of the ages through which they have passed. J. Paul Getty
[ Ages Books Chief Esteem Passed Proverbs Receive Stamp Their Through Value Which]
Unless their use by readers bring them to life, books are indeed dead things. Lawrence Clark Powell
[ Books Bring Dead Indeed Life Readers Their Them Things Unless Use]
I never read a book before previewing it; it prejudices a man so. Sydney Smith
[ Before Book Man Never Prejudices Read]
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom. Thomas Jefferson Wisdom
[ Book Chapter First Honesty Wisdom]
Naturally, I have compensated in my adult years by owning very large numbers of books. Martin Lewis Perl
[ Adult Books Compensated Large Naturally Numbers Owning Very Years]
Nothing more rapidly inclines a person to go into a monastery than reading a book on etiquette. There are so many trivial ways in which it is possible to commit some social sin. Quentin Crisp
[ Book Commit Etiquette Go Inclines Into Many Monastery More Nothing Person Possible Rapidly Reading Sin Social Some Than Trivial Ways Which]
Every one of my books is written from the viewpoint of cops, with the exception of my book Killer on the Road, which is written from the viewpoint of a serial killer. James Ellroy
[ Book Books Cops Every Exception Killer Road Serial Viewpoint Which Written]
If we can boondoggle ourselves out of this depression, that word is going to be enshrined in the hearts of the American people for years to come. Franklin D. Roosevelt
[ American Come Depression Enshrined Going Hearts Ourselves Out Word Years]
The very quick and high sales of the book caught us off guard, but fortunately we got the second edition from the printers at the end of last week and the shops should now be stocked again. Hansie Cronje
[ Again Book Caught Edition End Fortunately Got Guard High Last Now Off Printers Quick Sales Second Shops Should Us Very Week]
Going to the library was the one place we got to go without asking for permission. And they let us choose what we wanted to read. It was a feeling of having a book be mine entirely. Rita Dove
[ Asking Book Choose Entirely Feeling Go Going Got Having Library Mine Permission Place Read Us Wanted Without]
If I were to write Web now, it would be a much, much darker book. John M. Ford
[ Book Darker Much Now Web Were Would Write]
So the books have a greater appeal to a British audience, but that hasn't stopped them making best-seller lists in places like Brazil, Japan and at least a dozen other countries. Bernard Cornwell
[ Appeal Audience Best-Seller Books Brazil British Countries Dozen Greater Hasn Japan Least Lists Making Other Places Stopped Them]
I am being frank about myself in this book. I tell of my first mistake on page 850. Henry A. Kissinger
[ Am Being Book First Frank Mistake Myself Page Tell]
I write about myself with the same pencil and in the same exercise book as about him. It is no longer I, but another whose life is just beginning. Samuel Beckett
[ Another Beginning Book Exercise Him Just Life Longer Myself Pencil Same Whose Write]
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]
The book shows Clinton in the presidency as a profile in growth. Sidney Blumenthal
[ Book Clinton Growth Presidency Profile Shows]
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers. Charles William Eliot
[ Accessible Books Constant Counselors Friends Most Patient Quietest Teachers Wisest]
I much prefer working with kids whose life could be completely upended by a reading of a book over a weekend. You give them a book to read - they go home and come back a changed person. And that is so much more interesting and exciting. Russell Banks
[ Back Book Changed Come Completely Could Exciting Give Go Home Interesting Kids Life More Much Over Person Prefer Read Reading Them Weekend Whose Working]
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]
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]
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've been very lucky in the characters I've chosen. Up until last year I was a nobody. I did jobs I booked because I needed to put food in my mouth. Kristen Bell
[ Because Been Booked Characters Chosen Did Food Jobs Last Lucky Mouth Needed Nobody Put Until Up Very Year]
I had to do the book because there was an unauthorised biography which didn't tell it like it was. Cilla Black
[ Because Biography Book Had Tell Which]
There are no taboos. Every topic is open, however shocking. It is the way that the topics are handled that's important, and that applies whether it is a 15-year-old who is reading your book or someone who is 55. Robert Cormier
[ Applies Book Every Handled However Important Open Reading Shocking Someone Taboos Topic Topics Way Whether Your]
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]
You don't want to dwell on your enemies, you know. I basically feel so superior to my critics for the simple reason that they haven't done what I do. Most book reviewers haven't written 11 novels. Many of them haven't written one. John Irving
[ Basically Book Critics Done Dwell Enemies Feel Haven Know Many Most Novels Reason Reviewers Simple Superior Them Want Written Your]
My mother gave me this book called Feature Films at Used Car Prices by a guy named Rick Schmidt. I gotta credit the guy, cuz he gave me the most practical advice. It empowers you. Vin Diesel
[ Advice Book Called Car Credit Cuz Empowers Feature Films Gave Gotta Guy Most Mother Named Practical Prices Rick Used]
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]
Every reader knows about the feeling that characters in books seem more real than real people. Cornelia Funke
[ Books Characters Every Feeling Knows More Reader Real Seem Than]
In my book, I was trying to get into my own soul. Claire Bloom
[ Book Get Into Own Soul Trying]
A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint. What I began by reading, I must finish by acting. Henry David Thoreau
[ Acting Began Better Book Commence Down Finish Good Hint Lay Living Must Read Reading Soon Teaches Than Truly]
By burning Luther's books you may rid your bookshelves of him, but you will not rid men's minds of him. Desiderius Erasmus
[ Books Bookshelves Burning Him Luther May Men Minds Rid Will Your]
Finishing a good book is like leaving a good friend. William Feather
[ Book Finishing Friend Good Leaving]
Time spent researching varies from book to book. Some novels require months, even years of research, others very little. I try to do most of my research before I begin but inevitably questions emerge during the writing. Jonathan Kellerman
[ Before Begin Book During Emerge Even Inevitably Little Months Most Novels Others Questions Require Research Researching Some Spent Time Try Varies Very Writing Years]
This is a much more fitting interpretation of the book than its modern interpretation. Robert Vaughan
[ Book Fitting Interpretation Modern More Much Than]
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]
Finishing a book is just like you took a child out in the back yard and shot it. Truman Capote
[ Back Book Child Finishing Just Out Shot Took Yard]
One man is as good as another until he has written a book. Benjamin Jowett
[ Another Book Good Man Until Written]
Books are standing counselors and preachers, always at hand, and always disinterested; having this advantage over oral instructors, that they are ready to repeat their lesson as often as we please. Louis Nizer
[ Advantage Always Books Counselors Disinterested Hand Having Instructors Lesson Often Oral Over Please Preachers Ready Repeat Standing Their]
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]
She unbent her mind afterwards - over a book. Charles Lamb
[ Afterwards Book Her Mind Over She]
If you read a lot of books you are considered well read. But if you watch a lot of TV, you're not considered well viewed. Lily Tomlin
[ Books Considered Lot Read Tv Viewed Watch Well]
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]
This time, there have been a lot of interesting discussion about the subject matter and I've had a good time talking about it. And in some of the cases, I'm not just signing books; I'm showing slides and talking about the work. Leonard Nimoy
[ Been Books Cases Discussion Good Had Interesting Just Lot Matter Showing Signing Slides Some Subject Talking Time Work]
One person who has mastered life is better than a thousand persons who have mastered only the contents of books, but no one can get anything out of life without God. Meister Eckhart
[ Anything Better Books Contents Get God Life Mastered Only Out Person Persons Than Thousand Without]
A book that is shut is but a block. Thomas Fuller
[ Block Book Shut]
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]
When I went on to write my next book, Working With Emotional Intelligence, I wanted to make a business case that the best performers were those people strong in these skills. Daniel Goleman
[ Best Book Business Case Emotional Intelligence Make Next Performers Skills Strong These Those Wanted Went Were Working Write]
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]
There's got to be something that you can do that will not just be a nice honor to the play, or the book, or the movie you're dealing with, but some aspect that maybe can explore something that the play couldn't do. William Bolcom
[ Aspect Book Dealing Explore Got Honor Just Maybe Movie Nice Play Some Something Will]
If you never ask yourself any questions about the meaning of a passage, you cannot expect the book to give you any insight you do not already possess. Mortimer Adler
[ Already Any Ask Book Cannot Expect Give Insight Meaning Never Passage Possess Questions Yourself]
I've been writing in notebooks for 40 years or so. Frank McCourt
[ Been Notebooks Writing Years]
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]
Bamboo is not a weed, it's a flowering plant. Bamboo is a magnificent plant. Steve Lacy
[ Bamboo Flowering Magnificent Plant Weed]
A book begins with an image or character or situation that I care about deeply. Danielle Steel
[ Begins Book Care Character Deeply Image Situation]
Producing came about because I never wanted to be in one of those books, Where Are They Now? Henry Winkler
[ Because Books Came Never Now Producing Those Wanted Where]
Girls can wear jeans, cut their hair short, wear shirts and boots, 'cause it's okay to be a boy, but for a boy to look like a girl is degrading. Charlotte Gainsbourg
[ Boots Boy Cause Cut Degrading Girl Girls Hair Jeans Look Okay Shirts Short Their Wear]
I never learned anything at all in school and didn't read a book for pleasure until I was 19 years old. Stanley Kubrick
[ Anything Book Learned Never Old Pleasure Read School Until Years]
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]
There are writers who say they have no social responsibility except to write a good book, but that doesn't satisfy me. Sheri S. Tepper
[ Book Except Good Responsibility Satisfy Say Social Write Writers]
You might be a redneck if... the blue book value of your truck goes up and down depending on how much gas it has in it. Jeff Foxworthy
[ Blue Book Depending Down Gas Goes How Might Much Redneck Truck Up Value Your]
Let's just say that I don't think our show has very much in common with the book any more. Kristin Davis
[ Any Book Common Just More Much Our Say Show Think Very]
The betrayal of trust carries a heavy taboo. Aldrich Ames
[ Betrayal Carries Heavy Taboo Trust]
He could have made it right with the book. But he hasn't. He is a revisionist of history. He has lied. Monica Lewinsky
[ Book Could Hasn History Lied Made Revisionist Right]
Personally, I was never the cool kid. I was always sort of a bookworm. I would just like to be more like Troy, because he's so cool. Zac Efron
[ Always Because Cool Just Kid More Never Personally Sort Troy Would]
But everything of value about me is in my books. V. S. Naipaul
[ Books Everything Value]
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]
My goal is two pages a day, five days a week. I never want to write, but I'm always glad that I have done it. After I write, I go to work at the bookstore. Kate DiCamillo
[ After Always Bookstore Day Days Done Five Glad Go Goal Never Pages Two Want Week Work Write]
I can't pick out one single book that had such a profound personal impact. Louise Brown
[ Book Had Impact Out Personal Pick Profound Single Such]
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]
There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them. Ray Bradbury
[ Books Burning Crimes Reading Than Them Worse]
Mourning Ruby is not a flat landscape: it is more like a box with pictures painted on every face. And each face is also a door which opens, I hope, to take the reader deep into the book. Helen Dunmore
[ Also Book Box Deep Door Each Every Face Flat Hope Into Landscape More Mourning Opens Painted Pictures Reader Ruby Take Which]
I've had aunts and uncles who not only haven't read my books but could hardly believe that I was a writer. Robert Cormier
[ Aunts Believe Books Could Had Hardly Haven Only Read Uncles Writer]
I believe in communication; books communicate ideas and make bridges between people. Jeanette Winterson
[ Believe Between Books Bridges Communicate Communication Ideas Make]
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]
The head writer loves that my character is a boor. Rob Corddry
[ Character Head Loves Writer]
I think a guy who's had just the right amount of booze can sing the blues a hell of a lot better than a guy who is stone sober. Charlie Rich
[ Amount Better Blues Booze Guy Had Hell Just Lot Right Sing Sober Stone Than Think]
Another thing that freaks me out is time. Time is like a book. You have a beginning, a middle and an end. It's just a cycle. Mike Tyson
[ Another Beginning Book Cycle End Freaks Just Middle Out Thing Time]
You know, now it's sinking in. It's taken me a long time to realize - and it is sinking in - how important this book is. And I have a certain distance now. I've done it such a long time ago. Eric Carle
[ Ago Book Certain Distance Done How Important Know Long Now Realize Sinking Such Taken Time]
Censorship is a strange situation. There was times when people would burn books because they didn't like what people were doing. Michael Berryman
[ Because Books Burn Censorship Doing Situation Strange Times Were Would]
You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children. Madeleine L'Engle
[ Book Children Difficult Grown-Ups Then Too Wants Will Write Written]
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]
I would love mainland Chinese to read my book. There is a Chinese translation which I worked on myself, published in Hong Kong and Taiwan. Many copies have gone into China but it is still banned. Jung Chang
[ Banned Book China Chinese Copies Gone Hong Into Kong Love Mainland Many Myself Published Read Still Taiwan Translation Which Worked Would]
I've never heard a crowd boo a homer, but I've heard plenty of boos after a strikeout. George Herman
[ After Boo Boos Crowd Heard Homer Never Plenty]
I cannot live without books. Thomas Jefferson
[ Books Cannot Live Without]
But you don't hire Ang Lee to do a typical children's movie. But it's such an interesting combination, whoever thought of getting Ang together with a comic book, that was just great. Dennis Muren
[ Ang Book Children Combination Comic Getting Great Hire Interesting Just Lee Movie Such Thought Together Typical Whoever]
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]
According to New York publishers, Bill Clinton will get more money for his book than Hillary Clinton got for hers. Well, duh. At least his book has some sex in it. Jay Leno
[ According Bill Book Clinton Get Got Hers Hillary His Least Money More New Publishers Sex Some Than Well Will York]
My gut feeling is that paper and ink are going to be with us for a long time yet, and in substantial quantities, though certainly books are now going to be available in other forms. Fred Saberhagen
[ Available Books Certainly Feeling Forms Going Gut Ink Long Now Other Paper Quantities Substantial Though Time Us Yet]
A lot of baby boomers are baby bongers. Kevin Nealon Funny
[ Baby Boomers Lot]
We probably put about four or five comic books out a year and probably about two or three art books and various trade paperbacks - maybe four or five of those a year - and that's what we do now. Glenn Danzig
[ Art Books Comic Five Four Maybe Now Out Paperbacks Probably Put Those Three Trade Two Various Year]
Once I was condemned to three months' absolute silence. As I could not speak, I wrote a book. Nana Mouskouri
[ Absolute Book Condemned Could Months Once Silence Speak Three Wrote]
The two things I was positive about in life were that I was going to be a teacher at a boarding school or an operative with the CIA posted abroad. I could write a book about all the things I was sure about. Tucker Carlson
[ Abroad Boarding Book Cia Could Going Life Operative Positive Posted School Sure Teacher Things Two Were Write]
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]
Movies and television shows based on comic books constitute the worst single genre in the history of filmed entertainment (with the exception of porn). John Podhoretz
[ Based Books Comic Constitute Entertainment Exception Filmed Genre History Movies Shows Single Television Worst]
I don't remember ever having finished a book. Bridget Hall
[ Book Ever Finished Having Remember]
The best time to plan a book is while you're doing the dishes. Agatha Christie
[ Best Book Dishes Doing Plan Time While]
You know you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend. Paul Sweeney
[ Book Feel Friend Good Know Last Little Lost Page Read Turn]
My shorthand answer is that I try to write the kind of book that I would like to read. If I can make it clear and interesting and compelling to me, then I hope maybe it will be for the reader. David McCullough
[ Answer Book Clear Compelling Hope Interesting Kind Make Maybe Read Reader Shorthand Then Try Will Would Write]
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]
I was a very sickly kid. While I was in the hospital at age 7, my Dad brought me a stack of comic books to keep me occupied. I was hooked. Len Wein
[ Age Books Brought Comic Dad Hooked Hospital Keep Kid Occupied Sickly Stack Very While]
Every time I finish a book, I forget everything I learned writing it - the information just disappears out of my head. Alice Hoffman
[ Book Disappears Every Everything Finish Forget Head Information Just Learned Out Time Writing]
I love comic book movies, and Marvel Comics obviously are the best. Maria Menounos
[ Best Book Comic Comics Love Marvel Movies Obviously]
I don't know what to do or where to turn in this taxation matter. Somewhere there must be a book that tells all about it, where I could go to straighten it out in my mind. But I don't know where the book is, and maybe I couldn't read it if I found it. Warren G. Harding
[ Book Could Found Go Know Matter Maybe Mind Must Out Read Somewhere Straighten Taxation Tells Turn Where]
I'm totally down with insurrection in the street. I've had a great time with that over the years. Insurrection in the voting booth is the other part of the equation. Jello Biafra
[ Booth Down Equation Great Had Insurrection Other Over Part Street Time Totally Voting Years]
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]
Youth is a silly, vapid state, Old age with fears and ills is rife; This simple boon I beg of Fate - A thousand years of Middle Life. Carolyn Wells
[ Age Beg Boon Fate Fears Ills Life Middle Old Rife Silly Simple State Thousand Vapid Years Youth]
The Book of Mormon is concrete and solid, they can hold it, and they can visualize that they have to pray to decide if this physical thing is true. There is no room for interpretation. Richard G. Scott
[ Book Concrete Decide Hold Interpretation Mormon Physical Pray Room Solid Thing True Visualize]
I think the book struck me in a few ways that I thought very interesting to pick it as my first martial arts film. It has a very strong female character and it was very abundant in classic Chinese textures. Ang Lee
[ Abundant Arts Book Character Chinese Classic Female Few Film First Interesting Martial Pick Strong Struck Textures Think Thought Very Ways]
The one hit song that I have tremendous gratitude for is Boots, because it has a life of its own. It's like being identified with a brand name. Nancy Sinatra
[ Because Being Boots Brand Gratitude Hit Identified Life Name Own Song Tremendous]
Sometimes I'll hear a phrase or a word and write it down in my little black notebook (a writer's best mate), then come back to it and work a plot around it. Paul Kane
[ Around Back Best Black Come Down Hear Little Mate Notebook Phrase Plot Sometimes Then Word Work Write Writer]
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]
I believe my voice is pretty much the same. I've written 75 books, so I'm better at it now than I was earlier in my career. Caroline B. Cooney
[ Believe Better Books Career Earlier Much Now Pretty Same Than Voice Written]
I never travel without my sketch book. Ian Wright
[ Book Never Sketch Travel Without]
We didn't have a whole lot of money when I was growing up either. I would always ask for magic books or magic tricks for my birthday or for Christmas and the rest of the year I either had to mow lawns or find part time jobs to help supplement the cost of doing magic. Lance Burton
[ Always Ask Birthday Books Christmas Cost Doing Either Find Growing Had Help Jobs Lot Magic Money Mow Part Rest Supplement Time Tricks Up Whole Would Year]
And I don't like books which are full of name dropping. Daphne du Maurier
[ Books Dropping Full Name Which]
I've also worked hard portraying an Ireland which is fast disappearing. Ireland was a very depressed and difficult place in the 1980s, and I've tried to include that in the script. I worked really hard to find the heart of the book. Neil Jordan
[ Also Book Depressed Difficult Disappearing Fast Find Hard Heart Include Ireland Place Portraying Really Script Tried Very Which Worked]
People in my books tend to get their just deserts, even if not at the hands of the police. Antonia Fraser
[ Books Deserts Even Get Hands Just Police Tend Their]
Mountains were once my big adventure but is is over since a long time; I still dream from the wonderful days sometimes, read also a few pages from a mountain book. But the thought of doing again active mountain climbing has faded. Fritz Zwicky
[ Active Adventure Again Also Big Book Climbing Days Doing Dream Faded Few Long Mountain Mountains Once Over Pages Read Since Sometimes Still Thought Time Were Wonderful]
At that time, I had recently finished a book called Amazing Grace, which many people tell me is a very painful book to read. Well, if it was painful to read, it was also painful to write. I had pains in my chest for two years while I was writing that book. Jonathan Kozol
[ Also Amazing Book Called Chest Finished Grace Had Many Painful Pains Read Recently Tell Time Two Very Well Which While Write Writing Years]
I don't keep any copy of my books around... they would embarass me. When I finish writing my books, I kick them in the belly, and have done with them. Ludwig Bemelmans
[ Any Around Belly Books Copy Done Finish Keep Kick Them Would Writing]
It may be important to write a book that doesn't come up to what I would like to have rather than to write no book at all. Sheri S. Tepper
[ Book Come Important May Rather Than Up Would Write]
The book begins and ends with the visits to give the impression of a tunnel into their ancestors and family history. I believe in going backwards into the past - I felt I was digging a tunnel back to the past. Anita Desai
[ Ancestors Back Backwards Begins Believe Book Digging Ends Family Felt Give Going History Impression Into Past Their Tunnel Visits]
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]
He who studies medicine without books sails an uncharted sea, but he who studies medicine without patients does not go to sea at all. William Osler
[ Books Does Go Medicine Patients Sails Sea Studies Uncharted Without]
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]
When my father would yell at me, I told myself someday I'd use it in a book. Paula Danziger
[ Book Father Myself Someday Told Use Would Yell]
It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who had ever been alive. James A. Baldwin
[ Alive Been Books Connected Ever Had Most Taught Things Tormented Very Were]
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]
My introduction to the Brady book was an attempt to nail the exact same idea since Brady addressed the point. And since I write pornography, naturally, something of an obsession for me. Peter Sotos
[ Addressed Attempt Book Brady Exact Idea Introduction Nail Naturally Obsession Point Same Since Something Write]
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]
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]
The first function of a book review should be, I believe, to give some idea of the contents and character of the book. Walter Kaufmann
[ Believe Book Character Contents First Function Give Idea Review Should Some]
I live alone, with cats, books, pictures, fresh vegetables to cook, the garden, the hens to feed. Jeanette Winterson Pet
[ Alone Books Cats Cook Feed Fresh Garden Hens Live Pictures Vegetables]
There's something about each of my books that I'm really proud of, and there's something about each of my books that I cringe over. Margaret Haddix
[ Books Cringe Each Over Proud Really Something]
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]
When I and the other young artists were working in comics, our work carried with it a particularly American slant. After all, we were Americans drawing and writing about things that touched us. As it turned out, the early work was, you might say, a comic book version of Jazz. Joe Simon
[ After American Americans Artists Book Carried Comic Comics Drawing Early Jazz Might Other Our Out Particularly Say Slant Things Touched Turned Us Version Were Work Working Writing Young]
They offered me millions and millions and millions of dollars to write books about Cary. That was between us. That was private. I'll always love him. Dyan Cannon
[ Always Between Books Cary Dollars Him Love Millions Offered Private Us Write]
I try to do that in this book without preaching - to try to do as you just said that you really have to defend the First Amendment rights of everybody. Floyd Abrams
[ Amendment Book Defend Everybody First Just Preaching Really Rights Said Try Without]
A hug is like a boomerang - you get it back right away. Bil Keane Friendship
[ Away Back Boomerang Get Hug Right]
I thought my book was done, then we went to Hawaii and the whole last chapter happened. Mariel Hemingway
[ Book Chapter Done Happened Hawaii Last Then Thought Went Whole]
He who loveth a book will never want a faithful friend, a wholesome counsellor, a cheerful companion, or an effectual comforter. Isaac Barrow
[ Book Cheerful Comforter Companion Counsellor Effectual Faithful Friend Loveth Never Want Wholesome Will]
I normally keep a series of draft in a catalogue type of book in which I scribble, sketch and draw ideas. Jonathan Shapiro
[ Book Catalogue Draft Draw Ideas Keep Normally Scribble Series Sketch Type Which]
I don't think anyone wants a reader to be completely lost - certainly not to the point of giving up - but there's something to be said for a book that isn't instantly disposable, that rewards a second reading. John M. Ford
[ Anyone Book Certainly Completely Disposable Giving Instantly Lost Point Reader Reading Rewards Said Second Something Think Up Wants]
Canadian hockey fans... They boo me every time I go anywhere. Because I play for Team USA. Brett Hull
[ Anywhere Because Boo Canadian Every Fans Go Hockey Play Team Time Usa]
In fact I have a full page warning, right in the front of the book, that no one under the age of eighteen should read this book and no one should even turn the pages if they are sexually conservative or erotically deprived. Burt Ward
[ Age Book Conservative Deprived Eighteen Even Fact Front Full Page Pages Read Right Sexually Should Turn Under Warning]
After the book took off, I bought a whole new wardrobe. Terry Goodkind
[ After Book Bought New Off Took Wardrobe Whole]
More than four thousand programs produced and consumed. Some of them were pretty good, a great many of them were forgettable; but a handful may even be worth a book. Ted Koppel
[ Book Consumed Even Four Good Great Handful Many May More Pretty Produced Programs Some Than Them Thousand Were Worth]
What I did was, I went and collected every bit of information from Adventist publishing houses in the basic areas of doctrine covered in the book Questions on Doctrine. Walter Martin
[ Adventist Areas Basic Bit Book Collected Covered Did Doctrine Every Houses Information Publishing Questions Went]
Read. Read. Read. Just don't read one type of book. Read different books by various authors so that you develop different styles. R. L. Stine
[ Authors Book Books Develop Different Just Read Styles Type Various]
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]
Writing a book is a very lonely business. You are totally cut off from the rest of the world, submerged in your obsessions and memories. Mario Vargas Llosa
[ Book Business Cut Lonely Memories Obsessions Off Rest Submerged Totally Very World Writing Your]
What makes a book great, a so-called classic, it its quality of always being modern, of its author, though he be long dead, continuing to speak to each new generation. Lawrence Clark Powell
[ Always Author Being Book Classic Continuing Dead Each Generation Great Long Makes Modern New Quality So-Called Speak Though]
To read a book, to think it over, and to write out notes is a useful exercise; a book which will not repay some hard thought is not worth publishing. Maria Mitchell
[ Book Exercise Hard Notes Out Over Publishing Read Repay Some Think Thought Useful Which Will Worth Write]
All I'm asking for is the law that's been on the books for the last 33 years, no public funding for abortion. We are both saying the same thing, pro-life, pro-choice. Let's find the language that works for both of us so we can pass health care. Bart Stupak
[ Abortion Asking Been Books Both Care Find Funding Health Language Last Law Pass Pro-Choice Pro-Life Public Same Saying Thing Us Works Years]
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]
I have to have a character worth caring about. I tend not to start writing books about people I don't have a lot of sympathy for because I'm just going to be with them too long. Richard Russo
[ Because Books Caring Character Going Just Long Lot Start Sympathy Tend Them Too Worth 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]
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]
When a French book becomes an international hit it is because of the author and not because of the language. The same goes for movies. Jean-Jacques Annaud
[ Author Because Becomes Book French Goes Hit International Language Movies Same]
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]
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'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]
Don't patronize the chain bookstores. Every time I see some author scheduled to read and sign his books at a chain bookstore, I feel like telling him he's stabbing the independent bookstores in the back. Lawrence Ferlinghetti
[ Author Back Books Bookstore Bookstores Chain Every Feel Him His Independent Patronize Read Scheduled See Sign Some Stabbing Telling Time]
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]
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]
Read Don Quixote; it is a very good book; I still read it frequently. Thomas Sydenham
[ Book Frequently Good Quixote Read Still Very]
You've got all these books on self help, getting to know yourself, doing the right thing, eating the so-called right foods, even down to what books you have on your shelves. People are encouraged to look to themselves first as opposed to being a part of society. Samantha Morton
[ Being Books Doing Down Eating Encouraged Even First Foods Getting Got Help Know Look Opposed Part Right Self Shelves So-Called Society Themselves These Thing Your Yourself]
Everything goes by the board: honor, pride, decency to get the book written. William Faulkner
[ Board Book Decency Everything Get Goes Honor Pride Written]
Don't write the book you think publishers want to commission. Plenty of other writers will be doing the same thing. Louise Brown
[ Book Commission Doing Other Plenty Publishers Same Thing Think Want Will Write Writers]
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]
It is difficult sharing and capturing so many years of memories and the people behind the words-and even though that guest book can speak volumes, in between, the pages remain so silent. Eugenie Anderson
[ Behind Between Book Capturing Difficult Even Guest Many Memories Pages Remain Sharing Silent Speak Though Volumes Years]
I was bookish and dorky in high school, so the best part of this movie was getting to be on the other side. Piper Perabo
[ Best Dorky Getting High Movie Other Part School Side]
His knowledge of books had in some degree diminished his knowledge of the world. William Shenstone
[ Books Degree Diminished Had His Knowledge Some World]
Although most products will soon be too costly to purchase, there will be a thriving market in the sale of books on how to fix them. Norman Ralph Augustine
[ Although Books Costly Fix How Market Most Products Purchase Sale Soon Them Thriving Too Will]
Oh, I think every author is inspired by all of the books that she reads. Cornelia Funke
[ Author Books Every Inspired Oh Reads She Think]
I don't read magazines much, and I have an awful time with books. Payne Stewart
[ Awful Books Magazines Much Read Time]
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]
Unprovided with original learning, unformed in the habits of thinking, unskilled in the arts of composition, I resolved to write a book. Edward Gibbon
[ Arts Book Composition Habits Learning Original Resolved Thinking Unskilled Write]
Any kid who has two parents who are interested in him and has a houseful of books isn't poor. Sam Levenson
[ Any Books Him Interested Kid Parents Poor Two]
I was not allowed to take notes but my friend and I memorised those two and a half pages. Most people talked to me because of the warning. They knew this book was not going to be the official line. Jung Chang
[ Allowed Because Book Friend Going Half Knew Line Most Notes Official Pages Take Talked Those Two Warning]
I write reviews of science books for the Boston Globe, so I like to give science books. Anthony Doerr
[ Books Boston Give Globe Reviews Science Write]
Books are not men and yet they stay alive. Henry Ward Beecher
[ Alive Books Men Stay Yet]
In the account book of the Great War the page recording the Russian losses has been ripped out. The figures are unknown. Five millions, or eight? We ourselves know not. Paul von Hindenburg
[ Account Been Book Eight Figures Five Great Know Losses Millions Ourselves Out Page Recording Ripped Russian Unknown War]
You know, I think I did originally have some sort of idea of maybe a Where Eagles Dare kind of mission against impossible odds, but it really sort of died before I had a chance to really go anywhere with it, and then just doing the book was out of the question. Garth Ennis
[ Against Anywhere Before Book Chance Dare Did Died Doing Eagles Go Had Idea Impossible Just Kind Know Maybe Mission Odds Originally Out Question Really Some Sort Then Think Where]
When Bound was released, Boys don't Cry wasn't out yet. Therefore it was very taboo to play a lesbian. I loved the part, because girls never get to play the typical guy parts. Gina Gershon
[ Because Bound Boys Cry Get Girls Guy Lesbian Loved Never Out Part Parts Play Released Taboo Therefore Typical Very Yet]
It's weirder and more surprising than the other books. I think there are more places where it's just more reality bending, deliberately so. I think it's a lot more emotionally raw. Cory Doctorow
[ Bending Books Deliberately Emotionally Just Lot More Other Places Raw Reality Surprising Than Think Weirder Where]
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]
And Silence of the Lambs is a really smart book. Jonathan Franzen
[ Book Lambs Really Silence Smart]
I look at my books the way parents look at their children. The fact that one becomes more successful than the others doesn't make me love the less successful one any less. Alex Haley
[ Any Becomes Books Children Fact Less Look Love Make More Others Parents Successful Than Their Way]
Every reader finds himself. The writer's work is merely a kind of optical instrument that makes it possible for the reader to discern what, without this book, he would perhaps never have seen in himself. Marcel Proust
[ Book Discern Every Finds Himself Instrument Kind Makes Merely Never Optical Perhaps Possible Reader Seen Without Work Would Writer]
I am a very linear thinker, so I write beginning to end. I write hundreds of pages per book that never make it into print. Laurell K. Hamilton
[ Am Beginning Book End Hundreds Into Linear Make Never Pages Per Print Thinker Very Write]
Well, before I knew there was going to be a film. I was the biggest Harry Potter fan. I read all the books. Rupert Grint
[ Before Biggest Books Fan Film Going Harry Knew Potter Read Well]
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]
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]
Lord of the Rings was something I always wanted to do. I read the book when I was about 25, and I was always hoping if it was ever made into a feature film that I would be involved in some way. And then I finally got it, and I was over the moon. It was fantastic news. Sean Bean
[ Always Book Ever Fantastic Feature Film Finally Got Hoping Into Involved Lord Made Moon News Over Read Rings Some Something Then Wanted Way Would]
I've always had a love for poetry and when I got signed to a record label I thought, 'How odd that I'm doing a record before a book of poetry,' Jewel
[ Always Before Book Doing Got Had How Label Love Odd Poetry Record Signed Thought]
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]
A good book written for children can be read by adults. Norton Juster
[ Adults Book Children Good Read Written]
I'm very cautious about talking about how actors got where they got, as though there is in fact a plan or a way. There is no plan, there is no way, there's no sure set, there's no handbook, on how to get to be an actor. Peter Jurasik
[ Actor Actors Cautious Fact Get Got Handbook How Plan Set Sure Talking Though Very Way Where]
I have become infected, now that I see how beautifully a book is coming out of all this. Carl Sandburg
[ Beautifully Become Book Coming How Infected Now Out See]
A life spent largely among books, and in the exercise of a literary profession, has very obvious drawbacks, as a subject-matter, when one comes to write about it. Mary A. Ward
[ Among Books Comes Drawbacks Exercise Largely Life Literary Obvious Profession Spent Very Write]
I will say that Rick will probably die before the end of the book. I'll go ahead and put that in print. Nobody's safe. I've almost killed him three times already. Robert Kirkman
[ Ahead Almost Already Before Book Die End Go Him Killed Nobody Print Probably Put Rick Safe Say Three Times Will]
At a Boston signing, someone from the audience asked why I was so obsessed with furniture in my books. The question rattled around in my head. I had no idea that I was obsessed with furniture. Jonathan Carroll
[ Around Asked Audience Books Boston Furniture Had Head Idea Obsessed Question Rattled Signing Someone Why]
A divorce lawyer is a chameleon with a law book. Marvin Mitchelson
[ Book Chameleon Divorce Law Lawyer]
I've done a number of readings at poetry lounges in Vancouver and Los Angeles. I've compiled a book of poetry that's completed, and two others I'm working on. Corin Nemec
[ Angeles Book Compiled Completed Done Los Number Others Poetry Readings Two Vancouver Working]
I don't like to make my life like a book. Marc Newson
[ Book Life Make]
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]
The best source for finding an agent is called Literary Agents of North America. It's a complete list of agents, not only by name and address, but by type of book they represent and by what their submission criteria are. Sara Paretsky
[ Address Agent Agents America Best Book Called Complete Criteria Finding List Literary Name North Only Represent Source Submission Their Type]
The impulse to dream was slowly beaten out of me by experience. Now it surged up again and I hungered for books, new ways of looking and seeing. Richard Wright
[ Again Beaten Books Dream Experience Impulse Looking New Now Out Seeing Slowly Up Ways]
Anyone interested in the world generally can't help being interested in young adult culture - in the music, the bands, the books, the fashions, and the way in which the young adult community develops its own language. Margaret Mahy
[ Adult Anyone Bands Being Books Community Culture Develops Fashions Generally Help Interested Language Music Own Way Which World Young]
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]
Whatever the practical value of the Walden experiment may be, there is no question that the book is one of the most vital and pithy ever written. Edward Carpenter
[ Book Ever Experiment May Most Practical Question Value Vital Whatever Written]
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]
So while it is true that I find really dark stuff funny sometimes, it's also true that as a writer of books I want to have the whole range of human emotions. Rick Moody
[ Also Books Dark Emotions Find Funny Human Range Really Sometimes Stuff True Want While Whole Writer]
From a technical point of view, there seemed to me to be absolutely no reason why - with the existing technology - we couldn't do very high quality audio, because whereas the boom in digital graphics is ongoing, the boom in digital audio has already happened. Thomas Dolby
[ Absolutely Already Audio Because Boom Digital Existing Graphics Happened High Ongoing Point Quality Reason Seemed Technical Technology Very View Whereas Why]
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]
I love old books. They tell you stories about their use. You can see where the fingerprints touched the pages as they held the book open. You can see how long they lingered on each page by the finger stains. Jack Bowman
[ Book Books Each Finger Fingerprints Held How Lingered Long Love Old Open Page Pages See Stories Tell Their Touched Use Where]
Prose books are the show dogs I breed and sell to support my cat. Robert Graves
[ Books Breed Cat Dogs Prose Sell Show Support]
A guy gave me a job at an information booth - no questions asked. Jay London
[ Asked Booth Gave Guy Information Job Questions]
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 no regrets because I did everything by the book. Alexis Arguello
[ Because Book Did Everything Regrets]
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]
The real war will never get in the books. Walt Whitman
[ Books Get Never Real War Will]
People who are readers of fiction aren't particularly interested in comic books. Harvey Pekar
[ Books Comic Fiction Interested Particularly Readers]
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]
Have you ever heard the expression: Walk a mile in my shoes, and then judge me? And write your own books. Ann Rule
[ Books Ever Expression Heard Judge Mile Own Shoes Then Walk Write Your]
Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested. Francis Bacon
[ Books Chewed Digested Few Others Some Swallowed Tasted]
Textbooks are Soviet propaganda. Jerry Falwell
[ Propaganda Soviet Textbooks]
I never abandoned either forms or freedom. I imagine that most of what could be called free verse is in my first book. I got through that fairly early. Howard Nemerov
[ Abandoned Book Called Could Early Either Fairly First Forms Free Freedom Got Imagine Most Never Through Verse]
I did know Ted Hughes and I partly wrote the book to explain to myself and others the complexities of a marriage that was for six years wonderfully productive of poetry and then ended in tragedy. Anne Stevenson
[ Book Complexities Did Ended Explain Hughes Know Marriage Myself Others Partly Poetry Productive Six Ted Then Tragedy Wonderfully Wrote Years]
When I do a novel, I don't really use the script, I use the book; when I did Apocalypse Now, I used Heart of Darkness. Novels usually have so much rich material. Francis Ford Coppola
[ Apocalypse Book Darkness Did Heart Material Much Novel Novels Now Really Rich Script Use Used Usually]
I wanted to define the vocabulary of a wedding both visually and intellectually. The book is about more than weddings or wedding dresses. It's a metaphor for women's lives, their creativity. Vera Wang
[ Book Both Creativity Define Dresses Intellectually Lives Metaphor More Than Their Visually Vocabulary Wanted Wedding Weddings Women]
A man's action is only a picture book of his creed. Arthur Helps
[ Action Book Creed His Man Only Picture]
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]
When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes. Desiderius Erasmus
[ Any Books Buy Clothes Food Get Left Little Money]
The best books... are those that tell you what you know already. George Orwell
[ Already Best Books Know Tell Those]
Writing a book for me, I expect, is very similar to the experience of reading the book for my readers. R. A. Salvatore
[ Book Expect Experience Readers Reading Similar Very Writing]
The book of female logic is blotted all over with tears, and Justice in their courts is forever in a passion. William Makepeace Thackeray
[ Blotted Book Courts Female Forever Justice Logic Over Passion Tears Their]
It is an unfortunate human failing that a full pocketbook often groans more loudly than an empty stomach. Franklin D. Roosevelt
[ Empty Failing Full Groans Human Loudly More Often Pocketbook Stomach Than Unfortunate]
I have disassociated myself from that book. Uta Hagen
[ Book Myself]
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]
One of the pleasantest things about book writing is that sometimes it brings one in touch with old friends. Rachel Field
[ Book Brings Friends Old Sometimes Things Touch Writing]
You still can't find Israel on a map of the Middle East in a Palestinian schoolbook. Suzanne Fields
[ East Find Israel Map Middle Palestinian Still]
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]
I also have an idea for a book on biodiversity, and why and how we should be conserving it. Ken Thompson
[ Also Biodiversity Book Conserving How Idea Should Why]
My judgement is not good when I am on a book tour. I am not thinking about it that much. What happens is I will go back home. I have a 4-year-old and a 1-year-old and a wife who is now taking care of them who is wondering where her husband is. Michael Lewis
[ Am Back Book Care Go Good Happens Her Home Husband Judgement Much Now Taking Them Thinking Tour Where Wife Will Wondering]
Don't join the book burners. Do not think you are going to conceal thoughts by concealing evidence that they ever existed. Dwight D. Eisenhower
[ Book Burners Conceal Concealing Ever Evidence Existed Going Join Think Thoughts]
I didn't want to write a book. They made me do it. Grace Slick
[ Book Made Want Write]
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]
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]
I want to make a summing up, brief and to the point, but thorough. I have never suppressed a word in my books out of regard for other people and their prejudices. John Henry Mackay
[ Books Brief Make Never Other Out Point Prejudices Regard Suppressed Their Thorough Up Want Word]
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 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]
I don't really have a lot of hobbies. I listen to a lot of spoken word. I get books on tape. Benny Green
[ Books Get Hobbies Listen Lot Really Spoken Tape Word]
Writing a book of poetry is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo. Don Marquis
[ Book Canyon Down Dropping Echo Grand Poetry Rose Waiting Writing]
Time travel may be achieved one day, or it may not. But if it is, it should not require any fundamental change in world-view, at least for those who broadly share the world view I am presenting in this book. David Deutsch
[ Achieved Am Any Book Broadly Change Day Fundamental Least May Presenting Require Share Should Those Time Travel View World]
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]
The characters in the book grow up with us. My voice has broken as well. Rupert Grint
[ Book Broken Characters Grow Up Us Voice Well]
In the initial season of a show, you're figuring out your character and their life and their background and you're putting together all the chapters of the book. Sophia Bush
[ Background Book Chapters Character Figuring Initial Life Out Putting Season Show Their Together Your]
I Never Liked You. I think that's my best book. I think it works the best as a story, and I like the drawing. It works on both levels, for me at least. Chester Brown
[ Best Book Both Drawing Least Levels Liked Never Story Think Works]
The most colorful section of a bookstore is the display of SF books, with art by people like Wayne Barlow, who is a terrific artist. Bruce Boxleitner
[ Art Artist Books Bookstore Colorful Display Most Section Sf Terrific Wayne]
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]
Every book is a new journey. I never felt I was an expert on a subject as I embarked on a project. David McCullough
[ Book Embarked Every Expert Felt Journey Never New Project Subject]
The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head. Alexander Pope Intelligence
[ Blockhead Head His Learned Loads Lumber Read]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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 have even written a book about Wine called The Grapes of Ralph. Ralph Steadman
[ Book Called Even Grapes Ralph Wine Written]
Some books claim I have already clocked up a century of Grands Prix, but let me put the record straight. Australia will be my 100th start, and I aim to mark the milestone with a cracking performance. It could even be celebrated with a victory. Damon Hill
[ Aim Already Australia Books Celebrated Century Claim Clocked Could Cracking Even Mark Milestone Performance Prix Put Record Some Start Straight Up Victory Will]
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]
I feel sorry for people who have to edit me. Which is why book writing is by far the most enjoyable. Really the only thing it's based on is whether it's good or not. No book editor, in my experience, is getting a manuscript and try to rewrite it. Chuck Klosterman
[ Based Book Edit Editor Enjoyable Experience Far Feel Getting Good Manuscript Most Only Really Rewrite Sorry Thing Try Whether Which Why 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]
But I like all the books. You've got to read them all to get the complete Harry Potter experience. Rupert Grint
[ Books Complete Experience Get Got Harry Potter Read Them]
I read numerous books - loads in fact - and, as I always do when recording a historical project, immersed myself into the subject matter. I spent many hours at Henry's old homes, such as Hampton Court, and visiting the Tower of London. I read no other books during that period. Rick Wakeman
[ Always Books Court During Fact Hampton Henry Historical Homes Hours Immersed Into Loads London Many Matter Myself Numerous Old Other Period Project Read Recording Spent Subject Such Tower Visiting]
If you want to read about love and marriage, you've got to buy two separate books. Alan King Marriage
[ Books Buy Got Love Marriage Read Separate Two Want]
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]
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]
The holy book is implanted in the hearts and minds of all the Muslims. Humiliation of the holy book represents the humiliation of our people. Hamid Karzai
[ Book Hearts Holy Humiliation Implanted Minds Muslims Our Represents]
It was a book to kill time for those who like it better dead. Rose Macaulay
[ Better Book Dead Kill Those Time]
Books are only the shadow and life the real thing. I believe this as strongly as any belief I hold. Esther Forbes
[ Any Belief Believe Books Hold Life Only Real Shadow Strongly Thing]
This is the bunch of songs I did first, and it's just the type of thing I do. I am a Carter Family girl, so the record is book-ended with Carter Family songs. June Carter Cash
[ Am Bunch Carter Did Family First Girl Just Record Songs Thing Type]
You can read all the textbooks and listen to all the records, but you have to play with musicians that are better than you. Stan Getz
[ Better Listen Musicians Play Read Records Textbooks Than]
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]
Painters of paintings, writers of books, never could tell the half. Lorenz Hart
[ Books Could Half Never Painters Paintings Tell Writers]
Books follow morals, and not morals books. Theophile Gautier
[ Books Follow Morals]
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 think all of those things, but certainly the booze really brought out the really unreasonable side of me, and I just didn't want to revisit that place again. Rick Allen
[ Again Booze Brought Certainly Just Out Place Really Revisit Side Things Think Those Unreasonable Want]
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]
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]
Mr. Obama plans to boost federal spending 25 percent while nearly tripling the national debt over 10 years. Americans know that this kind of spending will have economic consequences, including new taxes being imposed by the new progressives. Karl Rove
[ Americans Being Boost Consequences Debt Economic Federal Imposed Including Kind Know Mr National Nearly New Obama Obama Over Percent Plans Progressives Spending Taxes While Will Years]
A boo is a lot louder than a cheer. If you have 10 people cheering and one person booing, all you hear is the booing. Lance Armstrong
[ Boo Booing Cheer Cheering Hear Lot Louder Person Than]
I think these days an SF connection would be a boost to other books; I'm sure more people have read my two little detective puzzles because of the SF connection. John Sladek
[ Because Books Boost Connection Days Detective Little More Other Puzzles Read Sf Sure These Think Two Would]
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]
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]
A book is a gift you can open again and again. Garrison Keillor
[ Again Book Gift Open]
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]
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]
I've got a book coming out soon so I just must get some weight off. Jilly Cooper
[ Book Coming Get Got Just Must Off Out Some Soon Weight]
But there are still good shows like 24, Boomtown and the Wire, the Shield. Shemar Moore
[ Good Shield Shows Still Wire]
It is only in the country that we can get to know a person or a book. Cyril Connolly Nature
[ Book Country Get Know Only Person]
Have you heard about the Irishman who reversed into a car boot sale and sold the engine? Frank Carson
[ Boot Car Engine Heard Into Irishman Reversed Sale Sold]
When you meet someone for the first time, that's not the whole book. That's just the first page. Brody Armstrong
[ Book First Just Meet Page Someone Time Whole]
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]
A good heavy book holds you down. It's an anchor that keeps you from getting up and having another gin and tonic. Roy Blount, Jr.
[ Anchor Another Book Down Getting Gin Good Having Heavy Holds Keeps Tonic Up]
Some people act as though art that is for a mass audience is not good art, and I think this has been a very negative thing. I know that I have wanted very much to write books that are accessible to the widest audience possible. Bell Hooks
[ Accessible Act Art Audience Been Books Good Know Mass Much Negative Possible Some Thing Think Though Very Wanted Widest Write]
I still have a full-time day job, which is why it took me five years to write An Ear to the Ground, and why I won't have another book finished by next week. Ken Thompson
[ Another Book Day Ear Finished Five Full-Time Ground Job Next Still Took Week Which Why Won Write Years]
I really have reached a point where I can write a book about all of this. O. J. Simpson
[ Book Point Reached Really Where Write]
If you look closely, there is no book more visual than Three Trapped Tigers, in that it is filled with blank pages, dark pages, it has stars made of words, the famous magical cube made of numbers, and there is even a page which is a mirror. Guillermo Cabrera Infante
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I thought I'd write one book and the world would change overnight. James Levine
[ Book Change Overnight Thought World Would Write]
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
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I'm writing a book and working on my one-woman show, Learning To Be Human. Shirley Knight
[ Book Human Learning Show Working Writing]
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books. Alvin Lee
[ Anywhere Books Go Make Read World]
The third biggest comic people in America want to make a comic book out of me. It's unbelievable. Mark Roberts
[ America Biggest Book Comic Make Out Third Unbelievable Want]
I went through the whole number, you know. The swing era, the boogie woogie era, the bebop era. Thelonious Monk is still one of my favorites. So a lot of these people had their effect on me. Mose Allison
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I have to go make books. Sorry about that. Teresa Nielsen Hayden
[ Books Go Make Sorry]
I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars. The rest I just squandered. George Best Car
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Children will not pretend to be enjoying books, and they will not read books because they have been told that these books are good. They are looking for delight. Helen Dunmore
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The dirtiest book of all is the expurgated book. Walt Whitman
[ Book Dirtiest]
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
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I'm very aware how many distractions the reader has in life today, how many good reasons there are to put the book down. David McCullough
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What you don't know would make a great book. Sydney Smith
[ Book Great Know Make Would]
I read books like mad, but I am careful to to let anything I read influence me. Michael Caine
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