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Booker T. Washington American Educator (1856-1915)

Quotations that match 'book'.

An apology for the devil: it must be remembered that we have heard one side of the case. God has written all the books. Samuel Butler
[ Apology Books Case Devil God Heard Must Remembered Side Written]
I receive about 10,000 letters a year from readers, and in the first year after a book is published, perhaps 5,000 letters will deal specifically with that piece of work. Dean Koontz
[ After Book Deal First Letters Perhaps Piece Published Readers Receive Specifically Will Work Year]
But at the same time, I have trouble keeping things out of books, which is why I don't write short stories because they turn into novels. Jonathan Coe
[ Because Books Into Keeping Novels Out Same Short Stories Things Time Trouble Turn Which Why Write]
After an author has been dead for some time, it becomes increasingly difficult for his publishers to get a new book out of him each year. Robert Benchley
[ After Author Becomes Been Book Dead Difficult Each Get Him His Increasingly New Out Publishers Some Time Year]
Living wild species are like a library of books still unread. Our heedless destruction of them is akin to burning the library without ever having read its books. John Dingell
[ Akin Books Burning Destruction Ever Having Heedless Library Living Our Read Species Still Them Unread Wild Without]
I was aware that there is an expectation that writers inevitably falter at this stage, that they fail to live up to the promise of their first successful book, that the next book never pleases the way the prior one did. It simply increased my sense of being challenged. David Guterson
[ Aware Being Book Challenged Did Expectation Fail Falter First Increased Inevitably Live Never Next Pleases Prior Promise Sense Simply Stage Successful Their Up Way Writers]
I told the brethren that the Book of Mormon was the most correct of any book on earth, and the keystone of our religion, and a man would get nearer to God by abiding by its precepts, than by any other book. Joseph Smith, Jr.
[ Abiding Any Book Brethren Correct Earth Get God Keystone Man Mormon Most Nearer Other Our Precepts Religion Than Told Would]
Every time I got 'Amazing Spider-Man' or 'Fantastic Four' or another book firmly on the rails, we got pulled into some big event book or crossover and it cost momentum and messed badly with the pacing and structure of the book. J. Michael Straczynski
[ Amazing Another Badly Big Book Cost Crossover Event Every Fantastic Firmly Four Got Into Messed Momentum Pacing Pulled Rails Some Spider-Man Structure Time]
I write a book over a period of months or years, and when I'm done with it, usually another year goes by before I see it in print. It's hard to be patient and wait. Margaret Haddix
[ Another Before Book Done Goes Hard Months Over Patient Period Print See Usually Wait Write Year Years]
There's no better book with which to defend the Bible than the Bible itself. Dwight L. Moody
[ Better Bible Book Defend Itself Than Which]
That was par for the course but I also found that commissions were being canceled and in fact I considered this directly libelous - I write biographies for a living as well as being a journalist - for a non fiction book to be called fiction from beginning to end. Anthony Holden
[ Also Beginning Being Biographies Book Called Canceled Commissions Considered Course Directly End Fact Fiction Found Journalist Living Non Par Well Were Write]
I think people become consumed with selling a book when they need to be consumed with writing it. Ann Patchett
[ Become Book Consumed Need Selling Think Writing]
I began thinking there should be an American phrase book, 'cause I've got an Italian phrase book, and an Arabic one... now a British one. I think it'd be pretty good to have an American phrase book. Joe Strummer
[ American Arabic Began Book British Cause Good Got Italian Now Phrase Pretty Should Think Thinking]
I had already done a lot of research for Rough Riders, keeping notebooks and old photographs. Some of the books were antiques for that time period, with the covers falling off. Tom Berenger
[ Already Antiques Books Covers Done Falling Had Keeping Lot Notebooks Off Old Period Photographs Research Riders Rough Some Time Were]
I get mad when people call me an action movie star. Indiana Jones is an adventure film, a comic book, a fantasy. Harrison Ford
[ Action Adventure Book Call Comic Fantasy Film Get Indiana Jones Mad Movie Star]
A scholar is like a book written in a dead language. It is not every one that can read in it. William Hazlitt
[ Book Dead Every Language Read Scholar Written]
Good books, like good friends, are few and chosen; the more select, the more enjoyable. Louisa May Alcott
[ Books Chosen Enjoyable Few Friends Good More Select]
Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of the ages through which they have passed. J. Paul Getty
[ Ages Books Chief Esteem Passed Proverbs Receive Stamp Their Through Value Which]
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers. Charles W. Eliot
[ Accessible Books Constant Counsellors Friends Most Patient Quietest Teachers Wisest]
I've learned to look like I'm listening to long confusing plots of cartoons and comic books when I'm actually sound asleep or making grocery shopping lists in my head. Patricia Heaton
[ Actually Asleep Books Cartoons Comic Confusing Grocery Head Learned Listening Lists Long Look Making Plots Shopping Sound]
I have been writing for 50 years and readers still read my first book from when I was in the Marine Corps. Leon Uris
[ Been Book Corps First Marine Read Readers Still Writing Years]
Anyone interested in the world generally can't help being interested in young adult culture - in the music, the bands, the books, the fashions, and the way in which the young adult community develops its own language. Margaret Mahy
[ Adult Anyone Bands Being Books Community Culture Develops Fashions Generally Help Interested Language Music Own Way Which World Young]
Even the worst book can give us something to think about. Wislawa Szymborska
[ Book Even Give Something Think Us Worst]
Mostly, I was only interested in television as a kid, and the majority of reading material I collected was an adjunct to that central concern, comic books and magazines included. Chris Ware
[ Adjunct Books Central Collected Comic Concern Included Interested Kid Magazines Majority Material Mostly Only Reading Television]
Although my book is banned I am still allowed to go to China and travel. There is no longer the kind of control that Mao used to have-there have been deep fundamental changes in society. Jung Chang
[ Allowed Although Am Banned Been Book Changes China Control Deep Fundamental Go Kind Longer Mao Society Still Travel Used]
Comic books were just the means for me to tell the story. Michael Chabon
[ Books Comic Just Means Story Tell Were]
Also, if nothing else, writing this book has really changed the way I experience bookstores. I have a whole different appreciation for the amount of work packed into even the slimmest volume on the shelves. Jesse James Garrett
[ Also Amount Appreciation Book Bookstores Changed Different Else Even Experience Into Nothing Packed Really Shelves Volume Way Whole Work Writing]
The books that help you most are those which make you think that most. The hardest way of learning is that of easy reading; but a great book that comes from a great thinker is a ship of thought, deep freighted with truth and beauty. Pablo Neruda
[ Beauty Book Books Comes Deep Easy Freighted Great Hardest Help Learning Make Most Reading Ship Think Thinker Those Thought Truth Way Which]
I learned quickly, as I tell my graduate students now, there are no answers in the back of the book when the equipment doesn't work or the measurements look strange. Martin Lewis Perl
[ Answers Back Book Equipment Graduate Learned Look Measurements Now Quickly Strange Students Tell Work]
At this very moment I'm behind on a compilation that Slave Labor is doing for Free Comic Book Day. Jhonen Vasquez
[ Behind Book Comic Compilation Day Doing Free Labor Moment Slave Very]
I did know that the book would end with a mind-boggling trial, but I didn't know exactly how it would turn out. I like a little suspense when I am writing, too. James Patterson
[ Am Book Did End Exactly How Know Little Mind-Boggling Out Suspense Too Trial Turn Would Writing]
Books say: she did this because. Life says: she did this. Books are where things are explained to you, life where things aren't. Julian Barnes
[ Because Books Did Explained Life Say Says She Things Where]
Books give not wisdom where none was before. But where some is, there reading makes it more. Elizabeth Hardwick
[ Before Books Give Makes More None Reading Some Where Wisdom]
Deliver me from writers who say the way they live doesn't matter. I'm not sure a bad person can write a good book, If art doesn't make us better, then what on earth is it for. Alice Walker
[ Art Bad Better Book Deliver Earth Good Live Make Matter Person Say Sure Then Us Way Write Writers]
It was a book to kill time for those who like it better dead. Rose Macaulay
[ Better Book Dead Kill Those Time]
You can't get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me. C. S. Lewis
[ Big Book Cup Enough Get Long Suit Tea]
I often think that could we creep behind the actor's eyes, we would find an attic of forgotten toys and a copy of the Domesday Book. Laurence Olivier
[ Actor Attic Behind Book Copy Could Creep Eyes Find Forgotten Often Think Toys Would]
When you are old and gray and full of sleep, and nodding by the fire, take down this book and slowly read, and dream of the soft look your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep. William Butler Yeats
[ Book Deep Down Dream Eyes Fire Full Gray Had Look Nodding Old Once Read Shadows Sleep Slowly Soft Take Their Your]
To me a book is a message from the gods to mankind; or, if not, should never be published at all. Aleister Crowley
[ Book Gods Mankind Message Never Published Should]
Using these toolkits is like trying to make a bookshelf out of mashed potatoes. Jamie Zawinski
[ Bookshelf Make Mashed Out Potatoes These Trying Using]
I obtained a job at the Library of Congress. I loved books, so I felt at home. I was going to end up, I thought, majoring in English and teach at the college level. Tom Glazer
[ Books College Congress End English Felt Going Home Job Level Library Loved Obtained Teach Thought Up]
To put away one's own original thoughts in order to take up a book is a sin against the Holy Ghost. Barbara Tuchman
[ Against Away Book Ghost Holy Order Original Own Put Sin Take Thoughts Up]
I can never read this book, just like I can never see a movie that I wrote a screenplay for. I can read it and see it physically, but I can't accurately judge it. I'm too close to it. If I read it ten times I'll have ten different reactions. Richard Price
[ Accurately Book Close Different Judge Just Movie Never Physically Reactions Read Screenplay See Ten Times Too Wrote]
Like any small business owner, I experienced the pressures of building a company from the ground up - developing a business plan, balancing the books, meeting payroll and building a customer base. Gavin Newsom
[ Any Balancing Base Books Building Business Company Customer Developing Experienced Ground Meeting Owner Payroll Plan Pressures Small Up]
Never read a book through merely because you have begun it. John Witherspoon
[ Because Begun Book Merely Never Read Through]
At many points during our nation's history, there have been times - known in our history textbooks as "panics" - when adverse conditions affecting the financial and economic sectors of the country have caused individuals to hoard more than they need. Jo Bonner
[ Adverse Affecting Been Caused Conditions Country During Economic Financial History Hoard Individuals Known Many More Nation Need Our Panics Points Sectors Textbooks Than Times]
It is very remarkable, that in the book of life, we find some almost of all kinds of occupations, who notwithstanding served God in their respective generations, and shone as so many lights in the world. George Whitefield
[ Almost Book Find Generations God Kinds Life Lights Many Notwithstanding Occupations Remarkable Respective Served Shone Some Their Very World]
A book that furnishes no quotations is no book - it is a plaything. Thomas Love Peacock
[ Book Furnishes Plaything Quotations]
Conventional forms of narrative allow for different points of view, but for this book I wanted a structure whereby each of the main characters contributed a distinctive version of the story. Penelope Lively
[ Allow Book Characters Contributed Conventional Different Distinctive Each Forms Main Narrative Points Story Structure Version View Wanted Whereby]
The one thing I would like more credit for is being part of a movement which involves recognising the importance of plot and asserting that books of literary worth could be written that had plots. Scott Turow
[ Asserting Being Books Could Credit Had Importance Involves Literary More Movement Part Plot Plots Recognising Thing Which Worth Would Written]
Many women have told me they remember where they were when they read the book, and how they felt suddenly that what they really thought or felt about things made sense. Carol Gilligan
[ Book Felt How Made Many Read Really Remember Sense Suddenly Things Thought Told Were Where Women]
I want to write such things as compel the admiring acclamation of the world at large, such things as are written but once in years, things subtle but distinctly different from the books written every day. Mary MacLane
[ Admiring Books Compel Day Different Distinctly Every Large Once Subtle Such Things Want World Write Written Years]
I hate sequels. They're never as good as the first book. Connie Willis
[ Book First Good Hate Never Sequels]
I was not a big comic-book reader. Brad Bird
[ Big Reader]
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. Puff Daddy
[ Big Birthday Books Bras Cakes Collages Fans Flash Give Had Make Older Onstage Photo Picture Send Sing Their Underwear]
I have a private press. I'm a book artist. I publish books of other authors and artists. I do the illustrating. I set the type. I print it myself on my press. I do everything but bind it. Gloria Stuart
[ Artist Artists Authors Bind Book Books Everything Illustrating Myself Other Press Print Private Publish Set Type]
Marvel books also feed into the smaller publishers and the fact that this is happening in the same month we're launching Ultimate Fantastic Four is no coincidence. Mark Millar
[ Also Books Coincidence Fact Fantastic Feed Four Happening Into Launching Marvel Month Publishers Same Smaller Ultimate]
Which is - you know, like check it out, I'm pretty young, I'm only about 40 years old. I still have maybe another four decades of work left in me. And it's exceedingly likely that anything I write from this point forward is going to be judged by the world as the work that came after the freakish success of my last book, right? Elizabeth Gilbert
[ After Another Anything Book Came Check Decades Exceedingly Forward Four Going Judged Know Last Left Likely Maybe Old Only Out Point Pretty Right Still Success Which Work World Write Years Young]
Definition of a classic: a book everyone is assumed to have read and often thinks they have. Alan Bennett
[ Assumed Book Classic Definition Everyone Often Read Thinks]
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. Curtis Sittenfeld
[ Autobiographical Better Books Credit Having However Imagination Memory Much Powerful Than Think Which]
Some of the recipes in the book have evolved for us. Many haven't. Thomas Keller
[ Book Evolved Haven Many Recipes Some Us]
I used my aviation contacts to open a travel agency. I used to book Caribbean flights. Joseph Force Crater
[ Agency Aviation Book Caribbean Contacts Flights Open Travel Used]
Books have become our dearest companions, yielding exquisite delights and inspiring lofty aims. George Henry Lewes
[ Aims Become Books Companions Dearest Delights Exquisite Inspiring Lofty Our Yielding]
I've learned at the book signings that everyone has obstacles. Greg Louganis
[ Book Everyone Learned Obstacles Signings]
I'm no different from anybody else. If I don't have a card, I can't check out these books. Bess Truman
[ Anybody Books Card Check Different Else Out These]
All religions have periods in their history which are looked back to with retrospective fear and trembling as eras of persecution, and each religion has its own book of martyrs. Richard Le Gallienne
[ Back Book Each Eras Fear History Looked Martyrs Own Periods Persecution Religion Religions Retrospective Their Trembling Which]
I've always been crazy for the American songbook. Ashley Judd
[ Always American Been Crazy Songbook]
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. Mary MacLane
[ Always Am Book Call Even Myself Names Neither Never Remotely Suggestive Their Things Truth Vulgar Well Wrote]
I've only read two books in my life: Baseball Sparkplug and Love Story. George Brett
[ Baseball Books Life Love Only Read Story Two]
Don't write the book you think publishers want to commission. Plenty of other writers will be doing the same thing. Louise Brown
[ Book Commission Doing Other Plenty Publishers Same Thing Think Want Will Write Writers]
And so for a couple of years my life was divided between my music and my school books. James Weldon Johnson
[ Between Books Couple Divided Life Music School Years]
If I could go back in time and tell my younger self that eventually that I'd become very successful writing Dune books after Frank Herbert's death, I would have laughed myself silly, I think, at how strange that prospect would be. Kevin J. Anderson
[ After Back Become Books Could Death Dune Eventually Frank Go Herbert How Laughed Myself Prospect Self Silly Strange Successful Tell Think Time Very Would Writing Younger]
My mother gave me this book called Feature Films at Used Car Prices by a guy named Rick Schmidt. I gotta credit the guy, cuz he gave me the most practical advice. It empowers you. Vin Diesel
[ Advice Book Called Car Credit Cuz Empowers Feature Films Gave Gotta Guy Most Mother Named Practical Prices Rick Used]
Someone told me that each equation I included in the book would halve the sales. Stephen Hawking
[ Book Each Equation Included Sales Someone Told Would]
Americans are paying for our lack of an energy policy with their jobs and out of their pocketbooks. Bob Beauprez
[ Americans Energy Jobs Lack Our Out Paying Pocketbooks Policy Their]
I don't like Communism because it hands out wealth through rationing books. Omar Torrijos Herrera
[ Because Books Communism Hands Out Rationing Through Wealth]
Trying to write books with a subject matter or in a genre or style you're not familiar with is the best way to find the Big Block looming. Jeffery Deaver
[ Best Big Block Books Familiar Find Genre Looming Matter Style Subject Trying Way Write]
We're competing with everything: the beach, the mall, bookstores. Libraries are in a transition right now, caught between two forces, the old ways and technology. Libraries are under a lot of pressure to provide both. John Callahan
[ Beach Between Bookstores Both Caught Competing Everything Forces Libraries Lot Mall Now Old Pressure Provide Right Technology Transition Two Under Ways]
Book reviews have never helped me. Most of them erred in their interpretations and their work has been a waste of time. Manuel Puig
[ Been Book Erred Helped Interpretations Most Never Reviews Their Them Time Waste Work]
But, for instance, when I was awfully young, I read all the Oz books. They were an enormous influence on me. Jack Vance
[ Awfully Books Enormous Influence Instance Oz Read Were Young]
Whoever you are, you will not write this book. I can tell you nothing. Do not call me again. Ever. Roberto Calvi
[ Again Book Call Ever Nothing Tell Whoever Will Write]
Each book first begins with a little idea. Dick Bruna
[ Begins Book Each First Idea Little]
In books lies the soul of the whole past time. Thomas Carlyle
[ Books Lies Past Soul Time Whole]
Before I was reading science fiction, I read Hemingway. Farewell to Arms was my first adult novel that said not everything ends well. It was one of those times where reading has meant a great deal to me, in terms of my development - an insight came from that book. Robert Reed
[ Adult Arms Before Book Came Deal Development Ends Everything Farewell Fiction First Great Hemingway Insight Meant Novel Read Reading Said Science Terms Those Times Well Where]
I just had the sense that at least the books that I had read about law just didn't really have enough of that. Floyd Abrams
[ Books Enough Had Just Law Least Read Really Sense]
I love graphic design. I love working with design, and I love storytelling, so I've been working on a children's book for a while, and I'd like to see that through. Colleen Haskell
[ Been Book Children Design Graphic Love See Storytelling Through While Working]
If you want to read about love and marriage, you've got to buy two separate books. Alan King Marriage
[ Books Buy Got Love Marriage Read Separate Two Want]
I read all the time. I was reading a book I admire very much by Alice McDermot called Charming Billy. John McGahern
[ Admire Alice Billy Book Called Charming Much Read Reading Time Very]
There are some fine books and essays about that. Lewis Hyde has written about alcoholism and poets and the role that society gives its writers - encouraging them to die. Sharon Olds
[ Alcoholism Books Die Encouraging Essays Fine Gives Hyde Lewis Poets Role Society Some Them Writers Written]
When I was growing up, I always read horror books, while my sister read romance novels. Dorothy Allison
[ Always Books Growing Horror Novels Read Romance Sister Up While]
The one thing I regret is that I will never have time to read all the books I want to read. Francoise Sagan
[ Books Never Read Regret Thing Time Want Will]
A writer is, after all, only half his book. The other half is the reader and from the reader the writer learns. P. L. Travers
[ After Book Half His Learns Only Other Reader Writer]
You can read a dozen different textbooks or how-to manuals that will tell you the basic rules of what makes a story - a beginning, a middle, and an end. Len Wein
[ Basic Beginning Different Dozen End Makes Manuals Middle Read Rules Story Tell Textbooks Will]
Even in times when it's difficult to figure out, how do you go forward, art - and books - always help. Alice Hoffman
[ Always Art Books Difficult Even Figure Forward Go Help How Out Times]
I think we did a great job of putting together a program that would have made good e-books available had people been buying e-books in any real numbers. Thomas Perry
[ Any Available Been Buying Did Good Great Had Job Made Numbers Program Putting Real Think Together Would]
Time spent researching varies from book to book. Some novels require months, even years of research, others very little. I try to do most of my research before I begin but inevitably questions emerge during the writing. Jonathan Kellerman
[ Before Begin Book During Emerge Even Inevitably Little Months Most Novels Others Questions Require Research Researching Some Spent Time Try Varies Very Writing Years]
This book was company for me - I wrote these things when I was in hotels, far from where I normally live. I never intended to publish it. Catherine Deneuve
[ Book Company Far Hotels Intended Live Never Normally Publish These Things Where Wrote]
One of the advantages of the book's having been out there for more than a quarter century is that there's been time for people to report back on what it's done for them. Andrew Tobias
[ Advantages Back Been Book Century Done Having More Out Quarter Report Than Them Time]
I work full-time in a used bookstore. I get up. I drink a cup of coffee. I think, The last thing I want to do is write. Then I go to the computer and write. Kate DiCamillo
[ Bookstore Coffee Computer Cup Drink Full-Time Get Go Last Then Thing Think Up Used Want Work Write]
You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children. Madeleine L'Engle
[ Book Children Difficult Grown-Ups Then Too Wants Will Write Written]
It took us two years to get our first real gig. That was a big dream. We ended up booking a lot of our own gigs and putting on a lot of our own shows. We were trying to get our actual music across, trying to make a connection there. Greg Ginn
[ Across Actual Big Booking Connection Dream Ended First Get Gig Gigs Lot Make Music Our Own Putting Real Shows Took Trying Two Up Us Were Years]
If my books had been any worse, I should not have been invited to Hollywood, and if they had been any better, I should not have come. Raymond Chandler
[ Any Been Better Books Come Had Hollywood Invited Should Worse]
At present, however, I don't think the Net is a very good medium for books, books should really be inexpensive lightweight paperbacks you can bang around. Rudy Rucker
[ Around Bang Books Good However Inexpensive Lightweight Medium Net Paperbacks Present Really Should Think Very]
So many people are working in vaudeville today that I looked for three weeks to book enough acts for an hour bill and didn't have them until the night before we opened in Buffalo and money was no object! Edgar Bergen
[ Acts Before Bill Book Buffalo Enough Hour Looked Many Money Night Object Opened Them Three Today Until Vaudeville Weeks Working]
Books themselves need no defense. Their spokesmen come and go, their readers live and die, they remain constant. Lawrence Clark Powell
[ Books Come Constant Defense Die Go Live Need Readers Remain Spokesmen Their Themselves]
I wrote the book in my head when I was 6 years old. Steven Cojocaru
[ Book Head Old Wrote Years]
A good book, in the language of the book-sellers, is a salable one; in that of the curious, a scarce one; in that of men of sense, a useful and instructive one. Oswald Chambers
[ Book Curious Good Instructive Language Men Scarce Sense Useful]
I read a book a day when I was a kid. My family was not literary; we did not have any books in the house. Amy Tan
[ Any Book Books Day Did Family House Kid Literary Read]
Most of my books have been written in the form of fantasy. Lloyd Alexander
[ Been Books Fantasy Form Most Written]
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. Neil Gaiman
[ Amendment Book Comic Comics Defense Fight Fighting First Freedom Fund Generally Legal Losing More Out Preserving Rights Sometimes Speech Winning]
And that's why I wrote the book, because our country really needs to understand, if people in this nation understood what our foreign policy is really about, what foreign aid is about, how our corporations work, where our tax money goes, I know we will demand change. John Perkins
[ Aid Because Book Change Corporations Country Demand Foreign Goes How Know Money Nation Needs Our Policy Really Tax Understand Understood Where Why Will Work Wrote]
A well-composed book is a magic carpet on which we are wafted to a world that we cannot enter in any other way. Caroline Gordon
[ Any Book Cannot Carpet Enter Magic Other Wafted Way Which World]
When it comes time to write the book itself I'll shut the lights out, picture the scene I'm about to write then close my eyes and go at it. Yes, I can touch type. Jeffery Deaver
[ Book Close Comes Eyes Go Itself Lights Out Picture Scene Shut Then Time Touch Type Write Yes]
My idea of going to hell is going somewhere where there are no books. James MacArthur
[ Books Going Hell Idea Somewhere Where]
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. Diana Wynne Jones
[ Anything Book Close Dire Fantasy Good Had Home Kid Life Normal Real Really Seems Should Sort Whatever Whether Wholly Wicked]
Even when I was in school shows, in elementary school doing plays, I'd always go off book and start improvising. Billy Crystal
[ Always Book Doing Elementary Even Go Improvising Off Plays School Shows Start]
I have said repeatedly that in this country we track library books better than we do sex offenders. Mark Foley
[ Better Books Country Library Offenders Repeatedly Said Sex Than Track]
The essays are very solipsistic and self-absorbed, I'm totally conscious of that. To me, book writing is fun, and I basically just write about things that are entertaining to myself. Chuck Klosterman
[ Basically Book Conscious Entertaining Essays Fun Just Myself Self-Absorbed Things Totally Very Write Writing]
The President's announcement sounded less like a national energy plan than like a page from an election-year play book. This Administration's plan to reduce obscene oil company profits is to regulate them less. Nick Rahall
[ Administration Announcement Book Company Energy Less National Obscene Oil Page Plan Play President Profits Reduce Regulate Sounded Than Them]
I read all the time... I read a lot of history books. Mickey Spillane
[ Books History Lot Read Time]
Books are standing counselors and preachers, always at hand, and always disinterested; having this advantage over oral instructors that they are ready to repeat their lessons as often as we please. Robert Chambers
[ Advantage Always Books Counselors Disinterested Hand Having Instructors Lessons Often Oral Over Please Preachers Ready Repeat Standing Their]
Whenever books are burned, men also in the end are burned. Heinrich Heine
[ Also Books Burned End Men Whenever]
I don't care how I got here. In the books, when you look at it 10 or 20 years from now, it's not going say how he got here, it's going to say he's here and he represented the team. Vince Carter
[ Books Care Going Got Here How Look Now Represented Say Team Years]
Readers always seem to think that the author has some control over the design of their books. Donald Norman
[ Always Author Books Control Design Over Readers Seem Some Their Think]
Gil Thorpe is a great diversion and is to book writing as poetry is to prose. Jerry B. Jenkins
[ Book Diversion Great Poetry Prose Thorpe Writing]
No, there are no hard and fast rules about sources, no printed booklet to help journalists through. Ian Hislop
[ Fast Hard Help Journalists Printed Rules Sources Through]
It's embarrassing to be involved in the same business as the mainstream comic thing. It's still very embarrassing to tell other adults that I draw comic books - their instant, preconceived notions of what that means. Daniel Clowes
[ Adults Books Business Comic Draw Embarrassing Instant Involved Mainstream Means Notions Other Preconceived Same Still Tell Their Thing Very]
In our house we repeated the pattern of thousands of other homes. There were a few books and a lot of music. Our food and our furniture were no different from our neighbors'. Emanuel Celler
[ Books Different Few Food Furniture Homes House Lot Music Neighbors Other Our Pattern Repeated Thousands Were]
This is perhaps the most profound meaning of the book of Job, the best example of wisdom. Paul Ricoeur
[ Best Book Example Job Meaning Most Perhaps Profound Wisdom]
Most of my books have caused distribution and printing problems in the past. Peter Sotos
[ Books Caused Distribution Most Past Printing Problems]
The profession of book writing makes horse racing seem like a solid, stable business. John Steinbeck
[ Book Business Horse Makes Profession Racing Seem Solid Stable Writing]
Judge the goodness of a book by the energy of the punches it has given you. I believe the greatest characteristic of genius, is, above all, force. Gustave Flaubert
[ Above Believe Book Characteristic Energy Force Genius Given Goodness Greatest Judge Punches]
I have written a book. This will come as quite a shock to some. They didn't think I could read, much less write. George W. Bush
[ Book Come Could Less Much Quite Read Shock Some Think Will Write Written]
The great book for you is the book that has the most to say to you at the moment when you are reading. I do not mean the book that is most instructive, but the book that feeds your spirit. And that depends on your age, your experience, your psychological and spiritual need. Robertson Davies
[ Age Book Depends Experience Feeds Great Instructive Mean Moment Most Need Psychological Reading Say Spirit Spiritual Your]
A bad book is the worse that it cannot repent. It has not been the devil's policy to keep the masses of mankind in ignorance; but finding that they will read, he is doing all in his power to poison their books. John Kenneth Galbraith
[ Bad Been Book Books Cannot Devil Doing Finding His Ignorance Keep Mankind Masses Poison Policy Power Read Repent Their Will Worse]
Very few of my books are about who stole the Maltese Falcon. Robert B. Parker
[ Books Falcon Few Stole Very]
I never take any notes or draw charts or make elaborate diagrams, but I hold an image of the shape of a book in my head and work from that mental hologram. Jonathan Lethem
[ Any Book Charts Diagrams Draw Elaborate Head Hold Image Make Mental Never Notes Shape Take Work]
So, how to stay inside the world of entertainment without actually getting another job? I felt the only logical answer was to become a novelist. So I wrote the first book - driven by some very real feelings of desperation - and it worked. Lee Child
[ Actually Another Answer Become Book Desperation Driven Entertainment Feelings Felt First Getting How Inside Job Logical Novelist Only Real Some Stay Very Without Worked World Wrote]
Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly remembered. W. H. Auden
[ Books Forgotten None Remembered Some Undeservedly]
The best books... are those that tell you what you know already. George Orwell
[ Already Best Books Know Tell Those]
I didn't and don't go to Internet for any business purposes. The book sales for me by this point are way beyond any influence I might have, positively, or others might have, negatively. R. A. Salvatore
[ Any Beyond Book Business Go Influence Internet Might Negatively Others Point Positively Purposes Sales Way]
Comic books and The Chronicles of Narnia. My mother used to read those to me and my twin brother growing up. Shawn Ashmore
[ Books Brother Chronicles Comic Growing Mother Read Those Twin Up Used]
Books are divided into two classes, the books of the hour and the books of all time. John Ruskin
[ Books Classes Divided Hour Into Time Two]
I didn't expect to be doing a whole bunch of Amber Browns. And because it was just one book, and the father had moved away, I didn't realize I was going to have to deal more with shared custody, divorce and all those issues. Paula Danziger
[ Amber Away Because Book Browns Bunch Custody Deal Divorce Doing Expect Father Going Had Issues Just More Moved Realize Shared Those Whole]
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. Maya Angelou
[ Any Book Child Continuing Deep Form Good Habit Helps Him His Make Needs Reading]
Blake has always been a favorite, the lyrics, not so much the prophetic books, but I suppose Yeats influenced me more as a young poet, and the American, Robert Frost. Anne Stevenson
[ Always American Been Blake Books Favorite Frost Influenced Lyrics More Much Poet Prophetic Robert Suppose Yeats Young]
And so, I mean, he declared war right there and then in so many words and Alex says later in the book, nobody in the White House from that point on had any doubt that we were going to bomb the mainland of Asia. James Stockdale
[ Alex Any Asia Bomb Book Declared Doubt Going Had House Later Mainland Many Mean Nobody Point Right Says Then War Were White Words]
In fact I have a full page warning, right in the front of the book, that no one under the age of eighteen should read this book and no one should even turn the pages if they are sexually conservative or erotically deprived. Burt Ward
[ Age Book Conservative Deprived Eighteen Even Fact Front Full Page Pages Read Right Sexually Should Turn Under Warning]
My first course came and I put down my book, and I just happened to put up my hand to scratch my head and discovered that my toupee had been blown by the wind and was folded over backwards on the top of my head! Derek Jacobi
[ Backwards Been Blown Book Came Course Discovered Down First Folded Had Hand Happened Head Just Over Put Scratch Top Toupee Up Wind]
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. Jeffery Deaver
[ Another Beasts Big Books End Ending Few Find Garden Generally Get Ideally Last Lots Pages Surprise Then Turns Twists Typical Usually Very Yet]
When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes. Desiderius Erasmus
[ Any Books Buy Clothes Food Get Left Little Money]
My 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. John Dyer
[ Art Artist Been Books Different Does Effect Father Growing Known Many Our Painting Paintings Paints Surrounded Ted Up Very Well Work Years]
Specialization is a feature of every complex organization, be it social or natural, a school system, garden, book, or mammalian body. Catharine R. Stimpson
[ Body Book Complex Every Feature Garden Mammalian Natural Organization School Social Specialization System]
Literary imagination is an aesthetic object offered by a writer to a lover of books. Gaston Bachelard
[ Aesthetic Books Imagination Literary Lover Object Offered Writer]
Books won't stay banned. They won't burn. Ideas won't go to jail. Alfred Whitney Griswold
[ Banned Books Burn Go Ideas Jail Stay Won]
I don't believe anybody can really grasp everything that's even in one textbook. Joshua Lederberg
[ Anybody Believe Even Everything Grasp Really Textbook]
'Tis pleasant, sure, to see one's name in print. A book's a book, although there's nothing in 't. Lord Byron
[ Although Book Name Nothing Pleasant Print See Sure Tis]
Dennis the Menace was probably the most realistic comic book ever done. No space aliens ever invaded! Gilbert Hernandez
[ Aliens Book Comic Dennis Done Ever Invaded Menace Most Probably Realistic Space]
I often reread books I have written. Taylor Caldwell
[ Books Often Reread Written]
Actually, the books were never a planned career path. Jamie Lee Curtis
[ Actually Books Career Never Path Planned Were]
In the summer of '80, Silhouette bought my first book. Nora Roberts
[ Book Bought First Silhouette Summer]
Going out in Paris was like going out in the '30s dressed like the Andrews Sisters. It was everything I'd seen in books at my grandparents' house, only it was our generation. Christian Lacroix
[ Andrews Books Dressed Everything Generation Going Grandparents House Only Our Out Paris Seen Sisters]
I'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. Bernard Cornwell
[ Books Clear Conscience Even Fairly Fortunate Happily Live Married More Sell Very Whole]
In my books I might hold the mirror to my own face. If others would like to borrow the mirror, they're welcome. The books aren't there to accuse others - merely to raise issues and keep the debates alive. John Scott
[ Accuse Alive Books Borrow Debates Face Hold Issues Keep Merely Might Mirror Others Own Raise Welcome Would]
He who studies medicine without books sails an uncharted sea, but he who studies medicine without patients does not go to sea at all. William Osler
[ Books Does Go Medicine Patients Sails Sea Studies Uncharted Without]
I have always read all the latest cookery books and magazines, from all over the world. Delia Smith
[ Always Books Cookery Latest Magazines Over Read World]
After I left the convent, for 15 years I was worn out with religion, I wanted nothing whatever to do with it. I felt disgusted with it. If I saw someone reading a religious book on a train, I'd think, how awful. Karen Armstrong
[ After Awful Book Convent Disgusted Felt How Left Nothing Out Reading Religion Religious Saw Someone Think Train Wanted Whatever Worn Years]
You know, I'm pretty much an open book. Rita Coolidge
[ Book Know Much Open Pretty]
It's important, I think, for a writer of fiction to maintain an awareness of the pace and shape of the book as he's writing it. That is, he should be making an object, not chattering. Thomas Perry
[ Awareness Book Chattering Fiction Important Maintain Making Object Pace Shape Should Think Writer Writing]
I was not allowed to take notes but my friend and I memorised those two and a half pages. Most people talked to me because of the warning. They knew this book was not going to be the official line. Jung Chang
[ Allowed Because Book Friend Going Half Knew Line Most Notes Official Pages Take Talked Those Two Warning]
A couple of weeks after that, Zebra Books phoned with an offer, and I accepted. George Stephen
[ Accepted After Books Couple Offer Phoned Weeks]
I publish my own music. I'm creating my own songbook. It works that way for me; I'm very independent. David Friedman
[ Creating Independent Music Own Publish Songbook Very Way Works]
The experience of the race shows that we get our most important education not through books but through our work. We are developed by our daily task, or else demoralized by it, as by nothing else. Anna Garlin Spencer
[ Books Daily Demoralized Developed Education Else Experience Get Important Most Nothing Our Race Shows Task Through Work]
There are a couple of carp fishing books I've been reading. I'm very interested in that line of books, because I think they write very well, carp anglers, about the general environment. Tom Felton
[ Because Been Books Carp Couple Environment Fishing General Interested Line Reading Think Very Well Write]
Don't judge a book by its thickness either. Craig Bruce
[ Book Either Judge Thickness]
The bastard form of mass culture is humiliated repetition... always new books, new programs, new films, news items, but always the same meaning. Roland Barthes
[ Always Books Culture Films Form Humiliated Items Mass Meaning New News Programs Repetition Same]
When it comes to the point where you occasionally look forward to being in prison on the basis that you might be able to spend a day reading a book, the realization dawns that perhaps the situation has become a little more stressful than you would like. Julian Assange
[ Able Basis Become Being Book Comes Dawns Day Forward Little Look Might More Occasionally Perhaps Point Prison Reading Realization Situation Spend Stressful Than Where Would]
There was no actual person who was James Bond, despite all the books. Terence Young
[ Actual Bond Books Despite James Person]
As far as advice, that will be in my next book, my next collection. I certainly never like to instruct anyone, but just say as I feel. That's the same as advice, isn't it? Fay Wray
[ Advice Anyone Book Certainly Collection Far Feel Instruct Just Never Next Same Say Will]
If I have not read a book before, it is, for all intents and purposes, new to me whether it was printed yesterday or three hundred years ago. William Hazlitt
[ Ago Before Book Hundred Intents New Printed Purposes Read Three Whether Years Yesterday]
I went to a bookstore and asked the saleswoman, "Where's the self-help section?" She said if she told me, it would defeat the purpose. George Carlin
[ Asked Bookstore Defeat Purpose Said Section Self-Help She Told Went Where Would]
Write books only if you are going to say in them the things you would never dare confide to anyone. Emile M. Cioran
[ Anyone Books Confide Dare Going Never Only Say Them Things Would Write]
That by listening to some music, by reading some books, by looking at paintings, and most important by hanging out with one another - by collaborating with one another and creating your own network - you can achieve something that is much better than what is out there. David Amram
[ Achieve Another Better Books Collaborating Creating Hanging Important Listening Looking Most Much Music Network Out Own Paintings Reading Some Something Than Your]
He who studies books alone will know how things ought to be, and he who studies men will know how they are. Charles Caleb Colton
[ Alone Books How Know Men Ought Studies Things Will]
The decision for me was whether to have "The Father" be a book that told a story - from the point of view of this speaker, the daughter - without, as in the earlier books, then having a section on something else and a section on something else. Sharon Olds
[ Book Books Daughter Decision Earlier Else Father Having Point Section Something Speaker Story Then Told View Whether Without]
Though my books are written from a historical perspective, I have goon so far back that I am in the realm of prehistorical speculation rather than simple historical fact to weave my stories around. Jean M. Auel
[ Am Around Back Books Fact Far Historical Perspective Rather Realm Simple Speculation Stories Than Though Weave Written]
We cannot learn men from books. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Books Cannot Learn Men]
We never stop reading, although every book comes to an end, just as we never stop living, although death is certain. Roberto Bolano
[ Although Book Certain Comes Death End Every Just Living Never Reading Stop]
Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill. Barbara Tuchman
[ Books Carriers Civilization Crippled Dumb History Literature Science Silent Speculation Standstill Thought Without]
I always wanted to go to the Chavez school but I could never afford it when I was growing up so a lot of my learning came from magic books and watching other magicians. I was also very lucky that I had a couple of really good magic teachers. Lance Burton
[ Afford Also Always Books Came Chavez Could Couple Go Good Growing Had Learning Lot Lucky Magic Magicians Never Other Really School Teachers Up Very Wanted Watching]
Oh, did I tell you I have a cookbook? I have a cookbook deal. Ted Allen
[ Deal Did Oh Tell]
Conducting! A subject, truly, concerning which much might be written, yet scarcely anything of real importance is to be found in books. Anton Seidl
[ Anything Books Concerning Conducting Found Importance Might Much Real Scarcely Subject Truly Which Written Yet]
I try to do that in this book without preaching - to try to do as you just said that you really have to defend the First Amendment rights of everybody. Floyd Abrams
[ Amendment Book Defend Everybody First Just Preaching Really Rights Said Try Without]
By then I was in Brooklyn and drank my way through that summer. I stopped when I got sick of that and got a job at the Strand bookstore, which was a little better than the tax job. Robert Quine
[ Better Bookstore Brooklyn Drank Got Job Little Sick Stopped Strand Summer Tax Than Then Through Way Which]
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. David McCullough
[ Also America Army Book Century Eighteenth Focus Low Nadir Next Point Revolution Set States United War Washington Year]
My first book was the book that changed my life. Stephen Ambrose
[ Book Changed First Life]
We are always looking for the book it is necessary to read next. Saul Bellow
[ Always Book Looking Necessary Next Read]
The biggest deal for me was that all 24 winners are placed on the Billboard CD of the Year, which went out to 500 of the biggest Music Reps in the business, from radio and press to management and booking. Arthur Godfrey
[ Biggest Billboard Booking Business Cd Deal Management Music Out Placed Press Radio Reps Went Which Winners Year]
There's a series of children's books called A Series of Unfortunate Events, which is like an incredibly dark version of Roald Dahl. I hope to start directing it. Barry Sonnenfeld
[ Books Called Children Dark Directing Events Hope Incredibly Series Start Unfortunate Version Which]
I love comic books and always did as a kid. Rick Moody
[ Always Books Comic Did Kid Love]
A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint. What I began by reading, I must finish by acting. Henry David Thoreau
[ Acting Began Better Book Commence Down Finish Good Hint Lay Living Must Read Reading Soon Teaches Than Truly]
Every reader finds himself. The writer's work is merely a kind of optical instrument that makes it possible for the reader to discern what, without this book, he would perhaps never have seen in himself. Marcel Proust
[ Book Discern Every Finds Himself Instrument Kind Makes Merely Never Optical Perhaps Possible Reader Seen Without Work Would Writer]
Marriage - a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose. Beverley Nichols Marriage
[ Book Chapter Chapters First Marriage Poetry Prose Remaining Which Written]
For many years I had heard about an underworld consisting of people who act out a vampire fantasy while I was living in New York. Fortunately for me there are also several books on the phenomena. James Patterson
[ Act Also Books Consisting Fantasy Fortunately Had Heard Living Many New Out Phenomena Several Underworld Vampire While Years York]
I think the reason working-class people don't write books is because they are encouraged to believe that only certain people are permitted to write books. Len Deighton
[ Because Believe Books Certain Encouraged Only Permitted Reason Think Working-Class Working-Class Write]
Don't join the book burners. Do not think you are going to conceal thoughts by concealing evidence that they ever existed. Dwight D. Eisenhower
[ Book Burners Conceal Concealing Ever Evidence Existed Going Join Think Thoughts]
We're kidding on that. One of the things I insisted upon when we went into this project was that we are full partners, going fifty-fifty, both on the money and on the say of what's going on with the books. Robert Asprin
[ Books Both Full Going Insisted Into Kidding Money Partners Project Say Things Upon Went]
It may be important to write a book that doesn't come up to what I would like to have rather than to write no book at all. Sheri S. Tepper
[ Book Come Important May Rather Than Up Would Write]
History books that contain no lies are extremely dull. Anatole France
[ Books Contain Dull Extremely History Lies]
I'd rather write one good book than ten mediocre ones. Donna Tartt
[ Book Good Mediocre Ones Rather Ten Than Write]
There is not less wit nor less invention in applying rightly a thought one finds in a book, than in being the first author of that thought. Pierre Bayle
[ Applying Author Being Book Finds First Invention Less Nor Rightly Than Thought Wit]
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. Christian Slater
[ Books Churchill Emotionally Finished Gain Lot Mentally Obviously Physically Prepare Read Really Role Script Soon Started Weight Well Winston]
My work looks like a comic book in form, but it's not a typical comic book in content. I write autobiographical stuff. Harvey Pekar
[ Autobiographical Book Comic Content Form Looks Stuff Typical Work Write]
You know, now it's sinking in. It's taken me a long time to realize - and it is sinking in - how important this book is. And I have a certain distance now. I've done it such a long time ago. Eric Carle
[ Ago Book Certain Distance Done How Important Know Long Now Realize Sinking Such Taken Time]
The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who'll get me a book I ain't read. Abraham Lincoln
[ Best Book Books Friend Get Know Man Read Things Want]
My Brilliant Career was beautifully directed, but I had a bit of trouble with myself in it. It was a silly script, based on a book this 16-year-old girl wrote. Judy Davis
[ Based Beautifully Bit Book Brilliant Career Directed Girl Had Myself Script Silly Trouble Wrote]
But this is an occupational hazard of being a scientist. You say this is the best information I have and then you realize that not everyone is going to read the footnotes or the whole book, so people are going to get the wrong impression. Bjorn Lomborg
[ Being Best Book Everyone Footnotes Get Going Hazard Impression Information Occupational Read Realize Say Scientist Then Whole Wrong]
I got done writing Ports of Call and suddenly realized I have far too much material for the book. Jack Vance
[ Book Call Done Far Got Material Much Ports Realized Suddenly Too Writing]
Make sure you meet the right people, people who know that industry and are willing to help you. Do your homework - read books about the industry, talk to people. If you don't know something, ask. Anwar Robinson
[ Ask Books Help Homework Industry Know Make Meet Read Right Something Sure Talk Willing Your]
I fell asleep reading a dull book and dreamed I kept on reading, so I awoke from sheer boredom. Heinrich Heine
[ Asleep Awoke Book Boredom Dreamed Dull Fell Kept Reading Sheer]
I'd always liked to read, but when I picked up books I wasn't getting the same kind of excitement from them that I was from going out clubbing. I wanted to get the same kind of feel. Irvine Welsh
[ Always Books Excitement Feel Get Getting Going Kind Liked Out Picked Read Same Them Up Wanted]
When I'm in the field, when I'm working, I keep very careful notes. I wear big shirts with big breast pockets, and I carry in them two little spiral notebooks. Peter Matthiessen
[ Big Careful Carry Field Keep Little Notebooks Notes Pockets Shirts Spiral Them Two Very Wear Working]
When I and the other young artists were working in comics, our work carried with it a particularly American slant. After all, we were Americans drawing and writing about things that touched us. As it turned out, the early work was, you might say, a comic book version of Jazz. Joe Simon
[ After American Americans Artists Book Carried Comic Comics Drawing Early Jazz Might Other Our Out Particularly Say Slant Things Touched Turned Us Version Were Work Working Writing Young]
I have a hard time watching the shows now. It is like opening up a yearbook when you were in junior high. I think everybody looks back at their photos and cringe, and I get to experience it with everybody else in the world looking at mine. Mark-Paul Gosselaar
[ Back Cringe Else Everybody Experience Get Hard High Junior Looking Looks Mine Now Opening Photos Shows Their Think Time Up Watching Were World]
I read numerous books - loads in fact - and, as I always do when recording a historical project, immersed myself into the subject matter. I spent many hours at Henry's old homes, such as Hampton Court, and visiting the Tower of London. I read no other books during that period. Rick Wakeman
[ Always Books Court During Fact Hampton Henry Historical Homes Hours Immersed Into Loads London Many Matter Myself Numerous Old Other Period Project Read Recording Spent Subject Such Tower Visiting]
Weird people follow you in the streets, you can't sit alone in a restaurant or a cafe and read a book in peace, and I think everybody values those moments of being alone. Winona Ryder
[ Alone Being Book Cafe Everybody Follow Moments Peace Read Restaurant Sit Streets Think Those Values Weird]
I'm supposed to say, Bill O'Reilly, that's immoral - click - and then walk back in and book his A block the next day and have a fine day and everything be kosher? I don't think so. Andrea Mackris
[ Back Bill Block Book Click Day Everything Fine His Immoral Kosher Next Reilly Say Supposed Then Think Walk]
A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
[ Across Better Books Conversation Man Mere Single Study Table Ten Than Wise Years]
The hero of the book does long to experience God. But his conception of God is very western. Orhan Pamuk
[ Book Conception Does Experience God Hero His Long Very Western]
I've given my memoirs far more thought than any of my marriages. You can't divorce a book. Gloria Swanson
[ Any Book Divorce Far Given Marriages Memoirs More Than Thought]
The books are funny and sad, and that's what people respond to. Paula Danziger
[ Books Funny Respond Sad]
A love of books, of holding a book, turning its pages, looking at its pictures, and living its fascinating stories goes hand-in-hand with a love of learning. Laura Bush
[ Book Books Fascinating Goes Hand-In-Hand Holding Learning Living Looking Love Pages Pictures Stories Turning]
I'm living out a childhood fantasy. Our house is in a historic district of a small town that I used to read about in storybooks. Patty Duke
[ Childhood District Fantasy Historic House Living Our Out Read Small Town Used]
Ulysses could have done with a good editor. You know people are always putting Ulysses in the top 10 books ever written but I doubt that any of those people were really moved by it. Roddy Doyle
[ Always Any Books Could Done Doubt Editor Ever Good Know Moved Putting Really Those Top Ulysses Were Written]
There must be freedom for all to live, to think, to worship, no book, no avenue must be closed. James Larkin
[ Avenue Book Closed Freedom Live Must Think Worship]
The question is, are we happy to suppose that our grandchildren may never be able to see an elephant except in a picture book? David Attenborough
[ Able Book Elephant Except Grandchildren Happy May Never Our Picture Question See Suppose]
The two things I was positive about in life were that I was going to be a teacher at a boarding school or an operative with the CIA posted abroad. I could write a book about all the things I was sure about. Tucker Carlson
[ Abroad Boarding Book Cia Could Going Life Operative Positive Posted School Sure Teacher Things Two Were Write]
Have you ever heard the expression: Walk a mile in my shoes, and then judge me? And write your own books. Ann Rule
[ Books Ever Expression Heard Judge Mile Own Shoes Then Walk Write Your]
Schools and libraries are the twin cornerstones of a civilized society. Libraries are only good if people use them, like books only exist when someone reads them. Nicholas Meyer
[ Books Civilized Cornerstones Exist Good Libraries Only Reads Schools Society Someone Them Twin Use]
The Dick, Jane, and Spot primers have gone to that bookshelf in the sky. I have, in some ways, a tender feeling toward them, so I think it's for the best. Chris Van Allsburg
[ Best Bookshelf Feeling Gone Jane Sky Some Spot Tender Them Think Toward Ways]
In the dime stores and bus stations, people talk of situations, read books, repeat quotations, draw conclusions on the wall. Bob Dylan
[ Books Bus Conclusions Dime Draw Quotations Read Repeat Situations Stations Stores Talk Wall]
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. Alejandro Amenabar
[ Any Books Brother Get Hand Liked Mother Published Scary Second Take Used Wanted Were]
My favorite book is the last one printed, which is always better than those that were published earlier. Stephen Ambrose
[ Always Better Book Earlier Favorite Last Printed Published Than Those Were Which]
Producing came about because I never wanted to be in one of those books, Where Are They Now? Henry Winkler
[ Because Books Came Never Now Producing Those Wanted Where]
There is a difference between a book of two hundred pages from the very beginning, and a book of two hundred pages which is the result of an original eight hundred pages. The six hundred are there. Only you don't see them. Elie Wiesel
[ Beginning Between Book Difference Eight Hundred Only Original Pages Result See Six Them Two Very Which]
Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a poor substitute for life. Robert Louis Stevenson
[ Books Enough Good Life Own Poor Substitute Their Way]
I went to work in an office and learned, among other lessons, to do things I did not care for, and to do them well. Before I left this office, two of my books had already been published. Sigrid Undset
[ Already Among Been Before Books Care Did Had Learned Left Lessons Office Other Published Them Things Two Well Went Work]
I had no books at home. I started to frequent a public library in Lisbon. It was there, with no help except curiosity and the will to learn, that my taste for reading developed and was refined. Jose Saramago
[ Books Curiosity Developed Except Frequent Had Help Home Learn Library Public Reading Refined Started Taste Will]
It may sound a bit like an army barracks, but the truth of the matter is: there must be some time laid aside for arranging, time for working on either a book or an article - I've written two articles in the last four months for the New York Times book review section. Mel Torme
[ Army Arranging Article Articles Aside Barracks Bit Book Either Four Laid Last Matter May Months Must New Review Section Some Sound Time Times Truth Two Working Written York]
We are the children of a technological age. We have found streamlined ways of doing much of our routine work. Printing is no longer the only way of reproducing books. Reading them, however, has not changed. Lawrence Clark Powell Technology
[ Age Books Changed Children Doing Found However Longer Much Only Our Printing Reading Reproducing Routine Streamlined Technological Them Way Ways Work]
An author who speaks about their own books is almost as bad as a mother who speaks about her own children. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Almost Author Bad Books Children Her Mother Own Speaks Their]
I'm constantly revising. Once the book is written and typed, I go through the entire draft again. Chaim Potok
[ Again Book Constantly Draft Entire Go Once Revising Through Typed Written]
My father assigned me to keep his scrapbooks. At first I was interested in reading only his rave notices, but I got interested in reading what the critics were saying about whether the play was good or not. Dorothy Fields
[ Assigned Critics Father First Good Got His Interested Keep Notices Only Play Rave Reading Saying Were Whether]
I think of life as a good book. The further you get into it, the more it begins to make sense. Harold Kushner
[ Begins Book Further Get Good Into Life Make More Sense Think]
Writing became an obsessive compulsive habit but I had almost no money so I thought about being an urban firefighter and having lots of free time in which to write or becoming an English teacher and thinking about books and writers on a daily basis. That swayed me. David Guterson
[ Almost Basis Became Becoming Being Books Compulsive Daily English Firefighter Free Habit Had Having Lots Money Obsessive Swayed Teacher Thinking Thought Time Urban Which Write Writers Writing]
I began to be impressed by what made a good book-how you needed to have a sensible story, a plot that developed, with a beginning, a middle, and an end that would tie everything together. Dorothy Fields
[ Began Beginning Developed End Everything Good Impressed Made Middle Needed Plot Sensible Story Tie Together Would]
We really tried hard not to make it a cricket book, it appeals to a much wider community. Hansie Cronje
[ Appeals Book Community Cricket Hard Make Much Really Tried Wider]
I came in on the decline. Phil Elliot was in first, he got his book out, he sold thirteen thousand, I think he got two issues out before I got mine in, this was March '87. He was out in December '86. Eddie Campbell
[ Before Book Came December Decline First Got His Issues March Mine Out Phil Sold Think Thirteen Thousand Two]
It is an unfortunate human failing that a full pocketbook often groans more loudly than an empty stomach. Franklin D. Roosevelt
[ Empty Failing Full Groans Human Loudly More Often Pocketbook Stomach Than Unfortunate]
Then I heard this genius teacher Stella Adler - I recommend you read anything you might find about her and if you have anyone interested in theatre, you get them one of her books. Harvey Keitel
[ Adler Anyone Anything Books Find Genius Get Heard Her Interested Might Read Recommend Stella Teacher Theatre Them Then]
Books are like imprisoned souls till someone takes them down from a shelf and frees them. Samuel Butler
[ Books Down Frees Imprisoned Shelf Someone Souls Takes Them Till]
But more wonderful than the lore of old men and the lore of books is the secret lore of ocean. H. P. Lovecraft
[ Books Lore Men More Ocean Old Secret Than Wonderful]
Most of my inspiration, if that's the word, came from books themselves. Shelby Foote
[ Books Came Inspiration Most Themselves Word]
A great book provides escapism for me. The artistry and the creativity in a story are better than any drugs. Wentworth Miller
[ Any Artistry Better Book Creativity Escapism Great Provides Story Than]
Christ himself wrote nothing, but furnished endless material for books and songs of gratitude and praise. Philip Schaff
[ Books Christ Endless Furnished Gratitude Himself Material Nothing Praise Songs Wrote]
Focus in on the genre you want to write, and read books in that genre. A LOT of books by a variety of authors. And read with questions in your mind. Nicholas Sparks
[ Authors Books Focus Genre Lot Mind Questions Read Variety Want Write Your]
Inside that book, it's my life-all the places where I'm hurting or I laughed or I cried or I prayed. And I've had to pray a lot! June Carter Cash
[ Book Cried Had Hurting Inside Laughed Lot Places Pray Prayed Where]
I'm lucky enough to work with, I think, the greatest writer there's ever been, Shakespeare. Whose collected works would always be under my pillow if I was only ever allowed one book to keep, and who never bores me. Samuel West
[ Allowed Always Been Book Bores Collected Enough Ever Greatest Keep Lucky Never Only Pillow Shakespeare Think Under Whose Work Works Would Writer]
But, I think that the reason I responded to this book, sort of paradoxically, is that it starts out like The Big Chill, sort of. Four friends, who are not quite happy with their life, and every year they get together for a week and look for some comfort from each other. Lawrence Kasdan
[ Big Book Chill Comfort Each Every Four Friends Get Happy Life Look Other Out Paradoxically Quite Reason Responded Some Sort Starts Their Think Together Week Year]
One of the great defects of English books printed in the last century is the want of an index. Lafcadio Hearn
[ Books Century Defects English Great Index Last Printed Want]
I've been doing a lot of studying singing, and I'm thinking of recording an album containing all my old war horses and putting out a songbook at the same time. David Friedman
[ Album Been Containing Doing Horses Lot Old Out Putting Recording Same Singing Songbook Studying Thinking Time War]
Miss a meal if you have to, but don't miss a book. Jim Rohn
[ Book Meal Miss]
I Never Liked You. I think that's my best book. I think it works the best as a story, and I like the drawing. It works on both levels, for me at least. Chester Brown
[ Best Book Both Drawing Least Levels Liked Never Story Think Works]
Then one day I thought it would be wonderful to make a whole book, to make my text and my drawings together, and that's how I started doing children's books. Dick Bruna
[ Book Books Children Day Doing Drawings How Make Started Text Then Thought Together Whole Wonderful Would]
In camp was found a book, the first of the kind I had ever seen, in which I was made a great hero, slaying Indians by the hundreds. Kit Carson
[ Book Camp Ever First Found Great Had Hero Hundreds Indians Kind Made Seen Slaying Which]
I'm also doing constant book readings, movies. You name it, I'm doing it. Lynn Redgrave
[ Also Book Constant Doing Movies Name Readings]
In one sense I feel that my book is a one-woman argument against determinism. Susan Griffin
[ Against Argument Book Determinism Feel Sense]
Every night, I have to read a book, so that my mind will stop thinking about things that I stress about. Britney Spears
[ Book Every Mind Night Read Stop Stress Things Thinking Will]
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. Stacie Orrico
[ Because Bookstore Calling Christian Earlier Friends Heard Industry Just Know Poster Thing Wall Weird]
I've always liked getting away with just a little bit of what you're not supposed to. Like my first book, Billy's Booger, got me in trouble with the principal's office. William Joyce
[ Always Away Billy Bit Booger Book First Getting Got Just Liked Little Office Principal Supposed Trouble]
I never use a score when conducting my orchestra. Does a lion tamer enter a cage with a book on how to tame a lion? Dimitri Mitropoulos
[ Book Cage Conducting Does Enter How Lion Never Orchestra Score Tame Use]
Reading was a big thing, yes. Books were a big thing. But the things that stick out were the newspapers. James Earl Jones
[ Big Books Newspapers Out Reading Stick Thing Things Were Yes]
My heart goes out to victims and survivors of the Hurricane Katrina tragedy and to their families. This disaster will go down in history books as one of the largest natural disasters in U.S. history. Ellen Tauscher
[ Books Disaster Disasters Down Families Go Goes Heart History Hurricane Katrina Largest Natural Out Survivors Their Tragedy Victims Will]
Erudition - dust shaken out of a book into an empty skull. Ambrose Bierce
[ Book Dust Empty Erudition Into Out Shaken Skull]
I have assiduously avoided calling my books novels. Guillermo Cabrera Infante
[ Avoided Books Calling Novels]
The animated books pay the lowest rates at the Big Two and you can forget about royalties. Mark Millar
[ Animated Big Books Forget Lowest Pay Rates Royalties Two]
The possession of a book becomes a substitute for reading it. Anthony Burgess
[ Becomes Book Possession Reading Substitute]
Life isn't like a book. Life isn't logical or sensible or orderly. Life is a mess most of the time. And theology must be lived in the midst of that mess. Charles Caleb Colton
[ Book Life Lived Logical Mess Midst Most Must Orderly Sensible Theology Time]
The last three books are much more a case of a moment of history, what happened almost by accident or coincidence, like being in the same elevator or lifeboat. Michael Ondaatje
[ Accident Almost Being Books Case Coincidence Elevator Happened History Last Moment More Much Same Three]
It is difficult sharing and capturing so many years of memories and the people behind the words-and even though that guest book can speak volumes, in between, the pages remain so silent. Eugenie Anderson
[ Behind Between Book Capturing Difficult Even Guest Many Memories Pages Remain Sharing Silent Speak Though Volumes Years]
I just finished my 11th book last week, so I'm ready to start the next one. Gloria Stuart
[ Book Finished Just Last Next Ready Start Week]
I find that balancing my life with my work with the kids at St. Jude, working on books, working on my career as an actor and taking time out for my husband and family help to cushion a lot of the blows. Marlo Thomas
[ Actor Balancing Blows Books Career Cushion Family Find Help Husband Jude Kids Life Lot Out St Taking Time Work Working]
I'm addicted to email, but other than that, there are practical things - being able to buy a book on the internet that you can't find in your local bookshop. This could be a lifeline if you live further from the sources. Marilyn Hacker
[ Able Addicted Being Book Buy Could Email Find Further Internet Lifeline Live Local Other Practical Sources Than Things Your]
What he's done is recognise the cinematic nature of the book. It's beautifully realised - it's a beat film. Tilda Swinton
[ Beat Beautifully Book Cinematic Done Film Nature Realised Recognise]
When I get back from this book tour, I'm planning to learn the internet. Maybe I can hook up in cyberspace. Armistead Maupin
[ Back Book Cyberspace Get Hook Internet Learn Maybe Planning Tour Up]
Court TV. I can't stop watching it. I am absolutely obsessed! If I'm not reading a book or spending time with my husband, my friends or my dog, I am watching Court TV. Debra Messing
[ Absolutely Am Book Court Dog Friends Husband Obsessed Reading Spending Stop Time Tv Watching]
There was a time when the world acted on books; now books act on the world. Joseph Joubert
[ Act Acted Books Now Time World]
Books are humanity in print. Barbara Tuchman
[ Books Humanity Print]
I had listened to Joe Turner. When they'd book Joe there, I'd play the blues behind him. Jay McShann
[ Behind Blues Book Had Him Joe Listened Play Turner]
Everything was going my way. I was happily marching into the history books. Then it all just fell apart. George Michael
[ Apart Books Everything Fell Going Happily History Into Just Marching Then Way]
When I'm writing the book I'm laughing at just how overblown the characters seemed. How full of himself he seems. But I didn't get far enough in the series to really drive the joke of it home. Jhonen Vasquez
[ Book Characters Drive Enough Far Full Get Himself Home How Joke Just Laughing Overblown Really Seemed Seems Series Writing]
I didn't have time for talent shows and stuff like that. I was into books and studying real hard. Cheryl Lynn
[ Books Hard Into Real Shows Studying Stuff Talent Time]
Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested. Francis Bacon
[ Books Chewed Digested Few Others Some Swallowed Tasted]
It's clear to me that there is no good reason for many philosophy books to sound as complicated as they do. Alain de Botton
[ Books Clear Complicated Good Many Philosophy Reason Sound]
I sometimes wonder what would have happened if the first book had not sold... doesn't bear thinking about, but I suppose we'd have made it work somehow. Bernard Cornwell
[ Bear Book First Had Happened Made Sold Somehow Sometimes Suppose Thinking Wonder Work Would]
We've had really good mainstream publicity for these books and both Wanted and Chosen were snapped up as movie deals before each series even ended so I'm honestly just pinching myself. Mark Millar
[ Before Books Both Chosen Deals Each Ended Even Good Had Honestly Just Mainstream Movie Myself Pinching Publicity Really Series Snapped These Up Wanted Were]
A divorce lawyer is a chameleon with a law book. Marvin Mitchelson
[ Book Chameleon Divorce Law Lawyer]
Be not content with the best book; seek sidelights from the others; have no favourites. Lord Acton
[ Best Book Content Favourites Others Seek]
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. Laurence Housman
[ Better Books Brother Could Faster Mine Poems Put Read Say Than Together Two Used Wrote]
Mallarme said that everything in the world exists in order to end in a book. Today everything exists to end in a photograph. Susan Sontag
[ Book End Everything Exists Order Photograph Said Today World]
Probably all the books I've ever written have been efforts to define the boundaries of humanity. Fred Saberhagen
[ Been Books Boundaries Define Efforts Ever Humanity Probably Written]
There's more fiction in my life than in books, so I don't bother with them. Richard Harris
[ Books Bother Fiction Life More Than Them]
The joke in our family is that we can cry reading the phone book. Ron Reagan Family
[ Book Cry Family Joke Our Phone Reading]
The main thing that gives me hope is the media. We have radio, TV, magazines, and books, so we have the possibility of learning from societies that are remote from us, like Somalia. We turn on the TV and see what blew up in Iraq or we see conditions in Afghanistan. Jared Diamond
[ Afghanistan Blew Books Conditions Gives Hope Iraq Learning Magazines Main Media Possibility Radio Remote See Societies Somalia Thing Turn Tv Up Us]
It's a little bit like my inability to read a guide book before I go anywhere. I can read it after I've been there and by the same logic I refuse to accept any technical stunts from anybody. I refused to learn more than I knew and I confess I missed a great deal. Ben Shahn
[ Accept After Any Anybody Anywhere Been Before Bit Book Confess Deal Go Great Guide Inability Knew Learn Little Logic Missed More Read Refuse Refused Same Stunts Technical Than]
People think I must have been turning cartwheels on the night I sealed the movie deal - which was only two days after sealing the book deal - but I was really quite terrified. Laura Hillenbrand
[ After Been Book Days Deal Movie Must Night Only Quite Really Sealed Sealing Terrified Think Turning Two Which]
She can't even chew gum and walk in a straight line, let alone write a book. Liam Gallagher
[ Alone Book Chew Even Gum Line She Straight Walk Write]
I was very influenced by The Magic Mountain. It's a book that had a huge impact on me. I loved that as a shape for a novel: put a bunch of people in a beautiful place, give them all tuberculosis, make them all stay in a fur sleeping bag for several years and see what happens. Ann Patchett
[ Bag Beautiful Book Bunch Fur Give Had Happens Huge Impact Influenced Loved Magic Make Mountain Novel Place Put See Several Shape Sleeping Stay Them Tuberculosis Very Years]
You're not a historian, but most historians will tell you that they make very discrete judgment as to what facts to omit in order to make their book into some shape, some length that can be managed. Oliver Stone
[ Book Discrete Facts Historian Historians Into Judgment Length Make Managed Most Omit Order Shape Some Tell Their Very Will]
The comments I most appreciate come from ordinary readers who've happened on one of my books at some time of stress in their lives, and who actually credit the book with helping them through a bad time. It's happened a few times in forty years. Fred Saberhagen
[ Actually Appreciate Bad Book Books Come Comments Credit Few Forty Happened Helping Lives Most Ordinary Readers Some Stress Their Them Through Time Times Years]
Your life story would not make a good book. Don't even try. Fran Lebowitz
[ Book Even Good Life Make Story Try Would Your]
Books are like a mirror. If an ass looks in, you can't expect an angel to look out. B. C. Forbes
[ Angel Ass Books Expect Look Looks Mirror Out]
There is nothing is more musical than a sunset. He who feels what he sees will find no more beautiful example of development in all that book which, alas, musicians read but too little - the book of Nature. Claude Debussy
[ Alas Beautiful Book Development Example Feels Find Little More Musical Musicians Nature Nothing Read Sees Sunset Than Too Which Will]
There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them. Ray Bradbury
[ Books Burning Crimes Reading Than Them Worse]
People keep telling us, that they didn't know when they were booking tickets for it, but afterwards they say that they've had no sense that they were watching an old fashioned play. Bill Irwin
[ Afterwards Booking Fashioned Had Keep Know Old Play Say Sense Telling Tickets Us Watching Were]
Even bad books are books and therefore sacred. Gunter Grass
[ Bad Books Even Sacred Therefore]
For each book, the time is also broken up. George Stephen
[ Also Book Broken Each Time Up]
I normally keep a series of draft in a catalogue type of book in which I scribble, sketch and draw ideas. Jonathan Shapiro
[ Book Catalogue Draft Draw Ideas Keep Normally Scribble Series Sketch Type Which]
I don't have the feeling that as a very young person I read books that absolutely made their mark on my mind. Robert Jay Lifton
[ Absolutely Books Feeling Made Mark Mind Person Read Their Very Young]
I even smoke in bed. Imagine smoking a cigar in bed, reading a book. Next to your bed, there's a cigar table with a special cigar ashtray, and your wife is reading a book on how to save the environment. Raul Julia
[ Ashtray Bed Book Cigar Environment Even How Imagine Next Reading Save Smoke Smoking Special Table Wife Your]
I had neither expert aid nor advice. I studied no courses in writing; until a year or so ago, I never read a book by anybody advising writers how to write. Robert E. Howard
[ Advice Advising Ago Aid Anybody Book Courses Expert Had How Neither Never Nor Read Studied Until Write Writers Writing Year]
There are three schoolmasters for everybody that will employ them - the senses, intelligent companions, and books. Henry Ward Beecher
[ Books Companions Employ Everybody Intelligent Schoolmasters Senses Them Three Will]
The book of Revelation says that we no longer need the sun or the moon, for Christ is the light of the world. Tim LaHaye
[ Book Christ Light Longer Moon Need Revelation Says Sun World]
From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Someday I intend reading it. Groucho Marx
[ Book Down Intend Laid Laughter Moment Picked Reading Someday Until Up Your]
An art book is a museum without walls. Andre Malraux
[ Art Book Museum Walls Without]
I am not afraid that the book will be controversial, I'm afraid it will not be controversial. Flannery O'Connor
[ Afraid Am Book Controversial Will]
I wanted to hold onto and exploit the power of narrative. This is not only a book about a great storyteller, but there have to be stories about the storyteller. Stephen Greenblatt
[ Book Exploit Great Hold Narrative Only Onto Power Stories Storyteller Wanted]
On my first days here I did not start work immediately but, as planned, I took it easy for a few days - flicked through books, studied Japanese art a little. Gustav Klimt
[ Art Books Days Did Easy Few First Here Immediately Japanese Little Planned Start Studied Through Took Work]
When I do a novel, I don't really use the script, I use the book; when I did Apocalypse Now, I used Heart of Darkness. Novels usually have so much rich material. Francis Ford Coppola
[ Apocalypse Book Darkness Did Heart Material Much Novel Novels Now Really Rich Script Use Used Usually]
The most technologically efficient machine that man has ever invented is the book. Northrop Frye
[ Book Efficient Ever Invented Machine Man Most Technologically]
When I became more involved in music, I had to give up some of my writing in the literary sense. However, on occasion, I would write something for my own pleasure or I would write notes and introductory remarks in the songbooks I put together. Tom Glazer
[ Became Give Had However Introductory Involved Literary More Music Notes Occasion Own Pleasure Put Remarks Sense Some Something Together Up Would Write Writing]
Jack Nicholson is a textbook actor who's very intuitive. He is absolutely brilliant at going as far as you can go, always pushing to the edge, but still making it seem real. Tim Burton
[ Absolutely Actor Always Brilliant Edge Far Go Going Intuitive Jack Making Nicholson Pushing Real Seem Still Textbook Very]
Books are the money of Literature, but only the counters of Science. Thomas Huxley
[ Books Counters Literature Money Only Science]
The beginning of Book Three is the last one that I drew, where V's conducting the 1812 overture. David Lloyd
[ Beginning Book Conducting Drew Last Overture Three Where]
If you never ask yourself any questions about the meaning of a passage, you cannot expect the book to give you any insight you do not already possess. Mortimer Adler
[ Already Any Ask Book Cannot Expect Give Insight Meaning Never Passage Possess Questions Yourself]
If anybody reads a story in a magazine or book, different pictures compete in their minds. Vincente Minnelli
[ Anybody Book Compete Different Magazine Minds Pictures Reads Story Their]
My book is traditional. It runs counter to the post-modern spirit. David Guterson
[ Book Counter Runs Spirit Traditional]
You reach deep down and bring up what feels absolutely authentic to you as you move along with the book, but you don't know everything about it. You can't. Anne Rice
[ Absolutely Along Authentic Book Bring Deep Down Everything Feels Know Move Reach Up]
Do not let the Obama administration fool you with all their cunning Alinsky methods. And if you don't know what that method is, I implore you to get the book 'Rules for Radicals,' by Saul Alinsky. Mr. Obama is very well trained in these methods. Jon Voight
[ Administration Book Cunning Fool Get Know Method Methods Mr Obama Obama Radicals Rules Their These Trained Very Well]
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. Van Wyck Brooks
[ Been Book Bumped Cape Dead Desert Few Fit Horn House Into Judge Lost Rounded Sailing Sands Spent Three Two Until Vessel Years]
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. Chuck Klosterman
[ Basically Because Book Case Different Editor Little Same Sensibility Than Writing Year Younger]
Chum was a British boy's weekly which, at the end of the year was bound into a single huge book; and the following Christmas parents bought it as Christmas presents for male children. A. E. van Vogt
[ Book Bought Bound Boy British Children Christmas End Following Huge Into Male Parents Presents Single Weekly Which Year]
And Michael likes to read a lot. People don't realize that about him but he reads a number of books per week and he's fascinated just about every subject. David Gest
[ Books Every Fascinated Him Just Likes Lot Michael Number Per Read Reads Realize Subject Week]
Why by a book when you can join a library. Ricky Gervais
[ Book Join Library Why]
A person who publishes a book willfully appears before the populace with his pants down. If it is a good book nothing can hurt him. If it is a bad book nothing can help him. Edna St. Vincent Millay
[ Appears Bad Before Book Down Good Help Him His Hurt Nothing Pants Person Populace Publishes Willfully]
Basically, right before college I got into the Guinness book for my feet and started to do local commercials and little radio spots, just little things and found I really liked it. Matthew McGrory
[ Basically Before Book College Commercials Feet Found Got Guinness Into Just Liked Little Local Radio Really Right Spots Started Things]
I had to do the book because there was an unauthorised biography which didn't tell it like it was. Cilla Black
[ Because Biography Book Had Tell Which]
Books open your mind, broaden your mind, and strengthen you as nothing else can. William Feather
[ Books Broaden Else Mind Nothing Open Strengthen Your]
If you get a book which is 600 pages, you have to reduce it to a script of 100 pages. In two hours of film, you cannot possibly include all the characters. Dino De Laurentiis
[ Book Cannot Characters Film Get Hours Include Pages Possibly Reduce Script Two Which]
I was inspired to write this book by those who are sceptical of the power of freedom to change the world. Natan Sharansky
[ Book Change Freedom Inspired Power Sceptical Those World Write]
The thing about rigging is, you can learn it if you become a master rigger but there's no book on rigging. Richard Serra
[ Become Book Learn Master Rigging Thing]
Loads of computer graphics equals a terrible video in my book. Dan Hawkins
[ Book Computer Equals Graphics Loads Terrible Video]
I'm calling my book series the 'with God series.' And this next 'with God' book is Friendship with God, which comes out in November. This books challenges us to bring about the end of 'better' on this planet. Neale Donald Walsch
[ Better Book Books Bring Calling Challenges Comes End Friendship God Next November Out Planet Series Us Which]
There are several books out on punk history, but I haven't read any of them. I was there. Greg Ginn
[ Any Books Haven History Out Punk Read Several Them]
The living Church of the redeemed is his book. He founded a religion of the living spirit, not of a written code, like the Mosaic law. Yet his words and deeds are recorded by as honest and reliable witnesses as ever put pen to paper. Philip Schaff
[ Book Church Code Deeds Ever Founded His Honest Law Living Mosaic Paper Pen Put Recorded Redeemed Reliable Religion Spirit Witnesses Words Written Yet]
You cannot open a book without learning something. Confucius
[ Book Cannot Learning Open Something Without]
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. Kenny Loggins
[ Agent Book Clear Done Had Head Journals Knew Offer Our Passed Poetry Their Told Vision Way Write]
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. Sally Schneider
[ Book Chef Cook Home Idea Improvising Ingredients Lot Love Make Real Sort Supermarket Terrified Thing Tried]
I just noticed recently that in one book after another I seem to find an excuse to find some character who, to put it idiotically simply, is allowed to talk crazy. Jonathan Lethem
[ After Allowed Another Book Character Crazy Excuse Find Just Noticed Put Recently Seem Simply Some Talk]
I'm sure you're aware, with the time it takes to put these books together, everything can suddenly start coming out at once even though I wrote anything between one and five years ago. Garth Ennis
[ Ago Anything Aware Between Books Coming Even Everything Five Once Out Put Start Suddenly Sure Takes These Though Time Together Wrote Years]
You have to be there not for the fame and glory and recognition and being a page in a history book, but you have to be there because you believe your talent and ability can be applied effectively to operation of the spacecraft. Alan Shepard
[ Ability Applied Because Being Believe Book Effectively Fame Glory History Operation Page Recognition Spacecraft Talent Your]
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. V. S. Naipaul
[ Actual Am Any Awaits Aware Book Come During Extra Formed Fully Given Hardly Luck Moment Next Surprise Take Whatever Will Writing]
It's a cruel, heartless world out there in commercial rock 'n' roll, and when you take as much time off as we did, eight years, booking agents don't know if you'll draw. Tina Weymouth
[ Agents Booking Commercial Cruel Did Draw Eight Heartless Know Much Off Out Rock Roll Take Time World Years]
So we want an Islamic state where Islamic law is not just in the books but enforced, and enforced with determination. There is no space and no room for democratic consultation. The Shariah is set and fixed, so why do we need to discuss it anymore? Just implement it! Abu Bakar Bashir
[ Anymore Books Consultation Democratic Determination Discuss Enforced Fixed Implement Islamic Just Law Need Room Set Space State Want Where Why]
I can walk into a bookstore and hand over my credit card and they don't know who the hell I am. Maybe that says something about bookstore clerks. E. L. Doctorow
[ Am Bookstore Card Clerks Credit Hand Hell Into Know Maybe Over Says Something Walk]
The telephone book is full of facts, but it doesn't contain a single idea. Mortimer Adler
[ Book Contain Facts Full Idea Single Telephone]
I've had a tough time with Pynchon. I liked him very much when I first read him. I liked him less with each book. He got denser and more complex in a way that didn't really pay off. Leslie Fiedler
[ Book Complex Denser Each First Got Had Him Less Liked More Much Off Pay Read Really Time Tough Very Way]
The mood in which my book was conceived and executed, was in fact to some extent a passing one. F. H. Bradley
[ Book Conceived Executed Extent Fact Mood Passing Some Which]
I was a very sickly kid. While I was in the hospital at age 7, my Dad brought me a stack of comic books to keep me occupied. I was hooked. Len Wein
[ Age Books Brought Comic Dad Hooked Hospital Keep Kid Occupied Sickly Stack Very While]
The only other thing which I think is important is: Don't write a book or start a book with the expectation of communicating a message in a very important way. Norton Juster
[ Book Communicating Expectation Important Message Only Other Start Thing Think Very Way Which Write]
I demand that my books be judged with utmost severity, by knowledgeable people who know the rules of grammar and of logic, and who will seek beneath the footsteps of my commas the lice of my thought in the head of my style. Louis Aragon
[ Beneath Books Commas Demand Footsteps Grammar Head Judged Know Knowledgeable Lice Logic Rules Seek Severity Style Thought Utmost Will]
These days, there are a great many books about childhood trauma and its effects, but at the time all the experts agreed that one should forget about it as quickly as possible and pick up where you left off. Peter Straub
[ Agreed Books Childhood Days Effects Experts Forget Great Left Many Off Pick Possible Quickly Should These Time Trauma Up Where]
I judged about a zillion awards this year so I've been reading a lot of books that just came out. Rick Moody
[ Awards Been Books Came Judged Just Lot Out Reading Year]
I love coloring books. I keep some by my bed. Karen Black
[ Bed Books Coloring Keep Love Some]
Miffy has changed quite a lot since the early books, although I never realised it at the time. Dick Bruna
[ Although Books Changed Early Lot Never Quite Realised Since Time]
Don't patronize the chain bookstores. Every time I see some author scheduled to read and sign his books at a chain bookstore, I feel like telling him he's stabbing the independent bookstores in the back. Lawrence Ferlinghetti
[ Author Back Books Bookstore Bookstores Chain Every Feel Him His Independent Patronize Read Scheduled See Sign Some Stabbing Telling Time]
The crime of book purging is that it involves a rejection of the word. For the word is never absolute truth, but only man's frail and human effort to approach the truth. To reject the word is to reject the human search. Max Lerner
[ Absolute Approach Book Crime Effort Frail Human Involves Man Never Only Reject Rejection Search Truth Word]
How can a rabbi not live with doubt? The Bible itself is a book of doubt. Arthur Hertzberg
[ Bible Book Doubt How Itself Live Rabbi]
If there is a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, you must be the one to write it. Toni Morrison
[ Been Book Hasn Must Read Want Write Written Yet]
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. Jim Bakker
[ Because Book Christ Did Him Judgment Only Ourselves Pure Something Talks Through Without]
I get sent a lot of scripts which feature him as a kind of all-purpose Victorian literary character and really understand little, if anything, about him, his life or his books. Simon Callow
[ Anything Books Character Feature Get Him His Kind Life Literary Little Lot Really Scripts Sent Understand Victorian Which]
I forget a book as soon as I finish writing it, which is not always a good thing. Anne Tyler
[ Always Book Finish Forget Good Soon Thing Which Writing]
Few are sufficiently sensible of the importance of that economy in reading which selects, almost exclusively, the very first order of books. Why, except for some special reason, read an inferior book, at the very time you might be reading one of the highest order? John W. Foster
[ Almost Book Books Economy Except Exclusively Few First Highest Importance Inferior Might Order Read Reading Reason Selects Sensible Some Special Sufficiently Time Very Which Why]
An empty book is like an infant's soul, in which anything may be written. It is capable of all things, but containeth nothing. I have a mind to fill this with profitable wonders. Thomas Traherne
[ Anything Book Capable Empty Fill Infant May Mind Nothing Profitable Soul Things Which Wonders Written]
A book worth reading is worth buying. John Ruskin
[ Book Buying Reading Worth]
In my book I specifically discussed the structural nature of injustice and offered Nine Touchstones of Goddess ethics as an alternative to the Ten Commandments of Biblical religion. Carol P. Christ
[ Alternative Biblical Book Commandments Discussed Ethics Goddess Injustice Nature Nine Offered Religion Specifically Structural Ten]
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. Jane Austen
[ Advantage Allow Anything Been Books Degree Education Every Had Hands Higher Men Much Own Pen Prove Story Telling Their Theirs Us Will]
Books and harlots have their quarrels in public. Walter Benjamin
[ Books Public Quarrels Their]
I really want to do a book on the history of the no-wave music scene in New York, how it extended out and formed lots of other things. It was such a great visual culture. Thurston Moore
[ Book Culture Extended Formed Great History How Lots Music New Other Out Really Scene Such Things Visual Want York]
A book must be the ax for the frozen sea within us. Franz Kafka
[ Ax Book Frozen Must Sea Us Within]
Lots of people want to have written; they don't want to write. In other words, they want to see their name on the front cover of a book and their grinning picture on the back. But this is what comes at the end of a job, not at the beginning. Elizabeth George
[ Back Beginning Book Comes Cover End Front Grinning Job Lots Name Other Picture See Their Want Words Write Written]
I have some great stories and I will get around to writing a book. Sally Kirkland
[ Around Book Get Great Some Stories Will Writing]
I still have a full-time day job, which is why it took me five years to write An Ear to the Ground, and why I won't have another book finished by next week. Ken Thompson
[ Another Book Day Ear Finished Five Full-Time Ground Job Next Still Took Week Which Why Won Write Years]
We all knew the book well because it's the cult book in Latin America. For me, this was a sacred territory. I would not have ventured into it by myself. Walter Salles
[ America Because Book Cult Into Knew Latin Myself Sacred Territory Ventured Well Would]
MAY it please your Honors: I was desired by one of the court to look into the books, and consider the question now before them concerning Writs of Assistance. James Otis
[ Assistance Before Books Concerning Consider Court Desired Honors Into Look May Now Please Question Them Your]
You can read all the textbooks and listen to all the records, but you have to play with musicians that are better than you. Stan Getz
[ Better Listen Musicians Play Read Records Textbooks Than]
I can't pick out one single book that had such a profound personal impact. Louise Brown
[ Book Had Impact Out Personal Pick Profound Single Such]
I thought, well I can do that. I couldn't be bothered writing a book review, because I'd have to read the book, I haven't got time to read a whole book for a fifty dollar write-up. Eddie Campbell
[ Because Book Bothered Dollar Fifty Got Haven Read Review Thought Time Well Whole Writing]
It was actually Peter's idea that I should make the film. He called me in the very beginning, and I hadn't even read the book. So I read it and I liked it very much and I knew I'd certainly like to do it. Bille August
[ Actually Beginning Book Called Certainly Even Film Hadn Idea Knew Liked Make Much Peter Read Should Very]
I think everyone should sit down and write a book. It's a lot like therapy but a lot less expensive. Norma McCorvey
[ Book Down Everyone Expensive Less Lot Should Sit Therapy Think Write]
Americans like fat books and thin women. Russell Baker
[ Americans Books Fat Thin Women]
I've been tremendously moved by a bunch of odd books. Ross McDonald is very important to me. I love the Lew Archer books. James Ellroy
[ Been Books Bunch Important Love Mcdonald Moved Odd Ross Tremendously Very]
But I hang on to books. I love them. I even think they're very nice decor in a room - far better than paintings... That's not quite true! Norman MacCaig
[ Better Books Even Far Hang Love Nice Paintings Quite Room Than Them Think True Very]
You've got all these books on self help, getting to know yourself, doing the right thing, eating the so-called right foods, even down to what books you have on your shelves. People are encouraged to look to themselves first as opposed to being a part of society. Samantha Morton
[ Being Books Doing Down Eating Encouraged Even First Foods Getting Got Help Know Look Opposed Part Right Self Shelves So-Called Society Themselves These Thing Your Yourself]
Everybody has a right to like or dislike anything or anyone. From a flower to a flavor to a book or a composition but it is very sad that in our country we actually fight over such things in an unseemly manner. Ravi Shankar
[ Actually Anyone Anything Book Composition Country Dislike Everybody Fight Flavor Flower Manner Our Over Right Sad Such Things Unseemly Very]
Then is when I decided to take it to Archie to see if they could do it as a comic book. I showed it to Richard Goldwater, and he showed it to his father, and a day or two later I got the OK to do it as a comic book. Dan DeCarlo
[ Archie Book Comic Could Day Decided Father Goldwater Got His Later Ok Richard See Showed Take Then Two]
Books have led some to learning and others to madness. Petrarch
[ Books Learning Led Madness Others Some]
One way an author dies a little each day is when his books go out of print. William Goldman
[ Author Books Day Dies Each Go His Little Out Print Way]
A historical romance is the only kind of book where chastity really counts. Barbara Cartland
[ Book Chastity Counts Historical Kind Only Really Romance Where]
The first four months of writing the book, my mental image is scratching with my hands through granite. My other image is pushing a train up the mountain, and it's icy, and I'm in bare feet. Mary Higgins Clark
[ Bare Book Feet First Four Granite Hands Icy Image Mental Months Mountain Other Pushing Scratching Through Train Up Writing]
When sex is necessary for the plot of a book, or a character development, then I don't shy away from it. Why should I? Laurell K. Hamilton
[ Away Book Character Development Necessary Plot Sex Should Shy Then Why]
I brought samples in, because I didn't have any comic book samples, and I brought all these illustrations that I had influenced by Norman Rockwell and a couple of the other big boys. That's all I had, that's all I brought. Dan DeCarlo
[ Any Because Big Book Boys Brought Comic Couple Had Illustrations Influenced Norman Other Rockwell Samples These]
I have given up reading books; I find it takes my mind off myself. Oscar Levant
[ Books Find Given Mind Myself Off Reading Takes Up]
I've done a number of readings at poetry lounges in Vancouver and Los Angeles. I've compiled a book of poetry that's completed, and two others I'm working on. Corin Nemec
[ Angeles Book Compiled Completed Done Los Number Others Poetry Readings Two Vancouver Working]
Having your book turned into a movie is like seeing your oxen turned into bouillon cubes. John le Carre
[ Book Cubes Having Into Movie Oxen Seeing Turned Your]
I want to write a book of poetry, as well as children's stories. Bobby McFerrin
[ Book Children Poetry Stories Want Well Write]
When I wrote my book I wanted to love someone. I wanted to be in love. Now I know that I shall never be in love - and I no longer wish to be. Mary MacLane
[ Book Know Longer Love Never Now Shall Someone Wanted Wish Wrote]
I cannot live without books. Thomas Jefferson
[ Books Cannot Live Without]
I used to get a haircut every Saturday so I would never miss any of the comic books. I had practically no hair when I was a kid! R. L. Stine
[ Any Books Comic Every Get Had Hair Haircut Kid Miss Never Practically Saturday Used Would]
They offered me millions and millions and millions of dollars to write books about Cary. That was between us. That was private. I'll always love him. Dyan Cannon
[ Always Between Books Cary Dollars Him Love Millions Offered Private Us Write]
A friend of mine once told me that I can't screw up when I play my own music. I also take voice lessons, play other peoples' songs out of music books, and occasionally figure out how to play other people's music from records. This keeps my ears, fingers, and mind working. Lisa Loeb
[ Also Books Ears Figure Fingers Friend How Keeps Lessons Mind Mine Music Occasionally Once Other Out Own Peoples Play Records Screw Songs Take Told Up Voice Working]
You want the book to be special, and they are not always going to be special, but at least you want that to be the ambition. So the only way that happens is if you are not pressing to write a book. Michael Lewis
[ Always Ambition Book Going Happens Least Only Pressing Special Want Way Write]
I think my books come out very visual, which is an obvious consequence. Lee Child
[ Books Come Consequence Obvious Out Think Very Visual Which]
Books and opinions, no matter from whom they came, if they are in opposition to human rights, are nothing but dead letters. Ernestine L. Rose
[ Books Came Dead Human Letters Matter Nothing Opinions Opposition Rights Whom]
No matter how vital experience might be while you lived it, no sooner was it ended and dead than it became as lifeless as the piles of dry dust in a school history book. Ellen Glasgow
[ Became Book Dead Dry Dust Ended Experience History How Lifeless Lived Matter Might Piles School Sooner Than Vital While]
I was about 13, in some ways, when I wrote the first book. Approximately 18 when I wrote the second. Jonathan Franzen
[ Approximately Book First Second Some Ways Wrote]
Whenever one reads of the determination of the species, or opens a book on natural science and history, in whatever language, one inevitably comes across the name of Linne. Johannes Vilhelm Jensen
[ Across Book Comes Determination History Inevitably Language Name Natural Opens Reads Science Species Whatever Whenever]
Nowadays I construct my books as if they're film scripts. Leon de Winter
[ Books Construct Film Nowadays Scripts]
It takes a long time to publish a book. Kenneth Koch
[ Book Long Publish Takes Time]
I've always believed in writing without a collaborator, because where two people are writing the same book, each believes he gets all the worry and only half the royalties. Agatha Christie
[ Always Because Believed Believes Book Collaborator Each Gets Half Only Royalties Same Two Where Without Worry Writing]
Dune is the bestselling science fiction book of all time. It's something you really need to read in your lifetime. If you're going to read The Lord of the Rings, which everyone should, then you have to read Dune, too. Kevin J. Anderson
[ Book Dune Everyone Fiction Going Lifetime Lord Need Read Really Rings Science Should Something Then Time Too Which Your]
To devise an information processing system capable of getting along on its own - it must handle its own problems of programming, bookkeeping, communication and coordination with its users. It must appear to its users as a single, integrated personality. Cliff Shaw
[ Along Appear Capable Communication Coordination Devise Getting Handle Information Integrated Must Own Personality Problems Processing Programming Single System Users]
I used to take five or six books away and bring five or six books back. Nobody gave me direction or advice and I read much in the way that a boy might watch television. John McGahern
[ Advice Away Back Books Boy Bring Direction Five Gave Might Much Nobody Read Six Take Television Used Watch Way]
They put it on the page because it sounded good or it looked good or they read it in a book somewhere that this is how you structure a script or something, and they just don't get it. It's surprising. Macaulay Culkin
[ Because Book Get Good How Just Looked Page Put Read Script Something Somewhere Sounded Structure Surprising]
I think I learned a lot from reading in general - even from reading badly written books. Margaret Haddix
[ Badly Books Even General Learned Lot Reading Think Written]
Quentin and I were constantly finding something new that we had in common and comic books were one of them. I think we were talking about comic books much earlier in our relationship, before I had the part. David Carradine
[ Before Books Comic Common Constantly Earlier Finding Had Much New Our Part Quentin Relationship Something Talking Them Think Were]
And I think of that again as I've written in several of my beauty books, a lot of health comes from the proper eating habits, which are something that - you know, I come from a generation that wasn't - didn't have a lot of food. Joan Collins
[ Again Beauty Books Come Comes Eating Food Generation Habits Health Know Lot Proper Several Something Think Which Written]
They have a book of locations, and we would do a story about the Sahara Desert for instance, and in the California book you would find a comparable location, to match that location in California. Robert Stack
[ Book California Comparable Desert Find Instance Location Locations Match Sahara Story Would]
To write a book about improvisation is partly a contradiction in terms. Improvisation is spontaneous. It's in the moment. Sally Schneider
[ Book Contradiction Improvisation Moment Partly Spontaneous Terms Write]
A book is a fragile creature, it suffers the wear of time, it fears rodents, the elements and clumsy hands. so the librarian protects the books not only against mankind but also against nature and devotes his life to this war with the forces of oblivion. Umberto Eco
[ Against Also Book Books Clumsy Creature Devotes Elements Fears Forces Fragile Hands His Librarian Life Mankind Nature Oblivion Only Protects Rodents Suffers Time War Wear]
Even though I pretty much made my own decisions early on, when I was younger I tended to overbook my life. Sheena Easton
[ Decisions Early Even Life Made Much Own Pretty Tended Though Younger]
Interpreter of Maladies is the title of one of the stories in the book. And the phrase itself was something I thought of before I even wrote that story. Jhumpa Lahiri
[ Before Book Even Interpreter Itself Maladies Phrase Something Stories Story Thought Title Wrote]
I have even written a book about Wine called The Grapes of Ralph. Ralph Steadman
[ Book Called Even Grapes Ralph Wine Written]
Her book about the money in sex gives you the feeling of the sex in money. Leon Wieseltier
[ Book Feeling Gives Her Money Sex]
All those authors there, most of whom of course I've never met. That's the poetry side, that's the prose side, that's the fishing and miscellaneous behind me. You get an affection for books that you've enjoyed. Norman MacCaig
[ Affection Authors Behind Books Course Enjoyed Fishing Get Met Miscellaneous Most Never Poetry Prose Side Those Whom]
A man in a bookstore buys a book on loneliness and every woman in the store hits on him. A woman buys a book on loneliness and the store clears out. Doug Coupland
[ Book Bookstore Buys Clears Every Him Hits Loneliness Man Out Store Woman]
A book might be written on the injustice of the just. Pauline Kael
[ Book Injustice Just Might Written]
A book is always a dialogue with other readers and other books. Tim O'Reilly
[ Always Book Books Dialogue Other Readers]
I am mortified to be told that, in the United States of America, the sale of a book can become a subject of inquiry, and of criminal inquiry too. Thomas Jefferson
[ Am America Become Book Criminal Inquiry Mortified Sale States Subject Told Too United]
I fantasize about having a manual job where I can come home at night, read a book and not feel responsible for what will happen the next day. Jodie Foster
[ Book Come Day Fantasize Feel Happen Having Home Job Manual Next Night Read Responsible Where Will]
Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another. Bono
[ Another Books Dunno Ever Gift Give Greatest Person Told]
When you publish a book, it's the world's book. The world edits it. Philip Roth
[ Book Edits Publish World]
When a book raises your spirit, and inspires you with noble and manly thoughts, seek for no other test of its excellence. It is good, and made by a good workman. Jean de la Bruyere
[ Book Excellence Good Inspires Made Manly Noble Other Raises Seek Spirit Test Thoughts Workman Your]
Probably I, like a lot of people, became a writer in imitation of or in homage to the books I enjoyed. When you're so captivated by something, you think, could I do that? Hmm, let me try. Curtis Sittenfeld
[ Became Books Captivated Could Enjoyed Hmm Homage Imitation Lot Probably Something Think Try Writer]
A novel is like a gland pill - it nips off the cream of my hysterics and gets them running on track in a book where they belong instead of rioting all over my person. Dawn Powell
[ Belong Book Cream Gets Gland Instead Novel Off Over Person Pill Rioting Running Them Track Where]
The sense of war, the extraordinary bravery of the Allied armies, the numbers, the losses, the real suffering that disappears in time and commemorative oratory, are not marked out in any red guidebook of the emotions, but they are present if you look. John Vinocur
[ Allied Any Armies Bravery Disappears Emotions Extraordinary Look Losses Marked Numbers Oratory Out Present Real Red Sense Suffering Time War]
Buying books was a way anyone could acquire a work of art for very little. Sol LeWitt
[ Acquire Anyone Art Books Buying Could Little Very Way Work]
Usually by the time I finish a book tour I've just about had it with the book. Richard Russo
[ Book Finish Had Just Time Tour Usually]
Some authors have a very hard time understanding that in order to be faithful to the spirit of the book, it's almost always impossible to remain faithful to the text. You have to make changes. Richard Russo
[ Almost Always Authors Book Changes Faithful Hard Impossible Make Order Remain Some Spirit Text Time Understanding Very]
Dreamland is a book, but it's my song in book form. It's translated itself into a different medium. Mary Chapin Carpenter
[ Book Different Form Into Itself Medium Song Translated]
Well see, I'm a good enough writer that not everybody in my books talks exactly like I do. Robert Kirkman
[ Books Enough Everybody Exactly Good See Talks Well Writer]
You still can't find Israel on a map of the Middle East in a Palestinian schoolbook. Suzanne Fields
[ East Find Israel Map Middle Palestinian Still]
I've heard every pie joke in the book. I'm still waiting for an original one. Jason Biggs
[ Book Every Heard Joke Original Pie Still Waiting]
Every child is going to grow up. You can see it happen in the books: They get older and older and belong to themselves to a greater and greater extent. Jock Sturges
[ Belong Books Child Every Extent Get Going Greater Grow Happen Older See Themselves Up]
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. Joyce Maynard
[ Book Certain Challenge Chosen Criticize Critics Disapproval Fear Simply Speaks Story Vehemence Which Writing Written]
I am writing a book and that takes third place of importance. John Entwistle
[ Am Book Importance Place Takes Third Writing]
In 1986 we were trying to help women get in print, stay in print, and come to the attention of booksellers and libraries. At that time, books by men mystery writers were reviewed seven times as often as books by women. Sara Paretsky
[ Attention Books Booksellers Come Get Help Libraries Men Mystery Often Print Reviewed Seven Stay Time Times Trying Were Women Writers]
Everybody writes a book too many. Mordecai Richler
[ Book Everybody Many Too Writes]
Each book has been different and has been challenging in its own way to write. Jean M. Auel
[ Been Book Challenging Different Each Own Way Write]
One of the people that wrote a forward to my book is Gerry Spence, whom I admire. Gerry is a friend of mine, and Gerry's perhaps the leading criminal defense attorney in the country. Vincent Bugliosi
[ Admire Attorney Book Country Criminal Defense Forward Friend Gerry Leading Mine Perhaps Whom Wrote]
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. Malcolm Gladwell
[ 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]
Concrete poets continue to turn out beautiful things, but to me they're more visual than oral, and they almost really belong on the wall rather than in a book. I haven't the least idea of where poetry is going. James Laughlin
[ Almost Beautiful Belong Book Concrete Continue Going Haven Idea Least More Oral Out Poetry Poets Rather Really Than Things Turn Visual Wall Where]
People are usually surprised to hear this, but I don't really read children's books. Beverly Cleary
[ Books Children Hear Read Really Surprised Usually]
Well, it was actually - I brought the idea of doing a documentary to HBO back in 2000, when there were some press reports sort of were bandied about that there were going to TV movies based on some of the books that were out. Monica Lewinsky
[ Actually Back Bandied Based Books Brought Documentary Doing Going Hbo Idea Movies Out Press Reports Some Sort Tv Well Were]
I didn't write a book. It wasn't for self-enrichment. Linda Tripp
[ Book Write]
I read true crime books, and I read when people do case studies of stuff. I'm into books like that. Case studies or forensics or murder - all that good stuff. Tom Araya
[ Books Case Crime Forensics Good Into Murder Read Studies Stuff True]
The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesus. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules, whose would you use? Dale Carnegie
[ Book Borrowed Ideas Jesus Mine Put Rules Socrates Stand Stole Their Them Use Whose Would]
I've probably had my day in the sun. I think I've influenced a lot of comic book writers. Harvey Pekar
[ Book Comic Day Had Influenced Lot Probably Sun Think Writers]
I like to have books around to give me ideas-to get the verbal part of my brain to start working. Sean Lennon
[ Around Books Brain Get Give Part Start Verbal Working]
By the time I was 12 or 13, I was studying biochemistry textbooks. Joshua Lederberg
[ Biochemistry Studying Textbooks Time]
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. Donna Tartt
[ Also Approach Book Characters Completely Diction Different First Friend Landscape Language Little Long Novel Story Use]
Time travel may be achieved one day, or it may not. But if it is, it should not require any fundamental change in world-view, at least for those who broadly share the world view I am presenting in this book. David Deutsch
[ Achieved Am Any Book Broadly Change Day Fundamental Least May Presenting Require Share Should Those Time Travel View World]
Read books. They are good for us. Natalie Goldberg
[ Books Good Read Us]
I want a platform that, like a book or a magazine, I can carry into the bath or leave at the beach. Walter Jon Williams
[ Bath Beach Book Carry Into Leave Magazine Platform Want]
Anyway, several rewrites later, Del Rey Books did publish my first novel, and it did become the first work of fiction on the New York Times trade paperback bestseller list. Terry Brooks
[ Anyway Become Bestseller Books Del Did Fiction First Later List New Novel Paperback Publish Rewrites Several Times Trade Work York]
Otis was inspired by a boy who sat across the aisle from me in sixth grade. He was a lively person. My best friend appears in assorted books in various disguises. Beverly Cleary
[ Across Aisle Appears Best Books Boy Disguises Friend Grade Inspired Lively Otis Person Sat Sixth Various]
When I read it, I don't wince, which is all I ever ask for a book I write. Norman Mailer
[ Ask Book Ever Read Which Wince Write]
When I write a book, I'm making it the best book I can. Thomas Perry
[ Best Book Making Write]
My attitudes have changed, but somebody would have to read all my books to find out how they have. Irwin Shaw
[ Attitudes Books Changed Find How Out Read Somebody Would]
I can tell you this, if it wasn't for my book royalties, I'd be in debt. Benny Hinn
[ Book Debt Royalties Tell]
I don't like books, they're all fact, no heart. Stephen Colbert
[ Books Fact Heart]
Writers tell stories better, because they've had more practice, but everyone has a book in them. Yes, that old cliche. Tanith Lee
[ Because Better Book Cliche Everyone Had More Old Practice Stories Tell Them Writers Yes]
Our home had many books due principally to the educational interests of my sister and two brothers, all of whom where serious students engaged in professional studies; my sister became a doctor of medicine and my brothers became lawyers. Frederick Reines
[ Became Books Brothers Doctor Due Educational Engaged Had Home Interests Lawyers Many Medicine Our Principally Professional Serious Sister Students Studies Two Where Whom]
You cannot write for children They're much too complicated. You can only write books that are of interest to them. Maurice Sendak
[ Books Cannot Children Complicated Interest Much Only Them Too Write]
Books are but waste paper unless we spend in action the wisdom we get from thought - asleep. When we are weary of the living, we may repair to the dead, who have nothing of peevishness, pride, or design in their conversation. William Butler Yeats
[ Action Asleep Books Conversation Dead Design Get Living May Nothing Paper Pride Repair Spend Their Thought Unless Waste Weary Wisdom]
The Australian Book of Etiquette is a very slim volume. Paul Theroux
[ Australian Book Etiquette Slim Very Volume]
Mourning Ruby is not a flat landscape: it is more like a box with pictures painted on every face. And each face is also a door which opens, I hope, to take the reader deep into the book. Helen Dunmore
[ Also Book Box Deep Door Each Every Face Flat Hope Into Landscape More Mourning Opens Painted Pictures Reader Ruby Take Which]
To sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread out before you, and hold intimate converse with men of unseen generations - such is a pleasure beyond compare. Kenko Yoshida
[ Alone Before Beyond Book Compare Converse Generations Hold Intimate Men Out Pleasure Sit Spread Such Unseen]
I'm a geophysicist and all my earth science books when I was a student, I had to give the wrong answer to get an A. We used to ridicule continental drift. It was something we laughed at. We learned of Marshall Kay's geosynclinal cycle, which is a bunch of crap. Robert Ballard
[ Answer Books Bunch Continental Crap Cycle Drift Earth Get Give Had Kay Laughed Learned Marshall Ridicule Science Something Student Used Which Wrong]
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. Peter Sotos
[ 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]
The story grew, got way bigger than the contest rules called for, and next thing I knew I had a book. Leslie Banks
[ Bigger Book Called Contest Got Grew Had Knew Next Rules Story Than Thing Way]
I grew up without a television. It meant that I read lots of books and entertained myself. Emily Watson
[ Books Entertained Grew Lots Meant Myself Read Television Up Without]
Censorship is a strange situation. There was times when people would burn books because they didn't like what people were doing. Michael Berryman
[ Because Books Burn Censorship Doing Situation Strange Times Were Would]
I loved to read, but I always thought that the dream was too far away. The person who had written the book was a god, it wasn't a person. Rita Dove
[ Always Away Book Dream Far God Had Loved Person Read Thought Too Written]
Maybe every other American movie shouldn't be based on a comic book. Other countries will think Americans live in an infantile fantasy land where reality is whatever we say it is and every problem can be solved with violence. Bill Maher
[ American Americans Based Book Comic Countries Every Fantasy Infantile Land Live Maybe Movie Other Problem Reality Say Solved Think Violence Whatever Where Will]
I tell beginning readers to read a lot and write a lot. If you want to write a book, find a subject that's really worth the time and effort you'll put in. Tracy Kidder
[ Beginning Book Effort Find Lot Put Read Readers Really Subject Tell Time Want Worth Write]
I've got around 400 cookbooks. Heston Blumenthal
[ Around Got]
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. Winston Churchill
[ Books Good Man Quotations Read Thing Uneducated]
I love everything that's old, - old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine. Oliver Goldsmith
[ Books Everything Friends Love Manners Old Times Wine]
Book - what they make a movie out of for television. Leonard L. Levinson
[ Book Make Movie Out Television]
If you think you have it tough, read history books. Bill Maher
[ Books History Read Think Tough]
I read books like mad, but I am careful to to let anything I read influence me. Michael Caine
[ Am Anything Books Careful Influence Mad Read]
A book, like a landscape, is a state of consciousness varying with readers. Ernest Dimnet
[ Book Consciousness Landscape Readers State Varying]
There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and the tired man who wants a book to read. Gilbert K. Chesterton
[ Between Book Deal Difference Eager Great Man Read Tired Wants]
Film music should have the same relationship to the film drama that somebody's piano playing in my living room has on the book I am reading. Igor Stravinsky
[ Am Book Drama Film Living Music Piano Playing Reading Relationship Room Same Should Somebody]
We still lend our old house out to relatives. They keep a guest book for my fans to sign. Loretta Lynn
[ Book Fans Guest House Keep Lend Old Our Out Relatives Sign Still]
So he said 'I'm going to chop off the bottom of one of your trouser legs and put it in a library.' I thought 'That's a turn-up for the books.' Tommy Cooper
[ Books Bottom Chop Going Legs Library Off Put Said Thought Your]
Books are a real solace, friendships are good but action is better than all. John Burns
[ Action Better Books Friendships Good Real Solace Than]
First of all there is always that artistic challenge of creating something. Or the particular experience to take slum life in that period and make something out of it in the form of a book. And then I felt some kind of responsibility to my family. Frank McCourt
[ Always Artistic Book Challenge Creating Experience Family Felt First Form Kind Life Make Out Particular Period Responsibility Slum Some Something Take Then]
I hope that readers will tear through my books because they can't stop themselves - and then, maybe, read them again and find new things there. Helen Dunmore
[ Again Because Books Find Hope Maybe New Read Readers Stop Tear Them Themselves Then Things Through Will]
Here, you can walk into a bookstore and pick up a Bible or Christian literature and learn. Over there, they are lucky if they have one Bible for a whole village. Michael Scott
[ Bible Bookstore Christian Here Into Learn Literature Lucky Over Pick Up Village Walk Whole]
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. Bette Midler
[ Around Book Country Five Haul Horse Nights Sweat Thirty-Five Tough Week Writing]
There's always pressure, a great deal of pressure, when writing, since my first books were so successful. Nicholas Sparks
[ Always Books Deal First Great Pressure Since Successful Were Writing]
I took up a sort of a hobby of just hanging around the local library. I'd pick out an author and I would read all their books. Tom T. Hall
[ Around Author Books Hanging Hobby Just Library Local Out Pick Read Sort Their Took Up Would]
The book you don't read won't help. Jim Rohn
[ Book Help Read Won]
And I don't like books which are full of name dropping. Daphne du Maurier
[ Books Dropping Full Name Which]
For books are more than books, they are the life, the very heart and core of ages past, the reason why men lived and worked and died, the essence and quintessence of their lives. Gene Fowler
[ Ages Books Core Died Essence Heart Life Lived Lives Men More Past Quintessence Reason Than Their Very Why Worked]
The story follows the whole family. But pretty much all the characters who are in jail have written a book about it, so you've got their perspective of it, however skewed they want you to see it. Marguerite Moreau
[ Book Characters Family Follows Got However Jail Much Perspective Pretty See Skewed Story Their Want Whole Written]
In the case of The Loved One, I was hired to collaborate on an updated version of the book. Terry Southern
[ Book Case Collaborate Hired Loved Updated Version]
A book reaches a different crowd of people. There are 50 different stories of very different individuals participating in their communities either locally or nationally in meaningful ways. Joan Blades
[ Book Communities Crowd Different Either Individuals Locally Meaningful Nationally Participating Reaches Stories Their Very Ways]
There are certain books in the world which every searcher for truth must know: the Bible, the Critique of Pure Reason, the Origin of Species, and Karl Marx's Capital. Al Capp
[ Bible Books Capital Certain Critique Every Karl Know Marx Must Origin Pure Reason Searcher Species Truth Which World]
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. Charles Guggenheim
[ Ago Books Enough Exploring Found Genesis Late Later Material Much Story Superficial Tell Then Very Were Worth Written Years]
Every well-written book is a light for me. When you write, you use other writers and their books as guides in the wilderness. Kate DiCamillo
[ Book Books Every Guides Light Other Their Use Well-Written Wilderness Write Writers]
Many good sayings are to be found in holy books, but merely reading them will not make one religious. Ramakrishna
[ Books Found Good Holy Make Many Merely Reading Religious Sayings Them Will]
Some books claim I have already clocked up a century of Grands Prix, but let me put the record straight. Australia will be my 100th start, and I aim to mark the milestone with a cracking performance. It could even be celebrated with a victory. Damon Hill
[ Aim Already Australia Books Celebrated Century Claim Clocked Could Cracking Even Mark Milestone Performance Prix Put Record Some Start Straight Up Victory Will]
I knew it was going to be enormous because of the number of people who bought the books, but, to be honest, I never thought it would be bigger than Bond. Never in a million years. Robbie Coltrane
[ Because Bigger Bond Books Bought Enormous Going Honest Knew Million Never Number Than Thought Would Years]
Genre is a bookstore problem, not a literary problem. Rick Moody
[ Bookstore Genre Literary Problem]
No, I'm not a comic book guy. I'm pretty fascinated with the subculture though and I do think that the world of comic books is such a natural transition into film. Donal Logue
[ Book Books Comic Fascinated Film Guy Into Natural Pretty Subculture Such Think Though Transition World]
Youth is a time when we find the books we give up but do not get over. Lionel Trilling
[ Books Find Get Give Over Time Up Youth]
Writers are frequently asked why they wrote their first book. A more interesting answer might come from asking them why they wrote their second one. Len Deighton
[ Answer Asked Asking Book Come First Frequently Interesting Might More Second Their Them Why Writers Wrote]
I've written 16 children's books and five unpublished novels. Some of the latter were breathtakingly bad. Mark Haddon
[ Bad Books Children Five Latter Novels Some Unpublished Were Written]
In the book the relationship with Katharine and Almasy is sort of only in the patient's mind. Michael Ondaatje
[ Book Mind Only Patient Relationship Sort]
Practically everybody in New York has half a mind to write a book, and does. Groucho Marx
[ Book Does Everybody Half Mind New Practically Write York]
Man ceased to be an ape, vanquished the ape, on the day the first book was written. Arthur Helps
[ Ape Book Ceased Day First Man Vanquished Written]
My judgement is not good when I am on a book tour. I am not thinking about it that much. What happens is I will go back home. I have a 4-year-old and a 1-year-old and a wife who is now taking care of them who is wondering where her husband is. Michael Lewis
[ Am Back Book Care Go Good Happens Her Home Husband Judgement Much Now Taking Them Thinking Tour Where Wife Will Wondering]
As long as a film stays unmade, the book is entirely yours, it belongs to the writer. As soon as you make it into a film, suddenly more people see it than have ever read the book. Iain Banks
[ Belongs Book Entirely Ever Film Into Long Make More Read See Soon Stays Suddenly Than Unmade Writer Yours]
When you meet someone for the first time, that's not the whole book. That's just the first page. Brody Armstrong
[ Book First Just Meet Page Someone Time Whole]
You read a book from beginning to end. You run a business the opposite way. You start with the end, and then you do everything you must to reach it. Jessamyn West
[ Beginning Book Business End Everything Must Opposite Reach Read Run Start Then Way]
Without words, without writing and without books there would be no history, there could be no concept of humanity. Hermann Hesse
[ Books Concept Could History Humanity Without Words Would Writing]
If sex is such a natural phenomenon, how come there are so many books on how to do it? Bette Midler
[ Books Come How Many Natural Phenomenon Sex Such]
If you read my books, especially the Star Trek books and the Quest for Tomorrow books, you'll see in them the core theme of the basic humanistic questions that Star Trek asked. William Shatner
[ Asked Basic Books Core Especially Humanistic Quest Questions Read See Star Them Theme Tomorrow Trek]
I've worked very hard in this book to keep the lines of communication open. I don't want to turn someone away from this information for partisan political reasons. Jared Diamond
[ Away Book Communication Hard Information Keep Lines Open Partisan Political Reasons Someone Turn Very Want Worked]
I think we have some serious problems now, but, if you look back over the last thirty or forty years that my book deals with, I think we are in better shape now than we would have been if all of those cases had not come down. Floyd Abrams
[ Back Been Better Book Cases Come Deals Down Forty Had Last Look Now Over Problems Serious Shape Some Than Think Thirty Those Would Years]
The Death of Advertising? I think that's in the book of Revelation. It's the day when people everywhere become satisfied with their weight, their hair, their skin, their wardrobe, and their aroma. Jef I. Richards
[ Advertising Become Book Day Death Everywhere Hair Revelation Satisfied Skin Their Think Wardrobe Weight]
I'm not sure Kinsey has changed in these first twelve books. I think the reader learns more about her, but from Kinsey's perspective, only three years have passed while the rest of us have been getting older at a much faster clip. Sue Grafton
[ Been Books Changed Clip Faster First Getting Her Kinsey Learns More Much Older Only Passed Perspective Reader Rest Sure These Think Three Twelve Us While Years]
I really have reached a point where I can write a book about all of this. O. J. Simpson
[ Book Point Reached Really Where Write]
I cling to the fantasy that I could have done something more creative. Like actually writing a script, or writing a book. But the awful truth is that I... probably can't! Hugh Grant
[ Actually Awful Book Cling Could Creative Done Fantasy More Probably Script Something Truth Writing]
We Jews have a special attachment to the Book. The study of page after page in tomes yellowing with age was obligatory. Theodore Bikel
[ After Age Attachment Book Jews Obligatory Page Special Study]
I didn't start working on children's books until I got a job at a book warehouse on the children's floor. When I started reading some of the books, I was so impressed. Kate DiCamillo
[ Book Books Children Floor Got Impressed Job Reading Some Start Started Until Warehouse Working]
And religion causes most of the problems, war, and economics of course, and study your history or you're going to repeat it; and if you're burning a Harry Potter book you need some serious counseling, you don't get it, you're missing the whole point. Michael Berryman
[ Book Burning Causes Counseling Course Economics Get Going Harry History Missing Most Need Point Potter Problems Religion Repeat Serious Some Study War Whole Your]
And then I wrote my first autobiography when I - well, it was 23 years ago. And since then I've written about one book every two years. Joan Collins
[ Ago Autobiography Book Every First Since Then Two Well Written Wrote Years]
I hadn't been in Vegas 20 minutes when I got word that the bookmakers were offering three to one that Frank wouldn't show for my wedding. Sammy Davis, Jr.
[ Been Frank Got Hadn Minutes Offering Show Three Vegas Wedding Were Word]
Do not consider it proof just because it is written in books, for a liar who will deceive with his tongue will not hesitate to do the same with his pen. Maimonides
[ Because Books Consider Deceive Hesitate His Just Liar Pen Proof Same Tongue Will Written]
It is right and natural that generous minds while in the twenties should think the books which try to reform the world's wrong the greatest of all. Laurence Housman
[ Books Generous Greatest Minds Natural Reform Right Should Think Try Twenties Which While World Wrong]
There is no Frigate like a book to take us lands away nor any coursers like a page of prancing Poetry. Emily Dickinson
[ Any Away Book Lands Nor Page Poetry Prancing Take Us]
Negative humor is forgotten immediately. It's the stuff that makes us feel better about our lives that lives long. Much more satisfying. Enter children's books. Berke Breathed
[ Better Books Children Enter Feel Forgotten Humor Immediately Lives Long Makes More Much Negative Our Satisfying Stuff Us]
A book should serve as the ax for the frozen sea within us. Franz Kafka
[ Ax Book Frozen Sea Serve Should Us Within]
No, Queer Eye has a book coming out before mine, in the Spring of 2004, in which each of us has a section and we do a brief overview of our subject area. Ted Allen
[ Area Before Book Brief Coming Each Eye Mine Our Out Overview Queer Section Spring Subject Us Which]
A home without books is a body without soul. Marcus Tullius Cicero
[ Body Books Home Soul Without]
The booking agent had the audacity to take 10 percent, so we wound up with about $100 a week apiece. Gregg Allman
[ Agent Apiece Audacity Booking Had Percent Take Up Week Wound]
I find myself gravitating towards drama. It interests me. In the books I read, the paintings I like, it's always the darker stuff. Naomi Watts
[ Always Books Darker Drama Find Interests Myself Paintings Read Stuff Towards]
I've really written my books for my husband and our family. They've brought us closer together by allowing us to discuss things that were unspoken for so long. Pamela Stephenson
[ Allowing Books Brought Closer Discuss Family Husband Long Our Really Things Together Unspoken Us Were Written]
You can learn a line from a win and a book from a defeat. Paul Brown
[ Book Defeat Learn Line Win]
I tend to turn down books originally published as e-books. As for selling books directly to e-book publishers, I would do so only if all traditional publishers had turned them down. Richard Curtis
[ Books Directly Down Had Only Originally Published Publishers Selling Tend Them Traditional Turn Turned Would]
Why do I do this every Sunday? Even the book reviews seem to be the same as last week's. Different books same reviews. John Osborne
[ Book Books Different Even Every Last Reviews Same Seem Sunday Week Why]
If the First Amendment means anything, it means that a state has no business telling a man, sitting alone in his house, what books he may read or what films he may watch. Thurgood Marshall
[ Alone Amendment Anything Books Business Films First His House Man May Means Read Sitting State Telling Watch]
I thought, if ever there were a time to write a book about hope, it's now. Studs Terkel
[ Book Ever Hope Now Thought Time Were Write]
I don't keep any copy of my books around... they would embarass me. When I finish writing my books, I kick them in the belly, and have done with them. Ludwig Bemelmans
[ Any Around Belly Books Copy Done Finish Keep Kick Them Would Writing]
We are forced by the major publishers to include electronic rights in the contracts we make with publishers for new books. And there's very little we can do about that. Richard Curtis
[ Books Contracts Electronic Forced Include Little Major Make New Publishers Rights Very]
When I talked to my medical friends about the strange silence on this subject in American medical magazines and textbooks, I gained the impression that here was a subject tainted with Socialism or with feminine sentimentality for the poor. Alice Hamilton
[ American Feminine Friends Gained Here Impression Magazines Medical Poor Sentimentality Silence Socialism Strange Subject Tainted Talked Textbooks]
Today I begin to understand what love must be, if it exists... When we are parted, we each feel the lack of the other half of ourselves. We are incomplete like a book in two volumes of which the first has been lost. That is what I imagine love to be: incompleteness in absence. Edmond de Goncourt
[ Absence Been Begin Book Each Exists Feel First Half Imagine Incomplete Incompleteness Lack Lost Love Must Other Ourselves Parted Today Two Understand Volumes Which]
I never read a single book as a child. I did not read as a child. I worked on the farm. I had books in the classroom, but that was it. I never read a single book outside of the classroom. Story Musgrave
[ Book Books Child Classroom Did Farm Had Never Outside Read Single Worked]
God forbid that any book should be banned. The practice is as indefensible as infanticide. Rebecca West
[ Any Banned Book Forbid God Indefensible Practice Should]
If I don't tell it all now, the story in the history books will always be imperfect and that would be wrong. Christine Keeler
[ Always Books History Imperfect Now Story Tell Will Would Wrong]
I am grateful for - though I can't keep up with - the flood of articles, theses, and textbooks that mean to share insight concerning the nature of poetry. A. R. Ammons
[ Am Articles Concerning Flood Grateful Insight Keep Mean Nature Poetry Share Textbooks Theses Though Up]
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. LaToya Jackson
[ Angry Believe Black Book Bother Difficult Lot Painful Really Time Used Very Want Were Writing]
The book is a dialogue between The Dalai Lama and a group of scientists about how we can better handle our destructive emotions and how to overcome them. Daniel Goleman
[ Better Between Book Dalai Destructive Dialogue Emotions Group Handle How Lama Our Overcome Scientists Them]
I was drawn to boxing because I got beat up as a kid. I was the kid with the piano books in a New York neighbourhood. Billy Joel
[ Beat Because Books Boxing Drawn Got Kid Neighbourhood New Piano Up York]
I get letters from readers who say that they have always hated reading, but somebody suggested one of my books, they actually finished the book and enjoyed it, and they're going on to read another book. I'm thrilled that they have figured out that reading is fun. Caroline B. Cooney
[ Actually Always Another Book Books Enjoyed Figured Finished Fun Get Going Hated Letters Out Read Readers Reading Say Somebody Suggested Thrilled]
That's one of the things I hope that the book can do, is to restore some dignity to Joe Cinque. Helen Garner
[ Book Dignity Hope Joe Restore Some Things]
The director is planning on titling the film 'Yummy Fur' so we are probably planning on changing the title of the book to 'Yummy Fur' to match the film. Chester Brown
[ Book Changing Director Film Fur Match Planning Probably Title]
I think that there are empty ecological niches in the literary landscape crying to be filled and when a book more or less fills a niche it's seized on, even when it's a far from perfect fit. Edmund White
[ Book Crying Ecological Empty Even Far Filled Fills Fit Landscape Less Literary More Niche Niches Perfect Seized Think]
A great book is like great evil. Callimachus
[ Book Evil Great]
It's like why people read scary books or go see scary movies. Because it creates a distance. They're scared, but they're not going to get hurt. Vincent D'Onofrio
[ Because Books Creates Distance Get Go Going Hurt Movies Read Scared Scary See Why]
You buy any book on color theory today, and it's just complete poppycock. Everybody comes out of school painting pink, purple and green. The whole damn cartoon industry has pink purple and green on their mind. John Kricfalusi
[ Any Book Buy Cartoon Color Comes Complete Damn Everybody Green Industry Just Mind Out Painting Pink Purple School Their Theory Today Whole]
The importance and influence of books on me has been cumulative: the result of hearing and reading lots of stories about interesting people and places. Louise Brown
[ Been Books Cumulative Hearing Importance Influence Interesting Lots Places Reading Result Stories]
I've always wanted to do a Crichton book. I really love his writing. Richard Donner
[ Always Book His Love Really Wanted Writing]
There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we spent with a favorite book. Marcel Proust
[ Book Childhood Days Favorite Fully Lived Our Perhaps Spent Those]
Next, in importance to books are their titles. Frank Crane
[ Books Importance Next Their Titles]
One man's observation is another man's closed book or flight of fancy. Willard Van Orman Quine
[ Another Book Closed Fancy Flight Man Observation]
At school I was always trying to con my teachers into letting me act out book reports instead of writing them. Laura Linney
[ Act Always Book Con Instead Into Letting Out Reports School Teachers Them Trying Writing]
It helps when 1 can send the children off to their fathers so I can support my new book with a national publicity tour. I started writing the book when my daughter was 5. It took me almost four years. Meg Tilly
[ Almost Book Children Daughter Fathers Four Helps National New Off Publicity Send Started Support Their Took Tour Writing Years]
There's something about each of my books that I'm really proud of, and there's something about each of my books that I cringe over. Margaret Haddix
[ Books Cringe Each Over Proud Really Something]
Well yes so far, I was recently in Germany and they had me do six book signings a day and that was too much so I had them cut it down to about three. It becomes taxing at times but its a lot of fun and you meet a lot of nice people. Larry Hagman
[ Becomes Book Cut Day Down Far Fun Germany Had Lot Meet Much Nice Recently Signings Six Taxing Them Three Times Too Well Yes]
If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry. Emily Dickinson
[ Body Book Cold Ever Fire Know Makes Poetry Read Warm Whole]
Kids just don't read any more. They spend much more time with video games. It's just hard to get kids to read anything. Book sales have dropped dramatically, too. I think 90% of the books are bought only by 5% of the US population. Stan Sakai
[ Any Anything Book Books Bought Dramatically Dropped Games Get Hard Just Kids More Much Only Population Read Sales Spend Think Time Too Us Video]
I love meeting fans. The people who are fans of my books are really smart and dedicated, because some independent comics are hard to get. I will drive all the way to Pittsburgh or Detroit to put it in their hands. Brian M. Bendis
[ Because Books Comics Dedicated Detroit Drive Fans Get Hands Hard Independent Love Meeting Pittsburgh Put Really Smart Some Their Way Will]
But even before that, in 1980 I went so far as to write a book about what had happened. And I wrote all about the bank robbery, I went ahead and printed it even though I had no use immunity for it. Patty Hearst
[ Ahead Bank Before Book Even Far Had Happened Immunity Printed Robbery Though Use Went Write Wrote]
Every time there's a revolution, it comes from somebody reading a book about revolution. David Walker wrote a book and Nat Turner did his thing. Mike Tyson
[ Book Comes David Did Every His Nat Reading Revolution Somebody Thing Time Turner Walker Wrote]
I wrote a few children's books... not on purpose. Steven Wright
[ Books Children Few Purpose Wrote]
Bad seed is a robbery of the worst kind: for your pocket-book not only suffers by it, but your preparations are lost and a season passes away unimproved. George Washington
[ Away Bad Kind Lost Only Passes Preparations Robbery Season Seed Suffers Worst Your]
I decided he'd changed so much that a whole new book was required and that book actually I can say so was the first to say that the marriage was in trouble and the Prince didn't like at all and my book was being serialized in the Sunday Times over five weeks. Anthony Holden
[ Actually Being Book Changed Decided First Five Marriage Much New Over Prince Required Say Sunday Times Trouble Weeks Whole]
My parents would read those books to me as well but they used to make me starving when I was a kid because they were always eating ham sandwiches with the crusts off and drinking ginger beer. Mike Myers
[ Always Because Beer Books Drinking Eating Ginger Ham Kid Make Off Parents Read Sandwiches Starving Those Used Well Were Would]
I am not a total, complete nitwit when it comes to selling books. I promise you there will be unexpected things. Some of them I don't know yet. She's writing it all herself. Mary Matalin
[ Am Books Comes Complete Herself Know Promise Selling She Some Them Things Total Unexpected Will Writing Yet]
Whatever the practical value of the Walden experiment may be, there is no question that the book is one of the most vital and pithy ever written. Edward Carpenter
[ Book Ever Experiment May Most Practical Question Value Vital Whatever Written]
I had a very wise mother. She always kept books that were my grade level in our house. Beverly Cleary
[ Always Books Grade Had House Kept Level Mother Our She Very Were Wise]
All that mankind has done, thought or been: it is lying as in magic preservation in the pages of books. Thomas Carlyle
[ Been Books Done Lying Magic Mankind Pages Preservation Thought]
People had this image of the Jacksons as the perfect American family and I destroyed that image. But what people have to understand is writing that book was very healing for me. LaToya Jackson
[ American Book Destroyed Family Had Healing Image Perfect Understand Very Writing]
In one book, CACHALOT, just for my own amusement, every character is based directly on someone I have known. Alan Dean Foster
[ Amusement Based Book Character Directly Every Just Known Own Someone]
Never judge a book by its movie. J. W. Eagan
[ Book Judge Movie Never]
It's going to be used in the last days to get people to come against Christ, and that's the issue: they come against the Lord Jesus Christ. And in this new book, we show Christ coming to settle that big issue. Tim LaHaye
[ Against Big Book Christ Come Coming Days Get Going Issue Jesus Last Lord New Settle Show Used]
I rarely read or buy a book because of a review. Jim Harrison
[ Because Book Buy Rarely Read Review]
A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moonlight. Robertson Davies
[ Again Age Book Building Fine Great Light Maturity Moonlight More Morning Noon Old Once Read Seen Should Truly Youth]
A real book is not one that we read, but one that reads us. W. H. Auden
[ Book Read Reads Real Us]
Who knows whether in retirement I shall be tempted to the last infirmity of mundane minds, which is to write a book. Geoffrey Fisher
[ Book Infirmity Knows Last Minds Mundane Retirement Shall Tempted Whether Which Write]
I have disassociated myself from that book. Uta Hagen
[ Book Myself]
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. Fred Saberhagen
[ Appear Began Book Cast Characters Closed Feel Go Had Interesting Other Series Started Still Stopped Swords Then Things Up Wanted Were World]
I've always wanted to write a book relating my experiences growing up as a deaf child in Chicago. Contrary to what people might think, it wasn't all about hearing aids and speech classes or frustrations. Marlee Matlin
[ Aids Always Book Chicago Child Classes Contrary Deaf Experiences Frustrations Growing Hearing Might Relating Speech Think Up Wanted Write]
Ideas are only lethal if you suppress and don't discuss them. Ignorance is not bliss, it's stupid. Banning books shows you don't trust your kids to think and you don't trust yourself to be able to talk to them. Anna Quindlen
[ Able Banning Bliss Books Discuss Ideas Ignorance Kids Lethal Only Shows Stupid Suppress Talk Them Think Trust Your Yourself]
I get crazy in a bookstore. It makes my heart beat hard because I want to buy everything. Reese Witherspoon
[ Beat Because Bookstore Buy Crazy Everything Get Hard Heart Makes Want]
I think the book struck me in a few ways that I thought very interesting to pick it as my first martial arts film. It has a very strong female character and it was very abundant in classic Chinese textures. Ang Lee
[ Abundant Arts Book Character Chinese Classic Female Few Film First Interesting Martial Pick Strong Struck Textures Think Thought Very Ways]
If I read a book that impresses me, I have to take myself firmly by the hand, before I mix with other people; otherwise they would think my mind rather queer. Anne Frank
[ Before Book Firmly Hand Impresses Mind Mix Myself Other Otherwise Queer Rather Read Take Think Would]
I think the kind of unexpected I really love is when you open books and the actual way of writing is different and interesting. Like reading Virginia Woolf for the first time or Lawrence Durrell for the first time. Lalla Ward
[ Actual Books Different First Interesting Kind Lawrence Love Open Reading Really Think Time Unexpected Virginia Way Woolf Writing]
To read too many books is harmful. Mao Zedong
[ Books Harmful Many Read Too]
For several days after my first book was published, I carried it about in my pocket and took surreptitious peeps at it to make sure the ink had not faded. James M. Barrie
[ After Book Carried Days Faded First Had Ink Make Peeps Pocket Published Several Sure Took]
I've been a screenwriter for twenty-five years. Every one of my books have been optioned for movies and I have written a few of those screenplays. Alice Hoffman
[ Been Books Every Few Movies Screenplays Screenwriter Those Twenty-Five Written Years]
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. Jean M. Auel
[ Been Books Enjoy Fantasy Fiction Genre Long Might Reader Readers Science Since Surprised Think Time Understand]
This hand is not very active always, because it was in this hand that I carried my books. My carrying hand was always my strongest. Now I think my other hand has developed more muscles from signing all those autographs. Haile Gebrselassie
[ Active Always Autographs Because Books Carried Carrying Developed Hand More Muscles Now Other Signing Strongest Think Those Very]
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. Charles Kuralt
[ Aching Around Being Books Enough Everything Jaw Just Library Looked Public Read Remember Those Time Wanted]
If pregnancy were a book they would cut the last two chapters. Nora Ephron
[ Book Chapters Cut Last Pregnancy Two Were Would]
I was starstruck and completely confused; making a film of this story hadn't even occurred to me, and I hadn't written a single line of the book yet. I had no idea how this man knew anything about my book proposal. Laura Hillenbrand
[ Anything Book Completely Confused Even Film Had Hadn How Idea Knew Line Making Man Occurred Proposal Single Story Written Yet]
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. Mordecai Richler
[ Am Books Country Disadvantage Go Going Huge Know Library Live London Need Never Only Take Which Winter]
If there was no Bible, it would be no matter whether you could read or not. Reading other books would do you no good. Jupiter Hammon
[ Bible Books Could Good Matter Other Read Reading Whether Would]
The lessons taught in great books are misleading. The commerce in life is rarely so simple and never so just. Anita Brookner
[ Books Commerce Great Just Lessons Life Misleading Never Rarely Simple Taught]
Usually, when people get to the end of a chapter, they close the book and go to sleep. I deliberately write a book so when the reader gets to the end of the chapter, he or she must turn one more page. Sidney Sheldon
[ Book Chapter Close Deliberately End Get Gets Go More Must Page Reader She Sleep Turn Usually Write]
Wear the old coat and buy the new book. Austin Phelps
[ Book Buy Coat New Old Wear]
Sarah Palin - now don't laugh - is writing a book. Not just reading a book, writing a book. Actually, in the word of the publisher, she's 'collaborating' on a book. What an embarrassment! It's one of these 'I told you,' books that jocks do. Chris Matthews
[ Actually Book Books Collaborating Embarrassment Jocks Just Laugh Now Publisher Reading Sarah She These Told Word Writing]
One rainy Sunday when I was in the third grade, I picked up a book to look at the pictures and discovered that even though I did not want to, I was reading. I have been a reader ever since. Beverly Cleary
[ Been Book Did Discovered Even Ever Grade Look Picked Pictures Rainy Reader Reading Since Sunday Third Though Up Want]
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. Robertson Davies
[ Actually Almost Anybody Best Books Classics Diet Diets God Guaranteed However Hundred Intend Known Nothing Read Reading Save Seen Such Suppose Urge Us Work]
My books are primarily plot driven but the best plot in the world is useless if you don't populate them with characters that readers can care about. Jeffery Deaver
[ Best Books Care Characters Driven Plot Populate Primarily Readers Them Useless World]
When I'm not writing or tweaking my computer, I do embroidery. When I'm not plunging into the past, tweaking, or embroidering, I'm reading books about history, computers, or embroidery. Lynn Abbey
[ Books Computer Computers Embroidery History Into Past Plunging Reading Tweaking Writing]
I've read some scripts, but I don't read as many books as I should. Stephen Dorff
[ Books Many Read Scripts Should Some]
All that I am I owe to Jesus Christ, revealed to me in His divine Book. David Livingstone
[ Am Book Christ Divine His Jesus Owe Revealed]
Because we do not sell photographs, we have no royalties on books, posters, postcards. Christo
[ Because Books Photographs Postcards Posters Royalties Sell]
Be kind and considerate with your criticism... It's just as hard to write a bad book as it is to write a good book. Malcolm Cowley
[ Bad Book Considerate Criticism Good Hard Just Kind Write Your]
If you're writing a book that takes place in New York in the moment, you can't not write about 9-11; you can't not integrate it. My main character's view is the Statue of Liberty and the Trade Center. It doesn't have to take over, but it has to be acknowledged. Richard Price
[ Acknowledged Book Center Character Integrate Liberty Main Moment New Over Place Statue Take Takes Trade View Write Writing York]
Getting close to books, and spending time by myself, I was obliged to think about things I would never have thought about if I was busy romping around with a brother and sister. Shelby Foote
[ Around Books Brother Busy Close Getting Myself Never Obliged Sister Spending Things Think Thought Time Would]
That room was not available, and the only other room had been booked for a Jewish bar mitzvah. I called the father and told him I needed the room and I would pay him to move the bar mitzvah to an adjoining room which was smaller. Lew Wasserman
[ Adjoining Available Bar Been Booked Called Father Had Him Jewish Mitzvah Move Needed Only Other Pay Room Smaller Told Which Would]
I know many books which have bored their readers, but I know of none which has done real evil. Voltaire
[ Books Bored Done Evil Know Many None Readers Real Their Which]
The flesh, alas, is sad, and I have read all the books. Stephane Mallarme
[ Alas Books Flesh Read Sad]
When I first concluded to print the book, I made an honest effort to construct it in the third person. John Sergeant Wise
[ Book Concluded Construct Effort First Honest Made Person Print Third]
Our mission, is to publish books on social and cultural issues, including books on law related to those areas. We are not looking for books on, say, tax policy, etc. Thomas Spence
[ Areas Books Cultural Etc Including Issues Law Looking Mission Our Policy Publish Related Say Social Tax Those]
Paris and Nicky Hilton? Those girls will show up to the opening of a phone book. It's like a big joke. Rachel Perry
[ Big Book Girls Hilton Joke Opening Paris Phone Show Those Up Will]
A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it will go off in your face. It is one of the few havens remaining where a man's mind can get both provocation and privacy. Edward P. Morgan
[ Book Both Breaking Examine Explore Explosive Face Fear Few Fragile Get Go Havens Idea Man Mind Off Only Place Privacy Provocation Remaining Thought Where Which Will Without Your]
The book is there for inspiration and as a foundation, the fundamentals on which to build. Thomas Keller
[ Book Build Foundation Fundamentals Inspiration Which]
It's not surprising to see in my own work, looking back, and in the work of some of my peers, an attention to family. It's nice to write a book that does tend toward significance and meaning, and where else are you sure of finding it? Jonathan Franzen
[ Attention Back Book Does Else Family Finding Looking Meaning Nice Own Peers See Significance Some Sure Surprising Tend Toward Where Work Write]
I grew up with a mother who, every time she saw something, would say, I'm going to look that up. And I've become that person - I've become the reference-book person. Jennifer Saunders
[ Become Every Going Grew Look Mother Person Saw Say She Something Time Up Would]
I don't care whether a book is a first edition or not. I'm not a bibliophile in that word's natural sense. Norman MacCaig
[ Book Care Edition First Natural Sense Whether Word]
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. Peter Ustinov
[ Books Know Life Person Reading See Them Understand Why Write]
Magic came very easy for me when I was a kid. When I was 8 years old I started doing it, and by the time I was 12, I was already published in magic books. David Copperfield
[ Already Books Came Doing Easy Kid Magic Old Published Started Time Very Years]
I don't want to wait more than a year and a half or two years between books. Max Cannon
[ Between Books Half More Than Two Wait Want Year Years]
The book to read is not the one which thinks for you, but the one which makes you think. No book in the world equals the Bible for that. Harper Lee
[ Bible Book Equals Makes Read Think Thinks Which World]
I don't think any movie or any book or any work of art can solve the stalemate in the Middle East today. But it's certainly worth a try. Steven Spielberg
[ Any Art Book Certainly East Middle Movie Solve Think Today Try Work Worth]
When I was still in prep school - 14, 15 - I started keeping notebooks, journals. I started writing, almost like landscape drawing or life drawing. I never kept a diary, I never wrote about my day and what happened to me, but I described things. John Irving
[ Almost Day Described Diary Drawing Happened Journals Keeping Kept Landscape Life Never Notebooks Prep School Started Still Things Writing Wrote]
I was a total education geek. I loved school. I loved learning. I loved doing homework. All of my books and notebooks from high school are underlined and highlighted and there are notes all over the margins. And you know, I was a theater kid too. I was all over the place. Sophia Bush
[ Books Doing Education Geek High Homework Kid Know Learning Loved Margins Notebooks Notes Over Place School Theater Too Total]
The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones. John Wooden
[ Books Keep New Old Ones Reading Thing Us Worst]
Even though I may not intend it when I set out to write the book, these places just emerge as major players in what I'm doing, almost as if they are insisting on it. David Guterson
[ Almost Book Doing Emerge Even Insisting Intend Just Major May Out Places Players Set These Though Write]
The oldest books are only just out to those who have not read them. Samuel Butler
[ Books Just Oldest Only Out Read Them Those]
I was in Paris at an English-language bookstore. I picked up a volume of Dickinson's poetry. I came back to my hotel, read 2,000 of her poems and immediately began composing in my head. I wrote down the melodies even before I got to a piano. Gordon Getty
[ Back Before Began Bookstore Came Composing Down Even Got Head Her Hotel Immediately Melodies Paris Piano Picked Poems Poetry Read Up Volume Wrote]
I have written 20 books, and each one is like having a baby. Writing is not easy; some people want to write books but just can't put a story together. I can put together a story that interests both me and my readers. Jackie Collins
[ Baby Books Both Each Easy Having Interests Just Put Readers Some Story Together Want Write Writing Written]
You can't always go by the book, even in comedy. Alan Bates
[ Always Book Comedy Even Go]
I always turn in my books on time, so you can always count on a book coming out when it's supposed to. Kevin J. Anderson
[ Always Book Books Coming Count Out Supposed Time Turn]
Now, to describe the process of the Wrapped Reichstag, which went from 1971 to '95, there is an entire book about that, because each one of our projects has its own book. The book is not an art book, meaning it's not written by an art historian. Christo
[ Art Because Book Describe Each Entire Historian Meaning Now Our Own Process Projects Reichstag Went Which Wrapped Written]
I love books. Reese Witherspoon
[ Books Love]
In other words, the people who populate my books are more than caricatures. Jeffery Deaver
[ Books Caricatures More Other Populate Than Words]
But my estimates, for instance, based upon book information, were simply ridiculous, fanciful images of African attractions were soon dissipated, anticipated pleasures vanished, and all crude ideas began to resolve themselves into shape. Henry Morton Stanley
[ African Anticipated Attractions Based Began Book Crude Dissipated Estimates Fanciful Ideas Images Information Instance Into Pleasures Resolve Ridiculous Shape Simply Soon Themselves Upon Vanished Were]
You don't write a book to show off. Tony Orlando
[ Book Off Show Write]
When I began, I thought that the way one should work was to do all the research and then write the book. David McCullough
[ Began Book Research Should Then Thought Way Work Write]
Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind. James Russell Lowell
[ Another Bees Books Carry Mind Quickening Which]
I picked books by their covers - the worse the cover, the more I wanted to read it. Ahmet Zappa
[ Books Cover Covers More Picked Read Their Wanted Worse]