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Booker T. Washington American Educator (1856-1915)

Quotations that match 'book'.

As long as a film stays unmade, the book is entirely yours, it belongs to the writer. As soon as you make it into a film, suddenly more people see it than have ever read the book. Iain Banks
[ Belongs Book Entirely Ever Film Into Long Make More Read See Soon Stays Suddenly Than Unmade Writer Yours]
I've been very lucky in the characters I've chosen. Up until last year I was a nobody. I did jobs I booked because I needed to put food in my mouth. Kristen Bell
[ Because Been Booked Characters Chosen Did Food Jobs Last Lucky Mouth Needed Nobody Put Until Up Very Year]
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]
It's been amazing to watch, because for 'Thor', which was always a mid-selling book, to be in the top ten for every single issue since the reboot is just a great compliment. J. Michael Straczynski
[ Always Amazing Because Been Book Compliment Every Great Issue Just Since Single Ten Top Watch Which]
Dennis the Menace was probably the most realistic comic book ever done. No space aliens ever invaded! Gilbert Hernandez
[ Aliens Book Comic Dennis Done Ever Invaded Menace Most Probably Realistic Space]
If you want to read about love and marriage, you've got to buy two separate books. Alan King Marriage
[ Books Buy Got Love Marriage Read Separate Two Want]
I'm trying to finish my book on the Kennedy assassination. Vincent Bugliosi
[ Assassination Book Finish Kennedy Trying]
I wrote each book in thirty-five days flat - just to get the darned thing finished. Alistair Maclean
[ Book Darned Days Each Finished Flat Get Just Thing Thirty-Five Wrote]
You buy any book on color theory today, and it's just complete poppycock. Everybody comes out of school painting pink, purple and green. The whole damn cartoon industry has pink purple and green on their mind. John Kricfalusi
[ Any Book Buy Cartoon Color Comes Complete Damn Everybody Green Industry Just Mind Out Painting Pink Purple School Their Theory Today Whole]
I hate the only one of my book jackets when I was made up professionally, my hair made into a smooth bell. Antonia Fraser
[ Bell Book Hair Hate Into Jackets Made Only Professionally Smooth Up]
A book reaches a different crowd of people. There are 50 different stories of very different individuals participating in their communities either locally or nationally in meaningful ways. Joan Blades
[ Book Communities Crowd Different Either Individuals Locally Meaningful Nationally Participating Reaches Stories Their Very Ways]
Thy books should, like thy friends, not many be, yet such wherein men may thy judgment see. William Wycherley
[ Books Friends Judgment Many May Men See Should Such Thy Wherein Yet]
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]
The eye is the notebook of the poet. James Russell Lowell
[ Eye Notebook Poet]
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]
There may yet be another Watergate book. I have thought a book about the aftermath of Watergate and its impact could be done, perhaps by me or someone else. Bob Woodward
[ Aftermath Another Book Could Done Else Impact May Perhaps Someone Thought Watergate Yet]
I'm not sure Kinsey has changed in these first twelve books. I think the reader learns more about her, but from Kinsey's perspective, only three years have passed while the rest of us have been getting older at a much faster clip. Sue Grafton
[ Been Books Changed Clip Faster First Getting Her Kinsey Learns More Much Older Only Passed Perspective Reader Rest Sure These Think Three Twelve Us While Years]
Having been unpopular in high school is not just cause for book publications. Fran Lebowitz
[ Been Book Cause Having High Just Publications School Unpopular]
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]
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]
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'll be left writing picture books and fairy tales. Carol Ann Duffy
[ Books Fairy Left Picture Tales Writing]
Books follow morals, and not morals books. Theophile Gautier
[ Books Follow Morals]
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]
In our house we repeated the pattern of thousands of other homes. There were a few books and a lot of music. Our food and our furniture were no different from our neighbors'. Emanuel Celler
[ Books Different Few Food Furniture Homes House Lot Music Neighbors Other Our Pattern Repeated Thousands Were]
I work full-time in a used bookstore. I get up. I drink a cup of coffee. I think, The last thing I want to do is write. Then I go to the computer and write. Kate DiCamillo
[ Bookstore Coffee Computer Cup Drink Full-Time Get Go Last Then Thing Think Up Used Want Work Write]
I want to write a book of poetry, as well as children's stories. Bobby McFerrin
[ Book Children Poetry Stories Want Well Write]
To any artist, worthy of the name, all in nature is beautiful, because his eyes, fearlessly accepting all exterior truth, read there, as in an open book, all the inner truth. Auguste Rodin
[ Accepting Any Artist Beautiful Because Book Exterior Eyes Fearlessly His Inner Name Nature Open Read Truth Worthy]
The way a book is read, which is to say, the qualities a reader brings to a book can have as much to do with its worth as anything the author puts into it. Norman Cousins
[ Anything Author Book Brings Into Much Puts Qualities Read Reader Say Way Which Worth]
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]
There's nothing definite yet. Of course, any time you have a book, there's going to be book signings and stuff. We'll do bookstores that handle both audio and video. And some of the stores want to have the CDs available at the same time. So that part looks real good. Scotty Moore
[ Any Audio Available Book Bookstores Both Cds Course Definite Going Good Handle Looks Nothing Part Real Same Signings Some Stores Stuff Time Video Want Yet]
Interpreter of Maladies is the title of one of the stories in the book. And the phrase itself was something I thought of before I even wrote that story. Jhumpa Lahiri
[ Before Book Even Interpreter Itself Maladies Phrase Something Stories Story Thought Title Wrote]
Books are only the shadow and life the real thing. I believe this as strongly as any belief I hold. Esther Forbes
[ Any Belief Believe Books Hold Life Only Real Shadow Strongly Thing]
And religion causes most of the problems, war, and economics of course, and study your history or you're going to repeat it; and if you're burning a Harry Potter book you need some serious counseling, you don't get it, you're missing the whole point. Michael Berryman
[ Book Burning Causes Counseling Course Economics Get Going Harry History Missing Most Need Point Potter Problems Religion Repeat Serious Some Study War Whole Your]
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 have a hard time watching the shows now. It is like opening up a yearbook when you were in junior high. I think everybody looks back at their photos and cringe, and I get to experience it with everybody else in the world looking at mine. Mark-Paul Gosselaar
[ Back Cringe Else Everybody Experience Get Hard High Junior Looking Looks Mine Now Opening Photos Shows Their Think Time Up Watching Were World]
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]
Here, you can walk into a bookstore and pick up a Bible or Christian literature and learn. Over there, they are lucky if they have one Bible for a whole village. Michael Scott
[ Bible Bookstore Christian Here Into Learn Literature Lucky Over Pick Up Village Walk Whole]
If there is a book that the script came from you have to read it, you have to see what you can get out of it: mood, back story and things that may not even be in the film. They kick off your imagination and broaden the character, I think. Miranda Otto
[ Back Book Broaden Came Character Even Film Get Imagination Kick May Mood Off Out Read Script See Story Things Think Your]
Going to the library was the one place we got to go without asking for permission. And they let us choose what we wanted to read. It was a feeling of having a book be mine entirely. Rita Dove
[ Asking Book Choose Entirely Feeling Go Going Got Having Library Mine Permission Place Read Us Wanted Without]
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]
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]
Tim sends me a fairly ambitious workup in notebook form noting the passages we're going to cover and the chronology of the biblical events, and his commentaries on those things he's read and written. Jerry B. Jenkins
[ Ambitious Biblical Chronology Commentaries Cover Events Fairly Form Going His Notebook Noting Passages Read Sends Things Those Tim Written]
An art book is a museum without walls. Andre Malraux
[ Art Book Museum Walls Without]
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]
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]
Today we ought to be able to see first that Booker T. Washington faced a situation in which he was seeking desperately for a way out, and he could see no way out except capitulation. C. L. R. James
[ Able Booker Capitulation Could Desperately Except Faced First Ought Out See Seeking Situation Today Washington Way Which]
It takes a long time to publish a book. Kenneth Koch
[ Book Long Publish Takes Time]
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]
You know you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend. Paul Sweeney
[ Book Feel Friend Good Know Last Little Lost Page Read Turn]
I'd always liked to read, but when I picked up books I wasn't getting the same kind of excitement from them that I was from going out clubbing. I wanted to get the same kind of feel. Irvine Welsh
[ Always Books Excitement Feel Get Getting Going Kind Liked Out Picked Read Same Them Up Wanted]
I prefer the honest jargon of reality to the outright lies of books. Jean Rostand
[ Books Honest Jargon Lies Outright Prefer Reality]
Boxing is the only sport you can get your brain shook, your money took and your name in the undertaker book. Joe Frazier
[ Book Boxing Brain Get Money Name Only Shook Sport Took Undertaker Your]
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 beginning of Book Three is the last one that I drew, where V's conducting the 1812 overture. David Lloyd
[ Beginning Book Conducting Drew Last Overture Three Where]
In camp was found a book, the first of the kind I had ever seen, in which I was made a great hero, slaying Indians by the hundreds. Kit Carson
[ Book Camp Ever First Found Great Had Hero Hundreds Indians Kind Made Seen Slaying Which]
I suppose not everyone has a dad who wrote a book saying he didn't believe in the Parliamentary road to socialism. Ed Miliband
[ Believe Book Dad Everyone Parliamentary Road Saying Socialism Suppose Wrote]
You are welcome to your intellectual pastimes and books and art and newspapers; welcome, too, to your bars and your whisky that only makes me ill. Here am I in the forest, quite content. Knut Hamsun
[ Am Art Bars Books Content Forest Here Ill Intellectual Makes Newspapers Only Quite Too Welcome Whisky Your]
I want to write a book which is the history of comedy. John Cleese
[ Book Comedy History Want Which Write]
I've been homeschooling for eight years and have always received the best advice and encouragement from other homeschoolers, rather than a book or lecture. Lisa Whelchel
[ Advice Always Been Best Book Eight Encouragement Lecture Other Rather Received Than Years]
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]
Every time I got 'Amazing Spider-Man' or 'Fantastic Four' or another book firmly on the rails, we got pulled into some big event book or crossover and it cost momentum and messed badly with the pacing and structure of the book. J. Michael Straczynski
[ Amazing Another Badly Big Book Cost Crossover Event Every Fantastic Firmly Four Got Into Messed Momentum Pacing Pulled Rails Some Spider-Man Structure Time]
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]
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]
How could I make a little book, when I have seen enough to make a dozen large books? John James Audubon
[ Book Books Could Dozen Enough How Large Little Make Seen]
I would love mainland Chinese to read my book. There is a Chinese translation which I worked on myself, published in Hong Kong and Taiwan. Many copies have gone into China but it is still banned. Jung Chang
[ Banned Book China Chinese Copies Gone Hong Into Kong Love Mainland Many Myself Published Read Still Taiwan Translation Which Worked Would]
Time travel may be achieved one day, or it may not. But if it is, it should not require any fundamental change in world-view, at least for those who broadly share the world view I am presenting in this book. David Deutsch
[ Achieved Am Any Book Broadly Change Day Fundamental Least May Presenting Require Share Should Those Time Travel View World]
I just finished my 11th book last week, so I'm ready to start the next one. Gloria Stuart
[ Book Finished Just Last Next Ready Start Week]
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]
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]
The decision for me was whether to have "The Father" be a book that told a story - from the point of view of this speaker, the daughter - without, as in the earlier books, then having a section on something else and a section on something else. Sharon Olds
[ Book Books Daughter Decision Earlier Else Father Having Point Section Something Speaker Story Then Told View Whether Without]
I began to be impressed by what made a good book-how you needed to have a sensible story, a plot that developed, with a beginning, a middle, and an end that would tie everything together. Dorothy Fields
[ Began Beginning Developed End Everything Good Impressed Made Middle Needed Plot Sensible Story Tie Together Would]
I never buy magazines, I never even buy books. Marc Newson
[ Books Buy Even Magazines Never]
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]
I enjoyed doing the gag covers better than the story ones because they were usually simpler. A cover based on an incident in the plot took a great deal of staging to tell a little story that was still part of the book. And it had to make sense on its own. Carl Barks
[ Based Because Better Book Cover Covers Deal Doing Enjoyed Gag Great Had Incident Little Make Ones Own Part Plot Sense Simpler Staging Still Story Tell Than Took Usually Were]
I'm no different from anybody else. If I don't have a card, I can't check out these books. Bess Truman
[ Anybody Books Card Check Different Else Out These]
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]
Genre is a bookstore problem, not a literary problem. Rick Moody
[ Bookstore Genre Literary Problem]
Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house. Henry Ward Beecher
[ Beautifully Books Else Furnishes Furniture House Made Nothing]
More than four thousand programs produced and consumed. Some of them were pretty good, a great many of them were forgettable; but a handful may even be worth a book. Ted Koppel
[ Book Consumed Even Four Good Great Handful Many May More Pretty Produced Programs Some Than Them Thousand Were Worth]
I'm kind of surprised that so many of those other books were almost exactly like mine. They even follow the form. There were some books that even copied the stamp. It shows so little imagination. Don Novello
[ Almost Books Copied Even Exactly Follow Form Imagination Kind Little Many Mine Other Shows Some Stamp Surprised Those Were]
Even though I may not intend it when I set out to write the book, these places just emerge as major players in what I'm doing, almost as if they are insisting on it. David Guterson
[ Almost Book Doing Emerge Even Insisting Intend Just Major May Out Places Players Set These Though Write]
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]
Getting close to books, and spending time by myself, I was obliged to think about things I would never have thought about if I was busy romping around with a brother and sister. Shelby Foote
[ Around Books Brother Busy Close Getting Myself Never Obliged Sister Spending Things Think Thought Time Would]
The vampire underworld is much larger than most people could imagine. It exists in all the cities mentioned in the book, but also in many, many more. Teenagers, especially, seem to like to act out vampire fantasies. James Patterson
[ Act Also Book Cities Could Especially Exists Fantasies Imagine Larger Many Mentioned More Most Much Out Seem Teenagers Than Underworld Vampire]
Every time I write a nonfiction book I get sued. Joseph Wambaugh
[ Book Every Get Nonfiction Sued Time Write]
An ordinary man can surround himself with two thousand books and thenceforward have at least one place in the world in which it is possible to be happy. Augustine Birrell
[ Books Happy Himself Least Man Ordinary Place Possible Surround Thousand Two Which World]
It's very inconvenient because every time I finish, let's say, a chapter of a book, I think I'm going to ring Richard and then realize: Oh, Christ, I've buried him. I buried him last year. Peter O'Toole
[ Because Book Buried Chapter Christ Every Finish Going Him Inconvenient Last Oh Realize Richard Ring Say Then Think Time Very Year]
A person who publishes a book willfully appears before the populace with his pants down. If it is a good book nothing can hurt him. If it is a bad book nothing can help him. Edna St. Vincent Millay
[ Appears Bad Before Book Down Good Help Him His Hurt Nothing Pants Person Populace Publishes Willfully]
There were two free public libraries within walking distance of my home; I remember taking six books home from every visit, the limit set by the library. Martin Lewis Perl
[ Books Distance Every Free Home Libraries Library Limit Public Remember Set Six Taking Two Visit Walking Were Within]
Who learns most from a good book is the author. Jose Bergamin
[ Author Book Good Learns Most]
My parents would read those books to me as well but they used to make me starving when I was a kid because they were always eating ham sandwiches with the crusts off and drinking ginger beer. Mike Myers
[ Always Because Beer Books Drinking Eating Ginger Ham Kid Make Off Parents Read Sandwiches Starving Those Used Well Were Would]
When I decided to take writing seriously, I did a lot of reading and analyzing of the books I liked, and came up with what I thought were pretty sound plotting and structure basics. George Stephen
[ Analyzing Basics Books Came Decided Did Liked Lot Plotting Pretty Reading Seriously Sound Structure Take Thought Up Were Writing]
We didn't sleep last week - we literally didn't sleep - because we've been so busy with the book. Hansie Cronje
[ Because Been Book Busy Last Literally Sleep Week]
The reason a writer writes a book is to forget a book and the reason a reader reads one is to remember it. Tom Wolfe
[ Book Forget Reader Reads Reason Remember Writer Writes]
I found a discarded textbook on calculus in a wastebasket and read it from cover to cover. John Pople
[ Calculus Cover Discarded Found Read Textbook Wastebasket]
If you 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]
We really tried hard not to make it a cricket book, it appeals to a much wider community. Hansie Cronje
[ Appeals Book Community Cricket Hard Make Much Really Tried Wider]
This is a much more fitting interpretation of the book than its modern interpretation. Robert Vaughan
[ Book Fitting Interpretation Modern More Much Than]
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]
Even before he had one book published, Jack was one of those people you could feel was very special. David Amram
[ Before Book Could Even Feel Had Jack Published Special Those Very]
When I came out, and for many years afterwards, it had become a habit for me to sit and read and read and read, like an obsession. I would take 20 books, and not come out until I'd finished them. It took me a while to change that habit. Mohsen Makhmalbaf
[ Afterwards Become Books Came Change Come Finished Habit Had Many Obsession Out Read Sit Take Them Took Until While Would Years]
To devise an information processing system capable of getting along on its own - it must handle its own problems of programming, bookkeeping, communication and coordination with its users. It must appear to its users as a single, integrated personality. Cliff Shaw
[ Along Appear Capable Communication Coordination Devise Getting Handle Information Integrated Must Own Personality Problems Processing Programming Single System Users]
I was going to buy a book on hair loss, but the pages kept falling out. Jay London
[ Book Buy Falling Going Hair Kept Loss Out Pages]
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]
Books stay with me and have shaped me and made huge impacts on my life. Stephan Jenkins
[ Books Huge Impacts Life Made Shaped Stay]
To produce a mighty book, you must choose a mighty theme. No great and enduring volume can ever be written on the flea, though many there be that have tried it. Herman Melville
[ Book Choose Enduring Ever Flea Great Many Mighty Must Produce Theme Though Tried Volume Written]
I'd only read a bit of the first book. And I just knew about all the media furor over it. But I'd not read books 2 or 3. I'd just read a bit of it. And I'd seen the films. David Thewlis
[ Bit Book Books Films First Just Knew Media Only Over Read Seen]
It's not surprising to see in my own work, looking back, and in the work of some of my peers, an attention to family. It's nice to write a book that does tend toward significance and meaning, and where else are you sure of finding it? Jonathan Franzen
[ Attention Back Book Does Else Family Finding Looking Meaning Nice Own Peers See Significance Some Sure Surprising Tend Toward Where Work Write]
Books are a real solace, friendships are good but action is better than all. John Burns
[ Action Better Books Friendships Good Real Solace Than]
I'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]
When, in the third book, we do learn the identity of the Blue Rose murderer, the information comes in a muted, nearly off-hand manner, and the man has died long before. Peter Straub
[ Before Blue Book Comes Died Identity Information Learn Long Man Manner Murderer Muted Nearly Rose Third]
It 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]
Hungry man, reach for the book: it is a weapon. Bertolt Brecht
[ Book Hungry Man Reach Weapon]
I did know Ted Hughes and I partly wrote the book to explain to myself and others the complexities of a marriage that was for six years wonderfully productive of poetry and then ended in tragedy. Anne Stevenson
[ Book Complexities Did Ended Explain Hughes Know Marriage Myself Others Partly Poetry Productive Six Ted Then Tragedy Wonderfully Wrote Years]
A subject which at first glance seems quite removed from the undeclared concern of the book can encapsulate that concern. W. G. Sebald
[ Book Concern Encapsulate First Glance Quite Removed Seems Subject Which]
What I thought we ought to try to do in a book like this is to focus closely on Lincoln, himself, to see what he knew, how he knew it, how he came to make the decisions that he did, and how he implemented them. David Herbert Donald
[ Book Came Closely Decisions Did Focus Himself How Implemented Knew Lincoln Make Ought See Them Thought Try]
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]
With the Truman book, I wrote the entire account of his experiences in World War I before going over to Europe to follow his tracks in the war. When I got there, there was a certain satisfaction in finding I had it right - it does look like that. David McCullough
[ Account Before Book Certain Does Entire Europe Experiences Finding Follow Going Got Had His Look Over Right Satisfaction Tracks Truman War World Wrote]
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]
My book 'Trust Your Heart', which is the story of my life, will be followed by 'Singing Lessons', a memoir of love, loss, hope, and healing, which talks about the death of my son and the hope that has been the aftermath of the healing from that tragedy. Judy Collins
[ Aftermath Been Book Death Followed Healing Heart Hope Lessons Life Loss Love Memoir Singing Son Story Talks Tragedy Trust Which Will Your]
Mallarme said that everything in the world exists in order to end in a book. Today everything exists to end in a photograph. Susan Sontag
[ Book End Everything Exists Order Photograph Said Today World]
If you could have a book called My Favorite Six Stories, I don't think I'd have trouble doing that. Ann Beattie
[ Book Called Could Doing Favorite Six Stories Think Trouble]
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]
The book, you understand, was not written for publication. It was the portrayal of my emotions, the analysis of my own soul life during three months of my nineteenth year. I wrote then all the time, just as I do now, but, though the book is in diary form, it is not a diary. Mary MacLane
[ Analysis Book Diary During Emotions Form Just Life Months Nineteenth Now Own Portrayal Publication Soul Then Though Three Time Understand Written Wrote Year]
I 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]
One of the most beautiful passages of Rousseau is that in the sixth book of Confessions, where he describes the awakening in him of the literary sense. Of such wisdom, the poetic passion, the desire of beauty, the love of art for its own sake, has most. Walter Pater
[ Art Awakening Beautiful Beauty Book Confessions Describes Desire Him Literary Love Most Own Passages Passion Poetic Sake Sense Sixth Such Where Wisdom]
I love the idea that we put in jokes the kids don't get. And that later, when they grow up and read a few books and go to college and watch the show again, they can get it on a completely different level. Matt Groening
[ Again Books College Completely Different Few Get Go Grow Idea Jokes Kids Later Level Love Put Read Show Up Watch]
Books have led some to learning and others to madness. Petrarch
[ Books Learning Led Madness Others Some]
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]
Well, now that he's finished one building, he'll Le Corbusier go write four books about it. Frank Lloyd Wright
[ Books Building Finished Four Go Now Well Write]
What makes a book great, a so-called classic, it its quality of always being modern, of its author, though he be long dead, continuing to speak to each new generation. Lawrence Clark Powell
[ Always Author Being Book Classic Continuing Dead Each Generation Great Long Makes Modern New Quality So-Called Speak Though]
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]
You want a story? Read 'Gone With the Wind'. These aren't stories. They're joke books. The whole thing of a beginning, a middle and an end has been done to death. Brian P. Cleary
[ Been Beginning Books Death Done End Gone Joke Middle Read Stories Story These Thing Want Whole Wind]
I just noticed recently that in one book after another I seem to find an excuse to find some character who, to put it idiotically simply, is allowed to talk crazy. Jonathan Lethem
[ After Allowed Another Book Character Crazy Excuse Find Just Noticed Put Recently Seem Simply Some Talk]
The whole story of the comfort women, the system of forced sexual slavery, the medical experiments of Unit 731, is not something that is in the US psyche. That is changing because many books are coming out. Iris Chang
[ Because Books Changing Comfort Coming Experiments Forced Many Medical Out Psyche Sexual Slavery Something Story System Unit Us Whole Women]
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]
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]
I've been doing a lot of studying singing, and I'm thinking of recording an album containing all my old war horses and putting out a songbook at the same time. David Friedman
[ Album Been Containing Doing Horses Lot Old Out Putting Recording Same Singing Songbook Studying Thinking Time War]
It's like why people read scary books or go see scary movies. Because it creates a distance. They're scared, but they're not going to get hurt. Vincent D'Onofrio
[ Because Books Creates Distance Get Go Going Hurt Movies Read Scared Scary See Why]
I think everyone should sit down and write a book. It's a lot like therapy but a lot less expensive. Norma McCorvey
[ Book Down Everyone Expensive Less Lot Should Sit Therapy Think Write]
What a book a devil's chaplain might write on the clumsy, wasteful, blundering, low, and horribly cruel work of nature! Charles Darwin
[ Book Clumsy Cruel Devil Horribly Low Might Nature Wasteful Work Write]
Let us hope that good authors who are bad Christians will find salvation through the books they write. Julien Green
[ Authors Bad Books Christians Find Good Hope Salvation Through Us Will Write]
The end of reading is not more books but more life. Holbrook Jackson
[ Books End Life More Reading]
Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint. Mark Twain
[ Books Careful Die Health May Reading]
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]
I think plays, like books, are endemic. They grow out of the soil of the writer and the place he's writing about. I think, you just can't move them about, you know. Peter Shaffer
[ Books Endemic Grow Just Know Move Out Place Plays Soil Them Think Writer Writing]
Anyone can write one book: even politicians do it. Starting a second book reveals an intention to be a professional writer. Len Deighton
[ Anyone Book Even Intention Politicians Professional Reveals Second Starting Write Writer]
Surely the immutable laws of the universe can teach more impressive and exalted lessons than the holy books of all the religions on earth. Elizabeth Cady Stanton
[ Books Earth Exalted Holy Immutable Impressive Laws Lessons More Religions Surely Teach Than Universe]
When I read a book I seem to read it with my eyes only, but now and then I come across a passage, perhaps only a phrase, which has a meaning for me, and it becomes part of me. W. Somerset Maugham
[ Across Becomes Book Come Eyes Meaning Now Only Part Passage Perhaps Phrase Read Seem Then Which]
My second book, Follow Me Down had some success, got good critical notices, went into a second printing and things like that, but Shiloh was by far the most successful of those first five novels. Shelby Foote
[ Book Critical Down Far First Five Follow Good Got Had Into Most Notices Novels Printing Second Shiloh Some Success Successful Things Those Went]
I like cooking but I don't know much and whenever I enter the kitchen, my mother sends me out! Because whenever I try a dish from a book, it comes out bad. Soundarya
[ Bad Because Book Comes Cooking Dish Enter Kitchen Know Mother Much Out Sends Try Whenever]
And my father always took me to the library. We were both book addicts. Cornelia Funke
[ Addicts Always Book Both Father Library Took Were]
We were fortunate enough to have several good books detailing the camps and the women. Some were by the survivors. I also got to talk to some of the women who had been in the camp, survivors. Glenn Close
[ Also Been Books Camp Camps Detailing Enough Fortunate Good Got Had Several Some Survivors Talk Were Women]
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts. Charles Dickens
[ Backs Best Books Covers Far Parts Which]
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]
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]
Her book about the money in sex gives you the feeling of the sex in money. Leon Wieseltier
[ Book Feeling Gives Her Money Sex]
A book is simply the container of an idea like a bottle; what is inside the book is what matters. Angela Carter
[ Book Bottle Container Idea Inside Matters Simply]
The crime of book purging is that it involves a rejection of the word. For the word is never absolute truth, but only man's frail and human effort to approach the truth. To reject the word is to reject the human search. Max Lerner
[ Absolute Approach Book Crime Effort Frail Human Involves Man Never Only Reject Rejection Search Truth Word]
The books are all very, very different so the publishers really had to be different too. Mark Millar
[ Books Different Had Publishers Really Too Very]
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]
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]
I don't want my books to exclude anyone, but if they have to, then I would rather they excluded the people who feel they are too smart for them! Nick Hornby
[ Anyone Books Exclude Excluded Feel Rather Smart Them Then Too Want Would]
Kids just don't read any more. They spend much more time with video games. It's just hard to get kids to read anything. Book sales have dropped dramatically, too. I think 90% of the books are bought only by 5% of the US population. Stan Sakai
[ Any Anything Book Books Bought Dramatically Dropped Games Get Hard Just Kids More Much Only Population Read Sales Spend Think Time Too Us Video]
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]
Many of my books have begun with the title, because naming a work already in progress makes no sense to me. Guillermo Cabrera Infante
[ Already Because Begun Books Makes Many Naming Progress Sense Title Work]
A great book provides escapism for me. The artistry and the creativity in a story are better than any drugs. Wentworth Miller
[ Any Artistry Better Book Creativity Escapism Great Provides Story Than]
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]
Without sounding too pretentious, I was sort of a slave to the narrative. When the narrative cracks in, I have to go where it takes me. I had to go to the Bohemian Grove. It was the obvious end to the book. Jon Ronson
[ Bohemian Book Cracks End Go Grove Had Narrative Obvious Pretentious Slave Sort Sounding Takes Too Where Without]
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]
My books are water; those of the great geniuses are wine - everybody drinks water. Marilyn French
[ Books Drinks Everybody Geniuses Great Those Water Wine]
Indians were here first - it's about time. We're way behind the African Americans and Hispanic Americans in getting politically involved, but we're beginning to take a page out of their notebook. Ben Nighthorse Campbell
[ African Americans Beginning Behind First Getting Here Hispanic Indians Involved Notebook Out Page Politically Take Their Time Way Were]
A real book is not one that we read, but one that reads us. W. H. Auden
[ Book Read Reads Real Us]
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]
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 think I'm a born storyteller. Inspiration is all around me. I can read a newspaper article and come up with an idea for a book. Jackie Collins
[ Around Article Book Born Come Idea Inspiration Newspaper Read Storyteller Think Up]
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]
The Death of Advertising? I think that's in the book of Revelation. It's the day when people everywhere become satisfied with their weight, their hair, their skin, their wardrobe, and their aroma. Jef I. Richards
[ Advertising Become Book Day Death Everywhere Hair Revelation Satisfied Skin Their Think Wardrobe Weight]
I read a book recently by a psychiatrist who was able to interview a few serial killers and she had a thesis on how you could figure these people out. And she thinks that there are things that could tell you whether someone has the potential to do that. Tom Araya
[ Able Book Could Few Figure Had How Interview Killers Out Potential Psychiatrist Read Recently Serial She Someone Tell These Thesis Things Thinks Whether]
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]
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]
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]
So far it's 43 books in 25 years. Bernard Cornwell
[ Books Far Years]
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]
I fantasize about having a manual job where I can come home at night, read a book and not feel responsible for what will happen the next day. Jodie Foster
[ Book Come Day Fantasize Feel Happen Having Home Job Manual Next Night Read Responsible Where Will]
There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and the tired man who wants a book to read. Gilbert K. Chesterton
[ Between Book Deal Difference Eager Great Man Read Tired Wants]
I describe my works as books, but my publishers in Spain, in the United States, and elsewhere insist on calling them novels. Guillermo Cabrera Infante
[ Books Calling Describe Elsewhere Insist Novels Publishers Spain States Them United Works]
I remember once I read a book on mental illness and there was a nurse that had gotten sick. Do you know what she died from? From worrying about the mental patients not being able to get their food. She became a mental patient. Ornette Coleman
[ Able Became Being Book Died Food Get Gotten Had Illness Know Mental Nurse Once Patient Patients Read Remember She Sick Their Worrying]
Americans are paying for our lack of an energy policy with their jobs and out of their pocketbooks. Bob Beauprez
[ Americans Energy Jobs Lack Our Out Paying Pocketbooks Policy Their]
Books, I found, had the power to make time stand still, retreat or fly into the future. Jim Bishop
[ Books Fly Found Future Had Into Make Power Retreat Stand Still Time]
When the Supreme Court moved to Washington in 1800, it was provided with no books, which probably accounts for the high quality of early opinions. Robert Jackson
[ Accounts Books Court Early High Moved Opinions Probably Provided Quality Supreme Washington Which]
You can learn a line from a win and a book from a defeat. Paul Brown
[ Book Defeat Learn Line Win]
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]
It was really written as most, I think, books are by writers - for themselves. There was something that just had to be written, in a way that it had to be written. If you know what I mean. Norton Juster
[ Books Had Just Know Mean Most Really Something Themselves Think Way Writers Written]
Every well-written book is a light for me. When you write, you use other writers and their books as guides in the wilderness. Kate DiCamillo
[ Book Books Every Guides Light Other Their Use Well-Written Wilderness Write Writers]
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]
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]
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]
I always thought it hadn't influenced me very much, but I heard from many people from England that many motives from German fairytales are to be found in my books. Cornelia Funke
[ Always Books England Fairytales Found German Hadn Heard Influenced Many Motives Much Thought Very]
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]
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 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]
What a sense of superiority it gives one to escape reading some book which everyone else is reading. Alice James
[ Book Else Escape Everyone Gives Reading Sense Some Superiority Which]
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]
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 don't take advances for my books. Andrew Vachss
[ Advances Books Take]
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]
The last three books are much more a case of a moment of history, what happened almost by accident or coincidence, like being in the same elevator or lifeboat. Michael Ondaatje
[ Accident Almost Being Books Case Coincidence Elevator Happened History Last Moment More Much Same Three]
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]
I did go there later, but I hadn't been there before I wrote the book. Sometimes I feel like the imagined can feel more real than the real? Alice Hoffman
[ Been Before Book Did Feel Go Hadn Imagined Later More Real Sometimes Than Wrote]
I think education is one of the greatest tools for most kids not only to expand their book knowledge, but their ability to experience new things - I think it opens more doors than any other experience I can think of. Will Estes
[ Ability Any Book Doors Education Expand Experience Greatest Kids Knowledge More Most New Only Opens Other Than Their Things Think Tools]
The books are funny and sad, and that's what people respond to. Paula Danziger
[ Books Funny Respond Sad]
It's weirder and more surprising than the other books. I think there are more places where it's just more reality bending, deliberately so. I think it's a lot more emotionally raw. Cory Doctorow
[ Bending Books Deliberately Emotionally Just Lot More Other Places Raw Reality Surprising Than Think Weirder Where]
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]
The importance and influence of books on me has been cumulative: the result of hearing and reading lots of stories about interesting people and places. Louise Brown
[ Been Books Cumulative Hearing Importance Influence Interesting Lots Places Reading Result Stories]
The book you don't read won't help. Jim Rohn
[ Book Help Read Won]
It is one of the more striking generalizations of biochemistry - which surprisingly is hardly ever mentioned in the biochemical textbooks - that the twenty amino acids and the four bases, are, with minor reservations, the same throughout Nature. Francis Crick
[ Acids Amino Bases Biochemical Biochemistry Ever Four Generalizations Hardly Mentioned Minor More Nature Reservations Same Striking Surprisingly Textbooks Throughout Twenty Which]
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom. Thomas Jefferson Wisdom
[ Book Chapter First Honesty Wisdom]
A library book, I imagine, is a happy book. Cornelia Funke
[ Book Happy Imagine Library]
Well you know I've been fan of Tony Hillerman's books for years. Keith Carradine
[ Been Books Fan Know Tony Well Years]
The things that are really important to me are my man, my animals and my books. I don't need anything else. Mary Crosby
[ Animals Anything Books Else Important Man Need Really Things]
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]
I don't think I've ever read an old book through from start to finish. Not after more than six months after writing it, that is. Nicholas Mosley
[ After Book Ever Finish Months More Old Read Six Start Than Think Through Writing]
I'm writing a book. I've got the page numbers done. Steven Wright
[ Book Done Got Numbers Page Writing]
I like the idea of making big budget films with a heart. I like graphic novels more than comic books. Matthew Vaughn
[ Big Books Budget Comic Films Graphic Heart Idea Making More Novels Than]
It's a very good historical book about history. Dan Quayle History
[ Book Good Historical History Very]
I started writing books for children because I could illustrate them myself and because, in my innocence, I thought they'd be easier. Mark Haddon
[ Because Books Children Could Easier Illustrate Innocence Myself Started Them Thought Writing]
With the marketing pressures driving the book world today, it's much easier to get the author of a memoir on a television show than a serious novelist. David Halberstam
[ Author Book Driving Easier Get Marketing Memoir Much Novelist Pressures Serious Show Television Than Today World]
All TV can do is capture the spirit of a book because the medium is so utterly different. But I'm very grateful for the readers that Masterpiece Theatre has undoubtedly brought me. Joanna Trollope
[ Because Book Brought Capture Different Grateful Masterpiece Medium Readers Spirit Theatre Tv Undoubtedly Utterly Very]
He who studies medicine without books sails an uncharted sea, but he who studies medicine without patients does not go to sea at all. William Osler
[ Books Does Go Medicine Patients Sails Sea Studies Uncharted Without]
As an old reporter, we have a few secrets, and the first thing is we try the phone book. Andy Rooney
[ Book Few First Old Phone Reporter Secrets Thing Try]
I was unwise enough to actually mention this in public a few times, and in fact to point out that there were two versions of the book now. One of them had somebody else's name on the cover, one had my name on the cover. Jonathan Franzen
[ Actually Book Cover Else Enough Fact Few Had Mention Name Now Out Point Public Somebody Them Times Two Unwise Versions Were]
That was the - It was an exciting time because it was as though I was sort of tied up in a paper bag or in a gunny sack with a rope around the neck of it, and all of a sudden with the acceptance of that first book everything sort of spilled out! Robert McCloskey
[ Acceptance Around Bag Because Book Everything Exciting First Neck Out Paper Rope Sack Sort Spilled Sudden Though Tied Time Up]
A man's got to take a lot of punishment to write a really funny book. Ernest Hemingway
[ Book Funny Got Lot Man Punishment Really Take Write]
The mortality of all inanimate things is terrible to me, but that of books most of all. William Dean Howells
[ Books Inanimate Mortality Most Terrible Things]
When 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]
Books that do a tenth of what Left Behind has done are smashing successes. Jerry B. Jenkins
[ Behind Books Done Left Smashing Successes Tenth]
I was pleasantly surprised after the book came out. It was like, hey, the home team put down a nice score. Rocco DiSpirito
[ After Book Came Down Hey Home Nice Out Pleasantly Put Score Surprised Team]
I cannot live without books. Thomas Jefferson
[ Books Cannot Live Without]
Child! Do not throw this book about; refrain from the unholy pleasure of cutting all the pictures out. Hilaire Belloc
[ Book Child Cutting Out Pictures Pleasure Refrain Throw Unholy]
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]
People, and especially theologians, should try to familiarize themselves with scientific ideas. Of course, science is technical in many respects, but there are some very good books that try to set out some of the conceptual structure of science. John Polkinghorne
[ Books Conceptual Course Especially Familiarize Good Ideas Many Out Respects Science Scientific Set Should Some Structure Technical Themselves Theologians Try Very]
I think for anybody reading the book they're going to get an idea in their heads of all those characters, and I think that once that gets fixed, it's quite hard to shake. Hugh Dancy
[ Anybody Book Characters Fixed Get Gets Going Hard Heads Idea Once Quite Reading Shake Their Think Those]
It is my aim, and every effort bent, that the sum and history of my life, which in the same sentence is my obit and epitaph too, shall be them both: He made the books and he died. William Faulkner
[ Aim Bent Books Both Died Effort Epitaph Every History Life Made Obit Same Sentence Shall Sum Them Too Which]
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]
So, in effect, my first sale was actually two books. George Stephen
[ Actually Books Effect First Sale Two]
I have some great stories and I will get around to writing a book. Sally Kirkland
[ Around Book Get Great Some Stories Will Writing]
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]
For years, I've pushed the idea of a column compilation book mainly because it would be easy - I could just staple 'em all together. But publishers have been resistent, feeling the material dates. Michael Musto
[ Because Been Book Column Compilation Could Dates Easy Em Feeling Idea Just Mainly Material Publishers Pushed Staple Together Would Years]
When a book raises your spirit, and inspires you with noble and manly thoughts, seek for no other test of its excellence. It is good, and made by a good workman. Jean de la Bruyere
[ Book Excellence Good Inspires Made Manly Noble Other Raises Seek Spirit Test Thoughts Workman Your]
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]
More books, more racing and more foolishness with cars and motorcycles are in the works. Brock Yates Car
[ Books Cars Foolishness More Motorcycles Racing Works]
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]
Another thing that's quite different in writing a book as a practicing newspaperman is that if you look at what you've written the next morning and you think you didn't get it quite right, you can fix it. Adam Clymer
[ Another Book Different Fix Get Look Morning Newspaperman Next Practicing Quite Right Thing Think Writing Written]
I love books. Reese Witherspoon
[ Books Love]
I teethed on books of heroes such as Winston Churchill, Abraham Lincoln and King David. Luke Ford
[ Abraham Books Churchill David Heroes King Lincoln Such Winston]
We're kidding on that. One of the things I insisted upon when we went into this project was that we are full partners, going fifty-fifty, both on the money and on the say of what's going on with the books. Robert Asprin
[ Books Both Full Going Insisted Into Kidding Money Partners Project Say Things Upon Went]
I didn't write the book to sell the book, but to tell my experiences. Larry Hagman
[ Book Experiences Sell Tell Write]
Writing became an obsessive compulsive habit but I had almost no money so I thought about being an urban firefighter and having lots of free time in which to write or becoming an English teacher and thinking about books and writers on a daily basis. That swayed me. David Guterson
[ Almost Basis Became Becoming Being Books Compulsive Daily English Firefighter Free Habit Had Having Lots Money Obsessive Swayed Teacher Thinking Thought Time Urban Which Write Writers Writing]
The book is there for inspiration and as a foundation, the fundamentals on which to build. Thomas Keller
[ Book Build Foundation Fundamentals Inspiration Which]
Being an actor, you are recognized for being somebody else, whereas these books are distilled from me. Jamie Lee Curtis
[ Actor Being Books Distilled Else Recognized Somebody These Whereas]
The wise man reads both books and life itself. Lin Yutang
[ Books Both Itself Life Man Reads Wise]
The only difference was one of them was trying to make a perfect cake and one of them was trying to write a great book. But if we remove that from the equation, it's the same impulse and they are equally entitled to their ecstasies and their despair. Michael Cunningham
[ Book Cake Despair Difference Entitled Equally Equation Great Impulse Make Only Perfect Remove Same Their Them Trying Write]
The newest books are those that never grow old. Logan P. Smith
[ Books Grow Never Newest Old Those]
Which is - you know, like check it out, I'm pretty young, I'm only about 40 years old. I still have maybe another four decades of work left in me. And it's exceedingly likely that anything I write from this point forward is going to be judged by the world as the work that came after the freakish success of my last book, right? Elizabeth Gilbert
[ After Another Anything Book Came Check Decades Exceedingly Forward Four Going Judged Know Last Left Likely Maybe Old Only Out Point Pretty Right Still Success Which Work World Write Years Young]
I read books like mad, but I am careful to to let anything I read influence me. Michael Caine
[ Am Anything Books Careful Influence Mad Read]
I'm not too interested in books about India. Beatrice Wood
[ Books India Interested Too]
So, I am independently well-off and don't have to do anything, but I still do. I write books, lecture around the world, work with scientists and governments. Uri Geller
[ Am Anything Around Books Governments Independently Lecture Scientists Still Work World Write]
But mostly, it's a book about my relationship with my father. Alison Bechdel
[ Book Father Mostly Relationship]
That text-books be permitted in Catholic schools such as will not offend the religious views of the minority, and which from an educational standpoint shall be satisfactory to the advisory board. Charles Tupper
[ Advisory Board Catholic Educational Minority Offend Permitted Religious Satisfactory Schools Shall Standpoint Such Views Which Will]
If I don't tell it all now, the story in the history books will always be imperfect and that would be wrong. Christine Keeler
[ Always Books History Imperfect Now Story Tell Will Would Wrong]
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]
Currently I am working on another three books, doing a lot of magazine work, am shooting for fifteen stock agencies, plus my own photo library - all this keeps me quite busy! Nigel Dennis
[ Agencies Am Another Books Busy Currently Doing Fifteen Keeps Library Lot Magazine Own Photo Plus Quite Shooting Stock Three Work Working]
The book begins and ends with the visits to give the impression of a tunnel into their ancestors and family history. I believe in going backwards into the past - I felt I was digging a tunnel back to the past. Anita Desai
[ Ancestors Back Backwards Begins Believe Book Digging Ends Family Felt Give Going History Impression Into Past Their Tunnel Visits]
We ask from the heart that supermarkets, which are now more profitable and selling more, help us to take care of the pocketbook of the people by not raising prices. Nestor Kirchner
[ Ask Care Heart Help More Now Pocketbook Prices Profitable Raising Selling Take Us Which]
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]
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]
Every night, I have to read a book, so that my mind will stop thinking about things that I stress about. Britney Spears
[ Book Every Mind Night Read Stop Stress Things Thinking Will]
All my books were easy to write - doesn't it show? Daniel Pinkwater
[ Books Easy Show Were Write]
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 wrote a book called The Taste of New Wine because I couldn't find a book that talked about the reality of the situation and how we were dishonest and afraid. Keith Miller
[ Afraid Because Book Called Dishonest Find How New Reality Situation Talked Taste Were Wine Wrote]
I will say I am the sum of my books. V. S. Naipaul
[ Am Books Say Sum Will]
The books that help you most are those which make you think that most. The hardest way of learning is that of easy reading; but a great book that comes from a great thinker is a ship of thought, deep freighted with truth and beauty. Pablo Neruda
[ Beauty Book Books Comes Deep Easy Freighted Great Hardest Help Learning Make Most Reading Ship Think Thinker Those Thought Truth Way Which]
To me I think artists in general make a statement - and for the rest of their lives - every album, every book - are variations on a theme. Mark Mothersbaugh
[ Album Artists Book Every General Lives Make Rest Statement Their Theme Think Variations]
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]
Well I guess the plan was to write poetry and publish books and make a living from writing poetry. That was a pretty ambitious plan I guess. Robert Adamson
[ Ambitious Books Guess Living Make Plan Poetry Pretty Publish Well Write Writing]
There's more fiction in my life than in books, so I don't bother with them. Richard Harris
[ Books Bother Fiction Life More Than Them]
I learned easily and had time to follow my inclination for sports (light athletics and skiing) and chemistry, which I taught myself by reading all textbooks I could get. Robert Huber
[ Athletics Chemistry Could Easily Follow Get Had Inclination Learned Light Myself Reading Skiing Sports Taught Textbooks Time Which]
I think the kind of unexpected I really love is when you open books and the actual way of writing is different and interesting. Like reading Virginia Woolf for the first time or Lawrence Durrell for the first time. Lalla Ward
[ Actual Books Different First Interesting Kind Lawrence Love Open Reading Really Think Time Unexpected Virginia Way Woolf Writing]
Usually a feeling of disappointment follows the book, because what I hoped to write is not what I actually accomplished. However, it becomes a motivation to write the next book. Anita Desai
[ Accomplished Actually Because Becomes Book Disappointment Feeling Follows Hoped However Motivation Next Usually Write]
All religions have periods in their history which are looked back to with retrospective fear and trembling as eras of persecution, and each religion has its own book of martyrs. Richard Le Gallienne
[ Back Book Each Eras Fear History Looked Martyrs Own Periods Persecution Religion Religions Retrospective Their Trembling Which]
This paperback is very interesting, but I find it will never replace a hardcover book - it makes a very poor doorstop. Alfred Hitchcock
[ Book Doorstop Find Hardcover Interesting Makes Never Paperback Poor Replace Very Will]
My favorite book is the last one printed, which is always better than those that were published earlier. Stephen Ambrose
[ Always Better Book Earlier Favorite Last Printed Published Than Those Were Which]
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]
Genuine polemics approach a book as lovingly as a cannibal spices a baby. Walter Benjamin
[ Approach Baby Book Cannibal Genuine Lovingly Polemics Spices]
I like a book better if I can't predict what's going to happen. Rudy Rucker
[ Better Book Going Happen Predict]
However, poetry does not live solely in books or in school anthologies. Eugenio Montale
[ Anthologies Books Does However Live Poetry School Solely]
I Never Liked You. I think that's my best book. I think it works the best as a story, and I like the drawing. It works on both levels, for me at least. Chester Brown
[ Best Book Both Drawing Least Levels Liked Never Story Think Works]
When my father would yell at me, I told myself someday I'd use it in a book. Paula Danziger
[ Book Father Myself Someday Told Use Would Yell]
The third biggest comic people in America want to make a comic book out of me. It's unbelievable. Mark Roberts
[ America Biggest Book Comic Make Out Third Unbelievable Want]
When it comes time to write the book itself I'll shut the lights out, picture the scene I'm about to write then close my eyes and go at it. Yes, I can touch type. Jeffery Deaver
[ Book Close Comes Eyes Go Itself Lights Out Picture Scene Shut Then Time Touch Type Write Yes]
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]
That is sad until one recalls how many bad books the world may yet be spared because of the busyness of writers. Gore Vidal
[ Bad Because Books Busyness How Many May Recalls Sad Spared Until World Writers Yet]
I much prefer working with kids whose life could be completely upended by a reading of a book over a weekend. You give them a book to read - they go home and come back a changed person. And that is so much more interesting and exciting. Russell Banks
[ Back Book Changed Come Completely Could Exciting Give Go Home Interesting Kids Life More Much Over Person Prefer Read Reading Them Weekend Whose Working]
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 began thinking there should be an American phrase book, 'cause I've got an Italian phrase book, and an Arabic one... now a British one. I think it'd be pretty good to have an American phrase book. Joe Strummer
[ American Arabic Began Book British Cause Good Got Italian Now Phrase Pretty Should Think Thinking]
We do not believe that the Marxist program, which embodies the continuity of the experience of the actual class struggle and real revolutions of the last one hundred and fifty years, is a definitely closed book. Ernest Mandel
[ Actual Believe Book Class Closed Continuity Definitely Embodies Experience Fifty Hundred Last Marxist Program Real Revolutions Struggle Which Years]
I will try to write books until I drop dead. Cornelia Funke
[ Books Dead Drop Try Until Will Write]
What he's done is recognise the cinematic nature of the book. It's beautifully realised - it's a beat film. Tilda Swinton
[ Beat Beautifully Book Cinematic Done Film Nature Realised Recognise]
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]
I've always wanted to write a book relating my experiences growing up as a deaf child in Chicago. Contrary to what people might think, it wasn't all about hearing aids and speech classes or frustrations. Marlee Matlin
[ Aids Always Book Chicago Child Classes Contrary Deaf Experiences Frustrations Growing Hearing Might Relating Speech Think Up Wanted Write]
I spent three days a week for 10 years educating myself in the public library, and it's better than college. People should educate themselves - you can get a complete education for no money. At the end of 10 years, I had read every book in the library and I'd written a thousand stories. Ray Bradbury
[ Better Book College Complete Days Educate Educating Education End Every Get Had Library Money Myself Public Read Should Spent Stories Than Themselves Thousand Three Week Written Years]
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]
Writing a book is a very lonely business. You are totally cut off from the rest of the world, submerged in your obsessions and memories. Mario Vargas Llosa
[ Book Business Cut Lonely Memories Obsessions Off Rest Submerged Totally Very World Writing Your]
What a word is truth. Slippery, tricky, unreliable. I tried in these books to tell the truth. Lillian Hellman
[ Books Slippery Tell These Tricky Tried Truth Unreliable Word]
I don't care whether a book is a first edition or not. I'm not a bibliophile in that word's natural sense. Norman MacCaig
[ Book Care Edition First Natural Sense Whether Word]
When I became more involved in music, I had to give up some of my writing in the literary sense. However, on occasion, I would write something for my own pleasure or I would write notes and introductory remarks in the songbooks I put together. Tom Glazer
[ Became Give Had However Introductory Involved Literary More Music Notes Occasion Own Pleasure Put Remarks Sense Some Something Together Up Would Write Writing]
I think we did a great job of putting together a program that would have made good e-books available had people been buying e-books in any real numbers. Thomas Perry
[ Any Available Been Buying Did Good Great Had Job Made Numbers Program Putting Real Think Together Would]
For books are more than books, they are the life, the very heart and core of ages past, the reason why men lived and worked and died, the essence and quintessence of their lives. Gene Fowler
[ Ages Books Core Died Essence Heart Life Lived Lives Men More Past Quintessence Reason Than Their Very Why Worked]
Miss a meal if you have to, but don't miss a book. Jim Rohn
[ Book Meal Miss]
Writers tell stories better, because they've had more practice, but everyone has a book in them. Yes, that old cliche. Tanith Lee
[ Because Better Book Cliche Everyone Had More Old Practice Stories Tell Them Writers Yes]
But even before that, in 1980 I went so far as to write a book about what had happened. And I wrote all about the bank robbery, I went ahead and printed it even though I had no use immunity for it. Patty Hearst
[ Ahead Bank Before Book Even Far Had Happened Immunity Printed Robbery Though Use Went Write Wrote]
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]
My first book is really about heat. That book, for me, was an exploration of heat as ingredient. Why we don't talk about heat as an ingredient, I don't quite understand, because it is the common ingredient to all cooking processes. Alton Brown
[ Because Book Common Cooking Exploration First Heat Ingredient Processes Quite Really Talk Understand Why]
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]
A book may be compared to your neighbour: if it be good it cannot last too long; if bad, you cannot get rid of it too early. Henry Brooke
[ Bad Book Cannot Compared Early Get Good Last Long May Neighbour Rid Too Your]
Writing books is the closest men ever come to childbearing. Norman Mailer
[ Books Closest Come Ever Men Writing]
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]
It was a book to kill time for those who like it better dead. Rose Macaulay
[ Better Book Dead Kill Those Time]
I did about 2000 covers altogether, for all sorts of books - from Shakespeare to James Bond - and I always had the idea that I must give 100%, no matter who the author was. Dick Bruna
[ Altogether Always Author Bond Books Covers Did Give Had Idea James Matter Must Shakespeare Sorts]
We don't have to think up a title till we get the doggone book written. Carl Sandburg
[ Book Get Think Till Title Up Written]
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]
Learning hath gained most by those books by which the printers have lost. Thomas Fuller
[ Books Gained Hath Learning Lost Most Printers Those Which]
I believe my voice is pretty much the same. I've written 75 books, so I'm better at it now than I was earlier in my career. Caroline B. Cooney
[ Believe Better Books Career Earlier Much Now Pretty Same Than Voice Written]
The thing about rigging is, you can learn it if you become a master rigger but there's no book on rigging. Richard Serra
[ Become Book Learn Master Rigging Thing]
What these books have conclusively proven is that the diffence between men and women is exactly 38 pages. Paul Scofield
[ Between Books Conclusively Exactly Men Pages Proven These Women]
Everywhere I have sought rest and not found it, except sitting in a corner by myself with a little book. Arthur Helps
[ Book Corner Everywhere Except Found Little Myself Rest Sitting Sought]
That room was not available, and the only other room had been booked for a Jewish bar mitzvah. I called the father and told him I needed the room and I would pay him to move the bar mitzvah to an adjoining room which was smaller. Lew Wasserman
[ Adjoining Available Bar Been Booked Called Father Had Him Jewish Mitzvah Move Needed Only Other Pay Room Smaller Told Which Would]
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]
A book is never a masterpiece: it becomes one. Genius is the talent of a dead man. Carl Sandburg
[ Becomes Book Dead Genius Man Masterpiece Never Talent]
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]
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]
There's something about each of my books that I'm really proud of, and there's something about each of my books that I cringe over. Margaret Haddix
[ Books Cringe Each Over Proud Really Something]
Be kind and considerate with your criticism... It's just as hard to write a bad book as it is to write a good book. Malcolm Cowley
[ Bad Book Considerate Criticism Good Hard Just Kind Write Your]
It was more exciting to get that first book published, I think. Robert McCloskey
[ Book Exciting First Get More Published Think]
I started to write in 2001. I wrote the books for the fun of it. It was an old idea I had had since the nineties. Steig Larsson
[ Books Fun Had Idea Nineties Old Since Started Write Wrote]
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]
I've written enough books with real celebrities, such as Walter Payton and Hank Aaron and Billy Graham, to know that fame looks good only to people who don't have it. Jerry B. Jenkins
[ Aaron Billy Books Celebrities Enough Fame Good Graham Hank Know Looks Only Real Such Walter Written]
Books were my pass to personal freedom. I learned to read at age three, and soon discovered there was a whole world to conquer that went beyond our farm in Mississippi. Oprah Winfrey
[ Age Beyond Books Conquer Discovered Farm Freedom Learned Mississippi Our Pass Personal Read Soon Three Went Were Whole World]
I've always been crazy for the American songbook. Ashley Judd
[ Always American Been Crazy Songbook]
You know, it's about getting out there and having a good time. Not about worrying - all these young books for women are like I'm 29 with a closet full of Prada shoes and I can't get a date. Come on. Aisha Tyler
[ Books Closet Come Date Full Get Getting Good Having Know Out Shoes These Time Women Worrying Young]
The biggest markets for my books outside the UK are France and Italy, and those are the two countries where I also have the closest personal relationships with my translators - I don't know whether that's a coincidence, or if there's something to be learned from it. Jonathan Coe
[ Also Biggest Books Closest Coincidence Countries France Italy Know Learned Markets Outside Personal Relationships Something Those Translators Two Uk Where Whether]
We should read music in the same way that an educated adult will read a book: in silence, but imagining the sound. Zoltan Kodaly
[ Adult Book Educated Imagining Music Read Same Should Silence Sound Way Will]
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]
But at the same time, I have trouble keeping things out of books, which is why I don't write short stories because they turn into novels. Jonathan Coe
[ Because Books Into Keeping Novels Out Same Short Stories Things Time Trouble Turn Which Why Write]
Obsession led me to write. It's been that way with every book I've ever written. I become completely consumed by a theme, by characters, by a desire to meet a challenge. Anne Rice
[ Become Been Book Challenge Characters Completely Consumed Desire Ever Every Led Meet Obsession Theme Way Write Written]
A book is good company. It is full of conversation without loquacity. It comes to your longing with full instruction, but pursues you never. Henry Ward Beecher
[ Book Comes Company Conversation Full Good Instruction Longing Loquacity Never Pursues Without Your]
I like reading Ball Tongue lyrics and all that stuff. And they published a book, and I wouldn't give my lyrics, and it's all wrong in the book, and I giggle. It's funny. Jonathan Davis
[ Ball Book Funny Giggle Give Lyrics Published Reading Stuff Tongue Wrong]
I don't think Ripley is gay. He appreciates good looks in other men, that's true. But he's married in later books. I'm not saying he's very strong in the sex department. But he makes it in bed with his wife. Patricia Highsmith
[ Appreciates Bed Books Department Gay Good His Later Looks Makes Married Men Other Ripley Saying Sex Strong Think True Very Wife]
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]
If I loved all the world as I do you, I shouldn't write books to it: I should only write letters to it, and that would be only a clumsy stage on the way to entire telepathy. Laurence Housman
[ Books Clumsy Entire Letters Loved Only Should Stage Way World Would Write]
I 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]
The only other thing which I think is important is: Don't write a book or start a book with the expectation of communicating a message in a very important way. Norton Juster
[ Book Communicating Expectation Important Message Only Other Start Thing Think Very Way Which Write]
I love coloring books. I keep some by my bed. Karen Black
[ Bed Books Coloring Keep Love Some]
I wrote that letter, and the one to Nixon. And I wrote more letters, and I thought it might be a magazine article. At that time I sent it to Esquire and Playboy, but anyway, I kept writing, and all of sudden I had enough and thought, well maybe it is a book. Don Novello
[ Anyway Article Book Enough Esquire Had Kept Letter Letters Magazine Maybe Might More Nixon Playboy Sent Sudden Thought Time Well Writing Wrote]
Before Booker T. Washington, we have small business owners but we do not have a philosopher of black entrepreneurship, and that's what Washington was. Ed Smith
[ Before Black Booker Business Entrepreneurship Owners Philosopher Small Washington]
I 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 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]
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]
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]
In the initial season of a show, you're figuring out your character and their life and their background and you're putting together all the chapters of the book. Sophia Bush
[ Background Book Chapters Character Figuring Initial Life Out Putting Season Show Their Together Your]
If pregnancy were a book they would cut the last two chapters. Nora Ephron
[ Book Chapters Cut Last Pregnancy Two Were Would]
Finishing a good book is like leaving a good friend. William Feather
[ Book Finishing Friend Good Leaving]
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]
President Clinton signed a $10 million deal to write a book by 2003. Isn't that amazing? Yes, and get this, not only that, President Bush signed a $10 million deal to read a book by 2003. Conan O'Brien
[ Amazing Book Bush Clinton Deal Get Million Only President Read Signed Write Yes]
I think the government should do everything they possibly can to, to bring this crisis to an end; and that means going after BP, enforcing the laws that are on the books, and restoring the gulf to its original condition. John Boehner
[ After Books Bring Condition Crisis End Enforcing Everything Going Government Gulf Laws Means Original Possibly Restoring Should Think]
How long most people would look at the best book before they would give the price of a large turbot for it? John Ruskin
[ Before Best Book Give How Large Long Look Most Price Would]
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]
A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say. Italo Calvino
[ Book Classic Finished Never Say Saying]
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]
I was reading a book... 'the history of glue' - I couldn't put it down. Tim Vine
[ Book Down Glue History Put Reading]
Our audience is all the girls who made Britney a huge star. Those are the girls who bought the book. I didn't read the book at first. I read the script just to see what I would think of the script and I really liked it. Virginia Madsen
[ Audience Book Bought Britney First Girls Huge Just Liked Made Our Read Really Script See Star Think Those Would]
A book is worth a few francs; we Germans can afford to destroy those. We all may not appreciate artistic merit, but cash value is another matter. Paul Scofield
[ Afford Another Appreciate Artistic Book Cash Destroy Few Francs Germans Matter May Merit Those Value Worth]
I was drawn to boxing because I got beat up as a kid. I was the kid with the piano books in a New York neighbourhood. Billy Joel
[ Beat Because Books Boxing Drawn Got Kid Neighbourhood New Piano Up York]
I got $30 from Nation magazine for a poem and $500 for my first book of poems. Jim Harrison
[ Book First Got Magazine Nation Poem Poems]
I read over a hundred books a year and have done so since I was fifteen years old, and every book I've read has taught me something. Nicholas Sparks
[ Book Books Done Every Fifteen Hundred Old Over Read Since Something Taught Year Years]
For a while we were chasing a book by Graham Greene to do Brighton Rock as a musical. We didn't get the rights, so we decided to create something from scratch, with Jonathan. By that time we were big fans of his work. Neil Tennant
[ Big Book Brighton Chasing Create Decided Fans Get Graham Greene His Jonathan Musical Rights Rock Scratch Something Time Were While Work]
You know you're getting old when all the names in your black book have M. D. after them. Harrison Ford Age
[ After Black Book Getting Know Names Old Them Your]
I always used to look at books and wonder how anybody could come up with so many words. But my divorce and then falling in love with somebody else has released in me an ability to write in other ways apart from songs. Roger Waters
[ Ability Always Anybody Apart Books Come Could Divorce Else Falling How Look Love Many Other Released Somebody Songs Then Up Used Ways Wonder Words Write]
I think the only boundaries are individual and personal. A writer should be free to write about anything he or she wants to, including the twin towers. I have made small references to 9/11 in my past two books. Michael Connelly
[ Anything Books Boundaries Free Including Individual Made Only Past Personal References She Should Small Think Towers Twin Two Wants Write Writer]
I think God destined that I play. I think it's all in the books already. Michelle Wie
[ Already Books Destined God Play Think]
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]
Sometimes I'll hear a phrase or a word and write it down in my little black notebook (a writer's best mate), then come back to it and work a plot around it. Paul Kane
[ Around Back Best Black Come Down Hear Little Mate Notebook Phrase Plot Sometimes Then Word Work Write Writer]
Collaboration on a book is the ultimate unnatural act. Tom Clancy
[ Act Book Collaboration Ultimate Unnatural]
A collection of good books, with a soul to it in the shape of a librarian, becomes a vitalized power among the impulses by which the world goes on to improvement. Justin Winsor
[ Among Becomes Books Collection Goes Good Improvement Impulses Librarian Power Shape Soul Which World]
The issue I highlight in the book is welfare reform. Robert Scheer
[ Book Highlight Issue Reform Welfare]
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]
It is true what Rimbaud said; If you think a book is strong enough, try it at the ocean, in the wind, at the waves. If the book can resist the ocean, then it exists. Otherwise, throw it away. Klaus Kinski
[ Away Book Enough Exists Ocean Otherwise Resist Said Strong Then Think Throw True Try Waves Wind]
When it comes to the point where you occasionally look forward to being in prison on the basis that you might be able to spend a day reading a book, the realization dawns that perhaps the situation has become a little more stressful than you would like. Julian Assange
[ Able Basis Become Being Book Comes Dawns Day Forward Little Look Might More Occasionally Perhaps Point Prison Reading Realization Situation Spend Stressful Than Where Would]
What happened was very sad. Mr. Lacey told the staff that he was disappointed and appalled that the front of the book was all commentary and that he wanted hard news. Sydney Schanberg
[ Appalled Book Commentary Disappointed Front Happened Hard Lacey Mr News Sad Staff Told Very Wanted]
We used to root for the Indians against the cavalry, because we didn't think it was fair in the history books that when the cavalry won it was a great victory, and when the Indians won it was a massacre. Dick Gregory History
[ Against Because Books Cavalry Fair Great History Indians Massacre Root Think Used Victory Won]
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 have a shelf of comfort books, which I read when the world closes in on me or something untoward happens. Anne McCaffrey
[ Books Closes Comfort Happens Read Shelf Something Which World]
If I feel in need of sleep, I just open a book or turn on the television. Both are better than any sleeping pill. Ethel Merman
[ Any Better Book Both Feel Just Need Open Pill Sleep Sleeping Television Than Turn]
Every book is a children's book if the kid can read! Mitch Hedberg
[ Book Children Every Kid Read]
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]
He could have made it right with the book. But he hasn't. He is a revisionist of history. He has lied. Monica Lewinsky
[ Book Could Hasn History Lied Made Revisionist Right]
A best-seller was a book which somehow sold well because it was selling well. Daniel J. Boorstin
[ Because Best-Seller Book Selling Sold Somehow Well Which]
I would rather be poor in a cottage full of books than a king without the desire to read. Thomas B. Macaulay
[ Books Cottage Desire Full King Poor Rather Read Than Without Would]
In ordinary detective novels you never see the consequences of what happens in a story in the next book. That you do in mine. Steig Larsson
[ Book Consequences Detective Happens Mine Never Next Novels Ordinary See Story]
I make money using my brains and lose money listening to my heart. But in the long run my books balance pretty well. Kate Seredy
[ Balance Books Brains Heart Listening Long Lose Make Money Pretty Run Using Well]
And after I compose my programs, but it is very easy because I look to the music in a very natural way without fuss, and so I look always music, in my home, like books and books and books, choose books and you read the pages, so I do this with music, and I make programs. Victoria de los Angeles
[ After Always Because Books Choose Compose Easy Fuss Home Look Make Music Natural Pages Programs Read Very Way Without]
I write books to find out about things. Rebecca West
[ Books Find Out Things Write]
So the books have a greater appeal to a British audience, but that hasn't stopped them making best-seller lists in places like Brazil, Japan and at least a dozen other countries. Bernard Cornwell
[ Appeal Audience Best-Seller Books Brazil British Countries Dozen Greater Hasn Japan Least Lists Making Other Places Stopped Them]
The age of the book is almost gone. George Steiner
[ Age Almost Book Gone]
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]
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]
What makes cookbooks interesting is to find out about the people and the culture that invented the food. Vincent Schiavelli
[ Culture Find Food Interesting Invented Makes Out]
My writing has to support more than my research habit, but I love to curl up with a book about some dusty corner of history. Lynn Abbey
[ Book Corner Curl Dusty Habit History Love More Research Some Support Than Up Writing]
Conventional forms of narrative allow for different points of view, but for this book I wanted a structure whereby each of the main characters contributed a distinctive version of the story. Penelope Lively
[ Allow Book Characters Contributed Conventional Different Distinctive Each Forms Main Narrative Points Story Structure Version View Wanted Whereby]
A love of books, of holding a book, turning its pages, looking at its pictures, and living its fascinating stories goes hand-in-hand with a love of learning. Laura Bush
[ Book Books Fascinating Goes Hand-In-Hand Holding Learning Living Looking Love Pages Pictures Stories Turning]
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]
The biggest critics of my books are people who never read them. Jackie Collins
[ Biggest Books Critics Never Read Them]
About 75 percent of the crude oil marketed here is sold off the books, and they are doing trades that would be illegal if it was a regulated market, and of course they do not want to regulate it. Peter DeFazio
[ Books Course Crude Doing Here Illegal Market Marketed Off Oil Percent Regulate Regulated Sold Trades Want Would]
For books are more than books, they are the life, the very heart and core of ages past, the reason why men worked and died, the essence and quintessence of their lives. Amy Lowell
[ Ages Books Core Died Essence Heart Life Lives Men More Past Quintessence Reason Than Their Very Why Worked]
The best books for a man are not always those which the wise recommend, but often those which meet the peculiar wants, the natural thirst of his mind, and therefore awaken interest and rivet thought. William Ellery Channing
[ Always Awaken Best Books His Interest Man Meet Mind Natural Often Peculiar Recommend Therefore Thirst Those Thought Wants Which Wise]
Once I planned to write a book of poems entirely about the things in my pocket. But I found it would be too long; and the age of the great epics is past. Gilbert K. Chesterton
[ Age Book Entirely Epics Found Great Long Once Past Planned Pocket Poems Things Too Would Write]
It's a cruel, heartless world out there in commercial rock 'n' roll, and when you take as much time off as we did, eight years, booking agents don't know if you'll draw. Tina Weymouth
[ Agents Booking Commercial Cruel Did Draw Eight Heartless Know Much Off Out Rock Roll Take Time World Years]
Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts - the book of their deeds, the book of their words and the book of their art. John Ruskin
[ Art Autobiographies Book Deeds Great Manuscripts Nations Their Three Words Write]
Henry Miller wrote novels, but he calls his protagonist Henry, often Henry Miller, and his books are in this gray area between memoir and novel. Leslie Fiedler
[ Area Between Books Calls Gray Henry His Memoir Miller Novel Novels Often Protagonist Wrote]
Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone. Horace Wisdom
[ Alone Books Derived Wisdom]
Even though I pretty much made my own decisions early on, when I was younger I tended to overbook my life. Sheena Easton
[ Decisions Early Even Life Made Much Own Pretty Tended Though Younger]
Upon books the collective education of the race depends; they are the sole instruments of registering, perpetuating and transmitting thought. Harry S. Truman
[ Books Collective Depends Education Instruments Perpetuating Race Registering Sole Thought Transmitting Upon]
The reason that there are so few good books written is that so few people who write know anything. Walter Bagehot
[ Anything Books Few Good Know Reason Write Written]
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]
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]
Very few of my books are about who stole the Maltese Falcon. Robert B. Parker
[ Books Falcon Few Stole Very]
I think Walking Dead is one of the friendliest new reader type books in that every time a new trade is shipped out, a new issue is shipped out at the same time. Robert Kirkman
[ Books Dead Every Issue New Out Reader Same Shipped Think Time Trade Type Walking]
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've read some scripts, but I don't read as many books as I should. Stephen Dorff
[ Books Many Read Scripts Should Some]
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]
All of my books now come from readers' ideas. Ann Rule
[ Books Come Ideas Now Readers]
My mother would read aloud to my father and me in the evening. She read mainly travel books. Beverly Cleary
[ Aloud Books Evening Father Mainly Mother Read She Travel Would]
The book of female logic is blotted all over with tears, and Justice in their courts is forever in a passion. William Makepeace Thackeray
[ Blotted Book Courts Female Forever Justice Logic Over Passion Tears Their]
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]
Reading is a conversation. All books talk. But a good book listens as well. Mark Haddon
[ Book Books Conversation Good Listens Reading Talk Well]
We went to the British Museum, and I was looking up my family in the books - pages and pages on it. Nicholas Lea
[ Books British Family Looking Museum Pages Up Went]
I have come to understand and appreciate writers much more recently since I started working on a book last fall. Before that, I thought golf writers got up every morning, played a round of golf, had lunch, showed up for our last three holes and then went to dinner. Phil Mickelson
[ Appreciate Before Book Come Dinner Every Fall Golf Got Had Holes Last Lunch More Morning Much Our Played Recently Round Showed Since Started Then Thought Three Understand Up Went Working Writers]
I had this really great amazing thing happen where I almost finished the book and I really needed to come up with an ending and I decided to go back and re-read the book and see if I could come up with an ending. Cory Doctorow
[ Almost Amazing Back Book Come Could Decided Ending Finished Go Great Had Happen Needed Re-Read Really See Thing Up Where]
Read much, but not many books. Gustave Flaubert
[ Books Many Much Read]
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]
It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who had ever been alive. James A. Baldwin
[ Alive Been Books Connected Ever Had Most Taught Things Tormented Very Were]
I don't want to write formula. I don't want to crank these books out like sausages. Every book is different, which takes a hell of a lot of ingenuity on my part. Sue Grafton
[ Book Books Crank Different Every Formula Hell Ingenuity Lot Out Part Sausages Takes These Want Which Write]
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]
It is difficult sharing and capturing so many years of memories and the people behind the words-and even though that guest book can speak volumes, in between, the pages remain so silent. Eugenie Anderson
[ Behind Between Book Capturing Difficult Even Guest Many Memories Pages Remain Sharing Silent Speak Though Volumes Years]
I'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]
If my books had been any worse, I should not have been invited to Hollywood, and if they had been any better, I should not have come. Raymond Chandler
[ Any Been Better Books Come Had Hollywood Invited Should Worse]
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]
There must be freedom for all to live, to think, to worship, no book, no avenue must be closed. James Larkin
[ Avenue Book Closed Freedom Live Must Think Worship]
I think my books come out very visual, which is an obvious consequence. Lee Child
[ Books Come Consequence Obvious Out Think Very Visual Which]
Preacher is a book that somehow allows me time by its settling on it's characters, that sort of modern gothic western feel. You're not likely to see the boat veering too far from that. Garth Ennis
[ Allows Boat Book Characters Far Feel Gothic Likely Modern Preacher See Settling Somehow Sort Time Too Veering Western]
A book might be written on the injustice of the just. Pauline Kael
[ Book Injustice Just Might Written]
Frank is such a great visual storyteller, that if you study his artwork you see that his Sin City books are already the best movies never seen on the big screen. Robert Rodriguez
[ Already Artwork Best Big Books City Frank Great His Movies Never Screen See Seen Sin Storyteller Study Such Visual]
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]
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]
We came to say, the Quran is our constitution, we are committed to God and his holy book. God willing, should they try to carry out their crime against the Quran, God will tear their state apart and they will become God's lesson to anyone who tries to desecrate the holy book. Ismail Haniyeh
[ Against Anyone Apart Become Book Came Carry Committed Constitution Crime God His Holy Lesson Our Out Say Should State Tear Their Tries Try Will Willing]
We cannot learn men from books. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Books Cannot Learn Men]
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]
For my wrap present, Colin Farrell gave me a first edition book. I got so involved with this character and I was so sad when the movie was over that when I got home and I tried to read the book I got really emotional and I started crying. Salma Hayek
[ Book Character Colin Crying Edition Emotional First Gave Got Home Involved Movie Over Present Read Really Sad Started Tried Wrap]
That is a good book which is opened with expectation, and closed with delight and profit. Amos Bronson Alcott
[ Book Closed Delight Expectation Good Opened Profit Which]
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]
Basically, right before college I got into the Guinness book for my feet and started to do local commercials and little radio spots, just little things and found I really liked it. Matthew McGrory
[ Basically Before Book College Commercials Feet Found Got Guinness Into Just Liked Little Local Radio Really Right Spots Started Things]
One always tends to overpraise a long book, because one has got through it. E. M. Forster
[ Always Because Book Got Long Tends Through]
When a new book is published, read an old one. Samuel Rogers
[ Book New Old Published Read]
Nine-tenths of tactics are certain, and taught in books: but the irrational tenth is like the kingfisher flashing across the pool, and that is the test of generals. T. E. Lawrence
[ Across Books Certain Flashing Generals Irrational Nine-Tenths Pool Tactics Taught Tenth Test]
I know many books which have bored their readers, but I know of none which has done real evil. Voltaire
[ Books Bored Done Evil Know Many None Readers Real Their Which]
I did know that the book would end with a mind-boggling trial, but I didn't know exactly how it would turn out. I like a little suspense when I am writing, too. James Patterson
[ Am Book Did End Exactly How Know Little Mind-Boggling Out Suspense Too Trial Turn Would Writing]
I don't read reviews because by then it's too late - whatever anyone says, the book won't change. It is written. Jeanette Winterson
[ Anyone Because Book Change Late Read Reviews Says Then Too Whatever Won Written]
Pan me, don't give me the part, publish everybody's book but this one and I will still make it! Ruth Gordon
[ Book Everybody Give Make Pan Part Publish Still Will]
The Bible - it's sort of the other person in the room. There's this book, the reader, and the Bible. Anita Diament
[ Bible Book Other Person Reader Room Sort]
Keeping books on social aid is capitalistic nonsense. I just use the money for the poor. I can't stop to count it. Evita Peron History
[ Aid Books Capitalistic Count Just Keeping Money Nonsense Poor Social Stop Use]
And Silence of the Lambs is a really smart book. Jonathan Franzen
[ Book Lambs Really Silence Smart]
You know, I'm pretty much an open book. Rita Coolidge
[ Book Know Much Open Pretty]
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]
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]
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]
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 buy way too many books. Orson Scott Card
[ Books Buy Many Too Way]
I had a hard time publishing my books in the beginning of my career, because editors were afraid what people would think of THEM, personally, if their name was associated with me. Susie Bright
[ Afraid Associated Because Beginning Books Career Editors Had Hard Name Personally Publishing Their Them Think Time Were Would]
I wrote the first book, Harvest of Stars, and as I was writing it, I saw that certain implications had barely been touched on... It's perfectly obvious that two completely revolutionary things are going on, with cybernetics, and biological science. Poul Anderson
[ Barely Been Biological Book Certain Completely First Going Had Harvest Implications Obvious Perfectly Revolutionary Saw Science Stars Things Touched Two Writing Wrote]
I do not recall a Jewish home without a book on the table. Elie Wiesel Home
[ Book Home Jewish Recall Table Without]
I've had the odd good luck of starting slowly and building gradually, something few writers are allowed anymore. As a result I've seen each of my books called the breakthrough. And each was, in its way. Jonathan Lethem
[ Allowed Anymore Books Breakthrough Building Called Each Few Good Gradually Had Luck Odd Result Seen Slowly Something Starting Way Writers]
I don't like to make my life like a book. Marc Newson
[ Book Life Make]
At school I was always trying to con my teachers into letting me act out book reports instead of writing them. Laura Linney
[ Act Always Book Con Instead Into Letting Out Reports School Teachers Them Trying Writing]
Reading Stephen King's book, On Writing, was like being cornered and forced to have a long, drawn out mental enema. Mary Garden
[ Being Book Cornered Drawn Enema Forced King Long Mental Out Reading Stephen Writing]
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]
This is an important book, the critic assumes, because it deals with war. This is an insignificant book because it deals with the feelings of women in a drawing-room. Virginia Woolf
[ Assumes Because Book Critic Deals Feelings Important Insignificant War Women]
She told fortunes for a living. It's a wacky book and was great fun to write. It is very much a look at what life was like for women in Australia in the 1960's. Colleen McCullough
[ Australia Book Fortunes Fun Great Life Living Look Much She Told Very Wacky Women Write]
Books that distribute things... with as daring a freedom as we use in dreams, put us on our feet again. Marsilio Ficino
[ Again Books Daring Distribute Dreams Feet Freedom Our Put Things Us Use]
Actually, the books were never a planned career path. Jamie Lee Curtis
[ Actually Books Career Never Path Planned Were]
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]
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]
When I did start writing books, I didn't realize it, but the girls that grew up watching the show became moms. Lisa Whelchel
[ Became Books Did Girls Grew Moms Realize Show Start Up Watching Writing]
I wouldn't like to be a character in one of my books! Iain Banks
[ Books Character]
Some books claim I have already clocked up a century of Grands Prix, but let me put the record straight. Australia will be my 100th start, and I aim to mark the milestone with a cracking performance. It could even be celebrated with a victory. Damon Hill
[ Aim Already Australia Books Celebrated Century Claim Clocked Could Cracking Even Mark Milestone Performance Prix Put Record Some Start Straight Up Victory Will]
Are we not like two volumes of one book? Marceline Desbordes-Valmore
[ Book Two Volumes]
As an actor, the biggest compliment you can get, in my book is for someone to believe that you're the character. Matt LeBlanc
[ Actor Believe Biggest Book Character Compliment Get Someone]
I think of life as a good book. The further you get into it, the more it begins to make sense. Harold Kushner
[ Begins Book Further Get Good Into Life Make More Sense Think]
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]
A book begins with an image or character or situation that I care about deeply. Danielle Steel
[ Begins Book Care Character Deeply Image Situation]
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]
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]
I didn't write a book. It wasn't for self-enrichment. Linda Tripp
[ Book Write]
The book which you read from a sense of duty, or because for any reason you must, does not commonly make friends with you. William Dean Howells
[ Any Because Book Commonly Does Duty Friends Make Must Read Reason Sense Which]
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]
I can never read this book, just like I can never see a movie that I wrote a screenplay for. I can read it and see it physically, but I can't accurately judge it. I'm too close to it. If I read it ten times I'll have ten different reactions. Richard Price
[ Accurately Book Close Different Judge Just Movie Never Physically Reactions Read Screenplay See Ten Times Too Wrote]
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]
I'll look at the script and I'll try to find as many books, movies, and pieces of music that I think are going to feed each scene or the character as a whole. Josh Lucas
[ Books Character Each Feed Find Going Look Many Movies Music Pieces Scene Script Think Try Whole]
There is nothing is more musical than a sunset. He who feels what he sees will find no more beautiful example of development in all that book which, alas, musicians read but too little - the book of Nature. Claude Debussy
[ Alas Beautiful Book Development Example Feels Find Little More Musical Musicians Nature Nothing Read Sees Sunset Than Too Which Will]
I 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]
Each book, intuitively sensed and, in the case of fiction, intuitively worked out, stands on what has gone before, and grows out of it. I feel that at any stage of my literary career it could have been said that the last book contained all the others. V. S. Naipaul
[ Any Been Before Book Career Case Contained Could Each Feel Fiction Gone Grows Intuitively Last Literary Others Out Said Sensed Stage Stands Worked]
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]
Writing the book was itself a process of concealing and revealing. Rick Moody
[ Book Concealing Itself Process Revealing Writing]
I don't know what your childhood was like, but we didn't have much money. We'd go to a movie on a Saturday night, then on Wednesday night my parents would walk us over to the library. It was such a big deal, to go in and get my own book. Robert Redford
[ Big Book Childhood Deal Get Go Know Library Money Movie Much Night Over Own Parents Saturday Such Then Us Walk Wednesday Would Your]
If you think you have it tough, read history books. Bill Maher
[ Books History Read Think Tough]
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]
I called the doctor, during writing the book, the psychiatrist who treated me at that time, Dr. Jackson. And I said, Dr. Jackson, whole pieces are missing. I don't understand what happened to me. Jim Bakker
[ Book Called Doctor Dr During Happened Jackson Missing Pieces Psychiatrist Said Time Treated Understand Whole Writing]
I lived with them in my studio in New York. And of course if I were doing that book today or even ten years, fifteen years later, I would have gone to where the wild ducks were and where I could study them - I would have gone to the country somewhere. Robert McCloskey
[ Book Could Country Course Doing Ducks Even Fifteen Gone Later Lived New Somewhere Studio Study Ten Them Today Were Where Wild Would Years York]
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]
A classic is a book that doesn't have to be written again. W. E. B. Du Bois
[ Again Book Classic Written]
People keep telling us, that they didn't know when they were booking tickets for it, but afterwards they say that they've had no sense that they were watching an old fashioned play. Bill Irwin
[ Afterwards Booking Fashioned Had Keep Know Old Play Say Sense Telling Tickets Us Watching Were]
I'm doing research for a large comic book on the Beat Generation guys - Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac and those guys. Harvey Pekar
[ Allen Beat Book Comic Doing Generation Ginsberg Guys Jack Large Research Those]
The Butcher Boy is a very great novel indeed and a very important Irish novel. The ambiguity of that is, he's writing a book about an appalling situation and he does it in a hilarious way. Stephen Rea
[ Ambiguity Appalling Book Boy Butcher Does Great Hilarious Important Indeed Irish Novel Situation Very Way 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]
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]
Usually, when people get to the end of a chapter, they close the book and go to sleep. I deliberately write a book so when the reader gets to the end of the chapter, he or she must turn one more page. Sidney Sheldon
[ Book Chapter Close Deliberately End Get Gets Go More Must Page Reader She Sleep Turn Usually Write]
Quite often somebody will say, What year do your books take place? and the only answer I can give is, In childhood. Beverly Cleary
[ Answer Books Childhood Give Often Only Place Quite Say Somebody Take Will Year Your]
Listen, my day job is also Chief Creative Officer for Marvel, and it's a very painful job because we publish a lot of books, and there are things I see where I can punch people out. Therefore, we have some new people now, and the kids are going to read our books. Avi Arad
[ Also Because Books Chief Creative Day Going Job Kids Listen Lot Marvel New Now Officer Our Out Painful Publish Punch Read See Some Therefore Things Very Where]
I only keep books that I like very much. Otherwise I'd throw them out. Norman MacCaig
[ Books Keep Much Only Otherwise Out Them Throw Very]
Be not content with the best book; seek sidelights from the others; have no favourites. Lord Acton
[ Best Book Content Favourites Others Seek]
I think the players, I put in the book for example that we should go back to wood rackets, probably they laughed at me, I'm a dinosaur, but I think that you see these great players, have even more variety and you see more strategy, there'd be more subtlety. John McEnroe
[ Back Book Dinosaur Even Example Go Great Laughed More Players Probably Put Rackets See Should Strategy Subtlety These Think Variety Wood]
It may be important to write a book that doesn't come up to what I would like to have rather than to write no book at all. Sheri S. Tepper
[ Book Come Important May Rather Than Up Would Write]
By then I was in Brooklyn and drank my way through that summer. I stopped when I got sick of that and got a job at the Strand bookstore, which was a little better than the tax job. Robert Quine
[ Better Bookstore Brooklyn Drank Got Job Little Sick Stopped Strand Summer Tax Than Then Through Way Which]
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]
Not being a comic book fan, being thrown into that and seeing the extreme - it's taken very seriously. So I tried to do as much learning as I could about it so I wasn't mean or anything. Ashley Scott
[ Anything Being Book Comic Could Extreme Fan Into Learning Mean Much Seeing Seriously Taken Thrown Tried Very]
It helps when 1 can send the children off to their fathers so I can support my new book with a national publicity tour. I started writing the book when my daughter was 5. It took me almost four years. Meg Tilly
[ Almost Book Children Daughter Fathers Four Helps National New Off Publicity Send Started Support Their Took Tour Writing Years]
I maintain an ongoing survey of Internet Publishing and self publishing, so that it is now possible for any writer with a book to get it published at nominal cost or free, and to have it on sale at booksellers like Amazon.com. Piers Anthony
[ Amazon Any Book Booksellers Com Cost Free Get Internet Maintain Nominal Now Ongoing Possible Published Publishing Sale Self Survey Writer]
In my books, I never portray violence as a reasonable solution to a problem. If the lead characters in the story are driven to it, it's at the extreme end of their experience. Dean Koontz
[ Books Characters Driven End Experience Extreme Lead Never Portray Problem Reasonable Solution Story Their Violence]
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]
If you get a book which is 600 pages, you have to reduce it to a script of 100 pages. In two hours of film, you cannot possibly include all the characters. Dino De Laurentiis
[ Book Cannot Characters Film Get Hours Include Pages Possibly Reduce Script Two Which]
I've heard every pie joke in the book. I'm still waiting for an original one. Jason Biggs
[ Book Every Heard Joke Original Pie Still Waiting]
I must be like the princess who felt the pea through seven mattresses; each book is a pea. C. S. Forester
[ Book Each Felt Mattresses Must Princess Seven Through]
I get to show the reader the essence of the book without giving anything away. Mary Grandpre
[ Anything Away Book Essence Get Giving Reader Show Without]
I think the thinking is, in the comic books, I should pack as much onto a page as possible, because, you know, it's kind of the cheaper format, and you want to give readers as much as you can for their dollar. Chester Brown
[ Because Books Cheaper Comic Dollar Format Give Kind Know Much Onto Pack Page Possible Readers Should Their Think Thinking Want]
After I left the convent, for 15 years I was worn out with religion, I wanted nothing whatever to do with it. I felt disgusted with it. If I saw someone reading a religious book on a train, I'd think, how awful. Karen Armstrong
[ After Awful Book Convent Disgusted Felt How Left Nothing Out Reading Religion Religious Saw Someone Think Train Wanted Whatever Worn Years]
What you don't know would make a great book. Sydney Smith
[ Book Great Know Make 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]
I'll agonize over sentences. Mostly because you're trying to create specific effects with sentences, and because there are a number of different voices in the book. Neil Gaiman
[ Agonize Because Book Create Different Effects Mostly Number Over Sentences Specific Trying Voices]
A book is always a dialogue with other readers and other books. Tim O'Reilly
[ Always Book Books Dialogue Other Readers]
A good book is the best of friends, the same today and forever. Martin Farquhar Tupper
[ Best Book Forever Friends Good Same Today]
I believe in communication; books communicate ideas and make bridges between people. Jeanette Winterson
[ Believe Between Books Bridges Communicate Communication Ideas Make]
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 basically only read books that are over 2,000 years old. Hans-Georg Gadamer
[ Basically Books Old Only Over Read Years]
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about things we know nothing about. Jean Jacques Rousseau
[ Books Hate Know Nothing Only Talk Teach Things Us]
This book is pointing the way into it for people that see it as daunting or a mystery. Some people just do it, but others need help with the mindset, permission almost to listen to themselves. Understanding how things work is the key. Sally Schneider
[ Almost Book Daunting Help How Into Just Key Listen Mindset Mystery Need Others Permission Pointing See Some Themselves Things Understanding Way Work]
All good books have one thing in common - they are truer than if they had really happened. Ernest Hemingway
[ Books Common Good Had Happened Really Than Thing Truer]
So we want an Islamic state where Islamic law is not just in the books but enforced, and enforced with determination. There is no space and no room for democratic consultation. The Shariah is set and fixed, so why do we need to discuss it anymore? Just implement it! Abu Bakar Bashir
[ Anymore Books Consultation Democratic Determination Discuss Enforced Fixed Implement Islamic Just Law Need Room Set Space State Want Where Why]
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]
Men do not understand books until they have a certain amount of life, or at any rate no man understands a deep book, until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents. Ezra Pound
[ Amount Any Book Books Certain Contents Deep Least Life Lived Man Men Part Rate Seen Understand Understands Until]
The institution of a public library, containing books on education, would be well adapted for the information of teachers, many of whom are not able to purchase expensive publications on those subjects. Joseph Lancaster
[ Able Adapted Books Containing Education Expensive Information Institution Library Many Public Publications Purchase Subjects Teachers Those Well Whom Would]
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]
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]
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]
The main benefit of the book for the more experienced practitioners is as an evangelical tool. The book will give you some ways of expressing the value and importance of your work that you may not have had before. Jesse James Garrett
[ Before Benefit Book Evangelical Experienced Expressing Give Had Importance Main May More Practitioners Some Tool Value Ways Will Work Your]
Mary Stewart will always be my goddess. I can pick up one of her early books - one I've read a dozen times - and still slide right into the story. Nora Roberts
[ Always Books Dozen Early Goddess Her Into Mary Pick Read Right Slide Stewart Still Story Times Up Will]
By burning Luther's books you may rid your bookshelves of him, but you will not rid men's minds of him. Desiderius Erasmus
[ Books Bookshelves Burning Him Luther May Men Minds Rid Will Your]
I don't care how I got here. In the books, when you look at it 10 or 20 years from now, it's not going say how he got here, it's going to say he's here and he represented the team. Vince Carter
[ Books Care Going Got Here How Look Now Represented Say Team Years]
The fear of failure is so great, it is no wonder that the desire to do right by one's children has led to a whole library of books offering advice on how to raise them. Bruno Bettelheim
[ Advice Books Children Desire Failure Fear Great How Led Library Offering Raise Right Them Whole Wonder]
I like to have books around to give me ideas-to get the verbal part of my brain to start working. Sean Lennon
[ Around Books Brain Get Give Part Start Verbal Working]
I went to a bookstore and asked the saleswoman, "Where's the self-help section?" She said if she told me, it would defeat the purpose. George Carlin
[ Asked Bookstore Defeat Purpose Said Section Self-Help She Told Went Where Would]
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]
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]
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]
If I have not read a book before, it is, for all intents and purposes, new to me whether it was printed yesterday or three hundred years ago. William Hazlitt
[ Ago Before Book Hundred Intents New Printed Purposes Read Three Whether Years Yesterday]
I guess if I wrote a book one day, it would be about hair. Julia Louis-Dreyfus
[ Book Day Guess Hair Would Wrote]
The bastard form of mass culture is humiliated repetition... always new books, new programs, new films, news items, but always the same meaning. Roland Barthes
[ Always Books Culture Films Form Humiliated Items Mass Meaning New News Programs Repetition Same]
So I went out and bought myself a copy of the Writer and Artist Yearbook, bought lots of magazines and got on the phone and talked to editors about ideas for stories. Pretty soon I found myself hired to do interviews and articles and went off and did them. Neil Gaiman
[ Articles Artist Bought Copy Did Editors Found Got Hired Ideas Interviews Lots Magazines Myself Off Out Phone Pretty Soon Stories Talked Them Went Writer]
The good of a book lies in its being read. A book is made up of signs that speak of other signs, which in their turn speak of things. Without an eye to read them, a book contains signs that produce no concepts; therefore it is dumb. Umberto Eco
[ Being Book Concepts Contains Dumb Eye Good Lies Made Other Produce Read Signs Speak Their Them Therefore Things Turn Up Which Without]
I write a book over a period of months or years, and when I'm done with it, usually another year goes by before I see it in print. It's hard to be patient and wait. Margaret Haddix
[ Another Before Book Done Goes Hard Months Over Patient Period Print See Usually Wait Write Year Years]
You still can't find Israel on a map of the Middle East in a Palestinian schoolbook. Suzanne Fields
[ East Find Israel Map Middle Palestinian Still]
I 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]
I certainly wanted to write a book that was honest about New Orleans without explaining it to death, so much so that the first draft contained references absolutely incomprehensible to anyone who hasn't lived here for several years. Poppy Z. Brite
[ Absolutely Anyone Book Certainly Contained Death Draft Explaining First Hasn Here Honest Incomprehensible Lived Much New Orleans References Several Wanted Without Write Years]
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]
As a strong supporter of our 2nd Amendment rights, I believe tougher enforcement of our nation's existing gun laws must be done before any more laws are enacted and put on the books. Jeff Miller
[ Amendment Any Before Believe Books Done Enacted Enforcement Existing Gun Laws More Must Nation Our Put Rights Strong Supporter Tougher]
Sometimes when I think how good my book can be, I can hardly breathe. Truman Capote
[ Book Breathe Good Hardly How Sometimes Think]
I'd never have written the big books in London. Jilly Cooper
[ Big Books London Never Written]
My office has been one of the most scrupulous in the country with regard to the protection of individual rights. I've been on record for years in law journals and books as championing the rights of the individual against the oppressive power of the state. Jim Garrison
[ Against Been Books Country Individual Journals Law Most Office Oppressive Power Protection Record Regard Rights Scrupulous State Years]
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]
The joke in our family is that we can cry reading the phone book. Ron Reagan Family
[ Book Cry Family Joke Our Phone Reading]
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]
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]
I have also written a book about the Giving of the Torah, and a book on the Days of Awe, and a book on the books of Israel that have been written since the day the Torah was given to Israel. Shmuel Y. Agnon
[ Also Awe Been Book Books Day Days Given Giving Israel Since Torah Written]
I have written 20 books, and each one is like having a baby. Writing is not easy; some people want to write books but just can't put a story together. I can put together a story that interests both me and my readers. Jackie Collins
[ Baby Books Both Each Easy Having Interests Just Put Readers Some Story Together Want Write Writing Written]
A man in a bookstore buys a book on loneliness and every woman in the store hits on him. A woman buys a book on loneliness and the store clears out. Doug Coupland
[ Book Bookstore Buys Clears Every Him Hits Loneliness Man Out Store Woman]
I would never want to hurt anyone by writing a book. Kathie Lee Gifford
[ Anyone Book Hurt Never Want Would Writing]
In books lies the soul of the whole past time. Thomas Carlyle
[ Books Lies Past Soul Time Whole]
Meditation here may think down hours to moments. Here the heart may give a useful lesson to the head and learning wiser grow without his books. William Cowper
[ Books Down Give Grow Head Heart Here His Hours Learning Lesson May Meditation Moments Think Useful Wiser Without]
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]
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]
I've always liked getting away with just a little bit of what you're not supposed to. Like my first book, Billy's Booger, got me in trouble with the principal's office. William Joyce
[ Always Away Billy Bit Booger Book First Getting Got Just Liked Little Office Principal Supposed Trouble]
I read everything and anything. I love books. Gail Porter
[ Anything Books Everything Love Read]
I have a book coming out in September, for example, where the plot concerns counterfeiting, and I had to do a lot of research on that. Or on any legal matters, for example, I have to do a lot of research online. Evan Hunter
[ Any Book Coming Concerns Example Had Legal Lot Matters Online Out Plot Research September Where]
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]
Chris Elliott could read the phonebook and he's funny. Seth MacFarlane
[ Chris Could Elliott Funny Read]
I never thought I'd be a writer. I never thought I'd be able to read a book, let alone write one. So if books like this inspire kids to write, or even read a whole book, I think it's good. Don Novello
[ Able Alone Book Books Even Good Inspire Kids Never Read Think Thought Whole Write Writer]
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]
Censorship is a strange situation. There was times when people would burn books because they didn't like what people were doing. Michael Berryman
[ Because Books Burn Censorship Doing Situation Strange Times Were Would]
She's an amazing dog and really inspired everything that's in this book. Gloria Estefan
[ Amazing Book Dog Everything Inspired Really She]
I'm passionate again about writing. This is important to me; it's got to be the comeback book. Jeffrey Archer
[ Again Book Comeback Got Important Passionate Writing]
I receive about 10,000 letters a year from readers, and in the first year after a book is published, perhaps 5,000 letters will deal specifically with that piece of work. Dean Koontz
[ After Book Deal First Letters Perhaps Piece Published Readers Receive Specifically Will Work Year]
I'm publicizing the book that's done. I'm writing the book that's in the hopper, and I'm doing a little advance research on the book to come. Ann Rule
[ Advance Book Come Doing Done Hopper Little Publicizing Research Writing]
I never use a score when conducting my orchestra. Does a lion tamer enter a cage with a book on how to tame a lion? Dimitri Mitropoulos
[ Book Cage Conducting Does Enter How Lion Never Orchestra Score Tame Use]
You might have a favorite book or film, but you can only watch or read it so many times before you have to let it sit and then go back and realize it's your favorite still. At some point everything gets a little stale and you have to step away from it. Les Claypool
[ Away Back Before Book Everything Favorite Film Gets Go Little Many Might Only Point Read Realize Sit Some Stale Step Still Then Times Watch Your]
Each book first begins with a little idea. Dick Bruna
[ Begins Book Each First Idea Little]
We tend to read each other's books in sizeable chunks as they are written. I don't know that you could say we are ruthless with each other - in fact, I suppose we are very kind. There are ways to make suggestions which are not destructive. Jonathan Kellerman
[ Books Chunks Could Destructive Each Fact Kind Know Make Other Read Ruthless Say Sizeable Suggestions Suppose Tend Very Ways Which Written]
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]
But for me, being an editor I've been an editor of all kinds of books being an editor of poetry has been the way in which I could give a crucial part of my time to what I love most. Peter Davison
[ Been Being Books Could Crucial Editor Give Kinds Love Most Part Poetry Time Way Which]
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]
Style and Structure are the essence of a book; great ideas are hogwash. Vladimir Nabokov
[ Book Essence Great Hogwash Ideas Structure Style]
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]
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]
Most books, like their authors, are born to die; of only a few books can it be said that death has no dominion over them; they live, and their influence lives forever. William Styron
[ Authors Books Born Death Die Dominion Few Forever Influence Live Lives Most Only Over Said Their Them]
Mostly, I was only interested in television as a kid, and the majority of reading material I collected was an adjunct to that central concern, comic books and magazines included. Chris Ware
[ Adjunct Books Central Collected Comic Concern Included Interested Kid Magazines Majority Material Mostly Only Reading Television]
But I can tell you that the issue, on one side, boils down to money - a lot of money. And it boils down to people and their connections with this money, and that's the portion that, even with this book, has not been mentioned to this day. Sibel Edmonds
[ Been Boils Book Connections Day Down Even Issue Lot Mentioned Money Portion Side Tell Their]
I bought some books in order to learn the first principles of philosophy. Johann Heinrich Lambert
[ Books Bought First Learn Order Philosophy Principles Some]
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]
And that's why I wrote the book, because our country really needs to understand, if people in this nation understood what our foreign policy is really about, what foreign aid is about, how our corporations work, where our tax money goes, I know we will demand change. John Perkins
[ Aid Because Book Change Corporations Country Demand Foreign Goes How Know Money Nation Needs Our Policy Really Tax Understand Understood Where Why Will Work Wrote]
I started thinking about my relationship with my students; I'm this guy who comes in from book - and movie - land and descends on angel wings into their classroom. Richard Price
[ Angel Book Classroom Comes Descends Guy Into Land Movie Relationship Started Students Their Thinking Wings]
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]
There's nothing that makes you so aware of the improvisation of human existence as a song unfinished. Or an old address book. Carson McCullers
[ Address Aware Book Existence Human Improvisation Makes Nothing Old Song Unfinished]
I just simply write as it moves me. I may be writing about a book or a movie or a person, places where I've been or something I've done. Or politics. It's going to what's on my mind at the moment. Tina Brown
[ Been Book Done Going Just May Mind Moment Moves Movie Person Places Politics Simply Something Where Write Writing]
Sarah Palin - now don't laugh - is writing a book. Not just reading a book, writing a book. Actually, in the word of the publisher, she's 'collaborating' on a book. What an embarrassment! It's one of these 'I told you,' books that jocks do. Chris Matthews
[ Actually Book Books Collaborating Embarrassment Jocks Just Laugh Now Publisher Reading Sarah She These Told Word 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]
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]
I have no memory for what happens in what books. I don't know when I might remember a scene, but beats me what book it's in because there are 14 of them now. Donna Leon
[ Beats Because Book Books Happens Know Memory Might Now Remember Scene Them]
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]
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]
Why by a book when you can join a library. Ricky Gervais
[ Book Join Library Why]
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]
One person who has mastered life is better than a thousand persons who have mastered only the contents of books, but no one can get anything out of life without God. Meister Eckhart
[ Anything Better Books Contents Get God Life Mastered Only Out Person Persons Than Thousand Without]
It's going to be used in the last days to get people to come against Christ, and that's the issue: they come against the Lord Jesus Christ. And in this new book, we show Christ coming to settle that big issue. Tim LaHaye
[ Against Big Book Christ Come Coming Days Get Going Issue Jesus Last Lord New Settle Show Used]
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]
Probably I, like a lot of people, became a writer in imitation of or in homage to the books I enjoyed. When you're so captivated by something, you think, could I do that? Hmm, let me try. Curtis Sittenfeld
[ Became Books Captivated Could Enjoyed Hmm Homage Imitation Lot Probably Something Think Try Writer]
One sheds one's sicknesses in books - repeats and presents again one's emotions, to be master of them. David Herbert Lawrence
[ Again Books Emotions Master Presents Repeats Sheds Sicknesses Them]
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]
I have no regrets because I did everything by the book. Alexis Arguello
[ Because Book Did Everything Regrets]
An apology for the devil: it must be remembered that we have heard one side of the case. God has written all the books. Samuel Butler
[ Apology Books Case Devil God Heard Must Remembered Side Written]
The reading or non-reading a book will never keep down a single petticoat. George Byron
[ Book Down Keep Never Reading Single Will]
If the First Amendment means anything, it means that a state has no business telling a man, sitting alone in his house, what books he may read or what films he may watch. Thurgood Marshall
[ Alone Amendment Anything Books Business Films First His House Man May Means Read Sitting State Telling Watch]
The future? Like unwritten books and unborn children, you don't talk about it. Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
[ Books Children Future Talk Unborn Unwritten]
I'm working on a nonfiction book on Nepal and a novel about diasporas. Louise Brown
[ Book Nepal Nonfiction Novel Working]
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]
But I read comic books. I read things like Richie Rich and Little Lulu. Alison Bechdel
[ Books Comic Little Lulu Read Rich Richie Things]
There's a great deal of attention paid and books written about this change of life in a woman, and really very little written about a man's change of life. Frank Langella
[ Attention Books Change Deal Great Life Little Man Paid Really Very Woman Written]
Every time there's a revolution, it comes from somebody reading a book about revolution. David Walker wrote a book and Nat Turner did his thing. Mike Tyson
[ Book Comes David Did Every His Nat Reading Revolution Somebody Thing Time Turner Walker Wrote]
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]
I have friends who read my books in Greek. Brian Lumley
[ Books Friends Greek Read]
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]
My career is an open book, but my life is not. Barry Bonds
[ Book Career Life Open]
If you look at my bookings, they've gone down each season. That's something I'm trying to keep improving. On the pitch you don't want any silly bookings. Wayne Rooney
[ Any Down Each Gone Improving Keep Look Pitch Season Silly Something Trying Want]
Booksellers are the most valuable destination for the lonely, given the numbers of books that were written because authors couldn't find anyone to talk to. Alain de Botton
[ Anyone Authors Because Books Booksellers Destination Find Given Lonely Most Numbers Talk Valuable Were Written]
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]
A room without books is like a body without a soul. Gilbert K. Chesterton
[ Body Books Room Soul Without]
I can walk into a bookstore and hand over my credit card and they don't know who the hell I am. Maybe that says something about bookstore clerks. E. L. Doctorow
[ Am Bookstore Card Clerks Credit Hand Hell Into Know Maybe Over Says Something Walk]
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 just did a picture book called The Wildest Brother on Earth, and you will find both of my children in there. Cornelia Funke
[ Book Both Brother Called Children Did Earth Find Just Picture Wildest Will]
The best way to obtain truth and wisdom is not to ask from books, but to go to God in prayer, and obtain divine teaching. Joseph Smith, Jr.
[ Ask Best Books Divine Go God Obtain Prayer Teaching Truth Way Wisdom]
People are usually surprised to hear this, but I don't really read children's books. Beverly Cleary
[ Books Children Hear Read Really Surprised Usually]
I don't think there's anything wrong with someone having to read a poem twice. Or even a book. George Murray
[ Anything Book Even Having Poem Read Someone Think Twice Wrong]
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]
I have a book of buildings from 25,000 BC. These are huts built out of mammoth bones. These buildings were beautifully made, from the bones of the body into shelter. Ben Nicholson
[ Beautifully Body Bones Book Buildings Built Huts Into Made Mammoth Out Shelter These Were]
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]
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 reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries. Rene Descartes
[ Books Centuries Conversation Finest Good Minds Past Reading]
I didn't want it to be a book that made pronouncements. Penelope Lively
[ Book Made Pronouncements Want]
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]
The real war will never get in the books. Walt Whitman
[ Books Get Never Real War Will]
'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]
My book is traditional. It runs counter to the post-modern spirit. David Guterson
[ Book Counter Runs Spirit Traditional]
I've always wanted to do a Crichton book. I really love his writing. Richard Donner
[ Always Book His Love Really Wanted Writing]
The best books... are those that tell you what you know already. George Orwell
[ Already Best Books Know Tell Those]
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]
To put away one's own original thoughts in order to take up a book is a sin against the Holy Ghost. Barbara Tuchman
[ Against Away Book Ghost Holy Order Original Own Put Sin Take Thoughts Up]
The advice of the elders to young men is very apt to be as unreal as a list of the hundred best books. Oliver Wendell Holmes
[ Advice Apt Best Books Elders Hundred List Men Unreal Very Young]
The White House used to belong to the American people. At least that's what I learned from history books and from covering every president starting with John F. Kennedy. Helen Thomas
[ American Belong Books Covering Every History House John Kennedy Learned Least President Starting Used White]
When one man dies, one chapter is not torn out of the book, but translated into a better language. John Donne
[ Better Book Chapter Dies Into Language Man Out Torn Translated]
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]
Old books that have ceased to be of service should no more be abandoned than should old friends who have ceased to give pleasure. Bernard Baruch
[ Abandoned Books Ceased Friends Give More Old Pleasure Service Should Than]
As we have always seen here in the U.S. the universal truth about elections is that people vote their pocketbook. Jennifer Dunn
[ Always Elections Here Pocketbook Seen Their Truth Universal Vote]