Quotations that match 'books'.

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]
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]
I have had fans make me the big picture collages of the photo books; I have had fans send me birthday cakes... sing to me on my voicemail. I have had fans flash me. I have had older fans give me their bras and underwear onstage. Puff Daddy
[ Big Birthday Books Bras Cakes Collages Fans Flash Give Had Make Older Onstage Photo Picture Send Sing Their Underwear]
I'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]
There was no actual person who was James Bond, despite all the books. Terence Young
[ Actual Bond Books Despite James Person]
I've given up reading books. I find it takes my mind off myself. Oscar Levant
[ Books Find Given Mind Myself Off Reading Takes Up]
All of my books have the potential to become movies, it's just a question of finding a studio who wants to get behind me and put up the money to make the movie. Jackie Collins
[ Become Behind Books Finding Get Just Make Money Movie Movies Potential Put Question Studio Up Wants]
It's like why people read scary books or go see scary movies. Because it creates a distance. They're scared, but they're not going to get hurt. Vincent D'Onofrio
[ Because Books Creates Distance Get Go Going Hurt Movies Read Scared Scary See Why]
Books follow morals, and not morals books. Theophile Gautier
[ Books Follow Morals]
And books that were published in much larger numbers than Selfish, Little are hard to find. And publishers who wanted to publish my last few works have them stuck in limbo while new distribution ideas and legal issues and fears are blown away. Peter Sotos
[ Away Blown Books Distribution Fears Few Find Hard Ideas Issues Larger Last Legal Limbo Little Much New Numbers Publish Published Publishers Selfish Stuck Than Them Wanted Were While Works]
I think my books talk about kids learning to like and respect themselves and each other. You can't write a message book; you just tell the best story you know how to tell. Paula Danziger
[ Best Book Books Each How Just Kids Know Learning Message Other Respect Story Talk Tell Themselves Think Write]
I 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 read books like mad, but I am careful to to let anything I read influence me. Michael Caine
[ Am Anything Books Careful Influence Mad Read]
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]
The pleasure of reading is doubled when one lives with another who shares the same books. Stanislaw Lec
[ Another Books Doubled Lives Pleasure Reading Same Shares]
You want a story? Read 'Gone With the Wind'. These aren't stories. They're joke books. The whole thing of a beginning, a middle and an end has been done to death. Brian P. Cleary
[ Been Beginning Books Death Done End Gone Joke Middle Read Stories Story These Thing Want Whole Wind]
I do give books as gifts sometimes, when people would rather have one than a new Ferrari. Dean Koontz
[ Books Ferrari Gifts Give New Rather Sometimes Than Would]
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 books lies the soul of the whole past time. Thomas Carlyle
[ Books Lies Past Soul Time Whole]
He who studies medicine without books sails an uncharted sea, but he who studies medicine without patients does not go to sea at all. William Osler
[ Books Does Go Medicine Patients Sails Sea Studies Uncharted Without]
By burning Luther's books you may rid your bookshelves of him, but you will not rid men's minds of him. Desiderius Erasmus
[ Books Bookshelves Burning Him Luther May Men Minds Rid Will Your]
The language of my books has shaped me as a man. Don DeLillo
[ Books Language Man Shaped]
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]
Books minister to our knowledge, to our guidance, and to our delight, by their truth, their uprightness, and their art. George Henry Lewes
[ Art Books Delight Guidance Knowledge Minister Our Their Truth Uprightness]
Yes, in my books I do edit myself to keep from becoming the Village Explainer. Thomas Perry
[ Becoming Books Edit Keep Myself Village Yes]
When you have mastered numbers, you will in fact no longer be reading numbers, any more than you read words when reading books You will be reading meanings. W. E. B. Du Bois
[ Any Books Fact Longer Mastered Meanings More Numbers Read Reading Than Will Words]
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]
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]
My books are elegiac in the sense that they're odes to a nation that even I sometimes think may not exist anymore except in my memory and my imagination. Richard Russo
[ Anymore Books Even Except Exist Imagination May Memory Nation Sense Sometimes Think]
The proper study of mankind is books. Aldous Huxley
[ Books Mankind Proper Study]
And I don't like books which are full of name dropping. Daphne du Maurier
[ Books Dropping Full Name Which]
In 1986 we were trying to help women get in print, stay in print, and come to the attention of booksellers and libraries. At that time, books by men mystery writers were reviewed seven times as often as books by women. Sara Paretsky
[ Attention Books Booksellers Come Get Help Libraries Men Mystery Often Print Reviewed Seven Stay Time Times Trying Were Women Writers]
I write sets of books, but I've also written a lot of orphans. Lynn Abbey
[ Also Books Lot Orphans Sets Write Written]
If I don't tell it all now, the story in the history books will always be imperfect and that would be wrong. Christine Keeler
[ Always Books History Imperfect Now Story Tell Will Would Wrong]
We're kidding on that. One of the things I insisted upon when we went into this project was that we are full partners, going fifty-fifty, both on the money and on the say of what's going on with the books. Robert Asprin
[ Books Both Full Going Insisted Into Kidding Money Partners Project Say Things Upon Went]
For books are more than books, they are the life, the very heart and core of ages past, the reason why men lived and worked and died, the essence and quintessence of their lives. Gene Fowler
[ Ages Books Core Died Essence Heart Life Lived Lives Men More Past Quintessence Reason Than Their Very Why Worked]
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]
Books are the ever burning lamps of accumulated wisdom. George William Curtis
[ Accumulated Books Burning Ever Lamps Wisdom]
They offered me millions and millions and millions of dollars to write books about Cary. That was between us. That was private. I'll always love him. Dyan Cannon
[ Always Between Books Cary Dollars Him Love Millions Offered Private Us Write]
I had already done a lot of research for Rough Riders, keeping notebooks and old photographs. Some of the books were antiques for that time period, with the covers falling off. Tom Berenger
[ Already Antiques Books Covers Done Falling Had Keeping Lot Notebooks Off Old Period Photographs Research Riders Rough Some Time Were]
I learned easily and had time to follow my inclination for sports (light athletics and skiing) and chemistry, which I taught myself by reading all textbooks I could get. Robert Huber
[ Athletics Chemistry Could Easily Follow Get Had Inclination Learned Light Myself Reading Skiing Sports Taught Textbooks Time Which]
I 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]
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]
I used to get a haircut every Saturday so I would never miss any of the comic books. I had practically no hair when I was a kid! R. L. Stine
[ Any Books Comic Every Get Had Hair Haircut Kid Miss Never Practically Saturday Used Would]
Well, it was actually - I brought the idea of doing a documentary to HBO back in 2000, when there were some press reports sort of were bandied about that there were going to TV movies based on some of the books that were out. Monica Lewinsky
[ Actually Back Bandied Based Books Brought Documentary Doing Going Hbo Idea Movies Out Press Reports Some Sort Tv Well Were]
I prefer the honest jargon of reality to the outright lies of books. Jean Rostand
[ Books Honest Jargon Lies Outright Prefer Reality]
Every child is going to grow up. You can see it happen in the books: They get older and older and belong to themselves to a greater and greater extent. Jock Sturges
[ Belong Books Child Every Extent Get Going Greater Grow Happen Older See Themselves Up]
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]
I find that balancing my life with my work with the kids at St. Jude, working on books, working on my career as an actor and taking time out for my husband and family help to cushion a lot of the blows. Marlo Thomas
[ Actor Balancing Blows Books Career Cushion Family Find Help Husband Jude Kids Life Lot Out St Taking Time Work Working]
I'd never have written the big books in London. Jilly Cooper
[ Big Books London Never Written]
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]
Because we do not sell photographs, we have no royalties on books, posters, postcards. Christo
[ Because Books Photographs Postcards Posters Royalties Sell]
You could say, in a vulgar Freudian way, that I am the unhappy child who escapes into books. Even as a child, I was most happy being alone. This has not changed. Slavoj Zizek
[ Alone Am Being Books Changed Child Could Escapes Even Freudian Happy Into Most Say Unhappy Vulgar Way]
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]
We still have pretty good sales, especially for the art books. Glenn Danzig
[ Art Books Especially Good Pretty Sales Still]
Henry Miller wrote novels, but he calls his protagonist Henry, often Henry Miller, and his books are in this gray area between memoir and novel. Leslie Fiedler
[ Area Between Books Calls Gray Henry His Memoir Miller Novel Novels Often Protagonist Wrote]
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]
Television is actually closer to reality than anything in books. The madness of TV is the madness of human life. Camille Paglia
[ Actually Anything Books Closer Human Life Madness Reality Television Than Tv]
I tend to turn down books originally published as e-books. As for selling books directly to e-book publishers, I would do so only if all traditional publishers had turned them down. Richard Curtis
[ Books Directly Down Had Only Originally Published Publishers Selling Tend Them Traditional Turn Turned Would]
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 want to warn potential victims. Many of them are women, and many of them are battered women. It's a cause for me. When I look back, though, so many of the books I've written are about wives who just couldn't get away. Ann Rule
[ Away Back Battered Books Cause Get Just Look Many Potential Them Though Victims Want Warn Wives Women Written]
If you want to publish two books a year under your own name and your publisher doesn't, maybe you need a different publisher. Dean Koontz
[ Books Different Maybe Name Need Own Publish Publisher Two Under Want Year Your]
I took up a sort of a hobby of just hanging around the local library. I'd pick out an author and I would read all their books. Tom T. Hall
[ Around Author Books Hanging Hobby Just Library Local Out Pick Read Sort Their Took Up Would]
I find myself gravitating towards drama. It interests me. In the books I read, the paintings I like, it's always the darker stuff. Naomi Watts
[ Always Books Darker Drama Find Interests Myself Paintings Read Stuff Towards]
I have written about 10 books, all just practical encouragement for moms. Lisa Whelchel
[ Books Encouragement Just Moms Practical Written]
When I decided to take writing seriously, I did a lot of reading and analyzing of the books I liked, and came up with what I thought were pretty sound plotting and structure basics. George Stephen
[ Analyzing Basics Books Came Decided Did Liked Lot Plotting Pretty Reading Seriously Sound Structure Take Thought Up Were Writing]
I would be the most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves. Anna Quindlen
[ Bookshelves Building Children Consists Content Decorating Enough Grew Kind Most Mostly Think Up Would]
The best translations cannot convey to us the strength and exquisite delicacy of thought in its native garb, and he to whom such books are shut flounders about in outer darkness. Edwin Booth
[ Best Books Cannot Convey Darkness Delicacy Exquisite Garb Native Outer Shut Strength Such Thought Translations Us Whom]
Books are funny little portable pieces of thought. Susan Sontag
[ Books Funny Little Pieces Portable Thought]
I regret all of my books. Zora Neale Hurston
[ Books Regret]
My wife and I love to read. We're going to have to move out to make room for the books! And we have our dogs. Gale Gordon
[ Books Dogs Going Love Make Move Our Out Read Room Wife]
I used to have all the Goosebumps books as a kid too. Tom Felton
[ Books Goosebumps Kid Too Used]
My books are water; those of the great geniuses are wine - everybody drinks water. Marilyn French
[ Books Drinks Everybody Geniuses Great Those Water Wine]
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]
When I did start writing books, I didn't realize it, but the girls that grew up watching the show became moms. Lisa Whelchel
[ Became Books Did Girls Grew Moms Realize Show Start Up Watching Writing]
A book is a fragile creature, it suffers the wear of time, it fears rodents, the elements and clumsy hands. so the librarian protects the books not only against mankind but also against nature and devotes his life to this war with the forces of oblivion. Umberto Eco
[ Against Also Book Books Clumsy Creature Devotes Elements Fears Forces Fragile Hands His Librarian Life Mankind Nature Oblivion Only Protects Rodents Suffers Time War Wear]
We must get beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths... and tell the world the glories of our journey. John Hope
[ Beyond Get Glories Go Into Journey Must Our Out Tell Textbooks World]
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]
As the books grew bigger and more ambitious, the situations in question sometimes became political ones, and so it became necessary to start painting in the social background on a scale which eventually became panoramic. Jonathan Coe
[ Ambitious Background Became Bigger Books Eventually Grew More Necessary Ones Painting Political Question Scale Situations Social Sometimes Start Which]
The experience of the race shows that we get our most important education not through books but through our work. We are developed by our daily task, or else demoralized by it, as by nothing else. Anna Garlin Spencer
[ Books Daily Demoralized Developed Education Else Experience Get Important Most Nothing Our Race Shows Task Through Work]
I don't take advances for my books. Andrew Vachss
[ Advances Books Take]
I make money using my brains and lose money listening to my heart. But in the long run my books balance pretty well. Kate Seredy
[ Balance Books Brains Heart Listening Long Lose Make Money Pretty Run Using Well]
I love comic books and always did as a kid. Rick Moody
[ Always Books Comic Did Kid Love]
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]
Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime. Martin Luther
[ Alone Books Every Leaf Lord Our Promise Resurrection Springtime Written]
I also met, early on Ella Fitzgerald. Her songbooks are some of the most amazing bodies of work. Johnny Mathis
[ Also Amazing Bodies Early Ella Fitzgerald Her Met Most Some Work]
We probably put about four or five comic books out a year and probably about two or three art books and various trade paperbacks - maybe four or five of those a year - and that's what we do now. Glenn Danzig
[ Art Books Comic Five Four Maybe Now Out Paperbacks Probably Put Those Three Trade Two Various Year]
Next, in importance to books are their titles. Frank Crane
[ Books Importance Next Their Titles]
What progress we are making. In the Middle Ages they would have burned me. Now they are content with burning my books. Sigmund Freud
[ Ages Books Burned Burning Content Making Middle Now Progress Would]
The true university of these days is a collection of books. Thomas Carlyle
[ Books Collection Days These True University]
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]
A society in which vocation and job are separated for most people gradually creates an economy that is often devoid of spirit, one that frequently fills our pocketbooks at the cost of emptying our souls. Sam Keen
[ Cost Creates Devoid Economy Fills Frequently Gradually Job Most Often Our Pocketbooks Separated Society Souls Spirit Vocation Which]
But I like all the books. You've got to read them all to get the complete Harry Potter experience. Rupert Grint
[ Books Complete Experience Get Got Harry Potter Read Them]
I don't think that Slaughterhouse-Five was successful movie material. In fact, Vonnegut's books mostly I don't feel are movie material. Jerry Garcia
[ Books Fact Feel Material Mostly Movie Successful Think]
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]
Stephen King in many respects is a wonderful writer. He has made a contribution. People in the future will be able to pick up Stephen King's books and learn a lot about who we were by reading those books. Anne Rice
[ Able Books Contribution Future King Learn Lot Made Many Pick Reading Respects Stephen Those Up Were Will Wonderful Writer]
The response to 'The Greatest Generation' and the books that followed has been one of the most satisfying experiences of my life. Tom Brokaw
[ Been Books Experiences Followed Generation Greatest Life Most Response Satisfying]
My last comment was, though, that Congress has cooked the books. Don Nickles
[ Books Comment Congress Cooked Last Though]
I am 55 years old now. It takes three years to write one book. I don't know how many books I will be able to write before I die. It is like a countdown. So with each book I am praying - please let me live until I am finished. Haruki Murakami
[ Able Am Before Book Books Die Each Finished How Know Live Many Now Old Please Praying Takes Three Until Will Write Years]
All that I know about my life, it seems, I have learned in books. Jean-Paul Sartre
[ Books Know Learned Life Seems]
The tendency of modern scientific teaching is to neglect the great books, to lay far too much stress upon relatively unimportant modern work, and to present masses of detail of doubtful truth and questionable weight in such a way as to obscure principles. Ronald Fisher
[ Books Detail Doubtful Far Great Lay Masses Modern Much Neglect Obscure Present Principles Questionable Relatively Scientific Stress Such Teaching Tendency Too Truth Unimportant Upon Way Weight Work]
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]
But a girl of seventeen is not always thinking of books, especially in the Oxford summer term. Mary A. Ward
[ Always Books Especially Girl Oxford Seventeen Summer Term Thinking]
I don't like Communism because it hands out wealth through rationing books. Omar Torrijos Herrera
[ Because Books Communism Hands Out Rationing Through Wealth]
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]
A room without books is like a body without a soul. Gilbert K. Chesterton
[ Body Books Room Soul Without]
I always turn in my books on time, so you can always count on a book coming out when it's supposed to. Kevin J. Anderson
[ Always Book Books Coming Count Out Supposed Time Turn]
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'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]
It is over with; I am in the history books. Michael Moorer
[ Am Books History Over]
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]
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts. Charles Dickens
[ Backs Best Books Covers Far Parts Which]
In between that time, I've done book narrating, you know, books on tape for Dove Audio. Juice Newton
[ Audio Between Book Books Done Dove Know Narrating Tape Time]
Even bad books are books and therefore sacred. Gunter Grass
[ Bad Books Even Sacred Therefore]
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]
If sex is such a natural phenomenon, how come there are so many books on how to do it? Bette Midler
[ Books Come How Many Natural Phenomenon Sex Such]
Comic books and graphic novels are a great medium. It's incredibly underused. Darren Aronofsky
[ Books Comic Graphic Great Incredibly Medium Novels]
How could I make a little book, when I have seen enough to make a dozen large books? John James Audubon
[ Book Books Could Dozen Enough How Large Little Make Seen]
All the ills of mankind, all the tragic misfortunes that fill the history books, all the political blunders, all the failures of the great leaders have arisen merely from a lack of skill at dancing. Moliere
[ Arisen Blunders Books Dancing Failures Fill Great History Ills Lack Leaders Mankind Merely Misfortunes Political Skill Tragic]
I've written a lot of books which are written from the moon - the view from nowhere. Clifford Geertz
[ Books Lot Moon Nowhere View Which Written]
My Alma mater was books, a good library... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity. Malcolm X
[ Books Could Curiosity Good Just Library Life Reading Rest Satisfying Spend]
Lets tell young people the best books are yet to written; the best painting, the best government the best of everything is yet to be done by them. John Erskine
[ Best Books Done Everything Government Lets Painting Tell Them Written Yet Young]
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]
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable, is but the nature of learning; whereas the experience gained from actual life is one of the nature of wisdom. Samuel Smiles
[ Actual Books Experience Gained Gathered Learning Life Nature Often Though Valuable Whereas Wisdom]
November is Jewish book month, so Jewish Community Centers all around the country have book fairs where they invite authors and sell books in advance of the holidays. Anita Diament
[ Advance Around Authors Book Books Centers Community Country Fairs Holidays Invite Jewish Month November Sell Where]
I don't have the feeling that as a very young person I read books that absolutely made their mark on my mind. Robert Jay Lifton
[ Absolutely Books Feeling Made Mark Mind Person Read Their Very Young]
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 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]
Books and all forms of writing are terror to those who wish to suppress the truth. Wole Soyinka
[ Books Forms Suppress Terror Those Truth Wish Writing]
Listen, my day job is also Chief Creative Officer for Marvel, and it's a very painful job because we publish a lot of books, and there are things I see where I can punch people out. Therefore, we have some new people now, and the kids are going to read our books. Avi Arad
[ Also Because Books Chief Creative Day Going Job Kids Listen Lot Marvel New Now Officer Our Out Painful Publish Punch Read See Some Therefore Things Very Where]
I picked books by their covers - the worse the cover, the more I wanted to read it. Ahmet Zappa
[ Books Cover Covers More Picked Read Their Wanted Worse]
I started writing while I was a little boy. Maybe it's because I was reading a lot of books I admired, and thought that I would like to write something like that someday. Also, my love for good writing pushed me. Naguib Mahfouz
[ Admired Also Because Books Boy Good Little Lot Love Maybe Pushed Reading Someday Something Started Thought While Would Write Writing]
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]
Today the U.S. is farther from being nourished by poetry than it was a hundred years ago, when books of poems were best-sellers. James Broughton
[ Ago Being Books Farther Hundred Nourished Poems Poetry Than Today Were Years]
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]
I wouldn't like to be a character in one of my books! Iain Banks
[ Books Character]
Books and marriage go ill together. Moliere
[ Books Go Ill Marriage Together]
Laws against homosexual behavior should remain on the books. Orson Scott Card
[ Against Behavior Books Homosexual Laws Remain Should]
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 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 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]
Well you know I've been fan of Tony Hillerman's books for years. Keith Carradine
[ Been Books Fan Know Tony Well Years]
You've really got to start hitting the books because it's no joke out here. Harper Lee
[ Because Books Got Here Hitting Joke Out Really Start]
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]
However, poetry does not live solely in books or in school anthologies. Eugenio Montale
[ Anthologies Books Does However Live Poetry School Solely]
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]
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]
The decision for me was whether to have "The Father" be a book that told a story - from the point of view of this speaker, the daughter - without, as in the earlier books, then having a section on something else and a section on something else. Sharon Olds
[ Book Books Daughter Decision Earlier Else Father Having Point Section Something Speaker Story Then Told View Whether Without]
I can now focus on a huge audience through TV, books, cookware and foods. Rocco DiSpirito
[ Audience Books Focus Foods Huge Now Through Tv]
I work full-time in a used bookstore. I get up. I drink a cup of coffee. I think, The last thing I want to do is write. Then I go to the computer and write. Kate DiCamillo
[ Bookstore Coffee Computer Cup Drink Full-Time Get Go Last Then Thing Think Up Used Want Work Write]
I 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]
I will say I am the sum of my books. V. S. Naipaul
[ Am Books Say Sum Will]
All I'm asking for is the law that's been on the books for the last 33 years, no public funding for abortion. We are both saying the same thing, pro-life, pro-choice. Let's find the language that works for both of us so we can pass health care. Bart Stupak
[ Abortion Asking Been Books Both Care Find Funding Health Language Last Law Pass Pro-Choice Pro-Life Public Same Saying Thing Us Works Years]
Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books. John Lubbock Nature
[ Books Earth Ever Excellent Fields Lakes Learn More Mountain Rivers Schoolmasters Sea Sky Some Teach Than Us Woods]
Right up to the middle of this century all perceptions of the world around us were delivered via the bookshelf or the paper route. Theodore Bikel
[ Around Bookshelf Century Delivered Middle Paper Perceptions Right Route Up Us Via Were World]
These are not books, lumps of lifeless paper, but minds alive on the shelves. Gilbert Highet
[ Alive Books Lifeless Lumps Minds Paper Shelves These]
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]
I've written 16 children's books and five unpublished novels. Some of the latter were breathtakingly bad. Mark Haddon
[ Bad Books Children Five Latter Novels Some Unpublished Were Written]
The Bible is one of the most genocidal books in history. Noam Chomsky
[ Bible Books Genocidal History Most]
It's one thing for the people in the industry to know who you are, because they've heard about you earlier. I have friends calling me from the Christian bookstore because there's a poster on the wall. It's just weird. Stacie Orrico
[ Because Bookstore Calling Christian Earlier Friends Heard Industry Just Know Poster Thing Wall Weird]
What I mean by that is that the point of life, as I see it, is not to write books or scale mountains or sail oceans, but to achieve happiness, and preferably an unselfish happiness. Bernard Cornwell
[ Achieve Books Happiness Life Mean Mountains Oceans Point Preferably Sail Scale See Unselfish Write]
Well see, I'm a good enough writer that not everybody in my books talks exactly like I do. Robert Kirkman
[ Books Enough Everybody Exactly Good See Talks Well Writer]
I live alone, with cats, books, pictures, fresh vegetables to cook, the garden, the hens to feed. Jeanette Winterson Pet
[ Alone Books Cats Cook Feed Fresh Garden Hens Live Pictures Vegetables]
In my books, women often solve the problem. Even if the woman is not the hero, she's a strong character. She does change the plot. She'll often rescue the male character from some situation. Ken Follett
[ Books Change Character Does Even Hero Male Often Plot Problem Rescue She Situation Solve Some Strong Woman Women]
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'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]
Otis was inspired by a boy who sat across the aisle from me in sixth grade. He was a lively person. My best friend appears in assorted books in various disguises. Beverly Cleary
[ Across Aisle Appears Best Books Boy Disguises Friend Grade Inspired Lively Otis Person Sat Sixth Various]
Professional reviewers read so many bad books in the course of duty that they get an unhealthy craving for arresting phrases. Evelyn Waugh
[ Arresting Bad Books Course Craving Duty Get Many Phrases Professional Read Reviewers Unhealthy]
A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books. Walt Whitman Nature
[ Books Metaphysics More Satisfies Than Window]
The guys in my band are great-we watch movies, we eat pizza, take walks, read books. Everybody has a really great sense of humor. And my boyfriend comes and visits me on the road. Lisa Loeb
[ Band Books Boyfriend Comes Eat Everybody Great Guys Humor Movies Pizza Read Really Road Sense Take Visits Walks Watch]
It's nice to be in a situation where the two books that I write for a sort of regular monthly income are also works that I enjoy immensely, rather than them being some kind of bread and butter, do it because you have to do it. Garth Ennis
[ Also Because Being Books Bread Butter Enjoy Immensely Income Kind Monthly Nice Rather Regular Situation Some Sort Than Them Two Where Works Write]
I feel I've got 10 books in me. Robert Hunter
[ Books Feel Got]
Movies can't ruin books. They can only ruin movies. S. E. Hinton
[ Books Movies Only Ruin]
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]
Many of you might already recognize me as the guy in the question-mark suits appearing in the late night TV commercials and on the cover of educational books and CDs. Matthew Lesko
[ Already Appearing Books Cds Commercials Cover Educational Guy Late Many Might Night Recognize Suits Tv]
I loved to read and to write, but then something happened. As I made my way through school, I kept getting handed books to read that didn't excite me and didn't even remotely connect to the realities of my life. R. A. Salvatore
[ Books Connect Even Excite Getting Handed Happened Kept Life Loved Made Read Realities Remotely School Something Then Through Way Write]
For books are more than books, they are the life, the very heart and core of ages past, the reason why men worked and died, the essence and quintessence of their lives. Amy Lowell
[ Ages Books Core Died Essence Heart Life Lives Men More Past Quintessence Reason Than Their Very Why Worked]
When I was still in prep school - 14, 15 - I started keeping notebooks, journals. I started writing, almost like landscape drawing or life drawing. I never kept a diary, I never wrote about my day and what happened to me, but I described things. John Irving
[ Almost Day Described Diary Drawing Happened Journals Keeping Kept Landscape Life Never Notebooks Prep School Started Still Things Writing Wrote]
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 don't care how I got here. In the books, when you look at it 10 or 20 years from now, it's not going say how he got here, it's going to say he's here and he represented the team. Vince Carter
[ Books Care Going Got Here How Look Now Represented Say Team Years]
I became interested in making books, starting about 1965, when I did the Serial Project #1, deciding that I needed a small book to show how the work could be understood and how the system worked. Sol LeWitt
[ Became Book Books Could Deciding Did How Interested Making Needed Project Serial Show Small Starting System Understood Work Worked]
In the later books I am much more at home in the use of language to describe things. I had never thought of that until a critic pointed that out. Robert Morgan
[ Am Books Critic Describe Had Home Language Later More Much Never Out Pointed Things Thought Until Use]
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]
Why do I do this every Sunday? Even the book reviews seem to be the same as last week's. Different books same reviews. John Osborne
[ Book Books Different Even Every Last Reviews Same Seem Sunday Week Why]
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]
Books can now be on the stands within days from delivery of a formatted manuscript, and often are. Bruce Jackson
[ Books Days Delivery Manuscript Now Often Stands Within]
Anyway, in the mid 80's I was spending a fortune buying old Golden Age books from the late 30's and 40's and I was making personal appearances at a lot of sci fi and comic book conventions all around the country here so that I could find books for my collection. Bill Mumy
[ Age Anyway Appearances Around Book Books Buying Collection Comic Conventions Could Country Find Fortune Golden Here Late Lot Making Mid Old Personal Sci Spending]
I love chapbooks. They're in some ways the ideal form in which to publish and read poems. You can read 19 poems in a way you can't sit down and read 60 to 70 pages of poems. Robert Morgan
[ Down Form Ideal Love Pages Poems Publish Read Sit Some Way Ways Which]
You have very accurately described the difficulty of presenting my books on film: many of my characters are alone most of the time, and when they do talk, what they say is mostly lies. That can make for a pretty confusing film. Thomas Perry
[ Accurately Alone Books Characters Confusing Described Difficulty Film Lies Make Many Most Mostly Presenting Pretty Say Talk Time Very]
Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint. Mark Twain
[ Books Careful Die Health May Reading]
This is a feminist bookstore. There is no humor section. John Callahan
[ Bookstore Feminist Humor Section]
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]
My first two books are out of print and, okay, they can sleep there comfortably. It's early work, derivative work. Mary Oliver
[ Books Comfortably Derivative Early First Okay Out Print Sleep Two Work]
My reading is extremely eclectic. Lately I've been teaching myself computer graphics, so I'm reading a lot about that. I read books of trivia, of facts. Jack Prelutsky
[ Been Books Computer Eclectic Extremely Facts Graphics Lately Lot Myself Read Reading Teaching Trivia]
Something about glamour interested me. All my schoolbooks had drawings of women on terraces with a cocktail and a cigarette. Bill Blass
[ Cigarette Cocktail Drawings Glamour Had Interested Something Women]
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]
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]
We've had really good mainstream publicity for these books and both Wanted and Chosen were snapped up as movie deals before each series even ended so I'm honestly just pinching myself. Mark Millar
[ Before Books Both Chosen Deals Each Ended Even Good Had Honestly Just Mainstream Movie Myself Pinching Publicity Really Series Snapped These Up Wanted Were]
Old books that have ceased to be of service should no more be abandoned than should old friends who have ceased to give pleasure. Bernard Baruch
[ Abandoned Books Ceased Friends Give More Old Pleasure Service Should Than]
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]
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]
Books and opinions, no matter from whom they came, if they are in opposition to human rights, are nothing but dead letters. Ernestine L. Rose
[ Books Came Dead Human Letters Matter Nothing Opinions Opposition Rights Whom]
The things I keep going back to, rereading, maybe they say more about me as a reader than about the books. Love in the Time of Cholera, Pale Fire. Michael Chabon
[ Back Books Cholera Fire Going Keep Love Maybe More Pale Reader Rereading Say Than Things Time]
A couple of weeks after that, Zebra Books phoned with an offer, and I accepted. George Stephen
[ Accepted After Books Couple Offer Phoned Weeks]
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]
Some people act as though art that is for a mass audience is not good art, and I think this has been a very negative thing. I know that I have wanted very much to write books that are accessible to the widest audience possible. Bell Hooks
[ Accessible Act Art Audience Been Books Good Know Mass Much Negative Possible Some Thing Think Though Very Wanted Widest Write]
I think people would actually be surprised by what we put out. Unfortunately the shadow that the original founders cast was that they were just artists that can't write books so people swept the whole of Image with that paintbrush. Todd McFarlane
[ Actually Artists Books Cast Founders Image Just Original Out Paintbrush Put Shadow Surprised Swept Think Unfortunately Were Whole Would Write]
The Pentagon can't even audit its own books. It doesn't even know where its money is going. And we refuse to have the tough forces go on the Pentagon so that at least they are efficient with the money they're spending. Tom Coburn
[ Audit Books Efficient Even Forces Go Going Know Least Money Own Pentagon Refuse Spending Tough Where]
I haven't made up my mind about doing anymore Landover books. Terry Brooks
[ Anymore Books Doing Haven Made Mind Up]
I was reading a lot of books I admired, and thought that I would like to write something like that someday. Naguib Mahfouz
[ Admired Books Lot Reading Someday Something Thought Would Write]
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 have read only the first 'Harry Potter' book. I thought it excellent, perhaps the best thing written for older children since The Hobbit. I wish the books had been around when my kids were the right age for them. Gene Wolfe
[ Age Around Been Best Book Books Children Excellent First Had Harry Kids Older Only Perhaps Potter Read Right Since Them Thing Thought Were Wish Written]
So, I am independently well-off and don't have to do anything, but I still do. I write books, lecture around the world, work with scientists and governments. Uri Geller
[ Am Anything Around Books Governments Independently Lecture Scientists Still Work World Write]
Currently I am working on another three books, doing a lot of magazine work, am shooting for fifteen stock agencies, plus my own photo library - all this keeps me quite busy! Nigel Dennis
[ Agencies Am Another Books Busy Currently Doing Fifteen Keeps Library Lot Magazine Own Photo Plus Quite Shooting Stock Three Work Working]
I enjoy adapting my own work, or anybody's work. I like to adapt books. Joseph Wambaugh
[ Adapt Adapting Anybody Books Enjoy Own Work]
Whenever books are burned, men also in the end are burned. Heinrich Heine
[ Also Books Burned End Men Whenever]
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]
Nine-tenths of tactics are certain, and taught in books: but the irrational tenth is like the kingfisher flashing across the pool, and that is the test of generals. T. E. Lawrence
[ Across Books Certain Flashing Generals Irrational Nine-Tenths Pool Tactics Taught Tenth Test]
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]
People who are readers of fiction aren't particularly interested in comic books. Harvey Pekar
[ Books Comic Fiction Interested Particularly Readers]
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'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]
I have some shorter stories coming out in other books early next year. I might be pitching a re-vamp of Ghost Rider in the spring. We'll see. Patton Oswalt
[ Books Coming Early Ghost Might Next Other Out Pitching Rider See Shorter Some Spring Stories Year]
Again, we turn down most books that have been self-published unless they have a special track record. We have taken a small number on, however, and sold them to major publishers for a nice sum. But that is an exception to the rule. Richard Curtis
[ Again Been Books Down Exception However Major Most Nice Number Publishers Record Rule Small Sold Special Sum Taken Them Track Turn Unless]
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]
Ideas are only lethal if you suppress and don't discuss them. Ignorance is not bliss, it's stupid. Banning books shows you don't trust your kids to think and you don't trust yourself to be able to talk to them. Anna Quindlen
[ Able Banning Bliss Books Discuss Ideas Ignorance Kids Lethal Only Shows Stupid Suppress Talk Them Think Trust Your Yourself]
I get crazy in a bookstore. It makes my heart beat hard because I want to buy everything. Reese Witherspoon
[ Beat Because Bookstore Buy Crazy Everything Get Hard Heart Makes Want]
I'll be left writing picture books and fairy tales. Carol Ann Duffy
[ Books Fairy Left Picture Tales Writing]
I have to have a character worth caring about. I tend not to start writing books about people I don't have a lot of sympathy for because I'm just going to be with them too long. Richard Russo
[ Because Books Caring Character Going Just Long Lot Start Sympathy Tend Them Too Worth Writing]
The main thing that gives me hope is the media. We have radio, TV, magazines, and books, so we have the possibility of learning from societies that are remote from us, like Somalia. We turn on the TV and see what blew up in Iraq or we see conditions in Afghanistan. Jared Diamond
[ Afghanistan Blew Books Conditions Gives Hope Iraq Learning Magazines Main Media Possibility Radio Remote See Societies Somalia Thing Turn Tv Up Us]
The bastard form of mass culture is humiliated repetition... always new books, new programs, new films, news items, but always the same meaning. Roland Barthes
[ Always Books Culture Films Form Humiliated Items Mass Meaning New News Programs Repetition Same]
I'm a collecting maniac and I buy a lot of books and records. I have over thousand cds. Ville Valo
[ Books Buy Cds Collecting Lot Maniac Over Records Thousand]
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]
I dont like any of them, because they don't read the books. In Kiss Me Deadly my story is better than his story. Anthony Quinn played in The Lond Wait and he didn't read the book either. Mickey Spillane
[ Anthony Any Because Better Book Books Deadly Dont Either His Kiss Played Quinn Read Story Than Them Wait]
Books are but waste paper unless we spend in action the wisdom we get from thought - asleep. When we are weary of the living, we may repair to the dead, who have nothing of peevishness, pride, or design in their conversation. William Butler Yeats
[ Action Asleep Books Conversation Dead Design Get Living May Nothing Paper Pride Repair Spend Their Thought Unless Waste Weary Wisdom]
The books one has written in the past have two surprises in store: one couldn't write them again, and wouldn't want to. Jean Rostand
[ Again Books Past Store Surprises Them Two Want Write Written]
These days, there are many people around the world who listen to the songs that made me infamous and read the books that made me respectable. Kinky Friedman
[ Around Books Days Infamous Listen Made Many Read Respectable Songs These World]
Sometimes I miss out the morning's painting session and instead study my Japanese books in the open. Gustav Klimt
[ Books Instead Japanese Miss Morning Open Out Painting Session Sometimes Study]
I don't think any good book is based on factual experience. Bad books are about things the writer already knew before he wrote them. Carlos Fuentes
[ Already Any Bad Based Before Book Books Experience Factual Good Knew Them Things Think Writer Wrote]
I don't sell enough books to pay for the lawyers, however. And these various problems finally became too much. Peter Sotos
[ Became Books Enough Finally However Lawyers Much Pay Problems Sell These Too Various]
Young men should prove theorems, old men should write books. G. H. Hardy
[ Books Men Old Prove Should Theorems Write Young]
I can walk into a bookstore and hand over my credit card and they don't know who the hell I am. Maybe that says something about bookstore clerks. E. L. Doctorow
[ Am Bookstore Card Clerks Credit Hand Hell Into Know Maybe Over Says Something Walk]
What do we, as a nation, care about books? How much do you think we spend altogether on our libraries, public or private, as compared with what we spend on our horses? John Ruskin
[ Altogether Books Care Compared Horses How Libraries Much Nation Our Private Public Spend Think]
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]
Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of the ages through which they have passed. J. Paul Getty
[ Ages Books Chief Esteem Passed Proverbs Receive Stamp Their Through Value Which]
I'm sure you're aware, with the time it takes to put these books together, everything can suddenly start coming out at once even though I wrote anything between one and five years ago. Garth Ennis
[ Ago Anything Aware Between Books Coming Even Everything Five Once Out Put Start Suddenly Sure Takes These Though Time Together Wrote Years]
I think the kind of unexpected I really love is when you open books and the actual way of writing is different and interesting. Like reading Virginia Woolf for the first time or Lawrence Durrell for the first time. Lalla Ward
[ Actual Books Different First Interesting Kind Lawrence Love Open Reading Really Think Time Unexpected Virginia Way Woolf Writing]
You can read all the textbooks and listen to all the records, but you have to play with musicians that are better than you. Stan Getz
[ Better Listen Musicians Play Read Records Textbooks Than]
I feel less alone when I read the books of Ratzinger. Oriana Fallaci
[ Alone Books Feel Less Read]
I have written 20 books, and each one is like having a baby. Writing is not easy; some people want to write books but just can't put a story together. I can put together a story that interests both me and my readers. Jackie Collins
[ Baby Books Both Each Easy Having Interests Just Put Readers Some Story Together Want Write Writing Written]
One of the things I learned, one of the strangest things, is how to think. There was nothing else to do. I couldn't see people, or go for a walk in the forest. All I had was my head and my books, and I thought a lot. Abraham Pais
[ Books Else Forest Go Had Head How Learned Lot Nothing See Strangest Things Think Thought Walk]
Books are not men and yet they stay alive. Henry Ward Beecher
[ Alive Books Men Stay Yet]
About 75 percent of the crude oil marketed here is sold off the books, and they are doing trades that would be illegal if it was a regulated market, and of course they do not want to regulate it. Peter DeFazio
[ Books Course Crude Doing Here Illegal Market Marketed Off Oil Percent Regulate Regulated Sold Trades Want Would]
I love old books. They tell you stories about their use. You can see where the fingerprints touched the pages as they held the book open. You can see how long they lingered on each page by the finger stains. Jack Bowman
[ Book Books Each Finger Fingerprints Held How Lingered Long Love Old Open Page Pages See Stories Tell Their Touched Use Where]
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]
Your second-hand bookseller is second to none in the worth of the treasures he dispenses. Leigh Hunt
[ Dispenses None Second Second-Hand Treasures Worth Your]
It is the interest one takes in books that makes a library. And if a library have interest it is; if not, it isn't. Carolyn Wells
[ Books Interest Library Makes Takes]
Few are sufficiently sensible of the importance of that economy in reading which selects, almost exclusively, the very first order of books. Why, except for some special reason, read an inferior book, at the very time you might be reading one of the highest order? John W. Foster
[ Almost Book Books Economy Except Exclusively Few First Highest Importance Inferior Might Order Read Reading Reason Selects Sensible Some Special Sufficiently Time Very Which Why]
That difficult start drove me on to inspire children and let them know that it is never to late to repair a bad experience at school, and once you get your head down and start to read books, you can really achieve. Johnny Ball
[ Achieve Bad Books Children Difficult Down Drove Experience Get Head Inspire Know Late Never Once Read Really Repair School Start Them Your]
I read everything and anything. I love books. Gail Porter
[ Anything Books Everything Love Read]
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]
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]
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]
Blake has always been a favorite, the lyrics, not so much the prophetic books, but I suppose Yeats influenced me more as a young poet, and the American, Robert Frost. Anne Stevenson
[ Always American Been Blake Books Favorite Frost Influenced Lyrics More Much Poet Prophetic Robert Suppose Yeats Young]
Life is a wonderful thing to talk about, or to read about in history books - but it is terrible when one has to live it. Jean Anouilh
[ Books History Life Live Read Talk Terrible Thing Wonderful]
My father assigned me to keep his scrapbooks. At first I was interested in reading only his rave notices, but I got interested in reading what the critics were saying about whether the play was good or not. Dorothy Fields
[ Assigned Critics Father First Good Got His Interested Keep Notices Only Play Rave Reading Saying Were Whether]
When I was a teacher, teachers would come into my classroom and admire my desk on which lay nothing whatever, whereas theirs were heaped with papers and books. Norman MacCaig
[ Admire Books Classroom Come Desk Heaped Into Lay Nothing Papers Teacher Teachers Theirs Were Whatever Whereas Which Would]
What irritates me is the bland way people go around saying, 'Oh, our attitude has changed. We don't dislike these people any more.' But by the strangest coincidence, they haven't taken away the injustice; the laws are still on the books. Christopher Isherwood
[ Any Around Attitude Away Bland Books Changed Coincidence Dislike Go Haven Injustice Irritates Laws More Oh Our Saying Still Strangest Taken These Way]
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about what we don't know. Jean-Jacques Rousseau
[ Books Hate Know Only Talk Teach Us]
Every one of my books is written from the viewpoint of cops, with the exception of my book Killer on the Road, which is written from the viewpoint of a serial killer. James Ellroy
[ Book Books Cops Every Exception Killer Road Serial Viewpoint Which Written]
Books are a finer world within the world. Alexander Smith
[ Books Finer Within World]
When I was in prison, I was wrapped up in all those deep books. That Tolstoy crap - people shouldn't read that stuff. Mike Tyson
[ Books Crap Deep Prison Read Stuff Those Tolstoy Up Wrapped]
Never lend books, for no one ever returns them; the only books I have in my library are books that other folks have left me. Anatole France
[ Books Ever Folks Left Lend Library Never Only Other Returns Them]
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]
Everything was going my way. I was happily marching into the history books. Then it all just fell apart. George Michael
[ Apart Books Everything Fell Going Happily History Into Just Marching Then Way]
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]
Finding people who get enormous pleasure from reading books is a more and more unusual experience, and so writers just so much want to be heard. Susie Bright
[ Books Enormous Experience Finding Get Heard Just More Much Pleasure Reading Unusual Want Writers]
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]
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]
I don't write for publishers, certainly not for critics, and not for readers, But I am delighted that so many people have found my books enjoyable and want to continue to read them. Jean M. Auel
[ Am Books Certainly Continue Critics Delighted Enjoyable Found Many Publishers Read Readers Them Want Write]
If a secret history of books could be written, and the author's private thoughts and meanings noted down alongside of his story, how many insipid volumes would become interesting, and dull tales excite the reader! William Makepeace Thackeray
[ Alongside Author Become Books Could Down Dull Excite His History How Insipid Interesting Many Meanings Noted Private Reader Secret Story Tales Thoughts Volumes Would Written]
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]
It is a good idea to know which publishers publish which stories. For example, there is no sense in sending a picture book text to a publisher who does not publish picture books. Margaret Mahy
[ Book Books Does Example Good Idea Know Picture Publish Publisher Publishers Sending Sense Stories Text Which]
I loved to read when I was a kid, and as soon as I realized that an actual person got to make up the books I loved so much, I decided that that was the job for me. Margaret Haddix
[ Actual Books Decided Got Job Kid Loved Make Much Person Read Realized Soon Up]
All people, even secular people, are seeing books on the market like The End of History. Tim LaHaye
[ Books End Even History Market Secular Seeing]
Nine-tenths of the existing books are nonsense and the clever books are the refutation of that nonsense. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Books Clever Existing Nine-Tenths Nonsense]
The best books... are those that tell you what you know already. George Orwell
[ Already Best Books Know Tell Those]
Censorship is a strange situation. There was times when people would burn books because they didn't like what people were doing. Michael Berryman
[ Because Books Burn Censorship Doing Situation Strange Times Were Would]
It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds. In the best books, great men talk to us, give us their most precious thoughts, and pour their souls into ours. William Ellery Channing
[ Best Books Chiefly Enjoy Give Great Intercourse Into Men Minds Most Ours Pour Precious Souls Superior Talk Their Thoughts Through Us]
There are people who must spend huge amounts of time composing these online diatribes against me, all about how disgusting and terrible I am and how no one should ever read my books, and it's not enough for them to hate me, they can't stand the fact that ANYONE likes me! Poppy Z. Brite
[ Against Am Amounts Anyone Books Composing Disgusting Enough Ever Fact Hate How Huge Likes Must Online Read Should Spend Stand Terrible Them These Time]
I tend to come up with people more than situations - most of my books start with a character. Jane Haddam
[ Books Character Come More Most Situations Start Tend Than Up]
Well, before I knew there was going to be a film. I was the biggest Harry Potter fan. I read all the books. Rupert Grint
[ Before Biggest Books Fan Film Going Harry Knew Potter Read Well]
Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to read them in: but as a rule the purchase of books is mistaken for the appropriation of their contents. Arthur Schopenhauer
[ Also Appropriation Books Buy Buying Contents Could Good Mistaken Purchase Read Rule Their Them Thing Time Would]
So we want an Islamic state where Islamic law is not just in the books but enforced, and enforced with determination. There is no space and no room for democratic consultation. The Shariah is set and fixed, so why do we need to discuss it anymore? Just implement it! Abu Bakar Bashir
[ Anymore Books Consultation Democratic Determination Discuss Enforced Fixed Implement Islamic Just Law Need Room Set Space State Want Where Why]
I have given up reading books; I find it takes my mind off myself. Oscar Levant
[ Books Find Given Mind Myself Off Reading Takes Up]
I get sent a lot of scripts which feature him as a kind of all-purpose Victorian literary character and really understand little, if anything, about him, his life or his books. Simon Callow
[ Anything Books Character Feature Get Him His Kind Life Literary Little Lot Really Scripts Sent Understand Victorian Which]
Given Pounds and five years, and an ordinary man can in the ordinary course, without any undue haste or putting any pressure upon his taste, surround himself with books, all in his own language, and thence forward have at least one place in the world. Augustine Birrell
[ Any Books Course Five Forward Given Haste Himself His Language Least Man Ordinary Own Place Pounds Pressure Putting Surround Taste Thence Undue Upon Without World Years]
I love coloring books. I keep some by my bed. Karen Black
[ Bed Books Coloring Keep Love Some]
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]
Books let us into their souls and lay open to us the secrets of our own. William Hazlitt
[ Books Into Lay Open Our Own Secrets Souls Their Us]
I've written many nonfiction books, but that's a special gift. Tim LaHaye
[ Books Gift Many Nonfiction Special Written]
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]
Those who decide to use leisure as a means of mental development, who love good music, good books, good pictures, good plays, good company, good conversation - what are they? They are the happiest people in the world. William Lyon Phelps
[ Books Company Conversation Decide Development Good Happiest Leisure Love Means Mental Music Pictures Plays Those Use World]
I went to work in an office and learned, among other lessons, to do things I did not care for, and to do them well. Before I left this office, two of my books had already been published. Sigrid Undset
[ Already Among Been Before Books Care Did Had Learned Left Lessons Office Other Published Them Things Two Well Went Work]
I 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 the blessed chloroform of the mind. Robert Chambers
[ Blessed Books Chloroform Mind]
Scholarship was one thing, drudgery another. I very soon concluded that nothing would induce me to read, let alone make notes on, hundreds and hundreds of very, very, very boring books. Simon Raven
[ Alone Another Books Boring Concluded Drudgery Hundreds Induce Make Notes Nothing Read Scholarship Soon Thing Very Would]
I was lucky enough to be given books that weren't top sellers; books that were kind of under the radar. Bill Sienkiewicz
[ Books Enough Given Kind Lucky Radar Sellers Top Under Were Weren]
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]
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]
Reading is a conversation. All books talk. But a good book listens as well. Mark Haddon
[ Book Books Conversation Good Listens Reading Talk Well]
I think of my books as mainstream and that's were most people who read them look for them in book stores. Jean M. Auel
[ Book Books Look Mainstream Most Read Stores Them Think Were]
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]
I maintain an ongoing survey of Internet Publishing and self publishing, so that it is now possible for any writer with a book to get it published at nominal cost or free, and to have it on sale at booksellers like Amazon.com. Piers Anthony
[ Amazon Any Book Booksellers Com Cost Free Get Internet Maintain Nominal Now Ongoing Possible Published Publishing Sale Self Survey Writer]
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]
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]
It was really written as most, I think, books are by writers - for themselves. There was something that just had to be written, in a way that it had to be written. If you know what I mean. Norton Juster
[ Books Had Just Know Mean Most Really Something Themselves Think Way Writers Written]
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]
Books that have become classics - books that have had their day and now get more praise than perusal - always remind me of retired colonels and majors and captains who, having reached the age limit, find themselves retired on half pay. Thomas Bailey Aldrich
[ Age Always Become Books Captains Classics Colonels Day Find Get Had Half Having Limit Majors More Now Pay Praise Reached Remind Retired Than Their Themselves]
I like all things grammatical, and I had already written several books about parts of speech, and even the alphabet, so everything that makes up a sentence and even a word was covered except for punctuation. Brian P. Cleary
[ Alphabet Already Books Covered Even Everything Except Grammatical Had Makes Parts Punctuation Sentence Several Speech Things Up Word Written]
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]
A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
[ Across Better Books Conversation Man Mere Single Study Table Ten Than Wise Years]
Most of my inspiration, if that's the word, came from books themselves. Shelby Foote
[ Books Came Inspiration Most Themselves Word]
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]
My parents came to visit every two months and brought plenty of books. Mathias Rust
[ Books Brought Came Every Months Parents Plenty Two Visit]
Books won't stay banned. They won't burn. Ideas won't go to jail. Alfred Whitney Griswold
[ Banned Books Burn Go Ideas Jail Stay Won]
I certainly grew up seeing more movies and television than I read books, but when it came time to do the thing itself you don't have to hire a lot of people to sit down and write a book, so that was the story-telling medium that was available to me. John Sayles
[ Available Book Books Came Certainly Down Grew Hire Itself Lot Medium More Movies Read Seeing Sit Story-Telling Television Than Thing Time Up Write]
I've really written my books for my husband and our family. They've brought us closer together by allowing us to discuss things that were unspoken for so long. Pamela Stephenson
[ Allowing Books Brought Closer Discuss Family Husband Long Our Really Things Together Unspoken Us Were Written]
As a kid I was fascinated with sports, and I loved sports more than anything else. The first books I read were about sports, like books about Baseball Joe, as one baseball hero was called. Robert Jay Lifton
[ Anything Baseball Books Called Else Fascinated First Hero Joe Kid Loved More Read Sports Than Were]
I never read a single book as a child. I did not read as a child. I worked on the farm. I had books in the classroom, but that was it. I never read a single book outside of the classroom. Story Musgrave
[ Book Books Child Classroom Did Farm Had Never Outside Read Single Worked]
So, in effect, my first sale was actually two books. George Stephen
[ Actually Books Effect First Sale Two]
The best books of our times have included the three mature volumes of Philip Larkin. They're very short books of poems, and very carefully arranged. Robert Morgan
[ Arranged Best Books Carefully Included Mature Our Philip Poems Short Three Times Very Volumes]
Most books today seemed to have been written overnight from books read the day before. Nicolas de Chamfort
[ Been Before Books Day Most Overnight Read Seemed Today Written]
We were fortunate enough to have several good books detailing the camps and the women. Some were by the survivors. I also got to talk to some of the women who had been in the camp, survivors. Glenn Close
[ Also Been Books Camp Camps Detailing Enough Fortunate Good Got Had Several Some Survivors Talk Were Women]
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]
The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Education
[ Books Learning Love Serenity Sweet]
Christ himself wrote nothing, but furnished endless material for books and songs of gratitude and praise. Philip Schaff
[ Books Christ Endless Furnished Gratitude Himself Material Nothing Praise Songs Wrote]
I asked a French critic a couple of years ago why my books did so well in France. He said it was because in my novels people both act and think. I got a kick out of that. Jim Harrison
[ Act Ago Asked Because Books Both Couple Critic Did France French Got Kick Novels Out Said Think Well Why Years]
The last three books are much more a case of a moment of history, what happened almost by accident or coincidence, like being in the same elevator or lifeboat. Michael Ondaatje
[ Accident Almost Being Books Case Coincidence Elevator Happened History Last Moment More Much Same Three]
A bookstore is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking. Jerry Seinfeld
[ Bookstore Evidence Only Pieces Still Thinking]
If you read a lot of books you are considered well read. But if you watch a lot of TV, you're not considered well viewed. Lily Tomlin
[ Books Considered Lot Read Tv Viewed Watch Well]
The rules have changed. True power is held by the person who possesses the largest bookshelf, not gun cabinet or wallet. Anthony J. D'Angelo Power
[ Bookshelf Cabinet Changed Gun Held Largest Person Possesses Power Rules True Wallet]
I do read books. I suppose it's more or less the same thing, but at least I'm alone and I'm an individual. I can stop anytime I want, which I frequently do. Jack Vance
[ Alone Anytime Books Frequently Individual Least Less More Read Same Stop Suppose Thing Want Which]
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]
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 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]
A friend of mine once told me that I can't screw up when I play my own music. I also take voice lessons, play other peoples' songs out of music books, and occasionally figure out how to play other people's music from records. This keeps my ears, fingers, and mind working. Lisa Loeb
[ Also Books Ears Figure Fingers Friend How Keeps Lessons Mind Mine Music Occasionally Once Other Out Own Peoples Play Records Screw Songs Take Told Up Voice Working]
I think Americans like the practical; they like the human. And I like both those things myself, and I try and put them into my books. John Keegan
[ Americans Books Both Human Into Myself Practical Put Them Things Think Those Try]
At present, however, I don't think the Net is a very good medium for books, books should really be inexpensive lightweight paperbacks you can bang around. Rudy Rucker
[ Around Bang Books Good However Inexpensive Lightweight Medium Net Paperbacks Present Really Should Think Very]
An ordinary man can surround himself with two thousand books and thenceforward have at least one place in the world in which it is possible to be happy. Augustine Birrell
[ Books Happy Himself Least Man Ordinary Place Possible Surround Thousand Two Which World]
I have friends who read my books in Greek. Brian Lumley
[ Books Friends Greek Read]
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books. Alvin Lee
[ Anywhere Books Go Make Read World]
I'd always liked to read, but when I picked up books I wasn't getting the same kind of excitement from them that I was from going out clubbing. I wanted to get the same kind of feel. Irvine Welsh
[ Always Books Excitement Feel Get Getting Going Kind Liked Out Picked Read Same Them Up Wanted]
I was drawn to boxing because I got beat up as a kid. I was the kid with the piano books in a New York neighbourhood. Billy Joel
[ Beat Because Books Boxing Drawn Got Kid Neighbourhood New Piano Up York]
My office has been one of the most scrupulous in the country with regard to the protection of individual rights. I've been on record for years in law journals and books as championing the rights of the individual against the oppressive power of the state. Jim Garrison
[ Against Been Books Country Individual Journals Law Most Office Oppressive Power Protection Record Regard Rights Scrupulous State Years]
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]
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]
There are several books out on punk history, but I haven't read any of them. I was there. Greg Ginn
[ Any Books Haven History Out Punk Read Several Them]
Good books, like good friends, are few and chosen; the more select, the more enjoyable. Louisa May Alcott
[ Books Chosen Enjoyable Few Friends Good More Select]
Then I heard this genius teacher Stella Adler - I recommend you read anything you might find about her and if you have anyone interested in theatre, you get them one of her books. Harvey Keitel
[ Adler Anyone Anything Books Find Genius Get Heard Her Interested Might Read Recommend Stella Teacher Theatre Them Then]
I really like books that you can kind of hear as much as think about, that are so graphic and visual. Laurie Anderson
[ Books Graphic Hear Kind Much Really Think Visual]
Oh yeah, I was one of the first guys writing comic books, I wrote Captain America, with guys like Stan Lee, who became famous later on with Marvel Comics. Mickey Spillane
[ America Became Books Captain Comic Comics Famous First Guys Later Lee Marvel Oh Stan Writing Wrote Yeah]
It is right and natural that generous minds while in the twenties should think the books which try to reform the world's wrong the greatest of all. Laurence Housman
[ Books Generous Greatest Minds Natural Reform Right Should Think Try Twenties Which While World Wrong]
Using these toolkits is like trying to make a bookshelf out of mashed potatoes. Jamie Zawinski
[ Bookshelf Make Mashed Out Potatoes These Trying Using]
Naturally, I have compensated in my adult years by owning very large numbers of books. Martin Lewis Perl
[ Adult Books Compensated Large Naturally Numbers Owning Very Years]
Movies and television shows based on comic books constitute the worst single genre in the history of filmed entertainment (with the exception of porn). John Podhoretz
[ Based Books Comic Constitute Entertainment Exception Filmed Genre History Movies Shows Single Television Worst]
While Fledging is a different type of book, The Parable series serve as cautionary tales. I wrote the Parable books because of the direction of the country. You can call it save the world fiction, but it clearly doesn't save anything. Octavia Butler
[ Anything Because Book Books Call Cautionary Clearly Country Different Direction Fiction Parable Save Series Serve Tales Type While World Wrote]
And, uh, I've got about six thousand cartoons up there, also books and papers. Rube Goldberg
[ Also Books Cartoons Got Papers Six Thousand Uh Up]
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]
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]
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]
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]
We don't need lists of rights and wrongs, tables of do's and don'ts: we need books, time, and silence. Thou shalt not is soon forgotten, but Once upon a time lasts forever. Philip Pullman
[ Books Forever Forgotten Lasts Lists Need Once Rights Shalt Silence Soon Tables Thou Time Ts Upon Wrongs]
Books have become products, like cereal or perfume or deodorant. Alexandra Ripley
[ Become Books Cereal Deodorant Perfume Products]
Americans like fat books and thin women. Russell Baker
[ Americans Books Fat Thin Women]
The fate of the singers who, like my songs, went up in flame was also the fate of the books which I later wrote. All of them went up in flame to Heaven in a fire which broke out one night at my home in Bad Homburg as I lay ill in a hospital. Shmuel Y. Agnon
[ Also Bad Books Broke Fate Fire Flame Heaven Home Hospital Ill Later Lay Night Out Singers Songs Them Up Went Which Wrote]
I want to make a summing up, brief and to the point, but thorough. I have never suppressed a word in my books out of regard for other people and their prejudices. John Henry Mackay
[ Books Brief Make Never Other Out Point Prejudices Regard Suppressed Their Thorough Up Want Word]
I buy way too many books. Orson Scott Card
[ Books Buy Many Too Way]
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]
Shakespeare is one of the last books one should like to give up, perhaps the one just before the Dying Service in a large Prayer book. Charles Lamb
[ Before Book Books Dying Give Just Large Last Perhaps Prayer Service Shakespeare Should Up]
When I became more involved in music, I had to give up some of my writing in the literary sense. However, on occasion, I would write something for my own pleasure or I would write notes and introductory remarks in the songbooks I put together. Tom Glazer
[ Became Give Had However Introductory Involved Literary More Music Notes Occasion Own Pleasure Put Remarks Sense Some Something Together Up Would Write Writing]
The new spirituality will bring about what I'm calling the 'end of better.' And that is in fact what is called for in the next of the series of books that I've been writing. Neale Donald Walsch
[ Been Better Books Bring Called Calling End Fact New Next Series Spirituality Will Writing]
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 we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is a collection of books. Thomas Carlyle
[ After Become Books Collection Depends Finished Greatest Professors Read University Us]
I agreed on condition that we found a completely new concept that had nothing to do with the latest books. Bernard Pivot
[ Agreed Books Completely Concept Condition Found Had Latest New Nothing]
I cannot live without books. Thomas Jefferson
[ Books Cannot Live Without]
The biggest markets for my books outside the UK are France and Italy, and those are the two countries where I also have the closest personal relationships with my translators - I don't know whether that's a coincidence, or if there's something to be learned from it. Jonathan Coe
[ Also Biggest Books Closest Coincidence Countries France Italy Know Learned Markets Outside Personal Relationships Something Those Translators Two Uk Where Whether]
The comments I most appreciate come from ordinary readers who've happened on one of my books at some time of stress in their lives, and who actually credit the book with helping them through a bad time. It's happened a few times in forty years. Fred Saberhagen
[ Actually Appreciate Bad Book Books Come Comments Credit Few Forty Happened Helping Lives Most Ordinary Readers Some Stress Their Them Through Time Times Years]
The books that help you most are those which make you think that most. The hardest way of learning is that of easy reading; but a great book that comes from a great thinker is a ship of thought, deep freighted with truth and beauty. Pablo Neruda
[ Beauty Book Books Comes Deep Easy Freighted Great Hardest Help Learning Make Most Reading Ship Think Thinker Those Thought Truth Way Which]
What these books have conclusively proven is that the diffence between men and women is exactly 38 pages. Paul Scofield
[ Between Books Conclusively Exactly Men Pages Proven These Women]
The flesh, alas, is sad, and I have read all the books. Stephane Mallarme
[ Alas Books Flesh Read Sad]
Actually, the books were never a planned career path. Jamie Lee Curtis
[ Actually Books Career Never Path Planned Were]
My books are primarily plot driven but the best plot in the world is useless if you don't populate them with characters that readers can care about. Jeffery Deaver
[ Best Books Care Characters Driven Plot Populate Primarily Readers Them Useless World]
Books are standing counselors and preachers, always at hand, and always disinterested; having this advantage over oral instructors that they are ready to repeat their lessons as often as we please. Robert Chambers
[ Advantage Always Books Counselors Disinterested Hand Having Instructors Lessons Often Oral Over Please Preachers Ready Repeat Standing Their]
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 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'm the biggest nerd - I love comic books and stuff like that! I don't have any friends who are actresses. I only had one girlfriend when I was growing up. Most of my friends were boys. I was such a tomboy. I enjoyed doing guy things. Megan Fox
[ Actresses Any Biggest Books Boys Comic Doing Enjoyed Friends Girlfriend Growing Guy Had Love Most Nerd Only Stuff Such Things Tomboy Up Were]
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]
Writing became an obsessive compulsive habit but I had almost no money so I thought about being an urban firefighter and having lots of free time in which to write or becoming an English teacher and thinking about books and writers on a daily basis. That swayed me. David Guterson
[ Almost Basis Became Becoming Being Books Compulsive Daily English Firefighter Free Habit Had Having Lots Money Obsessive Swayed Teacher Thinking Thought Time Urban Which Write Writers Writing]
But, for instance, when I was awfully young, I read all the Oz books. They were an enormous influence on me. Jack Vance
[ Awfully Books Enormous Influence Instance Oz Read Were Young]
And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything. William Shakespeare Nature
[ Books Brooks Everything Exempt Finds Good Haunt Life Our Public Running Sermons Stones Tongues Trees]
It is my aim, and every effort bent, that the sum and history of my life, which in the same sentence is my obit and epitaph too, shall be them both: He made the books and he died. William Faulkner
[ Aim Bent Books Both Died Effort Epitaph Every History Life Made Obit Same Sentence Shall Sum Them Too Which]
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]
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]
I don't want to wait more than a year and a half or two years between books. Max Cannon
[ Between Books Half More Than Two Wait Want Year Years]
All those authors there, most of whom of course I've never met. That's the poetry side, that's the prose side, that's the fishing and miscellaneous behind me. You get an affection for books that you've enjoyed. Norman MacCaig
[ Affection Authors Behind Books Course Enjoyed Fishing Get Met Miscellaneous Most Never Poetry Prose Side Those Whom]
If my books had been any worse, I should not have been invited to Hollywood, and if they had been any better, I should not have come. Raymond Chandler
[ Any Been Better Books Come Had Hollywood Invited Should Worse]
In other words, the people who populate my books are more than caricatures. Jeffery Deaver
[ Books Caricatures More Other Populate Than Words]
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]
By the usual reckoning, the worst books make the best films. Iain Banks
[ Best Books Films Make Reckoning Usual Worst]
People are usually surprised to hear this, but I don't really read children's books. Beverly Cleary
[ Books Children Hear Read Really Surprised Usually]
Mistresses are like books; if you pore upon them too much, they doze you and make you unfit for company; but if used discreetly, you are the fitter for conversation by em. William Wycherley
[ Books Company Conversation Discreetly Doze Em Fitter Make Mistresses Much Them Too Unfit Upon Used]
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]
But then I go through long periods where I don't listen to things, usually when I'm working. In between the records and in between the writing I suck up books and music and movies and anything I can find. Bruce Springsteen
[ Anything Between Books Find Go Listen Long Movies Music Periods Records Suck Then Things Through Up Usually Where Working Writing]
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]
Books don't exist unless you read them. And it's a two way process - you write the book as you read it and you fill in the gaps. You discover it and you put the marks together and without you doing it they're just marks. Samuel West
[ Book Books Discover Doing Exist Fill Gaps Just Marks Process Put Read Them Together Two Unless Way Without Write]
We go to school to learn to work hard for money. I write books and create products that teach people how to have money work hard for them. Robert Kiyosaki
[ Books Create Go Hard How Learn Money Products School Teach Them Work Write]
Most people don't have the money to spend on advertising to create awareness among readers, nor do they have the contacts at newspapers or magazines to get their books reviewed. Sara Paretsky
[ Advertising Among Awareness Books Contacts Create Get Magazines Money Most Newspapers Nor Readers Reviewed Spend Their]
For many years I had heard about an underworld consisting of people who act out a vampire fantasy while I was living in New York. Fortunately for me there are also several books on the phenomena. James Patterson
[ Act Also Books Consisting Fantasy Fortunately Had Heard Living Many New Out Phenomena Several Underworld Vampire While Years York]
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]
Nowadays I construct my books as if they're film scripts. Leon de Winter
[ Books Construct Film Nowadays Scripts]
At the same time, I think books create a sort of network in the reader's mind, with one book reinforcing another. Some books form relationships. Other books stand in opposition. No two writers or readers have the same pattern of interaction. Margaret Mahy
[ Another Book Books Create Form Interaction Mind Network Opposition Other Pattern Reader Readers Reinforcing Relationships Same Some Sort Stand Think Time Two Writers]
Painters of paintings, writers of books, never could tell the half. Lorenz Hart
[ Books Could Half Never Painters Paintings Tell Writers]
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]
The concentration in my book on Marie Antoinette's childhood and on her family influences. It is surprising how some books actually start with her arrival in France! Antonia Fraser
[ Actually Antoinette Arrival Book Books Childhood Concentration Family France Her How Influences Marie Some Start Surprising]
I try to make my books reflect humanity as I see it. Tony Hillerman
[ Books Humanity Make Reflect See Try]
I get letters from readers who say that they have always hated reading, but somebody suggested one of my books, they actually finished the book and enjoyed it, and they're going on to read another book. I'm thrilled that they have figured out that reading is fun. Caroline B. Cooney
[ Actually Always Another Book Books Enjoyed Figured Finished Fun Get Going Hated Letters Out Read Readers Reading Say Somebody Suggested Thrilled]
Textbooks are Soviet propaganda. Jerry Falwell
[ Propaganda Soviet Textbooks]
I'm very lucky. I'm very fortunate that my books have never gone out of print - none of them. Paula Danziger
[ Books Fortunate Gone Lucky Never None Out Print Them Very]
Like any small business owner, I experienced the pressures of building a company from the ground up - developing a business plan, balancing the books, meeting payroll and building a customer base. Gavin Newsom
[ Any Balancing Base Books Building Business Company Customer Developing Experienced Ground Meeting Owner Payroll Plan Pressures Small Up]
I've written enough books with real celebrities, such as Walter Payton and Hank Aaron and Billy Graham, to know that fame looks good only to people who don't have it. Jerry B. Jenkins
[ Aaron Billy Books Celebrities Enough Fame Good Graham Hank Know Looks Only Real Such Walter Written]
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]
To read too many books is harmful. Mao Zedong
[ Books Harmful Many Read Too]
I think that the online world has actually brought books back. People are reading because they're reading the damn screen. That's more reading than people used to do. Bill Murray
[ Actually Back Because Books Brought Damn More Online Reading Screen Than Think Used World]
The wise man reads both books and life itself. Lin Yutang
[ Books Both Itself Life Man Reads Wise]
My books always begin with a sentence and an image - not necessarily connected. Jeanette Winterson
[ Always Begin Books Connected Image Necessarily Sentence]
I may be only a fish and chip shop lady, but some of these economists need to get their heads out of the textbooks and get a job in the real world. I would not even let one of them handle my grocery shopping. Pauline Hanson
[ Chip Economists Even Fish Get Grocery Handle Heads Job Lady May Need Only Out Real Shop Shopping Some Textbooks Their Them These World Would]
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 have to go make books. Sorry about that. Teresa Nielsen Hayden
[ Books Go Make Sorry]
One sheds one's sicknesses in books - repeats and presents again one's emotions, to be master of them. David Herbert Lawrence
[ Again Books Emotions Master Presents Repeats Sheds Sicknesses Them]
At each of these northern posts there were interesting experiences in store for me, as one who had read all the books of northern travel and dreamed for half a lifetime of the north; and that was - almost daily meeting with famous men. Ernest Thompson Seton
[ Almost Books Daily Dreamed Each Experiences Famous Had Half Interesting Lifetime Meeting Men North Northern Posts Read Store These Travel Were]
Books, I found, had the power to make time stand still, retreat or fly into the future. Jim Bishop
[ Books Fly Found Future Had Into Make Power Retreat Stand Still Time]
Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly remembered. W. H. Auden
[ Books Forgotten None Remembered Some Undeservedly]
If there was no Bible, it would be no matter whether you could read or not. Reading other books would do you no good. Jupiter Hammon
[ Bible Books Could Good Matter Other Read Reading Whether Would]
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]
I'd love to do a whole series of stories and have them collected into books. Sergio Aragones
[ Books Collected Into Love Series Stories Them Whole]
Well, I've been a big fan of comic books since I was a little kid. In fact, I used to write and draw my own comic books when I was on the old Lost in Space series. Bill Mumy
[ Been Big Books Comic Draw Fact Fan Kid Little Lost Old Own Series Since Space Used Well Write]
I used to take five or six books away and bring five or six books back. Nobody gave me direction or advice and I read much in the way that a boy might watch television. John McGahern
[ Advice Away Back Books Boy Bring Direction Five Gave Might Much Nobody Read Six Take Television Used Watch Way]
All books are divisible into two classes, the books of the hour, and the books of all time. John Ruskin
[ Books Classes Divisible Hour Into Time Two]
I'm living out a childhood fantasy. Our house is in a historic district of a small town that I used to read about in storybooks. Patty Duke
[ Childhood District Fantasy Historic House Living Our Out Read Small Town Used]
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]
The most accomplished way of using books is to serve them as some people do lords; learn their titles and then brag of their acquaintance. Laurence Sterne
[ Accomplished Acquaintance Books Brag Learn Lords Most Serve Some Their Them Then Titles Using Way]
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]
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]
Books open your mind, broaden your mind, and strengthen you as nothing else can. William Feather
[ Books Broaden Else Mind Nothing Open Strengthen Your]
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]
In my next life, I want to be tall and thin, parallel park and make good coffee. But for now, I have lots of stuff to work out in my life, but I'll have that until the day I die. I want to write more books. Paula Danziger
[ Books Coffee Day Die Good Life Lots Make More Next Now Out Parallel Park Stuff Tall Thin Until Want Work Write]
Lists of books we reread and books we can't finish tell more about us than about the relative worth of the books themselves. Russell Banks
[ Books Finish Lists More Relative Reread Tell Than Themselves Us Worth]
Books were my pass to personal freedom. I learned to read at age three, and soon discovered there was a whole world to conquer that went beyond our farm in Mississippi. Oprah Winfrey
[ Age Beyond Books Conquer Discovered Farm Freedom Learned Mississippi Our Pass Personal Read Soon Three Went Were Whole World]
Well, obviously, as soon as I'd finished the script I read a lot of books on Winston Churchill, and started to gain weight and really prepare emotionally, mentally and physically for the role. Christian Slater
[ Books Churchill Emotionally Finished Gain Lot Mentally Obviously Physically Prepare Read Really Role Script Soon Started Weight Well Winston]
Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind, which are delivered down from generation to generation as presents to the posterity of those who are yet unborn. Joseph Addison
[ Books Delivered Down Generation Genius Great Leaves Legacies Mankind Posterity Presents Those Unborn Which Yet]
I thought a dignified thing to do would be to live in the country by the time I'm 50 and write books. Julian Clary
[ Books Country Dignified Live Thing Thought Time Would Write]
Learning hath gained most by those books by which the printers have lost. Thomas Fuller
[ Books Gained Hath Learning Lost Most Printers Those Which]
I 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]
We didn't have a whole lot of money when I was growing up either. I would always ask for magic books or magic tricks for my birthday or for Christmas and the rest of the year I either had to mow lawns or find part time jobs to help supplement the cost of doing magic. Lance Burton
[ Always Ask Birthday Books Christmas Cost Doing Either Find Growing Had Help Jobs Lot Magic Money Mow Part Rest Supplement Time Tricks Up Whole Would Year]
We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading. B. F. Skinner
[ Books Great Love Reading Should Teach]
Focus in on the genre you want to write, and read books in that genre. A LOT of books by a variety of authors. And read with questions in your mind. Nicholas Sparks
[ Authors Books Focus Genre Lot Mind Questions Read Variety Want Write Your]
My first collection of poems was published by Bloodaxe Books, which was then a very new imprint. Helen Dunmore
[ Books Collection First Imprint New Poems Published Then Very Which]
I'm kind of surprised that so many of those other books were almost exactly like mine. They even follow the form. There were some books that even copied the stamp. It shows so little imagination. Don Novello
[ Almost Books Copied Even Exactly Follow Form Imagination Kind Little Many Mine Other Shows Some Stamp Surprised Those Were]
The biggest critics of my books are people who never read them. Jackie Collins
[ Biggest Books Critics Never Read Them]
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 have no problem selling books to media franchises and we do it all the time. The author must understand that he/she is a writer for hire and has no control over copyright or over editorial changes made to the text. Richard Curtis
[ Author Books Changes Control Copyright Editorial Franchises Hire Made Media Must Over Problem Selling She Text Time Understand Writer]
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]
As a strong supporter of our 2nd Amendment rights, I believe tougher enforcement of our nation's existing gun laws must be done before any more laws are enacted and put on the books. Jeff Miller
[ Amendment Any Before Believe Books Done Enacted Enforcement Existing Gun Laws More Must Nation Our Put Rights Strong Supporter Tougher]
I think God destined that I play. I think it's all in the books already. Michelle Wie
[ Already Books Destined God Play Think]
In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but how many can get through to you. Mortimer Adler
[ Books Case Get Good How Many Point See Them Through]
Books do furnish a room. Anthony Powell
[ Books Furnish Room]
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]
It is only through books that we partake of the great harvest that is human civilization across the ages. Ibrahim Babangida
[ Across Ages Books Civilization Great Harvest Human Only Partake Through]
The revision of the books of Judges, Samuel, and Kings, undertaken towards the end of the Babylonian exile, a revision much more thorough than is commonly assumed, condemns as heretical the whole age of the Kings. Julius Wellhausen
[ Age Assumed Books Commonly Condemns End Exile Heretical Judges Kings More Much Revision Samuel Than Thorough Towards Undertaken Whole]
First, people don't read novels off screens, and they don't have a tendency to shell out real money for books when they don't retain anything physically for their money. Jack L. Chalker
[ Anything Books First Money Novels Off Out Physically Read Real Retain Screens Shell Tendency Their]
However, if I can expand this to Top Cow or Avatar I'm helping the sales, however small, on my Marvel books because I'm almost certain to pick up some new readers. Mark Millar
[ Almost Because Books Certain Cow Expand Helping However Marvel New Pick Readers Sales Small Some Top Up]
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]
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]
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]
Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of years. It is not, then, an article of mere consumption but fairly of capital, and often in the case of professional men, setting out in life, it is their only capital. Thomas Jefferson
[ Article Book Books Capital Case Constitute Consumption Fairly House Hundreds Lasts Library Life Long Men Mere Often Only Out Professional Setting Their Then Years]
It's weirder and more surprising than the other books. I think there are more places where it's just more reality bending, deliberately so. I think it's a lot more emotionally raw. Cory Doctorow
[ Bending Books Deliberately Emotionally Just Lot More Other Places Raw Reality Surprising Than Think Weirder Where]
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]
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]
I love to both give and receive very old books. Augusten Burroughs
[ Books Both Give Love Old Receive Very]
I always wanted to go to the Chavez school but I could never afford it when I was growing up so a lot of my learning came from magic books and watching other magicians. I was also very lucky that I had a couple of really good magic teachers. Lance Burton
[ Afford Also Always Books Came Chavez Could Couple Go Good Growing Had Learning Lot Lucky Magic Magicians Never Other Really School Teachers Up Very Wanted Watching]
You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them. Ray Bradbury
[ Books Burn Culture Destroy Get Just Reading Stop Them]
I judged about a zillion awards this year so I've been reading a lot of books that just came out. Rick Moody
[ Awards Been Books Came Judged Just Lot Out Reading Year]
I have three kids who like Harry Potter so I was sort of aware of it. You can't really move from it: it's on buses, in stores, it's everywhere. One of my kids has read the books; the other two are too small but they like the movies. Gary Oldman
[ Aware Books Buses Everywhere Harry Kids Move Movies Other Potter Read Really Small Sort Stores Three Too Two]
I think my books come out very visual, which is an obvious consequence. Lee Child
[ Books Come Consequence Obvious Out Think Very Visual Which]
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]
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]
In a Glasser Quality School there is no such thing as a closed book test. Students are told to get out their notes and open their books. There is no such thing as being forbidden to ask the teacher or another student for help. William Glasser
[ Another Ask Being Book Books Closed Forbidden Get Help Notes Open Out Quality School Student Students Such Teacher Test Their Thing Told]
That is sad until one recalls how many bad books the world may yet be spared because of the busyness of writers. Gore Vidal
[ Bad Because Books Busyness How Many May Recalls Sad Spared Until World Writers Yet]
Heart is what drives us and determines our fate. That is what I need for my characters in my books: a passionate heart. I need mavericks, dissidents, adventurers, outsiders and rebels, who ask questions, bend the rules and take risks. Isabel Allende
[ Adventurers Ask Bend Books Characters Determines Dissidents Drives Fate Heart Mavericks Need Our Outsiders Passionate Questions Rebels Risks Rules Take Us]
A man loses contact with reality if he is not surrounded by his books. Francois Mitterrand
[ Books Contact His Loses Man Reality Surrounded]
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]
I was a very observant child. The boys in my books are based on boys in my neighborhood growing up. Beverly Cleary
[ Based Books Boys Child Growing Neighborhood Observant Up Very]
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]
Observation more than books and experience more than persons, are the prime educators. Amos Bronson Alcott
[ Books Educators Experience More Observation Persons Prime Than]
Oh, I think every author is inspired by all of the books that she reads. Cornelia Funke
[ Author Books Every Inspired Oh Reads She Think]
When I am dead, I hope it may be said: His sins were scarlet, but his books were read. Hilaire Belloc
[ Am Books Dead His Hope May Read Said Scarlet Sins Were]
Books give not wisdom where none was before. But where some is, there reading makes it more. Elizabeth Hardwick
[ Before Books Give Makes More None Reading Some Where Wisdom]
The end of reading is not more books but more life. Holbrook Jackson
[ Books End Life More Reading]
My room for books and study or for sitting and thinking about nothing in particular to see what would happen was at the end of a hall. Carl Sandburg
[ Books End Hall Happen Nothing Particular Room See Sitting Study Thinking Would]
There are good books and there are bad books, period, that's the distinction. Norton Juster
[ Bad Books Distinction Good Period]
I don't sign contracts for my books. Andrew Vachss
[ Books Contracts Sign]
We are motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is the more he is inspired by glory. The very philosophers themselves, even in those books which they write in contempt of glory, inscribe their names. Marcus Tullius Cicero
[ Better Books Contempt Desire Even Glory Inscribe Inspired Keen Man More Motivated Names Philosophers Praise Their Themselves Those Very Which Write]
A bad book is the worse that it cannot repent. It has not been the devil's policy to keep the masses of mankind in ignorance; but finding that they will read, he is doing all in his power to poison their books. John Kenneth Galbraith
[ Bad Been Book Books Cannot Devil Doing Finding His Ignorance Keep Mankind Masses Poison Policy Power Read Repent Their Will Worse]
I've got around 400 cookbooks. Heston Blumenthal
[ Around Got]
Buying books was a way anyone could acquire a work of art for very little. Sol LeWitt
[ Acquire Anyone Art Books Buying Could Little Very Way Work]
I 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]
I've read some scripts, but I don't read as many books as I should. Stephen Dorff
[ Books Many Read Scripts Should Some]
But more wonderful than the lore of old men and the lore of books is the secret lore of ocean. H. P. Lovecraft
[ Books Lore Men More Ocean Old Secret Than Wonderful]
This will never be a civilized country until we spend more money for books than we do for chewing gum. Elbert Hubbard
[ Books Chewing Civilized Country Gum Money More Never Spend Than Until Will]
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]
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]
Every well-written book is a light for me. When you write, you use other writers and their books as guides in the wilderness. Kate DiCamillo
[ Book Books Every Guides Light Other Their Use Well-Written Wilderness Write Writers]
Booksellers are the most valuable destination for the lonely, given the numbers of books that were written because authors couldn't find anyone to talk to. Alain de Botton
[ Anyone Authors Because Books Booksellers Destination Find Given Lonely Most Numbers Talk Valuable Were Written]
I think I learned a lot from reading in general - even from reading badly written books. Margaret Haddix
[ Badly Books Even General Learned Lot Reading Think Written]
The more I do bookstores, the more people come up to me from church groups. I spoke at Pittsburg State College and had 2 or 3 ministers and book groups from a couple of churches. Anita Diament
[ Book Bookstores Church Churches College Come Couple Groups Had Ministers More Spoke State Up]
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]
Books that do a tenth of what Left Behind has done are smashing successes. Jerry B. Jenkins
[ Behind Books Done Left Smashing Successes Tenth]
I first began to read religious books at school, and especially the Bible, when I was eleven years old; and almost immediately commenced a habit of secret prayer. Francis W. Newman
[ Almost Began Bible Books Commenced Eleven Especially First Habit Immediately Old Prayer Read Religious School Secret Years]
There was a time when the world acted on books; now books act on the world. Joseph Joubert
[ Act Acted Books Now Time World]
Other people, including me, have written books with main characters who were old and rich. Or old and brilliant. Old sages, old wizards, old rich people. Elizabeth Moon
[ Books Brilliant Characters Including Main Old Other Rich Sages Were Wizards Written]
There are some fine books and essays about that. Lewis Hyde has written about alcoholism and poets and the role that society gives its writers - encouraging them to die. Sharon Olds
[ Alcoholism Books Die Encouraging Essays Fine Gives Hyde Lewis Poets Role Society Some Them Writers Written]
Books are a real solace, friendships are good but action is better than all. John Burns
[ Action Better Books Friendships Good Real Solace Than]
I'd experienced the '40s and '50s by looking at my grandparents' old clothes, books, and magazines. Christian Lacroix
[ Books Clothes Experienced Grandparents Looking Magazines Old]
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers. Charles William Eliot
[ Accessible Books Constant Counselors Friends Most Patient Quietest Teachers Wisest]
I basically only read books that are over 2,000 years old. Hans-Georg Gadamer
[ Basically Books Old Only Over Read Years]
There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate's loot on Treasure Island. Walt Disney
[ Books Island More Pirate Than Treasure]
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]
I like the idea of making big budget films with a heart. I like graphic novels more than comic books. Matthew Vaughn
[ Big Books Budget Comic Films Graphic Heart Idea Making More Novels Than]
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]
All the books I have written have been one book, from the beginning. Marguerite Young
[ Been Beginning Book Books Written]
We have talked long enough in this country about equal rights. It is time now to write the next chapter - and to write it in the books of law. Lyndon B. Johnson
[ Books Chapter Country Enough Equal Law Long Next Now Rights Talked Time Write]
My idea of going to hell is going somewhere where there are no books. James MacArthur
[ Books Going Hell Idea Somewhere Where]
Never loan a book to someone if you expect to get it back. Loaning books is the same as giving them away. Doug Coupland
[ Away Back Book Books Expect Get Giving Loan Never Same Someone Them]
Men have had every advantage of us in telling their own story. Education has been theirs in so much higher a degree; the pen has been in their hands. I will not allow books to prove anything. Jane Austen
[ Advantage Allow Anything Been Books Degree Education Every Had Hands Higher Men Much Own Pen Prove Story Telling Their Theirs Us Will]
I got introduced to audiobooks because of having a baby. Susie Bright
[ Baby Because Got Having Introduced]
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]
Mr. Arthur Ashe, he was good. I read some of his books. He knew about everything, but he was real quiet and didn't talk much. I never met him. Mike Tyson
[ Arthur Ashe Books Everything Good Him His Knew Met Mr Much Never Quiet Read Real Some Talk]
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]
You're getting to know who the great chefs are through their books. Thomas Keller
[ Books Chefs Getting Great Know Their Through]
I wrote a few children's books... not on purpose. Steven Wright
[ Books Children Few Purpose Wrote]
Movies are not scripts - movies are films; they're not books, they're not the theatre. Nicolas Roeg Movies
[ Books Films Movies Scripts Theatre]
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]
When I was growing up in the 1960s, there was starting to be more books geared towards young adults. Alison Bechdel
[ Adults Books Geared Growing More Starting Towards Up Young]
I went to a bookstore and asked the saleswoman, "Where's the self-help section?" She said if she told me, it would defeat the purpose. George Carlin
[ Asked Bookstore Defeat Purpose Said Section Self-Help She Told Went Where Would]
I've always had great respect for Paddington because he is amusingly English and eccentric. He is a great British institution and my generation grew up with the books and then Michael Horden's animations. Stephen Fry
[ Always Because Books British Eccentric English Generation Great Grew Had Institution Michael Respect Then Up]
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]
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]
You are welcome to your intellectual pastimes and books and art and newspapers; welcome, too, to your bars and your whisky that only makes me ill. Here am I in the forest, quite content. Knut Hamsun
[ Am Art Bars Books Content Forest Here Ill Intellectual Makes Newspapers Only Quite Too Welcome Whisky Your]
Books are only the shadow and life the real thing. I believe this as strongly as any belief I hold. Esther Forbes
[ Any Belief Believe Books Hold Life Only Real Shadow Strongly Thing]
Two things I do well in books are sex and violence, but I don't want gratuitous sex or violence. The sex and violence are only as graphic as need be. And never included unless it furthers the plot or character development. Laurell K. Hamilton
[ Books Character Development Furthers Graphic Gratuitous Included Need Never Only Plot Sex Things Two Unless Violence Want Well]
Next to acquiring good friends, the best acquisition is that of good books. Charles Caleb Colton
[ Acquiring Acquisition Best Books Friends Good Next]
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]
All the characters in my books are imagined, but all have a bit of who I am in them - much like the characters in your dreams are all formed by who you are. Alice Hoffman
[ Am Bit Books Characters Dreams Formed Imagined Much Them Your]
Jane Austen was writing about boring people with desperately limited lives. We forget this because we've seen too many of her books on screen. Mark Haddon
[ Austen Because Books Boring Desperately Forget Her Jane Limited Lives Many Screen Seen Too Writing]
I have personally seen statements that were longer than some books I have read. Wendell H. Ford
[ Books Longer Personally Read Seen Some Statements Than Were]
Producing came about because I never wanted to be in one of those books, Where Are They Now? Henry Winkler
[ Because Books Came Never Now Producing Those Wanted Where]
Our libraries are valuable centers of education, learning and enrichment for people of all ages. In recent years, libraries have taken on an increasingly important role. today's libraries are about much more than books. Jodi Rell
[ Ages Books Centers Education Enrichment Important Increasingly Learning Libraries More Much Our Recent Role Taken Than Today Valuable Years]
Books are the blessed chloroform of the mind. Oswald Chambers
[ Blessed Books Chloroform Mind]
Most of my books have caused distribution and printing problems in the past. Peter Sotos
[ Books Caused Distribution Most Past Printing Problems]
I hope that readers will tear through my books because they can't stop themselves - and then, maybe, read them again and find new things there. Helen Dunmore
[ Again Because Books Find Hope Maybe New Read Readers Stop Tear Them Themselves Then Things Through Will]
I'll look at the script and I'll try to find as many books, movies, and pieces of music that I think are going to feed each scene or the character as a whole. Josh Lucas
[ Books Character Each Feed Find Going Look Many Movies Music Pieces Scene Script Think Try Whole]
A life spent largely among books, and in the exercise of a literary profession, has very obvious drawbacks, as a subject-matter, when one comes to write about it. Mary A. Ward
[ Among Books Comes Drawbacks Exercise Largely Life Literary Obvious Profession Spent Very Write]
Doesn't anyone here think this sounds like a vision of hell? While we are all competing or dying, when will there be time for sex or music or books? Stop the world, I want to get off. Howard Stringer
[ Anyone Books Competing Dying Get Hell Here Music Off Sex Sounds Stop Think Time Vision Want While Will World]
I spend a lot of time preparing. I think a lot about what I want to do. I have prep books, little notebooks in which I write everything down before a sitting. Otherwise I would forget my ideas. Helmut Newton
[ Before Books Down Everything Forget Ideas Little Lot Notebooks Otherwise Prep Preparing Sitting Spend Think Time Want Which Would Write]
I've always felt, in all my books, that there's a deep decency in the American people and a native intelligence - providing they have the facts, providing they have the information. Studs Terkel
[ Always American Books Decency Deep Facts Felt Information Intelligence Native Providing]
Being the first to do something like this also registers a lot of attention that the line might not have gotten if all four books had just appeared from one company. Mark Millar
[ Also Appeared Attention Being Books Company First Four Gotten Had Just Line Lot Might Registers Something]
Quite often somebody will say, What year do your books take place? and the only answer I can give is, In childhood. Beverly Cleary
[ Answer Books Childhood Give Often Only Place Quite Say Somebody Take Will Year Your]
I don't believe in personal immortality; the only way I expect to have some version of such a thing is through my books. Isaac Asimov
[ Believe Books Expect Immortality Only Personal Some Such Thing Through Version Way]
It is much simpler to buy books than to read them and easier to read them than to absorb their contents. William Osler
[ Absorb Books Buy Contents Easier Much Read Simpler Than Their Them]
The best books for a man are not always those which the wise recommend, but often those which meet the peculiar wants, the natural thirst of his mind, and therefore awaken interest and rivet thought. William Ellery Channing
[ Always Awaken Best Books His Interest Man Meet Mind Natural Often Peculiar Recommend Therefore Thirst Those Thought Wants Which Wise]
Do not suppose, however, that I intend to urge a diet of classics on anybody. I have seen such diets at work. I have known people who have actually read all, or almost all, the guaranteed Hundred Best Books. God save us from reading nothing but the best. Robertson Davies
[ Actually Almost Anybody Best Books Classics Diet Diets God Guaranteed However Hundred Intend Known Nothing Read Reading Save Seen Such Suppose Urge Us Work]
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]
We tend to read each other's books in sizeable chunks as they are written. I don't know that you could say we are ruthless with each other - in fact, I suppose we are very kind. There are ways to make suggestions which are not destructive. Jonathan Kellerman
[ Books Chunks Could Destructive Each Fact Kind Know Make Other Read Ruthless Say Sizeable Suggestions Suppose Tend Very Ways Which Written]
I never buy magazines, I never even buy books. Marc Newson
[ Books Buy Even Magazines Never]
I take refuge in my books. Julia Ward Howe
[ Books Refuge Take]
I think the only boundaries are individual and personal. A writer should be free to write about anything he or she wants to, including the twin towers. I have made small references to 9/11 in my past two books. Michael Connelly
[ Anything Books Boundaries Free Including Individual Made Only Past Personal References She Should Small Think Towers Twin Two Wants Write Writer]
Books had instant replay long before televised sports. Bern Williams
[ Before Books Had Instant Long Replay Sports Televised]
We were just a one-room bookstore; we didn't have any money for lawyers. Lawrence Ferlinghetti
[ Any Bookstore Just Lawyers Money Were]
Books are men of higher stature; the only men that speak aloud for future times to hear. Garson Kanin
[ Aloud Books Future Hear Higher Men Only Speak Stature Times]
The impulse to dream was slowly beaten out of me by experience. Now it surged up again and I hungered for books, new ways of looking and seeing. Richard Wright
[ Again Beaten Books Dream Experience Impulse Looking New Now Out Seeing Slowly Up Ways]
When I was a boy, I always saw myself as a hero in comic books and in movies. I grew up believing this dream. Elvis Presley
[ Always Believing Books Boy Comic Dream Grew Hero Movies Myself Saw Up]
You can read a dozen different textbooks or how-to manuals that will tell you the basic rules of what makes a story - a beginning, a middle, and an end. Len Wein
[ Basic Beginning Different Dozen End Makes Manuals Middle Read Rules Story Tell Textbooks Will]
I love everything that's old, - old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine. Oliver Goldsmith
[ Books Everything Friends Love Manners Old Times Wine]
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. Winston Churchill
[ Books Good Man Quotations Read Thing Uneducated]
Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of ages through which they passed. William Temple
[ Ages Books Chief Esteem Passed Proverbs Receive Stamp Their Through Value Which]
The first books I was interested in were all about baseball. But I can't think of one single book that changed my life in any way. Charles Kuralt
[ Any Baseball Book Books Changed First Interested Life Single Think Way Were]
Mary Stewart will always be my goddess. I can pick up one of her early books - one I've read a dozen times - and still slide right into the story. Nora Roberts
[ Always Books Dozen Early Goddess Her Into Mary Pick Read Right Slide Stewart Still Story Times Up Will]
While writing my first 90 books, I was magazine editor, publisher, book publisher, executive, etc., so I was established in publishing. three of my seven or so books were biographies of sports stars and really opened doors for me in that area. Jerry B. Jenkins
[ Area Biographies Book Books Doors Editor Established Etc Executive First Magazine Opened Publisher Publishing Really Seven Sports Stars Three Were While Writing]
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]
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]
After all manner of professors have done their best for us, the place we are to get knowledge is in books. The true university of these days is a collection of books. Albert Camus
[ After Best Books Collection Days Done Get Knowledge Manner Place Professors Their These True University Us]
My parents would read those books to me as well but they used to make me starving when I was a kid because they were always eating ham sandwiches with the crusts off and drinking ginger beer. Mike Myers
[ Always Because Beer Books Drinking Eating Ginger Ham Kid Make Off Parents Read Sandwiches Starving Those Used Well Were Would]
I 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]
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]
One, I have a wonderful publisher, Black Sparrow Press; as long as they exist, they will keep me in print. And they claim they sell very respectable numbers of my books, so I guess, and it's true, every place I go, my books are in libraries and on bookshelves. Diane Wakoski
[ Black Books Bookshelves Claim Every Exist Go Guess Keep Libraries Long Numbers Place Press Print Publisher Respectable Sell Sparrow True Very Will Wonderful]
I am not a total, complete nitwit when it comes to selling books. I promise you there will be unexpected things. Some of them I don't know yet. She's writing it all herself. Mary Matalin
[ Am Books Comes Complete Herself Know Promise Selling She Some Them Things Total Unexpected Will Writing Yet]
The real war will never get in the books. Walt Whitman
[ Books Get Never Real War Will]
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]
There's always pressure, a great deal of pressure, when writing, since my first books were so successful. Nicholas Sparks
[ Always Books Deal First Great Pressure Since Successful Were Writing]
I'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]
At night, when the curtains are drawn and the fire flickers, my books attain a collective dignity. E. M. Forster
[ Attain Books Collective Curtains Dignity Drawn Fire Night]
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]
Books are the money of Literature, but only the counters of Science. Thomas Huxley
[ Books Counters Literature Money Only Science]
You see, the interesting thing about books, as opposed, say, to films, is that it's always just one person encountering the book, it's not an audience, it's one to one. Paul Auster
[ Always Audience Book Books Encountering Films Interesting Just Opposed Person Say See Thing]
A house without books is like a room without windows. No man has a right to bring up his children without surrounding them with books, if he has the means to buy them. Horace Mann
[ Books Bring Buy Children His House Man Means Right Room Surrounding Them Up Windows Without]
There's more fiction in my life than in books, so I don't bother with them. Richard Harris
[ Books Bother Fiction Life More Than Them]
I 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 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]
My mother used to take my brother and me to get any books we wanted, but they were second hand books published in the '30s and '40s. I liked scary books. Alejandro Amenabar
[ Any Books Brother Get Hand Liked Mother Published Scary Second Take Used Wanted Were]
Look at lots of exhibitions and books, and don't get hung up on cameras and technical things. Photography is about images. Fay Godwin
[ Books Cameras Exhibitions Get Hung Images Look Lots Photography Technical Things Up]
Today's public figures can no longer write their own speeches or books, and there is some evidence that they can't read them either. Gore Vidal
[ Books Either Evidence Figures Longer Own Public Read Some Speeches Their Them Today Write]
I was supposed to go to drama school and then go to New York and do theatre. But I grew up on all those fabulous movies and had read all the bold Hollywood books, and I thought I just had to take a look. Delta Burke
[ Bold Books Drama Fabulous Go Grew Had Hollywood Just Look Movies New Read School Supposed Take Theatre Then Those Thought Up York]
And yes, there's a simplicity to writing books because you're not a member of a team, so you make all the decisions yourself instead of deferring to a committee. Bernard Cornwell
[ Because Books Committee Decisions Deferring Instead Make Member Simplicity Team Writing Yes Yourself]
Anyone interested in the world generally can't help being interested in young adult culture - in the music, the bands, the books, the fashions, and the way in which the young adult community develops its own language. Margaret Mahy
[ Adult Anyone Bands Being Books Community Culture Develops Fashions Generally Help Interested Language Music Own Way Which World Young]
Second, there are so many magical places in books that you can't go to, like Hogwarts and Middle Earth, so I wanted to set a story in a place where children can actually go. Cornelia Funke
[ Actually Books Children Earth Go Magical Many Middle Place Places Second Set Story Wanted Where]
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]
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]
The lessons taught in great books are misleading. The commerce in life is rarely so simple and never so just. Anita Brookner
[ Books Commerce Great Just Lessons Life Misleading Never Rarely Simple Taught]
Most of my books have been written in the form of fantasy. Lloyd Alexander
[ Been Books Fantasy Form Most Written]
I was a very sickly kid. While I was in the hospital at age 7, my Dad brought me a stack of comic books to keep me occupied. I was hooked. Len Wein
[ Age Books Brought Comic Dad Hooked Hospital Keep Kid Occupied Sickly Stack Very While]
I read one or two other books which gave me a background in mathematics other than logic. Stephen Cole Kleene
[ Background Books Gave Logic Mathematics Other Read Than Two Which]
Books themselves need no defense. Their spokesmen come and go, their readers live and die, they remain constant. Lawrence Clark Powell
[ Books Come Constant Defense Die Go Live Need Readers Remain Spokesmen Their Themselves]
A book is always a dialogue with other readers and other books. Tim O'Reilly
[ Always Book Books Dialogue Other Readers]
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 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]
With a few flowers in my garden, half a dozen pictures and some books, I live without envy. Lope de Vega
[ Books Dozen Envy Few Flowers Garden Half Live Pictures Some Without]
I have written two nonfiction books, I'm embarrassed to say. Dirk Benedict
[ Books Embarrassed Nonfiction Say Two Written]
Jewish villages were built in the place of Arab villages. You do not even know the names of these Arab villages, and I do not blame you because geography books no longer exist. Moshe Dayan
[ Arab Because Blame Books Built Even Exist Geography Jewish Know Longer Names Place These Villages Were]
There's a great deal of attention paid and books written about this change of life in a woman, and really very little written about a man's change of life. Frank Langella
[ Attention Books Change Deal Great Life Little Man Paid Really Very Woman Written]
Books stay with me and have shaped me and made huge impacts on my life. Stephan Jenkins
[ Books Huge Impacts Life Made Shaped Stay]
Trying to write books with a subject matter or in a genre or style you're not familiar with is the best way to find the Big Block looming. Jeffery Deaver
[ Best Big Block Books Familiar Find Genre Looming Matter Style Subject Trying Way Write]
Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore? Henry Ward Beecher
[ Bookstore Human Nature Weak Where]
Thrillers have been traditionally very masculine books; the women characters often rather decorative. Ken Follett
[ Been Books Characters Decorative Masculine Often Rather Thrillers Traditionally Very Women]
The White House used to belong to the American people. At least that's what I learned from history books and from covering every president starting with John F. Kennedy. Helen Thomas
[ American Belong Books Covering Every History House John Kennedy Learned Least President Starting Used White]
Books, the children of the brain. Jonathan Swift
[ Books Brain Children]
There's not too much difference between writing a picture book and writing a collection of a hundred poems or so, except that the bigger books take a lot longer to do. Jack Prelutsky
[ Between Bigger Book Books Collection Difference Except Hundred Longer Lot Much Picture Poems Take Too Writing]
I think that's not a question that one can answer accurately. I read a whole range of books, quite a lot of history at the time, and still do read a lot. I read very widely. John Hume
[ Accurately Answer Books History Lot Question Quite Range Read Still Think Time Very Whole Widely]
Prose books are the show dogs I breed and sell to support my cat. Robert Graves
[ Books Breed Cat Dogs Prose Sell Show Support]
Let us hope that good authors who are bad Christians will find salvation through the books they write. Julien Green
[ Authors Bad Books Christians Find Good Hope Salvation Through Us Will Write]
Writing children's books gives a writer a very strong sense of narrative drive. Helen Dunmore
[ Books Children Drive Gives Narrative Sense Strong Very Writer Writing]
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]
My attitudes have changed, but somebody would have to read all my books to find out how they have. Irwin Shaw
[ Attitudes Books Changed Find How Out Read Somebody Would]
I think the thinking is, in the comic books, I should pack as much onto a page as possible, because, you know, it's kind of the cheaper format, and you want to give readers as much as you can for their dollar. Chester Brown
[ Because Books Cheaper Comic Dollar Format Give Kind Know Much Onto Pack Page Possible Readers Should Their Think Thinking Want]
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]
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]
Every reader knows about the feeling that characters in books seem more real than real people. Cornelia Funke
[ Books Characters Every Feeling Knows More Reader Real Seem Than]
I never thought I would just be doing Arkady books. Martin C. Smith
[ Books Doing Just Never Thought Would]
The copycat effects of media violence, similar to those previously attributed to westerns, radio serials and comic books, are easy to exaggerate. Hugh Mackay
[ Attributed Books Comic Easy Effects Exaggerate Media Previously Radio Serials Similar Those Violence Westerns]
Television and film are our libraries now. Our history books. David Strathairn
[ Books Film History Libraries Now Our Television]
I'm a geophysicist and all my earth science books when I was a student, I had to give the wrong answer to get an A. We used to ridicule continental drift. It was something we laughed at. We learned of Marshall Kay's geosynclinal cycle, which is a bunch of crap. Robert Ballard
[ Answer Books Bunch Continental Crap Cycle Drift Earth Get Give Had Kay Laughed Learned Marshall Ridicule Science Something Student Used Which Wrong]
When I was growing up, I always read horror books, while my sister read romance novels. Dorothy Allison
[ Always Books Growing Horror Novels Read Romance Sister Up While]
Read books. They are good for us. Natalie Goldberg
[ Books Good Read Us]
Well I've written four beauty books as well. Joan Collins
[ Beauty Books Four Well Written]
I was in Paris at an English-language bookstore. I picked up a volume of Dickinson's poetry. I came back to my hotel, read 2,000 of her poems and immediately began composing in my head. I wrote down the melodies even before I got to a piano. Gordon Getty
[ Back Before Began Bookstore Came Composing Down Even Got Head Her Hotel Immediately Melodies Paris Piano Picked Poems Poetry Read Up Volume Wrote]
I like to have books around to give me ideas-to get the verbal part of my brain to start working. Sean Lennon
[ Around Books Brain Get Give Part Start Verbal Working]
I read numerous books - loads in fact - and, as I always do when recording a historical project, immersed myself into the subject matter. I spent many hours at Henry's old homes, such as Hampton Court, and visiting the Tower of London. I read no other books during that period. Rick Wakeman
[ Always Books Court During Fact Hampton Henry Historical Homes Hours Immersed Into Loads London Many Matter Myself Numerous Old Other Period Project Read Recording Spent Subject Such Tower Visiting]
Getting close to books, and spending time by myself, I was obliged to think about things I would never have thought about if I was busy romping around with a brother and sister. Shelby Foote
[ Around Books Brother Busy Close Getting Myself Never Obliged Sister Spending Things Think Thought Time Would]
There are too many books I haven't read, too many places I haven't seen, too many memories I haven't kept long enough. Irwin Shaw
[ Books Enough Haven Kept Long Many Memories Places Read Seen Too]
It's embarrassing to be involved in the same business as the mainstream comic thing. It's still very embarrassing to tell other adults that I draw comic books - their instant, preconceived notions of what that means. Daniel Clowes
[ Adults Books Business Comic Draw Embarrassing Instant Involved Mainstream Means Notions Other Preconceived Same Still Tell Their Thing Very]
Then I found books that were written much later, as late as 15 years ago. It was very superficial material, but enough to tell me that the genesis of this story was worth exploring. Charles Guggenheim
[ Ago Books Enough Exploring Found Genesis Late Later Material Much Story Superficial Tell Then Very Were Worth Written Years]
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]
I teethed on books of heroes such as Winston Churchill, Abraham Lincoln and King David. Luke Ford
[ Abraham Books Churchill David Heroes King Lincoln Such Winston]
I often reread books I have written. Taylor Caldwell
[ Books Often Reread Written]
Miffy has changed quite a lot since the early books, although I never realised it at the time. Dick Bruna
[ Although Books Changed Early Lot Never Quite Realised Since Time]
I don't keep any copy of my books around... they would embarass me. When I finish writing my books, I kick them in the belly, and have done with them. Ludwig Bemelmans
[ Any Around Belly Books Copy Done Finish Keep Kick Them Would Writing]
I 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]
My heart goes out to victims and survivors of the Hurricane Katrina tragedy and to their families. This disaster will go down in history books as one of the largest natural disasters in U.S. history. Ellen Tauscher
[ Books Disaster Disasters Down Families Go Goes Heart History Hurricane Katrina Largest Natural Out Survivors Their Tragedy Victims Will]
Books on horse racing subjects have never done well, and I am told that publishers had come to think of them as the literary version of box office poison. Laura Hillenbrand
[ Am Books Box Come Done Had Horse Literary Never Office Poison Publishers Racing Subjects Them Think Told Version Well]
Quite simply, federal laws already on the books aimed at stopping the flow of illegal immigration must be enforced. Furthermore, states must be given the resources necessary to confront the problem, which includes strengthening the border patrol. Allen West
[ Aimed Already Books Border Confront Enforced Federal Flow Furthermore Given Illegal Immigration Includes Laws Must Necessary Patrol Problem Quite Resources Simply States Stopping Strengthening Which]
Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all. Abraham Lincoln
[ Books His Man New Original Serve Show Those Thoughts Very]
Sarah Palin - now don't laugh - is writing a book. Not just reading a book, writing a book. Actually, in the word of the publisher, she's 'collaborating' on a book. What an embarrassment! It's one of these 'I told you,' books that jocks do. Chris Matthews
[ Actually Book Books Collaborating Embarrassment Jocks Just Laugh Now Publisher Reading Sarah She These Told Word Writing]
And Michael likes to read a lot. People don't realize that about him but he reads a number of books per week and he's fascinated just about every subject. David Gest
[ Books Every Fascinated Him Just Likes Lot Michael Number Per Read Reads Realize Subject Week]
His knowledge of books had in some degree diminished his knowledge of the world. William Shenstone
[ Books Degree Diminished Had His Knowledge Some World]
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]
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]
I wrote two plotted books, got some of the fundamentals of storytelling down, then... it's sort of like taking the training wheels off, trying to write a book that's fun in the same way without relying on quite such mechanical or external beats. Jonathan Franzen
[ Beats Book Books Down External Fun Fundamentals Got Mechanical Off Plotted Quite Relying Same Some Sort Storytelling Such Taking Then Training Trying Two Way Wheels Without Write Wrote]
But I read comic books. I read things like Richie Rich and Little Lulu. Alison Bechdel
[ Books Comic Little Lulu Read Rich Richie Things]
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]
Winning the Pulitzer is wonderful and it's an honor and I feel so humbled and so grateful, but I think that I'll think of it very much as the final sort of final moment for this book and put it behind me along with the rest of the book, as I write more books. Jhumpa Lahiri
[ Along Behind Book Books Feel Final Grateful Honor Humbled Moment More Much Pulitzer Put Rest Sort Think Very Winning Wonderful Write]
Quentin and I were constantly finding something new that we had in common and comic books were one of them. I think we were talking about comic books much earlier in our relationship, before I had the part. David Carradine
[ Before Books Comic Common Constantly Earlier Finding Had Much New Our Part Quentin Relationship Something Talking Them Think Were]
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]
I started to write in 2001. I wrote the books for the fun of it. It was an old idea I had had since the nineties. Steig Larsson
[ Books Fun Had Idea Nineties Old Since Started Write Wrote]
When I talked to my medical friends about the strange silence on this subject in American medical magazines and textbooks, I gained the impression that here was a subject tainted with Socialism or with feminine sentimentality for the poor. Alice Hamilton
[ American Feminine Friends Gained Here Impression Magazines Medical Poor Sentimentality Silence Socialism Strange Subject Tainted Talked Textbooks]
I am really impressed by lawyers who write books and tell us that they never lost a case. Most lawyers who have never lost a case have not had enough hard cases. But there are very difficult cases out there. Floyd Abrams
[ Am Books Case Cases Difficult Enough Had Hard Impressed Lawyers Lost Most Never Out Really Tell Us Very Write]
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]
To paint comic books as childish and illiterate is lazy. A lot of comic books are very literate - unlike most films. Alan Moore
[ Books Childish Comic Films Illiterate Lazy Literate Lot Most Paint Unlike Very]
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]
The books that everybody admires are those that nobody reads. Anatole France
[ Admires Books Everybody Nobody Reads Those]
Actually my first eight books were historical novels, but they were never published. Caroline B. Cooney
[ Actually Books Eight First Historical Never Novels Published Were]