Quotations that match 'books'.

One whose knowledge is confined to books and whose wealth is in the possession of others, can use neither his knowledge nor wealth when the need for them arises. Chanakya
[ Arises Books Confined His Knowledge Need Neither Nor Others Possession Them Use Wealth Whose]
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]
Writing books is the closest men ever come to childbearing. Norman Mailer
[ Books Closest Come Ever Men Writing]
Most of my books have been written in the form of fantasy. Lloyd Alexander
[ Been Books Fantasy Form Most Written]
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]
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]
Many of my books have begun with the title, because naming a work already in progress makes no sense to me. Guillermo Cabrera Infante
[ Already Because Begun Books Makes Many Naming Progress Sense Title Work]
I had no books at home. I started to frequent a public library in Lisbon. It was there, with no help except curiosity and the will to learn, that my taste for reading developed and was refined. Jose Saramago
[ Books Curiosity Developed Except Frequent Had Help Home Learn Library Public Reading Refined Started Taste Will]
I know at my church a lot of the times we sung from hymn books and as we got older we started to change with time. I can honestly say that I was never influenced to write for the church. Charles King
[ Books Change Church Got Honestly Hymn Influenced Know Lot Never Older Say Started Sung Time Times Write]
Observation more than books and experience more than persons, are the prime educators. Amos Bronson Alcott
[ Books Educators Experience More Observation Persons Prime Than]
It's a fact that more people watch television and get their information that way than read books. I find new technology and new ways of communication very exciting and would like to do more in this field. Stephen Covey
[ Books Communication Exciting Fact Field Find Get Information More New Read Technology Television Than Their Very Watch Way Ways Would]
Books are funny little portable pieces of thought. Susan Sontag
[ Books Funny Little Pieces Portable Thought]
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 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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
I think really good books can be read by anybody. Norton Juster
[ Anybody Books Good Read Really Think]
My books are water; those of the great geniuses are wine - everybody drinks water. Marilyn French
[ Books Drinks Everybody Geniuses Great Those Water Wine]
MAY it please your Honors: I was desired by one of the court to look into the books, and consider the question now before them concerning Writs of Assistance. James Otis
[ Assistance Before Books Concerning Consider Court Desired Honors Into Look May Now Please Question Them Your]
I'll be left writing picture books and fairy tales. Carol Ann Duffy
[ Books Fairy Left Picture Tales Writing]
Books should to one of these fours ends conduce, for wisdom, piety, delight, or use. John Denham
[ Books Delight Ends Fours Piety Should These Use Wisdom]
In our fathers' time nothing was read but books of feigned chivalry, wherein a man by reading should be led to none other end, but only to manslaughter and bawdry. Roger Ascham
[ Books Chivalry End Fathers Led Man None Nothing Only Other Our Read Reading Should Time Wherein]
Books are a real solace, friendships are good but action is better than all. John Burns
[ Action Better Books Friendships Good Real Solace Than]
Being an actor, you are recognized for being somebody else, whereas these books are distilled from me. Jamie Lee Curtis
[ Actor Being Books Distilled Else Recognized Somebody These Whereas]
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]
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'm more of a visual person, but I think that reading's extremely important. But I'm very easily distracted. It takes certain books to really grab you in. Jason Marsden
[ Books Certain Distracted Easily Extremely Grab Important More Person Reading Really Takes Think Very Visual]
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]
Who knows for what we live, and struggle, and die? Wise men write many books, in words too hard to understand. But this, the purpose of our lives, the end of all our struggle, is beyond all human wisdom. Alan Paton
[ Beyond Books Die End Hard Human Knows Live Lives Many Men Our Purpose Struggle Too Understand Wisdom Wise Words Write]
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]
I've read some scripts, but I don't read as many books as I should. Stephen Dorff
[ Books Many Read Scripts Should Some]
I think God destined that I play. I think it's all in the books already. Michelle Wie
[ Already Books Destined God Play Think]
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]
Books are humanity in print. Barbara Tuchman
[ Books Humanity Print]
I read everything and anything. I love books. Gail Porter
[ Anything Books Everything Love Read]
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]
When people say there is too much violence in my books, what they are saying is there is too much reality in life. Joyce Carol Oates
[ Books Life Much Reality Say Saying Too Violence]
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]
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]
I write sets of books, but I've also written a lot of orphans. Lynn Abbey
[ Also Books Lot Orphans Sets Write Written]
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]
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]
Books follow morals, and not morals books. Theophile Gautier
[ Books Follow Morals]
A room without books is like a body without a soul. Gilbert K. Chesterton
[ Body Books Room Soul Without]
A man can stand a lot as long as he can stand himself. He can live without hope, without friends, without books, even without music, as long as he can listen to his own thoughts. Axel Munthe
[ Books Even Friends Himself His Hope Listen Live Long Lot Man Music Own Stand Thoughts Without]
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]
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]
I've only read two books in my life: Baseball Sparkplug and Love Story. George Brett
[ Baseball Books Life Love Only Read Story Two]
Prose books are the show dogs I breed and sell to support my cat. Robert Graves
[ Books Breed Cat Dogs Prose Sell Show Support]
Besides, most of the books I like involve people I could never play in a million years. Hugh Dancy
[ Besides Books Could Involve Million Most Never Play Years]
I don't read books. Eric Bristow
[ Books Read]
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 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]
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]
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]
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]
I'm addicted to email, but other than that, there are practical things - being able to buy a book on the internet that you can't find in your local bookshop. This could be a lifeline if you live further from the sources. Marilyn Hacker
[ Able Addicted Being Book Buy Could Email Find Further Internet Lifeline Live Local Other Practical Sources Than Things Your]
I 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]
The Bible is one of the most genocidal books in history. Noam Chomsky
[ Bible Books Genocidal History Most]
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]
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 advice of the elders to young men is very apt to be as unreal as a list of the hundred best books. Oliver Wendell Holmes
[ Advice Apt Best Books Elders Hundred List Men Unreal Very Young]
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]
I'm obsessed with books. David Sylvian
[ Books Obsessed]
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 love to read. I love to stretch. In the morning, I get up, and if I'm not in a hurry, I will lie on the floor on a rug, look through some books and magazines, and maybe listen to music and try to do stretching exercises to tune up. Jackson Browne
[ Books Exercises Floor Get Hurry Lie Listen Look Love Magazines Maybe Morning Music Read Rug Some Stretch Stretching Through Try Tune Up Will]
One person who has mastered life is better than a thousand persons who have mastered only the contents of books, but no one can get anything out of life without God. Meister Eckhart
[ Anything Better Books Contents Get God Life Mastered Only Out Person Persons Than Thousand Without]
Black Books adheres to a more old fashioned, traditional sitcom format, which I think works, because in its own way, it's quite theatrical. Dylan Moran
[ Because Black Books Fashioned Format More Old Own Quite Sitcom Theatrical Think Traditional Way Which Works]
We may take it to be the accepted idea that the Mosaic books were not handed down to us for our instruction in scientific knowledge, and that it is our duty to ground our scientific beliefs upon observation and inference, unmixed with considerations of a different order. Asa Gray
[ Accepted Beliefs Books Considerations Different Down Duty Ground Handed Idea Inference Instruction Knowledge May Mosaic Observation Order Our Scientific Take Unmixed Upon Us Were]
If people are going to be cooking the books, you're in trouble. Don Nickles
[ Books Cooking Going Trouble]
I had a hard time publishing my books in the beginning of my career, because editors were afraid what people would think of THEM, personally, if their name was associated with me. Susie Bright
[ Afraid Associated Because Beginning Books Career Editors Had Hard Name Personally Publishing Their Them Think Time Were Would]
A love of books, of holding a book, turning its pages, looking at its pictures, and living its fascinating stories goes hand-in-hand with a love of learning. Laura Bush
[ Book Books Fascinating Goes Hand-In-Hand Holding Learning Living Looking Love Pages Pictures Stories Turning]
Textbooks are Soviet propaganda. Jerry Falwell
[ Propaganda Soviet Textbooks]
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]
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]
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]
The Bible remained for me a book of books, still divine - but divine in the sense that all great books are divine which teach men how to live righteously. Joseph Joubert
[ Bible Book Books Divine Great How Live Men Remained Righteously Sense Still Teach Which]
You write a book and you hope somebody will go out and pay $24.95 for what you've just said. I think books were my salvation. Books saved me from being miserable. Amy Tan
[ Being Book Books Go Hope Just Miserable Out Pay Said Salvation Saved Somebody Think Were Will Write]
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]
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]
And they write innumerable books; being too vain and distracted for silence: seeking every one after his own elevation, and dodging his emptiness. T. S. Eliot
[ After Being Books Distracted Dodging Elevation Emptiness Every His Innumerable Own Seeking Silence Too Vain Write]
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]
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 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]
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]
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]
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]
We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading. B. F. Skinner
[ Books Great Love Reading Should Teach]
A home without books is a body without soul. Marcus Tullius Cicero
[ Body Books Home Soul Without]
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]
What a word is truth. Slippery, tricky, unreliable. I tried in these books to tell the truth. Lillian Hellman
[ Books Slippery Tell These Tricky Tried Truth Unreliable Word]
There are three schoolmasters for everybody that will employ them - the senses, intelligent companions, and books. Henry Ward Beecher
[ Books Companions Employ Everybody Intelligent Schoolmasters Senses Them Three Will]
Americans are paying for our lack of an energy policy with their jobs and out of their pocketbooks. Bob Beauprez
[ Americans Energy Jobs Lack Our Out Paying Pocketbooks Policy Their]
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]
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]
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]
Actually, the books were never a planned career path. Jamie Lee Curtis
[ Actually Books Career Never Path Planned Were]
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]
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]
We cannot learn men from books. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Books Cannot Learn Men]
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]
Books had instant replay long before televised sports. Bern Williams
[ Before Books Had Instant Long Replay Sports Televised]
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]
If the First Amendment means anything, it means that a state has no business telling a man, sitting alone in his house, what books he may read or what films he may watch. Thurgood Marshall
[ Alone Amendment Anything Books Business Films First His House Man May Means Read Sitting State Telling Watch]
My last comment was, though, that Congress has cooked the books. Don Nickles
[ Books Comment Congress Cooked Last Though]
I think there's a great difference in consciousness in that same way in that when we're young we read books for the story, for the excitement of the story - and there comes a time when you realise that all stories are more or less the same story. John McGahern
[ Books Comes Consciousness Difference Excitement Great Less More Read Realise Same Stories Story Think Time Way Young]
The best books... are those that tell you what you know already. George Orwell
[ Already Best Books Know Tell Those]
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]
In the dime stores and bus stations, people talk of situations, read books, repeat quotations, draw conclusions on the wall. Bob Dylan
[ Books Bus Conclusions Dime Draw Quotations Read Repeat Situations Stations Stores Talk Wall]
All the books I have written have been one book, from the beginning. Marguerite Young
[ Been Beginning Book Books Written]
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]
If I was in love with someone, I would get their picture out of the school yearbook and do portraits. If I was curious about sex, I would draw pictures of it. There were no books for me to look at. Then I would go find my father's matches to burn the paper. Lynn Johnston
[ Books Burn Curious Draw Father Find Get Go Look Love Matches Out Paper Picture Pictures Portraits School Sex Someone Their Then Were Would]
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]
When the Supreme Court moved to Washington in 1800, it was provided with no books, which probably accounts for the high quality of early opinions. Robert Jackson
[ Accounts Books Court Early High Moved Opinions Probably Provided Quality Supreme Washington Which]
That text-books be permitted in Catholic schools such as will not offend the religious views of the minority, and which from an educational standpoint shall be satisfactory to the advisory board. Charles Tupper
[ Advisory Board Catholic Educational Minority Offend Permitted Religious Satisfactory Schools Shall Standpoint Such Views Which Will]
The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who'll get me a book I ain't read. Abraham Lincoln
[ Best Book Books Friend Get Know Man Read Things Want]
Read books. They are good for us. Natalie Goldberg
[ Books Good Read Us]
I only keep books that I like very much. Otherwise I'd throw them out. Norman MacCaig
[ Books Keep Much Only Otherwise Out Them Throw Very]
Books are only the shadow and life the real thing. I believe this as strongly as any belief I hold. Esther Forbes
[ Any Belief Believe Books Hold Life Only Real Shadow Strongly Thing]
I try to make my books reflect humanity as I see it. Tony Hillerman
[ Books Humanity Make Reflect See Try]
Books that do a tenth of what Left Behind has done are smashing successes. Jerry B. Jenkins
[ Behind Books Done Left Smashing Successes Tenth]
Books choose their authors; the act of creation is not entirely a rational and conscious one. Salman Rushdie
[ Act Authors Books Choose Conscious Creation Entirely Rational Their]
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]
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]
Books aren't written - they're rewritten. Including your own. It is one of the hardest things to accept, especially after the seventh rewrite hasn't quite done it. Michael Crichton
[ Accept After Books Done Especially Hardest Hasn Including Own Quite Rewrite Rewritten Seventh Things Written Your]
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 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]
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]
At the moment, I have it planned as a six or seven year experiment, but the books will only ever appear in bursts like this every couple of years and only with the best quality artists. Mark Millar
[ Appear Artists Best Books Bursts Couple Ever Every Experiment Moment Only Planned Quality Seven Six Will Year Years]
Books are a finer world within the world. Alexander Smith
[ Books Finer Within World]
I wouldn't like to be a character in one of my books! Iain Banks
[ Books Character]
All my books were easy to write - doesn't it show? Daniel Pinkwater
[ Books Easy Show Were Write]
My idea of going to hell is going somewhere where there are no books. James MacArthur
[ Books Going Hell Idea Somewhere Where]
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]
In books lies the soul of the whole past time. Thomas Carlyle
[ Books Lies Past Soul Time Whole]
We were just a one-room bookstore; we didn't have any money for lawyers. Lawrence Ferlinghetti
[ Any Bookstore Just Lawyers Money Were]
We still have pretty good sales, especially for the art books. Glenn Danzig
[ Art Books Especially Good Pretty Sales Still]
My reading is extremely eclectic. Lately I've been teaching myself computer graphics, so I'm reading a lot about that. I read books of trivia, of facts. Jack Prelutsky
[ Been Books Computer Eclectic Extremely Facts Graphics Lately Lot Myself Read Reading Teaching Trivia]
I 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]
The pleasure of all reading is doubled when one lives with another who shares the same books. Katherine Mansfield
[ Another Books Doubled Lives Pleasure Reading Same Shares]
I 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 got a long list of books I wish I'd never written-and I've kept them all out of print for the past 20 years. Dean Koontz
[ Books Got Kept List Long Never Out Past Print Them Wish Years]
I didn't start working on children's books until I got a job at a book warehouse on the children's floor. When I started reading some of the books, I was so impressed. Kate DiCamillo
[ Book Books Children Floor Got Impressed Job Reading Some Start Started Until Warehouse Working]
Lists of books we reread and books we can't finish tell more about us than about the relative worth of the books themselves. Russell Banks
[ Books Finish Lists More Relative Reread Tell Than Themselves Us Worth]
I 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]
I bought some books in order to learn the first principles of philosophy. Johann Heinrich Lambert
[ Books Bought First Learn Order Philosophy Principles Some]
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]
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]
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]
One of the great defects of English books printed in the last century is the want of an index. Lafcadio Hearn
[ Books Century Defects English Great Index Last Printed Want]
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]
Books are the ever burning lamps of accumulated wisdom. George William Curtis
[ Accumulated Books Burning Ever Lamps Wisdom]
I have written two nonfiction books, I'm embarrassed to say. Dirk Benedict
[ Books Embarrassed Nonfiction Say Two Written]
I want to write such things as compel the admiring acclamation of the world at large, such things as are written but once in years, things subtle but distinctly different from the books written every day. Mary MacLane
[ Admiring Books Compel Day Different Distinctly Every Large Once Subtle Such Things Want World Write Written Years]
I 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]
By the usual reckoning, the worst books make the best films. Iain Banks
[ Best Books Films Make Reckoning Usual Worst]
My father assigned me to keep his scrapbooks. At first I was interested in reading only his rave notices, but I got interested in reading what the critics were saying about whether the play was good or not. Dorothy Fields
[ Assigned Critics Father First Good Got His Interested Keep Notices Only Play Rave Reading Saying Were Whether]
I read my books aloud before they were published. Beverly Cleary
[ Aloud Before Books Published Read Were]
We're competing with everything: the beach, the mall, bookstores. Libraries are in a transition right now, caught between two forces, the old ways and technology. Libraries are under a lot of pressure to provide both. John Callahan
[ Beach Between Bookstores Both Caught Competing Everything Forces Libraries Lot Mall Now Old Pressure Provide Right Technology Transition Two Under Ways]
The books are all very, very different so the publishers really had to be different too. Mark Millar
[ Books Different Had Publishers Really Too Very]
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]
While writing my first 90 books, I was magazine editor, publisher, book publisher, executive, etc., so I was established in publishing. three of my seven or so books were biographies of sports stars and really opened doors for me in that area. Jerry B. Jenkins
[ Area Biographies Book Books Doors Editor Established Etc Executive First Magazine Opened Publisher Publishing Really Seven Sports Stars Three Were While Writing]
I 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]
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]
I have written a few children's books. The first book that I wrote was for children. It was called "The Package", and it was a mystery story in pictures. It had no words. Laurie Anderson
[ Book Books Called Children Few First Had Mystery Package Pictures Story Words Written Wrote]
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 have friends who read my books in Greek. Brian Lumley
[ Books Friends Greek Read]
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]
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]
How some of the writers I come across get through their books without dying of boredom is beyond me. William Gaddis
[ Across Beyond Books Boredom Come Dying Get How Some Their Through Without Writers]
I believe that it is my job not only to write books but to have them published. A book is like a child. You have to defend the life of a child. George Konrad
[ Believe Book Books Child Defend Job Life Only Published Them Write]
When I'm not writing or tweaking my computer, I do embroidery. When I'm not plunging into the past, tweaking, or embroidering, I'm reading books about history, computers, or embroidery. Lynn Abbey
[ Books Computer Computers Embroidery History Into Past Plunging Reading Tweaking Writing]
When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes. Desiderius Erasmus
[ Any Books Buy Clothes Food Get Left Little Money]
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]
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]
It was 1966 by the time I started taking pictures seriously and books, newspapers and magazines of the time were full of great pictures that helped to inspire me. Fay Godwin
[ Books Full Great Helped Inspire Magazines Newspapers Pictures Seriously Started Taking Time Were]
But for me, being an editor I've been an editor of all kinds of books being an editor of poetry has been the way in which I could give a crucial part of my time to what I love most. Peter Davison
[ Been Being Books Could Crucial Editor Give Kinds Love Most Part Poetry Time Way Which]
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]
The one thing I regret is that I will never have time to read all the books I want to read. Francoise Sagan
[ Books Never Read Regret Thing Time Want Will]
To see this place would truly be worth a trip to India in itself, and from the spirit of the religion that lived here one can learn more in an hour of viewing than from all the books ever written. Rudolf Otto
[ Books Ever Here Hour India Itself Learn Lived More Place Religion See Spirit Than Trip Truly Viewing Worth Would Written]
Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly remembered. W. H. Auden
[ Books Forgotten None Remembered Some Undeservedly]
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]
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]
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]
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]
You know, he would go and look at different funny books because he wanted his character to be different and make different faces. I saw a funny book in his room and it looked like the same character he was playing. It was about a duck. Bubba Smith
[ Because Book Books Character Different Duck Faces Funny Go His Know Look Looked Make Playing Room Same Saw Wanted Would]
I basically only read books that are over 2,000 years old. Hans-Georg Gadamer
[ Basically Books Old Only Over Read Years]
Our home had many books due principally to the educational interests of my sister and two brothers, all of whom where serious students engaged in professional studies; my sister became a doctor of medicine and my brothers became lawyers. Frederick Reines
[ Became Books Brothers Doctor Due Educational Engaged Had Home Interests Lawyers Many Medicine Our Principally Professional Serious Sister Students Studies Two Where Whom]
Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind. James Russell Lowell
[ Another Bees Books Carry Mind Quickening Which]
I 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'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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Have you ever heard the expression: Walk a mile in my shoes, and then judge me? And write your own books. Ann Rule
[ Books Ever Expression Heard Judge Mile Own Shoes Then Walk Write Your]
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]
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]
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]
I have no memory for what happens in what books. I don't know when I might remember a scene, but beats me what book it's in because there are 14 of them now. Donna Leon
[ Beats Because Book Books Happens Know Memory Might Now Remember Scene Them]
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]
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]
I think the people who would be the least interested in my work would be people who read lots of comic books. Harvey Pekar
[ Books Comic Interested Least Lots Read Think Work Would]
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 never buy magazines, I never even buy books. Marc Newson
[ Books Buy Even Magazines Never]
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]
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]
My books always begin with a sentence and an image - not necessarily connected. Jeanette Winterson
[ Always Begin Books Connected Image Necessarily Sentence]
I don't think the problem is that people don't read enough mystery books, but that people don't read. Thomas Perry
[ Books Enough Mystery Problem Read Think]
I often reread books I have written. Taylor Caldwell
[ Books Often Reread Written]
I had to learn chord shapes. I bought books with chord charts. I used to listen to all kinds of pop music. Mick Taylor
[ Books Bought Charts Chord Had Kinds Learn Listen Music Pop Shapes Used]
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]
Deep-versed in books and shallow in himself. John Milton
[ Books Himself Shallow]
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]
And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything. William Shakespeare Nature
[ Books Brooks Everything Exempt Finds Good Haunt Life Our Public Running Sermons Stones Tongues Trees]
I 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]
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]
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]
The future? Like unwritten books and unborn children, you don't talk about it. Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
[ Books Children Future Talk Unborn Unwritten]
I don't really have a lot of hobbies. I listen to a lot of spoken word. I get books on tape. Benny Green
[ Books Get Hobbies Listen Lot Really Spoken Tape Word]
There are many little ways to enlarge your child's world. Love of books is the best of all. Jackie Kennedy
[ Best Books Child Enlarge Little Love Many Ways World Your]
In my subconscious, my books were part of a single emotional journey. Jeanette Winterson
[ Books Emotional Journey Part Single Subconscious Were]
I do like to explore evil characters in my books. Thomas Perry
[ Books Characters Evil Explore]
Children will not pretend to be enjoying books, and they will not read books because they have been told that these books are good. They are looking for delight. Helen Dunmore
[ Because Been Books Children Delight Enjoying Good Looking Pretend Read These Told Will]
All of the books in the world contain no more information than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year. Not all bits have equal value. Carl Sagan Technology
[ American Bits Books Broadcast City Contain Equal Information Large More Single Than Value Video World Year]
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 love coloring books. I keep some by my bed. Karen Black
[ Bed Books Coloring Keep Love Some]
Mostly, I was only interested in television as a kid, and the majority of reading material I collected was an adjunct to that central concern, comic books and magazines included. Chris Ware
[ Adjunct Books Central Collected Comic Concern Included Interested Kid Magazines Majority Material Mostly Only Reading Television]
I am a really big Harry Potter fan and I've seen all the sets, I've lived Harry Potter and I don't think it's destroyed the books at all, I think it's really spot on. Rupert Grint
[ Am Big Books Destroyed Fan Harry Lived Potter Really Seen Sets Spot Think]
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]
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]
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]
There was no actual person who was James Bond, despite all the books. Terence Young
[ Actual Bond Books Despite James Person]
The Twist was a guided missile launched from the ghetto into the heart of suburbia. The Twist succeeded, as politics, religion and law could never do, in writing in the heart and soul what the Supreme Court could only write on the books. Eldridge Cleaver
[ Books Could Court Ghetto Guided Heart Into Launched Law Missile Never Only Politics Religion Soul Suburbia Succeeded Supreme Twist Write Writing]
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]
Schools and libraries are the twin cornerstones of a civilized society. Libraries are only good if people use them, like books only exist when someone reads them. Nicholas Meyer
[ Books Civilized Cornerstones Exist Good Libraries Only Reads Schools Society Someone Them Twin Use]
Good books, like good friends, are few and chosen; the more select, the more enjoyable. Louisa May Alcott
[ Books Chosen Enjoyable Few Friends Good More Select]
I 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]
We don't perceive a contradiction between writing books, making films or producing a television program. These days you can't choose how you want to express yourself anymore. Alexander Kluge
[ Anymore Between Books Choose Contradiction Days Express Films How Making Perceive Producing Program Television These Want Writing Yourself]
His knowledge of books had in some degree diminished his knowledge of the world. William Shenstone
[ Books Degree Diminished Had His Knowledge Some World]
I've been writing in notebooks for 40 years or so. Frank McCourt
[ Been Notebooks Writing Years]
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]
We live in the country, and I have a huge library there. When we go to London for the winter I never know which books to take. I never know what I am going to need. That's the only disadvantage. Mordecai Richler
[ Am Books Country Disadvantage Go Going Huge Know Library Live London Need Never Only Take Which Winter]
And so for a couple of years my life was divided between my music and my school books. James Weldon Johnson
[ Between Books Couple Divided Life Music School Years]
They want a lip print for their autograph books. I'm a sport; I go along. Cleo Moore
[ Along Autograph Books Go Lip Print Sport Their Want]
Read much, but not many books. Gustave Flaubert
[ Books Many Much Read]
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]
Books in a large university library system: 2,000,000. Books in an average large city library: 10,000. Average number of books in a chain bookstore: 30,000. Books in an average neighborhood branch library: 20,000. Anthony Burgess
[ Average Books Bookstore Branch Chain City Large Library Neighborhood Number System University]
Whenever books are burned, men also in the end are burned. Heinrich Heine
[ Also Books Burned End Men Whenever]
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]
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 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]
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]
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]
Books are standing counselors and preachers, always at hand, and always disinterested; having this advantage over oral instructors, that they are ready to repeat their lesson as often as we please. Louis Nizer
[ Advantage Always Books Counselors Disinterested Hand Having Instructors Lesson Often Oral Over Please Preachers Ready Repeat Standing Their]
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]
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]
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]
Learning is acquired by reading books, but the much more necessary learning, the knowledge of the world, is only to be acquired by reading men, and studying all the various facets of them. Lord Chesterfield
[ Acquired Books Facets Knowledge Learning Men More Much Necessary Only Reading Studying Them Various World]
The whole story of the comfort women, the system of forced sexual slavery, the medical experiments of Unit 731, is not something that is in the US psyche. That is changing because many books are coming out. Iris Chang
[ Because Books Changing Comfort Coming Experiments Forced Many Medical Out Psyche Sexual Slavery Something Story System Unit Us Whole Women]
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]
I'm no different from anybody else. If I don't have a card, I can't check out these books. Bess Truman
[ Anybody Books Card Check Different Else Out These]
I understand that when people read my books that there's something there - but I don't identify with it. Kathy Acker
[ Books Identify Read Something Understand]
Books have led some to learning and others to madness. Petrarch
[ Books Learning Led Madness Others Some]
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]
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]
I had still never read one of the Bond books when the movie Dr. No came out. Leslie Charteris
[ Bond Books Came Dr Had Movie Never Out Read Still]
Most of my books have caused distribution and printing problems in the past. Peter Sotos
[ Books Caused Distribution Most Past Printing Problems]
Even the people who have had success and made money writing these books of fiction seem to feel the need to pretend it's no big deal, or part of a natural progression from poetry to fiction, but often it's really just about the money, the perceived prestige. George Murray
[ Big Books Deal Even Feel Fiction Had Just Made Money Natural Need Often Part Perceived Poetry Prestige Pretend Progression Really Seem Success These Writing]
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'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 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]
It's no secret that in my books I'm trying to make the comic and the serious rub up against each other just as closely and uncomfortably as I can. Richard Russo
[ Against Books Closely Comic Each Just Make Other Rub Secret Serious Trying Uncomfortably 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]
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]
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]
Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a poor substitute for life. Robert Louis Stevenson
[ Books Enough Good Life Own Poor Substitute Their Way]
I enjoy about 1 out of 100 movies, it's about the same proportion to books published that I care to read. Jim Harrison
[ Books Care Enjoy Movies Out Proportion Published Read Same]
I just had the sense that at least the books that I had read about law just didn't really have enough of that. Floyd Abrams
[ Books Enough Had Just Law Least Read Really Sense]
I 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]
I regret all of my books. Zora Neale Hurston
[ Books Regret]
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]
Meditation here may think down hours to moments. Here the heart may give a useful lesson to the head and learning wiser grow without his books. William Cowper
[ Books Down Give Grow Head Heart Here His Hours Learning Lesson May Meditation Moments Think Useful Wiser Without]
Write books only if you are going to say in them the things you would never dare confide to anyone. Emile M. Cioran
[ Anyone Books Confide Dare Going Never Only Say Them Things Would Write]
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]
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]
The books that everybody admires are those that nobody reads. Anatole France
[ Admires Books Everybody Nobody Reads Those]
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]
The first book that they gave me was Jeannie, a young teenager. I went on with her maybe ten books. Dan DeCarlo
[ Book Books First Gave Her Maybe Teenager Ten Went Young]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
To study the phenomena of disease without books is to sail an uncharted sea, while to study books without patients is not to go to sea at all. William Osler
[ Books Disease Go Patients Phenomena Sail Sea Study Uncharted While Without]
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]
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]
A book is always a dialogue with other readers and other books. Tim O'Reilly
[ Always Book Books Dialogue Other Readers]
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]
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]
All that mankind has done, thought or been: it is lying as in magic preservation in the pages of books. Thomas Carlyle
[ Been Books Done Lying Magic Mankind Pages Preservation Thought]
I've got around 400 cookbooks. Heston Blumenthal
[ Around Got]
If I could go back in time and tell my younger self that eventually that I'd become very successful writing Dune books after Frank Herbert's death, I would have laughed myself silly, I think, at how strange that prospect would be. Kevin J. Anderson
[ After Back Become Books Could Death Dune Eventually Frank Go Herbert How Laughed Myself Prospect Self Silly Strange Successful Tell Think Time Very Would Writing Younger]
My 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'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]
I love the idea that we put in jokes the kids don't get. And that later, when they grow up and read a few books and go to college and watch the show again, they can get it on a completely different level. Matt Groening
[ Again Books College Completely Different Few Get Go Grow Idea Jokes Kids Later Level Love Put Read Show Up Watch]
My main wish is to get my books into other people's rooms, and to keep other people's books out of mine. Samuel Butler
[ Books Get Into Keep Main Mine Other Out Rooms Wish]
I will say I am the sum of my books. V. S. Naipaul
[ Am Books Say Sum Will]
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]
Very conscious of the fact that an effort was being made to destroy my mind, because I was deprived of books, deprived of any means of writing, deprived of human companionship. You never know how much you need it until you're deprived of it. Wole Soyinka
[ Any Because Being Books Companionship Conscious Deprived Destroy Effort Fact How Human Know Made Means Mind Much Need Never Until Very Writing]
What makes cookbooks interesting is to find out about the people and the culture that invented the food. Vincent Schiavelli
[ Culture Find Food Interesting Invented Makes Out]
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]
Marvel books also feed into the smaller publishers and the fact that this is happening in the same month we're launching Ultimate Fantastic Four is no coincidence. Mark Millar
[ Also Books Coincidence Fact Fantastic Feed Four Happening Into Launching Marvel Month Publishers Same Smaller Ultimate]
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]
This time, there have been a lot of interesting discussion about the subject matter and I've had a good time talking about it. And in some of the cases, I'm not just signing books; I'm showing slides and talking about the work. Leonard Nimoy
[ Been Books Cases Discussion Good Had Interesting Just Lot Matter Showing Signing Slides Some Subject Talking Time Work]
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]
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]
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 am a writer of books in retrospect. I talk in order to understand; I teach in order to learn. Robert Frost
[ Am Books Learn Order Retrospect Talk Teach Understand Writer]
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]
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]
Some books claim I have already clocked up a century of Grands Prix, but let me put the record straight. Australia will be my 100th start, and I aim to mark the milestone with a cracking performance. It could even be celebrated with a victory. Damon Hill
[ Aim Already Australia Books Celebrated Century Claim Clocked Could Cracking Even Mark Milestone Performance Prix Put Record Some Start Straight Up Victory Will]
I 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]
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]
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]
Anyway, several rewrites later, Del Rey Books did publish my first novel, and it did become the first work of fiction on the New York Times trade paperback bestseller list. Terry Brooks
[ Anyway Become Bestseller Books Del Did Fiction First Later List New Novel Paperback Publish Rewrites Several Times Trade Work York]
I love comic books and always did as a kid. Rick Moody
[ Always Books Comic Did Kid Love]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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 love books. Reese Witherspoon
[ Books Love]
Study nature, not books. Louis Agassiz
[ Books Nature Study]
This hand is not very active always, because it was in this hand that I carried my books. My carrying hand was always my strongest. Now I think my other hand has developed more muscles from signing all those autographs. Haile Gebrselassie
[ Active Always Autographs Because Books Carried Carrying Developed Hand More Muscles Now Other Signing Strongest Think Those Very]
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]
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]
All that I know about my life, it seems, I have learned in books. Jean-Paul Sartre
[ Books Know Learned Life Seems]
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]
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]
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]
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 best way to obtain truth and wisdom is not to ask from books, but to go to God in prayer, and obtain divine teaching. Joseph Smith, Jr.
[ Ask Best Books Divine Go God Obtain Prayer Teaching Truth Way Wisdom]
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 took up a sort of a hobby of just hanging around the local library. I'd pick out an author and I would read all their books. Tom T. Hall
[ Around Author Books Hanging Hobby Just Library Local Out Pick Read Sort Their Took Up Would]
The 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]
There are several books that I have-the Physics of Star Trek, Star Trek and Business, there are manuals on command style and countless scholarly papers that have been written about the significance of Next Generation. Patrick Stewart
[ Been Books Business Command Countless Generation Manuals Next Papers Physics Scholarly Several Significance Star Style Trek Written]
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]
Don't patronize the chain bookstores. Every time I see some author scheduled to read and sign his books at a chain bookstore, I feel like telling him he's stabbing the independent bookstores in the back. Lawrence Ferlinghetti
[ Author Back Books Bookstore Bookstores Chain Every Feel Him His Independent Patronize Read Scheduled See Sign Some Stabbing Telling Time]
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]
The other thing is this industry has decided it only has one market. Unlike any other industry in the world, unlike film or books or sports even, this industry has decided it has only one market and that's 14 year old boys. Rob Walton
[ Any Books Boys Decided Even Film Industry Market Old Only Other Sports Thing Unlike World Year]
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]
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]
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]
If God had meant Harvard professors to appear in People magazine, She wouldn't have invented The New York Review of Books. Anna Quindlen
[ Appear Books God Had Harvard Invented Magazine Meant New Professors Review She York]
Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested. Francis Bacon
[ Books Chewed Digested Few Others Some Swallowed Tasted]
The wise are above books. Samuel Daniel
[ Above Books Wise]
Although most products will soon be too costly to purchase, there will be a thriving market in the sale of books on how to fix them. Norman Ralph Augustine
[ Although Books Costly Fix How Market Most Products Purchase Sale Soon Them Thriving Too Will]
At a Boston signing, someone from the audience asked why I was so obsessed with furniture in my books. The question rattled around in my head. I had no idea that I was obsessed with furniture. Jonathan Carroll
[ Around Asked Audience Books Boston Furniture Had Head Idea Obsessed Question Rattled Signing Someone Why]
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]
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]
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]
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]
I always thought it hadn't influenced me very much, but I heard from many people from England that many motives from German fairytales are to be found in my books. Cornelia Funke
[ Always Books England Fairytales Found German Hadn Heard Influenced Many Motives Much Thought Very]
Master books, but do not let them master you. Read to live, not live to read. Robert Bulwer-Lytton
[ Books Live Master Read Them]
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 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]
Nowadays I construct my books as if they're film scripts. Leon de Winter
[ Books Construct Film Nowadays Scripts]
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]
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]
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]
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]
A harsh reality of newspaper editing is that the deadlines don't allow for the polish that you expect in books or even magazines. Bill Walsh
[ Allow Books Deadlines Editing Even Expect Harsh Magazines Newspaper Polish Reality]
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]
Wherever they burn books they will also, in the end, burn human beings. Heinrich Heine
[ Also Beings Books Burn End Human Wherever Will]
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]
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]
Oh, I was super serious about practicing and rudiments, and still am. I still have all my books. Travis Barker
[ Am Books Oh Practicing Rudiments Serious Still Super]
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about things we know nothing about. Jean Jacques Rousseau
[ Books Hate Know Nothing Only Talk Teach Things Us]
The more books we read, the clearer it becomes that the true function of a writer is to produce a masterpiece and that no other task is of any consequence. Cyril Connolly
[ Any Becomes Books Clearer Consequence Function Masterpiece More Other Produce Read Task True Writer]
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]
Yes, in my books I do edit myself to keep from becoming the Village Explainer. Thomas Perry
[ Becoming Books Edit Keep Myself Village Yes]
You're getting to know who the great chefs are through their books. Thomas Keller
[ Books Chefs Getting Great Know Their Through]
Books support us in our solitude and keep us from being a burden to ourselves. Jeremy Collier
[ Being Books Burden Keep Our Ourselves Solitude Support Us]
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]
So he said 'I'm going to chop off the bottom of one of your trouser legs and put it in a library.' I thought 'That's a turn-up for the books.' Tommy Cooper
[ Books Bottom Chop Going Legs Library Off Put Said Thought Your]
We are forced by the major publishers to include electronic rights in the contracts we make with publishers for new books. And there's very little we can do about that. Richard Curtis
[ Books Contracts Electronic Forced Include Little Major Make New Publishers Rights Very]
Study how water flows in a valley stream, smoothly and freely between the rocks. Also learn from holy books and wise people. Everything - even mountains, rivers, plants and trees - should be your teacher. Morihei Ueshiba
[ Also Between Books Even Everything Flows Freely Holy How Learn Mountains Plants Rivers Rocks Should Smoothly Stream Study Teacher Trees Valley Water Wise Your]
But everything of value about me is in my books. V. S. Naipaul
[ Books Everything Value]
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 find that balancing my life with my work with the kids at St. Jude, working on books, working on my career as an actor and taking time out for my husband and family help to cushion a lot of the blows. Marlo Thomas
[ Actor Balancing Blows Books Career Cushion Family Find Help Husband Jude Kids Life Lot Out St Taking Time Work Working]
I'm not too interested in books about India. Beatrice Wood
[ Books India Interested Too]
Young men should prove theorems, old men should write books. G. H. Hardy
[ Books Men Old Prove Should Theorems Write Young]
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]
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 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]
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]
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]
Next, in importance to books are their titles. Frank Crane
[ Books Importance Next Their Titles]
Books say: she did this because. Life says: she did this. Books are where things are explained to you, life where things aren't. Julian Barnes
[ Because Books Did Explained Life Say Says She Things Where]
Well I've written four beauty books as well. Joan Collins
[ Beauty Books Four Well Written]
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]
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]
By the time I was 12 or 13, I was studying biochemistry textbooks. Joshua Lederberg
[ Biochemistry Studying Textbooks Time]
Books have the same enemies as people: fire, humidity, animals, weather, and their own content. Paul Valery
[ Animals Books Content Enemies Fire Humidity Own Same Their Weather]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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 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 take refuge in my books. Julia Ward Howe
[ Books Refuge Take]
I think we did a great job of putting together a program that would have made good e-books available had people been buying e-books in any real numbers. Thomas Perry
[ Any Available Been Buying Did Good Great Had Job Made Numbers Program Putting Real Think Together Would]
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]
I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see. John Burroughs Life
[ Books Day Each Find Friends Read See Short Still Take Think Thoughts Too Walks Want]
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]
Books, the children of the brain. Jonathan Swift
[ Books Brain Children]
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]
I grew up without a television. It meant that I read lots of books and entertained myself. Emily Watson
[ Books Entertained Grew Lots Meant Myself Read Television Up Without]
I write from my imagination, not from what I've read in books or seen on TV or to make money. I wrote from an idea I was passionate about. Dirk Benedict
[ Books Idea Imagination Make Money Passionate Read Seen Tv Write Wrote]
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]
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]
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 are good books and there are bad books, period, that's the distinction. Norton Juster
[ Bad Books Distinction Good Period]
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]
Next to acquiring good friends, the best acquisition is that of good books. Charles Caleb Colton
[ Acquiring Acquisition Best Books Friends Good Next]
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]
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]
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]
We are as liable to be corrupted by books, as by companions. Henry Fielding
[ Books Companions Corrupted Liable]
I always used to look at books and wonder how anybody could come up with so many words. But my divorce and then falling in love with somebody else has released in me an ability to write in other ways apart from songs. Roger Waters
[ Ability Always Anybody Apart Books Come Could Divorce Else Falling How Look Love Many Other Released Somebody Songs Then Up Used Ways Wonder Words Write]
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]
The flesh, alas, is sad, and I have read all the books. Stephane Mallarme
[ Alas Books Flesh Read Sad]
The proper study of mankind is books. Aldous Huxley
[ Books Mankind Proper Study]
In other words, the people who populate my books are more than caricatures. Jeffery Deaver
[ Books Caricatures More Other Populate Than Words]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
I mean, I wasn't stupid. I knew we'd make money and sell a lot of Dune books. Kevin J. Anderson
[ Books Dune Knew Lot Make Mean Money Sell Stupid]
Genre is a bookstore problem, not a literary problem. Rick Moody
[ Bookstore Genre Literary Problem]
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]
We should be as careful of the books we read, as of the company we keep. The dead very often have more power than the living. Tryon Edwards
[ Books Careful Company Dead Keep Living More Often Power Read Should Than Very]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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 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]
They were written on cheap blue notebooks bought by poor women. I'm interested in folk tales in the way that medicine and magic in women's stories are all kind of combined. Alice Hoffman
[ Blue Bought Cheap Combined Folk Interested Kind Magic Medicine Notebooks Poor Stories Tales Way Were Women Written]
I cannot live without books. Thomas Jefferson
[ Books Cannot Live Without]
I've been a screenwriter for twenty-five years. Every one of my books have been optioned for movies and I have written a few of those screenplays. Alice Hoffman
[ Been Books Every Few Movies Screenplays Screenwriter Those Twenty-Five Written Years]
I think plays, like books, are endemic. They grow out of the soil of the writer and the place he's writing about. I think, you just can't move them about, you know. Peter Shaffer
[ Books Endemic Grow Just Know Move Out Place Plays Soil Them Think Writer Writing]
I 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]
Books are like a mirror. If an ass looks in, you can't expect an angel to look out. B. C. Forbes
[ Angel Ass Books Expect Look Looks Mirror Out]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Laws against homosexual behavior should remain on the books. Orson Scott Card
[ Against Behavior Books Homosexual Laws Remain Should]
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 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]
There were a lot of adventure books for boys, historical novels by Kenneth Roberts, and whatever mystery novels the alarmed librarian imagined might not corrupt an eager but innocent youth. Peter Straub
[ Adventure Alarmed Books Boys Corrupt Eager Historical Imagined Innocent Kenneth Librarian Lot Might Mystery Novels Roberts Were Whatever Youth]
Living wild species are like a library of books still unread. Our heedless destruction of them is akin to burning the library without ever having read its books. John Dingell
[ Akin Books Burning Destruction Ever Having Heedless Library Living Our Read Species Still Them Unread Wild Without]
I got introduced to audiobooks because of having a baby. Susie Bright
[ Baby Because Got Having Introduced]
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]
Today's gasoline prices are taking a severe toll on Americans' pocketbooks. Consumers are anxious. Pete Domenici
[ Americans Anxious Consumers Gasoline Pocketbooks Prices Severe Taking Today Toll]
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]
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]
QuickBooks - the very fact that we could even dream to make something in the business arena, and that it would then succeed - was a total revolution to me. Scott Cook
[ Arena Business Could Dream Even Fact Make Revolution Something Succeed Then Total Very Would]
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 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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Make sure you meet the right people, people who know that industry and are willing to help you. Do your homework - read books about the industry, talk to people. If you don't know something, ask. Anwar Robinson
[ Ask Books Help Homework Industry Know Make Meet Read Right Something Sure Talk Willing Your]
I 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]
Books are challenging and inspirational to me. Amy Sedaris
[ Books Challenging Inspirational]
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]
You will find something more in woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you that which you can never learn from masters. Saint Bernard
[ Books Find Learn Masters More Never Something Stones Teach Than Trees Which Will Woods]
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]
Writing became an obsessive compulsive habit but I had almost no money so I thought about being an urban firefighter and having lots of free time in which to write or becoming an English teacher and thinking about books and writers on a daily basis. That swayed me. David Guterson
[ Almost Basis Became Becoming Being Books Compulsive Daily English Firefighter Free Habit Had Having Lots Money Obsessive Swayed Teacher Thinking Thought Time Urban Which Write Writers Writing]
I don't sign contracts for my books. Andrew Vachss
[ Books Contracts Sign]
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]
I love meeting fans. The people who are fans of my books are really smart and dedicated, because some independent comics are hard to get. I will drive all the way to Pittsburgh or Detroit to put it in their hands. Brian M. Bendis
[ Because Books Comics Dedicated Detroit Drive Fans Get Hands Hard Independent Love Meeting Pittsburgh Put Really Smart Some Their Way Will]
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]
Last year I think I made more from my Image books than anywhere else. Robert Kirkman
[ Anywhere Books Else Image Last Made More Than Think Year]
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]
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]
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]
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]
At many points during our nation's history, there have been times - known in our history textbooks as "panics" - when adverse conditions affecting the financial and economic sectors of the country have caused individuals to hoard more than they need. Jo Bonner
[ Adverse Affecting Been Caused Conditions Country During Economic Financial History Hoard Individuals Known Many More Nation Need Our Panics Points Sectors Textbooks Than Times]
Of all the ways of acquiring books, writing them oneself is regarded as the most praiseworthy method. Writers are really people who write books not because they are poor, but because they are dissatisfied with the books which they could buy but do not like. Walter Benjamin
[ Acquiring Because Books Buy Could Dissatisfied Method Most Oneself Poor Praiseworthy Really Regarded Them Ways Which Write Writers Writing]
I have a real soft spot in my heart for librarians and people who care about books. Ann Richards
[ Books Care Heart Librarians Real Soft Spot]
I'm writing a review of three books on feminism and science, and it's about social constructionism. So I would say I'm a social constructionist, whatever that means. Clifford Geertz
[ Books Feminism Means Review Say Science Social Three Whatever Would Writing]
I get up in the morning, do my e-mail, I check my e-mails all day. I'll go online and I'll buy my books at Amazon.com, but I don't want to buy all of them because I want to go to Duttons and I want to buy books from another human being. Joseph Bologna
[ Amazon Another Because Being Books Buy Check Com Day E-Mail E-Mails Get Go Human Morning Online Them Up Want]
I really hate those books where the murderer turns out to be somebody you never heard of who pops up in the last chapter. Jane Haddam
[ Books Chapter Hate Heard Last Murderer Never Out Pops Really Somebody Those Turns Up Where]
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]
Anyone interested in the world generally can't help being interested in young adult culture - in the music, the bands, the books, the fashions, and the way in which the young adult community develops its own language. Margaret Mahy
[ Adult Anyone Bands Being Books Community Culture Develops Fashions Generally Help Interested Language Music Own Way Which World Young]
I have to go make books. Sorry about that. Teresa Nielsen Hayden
[ Books Go Make Sorry]
I've had aunts and uncles who not only haven't read my books but could hardly believe that I was a writer. Robert Cormier
[ Aunts Believe Books Could Had Hardly Haven Only Read Uncles Writer]
I 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]
Conducting! A subject, truly, concerning which much might be written, yet scarcely anything of real importance is to be found in books. Anton Seidl
[ Anything Books Concerning Conducting Found Importance Might Much Real Scarcely Subject Truly Which Written Yet]
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]
Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint. Mark Twain
[ Books Careful Die Health May Reading]
Take a look at the books other people have in their homes. Jerzy Kosinski
[ Books Homes Look Other Take Their]
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]
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]
An author who speaks about their own books is almost as bad as a mother who speaks about her own children. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Almost Author Bad Books Children Her Mother Own Speaks Their]
I guess there is also an element of deliberate change involved. Each of my books has been, at least from my point of view, radically different from the last. George Murray
[ Also Been Books Change Deliberate Different Each Element Guess Involved Last Least Point Radically View]
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]
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]
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 will try to write books until I drop dead. Cornelia Funke
[ Books Dead Drop Try Until Will Write]
Perhaps they were right in putting love into books... Perhaps it could not live anywhere else. William Faulkner
[ Anywhere Books Could Else Into Live Love Perhaps Putting Right Were]
I admire the world of the books and the characters that she's created, but I'm not an addict of Harry Potter. I don't feel possessive about it. Ralph Fiennes
[ Addict Admire Books Characters Created Feel Harry Possessive Potter She World]
I love to both give and receive very old books. Augusten Burroughs
[ Books Both Give Love Old Receive Very]
I describe my works as books, but my publishers in Spain, in the United States, and elsewhere insist on calling them novels. Guillermo Cabrera Infante
[ Books Calling Describe Elsewhere Insist Novels Publishers Spain States Them United Works]
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]
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts. Charles Dickens
[ Backs Best Books Covers Far Parts Which]
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]
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]
But I read comic books. I read things like Richie Rich and Little Lulu. Alison Bechdel
[ Books Comic Little Lulu Read Rich Richie Things]
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]
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]
Books are like imprisoned souls till someone takes them down from a shelf and frees them. Samuel Butler
[ Books Down Frees Imprisoned Shelf Someone Souls Takes Them Till]
I obtained a job at the Library of Congress. I loved books, so I felt at home. I was going to end up, I thought, majoring in English and teach at the college level. Tom Glazer
[ Books College Congress End English Felt Going Home Job Level Library Loved Obtained Teach Thought Up]
Books, I found, had the power to make time stand still, retreat or fly into the future. Jim Bishop
[ Books Fly Found Future Had Into Make Power Retreat Stand Still Time]
I feel I've got 10 books in me. Robert Hunter
[ Books Feel Got]
So the books have a greater appeal to a British audience, but that hasn't stopped them making best-seller lists in places like Brazil, Japan and at least a dozen other countries. Bernard Cornwell
[ Appeal Audience Best-Seller Books Brazil British Countries Dozen Greater Hasn Japan Least Lists Making Other Places Stopped Them]
Books are the blessed chloroform of the mind. Robert Chambers
[ Blessed Books Chloroform Mind]
Also, if nothing else, writing this book has really changed the way I experience bookstores. I have a whole different appreciation for the amount of work packed into even the slimmest volume on the shelves. Jesse James Garrett
[ Also Amount Appreciation Book Bookstores Changed Different Else Even Experience Into Nothing Packed Really Shelves Volume Way Whole Work Writing]
The 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]
Magic came very easy for me when I was a kid. When I was 8 years old I started doing it, and by the time I was 12, I was already published in magic books. David Copperfield
[ Already Books Came Doing Easy Kid Magic Old Published Started Time Very Years]
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]
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]
The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones. John Wooden
[ Books Keep New Old Ones Reading Thing Us Worst]
There's nothing definite yet. Of course, any time you have a book, there's going to be book signings and stuff. We'll do bookstores that handle both audio and video. And some of the stores want to have the CDs available at the same time. So that part looks real good. Scotty Moore
[ Any Audio Available Book Bookstores Both Cds Course Definite Going Good Handle Looks Nothing Part Real Same Signings Some Stores Stuff Time Video Want Yet]
They lard their lean books with the fat of others work. Richard Burton
[ Books Fat Lard Lean Others Their Work]
Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill. Barbara Tuchman
[ Books Carriers Civilization Crippled Dumb History Literature Science Silent Speculation Standstill Thought Without]
I 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]
The reason that there are so few good books written is that so few people who write know anything. Walter Bagehot
[ Anything Books Few Good Know Reason Write Written]
Books and harlots have their quarrels in public. Walter Benjamin
[ Books Public Quarrels Their]
What irritates me is the bland way people go around saying, 'Oh, our attitude has changed. We don't dislike these people any more.' But by the strangest coincidence, they haven't taken away the injustice; the laws are still on the books. Christopher Isherwood
[ Any Around Attitude Away Bland Books Changed Coincidence Dislike Go Haven Injustice Irritates Laws More Oh Our Saying Still Strangest Taken These Way]
The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours, kindle it at home, communicate it to others, and it becomes the property of all. Voltaire
[ Becomes Books Communicate Fetch Find Fire Home Instruction Kindle Neighbours Others Our Property]
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 think my books come out very visual, which is an obvious consequence. Lee Child
[ Books Come Consequence Obvious Out Think Very Visual Which]
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]
Our mission, is to publish books on social and cultural issues, including books on law related to those areas. We are not looking for books on, say, tax policy, etc. Thomas Spence
[ Areas Books Cultural Etc Including Issues Law Looking Mission Our Policy Publish Related Say Social Tax Those]
Well, now that he's finished one building, he'll Le Corbusier go write four books about it. Frank Lloyd Wright
[ Books Building Finished Four Go Now Well Write]
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]
You come to work because the office is a resource: The office is a place where you can meet with other people, and the office has libraries of books and information on CD-ROM that might help you with your work. Jay Chiat
[ Because Books Cd-Rom Come Help Information Libraries Meet Might Office Other Place Resource Where Work Your]
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]
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]
When today's generation reads Jack's books or they listen to the music created by some of us, I believe that they see there is a different way of approaching today's life and today's sometimes seeming hopelessness that can provide answers. David Amram
[ Answers Approaching Believe Books Created Different Generation Hopelessness Jack Life Listen Music Provide Reads See Seeming Some Sometimes Today Us Way]
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]
Always in my books, I like to throw that rogue element into a stable situation and then see what happens. Jeanette Winterson
[ Always Books Element Happens Into Rogue See Situation Stable Then Throw]
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]
Books are not men and yet they stay alive. Henry Ward Beecher
[ Alive Books Men Stay Yet]
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]
It's always hard when you're playing someone for a lot of people out there who are going to see the movie after reading the books. There's a communion between a reader and the writer, so people will have an idea who Sirius Black is and I might not be everyone's idea of that. Gary Oldman
[ After Always Between Black Books Communion Everyone Going Hard Idea Lot Might Movie Out Playing Reader Reading See Someone Will Writer]
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]
It's like why people read scary books or go see scary movies. Because it creates a distance. They're scared, but they're not going to get hurt. Vincent D'Onofrio
[ Because Books Creates Distance Get Go Going Hurt Movies Read Scared Scary See Why]
I don't have the feeling that as a very young person I read books that absolutely made their mark on my mind. Robert Jay Lifton
[ Absolutely Books Feeling Made Mark Mind Person Read Their Very Young]
I guess if one set of my books was selling like Stephen King's, and the other wasn't selling at all, editors would want me to do the ones that sold like Stephen King's. But they seem to be willing to let me pick what I want to do next. Fred Saberhagen
[ Books Editors Guess King Next Ones Other Pick Seem Selling Set Sold Stephen Want Willing Would]
Self-help books are for the birds. Self-help groups are where it's at. Janice Dickinson
[ Birds Books Groups Self-Help Where]
All books are either dreams or swords, you can cut, or you can drug, with words. Amy Lowell
[ Books Cut Dreams Either Swords Words]
Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all. Abraham Lincoln
[ Books His Man New Original Serve Show Those Thoughts Very]
Books are the money of Literature, but only the counters of Science. Thomas Huxley
[ Books Counters Literature Money Only Science]
Because we do not sell photographs, we have no royalties on books, posters, postcards. Christo
[ Because Books Photographs Postcards Posters Royalties Sell]
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]
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]
These are not books, lumps of lifeless paper, but minds alive on the shelves. Gilbert Highet
[ Alive Books Lifeless Lumps Minds Paper Shelves These]
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]
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 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've given up reading books. I find it takes my mind off myself. Oscar Levant
[ Books Find Given Mind Myself Off Reading Takes Up]
I don't take advances for my books. Andrew Vachss
[ Advances Books Take]
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 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]
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]
Upon books the collective education of the race depends; they are the sole instruments of registering, perpetuating and transmitting thought. Harry S. Truman
[ Books Collective Depends Education Instruments Perpetuating Race Registering Sole Thought Transmitting Upon]
When I was growing up, I always read horror books, while my sister read romance novels. Dorothy Allison
[ Always Books Growing Horror Novels Read Romance Sister Up While]
I'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]
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]
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]
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]
Americans like fat books and thin women. Russell Baker
[ Americans Books Fat Thin Women]
I wish I had had my books when I was a kid, I do. Paula Danziger
[ Books Had Kid Wish]
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]
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]
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]
There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them. Ray Bradbury
[ Books Burning Crimes Reading Than Them Worse]
That by listening to some music, by reading some books, by looking at paintings, and most important by hanging out with one another - by collaborating with one another and creating your own network - you can achieve something that is much better than what is out there. David Amram
[ Achieve Another Better Books Collaborating Creating Hanging Important Listening Looking Most Much Music Network Out Own Paintings Reading Some Something Than Your]
But at the same time, I have trouble keeping things out of books, which is why I don't write short stories because they turn into novels. Jonathan Coe
[ Because Books Into Keeping Novels Out Same Short Stories Things Time Trouble Turn Which Why Write]
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers. Charles W. Eliot
[ Accessible Books Constant Counsellors Friends Most Patient Quietest Teachers Wisest]
I prefer the honest jargon of reality to the outright lies of books. Jean Rostand
[ Books Honest Jargon Lies Outright Prefer Reality]
My parents came to visit every two months and brought plenty of books. Mathias Rust
[ Books Brought Came Every Months Parents Plenty Two Visit]
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]
I have learned to do more with less, so you don't see the big books anymore. Terry Brooks
[ Anymore Big Books Learned Less More See]
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]
You know, it's about getting out there and having a good time. Not about worrying - all these young books for women are like I'm 29 with a closet full of Prada shoes and I can't get a date. Come on. Aisha Tyler
[ Books Closet Come Date Full Get Getting Good Having Know Out Shoes These Time Women Worrying Young]
I read true crime books, and I read when people do case studies of stuff. I'm into books like that. Case studies or forensics or murder - all that good stuff. Tom Araya
[ Books Case Crime Forensics Good Into Murder Read Studies Stuff True]
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]
I have always read all the latest cookery books and magazines, from all over the world. Delia Smith
[ Always Books Cookery Latest Magazines Over Read World]
It 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]
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 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]
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]
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]
Writing for children is bloody difficult; books for children are as complex as their adult counterparts, and they should therefore be accorded the same respect. Mark Haddon
[ Accorded Adult Bloody Books Children Complex Counterparts Difficult Respect Same Should Their Therefore Writing]
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]
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]
In our house we repeated the pattern of thousands of other homes. There were a few books and a lot of music. Our food and our furniture were no different from our neighbors'. Emanuel Celler
[ Books Different Few Food Furniture Homes House Lot Music Neighbors Other Our Pattern Repeated Thousands Were]
The multitude of books is making us ignorant. Voltaire
[ Books Ignorant Making Multitude Us]
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]
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]
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]
There's a whole bunch of unfinished stuff. Then I've got books of lyrics. I find it frustrating to finish a song and not be able to record it... so I don't write a million songs. Christine McVie
[ Able Books Bunch Find Finish Frustrating Got Lyrics Million Record Song Songs Stuff Then Unfinished Whole Write]
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]
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]
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]
On my first days here I did not start work immediately but, as planned, I took it easy for a few days - flicked through books, studied Japanese art a little. Gustav Klimt
[ Art Books Days Did Easy Few First Here Immediately Japanese Little Planned Start Studied Through Took Work]
Most people - and particularly people whose lives have nothing to do with books at all - are intrigued by the idea that somebody wants to listen to them and get it right. Martin C. Smith
[ Books Get Idea Intrigued Listen Lives Most Nothing Particularly Right Somebody Them Wants Whose]
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]
There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate's loot on Treasure Island. Walt Disney
[ Books Island More Pirate Than Treasure]
I've got a vendetta to destroy the Net, to make everyone go to the library. I love the organic thing of pen and paper, ink on canvas. I love going down to the library, the feel and smell of books. Joseph Fiennes
[ Books Canvas Destroy Down Everyone Feel Go Going Got Ink Library Love Make Net Organic Paper Pen Smell Thing Vendetta]
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]
With each book I write, I become more and more convinced that the books have a life of their own, quite apart from me. Madeleine L'Engle
[ Apart Become Book Books Convinced Each Life More Own Quite Their Write]
Well you know I've been fan of Tony Hillerman's books for years. Keith Carradine
[ Been Books Fan Know Tony Well Years]
I think 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]
However, poetry does not live solely in books or in school anthologies. Eugenio Montale
[ Anthologies Books Does However Live Poetry School Solely]
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]
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]
I've learned to look like I'm listening to long confusing plots of cartoons and comic books when I'm actually sound asleep or making grocery shopping lists in my head. Patricia Heaton
[ Actually Asleep Books Cartoons Comic Confusing Grocery Head Learned Listening Lists Long Look Making Plots Shopping Sound]
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]
Before we had the kids, my husband and I were traveling a lot and working and really enjoying our lives and each other. We both love the theater and books and travel and so we were really having a lot of fun. Patricia Heaton
[ Before Books Both Each Enjoying Fun Had Having Husband Kids Lives Lot Love Other Our Really Theater Travel Traveling Were Working]
I'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]
The animated books pay the lowest rates at the Big Two and you can forget about royalties. Mark Millar
[ Animated Big Books Forget Lowest Pay Rates Royalties Two]
The 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 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]
These days, there are a great many books about childhood trauma and its effects, but at the time all the experts agreed that one should forget about it as quickly as possible and pick up where you left off. Peter Straub
[ Agreed Books Childhood Days Effects Experts Forget Great Left Many Off Pick Possible Quickly Should These Time Trauma Up Where]
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]
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]
The most colorful section of a bookstore is the display of SF books, with art by people like Wayne Barlow, who is a terrific artist. Bruce Boxleitner
[ Art Artist Books Bookstore Colorful Display Most Section Sf Terrific Wayne]
I believe my voice is pretty much the same. I've written 75 books, so I'm better at it now than I was earlier in my career. Caroline B. Cooney
[ Believe Better Books Career Earlier Much Now Pretty Same Than Voice Written]
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]
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]
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 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]
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]
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]
Keeping books on social aid is capitalistic nonsense. I just use the money for the poor. I can't stop to count it. Evita Peron History
[ Aid Books Capitalistic Count Just Keeping Money Nonsense Poor Social Stop Use]
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]
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]
Prolonged, indiscriminate reviewing of books is a quite exceptionally thankless, irritating and exhausting job. It not only involves praising trash but constantly inventing reactions towards books about which one has no spontaneous feeling whatever. George Orwell
[ Books Constantly Exceptionally Exhausting Feeling Indiscriminate Inventing Involves Irritating Job Only Praising Prolonged Quite Reactions Reviewing Spontaneous Thankless Towards Trash Whatever Which]
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]
Life being very short, and the quiet hours of it few, we ought to waste none of them in reading valueless books. John Ruskin
[ Being Books Few Hours Life None Ought Quiet Reading Short Them Valueless Very Waste]
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]
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]
I read all the time... I read a lot of history books. Mickey Spillane
[ Books History Lot Read Time]
When I die there may be a paragraph or two in the newspapers. My name will linger in the British Museum Reading Room catalogue for a space at the head of a long list of books for which no one will ever ask. C. S. Forester
[ Ask Books British Catalogue Die Ever Head Linger List Long May Museum Name Newspapers Paragraph Reading Room Space Two Which Will]
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 wrote a few children's books... not on purpose. Steven Wright
[ Books Children Few Purpose Wrote]
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]
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]
If you think you have it tough, read history books. Bill Maher
[ Books History Read Think Tough]
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]
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've loved science fiction ever since I was a little kid, mainly from looking at the covers of science-fiction magazines and books, and I've read quite extensively as an adult. Matt Groening
[ Adult Books Covers Ever Extensively Fiction Kid Little Looking Loved Magazines Mainly Quite Read Science Science-Fiction Science-Fiction Since]
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 enjoy adapting my own work, or anybody's work. I like to adapt books. Joseph Wambaugh
[ Adapt Adapting Anybody Books Enjoy Own Work]
When I came out, and for many years afterwards, it had become a habit for me to sit and read and read and read, like an obsession. I would take 20 books, and not come out until I'd finished them. It took me a while to change that habit. Mohsen Makhmalbaf
[ Afterwards Become Books Came Change Come Finished Habit Had Many Obsession Out Read Sit Take Them Took Until While Would Years]
The Bible is worth all the other books which have ever been printed. Patrick Henry
[ Been Bible Books Ever Other Printed Which Worth]
My brother used to say that I wrote faster than he could read. He wrote two books - of poems - better than all mine put together. Laurence Housman
[ Better Books Brother Could Faster Mine Poems Put Read Say Than Together Two Used Wrote]
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]
I believe in communication; books communicate ideas and make bridges between people. Jeanette Winterson
[ Believe Between Books Bridges Communicate Communication Ideas Make]
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]
People who are readers of fiction aren't particularly interested in comic books. Harvey Pekar
[ Books Comic Fiction Interested Particularly Readers]
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]
Basically, particularly in Britain, it's a hegemonic thing that people who write tend to come from the leisure classes. They can afford the time and the books. Irvine Welsh
[ Afford Basically Books Britain Classes Come Leisure Particularly Tend Thing Time Write]
I'm totally into new age and self-help books. I used to work in a bookstore and that's the section they gave me, and I got way into it. I just loved the power of positive thinking, letting yourself go. Jason Mraz
[ Age Books Bookstore Gave Go Got Into Just Letting Loved New Positive Power Section Self-Help Thinking Totally Used Way Work Yourself]
But you can try to read books at the wrong time or for the wrong reasons. Jonathan Coe
[ Books Read Reasons Time Try Wrong]
The importance and influence of books on me has been cumulative: the result of hearing and reading lots of stories about interesting people and places. Louise Brown
[ Been Books Cumulative Hearing Importance Influence Interesting Lots Places Reading Result Stories]
Though my books are written from a historical perspective, I have goon so far back that I am in the realm of prehistorical speculation rather than simple historical fact to weave my stories around. Jean M. Auel
[ Am Around Back Books Fact Far Historical Perspective Rather Realm Simple Speculation Stories Than Though Weave Written]
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]
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]