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Booker T. Washington American Educator (1856-1915)

Quotations that match 'book'.

If I were to write Web now, it would be a much, much darker book. John M. Ford
[ Book Darker Much Now Web Were Would Write]
Hardcover books are fairly expensive these days and to read one requires a significant commitment of time in our busy society. So I want to make sure that when readers buy one of my books they get something they're familiar with. Jeffery Deaver
[ Books Busy Buy Commitment Days Expensive Fairly Familiar Get Hardcover Make Our Read Readers Requires Significant Society Something Sure These Time Want]
To tell the truth, I don't read children's books. I'm an adult. I just write them. William Steig
[ Adult Books Children Just Read Tell Them Truth Write]
No, there are no hard and fast rules about sources, no printed booklet to help journalists through. Ian Hislop
[ Fast Hard Help Journalists Printed Rules Sources Through]
Erudition - dust shaken out of a book into an empty skull. Ambrose Bierce
[ Book Dust Empty Erudition Into Out Shaken Skull]
How some of the writers I come across get through their books without dying of boredom is beyond me. William Gaddis
[ Across Beyond Books Boredom Come Dying Get How Some Their Through Without Writers]
Most of us... are simply just trying to get through the day. And wait for those times in their life that are markers, that put things into relief. That's why we like movies and books so much. Campbell Scott
[ Books Day Get Into Just Life Markers Most Movies Much Put Relief Simply Their Things Those Through Times Trying Us Wait Why]
There are writers who say they have no social responsibility except to write a good book, but that doesn't satisfy me. Sheri S. Tepper
[ Book Except Good Responsibility Satisfy Say Social Write Writers]
The true university of these days is a collection of books. Thomas Carlyle
[ Books Collection Days These True University]
At the moment, I have it planned as a six or seven year experiment, but the books will only ever appear in bursts like this every couple of years and only with the best quality artists. Mark Millar
[ Appear Artists Best Books Bursts Couple Ever Every Experiment Moment Only Planned Quality Seven Six Will Year Years]
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]
I was pleasantly surprised after the book came out. It was like, hey, the home team put down a nice score. Rocco DiSpirito
[ After Book Came Down Hey Home Nice Out Pleasantly Put Score Surprised Team]
The Bible is one of the most genocidal books in history. Noam Chomsky
[ Bible Books Genocidal History Most]
All of my books now come from readers' ideas. Ann Rule
[ Books Come Ideas Now Readers]
I'm a commercial writer, not an author. Margaret Mitchell was an author. She wrote one book. Mickey Spillane
[ Author Book Commercial Margaret Mitchell She Writer Wrote]
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]
Books support us in our solitude and keep us from being a burden to ourselves. Jeremy Collier
[ Being Books Burden Keep Our Ourselves Solitude Support Us]
What irritates me is the bland way people go around saying, 'Oh, our attitude has changed. We don't dislike these people any more.' But by the strangest coincidence, they haven't taken away the injustice; the laws are still on the books. Christopher Isherwood
[ Any Around Attitude Away Bland Books Changed Coincidence Dislike Go Haven Injustice Irritates Laws More Oh Our Saying Still Strangest Taken These Way]
I enjoy about 1 out of 100 movies, it's about the same proportion to books published that I care to read. Jim Harrison
[ Books Care Enjoy Movies Out Proportion Published Read Same]
In one sense I feel that my book is a one-woman argument against determinism. Susan Griffin
[ Against Argument Book Determinism Feel Sense]
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]
I realize now I could have gotten a whole book out of that and so I think that was a big mistake. But the truth is you write in the moment and with your head down and there is no way back then that I could have conceived of Harry having the longevity that he has had. Michael Connelly
[ Back Big Book Conceived Could Down Gotten Had Harry Having Head Longevity Mistake Moment Now Out Realize Then Think Truth Way Whole Write Your]
When I was about eight, I decided that the most wonderful thing, next to a human being, was a book. Margaret Walker
[ Being Book Decided Eight Human Most Next Thing Wonderful]
To be quite honest, I've been very blessed when I've worked with Hollywood. The studios that have purchased my work to be adapted to film have really liked the work and wanted to stay as close as they could to what the book was. Nicholas Sparks
[ Adapted Been Blessed Book Close Could Film Hollywood Honest Liked Purchased Quite Really Stay Studios Very Wanted Work Worked]
Again, we turn down most books that have been self-published unless they have a special track record. We have taken a small number on, however, and sold them to major publishers for a nice sum. But that is an exception to the rule. Richard Curtis
[ Again Been Books Down Exception However Major Most Nice Number Publishers Record Rule Small Sold Special Sum Taken Them Track Turn Unless]
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]
How long it takes to write a book depends on its length. Walter Jon Williams
[ Book Depends How Length Long Takes Write]
The best of a book is not the thought which it contains, but the thought which it suggests; just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones but in the echoes of our hearts. John Greenleaf Whittier
[ Best Book Charm Contains Dwells Echoes Hearts Just Music Our Suggests Thought Tones Which]
To read too many books is harmful. Mao Zedong
[ Books Harmful Many Read Too]
Writing the book was itself a process of concealing and revealing. Rick Moody
[ Book Concealing Itself Process Revealing Writing]
There is something that falls short of perfection in every book, without exception, something influenced by the age, even something ridiculous; just like everyone, without exception, has weaknesses. Josef Skvorecky
[ Age Book Even Every Everyone Exception Falls Influenced Just Perfection Ridiculous Short Something Weaknesses Without]
At least I'm at peace with myself. I have done my best to write a book about what really happened there and why it happened and it's done, it's published. I won't write another book on Vietnam. Neil Sheehan
[ Another Best Book Done Happened Least Myself Peace Published Really Vietnam Why Won Write]
I started thinking about my relationship with my students; I'm this guy who comes in from book - and movie - land and descends on angel wings into their classroom. Richard Price
[ Angel Book Classroom Comes Descends Guy Into Land Movie Relationship Started Students Their Thinking Wings]
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]
When I was in prison, I was wrapped up in all those deep books. That Tolstoy crap - people shouldn't read that stuff. Mike Tyson
[ Books Crap Deep Prison Read Stuff Those Tolstoy Up Wrapped]
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'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]
What I did was, I went and collected every bit of information from Adventist publishing houses in the basic areas of doctrine covered in the book Questions on Doctrine. Walter Martin
[ Adventist Areas Basic Bit Book Collected Covered Did Doctrine Every Houses Information Publishing Questions Went]
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]
My books were always full of ink blots, always stained and covered with smeared sketches and pictures, which one draws idly when his attention wanders from his task. Pierre Loti
[ Always Attention Blots Books Covered Draws Full His Idly Ink Pictures Sketches Smeared Stained Task Wanders Were Which]
When you are old and gray and full of sleep, and nodding by the fire, take down this book and slowly read, and dream of the soft look your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep. William Butler Yeats
[ Book Deep Down Dream Eyes Fire Full Gray Had Look Nodding Old Once Read Shadows Sleep Slowly Soft Take Their Your]
He who studies 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]
It is only through books that we partake of the great harvest that is human civilization across the ages. Ibrahim Babangida
[ Across Ages Books Civilization Great Harvest Human Only Partake Through]
In the initial season of a show, you're figuring out your character and their life and their background and you're putting together all the chapters of the book. Sophia Bush
[ Background Book Chapters Character Figuring Initial Life Out Putting Season Show Their Together Your]
Lists of books we reread and books we can't finish tell more about us than about the relative worth of the books themselves. Russell Banks
[ Books Finish Lists More Relative Reread Tell Than Themselves Us Worth]
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about what we don't know. Jean-Jacques Rousseau
[ Books Hate Know Only Talk Teach Us]
What about the hero of The House on the Strand? What did it mean when he dropped the telephone at the end of the book? I don't really know, but I rather think he was going to be paralysed for life. Don't you? Daphne du Maurier
[ Book Did Dropped End Going Hero House Know Life Mean Rather Really Strand Telephone Think]
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]
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]
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]
These days, there are many people around the world who listen to the songs that made me infamous and read the books that made me respectable. Kinky Friedman
[ Around Books Days Infamous Listen Made Many Read Respectable Songs These World]
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]
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]
Books and marriage go ill together. Moliere
[ Books Go Ill Marriage Together]
Collaboration on a book is the ultimate unnatural act. Tom Clancy
[ Act Book Collaboration Ultimate Unnatural]
Mistresses are like books; if you pore upon them too much, they doze you and make you unfit for company; but if used discreetly, you are the fitter for conversation by em. William Wycherley
[ Books Company Conversation Discreetly Doze Em Fitter Make Mistresses Much Them Too Unfit Upon Used]
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]
Once I was condemned to three months' absolute silence. As I could not speak, I wrote a book. Nana Mouskouri
[ Absolute Book Condemned Could Months Once Silence Speak Three Wrote]
I've read some scripts, but I don't read as many books as I should. Stephen Dorff
[ Books Many Read Scripts Should Some]
Well, before I knew there was going to be a film. I was the biggest Harry Potter fan. I read all the books. Rupert Grint
[ Before Biggest Books Fan Film Going Harry Knew Potter Read Well]
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]
Going to the library was the one place we got to go without asking for permission. And they let us choose what we wanted to read. It was a feeling of having a book be mine entirely. Rita Dove
[ Asking Book Choose Entirely Feeling Go Going Got Having Library Mine Permission Place Read Us Wanted Without]
In the summer of '80, Silhouette bought my first book. Nora Roberts
[ Book Bought First Silhouette Summer]
You just don't give up. There have been times when everything seemed to conspire against getting a book done or printed, and I would feel like turning my back on the whole thing. But I came back and persisted. Dee Brown
[ Against Back Been Book Came Done Everything Feel Getting Give Just Persisted Printed Seemed Thing Times Turning Up Whole Would]
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]
Some years ago, I wrote a book called the Emperor's New Mind and that book was describing a point of view I had about consciousness and why it was not something that comes about from complicated calculations. Roger Penrose
[ Ago Book Calculations Called Comes Complicated Consciousness Describing Emperor Had Mind New Point Some Something View Why Wrote Years]
With a few flowers in my garden, half a dozen pictures and some books, I live without envy. Lope de Vega
[ Books Dozen Envy Few Flowers Garden Half Live Pictures Some Without]
Usually a feeling of disappointment follows the book, because what I hoped to write is not what I actually accomplished. However, it becomes a motivation to write the next book. Anita Desai
[ Accomplished Actually Because Becomes Book Disappointment Feeling Follows Hoped However Motivation Next Usually Write]
It is no great art to say something briefly when, like Tacitus, one has something to say; when one has nothing to say, however, and none the less writes a whole book and makes truth into a liar - that I call an achievement. Horace
[ Achievement Art Book Briefly Call Great However Into Less Liar Makes None Nothing Say Something Truth Whole Writes]
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]
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]
If you think you have it tough, read history books. Bill Maher
[ Books History Read Think Tough]
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]
When you publish a book, it's the world's book. The world edits it. Philip Roth
[ Book Edits Publish World]
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]
Well you know I've been fan of Tony Hillerman's books for years. Keith Carradine
[ Been Books Fan Know Tony Well Years]
I think there's a great difference in consciousness in that same way in that when we're young we read books for the story, for the excitement of the story - and there comes a time when you realise that all stories are more or less the same story. John McGahern
[ Books Comes Consciousness Difference Excitement Great Less More Read Realise Same Stories Story Think Time Way Young]
When I am dead, I hope it may be said: His sins were scarlet, but his books were read. Hilaire Belloc
[ Am Books Dead His Hope May Read Said Scarlet Sins Were]
The only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which have gone a little farther down our particular path than we have yet got ourselves. E. M. Forster
[ Books Down Farther Gone Got Influence Little Only Our Ourselves Particular Path Ready Than Those Us Which Yet]
I'm not too interested in books about India. Beatrice Wood
[ Books India Interested Too]
At the moment, I'm toying with a new idea for a book, but fully engaged with writing screenplays, so the book idea - which needs empty space in my head - is barely formed yet. Rose Tremain
[ Barely Book Empty Engaged Formed Fully Head Idea Moment Needs New Screenplays Space Which Writing Yet]
I deliberately wrote a poem in my last book where I was suggesting that there are other passions as great as or more important than the passion of sex. Thom Gunn
[ Book Deliberately Great Important Last More Other Passion Passions Poem Sex Suggesting Than Where Wrote]
Henry Miller wrote novels, but he calls his protagonist Henry, often Henry Miller, and his books are in this gray area between memoir and novel. Leslie Fiedler
[ Area Between Books Calls Gray Henry His Memoir Miller Novel Novels Often Protagonist Wrote]
I admire the world of the books and the characters that she's created, but I'm not an addict of Harry Potter. I don't feel possessive about it. Ralph Fiennes
[ Addict Admire Books Characters Created Feel Harry Possessive Potter She World]
I worked hard at memorizing lists of facts and figures, and carried with me a book of facts. Charles Van Doren
[ Book Carried Facts Figures Hard Lists Memorizing Worked]
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]
For books are more than books, they are the life, the very heart and core of ages past, the reason why men worked and died, the essence and quintessence of their lives. Amy Lowell
[ Ages Books Core Died Essence Heart Life Lives Men More Past Quintessence Reason Than Their Very Why Worked]
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]
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]
Like many other women, I could not understand why every man who changed a diaper has felt impelled, in recent years, to write a book about it. Barbara Ehrenreich
[ Book Changed Could Diaper Every Felt Impelled Man Many Other Recent Understand Why Women Write Years]
I got introduced to audiobooks because of having a baby. Susie Bright
[ Baby Because Got Having Introduced]
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]
How long most people would look at the best book before they would give the price of a large turbot for it? John Ruskin
[ Before Best Book Give How Large Long Look Most Price Would]
You can't always go by the book, even in comedy. Alan Bates
[ Always Book Comedy Even Go]
I'd never have written the big books in London. Jilly Cooper
[ Big Books London Never Written]
The new spirituality will bring about what I'm calling the 'end of better.' And that is in fact what is called for in the next of the series of books that I've been writing. Neale Donald Walsch
[ Been Better Books Bring Called Calling End Fact New Next Series Spirituality Will Writing]
I have a shelf of comfort books, which I read when the world closes in on me or something untoward happens. Anne McCaffrey
[ Books Closes Comfort Happens Read Shelf Something Which World]
But I read comic books. I read things like Richie Rich and Little Lulu. Alison Bechdel
[ Books Comic Little Lulu Read Rich Richie Things]
No one over thirty-five is worth meeting who has not something to teach us, - something more than we could learn for ourselves, from a book. Cyril Connolly
[ Book Could Learn Meeting More Ourselves Over Something Teach Than Thirty-Five Us Worth]
I never read a book before previewing it; it prejudices a man so. Sydney Smith
[ Before Book Man Never Prejudices Read]
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]
Personally, I was never the cool kid. I was always sort of a bookworm. I would just like to be more like Troy, because he's so cool. Zac Efron
[ Always Because Cool Just Kid More Never Personally Sort Troy Would]
A book is never a masterpiece: it becomes one. Genius is the talent of a dead man. Carl Sandburg
[ Becomes Book Dead Genius Man Masterpiece Never Talent]
It's just different discipline, just doing the voice over. I guess I've done about 5 or 6 audio books in the past and I do the animated voice for a show called Fatherhood on Nickelodeon. Blair Underwood
[ Animated Audio Books Called Different Discipline Doing Done Fatherhood Guess Just Nickelodeon Over Past Show Voice]
I was lucky enough to be given books that weren't top sellers; books that were kind of under the radar. Bill Sienkiewicz
[ Books Enough Given Kind Lucky Radar Sellers Top Under Were Weren]
Bill Evans is a real serious jazz pianist who, in my book, crossed over boundaries in terms of color. He used the piano as his canvas. Roberta Flack
[ Bill Book Boundaries Canvas Color Crossed Evans His Jazz Over Pianist Piano Real Serious Terms Used]
I mean to say, this is the book and I really loathe it and I can't imagine what a nice Jewish boy like me ever, how I ever got into this dreadful trade. Al Alvarez
[ Book Boy Dreadful Ever Got How Imagine Into Jewish Loathe Mean Nice Really Say Trade]
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]
The guys in my band are great-we watch movies, we eat pizza, take walks, read books. Everybody has a really great sense of humor. And my boyfriend comes and visits me on the road. Lisa Loeb
[ Band Books Boyfriend Comes Eat Everybody Great Guys Humor Movies Pizza Read Really Road Sense Take Visits Walks Watch]
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]
The real war will never get in the books. Walt Whitman
[ Books Get Never Real War Will]
It was 1978 when Superman came out, and I kept thinking, Why don't they do something about it? They've done all these crappy attempts at comic book film adaptations. What can we do different? Why don't we just re-release this thing? Richard Donner
[ Adaptations Attempts Book Came Comic Crappy Different Done Film Just Kept Out Re-Release Something Superman These Thing Thinking Why]
I never abandoned either forms or freedom. I imagine that most of what could be called free verse is in my first book. I got through that fairly early. Howard Nemerov
[ Abandoned Book Called Could Early Either Fairly First Forms Free Freedom Got Imagine Most Never Through Verse]
This is a feminist bookstore. There is no humor section. John Callahan
[ Bookstore Feminist Humor Section]
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]
I do have to say that I think that President Obama is the greatest President in the history of all of our Presidents, and that he can do no wrong in my book. So how's that for prejudice on the Democratic side? Denis Leary
[ Book Democratic Greatest History How Obama Obama Our Prejudice President Presidents Say Side Think Wrong]
Television and film are our libraries now. Our history books. David Strathairn
[ Books Film History Libraries Now Our Television]
Books do furnish a room. Anthony Powell
[ Books Furnish Room]
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]
Are we not like two volumes of one book? Marceline Desbordes-Valmore
[ Book Two Volumes]
Actually my first eight books were historical novels, but they were never published. Caroline B. Cooney
[ Actually Books Eight First Historical Never Novels Published Were]
A home without books is a body without soul. Marcus Tullius Cicero
[ Body Books Home Soul Without]
I'm opening a store at the end of the month in the New York meatpacking district. I'm launching a line of bedding this summer, and I am writing a book that will be out next January. Genevieve Gorder
[ Am Bedding Book District End January Launching Line Month New Next Opening Out Store Summer Will Writing York]
I have some shorter stories coming out in other books early next year. I might be pitching a re-vamp of Ghost Rider in the spring. We'll see. Patton Oswalt
[ Books Coming Early Ghost Might Next Other Out Pitching Rider See Shorter Some Spring Stories Year]
I thought I had a great opportunity when I started doing my comic book in 1972. I thought there was so much territory to work in. Harvey Pekar
[ Book Comic Doing Great Had Much Opportunity Started Territory Thought Work]
I lived through a classic publishing story. My editor was fired a month before the book came out. The editor who took it over already had a full plate. It was never advertised. We didn't get reviewed in any major outlets. Anita Diament
[ Advertised Already Any Before Book Came Classic Editor Fired Full Get Had Lived Major Month Never Out Outlets Over Plate Publishing Reviewed Story Through Took]
You apply the skills you use to produce your own book to make an anthology. Shaping. Rhythm. Robyn Davidson
[ Anthology Apply Book Make Own Produce Rhythm Shaping Skills Use Your]
I carry a notebook with me everywhere. But that's only the first step. Rita Dove
[ Carry Everywhere First Notebook Only Step]
Having been unpopular in high school is not just cause for book publications. Fran Lebowitz
[ Been Book Cause Having High Just Publications School Unpopular]
A book begins with an image or character or situation that I care about deeply. Danielle Steel
[ Begins Book Care Character Deeply Image Situation]
While the 1980 book was being serialized in the Sunday Times, Charles attacked it through the Observer. Anthony Holden
[ Attacked Being Book Charles Observer Sunday Through Times While]
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 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]
Because we do not sell photographs, we have no royalties on books, posters, postcards. Christo
[ Because Books Photographs Postcards Posters Royalties Sell]
While Fledging is a different type of book, The Parable series serve as cautionary tales. I wrote the Parable books because of the direction of the country. You can call it save the world fiction, but it clearly doesn't save anything. Octavia Butler
[ Anything Because Book Books Call Cautionary Clearly Country Different Direction Fiction Parable Save Series Serve Tales Type While World Wrote]
I'm pretty much an open book. Lee Greenwood
[ Book Much Open Pretty]
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]
In this one book are the two most interesting personalities in the whole world - God and yourself. The Bible is the story of God and man, a love story in which you and I must write our own ending, our unfinished autobiography of the creature and the Creator. Fulton Oursler
[ Autobiography Bible Book Creator Creature Ending God Interesting Love Man Most Must Our Own Personalities Story Two Unfinished Which Whole World Write Yourself]
I had taken a course in Ethics. I read a thick textbook, heard the class discussions and came out of it saying I hadn't learned a thing I didn't know before about morals and what is right or wrong in human conduct. Carl Sandburg
[ Before Came Class Conduct Course Discussions Ethics Had Hadn Heard Human Know Learned Morals Out Read Right Saying Taken Textbook Thick Thing 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 most attention I get is in a book store or video shop when I go to the foreign film section. Sometimes that can be fun, but usually those women want to talk about philosophy or something very dense. It's not like they're tearing off my shirt, you know. Tobey Maguire
[ Attention Book Dense Film Foreign Fun Get Go Know Most Off Philosophy Section Shirt Shop Something Sometimes Store Talk Tearing Those Usually Very Video Want Women]
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]
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]
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]
The more I do bookstores, the more people come up to me from church groups. I spoke at Pittsburg State College and had 2 or 3 ministers and book groups from a couple of churches. Anita Diament
[ Book Bookstores Church Churches College Come Couple Groups Had Ministers More Spoke State Up]
I make personal appearances around the country. I'm starting a book tour now, and I may be coming to Toronto with the Learning Annex, which I'm doing all through the United States, so that may come up just before Christmas. Burt Ward
[ Appearances Around Before Book Christmas Come Coming Country Doing Just Learning Make May Now Personal Starting States Through Toronto Tour United Up Which]
I also met, early on Ella Fitzgerald. Her songbooks are some of the most amazing bodies of work. Johnny Mathis
[ Also Amazing Bodies Early Ella Fitzgerald Her Met Most Some Work]
I don't publish the books to make money, not at all. Peter Sotos
[ Books Make Money Publish]
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]
If you could have a book called My Favorite Six Stories, I don't think I'd have trouble doing that. Ann Beattie
[ Book Called Could Doing Favorite Six Stories Think Trouble]
All my books were easy to write - doesn't it show? Daniel Pinkwater
[ Books Easy Show Were Write]
If you read my books, especially the Star Trek books and the Quest for Tomorrow books, you'll see in them the core theme of the basic humanistic questions that Star Trek asked. William Shatner
[ Asked Basic Books Core Especially Humanistic Quest Questions Read See Star Them Theme Tomorrow Trek]
I received a grant from The Ford Foundation to write a book for kids about urban perception, or how people experience cities, but I kept putting off writing it. Instead I started to write what became The Phantom Tollbooth. Norton Juster
[ Became Book Cities Experience Ford Foundation Grant How Instead Kept Kids Off Perception Phantom Putting Received Started Urban Write Writing]
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]
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable, is but the nature of learning; whereas the experience gained from actual life is one of the nature of wisdom. Samuel Smiles
[ Actual Books Experience Gained Gathered Learning Life Nature Often Though Valuable Whereas Wisdom]
I would never write realistic prose. I don't like people who try to write in a poetic style, but in the course of their book abandon it for realism, and weave back and forth like drunkards between the surreal and the real. Marguerite Young
[ Abandon Back Between Book Course Drunkards Forth Never Poetic Prose Real Realism Realistic Style Surreal Their Try Weave Would Write]
I've always wanted to do a Crichton book. I really love his writing. Richard Donner
[ Always Book His Love Really Wanted Writing]
The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours, kindle it at home, communicate it to others, and it becomes the property of all. Voltaire
[ Becomes Books Communicate Fetch Find Fire Home Instruction Kindle Neighbours Others Our Property]
You that would judge me, do not judge alone this book or that, come to this hallowed place where my friends' portraits hang and look thereon; Ireland's history in their lineaments trace; think where man's glory most begins and ends and say my glory was I had such friends. William Butler Yeats
[ Alone Begins Book Come Ends Friends Glory Had Hallowed Hang History Ireland Judge Look Man Most Place Portraits Say Such Their Thereon Think Trace Where Would]
Forget romantic fiction, a survey has found that most women would rather read a good book than go shopping, have sex, or sleep. Janet Street-Porter
[ Book Fiction Forget Found Go Good Most Rather Read Romantic Sex Shopping Sleep Survey Than Women Would]
I wouldn't like to be a character in one of my books! Iain Banks
[ Books Character]
I mean, there are things in the book you could never do in a movie. Noah Hathaway
[ Book Could Mean Movie Never Things]
Let's put it this way: if you are a novelist, I think you start out with a 20 word idea, and you work at it and you wind up with a 200,000 word novel. We, picture-book people, or at least I, start out with 200,000 words and I reduce it to 20. Eric Carle
[ Idea Least Novel Novelist Out Put Reduce Start Think Up Way Wind Word Words Work]
I'm concerned about a lot of serious border issues. This book is about the border reality and the struggles of the undocumented worker. Ana Castillo
[ Book Border Concerned Issues Lot Reality Serious Struggles Undocumented Worker]
I don't read magazines much, and I have an awful time with books. Payne Stewart
[ Awful Books Magazines Much Read Time]
Preacher is a book that somehow allows me time by its settling on it's characters, that sort of modern gothic western feel. You're not likely to see the boat veering too far from that. Garth Ennis
[ Allows Boat Book Characters Far Feel Gothic Likely Modern Preacher See Settling Somehow Sort Time Too Veering Western]
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 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]
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]
Books are a real solace, friendships are good but action is better than all. John Burns
[ Action Better Books Friendships Good Real Solace Than]
A man's action is only a picture book of his creed. Arthur Helps
[ Action Book Creed His Man Only Picture]
I think the thinking is, in the comic books, I should pack as much onto a page as possible, because, you know, it's kind of the cheaper format, and you want to give readers as much as you can for their dollar. Chester Brown
[ Because Books Cheaper Comic Dollar Format Give Kind Know Much Onto Pack Page Possible Readers Should Their Think Thinking Want]
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]
I like a book better if I can't predict what's going to happen. Rudy Rucker
[ Better Book Going Happen Predict]
Thirteen years I took on this last book. Gay Talese
[ Book Last Thirteen Took Years]
There's a great deal of attention paid and books written about this change of life in a woman, and really very little written about a man's change of life. Frank Langella
[ Attention Books Change Deal Great Life Little Man Paid Really Very Woman Written]
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 basically did all the library research for this book on Google, and it not only saved me enormous amounts of time but actually gave me a much richer offering of research in a shorter time. Thomas Friedman
[ Actually Amounts Basically Book Did Enormous Gave Google Library Much Offering Only Research Richer Saved Shorter Time]
Now, I'll tell you something that might interest you. Casino Royale was the first Bond book that Ian Fleming ever wrote. And he couldn't get anybody to touch it, to publish it - he couldn't do anything about it at all. Nobody wanted to know. Val Guest
[ Anybody Anything Bond Book Casino Ever First Fleming Get Ian Interest Know Might Nobody Now Publish Something Tell Touch Wanted Wrote]
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]
The book, you understand, was not written for publication. It was the portrayal of my emotions, the analysis of my own soul life during three months of my nineteenth year. I wrote then all the time, just as I do now, but, though the book is in diary form, it is not a diary. Mary MacLane
[ Analysis Book Diary During Emotions Form Just Life Months Nineteenth Now Own Portrayal Publication Soul Then Though Three Time Understand Written Wrote Year]
But as my brother was doing his research for a book about my father, it became his opinion that the most influential anti-semitism my father encountered when he was growing up was from Jews, because his relatives were German Jews, and doctors. Tobias Wolff
[ Anti-Semitism Became Because Book Brother Doctors Doing Encountered Father German Growing His Influential Jews Most Opinion Relatives Research Up Were]
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]
Electronic distribution is more of a fall-back strategy for putting out a book that isn't deemed profitable enough to print. You hardly make any money publishing an electronic book. Rudy Rucker
[ Any Book Deemed Distribution Electronic Enough Hardly Make Money More Out Print Profitable Publishing Putting Strategy]
I do read books. I suppose it's more or less the same thing, but at least I'm alone and I'm an individual. I can stop anytime I want, which I frequently do. Jack Vance
[ Alone Anytime Books Frequently Individual Least Less More Read Same Stop Suppose Thing Want Which]
Yes, in my books I do edit myself to keep from becoming the Village Explainer. Thomas Perry
[ Becoming Books Edit Keep Myself Village Yes]
When the Supreme Court moved to Washington in 1800, it was provided with no books, which probably accounts for the high quality of early opinions. Robert Jackson
[ Accounts Books Court Early High Moved Opinions Probably Provided Quality Supreme Washington Which]
I read one or two other books which gave me a background in mathematics other than logic. Stephen Cole Kleene
[ Background Books Gave Logic Mathematics Other Read Than Two Which]
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]
I was very clear that I wanted to keep 'Thor' out of the rest of the Marvel universe for no less than the first six issues. And the success of the book, I think, speaks well to that decision. J. Michael Straczynski
[ Book Clear Decision First Issues Keep Less Marvel Out Rest Six Speaks Success Than Think Universe Very Wanted Well]
Right up to the middle of this century all perceptions of the world around us were delivered via the bookshelf or the paper route. Theodore Bikel
[ Around Bookshelf Century Delivered Middle Paper Perceptions Right Route Up Us Via Were World]
That was the - It was an exciting time because it was as though I was sort of tied up in a paper bag or in a gunny sack with a rope around the neck of it, and all of a sudden with the acceptance of that first book everything sort of spilled out! Robert McCloskey
[ Acceptance Around Bag Because Book Everything Exciting First Neck Out Paper Rope Sack Sort Spilled Sudden Though Tied Time Up]
Wear the old coat and buy the new book. Austin Phelps
[ Book Buy Coat New Old Wear]
I spend about eight months researching and outlining my book. Jeffery Deaver
[ Book Eight Months Outlining Researching Spend]
One of the comments that we've heard that has really blessed us is people have been driven back to the book of Revelation to prove us wrong only to find that what we said was there. Tim LaHaye
[ Back Been Blessed Book Comments Driven Find Heard Only Prove Really Revelation Said Us Wrong]
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]
All good books have one thing in common - they are truer than if they had really happened. Ernest Hemingway
[ Books Common Good Had Happened Really Than Thing Truer]
Most books, like their authors, are born to die; of only a few books can it be said that death has no dominion over them; they live, and their influence lives forever. William Styron
[ Authors Books Born Death Die Dominion Few Forever Influence Live Lives Most Only Over Said Their Them]
When that book came out, it was like Columbus telling about America at the court of Ferdinand and Isabella. Theodore White
[ America Book Came Columbus Court Ferdinand Out Telling]
There are no taboos. Every topic is open, however shocking. It is the way that the topics are handled that's important, and that applies whether it is a 15-year-old who is reading your book or someone who is 55. Robert Cormier
[ Applies Book Every Handled However Important Open Reading Shocking Someone Taboos Topic Topics Way Whether Your]
I had an idea in the beginning to do a book about some of the events that I had covered, just various stories that I've covered. Reporters spend a lot of time telling each other tales about how they covered stories, and that's what this book started out to be. Bob Schieffer
[ Beginning Book Covered Each Events Had How Idea Just Lot Other Out Reporters Some Spend Started Stories Tales Telling Time Various]
I think plays, like books, are endemic. They grow out of the soil of the writer and the place he's writing about. I think, you just can't move them about, you know. Peter Shaffer
[ Books Endemic Grow Just Know Move Out Place Plays Soil Them Think Writer Writing]
Man ceased to be an ape, vanquished the ape, on the day the first book was written. Arthur Helps
[ Ape Book Ceased Day First Man Vanquished Written]
There are plenty of bad editors who try to impose their own vision on a book. Terri Windling
[ Bad Book Editors Impose Own Plenty Their Try Vision]
Most of my books have been written in the form of fantasy. Lloyd Alexander
[ Been Books Fantasy Form Most Written]
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]
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]
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]
I write sets of books, but I've also written a lot of orphans. Lynn Abbey
[ Also Books Lot Orphans Sets Write Written]
That was my fear, which is why when I was took over a book, I was always trying to tweak it a little bit so that it looked like I was trying to add something instead of keeping the status quo. Todd McFarlane
[ Add Always Bit Book Fear Instead Keeping Little Looked Over Quo Something Status Took Trying Tweak Which Why]
A quotation in a speech, article or book is like a rifle in the hands of an infantryman. It speaks with authority. Brendan Francis
[ Article Authority Book Hands Infantryman Quotation Rifle Speaks Speech]
On the whole, and this comment can get me in a lot of trouble, I find that retailers in the comic book business are not business people. They're fans who've gotten themselves shops. Rob Walton
[ Book Business Comic Comment Fans Find Get Gotten Lot Retailers Shops Themselves Trouble Whole]
When you are writing, of course, you have to do all that writing and correcting for yourself. When I was a librarian it was expected that I would know about a wide range of books. Margaret Mahy
[ Books Correcting Course Expected Know Librarian Range Wide Would Writing Yourself]
One thing is that I wasn't getting booked that well, and they had control over who got the awards, they had control over who sold. And they really did not want Willie or me, either one, to have a hit record. They wanted the money, but they didn't want us to be the ones. Waylon Jennings
[ Awards Booked Control Did Either Getting Got Had Hit Money Ones Over Really Record Sold Thing Us Want Wanted Well Willie]
When one man dies, one chapter is not torn out of the book, but translated into a better language. John Donne
[ Better Book Chapter Dies Into Language Man Out Torn Translated]
The book tour has been really interesting and very gratifying. I have not book toured before. I've never had quite as much pleasure, as much satisfaction. Leonard Nimoy
[ Been Before Book Gratifying Had Interesting Much Never Pleasure Quite Really Satisfaction Tour Toured Very]
I like all things grammatical, and I had already written several books about parts of speech, and even the alphabet, so everything that makes up a sentence and even a word was covered except for punctuation. Brian P. Cleary
[ Alphabet Already Books Covered Even Everything Except Grammatical Had Makes Parts Punctuation Sentence Several Speech Things Up Word Written]
Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly remembered. W. H. Auden
[ Books Forgotten None Remembered Some Undeservedly]
There's a whole bunch of unfinished stuff. Then I've got books of lyrics. I find it frustrating to finish a song and not be able to record it... so I don't write a million songs. Christine McVie
[ Able Books Bunch Find Finish Frustrating Got Lyrics Million Record Song Songs Stuff Then Unfinished Whole Write]
I think Stevie Wonder could sing the phone book and manage to make me cry. Brad Delp
[ Book Could Cry Make Manage Phone Sing Stevie Think Wonder]
I don't write down my experiences, but I have a very decent memory. I have tons of books in which I write down phrases as they occur to me. That's how I write songs. I'll need a line and I'll go through the books and find it, the right rhyme and everything. Evan Dando
[ Books Decent Down Everything Experiences Find Go How Line Memory Need Occur Phrases Rhyme Right Songs Through Tons Very Which Write]
I wrote in the book very specifically what I wanted to write about, period, and left it at. Kate Adie
[ Book Left Period Specifically Very Wanted Write Wrote]
I loved to read and to write, but then something happened. As I made my way through school, I kept getting handed books to read that didn't excite me and didn't even remotely connect to the realities of my life. R. A. Salvatore
[ Books Connect Even Excite Getting Handed Happened Kept Life Loved Made Read Realities Remotely School Something Then Through Way Write]
One was a book I read by Mahatma Gandhi. In it was a passage where he said that religion, the pursuing of the inner journey, should not be separated from the pursuing of the outer and social journey, because we are not isolated beings. Satish Kumar
[ Because Beings Book Gandhi Inner Isolated Journey Mahatma Outer Passage Pursuing Read Religion Said Separated Should Social Where]
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 know of no book which has been a source of brutality and sadistic conduct, both public and private, that can compare with the Bible. James Paget
[ Been Bible Book Both Brutality Compare Conduct Know Private Public Sadistic Source Which]
I really don't know what I am going to do in terms of what a book is going to be about until I actually start writing it! Robert B. Parker
[ Actually Am Book Going Know Really Start Terms Until Writing]
A man's got to take a lot of punishment to write a really funny book. Ernest Hemingway
[ Book Funny Got Lot Man Punishment Really Take Write]
Perfection is an unattainable goal. It isn't going to be perfect. Just get words down on paper, and when you stumble to what you think is the end of the book, you will have hundreds of pages of words that came out of your head. It may not be perfect, but it looks like a book. Laurell K. Hamilton
[ Book Came Down End Get Goal Going Head Hundreds Just Looks May Out Pages Paper Perfect Perfection Stumble Think Unattainable Will Words Your]
The first book that they gave me was Jeannie, a young teenager. I went on with her maybe ten books. Dan DeCarlo
[ Book Books First Gave Her Maybe Teenager Ten Went Young]
I had Elvis' number in my book and I never called it. Mac Davis
[ Book Called Elvis Had Never Number]
And I think that being able to make people laugh and write a book that's funny makes the information go down a lot easier and it makes it a lot more fun to read, easier to understand, and often stronger. So there's all kinds of advantages to it. Al Franken
[ Able Advantages Being Book Down Easier Fun Funny Go Information Kinds Laugh Lot Make Makes More Often Read Stronger Think Understand Write]
The only joy I had was writing what was. That book was. It no longer amuses me to be all the things I was when I wrote that. But it is my story as I was then. Mary MacLane
[ Book Had Joy Longer Only Story Then Things Writing Wrote]
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]
Easy is to occupy a place in a telephone book. Difficult is to occupy someone's heart; know that you're really loved. Carlos Drummond de Andrade
[ Book Difficult Easy Heart Know Loved Occupy Place Really Someone Telephone]
I don't believe anybody can really grasp everything that's even in one textbook. Joshua Lederberg
[ Anybody Believe Even Everything Grasp Really Textbook]
You know, I'm pretty much an open book. Rita Coolidge
[ Book Know Much Open Pretty]
Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of years. It is not, then, an article of mere consumption but fairly of capital, and often in the case of professional men, setting out in life, it is their only capital. Thomas Jefferson
[ Article Book Books Capital Case Constitute Consumption Fairly House Hundreds Lasts Library Life Long Men Mere Often Only Out Professional Setting Their Then Years]
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 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]
I was bookish and dorky in high school, so the best part of this movie was getting to be on the other side. Piper Perabo
[ Best Dorky Getting High Movie Other Part School Side]
First of all there is always that artistic challenge of creating something. Or the particular experience to take slum life in that period and make something out of it in the form of a book. And then I felt some kind of responsibility to my family. Frank McCourt
[ Always Artistic Book Challenge Creating Experience Family Felt First Form Kind Life Make Out Particular Period Responsibility Slum Some Something Take Then]
I've never written a book before. Keith Emerson
[ Before Book Never Written]
Books that have become classics - books that have had their day and now get more praise than perusal - always remind me of retired colonels and majors and captains who, having reached the age limit, find themselves retired on half pay. Thomas Bailey Aldrich
[ Age Always Become Books Captains Classics Colonels Day Find Get Had Half Having Limit Majors More Now Pay Praise Reached Remind Retired Than Their Themselves]
My first collection of poems was published by Bloodaxe Books, which was then a very new imprint. Helen Dunmore
[ Books Collection First Imprint New Poems Published Then Very Which]
Today's public figures can no longer write their own speeches or books, and there is some evidence that they can't read them either. Gore Vidal
[ Books Either Evidence Figures Longer Own Public Read Some Speeches Their Them Today Write]
I'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 spend my happiest hours in reading Vedantic books. They are to me like the light of the morning, like the pure air of the mountains - so simple, so true, if once understood. Max Muller
[ Air Books Happiest Hours Light Morning Mountains Once Pure Reading Simple Spend True Understood]
That is a good book which is opened with expectation, and closed with delight and profit. Amos Bronson Alcott
[ Book Closed Delight Expectation Good Opened Profit Which]
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]
It is more than a book, it is an institution which rules the Christian world. Philip Schaff
[ Book Christian Institution More Rules Than Which World]
If there's a book you really want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it. Toni Morrison
[ Been Book Hasn Must Read Really Then Want Write Written Yet]
I think my books talk about kids learning to like and respect themselves and each other. You can't write a message book; you just tell the best story you know how to tell. Paula Danziger
[ Best Book Books Each How Just Kids Know Learning Message Other Respect Story Talk Tell Themselves Think Write]
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]
The reason why so few good books are written is that so few people who can write know anything. Walter Bagehot
[ Anything Books Few Good Know Reason Why Write Written]
The pleasure of all reading is doubled when one lives with another who shares the same books. Katherine Mansfield
[ Another Books Doubled Lives Pleasure Reading Same Shares]
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]
I was so flattered that someone wanted me to write a book, I said I would. It was published in 1969. Jilly Cooper
[ Book Flattered Published Said Someone Wanted Would Write]
Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint. Mark Twain
[ Books Careful Die Health May Reading]
Serial killers are everywhere! Well, perhaps not in our neighborhood, but on our television screens, at the movie theatres, and in rows and rows of books at our local Borders or Barnes and Noble Booksellers. Pat Brown
[ Barnes Books Booksellers Borders Everywhere Killers Local Movie Neighborhood Noble Our Perhaps Rows Screens Serial Television Theatres Well]
People aren't quite sure what it means when a book is a Booker Prize winner. They're not quite sure what is being recommended, what literary values it stands for, because every year it stands for something different. Kazuo Ishiguro
[ Because Being Book Booker Different Every Literary Means Prize Quite Recommended Something Stands Sure Values Winner Year]
More books, more racing and more foolishness with cars and motorcycles are in the works. Brock Yates Car
[ Books Cars Foolishness More Motorcycles Racing Works]
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]
Someday I hope to write a book where the royalties will pay for the copies I give away. Clarence Darrow
[ Away Book Copies Give Hope Pay Royalties Someday Where Will Write]
When a new book is published, read an old one. Samuel Rogers
[ Book New Old Published Read]
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]
It is very, very easy not to be offended by a book. You just have to shut it. Salman Rushdie
[ Book Easy Just Offended Shut Very]
When I was still in prep school - 14, 15 - I started keeping notebooks, journals. I started writing, almost like landscape drawing or life drawing. I never kept a diary, I never wrote about my day and what happened to me, but I described things. John Irving
[ Almost Day Described Diary Drawing Happened Journals Keeping Kept Landscape Life Never Notebooks Prep School Started Still Things Writing Wrote]
The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head. Alexander Pope Intelligence
[ Blockhead Head His Learned Loads Lumber Read]
I don't know why Sinclair Lewis fell in love with me. He didn't get even the slightest response from me. But his letters were lovely. And the poems he wrote me were lovely. I used some of them in my book. Fay Wray
[ Book Even Fell Get His Know Letters Lewis Love Lovely Poems Response Slightest Some Them Used Were Why Wrote]
It's unbelievable, there's a book out attacking Gore, when he's the most unfortunate loser in political history. Vincent Bugliosi
[ Attacking Book Gore History Loser Most Out Political Unbelievable Unfortunate]
A man loses contact with reality if he is not surrounded by his books. Francois Mitterrand
[ Books Contact His Loses Man Reality Surrounded]
Currently I am working on another three books, doing a lot of magazine work, am shooting for fifteen stock agencies, plus my own photo library - all this keeps me quite busy! Nigel Dennis
[ Agencies Am Another Books Busy Currently Doing Fifteen Keeps Library Lot Magazine Own Photo Plus Quite Shooting Stock Three Work Working]
When I begin a book, I inevitably discover many things along the way, about the characters, their past histories and the political intrigues that surround them. This discovery process is vital, and I would not prejudice it by deciding too much in advance. David Brin
[ Advance Along Begin Book Characters Deciding Discover Discovery Histories Inevitably Intrigues Many Much Past Political Prejudice Process Surround Their Them Things Too Vital Way Would]
In my book I don't just demonstrate that free enterprise is the most efficient way of organizing an economy - which it is. I also show that it's an expression of American values, and, thus, that a fight for free enterprise is very much a fight for our culture. Arthur C. Brooks
[ Also American Book Culture Demonstrate Economy Efficient Enterprise Expression Fight Free Just Most Much Organizing Our Show Thus Values Very Way Which]
What a sense of security in an old book which time has criticized for us. James Russell Lowell
[ Book Criticized Old Security Sense Time Us Which]
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]
Children will not pretend to be enjoying books, and they will not read books because they have been told that these books are good. They are looking for delight. Helen Dunmore
[ Because Been Books Children Delight Enjoying Good Looking Pretend Read These Told Will]
A book is good company. It is full of conversation without loquacity. It comes to your longing with full instruction, but pursues you never. Henry Ward Beecher
[ Book Comes Company Conversation Full Good Instruction Longing Loquacity Never Pursues Without Your]
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]
My books always begin with a sentence and an image - not necessarily connected. Jeanette Winterson
[ Always Begin Books Connected Image Necessarily Sentence]
The Butcher Boy is a very great novel indeed and a very important Irish novel. The ambiguity of that is, he's writing a book about an appalling situation and he does it in a hilarious way. Stephen Rea
[ Ambiguity Appalling Book Boy Butcher Does Great Hilarious Important Indeed Irish Novel Situation Very Way Writing]
And Silence of the Lambs is a really smart book. Jonathan Franzen
[ Book Lambs Really Silence Smart]
I do give books as gifts sometimes, when people would rather have one than a new Ferrari. Dean Koontz
[ Books Ferrari Gifts Give New Rather Sometimes Than Would]
When you re-read a classic you do not see in the book more than you did before. You see more in you than there was before. Clifton Paul Fadiman
[ Before Book Classic Did More Re-Read See Than]
In books lies the soul of the whole past time. Thomas Carlyle
[ Books Lies Past Soul Time Whole]
A book is simply the container of an idea like a bottle; what is inside the book is what matters. Angela Carter
[ Book Bottle Container Idea Inside Matters Simply]
I don't know how the editors are going to take it or how it may be received. But to some extent I'm hoping that with the next book, when people pick it up and read it, it will scare the pants off of them. Christopher Darden
[ Book Editors Extent Going Hoping How Know May Next Off Pants Pick Read Received Scare Some Take Them Up Will]
Books had instant replay long before televised sports. Bern Williams
[ Before Books Had Instant Long Replay Sports Televised]
I was a little nervous backstage. But I had this book, Gandhi. I just read his quotes, closed my eyes and focused my thoughts. Presently, this book is my prized possession. Nafisa Joseph
[ Backstage Book Closed Eyes Focused Gandhi Had His Just Little Nervous Possession Presently Prized Quotes Read Thoughts]
Films and gramophone records, music, books and buildings show clearly how vigorously a man's life and work go on after his "death," whether we feel it or not, whether we are aware of the individual names or not. There is no such thing as death according to our view! Martin Bormann
[ According After Aware Books Buildings Clearly Death Feel Films Go His How Individual Life Man Music Names Our Records Show Such Thing View Vigorously Whether Work]
Nature is a book, a letter, a fairy tale (in the philosophical sense) or whatever you want to call it. Johann G. Hamann
[ Book Call Fairy Letter Nature Philosophical Sense Tale Want Whatever]
I suppose what's happened recently has confirmed suspicions I voiced in the book, and I think made clearer some of those things that I point out. For instance I have a section of the book where I talk about the possibility of torture. Peter Singer
[ Book Clearer Confirmed Happened Instance Made Out Point Possibility Recently Section Some Suppose Suspicions Talk Things Think Those Torture Voiced Where]
I'm writing a review of three books on feminism and science, and it's about social constructionism. So I would say I'm a social constructionist, whatever that means. Clifford Geertz
[ Books Feminism Means Review Say Science Social Three Whatever Would Writing]
A large wildlife book, start to finish, could take one to two years, but then I would expect to get several good (nature) magazine features off the back of this, plus of course a lot of stock. Nigel Dennis
[ Back Book Could Course Expect Features Finish Get Good Large Lot Magazine Nature Off Plus Several Start Stock Take Then Two Wildlife Would Years]
Sometimes some of these little side excursions are useful and I manage to fit them in the book somewhere. Jack Vance
[ Book Excursions Fit Little Manage Side Some Sometimes Somewhere Them These Useful]
I wrote a few children's books... not on purpose. Steven Wright
[ Books Children Few Purpose Wrote]
Most people - and particularly people whose lives have nothing to do with books at all - are intrigued by the idea that somebody wants to listen to them and get it right. Martin C. Smith
[ Books Get Idea Intrigued Listen Lives Most Nothing Particularly Right Somebody Them Wants Whose]
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]
There were two free public libraries within walking distance of my home; I remember taking six books home from every visit, the limit set by the library. Martin Lewis Perl
[ Books Distance Every Free Home Libraries Library Limit Public Remember Set Six Taking Two Visit Walking Were Within]
I guess if one set of my books was selling like Stephen King's, and the other wasn't selling at all, editors would want me to do the ones that sold like Stephen King's. But they seem to be willing to let me pick what I want to do next. Fred Saberhagen
[ Books Editors Guess King Next Ones Other Pick Seem Selling Set Sold Stephen Want Willing Would]
From a good book, I want to be taken to the very edge. I want a glimpse into that outer darkness. Mark Haddon
[ Book Darkness Edge Glimpse Good Into Outer Taken Very Want]
My wife and I love to read. We're going to have to move out to make room for the books! And we have our dogs. Gale Gordon
[ Books Dogs Going Love Make Move Our Out Read Room Wife]
Keeping books on social aid is capitalistic nonsense. I just use the money for the poor. I can't stop to count it. Evita Peron History
[ Aid Books Capitalistic Count Just Keeping Money Nonsense Poor Social Stop Use]
All the characters in my books are imagined, but all have a bit of who I am in them - much like the characters in your dreams are all formed by who you are. Alice Hoffman
[ Am Bit Books Characters Dreams Formed Imagined Much Them Your]
Books, I found, had the power to make time stand still, retreat or fly into the future. Jim Bishop
[ Books Fly Found Future Had Into Make Power Retreat Stand Still Time]
I feel less alone when I read the books of Ratzinger. Oriana Fallaci
[ Alone Books Feel Less Read]
Books don't exist unless you read them. And it's a two way process - you write the book as you read it and you fill in the gaps. You discover it and you put the marks together and without you doing it they're just marks. Samuel West
[ Book Books Discover Doing Exist Fill Gaps Just Marks Process Put Read Them Together Two Unless Way Without Write]
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]
In Endless Quest books, you start the plot, and the character has to make choices. Then you have to write one choice over here, one choice over there. The author might get one or two choices out. Margaret Weis
[ Author Books Character Choice Choices Endless Get Here Make Might Out Over Plot Quest Start Then Two Write]
My shorthand answer is that I try to write the kind of book that I would like to read. If I can make it clear and interesting and compelling to me, then I hope maybe it will be for the reader. David McCullough
[ Answer Book Clear Compelling Hope Interesting Kind Make Maybe Read Reader Shorthand Then Try Will Would Write]
The 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 like to act. I work for scale. I don't have an acting agent. I'm in the book. John Sayles
[ Act Acting Agent Book Scale Work]
In any case, A New Kind of Science is a wonderful book, and I'm still absorbing its teachings. Rudy Rucker
[ Absorbing Any Book Case Kind New Science Still Teachings Wonderful]
The thing that we are trying to do at facebook, is just help people connect and communicate more efficiently. Mark Zuckerberg
[ Communicate Connect Efficiently Help Just More Thing Trying]
I often reread books I have written. Taylor Caldwell
[ Books Often Reread Written]
Living is like tearing through a museum. Not until later do you really start absorbing what you saw, thinking about it, looking it up in a book, and remembering - because you can't take it in all at once. Audrey Hepburn
[ Absorbing Because Book Later Living Looking Museum Once Really Remembering Saw Start Take Tearing Thinking Through Until Up]
Moby Dick - that book is so amazing. I just realized that it starts with two characters meeting in bed; that's how my book begins, too, but I hadn't noticed the parallel before, two characters forced to share a bed, reluctantly. Michael Chabon
[ Amazing Bed Before Begins Book Characters Forced Hadn How Just Meeting Moby Noticed Parallel Realized Reluctantly Share Starts Too Two]
The very quick and high sales of the book caught us off guard, but fortunately we got the second edition from the printers at the end of last week and the shops should now be stocked again. Hansie Cronje
[ Again Book Caught Edition End Fortunately Got Guard High Last Now Off Printers Quick Sales Second Shops Should Us Very Week]
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out. Georg C. Lichtenberg
[ Ape Apostle Book Hardly Into Likely Look Looks Mirror Out]
A book, like a landscape, is a state of consciousness varying with readers. Ernest Dimnet
[ Book Consciousness Landscape Readers State Varying]
Life is a game with many rules but no referee. One learns how to play it more by watching it than by consulting any book, including the holy book. Small wonder, then, that so many play dirty, that so few win, that so many lose. Joseph Brodsky
[ Any Book Consulting Dirty Few Game Holy How Including Learns Life Lose Many More Play Referee Rules Small Than Then Watching Win Wonder]
Book tours are almost designed to beat out of an author any affection he has for his book. Michael Lewis
[ Affection Almost Any Author Beat Book Designed His Out Tours]
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]
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]
But everything of value about me is in my books. V. S. Naipaul
[ Books Everything Value]
Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime. Martin Luther
[ Alone Books Every Leaf Lord Our Promise Resurrection Springtime Written]
All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn. Ernest Hemingway
[ American Book Called Comes Finn Huckleberry Literature Mark Modern Twain]
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]
Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all. Abraham Lincoln
[ Books His Man New Original Serve Show Those Thoughts Very]
Books are only the shadow and life the real thing. I believe this as strongly as any belief I hold. Esther Forbes
[ Any Belief Believe Books Hold Life Only Real Shadow Strongly Thing]
Winning the Pulitzer is wonderful and it's an honor and I feel so humbled and so grateful, but I think that I'll think of it very much as the final sort of final moment for this book and put it behind me along with the rest of the book, as I write more books. Jhumpa Lahiri
[ Along Behind Book Books Feel Final Grateful Honor Humbled Moment More Much Pulitzer Put Rest Sort Think Very Winning Wonderful Write]
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]
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 don't sell enough books to pay for the lawyers, however. And these various problems finally became too much. Peter Sotos
[ Became Books Enough Finally However Lawyers Much Pay Problems Sell These Too Various]
You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them. Ray Bradbury
[ Books Burn Culture Destroy Get Just Reading Stop Them]
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]
Yeah, I think A Confederacy of Dunces is probably the perfect New Orleans book. Poppy Z. Brite
[ Book Confederacy Dunces New Orleans Perfect Probably Think Yeah]
Movies can't ruin books. They can only ruin movies. S. E. Hinton
[ Books Movies Only Ruin]
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]
The first function of a book review should be, I believe, to give some idea of the contents and character of the book. Walter Kaufmann
[ Believe Book Character Contents First Function Give Idea Review Should Some]
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]
Look at lots of exhibitions and books, and don't get hung up on cameras and technical things. Photography is about images. Fay Godwin
[ Books Cameras Exhibitions Get Hung Images Look Lots Photography Technical Things Up]
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]
If a university official's letter accusing a speaker of having a proclivity to commit speech crimes before she's given the speech - which then leads to Facebook postings demanding that Ann Coulter be hurt, a massive riot and a police-ordered cancellation of the speech - is not hate speech, then there is no such thing as hate speech. Ann Coulter
[ Accusing Before Commit Crimes Demanding Given Hate Having Hurt Leads Letter Massive Official Riot She Speaker Speech Such Then Thing University Which]
I don't believe in personal immortality; the only way I expect to have some version of such a thing is through my books. Isaac Asimov
[ Believe Books Expect Immortality Only Personal Some Such Thing Through Version Way]
To read a book, to think it over, and to write out notes is a useful exercise; a book which will not repay some hard thought is not worth publishing. Maria Mitchell
[ Book Exercise Hard Notes Out Over Publishing Read Repay Some Think Thought Useful Which Will Worth Write]
I was reading a book... 'the history of glue' - I couldn't put it down. Tim Vine
[ Book Down Glue History Put Reading]
'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]
The simplest science book is over my head. James Merrill
[ Book Head Over Science Simplest]
Most adults, unlike most children, understand the difference between a book that will hold them spellbound for a rainy Sunday afternoon and a book that will put them in touch with a part of themselves they didn't even know existed. Mark Haddon
[ Adults Afternoon Between Book Children Difference Even Existed Hold Know Most Part Put Rainy Sunday Them Themselves Touch Understand Unlike Will]
I'd sold the book first. Actually to a paperback publisher. I had nothing. I just had the idea. William Peter Blatty
[ Actually Book First Had Idea Just Nothing Paperback Publisher Sold]
One sheds one's sicknesses in books - repeats and presents again one's emotions, to be master of them. David Herbert Lawrence
[ Again Books Emotions Master Presents Repeats Sheds Sicknesses Them]
First you wonder if they're separate stories, but no, they're not, they're contingent stories and they form a pattern. And you begin with some of the island as the place to which the heroine of the book returns. Robert Creeley
[ Begin Book Contingent First Form Heroine Island Pattern Place Returns Separate Some Stories Which Wonder]
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]
I don't know how Frank presented the old Mothers, since I never read the book. There might be some opinions on what he said, but I - or anyone else - could not make any corrections to anything Frank did. Jimmy Carl Black
[ Any Anyone Anything Book Corrections Could Did Else Frank How Know Make Might Mothers Never Old Opinions Presented Read Said Since Some]
I doubt I'll ever do another book collaboration; I've been spoiled. Roger and I both happened to move to New Mexico at about the same time, when we each had a family of young kids to raise. Socializing seemed to lead naturally to working together. Fred Saberhagen
[ Another Been Book Both Collaboration Doubt Each Ever Family Had Happened Kids Lead Mexico Move Naturally New Raise Roger Same Seemed Socializing Spoiled Time Together Working Young]
Give me five minutes with a person's checkbook, and I will tell you where their heart is. Billy Graham
[ Five Give Heart Minutes Person Tell Their Where Will]
Men do not understand books until they have a certain amount of life, or at any rate no man understands a deep book, until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents. Ezra Pound
[ Amount Any Book Books Certain Contents Deep Least Life Lived Man Men Part Rate Seen Understand Understands Until]
I basically only read books that are over 2,000 years old. Hans-Georg Gadamer
[ Basically Books Old Only Over Read Years]
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]
Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disenfranchised. No barrier of the senses shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourses of my book friends. They talk to me without embarrassment or awkwardness. Helen Keller
[ Am Awkwardness Barrier Book Discourses Disenfranchised Embarrassment Friends Gracious Here Literature Out Senses Shuts Sweet Talk Utopia Without]
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]
I have become infected, now that I see how beautifully a book is coming out of all this. Carl Sandburg
[ Beautifully Become Book Coming How Infected Now Out See]
The movie is actually from a book by Stephen King called The Body. When they were gonna put it to a motion picture, they found the story was a bit too strong for the title The Body, based on a young kid's movie. It would be too heavy. Ben E. King
[ Actually Based Bit Body Book Called Found Gonna Heavy Kid King Motion Movie Picture Put Stephen Story Strong Title Too Were Would Young]
When you have mastered numbers, you will in fact no longer be reading numbers, any more than you read words when reading books You will be reading meanings. W. E. B. Du Bois
[ Any Books Fact Longer Mastered Meanings More Numbers Read Reading Than Will Words]
Nobody's going to write a book about me, because nobody's going to find anything worth writing a book about. Jack K. Cooke
[ Anything Because Book Find Going Nobody Worth Write Writing]
We found nothing grand in the history of the Jews nor in the morals inculcated in the Pentateuch. I know of no other books that so fully teach the subjection and degradation of woman. Elizabeth Cady Stanton
[ Books Degradation Found Fully Grand History Inculcated Jews Know Morals Nor Nothing Other Subjection Teach Woman]
I love comic books and always did as a kid. Rick Moody
[ Always Books Comic Did Kid Love]
It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who had ever been alive. James A. Baldwin
[ Alive Been Books Connected Ever Had Most Taught Things Tormented Very Were]
I have also written a book about the Giving of the Torah, and a book on the Days of Awe, and a book on the books of Israel that have been written since the day the Torah was given to Israel. Shmuel Y. Agnon
[ Also Awe Been Book Books Day Days Given Giving Israel Since Torah Written]
I have learned to do more with less, so you don't see the big books anymore. Terry Brooks
[ Anymore Big Books Learned Less More See]
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]
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]
I wrote a book called The Taste of New Wine because I couldn't find a book that talked about the reality of the situation and how we were dishonest and afraid. Keith Miller
[ Afraid Because Book Called Dishonest Find How New Reality Situation Talked Taste Were Wine Wrote]
I have some friends, some honest friends, and honest friends are few; My pipe of briar, my open fire, A book that's not too new. Robert Service
[ Book Few Fire Friends Honest New Open Pipe Some Too]
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]
I am writing a book about the Crusades so dull that I can scarcely write it. Hilaire Belloc
[ Am Book Crusades Dull Scarcely Write Writing]
Jewish villages were built in the place of Arab villages. You do not even know the names of these Arab villages, and I do not blame you because geography books no longer exist. Moshe Dayan
[ Arab Because Blame Books Built Even Exist Geography Jewish Know Longer Names Place These Villages Were]
There were a lot of adventure books for boys, historical novels by Kenneth Roberts, and whatever mystery novels the alarmed librarian imagined might not corrupt an eager but innocent youth. Peter Straub
[ Adventure Alarmed Books Boys Corrupt Eager Historical Imagined Innocent Kenneth Librarian Lot Might Mystery Novels Roberts Were Whatever Youth]
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 think God destined that I play. I think it's all in the books already. Michelle Wie
[ Already Books Destined God Play Think]
I thought it must be pure science fiction. But when I checked it out I found a lot of magazine articles that actually supported the theory behind the book which was incredible. That's when I decided to acquire the rights of the book and everything went from there. Roland Emmerich
[ Acquire Actually Articles Behind Book Checked Decided Everything Fiction Found Incredible Lot Magazine Must Out Pure Rights Science Supported Theory Thought Went Which]
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]
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]
I love the idea that we put in jokes the kids don't get. And that later, when they grow up and read a few books and go to college and watch the show again, they can get it on a completely different level. Matt Groening
[ Again Books College Completely Different Few Get Go Grow Idea Jokes Kids Later Level Love Put Read Show Up Watch]
I may be only a fish and chip shop lady, but some of these economists need to get their heads out of the textbooks and get a job in the real world. I would not even let one of them handle my grocery shopping. Pauline Hanson
[ Chip Economists Even Fish Get Grocery Handle Heads Job Lady May Need Only Out Real Shop Shopping Some Textbooks Their Them These World Would]
Flavor Five is a book with recipes using five ingredients to possibly be cooked in just five minutes. It will be very user-friendly for the home cook on the run. Rocco DiSpirito
[ Book Cook Cooked Five Flavor Home Ingredients Just Minutes Possibly Recipes Run User-Friendly Using Very Will]
Dr. Phil was very helpful and caring. I believe he helped all of us there and watching how to better relate, understand, and communicate with our families and loved ones. Dr. Phil recommended reading my new book. Louie Anderson
[ Believe Better Book Caring Communicate Dr Families Helped Helpful How Loved New Ones Our Phil Reading Recommended Relate Understand Us Very Watching]
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books. Alvin Lee
[ Anywhere Books Go Make Read World]
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]
I've been very lucky in the characters I've chosen. Up until last year I was a nobody. I did jobs I booked because I needed to put food in my mouth. Kristen Bell
[ Because Been Booked Characters Chosen Did Food Jobs Last Lucky Mouth Needed Nobody Put Until Up Very Year]
When it comes to housework the one thing no book of household management can ever tell you is how to begin. Or maybe I mean why. Katharine Whitehorn
[ Begin Book Comes Ever Household Housework How Management Maybe Mean Tell Thing Why]
The book was at a reasonably high position on the New York Times... before I was in the country. I thought it would be an interesting experiment to see if my presence here would push it up or down. Kazuo Ishiguro
[ Before Book Country Down Experiment Here High Interesting New Position Presence Push Reasonably See Thought Times Up Would York]
Doesn't anyone here think this sounds like a vision of hell? While we are all competing or dying, when will there be time for sex or music or books? Stop the world, I want to get off. Howard Stringer
[ Anyone Books Competing Dying Get Hell Here Music Off Sex Sounds Stop Think Time Vision Want While Will World]
What these books have conclusively proven is that the diffence between men and women is exactly 38 pages. Paul Scofield
[ Between Books Conclusively Exactly Men Pages Proven These Women]
When we were first offered a book deal prior to Avon's, they were trying to get us to change it from the first-person story into a how-to book, and they were offering us some decent money. My agent told me; "you should really consider this". Kenny Loggins
[ Agent Avon Book Change Consider Deal Decent First First-Person First-Person Get Into Money Offered Offering Prior Really Should Some Story Told Trying Us Were]
The Bible remained for me a book of books, still divine - but divine in the sense that all great books are divine which teach men how to live righteously. Joseph Joubert
[ Bible Book Books Divine Great How Live Men Remained Righteously Sense Still Teach Which]
What I do in my book is let people know about these programs. Matthew Lesko
[ Book Know Programs These]
Without books I would not have become a vivacious reader, and if you are not a reader you are not a writer. Ken Follet
[ Become Books Reader Without Would Writer]
I read of the Kalamazoo girl who killed herself after reading the book. I am not at all surprised. She lived in Kalamazoo, for one thing, and then she read the book. Mary MacLane
[ After Am Book Girl Herself Killed Lived Read Reading She Surprised Then Thing]
I've always been an avid reader. If I don't have a book in the car, I'll stop and pick one up just to have something to read. I don't even remember learning to read. Janis Ian
[ Always Avid Been Book Car Even Just Learning Pick Read Reader Remember Something Stop Up]
Bonfire of the Vanities: The lesson of that book is, never start believing your own press. Charles James
[ Believing Bonfire Book Lesson Never Own Press Start Vanities Your]
Publishing is a very mysterious business. It is hard to predict what kind of sale or reception a book will have, and advertising seems to do very little good. Thomas Wolfe
[ Advertising Book Business Good Hard Kind Little Mysterious Predict Publishing Reception Sale Seems Very Will]
We can tell our values by looking at our checkbook stubs. Gloria Steinem
[ Looking Our Tell Values]
Everything in the world exists to end up in a book. Hosea Ballou
[ Book End Everything Exists Up World]
I thought a dignified thing to do would be to live in the country by the time I'm 50 and write books. Julian Clary
[ Books Country Dignified Live Thing Thought Time Would Write]
A real book is not one that we read, but one that reads us. W. H. Auden
[ Book Read Reads Real Us]
My gut feeling is that paper and ink are going to be with us for a long time yet, and in substantial quantities, though certainly books are now going to be available in other forms. Fred Saberhagen
[ Available Books Certainly Feeling Forms Going Gut Ink Long Now Other Paper Quantities Substantial Though Time Us Yet]
We still have pretty good sales, especially for the art books. Glenn Danzig
[ Art Books Especially Good Pretty Sales Still]
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]
My dream was to be known as a writer and to be able to produce at least one book that would be read by people. That dream came true with the publication of my first novel - and all the rest has been a sweet bonus. Robert Cormier
[ Able Been Bonus Book Came Dream First Known Least Novel Produce Publication Read Rest Sweet True Would Writer]
You come to work because the office is a resource: The office is a place where you can meet with other people, and the office has libraries of books and information on CD-ROM that might help you with your work. Jay Chiat
[ Because Books Cd-Rom Come Help Information Libraries Meet Might Office Other Place Resource Where Work Your]
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and of elevated opinions. John Dawkins
[ Books Elevated Fond Lofty Man Opinions Thought Usually]
The main benefit of the book for the more experienced practitioners is as an evangelical tool. The book will give you some ways of expressing the value and importance of your work that you may not have had before. Jesse James Garrett
[ Before Benefit Book Evangelical Experienced Expressing Give Had Importance Main May More Practitioners Some Tool Value Ways Will Work Your]
I wanted the feel in these books to be like an epic fantasy, with kings, queens, dukes and court politics, but of course like what I was explaining before, about making the science make sense, you have to make the politics make sense, too. Kevin J. Anderson
[ Before Books Course Court Dukes Epic Explaining Fantasy Feel Kings Make Making Politics Queens Science Sense These Too Wanted]
My second book, Follow Me Down had some success, got good critical notices, went into a second printing and things like that, but Shiloh was by far the most successful of those first five novels. Shelby Foote
[ Book Critical Down Far First Five Follow Good Got Had Into Most Notices Novels Printing Second Shiloh Some Success Successful Things Those Went]
Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of ages through which they passed. William Temple
[ Ages Books Chief Esteem Passed Proverbs Receive Stamp Their Through Value Which]
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]
Every book is a children's book if the kid can read! Mitch Hedberg
[ Book Children Every Kid Read]
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]
I haven't been the kind of writer about whom book-length academic studies have been written. Manuel Puig
[ Academic Been Haven Kind Studies Whom Writer Written]
In the 1950s we use to feel that television was taking away our comic readership; with today's exciting, powerfully visual movies I have to wonder about their effect on the kids' loyalty to the comic book medium all over again. Joe Simon
[ Again Away Book Comic Effect Exciting Feel Kids Loyalty Medium Movies Our Over Powerfully Readership Taking Television Their Today Use Visual Wonder]
It's nice to be in a situation where the two books that I write for a sort of regular monthly income are also works that I enjoy immensely, rather than them being some kind of bread and butter, do it because you have to do it. Garth Ennis
[ Also Because Being Books Bread Butter Enjoy Immensely Income Kind Monthly Nice Rather Regular Situation Some Sort Than Them Two Where Works Write]
In World War II, the book you have in front of you, it was said and it is probably true, that there was not a single American who did not know the name of somebody serving in uniform. Oliver North
[ American Book Did Front Ii Know Name Probably Said Serving Single Somebody True Uniform War World]
Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind, which are delivered down from generation to generation as presents to the posterity of those who are yet unborn. Joseph Addison
[ Books Delivered Down Generation Genius Great Leaves Legacies Mankind Posterity Presents Those Unborn Which Yet]
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'm trying to finish my book on the Kennedy assassination. Vincent Bugliosi
[ Assassination Book Finish Kennedy Trying]
A book is like a piece of rope; it takes on meaning only in connection with the things it holds together. Norman Cousins
[ Book Connection Holds Meaning Only Piece Rope Takes Things Together]
In the case of my book, I don't think it's really the coming-out gay novel that everyone really needed, even though it was received as such. The boy is too creepy, he betrays his teacher, the only adult man with whom he's enjoyed a sexual experience, etc. Edmund White
[ Adult Betrays Book Boy Case Creepy Enjoyed Etc Even Everyone Experience Gay His Man Needed Novel Only Really Received Sexual Such Teacher Think Though Too Whom]
My book has a very simple surface, but there are layers of irony and paradox all the way through it. Mark Haddon
[ Book Irony Layers Paradox Simple Surface Through Very Way]
Writing a book of poetry is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo. Don Marquis
[ Book Canyon Down Dropping Echo Grand Poetry Rose Waiting Writing]
Tim sends me a fairly ambitious workup in notebook form noting the passages we're going to cover and the chronology of the biblical events, and his commentaries on those things he's read and written. Jerry B. Jenkins
[ Ambitious Biblical Chronology Commentaries Cover Events Fairly Form Going His Notebook Noting Passages Read Sends Things Those Tim Written]
Dreams are illustrations... from the book your soul is writing about you. Marsha Norman
[ Book Dreams Illustrations Soul Writing Your]
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]
It's like why people read scary books or go see scary movies. Because it creates a distance. They're scared, but they're not going to get hurt. Vincent D'Onofrio
[ Because Books Creates Distance Get Go Going Hurt Movies Read Scared Scary See Why]
I live alone, with cats, books, pictures, fresh vegetables to cook, the garden, the hens to feed. Jeanette Winterson Pet
[ Alone Books Cats Cook Feed Fresh Garden Hens Live Pictures Vegetables]
There is not one big cosmic meaning for all, there is only the meaning we each give to our life, an individual meaning, an individual plot, like an individual novel, a book for each person. Anais Nin
[ Big Book Cosmic Each Give Individual Life Meaning Novel Only Our Person Plot]
She told fortunes for a living. It's a wacky book and was great fun to write. It is very much a look at what life was like for women in Australia in the 1960's. Colleen McCullough
[ Australia Book Fortunes Fun Great Life Living Look Much She Told Very Wacky Women Write]
My parents came to visit every two months and brought plenty of books. Mathias Rust
[ Books Brought Came Every Months Parents Plenty Two Visit]
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]
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]
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]
Mark Twain's Roughing It is a book that many people don't know about, but I highly recommend to anybody at any age. Chuck Jones
[ Age Any Anybody Book Highly Know Many Mark Recommend Twain]
Don't judge a book by its thickness either. Craig Bruce
[ Book Either Judge Thickness]
The connections I draw between human nature and political systems in my new book, for example, were prefigured in the debates during the Enlightenment and during the framing of the American Constitution. Steven Pinker
[ American Between Book Connections Constitution Debates Draw During Enlightenment Example Framing Human Nature New Political Systems Were]
Books are the blessed chloroform of the mind. Oswald Chambers
[ Blessed Books Chloroform Mind]
Thrillers have been traditionally very masculine books; the women characters often rather decorative. Ken Follett
[ Been Books Characters Decorative Masculine Often Rather Thrillers Traditionally Very Women]
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 have to finish this book tour of almost 30 cities. Iris Chang
[ Almost Book Cities Finish Tour]
What I think happens, and that you have to acknowledge though, is that a director uses a book as a launching pad for his own work and that's always very flattering. Katherine Dunn
[ Acknowledge Always Book Director Flattering Happens His Launching Own Pad Think Though Uses Very Work]
It's almost like these games are the modern day comic books, especially when you play Alone in the Dark. There's a real story that goes along with it and a movie seemed like the right kind of transition to make. Christian Slater
[ Almost Alone Along Books Comic Dark Day Especially Games Goes Kind Make Modern Movie Play Real Right Seemed Story These Transition]
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]
Jane Austen was writing about boring people with desperately limited lives. We forget this because we've seen too many of her books on screen. Mark Haddon
[ Austen Because Books Boring Desperately Forget Her Jane Limited Lives Many Screen Seen Too Writing]
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]
I used to walk to school with my nose buried in a book. Jeremy Collier
[ Book Buried Nose School Used Walk]
Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house. Henry Ward Beecher
[ Beautifully Books Else Furnishes Furniture House Made Nothing]
When I was growing up in the 1960s, there was starting to be more books geared towards young adults. Alison Bechdel
[ Adults Books Geared Growing More Starting Towards Up Young]
My last comment was, though, that Congress has cooked the books. Don Nickles
[ Books Comment Congress Cooked Last Though]
The English Bible - a book which, if everything else in our language should perish, would alone suffice to show the whole extent of its beauty and power. Thomas B. Macaulay
[ Alone Beauty Bible Book Else English Everything Extent Language Our Perish Power Should Show Suffice Which Whole Would]
My favorite monologue in the book is Kate Harrington's story of her relationship with Truman. George Plimpton
[ Book Favorite Her Kate Monologue Relationship Story Truman]
My favorite book of all time is Cold Comfort Farm, by Stella Gibbons. Meg Cabot
[ Book Cold Comfort Farm Favorite Gibbons Stella Time]
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]
What you don't know would make a great book. Sydney Smith
[ Book Great Know Make Would]
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]
The oldest books are only just out to those who have not read them. Samuel Butler
[ Books Just Oldest Only Out Read Them Those]
If you look at my bookings, they've gone down each season. That's something I'm trying to keep improving. On the pitch you don't want any silly bookings. Wayne Rooney
[ Any Down Each Gone Improving Keep Look Pitch Season Silly Something Trying Want]
Not as ours the books of old - Things that steam can stamp and fold; Not as ours the books of yore - Rows of type, and nothing more. Austin Dobson
[ Books Fold More Nothing Old Ours Rows Stamp Steam Things Type]
The reason that there are so few good books written is that so few people who write know anything. Walter Bagehot
[ Anything Books Few Good Know Reason Write Written]
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 Bible is worth all the other books which have ever been printed. Patrick Henry
[ Been Bible Books Ever Other Printed Which Worth]
I might go on discussing this subject at great length, but after all is said, done, and written, my own book of experiences will best show what these obstacles are, and how I managed to overcome them to some extent. Major Taylor
[ After Best Book Discussing Done Experiences Extent Go Great How Length Managed Might Obstacles Overcome Own Said Show Some Subject Them These Will Written]
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]
Every time I look at my pocketbook, I see Jackie Robinson. Willie Mays
[ Every Jackie Look Pocketbook Robinson See Time]
The Twist was a guided missile launched from the ghetto into the heart of suburbia. The Twist succeeded, as politics, religion and law could never do, in writing in the heart and soul what the Supreme Court could only write on the books. Eldridge Cleaver
[ Books Could Court Ghetto Guided Heart Into Launched Law Missile Never Only Politics Religion Soul Suburbia Succeeded Supreme Twist Write Writing]
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]
What a book a devil's chaplain might write on the clumsy, wasteful, blundering, low, and horribly cruel work of nature! Charles Darwin
[ Book Clumsy Cruel Devil Horribly Low Might Nature Wasteful Work Write]
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]
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]
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]
Which is a wonderful irony, I have property there. I go back every chance I get. One of the main reasons I actually wrote the book, agreed to write it having never wanted to do that in my life, very intimidating by the way to write a book. Sela Ward
[ Actually Agreed Back Book Chance Every Get Go Having Intimidating Irony Life Main Never Property Reasons Very Wanted Way Which Wonderful Write Wrote]
I've written enough books with real celebrities, such as Walter Payton and Hank Aaron and Billy Graham, to know that fame looks good only to people who don't have it. Jerry B. Jenkins
[ Aaron Billy Books Celebrities Enough Fame Good Graham Hank Know Looks Only Real Such Walter Written]
Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind. James Russell Lowell
[ Another Bees Books Carry Mind Quickening Which]
All that mankind has done, thought or been: it is lying as in magic preservation in the pages of books. Thomas Carlyle
[ Been Books Done Lying Magic Mankind Pages Preservation Thought]
I was well traveled, and I created this illusion of literacy through reading and writing. I wrote a book of short stories. Tom T. Hall
[ Book Created Illusion Literacy Reading Short Stories Through Traveled Well Writing Wrote]
I wanted to define the vocabulary of a wedding both visually and intellectually. The book is about more than weddings or wedding dresses. It's a metaphor for women's lives, their creativity. Vera Wang
[ Book Both Creativity Define Dresses Intellectually Lives Metaphor More Than Their Visually Vocabulary Wanted Wedding Weddings Women]
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]
I began writing a book on love because I felt that the United States is moving away from love. Bell Hooks
[ Away Because Began Book Felt Love Moving States United Writing]
A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books. Walt Whitman Nature
[ Books Metaphysics More Satisfies Than Window]
I've heard rumors that the Petersons are writing a book. It will be very interesting to see what they have to say, but I don't know anything about the Rochas. Catherine Crier
[ Anything Book Heard Interesting Know Rumors Say See Very Will Writing]
We do not believe that the Marxist program, which embodies the continuity of the experience of the actual class struggle and real revolutions of the last one hundred and fifty years, is a definitely closed book. Ernest Mandel
[ Actual Believe Book Class Closed Continuity Definitely Embodies Experience Fifty Hundred Last Marxist Program Real Revolutions Struggle Which Years]
It's a very good historical book about history. Dan Quayle History
[ Book Good Historical History Very]
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]
I read the book of Job last night, I don't think God comes out well in it. Virginia Woolf
[ Book Comes God Job Last Night Out Read Think Well]
That is sad until one recalls how many bad books the world may yet be spared because of the busyness of writers. Gore Vidal
[ Bad Because Books Busyness How Many May Recalls Sad Spared Until World Writers Yet]
However, if I can expand this to Top Cow or Avatar I'm helping the sales, however small, on my Marvel books because I'm almost certain to pick up some new readers. Mark Millar
[ Almost Because Books Certain Cow Expand Helping However Marvel New Pick Readers Sales Small Some Top Up]
At that time, I had recently finished a book called Amazing Grace, which many people tell me is a very painful book to read. Well, if it was painful to read, it was also painful to write. I had pains in my chest for two years while I was writing that book. Jonathan Kozol
[ Also Amazing Book Called Chest Finished Grace Had Many Painful Pains Read Recently Tell Time Two Very Well Which While Write Writing Years]
If an army of monkeys were strumming on typewriters, they might write all the books in the British Museum. Arthur Eddington
[ Army Books British Might Monkeys Museum Typewriters Were Write]
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]
The best books for a man are not always those which the wise recommend, but often those which meet the peculiar wants, the natural thirst of his mind, and therefore awaken interest and rivet thought. William Ellery Channing
[ Always Awaken Best Books His Interest Man Meet Mind Natural Often Peculiar Recommend Therefore Thirst Those Thought Wants Which Wise]
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]
I carry a notebook full of sketches of pictures I want to take - they are really scruffy sketches, but at least I am going out there with a clear objective. Nigel Dennis
[ Am Carry Clear Full Going Least Notebook Objective Out Pictures Really Sketches Take Want]
I don't sign contracts for my books. Andrew Vachss
[ Books Contracts Sign]
When we read a story, we inhabit it. The covers of the book are like a roof and four walls. What is to happen next will take place within the four walls of the story. And this is possible because the story's voice makes everything its own. John Berger
[ Because Book Covers Everything Four Happen Inhabit Makes Next Own Place Possible Read Roof Story Take Voice Walls Will Within]
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]
One trouble with developing speed reading skills is that by the time you realize a book is boring you've already finished it. Franklin P. Jones
[ Already Book Boring Developing Finished Reading Realize Skills Speed Time Trouble]
Another thing that's quite different in writing a book as a practicing newspaperman is that if you look at what you've written the next morning and you think you didn't get it quite right, you can fix it. Adam Clymer
[ Another Book Different Fix Get Look Morning Newspaperman Next Practicing Quite Right Thing Think Writing Written]
Only in the most unusual cases is it useful to determine whether a book is good or bad; for it is just as rare for it to be one or the other. It is usually both. Robert Musil
[ Bad Book Both Cases Determine Good Just Most Only Other Rare Unusual Useful Usually Whether]
For English assignments I was constantly coming up with these strange adventure stories... But I actually wanted to be an artist, or maybe work in the comic book industry. Paul Kane
[ Actually Adventure Artist Assignments Book Comic Coming Constantly English Industry Maybe Stories Strange These Up Wanted Work]
I don't know what your childhood was like, but we didn't have much money. We'd go to a movie on a Saturday night, then on Wednesday night my parents would walk us over to the library. It was such a big deal, to go in and get my own book. Robert Redford
[ Big Book Childhood Deal Get Go Know Library Money Movie Much Night Over Own Parents Saturday Such Then Us Walk Wednesday Would Your]
You know, he would go and look at different funny books because he wanted his character to be different and make different faces. I saw a funny book in his room and it looked like the same character he was playing. It was about a duck. Bubba Smith
[ Because Book Books Character Different Duck Faces Funny Go His Know Look Looked Make Playing Room Same Saw Wanted Would]
I started writing books for children because I could illustrate them myself and because, in my innocence, I thought they'd be easier. Mark Haddon
[ Because Books Children Could Easier Illustrate Innocence Myself Started Them Thought Writing]
One thing that's coming up a lot is: are you as grumpy as you appear from this Black Books thing. Dylan Moran
[ Appear Black Books Coming Grumpy Lot Thing Up]
Quite simply, federal laws already on the books aimed at stopping the flow of illegal immigration must be enforced. Furthermore, states must be given the resources necessary to confront the problem, which includes strengthening the border patrol. Allen West
[ Aimed Already Books Border Confront Enforced Federal Flow Furthermore Given Illegal Immigration Includes Laws Must Necessary Patrol Problem Quite Resources Simply States Stopping Strengthening Which]
You write a book and you hope somebody will go out and pay $24.95 for what you've just said. I think books were my salvation. Books saved me from being miserable. Amy Tan
[ Being Book Books Go Hope Just Miserable Out Pay Said Salvation Saved Somebody Think Were Will Write]
What I would do is when I was younger I would draw in a sketch book something that happened in my life and then write a little something on the side about what happened or what the story. Robert Redford
[ Book Draw Happened Life Little Side Sketch Something Story Then Would Write Younger]
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]
Each book, intuitively sensed and, in the case of fiction, intuitively worked out, stands on what has gone before, and grows out of it. I feel that at any stage of my literary career it could have been said that the last book contained all the others. V. S. Naipaul
[ Any Been Before Book Career Case Contained Could Each Feel Fiction Gone Grows Intuitively Last Literary Others Out Said Sensed Stage Stands Worked]
And that's why I wrote the book, because our country really needs to understand, if people in this nation understood what our foreign policy is really about, what foreign aid is about, how our corporations work, where our tax money goes, I know we will demand change. John Perkins
[ Aid Because Book Change Corporations Country Demand Foreign Goes How Know Money Nation Needs Our Policy Really Tax Understand Understood Where Why Will Work Wrote]
I have assiduously avoided calling my books novels. Guillermo Cabrera Infante
[ Avoided Books Calling Novels]
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]
There's nothing definite yet. Of course, any time you have a book, there's going to be book signings and stuff. We'll do bookstores that handle both audio and video. And some of the stores want to have the CDs available at the same time. So that part looks real good. Scotty Moore
[ Any Audio Available Book Bookstores Both Cds Course Definite Going Good Handle Looks Nothing Part Real Same Signings Some Stores Stuff Time Video Want Yet]
There are many little ways to enlarge your child's world. Love of books is the best of all. Jackie Kennedy
[ Best Books Child Enlarge Little Love Many Ways World Your]
The most accomplished way of using books is to serve them as some people do lords; learn their titles and then brag of their acquaintance. Laurence Sterne
[ Accomplished Acquaintance Books Brag Learn Lords Most Serve Some Their Them Then Titles Using Way]
Perhaps they were right in putting love into books... Perhaps it could not live anywhere else. William Faulkner
[ Anywhere Books Could Else Into Live Love Perhaps Putting Right Were]
A stage play requires very different craft from a book, fiction or otherwise, and ditto from a screenplay. Dirk Benedict
[ Book Craft Different Fiction Otherwise Play Requires Screenplay Stage Very]
His knowledge of books had in some degree diminished his knowledge of the world. William Shenstone
[ Books Degree Diminished Had His Knowledge Some World]
That text-books be permitted in Catholic schools such as will not offend the religious views of the minority, and which from an educational standpoint shall be satisfactory to the advisory board. Charles Tupper
[ Advisory Board Catholic Educational Minority Offend Permitted Religious Satisfactory Schools Shall Standpoint Such Views Which Will]
So I went in front of the judge, and I had my St. Jude prayer book in my pocket and my St. Jude medal. And I'm standing there and that judge said I was found guilty, so he sentenced me to what the law prescribed: one to 14 years. Aaron Neville
[ Book Found Front Guilty Had Jude Judge Law Medal Pocket Prayer Prescribed Said Sentenced St Standing Went Years]
I write about it in the book and, you know, explain that. But that was the technicality that actually got my sentence reduced - that Alan Dershowitz used to have my sentence - it came down eventually to eight years. Jim Bakker
[ Actually Alan Book Came Down Eight Eventually Explain Got Know Reduced Sentence Used Write Years]
They lard their lean books with the fat of others work. Richard Burton
[ Books Fat Lard Lean Others Their Work]
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]
QuickBooks - the very fact that we could even dream to make something in the business arena, and that it would then succeed - was a total revolution to me. Scott Cook
[ Arena Business Could Dream Even Fact Make Revolution Something Succeed Then Total Very Would]
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]
I've also worked hard portraying an Ireland which is fast disappearing. Ireland was a very depressed and difficult place in the 1980s, and I've tried to include that in the script. I worked really hard to find the heart of the book. Neil Jordan
[ Also Book Depressed Difficult Disappearing Fast Find Hard Heart Include Ireland Place Portraying Really Script Tried Very Which Worked]
What happened was very sad. Mr. Lacey told the staff that he was disappointed and appalled that the front of the book was all commentary and that he wanted hard news. Sydney Schanberg
[ Appalled Book Commentary Disappointed Front Happened Hard Lacey Mr News Sad Staff Told Very Wanted]
It takes a long time to publish a book. Kenneth Koch
[ Book Long Publish Takes Time]
One of the pleasantest things about book writing is that sometimes it brings one in touch with old friends. Rachel Field
[ Book Brings Friends Old Sometimes Things Touch Writing]
I just signed to do my next book with Ecco Press, a new primer or encyclopedia. This will be my take on what classic Italian cooking is. Mario Batali
[ Book Classic Cooking Encyclopedia Italian Just New Next Press Signed Take Will]
He could have made it right with the book. But he hasn't. He is a revisionist of history. He has lied. Monica Lewinsky
[ Book Could Hasn History Lied Made Revisionist Right]
I don't necessarily start with the beginning of the book. I just start with the part of the story that's most vivid in my imagination and work forward and backward from there. Beverly Cleary
[ Backward Beginning Book Forward Imagination Just Most Necessarily Part Start Story Vivid Work]
It is written in the Jewish law book, the Talmud, that only the Jew is human, that Gentiles are only animals. Julius Streicher
[ Animals Book Gentiles Human Jew Jewish Law Only Talmud Written]
In the account book of the Great War the page recording the Russian losses has been ripped out. The figures are unknown. Five millions, or eight? We ourselves know not. Paul von Hindenburg
[ Account Been Book Eight Figures Five Great Know Losses Millions Ourselves Out Page Recording Ripped Russian Unknown War]
I can never tell ahead of time which book will give me trouble - some balk every step of the way, others seem to write themselves - but certainly the mechanics of writing, finding the time and the psychic space, are easier now that my children are grown. Anne Tyler
[ Ahead Balk Book Certainly Children Easier Every Finding Give Grown Mechanics Never Now Others Psychic Seem Some Space Step Tell Themselves Time Trouble Way Which Will Write Writing]
The whole story of the comfort women, the system of forced sexual slavery, the medical experiments of Unit 731, is not something that is in the US psyche. That is changing because many books are coming out. Iris Chang
[ Because Books Changing Comfort Coming Experiments Forced Many Medical Out Psyche Sexual Slavery Something Story System Unit Us Whole Women]
At the same time, as you know, unless you are a comic book reader, Daredevil is not a known thing. Avi Arad
[ Book Comic Daredevil Know Known Reader Same Thing Time Unless]
Now, I had been drawing all this time - especially in France of course - so, when I came back, my father gave me the chance to do a cover for one of the books he published. Dick Bruna
[ Back Been Books Came Chance Course Cover Drawing Especially Father France Gave Had Now Published Time]
Anyway, in the mid 80's I was spending a fortune buying old Golden Age books from the late 30's and 40's and I was making personal appearances at a lot of sci fi and comic book conventions all around the country here so that I could find books for my collection. Bill Mumy
[ Age Anyway Appearances Around Book Books Buying Collection Comic Conventions Could Country Find Fortune Golden Here Late Lot Making Mid Old Personal Sci Spending]
Obsession led me to write. It's been that way with every book I've ever written. I become completely consumed by a theme, by characters, by a desire to meet a challenge. Anne Rice
[ Become Been Book Challenge Characters Completely Consumed Desire Ever Every Led Meet Obsession Theme Way Write Written]
To be a book-collector is to combine the worst characteristics of a dope fiend with those of a miser. Robertson Davies
[ Characteristics Combine Dope Fiend Miser Those Worst]
I think I settled on the title before I ever wrote the book. Frank McCourt
[ Before Book Ever Settled Think Title Wrote]
Writing a children's book means you cannot spin out long narratives or have complex character development. Norman Macleod
[ Book Cannot Character Children Complex Development Long Means Narratives Out Spin Writing]
I'm kind of surprised that so many of those other books were almost exactly like mine. They even follow the form. There were some books that even copied the stamp. It shows so little imagination. Don Novello
[ Almost Books Copied Even Exactly Follow Form Imagination Kind Little Many Mine Other Shows Some Stamp Surprised Those Were]
Comic books were just the means for me to tell the story. Michael Chabon
[ Books Comic Just Means Story Tell Were]
I'm not a comic book guy at all. Darren Aronofsky
[ Book Comic Guy]
Being the first to do something like this also registers a lot of attention that the line might not have gotten if all four books had just appeared from one company. Mark Millar
[ Also Appeared Attention Being Books Company First Four Gotten Had Just Line Lot Might Registers Something]
We're writing a book together. She just finished one. Did you read it? Among the Porcupines? Walter Matthau
[ Among Book Did Finished Just Porcupines Read She Together Writing]
There are good books and there are bad books, period, that's the distinction. Norton Juster
[ Bad Books Distinction Good Period]
You know you're getting old when all the names in your black book have M. D. after them. Harrison Ford Age
[ After Black Book Getting Know Names Old Them Your]
I 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]
I read a book recently by a psychiatrist who was able to interview a few serial killers and she had a thesis on how you could figure these people out. And she thinks that there are things that could tell you whether someone has the potential to do that. Tom Araya
[ Able Book Could Few Figure Had How Interview Killers Out Potential Psychiatrist Read Recently Serial She Someone Tell These Thesis Things Thinks Whether]
I'd rather write one good book than ten mediocre ones. Donna Tartt
[ Book Good Mediocre Ones Rather Ten Than Write]
A book reads the better which is our own, and has been so long known to us, that we know the topography of its blots, and dog's ears, and can trace the dirt in it to having read it at tea with buttered muffins. Charles Lamb
[ Been Better Blots Book Buttered Dirt Dog Ears Having Know Known Long Muffins Our Own Read Reads Tea Topography Trace Us Which]
I have even written a book about Wine called The Grapes of Ralph. Ralph Steadman
[ Book Called Even Grapes Ralph Wine Written]
Finishing a good book is like leaving a good friend. William Feather
[ Book Finishing Friend Good Leaving]
Americans like fat books and thin women. Russell Baker
[ Americans Books Fat Thin Women]
Our coach was absolutely out of his head. He must have read Bear Bryant's book. We had 78 players out. The first day 35 quit. Twenty quit the second day. We ended with 17 players. It was depressing. Merlin Olsen
[ Absolutely Bear Book Bryant Coach Day Depressing Ended First Had Head His Must Our Out Players Quit Read Second Twenty]
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 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]
First-person narrators is the way I know how to write a book with the greatest power and chance of artistic success. Anne Rice
[ Artistic Book Chance First-Person First-Person Greatest How Know Power Success Way Write]
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]
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers. Charles William Eliot
[ Accessible Books Constant Counselors Friends Most Patient Quietest Teachers Wisest]
Scholarship was one thing, drudgery another. I very soon concluded that nothing would induce me to read, let alone make notes on, hundreds and hundreds of very, very, very boring books. Simon Raven
[ Alone Another Books Boring Concluded Drudgery Hundreds Induce Make Notes Nothing Read Scholarship Soon Thing Very Would]
I read everything and anything. I love books. Gail Porter
[ Anything Books Everything Love Read]
It was really written as most, I think, books are by writers - for themselves. There was something that just had to be written, in a way that it had to be written. If you know what I mean. Norton Juster
[ Books Had Just Know Mean Most Really Something Themselves Think Way Writers Written]
Deep-versed in books and shallow in himself. John Milton
[ Books Himself Shallow]
I'll be left writing picture books and fairy tales. Carol Ann Duffy
[ Books Fairy Left Picture Tales Writing]
It was an hour and a half plane ride, so I slept. I try to sleep because that's probably the only time I get to get my real sleep. When I can't sleep I read books or watch movies. Keren Ann
[ Because Books Get Half Hour Movies Only Plane Probably Read Real Ride Sleep Slept Time Try Watch]
There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them. Ray Bradbury
[ Books Burning Crimes Reading Than Them Worse]
There's a moment of recognition. It's that white-light kind of stuff that just "works." I love that. And you know it when it happens, whether it's a movie, music, a building, a book. Barbara Kruger
[ Book Building Happens Just Kind Know Love Moment Movie Music Recognition Stuff Whether Works]
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]
As for collaboration - I have done a lot, 26 books, and found publishers increasingly resistive to them. It's not that the books are bad; editors won't even read them. Piers Anthony
[ Bad Books Collaboration Done Editors Even Found Increasingly Lot Publishers Read Them Won]
If you read a lot of books you are considered well read. But if you watch a lot of TV, you're not considered well viewed. Lily Tomlin
[ Books Considered Lot Read Tv Viewed Watch Well]
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]
She unbent her mind afterwards - over a book. Charles Lamb
[ Afterwards Book Her Mind Over She]
But a girl of seventeen is not always thinking of books, especially in the Oxford summer term. Mary A. Ward
[ Always Books Especially Girl Oxford Seventeen Summer Term Thinking]
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]
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'm doing a book, 'Chasing Science,' about the pleasures of science as a spectator sport. Frederik Pohl
[ Book Chasing Doing Pleasures Science Spectator Sport]
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]
An art book is a museum without walls. Andre Malraux
[ Art Book Museum Walls Without]
I have a book coming out in September, for example, where the plot concerns counterfeiting, and I had to do a lot of research on that. Or on any legal matters, for example, I have to do a lot of research online. Evan Hunter
[ Any Book Coming Concerns Example Had Legal Lot Matters Online Out Plot Research September Where]
I 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]
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]
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]
Books were my pass to personal freedom. I learned to read at age three, and soon discovered there was a whole world to conquer that went beyond our farm in Mississippi. Oprah Winfrey
[ Age Beyond Books Conquer Discovered Farm Freedom Learned Mississippi Our Pass Personal Read Soon Three Went Were Whole World]
I 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]
It's been amazing to watch, because for 'Thor', which was always a mid-selling book, to be in the top ten for every single issue since the reboot is just a great compliment. J. Michael Straczynski
[ Always Amazing Because Been Book Compliment Every Great Issue Just Since Single Ten Top Watch Which]
The tendency of modern scientific teaching is to neglect the great books, to lay far too much stress upon relatively unimportant modern work, and to present masses of detail of doubtful truth and questionable weight in such a way as to obscure principles. Ronald Fisher
[ Books Detail Doubtful Far Great Lay Masses Modern Much Neglect Obscure Present Principles Questionable Relatively Scientific Stress Such Teaching Tendency Too Truth Unimportant Upon Way Weight Work]
Books and harlots have their quarrels in public. Walter Benjamin
[ Books Public Quarrels Their]
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]
I acknowledge Shakespeare to be the world's greatest dramatic poet, but regret that no parent could place the uncorrected book in the hands of his daughter, and therefore I have prepared the Family Shakespeare. Thomas Bowdler
[ Acknowledge Book Could Daughter Dramatic Family Greatest Hands His Parent Place Poet Prepared Regret Shakespeare Therefore World]
In my books, women often solve the problem. Even if the woman is not the hero, she's a strong character. She does change the plot. She'll often rescue the male character from some situation. Ken Follett
[ Books Change Character Does Even Hero Male Often Plot Problem Rescue She Situation Solve Some Strong Woman Women]
You see, the interesting thing about books, as opposed, say, to films, is that it's always just one person encountering the book, it's not an audience, it's one to one. Paul Auster
[ Always Audience Book Books Encountering Films Interesting Just Opposed Person Say See Thing]
Writers are not just people who sit down and write. They hazard themselves. Every time you compose a book your composition of yourself is at stake. E. L. Doctorow
[ Book Compose Composition Down Every Hazard Just Sit Stake Themselves Time Write Writers Your Yourself]
As a kid I was fascinated with sports, and I loved sports more than anything else. The first books I read were about sports, like books about Baseball Joe, as one baseball hero was called. Robert Jay Lifton
[ Anything Baseball Books Called Else Fascinated First Hero Joe Kid Loved More Read Sports Than Were]
There may yet be another Watergate book. I have thought a book about the aftermath of Watergate and its impact could be done, perhaps by me or someone else. Bob Woodward
[ Aftermath Another Book Could Done Else Impact May Perhaps Someone Thought Watergate Yet]
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]
At first, I spend about four hours a day writing. Toward the end of a book, I spend up to 16 hours a day on it, because all I want to do is make it good and get it done. Tracy Kidder
[ Because Book Day Done End First Four Get Good Hours Make Spend Toward Up Want Writing]
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]
My reading is extremely eclectic. Lately I've been teaching myself computer graphics, so I'm reading a lot about that. I read books of trivia, of facts. Jack Prelutsky
[ Been Books Computer Eclectic Extremely Facts Graphics Lately Lot Myself Read Reading Teaching Trivia]
I decided we should book ourselves, so I started booking the band. Ruben Blades
[ Band Book Booking Decided Ourselves Should Started]
If you look closely, there is no book more visual than Three Trapped Tigers, in that it is filled with blank pages, dark pages, it has stars made of words, the famous magical cube made of numbers, and there is even a page which is a mirror. Guillermo Cabrera Infante
[ Blank Book Closely Cube Dark Even Famous Filled Look Made Magical Mirror More Numbers Page Pages Stars Than Three Tigers Trapped Visual Which Words]
This is a much more fitting interpretation of the book than its modern interpretation. Robert Vaughan
[ Book Fitting Interpretation Modern More Much Than]
While writing my first 90 books, I was magazine editor, publisher, book publisher, executive, etc., so I was established in publishing. three of my seven or so books were biographies of sports stars and really opened doors for me in that area. Jerry B. Jenkins
[ Area Biographies Book Books Doors Editor Established Etc Executive First Magazine Opened Publisher Publishing Really Seven Sports Stars Three Were While Writing]
I can easily conceive, most Holy Father, that as soon as some people learn that in this book which I have written concerning the revolutions of the heavenly bodies, I ascribe certain motions to the Earth, they will cry out at once that I and my theory should be rejected. Nicolaus Copernicus
[ Ascribe Bodies Book Certain Conceive Concerning Cry Earth Easily Father Heavenly Holy Learn Most Motions Once Out Rejected Revolutions Should Some Soon Theory Which Will Written]
I do write long, long character notes - family background, history, details of appearance - much more than will ever appear in the novel. I think this is what lifts a book from that early calculated, artificial stage. Anne Tyler
[ Appear Appearance Artificial Background Book Calculated Character Details Early Ever Family History Lifts Long More Much Notes Novel Stage Than Think Will Write]
I've had aunts and uncles who not only haven't read my books but could hardly believe that I was a writer. Robert Cormier
[ Aunts Believe Books Could Had Hardly Haven Only Read Uncles Writer]
A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit. John Milton
[ Book Good Lifeblood Master Precious Spirit]
Asking a critic to name his favorite book is like asking a butcher to name his favorite pig. John McCarthy
[ Asking Book Butcher Critic Favorite His Name Pig]
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]
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]
That's why I haven't been so anxious. But now, lots of people write and say, 'I want to find out what you're doing.' So I know that this book will enlighten them. Ornette Coleman
[ Anxious Been Book Doing Enlighten Find Haven Know Lots Now Out Say Them Want Why Will Write]
What he's done is recognise the cinematic nature of the book. It's beautifully realised - it's a beat film. Tilda Swinton
[ Beat Beautifully Book Cinematic Done Film Nature Realised Recognise]
It is true what Rimbaud said; If you think a book is strong enough, try it at the ocean, in the wind, at the waves. If the book can resist the ocean, then it exists. Otherwise, throw it away. Klaus Kinski
[ Away Book Enough Exists Ocean Otherwise Resist Said Strong Then Think Throw True Try Waves Wind]
All the ills of mankind, all the tragic misfortunes that fill the history books, all the political blunders, all the failures of the great leaders have arisen merely from a lack of skill at dancing. Moliere
[ Arisen Blunders Books Dancing Failures Fill Great History Ills Lack Leaders Mankind Merely Misfortunes Political Skill Tragic]
I don't know what to do or where to turn in this taxation matter. Somewhere there must be a book that tells all about it, where I could go to straighten it out in my mind. But I don't know where the book is, and maybe I couldn't read it if I found it. Warren G. Harding
[ Book Could Found Go Know Matter Maybe Mind Must Out Read Somewhere Straighten Taxation Tells Turn Where]
Books are standing counselors and preachers, always at hand, and always disinterested; having this advantage over oral instructors, that they are ready to repeat their lesson as often as we please. Louis Nizer
[ Advantage Always Books Counselors Disinterested Hand Having Instructors Lesson Often Oral Over Please Preachers Ready Repeat Standing Their]
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]
A divorce lawyer is a chameleon with a law book. Marvin Mitchelson
[ Book Chameleon Divorce Law Lawyer]
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]
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]
At age 77, I need the help of someone with more energy than I can now summon to finish a book. Anne McCaffrey
[ Age Book Energy Finish Help More Need Now Someone Summon Than]
Research to me is as important or more important than the writing. It is the foundation upon which the book is built. Leon Uris
[ Book Built Foundation Important More Research Than Upon Which Writing]
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]
Meditation here may think down hours to moments. Here the heart may give a useful lesson to the head and learning wiser grow without his books. William Cowper
[ Books Down Give Grow Head Heart Here His Hours Learning Lesson May Meditation Moments Think Useful Wiser Without]
The books are funny and sad, and that's what people respond to. Paula Danziger
[ Books Funny Respond Sad]
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]
And I don't like books which are full of name dropping. Daphne du Maurier
[ Books Dropping Full Name Which]
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]
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]
What's funny about Jesus' Son is that I never even wrote that book, I just wrote it down. I would tell these stories and people would say, You should write these things down. Denis Johnson
[ Book Down Even Funny Jesus Just Never Say Should Son Stories Tell These Things Would Write Wrote]
Some of the most famous books are the least worth reading. Their fame was due to their having done something that needed to be doing in their day. The work is done and the virtue of the book has expired. Moliere
[ Book Books Day Doing Done Due Expired Fame Famous Having Least Most Needed Reading Some Something Their Virtue Work Worth]
I 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]
Books are a finer world within the world. Alexander Smith
[ Books Finer Within World]
Fifty years from now I'll be just three inches of type in a record book. Brooks Robinson
[ Book Fifty Inches Just Now Record Three Type Years]
A house without books is like a room without windows. No man has a right to bring up his children without surrounding them with books, if he has the means to buy them. Horace Mann
[ Books Bring Buy Children His House Man Means Right Room Surrounding Them Up Windows Without]
Every time I write a nonfiction book I get sued. Joseph Wambaugh
[ Book Every Get Nonfiction Sued Time Write]
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]
I used to have all the Goosebumps books as a kid too. Tom Felton
[ Books Goosebumps Kid Too Used]
One of the characteristics I cherish in my friends is their childlike gullibility, and several excited minutes were spent trying to actually find this book. Phil Foglio
[ Actually Book Characteristics Cherish Childlike Excited Find Friends Gullibility Minutes Several Spent Their Trying Were]
And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything. William Shakespeare Nature
[ Books Brooks Everything Exempt Finds Good Haunt Life Our Public Running Sermons Stones Tongues Trees]
I want to write a book of poetry, as well as children's stories. Bobby McFerrin
[ Book Children Poetry Stories Want Well Write]
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 man will turn over half a library to make one book. Samuel Johnson
[ Book Half Library Make Man Over Turn Will]
What makes a book great, a so-called classic, it its quality of always being modern, of its author, though he be long dead, continuing to speak to each new generation. Lawrence Clark Powell
[ Always Author Being Book Classic Continuing Dead Each Generation Great Long Makes Modern New Quality So-Called Speak Though]
To paint comic books as childish and illiterate is lazy. A lot of comic books are very literate - unlike most films. Alan Moore
[ Books Childish Comic Films Illiterate Lazy Literate Lot Most Paint Unlike Very]
I have like 250 letters that I have to whittle it down to 150. Only then do you have the whole overview of a book. When it was finally edited, at least my take was, everybody's lying. You know? Don Novello
[ Book Down Edited Everybody Finally Know Least Letters Lying Only Overview Take Then Whittle Whole]
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]
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]
Each book first begins with a little idea. Dick Bruna
[ Begins Book Each First Idea Little]
Who knows for what we live, and struggle, and die? Wise men write many books, in words too hard to understand. But this, the purpose of our lives, the end of all our struggle, is beyond all human wisdom. Alan Paton
[ Beyond Books Die End Hard Human Knows Live Lives Many Men Our Purpose Struggle Too Understand Wisdom Wise Words Write]
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]
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]
A broad margin of leisure is as beautiful in a man's life as in a book. Haste makes waste, no less in life than in housekeeping. Keep the time, observe the hours of the universe, not of the cars. Henry David Thoreau
[ Beautiful Book Broad Cars Haste Hours Housekeeping Keep Leisure Less Life Makes Man Margin Observe Than Time Universe Waste]
I have written about 10 books, all just practical encouragement for moms. Lisa Whelchel
[ Books Encouragement Just Moms Practical Written]
Hemingway hated me. I sold 200 million books, and he didn't. Of course most of mine sold for 25 cents, but still... you look at all this stuff with a grain of salt. Mickey Spillane
[ Books Cents Course Grain Hated Hemingway Look Million Mine Most Salt Sold Still Stuff]
Of the female black authors, I really like Morrison's early books a lot. But she's really become so much a clone of Faulkner. He did it better. Leslie Fiedler
[ Authors Become Better Black Books Clone Did Early Faulkner Female Lot Morrison Much Really She]
With twins, reading aloud to them was the only chance I could get to sit down. I read them picture books until they were reading on their own. Beverly Cleary
[ Aloud Books Chance Could Down Get Only Own Picture Read Reading Sit Their Them Twins Until Were]
I rarely read or buy a book because of a review. Jim Harrison
[ Because Book Buy Rarely Read Review]
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]
Well, now that he's finished one building, he'll Le Corbusier go write four books about it. Frank Lloyd Wright
[ Books Building Finished Four Go Now Well Write]
And they write innumerable books; being too vain and distracted for silence: seeking every one after his own elevation, and dodging his emptiness. T. S. Eliot
[ After Being Books Distracted Dodging Elevation Emptiness Every His Innumerable Own Seeking Silence Too Vain Write]
We are as liable to be corrupted by books, as by companions. Henry Fielding
[ Books Companions Corrupted Liable]
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]
One book at a time... though I'm usually doing the research for others while I'm writing, but that sort of research is fairly desultory and I like to stick to the book being written - and writing a book concentrates the mind so the research is more productive. Bernard Cornwell
[ Being Book Concentrates Doing Fairly Mind More Others Productive Research Sort Stick Though Time Usually While Writing Written]
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]
Why by a book when you can join a library. Ricky Gervais
[ Book Join Library Why]
I have read your book and much like it. Moses Hadas
[ Book Much Read Your]
The possession of a book becomes a substitute for reading it. Anthony Burgess
[ Becomes Book Possession Reading Substitute]
A good writer cannot avoid having social consciousness. I don't mean this about small pieces of writing, but about a big book. If it's a big book, there has to be more than one undertow. Marguerite Young
[ Avoid Big Book Cannot Consciousness Good Having Mean More Pieces Small Social Than Undertow Writer Writing]
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 certainly grew up seeing more movies and television than I read books, but when it came time to do the thing itself you don't have to hire a lot of people to sit down and write a book, so that was the story-telling medium that was available to me. John Sayles
[ Available Book Books Came Certainly Down Grew Hire Itself Lot Medium More Movies Read Seeing Sit Story-Telling Television Than Thing Time Up Write]
That difficult start drove me on to inspire children and let them know that it is never to late to repair a bad experience at school, and once you get your head down and start to read books, you can really achieve. Johnny Ball
[ Achieve Bad Books Children Difficult Down Drove Experience Get Head Inspire Know Late Never Once Read Really Repair School Start Them Your]
What do we, as a nation, care about books? How much do you think we spend altogether on our libraries, public or private, as compared with what we spend on our horses? John Ruskin
[ Altogether Books Care Compared Horses How Libraries Much Nation Our Private Public Spend Think]
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]
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]
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]
This book is pointing the way into it for people that see it as daunting or a mystery. Some people just do it, but others need help with the mindset, permission almost to listen to themselves. Understanding how things work is the key. Sally Schneider
[ Almost Book Daunting Help How Into Just Key Listen Mindset Mystery Need Others Permission Pointing See Some Themselves Things Understanding Way Work]
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]
If a secret history of books could be written, and the author's private thoughts and meanings noted down alongside of his story, how many insipid volumes would become interesting, and dull tales excite the reader! William Makepeace Thackeray
[ Alongside Author Become Books Could Down Dull Excite His History How Insipid Interesting Many Meanings Noted Private Reader Secret Story Tales Thoughts Volumes Would Written]
So I learnt a few country western songs, I bought a chord book, and right away I started writing my own stuff, which nobody else did that, I don't know why. John Fahey
[ Away Book Bought Chord Country Did Else Few Know Learnt Nobody Own Right Songs Started Stuff Western Which Why Writing]
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
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There is no handbook about how a career is going to go. Gary Cole
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A love of books, of holding a book, turning its pages, looking at its pictures, and living its fascinating stories goes hand-in-hand with a love of learning. Laura Bush
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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
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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
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At a Boston signing, someone from the audience asked why I was so obsessed with furniture in my books. The question rattled around in my head. I had no idea that I was obsessed with furniture. Jonathan Carroll
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Screenplays I didn't really care about, journalism, travel books, getting my writer friends to write about their dreams or something. I just determined to write the books I had to write. Kazuo Ishiguro
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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
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