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Booker T. Washington American Educator (1856-1915)

Quotations that match 'book'.

Without words, without writing and without books there would be no history, there could be no concept of humanity. Hermann Hesse
[ Books Concept Could History Humanity Without Words Would Writing]
I'm pretty much an open book. Lee Greenwood
[ Book Much Open Pretty]
I do send out information about my books. Very few people buy the books that way, but I always feel that if they want to know more about the process, they can get the information from my books. Richard Curtis
[ Always Books Buy Feel Few Get Information Know More Out Process Send Very Want Way]
But I hang on to books. I love them. I even think they're very nice decor in a room - far better than paintings... That's not quite true! Norman MacCaig
[ Better Books Even Far Hang Love Nice Paintings Quite Room Than Them Think True Very]
There are good books and there are bad books, period, that's the distinction. Norton Juster
[ Bad Books Distinction Good Period]
I was in Paris at an English-language bookstore. I picked up a volume of Dickinson's poetry. I came back to my hotel, read 2,000 of her poems and immediately began composing in my head. I wrote down the melodies even before I got to a piano. Gordon Getty
[ Back Before Began Bookstore Came Composing Down Even Got Head Her Hotel Immediately Melodies Paris Piano Picked Poems Poetry Read Up Volume Wrote]
One half who graduate from college never read another book. G. M. Trevelyan
[ Another Book College Graduate Half Never Read]
I'm all for selling books, but when guys are burning my house down, that's where I draw the line. Robert Kirkman
[ Books Burning Down Draw Guys House Line Selling Where]
I've always loved words. I ate up all the books I could get my hands on, and when I couldn't get books, I read candy wrappers and labels on cereal and toothpaste boxes. Judy Holliday
[ Always Ate Books Boxes Candy Cereal Could Get Hands Labels Loved Read Toothpaste Up Words]
With the Truman book, I wrote the entire account of his experiences in World War I before going over to Europe to follow his tracks in the war. When I got there, there was a certain satisfaction in finding I had it right - it does look like that. David McCullough
[ Account Before Book Certain Does Entire Europe Experiences Finding Follow Going Got Had His Look Over Right Satisfaction Tracks Truman War World Wrote]
Getting out of the hospital is a lot like resigning from a book club. You're not out of it until the computer says you're out of it. Erma Bombeck Medical
[ Book Club Computer Getting Hospital Lot Out Resigning Says Until]
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]
I keep every script from every film that I ever made because it's like a workbook of that time in my life. Marguerite Moreau
[ Because Ever Every Film Keep Life Made Script Time]
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]
The reason is that till date, in spite of advances in information technology and strategies of information, the written word in the form of books still remains one of humanity's most enduring legacies. Ibrahim Babangida
[ Advances Books Date Enduring Form Humanity Information Legacies Most Reason Remains Spite Still Strategies Technology Till Word Written]
In ordinary detective novels you never see the consequences of what happens in a story in the next book. That you do in mine. Steig Larsson
[ Book Consequences Detective Happens Mine Never Next Novels Ordinary See Story]
You can read all the textbooks and listen to all the records, but you have to play with musicians that are better than you. Stan Getz
[ Better Listen Musicians Play Read Records Textbooks Than]
No other human being, no woman, no poem or music, book or painting can replace alcohol in its power to give man the illusion of real creation. Marguerite Duras
[ Alcohol Being Book Creation Give Human Illusion Man Music Other Painting Poem Power Real Replace Woman]
So many people are working in vaudeville today that I looked for three weeks to book enough acts for an hour bill and didn't have them until the night before we opened in Buffalo and money was no object! Edgar Bergen
[ Acts Before Bill Book Buffalo Enough Hour Looked Many Money Night Object Opened Them Three Today Until Vaudeville Weeks Working]
I just simply write as it moves me. I may be writing about a book or a movie or a person, places where I've been or something I've done. Or politics. It's going to what's on my mind at the moment. Tina Brown
[ Been Book Done Going Just May Mind Moment Moves Movie Person Places Politics Simply Something Where Write Writing]
A best-seller was a book which somehow sold well because it was selling well. Daniel J. Boorstin
[ Because Best-Seller Book Selling Sold Somehow Well Which]
Writing books is the closest men ever come to childbearing. Norman Mailer
[ Books Closest Come Ever Men Writing]
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]
I prefer the honest jargon of reality to the outright lies of books. Jean Rostand
[ Books Honest Jargon Lies Outright Prefer Reality]
I have read your book and much like it. Moses Hadas
[ Book Much Read Your]
When I was starting out, I did not do short fiction well, because I kept wanting to write books. Elizabeth Moon
[ Because Books Did Fiction Kept Out Short Starting Wanting Well Write]
Whoever you are, you will not write this book. I can tell you nothing. Do not call me again. Ever. Roberto Calvi
[ Again Book Call Ever Nothing Tell Whoever Will Write]
My idea of going to hell is going somewhere where there are no books. James MacArthur
[ Books Going Hell Idea Somewhere Where]
There are some friends you don't meet for twenty years and when you meet them again it's as if no twenty years has happened - you're lucky when that happens. I feel the same about books. Norman MacCaig
[ Again Books Feel Friends Happened Happens Lucky Meet Same Some Them Twenty Years]
It is one of the more striking generalizations of biochemistry - which surprisingly is hardly ever mentioned in the biochemical textbooks - that the twenty amino acids and the four bases, are, with minor reservations, the same throughout Nature. Francis Crick
[ Acids Amino Bases Biochemical Biochemistry Ever Four Generalizations Hardly Mentioned Minor More Nature Reservations Same Striking Surprisingly Textbooks Throughout Twenty Which]
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]
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]
The part of my writing I find the most rewarding is when people write to me or speak to me in public to tell me how his or her life has been changed by my books. Sidney Sheldon
[ Been Books Changed Find Her His How Life Most Part Public Rewarding Speak Tell Write Writing]
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]
Reading was a big thing, yes. Books were a big thing. But the things that stick out were the newspapers. James Earl Jones
[ Big Books Newspapers Out Reading Stick Thing Things Were Yes]
I never use a score when conducting my orchestra. Does a lion tamer enter a cage with a book on how to tame a lion? Dimitri Mitropoulos
[ Book Cage Conducting Does Enter How Lion Never Orchestra Score Tame Use]
I don't know why Sinclair Lewis fell in love with me. He didn't get even the slightest response from me. But his letters were lovely. And the poems he wrote me were lovely. I used some of them in my book. Fay Wray
[ Book Even Fell Get His Know Letters Lewis Love Lovely Poems Response Slightest Some Them Used Were Why Wrote]
I have a good collection of cookery books. This is not so much because I like cooking, but because I like eating. Louise Brown
[ Because Books Collection Cookery Cooking Eating Good Much]
The biggest deal for me was that all 24 winners are placed on the Billboard CD of the Year, which went out to 500 of the biggest Music Reps in the business, from radio and press to management and booking. Arthur Godfrey
[ Biggest Billboard Booking Business Cd Deal Management Music Out Placed Press Radio Reps Went Which Winners Year]
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]
You know, I think I did originally have some sort of idea of maybe a Where Eagles Dare kind of mission against impossible odds, but it really sort of died before I had a chance to really go anywhere with it, and then just doing the book was out of the question. Garth Ennis
[ Against Anywhere Before Book Chance Dare Did Died Doing Eagles Go Had Idea Impossible Just Kind Know Maybe Mission Odds Originally Out Question Really Some Sort Then Think Where]
I think the government should do everything they possibly can to, to bring this crisis to an end; and that means going after BP, enforcing the laws that are on the books, and restoring the gulf to its original condition. John Boehner
[ After Books Bring Condition Crisis End Enforcing Everything Going Government Gulf Laws Means Original Possibly Restoring Should Think]
The language of my books has shaped me as a man. Don DeLillo
[ Books Language Man Shaped]
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]
I don't often reread my own books, unless I am going into another in the series and need to refresh my mood when originating the concept. Anne McCaffrey
[ Am Another Books Concept Going Into Mood Need Often Originating Own Refresh Reread Series Unless]
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]
I read The Old Curiosity Shop before I began Blackwood Farm. I was amazed at the utter madness in that book. Anne Rice
[ Amazed Before Began Book Curiosity Farm Madness Old Read Shop Utter]
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]
You want the book to be special, and they are not always going to be special, but at least you want that to be the ambition. So the only way that happens is if you are not pressing to write a book. Michael Lewis
[ Always Ambition Book Going Happens Least Only Pressing Special Want Way Write]
I always read all these books about the slaves. My mother is very educated. My father would talk to us like we were grown men. We never knew what he was talking about half the time. Wynton Marsalis
[ Always Books Educated Father Grown Half Knew Men Mother Never Read Slaves Talk Talking These Time Us Very Were Would]
Marvel books also feed into the smaller publishers and the fact that this is happening in the same month we're launching Ultimate Fantastic Four is no coincidence. Mark Millar
[ Also Books Coincidence Fact Fantastic Feed Four Happening Into Launching Marvel Month Publishers Same Smaller Ultimate]
According to New York publishers, Bill Clinton will get more money for his book than Hillary Clinton got for hers. Well, duh. At least his book has some sex in it. Jay Leno
[ According Bill Book Clinton Get Got Hers Hillary His Least Money More New Publishers Sex Some Than Well Will York]
Television and film are our libraries now. Our history books. David Strathairn
[ Books Film History Libraries Now Our Television]
I decided that now is the time to start doing the things that really interest me and I find important. It was in the 10 years of the MacArthur grant that I began working on my first book... and I began putting more work into environmental history. Jared Diamond
[ Began Book Decided Doing Environmental Find First Grant History Important Interest Into More Now Putting Really Start Things Time Work Working Years]
You reach deep down and bring up what feels absolutely authentic to you as you move along with the book, but you don't know everything about it. You can't. Anne Rice
[ Absolutely Along Authentic Book Bring Deep Down Everything Feels Know Move Reach Up]
I don't publish the books to make money, not at all. Peter Sotos
[ Books Make Money Publish]
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 best books... are those that tell you what you know already. George Orwell
[ Already Best Books Know Tell Those]
A novel is like a gland pill - it nips off the cream of my hysterics and gets them running on track in a book where they belong instead of rioting all over my person. Dawn Powell
[ Belong Book Cream Gets Gland Instead Novel Off Over Person Pill Rioting Running Them Track Where]
This is the bunch of songs I did first, and it's just the type of thing I do. I am a Carter Family girl, so the record is book-ended with Carter Family songs. June Carter Cash
[ Am Bunch Carter Did Family First Girl Just Record Songs Thing Type]
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]
I think the book struck me in a few ways that I thought very interesting to pick it as my first martial arts film. It has a very strong female character and it was very abundant in classic Chinese textures. Ang Lee
[ Abundant Arts Book Character Chinese Classic Female Few Film First Interesting Martial Pick Strong Struck Textures Think Thought Very Ways]
My introduction to the Brady book was an attempt to nail the exact same idea since Brady addressed the point. And since I write pornography, naturally, something of an obsession for me. Peter Sotos
[ Addressed Attempt Book Brady Exact Idea Introduction Nail Naturally Obsession Point Same Since Something Write]
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]
Television, they say, will permit a person to be entertained at home, without the effort of going to a picture house, without the trouble of booking seats, without the presence of other people. Ivor Novello
[ Booking Effort Entertained Going Home House Other Permit Person Picture Presence Say Seats Television Trouble Will Without]
A collection of good books, with a soul to it in the shape of a librarian, becomes a vitalized power among the impulses by which the world goes on to improvement. Justin Winsor
[ Among Becomes Books Collection Goes Good Improvement Impulses Librarian Power Shape Soul Which World]
I just had the sense that at least the books that I had read about law just didn't really have enough of that. Floyd Abrams
[ Books Enough Had Just Law Least Read Really Sense]
I think these days an SF connection would be a boost to other books; I'm sure more people have read my two little detective puzzles because of the SF connection. John Sladek
[ Because Books Boost Connection Days Detective Little More Other Puzzles Read Sf Sure These Think Two Would]
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them. Maya Angelou
[ Adored Black Books Desired Except Far Knew Lonely Men Never Them Were White Women Worked]
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]
In a certain sense, this guy - who is one of the most evil people in the book - he's not really that bad at running the show, because he knows what he's doing, he's smart and he's got the big picture in mind. He's like the Godfather. Kevin J. Anderson
[ Bad Because Big Book Certain Doing Evil Godfather Got Guy Knows Mind Most Picture Really Running Sense Show Smart]
It took a brave editor in the U.S. to sign a contract for Dancing Girls, and without her belief in the book, I'm not sure it would ever have found its way into print. Louise Brown
[ Belief Book Brave Contract Dancing Editor Ever Found Girls Her Into Print Sign Sure Took Way Without Would]
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]
I sometimes feel that if your book sells more than 20 years, then there's something in it that you can say, gee, I did something that endures, that's timeless. Robert Caro
[ Book Did Endures Feel Gee More Say Sells Something Sometimes Than Then Timeless Years Your]
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]
Everybody writes a book too many. Mordecai Richler
[ Book Everybody Many Too Writes]
I have disassociated myself from that book. Uta Hagen
[ Book Myself]
Australian SF book publishing has undergone a boom recently, and sometimes it's easier for new writers to sell a book to a local publisher first, which then makes a US edition more likely. Greg Egan
[ Australian Book Boom Easier Edition First Likely Local Makes More New Publisher Publishing Recently Sell Sf Sometimes Then Undergone Us Which Writers]
One of the books we read a few years ago that had a big effect on us was Repeated Takes by Michael Chanan. Colin Greenwood
[ Ago Big Books Effect Few Had Michael Read Repeated Takes Us Years]
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]
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 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]
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]
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]
You can't get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me. C. S. Lewis
[ Big Book Cup Enough Get Long Suit Tea]
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]
My books are very few, but then the world is before me - a library open to all - from which poverty of purse cannot exclude me - in which the meanest and most paltry volume is sure to furnish something to amuse, if not to instruct and improve. Joseph Howe
[ Amuse Before Books Cannot Exclude Few Furnish Improve Instruct Library Meanest Most Open Paltry Poverty Purse Something Sure Then Very Volume Which World]
Everywhere I have sought rest and not found it, except sitting in a corner by myself with a little book. Arthur Helps
[ Book Corner Everywhere Except Found Little Myself Rest Sitting Sought]
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]
She unbent her mind afterwards - over a book. Charles Lamb
[ Afterwards Book Her Mind Over She]
It was more exciting to get that first book published, I think. Robert McCloskey
[ Book Exciting First Get More Published Think]
If you see most people neglect the Bible, and many that can read never look into it, let it not harden you and make you think lightly of it, and that it is a book of no worth. Jupiter Hammon
[ Bible Book Harden Into Lightly Look Make Many Most Neglect Never Read See Think Worth]
Another hero was Tom Swift, in the books. What he stood for, the freedom, the scientific knowledge and being and engineer gave him the ability to invent solutions to problems. He's always been a hero to me. I buy old Tom Swift books now and read them to my own children. Steve Wozniak
[ Ability Always Another Been Being Books Buy Children Engineer Freedom Gave Hero Him Invent Knowledge Now Old Own Problems Read Scientific Solutions Stood Swift Them Tom]
Even bad books are books and therefore sacred. Gunter Grass
[ Bad Books Even Sacred Therefore]
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 haven't done a book for about 3 or 4 years now. Gerald Scarfe
[ Book Done Haven Now Years]
In our fathers' time nothing was read but books of feigned chivalry, wherein a man by reading should be led to none other end, but only to manslaughter and bawdry. Roger Ascham
[ Books Chivalry End Fathers Led Man None Nothing Only Other Our Read Reading Should Time Wherein]
A man's action is only a picture book of his creed. Arthur Helps
[ Action Book Creed His Man Only Picture]
The biggest critics of my books are people who never read them. Jackie Collins
[ Biggest Books Critics Never Read Them]
Real education should consist of drawing the goodness and the best out of our own students. What better books can there be than the book of humanity? Cesar Chavez
[ Best Better Book Books Consist Drawing Education Goodness Humanity Our Out Own Real Should Students Than]
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]
Every time I look at my pocketbook, I see Jackie Robinson. Willie Mays
[ Every Jackie Look Pocketbook Robinson See Time]
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 was able to read a movie before I was able to read a book. Guillermo Cabrera Infante
[ Able Before Book Movie Read]
The newest books are those that never grow old. Logan P. Smith
[ Books Grow Never Newest Old Those]
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]
There are relatively few science fiction or fantasy books with the main character being an old person. Elizabeth Moon
[ Being Books Character Fantasy Few Fiction Main Old Person Relatively Science]
In camp was found a book, the first of the kind I had ever seen, in which I was made a great hero, slaying Indians by the hundreds. Kit Carson
[ Book Camp Ever First Found Great Had Hero Hundreds Indians Kind Made Seen Slaying Which]
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]
The outline is 95 percent of the book. Then I sit down and write, and that's the easy part. Jeffery Deaver
[ Book Down Easy Outline Part Percent Sit Then Write]
And so for a couple of years my life was divided between my music and my school books. James Weldon Johnson
[ Between Books Couple Divided Life Music School Years]
I have always been a writer of letters, and of long ones; so, when I first thought of writing a book in the form of letters, I knew that I could do it quickly and easily. Laurence Housman
[ Always Been Book Could Easily First Form Knew Letters Long Ones Quickly Thought Writer Writing]
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]
There's something about each of my books that I'm really proud of, and there's something about each of my books that I cringe over. Margaret Haddix
[ Books Cringe Each Over Proud Really Something]
I forget a book as soon as I finish writing it, which is not always a good thing. Anne Tyler
[ Always Book Finish Forget Good Soon Thing Which Writing]
There have been more books alone written about Hamlet than have been written about the Bible. Mark Rylance
[ Alone Been Bible Books Hamlet More Than Written]
I have never appreciated a quiet moment with a friend as much, a quiet moment with a book and I think part of that is my obsession with being older and time going faster and it's become increasingly sweeter for me. Candice Bergen
[ Appreciated Become Being Book Faster Friend Going Increasingly Moment Much Never Obsession Older Part Quiet Sweeter Think Time]
The good, the admirable reader identifies himself not with the boy or the girl in the book, but with the mind that conceived and composed that book. Vladimir Nabokov
[ Admirable Book Boy Composed Conceived Girl Good Himself Identifies Mind Reader]
I've done a number of readings at poetry lounges in Vancouver and Los Angeles. I've compiled a book of poetry that's completed, and two others I'm working on. Corin Nemec
[ Angeles Book Compiled Completed Done Los Number Others Poetry Readings Two Vancouver Working]
I think I settled on the title before I ever wrote the book. Frank McCourt
[ Before Book Ever Settled Think Title Wrote]
When I came out, and for many years afterwards, it had become a habit for me to sit and read and read and read, like an obsession. I would take 20 books, and not come out until I'd finished them. It took me a while to change that habit. Mohsen Makhmalbaf
[ Afterwards Become Books Came Change Come Finished Habit Had Many Obsession Out Read Sit Take Them Took Until While Would Years]
It is very remarkable, that in the book of life, we find some almost of all kinds of occupations, who notwithstanding served God in their respective generations, and shone as so many lights in the world. George Whitefield
[ Almost Book Find Generations God Kinds Life Lights Many Notwithstanding Occupations Remarkable Respective Served Shone Some Their Very World]
With Shakespeare and poetry, a new world was born. New dreams, new desires, a self consciousness was born. I desired to know to know myself in terms of the new standards set by these books. Peter Abrahams
[ Books Born Consciousness Desired Desires Dreams Know Myself New Poetry Self Set Shakespeare Standards Terms These World]
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]
A book is a version of the world. If you do not like it, ignore it; or offer your own version in return. Salman Rushdie
[ Book Ignore Offer Own Return Version World Your]
I don't like books, they're all fact, no heart. Stephen Colbert
[ Books Fact Heart]
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]
I was a total education geek. I loved school. I loved learning. I loved doing homework. All of my books and notebooks from high school are underlined and highlighted and there are notes all over the margins. And you know, I was a theater kid too. I was all over the place. Sophia Bush
[ Books Doing Education Geek High Homework Kid Know Learning Loved Margins Notebooks Notes Over Place School Theater Too Total]
You buy any book on color theory today, and it's just complete poppycock. Everybody comes out of school painting pink, purple and green. The whole damn cartoon industry has pink purple and green on their mind. John Kricfalusi
[ Any Book Buy Cartoon Color Comes Complete Damn Everybody Green Industry Just Mind Out Painting Pink Purple School Their Theory Today Whole]
Nothing more rapidly inclines a person to go into a monastery than reading a book on etiquette. There are so many trivial ways in which it is possible to commit some social sin. Quentin Crisp
[ Book Commit Etiquette Go Inclines Into Many Monastery More Nothing Person Possible Rapidly Reading Sin Social Some Than Trivial Ways Which]
As we have always seen here in the U.S. the universal truth about elections is that people vote their pocketbook. Jennifer Dunn
[ Always Elections Here Pocketbook Seen Their Truth Universal Vote]
In one book, CACHALOT, just for my own amusement, every character is based directly on someone I have known. Alan Dean Foster
[ Amusement Based Book Character Directly Every Just Known Own Someone]
To produce a mighty book, you must choose a mighty theme. No great and enduring volume can ever be written on the flea, though many there be that have tried it. Herman Melville
[ Book Choose Enduring Ever Flea Great Many Mighty Must Produce Theme Though Tried Volume Written]
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]
The institution of a public library, containing books on education, would be well adapted for the information of teachers, many of whom are not able to purchase expensive publications on those subjects. Joseph Lancaster
[ Able Adapted Books Containing Education Expensive Information Institution Library Many Public Publications Purchase Subjects Teachers Those Well Whom Would]
My book is very wild. But you know during the period of BATMAN, that there were thousands of Batman and Robin costumes sold and these weren't just for kids. Burt Ward
[ Batman Book Costumes During Just Kids Know Period Robin Sold These Thousands Very Were Weren Wild]
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]
Reading is a conversation. All books talk. But a good book listens as well. Mark Haddon
[ Book Books Conversation Good Listens Reading Talk Well]
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]
The crime of book purging is that it involves a rejection of the word. For the word is never absolute truth, but only man's frail and human effort to approach the truth. To reject the word is to reject the human search. Max Lerner
[ Absolute Approach Book Crime Effort Frail Human Involves Man Never Only Reject Rejection Search Truth Word]
I think that my main criticism in that book was directed at the general assumption that adaptation characterizes populations and species, rather than simply the individuals in the populations and species. George C. Williams
[ Adaptation Assumption Book Characterizes Criticism Directed General Individuals Main Populations Rather Simply Species Than Think]
I basically did comedy there for about a year, and then moved to New York. If I had it to do over again, I would have booked myself on the road for at least a year. Todd Barry
[ Again Basically Booked Comedy Did Had Least Moved Myself New Over Road Then Would Year York]
It was a book to kill time for those who like it better dead. Rose Macaulay
[ Better Book Dead Kill Those Time]
I'm totally into new age and self-help books. I used to work in a bookstore and that's the section they gave me, and I got way into it. I just loved the power of positive thinking, letting yourself go. Jason Mraz
[ Age Books Bookstore Gave Go Got Into Just Letting Loved New Positive Power Section Self-Help Thinking Totally Used Way Work Yourself]
A book that is shut is but a block. Thomas Fuller
[ Block Book Shut]
How long most people would look at the best book before they would give the price of a large turbot for it? John Ruskin
[ Before Best Book Give How Large Long Look Most Price Would]
I wrote my children's book because I believe there are children that are hurting and may need to know that there is love out there for them- God's love. Janine Turner
[ Because Believe Book Children God Hurting Know Love May Need Out Wrote]
Jack Nicholson is a textbook actor who's very intuitive. He is absolutely brilliant at going as far as you can go, always pushing to the edge, but still making it seem real. Tim Burton
[ Absolutely Actor Always Brilliant Edge Far Go Going Intuitive Jack Making Nicholson Pushing Real Seem Still Textbook Very]
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]
The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries. Rene Descartes
[ Books Centuries Conversation Finest Good Minds Past Reading]
In my subconscious, my books were part of a single emotional journey. Jeanette Winterson
[ Books Emotional Journey Part Single Subconscious Were]
After working as a journalist I went to a writing program at Johns Hopkins. It was interesting because it was neither journalistic nor historical, but it emphasized writing style, and afterwards I was asked to write my first book. Iris Chang
[ After Afterwards Asked Because Book Emphasized First Historical Hopkins Interesting Johns Journalist Journalistic Neither Nor Program Style Went Working Write Writing]
I think a lot of people don't have any idea of how deeply segregated our schools have become all over again. Most textbooks are not honest in what they teach our high school students. Jonathan Kozol
[ Again Any Become Deeply High Honest How Idea Lot Most Our Over School Schools Segregated Students Teach Textbooks Think]
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 don't think I've ever read an old book through from start to finish. Not after more than six months after writing it, that is. Nicholas Mosley
[ After Book Ever Finish Months More Old Read Six Start Than Think Through Writing]
In the book, America had already been weakened by bio terror plagues before waves of selfish violence took down the rest. But the real enemy was the kind of male human being who nurses fantasies of violent glory at the expense of his fellow citizens. David Brin
[ Already America Been Before Being Bio Book Citizens Down Enemy Expense Fantasies Fellow Glory Had His Human Kind Male Nurses Plagues Real Rest Selfish Terror Took Violence Violent Waves Weakened]
A week or so ago I did a two hour book review in Baltimore Maryland. Betty Hill
[ Ago Baltimore Book Did Hour Maryland Review Two Week]
The book can produce an addiction as fierce as heroin or nicotine, forcing us to spend much of our lives, like junkies, in book shops and libraries, those literary counterparts to the opium den. Phillip Adams
[ Addiction Book Counterparts Den Fierce Forcing Junkies Libraries Literary Lives Much Nicotine Opium Our Produce Shops Spend Those Us]
Also, if nothing else, writing this book has really changed the way I experience bookstores. I have a whole different appreciation for the amount of work packed into even the slimmest volume on the shelves. Jesse James Garrett
[ Also Amount Appreciation Book Bookstores Changed Different Else Even Experience Into Nothing Packed Really Shelves Volume Way Whole Work Writing]
Except a living man, there is nothing more wonderful than a book. Charles Kingsley
[ Book Except Living Man More Nothing Than Wonderful]
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]
It had been startling and disappointing to me to find out that story books had been written by people, that books were not natural wonders, coming of themselves like grass. Eudora Welty
[ Been Books Coming Disappointing Find Grass Had Natural Out Startling Story Themselves Were Wonders Written]
Book - what they make a movie out of for television. Leonard L. Levinson
[ Book Make Movie Out Television]
I don't like to read. The only things I read are gossip columns. If someone gives me a book, it had better have lots of pictures. Ethel Merman
[ Better Book Columns Gives Gossip Had Lots Only Pictures Read Someone Things]
Books, I don't know what you see in them. I can understand a person reading them, but I can't for the life of me see why people have to write them. Peter Ustinov
[ Books Know Life Person Reading See Them Understand Why Write]
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]
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]
I write books to find out about things. Rebecca West
[ Books Find Out Things Write]
Unprovided with original learning, unformed in the habits of thinking, unskilled in the arts of composition, I resolved to write a book. Edward Gibbon
[ Arts Book Composition Habits Learning Original Resolved Thinking Unskilled Write]
Every book is a children's book if the kid can read! Mitch Hedberg
[ Book Children Every Kid Read]
The multitude of books is making us ignorant. Voltaire
[ Books Ignorant Making Multitude Us]
Books are but waste paper unless we spend in action the wisdom we get from thought - asleep. When we are weary of the living, we may repair to the dead, who have nothing of peevishness, pride, or design in their conversation. William Butler Yeats
[ Action Asleep Books Conversation Dead Design Get Living May Nothing Paper Pride Repair Spend Their Thought Unless Waste Weary Wisdom]
Probably I, like a lot of people, became a writer in imitation of or in homage to the books I enjoyed. When you're so captivated by something, you think, could I do that? Hmm, let me try. Curtis Sittenfeld
[ Became Books Captivated Could Enjoyed Hmm Homage Imitation Lot Probably Something Think Try Writer]
If one book's done this well, you want to write another one that does just as well. There's that horror of the second novel that doesn't match up. Mark Haddon
[ Another Book Does Done Horror Just Match Novel Second Up Want Well Write]
There's got to be something that you can do that will not just be a nice honor to the play, or the book, or the movie you're dealing with, but some aspect that maybe can explore something that the play couldn't do. William Bolcom
[ Aspect Book Dealing Explore Got Honor Just Maybe Movie Nice Play Some Something Will]
I demand that my books be judged with utmost severity, by knowledgeable people who know the rules of grammar and of logic, and who will seek beneath the footsteps of my commas the lice of my thought in the head of my style. Louis Aragon
[ Beneath Books Commas Demand Footsteps Grammar Head Judged Know Knowledgeable Lice Logic Rules Seek Severity Style Thought Utmost Will]
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]
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]
But this is an occupational hazard of being a scientist. You say this is the best information I have and then you realize that not everyone is going to read the footnotes or the whole book, so people are going to get the wrong impression. Bjorn Lomborg
[ Being Best Book Everyone Footnotes Get Going Hazard Impression Information Occupational Read Realize Say Scientist Then Whole Wrong]
If I'm home with no chore at hand, and a package of books has come, the television set and the chess board and the unanswered mail will have to manage without me if one of the books is a detective story. Rex Stout
[ Board Books Chess Chore Come Detective Hand Home Mail Manage Package Set Story Television Unanswered Will Without]
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]
A man in a bookstore buys a book on loneliness and every woman in the store hits on him. A woman buys a book on loneliness and the store clears out. Doug Coupland
[ Book Bookstore Buys Clears Every Him Hits Loneliness Man Out Store Woman]
Oh, did I tell you I have a cookbook? I have a cookbook deal. Ted Allen
[ Deal Did Oh Tell]
Who learns most from a good book is the author. Jose Bergamin
[ Author Book Good Learns Most]
I had a very wise mother. She always kept books that were my grade level in our house. Beverly Cleary
[ Always Books Grade Had House Kept Level Mother Our She Very Were Wise]
When today's generation reads Jack's books or they listen to the music created by some of us, I believe that they see there is a different way of approaching today's life and today's sometimes seeming hopelessness that can provide answers. David Amram
[ Answers Approaching Believe Books Created Different Generation Hopelessness Jack Life Listen Music Provide Reads See Seeming Some Sometimes Today Us Way]
All the other books ask, 'What's it like?' What was World War II like for the young kid at Normandy, or what is work like for a woman having a job for the first time in her life? What's it like to be black or white? Studs Terkel
[ Ask Black Books First Having Her Ii Job Kid Life Other Time War White Woman Work World Young]
In true education, anything that comes to our hand is as good as a book: the prank of a page- boy, the blunder of a servant, a bit of table talk - they are all part of the curriculum. Michel de Montaigne
[ Anything Bit Blunder Book Boy Comes Curriculum Education Good Hand Our Part Prank Servant Table Talk True]
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]
I think Walking Dead is one of the friendliest new reader type books in that every time a new trade is shipped out, a new issue is shipped out at the same time. Robert Kirkman
[ Books Dead Every Issue New Out Reader Same Shipped Think Time Trade Type Walking]
Deliver me from writers who say the way they live doesn't matter. I'm not sure a bad person can write a good book, If art doesn't make us better, then what on earth is it for. Alice Walker
[ Art Bad Better Book Deliver Earth Good Live Make Matter Person Say Sure Then Us Way Write Writers]
A book should serve as the ax for the frozen sea within us. Franz Kafka
[ Ax Book Frozen Sea Serve Should Us Within]
The world is a beautiful book, but of little use to him who cannot read it. Carlo Goldoni
[ Beautiful Book Cannot Him Little Read Use World]
I grew up with a mother who, every time she saw something, would say, I'm going to look that up. And I've become that person - I've become the reference-book person. Jennifer Saunders
[ Become Every Going Grew Look Mother Person Saw Say She Something Time Up Would]
Books in a large university library system: 2,000,000. Books in an average large city library: 10,000. Average number of books in a chain bookstore: 30,000. Books in an average neighborhood branch library: 20,000. Anthony Burgess
[ Average Books Bookstore Branch Chain City Large Library Neighborhood Number System University]
When I get back from this book tour, I'm planning to learn the internet. Maybe I can hook up in cyberspace. Armistead Maupin
[ Back Book Cyberspace Get Hook Internet Learn Maybe Planning Tour Up]
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]
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]
A subject which at first glance seems quite removed from the undeclared concern of the book can encapsulate that concern. W. G. Sebald
[ Book Concern Encapsulate First Glance Quite Removed Seems Subject Which]
My work looks like a comic book in form, but it's not a typical comic book in content. I write autobiographical stuff. Harvey Pekar
[ Autobiographical Book Comic Content Form Looks Stuff Typical Work Write]
Preachers in pulpits talked about what a great message is in the book. No matter what you do, somebody always imputes meaning into your books. Dr. Seuss
[ Always Book Books Great Into Matter Meaning Message Preachers Somebody Talked Your]
I've been tremendously moved by a bunch of odd books. Ross McDonald is very important to me. I love the Lew Archer books. James Ellroy
[ Been Books Bunch Important Love Mcdonald Moved Odd Ross Tremendously Very]
Books are the ever burning lamps of accumulated wisdom. George William Curtis
[ Accumulated Books Burning Ever Lamps Wisdom]
I've only read two books in my life: Baseball Sparkplug and Love Story. George Brett
[ Baseball Books Life Love Only Read Story Two]
I've been doing a lot of studying singing, and I'm thinking of recording an album containing all my old war horses and putting out a songbook at the same time. David Friedman
[ Album Been Containing Doing Horses Lot Old Out Putting Recording Same Singing Songbook Studying Thinking Time War]
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]
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]
Now there is one outstanding important fact regarding spaceship earth, and that is that no instruction book came with it. R. Buckminster Fuller
[ Book Came Earth Fact Important Instruction Now Outstanding Regarding Spaceship]
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 can't pick out one single book that had such a profound personal impact. Louise Brown
[ Book Had Impact Out Personal Pick Profound Single Such]
Once, in London, the BBC asked me what was my favorite English book. I said Alice in Wonderland. Gyorgy Ligeti
[ Alice Asked Bbc Book English Favorite London Once Said Wonderland]
Textbook publishers don't even bother to advertise at their conventions. Peter Brimelow
[ Advertise Bother Conventions Even Publishers Textbook Their]
I was aware that there is an expectation that writers inevitably falter at this stage, that they fail to live up to the promise of their first successful book, that the next book never pleases the way the prior one did. It simply increased my sense of being challenged. David Guterson
[ Aware Being Book Challenged Did Expectation Fail Falter First Increased Inevitably Live Never Next Pleases Prior Promise Sense Simply Stage Successful Their Up Way Writers]
Before we had the kids, my husband and I were traveling a lot and working and really enjoying our lives and each other. We both love the theater and books and travel and so we were really having a lot of fun. Patricia Heaton
[ Before Books Both Each Enjoying Fun Had Having Husband Kids Lives Lot Love Other Our Really Theater Travel Traveling Were Working]
I know many books which have bored their readers, but I know of none which has done real evil. Voltaire
[ Books Bored Done Evil Know Many None Readers Real Their Which]
I've heard every pie joke in the book. I'm still waiting for an original one. Jason Biggs
[ Book Every Heard Joke Original Pie Still Waiting]
My mother would read aloud to my father and me in the evening. She read mainly travel books. Beverly Cleary
[ Aloud Books Evening Father Mainly Mother Read She Travel Would]
I get crazy in a bookstore. It makes my heart beat hard because I want to buy everything. Reese Witherspoon
[ Beat Because Bookstore Buy Crazy Everything Get Hard Heart Makes Want]
I Never Liked You. I think that's my best book. I think it works the best as a story, and I like the drawing. It works on both levels, for me at least. Chester Brown
[ Best Book Both Drawing Least Levels Liked Never Story Think Works]
Books, the children of the brain. Jonathan Swift
[ Books Brain Children]
There's probably one more story about Bosnia that I'd like to do, because I spent a fair amount of time on the Serb side of the lines, which isn't apparent in the other books. Joe Sacco
[ Amount Apparent Because Books Bosnia Fair Lines More Other Probably Side Spent Story Time Which]
Most regular superhero books are designed to go on forever; of course, very few of them do, but the point is they are trying to throw mud against the wall and hope it will stick, and most of it slides off. Garth Ennis
[ Against Books Course Designed Few Forever Go Hope Most Mud Off Point Regular Slides Stick Superhero Them Throw Trying Very Wall Will]
I would like to read some books: I don't have time; I would like to continue working on my autobiography. Gunther Schuller
[ Autobiography Books Continue Read Some Time Working Would]
Each has his past shut in him like the leaves of a book known to him by his heart, and his friends can only read the title. Virginia Woolf
[ Book Each Friends Heart Him His Known Leaves Only Past Read Shut Title]
A good heavy book holds you down. It's an anchor that keeps you from getting up and having another gin and tonic. Roy Blount, Jr.
[ Anchor Another Book Down Getting Gin Good Having Heavy Holds Keeps Tonic Up]
My books are water; those of the great geniuses are wine - everybody drinks water. Marilyn French
[ Books Drinks Everybody Geniuses Great Those Water Wine]
The stitch of a book is its words. Rumer Godden
[ Book Stitch Words]
There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate's loot on Treasure Island. Walt Disney
[ Books Island More Pirate Than Treasure]
When a book raises your spirit, and inspires you with noble and manly thoughts, seek for no other test of its excellence. It is good, and made by a good workman. Jean de la Bruyere
[ Book Excellence Good Inspires Made Manly Noble Other Raises Seek Spirit Test Thoughts Workman Your]
The book has many different characteristics: some are extremely old-fashioned storytelling traits, but there are also a fair number of postmodern traits, and the self-consciousness is one. Jeffrey Eugenides
[ Also Book Characteristics Different Extremely Fair Many Number Old-Fashioned Postmodern Self-Consciousness Some Storytelling Traits]
A book is a gift you can open again and again. Garrison Keillor
[ Again Book Gift Open]
When I found the book was condemned as soon as the book was printed, or rather as soon as it was set up ready to print, I held it in plates for a year nearly, waiting to see what would come out of all this discussion. John Harvey Kellogg
[ Book Come Condemned Discussion Found Held Nearly Out Plates Print Printed Rather Ready See Set Soon Up Waiting Would Year]
The Bible is worth all the other books which have ever been printed. Patrick Henry
[ Been Bible Books Ever Other Printed Which Worth]
A writer is, after all, only half his book. The other half is the reader and from the reader the writer learns. P. L. Travers
[ After Book Half His Learns Only Other Reader Writer]
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]
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]
I think every young cook wants to write a book. Thomas Keller
[ Book Cook Every Think Wants Write Young]
My books are about losers, about people who've lost their way and are engaged in a search. Antonio Tabucchi
[ Books Engaged Losers Lost Search Their Way]
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]
I don't read books. Eric Bristow
[ Books Read]
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]
The only difference was one of them was trying to make a perfect cake and one of them was trying to write a great book. But if we remove that from the equation, it's the same impulse and they are equally entitled to their ecstasies and their despair. Michael Cunningham
[ Book Cake Despair Difference Entitled Equally Equation Great Impulse Make Only Perfect Remove Same Their Them Trying Write]
I'd rather write one good book than ten mediocre ones. Donna Tartt
[ Book Good Mediocre Ones Rather Ten Than Write]
It's a cruel, heartless world out there in commercial rock 'n' roll, and when you take as much time off as we did, eight years, booking agents don't know if you'll draw. Tina Weymouth
[ Agents Booking Commercial Cruel Did Draw Eight Heartless Know Much Off Out Rock Roll Take Time World Years]
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've got a long list of books I wish I'd never written-and I've kept them all out of print for the past 20 years. Dean Koontz
[ Books Got Kept List Long Never Out Past Print Them Wish Years]
I 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]
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]
I think the players, I put in the book for example that we should go back to wood rackets, probably they laughed at me, I'm a dinosaur, but I think that you see these great players, have even more variety and you see more strategy, there'd be more subtlety. John McEnroe
[ Back Book Dinosaur Even Example Go Great Laughed More Players Probably Put Rackets See Should Strategy Subtlety These Think Variety Wood]
Frank is such a great visual storyteller, that if you study his artwork you see that his Sin City books are already the best movies never seen on the big screen. Robert Rodriguez
[ Already Artwork Best Big Books City Frank Great His Movies Never Screen See Seen Sin Storyteller Study Such Visual]
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]
In 1960 I published a book that attempted to direct attention to the possibility of a thermonuclear war, to ways of reducing the likelihood of such a war, and to methods for coping with the consequences should war occur despite our efforts to avoid it. Herman Kahn
[ Attempted Attention Avoid Book Consequences Coping Despite Direct Efforts Likelihood Methods Occur Our Possibility Published Reducing Should Such War Ways]
My books always begin with a sentence and an image - not necessarily connected. Jeanette Winterson
[ Always Begin Books Connected Image Necessarily Sentence]
Books are like a mirror. If an ass looks in, you can't expect an angel to look out. B. C. Forbes
[ Angel Ass Books Expect Look Looks Mirror Out]
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]
No one I know of has ever had this experience-where you had to sit and wait and wait for a DNA test to come back just so you can write the last page of the book. Joseph Wambaugh
[ Back Book Come Dna Ever Had Just Know Last Page Sit Test Wait Write]
When my father would yell at me, I told myself someday I'd use it in a book. Paula Danziger
[ Book Father Myself Someday Told Use Would Yell]
One of the things I have tried to do with this book and with all of them really is avoid that simple, easy, reductionist view of motivation and to show we do things for a complex net of reasons, a real braid of reasons. Russell Banks
[ Avoid Book Complex Easy Motivation Net Real Really Reasons Show Simple Them Things Tried View]
Even in times when it's difficult to figure out, how do you go forward, art - and books - always help. Alice Hoffman
[ Always Art Books Difficult Even Figure Forward Go Help How Out Times]
Life isn't like a book. Life isn't logical or sensible or orderly. Life is a mess most of the time. And theology must be lived in the midst of that mess. Charles Caleb Colton
[ Book Life Lived Logical Mess Midst Most Must Orderly Sensible Theology Time]
Literary imagination is an aesthetic object offered by a writer to a lover of books. Gaston Bachelard
[ Aesthetic Books Imagination Literary Lover Object Offered Writer]
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]
How long it takes to write a book depends on its length. Walter Jon Williams
[ Book Depends How Length Long Takes Write]
Many books require no thought from those who read them, and for a very simple reason; they made no such demand upon those who wrote them. Charles Caleb Colton
[ Books Demand Made Many Read Reason Require Simple Such Them Those Thought Upon Very Wrote]
It is only in the country that we can get to know a person or a book. Cyril Connolly Nature
[ Book Country Get Know Only Person]
Thy books should, like thy friends, not many be, yet such wherein men may thy judgment see. William Wycherley
[ Books Friends Judgment Many May Men See Should Such Thy Wherein Yet]
In my books I might hold the mirror to my own face. If others would like to borrow the mirror, they're welcome. The books aren't there to accuse others - merely to raise issues and keep the debates alive. John Scott
[ Accuse Alive Books Borrow Debates Face Hold Issues Keep Merely Might Mirror Others Own Raise Welcome Would]
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 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]
There's a picture of the real Coach Gary Gaines in the book and he's sitting in the locker room after a game, and he just looks so much like Billy Bob, that we went to him. Peter Berg
[ After Billy Bob Book Coach Game Gary Him Just Locker Looks Much Picture Real Room Sitting Went]
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]
We had literary references, so we knew what we were talking about. We could quote things, talk about books we'd read; you can say something, you don't have to explain it. Kevin Ayers
[ Books Could Explain Had Knew Literary Quote Read References Say Something Talk Talking Things Were]
How can a rabbi not live with doubt? The Bible itself is a book of doubt. Arthur Hertzberg
[ Bible Book Doubt How Itself Live Rabbi]
If I could go back in time and tell my younger self that eventually that I'd become very successful writing Dune books after Frank Herbert's death, I would have laughed myself silly, I think, at how strange that prospect would be. Kevin J. Anderson
[ After Back Become Books Could Death Dune Eventually Frank Go Herbert How Laughed Myself Prospect Self Silly Strange Successful Tell Think Time Very Would Writing Younger]
I'm more of a visual person, but I think that reading's extremely important. But I'm very easily distracted. It takes certain books to really grab you in. Jason Marsden
[ Books Certain Distracted Easily Extremely Grab Important More Person Reading Really Takes Think Very Visual]
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]
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]
Books stay with me and have shaped me and made huge impacts on my life. Stephan Jenkins
[ Books Huge Impacts Life Made Shaped Stay]
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]
In my first book, Under Fire, I wrote that I revered Ronald Reagan. That was a dozen years ago. I still feel that way. I think he changed the world for the better for my children and my children's children. Oliver North
[ Ago Better Book Changed Children Dozen Feel Fire First Reagan Revered Ronald Still Think Under Way World Wrote Years]
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]
Actually, the books were never a planned career path. Jamie Lee Curtis
[ Actually Books Career Never Path Planned Were]
In the book, I make the point that here we have string theory and here we have twistor theory and we don't know if either one of them is the right approach to nature. Roger Penrose
[ Approach Book Either Here Know Make Nature Point Right String Them Theory]
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]
I am a writer of books in retrospect. I talk in order to understand; I teach in order to learn. Robert Frost
[ Am Books Learn Order Retrospect Talk Teach Understand Writer]
I read true crime books, and I read when people do case studies of stuff. I'm into books like that. Case studies or forensics or murder - all that good stuff. Tom Araya
[ Books Case Crime Forensics Good Into Murder Read Studies Stuff True]
Each book will have a lot of cliffhangers, because I like that. Kevin J. Anderson
[ Because Book Each Lot Will]
My first book took five years to write and I made $1,000 on it. The second took three years and I made $3,000. All this time I was a housewife being supported by a husband. I was very lucky. Judith Rossner
[ Being Book First Five Housewife Husband Lucky Made Second Supported Three Time Took Very Write Years]
Why by a book when you can join a library. Ricky Gervais
[ Book Join Library Why]
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]
I have a children's book already out and my autobiography. Della Reese
[ Already Autobiography Book Children Out]
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]
In the book I define conservatism, as I believe it is fit upon four categories of principle: respect for The Constitution, respect for life, less government, and personal responsibility. Jonathan Krohn
[ Believe Book Categories Conservatism Constitution Define Fit Four Government Less Life Personal Principle Respect Responsibility Upon]
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 learned quickly, as I tell my graduate students now, there are no answers in the back of the book when the equipment doesn't work or the measurements look strange. Martin Lewis Perl
[ Answers Back Book Equipment Graduate Learned Look Measurements Now Quickly Strange Students Tell Work]
I don't know if she should worry too much, I mean some of our greatest writers have had movies made of their books, lots of Hemingway novels were turned into movies, it doesn't hurt the book. Paul Auster
[ Book Books Greatest Had Hemingway Hurt Into Know Lots Made Mean Movies Much Novels Our She Should Some Their Too Turned Were Worry Writers]
Every single book is a challenge. Nora Roberts
[ Book Challenge Every Single]
I'm not into older guys. To tell you the truth, Richard Gere is not the sexiest man alive, in my book. Winona Ryder
[ Alive Book Guys Into Man Older Richard Sexiest Tell Truth]
I'm writing a new book right now that is like an erotica manifesto. Susie Bright
[ Book Erotica Manifesto New Now Right Writing]
Here, you can walk into a bookstore and pick up a Bible or Christian literature and learn. Over there, they are lucky if they have one Bible for a whole village. Michael Scott
[ Bible Bookstore Christian Here Into Learn Literature Lucky Over Pick Up Village Walk Whole]
If you never ask yourself any questions about the meaning of a passage, you cannot expect the book to give you any insight you do not already possess. Mortimer Adler
[ Already Any Ask Book Cannot Expect Give Insight Meaning Never Passage Possess Questions Yourself]
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]
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts. Charles Dickens
[ Backs Best Books Covers Far Parts Which]
They lard their lean books with the fat of others work. Richard Burton
[ Books Fat Lard Lean Others Their Work]
Anyway, several rewrites later, Del Rey Books did publish my first novel, and it did become the first work of fiction on the New York Times trade paperback bestseller list. Terry Brooks
[ Anyway Become Bestseller Books Del Did Fiction First Later List New Novel Paperback Publish Rewrites Several Times Trade Work York]
Americans are paying for our lack of an energy policy with their jobs and out of their pocketbooks. Bob Beauprez
[ Americans Energy Jobs Lack Our Out Paying Pocketbooks Policy Their]
I knew the term Stepford Wife, and I knew what that meant. I never read the book, and I think before I started filming I watched the movie. I thought it was very dated. Glenn Close
[ Before Book Dated Filming Knew Meant Movie Never Read Started Term Think Thought Very Watched Wife]
I once knew a house rather like The Land of Smiles - an old house occupied by a varied collection of young people, mainly students. However none of these people were true models for the characters in the book, though their way of life may have been. Margaret Mahy
[ Been Book Characters Collection House However Knew Land Life Mainly May Models None Occupied Old Once Rather Smiles Students Their These Though True Varied Way Were Young]
When a new book is published, read an old one. Samuel Rogers
[ Book New Old Published Read]
We cannot tear out a single page of our life, but we can throw the whole book in the fire. George Sand
[ Book Cannot Fire Life Our Out Page Single Tear Throw Whole]
We don't perceive a contradiction between writing books, making films or producing a television program. These days you can't choose how you want to express yourself anymore. Alexander Kluge
[ Anymore Between Books Choose Contradiction Days Express Films How Making Perceive Producing Program Television These Want Writing Yourself]
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]
I think some people wished I'd kept myself out of the book. But I kind of insist on it because I want the reader to share my engagement with the material, if you like, not pretend that I'm doing it completely intellectually. Helen Garner
[ Because Book Completely Doing Engagement Insist Intellectually Kept Kind Material Myself Out Pretend Reader Share Some Think Want Wished]
It appears a bold thing to say so when one sees how much many a modern author who knows how to make a skilful use of the Book of Chronicles has to tell about the tabernacle. Julius Wellhausen
[ Appears Author Bold Book Chronicles How Knows Make Many Modern Much Say Sees Skilful Tabernacle Tell Thing Use]
You cannot write for children They're much too complicated. You can only write books that are of interest to them. Maurice Sendak
[ Books Cannot Children Complicated Interest Much Only Them Too Write]
Exclusive will not be published in book format. Jeffrey Archer
[ Book Exclusive Format Published Will]
We had gone out on the road in 94 and 95 for a three month American tour, and we realised, as did our manager and booking agent at the time, that we have really exhausted it, and we can't make money at this anymore. Steve Brown
[ Agent American Anymore Booking Did Exhausted Gone Had Make Manager Money Month Our Out Realised Really Road Three Time Tour]
They put it on the page because it sounded good or it looked good or they read it in a book somewhere that this is how you structure a script or something, and they just don't get it. It's surprising. Macaulay Culkin
[ Because Book Get Good How Just Looked Page Put Read Script Something Somewhere Sounded Structure Surprising]
Each book has been different and has been challenging in its own way to write. Jean M. Auel
[ Been Book Challenging Different Each Own Way Write]
I've always been obsessed with style and glamor and if I want anyone to get anything out of my book, it's how we can all have them in our lives. Rachel Zoe
[ Always Anyone Anything Been Book Get How Lives Obsessed Our Out Style Them Want]
The books I loved in childhood - the first loves - I've read so often that I've internalized them in some really essential way: they are more inside me now than out. Donna Tartt
[ Books Childhood Essential First Inside Internalized Loved Loves More Now Often Out Read Really Some Than Them Way]
Negative humor is forgotten immediately. It's the stuff that makes us feel better about our lives that lives long. Much more satisfying. Enter children's books. Berke Breathed
[ Better Books Children Enter Feel Forgotten Humor Immediately Lives Long Makes More Much Negative Our Satisfying Stuff Us]
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]
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]
I've always liked getting away with just a little bit of what you're not supposed to. Like my first book, Billy's Booger, got me in trouble with the principal's office. William Joyce
[ Always Away Billy Bit Booger Book First Getting Got Just Liked Little Office Principal Supposed Trouble]
I'm not sure Kinsey has changed in these first twelve books. I think the reader learns more about her, but from Kinsey's perspective, only three years have passed while the rest of us have been getting older at a much faster clip. Sue Grafton
[ Been Books Changed Clip Faster First Getting Her Kinsey Learns More Much Older Only Passed Perspective Reader Rest Sure These Think Three Twelve Us While Years]
I never take any notes or draw charts or make elaborate diagrams, but I hold an image of the shape of a book in my head and work from that mental hologram. Jonathan Lethem
[ Any Book Charts Diagrams Draw Elaborate Head Hold Image Make Mental Never Notes Shape Take Work]
The American mind, unlike the English, is not formed by books, but, as Carl Sandburg once said to me... by newspapers and the Bible. Van Wyck Brooks
[ American Bible Books Carl English Formed Mind Newspapers Once Said Unlike]
To study the phenomena of disease without books is to sail an uncharted sea, while to study books without patients is not to go to sea at all. William Osler
[ Books Disease Go Patients Phenomena Sail Sea Study Uncharted While Without]
You have to remember that in addition to running a literary agency, I am also an ebook publisher. Richard Curtis
[ Addition Agency Also Am Literary Publisher Remember Running]
I understand that when people read my books that there's something there - but I don't identify with it. Kathy Acker
[ Books Identify Read Something Understand]
At school I was always trying to con my teachers into letting me act out book reports instead of writing them. Laura Linney
[ Act Always Book Con Instead Into Letting Out Reports School Teachers Them Trying Writing]
I try not to worry about rewriting books that worked well the first time. I'm too busy writing new books to worry about things that are already in print. Laurell K. Hamilton
[ Already Books Busy First New Print Rewriting Things Time Too Try Well Worked Worry Writing]
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]
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]
I think we did a great job of putting together a program that would have made good e-books available had people been buying e-books in any real numbers. Thomas Perry
[ Any Available Been Buying Did Good Great Had Job Made Numbers Program Putting Real Think Together Would]
They give me the money, I give them the book. Having input into the adaptation would be kind of like selling a house and coming back three years later and saying, 'Paint it this color!' Robert B. Parker
[ Adaptation Back Book Color Coming Give Having House Input Into Kind Later Money Paint Saying Selling Them Three Would Years]
When I die there may be a paragraph or two in the newspapers. My name will linger in the British Museum Reading Room catalogue for a space at the head of a long list of books for which no one will ever ask. C. S. Forester
[ Ask Books British Catalogue Die Ever Head Linger List Long May Museum Name Newspapers Paragraph Reading Room Space Two Which Will]
If a spectator with a philosophical mind, somebody accustomed to reading books, gets the same kind of information in a movie, he might not fully understand it. Manuel Puig
[ Accustomed Books Fully Gets Information Kind Might Mind Movie Philosophical Reading Same Somebody Spectator Understand]
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]
I did some writing and bought a book, and have been working on that as a film to act and direct in. Dustin Hoffman
[ Act Been Book Bought Did Direct Film Some Working Writing]
Maybe every other American movie shouldn't be based on a comic book. Other countries will think Americans live in an infantile fantasy land where reality is whatever we say it is and every problem can be solved with violence. Bill Maher
[ American Americans Based Book Comic Countries Every Fantasy Infantile Land Live Maybe Movie Other Problem Reality Say Solved Think Violence Whatever Where Will]
I couldn't live a week without a private library - indeed, I'd part with all my furniture and squat and sleep on the floor before I'd let go of the 1500 or so books I possess. H. P. Lovecraft
[ Before Books Floor Furniture Go Indeed Library Live Part Possess Private Sleep Squat Week Without]
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]
You're not a historian, but most historians will tell you that they make very discrete judgment as to what facts to omit in order to make their book into some shape, some length that can be managed. Oliver Stone
[ Book Discrete Facts Historian Historians Into Judgment Length Make Managed Most Omit Order Shape Some Tell Their Very Will]
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]
I write about five thousand words a day, when working on a book, about three thousand a day if I'm writing a short story. I take long periods off between projects, when I read a lot, garden, and think about the next book or stories. Eric Brown
[ Between Book Day Five Garden Long Lot Next Off Periods Projects Read Short Stories Story Take Think Thousand Three Words Working Write Writing]
Whites were the winners, blacks were the losers, we wrote the history books, and they didn't feature. Phillip Noyce
[ Blacks Books Feature History Losers Were Whites Winners Wrote]
Another thing that freaks me out is time. Time is like a book. You have a beginning, a middle and an end. It's just a cycle. Mike Tyson
[ Another Beginning Book Cycle End Freaks Just Middle Out Thing Time]
Any kid who has two parents who are interested in him and has a houseful of books isn't poor. Sam Levenson
[ Any Books Him Interested Kid Parents Poor Two]
This is the sixth book I've written, which isn't bad for a guy who's only read two. George Burns
[ Bad Book Guy Only Read Sixth Two Which Written]
Even though I pretty much made my own decisions early on, when I was younger I tended to overbook my life. Sheena Easton
[ Decisions Early Even Life Made Much Own Pretty Tended Though Younger]
Here's the secret to finishing that first book. Don't rewrite as you go. Laurell K. Hamilton
[ Book Finishing First Go Here Rewrite Secret]
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]
I wrote each book in thirty-five days flat - just to get the darned thing finished. Alistair Maclean
[ Book Darned Days Each Finished Flat Get Just Thing Thirty-Five Wrote]
No, Queer Eye has a book coming out before mine, in the Spring of 2004, in which each of us has a section and we do a brief overview of our subject area. Ted Allen
[ Area Before Book Brief Coming Each Eye Mine Our Out Overview Queer Section Spring Subject Us Which]
Well, I don't know. It's long, it's longer than both of the other books put together, so it's more ambitious. I think I get under the skin of the people a lot more than in the other books. Cory Doctorow
[ Ambitious Books Both Get Know Long Longer Lot More Other Put Skin Than Think Together Under Well]
I've never written a book before. Keith Emerson
[ Before Book Never Written]
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 cite in my book countless examples of the foundational documents of the colonial period in America and the writings of the leaders, that this was intended to be a Christian nation. Pat Robertson
[ America Book Christian Cite Colonial Countless Documents Examples Foundational Intended Leaders Nation Period Writings]
I'm obsessed with books. David Sylvian
[ Books Obsessed]
Authors change publishers because it's like being married for a long time and suddenly you want to go out and have a wild affair! No, not seriously, sometimes the deal is more interesting with a new publisher, and other times they have more enthusiasm for your books. Jackie Collins
[ Affair Authors Because Being Books Change Deal Enthusiasm Go Interesting Long Married More New Other Out Publisher Publishers Seriously Sometimes Suddenly Time Times Want Wild Your]
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]
The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head. Alexander Pope Intelligence
[ Blockhead Head His Learned Loads Lumber Read]
I can tell you this, if it wasn't for my book royalties, I'd be in debt. Benny Hinn
[ Book Debt Royalties Tell]
The holy book is implanted in the hearts and minds of all the Muslims. Humiliation of the holy book represents the humiliation of our people. Hamid Karzai
[ Book Hearts Holy Humiliation Implanted Minds Muslims Our Represents]
Comic books and The Chronicles of Narnia. My mother used to read those to me and my twin brother growing up. Shawn Ashmore
[ Books Brother Chronicles Comic Growing Mother Read Those Twin Up Used]
In the last 1,000 years, the Arabs have translated as many books as Spain translates in just one year. Larry Elder
[ Arabs Books Just Last Many Spain Translated Translates Year Years]
The burning of an author's books, imprisonment for opinion's sake, has always been the tribute that an ignorant age pays to the genius of its time. Joseph Lewis
[ Age Always Author Been Books Burning Genius Ignorant Imprisonment Opinion Pays Sake Time Tribute]
All the books I have written have been one book, from the beginning. Marguerite Young
[ Been Beginning Book Books Written]
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 keep one simple rule that I only move in one direction - I write the book straight through from beginning to end. By following time's arrow, I keep myself sane. Jonathan Lethem
[ Arrow Beginning Book Direction End Following Keep Move Myself Only Rule Sane Simple Straight Through Time Write]
It's all about people. It's about networking and being nice to people and not burning any bridges. Your book is going to impress, but in the end it is people that are going to hire you. Mike Davidson
[ Any Being Book Bridges Burning End Going Hire Impress Networking Nice Your]
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]
Writing a book for me, I expect, is very similar to the experience of reading the book for my readers. R. A. Salvatore
[ Book Expect Experience Readers Reading Similar Very Writing]
Most of my books have caused distribution and printing problems in the past. Peter Sotos
[ Books Caused Distribution Most Past Printing Problems]
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]
The book to read is not the one which thinks for you, but the one which makes you think. No book in the world equals the Bible for that. Harper Lee
[ Bible Book Equals Makes Read Think Thinks Which World]
I read all the time. I was reading a book I admire very much by Alice McDermot called Charming Billy. John McGahern
[ Admire Alice Billy Book Called Charming Much Read Reading Time Very]
The Bible and several other self help or enlightenment books cite the Seven Deadly Sins. They are: pride, greed, lust, envy, wrath, sloth, and gluttony. That pretty much covers everything that we do, that is sinful... or fun for that matter. Dave Mustaine
[ Bible Books Cite Covers Deadly Enlightenment Envy Everything Fun Gluttony Greed Help Lust Matter Much Other Pretty Pride Self Seven Several Sinful Sins Sloth Wrath]
Great dislike to the Bible was shown by those who conversed with me about it, and several have remarked to me, at different times, that if it were not for that book, Catholics would never be led to renounce their own faith. Maria Monk
[ Bible Book Catholics Different Dislike Faith Great Led Never Own Remarked Renounce Several Shown Their Those Times Were Would]
I was never confident about finishing a book, but friends encouraged me. When I finished my first book, it was accepted by a publisher right away and became an instant bestseller. One male critic called it the most shocking book he ever read. Jackie Collins
[ Accepted Away Became Bestseller Book Called Confident Critic Encouraged Ever Finished Finishing First Friends Instant Male Most Never Publisher Read Right Shocking]
Take a look at the books other people have in their homes. Jerzy Kosinski
[ Books Homes Look Other Take Their]
I'm an open book. Benny Hinn
[ Book Open]
People say that I could sing the phone book and make it sound good. Edith Piaf
[ Book Could Good Make Phone Say Sing Sound]
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]
Comic books were just the means for me to tell the story. Michael Chabon
[ Books Comic Just Means Story Tell Were]
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]
So far it's 43 books in 25 years. Bernard Cornwell
[ Books Far Years]
I am a really big Harry Potter fan and I've seen all the sets, I've lived Harry Potter and I don't think it's destroyed the books at all, I think it's really spot on. Rupert Grint
[ Am Big Books Destroyed Fan Harry Lived Potter Really Seen Sets Spot Think]
I don't like Communism because it hands out wealth through rationing books. Omar Torrijos Herrera
[ Because Books Communism Hands Out Rationing Through Wealth]
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]
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]
Alinsky's 1971 book, "Rules for Radicals," is a favorite of the Obamas. Michele Obama quoted it at the Democratic Convention. One Alinsky tactic is to "Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it." That's what the White House did in targeting Rush Limbaugh, Rick Santelli and Jim Cramer. Karl Rove
[ Book Convention Democratic Did Favorite Freeze House Jim Limbaugh Obama Obama Pick Quoted Radicals Rick Rules Rush Tactic Target Targeting White]
The book salesman should be honored because he brings to our attention, as a rule, the very books we need most and neglect most. Confucius
[ Attention Because Book Books Brings Honored Most Need Neglect Our Rule Salesman Should Very]
Every actor is somewhat mad, or else he'd be a plumber or a bookkeeper or a salesman. Bela Lugosi
[ Actor Else Every Mad Plumber Salesman Somewhat]
It would be nice to design a real briefcase - you open it up and it's your computer but it also stores your books. Steve Wozniak
[ Also Books Briefcase Computer Design Nice Open Real Stores Up Would Your]
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]
You come to work because the office is a resource: The office is a place where you can meet with other people, and the office has libraries of books and information on CD-ROM that might help you with your work. Jay Chiat
[ Because Books Cd-Rom Come Help Information Libraries Meet Might Office Other Place Resource Where Work Your]
I have a notebook with me all the time, and I begin scribbling a few words. When things are going well, the walk does not get anywhere; I finally just stop and write. Mary Oliver
[ Anywhere Begin Does Few Finally Get Going Just Notebook Scribbling Stop Things Time Walk Well Words Write]
Now, to describe the process of the Wrapped Reichstag, which went from 1971 to '95, there is an entire book about that, because each one of our projects has its own book. The book is not an art book, meaning it's not written by an art historian. Christo
[ Art Because Book Describe Each Entire Historian Meaning Now Our Own Process Projects Reichstag Went Which Wrapped Written]
Some of the recipes in the book have evolved for us. Many haven't. Thomas Keller
[ Book Evolved Haven Many Recipes Some Us]
Before Booker T. Washington, we have small business owners but we do not have a philosopher of black entrepreneurship, and that's what Washington was. Ed Smith
[ Before Black Booker Business Entrepreneurship Owners Philosopher Small Washington]
Wherever they burn books they will also, in the end, burn human beings. Heinrich Heine
[ Also Beings Books Burn End Human Wherever Will]
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]
You might be a redneck if... the blue book value of your truck goes up and down depending on how much gas it has in it. Jeff Foxworthy
[ Blue Book Depending Down Gas Goes How Might Much Redneck Truck Up Value Your]
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]
It's one thing you aspire to: someday, you'll be able to write a book. Thomas Keller
[ Able Aspire Book Someday Thing Write]
There are several books that I have-the Physics of Star Trek, Star Trek and Business, there are manuals on command style and countless scholarly papers that have been written about the significance of Next Generation. Patrick Stewart
[ Been Books Business Command Countless Generation Manuals Next Papers Physics Scholarly Several Significance Star Style Trek Written]
I remember being in the public library and my jaw just aching as I looked around at all those books I wanted to read. There just wasn't time enough to read everything I wanted to read. Charles Kuralt
[ Aching Around Being Books Enough Everything Jaw Just Library Looked Public Read Remember Those Time Wanted]
I can't bear art that you can walk round and admire. A book should be either a bandit or a rebel or a man in the crowd. David Herbert Lawrence
[ Admire Art Bandit Bear Book Crowd Either Man Rebel Round Should Walk]
I'm writing a book. I've got the page numbers done. Steven Wright
[ Book Done Got Numbers Page Writing]
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]
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've been campaigning like anything for restoring these changes. For 27 years. I wrote a book about it, well, a portion of the book was devoted to these scenes and why they should have been in the movie. William Peter Blatty
[ Anything Been Book Campaigning Changes Devoted Movie Portion Restoring Scenes Should These Well Why Wrote Years]
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]
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]
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]
The directors thought, They understand nothing in the real economy, in real life. They read some stupid books, and they came from the moon to the earth, and maybe in one month they will disappear. Anatoly Chubais
[ Books Came Directors Disappear Earth Economy Life Maybe Month Moon Nothing Read Real Some Stupid Thought Understand Will]
Beware of the person of one book. Thomas Aquinas
[ Beware Book Person]
We must go beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness and travel and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey. John Hope Franklin
[ Beyond Depths Explore Glories Go Into Journey Must Our Out Tell Textbooks Travel Untrodden Wilderness World]
A good book, in the language of the book-sellers, is a salable one; in that of the curious, a scarce one; in that of men of sense, a useful and instructive one. Oswald Chambers
[ Book Curious Good Instructive Language Men Scarce Sense Useful]
Reading about nature is fine, but if a person walks in the woods and listens carefully, he can learn more than what is in books, for they speak with the voice of God. George Washington Carver
[ Books Carefully Fine God Learn Listens More Nature Person Reading Speak Than Voice Walks Woods]
However, I survived and started to read all chemistry books that I could get a hand on, first some 19th century books from our home library that did not provide much reliable information, and then I emptied the rather extensive city library. Richard Ernst
[ Books Century Chemistry City Could Did Emptied Extensive First Get Hand Home However Information Library Much Our Provide Rather Read Reliable Some Started Survived Then]
In Fargo, they say, well, that's a job. How well do you get paid? For example, for this book I was written about in Entertainment Weekly, and it was kind of cool because my mom asked me if Entertainment Weekly was a magazine or a newspaper. Chuck Klosterman
[ Asked Because Book Cool Entertainment Example Fargo Get How Job Kind Magazine Mom Newspaper Paid Say Weekly Well Written]
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]
I am mortified to be told that, in the United States of America, the sale of a book can become a subject of inquiry, and of criminal inquiry too. Thomas Jefferson
[ Am America Become Book Criminal Inquiry Mortified Sale States Subject Told Too United]
I suppose not everyone has a dad who wrote a book saying he didn't believe in the Parliamentary road to socialism. Ed Miliband
[ Believe Book Dad Everyone Parliamentary Road Saying Socialism Suppose Wrote]
The way I create music is maybe like a painting, to compose in a more visual way. Basically it's the music that I want to hear- that's my inspiration and bottom line. I just try to get ideas from books, movies, paintings. Ikue Mori
[ Basically Books Bottom Compose Create Get Ideas Inspiration Just Line Maybe More Movies Music Painting Paintings Try Visual Want Way]
Well, the first thing to say is that we've worked hard to maintain compatibility, so that any program written with an earlier version of Mathematica can run without change in 3.0, and any notebook can be converted. Stephen Wolfram
[ Any Change Compatibility Converted Earlier First Hard Maintain Notebook Program Run Say Thing Version Well Without Worked Written]
I wanted the feel in these books to be like an epic fantasy, with kings, queens, dukes and court politics, but of course like what I was explaining before, about making the science make sense, you have to make the politics make sense, too. Kevin J. Anderson
[ Before Books Course Court Dukes Epic Explaining Fantasy Feel Kings Make Making Politics Queens Science Sense These Too Wanted]
I've worked very hard in this book to keep the lines of communication open. I don't want to turn someone away from this information for partisan political reasons. Jared Diamond
[ Away Book Communication Hard Information Keep Lines Open Partisan Political Reasons Someone Turn Very Want Worked]
I'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]
I have three brothers and they're all into computers. They're all intellects. My mother would pay me a quarter a page to read a book and I couldn't make 50 cents. I just couldn't do it. Josh Holloway
[ Book Brothers Cents Computers Intellects Into Just Make Mother Page Pay Quarter Read Three Would]
I didn't have time for talent shows and stuff like that. I was into books and studying real hard. Cheryl Lynn
[ Books Hard Into Real Shows Studying Stuff Talent Time]
Observation more than books and experience more than persons, are the prime educators. Amos Bronson Alcott
[ Books Educators Experience More Observation Persons Prime Than]
When you meet someone for the first time, that's not the whole book. That's just the first page. Brody Armstrong
[ Book First Just Meet Page Someone Time Whole]
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]
I don't think there's anything wrong with someone having to read a poem twice. Or even a book. George Murray
[ Anything Book Even Having Poem Read Someone Think Twice Wrong]
To limit the press is to insult a nation; to prohibit reading of certain books is to declare the inhabitants to be either fools or slaves. Claud-Adrian Helvetius
[ Books Certain Declare Either Fools Inhabitants Insult Limit Nation Press Prohibit Reading Slaves]
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]
There are three reasons why this book came into being. First, throughout the 33 years I've been writing recipes - although I'm not vegetarian myself - I have greatly enjoyed creating vegetarian recipes, and cooking and serving them at home. Delia Smith
[ Although Been Being Book Came Cooking Creating Enjoyed First Greatly Home Into Myself Reasons Recipes Serving Them Three Throughout Vegetarian Why Writing Years]
Always in my books, I like to throw that rogue element into a stable situation and then see what happens. Jeanette Winterson
[ Always Books Element Happens Into Rogue See Situation Stable Then Throw]
An apology for the devil: it must be remembered that we have heard one side of the case. God has written all the books. Samuel Butler
[ Apology Books Case Devil God Heard Must Remembered Side Written]
When we had to do book reports, I would pick a book that no one read and just make it up and turn that in. I got praised for my imagination. Ahmet Zappa
[ Book Got Had Imagination Just Make Pick Praised Read Reports Turn Up Would]
Books are like movies of the mind and it's better to leave Kinsey where she is. Sue Grafton
[ Better Books Kinsey Leave Mind Movies She Where]
When I first began to combine letters other than Hebrew, I read every book in German that came my way, and from these I certainly received according to the nature of my soul. Shmuel Y. Agnon
[ According Began Book Came Certainly Combine Every First German Hebrew Letters Nature Other Read Received Soul Than These Way]
I knew I would read all kinds of books and try to get at what it is that makes good writers good. But I made no promises that I would write books a lot of people would like to read. Carl Sandburg
[ Books Get Good Kinds Knew Lot Made Makes Promises Read Try Would Write Writers]
I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves. Anna Quindlen Design
[ Bookshelves Building Children Consists Content Decorating Enough Grew Kind Most Mostly Think Up Would]
Who has fully realized that history is not contained in thick books but lives in our very blood? Carl Jung
[ Blood Books Contained Fully History Lives Our Realized Thick Very]
Alan Moore does have a sheen of class. He's a smart guy, and I'm sure there was a metaphoric level, I'm not denying that, but let's face it. the main reason he was doing a super-hero comic was because he was working for a super-hero comic book company. Chester Brown
[ Alan Because Book Class Comic Company Denying Does Doing Face Guy Level Main Metaphoric Moore Reason Sheen Smart Sure Working]
I don't take advances for my books. Andrew Vachss
[ Advances Books Take]
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 going to be an SAT, it's probably practical to invest in a book or perhaps in a course, but I'm sorry to say, I went to some classes that my kids took and it was clear in school that what they were doing was just SAT training. Robert Sternberg
[ Book Classes Clear Course Doing Going Invest Just Kids Perhaps Practical Probably Sat Say School Some Sorry Took Training Went Were]
Self-help books are for the birds. Self-help groups are where it's at. Janice Dickinson
[ Birds Books Groups Self-Help Where]
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]
I'm going to play as much as they want me to, as long as I can put up with what they book me. Jules Shear
[ Book Going Long Much Play Put Up Want]
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]
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]
Deep-versed in books and shallow in himself. John Milton
[ Books Himself Shallow]
Why pay a dollar for a bookmark? Why not use the dollar for a bookmark? Steven Spielberg
[ Dollar Pay Use Why]
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]
It's different in Scotland. People who come to readings are more interested in literature as such, but the readership in general is really quite diverse. It's a cliche, but it's said that people who read my books don't read any other books, and you do get that element. Irvine Welsh
[ Any Books Cliche Come Different Diverse Element General Get Interested Literature More Other Quite Read Readership Readings Really Said Scotland Such]
What five books would I like to be remembered for? Well... Tau Zero, I like that one especially. It was somewhat of a tour de force, and I think it got across what I was trying for. Poul Anderson
[ Across Books De Especially Five Force Got Remembered Somewhat Think Tour Trying Well Would Zero]
I feel less alone when I read the books of Ratzinger. Oriana Fallaci
[ Alone Books Feel Less Read]
Wherever you look there are inspirations, books, literature, paintings, landscapes, everything. Just living is an inspiration. Gavin Rossdale
[ Books Everything Inspiration Inspirations Just Landscapes Literature Living Look Paintings Wherever]
Listen, my day job is also Chief Creative Officer for Marvel, and it's a very painful job because we publish a lot of books, and there are things I see where I can punch people out. Therefore, we have some new people now, and the kids are going to read our books. Avi Arad
[ Also Because Books Chief Creative Day Going Job Kids Listen Lot Marvel New Now Officer Our Out Painful Publish Punch Read See Some Therefore Things Very Where]
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom. Thomas Jefferson Wisdom
[ Book Chapter First Honesty Wisdom]
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]
A man loses contact with reality if he is not surrounded by his books. Francois Mitterrand
[ Books Contact His Loses Man Reality Surrounded]
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]
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]
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]
You read a book from beginning to end. You run a business the opposite way. You start with the end, and then you do everything you must to reach it. Jessamyn West
[ Beginning Book Business End Everything Must Opposite Reach Read Run Start Then Way]
I don't believe anybody can really grasp everything that's even in one textbook. Joshua Lederberg
[ Anybody Believe Even Everything Grasp Really Textbook]
And no book gives a deeper insight into the inner life of the Negro, his struggles and his aspirations, than, The Souls of Black Folk. Ray Stannard Baker
[ Aspirations Black Book Deeper Folk Gives His Inner Insight Into Life Negro Souls Struggles Than]
If writers learn more from their books than do readers, perhaps I may have begun to learn. Lloyd Alexander
[ Begun Books Learn May More Perhaps Readers Than Their Writers]
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]
I basically only read books that are over 2,000 years old. Hans-Georg Gadamer
[ Basically Books Old Only Over Read Years]
I have written things that Republicans and Democrats and all kinds of figures have either hated or felt very uncomfortable about. Because in doing these long projects and books, you get close to the bone. And they're not calling me up and asking me for dinner. Bob Woodward
[ Asking Because Bone Books Calling Close Democrats Dinner Doing Either Felt Figures Get Hated Kinds Long Projects Republicans These Things Uncomfortable Up Very Written]
The novels take longer to write than the picture book texts, and they do take a different sort of concentration. However, a very short, simple story that works well is just as exciting to me as any longer and more complex book. Margaret Mahy
[ Any Book Complex Concentration Different Exciting However Just Longer More Novels Picture Short Simple Sort Story Take Texts Than Very Well Works Write]
We learned in the university to consider Wordsworth and Keats as Romantics. They were only a generation apart, but Wordsworth didn't even read Keats's book when he gave him a copy. Thom Gunn
[ Apart Book Consider Copy Even Gave Generation Him Keats Learned Only Read Romantics University Were Wordsworth]
Not being a comic book fan, being thrown into that and seeing the extreme - it's taken very seriously. So I tried to do as much learning as I could about it so I wasn't mean or anything. Ashley Scott
[ Anything Being Book Comic Could Extreme Fan Into Learning Mean Much Seeing Seriously Taken Thrown Tried Very]
While I shared many of the same emotions Bill describes, in no way did my experience ever degenerate into the grimness I find in his book - I didn't have to live with Don, and I think that made a big big difference. Gary Lucas
[ Big Bill Book Degenerate Describes Did Difference Emotions Ever Experience Find His Into Live Made Many Same Shared Think Way While]
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]
One man's observation is another man's closed book or flight of fancy. Willard Van Orman Quine
[ Another Book Closed Fancy Flight Man Observation]
People had this image of the Jacksons as the perfect American family and I destroyed that image. But what people have to understand is writing that book was very healing for me. LaToya Jackson
[ American Book Destroyed Family Had Healing Image Perfect Understand Very Writing]
I'm also doing constant book readings, movies. You name it, I'm doing it. Lynn Redgrave
[ Also Book Constant Doing Movies Name Readings]
Kids just don't read any more. They spend much more time with video games. It's just hard to get kids to read anything. Book sales have dropped dramatically, too. I think 90% of the books are bought only by 5% of the US population. Stan Sakai
[ Any Anything Book Books Bought Dramatically Dropped Games Get Hard Just Kids More Much Only Population Read Sales Spend Think Time Too Us Video]
I had the advantage of reading the book, and when the script was first submitted to me, it was just another gangster story - the east side taking over the west side and all that. Edward G. Robinson
[ Advantage Another Book East First Gangster Had Just Over Reading Script Side Story Submitted Taking West]
Never read a book through merely because you have begun it. John Witherspoon
[ Because Begun Book Merely Never Read Through]
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 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]
Home base is the support system where we have a culinary team, my own writers because of the shows and the books and stuff, we have a culinary team of about six people. Marketing, public relations, accounting and all that sort of stuff. Emeril Lagasse
[ Accounting Base Because Books Culinary Home Marketing Own Public Relations Shows Six Sort Stuff Support System Team Where Writers]
I guess there is also an element of deliberate change involved. Each of my books has been, at least from my point of view, radically different from the last. George Murray
[ Also Been Books Change Deliberate Different Each Element Guess Involved Last Least Point Radically View]
My favorite book of all time is Cold Comfort Farm, by Stella Gibbons. Meg Cabot
[ Book Cold Comfort Farm Favorite Gibbons Stella Time]
He who loveth a book will never want a faithful friend, a wholesome counsellor, a cheerful companion, or an effectual comforter. Isaac Barrow
[ Book Cheerful Comforter Companion Counsellor Effectual Faithful Friend Loveth Never Want Wholesome Will]
Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a poor substitute for life. Robert Louis Stevenson
[ Books Enough Good Life Own Poor Substitute Their Way]
If I loved all the world as I do you, I shouldn't write books to it: I should only write letters to it, and that would be only a clumsy stage on the way to entire telepathy. Laurence Housman
[ Books Clumsy Entire Letters Loved Only Should Stage Way World Would Write]
I 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]
Youth is a time when we find the books we give up but do not get over. Lionel Trilling
[ Books Find Get Give Over Time Up Youth]
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]
Americans like fat books and thin women. Russell Baker
[ Americans Books Fat Thin Women]
I just noticed recently that in one book after another I seem to find an excuse to find some character who, to put it idiotically simply, is allowed to talk crazy. Jonathan Lethem
[ After Allowed Another Book Character Crazy Excuse Find Just Noticed Put Recently Seem Simply Some Talk]
There are writers in Germany who drink the Absolute like water; and there are books in which even the dogs make references to the Infinite. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Absolute Books Dogs Drink Even Germany Infinite Make References Water Which Writers]
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]
To buy books would be a good thing if we also could buy the time to read them. Arthur Schopenhauer
[ Also Books Buy Could Good Read Them Thing Time Would]
It would absolutely suck if you paid a few bucks for a book only to find that on the first page it said, 'Once upon a time they all lived happily ever after' and the rest of the book was blank. Simon Travaglia
[ Absolutely After Blank Book Bucks Ever Few Find First Happily Lived Once Only Page Paid Rest Said Suck Time Upon Would]
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]
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]
Two more years were to go by before I knew anything about William Blake. Many years later, when his wife died, my godfather gave me the two books as a remembrance. Laurence Housman
[ Anything Before Blake Books Died Gave Go Godfather His Knew Later Many More Remembrance Two Were Wife William Years]
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 think the reason working-class people don't write books is because they are encouraged to believe that only certain people are permitted to write books. Len Deighton
[ Because Believe Books Certain Encouraged Only Permitted Reason Think Working-Class Working-Class Write]
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]
Book writing is a little different because, in my case, my editor is a year younger than me and basically has the same sensibility as me. Chuck Klosterman
[ Basically Because Book Case Different Editor Little Same Sensibility Than Writing Year Younger]
So, while I gave up the notions of publishing at that time, I never stopped editing and refining that book. A few years later, in 1987, I thought I had it ready to go out again. R. A. Salvatore
[ Again Book Editing Few Gave Go Had Later Never Notions Out Publishing Ready Refining Stopped Thought Time Up While Years]
Don't patronize the chain bookstores. Every time I see some author scheduled to read and sign his books at a chain bookstore, I feel like telling him he's stabbing the independent bookstores in the back. Lawrence Ferlinghetti
[ Author Back Books Bookstore Bookstores Chain Every Feel Him His Independent Patronize Read Scheduled See Sign Some Stabbing Telling Time]
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]
I put off writing the first Left Behind book for a year because I got invited to assist Billy Graham in his memoirs, and had we known what we were putting off for a year, we might not have put it off. Jerry B. Jenkins
[ Assist Because Behind Billy Book First Got Graham Had His Invited Known Left Memoirs Might Off Put Putting Were Writing Year]
The story grew, got way bigger than the contest rules called for, and next thing I knew I had a book. Leslie Banks
[ Bigger Book Called Contest Got Grew Had Knew Next Rules Story Than Thing Way]
I carry a notebook with me everywhere. But that's only the first step. Rita Dove
[ Carry Everywhere First Notebook Only Step]
I did a book signing when we were in New York the day before yesterday. A lady came through and she was just weeping, and said, 'I wish this would have been brought out sooner, my sister is in prison for suffocating her child.' Marie Osmond
[ Been Before Book Brought Came Child Day Did Her Just Lady New Out Prison Said She Signing Sister Sooner Suffocating Through Weeping Were Wish Would Yesterday York]
We are the children of a technological age. We have found streamlined ways of doing much of our routine work. Printing is no longer the only way of reproducing books. Reading them, however, has not changed. Lawrence Clark Powell Technology
[ Age Books Changed Children Doing Found However Longer Much Only Our Printing Reading Reproducing Routine Streamlined Technological Them Way Ways Work]
The director is planning on titling the film 'Yummy Fur' so we are probably planning on changing the title of the book to 'Yummy Fur' to match the film. Chester Brown
[ Book Changing Director Film Fur Match Planning Probably Title]
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 think the people who would be the least interested in my work would be people who read lots of comic books. Harvey Pekar
[ Books Comic Interested Least Lots Read Think Work Would]
Who knows the minds of men and how they reason and what their methodology is? But I am not going to extrapolate from the General Conference backing out on my book and make it a personal issue. Walter Martin
[ Am Backing Book Conference Extrapolate General Going How Issue Knows Make Men Methodology Minds Out Personal Reason Their]
And so, I mean, he declared war right there and then in so many words and Alex says later in the book, nobody in the White House from that point on had any doubt that we were going to bomb the mainland of Asia. James Stockdale
[ Alex Any Asia Bomb Book Declared Doubt Going Had House Later Mainland Many Mean Nobody Point Right Says Then War Were White Words]
I 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]
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]
It is books that teach us to refine our pleasures when young, and to recall them with satisfaction when we are old. Leigh Hunt
[ Books Old Our Pleasures Recall Refine Satisfaction Teach Them Us Young]
The book is there for inspiration and as a foundation, the fundamentals on which to build. Thomas Keller
[ Book Build Foundation Fundamentals Inspiration Which]
As I have studied the Bible and the Book of Mormon, I have come to know through the power of the Spirit of God, that these books contain the fullness of the gospel of Jesus Christ. Clayton Christensen
[ Bible Book Books Christ Come Contain Fullness God Gospel Jesus Know Mormon Power Spirit Studied These Through]
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]
Because we do not sell photographs, we have no royalties on books, posters, postcards. Christo
[ Because Books Photographs Postcards Posters Royalties Sell]
Books had instant replay long before televised sports. Bern Williams
[ Before Books Had Instant Long Replay Sports Televised]
I've said to others that there were places I had forgotten about that were just so powerful. I've read the Gospels many times, but it's been a while since I've read through a whole book. Michael W. Smith
[ Been Book Forgotten Gospels Had Just Many Others Places Powerful Read Said Since Through Times Were While Whole]
Style and Structure are the essence of a book; great ideas are hogwash. Vladimir Nabokov
[ Book Essence Great Hogwash Ideas Structure Style]
My writing has to support more than my research habit, but I love to curl up with a book about some dusty corner of history. Lynn Abbey
[ Book Corner Curl Dusty Habit History Love More Research Some Support Than Up Writing]
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'm writing a book and working on my one-woman show, Learning To Be Human. Shirley Knight
[ Book Human Learning Show Working Writing]
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]
Which is - you know, like check it out, I'm pretty young, I'm only about 40 years old. I still have maybe another four decades of work left in me. And it's exceedingly likely that anything I write from this point forward is going to be judged by the world as the work that came after the freakish success of my last book, right? Elizabeth Gilbert
[ After Another Anything Book Came Check Decades Exceedingly Forward Four Going Judged Know Last Left Likely Maybe Old Only Out Point Pretty Right Still Success Which Work World Write Years Young]
Next to acquiring good friends, the best acquisition is that of good books. Charles Caleb Colton
[ Acquiring Acquisition Best Books Friends Good Next]
Books are those faithful mirrors that reflect to our mind the minds of sages and heroes. Edward Gibbon
[ Books Faithful Heroes Mind Minds Mirrors Our Reflect Sages Those]
The things that are really important to me are my man, my animals and my books. I don't need anything else. Mary Crosby
[ Animals Anything Books Else Important Man Need Really Things]
I was raised by a single mother who made a way for me. She used to scrub floors as a domestic worker, put a cleaning rag in her pocketbook and ride the subways in Brooklyn so I would have food on the table. But she taught me as I walked her to the subway that life is about not where you start, but where you're going. That's family values. Al Sharpton Mom
[ Brooklyn Cleaning Domestic Family Floors Food Going Her Life Made Mother Pocketbook Put Raised Ride Scrub She Single Start Subway Table Taught Used Values Walked Way Where Worker Would]
It didn't feel difficult at the time because I was so charged up about both books. Afterward, however, I was pretty tired. In a good way, like after a great workout. Jonathan Kellerman
[ After Afterward Because Books Both Charged Difficult Feel Good Great However Pretty Time Tired Up Way Workout]
Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind. James Russell Lowell
[ Another Bees Books Carry Mind Quickening Which]
I'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]
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]
Genre is a bookstore problem, not a literary problem. Rick Moody
[ Bookstore Genre Literary Problem]
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book. Ronald Reagan
[ Always Bad Book Disgrace Many Politics Profession Rewards Succeed Write Yourself]
A lot of my characters in all of my books have a self-destructive urge. They'll do precisely the thing that they know is wrong, take a perverse delight in doing the wrong thing. Richard Russo
[ Books Characters Delight Doing Know Lot Perverse Precisely Self-Destructive Take Thing Urge Wrong]
The 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 believe that it is my job not only to write books but to have them published. A book is like a child. You have to defend the life of a child. George Konrad
[ Believe Book Books Child Defend Job Life Only Published Them Write]
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]
When I read a book I seem to read it with my eyes only, but now and then I come across a passage, perhaps only a phrase, which has a meaning for me, and it becomes part of me. W. Somerset Maugham
[ Across Becomes Book Come Eyes Meaning Now Only Part Passage Perhaps Phrase Read Seem Then Which]
I don't read magazines much, and I have an awful time with books. Payne Stewart
[ Awful Books Magazines Much Read Time]
I've got lots of good friends. I could have affairs. I can read a book all night, put the cat on the end of the bed. I can pick up my passport and go to France. I don't have to ask anybody. Joanna Lumley
[ Affairs Anybody Ask Bed Book Cat Could End France Friends Go Good Got Lots Night Passport Pick Put Read Up]
Most films are rooted in a book or a comic strip, but I don't go out there saying I want to do adaptations. Ralph Fiennes
[ Adaptations Book Comic Films Go Most Out Rooted Saying Strip Want]
I like to browse in occult bookshops if for no other reason than to refresh my commitment to science. Heinz R. Pagels
[ Browse Commitment Occult Other Reason Refresh Science Than]
The 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]
A book may be compared to your neighbor: if it be good, it cannot last too long; if bad, you cannot get rid of it too early. Rupert Brooke
[ Bad Book Cannot Compared Early Get Good Last Long May Neighbor Rid Too Your]
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]
Books are not men and yet they stay alive. Henry Ward Beecher
[ Alive Books Men Stay Yet]
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've had the odd good luck of starting slowly and building gradually, something few writers are allowed anymore. As a result I've seen each of my books called the breakthrough. And each was, in its way. Jonathan Lethem
[ Allowed Anymore Books Breakthrough Building Called Each Few Good Gradually Had Luck Odd Result Seen Slowly Something Starting Way Writers]
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 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]
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]
Then you start another book and suddenly the galley proofs of the last one come in and you have to wrench your attention away from what you're writing and try to remember what you were thinking when you wrote the previous one. Bernard Cornwell
[ Another Attention Away Book Come Last Previous Proofs Remember Start Suddenly Then Thinking Try Were Wrench Writing Wrote Your]
I'm very aware how many distractions the reader has in life today, how many good reasons there are to put the book down. David McCullough
[ Aware Book Distractions Down Good How Life Many Put Reader Reasons Today Very]
One person who has mastered life is better than a thousand persons who have mastered only the contents of books, but no one can get anything out of life without God. Meister Eckhart
[ Anything Better Books Contents Get God Life Mastered Only Out Person Persons Than Thousand Without]
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]
Even the people who have had success and made money writing these books of fiction seem to feel the need to pretend it's no big deal, or part of a natural progression from poetry to fiction, but often it's really just about the money, the perceived prestige. George Murray
[ Big Books Deal Even Feel Fiction Had Just Made Money Natural Need Often Part Perceived Poetry Prestige Pretend Progression Really Seem Success These Writing]
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]
You can't just plain die. You got to do it by the book. Richard McKenna
[ Book Die Got Just Plain]
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]
A person who publishes a book willfully appears before the populace with his pants down. If it is a good book nothing can hurt him. If it is a bad book nothing can help him. Edna St. Vincent Millay
[ Appears Bad Before Book Down Good Help Him His Hurt Nothing Pants Person Populace Publishes Willfully]
The books are all very, very different so the publishers really had to be different too. Mark Millar
[ Books Different Had Publishers Really Too Very]
I always carry lots of stuff with me wherever I roam, always weighted down with books, with cassettes, with pens and paper, just in case I get the urge to sit down somewhere, and oh, I don't know, read something or write my masterpiece. Elizabeth Wurtzel
[ Always Books Carry Case Cassettes Down Get Just Know Lots Masterpiece Oh Paper Pens Read Roam Sit Something Somewhere Stuff Urge Weighted Wherever Write]
I 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]
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]
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 hate books; they only teach us to talk about things we know nothing about. Jean Jacques Rousseau
[ Books Hate Know Nothing Only Talk Teach Things Us]
I first came out against Castro in June 1968, fifteen months after my book had been published, and you cannot imagine how quickly a void was created around me. Guillermo Cabrera Infante
[ After Against Around Been Book Came Cannot Castro Created Fifteen First Had How Imagine June Months Out Published Quickly Void]
It's always hard when you're playing someone for a lot of people out there who are going to see the movie after reading the books. There's a communion between a reader and the writer, so people will have an idea who Sirius Black is and I might not be everyone's idea of that. Gary Oldman
[ After Always Between Black Books Communion Everyone Going Hard Idea Lot Might Movie Out Playing Reader Reading See Someone Will Writer]
Well I guess the plan was to write poetry and publish books and make a living from writing poetry. That was a pretty ambitious plan I guess. Robert Adamson
[ Ambitious Books Guess Living Make Plan Poetry Pretty Publish Well Write Writing]
I've probably had my day in the sun. I think I've influenced a lot of comic book writers. Harvey Pekar
[ Book Comic Day Had Influenced Lot Probably Sun Think Writers]
I have heard Science Fiction and Fantasy referred to as the fiction of ideas, and I like that definition, but it's the mainstream public that chooses my books for the most part. Jean M. Auel
[ Books Chooses Definition Fantasy Fiction Heard Ideas Mainstream Most Part Public Referred Science]
Normally, I could hit hard enough, as anyone who studied my fights might have known. But the impression was that I was essentially defensive, the very reverse of a killer, the prize fighter who read books, even Shakespeare. Gene Tunney
[ Anyone Books Could Defensive Enough Essentially Even Fighter Fights Hard Hit Impression Killer Known Might Normally Prize Read Reverse Shakespeare Studied Very]
Books were this wonderful escape for me because I could open a book and disappear into it, and that was the only way out of that house when I was a kid. Dean Koontz
[ Because Book Books Could Disappear Escape House Into Kid Only Open Out Way Were Wonderful]
As long as a film stays unmade, the book is entirely yours, it belongs to the writer. As soon as you make it into a film, suddenly more people see it than have ever read the book. Iain Banks
[ Belongs Book Entirely Ever Film Into Long Make More Read See Soon Stays Suddenly Than Unmade Writer Yours]
Unless their use by readers bring them to life, books are indeed dead things. Lawrence Clark Powell
[ Books Bring Dead Indeed Life Readers Their Them Things Unless Use]
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]
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]
People think I must have been turning cartwheels on the night I sealed the movie deal - which was only two days after sealing the book deal - but I was really quite terrified. Laura Hillenbrand
[ After Been Book Days Deal Movie Must Night Only Quite Really Sealed Sealing Terrified Think Turning Two Which]
The book of Revelation is written largely in symbols. Joseph Franklin Rutherford
[ Book Largely Revelation Symbols Written]
If you take a book of a thousand pages on the Second World War, in which 50 million people died, the concentration camps occupy two pages and the gas chambers ten or 15 lines, and that's what one calls a detail. Jean-Marie Le Pen
[ Book Calls Camps Chambers Concentration Detail Died Gas Lines Million Occupy Pages Second Take Ten Thousand Two War Which World]
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]
Our audience is all the girls who made Britney a huge star. Those are the girls who bought the book. I didn't read the book at first. I read the script just to see what I would think of the script and I really liked it. Virginia Madsen
[ Audience Book Bought Britney First Girls Huge Just Liked Made Our Read Really Script See Star Think Those Would]
The oldest books are only just out to those who have not read them. Samuel Butler
[ Books Just Oldest Only Out Read Them Those]
I read over a hundred books a year and have done so since I was fifteen years old, and every book I've read has taught me something. Nicholas Sparks
[ Book Books Done Every Fifteen Hundred Old Over Read Since Something Taught Year Years]
I tell beginning readers to read a lot and write a lot. If you want to write a book, find a subject that's really worth the time and effort you'll put in. Tracy Kidder
[ Beginning Book Effort Find Lot Put Read Readers Really Subject Tell Time Want Worth Write]
I 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]
I've tried to reduce profanity but I reduced so much profanity when writing the book that I'm afraid not much could come out. Perhaps we will have to consider it simply as a profane book and hope that the next book will be less profane or perhaps more sacred. Ernest Hemingway
[ Afraid Book Come Consider Could Hope Less More Much Next Out Perhaps Profane Profanity Reduce Reduced Sacred Simply Tried Will Writing]
Du Bois marked a great stage in the history of Negro struggles when he said that Negroes could no longer accept the subordination which Booker T. Washington had preached. C. L. R. James
[ Accept Booker Could Du Great Had History Longer Marked Negro Negroes Preached Said Stage Struggles Subordination Washington Which]
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]
I get up in the morning, do my e-mail, I check my e-mails all day. I'll go online and I'll buy my books at Amazon.com, but I don't want to buy all of them because I want to go to Duttons and I want to buy books from another human being. Joseph Bologna
[ Amazon Another Because Being Books Buy Check Com Day E-Mail E-Mails Get Go Human Morning Online Them Up Want]
I never travel without my sketch book. Ian Wright
[ Book Never Sketch Travel Without]
Readers always seem to think that the author has some control over the design of their books. Donald Norman
[ Always Author Books Control Design Over Readers Seem Some Their Think]
I will say that Rick will probably die before the end of the book. I'll go ahead and put that in print. Nobody's safe. I've almost killed him three times already. Robert Kirkman
[ Ahead Almost Already Before Book Die End Go Him Killed Nobody Print Probably Put Rick Safe Say Three Times Will]
Interpreter of Maladies is the title of one of the stories in the book. And the phrase itself was something I thought of before I even wrote that story. Jhumpa Lahiri
[ Before Book Even Interpreter Itself Maladies Phrase Something Stories Story Thought Title Wrote]
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]
We tend to read each other's books in sizeable chunks as they are written. I don't know that you could say we are ruthless with each other - in fact, I suppose we are very kind. There are ways to make suggestions which are not destructive. Jonathan Kellerman
[ Books Chunks Could Destructive Each Fact Kind Know Make Other Read Ruthless Say Sizeable Suggestions Suppose Tend Very Ways Which Written]
That became a big time in comic books because it's when people were starting to break out into independent stuff, the market was getting choked with speculators and everybody was trying to do their own trick covers. Todd McFarlane
[ Became Because Big Books Break Choked Comic Covers Everybody Getting Independent Into Market Out Own Speculators Starting Stuff Their Time Trick Trying Were]
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]
There's also something of an illusion in that, you can perhaps record a TV thing one month and complete a book the next and then be in a play. Then, if they all come out at once, it looks as if you're actually juggling a million things. Jane Asher
[ Actually Also Book Come Complete Illusion Juggling Looks Million Month Next Once Out Perhaps Play Record Something Then Thing Things Tv]
I like cooking but I don't know much and whenever I enter the kitchen, my mother sends me out! Because whenever I try a dish from a book, it comes out bad. Soundarya
[ Bad Because Book Comes Cooking Dish Enter Kitchen Know Mother Much Out Sends Try Whenever]
As an old reporter, we have a few secrets, and the first thing is we try the phone book. Andy Rooney
[ Book Few First Old Phone Reporter Secrets Thing Try]
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]
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]
On the other hand, I still approach each book with the same basic plan in mind - to put some people under severe stress and see how they hold up. Terry Brooks
[ Approach Basic Book Each Hand Hold How Mind Other Plan Put Same See Severe Some Still Stress Under Up]
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]
It's not surprising to see in my own work, looking back, and in the work of some of my peers, an attention to family. It's nice to write a book that does tend toward significance and meaning, and where else are you sure of finding it? Jonathan Franzen
[ Attention Back Book Does Else Family Finding Looking Meaning Nice Own Peers See Significance Some Sure Surprising Tend Toward Where Work Write]
I love coloring books. I keep some by my bed. Karen Black
[ Bed Books Coloring Keep Love Some]
What that book does for me is give me the tools in the same way that I had the tools when I learned the regular scales or the alphabet. If you give me the tools, the syntax, and the grammar, it still doesn't tell me how to write Ulysses. David Baker
[ Alphabet Book Does Give Grammar Had How Learned Regular Same Scales Still Syntax Tell Tools Ulysses Way Write]
In the case of The Loved One, I was hired to collaborate on an updated version of the book. Terry Southern
[ Book Case Collaborate Hired Loved Updated Version]
Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested. Francis Bacon
[ Books Chewed Digested Few Others Some Swallowed Tasted]
A bibliophile of little means is likely to suffer often. Books don't slip from his hands but fly past him through the air, high as birds, high as prices. William Lyon Phelps
[ Air Birds Books Fly Hands High Him His Likely Little Means Often Past Prices Slip Suffer Through]
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]
Let's just say that I don't think our show has very much in common with the book any more. Kristin Davis
[ Any Book Common Just More Much Our Say Show Think Very]
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]
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]
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]
Child! Do not throw this book about; refrain from the unholy pleasure of cutting all the pictures out. Hilaire Belloc
[ Book Child Cutting Out Pictures Pleasure Refrain Throw Unholy]
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]
I would never want to hurt anyone by writing a book. Kathie Lee Gifford
[ Anyone Book Hurt Never Want Would Writing]
A lot of poets too live on the margins of social acceptance, they certainly aren't in it for the money. William Blake - only his first book was legitimately published. Jim Jarmusch
[ Acceptance Blake Book Certainly First His Legitimately Live Lot Margins Money Only Poets Published Social Too William]
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]
Probably all the books I've ever written have been efforts to define the boundaries of humanity. Fred Saberhagen
[ Been Books Boundaries Define Efforts Ever Humanity Probably Written]
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]
And I think of that again as I've written in several of my beauty books, a lot of health comes from the proper eating habits, which are something that - you know, I come from a generation that wasn't - didn't have a lot of food. Joan Collins
[ Again Beauty Books Come Comes Eating Food Generation Habits Health Know Lot Proper Several Something Think Which Written]
Having your book turned into a movie is like seeing your oxen turned into bouillon cubes. John le Carre
[ Book Cubes Having Into Movie Oxen Seeing Turned Your]
I would rather be poor in a cottage full of books than a king without the desire to read. Thomas B. Macaulay
[ Books Cottage Desire Full King Poor Rather Read Than Without Would]
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]
Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself. You bring to a novel, anything you read, all your experience of the world. You bring your history and you read it in your own terms. Angela Carter
[ Anything Book Bring Experience History Novel Own Re-Writing Read Reading Terms World Your Yourself]
I'm trying to finish my book on the Kennedy assassination. Vincent Bugliosi
[ Assassination Book Finish Kennedy Trying]
I was doing a children's book on self-esteem, and I really felt like I wanted to shed the shame I'd been feeling - and maybe make it easier for women my age who had probably felt bad about themselves. Jamie Lee Curtis
[ Age Bad Been Book Children Doing Easier Feeling Felt Had Make Maybe Probably Really Self-Esteem Shame Shed Themselves Wanted Women]
I don't really have a lot of hobbies. I listen to a lot of spoken word. I get books on tape. Benny Green
[ Books Get Hobbies Listen Lot Really Spoken Tape Word]
I look at my books the way parents look at their children. The fact that one becomes more successful than the others doesn't make me love the less successful one any less. Alex Haley
[ Any Becomes Books Children Fact Less Look Love Make More Others Parents Successful Than Their Way]
I would love mainland Chinese to read my book. There is a Chinese translation which I worked on myself, published in Hong Kong and Taiwan. Many copies have gone into China but it is still banned. Jung Chang
[ Banned Book China Chinese Copies Gone Hong Into Kong Love Mainland Many Myself Published Read Still Taiwan Translation Which Worked Would]
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]
A wonderful thing about a book, in contrast to a computer screen, is that you can take it to bed with you. Daniel J. Boorstin Computers
[ Bed Book Computer Contrast Screen Take Thing Wonderful]
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]
You apply the skills you use to produce your own book to make an anthology. Shaping. Rhythm. Robyn Davidson
[ Anthology Apply Book Make Own Produce Rhythm Shaping Skills Use Your]
I've 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]
Books and harlots have their quarrels in public. Walter Benjamin
[ Books Public Quarrels Their]
Now, I - for several years while I was researching this book, I felt quite obsessed by thoughts about sentencing, punishment, how judges arrive at their decisions. Helen Garner
[ Arrive Book Decisions Felt How Judges Now Obsessed Punishment Quite Researching Sentencing Several Their Thoughts While Years]
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]
What I try to do in the book is to trace the chain of relationships running from elementary particles, fundamental building blocks of matter everywhere in the universe, such as quarks, all the way to complex entities, and in particular complex adaptive system like jaguars. Murray Gell-Mann
[ Adaptive Blocks Book Building Chain Complex Elementary Entities Everywhere Fundamental Jaguars Matter Particles Particular Relationships Running Such System Trace Try Universe Way]
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]
My book collection is primarily in America, since that's where I've lived most of my life. Terri Windling
[ America Book Collection Life Lived Most Primarily Since Where]
Upon books the collective education of the race depends; they are the sole instruments of registering, perpetuating and transmitting thought. Harry S. Truman
[ Books Collective Depends Education Instruments Perpetuating Race Registering Sole Thought Transmitting Upon]
Well, if I am not vulgar, neither is my book. I wrote myself. Suggestiveness is always vulgar. But truth never. My book is not even remotely suggestive. I call things by their names. That is all. Mary MacLane
[ Always Am Book Call Even Myself Names Neither Never Remotely Suggestive Their Things Truth Vulgar Well Wrote]
I feel sometimes that in children's books there are more and more grim problems, but I don't know that I want to burden third- and fourth-graders with them. Beverly Cleary
[ Books Burden Children Feel Grim Know More Problems Sometimes Them Want]
Books are a finer world within the world. Alexander Smith
[ Books Finer Within World]
I think everyone should sit down and write a book. It's a lot like therapy but a lot less expensive. Norma McCorvey
[ Book Down Everyone Expensive Less Lot Should Sit Therapy Think Write]
Besides, most of the books I like involve people I could never play in a million years. Hugh Dancy
[ Besides Books Could Involve Million Most Never Play Years]
I've certainly learned a great deal from my husband, though, and could never have written a book like Liquor without him and the people he introduces me to and the stories he brings home. Poppy Z. Brite
[ Book Brings Certainly Could Deal Great Him Home Husband Introduces Learned Liquor Never Stories Though Without Written]
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]
The failure to read good books both enfeebles the vision and strengthens our most fatal tendency - the belief that the here and now is all there is. Allan Bloom
[ Belief Books Both Failure Fatal Good Here Most Now Our Read Strengthens Tendency Vision]
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]
Last year I think I made more from my Image books than anywhere else. Robert Kirkman
[ Anywhere Books Else Image Last Made More Than Think Year]
My attitudes have changed, but somebody would have to read all my books to find out how they have. Irwin Shaw
[ Attitudes Books Changed Find How Out Read Somebody Would]
The most colorful section of a bookstore is the display of SF books, with art by people like Wayne Barlow, who is a terrific artist. Bruce Boxleitner
[ Art Artist Books Bookstore Colorful Display Most Section Sf Terrific Wayne]
I did know Ted Hughes and I partly wrote the book to explain to myself and others the complexities of a marriage that was for six years wonderfully productive of poetry and then ended in tragedy. Anne Stevenson
[ Book Complexities Did Ended Explain Hughes Know Marriage Myself Others Partly Poetry Productive Six Ted Then Tragedy Wonderfully Wrote Years]
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]
I think that there are empty ecological niches in the literary landscape crying to be filled and when a book more or less fills a niche it's seized on, even when it's a far from perfect fit. Edmund White
[ Book Crying Ecological Empty Even Far Filled Fills Fit Landscape Less Literary More Niche Niches Perfect Seized Think]
Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore? Henry Ward Beecher
[ Bookstore Human Nature Weak Where]
Because I'm such a creative person, and I've always got my nose in a book, I suppose it was only a matter of time before non-fiction turned into fiction again. But I never consciously set out to become a writer and I never thought I'd be doing the things I'm doing today. Paul Kane
[ Again Always Because Become Before Book Consciously Creative Doing Fiction Got Into Matter Never Non-Fiction Nose Only Out Person Set Such Suppose Things Thought Time Today Turned Writer]
I cannot live without books. Thomas Jefferson
[ Books Cannot Live Without]
So we want an Islamic state where Islamic law is not just in the books but enforced, and enforced with determination. There is no space and no room for democratic consultation. The Shariah is set and fixed, so why do we need to discuss it anymore? Just implement it! Abu Bakar Bashir
[ Anymore Books Consultation Democratic Determination Discuss Enforced Fixed Implement Islamic Just Law Need Room Set Space State Want Where Why]
Books have the same enemies as people: fire, humidity, animals, weather, and their own content. Paul Valery
[ Animals Books Content Enemies Fire Humidity Own Same Their Weather]
My only regret is that I signed away the world rights and in America they've been far and away my most successful books, but I never saw a cent from any of it. Jonathan Coe
[ America Any Away Been Books Cent Far Most Never Only Regret Rights Saw Signed Successful World]
Lord of the Rings was something I always wanted to do. I read the book when I was about 25, and I was always hoping if it was ever made into a feature film that I would be involved in some way. And then I finally got it, and I was over the moon. It was fantastic news. Sean Bean
[ Always Book Ever Fantastic Feature Film Finally Got Hoping Into Involved Lord Made Moon News Over Read Rings Some Something Then Wanted Way Would]
I'd only read a bit of the first book. And I just knew about all the media furor over it. But I'd not read books 2 or 3. I'd just read a bit of it. And I'd seen the films. David Thewlis
[ Bit Book Books Films First Just Knew Media Only Over Read Seen]
I got $30 from Nation magazine for a poem and $500 for my first book of poems. Jim Harrison
[ Book First Got Magazine Nation Poem Poems]
My first book is really about heat. That book, for me, was an exploration of heat as ingredient. Why we don't talk about heat as an ingredient, I don't quite understand, because it is the common ingredient to all cooking processes. Alton Brown
[ Because Book Common Cooking Exploration First Heat Ingredient Processes Quite Really Talk Understand Why]
More than four thousand programs produced and consumed. Some of them were pretty good, a great many of them were forgettable; but a handful may even be worth a book. Ted Koppel
[ Book Consumed Even Four Good Great Handful Many May More Pretty Produced Programs Some Than Them Thousand Were Worth]
But then of course you reach a point where you have to say, I've got to figure out how this book's going to end. Otherwise, you're going to write yourself into so many dead-ends. Anthony Doerr
[ Book Course End Figure Going Got How Into Many Otherwise Out Point Reach Say Then Where Write Yourself]
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]
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]
Today's gasoline prices are taking a severe toll on Americans' pocketbooks. Consumers are anxious. Pete Domenici
[ Americans Anxious Consumers Gasoline Pocketbooks Prices Severe Taking Today Toll]
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]
I'm a third done into a new book but sorry - I have a superstition about talking about it! Joanna Trollope
[ Book Done Into New Sorry Superstition Talking Third]
A home without books is a body without soul. Marcus Tullius Cicero
[ Body Books Home Soul Without]
And when I'm writing, I write a lot anyway. I might write pages and pages of conversation between characters that don't necessarily end up in the book, or in the story I'm working on, because they're simply my way of getting to know the characters. Norton Juster
[ Anyway Because Between Book Characters Conversation End Getting Know Lot Might Necessarily Pages Simply Story Up Way Working Write Writing]
It is an unfortunate human failing that a full pocketbook often groans more loudly than an empty stomach. Franklin D. Roosevelt
[ Empty Failing Full Groans Human Loudly More Often Pocketbook Stomach Than Unfortunate]