Quotations that match 'books'.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.
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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. Technology
[ American Bits Books Broadcast City Contain Equal Information Large More Single Than Value Video World Year]
Well, before I knew there was going to be a film. I was the biggest Harry Potter fan. I read all the books.
[ Before Biggest Books Fan Film Going Harry Knew Potter Read Well]
More books, more racing and more foolishness with cars and motorcycles are in the works. Car
[ Books Cars Foolishness More Motorcycles Racing Works]
The language of my books has shaped me as a man.
[ Books Language Man Shaped]
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.
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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.
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Our libraries are valuable centers of education, learning and enrichment for people of all ages. In recent years, libraries have taken on an increasingly important role. today's libraries are about much more than books.
[ Ages Books Centers Education Enrichment Important Increasingly Learning Libraries More Much Our Recent Role Taken Than Today Valuable Years]
Books follow morals, and not morals books.
[ Books Follow Morals]
Books should to one of these fours ends conduce, for wisdom, piety, delight, or use.
[ Books Delight Ends Fours Piety Should These Use Wisdom]
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
[ Blind Books Mirror Person Stupid Useful]
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.
[ Am Books Comes Complete Herself Know Promise Selling She Some Them Things Total Unexpected Will Writing Yet]
I don't think the problem is that people don't read enough mystery books, but that people don't read.
[ Books Enough Mystery Problem Read Think]
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.
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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. Life
[ Books Day Each Find Friends Read See Short Still Take Think Thoughts Too Walks Want]
When I was growing up in the 1960s, there was starting to be more books geared towards young adults.
[ Adults Books Geared Growing More Starting Towards Up Young]
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.
[ Am Around Back Books Fact Far Historical Perspective Rather Realm Simple Speculation Stories Than Though Weave Written]
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.
[ Accounts Books Court Early High Moved Opinions Probably Provided Quality Supreme Washington Which]
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.
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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.
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Books are challenging and inspirational to me.
[ Books Challenging Inspirational]
Shakespeare is one of the last books one should like to give up, perhaps the one just before the Dying Service in a large Prayer book.
[ Before Book Books Dying Give Just Large Last Perhaps Prayer Service Shakespeare Should Up]
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.
[ Books Directly Down Had Only Originally Published Publishers Selling Tend Them Traditional Turn Turned Would]
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.
[ Book Books Called Children Few First Had Mystery Package Pictures Story Words Written Wrote]
The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books. Education
[ Books Learning Love Serenity Sweet]
The proper study of mankind is books.
[ Books Mankind Proper Study]
With each book I write, I become more and more convinced that the books have a life of their own, quite apart from me.
[ Apart Become Book Books Convinced Each Life More Own Quite Their Write]
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.
[ Blue Bought Cheap Combined Folk Interested Kind Magic Medicine Notebooks Poor Stories Tales Way Were Women Written]
What five books would I like to be remembered for? Well... Tau Zero, I like that one especially. It was somewhat of a tour de force, and I think it got across what I was trying for.
[ Across Books De Especially Five Force Got Remembered Somewhat Think Tour Trying Well Would Zero]
Books and all forms of writing are terror to those who wish to suppress the truth.
[ Books Forms Suppress Terror Those Truth Wish Writing]
I don't read magazines much, and I have an awful time with books.
[ Awful Books Magazines Much Read Time]
Currently I am working on another three books, doing a lot of magazine work, am shooting for fifteen stock agencies, plus my own photo library - all this keeps me quite busy!
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There are writers in Germany who drink the Absolute like water; and there are books in which even the dogs make references to the Infinite.
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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.
[ Am Books Critic Describe Had Home Language Later More Much Never Out Pointed Things Thought Until Use]
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.
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You will find something more in woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you that which you can never learn from masters.
[ Books Find Learn Masters More Never Something Stones Teach Than Trees Which Will Woods]
All my books were easy to write - doesn't it show?
[ Books Easy Show Were Write]
Here, you can walk into a bookstore and pick up a Bible or Christian literature and learn. Over there, they are lucky if they have one Bible for a whole village.
[ Bible Bookstore Christian Here Into Learn Literature Lucky Over Pick Up Village Walk Whole]
A couple of weeks after that, Zebra Books phoned with an offer, and I accepted.
[ Accepted After Books Couple Offer Phoned Weeks]
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.
[ Book Books Fascinating Goes Hand-In-Hand Holding Learning Living Looking Love Pages Pictures Stories Turning]
And they write innumerable books; being too vain and distracted for silence: seeking every one after his own elevation, and dodging his emptiness.
[ After Being Books Distracted Dodging Elevation Emptiness Every His Innumerable Own Seeking Silence Too Vain Write]
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.
[ Ask Best Books Divine Go God Obtain Prayer Teaching Truth Way Wisdom]
I also met, early on Ella Fitzgerald. Her songbooks are some of the most amazing bodies of work.
[ Also Amazing Bodies Early Ella Fitzgerald Her Met Most Some Work]
Most books today seemed to have been written overnight from books read the day before.
[ Been Before Books Day Most Overnight Read Seemed Today Written]
It is my aim, and every effort bent, that the sum and history of my life, which in the same sentence is my obit and epitaph too, shall be them both: He made the books and he died.
[ Aim Bent Books Both Died Effort Epitaph Every History Life Made Obit Same Sentence Shall Sum Them Too Which]
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.
[ Am Big Books Destroyed Fan Harry Lived Potter Really Seen Sets Spot Think]
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.
[ Ago Being Books Farther Hundred Nourished Poems Poetry Than Today Were Years]
I think Walking Dead is one of the friendliest new reader type books in that every time a new trade is shipped out, a new issue is shipped out at the same time.
[ Books Dead Every Issue New Out Reader Same Shipped Think Time Trade Type Walking]
There was no actual person who was James Bond, despite all the books.
[ Actual Bond Books Despite James Person]
I don't want my books to exclude anyone, but if they have to, then I would rather they excluded the people who feel they are too smart for them!
[ Anyone Books Exclude Excluded Feel Rather Smart Them Then Too Want Would]
I didn't have time for talent shows and stuff like that. I was into books and studying real hard.
[ Books Hard Into Real Shows Studying Stuff Talent Time]
We are as liable to be corrupted by books, as by companions.
[ Books Companions Corrupted Liable]
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.
[ Ago Books Enough Exploring Found Genesis Late Later Material Much Story Superficial Tell Then Very Were Worth Written Years]
If writers learn more from their books than do readers, perhaps I may have begun to learn.
[ Begun Books Learn May More Perhaps Readers Than Their Writers]
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.
[ Actual Books Different First Interesting Kind Lawrence Love Open Reading Really Think Time Unexpected Virginia Way Woolf Writing]
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.
[ Accepted Beliefs Books Considerations Different Down Duty Ground Handed Idea Inference Instruction Knowledge May Mosaic Observation Order Our Scientific Take Unmixed Upon Us Were]
In other words, the people who populate my books are more than caricatures.
[ Books Caricatures More Other Populate Than Words]
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.
[ Believe Better Books Career Earlier Much Now Pretty Same Than Voice Written]
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.
[ Able Addicted Being Book Buy Could Email Find Further Internet Lifeline Live Local Other Practical Sources Than Things Your]
In my next life, I want to be tall and thin, parallel park and make good coffee. But for now, I have lots of stuff to work out in my life, but I'll have that until the day I die. I want to write more books.
[ Books Coffee Day Die Good Life Lots Make More Next Now Out Parallel Park Stuff Tall Thin Until Want Work Write]
Next, in importance to books are their titles.
[ Books Importance Next Their Titles]
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.
[ Books Create Go Hard How Learn Money Products School Teach Them Work Write]
The books are funny and sad, and that's what people respond to.
[ Books Funny Respond Sad]
In between that time, I've done book narrating, you know, books on tape for Dove Audio.
[ Audio Between Book Books Done Dove Know Narrating Tape Time]
No, I'm not a comic book guy. I'm pretty fascinated with the subculture though and I do think that the world of comic books is such a natural transition into film.
[ Book Books Comic Fascinated Film Guy Into Natural Pretty Subculture Such Think Though Transition World]
Books are the blessed chloroform of the mind.
[ Blessed Books Chloroform Mind]
Well I've written four beauty books as well.
[ Beauty Books Four Well Written]
The pleasure of all reading is doubled when one lives with another who shares the same books.
[ Another Books Doubled Lives Pleasure Reading Same Shares]
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.
[ Achieve Books Happiness Life Mean Mountains Oceans Point Preferably Sail Scale See Unselfish Write]
What a word is truth. Slippery, tricky, unreliable. I tried in these books to tell the truth.
[ Books Slippery Tell These Tricky Tried Truth Unreliable Word]
I'll be left writing picture books and fairy tales.
[ Books Fairy Left Picture Tales Writing]
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.
[ Average Books Bookstore Branch Chain City Large Library Neighborhood Number System University]
Write books only if you are going to say in them the things you would never dare confide to anyone.
[ Anyone Books Confide Dare Going Never Only Say Them Things Would Write]
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.
[ Books Disease Go Patients Phenomena Sail Sea Study Uncharted While Without]
When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes.
[ Any Books Buy Clothes Food Get Left Little Money]
I'm very lucky. I'm very fortunate that my books have never gone out of print - none of them.
[ Books Fortunate Gone Lucky Never None Out Print Them Very]
Books choose their authors; the act of creation is not entirely a rational and conscious one.
[ Act Authors Books Choose Conscious Creation Entirely Rational Their]
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.
[ Across Aisle Appears Best Books Boy Disguises Friend Grade Inspired Lively Otis Person Sat Sixth Various]
Books have the same enemies as people: fire, humidity, animals, weather, and their own content.
[ Animals Books Content Enemies Fire Humidity Own Same Their Weather]
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.
[ After Afterward Because Books Both Charged Difficult Feel Good Great However Pretty Time Tired Up Way Workout]
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.
[ Arthur Ashe Books Everything Good Him His Knew Met Mr Much Never Quiet Read Real Some Talk]
My wife and I love to read. We're going to have to move out to make room for the books! And we have our dogs.
[ Books Dogs Going Love Make Move Our Out Read Room Wife]
Books can now be on the stands within days from delivery of a formatted manuscript, and often are.
[ Books Days Delivery Manuscript Now Often Stands Within]
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.
[ Also Been Books Camp Camps Detailing Enough Fortunate Good Got Had Several Some Survivors Talk Were Women]
I basically only read books that are over 2,000 years old.
[ Basically Books Old Only Over Read Years]
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.
[ Books Company Conversation Discreetly Doze Em Fitter Make Mistresses Much Them Too Unfit Upon Used]
Actually my first eight books were historical novels, but they were never published.
[ Actually Books Eight First Historical Never Novels Published Were]
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.
[ Any Baseball Book Books Changed First Interested Life Single Think Way Were]
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.
[ Because Books Creates Distance Get Go Going Hurt Movies Read Scared Scary See Why]
Books are humanity in print.
[ Books Humanity Print]
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.
[ Books Even Friends Himself His Hope Listen Live Long Lot Man Music Own Stand Thoughts Without]
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and of elevated opinions.
[ Books Elevated Fond Lofty Man Opinions Thought Usually]
My main wish is to get my books into other people's rooms, and to keep other people's books out of mine.
[ Books Get Into Keep Main Mine Other Out Rooms Wish]
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.
[ Books Brief Make Never Other Out Point Prejudices Regard Suppressed Their Thorough Up Want Word]
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.
[ 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 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.
[ Books Burden Children Feel Grim Know More Problems Sometimes Them Want]
Always in my books, I like to throw that rogue element into a stable situation and then see what happens.
[ Always Books Element Happens Into Rogue See Situation Stable Then Throw]
Books are only the shadow and life the real thing. I believe this as strongly as any belief I hold.
[ Any Belief Believe Books Hold Life Only Real Shadow Strongly Thing]
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.
[ Books Chooses Definition Fantasy Fiction Heard Ideas Mainstream Most Part Public Referred Science]
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.
[ Becomes Books Communicate Fetch Find Fire Home Instruction Kindle Neighbours Others Our Property]
So, in effect, my first sale was actually two books.
[ Actually Books Effect First Sale Two]
A book is always a dialogue with other readers and other books.
[ Always Book Books Dialogue Other Readers]
In the dime stores and bus stations, people talk of situations, read books, repeat quotations, draw conclusions on the wall.
[ Books Bus Conclusions Dime Draw Quotations Read Repeat Situations Stations Stores Talk Wall]
Home base is the support system where we have a culinary team, my own writers because of the shows and the books and stuff, we have a culinary team of about six people. Marketing, public relations, accounting and all that sort of stuff.
[ Accounting Base Because Books Culinary Home Marketing Own Public Relations Shows Six Sort Stuff Support System Team Where Writers]
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.
[ Addict Admire Books Characters Created Feel Harry Possessive Potter She World]
There are relatively few science fiction or fantasy books with the main character being an old person.
[ Being Books Character Fantasy Few Fiction Main Old Person Relatively Science]
The Pentagon can't even audit its own books. It doesn't even know where its money is going. And we refuse to have the tough forces go on the Pentagon so that at least they are efficient with the money they're spending.
[ Audit Books Efficient Even Forces Go Going Know Least Money Own Pentagon Refuse Spending Tough Where]
The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.
[ Books Centuries Conversation Finest Good Minds Past Reading]
Master books, but do not let them master you. Read to live, not live to read.
[ Books Live Master Read Them]
The advice of the elders to young men is very apt to be as unreal as a list of the hundred best books.
[ Advice Apt Best Books Elders Hundred List Men Unreal Very Young]
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.
[ Afraid Associated Because Beginning Books Career Editors Had Hard Name Personally Publishing Their Them Think Time Were Would]
The one thing I would like more credit for is being part of a movement which involves recognising the importance of plot and asserting that books of literary worth could be written that had plots.
[ Asserting Being Books Could Credit Had Importance Involves Literary More Movement Part Plot Plots Recognising Thing Which Worth Would Written]
Books are but waste paper unless we spend in action the wisdom we get from thought - asleep. When we are weary of the living, we may repair to the dead, who have nothing of peevishness, pride, or design in their conversation.
[ Action Asleep Books Conversation Dead Design Get Living May Nothing Paper Pride Repair Spend Their Thought Unless Waste Weary Wisdom]
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.
[ Actresses Any Biggest Books Boys Comic Doing Enjoyed Friends Girlfriend Growing Guy Had Love Most Nerd Only Stuff Such Things Tomboy Up Were]
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.
[ Became Book Books Could Deciding Did How Interested Making Needed Project Serial Show Small Starting System Understood Work Worked]
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.
[ 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]
My books always begin with a sentence and an image - not necessarily connected.
[ Always Begin Books Connected Image Necessarily Sentence]
I do read books. I suppose it's more or less the same thing, but at least I'm alone and I'm an individual. I can stop anytime I want, which I frequently do.
[ Alone Anytime Books Frequently Individual Least Less More Read Same Stop Suppose Thing Want Which]
These are books that want to be read out loud. These are books kids share with each other, and I think that's important.
[ Books Each Important Kids Loud Other Out Read Share These Think 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.
[ Beneath Books Commas Demand Footsteps Grammar Head Judged Know Knowledgeable Lice Logic Rules Seek Severity Style Thought Utmost Will]
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.
[ Because Books Into Keeping Novels Out Same Short Stories Things Time Trouble Turn Which Why Write]
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!
[ Any Books Comic Every Get Had Hair Haircut Kid Miss Never Practically Saturday Used Would]
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.
[ Better Books Brother Could Faster Mine Poems Put Read Say Than Together Two Used Wrote]
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.
[ Although Books Costly Fix How Market Most Products Purchase Sale Soon Them Thriving Too Will]
The deadlines are much, much longer with books. When I was a reporter, a lot of times I'd come in at 8:30 a.m., get an assignment right away, interview somebody, turn the story in by 9:30, and have the finished story in the paper that landed on my desk by noon.
[ Assignment Away Books Come Deadlines Desk Finished Get Interview Landed Longer Lot Much Noon Paper Reporter Right Somebody Story Times Turn]
Do not suppose, however, that I intend to urge a diet of classics on anybody. I have seen such diets at work. I have known people who have actually read all, or almost all, the guaranteed Hundred Best Books. God save us from reading nothing but the best.
[ Actually Almost Anybody Best Books Classics Diet Diets God Guaranteed However Hundred Intend Known Nothing Read Reading Save Seen Such Suppose Urge Us Work]
Books, I found, had the power to make time stand still, retreat or fly into the future.
[ Books Fly Found Future Had Into Make Power Retreat Stand Still Time]
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.
[ Beat Because Books Boxing Drawn Got Kid Neighbourhood New Piano Up York]
It is the interest one takes in books that makes a library. And if a library have interest it is; if not, it isn't.
[ Books Interest Library Makes Takes]
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.
[ Books Brilliant Characters Including Main Old Other Rich Sages Were Wizards Written]
Doesn't anyone here think this sounds like a vision of hell? While we are all competing or dying, when will there be time for sex or music or books? Stop the world, I want to get off.
[ Anyone Books Competing Dying Get Hell Here Music Off Sex Sounds Stop Think Time Vision Want While Will World]
Literary imagination is an aesthetic object offered by a writer to a lover of books.
[ Aesthetic Books Imagination Literary Lover Object Offered Writer]
When I was starting out, I did not do short fiction well, because I kept wanting to write books.
[ Because Books Did Fiction Kept Out Short Starting Wanting Well Write]
However, poetry does not live solely in books or in school anthologies.
[ Anthologies Books Does However Live Poetry School Solely]
They lard their lean books with the fat of others work.
[ Books Fat Lard Lean Others Their Work]
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.
[ Been Books Changed Find Her His How Life Most Part Public Rewarding Speak Tell Write Writing]
People are usually surprised to hear this, but I don't really read children's books.
[ Books Children Hear Read Really Surprised Usually]
I buy way too many books.
[ Books Buy Many Too Way]
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.
[ Books Else Forest Go Had Head How Learned Lot Nothing See Strangest Things Think Thought Walk]
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.
[ Became Give Had However Introductory Involved Literary More Music Notes Occasion Own Pleasure Put Remarks Sense Some Something Together Up Would Write Writing]
To read too many books is harmful.
[ Books Harmful Many Read Too]
The Bible is one of the most genocidal books in history.
[ Bible Books Genocidal History Most]
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.
[ Books History Life Live Read Talk Terrible Thing Wonderful]
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.
[ 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]
There are certain books in the world which every searcher for truth must know: the Bible, the Critique of Pure Reason, the Origin of Species, and Karl Marx's Capital.
[ Bible Books Capital Certain Critique Every Karl Know Marx Must Origin Pure Reason Searcher Species Truth Which World]
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.
[ Anything Books Boundaries Free Including Individual Made Only Past Personal References She Should Small Think Towers Twin Two Wants Write Writer]
My last comment was, though, that Congress has cooked the books.
[ Books Comment Congress Cooked Last Though]
Hardcover books are fairly expensive these days and to read one requires a significant commitment of time in our busy society. So I want to make sure that when readers buy one of my books they get something they're familiar with.
[ Books Busy Buy Commitment Days Expensive Fairly Familiar Get Hardcover Make Our Read Readers Requires Significant Society Something Sure These Time Want]
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.
[ Actually Book Books Collaborating Embarrassment Jocks Just Laugh Now Publisher Reading Sarah She These Told Word Writing]
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.
[ Allowed Anymore Books Breakthrough Building Called Each Few Good Gradually Had Luck Odd Result Seen Slowly Something Starting Way Writers]
I'm a collecting maniac and I buy a lot of books and records. I have over thousand cds.
[ Books Buy Cds Collecting Lot Maniac Over Records Thousand]
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.
[ Advantage Always Books Counselors Disinterested Hand Having Instructors Lesson Often Oral Over Please Preachers Ready Repeat Standing Their]
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.
[ Accorded Adult Bloody Books Children Complex Counterparts Difficult Respect Same Should Their Therefore Writing]
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.
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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.
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Being the first to do something like this also registers a lot of attention that the line might not have gotten if all four books had just appeared from one company.
[ Also Appeared Attention Being Books Company First Four Gotten Had Just Line Lot Might Registers Something]
Lists of books we reread and books we can't finish tell more about us than about the relative worth of the books themselves.
[ Books Finish Lists More Relative Reread Tell Than Themselves Us Worth]
The Dick, Jane, and Spot primers have gone to that bookshelf in the sky. I have, in some ways, a tender feeling toward them, so I think it's for the best.
[ Best Bookshelf Feeling Gone Jane Sky Some Spot Tender Them Think Toward Ways]
In my books, I never portray violence as a reasonable solution to a problem. If the lead characters in the story are driven to it, it's at the extreme end of their experience.
[ Books Characters Driven End Experience Extreme Lead Never Portray Problem Reasonable Solution Story Their Violence]
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.
[ Because Books Boost Connection Days Detective Little More Other Puzzles Read Sf Sure These Think Two Would]
I haven't made up my mind about doing anymore Landover books.
[ Anymore Books Doing Haven Made Mind Up]
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.
[ America Any Away Been Books Cent Far Most Never Only Regret Rights Saw Signed Successful World]
Many poets write books. They'll tell you: Well, I've got my next book, but there are two poems I need to write, one about x, one about y. This is a wonder to me.
[ Book Books Got Many Need Next Poems Poets Tell Two Well Wonder Write]
Films and gramophone records, music, books and buildings show clearly how vigorously a man's life and work go on after his "death," whether we feel it or not, whether we are aware of the individual names or not. There is no such thing as death according to our view!
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A novelist who writes nothing for 10 years finds his reputation rising. Because I keep on producing books they say there must be something wrong with this fellow.
[ Because Books Fellow Finds His Keep Must Nothing Novelist Producing Reputation Rising Say Something Writes Wrong Years]
I love coloring books. I keep some by my bed.
[ Bed Books Coloring Keep Love Some]
He who studies medicine without books sails an uncharted sea, but he who studies medicine without patients does not go to sea at all.
[ Books Does Go Medicine Patients Sails Sea Studies Uncharted Without]
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.
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I don't know if she should worry too much, I mean some of our greatest writers have had movies made of their books, lots of Hemingway novels were turned into movies, it doesn't hurt the book.
[ Book Books Greatest Had Hemingway Hurt Into Know Lots Made Mean Movies Much Novels Our She Should Some Their Too Turned Were Worry Writers]
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.
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Life being very short, and the quiet hours of it few, we ought to waste none of them in reading valueless books.
[ Being Books Few Hours Life None Ought Quiet Reading Short Them Valueless Very Waste]
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.
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So while it is true that I find really dark stuff funny sometimes, it's also true that as a writer of books I want to have the whole range of human emotions.
[ Also Books Dark Emotions Find Funny Human Range Really Sometimes Stuff True Want While Whole Writer]
There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.
[ Books Burning Crimes Reading Than Them Worse]
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.
[ Adult Books Covers Ever Extensively Fiction Kid Little Looking Loved Magazines Mainly Quite Read Science Science-Fiction Science-Fiction Since]
Well see, I'm a good enough writer that not everybody in my books talks exactly like I do.
[ Books Enough Everybody Exactly Good See Talks Well Writer]
I have written 20 books, and each one is like having a baby. Writing is not easy; some people want to write books but just can't put a story together. I can put together a story that interests both me and my readers.
[ Baby Books Both Each Easy Having Interests Just Put Readers Some Story Together Want Write Writing Written]
Books say: she did this because. Life says: she did this. Books are where things are explained to you, life where things aren't.
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I have said repeatedly that in this country we track library books better than we do sex offenders.
[ Better Books Country Library Offenders Repeatedly Said Sex Than Track]
Sometimes I miss out the morning's painting session and instead study my Japanese books in the open.
[ Books Instead Japanese Miss Morning Open Out Painting Session Sometimes Study]
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.
[ Books Both Full Going Insisted Into Kidding Money Partners Project Say Things Upon Went]
Reading was a big thing, yes. Books were a big thing. But the things that stick out were the newspapers.
[ Big Books Newspapers Out Reading Stick Thing Things Were Yes]
Screenplays I didn't really care about, journalism, travel books, getting my writer friends to write about their dreams or something. I just determined to write the books I had to write.
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Take a look at the books other people have in their homes.
[ Books Homes Look Other Take Their]
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.
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Nowadays I construct my books as if they're film scripts.
[ Books Construct Film Nowadays Scripts]
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.
[ Also Books Coincidence Fact Fantastic Feed Four Happening Into Launching Marvel Month Publishers Same Smaller Ultimate]
Books and harlots have their quarrels in public.
[ Books Public Quarrels Their]
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.
[ Believe Book Books Child Defend Job Life Only Published Them Write]
That is sad until one recalls how many bad books the world may yet be spared because of the busyness of writers.
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And I think of that again as I've written in several of my beauty books, a lot of health comes from the proper eating habits, which are something that - you know, I come from a generation that wasn't - didn't have a lot of food.
[ Again Beauty Books Come Comes Eating Food Generation Habits Health Know Lot Proper Several Something Think Which Written]
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.
[ Beauty Book Books Comes Deep Easy Freighted Great Hardest Help Learning Make Most Reading Ship Think Thinker Those Thought Truth Way Which]
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.
[ Book Books Children Floor Got Impressed Job Reading Some Start Started Until Warehouse Working]
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.
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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.
[ Against Been Books Country Individual Journals Law Most Office Oppressive Power Protection Record Regard Rights Scrupulous State Years]
They want a lip print for their autograph books. I'm a sport; I go along.
[ Along Autograph Books Go Lip Print Sport Their Want]
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.
[ Air Birds Books Fly Hands High Him His Likely Little Means Often Past Prices Slip Suffer Through]
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
[ Backs Best Books Covers Far Parts Which]
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.
[ Belong Books Child Every Extent Get Going Greater Grow Happen Older See Themselves Up]
The more I do bookstores, the more people come up to me from church groups. I spoke at Pittsburg State College and had 2 or 3 ministers and book groups from a couple of churches.
[ Book Bookstores Church Churches College Come Couple Groups Had Ministers More Spoke State Up]
I don't want to write formula. I don't want to crank these books out like sausages. Every book is different, which takes a hell of a lot of ingenuity on my part.
[ Book Books Crank Different Every Formula Hell Ingenuity Lot Out Part Sausages Takes These Want Which Write]
I started writing while I was a little boy. Maybe it's because I was reading a lot of books I admired, and thought that I would like to write something like that someday. Also, my love for good writing pushed me.
[ Admired Also Because Books Boy Good Little Lot Love Maybe Pushed Reading Someday Something Started Thought While Would Write Writing]
Oh, I think every author is inspired by all of the books that she reads.
[ Author Books Every Inspired Oh Reads She Think]
Books are not men and yet they stay alive.
[ Alive Books Men Stay Yet]
We can put television in its proper light by supposing that Gutenberg's great invention had been directed at printing only comic books.
[ Been Books Comic Directed Great Gutenberg Had Invention Light Only Printing Proper Put Supposing Television]
My books were always full of ink blots, always stained and covered with smeared sketches and pictures, which one draws idly when his attention wanders from his task.
[ Always Attention Blots Books Covered Draws Full His Idly Ink Pictures Sketches Smeared Stained Task Wanders Were Which]
Books are funny little portable pieces of thought.
[ Books Funny Little Pieces Portable Thought]
I've got around 400 cookbooks.
[ Around Got]
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.
[ Any Balancing Base Books Building Business Company Customer Developing Experienced Ground Meeting Owner Payroll Plan Pressures Small Up]
The multitude of books is making us ignorant.
[ Books Ignorant Making Multitude Us]
This will never be a civilized country until we spend more money for books than we do for chewing gum.
[ Books Chewing Civilized Country Gum Money More Never Spend Than Until Will]
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.
[ Been Books Cumulative Hearing Importance Influence Interesting Lots Places Reading Result Stories]
Perhaps they were right in putting love into books... Perhaps it could not live anywhere else.
[ Anywhere Books Could Else Into Live Love Perhaps Putting Right Were]
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.
[ Already Books Busy First New Print Rewriting Things Time Too Try Well Worked Worry Writing]
The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones.
[ Books Keep New Old Ones Reading Thing Us Worst]
I've given up reading books. I find it takes my mind off myself.
[ Books Find Given Mind Myself Off Reading Takes Up]
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.
[ Anthony Any Because Better Book Books Deadly Dont Either His Kiss Played Quinn Read Story Than Them Wait]
However, I survived and started to read all chemistry books that I could get a hand on, first some 19th century books from our home library that did not provide much reliable information, and then I emptied the rather extensive city library.
[ Books Century Chemistry City Could Did Emptied Extensive First Get Hand Home However Information Library Much Our Provide Rather Read Reliable Some Started Survived Then]
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.
[ Actually Back Bandied Based Books Brought Documentary Doing Going Hbo Idea Movies Out Press Reports Some Sort Tv Well Were]
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.
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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.
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There are several books out on punk history, but I haven't read any of them. I was there.
[ Any Books Haven History Out Punk Read Several Them]
I have always read all the latest cookery books and magazines, from all over the world.
[ Always Books Cookery Latest Magazines Over Read World]
A room without books is like a body without a soul.
[ Body Books Room Soul Without]
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.
[ Almost Books Copied Even Exactly Follow Form Imagination Kind Little Many Mine Other Shows Some Stamp Surprised Those Were]
We went to the British Museum, and I was looking up my family in the books - pages and pages on it.
[ Books British Family Looking Museum Pages Up Went]
I was reading a lot of books I admired, and thought that I would like to write something like that someday.
[ Admired Books Lot Reading Someday Something Thought Would Write]
Quentin and I were constantly finding something new that we had in common and comic books were one of them. I think we were talking about comic books much earlier in our relationship, before I had the part.
[ Before Books Comic Common Constantly Earlier Finding Had Much New Our Part Quentin Relationship Something Talking Them Think Were]
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.
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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.
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My goal is two pages a day, five days a week. I never want to write, but I'm always glad that I have done it. After I write, I go to work at the bookstore.
[ After Always Bookstore Day Days Done Five Glad Go Goal Never Pages Two Want Week Work Write]
The rules have changed. True power is held by the person who possesses the largest bookshelf, not gun cabinet or wallet. Power
[ Bookshelf Cabinet Changed Gun Held Largest Person Possesses Power Rules True Wallet]
When people say there is too much violence in my books, what they are saying is there is too much reality in life.
[ Books Life Much Reality Say Saying Too Violence]
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.
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When I was in prison, I was wrapped up in all those deep books. That Tolstoy crap - people shouldn't read that stuff.
[ Books Crap Deep Prison Read Stuff Those Tolstoy Up Wrapped]
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.
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Laws against homosexual behavior should remain on the books.
[ Against Behavior Books Homosexual Laws Remain Should]
I think the people who would be the least interested in my work would be people who read lots of comic books.
[ Books Comic Interested Least Lots Read Think Work Would]
I had still never read one of the Bond books when the movie Dr. No came out.
[ Bond Books Came Dr Had Movie Never Out Read Still]
Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a poor substitute for life.
[ Books Enough Good Life Own Poor Substitute Their Way]
Painters of paintings, writers of books, never could tell the half.
[ Books Could Half Never Painters Paintings Tell Writers]
There have been more books alone written about Hamlet than have been written about the Bible.
[ Alone Been Bible Books Hamlet More Than Written]
I'm one of those writers who, when writing, believes she's god-and that she hasn't bestowed free will on any of her characters. In that sense there are no surprises in any of my books.
[ Any Believes Bestowed Books Characters Free Hasn Her Sense She Surprises Those Will Writers Writing]
Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested.
[ Books Chewed Digested Few Others Some Swallowed Tasted]
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.
[ Any Books Boys Decided Even Film Industry Market Old Only Other Sports Thing Unlike World Year]
A home without books is a body without soul.
[ Body Books Home Soul Without]
Again, we turn down most books that have been self-published unless they have a special track record. We have taken a small number on, however, and sold them to major publishers for a nice sum. But that is an exception to the rule.
[ Again Been Books Down Exception However Major Most Nice Number Publishers Record Rule Small Sold Special Sum Taken Them Track Turn Unless]
I love to both give and receive very old books.
[ Books Both Give Love Old Receive Very]
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.
[ Am Books Box Come Done Had Horse Literary Never Office Poison Publishers Racing Subjects Them Think Told Version Well]
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.
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I've always loved words. I ate up all the books I could get my hands on, and when I couldn't get books, I read candy wrappers and labels on cereal and toothpaste boxes.
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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.
[ Always Books Excitement Feel Get Getting Going Kind Liked Out Picked Read Same Them Up Wanted]
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.
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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.
[ Best Book Books Each How Just Kids Know Learning Message Other Respect Story Talk Tell Themselves Think Write]
My books are very few, but then the world is before me - a library open to all - from which poverty of purse cannot exclude me - in which the meanest and most paltry volume is sure to furnish something to amuse, if not to instruct and improve.
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I have to go make books. Sorry about that.
[ Books Go Make Sorry]
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.
[ Alphabet Already Books Covered Even Everything Except Grammatical Had Makes Parts Punctuation Sentence Several Speech Things Up Word Written]
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.
[ Again Because Books Find Hope Maybe New Read Readers Stop Tear Them Themselves Then Things Through Will]
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.
[ Again Beaten Books Dream Experience Impulse Looking New Now Out Seeing Slowly Up Ways]
I write sets of books, but I've also written a lot of orphans.
[ Also Books Lot Orphans Sets Write Written]
Books support us in our solitude and keep us from being a burden to ourselves.
[ Being Books Burden Keep Our Ourselves Solitude Support Us]
I was in Paris at an English-language bookstore. I picked up a volume of Dickinson's poetry. I came back to my hotel, read 2,000 of her poems and immediately began composing in my head. I wrote down the melodies even before I got to a piano.
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I don't keep any copy of my books around... they would embarass me. When I finish writing my books, I kick them in the belly, and have done with them.
[ Any Around Belly Books Copy Done Finish Keep Kick Them Would Writing]
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.
[ Already Books Came Doing Easy Kid Magic Old Published Started Time Very Years]
Serial killers are everywhere! Well, perhaps not in our neighborhood, but on our television screens, at the movie theatres, and in rows and rows of books at our local Borders or Barnes and Noble Booksellers.
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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.
[ Been Better Books Bring Called Calling End Fact New Next Series Spirituality Will Writing]
The tendency of modern scientific teaching is to neglect the great books, to lay far too much stress upon relatively unimportant modern work, and to present masses of detail of doubtful truth and questionable weight in such a way as to obscure principles.
[ Books Detail Doubtful Far Great Lay Masses Modern Much Neglect Obscure Present Principles Questionable Relatively Scientific Stress Such Teaching Tendency Too Truth Unimportant Upon Way Weight Work]
I only keep books that I like very much. Otherwise I'd throw them out.
[ Books Keep Much Only Otherwise Out Them Throw Very]
I live alone, with cats, books, pictures, fresh vegetables to cook, the garden, the hens to feed. Pet
[ Alone Books Cats Cook Feed Fresh Garden Hens Live Pictures Vegetables]
My books are about losers, about people who've lost their way and are engaged in a search.
[ Books Engaged Losers Lost Search Their Way]
The books that everybody admires are those that nobody reads.
[ Admires Books Everybody Nobody Reads Those]
All good books have one thing in common - they are truer than if they had really happened.
[ Books Common Good Had Happened Really Than Thing Truer]
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.
[ Books Forever Forgotten Lasts Lists Need Once Rights Shalt Silence Soon Tables Thou Time Ts Upon Wrongs]
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.
[ Always Books Dozen Early Goddess Her Into Mary Pick Read Right Slide Stewart Still Story Times Up Will]
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.
[ Actually Asleep Books Cartoons Comic Confusing Grocery Head Learned Listening Lists Long Look Making Plots Shopping Sound]
I have a real soft spot in my heart for librarians and people who care about books.
[ Books Care Heart Librarians Real Soft Spot]
The reason why so few good books are written is that so few people who can write know anything.
[ Anything Books Few Good Know Reason Why Write Written]
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.
[ Answers Approaching Believe Books Created Different Generation Hopelessness Jack Life Listen Music Provide Reads See Seeming Some Sometimes Today Us Way]
Producing came about because I never wanted to be in one of those books, Where Are They Now?
[ Because Books Came Never Now Producing Those Wanted Where]
I wrote a few children's books... not on purpose.
[ Books Children Few Purpose Wrote]
If people are going to be cooking the books, you're in trouble.
[ Books Cooking Going Trouble]
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.
[ Actually Artists Books Cast Founders Image Just Original Out Paintbrush Put Shadow Surprised Swept Think Unfortunately Were Whole Would Write]
It's embarrassing to be involved in the same business as the mainstream comic thing. It's still very embarrassing to tell other adults that I draw comic books - their instant, preconceived notions of what that means.
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There are some friends you don't meet for twenty years and when you meet them again it's as if no twenty years has happened - you're lucky when that happens. I feel the same about books.
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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.
[ Best Book Books Friend Get Know Man Read Things Want]
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.
[ Books Careful Company Dead Keep Living More Often Power Read Should Than Very]
The biggest markets for my books outside the UK are France and Italy, and those are the two countries where I also have the closest personal relationships with my translators - I don't know whether that's a coincidence, or if there's something to be learned from it.
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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.
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Books are the ever burning lamps of accumulated wisdom.
[ Accumulated Books Burning Ever Lamps Wisdom]
One of the books we read a few years ago that had a big effect on us was Repeated Takes by Michael Chanan.
[ Ago Big Books Effect Few Had Michael Read Repeated Takes Us Years]
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.
[ Art Books Comic Five Four Maybe Now Out Paperbacks Probably Put Those Three Trade Two Various Year]
And after I compose my programs, but it is very easy because I look to the music in a very natural way without fuss, and so I look always music, in my home, like books and books and books, choose books and you read the pages, so I do this with music, and I make programs.
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Books fall from Garry Wills like leaves from a maple tree in a sort of permanent October.
[ Books Fall Garry Leaves Maple October Permanent Sort Tree Wills]
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.
[ Books Chapter Country Enough Equal Law Long Next Now Rights Talked Time Write]
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.
[ Books Had Just Know Mean Most Really Something Themselves Think Way Writers Written]
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.
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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.
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At night, when the curtains are drawn and the fire flickers, my books attain a collective dignity.
[ Attain Books Collective Curtains Dignity Drawn Fire Night]
Never lend books, for no one ever returns them; the only books I have in my library are books that other folks have left me.
[ Books Ever Folks Left Lend Library Never Only Other Returns Them]
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
[ Adored Black Books Desired Except Far Knew Lonely Men Never Them Were White Women Worked]
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.
[ Beyond Books Die End Hard Human Knows Live Lives Many Men Our Purpose Struggle Too Understand Wisdom Wise Words Write]
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.
[ Always Audience Book Books Encountering Films Interesting Just Opposed Person Say See Thing]
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.
[ Am Bookstore Card Clerks Credit Hand Hell Into Know Maybe Over Says Something Walk]
I started writing books for children because I could illustrate them myself and because, in my innocence, I thought they'd be easier.
[ Because Books Children Could Easier Illustrate Innocence Myself Started Them Thought Writing]
The things that are really important to me are my man, my animals and my books. I don't need anything else.
[ Animals Anything Books Else Important Man Need Really Things]
I love everything that's old, - old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine.
[ Books Everything Friends Love Manners Old Times Wine]
Read books. They are good for us.
[ Books Good Read Us]
In quoting of books, quote such authors as are usually read; others you may read for your own satisfaction, but not name them.
[ Authors Books May Name Others Own Quote Quoting Read Satisfaction Such Them Usually Your]
A society in which vocation and job are separated for most people gradually creates an economy that is often devoid of spirit, one that frequently fills our pocketbooks at the cost of emptying our souls.
[ Cost Creates Devoid Economy Fills Frequently Gradually Job Most Often Our Pocketbooks Separated Society Souls Spirit Vocation Which]
My attitudes have changed, but somebody would have to read all my books to find out how they have.
[ Attitudes Books Changed Find How Out Read Somebody Would]
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.
[ Books College Congress End English Felt Going Home Job Level Library Loved Obtained Teach Thought Up]
My first collection of poems was published by Bloodaxe Books, which was then a very new imprint.
[ Books Collection First Imprint New Poems Published Then Very Which]
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!
[ Against Am Amounts Anyone Books Composing Disgusting Enough Ever Fact Hate How Huge Likes Must Online Read Should Spend Stand Terrible Them These Time]
Self-help books are for the birds. Self-help groups are where it's at.
[ Birds Books Groups Self-Help Where]
I'm fortunate that the books sell, but even more fortunate to live in Chatham, to be very happily married and to have, on the whole, a fairly clear conscience.
[ Books Clear Conscience Even Fairly Fortunate Happily Live Married More Sell Very Whole]
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.
[ Authors Become Better Black Books Clone Did Early Faulkner Female Lot Morrison Much Really She]
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.
[ Also Amount Appreciation Book Bookstores Changed Different Else Even Experience Into Nothing Packed Really Shelves Volume Way Whole Work Writing]
When I am dead, I hope it may be said: His sins were scarlet, but his books were read.
[ Am Books Dead His Hope May Read Said Scarlet Sins Were]
Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of the ages through which they have passed.
[ Ages Books Chief Esteem Passed Proverbs Receive Stamp Their Through Value Which]
An author who speaks about their own books is almost as bad as a mother who speaks about her own children.
[ Almost Author Bad Books Children Her Mother Own Speaks Their]
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.
[ After Always Between Black Books Communion Everyone Going Hard Idea Lot Might Movie Out Playing Reader Reading See Someone Will Writer]
I don't sign contracts for my books.
[ Books Contracts Sign]
Books had instant replay long before televised sports.
[ Before Books Had Instant Long Replay Sports Televised]
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable, is but the nature of learning; whereas the experience gained from actual life is one of the nature of wisdom.
[ Actual Books Experience Gained Gathered Learning Life Nature Often Though Valuable Whereas Wisdom]
The fear of failure is so great, it is no wonder that the desire to do right by one's children has led to a whole library of books offering advice on how to raise them.
[ Advice Books Children Desire Failure Fear Great How Led Library Offering Raise Right Them Whole Wonder]
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.
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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.
[ Assigned Critics Father First Good Got His Interested Keep Notices Only Play Rave Reading Saying Were Whether]
And Michael likes to read a lot. People don't realize that about him but he reads a number of books per week and he's fascinated just about every subject.
[ Books Every Fascinated Him Just Likes Lot Michael Number Per Read Reads Realize Subject Week]
And yes, there's a simplicity to writing books because you're not a member of a team, so you make all the decisions yourself instead of deferring to a committee.
[ Because Books Committee Decisions Deferring Instead Make Member Simplicity Team Writing Yes Yourself]
I regret all of my books.
[ Books Regret]
It's clear to me that there is no good reason for many philosophy books to sound as complicated as they do.
[ Books Clear Complicated Good Many Philosophy Reason Sound]
To paint comic books as childish and illiterate is lazy. A lot of comic books are very literate - unlike most films.
[ Books Childish Comic Films Illiterate Lazy Literate Lot Most Paint Unlike Very]
Who ever converses among old books will be hard to please among the new.
[ Among Books Converses Ever Hard New Old Please Will]
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.
[ Always Book Books Great Into Matter Meaning Message Preachers Somebody Talked Your]
If you want to read about love and marriage, you've got to buy two separate books. Marriage
[ Books Buy Got Love Marriage Read Separate Two Want]
Well, I don't know. It's long, it's longer than both of the other books put together, so it's more ambitious. I think I get under the skin of the people a lot more than in the other books.
[ Ambitious Books Both Get Know Long Longer Lot More Other Put Skin Than Think Together Under Well]
To me, I was always just standing on the sidelines because up until issue 50, we were just doing Spawn. I wasn't recruiting anybody because I didn't have any books for people to work on.
[ Always Any Anybody Because Books Doing Issue Just Recruiting Sidelines Spawn Standing Until Up Were Work]
I don't sell enough books to pay for the lawyers, however. And these various problems finally became too much.
[ Became Books Enough Finally However Lawyers Much Pay Problems Sell These Too Various]
Well, obviously, as soon as I'd finished the script I read a lot of books on Winston Churchill, and started to gain weight and really prepare emotionally, mentally and physically for the role.
[ Books Churchill Emotionally Finished Gain Lot Mentally Obviously Physically Prepare Read Really Role Script Soon Started Weight Well Winston]
I really hate those books where the murderer turns out to be somebody you never heard of who pops up in the last chapter.
[ Books Chapter Hate Heard Last Murderer Never Out Pops Really Somebody Those Turns Up Where]
I never buy magazines, I never even buy books.
[ Books Buy Even Magazines Never]
Whenever books are burned, men also in the end are burned.
[ Also Books Burned End Men Whenever]
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.
[ Anything Books First Money Novels Off Out Physically Read Real Retain Screens Shell Tendency Their]
I've only read two books in my life: Baseball Sparkplug and Love Story.
[ Baseball Books Life Love Only Read Story Two]
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.
[ Because Books Comics Dedicated Detroit Drive Fans Get Hands Hard Independent Love Meeting Pittsburgh Put Really Smart Some Their Way Will]
I think that the online world has actually brought books back. People are reading because they're reading the damn screen. That's more reading than people used to do.
[ Actually Back Because Books Brought Damn More Online Reading Screen Than Think Used World]
When I decided to take writing seriously, I did a lot of reading and analyzing of the books I liked, and came up with what I thought were pretty sound plotting and structure basics.
[ Analyzing Basics Books Came Decided Did Liked Lot Plotting Pretty Reading Seriously Sound Structure Take Thought Up Were Writing]
Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.
[ Another Bees Books Carry Mind Quickening Which]
And so for a couple of years my life was divided between my music and my school books.
[ Between Books Couple Divided Life Music School Years]
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.
[ Before Books Both Each Enjoying Fun Had Having Husband Kids Lives Lot Love Other Our Really Theater Travel Traveling Were Working]
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.
[ Basically Books Bottom Compose Create Get Ideas Inspiration Just Line Maybe More Movies Music Painting Paintings Try Visual Want Way]
Everything was going my way. I was happily marching into the history books. Then it all just fell apart.
[ Apart Books Everything Fell Going Happily History Into Just Marching Then Way]
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.
[ Around Asked Audience Books Boston Furniture Had Head Idea Obsessed Question Rattled Signing Someone Why]
We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading.
[ Books Great Love Reading Should Teach]
Books have led some to learning and others to madness.
[ Books Learning Led Madness Others Some]
I have a good collection of cookery books. This is not so much because I like cooking, but because I like eating.
[ Because Books Collection Cookery Cooking Eating Good Much]
I don't like Communism because it hands out wealth through rationing books.
[ Because Books Communism Hands Out Rationing Through Wealth]
It would be nice to design a real briefcase - you open it up and it's your computer but it also stores your books.
[ Also Books Briefcase Computer Design Nice Open Real Stores Up Would Your]
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!
[ Better Books Even Far Hang Love Nice Paintings Quite Room Than Them Think True Very]
I like to have books around to give me ideas-to get the verbal part of my brain to start working.
[ Around Books Brain Get Give Part Start Verbal Working]
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.
[ After Best Books Collection Days Done Get Knowledge Manner Place Professors Their These True University Us]
I wouldn't like to be a character in one of my books!
[ Books Character]
My idea of going to hell is going somewhere where there are no books.
[ Books Going Hell Idea Somewhere Where]
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.
[ Books Born Consciousness Desired Desires Dreams Know Myself New Poetry Self Set Shakespeare Standards Terms These World]
Another hero was Tom Swift, in the books. What he stood for, the freedom, the scientific knowledge and being and engineer gave him the ability to invent solutions to problems. He's always been a hero to me. I buy old Tom Swift books now and read them to my own children.
[ Ability Always Another Been Being Books Buy Children Engineer Freedom Gave Hero Him Invent Knowledge Now Old Own Problems Read Scientific Solutions Stood Swift Them Tom]
My gut feeling is that paper and ink are going to be with us for a long time yet, and in substantial quantities, though certainly books are now going to be available in other forms.
[ Available Books Certainly Feeling Forms Going Gut Ink Long Now Other Paper Quantities Substantial Though Time Us Yet]
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.
[ Been Books Business Command Countless Generation Manuals Next Papers Physics Scholarly Several Significance Star Style Trek Written]
Young men should prove theorems, old men should write books.
[ Books Men Old Prove Should Theorems Write Young]
I think really good books can be read by anybody.
[ Anybody Books Good Read Really Think]
I think the reason working-class people don't write books is because they are encouraged to believe that only certain people are permitted to write books.
[ Because Believe Books Certain Encouraged Only Permitted Reason Think Working-Class Working-Class Write]
In the last 1,000 years, the Arabs have translated as many books as Spain translates in just one year.
[ Arabs Books Just Last Many Spain Translated Translates Year Years]
I never read a single book as a child. I did not read as a child. I worked on the farm. I had books in the classroom, but that was it. I never read a single book outside of the classroom.
[ Book Books Child Classroom Did Farm Had Never Outside Read Single Worked]
Books are like imprisoned souls till someone takes them down from a shelf and frees them.
[ Books Down Frees Imprisoned Shelf Someone Souls Takes Them Till]
People, and especially theologians, should try to familiarize themselves with scientific ideas. Of course, science is technical in many respects, but there are some very good books that try to set out some of the conceptual structure of science.
[ Books Conceptual Course Especially Familiarize Good Ideas Many Out Respects Science Scientific Set Should Some Structure Technical Themselves Theologians Try Very]
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.
[ Books Exercises Floor Get Hurry Lie Listen Look Love Magazines Maybe Morning Music Read Rug Some Stretch Stretching Through Try Tune Up Will]
When I did start writing books, I didn't realize it, but the girls that grew up watching the show became moms.
[ Became Books Did Girls Grew Moms Realize Show Start Up Watching Writing]
I'd experienced the '40s and '50s by looking at my grandparents' old clothes, books, and magazines.
[ Books Clothes Experienced Grandparents Looking Magazines Old]
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.
[ Any Available Been Buying Did Good Great Had Job Made Numbers Program Putting Real Think Together Would]
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.
[ Anything Because Book Books Call Cautionary Clearly Country Different Direction Fiction Parable Save Series Serve Tales Type While World Wrote]
I had to learn chord shapes. I bought books with chord charts. I used to listen to all kinds of pop music.
[ Books Bought Charts Chord Had Kinds Learn Listen Music Pop Shapes Used]
I have friends who read my books in Greek.
[ Books Friends Greek Read]
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.
[ Being Book Books Go Hope Just Miserable Out Pay Said Salvation Saved Somebody Think Were Will Write]
I understand that when people read my books that there's something there - but I don't identify with it.
[ Books Identify Read Something Understand]
My only books were woman's looks, and folly's all they've taught me.
[ Books Folly Looks Only Taught Were Woman]
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.
[ Books Idea Imagination Make Money Passionate Read Seen Tv Write Wrote]
I've really written my books for my husband and our family. They've brought us closer together by allowing us to discuss things that were unspoken for so long.
[ Allowing Books Brought Closer Discuss Family Husband Long Our Really Things Together Unspoken Us Were Written]
I find myself gravitating towards drama. It interests me. In the books I read, the paintings I like, it's always the darker stuff.
[ Always Books Darker Drama Find Interests Myself Paintings Read Stuff Towards]
I just had the sense that at least the books that I had read about law just didn't really have enough of that.
[ Books Enough Had Just Law Least Read Really Sense]
The oldest books are only just out to those who have not read them.
[ Books Just Oldest Only Out Read Them Those]
My first two books are out of print and, okay, they can sleep there comfortably. It's early work, derivative work.
[ Books Comfortably Derivative Early First Okay Out Print Sleep Two Work]
There are good books and there are bad books, period, that's the distinction.
[ Bad Books Distinction Good Period]
My heart goes out to victims and survivors of the Hurricane Katrina tragedy and to their families. This disaster will go down in history books as one of the largest natural disasters in U.S. history.
[ Books Disaster Disasters Down Families Go Goes Heart History Hurricane Katrina Largest Natural Out Survivors Their Tragedy Victims Will]
Youth is a time when we find the books we give up but do not get over.
[ Books Find Get Give Over Time Up Youth]
As I have studied the Bible and the Book of Mormon, I have come to know through the power of the Spirit of God, that these books contain the fullness of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
[ Bible Book Books Christ Come Contain Fullness God Gospel Jesus Know Mormon Power Spirit Studied These Through]
What progress we are making. In the Middle Ages they would have burned me. Now they are content with burning my books.
[ Ages Books Burned Burning Content Making Middle Now Progress Would]
All books are divisible into two classes, the books of the hour, and the books of all time.
[ Books Classes Divisible Hour Into Time Two]
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.
[ Any Becomes Books Clearer Consequence Function Masterpiece More Other Produce Read Task True Writer]
Even in times when it's difficult to figure out, how do you go forward, art - and books - always help.
[ Always Art Books Difficult Even Figure Forward Go Help How Out Times]
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.
[ Among Books Comes Drawbacks Exercise Largely Life Literary Obvious Profession Spent Very Write]
They offered me millions and millions and millions of dollars to write books about Cary. That was between us. That was private. I'll always love him.
[ Always Between Books Cary Dollars Him Love Millions Offered Private Us Write]
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.
[ Actually Appreciate Bad Book Books Come Comments Credit Few Forty Happened Helping Lives Most Ordinary Readers Some Stress Their Them Through Time Times Years]
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.
[ Books Closet Come Date Full Get Getting Good Having Know Out Shoes These Time Women Worrying Young]
I've been tremendously moved by a bunch of odd books. Ross McDonald is very important to me. I love the Lew Archer books.
[ Been Books Bunch Important Love Mcdonald Moved Odd Ross Tremendously Very]
I knew that if I wrote a new book every six months or every year, if I continued to read great books, eventually I would write something worthy of publication. I understood I might be in my forties or my fifties or even my sixties, but I felt confident that it would happen.
[ Book Books Confident Continued Even Eventually Every Felt Fifties Forties Great Happen Knew Might Months New Publication Read Six Sixties Something Understood Worthy Would Write Wrote Year]
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.
[ 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]
My room for books and study or for sitting and thinking about nothing in particular to see what would happen was at the end of a hall.
[ Books End Hall Happen Nothing Particular Room See Sitting Study Thinking Would]
And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything. Nature
[ Books Brooks Everything Exempt Finds Good Haunt Life Our Public Running Sermons Stones Tongues Trees]
When I was growing up, I always read horror books, while my sister read romance novels.
[ Always Books Growing Horror Novels Read Romance Sister Up While]
I'm sure you're aware, with the time it takes to put these books together, everything can suddenly start coming out at once even though I wrote anything between one and five years ago.
[ Ago Anything Aware Between Books Coming Even Everything Five Once Out Put Start Suddenly Sure Takes These Though Time Together Wrote Years]
It is over with; I am in the history books.
[ Am Books History Over]
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.
[ Always Books England Fairytales Found German Hadn Heard Influenced Many Motives Much Thought Very]
The first book that they gave me was Jeannie, a young teenager. I went on with her maybe ten books.
[ Book Books First Gave Her Maybe Teenager Ten Went Young]
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.
[ Always Awaken Best Books His Interest Man Meet Mind Natural Often Peculiar Recommend Therefore Thirst Those Thought Wants Which Wise]
I'm no different from anybody else. If I don't have a card, I can't check out these books.
[ Anybody Books Card Check Different Else Out These]
Well you know I've been fan of Tony Hillerman's books for years.
[ Been Books Fan Know Tony Well Years]
But I like all the books. You've got to read them all to get the complete Harry Potter experience.
[ Books Complete Experience Get Got Harry Potter Read Them]
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.
[ Again Any Become Deeply High Honest How Idea Lot Most Our Over School Schools Segregated Students Teach Textbooks Think]
My six handbooks to Jewish life and lifecycle events mostly followed the trajectory of my adult Jewish life.
[ Adult Events Followed Jewish Life Mostly Six Trajectory]
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.
[ Also Been Books Change Deliberate Different Each Element Guess Involved Last Least Point Radically View]
Many good sayings are to be found in holy books, but merely reading them will not make one religious.
[ Books Found Good Holy Make Many Merely Reading Religious Sayings Them Will]
I don't take advances for my books.
[ Advances Books Take]
A harsh reality of newspaper editing is that the deadlines don't allow for the polish that you expect in books or even magazines.
[ Allow Books Deadlines Editing Even Expect Harsh Magazines Newspaper Polish Reality]
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.
[ Books Burn Curious Draw Father Find Get Go Look Love Matches Out Paper Picture Pictures Portraits School Sex Someone Their Then Were Would]
I never heard of anyone who was really literate or who ever really loved books who wanted to suppress any of them.
[ Any Anyone Books Ever Heard Literate Loved Never Really Suppress Them Wanted]
His knowledge of books had in some degree diminished his knowledge of the world.
[ Books Degree Diminished Had His Knowledge Some World]
All people, even secular people, are seeing books on the market like The End of History.
[ Books End Even History Market Secular Seeing]
The books that help you the most are those which make you think the most.
[ Books Help Make Most Think Those Which]
There are too many books I haven't read, too many places I haven't seen, too many memories I haven't kept long enough.
[ Books Enough Haven Kept Long Many Memories Places Read Seen Too]
I agreed on condition that we found a completely new concept that had nothing to do with the latest books.
[ Agreed Books Completely Concept Condition Found Had Latest New Nothing]
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.
[ Attention Books Change Deal Great Life Little Man Paid Really Very Woman Written]
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.
[ Books Canvas Destroy Down Everyone Feel Go Going Got Ink Library Love Make Net Organic Paper Pen Smell Thing Vendetta]
Reading about nature is fine, but if a person walks in the woods and listens carefully, he can learn more than what is in books, for they speak with the voice of God.
[ Books Carefully Fine God Learn Listens More Nature Person Reading Speak Than Voice Walks Woods]
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.
[ Books Computer Computers Embroidery History Into Past Plunging Reading Tweaking Writing]
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.
[ Books Delivered Down Generation Genius Great Leaves Legacies Mankind Posterity Presents Those Unborn Which Yet]
You've really got to start hitting the books because it's no joke out here.
[ Because Books Got Here Hitting Joke Out Really Start]
A friend in the War Office warned me that I was in Kitchener's black books, and that orders had been given for my arrest next time I appeared in France.
[ Appeared Arrest Been Black Books France Friend Given Had Next Office Orders Time War Warned]
I don't really have a lot of hobbies. I listen to a lot of spoken word. I get books on tape.
[ Books Get Hobbies Listen Lot Really Spoken Tape Word]
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.
[ 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 know many books which have bored their readers, but I know of none which has done real evil.
[ Books Bored Done Evil Know Many None Readers Real Their Which]
Most of my books have been written in the form of fantasy.
[ Been Books Fantasy Form Most Written]
I've had aunts and uncles who not only haven't read my books but could hardly believe that I was a writer.
[ Aunts Believe Books Could Had Hardly Haven Only Read Uncles Writer]
There's the typical books, Moby Dick and, I guess in my adult life I began to read biographies more than fiction. I started to want to relate to other people's lives, things that had really happened.
[ Adult Began Biographies Books Fiction Guess Had Happened Life Lives Moby More Other Read Really Relate Started Than Things Typical Want]
Quite often somebody will say, What year do your books take place? and the only answer I can give is, In childhood.
[ Answer Books Childhood Give Often Only Place Quite Say Somebody Take Will Year Your]
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.
[ Been Books Coming Disappointing Find Grass Had Natural Out Startling Story Themselves Were Wonders Written]
I wrote two plotted books, got some of the fundamentals of storytelling down, then... it's sort of like taking the training wheels off, trying to write a book that's fun in the same way without relying on quite such mechanical or external beats.
[ Beats Book Books Down External Fun Fundamentals Got Mechanical Off Plotted Quite Relying Same Some Sort Storytelling Such Taking Then Training Trying Two Way Wheels Without Write Wrote]
Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?
[ Bookstore Human Nature Weak Where]
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.
[ Bending Books Deliberately Emotionally Just Lot More Other Places Raw Reality Surprising Than Think Weirder Where]
Now, I had been drawing all this time - especially in France of course - so, when I came back, my father gave me the chance to do a cover for one of the books he published.
[ Back Been Books Came Chance Course Cover Drawing Especially Father France Gave Had Now Published Time]
I tend to come up with people more than situations - most of my books start with a character.
[ Books Character Come More Most Situations Start Tend Than Up]
Books have become our dearest companions, yielding exquisite delights and inspiring lofty aims.
[ Aims Become Books Companions Dearest Delights Exquisite Inspiring Lofty Our Yielding]
Christ himself wrote nothing, but furnished endless material for books and songs of gratitude and praise.
[ Books Christ Endless Furnished Gratitude Himself Material Nothing Praise Songs Wrote]
Why do I do this every Sunday? Even the book reviews seem to be the same as last week's. Different books same reviews.
[ Book Books Different Even Every Last Reviews Same Seem Sunday Week Why]
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.
[ Books Get Good Kinds Knew Lot Made Makes Promises Read Try Would Write Writers]
I never thought I'd be a writer. I never thought I'd be able to read a book, let alone write one. So if books like this inspire kids to write, or even read a whole book, I think it's good.
[ Able Alone Book Books Even Good Inspire Kids Never Read Think Thought Whole Write Writer]
We tend to read each other's books in sizeable chunks as they are written. I don't know that you could say we are ruthless with each other - in fact, I suppose we are very kind. There are ways to make suggestions which are not destructive.
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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.
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Jewish villages were built in the place of Arab villages. You do not even know the names of these Arab villages, and I do not blame you because geography books no longer exist.
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I have personally seen statements that were longer than some books I have read.
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It's different in Scotland. People who come to readings are more interested in literature as such, but the readership in general is really quite diverse. It's a cliche, but it's said that people who read my books don't read any other books, and you do get that element.
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I don't write down my experiences, but I have a very decent memory. I have tons of books in which I write down phrases as they occur to me. That's how I write songs. I'll need a line and I'll go through the books and find it, the right rhyme and everything.
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I read a book a day when I was a kid. My family was not literary; we did not have any books in the house.
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Because we do not sell photographs, we have no royalties on books, posters, postcards.
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A man in a bookstore buys a book on loneliness and every woman in the store hits on him. A woman buys a book on loneliness and the store clears out.
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I hate books; they only teach us to talk about things we know nothing about.
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Good books, like good friends, are few and chosen; the more select, the more enjoyable.
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People who are readers of fiction aren't particularly interested in comic books.
[ Books Comic Fiction Interested Particularly Readers]
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.
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I think my books come out very visual, which is an obvious consequence.
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Something about glamour interested me. All my schoolbooks had drawings of women on terraces with a cocktail and a cigarette.
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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.
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I judged about a zillion awards this year so I've been reading a lot of books that just came out.
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I get sent a lot of scripts which feature him as a kind of all-purpose Victorian literary character and really understand little, if anything, about him, his life or his books.
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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.
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Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all.
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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.
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I don't think that Slaughterhouse-Five was successful movie material. In fact, Vonnegut's books mostly I don't feel are movie material.
[ Books Fact Feel Material Mostly Movie Successful Think]
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.
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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.
[ Anymore Books Even Except Exist Imagination May Memory Nation Sense Sometimes Think]
Television and film are our libraries now. Our history books.
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The book salesman should be honored because he brings to our attention, as a rule, the very books we need most and neglect most.
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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.
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I take refuge in my books.
[ Books Refuge Take]
I had a very wise mother. She always kept books that were my grade level in our house.
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Comic books and graphic novels are a great medium. It's incredibly underused.
[ Books Comic Graphic Great Incredibly Medium Novels]
Movies can't ruin books. They can only ruin movies.
[ Books Movies Only Ruin]
Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.
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I learned easily and had time to follow my inclination for sports (light athletics and skiing) and chemistry, which I taught myself by reading all textbooks I could get.
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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.
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I feel I've got 10 books in me.
[ Books Feel Got]
I will say I am the sum of my books.
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The last three books are much more a case of a moment of history, what happened almost by accident or coincidence, like being in the same elevator or lifeboat.
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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.
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I remember being in the public library and my jaw just aching as I looked around at all those books I wanted to read. There just wasn't time enough to read everything I wanted to read.
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Surely the immutable laws of the universe can teach more impressive and exalted lessons than the holy books of all the religions on earth.
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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.
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I am grateful for - though I can't keep up with - the flood of articles, theses, and textbooks that mean to share insight concerning the nature of poetry.
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Books don't exist unless you read them. And it's a two way process - you write the book as you read it and you fill in the gaps. You discover it and you put the marks together and without you doing it they're just marks.
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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.
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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.
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I hate books; they only teach us to talk about what we don't know.
[ Books Hate Know Only Talk Teach Us]
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.
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Thrillers have been traditionally very masculine books; the women characters often rather decorative.
[ Been Books Characters Decorative Masculine Often Rather Thrillers Traditionally Very Women]
Learning hath gained most by those books by which the printers have lost.
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Read. Read. Read. Just don't read one type of book. Read different books by various authors so that you develop different styles.
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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.
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I prefer the honest jargon of reality to the outright lies of books.
[ Books Honest Jargon Lies Outright Prefer Reality]
One way an author dies a little each day is when his books go out of print.
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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.
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Jane Austen was writing about boring people with desperately limited lives. We forget this because we've seen too many of her books on screen.
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I've written 16 children's books and five unpublished novels. Some of the latter were breathtakingly bad.
[ Bad Books Children Five Latter Novels Some Unpublished Were Written]
Actually, the books were never a planned career path.
[ Actually Books Career Never Path Planned Were]
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.
[ Books Feminism Means Review Say Science Social Three Whatever Would Writing]
All the books I have written have been one book, from the beginning.
[ Been Beginning Book Books Written]
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.
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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.
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Then one day I thought it would be wonderful to make a whole book, to make my text and my drawings together, and that's how I started doing children's books.
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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.
[ Am Books Case Cases Difficult Enough Had Hard Impressed Lawyers Lost Most Never Out Really Tell Us Very Write]
Who has fully realized that history is not contained in thick books but lives in our very blood?
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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.
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I don't care how I got here. In the books, when you look at it 10 or 20 years from now, it's not going say how he got here, it's going to say he's here and he represented the team.
[ Books Care Going Got Here How Look Now Represented Say Team Years]
Books are like movies of the mind and it's better to leave Kinsey where she is.
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Do not consider it proof just because it is written in books, for a liar who will deceive with his tongue will not hesitate to do the same with his pen.
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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.
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The pleasure of reading is doubled when one lives with another who shares the same books.
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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.
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Comic books and The Chronicles of Narnia. My mother used to read those to me and my twin brother growing up.
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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.
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I had already done a lot of research for Rough Riders, keeping notebooks and old photographs. Some of the books were antiques for that time period, with the covers falling off.
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All books are either dreams or swords, you can cut, or you can drug, with words.
[ Books Cut Dreams Either Swords Words]
You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.
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Right up to the middle of this century all perceptions of the world around us were delivered via the bookshelf or the paper route.
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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.
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I think the thinking is, in the comic books, I should pack as much onto a page as possible, because, you know, it's kind of the cheaper format, and you want to give readers as much as you can for their dollar.
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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.
[ Books Got Kept List Long Never Out Past Print Them Wish Years]
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.
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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.
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You have very accurately described the difficulty of presenting my books on film: many of my characters are alone most of the time, and when they do talk, what they say is mostly lies. That can make for a pretty confusing film.
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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.
[ Against Books Closely Comic Each Just Make Other Rub Secret Serious Trying Uncomfortably Up]
But you can try to read books at the wrong time or for the wrong reasons.
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Every one of my books is written from the viewpoint of cops, with the exception of my book Killer on the Road, which is written from the viewpoint of a serial killer.
[ Book Books Cops Every Exception Killer Road Serial Viewpoint Which Written]
Men have had every advantage of us in telling their own story. Education has been theirs in so much higher a degree; the pen has been in their hands. I will not allow books to prove anything.
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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.
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Naturally, I have compensated in my adult years by owning very large numbers of books.
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Study nature, not books.
[ Books Nature Study]
The real war will never get in the books.
[ Books Get Never Real War Will]
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.
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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.
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Keeping books on social aid is capitalistic nonsense. I just use the money for the poor. I can't stop to count it. History
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The true university of these days is a collection of books.
[ Books Collection Days These True University]
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.
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Professional reviewers read so many bad books in the course of duty that they get an unhealthy craving for arresting phrases.
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I write reviews of science books for the Boston Globe, so I like to give science books.
[ Books Boston Give Globe Reviews Science Write]
The mortality of all inanimate things is terrible to me, but that of books most of all.
[ Books Inanimate Mortality Most Terrible Things]
But, for instance, when I was awfully young, I read all the Oz books. They were an enormous influence on me.
[ Awfully Books Enormous Influence Instance Oz Read Were Young]
It is much simpler to buy books than to read them and easier to read them than to absorb their contents.
[ Absorb Books Buy Contents Easier Much Read Simpler Than Their Them]
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.
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I may be only a fish and chip shop lady, but some of these economists need to get their heads out of the textbooks and get a job in the real world. I would not even let one of them handle my grocery shopping.
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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?
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The wise are above books.
[ Above Books Wise]
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.
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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.
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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.
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I think I learned a lot from reading in general - even from reading badly written books.
[ Badly Books Even General Learned Lot Reading Think Written]
From your parents you learn love and laughter and how to put one foot before the other. But when books are opened you discover that you have wings.
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I don't read books.
[ Books Read]
All the other books ask, 'What's it like?' What was World War II like for the young kid at Normandy, or what is work like for a woman having a job for the first time in her life? What's it like to be black or white?
[ Ask Black Books First Having Her Ii Job Kid Life Other Time War White Woman Work World Young]
Movies are not scripts - movies are films; they're not books, they're not the theatre. Movies
[ Books Films Movies Scripts Theatre]
An ordinary man can surround himself with two thousand books and thenceforward have at least one place in the world in which it is possible to be happy.
[ Books Happy Himself Least Man Ordinary Place Possible Surround Thousand Two Which World]
You are welcome to your intellectual pastimes and books and art and newspapers; welcome, too, to your bars and your whisky that only makes me ill. Here am I in the forest, quite content.
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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.
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If you want to publish two books a year under your own name and your publisher doesn't, maybe you need a different publisher.
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I always read all these books about the slaves. My mother is very educated. My father would talk to us like we were grown men. We never knew what he was talking about half the time.
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Being an actor, you are recognized for being somebody else, whereas these books are distilled from me.
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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.
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Books that do a tenth of what Left Behind has done are smashing successes.
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Deep-versed in books and shallow in himself.
[ Books Himself Shallow]
I was a very observant child. The boys in my books are based on boys in my neighborhood growing up.
[ Based Books Boys Child Growing Neighborhood Observant Up Very]
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.
[ Books Clumsy Entire Letters Loved Only Should Stage Way World Would Write]
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.
[ Adjunct Books Central Collected Comic Concern Included Interested Kid Magazines Majority Material Mostly Only Reading Television]
And I don't like books which are full of name dropping.
[ Books Dropping Full Name Which]
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.
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I teethed on books of heroes such as Winston Churchill, Abraham Lincoln and King David.
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Besides, most of the books I like involve people I could never play in a million years.
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The Bible and several other self help or enlightenment books cite the Seven Deadly Sins. They are: pride, greed, lust, envy, wrath, sloth, and gluttony. That pretty much covers everything that we do, that is sinful... or fun for that matter.
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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.
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Books are the money of Literature, but only the counters of Science.
[ Books Counters Literature Money Only Science]
When I was a boy, I always saw myself as a hero in comic books and in movies. I grew up believing this dream.
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But I read comic books. I read things like Richie Rich and Little Lulu.
[ Books Comic Little Lulu Read Rich Richie Things]
It is right and natural that generous minds while in the twenties should think the books which try to reform the world's wrong the greatest of all.
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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.
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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.
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The one thing I regret is that I will never have time to read all the books I want to read.
[ Books Never Read Regret Thing Time Want Will]
I have assiduously avoided calling my books novels.
[ Avoided Books Calling Novels]
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.
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I read books like mad, but I am careful to to let anything I read influence me.
[ Am Anything Books Careful Influence Mad Read]
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.
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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.
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I don't think Ripley is gay. He appreciates good looks in other men, that's true. But he's married in later books. I'm not saying he's very strong in the sex department. But he makes it in bed with his wife.
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We are motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is the more he is inspired by glory. The very philosophers themselves, even in those books which they write in contempt of glory, inscribe their names.
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Nine-tenths of the existing books are nonsense and the clever books are the refutation of that nonsense.
[ Books Clever Existing Nine-Tenths Nonsense]
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.
[ Around Author Books Hanging Hobby Just Library Local Out Pick Read Sort Their Took Up Would]
Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone. Wisdom
[ Alone Books Derived Wisdom]
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.
[ Also Appropriation Books Buy Buying Contents Could Good Mistaken Purchase Read Rule Their Them Thing Time Would]
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.
[ Books Case Crime Forensics Good Into Murder Read Studies Stuff True]
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.
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I've been writing in notebooks for 40 years or so.
[ Been Notebooks Writing Years]
I love books.
[ Books Love]
The books one has written in the past have two surprises in store: one couldn't write them again, and wouldn't want to.
[ Again Books Past Store Surprises Them Two Want Write Written]
Americans are paying for our lack of an energy policy with their jobs and out of their pocketbooks.
[ Americans Energy Jobs Lack Our Out Paying Pocketbooks Policy Their]
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
[ Anywhere Books Go Make Read World]
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.
[ Admiring Books Compel Day Different Distinctly Every Large Once Subtle Such Things Want World Write Written Years]
I would rather be poor in a cottage full of books than a king without the desire to read.
[ Books Cottage Desire Full King Poor Rather Read Than Without Would]
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.
[ Books Chivalry End Fathers Led Man None Nothing Only Other Our Read Reading Should Time Wherein]
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.
[ Always Books Buy Feel Few Get Information Know More Out Process Send Very Want Way]
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.
[ Been Books Computer Eclectic Extremely Facts Graphics Lately Lot Myself Read Reading Teaching Trivia]
The newest books are those that never grow old.
[ Books Grow Never Newest Old Those]
How some of the writers I come across get through their books without dying of boredom is beyond me.
[ Across Beyond Books Boredom Come Dying Get How Some Their Through Without Writers]
No, I don't autograph blank slips, checks, or stickers, and certainly no books without me in them.
[ Autograph Blank Books Certainly Checks Slips Stickers Them Without]
So far it's 43 books in 25 years.
[ Books Far Years]
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.
[ Always Books Carry Case Cassettes Down Get Just Know Lots Masterpiece Oh Paper Pens Read Roam Sit Something Somewhere Stuff Urge Weighted Wherever Write]
Very few of my books are about who stole the Maltese Falcon.
[ Books Falcon Few Stole Very]
I don't like books, they're all fact, no heart.
[ Books Fact Heart]
In my subconscious, my books were part of a single emotional journey.
[ Books Emotional Journey Part Single Subconscious Were]
We must get beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths... and tell the world the glories of our journey.
[ Beyond Get Glories Go Into Journey Must Our Out Tell Textbooks World]
If you think you have it tough, read history books.
[ Books History Read Think Tough]
My mother used to take my brother and me to get any books we wanted, but they were second hand books published in the '30s and '40s. I liked scary books.
[ Any Books Brother Get Hand Liked Mother Published Scary Second Take Used Wanted Were]
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'.
[ Books Different Few Food Furniture Homes House Lot Music Neighbors Other Our Pattern Repeated Thousands Were]
Unless their use by readers bring them to life, books are indeed dead things.
[ Books Bring Dead Indeed Life Readers Their Them Things Unless Use]
Books are a finer world within the world.
[ Books Finer Within World]
The real purpose of books is to trap the mind into doing its own thinking.
[ Books Doing Into Mind Own Purpose Real Thinking Trap]
All of my books now come from readers' ideas.
[ Books Come Ideas Now Readers]
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.
[ Always Because Books British Eccentric English Generation Great Grew Had Institution Michael Respect Then Up]
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.
[ Again Books College Completely Different Few Get Go Grow Idea Jokes Kids Later Level Love Put Read Show Up Watch]
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!
[ Actually Antoinette Arrival Book Books Childhood Concentration Family France Her How Influences Marie Some Start Surprising]
A house without books is like a room without windows. No man has a right to bring up his children without surrounding them with books, if he has the means to buy them.
[ Books Bring Buy Children His House Man Means Right Room Surrounding Them Up Windows 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.
[ Anything Baseball Books Called Else Fascinated First Hero Joe Kid Loved More Read Sports Than Were]
A collection of good books, with a soul to it in the shape of a librarian, becomes a vitalized power among the impulses by which the world goes on to improvement.
[ Among Becomes Books Collection Goes Good Improvement Impulses Librarian Power Shape Soul Which World]
When I'm in the field, when I'm working, I keep very careful notes. I wear big shirts with big breast pockets, and I carry in them two little spiral notebooks.
[ Big Careful Carry Field Keep Little Notebooks Notes Pockets Shirts Spiral Them Two Very Wear Working]
Not as ours the books of old - Things that steam can stamp and fold; Not as ours the books of yore - Rows of type, and nothing more.
[ Books Fold More Nothing Old Ours Rows Stamp Steam Things Type]
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.
[ Because Books Get Half Hour Movies Only Plane Probably Read Real Ride Sleep Slept Time Try Watch]
There are three schoolmasters for everybody that will employ them - the senses, intelligent companions, and books.
[ Books Companions Employ Everybody Intelligent Schoolmasters Senses Them Three Will]
The biggest critics of my books are people who never read them.
[ Biggest Books Critics Never Read Them]
He who studies books alone will know how things ought to be, and he who studies men will know how they are.
[ Alone Books How Know Men Ought Studies Things Will]
We were just a one-room bookstore; we didn't have any money for lawyers.
[ Any Bookstore Just Lawyers Money Were]
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.'
[ Books Bottom Chop Going Legs Library Off Put Said Thought Your]
I have learned to do more with less, so you don't see the big books anymore.
[ Anymore Big Books Learned Less More See]
I really like books that you can kind of hear as much as think about, that are so graphic and visual.
[ Books Graphic Hear Kind Much Really Think Visual]
There's a series of children's books called A Series of Unfortunate Events, which is like an incredibly dark version of Roald Dahl. I hope to start directing it.
[ Books Called Children Dark Directing Events Hope Incredibly Series Start Unfortunate Version Which]
I know that I am very popular in Holland, in fact I have visited Amsterdam several times to publicize my books. I have a great publisher in Holland and they have published all of my books in Dutch.
[ Am Amsterdam Books Dutch Fact Great Holland Know Popular Publicize Published Publisher Several Times Very Visited]
I'm obsessed with books.
[ Books Obsessed]
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.
[ Became Because Big Books Break Choked Comic Covers Everybody Getting Independent Into Market Out Own Speculators Starting Stuff Their Time Trick Trying Were]
I'm calling my book series the 'with God series.' And this next 'with God' book is Friendship with God, which comes out in November. This books challenges us to bring about the end of 'better' on this planet.
[ Better Book Books Bring Calling Challenges Comes End Friendship God Next November Out Planet Series Us Which]
Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime.
[ Alone Books Every Leaf Lord Our Promise Resurrection Springtime Written]
We've had really good mainstream publicity for these books and both Wanted and Chosen were snapped up as movie deals before each series even ended so I'm honestly just pinching myself.
[ Before Books Both Chosen Deals Each Ended Even Good Had Honestly Just Mainstream Movie Myself Pinching Publicity Really Series Snapped These Up Wanted Were]
The Bible is worth all the other books which have ever been printed.
[ Been Bible Books Ever Other Printed Which Worth]
My books are water; those of the great geniuses are wine - everybody drinks water.
[ Books Drinks Everybody Geniuses Great Those Water Wine]
I read all the time... I read a lot of history books.
[ Books History Lot Read Time]
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.
[ Books Curiosity Developed Except Frequent Had Help Home Learn Library Public Reading Refined Started Taste Will]
I cannot live without books.
[ Books Cannot Live Without]
With a few flowers in my garden, half a dozen pictures and some books, I live without envy.
[ Books Dozen Envy Few Flowers Garden Half Live Pictures Some Without]
A lot of my characters in all of my books have a self-destructive urge. They'll do precisely the thing that they know is wrong, take a perverse delight in doing the wrong thing.
[ Books Characters Delight Doing Know Lot Perverse Precisely Self-Destructive Take Thing Urge Wrong]
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.
[ Answer Books Bunch Continental Crap Cycle Drift Earth Get Give Had Kay Laughed Learned Marshall Ridicule Science Something Student Used Which Wrong]
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.
[ Been Books Every Few Movies Screenplays Screenwriter Those Twenty-Five Written Years]
I was lucky enough to be given books that weren't top sellers; books that were kind of under the radar.
[ Books Enough Given Kind Lucky Radar Sellers Top Under Were Weren]
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.
[ Bad Been Book Books Cannot Devil Doing Finding His Ignorance Keep Mankind Masses Poison Policy Power Read Repent Their Will Worse]
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.
[ Authors Books Focus Genre Lot Mind Questions Read Variety Want Write Your]
Frank is such a great visual storyteller, that if you study his artwork you see that his Sin City books are already the best movies never seen on the big screen.
[ Already Artwork Best Big Books City Frank Great His Movies Never Screen See Seen Sin Storyteller Study Such Visual]
I describe my works as books, but my publishers in Spain, in the United States, and elsewhere insist on calling them novels.
[ Books Calling Describe Elsewhere Insist Novels Publishers Spain States Them United Works]
You're getting to know who the great chefs are through their books.
[ Books Chefs Getting Great Know Their Through]
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.
[ Bible Book Books Divine Great How Live Men Remained Righteously Sense Still Teach Which]
A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books.
[ Across Better Books Conversation Man Mere Single Study Table Ten Than Wise Years]
We used to root for the Indians against the cavalry, because we didn't think it was fair in the history books that when the cavalry won it was a great victory, and when the Indians won it was a massacre. History
[ Against Because Books Cavalry Fair Great History Indians Massacre Root Think Used Victory Won]
I don't have the feeling that as a very young person I read books that absolutely made their mark on my mind.
[ Absolutely Books Feeling Made Mark Mind Person Read Their Very Young]
Your second-hand bookseller is second to none in the worth of the treasures he dispenses.
[ Dispenses None Second Second-Hand Treasures Worth Your]
Thy books should, like thy friends, not many be, yet such wherein men may thy judgment see.
[ Books Friends Judgment Many May Men See Should Such Thy Wherein Yet]
The bastard form of mass culture is humiliated repetition... always new books, new programs, new films, news items, but always the same meaning.
[ Always Books Culture Films Form Humiliated Items Mass Meaning New News Programs Repetition Same]
I feel less alone when I read the books of Ratzinger.
[ Alone Books Feel Less Read]
One thing that's coming up a lot is: are you as grumpy as you appear from this Black Books thing.
[ Appear Black Books Coming Grumpy Lot Thing Up]
Well, now that he's finished one building, he'll Le Corbusier go write four books about it.
[ Books Building Finished Four Go Now Well Write]
I can now focus on a huge audience through TV, books, cookware and foods.
[ Audience Books Focus Foods Huge Now Through Tv]
This is a feminist bookstore. There is no humor section.
[ Bookstore Feminist Humor Section]
Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly remembered.
[ Books Forgotten None Remembered Some Undeservedly]
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.
[ Books Contracts Electronic Forced Include Little Major Make New Publishers Rights Very]
I think that's not a question that one can answer accurately. I read a whole range of books, quite a lot of history at the time, and still do read a lot. I read very widely.
[ Accurately Answer Books History Lot Question Quite Range Read Still Think Time Very Whole Widely]
I got introduced to audiobooks because of having a baby.
[ Baby Because Got Having Introduced]
Books are divided into two classes, the books of the hour and the books of all time.
[ Books Classes Divided Hour Into Time Two]
I thought a dignified thing to do would be to live in the country by the time I'm 50 and write books.
[ Books Country Dignified Live Thing Thought Time Would Write]
I think of my books as mainstream and that's were most people who read them look for them in book stores.
[ Book Books Look Mainstream Most Read Stores Them Think 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.
[ Been Being Books Could Crucial Editor Give Kinds Love Most Part Poetry Time Way Which]
I have also written a book about the Giving of the Torah, and a book on the Days of Awe, and a book on the books of Israel that have been written since the day the Torah was given to Israel.
[ Also Awe Been Book Books Day Days Given Giving Israel Since Torah Written]
Children simply don't make the distinction; a book is either good or bad. And some of the books they think are good are very, very bad indeed.
[ Bad Book Books Children Distinction Either Good Indeed Make Simply Some Think Very]
Today's gasoline prices are taking a severe toll on Americans' pocketbooks. Consumers are anxious.
[ Americans Anxious Consumers Gasoline Pocketbooks Prices Severe Taking Today Toll]
Two things I do well in books are sex and violence, but I don't want gratuitous sex or violence. The sex and violence are only as graphic as need be. And never included unless it furthers the plot or character development.
[ Books Character Development Furthers Graphic Gratuitous Included Need Never Only Plot Sex Things Two Unless Violence Want Well]
I often reread books I have written.
[ Books Often Reread Written]
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.
[ Another Book Books Create Form Interaction Mind Network Opposition Other Pattern Reader Readers Reinforcing Relationships Same Some Sort Stand Think Time Two Writers]
My parents would read those books to me as well but they used to make me starving when I was a kid because they were always eating ham sandwiches with the crusts off and drinking ginger beer.
[ Always Because Beer Books Drinking Eating Ginger Ham Kid Make Off Parents Read Sandwiches Starving Those Used Well Were Would]
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. Technology
[ Age Books Changed Children Doing Found However Longer Much Only Our Printing Reading Reproducing Routine Streamlined Technological Them Way Ways Work]
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.
[ Because Book Books Could Disappear Escape House Into Kid Only Open Out Way Were Wonderful]
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.
[ Always American Books Decency Deep Facts Felt Information Intelligence Native Providing]
It's just different discipline, just doing the voice over. I guess I've done about 5 or 6 audio books in the past and I do the animated voice for a show called Fatherhood on Nickelodeon.
[ Animated Audio Books Called Different Discipline Doing Done Fatherhood Guess Just Nickelodeon Over Past Show Voice]