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Booker T. Washington American Educator (1856-1915)

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My next book is Scene by Scene: as Seen by Fay Wray. It'll be about different incidents. Just my feelings about quite a few people. Attitudes. My thoughts about the universe and simple things like that. Fay Wray
[ Attitudes Book Different Fay Feelings Few Incidents Just Next Quite Scene Seen Simple Things Thoughts Universe Wray]
I write about five thousand words a day, when working on a book, about three thousand a day if I'm writing a short story. I take long periods off between projects, when I read a lot, garden, and think about the next book or stories. Eric Brown
[ Between Book Day Five Garden Long Lot Next Off Periods Projects Read Short Stories Story Take Think Thousand Three Words Working Write Writing]
I 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]
When I first concluded to print the book, I made an honest effort to construct it in the third person. John Sergeant Wise
[ Book Concluded Construct Effort First Honest Made Person Print Third]
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]
I dont like any of them, because they don't read the books. In Kiss Me Deadly my story is better than his story. Anthony Quinn played in The Lond Wait and he didn't read the book either. Mickey Spillane
[ Anthony Any Because Better Book Books Deadly Dont Either His Kiss Played Quinn Read Story Than Them Wait]
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]
Well I've written four beauty books as well. Joan Collins
[ Beauty Books Four Well Written]
'Gone With The Wind' is one of the all-time greats. Read Margaret Mitchell's book and watch the film again; it's a soap opera in all its glory. It is superb and memorable. Timothy Dalton
[ Again All-Time Book Film Glory Gone Greats Margaret Memorable Mitchell Opera Read Soap Superb Watch Wind]
I used to get a haircut every Saturday so I would never miss any of the comic books. I had practically no hair when I was a kid! R. L. Stine
[ Any Books Comic Every Get Had Hair Haircut Kid Miss Never Practically Saturday Used Would]
I used to walk to school with my nose buried in a book. Jeremy Collier
[ Book Buried Nose School Used Walk]
I called the doctor, during writing the book, the psychiatrist who treated me at that time, Dr. Jackson. And I said, Dr. Jackson, whole pieces are missing. I don't understand what happened to me. Jim Bakker
[ Book Called Doctor Dr During Happened Jackson Missing Pieces Psychiatrist Said Time Treated Understand Whole Writing]
Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint. Mark Twain
[ Books Careful Die Health May Reading]
Their educations ended with high school - my father going to work as a clerk and then salesman in a company dealing in printing and stationary, and my mother working as a secretary and then bookkeeper in a firm of wool merchants. Martin Lewis Perl
[ Clerk Company Dealing Educations Ended Father Firm Going High Merchants Mother Printing Salesman School Secretary Stationary Their Then Wool Work Working]
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]
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]
My books were always full of ink blots, always stained and covered with smeared sketches and pictures, which one draws idly when his attention wanders from his task. Pierre Loti
[ Always Attention Blots Books Covered Draws Full His Idly Ink Pictures Sketches Smeared Stained Task Wanders Were Which]
I took up a sort of a hobby of just hanging around the local library. I'd pick out an author and I would read all their books. Tom T. Hall
[ Around Author Books Hanging Hobby Just Library Local Out Pick Read Sort Their Took Up Would]
Books are but waste paper unless we spend in action the wisdom we get from thought - asleep. When we are weary of the living, we may repair to the dead, who have nothing of peevishness, pride, or design in their conversation. William Butler Yeats
[ Action Asleep Books Conversation Dead Design Get Living May Nothing Paper Pride Repair Spend Their Thought Unless Waste Weary Wisdom]
At present, however, I don't think the Net is a very good medium for books, books should really be inexpensive lightweight paperbacks you can bang around. Rudy Rucker
[ Around Bang Books Good However Inexpensive Lightweight Medium Net Paperbacks Present Really Should Think Very]
Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disenfranchised. No barrier of the senses shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourses of my book friends. They talk to me without embarrassment or awkwardness. Helen Keller
[ Am Awkwardness Barrier Book Discourses Disenfranchised Embarrassment Friends Gracious Here Literature Out Senses Shuts Sweet Talk Utopia Without]
Write books only if you are going to say in them the things you would never dare confide to anyone. Emile M. Cioran
[ Anyone Books Confide Dare Going Never Only Say Them Things Would Write]
I was inspired to write this book by those who are sceptical of the power of freedom to change the world. Natan Sharansky
[ Book Change Freedom Inspired Power Sceptical Those World Write]
Weird people follow you in the streets, you can't sit alone in a restaurant or a cafe and read a book in peace, and I think everybody values those moments of being alone. Winona Ryder
[ Alone Being Book Cafe Everybody Follow Moments Peace Read Restaurant Sit Streets Think Those Values Weird]
I loved to read when I was a kid, and as soon as I realized that an actual person got to make up the books I loved so much, I decided that that was the job for me. Margaret Haddix
[ Actual Books Decided Got Job Kid Loved Make Much Person Read Realized Soon Up]
I bought some books in order to learn the first principles of philosophy. Johann Heinrich Lambert
[ Books Bought First Learn Order Philosophy Principles Some]
The writer I feel the most affinity with - you said you felt my books are 19th century novels, I think they're 18th century novels - is Fielding, Henry Fielding, he's the guy who does it for me. Jonathan Coe
[ Affinity Books Century Does Feel Felt Fielding Guy Henry Most Novels Said Think Writer]
If one book's done this well, you want to write another one that does just as well. There's that horror of the second novel that doesn't match up. Mark Haddon
[ Another Book Does Done Horror Just Match Novel Second Up Want Well Write]
It is only through books that we partake of the great harvest that is human civilization across the ages. Ibrahim Babangida
[ Across Ages Books Civilization Great Harvest Human Only Partake Through]
A book is always a dialogue with other readers and other books. Tim O'Reilly
[ Always Book Books Dialogue Other Readers]
There's my education in computers, right there; this is the whole thing, everything I took out of a book. Howard Aiken
[ Book Computers Education Everything Out Right Thing Took Whole]
In World War II, the book you have in front of you, it was said and it is probably true, that there was not a single American who did not know the name of somebody serving in uniform. Oliver North
[ American Book Did Front Ii Know Name Probably Said Serving Single Somebody True Uniform War World]
When today's generation reads Jack's books or they listen to the music created by some of us, I believe that they see there is a different way of approaching today's life and today's sometimes seeming hopelessness that can provide answers. David Amram
[ Answers Approaching Believe Books Created Different Generation Hopelessness Jack Life Listen Music Provide Reads See Seeming Some Sometimes Today Us Way]
A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moonlight. Robertson Davies
[ Again Age Book Building Fine Great Light Maturity Moonlight More Morning Noon Old Once Read Seen Should Truly Youth]
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]
Books aren't written - they're rewritten. Including your own. It is one of the hardest things to accept, especially after the seventh rewrite hasn't quite done it. Michael Crichton
[ Accept After Books Done Especially Hardest Hasn Including Own Quite Rewrite Rewritten Seventh Things Written Your]
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]
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 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]
It appears a bold thing to say so when one sees how much many a modern author who knows how to make a skilful use of the Book of Chronicles has to tell about the tabernacle. Julius Wellhausen
[ Appears Author Bold Book Chronicles How Knows Make Many Modern Much Say Sees Skilful Tabernacle Tell Thing Use]
What you don't know would make a great book. Sydney Smith
[ Book Great Know Make Would]
Every book has some real life in it. I was never pursued by an evil twin clone, but everything else in MR. MURDER was pretty much out of my own life. Dean Koontz
[ Book Clone Else Every Everything Evil Life Mr Much Murder Never Out Own Pretty Pursued Real Some Twin]
I loved to read, but I always thought that the dream was too far away. The person who had written the book was a god, it wasn't a person. Rita Dove
[ Always Away Book Dream Far God Had Loved Person Read Thought Too Written]
I write books to find out about things. Rebecca West
[ Books Find Out Things Write]
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]
It is no great art to say something briefly when, like Tacitus, one has something to say; when one has nothing to say, however, and none the less writes a whole book and makes truth into a liar - that I call an achievement. Horace
[ Achievement Art Book Briefly Call Great However Into Less Liar Makes None Nothing Say Something Truth Whole Writes]
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]
I have a notebook with me all the time, and I begin scribbling a few words. When things are going well, the walk does not get anywhere; I finally just stop and write. Mary Oliver
[ Anywhere Begin Does Few Finally Get Going Just Notebook Scribbling Stop Things Time Walk Well Words Write]
Deliver me from writers who say the way they live doesn't matter. I'm not sure a bad person can write a good book, If art doesn't make us better, then what on earth is it for. Alice Walker
[ Art Bad Better Book Deliver Earth Good Live Make Matter Person Say Sure Then Us Way Write Writers]
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]
It is with pain that I read of the dire effects of my book upon the minds of young girls. Mary MacLane
[ Book Dire Effects Girls Minds Pain Read Upon Young]
Well, I do have some maiden aunts that are not quite like the aunts in the book, but I definitely do have a couple of them, and a couple of old aunties. Donna Tartt
[ Aunts Book Couple Definitely Maiden Old Quite Some Them Well]
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]
All that I know about my life, it seems, I have learned in books. Jean-Paul Sartre
[ Books Know Learned Life Seems]
Books that have become classics - books that have had their day and now get more praise than perusal - always remind me of retired colonels and majors and captains who, having reached the age limit, find themselves retired on half pay. Thomas Bailey Aldrich
[ Age Always Become Books Captains Classics Colonels Day Find Get Had Half Having Limit Majors More Now Pay Praise Reached Remind Retired Than Their Themselves]
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]
But as my brother was doing his research for a book about my father, it became his opinion that the most influential anti-semitism my father encountered when he was growing up was from Jews, because his relatives were German Jews, and doctors. Tobias Wolff
[ Anti-Semitism Became Because Book Brother Doctors Doing Encountered Father German Growing His Influential Jews Most Opinion Relatives Research Up Were]
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]
I get up in the morning, do my e-mail, I check my e-mails all day. I'll go online and I'll buy my books at Amazon.com, but I don't want to buy all of them because I want to go to Duttons and I want to buy books from another human being. Joseph Bologna
[ Amazon Another Because Being Books Buy Check Com Day E-Mail E-Mails Get Go Human Morning Online Them Up Want]
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]
I loved writing a book in which, in some ways, it's very, very classical, and in some ways I'm breaking lots of rules about what you can do and what you can't do. Neil Gaiman
[ Book Breaking Classical Lots Loved Rules Some Very Ways Which Writing]
The part of my writing I find the most rewarding is when people write to me or speak to me in public to tell me how his or her life has been changed by my books. Sidney Sheldon
[ Been Books Changed Find Her His How Life Most Part Public Rewarding Speak Tell Write Writing]
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about what we don't know. Jean-Jacques Rousseau
[ Books Hate Know Only Talk Teach Us]
I don't necessarily start with the beginning of the book. I just start with the part of the story that's most vivid in my imagination and work forward and backward from there. Beverly Cleary
[ Backward Beginning Book Forward Imagination Just Most Necessarily Part Start Story Vivid Work]
When I talked to my medical friends about the strange silence on this subject in American medical magazines and textbooks, I gained the impression that here was a subject tainted with Socialism or with feminine sentimentality for the poor. Alice Hamilton
[ American Feminine Friends Gained Here Impression Magazines Medical Poor Sentimentality Silence Socialism Strange Subject Tainted Talked Textbooks]
You want the book to be special, and they are not always going to be special, but at least you want that to be the ambition. So the only way that happens is if you are not pressing to write a book. Michael Lewis
[ Always Ambition Book Going Happens Least Only Pressing Special Want Way Write]
I forget a book as soon as I finish writing it, which is not always a good thing. Anne Tyler
[ Always Book Finish Forget Good Soon Thing Which Writing]
Flavor Five is a book with recipes using five ingredients to possibly be cooked in just five minutes. It will be very user-friendly for the home cook on the run. Rocco DiSpirito
[ Book Cook Cooked Five Flavor Home Ingredients Just Minutes Possibly Recipes Run User-Friendly Using Very Will]
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]
Study how water flows in a valley stream, smoothly and freely between the rocks. Also learn from holy books and wise people. Everything - even mountains, rivers, plants and trees - should be your teacher. Morihei Ueshiba
[ Also Between Books Even Everything Flows Freely Holy How Learn Mountains Plants Rivers Rocks Should Smoothly Stream Study Teacher Trees Valley Water Wise Your]
Every book has an intrinsic impossibility, which its writer discovers as soon as his first excitement dwindles. Annie Dillard
[ Book Discovers Every Excitement First His Impossibility Intrinsic Soon Which Writer]
The lessons taught in great books are misleading. The commerce in life is rarely so simple and never so just. Anita Brookner
[ Books Commerce Great Just Lessons Life Misleading Never Rarely Simple Taught]
There are two methods for the literary study of any book - the first being the study of its thought and emotion; the second only that of its workmanship. A student of literature should study some of the Bible from both points of view. Lafcadio Hearn
[ Any Being Bible Book Both Emotion First Literary Literature Methods Only Points Second Should Some Student Study Thought Two View Workmanship]
I get an urge, like a pregnant elephant, to go away and give birth to a book. Stephen Fry
[ Away Birth Book Elephant Get Give Go Pregnant Urge]
A good book is the best of friends, the same today and forever. Martin Farquhar Tupper
[ Best Book Forever Friends Good Same Today]
Books are not men and yet they stay alive. Henry Ward Beecher
[ Alive Books Men Stay Yet]
This is a much more fitting interpretation of the book than its modern interpretation. Robert Vaughan
[ Book Fitting Interpretation Modern More Much Than]
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]
A harsh reality of newspaper editing is that the deadlines don't allow for the polish that you expect in books or even magazines. Bill Walsh
[ Allow Books Deadlines Editing Even Expect Harsh Magazines Newspaper Polish Reality]
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]
In the last 1,000 years, the Arabs have translated as many books as Spain translates in just one year. Larry Elder
[ Arabs Books Just Last Many Spain Translated Translates Year Years]
I don't like to make my life like a book. Marc Newson
[ Book Life Make]
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and of elevated opinions. John Dawkins
[ Books Elevated Fond Lofty Man Opinions Thought Usually]
But, I think that the reason I responded to this book, sort of paradoxically, is that it starts out like The Big Chill, sort of. Four friends, who are not quite happy with their life, and every year they get together for a week and look for some comfort from each other. Lawrence Kasdan
[ Big Book Chill Comfort Each Every Four Friends Get Happy Life Look Other Out Paradoxically Quite Reason Responded Some Sort Starts Their Think Together Week Year]
I'm addicted to email, but other than that, there are practical things - being able to buy a book on the internet that you can't find in your local bookshop. This could be a lifeline if you live further from the sources. Marilyn Hacker
[ Able Addicted Being Book Buy Could Email Find Further Internet Lifeline Live Local Other Practical Sources Than Things Your]
Definition of a classic: a book everyone is assumed to have read and often thinks they have. Alan Bennett
[ Assumed Book Classic Definition Everyone Often Read Thinks]
Of all the ways of acquiring books, writing them oneself is regarded as the most praiseworthy method. Writers are really people who write books not because they are poor, but because they are dissatisfied with the books which they could buy but do not like. Walter Benjamin
[ Acquiring Because Books Buy Could Dissatisfied Method Most Oneself Poor Praiseworthy Really Regarded Them Ways Which Write Writers Writing]
When you read a classic, you do not see more in the book than you did before; you see more in you than there was before. Clifton Fadiman
[ Before Book Classic Did More Read See Than]
Anyway, in the mid 80's I was spending a fortune buying old Golden Age books from the late 30's and 40's and I was making personal appearances at a lot of sci fi and comic book conventions all around the country here so that I could find books for my collection. Bill Mumy
[ Age Anyway Appearances Around Book Books Buying Collection Comic Conventions Could Country Find Fortune Golden Here Late Lot Making Mid Old Personal Sci Spending]
The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours, kindle it at home, communicate it to others, and it becomes the property of all. Voltaire
[ Becomes Books Communicate Fetch Find Fire Home Instruction Kindle Neighbours Others Our Property]
You will find something more in woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you that which you can never learn from masters. Saint Bernard
[ Books Find Learn Masters More Never Something Stones Teach Than Trees Which Will Woods]
And, uh, I've got about six thousand cartoons up there, also books and papers. Rube Goldberg
[ Also Books Cartoons Got Papers Six Thousand Uh Up]
I have given up reading books; I find it takes my mind off myself. Oscar Levant
[ Books Find Given Mind Myself Off Reading Takes Up]
Books have the same enemies as people: fire, humidity, animals, weather, and their own content. Paul Valery
[ Animals Books Content Enemies Fire Humidity Own Same Their Weather]
There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning. Jiddu Krishnamurti
[ Book Born Die Education End Examination Finish Learning Life Moment Pass Process Read Whole]
The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head. Alexander Pope Intelligence
[ Blockhead Head His Learned Loads Lumber Read]
All of the books in the world contain no more information than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year. Not all bits have equal value. Carl Sagan Technology
[ American Bits Books Broadcast City Contain Equal Information Large More Single Than Value Video World Year]
I didn't write the book to sell the book, but to tell my experiences. Larry Hagman
[ Book Experiences Sell Tell Write]
The concentration in my book on Marie Antoinette's childhood and on her family influences. It is surprising how some books actually start with her arrival in France! Antonia Fraser
[ Actually Antoinette Arrival Book Books Childhood Concentration Family France Her How Influences Marie Some Start Surprising]
Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind. James Russell Lowell
[ Another Bees Books Carry Mind Quickening Which]
A stage play requires very different craft from a book, fiction or otherwise, and ditto from a screenplay. Dirk Benedict
[ Book Craft Different Fiction Otherwise Play Requires Screenplay Stage Very]
We did like 12 shows, then we did the entire Ozzfest with the first half completely booked; then we did the second half with a couple days off here and there. Tom Araya
[ Booked Completely Couple Days Did Entire First Half Here Off Ozzfest Second Shows Then]
The more I do bookstores, the more people come up to me from church groups. I spoke at Pittsburg State College and had 2 or 3 ministers and book groups from a couple of churches. Anita Diament
[ Book Bookstores Church Churches College Come Couple Groups Had Ministers More Spoke State Up]
We have used the Bible as if it were a mere special constable's handbook, an opium dose for keeping beasts of burden patient while they are overloaded. Charles Kingsley
[ Beasts Bible Burden Dose Handbook Keeping Mere Opium Overloaded Patient Special Used Were While]
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]
Books do furnish a room. Anthony Powell
[ Books Furnish Room]
Never judge a book by its movie. J. W. Eagan
[ Book Judge Movie Never]
All the characters in my books are imagined, but all have a bit of who I am in them - much like the characters in your dreams are all formed by who you are. Alice Hoffman
[ Am Bit Books Characters Dreams Formed Imagined Much Them Your]
This is perhaps the most profound meaning of the book of Job, the best example of wisdom. Paul Ricoeur
[ Best Book Example Job Meaning Most Perhaps Profound Wisdom]
Genuine polemics approach a book as lovingly as a cannibal spices a baby. Walter Benjamin
[ Approach Baby Book Cannibal Genuine Lovingly Polemics Spices]
This character's entirely invented, and the woman that I interviewed wouldn't recognize herself, or really anything about herself, in this book, which she hasn't read, because she doesn't read English. Arthur Golden
[ Anything Because Book Character English Entirely Hasn Herself Interviewed Invented Read Really Recognize She Which Woman]
I did a book signing when we were in New York the day before yesterday. A lady came through and she was just weeping, and said, 'I wish this would have been brought out sooner, my sister is in prison for suffocating her child.' Marie Osmond
[ Been Before Book Brought Came Child Day Did Her Just Lady New Out Prison Said She Signing Sister Sooner Suffocating Through Weeping Were Wish Would Yesterday York]
If sex is such a natural phenomenon, how come there are so many books on how to do it? Bette Midler
[ Books Come How Many Natural Phenomenon Sex Such]
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]
Ideas are only lethal if you suppress and don't discuss them. Ignorance is not bliss, it's stupid. Banning books shows you don't trust your kids to think and you don't trust yourself to be able to talk to them. Anna Quindlen
[ Able Banning Bliss Books Discuss Ideas Ignorance Kids Lethal Only Shows Stupid Suppress Talk Them Think Trust Your Yourself]
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]
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]
Books are men of higher stature; the only men that speak aloud for future times to hear. Garson Kanin
[ Aloud Books Future Hear Higher Men Only Speak Stature Times]
Well, I've been a big fan of comic books since I was a little kid. In fact, I used to write and draw my own comic books when I was on the old Lost in Space series. Bill Mumy
[ Been Big Books Comic Draw Fact Fan Kid Little Lost Old Own Series Since Space Used Well Write]
There are many little ways to enlarge your child's world. Love of books is the best of all. Jackie Kennedy
[ Best Books Child Enlarge Little Love Many Ways World Your]
Properly, we should read for power. Man reading should be man intensely alive. The book should be a ball of light in one's hand. Ezra Pound
[ Alive Ball Book Hand Intensely Light Man Power Properly Read Reading Should]
Who knows the minds of men and how they reason and what their methodology is? But I am not going to extrapolate from the General Conference backing out on my book and make it a personal issue. Walter Martin
[ Am Backing Book Conference Extrapolate General Going How Issue Knows Make Men Methodology Minds Out Personal Reason Their]
In the prequel we're going to tell about the characters before Left Behind, and the book would end with the rapture instead of start with the rapture like the first one did. Jerry B. Jenkins
[ Before Behind Book Characters Did End First Going Instead Left Prequel Rapture Start Tell Would]
There's not too much difference between writing a picture book and writing a collection of a hundred poems or so, except that the bigger books take a lot longer to do. Jack Prelutsky
[ Between Bigger Book Books Collection Difference Except Hundred Longer Lot Much Picture Poems Take Too Writing]
We cannot learn men from books. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Books Cannot Learn Men]
Many of the less prolific killers' stories go unheard because they simply don't make good books. Pat Brown
[ Because Books Go Good Killers Less Make Many Prolific Simply Stories Unheard]
There are several books out on punk history, but I haven't read any of them. I was there. Greg Ginn
[ Any Books Haven History Out Punk Read Several Them]
I'm more of a visual person, but I think that reading's extremely important. But I'm very easily distracted. It takes certain books to really grab you in. Jason Marsden
[ Books Certain Distracted Easily Extremely Grab Important More Person Reading Really Takes Think Very Visual]
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 can tell you this, if it wasn't for my book royalties, I'd be in debt. Benny Hinn
[ Book Debt Royalties Tell]
We had gone out on the road in 94 and 95 for a three month American tour, and we realised, as did our manager and booking agent at the time, that we have really exhausted it, and we can't make money at this anymore. Steve Brown
[ Agent American Anymore Booking Did Exhausted Gone Had Make Manager Money Month Our Out Realised Really Road Three Time Tour]
Take away the Book of Mormon and the revelations, and where is our religion? We have none. Joseph Smith, Jr.
[ Away Book Mormon None Our Religion Revelations Take Where]
In the case of my book, I don't think it's really the coming-out gay novel that everyone really needed, even though it was received as such. The boy is too creepy, he betrays his teacher, the only adult man with whom he's enjoyed a sexual experience, etc. Edmund White
[ Adult Betrays Book Boy Case Creepy Enjoyed Etc Even Everyone Experience Gay His Man Needed Novel Only Really Received Sexual Such Teacher Think Though Too Whom]
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]
I have some shorter stories coming out in other books early next year. I might be pitching a re-vamp of Ghost Rider in the spring. We'll see. Patton Oswalt
[ Books Coming Early Ghost Might Next Other Out Pitching Rider See Shorter Some Spring Stories Year]
The one book necessary to be understood by a divine, is the Bible; any others are to be read, chiefly, in order to understand that. Francis Lockier
[ Any Bible Book Chiefly Divine Necessary Order Others Read Understand Understood]
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]
My favorite book is always the one I'm working on at the moment. Caroline B. Cooney
[ Always Book Favorite Moment Working]
I'm working on a nonfiction book on Nepal and a novel about diasporas. Louise Brown
[ Book Nepal Nonfiction Novel Working]
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]
Who has fully realized that history is not contained in thick books but lives in our very blood? Carl Jung
[ Blood Books Contained Fully History Lives Our Realized Thick Very]
But a girl of seventeen is not always thinking of books, especially in the Oxford summer term. Mary A. Ward
[ Always Books Especially Girl Oxford Seventeen Summer Term Thinking]
There are relatively few science fiction or fantasy books with the main character being an old person. Elizabeth Moon
[ Being Books Character Fantasy Few Fiction Main Old Person Relatively Science]
I always work from an outline, so I know all the of the broad events and some of the finer details before I begin writing the book. Mercedes Lackey
[ Always Before Begin Book Broad Details Events Finer Know Outline Some Work Writing]
I might go on discussing this subject at great length, but after all is said, done, and written, my own book of experiences will best show what these obstacles are, and how I managed to overcome them to some extent. Major Taylor
[ After Best Book Discussing Done Experiences Extent Go Great How Length Managed Might Obstacles Overcome Own Said Show Some Subject Them These Will Written]
Alternative cartoonists have to rely on comic book stores to get their stuff in the hands of readers. Jim Woodring
[ Alternative Book Cartoonists Comic Get Hands Readers Rely Stores Stuff Their]
The book of Revelation says that we no longer need the sun or the moon, for Christ is the light of the world. Tim LaHaye
[ Book Christ Light Longer Moon Need Revelation Says Sun World]
The connections I draw between human nature and political systems in my new book, for example, were prefigured in the debates during the Enlightenment and during the framing of the American Constitution. Steven Pinker
[ American Between Book Connections Constitution Debates Draw During Enlightenment Example Framing Human Nature New Political Systems Were]
Books stay with me and have shaped me and made huge impacts on my life. Stephan Jenkins
[ Books Huge Impacts Life Made Shaped Stay]
When a book leaves your hands, it belongs to God. He may use it to save a few souls or to try a few others, but I think that for the writer to worry is to take over God's business. Flannery O'Connor
[ Belongs Book Business Few God Hands Leaves May Others Over Save Souls Take Think Try Use Worry Writer Your]
I can easily conceive, most Holy Father, that as soon as some people learn that in this book which I have written concerning the revolutions of the heavenly bodies, I ascribe certain motions to the Earth, they will cry out at once that I and my theory should be rejected. Nicolaus Copernicus
[ Ascribe Bodies Book Certain Conceive Concerning Cry Earth Easily Father Heavenly Holy Learn Most Motions Once Out Rejected Revolutions Should Some Soon Theory Which Will Written]
Heart is what drives us and determines our fate. That is what I need for my characters in my books: a passionate heart. I need mavericks, dissidents, adventurers, outsiders and rebels, who ask questions, bend the rules and take risks. Isabel Allende
[ Adventurers Ask Bend Books Characters Determines Dissidents Drives Fate Heart Mavericks Need Our Outsiders Passionate Questions Rebels Risks Rules Take Us]
To study the phenomena of disease without books is to sail an uncharted sea, while to study books without patients is not to go to sea at all. William Osler
[ Books Disease Go Patients Phenomena Sail Sea Study Uncharted While Without]
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]
I carry a notebook with me everywhere. But that's only the first step. Rita Dove
[ Carry Everywhere First Notebook Only Step]
I wanted the feel in these books to be like an epic fantasy, with kings, queens, dukes and court politics, but of course like what I was explaining before, about making the science make sense, you have to make the politics make sense, too. Kevin J. Anderson
[ Before Books Course Court Dukes Epic Explaining Fantasy Feel Kings Make Making Politics Queens Science Sense These Too Wanted]
I am not a total, complete nitwit when it comes to selling books. I promise you there will be unexpected things. Some of them I don't know yet. She's writing it all herself. Mary Matalin
[ Am Books Comes Complete Herself Know Promise Selling She Some Them Things Total Unexpected Will Writing Yet]
The experience of getting my Kriya, which is the meditation process that I do, was very powerful for me - though, as I explain in the book, I was really suspect of that kind of thing. Mariel Hemingway
[ Book Experience Explain Getting Kind Meditation Powerful Process Really Suspect Thing Though Very Which]
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]
We're competing with everything: the beach, the mall, bookstores. Libraries are in a transition right now, caught between two forces, the old ways and technology. Libraries are under a lot of pressure to provide both. John Callahan
[ Beach Between Bookstores Both Caught Competing Everything Forces Libraries Lot Mall Now Old Pressure Provide Right Technology Transition Two Under Ways]
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]
All people, even secular people, are seeing books on the market like The End of History. Tim LaHaye
[ Books End Even History Market Secular Seeing]
I've come to think of Europe as a hardcover book, America as the paperback version. Don DeLillo
[ America Book Come Europe Hardcover Paperback Think Version]
Real education should consist of drawing the goodness and the best out of our own students. What better books can there be than the book of humanity? Cesar Chavez
[ Best Better Book Books Consist Drawing Education Goodness Humanity Our Out Own Real Should Students Than]
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]
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]
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]
On the whole, and this comment can get me in a lot of trouble, I find that retailers in the comic book business are not business people. They're fans who've gotten themselves shops. Rob Walton
[ Book Business Comic Comment Fans Find Get Gotten Lot Retailers Shops Themselves Trouble Whole]
I have no regrets because I did everything by the book. Alexis Arguello
[ Because Book Did Everything Regrets]
I have like 250 letters that I have to whittle it down to 150. Only then do you have the whole overview of a book. When it was finally edited, at least my take was, everybody's lying. You know? Don Novello
[ Book Down Edited Everybody Finally Know Least Letters Lying Only Overview Take Then Whittle Whole]
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 had already done a lot of research for Rough Riders, keeping notebooks and old photographs. Some of the books were antiques for that time period, with the covers falling off. Tom Berenger
[ Already Antiques Books Covers Done Falling Had Keeping Lot Notebooks Off Old Period Photographs Research Riders Rough Some Time Were]
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]
Lists of books we reread and books we can't finish tell more about us than about the relative worth of the books themselves. Russell Banks
[ Books Finish Lists More Relative Reread Tell Than Themselves Us Worth]
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]
Master books, but do not let them master you. Read to live, not live to read. Robert Bulwer-Lytton
[ Books Live Master Read Them]
Make sure you meet the right people, people who know that industry and are willing to help you. Do your homework - read books about the industry, talk to people. If you don't know something, ask. Anwar Robinson
[ Ask Books Help Homework Industry Know Make Meet Read Right Something Sure Talk Willing Your]
If an army of monkeys were strumming on typewriters, they might write all the books in the British Museum. Arthur Eddington
[ Army Books British Might Monkeys Museum Typewriters Were Write]
I don't think that Slaughterhouse-Five was successful movie material. In fact, Vonnegut's books mostly I don't feel are movie material. Jerry Garcia
[ Books Fact Feel Material Mostly Movie Successful Think]
Easy is to occupy a place in a telephone book. Difficult is to occupy someone's heart; know that you're really loved. Carlos Drummond de Andrade
[ Book Difficult Easy Heart Know Loved Occupy Place Really Someone Telephone]
I had the advantage of reading the book, and when the script was first submitted to me, it was just another gangster story - the east side taking over the west side and all that. Edward G. Robinson
[ Advantage Another Book East First Gangster Had Just Over Reading Script Side Story Submitted Taking West]
A novel is like a gland pill - it nips off the cream of my hysterics and gets them running on track in a book where they belong instead of rioting all over my person. Dawn Powell
[ Belong Book Cream Gets Gland Instead Novel Off Over Person Pill Rioting Running Them Track Where]
I love books. Reese Witherspoon
[ Books Love]
After my mother died, I found, a little book of hers which recorded everything I had ever done, how I had done it, and how proud she was of her son Conrad. Conrad Veidt
[ After Book Died Done Ever Everything Found Had Her Hers How Little Mother Proud Recorded She Son Which]
One man's observation is another man's closed book or flight of fancy. Willard Van Orman Quine
[ Another Book Closed Fancy Flight Man Observation]
I look at my first appointment book from 1965 and I get dizzy. I was constantly in a phone booth calling photographers. Lauren Hutton
[ Appointment Book Booth Calling Constantly Dizzy First Get Look Phone Photographers]
I have learned to do more with less, so you don't see the big books anymore. Terry Brooks
[ Anymore Big Books Learned Less More See]
My first collection of poems was published by Bloodaxe Books, which was then a very new imprint. Helen Dunmore
[ Books Collection First Imprint New Poems Published Then Very Which]
Thus we hope to teach mythology not as a study, but as a relaxation from study; to give our work the charm of a story-book, yet by means of it to impart a knowledge of an important branch of education. Thomas Bulfinch
[ Branch Charm Education Give Hope Impart Important Knowledge Means Mythology Our Relaxation Study Teach Thus Work Yet]
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]
When I was in college, I used to write little ditties and short stories and poetry for my friends. Writing a book is another thing. It is so much different from my traditional day of dirty fingernails and greasy hair and hot pans. Mario Batali
[ Another Book College Day Different Dirty Ditties Fingernails Friends Hair Hot Little Much Poetry Short Stories Thing Traditional Used Write Writing]
You could say, in a vulgar Freudian way, that I am the unhappy child who escapes into books. Even as a child, I was most happy being alone. This has not changed. Slavoj Zizek
[ Alone Am Being Books Changed Child Could Escapes Even Freudian Happy Into Most Say Unhappy Vulgar Way]
I decided we should book ourselves, so I started booking the band. Ruben Blades
[ Band Book Booking Decided Ourselves Should Started]
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]
These days, there are many people around the world who listen to the songs that made me infamous and read the books that made me respectable. Kinky Friedman
[ Around Books Days Infamous Listen Made Many Read Respectable Songs These World]
Sugar Ray and talked about doing some articles together or writing a book together but dealing with Sugar Ray was a lot like fighting him. He would fake you in and then he'd drop you. Dick Schaap
[ Articles Book Dealing Doing Drop Fake Fighting Him Lot Ray Some Sugar Talked Then Together Would Writing]
I know at my church a lot of the times we sung from hymn books and as we got older we started to change with time. I can honestly say that I was never influenced to write for the church. Charles King
[ Books Change Church Got Honestly Hymn Influenced Know Lot Never Older Say Started Sung Time Times Write]
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]
With each book I write, I become more and more convinced that the books have a life of their own, quite apart from me. Madeleine L'Engle
[ Apart Become Book Books Convinced Each Life More Own Quite Their Write]
Style and Structure are the essence of a book; great ideas are hogwash. Vladimir Nabokov
[ Book Essence Great Hogwash Ideas Structure Style]
I was very clear that I wanted to keep 'Thor' out of the rest of the Marvel universe for no less than the first six issues. And the success of the book, I think, speaks well to that decision. J. Michael Straczynski
[ Book Clear Decision First Issues Keep Less Marvel Out Rest Six Speaks Success Than Think Universe Very Wanted Well]
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]
I had been plunged into a different world. I found myself spending half my time answering weird questions on book tours in the Midwest. People would stand up and explain to me the situation in their office and ask me whether they should resign or not. Kazuo Ishiguro
[ Answering Ask Been Book Different Explain Found Had Half Into Midwest Myself Office Plunged Questions Resign Should Situation Spending Stand Their Time Tours Up Weird Whether World Would]
Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a poor substitute for life. Robert Louis Stevenson
[ Books Enough Good Life Own Poor Substitute Their Way]
A gold book, fastened together in the shape of a book by wires of the same metal, had been dug up in the northern part of the state of New York, and along with the book an enormous pair of gold spectacles! Charles Anthon
[ Along Been Book Dug Enormous Fastened Gold Had Metal New Northern Pair Part Same Shape Spectacles State Together Up Wires York]
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]
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]
Many women have told me they remember where they were when they read the book, and how they felt suddenly that what they really thought or felt about things made sense. Carol Gilligan
[ Book Felt How Made Many Read Really Remember Sense Suddenly Things Thought Told Were Where Women]
I'm all for selling books, but when guys are burning my house down, that's where I draw the line. Robert Kirkman
[ Books Burning Down Draw Guys House Line Selling Where]
I mean, there are things in the book you could never do in a movie. Noah Hathaway
[ Book Could Mean Movie Never Things]
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]
Books were this wonderful escape for me because I could open a book and disappear into it, and that was the only way out of that house when I was a kid. Dean Koontz
[ Because Book Books Could Disappear Escape House Into Kid Only Open Out Way Were Wonderful]
Even the worst book can give us something to think about. Wislawa Szymborska
[ Book Even Give Something Think Us Worst]
Every actor is somewhat mad, or else he'd be a plumber or a bookkeeper or a salesman. Bela Lugosi
[ Actor Else Every Mad Plumber Salesman Somewhat]
When I was about eight, I decided that the most wonderful thing, next to a human being, was a book. Margaret Walker
[ Being Book Decided Eight Human Most Next Thing Wonderful]
Gil Thorpe is a great diversion and is to book writing as poetry is to prose. Jerry B. Jenkins
[ Book Diversion Great Poetry Prose Thorpe Writing]
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]
I don't read magazines much, and I have an awful time with books. Payne Stewart
[ Awful Books Magazines Much Read Time]
Life being very short, and the quiet hours of it few, we ought to waste none of them in reading valueless books. John Ruskin
[ Being Books Few Hours Life None Ought Quiet Reading Short Them Valueless Very Waste]
Gaylord Perry and Willie McCovey should know each other like a book. They've been ex-teammates for years now. Jerry Coleman
[ Been Book Each Know Now Other Perry Should Willie Years]
Basically, particularly in Britain, it's a hegemonic thing that people who write tend to come from the leisure classes. They can afford the time and the books. Irvine Welsh
[ Afford Basically Books Britain Classes Come Leisure Particularly Tend Thing Time Write]
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]
The newest books are those that never grow old. Logan P. Smith
[ Books Grow Never Newest Old Those]
The profession of book writing makes horse racing seem like a solid, stable business. John Steinbeck
[ Book Business Horse Makes Profession Racing Seem Solid Stable Writing]
Mr. Arthur Ashe, he was good. I read some of his books. He knew about everything, but he was real quiet and didn't talk much. I never met him. Mike Tyson
[ Arthur Ashe Books Everything Good Him His Knew Met Mr Much Never Quiet Read Real Some Talk]
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]
The oldest books are only just out to those who have not read them. Samuel Butler
[ Books Just Oldest Only Out Read Them Those]
It's hard to see a film that's been made from a book that you really loved because it's such a different experience. Ed Harris
[ Because Been Book Different Experience Film Hard Loved Made Really See Such]
Who learns most from a good book is the author. Jose Bergamin
[ Author Book Good Learns Most]
They have a book of locations, and we would do a story about the Sahara Desert for instance, and in the California book you would find a comparable location, to match that location in California. Robert Stack
[ Book California Comparable Desert Find Instance Location Locations Match Sahara Story Would]
If you're writing a book that takes place in New York in the moment, you can't not write about 9-11; you can't not integrate it. My main character's view is the Statue of Liberty and the Trade Center. It doesn't have to take over, but it has to be acknowledged. Richard Price
[ Acknowledged Book Center Character Integrate Liberty Main Moment New Over Place Statue Take Takes Trade View Write Writing York]
It's just a matter of writing the kind of book I enjoy reading. Something better be happening at the beginning, and then on every page after, or I get irritated. Jonathan Franzen
[ After Beginning Better Book Enjoy Every Get Happening Irritated Just Kind Matter Page Reading Something Then Writing]
I first got to know Charles in the late seventies when I wrote an article and then a book about him and I think at the time he came across as quite appealing, it was probably the height of his popularity. Anthony Holden
[ Across Appealing Article Book Came Charles First Got Height Him His Know Late Popularity Probably Quite Seventies Then Think Time Wrote]
I don't believe in dying. It's been done. I'm working on a new exit. Besides, I can't die now - I'm booked. George Burns
[ Been Believe Besides Booked Die Done Dying Exit New Now Working]
I get mad when people call me an action movie star. Indiana Jones is an adventure film, a comic book, a fantasy. Harrison Ford
[ Action Adventure Book Call Comic Fantasy Film Get Indiana Jones Mad Movie Star]
It may sound a bit like an army barracks, but the truth of the matter is: there must be some time laid aside for arranging, time for working on either a book or an article - I've written two articles in the last four months for the New York Times book review section. Mel Torme
[ Army Arranging Article Articles Aside Barracks Bit Book Either Four Laid Last Matter May Months Must New Review Section Some Sound Time Times Truth Two Working Written York]
Making a book is a craft, like making a clock; it needs more than native wit to be an author. Jean de la Bruyere
[ Author Book Clock Craft Making More Native Needs Than Wit]
Books choose their authors; the act of creation is not entirely a rational and conscious one. Salman Rushdie
[ Act Authors Books Choose Conscious Creation Entirely Rational Their]
I've given up reading books. I find it takes my mind off myself. Oscar Levant
[ Books Find Given Mind Myself Off Reading Takes Up]
All the ills of mankind, all the tragic misfortunes that fill the history books, all the political blunders, all the failures of the great leaders have arisen merely from a lack of skill at dancing. Moliere
[ Arisen Blunders Books Dancing Failures Fill Great History Ills Lack Leaders Mankind Merely Misfortunes Political Skill Tragic]
A book that is shut is but a block. Thomas Fuller
[ Block Book Shut]
If I'm home with no chore at hand, and a package of books has come, the television set and the chess board and the unanswered mail will have to manage without me if one of the books is a detective story. Rex Stout
[ Board Books Chess Chore Come Detective Hand Home Mail Manage Package Set Story Television Unanswered Will Without]
Most adults, unlike most children, understand the difference between a book that will hold them spellbound for a rainy Sunday afternoon and a book that will put them in touch with a part of themselves they didn't even know existed. Mark Haddon
[ Adults Afternoon Between Book Children Difference Even Existed Hold Know Most Part Put Rainy Sunday Them Themselves Touch Understand Unlike Will]
In the book I define conservatism, as I believe it is fit upon four categories of principle: respect for The Constitution, respect for life, less government, and personal responsibility. Jonathan Krohn
[ Believe Book Categories Conservatism Constitution Define Fit Four Government Less Life Personal Principle Respect Responsibility Upon]
I am not afraid that the book will be controversial, I'm afraid it will not be controversial. Flannery O'Connor
[ Afraid Am Book Controversial Will]
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]
A classic is a book that doesn't have to be written again. W. E. B. Du Bois
[ Again Book Classic Written]
In bed at night, I could be reading some book, and I'll come across a sentence that's totally unrelated to some scene I did years ago. But I'll play the scene back in my mind and think, I did that wrong - I should've opened the door more slowly. Liam Neeson
[ Across Ago Back Bed Book Come Could Did Door Mind More Night Opened Play Reading Scene Sentence Should Slowly Some Think Totally Unrelated Wrong Years]
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]
Writing a children's book means you cannot spin out long narratives or have complex character development. Norman Macleod
[ Book Cannot Character Children Complex Development Long Means Narratives Out Spin Writing]
Books and marriage go ill together. Moliere
[ Books Go Ill Marriage Together]
Man ceased to be an ape, vanquished the ape, on the day the first book was written. Arthur Helps
[ Ape Book Ceased Day First Man Vanquished Written]
The Twist was a guided missile launched from the ghetto into the heart of suburbia. The Twist succeeded, as politics, religion and law could never do, in writing in the heart and soul what the Supreme Court could only write on the books. Eldridge Cleaver
[ Books Could Court Ghetto Guided Heart Into Launched Law Missile Never Only Politics Religion Soul Suburbia Succeeded Supreme Twist Write Writing]
And my father always took me to the library. We were both book addicts. Cornelia Funke
[ Addicts Always Book Both Father Library Took Were]
I always carry lots of stuff with me wherever I roam, always weighted down with books, with cassettes, with pens and paper, just in case I get the urge to sit down somewhere, and oh, I don't know, read something or write my masterpiece. Elizabeth Wurtzel
[ Always Books Carry Case Cassettes Down Get Just Know Lots Masterpiece Oh Paper Pens Read Roam Sit Something Somewhere Stuff Urge Weighted Wherever Write]
People who are readers of fiction aren't particularly interested in comic books. Harvey Pekar
[ Books Comic Fiction Interested Particularly Readers]
Using these toolkits is like trying to make a bookshelf out of mashed potatoes. Jamie Zawinski
[ Bookshelf Make Mashed Out Potatoes These Trying Using]
To me, I was always just standing on the sidelines because up until issue 50, we were just doing Spawn. I wasn't recruiting anybody because I didn't have any books for people to work on. Todd McFarlane
[ Always Any Anybody Because Books Doing Issue Just Recruiting Sidelines Spawn Standing Until Up Were Work]
I was starstruck and completely confused; making a film of this story hadn't even occurred to me, and I hadn't written a single line of the book yet. I had no idea how this man knew anything about my book proposal. Laura Hillenbrand
[ Anything Book Completely Confused Even Film Had Hadn How Idea Knew Line Making Man Occurred Proposal Single Story Written Yet]
I agreed on condition that we found a completely new concept that had nothing to do with the latest books. Bernard Pivot
[ Agreed Books Completely Concept Condition Found Had Latest New Nothing]
Every time I write a nonfiction book I get sued. Joseph Wambaugh
[ Book Every Get Nonfiction Sued Time Write]
As soon as I finished the first book, I wrote a second, which I hope to sell this year, and I have just about finished the third book in the series. Two more are already outlined. I'm in this for the long haul. Richard Helms
[ Already Book Finished First Haul Hope Just Long More Outlined Second Sell Series Soon Third Two Which Wrote Year]
I didn't expect to be doing a whole bunch of Amber Browns. And because it was just one book, and the father had moved away, I didn't realize I was going to have to deal more with shared custody, divorce and all those issues. Paula Danziger
[ Amber Away Because Book Browns Bunch Custody Deal Divorce Doing Expect Father Going Had Issues Just More Moved Realize Shared Those Whole]
It was actually a very nice little book done by a gift book company. They illustrated it with pictures from 1920s football, before there were face guards. Gregg Easterbrook
[ Actually Before Book Company Done Face Football Gift Guards Illustrated Little Nice Pictures Very Were]
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've got a vendetta to destroy the Net, to make everyone go to the library. I love the organic thing of pen and paper, ink on canvas. I love going down to the library, the feel and smell of books. Joseph Fiennes
[ Books Canvas Destroy Down Everyone Feel Go Going Got Ink Library Love Make Net Organic Paper Pen Smell Thing Vendetta]
My legislation, the Simple Savings Tax Relief Act of 2005, simply eliminates the taxation of interest earned in savings accounts, such as passbook savings accounts or bank certificates of deposit. Cliff Stearns
[ Accounts Act Bank Certificates Deposit Earned Eliminates Interest Legislation Relief Savings Simple Simply Such Tax Taxation]
It is very, very easy not to be offended by a book. You just have to shut it. Salman Rushdie
[ Book Easy Just Offended Shut Very]
I deliberately wrote a poem in my last book where I was suggesting that there are other passions as great as or more important than the passion of sex. Thom Gunn
[ Book Deliberately Great Important Last More Other Passion Passions Poem Sex Suggesting Than Where Wrote]
The real purpose of books is to trap the mind into doing its own thinking. Christopher Morley
[ Books Doing Into Mind Own Purpose Real Thinking Trap]
But everything of value about me is in my books. V. S. Naipaul
[ Books Everything Value]
Books on horse racing subjects have never done well, and I am told that publishers had come to think of them as the literary version of box office poison. Laura Hillenbrand
[ Am Books Box Come Done Had Horse Literary Never Office Poison Publishers Racing Subjects Them Think Told Version Well]
There's only one test of a great children's book, or a great children's film, and that is this: If it can be read or viewed with pleasure by adults, then it has the chance to be a great children's film, or a great children's book. Chuck Jones
[ Adults Book Chance Children Film Great Only Pleasure Read Test Then Viewed]
Learning is acquired by reading books, but the much more necessary learning, the knowledge of the world, is only to be acquired by reading men, and studying all the various facets of them. Lord Chesterfield
[ Acquired Books Facets Knowledge Learning Men More Much Necessary Only Reading Studying Them Various World]
It is the interest one takes in books that makes a library. And if a library have interest it is; if not, it isn't. Carolyn Wells
[ Books Interest Library Makes Takes]
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]
The wise are above books. Samuel Daniel
[ Above Books Wise]
I think Maus I is better than Maus II. The standard here is whether or not it's as good as a great book of prose literature and by that standard, no, it's not that great. Ted Rall
[ Better Book Good Great Here Ii Literature Prose Standard Than Think Whether]
We had literary references, so we knew what we were talking about. We could quote things, talk about books we'd read; you can say something, you don't have to explain it. Kevin Ayers
[ Books Could Explain Had Knew Literary Quote Read References Say Something Talk Talking Things Were]
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]
Every ceremony or rite has a value if it is performed without alteration. A ceremony is a book in which a great deal is written. Anyone who understands can read it. One rite often contains more than a hundred books. G. I. Gurdjieff
[ Alteration Anyone Book Books Ceremony Contains Deal Every Great Hundred More Often Performed Read Rite Than Understands Value Which Without Written]
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]
Anyway, several rewrites later, Del Rey Books did publish my first novel, and it did become the first work of fiction on the New York Times trade paperback bestseller list. Terry Brooks
[ Anyway Become Bestseller Books Del Did Fiction First Later List New Novel Paperback Publish Rewrites Several Times Trade Work York]
The 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]
Buying books was a way anyone could acquire a work of art for very little. Sol LeWitt
[ Acquire Anyone Art Books Buying Could Little Very Way Work]
The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Education
[ Books Learning Love Serenity Sweet]
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]
Writing the book was itself a process of concealing and revealing. Rick Moody
[ Book Concealing Itself Process Revealing Writing]
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]
I have assiduously avoided calling my books novels. Guillermo Cabrera Infante
[ Avoided Books Calling Novels]
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]
As for collaboration - I have done a lot, 26 books, and found publishers increasingly resistive to them. It's not that the books are bad; editors won't even read them. Piers Anthony
[ Bad Books Collaboration Done Editors Even Found Increasingly Lot Publishers Read Them Won]
If writers learn more from their books than do readers, perhaps I may have begun to learn. Lloyd Alexander
[ Begun Books Learn May More Perhaps Readers Than Their Writers]
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable, is but the nature of learning; whereas the experience gained from actual life is one of the nature of wisdom. Samuel Smiles
[ Actual Books Experience Gained Gathered Learning Life Nature Often Though Valuable Whereas Wisdom]
To paint comic books as childish and illiterate is lazy. A lot of comic books are very literate - unlike most films. Alan Moore
[ Books Childish Comic Films Illiterate Lazy Literate Lot Most Paint Unlike Very]
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]
There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them. Ray Bradbury
[ Books Burning Crimes Reading Than Them Worse]
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]
A man's action is only a picture book of his creed. Arthur Helps
[ Action Book Creed His Man Only Picture]
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]
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]
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]
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]
My favorite book of all time is Cold Comfort Farm, by Stella Gibbons. Meg Cabot
[ Book Cold Comfort Farm Favorite Gibbons Stella Time]
I've been campaigning like anything for restoring these changes. For 27 years. I wrote a book about it, well, a portion of the book was devoted to these scenes and why they should have been in the movie. William Peter Blatty
[ Anything Been Book Campaigning Changes Devoted Movie Portion Restoring Scenes Should These Well Why Wrote Years]
All books are either dreams or swords, you can cut, or you can drug, with words. Amy Lowell
[ Books Cut Dreams Either Swords Words]
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]
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]
I even smoke in bed. Imagine smoking a cigar in bed, reading a book. Next to your bed, there's a cigar table with a special cigar ashtray, and your wife is reading a book on how to save the environment. Raul Julia
[ Ashtray Bed Book Cigar Environment Even How Imagine Next Reading Save Smoke Smoking Special Table Wife Your]
The animated books pay the lowest rates at the Big Two and you can forget about royalties. Mark Millar
[ Animated Big Books Forget Lowest Pay Rates Royalties Two]
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]
Well yes so far, I was recently in Germany and they had me do six book signings a day and that was too much so I had them cut it down to about three. It becomes taxing at times but its a lot of fun and you meet a lot of nice people. Larry Hagman
[ Becomes Book Cut Day Down Far Fun Germany Had Lot Meet Much Nice Recently Signings Six Taxing Them Three Times Too Well Yes]
I obtained a job at the Library of Congress. I loved books, so I felt at home. I was going to end up, I thought, majoring in English and teach at the college level. Tom Glazer
[ Books College Congress End English Felt Going Home Job Level Library Loved Obtained Teach Thought Up]
An empty book is like an infant's soul, in which anything may be written. It is capable of all things, but containeth nothing. I have a mind to fill this with profitable wonders. Thomas Traherne
[ Anything Book Capable Empty Fill Infant May Mind Nothing Profitable Soul Things Which Wonders Written]
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]
Two things I do well in books are sex and violence, but I don't want gratuitous sex or violence. The sex and violence are only as graphic as need be. And never included unless it furthers the plot or character development. Laurell K. Hamilton
[ Books Character Development Furthers Graphic Gratuitous Included Need Never Only Plot Sex Things Two Unless Violence Want Well]
I write about it in the book and, you know, explain that. But that was the technicality that actually got my sentence reduced - that Alan Dershowitz used to have my sentence - it came down eventually to eight years. Jim Bakker
[ Actually Alan Book Came Down Eight Eventually Explain Got Know Reduced Sentence Used Write Years]
Books don't exist unless you read them. And it's a two way process - you write the book as you read it and you fill in the gaps. You discover it and you put the marks together and without you doing it they're just marks. Samuel West
[ Book Books Discover Doing Exist Fill Gaps Just Marks Process Put Read Them Together Two Unless Way Without Write]
At the same time, as you know, unless you are a comic book reader, Daredevil is not a known thing. Avi Arad
[ Book Comic Daredevil Know Known Reader Same Thing Time Unless]
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]
Publishing is a very mysterious business. It is hard to predict what kind of sale or reception a book will have, and advertising seems to do very little good. Thomas Wolfe
[ Advertising Book Business Good Hard Kind Little Mysterious Predict Publishing Reception Sale Seems Very Will]
The writer probably knows what he meant when he wrote a book, but he should immediately forget what he meant when he's written it. William Golding
[ Book Forget Immediately Knows Meant Probably Should Writer Written Wrote]
Television, they say, will permit a person to be entertained at home, without the effort of going to a picture house, without the trouble of booking seats, without the presence of other people. Ivor Novello
[ Booking Effort Entertained Going Home House Other Permit Person Picture Presence Say Seats Television Trouble Will Without]
I don't know why Sinclair Lewis fell in love with me. He didn't get even the slightest response from me. But his letters were lovely. And the poems he wrote me were lovely. I used some of them in my book. Fay Wray
[ Book Even Fell Get His Know Letters Lewis Love Lovely Poems Response Slightest Some Them Used Were Why Wrote]
I 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]
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]
Every child is going to grow up. You can see it happen in the books: They get older and older and belong to themselves to a greater and greater extent. Jock Sturges
[ Belong Books Child Every Extent Get Going Greater Grow Happen Older See Themselves Up]
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]
Whenever I am sent a new book on the lively arts, the first thing I do is look for myself in the index. Julie Burchill
[ Am Arts Book First Index Lively Look Myself New Sent Thing Whenever]
I thought it must be pure science fiction. But when I checked it out I found a lot of magazine articles that actually supported the theory behind the book which was incredible. That's when I decided to acquire the rights of the book and everything went from there. Roland Emmerich
[ Acquire Actually Articles Behind Book Checked Decided Everything Fiction Found Incredible Lot Magazine Must Out Pure Rights Science Supported Theory Thought Went Which]
I haven't made up my mind about doing anymore Landover books. Terry Brooks
[ Anymore Books Doing Haven Made Mind Up]
In playing the part of Mammy, I tried to make her a living, breathing character, the way she appeared to me in the book. Hattie McDaniel
[ Appeared Book Breathing Character Her Living Make Part Playing She Tried Way]
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 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]
With twins, reading aloud to them was the only chance I could get to sit down. I read them picture books until they were reading on their own. Beverly Cleary
[ Aloud Books Chance Could Down Get Only Own Picture Read Reading Sit Their Them Twins Until Were]
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]
There are numerous cases of that, where one of our writers discovers another writer whom he likes, and we then take that book on. So it's a very close relationship. We can do that because we're so small. James Laughlin
[ Another Because Book Cases Close Discovers Likes Numerous Our Relationship Small Take Then Very Where Whom Writer Writers]
Having reached the halfway mark in the alphabet, my prime focus is on writing each new book as well as I can. Sue Grafton
[ Alphabet Book Each Focus Halfway Having Mark New Prime Reached Well Writing]
I spend about eight months researching and outlining my book. Jeffery Deaver
[ Book Eight Months Outlining Researching Spend]
The Bible remained for me a book of books, still divine - but divine in the sense that all great books are divine which teach men how to live righteously. Joseph Joubert
[ Bible Book Books Divine Great How Live Men Remained Righteously Sense Still Teach Which]
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]
I believe that it is my job not only to write books but to have them published. A book is like a child. You have to defend the life of a child. George Konrad
[ Believe Book Books Child Defend Job Life Only Published Them Write]
We all knew the book well because it's the cult book in Latin America. For me, this was a sacred territory. I would not have ventured into it by myself. Walter Salles
[ America Because Book Cult Into Knew Latin Myself Sacred Territory Ventured Well Would]
It was actually Peter's idea that I should make the film. He called me in the very beginning, and I hadn't even read the book. So I read it and I liked it very much and I knew I'd certainly like to do it. Bille August
[ Actually Beginning Book Called Certainly Even Film Hadn Idea Knew Liked Make Much Peter Read Should Very]
So he said 'I'm going to chop off the bottom of one of your trouser legs and put it in a library.' I thought 'That's a turn-up for the books.' Tommy Cooper
[ Books Bottom Chop Going Legs Library Off Put Said Thought Your]
Besides, most of the books I like involve people I could never play in a million years. Hugh Dancy
[ Besides Books Could Involve Million Most Never Play Years]
I got a book deal without even turning in one shred of a writing sample. Janice Dickinson
[ Book Deal Even Got Sample Shred Turning Without Writing]
I publish my own music. I'm creating my own songbook. It works that way for me; I'm very independent. David Friedman
[ Creating Independent Music Own Publish Songbook Very Way Works]
There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate's loot on Treasure Island. Walt Disney
[ Books Island More Pirate Than Treasure]
But I believe that there are marriages where you can have your pool table and she can have her scrapbooking room or garden or whatever it is. But when everyone has what they want, it's not funny. There's no conflict. Brad Garrett
[ Believe Conflict Everyone Funny Garden Her Marriages Pool Room She Table Want Whatever Where Your]
We are motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is the more he is inspired by glory. The very philosophers themselves, even in those books which they write in contempt of glory, inscribe their names. Marcus Tullius Cicero
[ Better Books Contempt Desire Even Glory Inscribe Inspired Keen Man More Motivated Names Philosophers Praise Their Themselves Those Very Which Write]
Books are the money of Literature, but only the counters of Science. Thomas Huxley
[ Books Counters Literature Money Only Science]
I tend to turn down books originally published as e-books. As for selling books directly to e-book publishers, I would do so only if all traditional publishers had turned them down. Richard Curtis
[ Books Directly Down Had Only Originally Published Publishers Selling Tend Them Traditional Turn Turned Would]
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]
MAY it please your Honors: I was desired by one of the court to look into the books, and consider the question now before them concerning Writs of Assistance. James Otis
[ Assistance Before Books Concerning Consider Court Desired Honors Into Look May Now Please Question Them Your]
You that would judge me, do not judge alone this book or that, come to this hallowed place where my friends' portraits hang and look thereon; Ireland's history in their lineaments trace; think where man's glory most begins and ends and say my glory was I had such friends. William Butler Yeats
[ Alone Begins Book Come Ends Friends Glory Had Hallowed Hang History Ireland Judge Look Man Most Place Portraits Say Such Their Thereon Think Trace Where Would]
You know, I'm pretty much an open book. Rita Coolidge
[ Book Know Much Open Pretty]
Television is actually closer to reality than anything in books. The madness of TV is the madness of human life. Camille Paglia
[ Actually Anything Books Closer Human Life Madness Reality Television Than Tv]
I've really written my books for my husband and our family. They've brought us closer together by allowing us to discuss things that were unspoken for so long. Pamela Stephenson
[ Allowing Books Brought Closer Discuss Family Husband Long Our Really Things Together Unspoken Us Were Written]
I have continued systematically to study the Book of Mormon and Bible to understand even more deeply what God expects of me and my family while on this earth. Clayton Christensen
[ Bible Book Continued Deeply Earth Even Expects Family God More Mormon Study Systematically Understand While]
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]
The chief reason for going to school is to get the impression fixed for life that there is a book side for everything. Robert Frost
[ Book Chief Everything Fixed Get Going Impression Life Reason School Side]
Though my books are written from a historical perspective, I have goon so far back that I am in the realm of prehistorical speculation rather than simple historical fact to weave my stories around. Jean M. Auel
[ Am Around Back Books Fact Far Historical Perspective Rather Realm Simple Speculation Stories Than Though Weave Written]
Bad seed is a robbery of the worst kind: for your pocket-book not only suffers by it, but your preparations are lost and a season passes away unimproved. George Washington
[ Away Bad Kind Lost Only Passes Preparations Robbery Season Seed Suffers Worst Your]
It's a fact that more people watch television and get their information that way than read books. I find new technology and new ways of communication very exciting and would like to do more in this field. Stephen Covey
[ Books Communication Exciting Fact Field Find Get Information More New Read Technology Television Than Their Very Watch Way Ways Would]
It's important, I think, for a writer of fiction to maintain an awareness of the pace and shape of the book as he's writing it. That is, he should be making an object, not chattering. Thomas Perry
[ Awareness Book Chattering Fiction Important Maintain Making Object Pace Shape Should Think Writer Writing]
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]
The Bible has done more harm than any other book in the world. William Floyd
[ Any Bible Book Done Harm More Other Than World]
Everything was going my way. I was happily marching into the history books. Then it all just fell apart. George Michael
[ Apart Books Everything Fell Going Happily History Into Just Marching Then Way]
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]
We can put television in its proper light by supposing that Gutenberg's great invention had been directed at printing only comic books. Robert M. Hutchins
[ Been Books Comic Directed Great Gutenberg Had Invention Light Only Printing Proper Put Supposing Television]
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
[ Because Been Books Children Delight Enjoying Good Looking Pretend Read These Told Will]
Many books require no thought from those who read them, and for a very simple reason; they made no such demand upon those who wrote them. Charles Caleb Colton
[ Books Demand Made Many Read Reason Require Simple Such Them Those Thought Upon Very Wrote]
I had neither expert aid nor advice. I studied no courses in writing; until a year or so ago, I never read a book by anybody advising writers how to write. Robert E. Howard
[ Advice Advising Ago Aid Anybody Book Courses Expert Had How Neither Never Nor Read Studied Until Write Writers Writing Year]
My first course came and I put down my book, and I just happened to put up my hand to scratch my head and discovered that my toupee had been blown by the wind and was folded over backwards on the top of my head! Derek Jacobi
[ Backwards Been Blown Book Came Course Discovered Down First Folded Had Hand Happened Head Just Over Put Scratch Top Toupee Up Wind]
Literary imagination is an aesthetic object offered by a writer to a lover of books. Gaston Bachelard
[ Aesthetic Books Imagination Literary Lover Object Offered Writer]
I'm a geophysicist and all my earth science books when I was a student, I had to give the wrong answer to get an A. We used to ridicule continental drift. It was something we laughed at. We learned of Marshall Kay's geosynclinal cycle, which is a bunch of crap. Robert Ballard
[ Answer Books Bunch Continental Crap Cycle Drift Earth Get Give Had Kay Laughed Learned Marshall Ridicule Science Something Student Used Which Wrong]
I came in on the decline. Phil Elliot was in first, he got his book out, he sold thirteen thousand, I think he got two issues out before I got mine in, this was March '87. He was out in December '86. Eddie Campbell
[ Before Book Came December Decline First Got His Issues March Mine Out Phil Sold Think Thirteen Thousand Two]
I did the pilot, and when they came through and said they were going to put it on the air, I had already some dates in the book with my band and so on. So Barry did the first one, he may have done a few more than the first one in the series, and I took it up from then. Humphrey Lyttelton
[ Air Already Band Barry Book Came Dates Did Done Few First Going Had May More Pilot Put Said Series Some Than Then Through Took Up Were]
There is not one big cosmic meaning for all, there is only the meaning we each give to our life, an individual meaning, an individual plot, like an individual novel, a book for each person. Anais Nin
[ Big Book Cosmic Each Give Individual Life Meaning Novel Only Our Person Plot]
Books are divided into two classes, the books of the hour and the books of all time. John Ruskin
[ Books Classes Divided Hour Into Time Two]
There is a difference between a book of two hundred pages from the very beginning, and a book of two hundred pages which is the result of an original eight hundred pages. The six hundred are there. Only you don't see them. Elie Wiesel
[ Beginning Between Book Difference Eight Hundred Only Original Pages Result See Six Them Two Very Which]
My main wish is to get my books into other people's rooms, and to keep other people's books out of mine. Samuel Butler
[ Books Get Into Keep Main Mine Other Out Rooms Wish]
Schools and libraries are the twin cornerstones of a civilized society. Libraries are only good if people use them, like books only exist when someone reads them. Nicholas Meyer
[ Books Civilized Cornerstones Exist Good Libraries Only Reads Schools Society Someone Them Twin Use]
You apply the skills you use to produce your own book to make an anthology. Shaping. Rhythm. Robyn Davidson
[ Anthology Apply Book Make Own Produce Rhythm Shaping Skills Use Your]
Miffy has changed quite a lot since the early books, although I never realised it at the time. Dick Bruna
[ Although Books Changed Early Lot Never Quite Realised Since Time]
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]
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 am writing a book about the Crusades so dull that I can scarcely write it. Hilaire Belloc
[ Am Book Crusades Dull Scarcely Write Writing]
Let's put it this way: if you are a novelist, I think you start out with a 20 word idea, and you work at it and you wind up with a 200,000 word novel. We, picture-book people, or at least I, start out with 200,000 words and I reduce it to 20. Eric Carle
[ Idea Least Novel Novelist Out Put Reduce Start Think Up Way Wind Word Words Work]
'God' - as revealed in his book of edicts and narratives is practically an idiot. He has nothing to say that any sensible person should want to listen to. Johann Most
[ Any Book God His Idiot Listen Narratives Nothing Person Practically Revealed Say Sensible Should Want]
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers. Charles W. Eliot
[ Accessible Books Constant Counsellors Friends Most Patient Quietest Teachers Wisest]
Book tours and research provide a lot of travel - too much, I sometimes think, but we do take vacations. Bernard Cornwell
[ Book Lot Much Provide Research Sometimes Take Think Too Tours Travel Vacations]
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]
My only regret is that I signed away the world rights and in America they've been far and away my most successful books, but I never saw a cent from any of it. Jonathan Coe
[ America Any Away Been Books Cent Far Most Never Only Regret Rights Saw Signed Successful World]
You're getting to know who the great chefs are through their books. Thomas Keller
[ Books Chefs Getting Great Know Their Through]
A broad margin of leisure is as beautiful in a man's life as in a book. Haste makes waste, no less in life than in housekeeping. Keep the time, observe the hours of the universe, not of the cars. Henry David Thoreau
[ Beautiful Book Broad Cars Haste Hours Housekeeping Keep Leisure Less Life Makes Man Margin Observe Than Time Universe Waste]
This book is about physics and its about physics and its relationship with mathematics and how they seem to be intimately related and to what extent can you explore this relationship and trust it. Roger Penrose
[ Book Explore Extent How Intimately Mathematics Physics Related Relationship Seem Trust]
In the dime stores and bus stations, people talk of situations, read books, repeat quotations, draw conclusions on the wall. Bob Dylan
[ Books Bus Conclusions Dime Draw Quotations Read Repeat Situations Stations Stores Talk Wall]
I have three kids who like Harry Potter so I was sort of aware of it. You can't really move from it: it's on buses, in stores, it's everywhere. One of my kids has read the books; the other two are too small but they like the movies. Gary Oldman
[ Aware Books Buses Everywhere Harry Kids Move Movies Other Potter Read Really Small Sort Stores Three Too Two]
In other words, the people who populate my books are more than caricatures. Jeffery Deaver
[ Books Caricatures More Other Populate Than Words]
You can learn a line from a win and a book from a defeat. Paul Brown
[ Book Defeat Learn Line Win]
The story drove the book. That had a very seminal effect on the way I saw writing and storytelling. If you can set a character in a story that is compelling and has a backbone, you draw people in. Dick Wolf
[ Backbone Book Character Compelling Draw Drove Effect Had Saw Set Story Storytelling Very Way Writing]
I realised I'd never climb Everest but thought I could still write a book. Sara Paretsky
[ Book Climb Could Everest Never Realised Still Thought Write]
I realize now I could have gotten a whole book out of that and so I think that was a big mistake. But the truth is you write in the moment and with your head down and there is no way back then that I could have conceived of Harry having the longevity that he has had. Michael Connelly
[ Back Big Book Conceived Could Down Gotten Had Harry Having Head Longevity Mistake Moment Now Out Realize Then Think Truth Way Whole Write Your]
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]
One always tends to overpraise a long book, because one has got through it. E. M. Forster
[ Always Because Book Got Long Tends Through]
Books had instant replay long before televised sports. Bern Williams
[ Before Books Had Instant Long Replay Sports Televised]
I am writing a book and that takes third place of importance. John Entwistle
[ Am Book Importance Place Takes Third Writing]
Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of years. It is not, then, an article of mere consumption but fairly of capital, and often in the case of professional men, setting out in life, it is their only capital. Thomas Jefferson
[ Article Book Books Capital Case Constitute Consumption Fairly House Hundreds Lasts Library Life Long Men Mere Often Only Out Professional Setting Their Then Years]
I do like to explore evil characters in my books. Thomas Perry
[ Books Characters Evil Explore]
I know of no book which has been a source of brutality and sadistic conduct, both public and private, that can compare with the Bible. James Paget
[ Been Bible Book Both Brutality Compare Conduct Know Private Public Sadistic Source Which]
I 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]
No gentleman can be without three copies of a book: one for show, one for use, and one for borrowers. Richard Heber
[ Book Borrowers Copies Gentleman Show Three Use Without]
I don't know if she should worry too much, I mean some of our greatest writers have had movies made of their books, lots of Hemingway novels were turned into movies, it doesn't hurt the book. Paul Auster
[ Book Books Greatest Had Hemingway Hurt Into Know Lots Made Mean Movies Much Novels Our She Should Some Their Too Turned Were Worry Writers]
We were just a one-room bookstore; we didn't have any money for lawyers. Lawrence Ferlinghetti
[ Any Bookstore Just Lawyers Money Were]
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]
I have personally seen statements that were longer than some books I have read. Wendell H. Ford
[ Books Longer Personally Read Seen Some Statements Than Were]
We found nothing grand in the history of the Jews nor in the morals inculcated in the Pentateuch. I know of no other books that so fully teach the subjection and degradation of woman. Elizabeth Cady Stanton
[ Books Degradation Found Fully Grand History Inculcated Jews Know Morals Nor Nothing Other Subjection Teach Woman]
Films and gramophone records, music, books and buildings show clearly how vigorously a man's life and work go on after his "death," whether we feel it or not, whether we are aware of the individual names or not. There is no such thing as death according to our view! Martin Bormann
[ According After Aware Books Buildings Clearly Death Feel Films Go His How Individual Life Man Music Names Our Records Show Such Thing View Vigorously Whether Work]
I always turn in my books on time, so you can always count on a book coming out when it's supposed to. Kevin J. Anderson
[ Always Book Books Coming Count Out Supposed Time Turn]
I acknowledge Shakespeare to be the world's greatest dramatic poet, but regret that no parent could place the uncorrected book in the hands of his daughter, and therefore I have prepared the Family Shakespeare. Thomas Bowdler
[ Acknowledge Book Could Daughter Dramatic Family Greatest Hands His Parent Place Poet Prepared Regret Shakespeare Therefore World]
Books minister to our knowledge, to our guidance, and to our delight, by their truth, their uprightness, and their art. George Henry Lewes
[ Art Books Delight Guidance Knowledge Minister Our Their Truth Uprightness]
I went to work in an office and learned, among other lessons, to do things I did not care for, and to do them well. Before I left this office, two of my books had already been published. Sigrid Undset
[ Already Among Been Before Books Care Did Had Learned Left Lessons Office Other Published Them Things Two Well Went Work]
If you take a book of a thousand pages on the Second World War, in which 50 million people died, the concentration camps occupy two pages and the gas chambers ten or 15 lines, and that's what one calls a detail. Jean-Marie Le Pen
[ Book Calls Camps Chambers Concentration Detail Died Gas Lines Million Occupy Pages Second Take Ten Thousand Two War Which World]
Me and Johnny Rotten have been talking about doing a movie of his book, No Irish, No Dogs, No Blacks. We have a script, so hopefully that's going to happen at some point in our careers. Penelope Spheeris
[ Been Blacks Book Careers Dogs Doing Going Happen His Hopefully Irish Johnny Movie Our Point Rotten Script Some Talking]
Many good sayings are to be found in holy books, but merely reading them will not make one religious. Ramakrishna
[ Books Found Good Holy Make Many Merely Reading Religious Sayings Them Will]
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]
So, how to stay inside the world of entertainment without actually getting another job? I felt the only logical answer was to become a novelist. So I wrote the first book - driven by some very real feelings of desperation - and it worked. Lee Child
[ Actually Another Answer Become Book Desperation Driven Entertainment Feelings Felt First Getting How Inside Job Logical Novelist Only Real Some Stay Very Without Worked World Wrote]
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]
Which is a wonderful irony, I have property there. I go back every chance I get. One of the main reasons I actually wrote the book, agreed to write it having never wanted to do that in my life, very intimidating by the way to write a book. Sela Ward
[ Actually Agreed Back Book Chance Every Get Go Having Intimidating Irony Life Main Never Property Reasons Very Wanted Way Which Wonderful Write Wrote]
I really like books that you can kind of hear as much as think about, that are so graphic and visual. Laurie Anderson
[ Books Graphic Hear Kind Much Really Think Visual]
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]
It draws you in and creates pictures, so what I do is almost like a talking story book. Slick Rick
[ Almost Book Creates Draws Pictures Story Talking]
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]
Every single book is a challenge. Nora Roberts
[ Book Challenge Every Single]
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]
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, 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]
We must go beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness and travel and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey. John Hope Franklin
[ Beyond Depths Explore Glories Go Into Journey Must Our Out Tell Textbooks Travel Untrodden Wilderness World]
If enough people openly engage in conduct once considered reprehensible, we rewrite the rule book and assume that God, as a good democrat, will go along. James L. Buckley
[ Along Assume Book Conduct Considered Democrat Engage Enough Go God Good Once Openly Reprehensible Rewrite Rule Will]
Judge the goodness of a book by the energy of the punches it has given you. I believe the greatest characteristic of genius, is, above all, force. Gustave Flaubert
[ Above Believe Book Characteristic Energy Force Genius Given Goodness Greatest Judge Punches]
Books are humanity in print. Barbara Tuchman
[ Books Humanity Print]
At the moment, I'm toying with a new idea for a book, but fully engaged with writing screenplays, so the book idea - which needs empty space in my head - is barely formed yet. Rose Tremain
[ Barely Book Empty Engaged Formed Fully Head Idea Moment Needs New Screenplays Space Which Writing Yet]
You know, he would go and look at different funny books because he wanted his character to be different and make different faces. I saw a funny book in his room and it looked like the same character he was playing. It was about a duck. Bubba Smith
[ Because Book Books Character Different Duck Faces Funny Go His Know Look Looked Make Playing Room Same Saw Wanted Would]
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]
In addition, we were unable to meet openly to discuss the progress of the book, for we were both on the list of persons banned from communicating with other banned persons. Ruth First
[ Addition Banned Book Both Communicating Discuss List Meet Openly Other Persons Progress Unable Were]
When you are writing, of course, you have to do all that writing and correcting for yourself. When I was a librarian it was expected that I would know about a wide range of books. Margaret Mahy
[ Books Correcting Course Expected Know Librarian Range Wide Would Writing Yourself]
I was in Paris at an English-language bookstore. I picked up a volume of Dickinson's poetry. I came back to my hotel, read 2,000 of her poems and immediately began composing in my head. I wrote down the melodies even before I got to a piano. Gordon Getty
[ Back Before Began Bookstore Came Composing Down Even Got Head Her Hotel Immediately Melodies Paris Piano Picked Poems Poetry Read Up Volume Wrote]
It's a discovery of a story when I write a book, a case of inching ahead on each page and discovering what's beyond in the darkness, beyond where you're writing. Michael Ondaatje
[ Ahead Beyond Book Case Darkness Discovering Discovery Each Page Story Where Write Writing]
Hungry man, reach for the book: it is a weapon. Bertolt Brecht
[ Book Hungry Man Reach Weapon]
Hold fast to the Bible. To the influence of this Book we are indebted for all the progress made in true civilization and to this we must look as our guide in the future. Ulysses S. Grant
[ Bible Book Civilization Fast Future Guide Hold Indebted Influence Look Made Must Our Progress True]
A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted. You should live several lives while reading it. William Styron
[ Book Exhausted Experiences Great Leave Live Lives Many Reading Several Should Slightly While]
Something about glamour interested me. All my schoolbooks had drawings of women on terraces with a cocktail and a cigarette. Bill Blass
[ Cigarette Cocktail Drawings Glamour Had Interested Something Women]
It's one thing you aspire to: someday, you'll be able to write a book. Thomas Keller
[ Able Aspire Book Someday Thing Write]
I'm sure you're aware, with the time it takes to put these books together, everything can suddenly start coming out at once even though I wrote anything between one and five years ago. Garth Ennis
[ Ago Anything Aware Between Books Coming Even Everything Five Once Out Put Start Suddenly Sure Takes These Though Time Together Wrote Years]
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]
There is nothing is more musical than a sunset. He who feels what he sees will find no more beautiful example of development in all that book which, alas, musicians read but too little - the book of Nature. Claude Debussy
[ Alas Beautiful Book Development Example Feels Find Little More Musical Musicians Nature Nothing Read Sees Sunset Than Too Which Will]
You just don't give up. There have been times when everything seemed to conspire against getting a book done or printed, and I would feel like turning my back on the whole thing. But I came back and persisted. Dee Brown
[ Against Back Been Book Came Done Everything Feel Getting Give Just Persisted Printed Seemed Thing Times Turning Up Whole Would]
I'm pretty much an open book. Lee Greenwood
[ Book Much Open Pretty]
If I was in love with someone, I would get their picture out of the school yearbook and do portraits. If I was curious about sex, I would draw pictures of it. There were no books for me to look at. Then I would go find my father's matches to burn the paper. Lynn Johnston
[ Books Burn Curious Draw Father Find Get Go Look Love Matches Out Paper Picture Pictures Portraits School Sex Someone Their Then Were Would]
When I get back from this book tour, I'm planning to learn the internet. Maybe I can hook up in cyberspace. Armistead Maupin
[ Back Book Cyberspace Get Hook Internet Learn Maybe Planning Tour Up]
A book is sent out into the world, and there is no way of fully anticipating the responses it will elicit. Consider the responses called forth by the Bible, Homer, Shakespeare - let alone contemporary poetry or a modern novel. Chaim Potok
[ Alone Anticipating Bible Book Called Consider Contemporary Elicit Forth Fully Homer Into Modern Novel Out Poetry Responses Sent Shakespeare Way Will World]
The book is a dialogue between The Dalai Lama and a group of scientists about how we can better handle our destructive emotions and how to overcome them. Daniel Goleman
[ Better Between Book Dalai Destructive Dialogue Emotions Group Handle How Lama Our Overcome Scientists Them]
No, I don't autograph blank slips, checks, or stickers, and certainly no books without me in them. Jack L. Chalker
[ Autograph Blank Books Certainly Checks Slips Stickers Them Without]
So many people are working in vaudeville today that I looked for three weeks to book enough acts for an hour bill and didn't have them until the night before we opened in Buffalo and money was no object! Edgar Bergen
[ Acts Before Bill Book Buffalo Enough Hour Looked Many Money Night Object Opened Them Three Today Until Vaudeville Weeks Working]
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]
Generally a chef's book is like a calling card or a portfolio to display their personal work. Sally Schneider
[ Book Calling Card Chef Display Generally Personal Portfolio Their Work]
Paris and Nicky Hilton? Those girls will show up to the opening of a phone book. It's like a big joke. Rachel Perry
[ Big Book Girls Hilton Joke Opening Paris Phone Show Those Up Will]
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]
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]
I lived for four years in the 1930s with these individuals and the only time that I wasn't thinking about dealing with physical suffering is when I was working on this book. I've never been more alive as when I worked on this book. Laura Hillenbrand
[ Alive Been Book Dealing Four Individuals Lived More Never Only Physical Suffering These Thinking Time Worked Working Years]
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]
They put it on the page because it sounded good or it looked good or they read it in a book somewhere that this is how you structure a script or something, and they just don't get it. It's surprising. Macaulay Culkin
[ Because Book Get Good How Just Looked Page Put Read Script Something Somewhere Sounded Structure Surprising]
I love chapbooks. They're in some ways the ideal form in which to publish and read poems. You can read 19 poems in a way you can't sit down and read 60 to 70 pages of poems. Robert Morgan
[ Down Form Ideal Love Pages Poems Publish Read Sit Some Way Ways Which]
I think of my books as mainstream and that's were most people who read them look for them in book stores. Jean M. Auel
[ Book Books Look Mainstream Most Read Stores Them Think Were]
The book, you understand, was not written for publication. It was the portrayal of my emotions, the analysis of my own soul life during three months of my nineteenth year. I wrote then all the time, just as I do now, but, though the book is in diary form, it is not a diary. Mary MacLane
[ Analysis Book Diary During Emotions Form Just Life Months Nineteenth Now Own Portrayal Publication Soul Then Though Three Time Understand Written Wrote Year]
Like many other women, I could not understand why every man who changed a diaper has felt impelled, in recent years, to write a book about it. Barbara Ehrenreich
[ Book Changed Could Diaper Every Felt Impelled Man Many Other Recent Understand Why Women Write Years]
You have to be there not for the fame and glory and recognition and being a page in a history book, but you have to be there because you believe your talent and ability can be applied effectively to operation of the spacecraft. Alan Shepard
[ Ability Applied Because Being Believe Book Effectively Fame Glory History Operation Page Recognition Spacecraft Talent Your]
Selling a book or story has never become absolutely automatic for me. Rudy Rucker
[ Absolutely Automatic Become Book Never Selling Story]
Because they feel that without them telling you to do this, you wouldn't have had the characters that you have, you wouldn't have the book that you have. Dan DeCarlo
[ Because Book Characters Feel Had Telling Them Without]
The Dick, Jane, and Spot primers have gone to that bookshelf in the sky. I have, in some ways, a tender feeling toward them, so I think it's for the best. Chris Van Allsburg
[ Best Bookshelf Feeling Gone Jane Sky Some Spot Tender Them Think Toward Ways]
I also met, early on Ella Fitzgerald. Her songbooks are some of the most amazing bodies of work. Johnny Mathis
[ Also Amazing Bodies Early Ella Fitzgerald Her Met Most Some Work]
Dr. Phil was very helpful and caring. I believe he helped all of us there and watching how to better relate, understand, and communicate with our families and loved ones. Dr. Phil recommended reading my new book. Louie Anderson
[ Believe Better Book Caring Communicate Dr Families Helped Helpful How Loved New Ones Our Phil Reading Recommended Relate Understand Us Very Watching]
Books won't stay banned. They won't burn. Ideas won't go to jail. Alfred Whitney Griswold
[ Banned Books Burn Go Ideas Jail Stay Won]
And they write innumerable books; being too vain and distracted for silence: seeking every one after his own elevation, and dodging his emptiness. T. S. Eliot
[ After Being Books Distracted Dodging Elevation Emptiness Every His Innumerable Own Seeking Silence Too Vain Write]
A book is a gift you can open again and again. Garrison Keillor
[ Again Book Gift Open]
And so, I mean, he declared war right there and then in so many words and Alex says later in the book, nobody in the White House from that point on had any doubt that we were going to bomb the mainland of Asia. James Stockdale
[ Alex Any Asia Bomb Book Declared Doubt Going Had House Later Mainland Many Mean Nobody Point Right Says Then War Were White Words]
Alinsky's 1971 book, "Rules for Radicals," is a favorite of the Obamas. Michele Obama quoted it at the Democratic Convention. One Alinsky tactic is to "Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it." That's what the White House did in targeting Rush Limbaugh, Rick Santelli and Jim Cramer. Karl Rove
[ Book Convention Democratic Did Favorite Freeze House Jim Limbaugh Obama Obama Pick Quoted Radicals Rick Rules Rush Tactic Target Targeting White]
Usually by the time I finish a book tour I've just about had it with the book. Richard Russo
[ Book Finish Had Just Time Tour Usually]
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]
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]
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]
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]
But I read comic books. I read things like Richie Rich and Little Lulu. Alison Bechdel
[ Books Comic Little Lulu Read Rich Richie Things]
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]
In a mood of faith and hope my work goes on. A ream of fresh paper lies on my desk waiting for the next book. I am a writer and I take up my pen to write. Pearl S. Buck
[ Am Book Desk Faith Fresh Goes Hope Lies Mood Next Paper Pen Take Up Waiting Work Write Writer]
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]
There are too many books I haven't read, too many places I haven't seen, too many memories I haven't kept long enough. Irwin Shaw
[ Books Enough Haven Kept Long Many Memories Places Read Seen Too]
Book tours are almost designed to beat out of an author any affection he has for his book. Michael Lewis
[ Affection Almost Any Author Beat Book Designed His Out Tours]
Court TV. I can't stop watching it. I am absolutely obsessed! If I'm not reading a book or spending time with my husband, my friends or my dog, I am watching Court TV. Debra Messing
[ Absolutely Am Book Court Dog Friends Husband Obsessed Reading Spending Stop Time Tv Watching]
I never read a single book as a child. I did not read as a child. I worked on the farm. I had books in the classroom, but that was it. I never read a single book outside of the classroom. Story Musgrave
[ Book Books Child Classroom Did Farm Had Never Outside Read Single Worked]
I've got around 400 cookbooks. Heston Blumenthal
[ Around Got]
My book collection is primarily in America, since that's where I've lived most of my life. Terri Windling
[ America Book Collection Life Lived Most Primarily Since Where]
A lot of my characters in all of my books have a self-destructive urge. They'll do precisely the thing that they know is wrong, take a perverse delight in doing the wrong thing. Richard Russo
[ Books Characters Delight Doing Know Lot Perverse Precisely Self-Destructive Take Thing Urge Wrong]
The Carrie in the plot was too much like the Carrie in the book. She smoked, she swore a lot, she was very hard, very cynical. I could never have pulled it off. Kristin Davis
[ Book Carrie Could Cynical Hard Lot Much Never Off Plot Pulled She Smoked Swore Too Very]
I'm not too interested in books about India. Beatrice Wood
[ Books India Interested Too]
Now, to describe the process of the Wrapped Reichstag, which went from 1971 to '95, there is an entire book about that, because each one of our projects has its own book. The book is not an art book, meaning it's not written by an art historian. Christo
[ Art Because Book Describe Each Entire Historian Meaning Now Our Own Process Projects Reichstag Went Which Wrapped Written]
I still do some inking here and there and I've actually got a book that I'm going to ink entirely. Todd McFarlane
[ Actually Book Entirely Going Got Here Ink Inking Some Still]
First of all there is always that artistic challenge of creating something. Or the particular experience to take slum life in that period and make something out of it in the form of a book. And then I felt some kind of responsibility to my family. Frank McCourt
[ Always Artistic Book Challenge Creating Experience Family Felt First Form Kind Life Make Out Particular Period Responsibility Slum Some Something Take Then]
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]
Some of the most famous books are the least worth reading. Their fame was due to their having done something that needed to be doing in their day. The work is done and the virtue of the book has expired. Moliere
[ Book Books Day Doing Done Due Expired Fame Famous Having Least Most Needed Reading Some Something Their Virtue Work Worth]
I've given my memoirs far more thought than any of my marriages. You can't divorce a book. Gloria Swanson
[ Any Book Divorce Far Given Marriages Memoirs More Than Thought]
Except a living man, there is nothing more wonderful than a book. Charles Kingsley
[ Book Except Living Man More Nothing Than Wonderful]
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]
Last year I think I made more from my Image books than anywhere else. Robert Kirkman
[ Anywhere Books Else Image Last Made More Than Think Year]
It didn't feel difficult at the time because I was so charged up about both books. Afterward, however, I was pretty tired. In a good way, like after a great workout. Jonathan Kellerman
[ After Afterward Because Books Both Charged Difficult Feel Good Great However Pretty Time Tired Up Way Workout]
There was reference made to a book written in Greek by a former Rabbi who had been converted to Christianity. There was reference to a publication of a high clergyman of Milan. Not even did Jews raise objections to that book. Julius Streicher
[ Been Book Christianity Clergyman Converted Did Even Former Greek Had High Jews Made Milan Objections Publication Rabbi Raise Reference Written]
Magic came very easy for me when I was a kid. When I was 8 years old I started doing it, and by the time I was 12, I was already published in magic books. David Copperfield
[ Already Books Came Doing Easy Kid Magic Old Published Started Time Very Years]
My first book was rejected nine times. It turned out to be a best seller, Battle Cry? in 1953. Leon Uris
[ Battle Best Book Cry First Nine Out Rejected Seller Times Turned]
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]
I wanted to hold onto and exploit the power of narrative. This is not only a book about a great storyteller, but there have to be stories about the storyteller. Stephen Greenblatt
[ Book Exploit Great Hold Narrative Only Onto Power Stories Storyteller Wanted]
In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but how many can get through to you. Mortimer Adler
[ Books Case Get Good How Many Point See Them Through]
We have different personalities, but in a harmonious way, I'd say. Anyway, we were booked to play at the festival as a duo; and we decided we wouldn't have any rehearsal. Benny Green
[ Any Anyway Booked Decided Different Duo Festival Harmonious Personalities Play Rehearsal Say Way Were]
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]
I knew I would read all kinds of books and try to get at what it is that makes good writers good. But I made no promises that I would write books a lot of people would like to read. Carl Sandburg
[ Books Get Good Kinds Knew Lot Made Makes Promises Read Try Would Write Writers]
Now, I'll tell you something that might interest you. Casino Royale was the first Bond book that Ian Fleming ever wrote. And he couldn't get anybody to touch it, to publish it - he couldn't do anything about it at all. Nobody wanted to know. Val Guest
[ Anybody Anything Bond Book Casino Ever First Fleming Get Ian Interest Know Might Nobody Now Publish Something Tell Touch Wanted Wrote]
Technology has changed the way book publishing works, as it has changed everything else in the world of media. Bruce Jackson
[ Book Changed Else Everything Media Publishing Technology Way Works World]
In one book, CACHALOT, just for my own amusement, every character is based directly on someone I have known. Alan Dean Foster
[ Amusement Based Book Character Directly Every Just Known Own Someone]
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]
One of the things I learned, one of the strangest things, is how to think. There was nothing else to do. I couldn't see people, or go for a walk in the forest. All I had was my head and my books, and I thought a lot. Abraham Pais
[ Books Else Forest Go Had Head How Learned Lot Nothing See Strangest Things Think Thought Walk]
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]
I have written things that Republicans and Democrats and all kinds of figures have either hated or felt very uncomfortable about. Because in doing these long projects and books, you get close to the bone. And they're not calling me up and asking me for dinner. Bob Woodward
[ Asking Because Bone Books Calling Close Democrats Dinner Doing Either Felt Figures Get Hated Kinds Long Projects Republicans These Things Uncomfortable Up Very Written]
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom. Thomas Jefferson Wisdom
[ Book Chapter First Honesty Wisdom]
If a spectator with a philosophical mind, somebody accustomed to reading books, gets the same kind of information in a movie, he might not fully understand it. Manuel Puig
[ Accustomed Books Fully Gets Information Kind Might Mind Movie Philosophical Reading Same Somebody Spectator Understand]
I've got a long list of books I wish I'd never written-and I've kept them all out of print for the past 20 years. Dean Koontz
[ Books Got Kept List Long Never Out Past Print Them Wish Years]
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]
Never lend books, for no one ever returns them; the only books I have in my library are books that other folks have left me. Anatole France
[ Books Ever Folks Left Lend Library Never Only Other Returns Them]
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]
Hands down, the biggest thrill is to get a letter from a kid saying, I loved your book. Will you write me another one? Kate DiCamillo
[ Another Biggest Book Down Get Hands Kid Letter Loved Saying Thrill Will Write Your]
I haven't done a book for about 3 or 4 years now. Gerald Scarfe
[ Book Done Haven Now Years]
That wasn't a bad price for a first book. My agent upped it as much as possible. I was 27 and had nothing behind me. I was working like a fool to earn a living and pay for my apartment. Patricia Highsmith
[ Agent Apartment Bad Behind Book Earn First Fool Had Living Much Nothing Pay Possible Price Upped Working]
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]
The books are funny and sad, and that's what people respond to. Paula Danziger
[ Books Funny Respond Sad]
The true university of these days is a collection of books. Thomas Carlyle
[ Books Collection Days These True University]
I used to have all the Goosebumps books as a kid too. Tom Felton
[ Books Goosebumps Kid Too Used]
I thought I would keep the first name Susan and change the last name but I picked up this book and as I opened it the lead character in it was called Morgan Brittany. Morgan Brittany
[ Book Brittany Called Change Character First Keep Last Lead Morgan Name Opened Picked Susan Thought Up Would]
It was 1978 when Superman came out, and I kept thinking, Why don't they do something about it? They've done all these crappy attempts at comic book film adaptations. What can we do different? Why don't we just re-release this thing? Richard Donner
[ Adaptations Attempts Book Came Comic Crappy Different Done Film Just Kept Out Re-Release Something Superman These Thing Thinking Why]
I once knew a house rather like The Land of Smiles - an old house occupied by a varied collection of young people, mainly students. However none of these people were true models for the characters in the book, though their way of life may have been. Margaret Mahy
[ Been Book Characters Collection House However Knew Land Life Mainly May Models None Occupied Old Once Rather Smiles Students Their These Though True Varied Way Were Young]
After working as a journalist I went to a writing program at Johns Hopkins. It was interesting because it was neither journalistic nor historical, but it emphasized writing style, and afterwards I was asked to write my first book. Iris Chang
[ After Afterwards Asked Because Book Emphasized First Historical Hopkins Interesting Johns Journalist Journalistic Neither Nor Program Style Went Working Write Writing]
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've written a lot of books which are written from the moon - the view from nowhere. Clifford Geertz
[ Books Lot Moon Nowhere View Which Written]
I have written a few children's books. The first book that I wrote was for children. It was called "The Package", and it was a mystery story in pictures. It had no words. Laurie Anderson
[ Book Books Called Children Few First Had Mystery Package Pictures Story Words Written Wrote]
There's no point in making a film out of a great book. The book's already great. What's the point? Neil Jordan
[ Already Book Film Great Making Out Point]
A 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]
They want a lip print for their autograph books. I'm a sport; I go along. Cleo Moore
[ Along Autograph Books Go Lip Print Sport Their Want]
You know, after filming the movie the book was still just as big. I think it was actually bigger. I think Stephen King went back and wrote extra pages. He's fantastic. Timothy Olyphant
[ Actually After Back Big Bigger Book Extra Fantastic Filming Just King Know Movie Pages Stephen Still Think Went Wrote]
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]
What I do in my book is let people know about these programs. Matthew Lesko
[ Book Know Programs These]
What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is a collection of books. Thomas Carlyle
[ After Become Books Collection Depends Finished Greatest Professors Read University Us]
Australian SF book publishing has undergone a boom recently, and sometimes it's easier for new writers to sell a book to a local publisher first, which then makes a US edition more likely. Greg Egan
[ Australian Book Boom Easier Edition First Likely Local Makes More New Publisher Publishing Recently Sell Sf Sometimes Then Undergone Us Which Writers]
I think Stevie Wonder could sing the phone book and manage to make me cry. Brad Delp
[ Book Could Cry Make Manage Phone Sing Stevie Think Wonder]
Everybody has a right to like or dislike anything or anyone. From a flower to a flavor to a book or a composition but it is very sad that in our country we actually fight over such things in an unseemly manner. Ravi Shankar
[ Actually Anyone Anything Book Composition Country Dislike Everybody Fight Flavor Flower Manner Our Over Right Sad Such Things Unseemly Very]
I think every young cook wants to write a book. Thomas Keller
[ Book Cook Every Think Wants Write Young]
The movie is actually from a book by Stephen King called The Body. When they were gonna put it to a motion picture, they found the story was a bit too strong for the title The Body, based on a young kid's movie. It would be too heavy. Ben E. King
[ Actually Based Bit Body Book Called Found Gonna Heavy Kid King Motion Movie Picture Put Stephen Story Strong Title Too Were Would Young]
I like to browse in occult bookshops if for no other reason than to refresh my commitment to science. Heinz R. Pagels
[ Browse Commitment Occult Other Reason Refresh Science Than]
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]
How can a rabbi not live with doubt? The Bible itself is a book of doubt. Arthur Hertzberg
[ Bible Book Doubt How Itself Live Rabbi]
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]
Very often I'll find out at the end of a book what I put in at the beginning. A sort of process of elimination and discovery in one. Jonathan Carroll
[ Beginning Book Discovery Elimination End Find Often Out Process Put Sort Very]
The unflattering reviews are painful for short periods of time; the badly written ones are deeply, deeply insulting. That reviewer took no time to really read the book. Toni Morrison
[ Badly Book Deeply Insulting Ones Painful Periods Read Really Reviewer Reviews Short Time Took Unflattering Written]
Having been unpopular in high school is not just cause for book publications. Fran Lebowitz
[ Been Book Cause Having High Just Publications School Unpopular]
No other human being, no woman, no poem or music, book or painting can replace alcohol in its power to give man the illusion of real creation. Marguerite Duras
[ Alcohol Being Book Creation Give Human Illusion Man Music Other Painting Poem Power Real Replace Woman]
You come to work because the office is a resource: The office is a place where you can meet with other people, and the office has libraries of books and information on CD-ROM that might help you with your work. Jay Chiat
[ Because Books Cd-Rom Come Help Information Libraries Meet Might Office Other Place Resource Where Work Your]
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]
First you wonder if they're separate stories, but no, they're not, they're contingent stories and they form a pattern. And you begin with some of the island as the place to which the heroine of the book returns. Robert Creeley
[ Begin Book Contingent First Form Heroine Island Pattern Place Returns Separate Some Stories Which Wonder]
Today's public figures can no longer write their own speeches or books, and there is some evidence that they can't read them either. Gore Vidal
[ Books Either Evidence Figures Longer Own Public Read Some Speeches Their Them Today Write]
I decided that now is the time to start doing the things that really interest me and I find important. It was in the 10 years of the MacArthur grant that I began working on my first book... and I began putting more work into environmental history. Jared Diamond
[ Began Book Decided Doing Environmental Find First Grant History Important Interest Into More Now Putting Really Start Things Time Work Working Years]
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]
Even in times when it's difficult to figure out, how do you go forward, art - and books - always help. Alice Hoffman
[ Always Art Books Difficult Even Figure Forward Go Help How Out Times]
This hand is not very active always, because it was in this hand that I carried my books. My carrying hand was always my strongest. Now I think my other hand has developed more muscles from signing all those autographs. Haile Gebrselassie
[ Active Always Autographs Because Books Carried Carrying Developed Hand More Muscles Now Other Signing Strongest Think Those Very]
Books can now be on the stands within days from delivery of a formatted manuscript, and often are. Bruce Jackson
[ Books Days Delivery Manuscript Now Often Stands Within]
I was so flattered that someone wanted me to write a book, I said I would. It was published in 1969. Jilly Cooper
[ Book Flattered Published Said Someone Wanted Would Write]
I am a writer of books in retrospect. I talk in order to understand; I teach in order to learn. Robert Frost
[ Am Books Learn Order Retrospect Talk Teach Understand Writer]
I'm doing a book, 'Chasing Science,' about the pleasures of science as a spectator sport. Frederik Pohl
[ Book Chasing Doing Pleasures Science Spectator Sport]
I 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]
I buy way too many books. Orson Scott Card
[ Books Buy Many Too Way]
They give me the money, I give them the book. Having input into the adaptation would be kind of like selling a house and coming back three years later and saying, 'Paint it this color!' Robert B. Parker
[ Adaptation Back Book Color Coming Give Having House Input Into Kind Later Money Paint Saying Selling Them Three Would Years]
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]
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]
Quite simply, federal laws already on the books aimed at stopping the flow of illegal immigration must be enforced. Furthermore, states must be given the resources necessary to confront the problem, which includes strengthening the border patrol. Allen West
[ Aimed Already Books Border Confront Enforced Federal Flow Furthermore Given Illegal Immigration Includes Laws Must Necessary Patrol Problem Quite Resources Simply States Stopping Strengthening Which]
Books themselves need no defense. Their spokesmen come and go, their readers live and die, they remain constant. Lawrence Clark Powell
[ Books Come Constant Defense Die Go Live Need Readers Remain Spokesmen Their Themselves]
What I would do is when I was younger I would draw in a sketch book something that happened in my life and then write a little something on the side about what happened or what the story. Robert Redford
[ Book Draw Happened Life Little Side Sketch Something Story Then Would Write Younger]
But then of course you reach a point where you have to say, I've got to figure out how this book's going to end. Otherwise, you're going to write yourself into so many dead-ends. Anthony Doerr
[ Book Course End Figure Going Got How Into Many Otherwise Out Point Reach Say Then Where Write Yourself]
There's the typical books, Moby Dick and, I guess in my adult life I began to read biographies more than fiction. I started to want to relate to other people's lives, things that had really happened. Julius Erving
[ Adult Began Biographies Books Fiction Guess Had Happened Life Lives Moby More Other Read Really Relate Started Than Things Typical Want]
I have a real soft spot in my heart for librarians and people who care about books. Ann Richards
[ Books Care Heart Librarians Real Soft Spot]
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]
It's embarrassing to be involved in the same business as the mainstream comic thing. It's still very embarrassing to tell other adults that I draw comic books - their instant, preconceived notions of what that means. Daniel Clowes
[ Adults Books Business Comic Draw Embarrassing Instant Involved Mainstream Means Notions Other Preconceived Same Still Tell Their Thing Very]
The burning of an author's books, imprisonment for opinion's sake, has always been the tribute that an ignorant age pays to the genius of its time. Joseph Lewis
[ Age Always Author Been Books Burning Genius Ignorant Imprisonment Opinion Pays Sake Time Tribute]
I would be the most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves. Anna Quindlen
[ Bookshelves Building Children Consists Content Decorating Enough Grew Kind Most Mostly Think Up Would]
Strange to the world, he wore a bashful look, The fields his study, Nature was his book. Robert Bloomfield
[ Bashful Book Fields His Look Nature Strange Study Wore World]
I really hate those books where the murderer turns out to be somebody you never heard of who pops up in the last chapter. Jane Haddam
[ Books Chapter Hate Heard Last Murderer Never Out Pops Really Somebody Those Turns Up Where]
Thirteen years I took on this last book. Gay Talese
[ Book Last Thirteen Took Years]
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]
I like all things grammatical, and I had already written several books about parts of speech, and even the alphabet, so everything that makes up a sentence and even a word was covered except for punctuation. Brian P. Cleary
[ Alphabet Already Books Covered Even Everything Except Grammatical Had Makes Parts Punctuation Sentence Several Speech Things Up Word Written]
I am a really big Harry Potter fan and I've seen all the sets, I've lived Harry Potter and I don't think it's destroyed the books at all, I think it's really spot on. Rupert Grint
[ Am Big Books Destroyed Fan Harry Lived Potter Really Seen Sets Spot Think]
I love graphic design. I love working with design, and I love storytelling, so I've been working on a children's book for a while, and I'd like to see that through. Colleen Haskell
[ Been Book Children Design Graphic Love See Storytelling Through While Working]
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]
Whenever books are burned, men also in the end are burned. Heinrich Heine
[ Also Books Burned End Men Whenever]
I think there's a great difference in consciousness in that same way in that when we're young we read books for the story, for the excitement of the story - and there comes a time when you realise that all stories are more or less the same story. John McGahern
[ Books Comes Consciousness Difference Excitement Great Less More Read Realise Same Stories Story Think Time Way Young]
Most regular superhero books are designed to go on forever; of course, very few of them do, but the point is they are trying to throw mud against the wall and hope it will stick, and most of it slides off. Garth Ennis
[ Against Books Course Designed Few Forever Go Hope Most Mud Off Point Regular Slides Stick Superhero Them Throw Trying Very Wall Will]
You have to remember that in addition to running a literary agency, I am also an ebook publisher. Richard Curtis
[ Addition Agency Also Am Literary Publisher Remember Running]
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 don't think the problem is that people don't read enough mystery books, but that people don't read. Thomas Perry
[ Books Enough Mystery Problem Read Think]
Tick is a cartoon character, I don't know if you're familiar with him. This is the third step in his evolution. Comic book to cartoon to, now, live-action. Patrick Warburton
[ Book Cartoon Character Comic Evolution Familiar Him His Know Now Step Third Tick]
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]
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]
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]
Next, in importance to books are their titles. Frank Crane
[ Books Importance Next Their Titles]
Once you understand the foundations of cooking - whatever kind you like, whether it's French or Italian or Japanese - you really don't need a cookbook anymore. Thomas Keller
[ Anymore Cooking Foundations French Italian Japanese Kind Need Once Really Understand Whatever Whether]
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]
A book worth reading is worth buying. John Ruskin
[ Book Buying Reading Worth]
The power of a book lies in its power to turn a solitary act into a shared vision. As long as we have books, we are not alone. Laura Bush
[ Act Alone Book Books Into Lies Long Power Shared Solitary Turn Vision]
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]
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]
The American mind, unlike the English, is not formed by books, but, as Carl Sandburg once said to me... by newspapers and the Bible. Van Wyck Brooks
[ American Bible Books Carl English Formed Mind Newspapers Once Said Unlike]
My books are very few, but then the world is before me - a library open to all - from which poverty of purse cannot exclude me - in which the meanest and most paltry volume is sure to furnish something to amuse, if not to instruct and improve. Joseph Howe
[ Amuse Before Books Cannot Exclude Few Furnish Improve Instruct Library Meanest Most Open Paltry Poverty Purse Something Sure Then Very Volume Which World]
I believe in communication; books communicate ideas and make bridges between people. Jeanette Winterson
[ Believe Between Books Bridges Communicate Communication Ideas Make]
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 read of the Kalamazoo girl who killed herself after reading the book. I am not at all surprised. She lived in Kalamazoo, for one thing, and then she read the book. Mary MacLane
[ After Am Book Girl Herself Killed Lived Read Reading She Surprised Then Thing]
I don't write down my experiences, but I have a very decent memory. I have tons of books in which I write down phrases as they occur to me. That's how I write songs. I'll need a line and I'll go through the books and find it, the right rhyme and everything. Evan Dando
[ Books Decent Down Everything Experiences Find Go How Line Memory Need Occur Phrases Rhyme Right Songs Through Tons Very Which Write]
That became a big time in comic books because it's when people were starting to break out into independent stuff, the market was getting choked with speculators and everybody was trying to do their own trick covers. Todd McFarlane
[ Became Because Big Books Break Choked Comic Covers Everybody Getting Independent Into Market Out Own Speculators Starting Stuff Their Time Trick Trying Were]
I didn't and don't go to Internet for any business purposes. The book sales for me by this point are way beyond any influence I might have, positively, or others might have, negatively. R. A. Salvatore
[ Any Beyond Book Business Go Influence Internet Might Negatively Others Point Positively Purposes Sales Way]
One of the characteristics I cherish in my friends is their childlike gullibility, and several excited minutes were spent trying to actually find this book. Phil Foglio
[ Actually Book Characteristics Cherish Childlike Excited Find Friends Gullibility Minutes Several Spent Their Trying Were]
Books open your mind, broaden your mind, and strengthen you as nothing else can. William Feather
[ Books Broaden Else Mind Nothing Open Strengthen Your]
Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read. Groucho Marx
[ Best Book Dark Dog Friend Inside Man Outside Read Too]
But more wonderful than the lore of old men and the lore of books is the secret lore of ocean. H. P. Lovecraft
[ Books Lore Men More Ocean Old Secret Than Wonderful]
Deep-versed in books and shallow in himself. John Milton
[ Books Himself Shallow]
I have no problem selling books to media franchises and we do it all the time. The author must understand that he/she is a writer for hire and has no control over copyright or over editorial changes made to the text. Richard Curtis
[ Author Books Changes Control Copyright Editorial Franchises Hire Made Media Must Over Problem Selling She Text Time Understand Writer]
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]
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]
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]
Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime. Martin Luther
[ Alone Books Every Leaf Lord Our Promise Resurrection Springtime Written]
Most films are rooted in a book or a comic strip, but I don't go out there saying I want to do adaptations. Ralph Fiennes
[ Adaptations Book Comic Films Go Most Out Rooted Saying Strip Want]
Most of my books have caused distribution and printing problems in the past. Peter Sotos
[ Books Caused Distribution Most Past Printing Problems]
In my books, women often solve the problem. Even if the woman is not the hero, she's a strong character. She does change the plot. She'll often rescue the male character from some situation. Ken Follett
[ Books Change Character Does Even Hero Male Often Plot Problem Rescue She Situation Solve Some Strong Woman Women]
I'm concerned about a lot of serious border issues. This book is about the border reality and the struggles of the undocumented worker. Ana Castillo
[ Book Border Concerned Issues Lot Reality Serious Struggles Undocumented Worker]
But mostly, it's a book about my relationship with my father. Alison Bechdel
[ Book Father Mostly Relationship]
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another. Bono
[ Another Books Dunno Ever Gift Give Greatest Person Told]
If kids like a picture book, they're going to read it at least 50 times. Read anything that often, and even minor imperfections start to feel like gravel in the bed. Mark Haddon
[ Anything Bed Book Even Feel Going Gravel Imperfections Kids Least Minor Often Picture Read Start Times]
When people say there is too much violence in my books, what they are saying is there is too much reality in life. Joyce Carol Oates
[ Books Life Much Reality Say Saying Too Violence]
Marvel books also feed into the smaller publishers and the fact that this is happening in the same month we're launching Ultimate Fantastic Four is no coincidence. Mark Millar
[ Also Books Coincidence Fact Fantastic Feed Four Happening Into Launching Marvel Month Publishers Same Smaller Ultimate]
I wrote a few children's books... not on purpose. Steven Wright
[ Books Children Few Purpose Wrote]
Children simply don't make the distinction; a book is either good or bad. And some of the books they think are good are very, very bad indeed. Mark Haddon
[ Bad Book Books Children Distinction Either Good Indeed Make Simply Some Think Very]
At least I'm at peace with myself. I have done my best to write a book about what really happened there and why it happened and it's done, it's published. I won't write another book on Vietnam. Neil Sheehan
[ Another Best Book Done Happened Least Myself Peace Published Really Vietnam Why Won Write]
There's always pressure, a great deal of pressure, when writing, since my first books were so successful. Nicholas Sparks
[ Always Books Deal First Great Pressure Since Successful Were Writing]
These days, there are a great many books about childhood trauma and its effects, but at the time all the experts agreed that one should forget about it as quickly as possible and pick up where you left off. Peter Straub
[ Agreed Books Childhood Days Effects Experts Forget Great Left Many Off Pick Possible Quickly Should These Time Trauma Up Where]
Movies can't ruin books. They can only ruin movies. S. E. Hinton
[ Books Movies Only Ruin]
I've always loved words. I ate up all the books I could get my hands on, and when I couldn't get books, I read candy wrappers and labels on cereal and toothpaste boxes. Judy Holliday
[ Always Ate Books Boxes Candy Cereal Could Get Hands Labels Loved Read Toothpaste Up Words]
Young men should prove theorems, old men should write books. G. H. Hardy
[ Books Men Old Prove Should Theorems Write Young]
I am grateful for - though I can't keep up with - the flood of articles, theses, and textbooks that mean to share insight concerning the nature of poetry. A. R. Ammons
[ Am Articles Concerning Flood Grateful Insight Keep Mean Nature Poetry Share Textbooks Theses Though Up]
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]
Well, the whole story is in the book, but the short answer is that I was the first information architect in an organization that was traditionally design-oriented, and I felt I needed a tool to help me gain the trust and support of my colleagues. Jesse James Garrett
[ Answer Architect Book Colleagues Felt First Gain Help Information Needed Organization Short Story Support Tool Traditionally Trust Well Whole]
Many of you might already recognize me as the guy in the question-mark suits appearing in the late night TV commercials and on the cover of educational books and CDs. Matthew Lesko
[ Already Appearing Books Cds Commercials Cover Educational Guy Late Many Might Night Recognize Suits Tv]
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]
But the animation has become very good, and I think that a movie is not a book, and a book is not a movie. Katherine Dunn
[ Animation Become Book Good Movie Think Very]
The book you don't read won't help. Jim Rohn
[ Book Help Read Won]
I was aware that there is an expectation that writers inevitably falter at this stage, that they fail to live up to the promise of their first successful book, that the next book never pleases the way the prior one did. It simply increased my sense of being challenged. David Guterson
[ Aware Being Book Challenged Did Expectation Fail Falter First Increased Inevitably Live Never Next Pleases Prior Promise Sense Simply Stage Successful Their Up Way Writers]
To read too many books is harmful. Mao Zedong
[ Books Harmful Many Read Too]
It is right and natural that generous minds while in the twenties should think the books which try to reform the world's wrong the greatest of all. Laurence Housman
[ Books Generous Greatest Minds Natural Reform Right Should Think Try Twenties Which While World Wrong]
When it comes time to sit down and write the next book, you're deathly afraid that you're not up to the task. That was certainly the case with me after Snow Falling on Cedars. David Guterson
[ Afraid After Book Case Certainly Comes Deathly Down Falling Next Sit Snow Task Time Up Write]
Scholarship was one thing, drudgery another. I very soon concluded that nothing would induce me to read, let alone make notes on, hundreds and hundreds of very, very, very boring books. Simon Raven
[ Alone Another Books Boring Concluded Drudgery Hundreds Induce Make Notes Nothing Read Scholarship Soon Thing Very Would]
In the case of The Loved One, I was hired to collaborate on an updated version of the book. Terry Southern
[ Book Case Collaborate Hired Loved Updated Version]
We Jews have a special attachment to the Book. The study of page after page in tomes yellowing with age was obligatory. Theodore Bikel
[ After Age Attachment Book Jews Obligatory Page Special Study]
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 1986 we were trying to help women get in print, stay in print, and come to the attention of booksellers and libraries. At that time, books by men mystery writers were reviewed seven times as often as books by women. Sara Paretsky
[ Attention Books Booksellers Come Get Help Libraries Men Mystery Often Print Reviewed Seven Stay Time Times Trying Were Women Writers]
Life is a game with many rules but no referee. One learns how to play it more by watching it than by consulting any book, including the holy book. Small wonder, then, that so many play dirty, that so few win, that so many lose. Joseph Brodsky
[ Any Book Consulting Dirty Few Game Holy How Including Learns Life Lose Many More Play Referee Rules Small Than Then Watching Win Wonder]
The world is a beautiful book, but of little use to him who cannot read it. Carlo Goldoni
[ Beautiful Book Cannot Him Little Read Use World]
It'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]
Other people, including me, have written books with main characters who were old and rich. Or old and brilliant. Old sages, old wizards, old rich people. Elizabeth Moon
[ Books Brilliant Characters Including Main Old Other Rich Sages Were Wizards Written]
Sometimes I miss out the morning's painting session and instead study my Japanese books in the open. Gustav Klimt
[ Books Instead Japanese Miss Morning Open Out Painting Session Sometimes Study]
I never plot out my novels in terms of the tone of the book. Hopefully, once a story is begun it reveals itself. Alice Hoffman
[ Begun Book Hopefully Itself Never Novels Once Out Plot Reveals Story Terms Tone]
The 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]
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]
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]
At many points during our nation's history, there have been times - known in our history textbooks as "panics" - when adverse conditions affecting the financial and economic sectors of the country have caused individuals to hoard more than they need. Jo Bonner
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I'm opening a store at the end of the month in the New York meatpacking district. I'm launching a line of bedding this summer, and I am writing a book that will be out next January. Genevieve Gorder
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I don't often reread my own books, unless I am going into another in the series and need to refresh my mood when originating the concept. Anne McCaffrey
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It is more than a book, it is an institution which rules the Christian world. Philip Schaff
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Every day I run into people who don't know what I do. And even after I explain it they still don't know what I do. So now I can just say, 'Pick up the Locas book!' And that tells them all. Jaime Hernandez
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Chris Elliott could read the phonebook and he's funny. Seth MacFarlane
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I used to take five or six books away and bring five or six books back. Nobody gave me direction or advice and I read much in the way that a boy might watch television. John McGahern
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The third biggest comic people in America want to make a comic book out of me. It's unbelievable. Mark Roberts
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Everywhere I have sought rest and not found it, except sitting in a corner by myself with a little book. Arthur Helps
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Do not consider it proof just because it is written in books, for a liar who will deceive with his tongue will not hesitate to do the same with his pen. Maimonides
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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
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It's different in Scotland. People who come to readings are more interested in literature as such, but the readership in general is really quite diverse. It's a cliche, but it's said that people who read my books don't read any other books, and you do get that element. Irvine Welsh
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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
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In my books, I never portray violence as a reasonable solution to a problem. If the lead characters in the story are driven to it, it's at the extreme end of their experience. Dean Koontz
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We're kidding on that. One of the things I insisted upon when we went into this project was that we are full partners, going fifty-fifty, both on the money and on the say of what's going on with the books. Robert Asprin
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