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Booker T. Washington American Educator (1856-1915)
Quotations that match 'book'.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.
[ Am Anything Around Books Governments Independently Lecture Scientists Still Work World Write]
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.
[ Bad Because Book Comes Cooking Dish Enter Kitchen Know Mother Much Out Sends Try Whenever]
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.
[ Books Generous Greatest Minds Natural Reform Right Should Think Try Twenties Which While World Wrong]
Every book is a new journey. I never felt I was an expert on a subject as I embarked on a project.
[ Book Embarked Every Expert Felt Journey Never New Project Subject]
I became interested in making books, starting about 1965, when I did the Serial Project #1, deciding that I needed a small book to show how the work could be understood and how the system worked.
[ Became Book Books Could Deciding Did How Interested Making Needed Project Serial Show Small Starting System Understood Work Worked]
Children simply don't make the distinction; a book is either good or bad. And some of the books they think are good are very, very bad indeed.
[ Bad Book Books Children Distinction Either Good Indeed Make Simply Some Think Very]
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.
[ Actually Book Cover Else Enough Fact Few Had Mention Name Now Out Point Public Somebody Them Times Two Unwise Versions Were]
I think the book struck me in a few ways that I thought very interesting to pick it as my first martial arts film. It has a very strong female character and it was very abundant in classic Chinese textures.
[ Abundant Arts Book Character Chinese Classic Female Few Film First Interesting Martial Pick Strong Struck Textures Think Thought Very Ways]
When a book leaves your hands, it belongs to God. He may use it to save a few souls or to try a few others, but I think that for the writer to worry is to take over God's business.
[ Belongs Book Business Few God Hands Leaves May Others Over Save Souls Take Think Try Use Worry Writer Your]
The book can produce an addiction as fierce as heroin or nicotine, forcing us to spend much of our lives, like junkies, in book shops and libraries, those literary counterparts to the opium den.
[ Addiction Book Counterparts Den Fierce Forcing Junkies Libraries Literary Lives Much Nicotine Opium Our Produce Shops Spend Those Us]
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.
[ Area Between Books Calls Gray Henry His Memoir Miller Novel Novels Often Protagonist Wrote]
The first book that they gave me was Jeannie, a young teenager. I went on with her maybe ten books.
[ Book Books First Gave Her Maybe Teenager Ten Went Young]
It is books that teach us to refine our pleasures when young, and to recall them with satisfaction when we are old.
[ Books Old Our Pleasures Recall Refine Satisfaction Teach Them Us Young]
To limit the press is to insult a nation; to prohibit reading of certain books is to declare the inhabitants to be either fools or slaves.
[ Books Certain Declare Either Fools Inhabitants Insult Limit Nation Press Prohibit Reading Slaves]
I've given up reading books. I find it takes my mind off myself.
[ Books Find Given Mind Myself Off Reading Takes Up]
I don't like Communism because it hands out wealth through rationing books.
[ Because Books Communism Hands Out Rationing Through Wealth]
With each new book, the march of our national history takes a step forward. When one is present at a book launch, one is bearing witness to the birth of a new body of ideas, to the coming into being of another testimony of history.
[ Another Bearing Being Birth Body Book Coming Each Forward History Ideas Into Launch March National New Our Present Step Takes Testimony Witness]
If you think you have it tough, read history books.
[ Books History Read Think Tough]
Each new book is a tremendous challenge.
[ Book Challenge Each New Tremendous]
You can't always go by the book, even in comedy.
[ Always Book Comedy Even Go]
I'm more of a visual person, but I think that reading's extremely important. But I'm very easily distracted. It takes certain books to really grab you in.
[ Books Certain Distracted Easily Extremely Grab Important More Person Reading Really Takes Think Very Visual]
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.
[ Across Books Certain Flashing Generals Irrational Nine-Tenths Pool Tactics Taught Tenth Test]
Book writing is a little different because, in my case, my editor is a year younger than me and basically has the same sensibility as me.
[ Basically Because Book Case Different Editor Little Same Sensibility Than Writing Year Younger]
Whenever I am sent a new book on the lively arts, the first thing I do is look for myself in the index.
[ Am Arts Book First Index Lively Look Myself New Sent Thing Whenever]
I want to warn potential victims. Many of them are women, and many of them are battered women. It's a cause for me. When I look back, though, so many of the books I've written are about wives who just couldn't get away.
[ Away Back Battered Books Cause Get Just Look Many Potential Them Though Victims Want Warn Wives Women Written]
When I was growing up, I always read horror books, while my sister read romance novels.
[ Always Books Growing Horror Novels Read Romance Sister Up While]
What about the hero of The House on the Strand? What did it mean when he dropped the telephone at the end of the book? I don't really know, but I rather think he was going to be paralysed for life. Don't you?
[ Book Did Dropped End Going Hero House Know Life Mean Rather Really Strand Telephone Think]
Books choose their authors; the act of creation is not entirely a rational and conscious one.
[ Act Authors Books Choose Conscious Creation Entirely Rational Their]
I think that there are empty ecological niches in the literary landscape crying to be filled and when a book more or less fills a niche it's seized on, even when it's a far from perfect fit.
[ Book Crying Ecological Empty Even Far Filled Fills Fit Landscape Less Literary More Niche Niches Perfect Seized Think]
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.
[ Accustomed Books Fully Gets Information Kind Might Mind Movie Philosophical Reading Same Somebody Spectator Understand]
No one is fit to judge a book until he has rounded Cape Horn in a sailing vessel, until he has bumped into two or three icebergs, until he has been lost in the sands of the desert, until he has spent a few years in the House of the Dead.
[ Been Book Bumped Cape Dead Desert Few Fit Horn House Into Judge Lost Rounded Sailing Sands Spent Three Two Until Vessel Years]
I am a very linear thinker, so I write beginning to end. I write hundreds of pages per book that never make it into print.
[ Am Beginning Book End Hundreds Into Linear Make Never Pages Per Print Thinker Very Write]
Gaylord Perry and Willie McCovey should know each other like a book. They've been ex-teammates for years now.
[ Been Book Each Know Now Other Perry Should Willie Years]
A great book is like great evil.
[ Book Evil Great]
I cite in my book countless examples of the foundational documents of the colonial period in America and the writings of the leaders, that this was intended to be a Christian nation.
[ America Book Christian Cite Colonial Countless Documents Examples Foundational Intended Leaders Nation Period Writings]
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.
[ Book Complexities Did Ended Explain Hughes Know Marriage Myself Others Partly Poetry Productive Six Ted Then Tragedy Wonderfully Wrote Years]
A large wildlife book, start to finish, could take one to two years, but then I would expect to get several good (nature) magazine features off the back of this, plus of course a lot of stock.
[ Back Book Could Course Expect Features Finish Get Good Large Lot Magazine Nature Off Plus Several Start Stock Take Then Two Wildlife Would Years]
A scholar is like a book written in a dead language. It is not every one that can read in it.
[ Book Dead Every Language Read Scholar Written]
I get up in the morning, do my e-mail, I check my e-mails all day. I'll go online and I'll buy my books at Amazon.com, but I don't want to buy all of them because I want to go to Duttons and I want to buy books from another human being.
[ Amazon Another Because Being Books Buy Check Com Day E-Mail E-Mails Get Go Human Morning Online Them Up Want]
At that time, I had recently finished a book called Amazing Grace, which many people tell me is a very painful book to read. Well, if it was painful to read, it was also painful to write. I had pains in my chest for two years while I was writing that book.
[ Also Amazing Book Called Chest Finished Grace Had Many Painful Pains Read Recently Tell Time Two Very Well Which While Write Writing Years]
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.
[ Book Burning Causes Counseling Course Economics Get Going Harry History Missing Most Need Point Potter Problems Religion Repeat Serious Some Study War Whole Your]
I had to actually purchase a book to learn the API and write the client. It was pretty frustrating trying to learn the API and develop a product quickly.
[ Actually Book Client Develop Frustrating Had Learn Pretty Product Purchase Quickly Trying Write]
We don't perceive a contradiction between writing books, making films or producing a television program. These days you can't choose how you want to express yourself anymore.
[ Anymore Between Books Choose Contradiction Days Express Films How Making Perceive Producing Program Television These Want Writing Yourself]
I couldn't live a week without a private library - indeed, I'd part with all my furniture and squat and sleep on the floor before I'd let go of the 1500 or so books I possess.
[ Before Books Floor Furniture Go Indeed Library Live Part Possess Private Sleep Squat Week Without]
Books and all forms of writing are terror to those who wish to suppress the truth.
[ Books Forms Suppress Terror Those Truth Wish Writing]
Well you know I've been fan of Tony Hillerman's books for years.
[ Been Books Fan Know Tony Well Years]
The books are all very, very different so the publishers really had to be different too.
[ Books Different Had Publishers Really Too Very]
Never read a book through merely because you have begun it.
[ Because Begun Book Merely Never Read Through]
I will say that Rick will probably die before the end of the book. I'll go ahead and put that in print. Nobody's safe. I've almost killed him three times already.
[ Ahead Almost Already Before Book Die End Go Him Killed Nobody Print Probably Put Rick Safe Say Three Times Will]
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.
[ Adjoining Available Bar Been Booked Called Father Had Him Jewish Mitzvah Move Needed Only Other Pay Room Smaller Told Which Would]
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.
[ Book Carrie Could Cynical Hard Lot Much Never Off Plot Pulled She Smoked Swore Too Very]
I do read books. I suppose it's more or less the same thing, but at least I'm alone and I'm an individual. I can stop anytime I want, which I frequently do.
[ Alone Anytime Books Frequently Individual Least Less More Read Same Stop Suppose Thing Want Which]
Books give not wisdom where none was before. But where some is, there reading makes it more.
[ Before Books Give Makes More None Reading Some Where Wisdom]
My books are elegiac in the sense that they're odes to a nation that even I sometimes think may not exist anymore except in my memory and my imagination.
[ Anymore Books Even Except Exist Imagination May Memory Nation Sense Sometimes Think]
I live alone, with cats, books, pictures, fresh vegetables to cook, the garden, the hens to feed. Pet
[ Alone Books Cats Cook Feed Fresh Garden Hens Live Pictures Vegetables]
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.
[ Acquiring Because Books Buy Could Dissatisfied Method Most Oneself Poor Praiseworthy Really Regarded Them Ways Which Write Writers 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.
[ Big Book Childhood Deal Get Go Know Library Money Movie Much Night Over Own Parents Saturday Such Then Us Walk Wednesday Would Your]
I am writing a book about the Crusades so dull that I can scarcely write it.
[ Am Book Crusades Dull Scarcely Write Writing]
Every time I write a nonfiction book I get sued.
[ Book Every Get Nonfiction Sued Time Write]
In the book of Colossians, it talks about that because of what Christ did, we are pure. We are without judgment on ourselves. And only through him can we do something like this.
[ Because Book Christ Did Him Judgment Only Ourselves Pure Something Talks Through Without]
We are always looking for the book it is necessary to read next.
[ Always Book Looking Necessary Next Read]
The more books we read, the clearer it becomes that the true function of a writer is to produce a masterpiece and that no other task is of any consequence.
[ Any Becomes Books Clearer Consequence Function Masterpiece More Other Produce Read Task True Writer]
Wear the old coat and buy the new book.
[ Book Buy Coat New Old Wear]
Nine-tenths of the existing books are nonsense and the clever books are the refutation of that nonsense.
[ Books Clever Existing Nine-Tenths Nonsense]
The concentration in my book on Marie Antoinette's childhood and on her family influences. It is surprising how some books actually start with her arrival in France!
[ Actually Antoinette Arrival Book Books Childhood Concentration Family France Her How Influences Marie Some Start Surprising]
Another thing that freaks me out is time. Time is like a book. You have a beginning, a middle and an end. It's just a cycle.
[ Another Beginning Book Cycle End Freaks Just Middle Out Thing Time]
The reason that there are so few good books written is that so few people who write know anything.
[ Anything Books Few Good Know Reason Write Written]
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.
[ Back Book Broaden Came Character Even Film Get Imagination Kick May Mood Off Out Read Script See Story Things Think Your]
I have friends who read my books in Greek.
[ Books Friends Greek Read]
The writer I feel the most affinity with - you said you felt my books are 19th century novels, I think they're 18th century novels - is Fielding, Henry Fielding, he's the guy who does it for me.
[ Affinity Books Century Does Feel Felt Fielding Guy Henry Most Novels Said Think Writer]
You cannot open a book without learning something.
[ Book Cannot Learning Open Something Without]
But as my brother was doing his research for a book about my father, it became his opinion that the most influential anti-semitism my father encountered when he was growing up was from Jews, because his relatives were German Jews, and doctors.
[ Anti-Semitism Became Because Book Brother Doctors Doing Encountered Father German Growing His Influential Jews Most Opinion Relatives Research Up Were]
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.
[ Book Books Daughter Decision Earlier Else Father Having Point Section Something Speaker Story Then Told View Whether Without]
Only in the most unusual cases is it useful to determine whether a book is good or bad; for it is just as rare for it to be one or the other. It is usually both.
[ Bad Book Both Cases Determine Good Just Most Only Other Rare Unusual Useful Usually Whether]
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.
[ Background Book Chapters Character Figuring Initial Life Out Putting Season Show Their Together Your]
MAY it please your Honors: I was desired by one of the court to look into the books, and consider the question now before them concerning Writs of Assistance.
[ Assistance Before Books Concerning Consider Court Desired Honors Into Look May Now Please Question Them Your]
I don't sign contracts for my books.
[ Books Contracts Sign]
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about things we know nothing about.
[ Books Hate Know Nothing Only Talk Teach Things Us]
I normally keep a series of draft in a catalogue type of book in which I scribble, sketch and draw ideas.
[ Book Catalogue Draft Draw Ideas Keep Normally Scribble Series Sketch Type Which]
I got done writing Ports of Call and suddenly realized I have far too much material for the book.
[ Book Call Done Far Got Material Much Ports Realized Suddenly Too Writing]
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.
[ Been Book Done Going Just May Mind Moment Moves Movie Person Places Politics Simply Something Where Write Writing]
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.
[ Around Books Brother Busy Close Getting Myself Never Obliged Sister Spending Things Think Thought Time Would]
For English assignments I was constantly coming up with these strange adventure stories... But I actually wanted to be an artist, or maybe work in the comic book industry.
[ Actually Adventure Artist Assignments Book Comic Coming Constantly English Industry Maybe Stories Strange These Up Wanted Work]
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.
[ Asking Book Choose Entirely Feeling Go Going Got Having Library Mine Permission Place Read Us Wanted Without]
If books were Persian carpets, one would not look only at the outer side. because it is the stitch that makes a carpet wear, gives it its life and bloom.
[ Because Bloom Books Carpet Gives Life Look Makes Only Outer Persian Side Stitch Wear Were Would]
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.
[ Books Closet Come Date Full Get Getting Good Having Know Out Shoes These Time Women Worrying Young]
I first came out against Castro in June 1968, fifteen months after my book had been published, and you cannot imagine how quickly a void was created around me.
[ After Against Around Been Book Came Cannot Castro Created Fifteen First Had How Imagine June Months Out Published Quickly Void]
A book is like a piece of rope; it takes on meaning only in connection with the things it holds together.
[ Book Connection Holds Meaning Only Piece Rope Takes Things Together]
Everybody writes a book too many.
[ Book Everybody Many Too Writes]
I don't know how Frank presented the old Mothers, since I never read the book. There might be some opinions on what he said, but I - or anyone else - could not make any corrections to anything Frank did.
[ Any Anyone Anything Book Corrections Could Did Else Frank How Know Make Might Mothers Never Old Opinions Presented Read Said Since Some]
I had taken a course in Ethics. I read a thick textbook, heard the class discussions and came out of it saying I hadn't learned a thing I didn't know before about morals and what is right or wrong in human conduct.
[ Before Came Class Conduct Course Discussions Ethics Had Hadn Heard Human Know Learned Morals Out Read Right Saying Taken Textbook Thick Thing Wrong]
All I'm asking for is the law that's been on the books for the last 33 years, no public funding for abortion. We are both saying the same thing, pro-life, pro-choice. Let's find the language that works for both of us so we can pass health care.
[ Abortion Asking Been Books Both Care Find Funding Health Language Last Law Pass Pro-Choice Pro-Life Public Same Saying Thing Us Works Years]
The language of my books has shaped me as a man.
[ Books Language Man Shaped]
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.
[ Actual Believe Book Class Closed Continuity Definitely Embodies Experience Fifty Hundred Last Marxist Program Real Revolutions Struggle Which Years]
I think that's not a question that one can answer accurately. I read a whole range of books, quite a lot of history at the time, and still do read a lot. I read very widely.
[ Accurately Answer Books History Lot Question Quite Range Read Still Think Time Very Whole Widely]
When I began, I thought that the way one should work was to do all the research and then write the book.
[ Began Book Research Should Then Thought Way Work Write]
When I did start writing books, I didn't realize it, but the girls that grew up watching the show became moms.
[ Became Books Did Girls Grew Moms Realize Show Start Up Watching Writing]
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.
[ Articles Book Dealing Doing Drop Fake Fighting Him Lot Ray Some Sugar Talked Then Together Would Writing]
It is with pain that I read of the dire effects of my book upon the minds of young girls.
[ Book Dire Effects Girls Minds Pain Read Upon Young]
Writing children's books gives a writer a very strong sense of narrative drive.
[ Books Children Drive Gives Narrative Sense Strong Very Writer Writing]
A lot of people love the idea of improvising but are terrified of it, so I tried to make a book that was not a chef's book about improvising but a real home cook's book with a real home cook's pantry, supermarket ingredients, that sort of thing.
[ Book Chef Cook Home Idea Improvising Ingredients Lot Love Make Real Sort Supermarket Terrified Thing Tried]
My books are water; those of the great geniuses are wine - everybody drinks water.
[ Books Drinks Everybody Geniuses Great Those Water Wine]
Yes, in my books I do edit myself to keep from becoming the Village Explainer.
[ Becoming Books Edit Keep Myself Village Yes]
All the books I have written have been one book, from the beginning.
[ Been Beginning Book Books Written]
I think my books come out very visual, which is an obvious consequence.
[ Books Come Consequence Obvious Out Think Very Visual Which]
However, poetry does not live solely in books or in school anthologies.
[ Anthologies Books Does However Live Poetry School Solely]
I've given my memoirs far more thought than any of my marriages. You can't divorce a book.
[ Any Book Divorce Far Given Marriages Memoirs More Than Thought]
You can never step into the same book twice, because you are different each time you read it.
[ Because Book Different Each Into Never Read Same Step Time Twice]
I've always been crazy for the American songbook.
[ Always American Been Crazy Songbook]
I read all the time... I read a lot of history books.
[ Books History Lot Read Time]
When I first concluded to print the book, I made an honest effort to construct it in the third person.
[ Book Concluded Construct Effort First Honest Made Person Print Third]
I have been firming up and making changes in my roster for 2001. This needs to be done from now and then, to make sure what you are booking is working, and to keep a balance in your roster that works.
[ Balance Been Booking Changes Done Keep Make Making Needs Now Sure Then Up Working Works Your]
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.
[ Belong Book Cream Gets Gland Instead Novel Off Over Person Pill Rioting Running Them Track Where]
I look at my first appointment book from 1965 and I get dizzy. I was constantly in a phone booth calling photographers.
[ Appointment Book Booth Calling Constantly Dizzy First Get Look Phone Photographers]
One thing that's coming up a lot is: are you as grumpy as you appear from this Black Books thing.
[ Appear Black Books Coming Grumpy Lot Thing Up]
There's nothing that makes you so aware of the improvisation of human existence as a song unfinished. Or an old address book.
[ Address Aware Book Existence Human Improvisation Makes Nothing Old Song Unfinished]
The best of a book is not the thought which it contains, but the thought which it suggests; just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones but in the echoes of our hearts.
[ Best Book Charm Contains Dwells Echoes Hearts Just Music Our Suggests Thought Tones Which]
I'm not too interested in books about India.
[ Books India Interested Too]
The dirtiest book of all is the expurgated book.
[ Book Dirtiest]
You can read all the textbooks and listen to all the records, but you have to play with musicians that are better than you.
[ Better Listen Musicians Play Read Records Textbooks Than]
To see this place would truly be worth a trip to India in itself, and from the spirit of the religion that lived here one can learn more in an hour of viewing than from all the books ever written.
[ Books Ever Here Hour India Itself Learn Lived More Place Religion See Spirit Than Trip Truly Viewing Worth Would Written]
It is more than a book, it is an institution which rules the Christian world.
[ Book Christian Institution More Rules Than Which World]
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.
[ Books Chunks Could Destructive Each Fact Kind Know Make Other Read Ruthless Say Sizeable Suggestions Suppose Tend Very Ways Which Written]
I keep every script from every film that I ever made because it's like a workbook of that time in my life.
[ Because Ever Every Film Keep Life Made Script Time]
To read a book, to think it over, and to write out notes is a useful exercise; a book which will not repay some hard thought is not worth publishing.
[ Book Exercise Hard Notes Out Over Publishing Read Repay Some Think Thought Useful Which Will Worth Write]
I believe that it is my job not only to write books but to have them published. A book is like a child. You have to defend the life of a child.
[ Believe Book Books Child Defend Job Life Only Published Them Write]
The biggest critics of my books are people who never read them.
[ Biggest Books Critics Never Read Them]
Having reached the halfway mark in the alphabet, my prime focus is on writing each new book as well as I can.
[ Alphabet Book Each Focus Halfway Having Mark New Prime Reached Well Writing]
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.
[ Able Became Being Book Died Food Get Gotten Had Illness Know Mental Nurse Once Patient Patients Read Remember She Sick Their Worrying]
The more I like a book, the more slowly I read. this spontaneous talking back to a book is one of the things that makes reading so valuable.
[ Back Book Makes More Read Reading Slowly Spontaneous Talking Things Valuable]
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.
[ Ask Books Help Homework Industry Know Make Meet Read Right Something Sure Talk Willing Your]
Although most products will soon be too costly to purchase, there will be a thriving market in the sale of books on how to fix them.
[ Although Books Costly Fix How Market Most Products Purchase Sale Soon Them Thriving Too Will]
What he's done is recognise the cinematic nature of the book. It's beautifully realised - it's a beat film.
[ Beat Beautifully Book Cinematic Done Film Nature Realised Recognise]
I acknowledge Shakespeare to be the world's greatest dramatic poet, but regret that no parent could place the uncorrected book in the hands of his daughter, and therefore I have prepared the Family Shakespeare.
[ Acknowledge Book Could Daughter Dramatic Family Greatest Hands His Parent Place Poet Prepared Regret Shakespeare Therefore World]
I read books like mad, but I am careful to to let anything I read influence me.
[ Am Anything Books Careful Influence Mad Read]
I just have to proceed as usual. No matter what happens, nothing helps with the writing of the next book.
[ Book Happens Helps Just Matter Next Nothing Proceed Usual Writing]
When I was a child and teenager I read whenever I had the opportunity, but since then I've found it hard to read as much as I'd like, children, work, and pets all providing powerful incentives to escape into a book and a practical reason why I rarely do so.
[ Book Child Children Escape Found Had Hard Incentives Into Much Opportunity Pets Powerful Practical Providing Rarely Read Reason Since Teenager Then Whenever Why Work]
We must get beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths... and tell the world the glories of our journey.
[ Beyond Get Glories Go Into Journey Must Our Out Tell Textbooks World]
I really don't know what I am going to do in terms of what a book is going to be about until I actually start writing it!
[ Actually Am Book Going Know Really Start Terms Until Writing]
A true intellectual is a man who, after reading a book and being convinced by its arguments, will shoot someone or, more likely, order someone shot.
[ After Arguments Being Book Convinced Intellectual Likely Man More Order Reading Shoot Shot Someone True Will]
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.
[ Beautifully Body Bones Book Buildings Built Huts Into Made Mammoth Out Shelter These Were]
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.
[ Anything Being Book Comic Could Extreme Fan Into Learning Mean Much Seeing Seriously Taken Thrown Tried Very]
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.
[ Books Endemic Grow Just Know Move Out Place Plays Soil Them Think Writer Writing]
But then I go through long periods where I don't listen to things, usually when I'm working. In between the records and in between the writing I suck up books and music and movies and anything I can find.
[ Anything Between Books Find Go Listen Long Movies Music Periods Records Suck Then Things Through Up Usually Where Working Writing]
I've got around 400 cookbooks.
[ Around Got]
I'm doing a book, 'Chasing Science,' about the pleasures of science as a spectator sport.
[ Book Chasing Doing Pleasures Science Spectator Sport]
We really tried hard not to make it a cricket book, it appeals to a much wider community.
[ Appeals Book Community Cricket Hard Make Much Really Tried Wider]
At night, when the curtains are drawn and the fire flickers, my books attain a collective dignity.
[ Attain Books Collective Curtains Dignity Drawn Fire Night]
Shakespeare is one of the last books one should like to give up, perhaps the one just before the Dying Service in a large Prayer book.
[ Before Book Books Dying Give Just Large Last Perhaps Prayer Service Shakespeare Should Up]
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.
[ Book Books Discover Doing Exist Fill Gaps Just Marks Process Put Read Them Together Two Unless Way Without Write]
Going out in Paris was like going out in the '30s dressed like the Andrews Sisters. It was everything I'd seen in books at my grandparents' house, only it was our generation.
[ Andrews Books Dressed Everything Generation Going Grandparents House Only Our Out Paris Seen Sisters]
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.
[ Book Cannot Characters Film Get Hours Include Pages Possibly Reduce Script Two Which]
I've always had great respect for Paddington because he is amusingly English and eccentric. He is a great British institution and my generation grew up with the books and then Michael Horden's animations.
[ Always Because Books British Eccentric English Generation Great Grew Had Institution Michael Respect Then Up]
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.
[ Books Canvas Destroy Down Everyone Feel Go Going Got Ink Library Love Make Net Organic Paper Pen Smell Thing Vendetta]
But more wonderful than the lore of old men and the lore of books is the secret lore of ocean.
[ Books Lore Men More Ocean Old Secret Than Wonderful]
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.
[ Aids Always Book Chicago Child Classes Contrary Deaf Experiences Frustrations Growing Hearing Might Relating Speech Think Up Wanted Write]
I was supposed to go to drama school and then go to New York and do theatre. But I grew up on all those fabulous movies and had read all the bold Hollywood books, and I thought I just had to take a look.
[ Bold Books Drama Fabulous Go Grew Had Hollywood Just Look Movies New Read School Supposed Take Theatre Then Those Thought Up York]
I know that I am very popular in Holland, in fact I have visited Amsterdam several times to publicize my books. I have a great publisher in Holland and they have published all of my books in Dutch.
[ Am Amsterdam Books Dutch Fact Great Holland Know Popular Publicize Published Publisher Several Times Very Visited]
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.
[ Always Better Bill Book Finish God Got Learn Novel Oh Pay Processing Seem Stop Tax Tend Then Think Word Write]
Something about glamour interested me. All my schoolbooks had drawings of women on terraces with a cocktail and a cigarette.
[ Cigarette Cocktail Drawings Glamour Had Interested Something Women]
I'm lucky enough to work with, I think, the greatest writer there's ever been, Shakespeare. Whose collected works would always be under my pillow if I was only ever allowed one book to keep, and who never bores me.
[ Allowed Always Been Book Bores Collected Enough Ever Greatest Keep Lucky Never Only Pillow Shakespeare Think Under Whose Work Works Would Writer]
There is no need to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning.
[ Book Born Die Education Examination Finish Learning Life Moment Need Pass Process Read Whole]
This is perhaps the most profound meaning of the book of Job, the best example of wisdom.
[ Best Book Example Job Meaning Most Perhaps Profound Wisdom]
Reading Stephen King's book, On Writing, was like being cornered and forced to have a long, drawn out mental enema.
[ Being Book Cornered Drawn Enema Forced King Long Mental Out Reading Stephen Writing]
I was about 13, in some ways, when I wrote the first book. Approximately 18 when I wrote the second.
[ Approximately Book First Second Some Ways Wrote]
They put it on the page because it sounded good or it looked good or they read it in a book somewhere that this is how you structure a script or something, and they just don't get it. It's surprising.
[ Because Book Get Good How Just Looked Page Put Read Script Something Somewhere Sounded Structure Surprising]
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.
[ Back Cringe Else Everybody Experience Get Hard High Junior Looking Looks Mine Now Opening Photos Shows Their Think Time Up Watching Were World]
Writing a book for me, I expect, is very similar to the experience of reading the book for my readers.
[ Book Expect Experience Readers Reading Similar Very Writing]
The book you don't read won't help.
[ Book Help Read Won]
That's one of the things I hope that the book can do, is to restore some dignity to Joe Cinque.
[ Book Dignity Hope Joe Restore Some Things]
The very quick and high sales of the book caught us off guard, but fortunately we got the second edition from the printers at the end of last week and the shops should now be stocked again.
[ Again Book Caught Edition End Fortunately Got Guard High Last Now Off Printers Quick Sales Second Shops Should Us Very Week]
In the book, I make the point that here we have string theory and here we have twistor theory and we don't know if either one of them is the right approach to nature.
[ Approach Book Either Here Know Make Nature Point Right String Them Theory]
The more I do bookstores, the more people come up to me from church groups. I spoke at Pittsburg State College and had 2 or 3 ministers and book groups from a couple of churches.
[ Book Bookstores Church Churches College Come Couple Groups Had Ministers More Spoke State Up]
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable, is but the nature of learning; whereas the experience gained from actual life is one of the nature of wisdom.
[ Actual Books Experience Gained Gathered Learning Life Nature Often Though Valuable Whereas Wisdom]
I love comic book movies, and Marvel Comics obviously are the best.
[ Best Book Comic Comics Love Marvel Movies Obviously]
I'm living out a childhood fantasy. Our house is in a historic district of a small town that I used to read about in storybooks.
[ Childhood District Fantasy Historic House Living Our Out Read Small Town Used]
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.
[ Because Books Cd-Rom Come Help Information Libraries Meet Might Office Other Place Resource Where Work Your]
I also met, early on Ella Fitzgerald. Her songbooks are some of the most amazing bodies of work.
[ Also Amazing Bodies Early Ella Fitzgerald Her Met Most Some Work]
For several days after my first book was published, I carried it about in my pocket and took surreptitious peeps at it to make sure the ink had not faded.
[ After Book Carried Days Faded First Had Ink Make Peeps Pocket Published Several Sure Took]
By the usual reckoning, the worst books make the best films.
[ Best Books Films Make Reckoning Usual Worst]
I've never written a book before.
[ Before Book Never Written]
Being the first to do something like this also registers a lot of attention that the line might not have gotten if all four books had just appeared from one company.
[ Also Appeared Attention Being Books Company First Four Gotten Had Just Line Lot Might Registers Something]
You've really got to start hitting the books because it's no joke out here.
[ Because Books Got Here Hitting Joke Out Really Start]
If I were to write Web now, it would be a much, much darker book.
[ Book Darker Much Now Web Were Would Write]
I wrote a book called The Taste of New Wine because I couldn't find a book that talked about the reality of the situation and how we were dishonest and afraid.
[ Afraid Because Book Called Dishonest Find How New Reality Situation Talked Taste Were Wine Wrote]
The book is really, really dark, to the point where some people that I've talked to have said that it could be a series. And I'm like, Where? VH1? It's a little hard for VH1.
[ Book Could Dark Hard Little Point Really Said Series Some Talked Vh1 Where]
While Fledging is a different type of book, The Parable series serve as cautionary tales. I wrote the Parable books because of the direction of the country. You can call it save the world fiction, but it clearly doesn't save anything.
[ Anything Because Book Books Call Cautionary Clearly Country Different Direction Fiction Parable Save Series Serve Tales Type While World Wrote]
I can tell you this, if it wasn't for my book royalties, I'd be in debt.
[ Book Debt Royalties Tell]
You know you're getting old when all the names in your black book have M. D. after them. Age
[ After Black Book Getting Know Names Old Them Your]
And when I'm writing, I write a lot anyway. I might write pages and pages of conversation between characters that don't necessarily end up in the book, or in the story I'm working on, because they're simply my way of getting to know the characters.
[ Anyway Because Between Book Characters Conversation End Getting Know Lot Might Necessarily Pages Simply Story Up Way Working Write Writing]
I would love mainland Chinese to read my book. There is a Chinese translation which I worked on myself, published in Hong Kong and Taiwan. Many copies have gone into China but it is still banned.
[ Banned Book China Chinese Copies Gone Hong Into Kong Love Mainland Many Myself Published Read Still Taiwan Translation Which Worked Would]
In my subconscious, my books were part of a single emotional journey.
[ Books Emotional Journey Part Single Subconscious Were]
In the fairy tale the painting represents the here and now. The book is actually divided into five sections, through which the key character, the muse, leads us.
[ Actually Book Character Divided Fairy Five Here Into Key Leads Muse Now Painting Represents Sections Tale Through Us 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.
[ Ago Before Book Hundred Intents New Printed Purposes Read Three Whether Years Yesterday]
It's easy to set a story anywhere if you get a good guidebook and get some basic street names, and some descriptions, but, for me, yes, I am indebted to my travels to India for several of the stories.
[ Am Anywhere Basic Descriptions Easy Get Good Indebted India Names Set Several Some Stories Story Street Travels Yes]
A lot of my characters in all of my books have a self-destructive urge. They'll do precisely the thing that they know is wrong, take a perverse delight in doing the wrong thing.
[ Books Characters Delight Doing Know Lot Perverse Precisely Self-Destructive Take Thing Urge Wrong]
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom. Wisdom
[ Book Chapter First Honesty Wisdom]
The animated books pay the lowest rates at the Big Two and you can forget about royalties.
[ Animated Big Books Forget Lowest Pay Rates Royalties Two]
So the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is out there preserving and fighting for, and sometimes winning and sometimes losing, the fight for First Amendment rights in comics and, more generally, for freedom of speech.
[ Amendment Book Comic Comics Defense Fight Fighting First Freedom Fund Generally Legal Losing More Out Preserving Rights Sometimes Speech Winning]
I went to work in an office and learned, among other lessons, to do things I did not care for, and to do them well. Before I left this office, two of my books had already been published.
[ Already Among Been Before Books Care Did Had Learned Left Lessons Office Other Published Them Things Two Well Went Work]
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.
[ Articles Artist Bought Copy Did Editors Found Got Hired Ideas Interviews Lots Magazines Myself Off Out Phone Pretty Soon Stories Talked Them Went Writer]
I've heard every pie joke in the book. I'm still waiting for an original one.
[ Book Every Heard Joke Original Pie Still Waiting]
When we had to do book reports, I would pick a book that no one read and just make it up and turn that in. I got praised for my imagination.
[ Book Got Had Imagination Just Make Pick Praised Read Reports Turn Up Would]
I think I learned a lot from reading in general - even from reading badly written books.
[ Badly Books Even General Learned Lot Reading Think Written]
Personally, I was never the cool kid. I was always sort of a bookworm. I would just like to be more like Troy, because he's so cool.
[ Always Because Cool Just Kid More Never Personally Sort Troy Would]
When it comes to housework the one thing no book of household management can ever tell you is how to begin. Or maybe I mean why.
[ Begin Book Comes Ever Household Housework How Management Maybe Mean Tell Thing Why]
A book should serve as the ax for the frozen sea within us.
[ Ax Book Frozen Sea Serve Should Us Within]
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.
[ Advance Book Come Doing Done Hopper Little Publicizing Research Writing]
Not as ours the books of old - Things that steam can stamp and fold; Not as ours the books of yore - Rows of type, and nothing more.
[ Books Fold More Nothing Old Ours Rows Stamp Steam Things Type]
And then I wrote my first autobiography when I - well, it was 23 years ago. And since then I've written about one book every two years.
[ Ago Autobiography Book Every First Since Then Two Well Written Wrote Years]
Now, to describe the process of the Wrapped Reichstag, which went from 1971 to '95, there is an entire book about that, because each one of our projects has its own book. The book is not an art book, meaning it's not written by an art historian.
[ Art Because Book Describe Each Entire Historian Meaning Now Our Own Process Projects Reichstag Went Which Wrapped Written]
And I think that being able to make people laugh and write a book that's funny makes the information go down a lot easier and it makes it a lot more fun to read, easier to understand, and often stronger. So there's all kinds of advantages to it.
[ Able Advantages Being Book Down Easier Fun Funny Go Information Kinds Laugh Lot Make Makes More Often Read Stronger Think Understand Write]
I think that the online world has actually brought books back. People are reading because they're reading the damn screen. That's more reading than people used to do.
[ Actually Back Because Books Brought Damn More Online Reading Screen Than Think Used World]
Do not suppose, however, that I intend to urge a diet of classics on anybody. I have seen such diets at work. I have known people who have actually read all, or almost all, the guaranteed Hundred Best Books. God save us from reading nothing but the best.
[ Actually Almost Anybody Best Books Classics Diet Diets God Guaranteed However Hundred Intend Known Nothing Read Reading Save Seen Such Suppose Urge Us Work]
Prolonged, indiscriminate reviewing of books is a quite exceptionally thankless, irritating and exhausting job. It not only involves praising trash but constantly inventing reactions towards books about which one has no spontaneous feeling whatever.
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Books won't stay banned. They won't burn. Ideas won't go to jail.
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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.
[ Back Before Began Bookstore Came Composing Down Even Got Head Her Hotel Immediately Melodies Paris Piano Picked Poems Poetry Read Up Volume Wrote]
About seven years later I was given a book about the periodic table of the elements. For the first time I saw the elegance of scientific theory and its predictive power.
[ Book Elegance Elements First Given Later Periodic Power Predictive Saw Scientific Seven Table Theory Time Years]
Generally a chef's book is like a calling card or a portfolio to display their personal work.
[ Book Calling Card Chef Display Generally Personal Portfolio Their Work]
I got a book deal without even turning in one shred of a writing sample.
[ Book Deal Even Got Sample Shred Turning Without Writing]
I think Stevie Wonder could sing the phone book and manage to make me cry.
[ Book Could Cry Make Manage Phone Sing Stevie Think Wonder]
The rosary was said every evening. I always liked that sentence about the medieval Churches, that they were the Bibles of the poor. The Church was my first book and I would think it is still my most important book.
[ Always Bibles Book Church Churches Evening Every First Important Liked Medieval Most Poor Said Sentence Still Think Were Would]
I'd experienced the '40s and '50s by looking at my grandparents' old clothes, books, and magazines.
[ Books Clothes Experienced Grandparents Looking Magazines Old]
Reading is a conversation. All books talk. But a good book listens as well.
[ Book Books Conversation Good Listens Reading Talk Well]
If a university official's letter accusing a speaker of having a proclivity to commit speech crimes before she's given the speech - which then leads to Facebook postings demanding that Ann Coulter be hurt, a massive riot and a police-ordered cancellation of the speech - is not hate speech, then there is no such thing as hate speech.
[ Accusing Before Commit Crimes Demanding Given Hate Having Hurt Leads Letter Massive Official Riot She Speaker Speech Such Then Thing University Which]
I had still never read one of the Bond books when the movie Dr. No came out.
[ Bond Books Came Dr Had Movie Never Out Read Still]
My career is an open book, but my life is not.
[ Book Career Life Open]
I mean, I wasn't stupid. I knew we'd make money and sell a lot of Dune books.
[ Books Dune Knew Lot Make Mean Money Sell Stupid]
My brother used to say that I wrote faster than he could read. He wrote two books - of poems - better than all mine put together.
[ Better Books Brother Could Faster Mine Poems Put Read Say Than Together Two Used Wrote]
Television, they say, will permit a person to be entertained at home, without the effort of going to a picture house, without the trouble of booking seats, without the presence of other people.
[ Booking Effort Entertained Going Home House Other Permit Person Picture Presence Say Seats Television Trouble Will Without]
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.
[ Bohemian Book Cracks End Go Grove Had Narrative Obvious Pretentious Slave Sort Sounding Takes Too Where Without]
The covers of this book are too far apart.
[ Apart Book Covers Far Too]
I am 55 years old now. It takes three years to write one book. I don't know how many books I will be able to write before I die. It is like a countdown. So with each book I am praying - please let me live until I am finished.
[ Able Am Before Book Books Die Each Finished How Know Live Many Now Old Please Praying Takes Three Until Will Write Years]
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.
[ Because Book Brought Capture Different Grateful Masterpiece Medium Readers Spirit Theatre Tv Undoubtedly Utterly Very]
My reading is extremely eclectic. Lately I've been teaching myself computer graphics, so I'm reading a lot about that. I read books of trivia, of facts.
[ Been Books Computer Eclectic Extremely Facts Graphics Lately Lot Myself Read Reading Teaching Trivia]
I don't like to make my life like a book.
[ Book Life Make]
Her book about the money in sex gives you the feeling of the sex in money.
[ Book Feeling Gives Her Money Sex]
How long it takes to write a book depends on its length.
[ Book Depends How Length Long Takes Write]
A house without books is like a room without windows. No man has a right to bring up his children without surrounding them with books, if he has the means to buy them.
[ Books Bring Buy Children His House Man Means Right Room Surrounding Them Up Windows Without]
Old books that have ceased to be of service should no more be abandoned than should old friends who have ceased to give pleasure.
[ Abandoned Books Ceased Friends Give More Old Pleasure Service Should Than]
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.
[ Between Book Day Five Garden Long Lot Next Off Periods Projects Read Short Stories Story Take Think Thousand Three Words Working Write Writing]
There was a time when the world acted on books; now books act on the world.
[ Act Acted Books Now Time World]
I think that my main criticism in that book was directed at the general assumption that adaptation characterizes populations and species, rather than simply the individuals in the populations and species.
[ Adaptation Assumption Book Characterizes Criticism Directed General Individuals Main Populations Rather Simply Species Than Think]
Sometimes some of these little side excursions are useful and I manage to fit them in the book somewhere.
[ Book Excursions Fit Little Manage Side Some Sometimes Somewhere Them These Useful]
Book tours and research provide a lot of travel - too much, I sometimes think, but we do take vacations.
[ Book Lot Much Provide Research Sometimes Take Think Too Tours Travel Vacations]
A close associate of his gave an interview in which the book was described as quotes 'fiction from being to end'. I suffered trial by tabloid for a couple of weeks, lots of insults in the press, in the columns - this man should be put in the tower and so on.
[ Associate Being Book Close Columns Couple Described End Fiction Gave His Insults Interview Lots Man Press Put Quotes Should Suffered Tabloid Tower Trial Weeks Which]
I used to have all the Goosebumps books as a kid too.
[ Books Goosebumps Kid Too Used]
What that book does for me is give me the tools in the same way that I had the tools when I learned the regular scales or the alphabet. If you give me the tools, the syntax, and the grammar, it still doesn't tell me how to write Ulysses.
[ Alphabet Book Does Give Grammar Had How Learned Regular Same Scales Still Syntax Tell Tools Ulysses Way Write]
Fantasy for me as a kid was real, and I had a fantasy about what life was, whether it was sort of wicked and dire, or wholly normal, or whatever. Anything really close to home is not, it seems to me, what a good book should be about.
[ Anything Book Close Dire Fantasy Good Had Home Kid Life Normal Real Really Seems Should Sort Whatever Whether Wholly Wicked]
The tendency of modern scientific teaching is to neglect the great books, to lay far too much stress upon relatively unimportant modern work, and to present masses of detail of doubtful truth and questionable weight in such a way as to obscure principles.
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I have like 250 letters that I have to whittle it down to 150. Only then do you have the whole overview of a book. When it was finally edited, at least my take was, everybody's lying. You know?
[ Book Down Edited Everybody Finally Know Least Letters Lying Only Overview Take Then Whittle Whole]
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.
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I read the book with interest, but when Jackson was a candidate in 1828 for the Presidency, I opposed him and voted for Adams. I favored a protective tariff.
[ Adams Book Candidate Favored Him Interest Jackson Opposed Presidency Protective Read Tariff Voted]
We go to school to learn to work hard for money. I write books and create products that teach people how to have money work hard for them.
[ Books Create Go Hard How Learn Money Products School Teach Them Work Write]
I don't remember ever having finished a book.
[ Book Ever Finished Having Remember]
All people, even secular people, are seeing books on the market like The End of History.
[ Books End Even History Market Secular Seeing]
The advice of the elders to young men is very apt to be as unreal as a list of the hundred best books.
[ Advice Apt Best Books Elders Hundred List Men Unreal Very Young]
I hate sequels. They're never as good as the first book.
[ Book First Good Hate Never Sequels]
The vehemence with which certain critics have chosen not simply to criticize what I've written, but to challenge my writing this story at all, speaks of what the book is about: fear of disapproval.
[ Book Certain Challenge Chosen Criticize Critics Disapproval Fear Simply Speaks Story Vehemence Which Writing Written]
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.
[ Almost Book Children Daughter Fathers Four Helps National New Off Publicity Send Started Support Their Took Tour Writing Years]
I have written a few children's books. The first book that I wrote was for children. It was called "The Package", and it was a mystery story in pictures. It had no words.
[ Book Books Called Children Few First Had Mystery Package Pictures Story Words Written Wrote]
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.
[ Any Anything Book Books Bought Dramatically Dropped Games Get Hard Just Kids More Much Only Population Read Sales Spend Think Time Too Us Video]
I have three kids who like Harry Potter so I was sort of aware of it. You can't really move from it: it's on buses, in stores, it's everywhere. One of my kids has read the books; the other two are too small but they like the movies.
[ Aware Books Buses Everywhere Harry Kids Move Movies Other Potter Read Really Small Sort Stores Three Too Two]
Over the long haul of life on this planet, it is the ecologists, and not the bookkeepers of business, who are the ultimate accountants.
[ Accountants Business Haul Life Long Over Planet Ultimate]
Books are not men and yet they stay alive.
[ Alive Books Men Stay Yet]
The Swords were still interesting but by then a cast of characters had started to appear and go on from book to book, and other things about the world began to feel constricting. And there were other things I wanted to do, so I closed the series up and stopped it.
[ Appear Began Book Cast Characters Closed Feel Go Had Interesting Other Series Started Still Stopped Swords Then Things Up Wanted Were World]
I grew up with a mother who, every time she saw something, would say, I'm going to look that up. And I've become that person - I've become the reference-book person.
[ Become Every Going Grew Look Mother Person Saw Say She Something Time Up Would]
I can't even say I've begun yet, but I'm trying on the idea that there is a book in my future.
[ Begun Book Even Future Idea Say Trying Yet]
When I and the other young artists were working in comics, our work carried with it a particularly American slant. After all, we were Americans drawing and writing about things that touched us. As it turned out, the early work was, you might say, a comic book version of Jazz.
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When you have mastered numbers, you will in fact no longer be reading numbers, any more than you read words when reading books You will be reading meanings.
[ Any Books Fact Longer Mastered Meanings More Numbers Read Reading Than Will Words]
So many people are working in vaudeville today that I looked for three weeks to book enough acts for an hour bill and didn't have them until the night before we opened in Buffalo and money was no object!
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We set up a beta site, a test site, with movie, music and book reviews. If you're reading them and you want to buy a book or a ticket for a movie that's reviewed on the site, you can do that without leaving our site.
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Whenever books are burned, men also in the end are burned.
[ Also Books Burned End Men Whenever]
Miffy has changed quite a lot since the early books, although I never realised it at the time.
[ Although Books Changed Early Lot Never Quite Realised Since Time]
I never buy magazines, I never even buy books.
[ Books Buy Even Magazines Never]
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.
[ Ask Care Heart Help More Now Pocketbook Prices Profitable Raising Selling Take Us Which]
If God had meant Harvard professors to appear in People magazine, She wouldn't have invented The New York Review of Books.
[ Appear Books God Had Harvard Invented Magazine Meant New Professors Review She York]
Of the female black authors, I really like Morrison's early books a lot. But she's really become so much a clone of Faulkner. He did it better.
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Once you understand the foundations of cooking - whatever kind you like, whether it's French or Italian or Japanese - you really don't need a cookbook anymore.
[ Anymore Cooking Foundations French Italian Japanese Kind Need Once Really Understand Whatever Whether]
His knowledge of books had in some degree diminished his knowledge of the world.
[ Books Degree Diminished Had His Knowledge Some World]
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.
[ Been Boils Book Connections Day Down Even Issue Lot Mentioned Money Portion Side Tell Their]
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.
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I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see. Life
[ Books Day Each Find Friends Read See Short Still Take Think Thoughts Too Walks Want]
My dream was to be known as a writer and to be able to produce at least one book that would be read by people. That dream came true with the publication of my first novel - and all the rest has been a sweet bonus.
[ Able Been Bonus Book Came Dream First Known Least Novel Produce Publication Read Rest Sweet True Would Writer]
When I talked to my medical friends about the strange silence on this subject in American medical magazines and textbooks, I gained the impression that here was a subject tainted with Socialism or with feminine sentimentality for the poor.
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All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn.
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My father is a well known artist, Ted Dyer, who has been painting for many years. Our work is very different, but growing up surrounded by paintings, paints, easels and art books does have an effect.
[ Art Artist Been Books Different Does Effect Father Growing Known Many Our Painting Paintings Paints Surrounded Ted Up Very Well Work Years]
One man is as good as another until he has written a book.
[ Another Book Good Man Until Written]
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.
[ Because Books Cheaper Comic Dollar Format Give Kind Know Much Onto Pack Page Possible Readers Should Their Think Thinking Want]
In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but how many can get through to you.
[ Books Case Get Good How Many Point See Them Through]
Even the worst book can give us something to think about.
[ Book Even Give Something Think Us Worst]
I'm fortunate that the books sell, but even more fortunate to live in Chatham, to be very happily married and to have, on the whole, a fairly clear conscience.
[ Books Clear Conscience Even Fairly Fortunate Happily Live Married More Sell Very Whole]
I believe in communication; books communicate ideas and make bridges between people.
[ Believe Between Books Bridges Communicate Communication Ideas Make]
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.
[ Books Course Crude Doing Here Illegal Market Marketed Off Oil Percent Regulate Regulated Sold Trades Want Would]
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about what we don't know.
[ Books Hate Know Only Talk Teach Us]
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.
[ Any Book Buy Cartoon Color Comes Complete Damn Everybody Green Industry Just Mind Out Painting Pink Purple School Their Theory Today Whole]
I never abandoned either forms or freedom. I imagine that most of what could be called free verse is in my first book. I got through that fairly early.
[ Abandoned Book Called Could Early Either Fairly First Forms Free Freedom Got Imagine Most Never Through Verse]
Everything was going my way. I was happily marching into the history books. Then it all just fell apart.
[ Apart Books Everything Fell Going Happily History Into Just Marching Then Way]
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.
[ Book Cartoon Character Comic Evolution Familiar Him His Know Now Step Third Tick]
My books are about losers, about people who've lost their way and are engaged in a search.
[ Books Engaged Losers Lost Search Their Way]
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.
[ 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]
Movies and television shows based on comic books constitute the worst single genre in the history of filmed entertainment (with the exception of porn).
[ Based Books Comic Constitute Entertainment Exception Filmed Genre History Movies Shows Single Television Worst]
I was not a big comic-book reader.
[ Big Reader]
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.
[ Book Cook Cooked Five Flavor Home Ingredients Just Minutes Possibly Recipes Run User-Friendly Using Very Will]
Like any small business owner, I experienced the pressures of building a company from the ground up - developing a business plan, balancing the books, meeting payroll and building a customer base.
[ Any Balancing Base Books Building Business Company Customer Developing Experienced Ground Meeting Owner Payroll Plan Pressures Small Up]
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.
[ Book Excellence Good Inspires Made Manly Noble Other Raises Seek Spirit Test Thoughts Workman Your]
Today I begin to understand what love must be, if it exists... When we are parted, we each feel the lack of the other half of ourselves. We are incomplete like a book in two volumes of which the first has been lost. That is what I imagine love to be: incompleteness in absence.
[ Absence Been Begin Book Each Exists Feel First Half Imagine Incomplete Incompleteness Lack Lost Love Must Other Ourselves Parted Today Two Understand Volumes Which]
A great book provides escapism for me. The artistry and the creativity in a story are better than any drugs.
[ Any Artistry Better Book Creativity Escapism Great Provides Story Than]
A man's got to take a lot of punishment to write a really funny book.
[ Book Funny Got Lot Man Punishment Really Take Write]
In the book the relationship with Katharine and Almasy is sort of only in the patient's mind.
[ Book Mind Only Patient Relationship Sort]
And books that were published in much larger numbers than Selfish, Little are hard to find. And publishers who wanted to publish my last few works have them stuck in limbo while new distribution ideas and legal issues and fears are blown away.
[ Away Blown Books Distribution Fears Few Find Hard Ideas Issues Larger Last Legal Limbo Little Much New Numbers Publish Published Publishers Selfish Stuck Than Them Wanted Were While Works]
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.
[ Alas Beautiful Book Development Example Feels Find Little More Musical Musicians Nature Nothing Read Sees Sunset Than Too Which Will]
Marvel books also feed into the smaller publishers and the fact that this is happening in the same month we're launching Ultimate Fantastic Four is no coincidence.
[ Also Books Coincidence Fact Fantastic Feed Four Happening Into Launching Marvel Month Publishers Same Smaller Ultimate]
Here's the secret to finishing that first book. Don't rewrite as you go.
[ Book Finishing First Go Here Rewrite Secret]
My favorite book is always the one I'm working on at the moment.
[ Always Book Favorite Moment Working]
I don't know what to do or where to turn in this taxation matter. Somewhere there must be a book that tells all about it, where I could go to straighten it out in my mind. But I don't know where the book is, and maybe I couldn't read it if I found it.
[ Book Could Found Go Know Matter Maybe Mind Must Out Read Somewhere Straighten Taxation Tells Turn Where]
Saddam Hussein wrote the book on human rights violations.
[ Book Human Hussein Rights Saddam Violations Wrote]
There's my education in computers, right there; this is the whole thing, everything I took out of a book.
[ Book Computers Education Everything Out Right Thing Took Whole]
Producing came about because I never wanted to be in one of those books, Where Are They Now?
[ Because Books Came Never Now Producing Those Wanted Where]
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.
[ Alone Am Being Books Changed Child Could Escapes Even Freudian Happy Into Most Say Unhappy Vulgar Way]
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.
[ Better Bookstore Brooklyn Drank Got Job Little Sick Stopped Strand Summer Tax Than Then Through Way Which]
This book that I just wrote is going to be coming out very soon to Australia.
[ Australia Book Coming Going Just Out Soon Very Wrote]
It is over with; I am in the history books.
[ Am Books History Over]
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.
[ Allowed Anymore Books Breakthrough Building Called Each Few Good Gradually Had Luck Odd Result Seen Slowly Something Starting Way Writers]
When I do a novel, I don't really use the script, I use the book; when I did Apocalypse Now, I used Heart of Darkness. Novels usually have so much rich material.
[ Apocalypse Book Darkness Did Heart Material Much Novel Novels Now Really Rich Script Use Used Usually]
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.
[ Behind Between Book Capturing Difficult Even Guest Many Memories Pages Remain Sharing Silent Speak Though Volumes Years]
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.
[ Absolutely Anyone Book Certainly Contained Death Draft Explaining First Hasn Here Honest Incomprehensible Lived Much New Orleans References Several Wanted Without Write Years]
I don't write down my experiences, but I have a very decent memory. I have tons of books in which I write down phrases as they occur to me. That's how I write songs. I'll need a line and I'll go through the books and find it, the right rhyme and everything.
[ Books Decent Down Everything Experiences Find Go How Line Memory Need Occur Phrases Rhyme Right Songs Through Tons Very Which Write]
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.
[ Being Book Concepts Contains Dumb Eye Good Lies Made Other Produce Read Signs Speak Their Them Therefore Things Turn Up Which Without]
Nobody's going to write a book about me, because nobody's going to find anything worth writing a book about.
[ Anything Because Book Find Going Nobody Worth Write Writing]
I've lost track of the number of people who want to be writers but never actually write anything. Talking about writing, dreaming about writing, can be very fun, but it won't get a book written. You've got to write.
[ Actually Anything Book Dreaming Fun Get Got Lost Never Number Talking Track Very Want Won Write Writers Writing Written]
I was not allowed to take notes but my friend and I memorised those two and a half pages. Most people talked to me because of the warning. They knew this book was not going to be the official line.
[ Allowed Because Book Friend Going Half Knew Line Most Notes Official Pages Take Talked Those Two Warning]
All literature consists of whatever the writer thinks is cool. The reader will like the book to the degree that he agrees with the writer about what's cool.
[ Agrees Book Consists Cool Degree Literature Reader Thinks Whatever Will Writer]
Most of my books have been written in the form of fantasy.
[ Been Books Fantasy Form Most Written]
I want this book to be facts, to be important, to be history.
[ Book Facts History Important Want]
A book of verses underneath the bough, A jug of wine, a loaf of bread-and thou.
[ Book Bough Jug Loaf Thou Underneath Verses Wine]
I've always loved words. I ate up all the books I could get my hands on, and when I couldn't get books, I read candy wrappers and labels on cereal and toothpaste boxes.
[ Always Ate Books Boxes Candy Cereal Could Get Hands Labels Loved Read Toothpaste Up Words]
I only keep books that I like very much. Otherwise I'd throw them out.
[ Books Keep Much Only Otherwise Out Them Throw Very]
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.
[ Because Been Book Column Compilation Could Dates Easy Em Feeling Idea Just Mainly Material Publishers Pushed Staple Together Would Years]
Oh yeah, I was one of the first guys writing comic books, I wrote Captain America, with guys like Stan Lee, who became famous later on with Marvel Comics.
[ America Became Books Captain Comic Comics Famous First Guys Later Lee Marvel Oh Stan Writing Wrote Yeah]
I love meeting fans. The people who are fans of my books are really smart and dedicated, because some independent comics are hard to get. I will drive all the way to Pittsburgh or Detroit to put it in their hands.
[ Because Books Comics Dedicated Detroit Drive Fans Get Hands Hard Independent Love Meeting Pittsburgh Put Really Smart Some Their Way Will]
I've always been obsessed with style and glamor and if I want anyone to get anything out of my book, it's how we can all have them in our lives.
[ Always Anyone Anything Been Book Get How Lives Obsessed Our Out Style Them Want]
Most adults, unlike most children, understand the difference between a book that will hold them spellbound for a rainy Sunday afternoon and a book that will put them in touch with a part of themselves they didn't even know existed.
[ Adults Afternoon Between Book Children Difference Even Existed Hold Know Most Part Put Rainy Sunday Them Themselves Touch Understand Unlike Will]
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.
[ Back Book Dinosaur Even Example Go Great Laughed More Players Probably Put Rackets See Should Strategy Subtlety These Think Variety Wood]
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.
[ Article Book Books Capital Case Constitute Consumption Fairly House Hundreds Lasts Library Life Long Men Mere Often Only Out Professional Setting Their Then Years]
My next book is also set in the eighteenth century. It's about the Revolution, with the focus on the year 1776. It's about Washington and the army and the war. It's the nadir, the low point of the United States of America.
[ Also America Army Book Century Eighteenth Focus Low Nadir Next Point Revolution Set States United War Washington Year]
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.
[ Afterwards Become Books Came Change Come Finished Habit Had Many Obsession Out Read Sit Take Them Took Until While Would Years]
The most important thing about Spaceship Earth - an instruction book didn't come with it.
[ Book Come Earth Important Instruction Most Spaceship Thing]
Books had instant replay long before televised sports.
[ Before Books Had Instant Long Replay Sports Televised]
A book is always a dialogue with other readers and other books.
[ Always Book Books Dialogue Other Readers]
Every night, I have to read a book, so that my mind will stop thinking about things that I stress about.
[ Book Every Mind Night Read Stop Stress Things Thinking Will]
One, I have a wonderful publisher, Black Sparrow Press; as long as they exist, they will keep me in print. And they claim they sell very respectable numbers of my books, so I guess, and it's true, every place I go, my books are in libraries and on bookshelves.
[ Black Books Bookshelves Claim Every Exist Go Guess Keep Libraries Long Numbers Place Press Print Publisher Respectable Sell Sparrow True Very Will Wonderful]
What I think is interesting is that the more you do, you have to invent a book of rules of what you can do and what you can't do. And the very real danger is that if your book of rules becomes a book of cliches.
[ Becomes Book Cliches Danger Interesting Invent More Real Rules Think Very Your]
History books that contain no lies are extremely dull.
[ Books Contain Dull Extremely History Lies]
No other human being, no woman, no poem or music, book or painting can replace alcohol in its power to give man the illusion of real creation.
[ Alcohol Being Book Creation Give Human Illusion Man Music Other Painting Poem Power Real Replace Woman]
On the other hand, I still approach each book with the same basic plan in mind - to put some people under severe stress and see how they hold up.
[ Approach Basic Book Each Hand Hold How Mind Other Plan Put Same See Severe Some Still Stress Under Up]
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.
[ Anything Bed Book Even Feel Going Gravel Imperfections Kids Least Minor Often Picture Read Start Times]
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.
[ Book Bookstore Buys Clears Every Him Hits Loneliness Man Out Store Woman]
Everybody has a right to like or dislike anything or anyone. From a flower to a flavor to a book or a composition but it is very sad that in our country we actually fight over such things in an unseemly manner.
[ Actually Anyone Anything Book Composition Country Dislike Everybody Fight Flavor Flower Manner Our Over Right Sad Such Things Unseemly Very]
The Little Friend is a long book. It's also completely different from my first novel: different landscape, different characters, different use of language and diction, different approach to story.
[ Also Approach Book Characters Completely Diction Different First Friend Landscape Language Little Long Novel Story Use]
My wife and I love to read. We're going to have to move out to make room for the books! And we have our dogs.
[ Books Dogs Going Love Make Move Our Out Read Room Wife]
I've got lots of good friends. I could have affairs. I can read a book all night, put the cat on the end of the bed. I can pick up my passport and go to France. I don't have to ask anybody.
[ Affairs Anybody Ask Bed Book Cat Could End France Friends Go Good Got Lots Night Passport Pick Put Read Up]
Unless their use by readers bring them to life, books are indeed dead things.
[ Books Bring Dead Indeed Life Readers Their Them Things Unless Use]
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.
[ Book Critical Down Far First Five Follow Good Got Had Into Most Notices Novels Printing Second Shiloh Some Success Successful Things Those Went]
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.
[ Any Down Each Gone Improving Keep Look Pitch Season Silly Something Trying Want]
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.
[ Around Author Books Hanging Hobby Just Library Local Out Pick Read Sort Their Took Up Would]
In between that time, I've done book narrating, you know, books on tape for Dove Audio.
[ Audio Between Book Books Done Dove Know Narrating Tape Time]
I love chapbooks. They're in some ways the ideal form in which to publish and read poems. You can read 19 poems in a way you can't sit down and read 60 to 70 pages of poems.
[ Down Form Ideal Love Pages Poems Publish Read Sit Some Way Ways Which]
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!
[ Acceptance Around Bag Because Book Everything Exciting First Neck Out Paper Rope Sack Sort Spilled Sudden Though Tied Time Up]
I make money using my brains and lose money listening to my heart. But in the long run my books balance pretty well.
[ Balance Books Brains Heart Listening Long Lose Make Money Pretty Run Using Well]
It's different in Scotland. People who come to readings are more interested in literature as such, but the readership in general is really quite diverse. It's a cliche, but it's said that people who read my books don't read any other books, and you do get that element.
[ Any Books Cliche Come Different Diverse Element General Get Interested Literature More Other Quite Read Readership Readings Really Said Scotland Such]
It draws you in and creates pictures, so what I do is almost like a talking story book.
[ Almost Book Creates Draws Pictures Story Talking]
Many good sayings are to be found in holy books, but merely reading them will not make one religious.
[ Books Found Good Holy Make Many Merely Reading Religious Sayings Them Will]
I've written a lot of books which are written from the moon - the view from nowhere.
[ Books Lot Moon Nowhere View Which Written]
In the dime stores and bus stations, people talk of situations, read books, repeat quotations, draw conclusions on the wall.
[ Books Bus Conclusions Dime Draw Quotations Read Repeat Situations Stations Stores Talk Wall]
Books, the children of the brain.
[ Books Brain Children]
No one over thirty-five is worth meeting who has not something to teach us, - something more than we could learn for ourselves, from a book.
[ Book Could Learn Meeting More Ourselves Over Something Teach Than Thirty-Five Us Worth]
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.
[ Afraid Associated Because Beginning Books Career Editors Had Hard Name Personally Publishing Their Them Think Time Were Would]
A well-composed book is a magic carpet on which we are wafted to a world that we cannot enter in any other way.
[ Any Book Cannot Carpet Enter Magic Other Wafted Way Which World]
I was pleasantly surprised after the book came out. It was like, hey, the home team put down a nice score.
[ After Book Came Down Hey Home Nice Out Pleasantly Put Score Surprised Team]
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.
[ Appears Bad Before Book Down Good Help Him His Hurt Nothing Pants Person Populace Publishes Willfully]
A bad book is as much of a labor to write as a good one, it comes as sincerely from the author's soul.
[ Author Bad Book Comes Good Labor Much Sincerely Soul Write]
The book salesman should be honored because he brings to our attention, as a rule, the very books we need most and neglect most.
[ Attention Because Book Books Brings Honored Most Need Neglect Our Rule Salesman Should Very]
I read The Bell Jar, and then I read her memoir and her diaries, and a third book, an outside opinion. Just the way she made the pillows so neat on the oven door. It just seems to be the opposite of, if you're going to take your life, in a horrible rage it happens.
[ Bell Book Diaries Door Going Happens Her Horrible Jar Just Life Made Memoir Neat Opinion Opposite Outside Oven Pillows Rage Read Seems She Take Then Third Way Your]
I get sent a lot of scripts which feature him as a kind of all-purpose Victorian literary character and really understand little, if anything, about him, his life or his books.
[ Anything Books Character Feature Get Him His Kind Life Literary Little Lot Really Scripts Sent Understand Victorian Which]
What do we tell our children? Haste makes waste. Look before you leap. Stop and think. Don't judge a book by its cover. We believe that we are always better off gathering as much information as possible and spending as much time as possible in deliberation.
[ Always Before Believe Better Book Children Cover Deliberation Gathering Haste Information Judge Leap Look Makes Much Off Our Possible Spending Stop Tell Think Time Waste]
But I believe that there are marriages where you can have your pool table and she can have her scrapbooking room or garden or whatever it is. But when everyone has what they want, it's not funny. There's no conflict.
[ Believe Conflict Everyone Funny Garden Her Marriages Pool Room She Table Want Whatever Where Your]
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
[ Blind Books Mirror Person Stupid Useful]
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.
[ Almost Amazing Back Book Come Could Decided Ending Finished Go Great Had Happen Needed Re-Read Really See Thing Up Where]
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.
[ Backward Beginning Book Forward Imagination Just Most Necessarily Part Start Story Vivid Work]
Having your book turned into a movie is like seeing your oxen turned into bouillon cubes.
[ Book Cubes Having Into Movie Oxen Seeing Turned Your]
So I went in front of the judge, and I had my St. Jude prayer book in my pocket and my St. Jude medal. And I'm standing there and that judge said I was found guilty, so he sentenced me to what the law prescribed: one to 14 years.
[ Book Found Front Guilty Had Jude Judge Law Medal Pocket Prayer Prescribed Said Sentenced St Standing Went Years]
The reason is that till date, in spite of advances in information technology and strategies of information, the written word in the form of books still remains one of humanity's most enduring legacies.
[ Advances Books Date Enduring Form Humanity Information Legacies Most Reason Remains Spite Still Strategies Technology Till Word Written]
A real book is not one that we read, but one that reads us.
[ Book Read Reads Real Us]
Well, the whole story is in the book, but the short answer is that I was the first information architect in an organization that was traditionally design-oriented, and I felt I needed a tool to help me gain the trust and support of my colleagues.
[ Answer Architect Book Colleagues Felt First Gain Help Information Needed Organization Short Story Support Tool Traditionally Trust Well Whole]
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!
[ Agencies Am Another Books Busy Currently Doing Fifteen Keeps Library Lot Magazine Own Photo Plus Quite Shooting Stock Three Work Working]
People in my books tend to get their just deserts, even if not at the hands of the police.
[ Books Deserts Even Get Hands Just Police Tend Their]
I'm trying to finish my book on the Kennedy assassination.
[ Assassination Book Finish Kennedy Trying]
I have to have a character worth caring about. I tend not to start writing books about people I don't have a lot of sympathy for because I'm just going to be with them too long.
[ Because Books Caring Character Going Just Long Lot Start Sympathy Tend Them Too Worth Writing]
It is much simpler to buy books than to read them and easier to read them than to absorb their contents.
[ Absorb Books Buy Contents Easier Much Read Simpler Than Their Them]
We don't need lists of rights and wrongs, tables of do's and don'ts: we need books, time, and silence. Thou shalt not is soon forgotten, but Once upon a time lasts forever.
[ Books Forever Forgotten Lasts Lists Need Once Rights Shalt Silence Soon Tables Thou Time Ts Upon Wrongs]
It works in the comic book, but as the audiences have gotten older and more sophisticated, I think the stories need to grow up with them. This is a story about a couple of rival gangs and what goes wrong in a couple of days.
[ Audiences Book Comic Couple Days Gangs Goes Gotten Grow More Need Older Rival Sophisticated Stories Story Them Think Up Works Wrong]
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.
[ Always Books Carry Case Cassettes Down Get Just Know Lots Masterpiece Oh Paper Pens Read Roam Sit Something Somewhere Stuff Urge Weighted Wherever Write]
Who has fully realized that history is not contained in thick books but lives in our very blood?
[ Blood Books Contained Fully History Lives Our Realized Thick Very]
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.
[ 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]
Each book will have a lot of cliffhangers, because I like that.
[ Because Book Each Lot Will]
When I was a boy, I always saw myself as a hero in comic books and in movies. I grew up believing this dream.
[ Always Believing Books Boy Comic Dream Grew Hero Movies Myself Saw Up]
She's an amazing dog and really inspired everything that's in this book.
[ Amazing Book Dog Everything Inspired Really She]
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.
[ Anything Books Boundaries Free Including Individual Made Only Past Personal References She Should Small Think Towers Twin Two Wants Write Writer]
I have personally seen statements that were longer than some books I have read.
[ Books Longer Personally Read Seen Some Statements Than Were]
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and of elevated opinions.
[ Books Elevated Fond Lofty Man Opinions Thought Usually]
What I did was, I went and collected every bit of information from Adventist publishing houses in the basic areas of doctrine covered in the book Questions on Doctrine.
[ Adventist Areas Basic Bit Book Collected Covered Did Doctrine Every Houses Information Publishing Questions Went]
What has influenced my life more than any other single thing has been my stammer. Had I not stammered I would probably... have gone to Cambridge as my brothers did, perhaps have become a don and every now and then published a dreary book about French literature.
[ Any Become Been Book Brothers Cambridge Did Dreary Every French Gone Had Influenced Life Literature More Now Other Perhaps Probably Published Single Stammer Than Then Thing Would]
Next to acquiring good friends, the best acquisition is that of good books.
[ Acquiring Acquisition Best Books Friends Good Next]
A friend in the War Office warned me that I was in Kitchener's black books, and that orders had been given for my arrest next time I appeared in France.
[ Appeared Arrest Been Black Books France Friend Given Had Next Office Orders Time War Warned]
I would never want to hurt anyone by writing a book.
[ Anyone Book Hurt Never Want Would Writing]
Well, obviously, as soon as I'd finished the script I read a lot of books on Winston Churchill, and started to gain weight and really prepare emotionally, mentally and physically for the role.
[ Books Churchill Emotionally Finished Gain Lot Mentally Obviously Physically Prepare Read Really Role Script Soon Started Weight Well Winston]
I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves. Design
[ Bookshelves Building Children Consists Content Decorating Enough Grew Kind Most Mostly Think Up Would]
I guess another message I'd like to say with this book is no matter how many times you fail... I failed a lot of times trying to get clean, and never thought I'd get to this point.
[ Another Book Clean Fail Failed Get Guess How Lot Many Matter Message Never Point Say Thought Times Trying]
Let's just say that I don't think our show has very much in common with the book any more.
[ Any Book Common Just More Much Our Say Show Think Very]
People who are readers of fiction aren't particularly interested in comic books.
[ Books Comic Fiction Interested Particularly Readers]
Read much, but not many books.
[ Books Many Much Read]
The third biggest comic people in America want to make a comic book out of me. It's unbelievable.
[ America Biggest Book Comic Make Out Third Unbelievable Want]
Yeah, man I am going to be writing a book soon. The reality of being in a rock band in the music business'.
[ Am Band Being Book Business Going Man Music Reality Rock Soon Writing Yeah]
Books are challenging and inspirational to me.
[ Books Challenging Inspirational]
I'm not into older guys. To tell you the truth, Richard Gere is not the sexiest man alive, in my book.
[ Alive Book Guys Into Man Older Richard Sexiest Tell Truth]
Most people don't have the money to spend on advertising to create awareness among readers, nor do they have the contacts at newspapers or magazines to get their books reviewed.
[ Advertising Among Awareness Books Contacts Create Get Magazines Money Most Newspapers Nor Readers Reviewed Spend Their]
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.
[ Book Consumed Even Four Good Great Handful Many May More Pretty Produced Programs Some Than Them Thousand Were Worth]
A bad book is the worse that it cannot repent. It has not been the devil's policy to keep the masses of mankind in ignorance; but finding that they will read, he is doing all in his power to poison their books.
[ Bad Been Book Books Cannot Devil Doing Finding His Ignorance Keep Mankind Masses Poison Policy Power Read Repent Their Will Worse]
There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.
[ Books Burning Crimes Reading Than Them Worse]
Books are the ever burning lamps of accumulated wisdom.
[ Accumulated Books Burning Ever Lamps Wisdom]
I've done a number of readings at poetry lounges in Vancouver and Los Angeles. I've compiled a book of poetry that's completed, and two others I'm working on.
[ Angeles Book Compiled Completed Done Los Number Others Poetry Readings Two Vancouver Working]
I feel sometimes that in children's books there are more and more grim problems, but I don't know that I want to burden third- and fourth-graders with them.
[ Books Burden Children Feel Grim Know More Problems Sometimes Them Want]
There are some fine books and essays about that. Lewis Hyde has written about alcoholism and poets and the role that society gives its writers - encouraging them to die.
[ Alcoholism Books Die Encouraging Essays Fine Gives Hyde Lewis Poets Role Society Some Them Writers Written]
Life is a wonderful thing to talk about, or to read about in history books - but it is terrible when one has to live it.
[ Books History Life Live Read Talk Terrible Thing Wonderful]
When I get back from this book tour, I'm planning to learn the internet. Maybe I can hook up in cyberspace.
[ Back Book Cyberspace Get Hook Internet Learn Maybe Planning Tour Up]
That became a big time in comic books because it's when people were starting to break out into independent stuff, the market was getting choked with speculators and everybody was trying to do their own trick covers.
[ Became Because Big Books Break Choked Comic Covers Everybody Getting Independent Into Market Out Own Speculators Starting Stuff Their Time Trick Trying Were]
A book is the only immortality.
[ Book Immortality Only]
It's a natural thing for people to say, you know, Who's in this book? I find myself get ting a little defensive. People come along and I'm waiting for that first question.
[ Along Book Come Defensive Find First Get Know Little Myself Natural Question Say Thing Waiting]
I have said repeatedly that in this country we track library books better than we do sex offenders.
[ Better Books Country Library Offenders Repeatedly Said Sex Than Track]
The booking agent had the audacity to take 10 percent, so we wound up with about $100 a week apiece.
[ Agent Apiece Audacity Booking Had Percent Take Up Week Wound]
Well, now that he's finished one building, he'll Le Corbusier go write four books about it.
[ Books Building Finished Four Go Now Well Write]
I brought samples in, because I didn't have any comic book samples, and I brought all these illustrations that I had influenced by Norman Rockwell and a couple of the other big boys. That's all I had, that's all I brought.
[ Any Because Big Book Boys Brought Comic Couple Had Illustrations Influenced Norman Other Rockwell Samples These]
I used to get a haircut every Saturday so I would never miss any of the comic books. I had practically no hair when I was a kid!
[ Any Books Comic Every Get Had Hair Haircut Kid Miss Never Practically Saturday Used Would]
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.
[ Am Backing Book Conference Extrapolate General Going How Issue Knows Make Men Methodology Minds Out Personal Reason Their]
Its highest point was The Worst Journey in the World. Then you see this decline, and this harking back, using the 19th-century form when we're not in the 19th century. That way of writing a book about the world out there - you just can't do it anymore.
[ Anymore Back Book Century Decline Form Harking Highest Journey Just Out Point See Then Using Way World Worst Writing]
To read too many books is harmful.
[ Books Harmful Many Read Too]
If there's a book you really want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.
[ Been Book Hasn Must Read Really Then Want Write Written Yet]
The most colorful section of a bookstore is the display of SF books, with art by people like Wayne Barlow, who is a terrific artist.
[ Art Artist Books Bookstore Colorful Display Most Section Sf Terrific Wayne]
The future? Like unwritten books and unborn children, you don't talk about it.
[ Books Children Future Talk Unborn Unwritten]
One of the things I have tried to do with this book and with all of them really is avoid that simple, easy, reductionist view of motivation and to show we do things for a complex net of reasons, a real braid of reasons.
[ Avoid Book Complex Easy Motivation Net Real Really Reasons Show Simple Them Things Tried View]
I write about myself with the same pencil and in the same exercise book as about him. It is no longer I, but another whose life is just beginning.
[ Another Beginning Book Exercise Him Just Life Longer Myself Pencil Same Whose Write]
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.
[ Ahead Bank Before Book Even Far Had Happened Immunity Printed Robbery Though Use Went Write Wrote]
I do write long, long character notes - family background, history, details of appearance - much more than will ever appear in the novel. I think this is what lifts a book from that early calculated, artificial stage.
[ Appear Appearance Artificial Background Book Calculated Character Details Early Ever Family History Lifts Long More Much Notes Novel Stage Than Think Will Write]
Hardcover books are fairly expensive these days and to read one requires a significant commitment of time in our busy society. So I want to make sure that when readers buy one of my books they get something they're familiar with.
[ Books Busy Buy Commitment Days Expensive Fairly Familiar Get Hardcover Make Our Read Readers Requires Significant Society Something Sure These Time Want]
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
[ Any Book Child Continuing Deep Form Good Habit Helps Him His Make Needs Reading]
Men have had every advantage of us in telling their own story. Education has been theirs in so much higher a degree; the pen has been in their hands. I will not allow books to prove anything.
[ Advantage Allow Anything Been Books Degree Education Every Had Hands Higher Men Much Own Pen Prove Story Telling Their Theirs Us Will]
First-person narrators is the way I know how to write a book with the greatest power and chance of artistic success.
[ Artistic Book Chance First-Person First-Person Greatest How Know Power Success Way Write]
The first book I ever wrote was in fourth grade and it was called 'Billy's Booger.' It was an autobiographical piece about a kid who was really bad at math.
[ Autobiographical Bad Billy Booger Book Called Ever First Fourth Grade Kid Math Piece Really Wrote]
You cannot write for children They're much too complicated. You can only write books that are of interest to them.
[ Books Cannot Children Complicated Interest Much Only Them Too Write]
I used to walk to school with my nose buried in a book.
[ Book Buried Nose School Used Walk]
One half who graduate from college never read another book.
[ Another Book College Graduate Half Never Read]
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.
[ 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]
As I have studied the Bible and the Book of Mormon, I have come to know through the power of the Spirit of God, that these books contain the fullness of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
[ Bible Book Books Christ Come Contain Fullness God Gospel Jesus Know Mormon Power Spirit Studied These Through]
I've got a book of poetry by the bed, one of these big collections that goes back to the Greeks and Romans.
[ Back Bed Big Book Collections Goes Got Greeks Poetry Romans These]
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.
[ After Books Bring Condition Crisis End Enforcing Everything Going Government Gulf Laws Means Original Possibly Restoring Should Think]
Now, I had been drawing all this time - especially in France of course - so, when I came back, my father gave me the chance to do a cover for one of the books he published.
[ Back Been Books Came Chance Course Cover Drawing Especially Father France Gave Had Now Published Time]
Because I stopped dieting already six months ago, and I think it's important to bring out a book like this and you are there a year later and say look, I'm still like this.
[ Ago Already Because Book Bring Dieting Important Later Look Months Out Say Six Still Stopped Think Year]
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.
[ Book Communicating Expectation Important Message Only Other Start Thing Think Very Way Which Write]
My idea of going to hell is going somewhere where there are no books.
[ Books Going Hell Idea Somewhere Where]
Every kind of book I've written has been written in a different way. There has not been any set time for writing, any set way, I haven't re-invented the process every time but I almost have.
[ Almost Any Been Book Different Every Haven Kind Process Set Time Way Writing Written]
Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.
[ Best Book Dark Dog Friend Inside Man Outside Read Too]
Books support us in our solitude and keep us from being a burden to ourselves.
[ Being Books Burden Keep Our Ourselves Solitude Support Us]
In the book, America had already been weakened by bio terror plagues before waves of selfish violence took down the rest. But the real enemy was the kind of male human being who nurses fantasies of violent glory at the expense of his fellow citizens.
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I did the pilot, and when they came through and said they were going to put it on the air, I had already some dates in the book with my band and so on. So Barry did the first one, he may have done a few more than the first one in the series, and I took it up from then.
[ Air Already Band Barry Book Came Dates Did Done Few First Going Had May More Pilot Put Said Series Some Than Then Through Took Up Were]
That was par for the course but I also found that commissions were being canceled and in fact I considered this directly libelous - I write biographies for a living as well as being a journalist - for a non fiction book to be called fiction from beginning to end.
[ Also Beginning Being Biographies Book Called Canceled Commissions Considered Course Directly End Fact Fiction Found Journalist Living Non Par Well Were Write]
In this one book are the two most interesting personalities in the whole world - God and yourself. The Bible is the story of God and man, a love story in which you and I must write our own ending, our unfinished autobiography of the creature and the Creator.
[ Autobiography Bible Book Creator Creature Ending God Interesting Love Man Most Must Our Own Personalities Story Two Unfinished Which Whole World Write Yourself]
Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?
[ Bookstore Human Nature Weak Where]
Generally my typical books have lots of twists and turns a big surprise ending and then usually another surprise at the end and ideally, as in Garden of Beasts, we get to the very end and we find at the last few pages that there's yet another surprise.
[ Another Beasts Big Books End Ending Few Find Garden Generally Get Ideally Last Lots Pages Surprise Then Turns Twists Typical Usually Very Yet]
People are usually surprised to hear this, but I don't really read children's books.
[ Books Children Hear Read Really Surprised Usually]
My favorite monologue in the book is Kate Harrington's story of her relationship with Truman.
[ Book Favorite Her Kate Monologue Relationship Story Truman]
I wasn't at all sure I could make that sort of leap into that sort of comic book reality.
[ Book Comic Could Into Leap Make Reality Sort Sure]
The most accomplished way of using books is to serve them as some people do lords; learn their titles and then brag of their acquaintance.
[ Accomplished Acquaintance Books Brag Learn Lords Most Serve Some Their Them Then Titles Using Way]
Hungry man, reach for the book: it is a weapon.
[ Book Hungry Man Reach Weapon]
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.
[ Book Business Comic Comment Fans Find Get Gotten Lot Retailers Shops Themselves Trouble Whole]
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.
[ Baby Books Both Each Easy Having Interests Just Put Readers Some Story Together Want Write Writing Written]
When I was a teacher, teachers would come into my classroom and admire my desk on which lay nothing whatever, whereas theirs were heaped with papers and books.
[ Admire Books Classroom Come Desk Heaped Into Lay Nothing Papers Teacher Teachers Theirs Were Whatever Whereas Which Would]
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.
[ Always Between Books Cary Dollars Him Love Millions Offered Private Us Write]
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.
[ Art Awakening Beautiful Beauty Book Confessions Describes Desire Him Literary Love Most Own Passages Passion Poetic Sake Sense Sixth Such Where Wisdom]
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.
[ Another Book Day Ear Finished Five Full-Time Ground Job Next Still Took Week Which Why Won Write Years]
Thus we hope to teach mythology not as a study, but as a relaxation from study; to give our work the charm of a story-book, yet by means of it to impart a knowledge of an important branch of education.
[ Branch Charm Education Give Hope Impart Important Knowledge Means Mythology Our Relaxation Study Teach Thus Work Yet]
I decided that now is the time to start doing the things that really interest me and I find important. It was in the 10 years of the MacArthur grant that I began working on my first book... and I began putting more work into environmental history.
[ Began Book Decided Doing Environmental Find First Grant History Important Interest Into More Now Putting Really Start Things Time Work Working Years]
Self-help books are for the birds. Self-help groups are where it's at.
[ Birds Books Groups Self-Help 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.
[ Beginning Book Discovery Elimination End Find Often Out Process Put Sort Very]
My Alma mater was books, a good library... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
[ Books Could Curiosity Good Just Library Life Reading Rest Satisfying Spend]
One always tends to overpraise a long book, because one has got through it.
[ Always Because Book Got Long Tends Through]
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.
[ After Afterward Because Books Both Charged Difficult Feel Good Great However Pretty Time Tired Up Way Workout]
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.
[ Also Been Books Camp Camps Detailing Enough Fortunate Good Got Had Several Some Survivors Talk Were Women]
The Book of Mormon is concrete and solid, they can hold it, and they can visualize that they have to pray to decide if this physical thing is true. There is no room for interpretation.
[ Book Concrete Decide Hold Interpretation Mormon Physical Pray Room Solid Thing True Visualize]
I really have reached a point where I can write a book about all of this.
[ Book Point Reached Really Where Write]
Keeping books on social aid is capitalistic nonsense. I just use the money for the poor. I can't stop to count it. History
[ Aid Books Capitalistic Count Just Keeping Money Nonsense Poor Social Stop Use]
I wish I had had my books when I was a kid, I do.
[ Books Had Kid Wish]
I imagine a child. That child is me. I can reconstruct and vividly remember portions of my own childhood. I can see, taste, smell, feel, and hear them. Then what I do is, not write about that kid or about his world, but start to think of a book that would have pleased him.
[ Book Child Childhood Feel Hear Him His Imagine Kid Own Pleased Portions Reconstruct Remember See Smell Start Taste Them Then Think Vividly World Would Write]
The paperback is very interesting but I find it will never replace the hardcover book - it makes a very poor doorstop.
[ Book Doorstop Find Hardcover Interesting Makes Never Paperback Poor Replace Very Will]
They were written on cheap blue notebooks bought by poor women. I'm interested in folk tales in the way that medicine and magic in women's stories are all kind of combined.
[ Blue Bought Cheap Combined Folk Interested Kind Magic Medicine Notebooks Poor Stories Tales Way Were Women Written]
My favorite book is the last one printed, which is always better than those that were published earlier.
[ Always Better Book Earlier Favorite Last Printed Published Than Those Were Which]
There is a difference between a book of two hundred pages from the very beginning, and a book of two hundred pages which is the result of an original eight hundred pages. The six hundred are there. Only you don't see them.
[ Beginning Between Book Difference Eight Hundred Only Original Pages Result See Six Them Two Very Which]
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.
[ Act Also Book Cities Could Especially Exists Fantasies Imagine Larger Many Mentioned More Most Much Out Seem Teenagers Than Underworld Vampire]
I'm a third done into a new book but sorry - I have a superstition about talking about it!
[ Book Done Into New Sorry Superstition Talking Third]
The lessons taught in great books are misleading. The commerce in life is rarely so simple and never so just.
[ Books Commerce Great Just Lessons Life Misleading Never Rarely Simple Taught]
Writing a book is not as tough as it is to haul thirty-five people around the country and sweat like a horse five nights a week.
[ Around Book Country Five Haul Horse Nights Sweat Thirty-Five Tough Week Writing]
The best books of our times have included the three mature volumes of Philip Larkin. They're very short books of poems, and very carefully arranged.
[ Arranged Best Books Carefully Included Mature Our Philip Poems Short Three Times Very Volumes]
I had the advantage of reading the book, and when the script was first submitted to me, it was just another gangster story - the east side taking over the west side and all that.
[ Advantage Another Book East First Gangster Had Just Over Reading Script Side Story Submitted Taking West]
Most people - and particularly people whose lives have nothing to do with books at all - are intrigued by the idea that somebody wants to listen to them and get it right.
[ Books Get Idea Intrigued Listen Lives Most Nothing Particularly Right Somebody Them Wants Whose]
Serial killers are everywhere! Well, perhaps not in our neighborhood, but on our television screens, at the movie theatres, and in rows and rows of books at our local Borders or Barnes and Noble Booksellers.
[ Barnes Books Booksellers Borders Everywhere Killers Local Movie Neighborhood Noble Our Perhaps Rows Screens Serial Television Theatres Well]
When we read a story, we inhabit it. The covers of the book are like a roof and four walls. What is to happen next will take place within the four walls of the story. And this is possible because the story's voice makes everything its own.
[ Because Book Covers Everything Four Happen Inhabit Makes Next Own Place Possible Read Roof Story Take Voice Walls Will Within]
Specialization is a feature of every complex organization, be it social or natural, a school system, garden, book, or mammalian body.
[ Body Book Complex Every Feature Garden Mammalian Natural Organization School Social Specialization System]
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.
[ Any Been Better Books Come Had Hollywood Invited Should Worse]
Books, I don't know what you see in them. I can understand a person reading them, but I can't for the life of me see why people have to write them.
[ Books Know Life Person Reading See Them Understand Why Write]
Every well-written book is a light for me. When you write, you use other writers and their books as guides in the wilderness.
[ Book Books Every Guides Light Other Their Use Well-Written Wilderness Write Writers]
I remember being in the public library and my jaw just aching as I looked around at all those books I wanted to read. There just wasn't time enough to read everything I wanted to read.
[ Aching Around Being Books Enough Everything Jaw Just Library Looked Public Read Remember Those Time Wanted]
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.
[ Been Book Children Design Graphic Love See Storytelling Through While Working]
A harsh reality of newspaper editing is that the deadlines don't allow for the polish that you expect in books or even magazines.
[ Allow Books Deadlines Editing Even Expect Harsh Magazines Newspaper Polish Reality]
I saw Ronnie Hawkins play near my hometown, Port Dover, Ontario, and I saw him play there on New Year's Eve and the following spring I booked myself to be his opening act on maybe five shows, and he hired me after the first night.
[ Act After Booked Dover Eve First Five Following Hawkins Him Hired His Hometown Maybe Myself Near New Night Ontario Opening Play Port Ronnie Saw Shows Spring Year]
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.
[ Afford Basically Books Britain Classes Come Leisure Particularly Tend Thing Time Write]
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.
[ Back Book Changed Come Completely Could Exciting Give Go Home Interesting Kids Life More Much Over Person Prefer Read Reading Them Weekend Whose Working]
My goal is two pages a day, five days a week. I never want to write, but I'm always glad that I have done it. After I write, I go to work at the bookstore.
[ After Always Bookstore Day Days Done Five Glad Go Goal Never Pages Two Want Week Work Write]
I don't like books, they're all fact, no heart.
[ Books Fact Heart]
They want a lip print for their autograph books. I'm a sport; I go along.
[ Along Autograph Books Go Lip Print Sport Their Want]
Often something comes in from which you can see that the person is good, the book may not be perfect as it is, and the person doesn't want to do a re-write. That's something we do almost nothing of.
[ Almost Book Comes Good May Nothing Often Perfect Person See Something Want Which]
Although my book is banned I am still allowed to go to China and travel. There is no longer the kind of control that Mao used to have-there have been deep fundamental changes in society.
[ Allowed Although Am Banned Been Book Changes China Control Deep Fundamental Go Kind Longer Mao Society Still Travel Used]
My books are primarily plot driven but the best plot in the world is useless if you don't populate them with characters that readers can care about.
[ Best Books Care Characters Driven Plot Populate Primarily Readers Them Useless World]
I think we have some serious problems now, but, if you look back over the last thirty or forty years that my book deals with, I think we are in better shape now than we would have been if all of those cases had not come down.
[ Back Been Better Book Cases Come Deals Down Forty Had Last Look Now Over Problems Serious Shape Some Than Think Thirty Those Would Years]
The book is there for inspiration and as a foundation, the fundamentals on which to build.
[ Book Build Foundation Fundamentals Inspiration Which]
It's one thing for the people in the industry to know who you are, because they've heard about you earlier. I have friends calling me from the Christian bookstore because there's a poster on the wall. It's just weird.
[ Because Bookstore Calling Christian Earlier Friends Heard Industry Just Know Poster Thing Wall Weird]
What I think happens, and that you have to acknowledge though, is that a director uses a book as a launching pad for his own work and that's always very flattering.
[ Acknowledge Always Book Director Flattering Happens His Launching Own Pad Think Though Uses Very Work]
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.
[ Across Appealing Article Book Came Charles First Got Height Him His Know Late Popularity Probably Quite Seventies Then Think Time Wrote]
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.
[ 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]
At school I was always trying to con my teachers into letting me act out book reports instead of writing them.
[ Act Always Book Con Instead Into Letting Out Reports School Teachers Them Trying Writing]
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.
[ Books Got Kept List Long Never Out Past Print Them Wish Years]
I must be like the princess who felt the pea through seven mattresses; each book is a pea.
[ Book Each Felt Mattresses Must Princess Seven Through]
I'm opening a store at the end of the month in the New York meatpacking district. I'm launching a line of bedding this summer, and I am writing a book that will be out next January.
[ Am Bedding Book District End January Launching Line Month New Next Opening Out Store Summer Will Writing York]
To put away one's own original thoughts in order to take up a book is a sin against the Holy Ghost.
[ Against Away Book Ghost Holy Order Original Own Put Sin Take Thoughts Up]
I have a private press. I'm a book artist. I publish books of other authors and artists. I do the illustrating. I set the type. I print it myself on my press. I do everything but bind it.
[ Artist Artists Authors Bind Book Books Everything Illustrating Myself Other Press Print Private Publish Set Type]
One thing is that I wasn't getting booked that well, and they had control over who got the awards, they had control over who sold. And they really did not want Willie or me, either one, to have a hit record. They wanted the money, but they didn't want us to be the ones.
[ Awards Booked Control Did Either Getting Got Had Hit Money Ones Over Really Record Sold Thing Us Want Wanted Well Willie]
The good parts of a book may be only something a writer is lucky enough to overhear or it may be the wreck of his whole damn life and one is as good as the other.
[ Book Damn Enough Good His Life Lucky May Only Other Overhear Parts Something Whole Wreck Writer]
Books and opinions, no matter from whom they came, if they are in opposition to human rights, are nothing but dead letters.
[ Books Came Dead Human Letters Matter Nothing Opinions Opposition Rights Whom]
An autobiography is a book a person writes about his own life and it is usually full of all sorts of boring details.
[ Autobiography Book Boring Details Full His Life Own Person Sorts Usually Writes]
As soon as I finished the first book, I wrote a second, which I hope to sell this year, and I have just about finished the third book in the series. Two more are already outlined. I'm in this for the long haul.
[ Already Book Finished First Haul Hope Just Long More Outlined Second Sell Series Soon Third Two Which Wrote Year]
I may be only a fish and chip shop lady, but some of these economists need to get their heads out of the textbooks and get a job in the real world. I would not even let one of them handle my grocery shopping.
[ Chip Economists Even Fish Get Grocery Handle Heads Job Lady May Need Only Out Real Shop Shopping Some Textbooks Their Them These World Would]
Mountains were once my big adventure but is is over since a long time; I still dream from the wonderful days sometimes, read also a few pages from a mountain book. But the thought of doing again active mountain climbing has faded.
[ Active Adventure Again Also Big Book Climbing Days Doing Dream Faded Few Long Mountain Mountains Once Over Pages Read Since Sometimes Still Thought Time Were Wonderful]
Upon books the collective education of the race depends; they are the sole instruments of registering, perpetuating and transmitting thought.
[ Books Collective Depends Education Instruments Perpetuating Race Registering Sole Thought Transmitting Upon]
The joke in our family is that we can cry reading the phone book. Family
[ Book Cry Family Joke Our Phone Reading]
Books are funny little portable pieces of thought.
[ Books Funny Little Pieces Portable Thought]
The movie is actually from a book by Stephen King called The Body. When they were gonna put it to a motion picture, they found the story was a bit too strong for the title The Body, based on a young kid's movie. It would be too heavy.
[ Actually Based Bit Body Book Called Found Gonna Heavy Kid King Motion Movie Picture Put Stephen Story Strong Title Too Were Would Young]
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.
[ Books Enough Haven Kept Long Many Memories Places Read Seen Too]
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.
[ Books Dead Every Issue New Out Reader Same Shipped Think Time Trade Type Walking]
Nobody reads a mystery to get to the middle. They read it to get to the end. If it's a letdown, they won't buy anymore. The first page sells that book. The last page sells your next book.
[ Anymore Book Buy End First Get Last Middle Mystery Next Nobody Page Read Reads Sells Won Your]
Study nature, not books.
[ Books Nature Study]
Every reader finds himself. The writer's work is merely a kind of optical instrument that makes it possible for the reader to discern what, without this book, he would perhaps never have seen in himself.
[ Book Discern Every Finds Himself Instrument Kind Makes Merely Never Optical Perhaps Possible Reader Seen Without Work Would Writer]
This is a much more fitting interpretation of the book than its modern interpretation.
[ Book Fitting Interpretation Modern More Much Than]
One was a book I read by Mahatma Gandhi. In it was a passage where he said that religion, the pursuing of the inner journey, should not be separated from the pursuing of the outer and social journey, because we are not isolated beings.
[ Because Beings Book Gandhi Inner Isolated Journey Mahatma Outer Passage Pursuing Read Religion Said Separated Should Social Where]
It's one thing you aspire to: someday, you'll be able to write a book.
[ Able Aspire Book Someday Thing Write]
Textbooks are Soviet propaganda.
[ Propaganda Soviet Textbooks]
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.
[ Alone Amendment Anything Books Business Films First His House Man May Means Read Sitting State Telling Watch]
At many points during our nation's history, there have been times - known in our history textbooks as "panics" - when adverse conditions affecting the financial and economic sectors of the country have caused individuals to hoard more than they need.
[ Adverse Affecting Been Caused Conditions Country During Economic Financial History Hoard Individuals Known Many More Nation Need Our Panics Points Sectors Textbooks Than Times]
One of the books we read a few years ago that had a big effect on us was Repeated Takes by Michael Chanan.
[ Ago Big Books Effect Few Had Michael Read Repeated Takes Us Years]
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.
[ Aftermath Been Book Death Followed Healing Heart Hope Lessons Life Loss Love Memoir Singing Son Story Talks Tragedy Trust Which Will Your]
The thing about rigging is, you can learn it if you become a master rigger but there's no book on rigging.
[ Become Book Learn Master Rigging Thing]
It's just that what's important there is different there than what's important is here. Here, people care that you wrote a book or that you work in the media.
[ Book Care Different Here Important Just Media Than Work Wrote]
We have talked long enough in this country about equal rights. It is time now to write the next chapter - and to write it in the books of law.
[ Books Chapter Country Enough Equal Law Long Next Now Rights Talked Time Write]
My mother would read aloud to my father and me in the evening. She read mainly travel books.
[ Aloud Books Evening Father Mainly Mother Read She Travel Would]
People who think my books are autobiographical, which they're not, credit me with having a much better memory than I do. I do, however, have a powerful imagination.
[ Autobiographical Better Books Credit Having However Imagination Memory Much Powerful Than Think Which]
There are plenty of bad editors who try to impose their own vision on a book.
[ Bad Book Editors Impose Own Plenty Their Try Vision]
So I learnt a few country western songs, I bought a chord book, and right away I started writing my own stuff, which nobody else did that, I don't know why.
[ Away Book Bought Chord Country Did Else Few Know Learnt Nobody Own Right Songs Started Stuff Western Which Why Writing]
Television is actually closer to reality than anything in books. The madness of TV is the madness of human life.
[ Actually Anything Books Closer Human Life Madness Reality Television Than Tv]
A film based on a jolly good John Grisham book is fine, but I like to get a bit under the skin.
[ Based Bit Book Film Fine Get Good Grisham John Jolly Skin Under]
I'm writing a book and working on my one-woman show, Learning To Be Human.
[ Book Human Learning Show Working Writing]
Unprovided with original learning, unformed in the habits of thinking, unskilled in the arts of composition, I resolved to write a book.
[ Arts Book Composition Habits Learning Original Resolved Thinking Unskilled Write]
Sequels are very rarely a good idea, and in any case, the success of the book changed my relationship with the club in some ways.
[ Any Book Case Changed Club Good Idea Rarely Relationship Sequels Some Success Very Ways]
Real education should consist of drawing the goodness and the best out of our own students. What better books can there be than the book of humanity?
[ Best Better Book Books Consist Drawing Education Goodness Humanity Our Out Own Real Should Students Than]
Religion obviously played a role in this book and the previous book, too.
[ Book Obviously Played Previous Religion Role Too]
A society in which vocation and job are separated for most people gradually creates an economy that is often devoid of spirit, one that frequently fills our pocketbooks at the cost of emptying our souls.
[ Cost Creates Devoid Economy Fills Frequently Gradually Job Most Often Our Pocketbooks Separated Society Souls Spirit Vocation 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.
[ Absolutely Am Book Court Dog Friends Husband Obsessed Reading Spending Stop Time Tv Watching]
You see, the interesting thing about books, as opposed, say, to films, is that it's always just one person encountering the book, it's not an audience, it's one to one.
[ Always Audience Book Books Encountering Films Interesting Just Opposed Person Say See Thing]
In a Glasser Quality School there is no such thing as a closed book test. Students are told to get out their notes and open their books. There is no such thing as being forbidden to ask the teacher or another student for help.
[ Another Ask Being Book Books Closed Forbidden Get Help Notes Open Out Quality School Student Students Such Teacher Test Their Thing Told]
When I write a book, I'm making it the best book I can.
[ Best Book Making Write]
I've always wanted to do a Crichton book. I really love his writing.
[ Always Book His Love Really Wanted Writing]
I loved to read when I was a kid, and as soon as I realized that an actual person got to make up the books I loved so much, I decided that that was the job for me.
[ Actual Books Decided Got Job Kid Loved Make Much Person Read Realized Soon Up]
In books lies the soul of the whole past time.
[ Books Lies Past Soul Time Whole]
Those who decide to use leisure as a means of mental development, who love good music, good books, good pictures, good plays, good company, good conversation - what are they? They are the happiest people in the world.
[ Books Company Conversation Decide Development Good Happiest Leisure Love Means Mental Music Pictures Plays Those Use World]
The profession of book writing makes horse racing seem like a solid, stable business.
[ Book Business Horse Makes Profession Racing Seem Solid Stable Writing]
Books and harlots have their quarrels in public.
[ Books Public Quarrels Their]
I didn't write the book to sell the book, but to tell my experiences.
[ Book Experiences Sell Tell Write]
I guess if one set of my books was selling like Stephen King's, and the other wasn't selling at all, editors would want me to do the ones that sold like Stephen King's. But they seem to be willing to let me pick what I want to do next.
[ Books Editors Guess King Next Ones Other Pick Seem Selling Set Sold Stephen Want Willing Would]
How long most people would look at the best book before they would give the price of a large turbot for it?
[ Before Best Book Give How Large Long Look Most Price Would]
I always wanted to go to the Chavez school but I could never afford it when I was growing up so a lot of my learning came from magic books and watching other magicians. I was also very lucky that I had a couple of really good magic teachers.
[ Afford Also Always Books Came Chavez Could Couple Go Good Growing Had Learning Lot Lucky Magic Magicians Never Other Really School Teachers Up Very Wanted Watching]
Before we had the kids, my husband and I were traveling a lot and working and really enjoying our lives and each other. We both love the theater and books and travel and so we were really having a lot of fun.
[ Before Books Both Each Enjoying Fun Had Having Husband Kids Lives Lot Love Other Our Really Theater Travel Traveling Were Working]
Next, in importance to books are their titles.
[ Books Importance Next Their Titles]
If you're writing a book that takes place in New York in the moment, you can't not write about 9-11; you can't not integrate it. My main character's view is the Statue of Liberty and the Trade Center. It doesn't have to take over, but it has to be acknowledged.
[ Acknowledged Book Center Character Integrate Liberty Main Moment New Over Place Statue Take Takes Trade View Write Writing York]
I didn't write a book. It wasn't for self-enrichment.
[ Book Write]
Perhaps they were right in putting love into books... Perhaps it could not live anywhere else.
[ Anywhere Books Could Else Into Live Love Perhaps Putting Right Were]
With this book, I truly hope to reach everyone that I don't bump into on the street and share my story.
[ Book Bump Everyone Hope Into Reach Share Story Street Truly]
Well, if I am not vulgar, neither is my book. I wrote myself. Suggestiveness is always vulgar. But truth never. My book is not even remotely suggestive. I call things by their names. That is all.
[ Always Am Book Call Even Myself Names Neither Never Remotely Suggestive Their Things Truth Vulgar Well Wrote]
I was aware that there is an expectation that writers inevitably falter at this stage, that they fail to live up to the promise of their first successful book, that the next book never pleases the way the prior one did. It simply increased my sense of being challenged.
[ Aware Being Book Challenged Did Expectation Fail Falter First Increased Inevitably Live Never Next Pleases Prior Promise Sense Simply Stage Successful Their Up Way Writers]
We live in the country, and I have a huge library there. When we go to London for the winter I never know which books to take. I never know what I am going to need. That's the only disadvantage.
[ Am Books Country Disadvantage Go Going Huge Know Library Live London Need Never Only Take Which Winter]
A book might be written on the injustice of the just.
[ Book Injustice Just Might Written]
I knew the term Stepford Wife, and I knew what that meant. I never read the book, and I think before I started filming I watched the movie. I thought it was very dated.
[ Before Book Dated Filming Knew Meant Movie Never Read Started Term Think Thought Very Watched Wife]
Your life story would not make a good book. Don't even try.
[ Book Even Good Life Make Story Try Would Your]
There are many little ways to enlarge your child's world. Love of books is the best of all.
[ Best Books Child Enlarge Little Love Many Ways World Your]
The best time to plan a book is while you're doing the dishes.
[ Best Book Dishes Doing Plan Time While]
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.
[ Always Amazing Because Been Book Compliment Every Great Issue Just Since Single Ten Top Watch Which]
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.
[ Accepting Any Artist Beautiful Because Book Exterior Eyes Fearlessly His Inner Name Nature Open Read Truth Worthy]
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.
[ Am Bunch Carter Did Family First Girl Just Record Songs Thing Type]
I do read everything that we publish. We usually have to have two or three votes for a book before we take it on. So in that sense I suppose it is an orchestra.
[ Before Book Everything Orchestra Publish Read Sense Suppose Take Three Two Usually Votes]
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.
[ Book Feel Friend Good Know Last Little Lost Page Read Turn]
I wrote the book in my head when I was 6 years old.
[ Book Head Old Wrote Years]
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.
[ Best Book Both Drawing Least Levels Liked Never Story Think Works]
Then I found books that were written much later, as late as 15 years ago. It was very superficial material, but enough to tell me that the genesis of this story was worth exploring.
[ Ago Books Enough Exploring Found Genesis Late Later Material Much Story Superficial Tell Then Very Were Worth Written Years]
I knew what book we had to write, it was clear in my head; it was journals and poetry. So I passed on their offer. I told my agent this is our vision, and no one's done it this way.
[ Agent Book Clear Done Had Head Journals Knew Offer Our Passed Poetry Their Told Vision Way Write]
I never thought I would just be doing Arkady books.
[ Books Doing Just Never Thought Would]
People had this image of the Jacksons as the perfect American family and I destroyed that image. But what people have to understand is writing that book was very healing for me.
[ American Book Destroyed Family Had Healing Image Perfect Understand Very Writing]
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.
[ After Allowed Another Book Character Crazy Excuse Find Just Noticed Put Recently Seem Simply Some Talk]
A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books. Nature
[ Books Metaphysics More Satisfies Than Window]
In other words, the people who populate my books are more than caricatures.
[ Books Caricatures More Other Populate Than Words]
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.
[ After Book Ever Finish Months More Old Read Six Start Than Think Through Writing]
A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit.
[ Book Good Lifeblood Master Precious Spirit]
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.
[ Ambitious Books Guess Living Make Plan Poetry Pretty Publish Well Write Writing]
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.
[ Ago Anything Aware Between Books Coming Even Everything Five Once Out Put Start Suddenly Sure Takes These Though Time Together Wrote Years]
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
[ Ape Apostle Book Hardly Into Likely Look Looks Mirror Out]
A bibliophile of little means is likely to suffer often. Books don't slip from his hands but fly past him through the air, high as birds, high as prices.
[ Air Birds Books Fly Hands High Him His Likely Little Means Often Past Prices Slip Suffer Through]
Other people, including me, have written books with main characters who were old and rich. Or old and brilliant. Old sages, old wizards, old rich people.
[ Books Brilliant Characters Including Main Old Other Rich Sages Were Wizards Written]
Black people were very angry with me for writing the book. A lot of people didn't believe me, or didn't want to believe me, and that used to really bother me. It was a very painful and difficult time.
[ Angry Believe Black Book Bother Difficult Lot Painful Really Time Used Very Want Were Writing]
You still can't find Israel on a map of the Middle East in a Palestinian schoolbook.
[ East Find Israel Map Middle Palestinian Still]
I put off writing the first Left Behind book for a year because I got invited to assist Billy Graham in his memoirs, and had we known what we were putting off for a year, we might not have put it off.
[ Assist Because Behind Billy Book First Got Graham Had His Invited Known Left Memoirs Might Off Put Putting Were Writing Year]
I started writing books for children because I could illustrate them myself and because, in my innocence, I thought they'd be easier.
[ Because Books Children Could Easier Illustrate Innocence Myself Started Them Thought Writing]
Book reviews have never helped me. Most of them erred in their interpretations and their work has been a waste of time.
[ Been Book Erred Helped Interpretations Most Never Reviews Their Them Time Waste Work]
I love comic books and always did as a kid.
[ Always Books Comic Did Kid Love]
After working as a journalist I went to a writing program at Johns Hopkins. It was interesting because it was neither journalistic nor historical, but it emphasized writing style, and afterwards I was asked to write my first book.
[ After Afterwards Asked Because Book Emphasized First Historical Hopkins Interesting Johns Journalist Journalistic Neither Nor Program Style Went Working Write Writing]
A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books.
[ Across Better Books Conversation Man Mere Single Study Table Ten Than Wise Years]
What makes cookbooks interesting is to find out about the people and the culture that invented the food.
[ Culture Find Food Interesting Invented Makes Out]
The first time I read an excellent work, it is to me just as if I gained a new friend; and when I read over a book I have perused before, it resembles the meeting of an old one.
[ Before Book Excellent First Friend Gained Just Meeting New Old Over Read Resembles Time Work]
A good heavy book holds you down. It's an anchor that keeps you from getting up and having another gin and tonic.
[ Anchor Another Book Down Getting Gin Good Having Heavy Holds Keeps Tonic Up]
I am a really big Harry Potter fan and I've seen all the sets, I've lived Harry Potter and I don't think it's destroyed the books at all, I think it's really spot on.
[ Am Big Books Destroyed Fan Harry Lived Potter Really Seen Sets Spot Think]
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.
[ Book Choose Enduring Ever Flea Great Many Mighty Must Produce Theme Though Tried Volume Written]
Every book is a children's book if the kid can read!
[ Book Children Every Kid Read]
At the same time, I think books create a sort of network in the reader's mind, with one book reinforcing another. Some books form relationships. Other books stand in opposition. No two writers or readers have the same pattern of interaction.
[ Another Book Books Create Form Interaction Mind Network Opposition Other Pattern Reader Readers Reinforcing Relationships Same Some Sort Stand Think Time Two Writers]
Then you start another book and suddenly the galley proofs of the last one come in and you have to wrench your attention away from what you're writing and try to remember what you were thinking when you wrote the previous one.
[ Another Attention Away Book Come Last Previous Proofs Remember Start Suddenly Then Thinking Try Were Wrench Writing Wrote Your]
But you can try to read books at the wrong time or for the wrong reasons.
[ Books Read Reasons Time Try Wrong]
I have been a reader of Science Fiction and Fantasy for a long time, since I was 11 or 12 I think, so I understand it and I'm not at all surprised that readers of the genre might enjoy my books.
[ Been Books Enjoy Fantasy Fiction Genre Long Might Reader Readers Science Since Surprised Think Time Understand]
That's why I haven't been so anxious. But now, lots of people write and say, 'I want to find out what you're doing.' So I know that this book will enlighten them.
[ Anxious Been Book Doing Enlighten Find Haven Know Lots Now Out Say Them Want Why Will Write]
I keep one simple rule that I only move in one direction - I write the book straight through from beginning to end. By following time's arrow, I keep myself sane.
[ Arrow Beginning Book Direction End Following Keep Move Myself Only Rule Sane Simple Straight Through Time Write]
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.
[ 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]
Whatever extra there is in me at any given moment isn't fully formed. I am hardly aware of it; it awaits the next book. It will - with luck - come to me during the actual writing, and it will take me by surprise.
[ Actual Am Any Awaits Aware Book Come During Extra Formed Fully Given Hardly Luck Moment Next Surprise Take Whatever Will Writing]
I'm going to play as much as they want me to, as long as I can put up with what they book me.
[ Book Going Long Much Play Put Up Want]
Practically everybody in New York has half a mind to write a book, and does.
[ Book Does Everybody Half Mind New Practically Write York]
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.
[ Already Books Came Doing Easy Kid Magic Old Published Started Time Very Years]
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.
[ Ability Any Book Doors Education Expand Experience Greatest Kids Knowledge More Most New Only Opens Other Than Their Things Think Tools]
Living wild species are like a library of books still unread. Our heedless destruction of them is akin to burning the library without ever having read its books.
[ Akin Books Burning Destruction Ever Having Heedless Library Living Our Read Species Still Them Unread Wild Without]
I am not afraid that the book will be controversial, I'm afraid it will not be controversial.
[ Afraid Am Book Controversial Will]
I have learned to do more with less, so you don't see the big books anymore.
[ Anymore Big Books Learned Less More See]
I thought my book was done, then we went to Hawaii and the whole last chapter happened.
[ Book Chapter Done Happened Hawaii Last Then Thought Went Whole]
The unflattering reviews are painful for short periods of time; the badly written ones are deeply, deeply insulting. That reviewer took no time to really read the book.
[ Badly Book Deeply Insulting Ones Painful Periods Read Really Reviewer Reviews Short Time Took Unflattering Written]
My mother used to take my brother and me to get any books we wanted, but they were second hand books published in the '30s and '40s. I liked scary books.
[ Any Books Brother Get Hand Liked Mother Published Scary Second Take Used Wanted Were]
And each book has to receive your best effort every single time. No slacking.
[ Best Book Each Effort Every Receive Single Time Your]
So, while I gave up the notions of publishing at that time, I never stopped editing and refining that book. A few years later, in 1987, I thought I had it ready to go out again.
[ Again Book Editing Few Gave Go Had Later Never Notions Out Publishing Ready Refining Stopped Thought Time Up While Years]
Fifty years from now I'll be just three inches of type in a record book.
[ Book Fifty Inches Just Now Record Three Type Years]
The Bible is worth all the other books which have ever been printed.
[ Been Bible Books Ever Other Printed Which Worth]
It was actually Peter's idea that I should make the film. He called me in the very beginning, and I hadn't even read the book. So I read it and I liked it very much and I knew I'd certainly like to do it.
[ Actually Beginning Book Called Certainly Even Film Hadn Idea Knew Liked Make Much Peter Read Should Very]
But you don't hire Ang Lee to do a typical children's movie. But it's such an interesting combination, whoever thought of getting Ang together with a comic book, that was just great.
[ Ang Book Children Combination Comic Getting Great Hire Interesting Just Lee Movie Such Thought Together Typical Whoever]
My book collection is primarily in America, since that's where I've lived most of my life.
[ America Book Collection Life Lived Most Primarily Since Where]
Books say: she did this because. Life says: she did this. Books are where things are explained to you, life where things aren't.
[ Because Books Did Explained Life Say Says She Things Where]
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.
[ Been Books Cumulative Hearing Importance Influence Interesting Lots Places Reading Result Stories]
With Groo, I try to do one story every book. Sometimes the stories are better if they go a little longer, and I choose to do it in four issues.
[ Better Book Choose Every Four Go Issues Little Longer Sometimes Stories Story Try]
The world is lousy with Arab princes. And if we could have got Osama bin Laden, and saved at some point down the road 3,000 American lives, a few less Arab princes would have been OK in my book.
[ American Arab Been Bin Book Could Down Few Got Laden Less Lives Lousy Ok Osama Point Princes Road Saved Some World Would]
Beware of the person of one book.
[ Beware Book Person]
I don't believe in dying. It's been done. I'm working on a new exit. Besides, I can't die now - I'm booked.
[ Been Believe Besides Booked Die Done Dying Exit New Now Working]
I have had fans make me the big picture collages of the photo books; I have had fans send me birthday cakes... sing to me on my voicemail. I have had fans flash me. I have had older fans give me their bras and underwear onstage.
[ Big Birthday Books Bras Cakes Collages Fans Flash Give Had Make Older Onstage Photo Picture Send Sing Their Underwear]
With Shakespeare and poetry, a new world was born. New dreams, new desires, a self consciousness was born. I desired to know to know myself in terms of the new standards set by these books.
[ Books Born Consciousness Desired Desires Dreams Know Myself New Poetry Self Set Shakespeare Standards Terms These World]
I want a platform that, like a book or a magazine, I can carry into the bath or leave at the beach.
[ Bath Beach Book Carry Into Leave Magazine Platform Want]
Hold fast to the Bible. To the influence of this Book we are indebted for all the progress made in true civilization and to this we must look as our guide in the future.
[ Bible Book Civilization Fast Future Guide Hold Indebted Influence Look Made Must Our Progress True]
Preachers in pulpits talked about what a great message is in the book. No matter what you do, somebody always imputes meaning into your books.
[ Always Book Books Great Into Matter Meaning Message Preachers Somebody Talked Your]
The possession of a book becomes a substitute for reading it.
[ Becomes Book Possession Reading Substitute]
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!
[ Along Been Book Dug Enormous Fastened Gold Had Metal New Northern Pair Part Same Shape Spectacles State Together Up Wires York]
Also, I had read a book called She's Not There: A Life in Two Genders, written by a professor who had gone through transgender surgery, but it took this person well into his thirties to come to terms with the absolute necessity of having to do it.
[ Absolute Also Book Called Come Genders Gone Had Having His Into Life Necessity Person Professor Read She Surgery Terms Thirties Through Took Transgender Two Well Written]
I did a book signing when we were in New York the day before yesterday. A lady came through and she was just weeping, and said, 'I wish this would have been brought out sooner, my sister is in prison for suffocating her child.'
[ Been Before Book Brought Came Child Day Did Her Just Lady New Out Prison Said She Signing Sister Sooner Suffocating Through Weeping Were Wish Would Yesterday York]
Screenplays I didn't really care about, journalism, travel books, getting my writer friends to write about their dreams or something. I just determined to write the books I had to write.
[ Books Care Determined Dreams Friends Getting Had Journalism Just Really Screenplays Something Their Travel Write Writer]
And they write innumerable books; being too vain and distracted for silence: seeking every one after his own elevation, and dodging his emptiness.
[ After Being Books Distracted Dodging Elevation Emptiness Every His Innumerable Own Seeking Silence Too Vain Write]
I judged about a zillion awards this year so I've been reading a lot of books that just came out.
[ Awards Been Books Came Judged Just Lot Out Reading Year]
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.
[ Been Beginning Books Death Done End Gone Joke Middle Read Stories Story These Thing Want Whole Wind]
Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a poor substitute for life.
[ Books Enough Good Life Own Poor Substitute Their Way]
I do have to say that I think that President Obama is the greatest President in the history of all of our Presidents, and that he can do no wrong in my book. So how's that for prejudice on the Democratic side?
[ Book Democratic Greatest History How Obama Obama Our Prejudice President Presidents Say Side Think Wrong]
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.
[ Already Antiques Books Covers Done Falling Had Keeping Lot Notebooks Off Old Period Photographs Research Riders Rough Some Time Were]
As an old reporter, we have a few secrets, and the first thing is we try the phone book.
[ Book Few First Old Phone Reporter Secrets Thing Try]
There's a whole bunch of unfinished stuff. Then I've got books of lyrics. I find it frustrating to finish a song and not be able to record it... so I don't write a million songs.
[ Able Books Bunch Find Finish Frustrating Got Lyrics Million Record Song Songs Stuff Then Unfinished Whole Write]
Someone told me that each equation I included in the book would halve the sales.
[ Book Each Equation Included Sales Someone Told Would]
Books have led some to learning and others to madness.
[ Books Learning Led Madness Others Some]
I think that every so-called history book and film biography should be prefaced by the statement that what follows is the author's rendition of events and circumstances.
[ Author Biography Book Circumstances Events Every Film Follows History Rendition Should So-Called Statement Think]
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.
[ Better Books Contempt Desire Even Glory Inscribe Inspired Keen Man More Motivated Names Philosophers Praise Their Themselves Those Very Which Write]
Lord of the Rings was something I always wanted to do. I read the book when I was about 25, and I was always hoping if it was ever made into a feature film that I would be involved in some way. And then I finally got it, and I was over the moon. It was fantastic news.
[ Always Book Ever Fantastic Feature Film Finally Got Hoping Into Involved Lord Made Moon News Over Read Rings Some Something Then Wanted Way Would]