Quotations that match 'books'.We had literary references, so we knew what we were talking about. We could quote things, talk about books we'd read; you can say something, you don't have to explain it.
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Every reader knows about the feeling that characters in books seem more real than real people.
[ Books Characters Every Feeling Knows More Reader Real Seem Than]
One of the great defects of English books printed in the last century is the want of an index.
[ Books Century Defects English Great Index Last Printed Want]
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]
I used to have all the Goosebumps books as a kid too.
[ Books Goosebumps Kid Too Used]
Every ceremony or rite has a value if it is performed without alteration. A ceremony is a book in which a great deal is written. Anyone who understands can read it. One rite often contains more than a hundred books.
[ Alteration Anyone Book Books Ceremony Contains Deal Every Great Hundred More Often Performed Read Rite Than Understands Value Which Without Written]
Books are humanity in print.
[ Books Humanity Print]
Readers always seem to think that the author has some control over the design of their books.
[ Always Author Books Control Design Over Readers Seem Some Their Think]
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]
The main thing that gives me hope is the media. We have radio, TV, magazines, and books, so we have the possibility of learning from societies that are remote from us, like Somalia. We turn on the TV and see what blew up in Iraq or we see conditions in Afghanistan.
[ Afghanistan Blew Books Conditions Gives Hope Iraq Learning Magazines Main Media Possibility Radio Remote See Societies Somalia Thing Turn Tv Up Us]
My idea of going to hell is going somewhere where there are no books.
[ Books Going Hell Idea Somewhere Where]
Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?
[ Bookstore Human Nature Weak Where]
We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading.
[ Books Great Love Reading Should Teach]
I don't like Communism because it hands out wealth through rationing books.
[ Because Books Communism Hands Out Rationing Through Wealth]
Blake has always been a favorite, the lyrics, not so much the prophetic books, but I suppose Yeats influenced me more as a young poet, and the American, Robert Frost.
[ Always American Been Blake Books Favorite Frost Influenced Lyrics More Much Poet Prophetic Robert Suppose Yeats Young]
You want a story? Read 'Gone With the Wind'. These aren't stories. They're joke books. The whole thing of a beginning, a middle and an end has been done to death.
[ Been Beginning Books Death Done End Gone Joke Middle Read Stories Story These Thing Want Whole Wind]
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]
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.
[ Became Books Brothers Doctor Due Educational Engaged Had Home Interests Lawyers Many Medicine Our Principally Professional Serious Sister Students Studies Two Where Whom]
Books support us in our solitude and keep us from being a burden to ourselves.
[ Being Books Burden Keep Our Ourselves Solitude Support Us]
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]
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]
Black Books adheres to a more old fashioned, traditional sitcom format, which I think works, because in its own way, it's quite theatrical.
[ Because Black Books Fashioned Format More Old Own Quite Sitcom Theatrical Think Traditional Way Which Works]
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]
The end of reading is not more books but more life.
[ Books End Life More Reading]
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]
In books lies the soul of the whole past time.
[ Books Lies Past Soul Time Whole]
I love everything that's old, - old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine.
[ Books Everything Friends Love Manners Old Times Wine]
I'm all for selling books, but when guys are burning my house down, that's where I draw the line.
[ Books Burning Down Draw Guys House Line Selling Where]
Wherever they burn books they will also, in the end, burn human beings.
[ Also Beings Books Burn End Human Wherever Will]
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]
There's always pressure, a great deal of pressure, when writing, since my first books were so successful.
[ Always Books Deal First Great Pressure Since Successful Were Writing]
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.
[ Area Biographies Book Books Doors Editor Established Etc Executive First Magazine Opened Publisher Publishing Really Seven Sports Stars Three Were While Writing]
Today's public figures can no longer write their own speeches or books, and there is some evidence that they can't read them either.
[ Books Either Evidence Figures Longer Own Public Read Some Speeches Their Them Today Write]
The books that help you the most are those which make you think the most.
[ Books Help Make Most Think Those Which]
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]
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.
[ Books Constantly Exceptionally Exhausting Feeling Indiscriminate Inventing Involves Irritating Job Only Praising Prolonged Quite Reactions Reviewing Spontaneous Thankless Towards Trash Whatever Which]
I have personally seen statements that were longer than some books I have read.
[ Books Longer Personally Read Seen Some Statements Than Were]
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 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]
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.
[ Book Books Children Day Doing Drawings How Make Started Text Then Thought Together Whole Wonderful Would]
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]
Next, in importance to books are their titles.
[ Books Importance Next Their Titles]
I get crazy in a bookstore. It makes my heart beat hard because I want to buy everything.
[ Beat Because Bookstore Buy Crazy Everything Get Hard Heart Makes Want]
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]
The real war will never get in the books.
[ Books Get Never Real War Will]
Books give not wisdom where none was before. But where some is, there reading makes it more.
[ Before Books Give Makes More None Reading Some Where Wisdom]
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]
I don't write for publishers, certainly not for critics, and not for readers, But I am delighted that so many people have found my books enjoyable and want to continue to read them.
[ Am Books Certainly Continue Critics Delighted Enjoyable Found Many Publishers Read Readers Them Want Write]
I started to write in 2001. I wrote the books for the fun of it. It was an old idea I had had since the nineties.
[ Books Fun Had Idea Nineties Old Since Started Write Wrote]
Have you ever heard the expression: Walk a mile in my shoes, and then judge me? And write your own books.
[ Books Ever Expression Heard Judge Mile Own Shoes Then Walk Write Your]
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]
Books are a real solace, friendships are good but action is better than all.
[ Action Better Books Friendships Good Real Solace Than]
One way an author dies a little each day is when his books go out of print.
[ Author Books Day Dies Each Go His Little Out Print Way]
Our mission, is to publish books on social and cultural issues, including books on law related to those areas. We are not looking for books on, say, tax policy, etc.
[ Areas Books Cultural Etc Including Issues Law Looking Mission Our Policy Publish Related Say Social Tax Those]
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]
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]
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]
Television is actually closer to reality than anything in books. The madness of TV is the madness of human life.
[ Actually Anything Books Closer Human Life Madness Reality Television Than Tv]
Well, I've been a big fan of comic books since I was a little kid. In fact, I used to write and draw my own comic books when I was on the old Lost in Space series.
[ Been Big Books Comic Draw Fact Fan Kid Little Lost Old Own Series Since Space Used Well Write]
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]
I did about 2000 covers altogether, for all sorts of books - from Shakespeare to James Bond - and I always had the idea that I must give 100%, no matter who the author was.
[ Altogether Always Author Bond Books Covers Did Give Had Idea James Matter Must Shakespeare Sorts]
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.
[ Advantage Allow Anything Been Books Degree Education Every Had Hands Higher Men Much Own Pen Prove Story Telling Their Theirs Us Will]
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.
[ Because Books Cd-Rom Come Help Information Libraries Meet Might Office Other Place Resource Where Work Your]
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.
[ Adventure Alarmed Books Boys Corrupt Eager Historical Imagined Innocent Kenneth Librarian Lot Might Mystery Novels Roberts Were Whatever Youth]
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]
So far it's 43 books in 25 years.
[ Books Far Years]
Movies can't ruin books. They can only ruin movies.
[ Books Movies Only Ruin]
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]
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.
[ Active Always Autographs Because Books Carried Carrying Developed Hand More Muscles Now Other Signing Strongest Think Those Very]
Lets tell young people the best books are yet to written; the best painting, the best government the best of everything is yet to be done by them.
[ Best Books Done Everything Government Lets Painting Tell Them Written Yet Young]
These are not books, lumps of lifeless paper, but minds alive on the shelves.
[ Alive Books Lifeless Lumps Minds Paper Shelves These]
Writing children's books gives a writer a very strong sense of narrative drive.
[ Books Children Drive Gives Narrative Sense Strong Very Writer Writing]
There's more fiction in my life than in books, so I don't bother with them.
[ Books Bother Fiction Life More Than Them]
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]
The future? Like unwritten books and unborn children, you don't talk about it.
[ Books Children Future Talk Unborn Unwritten]
Nine-tenths of the existing books are nonsense and the clever books are the refutation of that nonsense.
[ Books Clever Existing Nine-Tenths Nonsense]
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]
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]
It's nice to be in a situation where the two books that I write for a sort of regular monthly income are also works that I enjoy immensely, rather than them being some kind of bread and butter, do it because you have to do it.
[ Also Because Being Books Bread Butter Enjoy Immensely Income Kind Monthly Nice Rather Regular Situation Some Sort Than Them Two Where Works Write]
My books are water; those of the great geniuses are wine - everybody drinks water.
[ Books Drinks Everybody Geniuses Great Those Water Wine]
I've given up reading books. I find it takes my mind off myself.
[ Books Find Given Mind Myself Off Reading Takes Up]
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]
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]
If you think you have it tough, read history books.
[ Books History Read Think Tough]
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 do give books as gifts sometimes, when people would rather have one than a new Ferrari.
[ Books Ferrari Gifts Give New Rather Sometimes Than Would]
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]
I wouldn't like to be a character in one of my books!
[ Books Character]
Anyway, several rewrites later, Del Rey Books did publish my first novel, and it did become the first work of fiction on the New York Times trade paperback bestseller list.
[ Anyway Become Bestseller Books Del Did Fiction First Later List New Novel Paperback Publish Rewrites Several Times Trade Work York]
I write reviews of science books for the Boston Globe, so I like to give science books.
[ Books Boston Give Globe Reviews Science Write]
My books always begin with a sentence and an image - not necessarily connected.
[ Always Begin Books Connected Image Necessarily Sentence]
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]
By the time I was 12 or 13, I was studying biochemistry textbooks.
[ Biochemistry Studying Textbooks Time]
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]
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.
[ Become Behind Books Finding Get Just Make Money Movie Movies Potential Put Question Studio Up Wants]
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 believe in communication; books communicate ideas and make bridges between people.
[ Believe Between Books Bridges Communicate Communication Ideas Make]
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]
There are good books and there are bad books, period, that's the distinction.
[ Bad Books Distinction Good Period]
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]
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]
So the books have a greater appeal to a British audience, but that hasn't stopped them making best-seller lists in places like Brazil, Japan and at least a dozen other countries.
[ Appeal Audience Best-Seller Books Brazil British Countries Dozen Greater Hasn Japan Least Lists Making Other Places Stopped Them]
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]
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]
The books are funny and sad, and that's what people respond to.
[ Books Funny Respond Sad]
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]
Books are those faithful mirrors that reflect to our mind the minds of sages and heroes.
[ Books Faithful Heroes Mind Minds Mirrors Our Reflect Sages Those]
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]
On my first days here I did not start work immediately but, as planned, I took it easy for a few days - flicked through books, studied Japanese art a little.
[ Art Books Days Did Easy Few First Here Immediately Japanese Little Planned Start Studied Through Took Work]
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]
There are a couple of carp fishing books I've been reading. I'm very interested in that line of books, because I think they write very well, carp anglers, about the general environment.
[ Because Been Books Carp Couple Environment Fishing General Interested Line Reading Think Very Well Write]
There's something about each of my books that I'm really proud of, and there's something about each of my books that I cringe over.
[ Books Cringe Each Over Proud Really Something]
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.
[ Bookshelves Building Children Consists Content Decorating Enough Grew Kind Most Mostly Think Up Would]
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.
[ Beats Because Book Books Happens Know Memory Might Now Remember Scene Them]
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]
I'd love to do a whole series of stories and have them collected into books.
[ Books Collected Into Love Series Stories Them Whole]
The language of my books has shaped me as a man.
[ Books Language Man Shaped]
I couldn't live a week without a private library - indeed, I'd part with all my furniture and squat and sleep on the floor before I'd let go of the 1500 or so books I possess.
[ Before Books Floor Furniture Go Indeed Library Live Part Possess Private Sleep Squat Week Without]
I love coloring books. I keep some by my bed.
[ Bed Books Coloring Keep Love Some]
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]
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.
[ Books Generous Greatest Minds Natural Reform Right Should Think Try Twenties Which While World Wrong]
Books are a finer world within the world.
[ Books Finer Within 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]
Books, like friends, should be few and well chosen. Like friends, too, we should return to them again and again for, like true friends, they will never fail us - never cease to instruct - never cloy.
[ Again Books Cease Chosen Fail Few Friends Instruct Never Return Should Them Too True Us Well Will]
The response to 'The Greatest Generation' and the books that followed has been one of the most satisfying experiences of my life.
[ Been Books Experiences Followed Generation Greatest Life Most Response Satisfying]
Books are men of higher stature; the only men that speak aloud for future times to hear.
[ Aloud Books Future Hear Higher Men Only Speak Stature Times]
Most of us... are simply just trying to get through the day. And wait for those times in their life that are markers, that put things into relief. That's why we like movies and books so much.
[ Books Day Get Into Just Life Markers Most Movies Much Put Relief Simply Their Things Those Through Times Trying Us Wait Why]
A couple of weeks after that, Zebra Books phoned with an offer, and I accepted.
[ Accepted After Books Couple Offer Phoned Weeks]
Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all.
[ Books His Man New Original Serve Show Those Thoughts Very]
Oh, I think every author is inspired by all of the books that she reads.
[ Author Books Every Inspired Oh Reads She Think]
We don't perceive a contradiction between writing books, making films or producing a television program. These days you can't choose how you want to express yourself anymore.
[ Anymore Between Books Choose Contradiction Days Express Films How Making Perceive Producing Program Television These Want Writing Yourself]
I have always read all the latest cookery books and magazines, from all over the world.
[ Always Books Cookery Latest Magazines Over Read World]
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]
The failure to read good books both enfeebles the vision and strengthens our most fatal tendency - the belief that the here and now is all there is.
[ Belief Books Both Failure Fatal Good Here Most Now Our Read Strengthens Tendency Vision]
His knowledge of books had in some degree diminished his knowledge of the world.
[ Books Degree Diminished Had His Knowledge Some World]
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.
[ Agreed Books Childhood Days Effects Experts Forget Great Left Many Off Pick Possible Quickly Should These Time Trauma Up Where]
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]
Read. Read. Read. Just don't read one type of book. Read different books by various authors so that you develop different styles.
[ Authors Book Books Develop Different Just Read Styles Type Various]
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]
You can read a dozen different textbooks or how-to manuals that will tell you the basic rules of what makes a story - a beginning, a middle, and an end.
[ Basic Beginning Different Dozen End Makes Manuals Middle Read Rules Story Tell Textbooks Will]
I have a private press. I'm a book artist. I publish books of other authors and artists. I do the illustrating. I set the type. I print it myself on my press. I do everything but bind it.
[ Artist Artists Authors Bind Book Books Everything Illustrating Myself Other Press Print Private Publish Set Type]
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]
Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone. Wisdom
[ Alone Books Derived Wisdom]
An apology for the devil: it must be remembered that we have heard one side of the case. God has written all the books.
[ Apology Books Case Devil God Heard Must Remembered Side Written]
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]
A book is a fragile creature, it suffers the wear of time, it fears rodents, the elements and clumsy hands. so the librarian protects the books not only against mankind but also against nature and devotes his life to this war with the forces of oblivion.
[ Against Also Book Books Clumsy Creature Devotes Elements Fears Forces Fragile Hands His Librarian Life Mankind Nature Oblivion Only Protects Rodents Suffers Time War Wear]
Genre is a bookstore problem, not a literary problem.
[ Bookstore Genre Literary Problem]
A man loses contact with reality if he is not surrounded by his books.
[ Books Contact His Loses Man Reality Surrounded]
Second, there are so many magical places in books that you can't go to, like Hogwarts and Middle Earth, so I wanted to set a story in a place where children can actually go.
[ Actually Books Children Earth Go Magical Many Middle Place Places Second Set Story Wanted Where]
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.
[ Books Down Give Grow Head Heart Here His Hours Learning Lesson May Meditation Moments Think Useful Wiser Without]
The biggest markets for my books outside the UK are France and Italy, and those are the two countries where I also have the closest personal relationships with my translators - I don't know whether that's a coincidence, or if there's something to be learned from it.
[ Also Biggest Books Closest Coincidence Countries France Italy Know Learned Markets Outside Personal Relationships Something Those Translators Two Uk Where Whether]
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]
Good books, like good friends, are few and chosen; the more select, the more enjoyable.
[ Books Chosen Enjoyable Few Friends Good More Select]
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]
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]
If an army of monkeys were strumming on typewriters, they might write all the books in the British Museum.
[ Army Books British Might Monkeys Museum Typewriters Were Write]
But everything of value about me is in my books.
[ Books Everything Value]
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.
[ Actually Always Another Book Books Enjoyed Figured Finished Fun Get Going Hated Letters Out Read Readers Reading Say Somebody Suggested Thrilled]
Some people act as though art that is for a mass audience is not good art, and I think this has been a very negative thing. I know that I have wanted very much to write books that are accessible to the widest audience possible.
[ Accessible Act Art Audience Been Books Good Know Mass Much Negative Possible Some Thing Think Though Very Wanted Widest Write]
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]
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.
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I look at my books the way parents look at their children. The fact that one becomes more successful than the others doesn't make me love the less successful one any less.
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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.
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I will try to write books until I drop dead.
[ Books Dead Drop Try Until Will Write]
I do like to explore evil characters in my books.
[ Books Characters Evil Explore]
Books and marriage go ill together.
[ Books Go Ill Marriage Together]
The experience of the race shows that we get our most important education not through books but through our work. We are developed by our daily task, or else demoralized by it, as by nothing else.
[ Books Daily Demoralized Developed Education Else Experience Get Important Most Nothing Our Race Shows Task Through Work]
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.
[ Books Chunks Could Destructive Each Fact Kind Know Make Other Read Ruthless Say Sizeable Suggestions Suppose Tend Very Ways Which Written]
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]
Books that do a tenth of what Left Behind has done are smashing successes.
[ Behind Books Done Left Smashing Successes Tenth]
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]
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.
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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.
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I am a writer of books in retrospect. I talk in order to understand; I teach in order to learn.
[ Am Books Learn Order Retrospect Talk Teach Understand Writer]
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.
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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.
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If books were Persian carpets, one would not look only at the outer side. because it is the stitch that makes a carpet wear, gives it its life and bloom.
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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.
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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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Actually my first eight books were historical novels, but they were never published.
[ Actually Books Eight First Historical Never Novels Published Were]
Many of you might already recognize me as the guy in the question-mark suits appearing in the late night TV commercials and on the cover of educational books and CDs.
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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]
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]
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.
[ Author Books Character Choice Choices Endless Get Here Make Might Out Over Plot Quest Start Then Two Write]
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]
One person who has mastered life is better than a thousand persons who have mastered only the contents of books, but no one can get anything out of life without God.
[ Anything Better Books Contents Get God Life Mastered Only Out Person Persons Than Thousand Without]
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 true university of these days is a collection of books.
[ Books Collection Days These True University]
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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Who has fully realized that history is not contained in thick books but lives in our very blood?
[ Blood Books Contained Fully History Lives Our Realized Thick Very]
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.
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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]
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]
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about things we know nothing about.
[ Books Hate Know Nothing Only Talk Teach Things Us]
The wise are above books.
[ Above Books Wise]
I spend a lot of time preparing. I think a lot about what I want to do. I have prep books, little notebooks in which I write everything down before a sitting. Otherwise I would forget my ideas.
[ Before Books Down Everything Forget Ideas Little Lot Notebooks Otherwise Prep Preparing Sitting Spend Think Time Want Which Would Write]
I don't believe in personal immortality; the only way I expect to have some version of such a thing is through my books.
[ Believe Books Expect Immortality Only Personal Some Such Thing Through Version Way]
The burning of an author's books, imprisonment for opinion's sake, has always been the tribute that an ignorant age pays to the genius of its time.
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What do we, as a nation, care about books? How much do you think we spend altogether on our libraries, public or private, as compared with what we spend on our horses?
[ Altogether Books Care Compared Horses How Libraries Much Nation Our Private Public Spend Think]
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]
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]
Well I've written four beauty books as well.
[ Beauty Books Four Well Written]
I love the idea that we put in jokes the kids don't get. And that later, when they grow up and read a few books and go to college and watch the show again, they can get it on a completely different level.
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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]
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]
I get up in the morning, do my e-mail, I check my e-mails all day. I'll go online and I'll buy my books at Amazon.com, but I don't want to buy all of them because I want to go to Duttons and I want to buy books from another human being.
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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.
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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.
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I maintain an ongoing survey of Internet Publishing and self publishing, so that it is now possible for any writer with a book to get it published at nominal cost or free, and to have it on sale at booksellers like Amazon.com.
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There's nothing definite yet. Of course, any time you have a book, there's going to be book signings and stuff. We'll do bookstores that handle both audio and video. And some of the stores want to have the CDs available at the same time. So that part looks real good.
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I knew it was going to be enormous because of the number of people who bought the books, but, to be honest, I never thought it would be bigger than Bond. Never in a million years.
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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.
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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.
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The power of a book lies in its power to turn a solitary act into a shared vision. As long as we have books, we are not alone.
[ Act Alone Book Books Into Lies Long Power Shared Solitary Turn Vision]
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.
[ Books Full Great Helped Inspire Magazines Newspapers Pictures Seriously Started Taking Time Were]
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.
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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]
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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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.
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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]
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]
All the characters in my books are imagined, but all have a bit of who I am in them - much like the characters in your dreams are all formed by who you are.
[ Am Bit Books Characters Dreams Formed Imagined Much Them Your]
Most people - and particularly people whose lives have nothing to do with books at all - are intrigued by the idea that somebody wants to listen to them and get it right.
[ Books Get Idea Intrigued Listen Lives Most Nothing Particularly Right Somebody Them Wants Whose]
Books have become our dearest companions, yielding exquisite delights and inspiring lofty aims.
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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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Thrillers have been traditionally very masculine books; the women characters often rather decorative.
[ Been Books Characters Decorative Masculine Often Rather Thrillers Traditionally Very Women]
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.
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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.
[ Absolute Books Dogs Drink Even Germany Infinite Make References Water Which Writers]
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?
[ Almost Book Books Economy Except Exclusively Few First Highest Importance Inferior Might Order Read Reading Reason Selects Sensible Some Special Sufficiently Time Very Which Why]
If sex is such a natural phenomenon, how come there are so many books on how to do it?
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Some books claim I have already clocked up a century of Grands Prix, but let me put the record straight. Australia will be my 100th start, and I aim to mark the milestone with a cracking performance. It could even be celebrated with a victory.
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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]
All people, even secular people, are seeing books on the market like The End of History.
[ Books End Even History Market Secular Seeing]
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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Actually, the books were never a planned career path.
[ Actually Books Career Never Path Planned Were]
There was a time when the world acted on books; now books act on the world.
[ Act Acted Books Now Time World]
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.
[ Alone Another Books Boring Concluded Drudgery Hundreds Induce Make Notes Nothing Read Scholarship Soon Thing Very Would]
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]
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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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.
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In a Glasser Quality School there is no such thing as a closed book test. Students are told to get out their notes and open their books. There is no such thing as being forbidden to ask the teacher or another student for help.
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Writing books is the closest men ever come to childbearing.
[ Books Closest Come Ever Men Writing]
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]
Books had instant replay long before televised sports.
[ Before Books Had Instant Long Replay Sports Televised]
We were just a one-room bookstore; we didn't have any money for lawyers.
[ Any Bookstore Just Lawyers Money Were]
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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All that I know about my life, it seems, I have learned in books.
[ Books Know Learned Life Seems]
You've got all these books on self help, getting to know yourself, doing the right thing, eating the so-called right foods, even down to what books you have on your shelves. People are encouraged to look to themselves first as opposed to being a part of society.
[ Being Books Doing Down Eating Encouraged Even First Foods Getting Got Help Know Look Opposed Part Right Self Shelves So-Called Society Themselves These Thing Your Yourself]
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]
I've written many nonfiction books, but that's a special gift.
[ Books Gift Many Nonfiction Special Written]
Probably I, like a lot of people, became a writer in imitation of or in homage to the books I enjoyed. When you're so captivated by something, you think, could I do that? Hmm, let me try.
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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]
I don't read magazines much, and I have an awful time with books.
[ Awful Books Magazines Much Read Time]
If you read a lot of books you are considered well read. But if you watch a lot of TV, you're not considered well viewed.
[ Books Considered Lot Read Tv Viewed Watch Well]
Some of the most famous books are the least worth reading. Their fame was due to their having done something that needed to be doing in their day. The work is done and the virtue of the book has expired.
[ Book Books Day Doing Done Due Expired Fame Famous Having Least Most Needed Reading Some Something Their Virtue Work Worth]
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.
[ Ability Always Anybody Apart Books Come Could Divorce Else Falling How Look Love Many Other Released Somebody Songs Then Up Used Ways Wonder Words Write]
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.
[ Books Certain Distracted Easily Extremely Grab Important More Person Reading Really Takes Think Very Visual]
I have friends who read my books in Greek.
[ Books Friends Greek Read]
Never loan a book to someone if you expect to get it back. Loaning books is the same as giving them away.
[ Away Back Book Books Expect Get Giving Loan Never Same Someone Them]
You cannot write for children They're much too complicated. You can only write books that are of interest to them.
[ Books Cannot Children Complicated Interest Much Only Them Too Write]
Books do furnish a room.
[ Books Furnish Room]
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]
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.
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I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves. Design
[ Bookshelves Building Children Consists Content Decorating Enough Grew Kind Most Mostly Think Up Would]
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 think I learned a lot from reading in general - even from reading badly written books.
[ Badly Books Even General Learned Lot Reading Think Written]
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 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]
Going out in Paris was like going out in the '30s dressed like the Andrews Sisters. It was everything I'd seen in books at my grandparents' house, only it was our generation.
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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]
If you want to publish two books a year under your own name and your publisher doesn't, maybe you need a different publisher.
[ Books Different Maybe Name Need Own Publish Publisher Two Under Want Year Your]
I think really good books can be read by anybody.
[ Anybody Books Good Read Really Think]
I think God destined that I play. I think it's all in the books already.
[ Already Books Destined God Play Think]
I read one or two other books which gave me a background in mathematics other than logic.
[ Background Books Gave Logic Mathematics Other Read Than Two Which]
Read much, but not many books.
[ Books Many Much Read]
Books themselves need no defense. Their spokesmen come and go, their readers live and die, they remain constant.
[ Books Come Constant Defense Die Go Live Need Readers Remain Spokesmen Their Themselves]
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.
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I spend my happiest hours in reading Vedantic books. They are to me like the light of the morning, like the pure air of the mountains - so simple, so true, if once understood.
[ Air Books Happiest Hours Light Morning Mountains Once Pure Reading Simple Spend True Understood]
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]
My Alma mater was books, a good library... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
[ Books Could Curiosity Good Just Library Life Reading Rest Satisfying Spend]
Keeping books on social aid is capitalistic nonsense. I just use the money for the poor. I can't stop to count it. History
[ Aid Books Capitalistic Count Just Keeping Money Nonsense Poor Social Stop Use]
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]
I grew up without a television. It meant that I read lots of books and entertained myself.
[ Books Entertained Grew Lots Meant Myself Read Television Up Without]
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]
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 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]
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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The best translations cannot convey to us the strength and exquisite delicacy of thought in its native garb, and he to whom such books are shut flounders about in outer darkness.
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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]
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.
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Last year I think I made more from my Image books than anywhere else.
[ Anywhere Books Else Image Last Made More Than Think Year]
I find that balancing my life with my work with the kids at St. Jude, working on books, working on my career as an actor and taking time out for my husband and family help to cushion a lot of the blows.
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But then I go through long periods where I don't listen to things, usually when I'm working. In between the records and in between the writing I suck up books and music and movies and anything I can find.
[ Anything Between Books Find Go Listen Long Movies Music Periods Records Suck Then Things Through Up Usually Where Working Writing]
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]
Well, before I knew there was going to be a film. I was the biggest Harry Potter fan. I read all the books.
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I loved to read and to write, but then something happened. As I made my way through school, I kept getting handed books to read that didn't excite me and didn't even remotely connect to the realities of my life.
[ Books Connect Even Excite Getting Handed Happened Kept Life Loved Made Read Realities Remotely School Something Then Through Way Write]
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 have written about 10 books, all just practical encouragement for moms.
[ Books Encouragement Just Moms Practical Written]
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]
Conducting! A subject, truly, concerning which much might be written, yet scarcely anything of real importance is to be found in books.
[ Anything Books Concerning Conducting Found Importance Might Much Real Scarcely Subject Truly Which Written Yet]
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.
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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.
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You know, he would go and look at different funny books because he wanted his character to be different and make different faces. I saw a funny book in his room and it looked like the same character he was playing. It was about a duck.
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Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.
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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.
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I have assiduously avoided calling my books novels.
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I picked books by their covers - the worse the cover, the more I wanted to read it.
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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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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.
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A home without books is a body without soul.
[ Body Books Home Soul Without]
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.
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Schools and libraries are the twin cornerstones of a civilized society. Libraries are only good if people use them, like books only exist when someone reads them.
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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.
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Wherever you look there are inspirations, books, literature, paintings, landscapes, everything. Just living is an inspiration.
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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.
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But more wonderful than the lore of old men and the lore of books is the secret lore of ocean.
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Comic books and graphic novels are a great medium. It's incredibly underused.
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In between that time, I've done book narrating, you know, books on tape for Dove Audio.
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A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books. Nature
[ Books Metaphysics More Satisfies Than Window]
Heart is what drives us and determines our fate. That is what I need for my characters in my books: a passionate heart. I need mavericks, dissidents, adventurers, outsiders and rebels, who ask questions, bend the rules and take risks.
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No one bothered reading the books and understanding - and again, I'm not being high-falutin' about it - but I think our books are great literature with great metaphors of real life dealing with fears and hopes.
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But I read comic books. I read things like Richie Rich and Little Lulu.
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I cannot live without books.
[ Books Cannot Live Without]
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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Laws against homosexual behavior should remain on the books.
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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 get beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths... and tell the world the glories of our journey.
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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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But, for instance, when I was awfully young, I read all the Oz books. They were an enormous influence on me.
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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.
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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.
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There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
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Today's gasoline prices are taking a severe toll on Americans' pocketbooks. Consumers are anxious.
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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.
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The mortality of all inanimate things is terrible to me, but that of books most of all.
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To paint comic books as childish and illiterate is lazy. A lot of comic books are very literate - unlike most films.
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Then I heard this genius teacher Stella Adler - I recommend you read anything you might find about her and if you have anyone interested in theatre, you get them one of her books.
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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.
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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.
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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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We still have pretty good sales, especially for the art books.
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I think there's a great difference in consciousness in that same way in that when we're young we read books for the story, for the excitement of the story - and there comes a time when you realise that all stories are more or less the same story.
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Men do not understand books until they have a certain amount of life, or at any rate no man understands a deep book, until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents.
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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.
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Most regular superhero books are designed to go on forever; of course, very few of them do, but the point is they are trying to throw mud against the wall and hope it will stick, and most of it slides off.
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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.
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I understand that when people read my books that there's something there - but I don't identify with it.
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I have three kids who like Harry Potter so I was sort of aware of it. You can't really move from it: it's on buses, in stores, it's everywhere. One of my kids has read the books; the other two are too small but they like the movies.
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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'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.
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This time, there have been a lot of interesting discussion about the subject matter and I've had a good time talking about it. And in some of the cases, I'm not just signing books; I'm showing slides and talking about the work.
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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.
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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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I have two books that were published quite some time ago. I start to read about three sentences. I have to close it. I am so self-conscious. Who did I think I was?
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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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To read too many books is harmful.
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As the books grew bigger and more ambitious, the situations in question sometimes became political ones, and so it became necessary to start painting in the social background on a scale which eventually became panoramic.
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I think Americans like the practical; they like the human. And I like both those things myself, and I try and put them into my books.
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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.
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This is a feminist bookstore. There is no humor section.
[ Bookstore Feminist Humor Section]
If you read my books, especially the Star Trek books and the Quest for Tomorrow books, you'll see in them the core theme of the basic humanistic questions that Star Trek asked.
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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.
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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]
I prefer the honest jargon of reality to the outright lies of books.
[ Books Honest Jargon Lies Outright Prefer Reality]
The reason is that till date, in spite of advances in information technology and strategies of information, the written word in the form of books still remains one of humanity's most enduring legacies.
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The proper study of mankind is books.
[ Books Mankind Proper Study]
The decision for me was whether to have "The Father" be a book that told a story - from the point of view of this speaker, the daughter - without, as in the earlier books, then having a section on something else and a section on something else.
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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.
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In the last 1,000 years, the Arabs have translated as many books as Spain translates in just one year.
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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.
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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.
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The books are all very, very different so the publishers really had to be different too.
[ Books Different Had Publishers Really Too Very]
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.
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They lard their lean books with the fat of others work.
[ Books Fat Lard Lean Others Their Work]
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]
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.
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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.
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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]
A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of 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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Literary imagination is an aesthetic object offered by a writer to a lover of books.
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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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When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes.
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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]
Books, the children of the brain.
[ Books Brain Children]
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 didn't have time for talent shows and stuff like that. I was into books and studying real hard.
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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!
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If a secret history of books could be written, and the author's private thoughts and meanings noted down alongside of his story, how many insipid volumes would become interesting, and dull tales excite the reader!
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My books are primarily plot driven but the best plot in the world is useless if you don't populate them with characters that readers can care about.
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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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I basically only read books that are over 2,000 years old.
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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.
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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]
I'm a collecting maniac and I buy a lot of books and records. I have over thousand cds.
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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.
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I take refuge in my books.
[ Books Refuge Take]
Television and film are our libraries now. Our history books.
[ Books Film History Libraries Now Our Television]
The newest books are those that never grow old.
[ Books Grow Never Newest Old Those]
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.
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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.
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I've read some scripts, but I don't read as many books as I should.
[ Books Many Read Scripts Should Some]
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.
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I like the idea of making big budget films with a heart. I like graphic novels more than comic books.
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If I don't tell it all now, the story in the history books will always be imperfect and that would be wrong.
[ Always Books History Imperfect Now Story Tell Will Would Wrong]
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 regret all of my books.
[ Books Regret]
In other words, the people who populate my books are more than caricatures.
[ Books Caricatures More Other Populate Than Words]
Many of the less prolific killers' stories go unheard because they simply don't make good books.
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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.
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One whose knowledge is confined to books and whose wealth is in the possession of others, can use neither his knowledge nor wealth when the need for them arises.
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Books are the ever burning lamps of accumulated wisdom.
[ Accumulated Books Burning Ever Lamps Wisdom]
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]
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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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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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.
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The White House used to belong to the American people. At least that's what I learned from history books and from covering every president starting with John F. Kennedy.
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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.
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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.
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If God had meant Harvard professors to appear in People magazine, She wouldn't have invented The New York Review of Books.
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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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Books stay with me and have shaped me and made huge impacts on my life.
[ Books Huge Impacts Life Made Shaped Stay]
It is one of the more striking generalizations of biochemistry - which surprisingly is hardly ever mentioned in the biochemical textbooks - that the twenty amino acids and the four bases, are, with minor reservations, the same throughout Nature.
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It is books that teach us to refine our pleasures when young, and to recall them with satisfaction when we are old.
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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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Well I guess the plan was to write poetry and publish books and make a living from writing poetry. That was a pretty ambitious plan I guess.
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And, uh, I've got about six thousand cartoons up there, also books and papers.
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Textbooks are Soviet propaganda.
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The Bible is worth all the other books which have ever been printed.
[ Been Bible Books Ever Other Printed Which Worth]
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]
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]
In my books, women often solve the problem. Even if the woman is not the hero, she's a strong character. She does change the plot. She'll often rescue the male character from some situation.
[ Books Change Character Does Even Hero Male Often Plot Problem Rescue She Situation Solve Some Strong Woman Women]
Yes, in my books I do edit myself to keep from becoming the Village Explainer.
[ Becoming Books Edit Keep Myself Village Yes]
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.
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When I was growing up, I always read horror books, while my sister read romance novels.
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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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Books won't stay banned. They won't burn. Ideas won't go to jail.
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Authors change publishers because it's like being married for a long time and suddenly you want to go out and have a wild affair! No, not seriously, sometimes the deal is more interesting with a new publisher, and other times they have more enthusiasm for your books.
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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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There are many little ways to enlarge your child's world. Love of books is the best of all.
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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 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.
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As for collaboration - I have done a lot, 26 books, and found publishers increasingly resistive to them. It's not that the books are bad; editors won't even read them.
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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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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.
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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.
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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.
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Generally my typical books have lots of twists and turns a big surprise ending and then usually another surprise at the end and ideally, as in Garden of Beasts, we get to the very end and we find at the last few pages that there's yet another surprise.
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The writer I feel the most affinity with - you said you felt my books are 19th century novels, I think they're 18th century novels - is Fielding, Henry Fielding, he's the guy who does it for me.
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At many points during our nation's history, there have been times - known in our history textbooks as "panics" - when adverse conditions affecting the financial and economic sectors of the country have caused individuals to hoard more than they need.
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In my books I might hold the mirror to my own face. If others would like to borrow the mirror, they're welcome. The books aren't there to accuse others - merely to raise issues and keep the debates alive.
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My only books were woman's looks, and folly's all they've taught me.
[ Books Folly Looks Only Taught Were Woman]
I love to both give and receive very old books.
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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.
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Books minister to our knowledge, to our guidance, and to our delight, by their truth, their uprightness, and their art.
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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.'
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I hate books; they only teach us to talk about what we don't know.
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I asked a French critic a couple of years ago why my books did so well in France. He said it was because in my novels people both act and think. I got a kick out of that.
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There's not too much difference between writing a picture book and writing a collection of a hundred poems or so, except that the bigger books take a lot longer to do.
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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.
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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.
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I just had the sense that at least the books that I had read about law just didn't really have enough of that.
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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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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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Well, now that he's finished one building, he'll Le Corbusier go write four books about it.
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They want a lip print for their autograph books. I'm a sport; I go along.
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At each of these northern posts there were interesting experiences in store for me, as one who had read all the books of northern travel and dreamed for half a lifetime of the north; and that was - almost daily meeting with famous men.
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I can now focus on a huge audience through TV, books, cookware and foods.
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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.
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It's almost like these games are the modern day comic books, especially when you play Alone in the Dark. There's a real story that goes along with it and a movie seemed like the right kind of transition to make.
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There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate's loot on Treasure Island.
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If the First Amendment means anything, it means that a state has no business telling a man, sitting alone in his house, what books he may read or what films he may watch.
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Movies are not scripts - movies are films; they're not books, they're not the theatre. Movies
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Books are like imprisoned souls till someone takes them down from a shelf and frees them.
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Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
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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.
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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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How some of the writers I come across get through their books without dying of boredom is beyond me.
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Most of my books have caused distribution and printing problems in the past.
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It would be nice to design a real briefcase - you open it up and it's your computer but it also stores your books.
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I love chapbooks. They're in some ways the ideal form in which to publish and read poems. You can read 19 poems in a way you can't sit down and read 60 to 70 pages of poems.
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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.
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Next to acquiring good friends, the best acquisition is that of good books.
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I read books like mad, but I am careful to to let anything I read influence me.
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I don't sign contracts for my books.
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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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In my subconscious, my books were part of a single emotional journey.
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We are as liable to be corrupted by books, as by companions.
[ Books Companions Corrupted Liable]
I write sets of books, but I've also written a lot of orphans.
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The rules have changed. True power is held by the person who possesses the largest bookshelf, not gun cabinet or wallet. Power
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Even the people who have had success and made money writing these books of fiction seem to feel the need to pretend it's no big deal, or part of a natural progression from poetry to fiction, but often it's really just about the money, the perceived prestige.
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It is only through books that we partake of the great harvest that is human civilization across the ages.
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I have had fans make me the big picture collages of the photo books; I have had fans send me birthday cakes... sing to me on my voicemail. I have had fans flash me. I have had older fans give me their bras and underwear onstage.
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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.
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It is much simpler to buy books than to read them and easier to read them than to absorb their contents.
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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.
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Most people don't have the money to spend on advertising to create awareness among readers, nor do they have the contacts at newspapers or magazines to get their books reviewed.
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But a girl of seventeen is not always thinking of books, especially in the Oxford summer term.
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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.
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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.
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All those authors there, most of whom of course I've never met. That's the poetry side, that's the prose side, that's the fishing and miscellaneous behind me. You get an affection for books that you've enjoyed.
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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.
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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.
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The Twist was a guided missile launched from the ghetto into the heart of suburbia. The Twist succeeded, as politics, religion and law could never do, in writing in the heart and soul what the Supreme Court could only write on the books.
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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.
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I read everything and anything. I love books.
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A book is always a dialogue with other readers and other books.
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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.
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Naturally, I have compensated in my adult years by owning very large numbers of books.
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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.
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By burning Luther's books you may rid your bookshelves of him, but you will not rid men's minds of him.
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If there was no Bible, it would be no matter whether you could read or not. Reading other books would do you no good.
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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.
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I write books to find out about things.
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People are usually surprised to hear this, but I don't really read children's books.
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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.
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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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This will never be a civilized country until we spend more money for books than we do for chewing gum.
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I wanted the feel in these books to be like an epic fantasy, with kings, queens, dukes and court politics, but of course like what I was explaining before, about making the science make sense, you have to make the politics make sense, too.
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Negative humor is forgotten immediately. It's the stuff that makes us feel better about our lives that lives long. Much more satisfying. Enter children's books.
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I don't often reread my own books, unless I am going into another in the series and need to refresh my mood when originating the concept.
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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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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]
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.
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I never heard of anyone who was really literate or who ever really loved books who wanted to suppress any of them.
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In 1986 we were trying to help women get in print, stay in print, and come to the attention of booksellers and libraries. At that time, books by men mystery writers were reviewed seven times as often as books by women.
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The only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which have gone a little farther down our particular path than we have yet got ourselves.
[ Books Down Farther Gone Got Influence Little Only Our Ourselves Particular Path Ready Than Those Us Which Yet]
The lessons taught in great books are misleading. The commerce in life is rarely so simple and never so just.
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There was no actual person who was James Bond, despite all the books.
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I think the government should do everything they possibly can to, to bring this crisis to an end; and that means going after BP, enforcing the laws that are on the books, and restoring the gulf to its original condition.
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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.
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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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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.
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No, I don't autograph blank slips, checks, or stickers, and certainly no books without me in them.
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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]
I have given up reading books; I find it takes my mind off myself.
[ Books Find Given Mind Myself Off Reading Takes Up]
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.
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Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books. Nature
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The flesh, alas, is sad, and I have read all the books.
[ Alas Books Flesh Read Sad]
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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I haven't made up my mind about doing anymore Landover books.
[ Anymore Books Doing Haven Made Mind Up]
I had a very wise mother. She always kept books that were my grade level in our house.
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My first collection of poems was published by Bloodaxe Books, which was then a very new imprint.
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Don't patronize the chain bookstores. Every time I see some author scheduled to read and sign his books at a chain bookstore, I feel like telling him he's stabbing the independent bookstores in the back.
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Buying books was a way anyone could acquire a work of art for very little.
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Because we do not sell photographs, we have no royalties on books, posters, postcards.
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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.
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To buy books would be a good thing if we also could buy the time to read them.
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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.
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Books! I dunno if I ever told you this, but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
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Books are challenging and inspirational to me.
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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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Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a poor substitute for life.
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The revision of the books of Judges, Samuel, and Kings, undertaken towards the end of the Babylonian exile, a revision much more thorough than is commonly assumed, condemns as heretical the whole age of the Kings.
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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.
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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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I am 55 years old now. It takes three years to write one book. I don't know how many books I will be able to write before I die. It is like a countdown. So with each book I am praying - please let me live until I am finished.
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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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I have some shorter stories coming out in other books early next year. I might be pitching a re-vamp of Ghost Rider in the spring. We'll see.
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These are books that want to be read out loud. These are books kids share with each other, and I think that's important.
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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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Look at lots of exhibitions and books, and don't get hung up on cameras and technical things. Photography is about images.
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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.
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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.
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The Bible is one of the most genocidal books in history.
[ Bible Books Genocidal History Most]
So we want an Islamic state where Islamic law is not just in the books but enforced, and enforced with determination. There is no space and no room for democratic consultation. The Shariah is set and fixed, so why do we need to discuss it anymore? Just implement it!
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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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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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Normally, I could hit hard enough, as anyone who studied my fights might have known. But the impression was that I was essentially defensive, the very reverse of a killer, the prize fighter who read books, even Shakespeare.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds. In the best books, great men talk to us, give us their most precious thoughts, and pour their souls into ours.
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When you have mastered numbers, you will in fact no longer be reading numbers, any more than you read words when reading books You will be reading meanings.
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By the usual reckoning, the worst books make the best films.
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The things I keep going back to, rereading, maybe they say more about me as a reader than about the books. Love in the Time of Cholera, Pale Fire.
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And so for a couple of years my life was divided between my music and my school books.
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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.
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Every well-written book is a light for me. When you write, you use other writers and their books as guides in the wilderness.
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I think my books come out very visual, which is an obvious consequence.
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With a few flowers in my garden, half a dozen pictures and some books, I live without envy.
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Books have become products, like cereal or perfume or deodorant.
[ Become Books Cereal Deodorant Perfume Products]
My attitudes have changed, but somebody would have to read all my books to find out how they have.
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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.
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Those who decide to use leisure as a means of mental development, who love good music, good books, good pictures, good plays, good company, good conversation - what are they? They are the happiest people in the world.
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I've written 16 children's books and five unpublished novels. Some of the latter were breathtakingly bad.
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What a word is truth. Slippery, tricky, unreliable. I tried in these books to tell the truth.
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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'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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Probably all the books I've ever written have been efforts to define the boundaries of humanity.
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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.
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All of my books now come from readers' ideas.
[ Books Come Ideas Now Readers]
The fate of the singers who, like my songs, went up in flame was also the fate of the books which I later wrote. All of them went up in flame to Heaven in a fire which broke out one night at my home in Bad Homburg as I lay ill in a hospital.
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People who are readers of fiction aren't particularly interested in comic books.
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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.
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I've been tremendously moved by a bunch of odd books. Ross McDonald is very important to me. I love the Lew Archer books.
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I'll look at the script and I'll try to find as many books, movies, and pieces of music that I think are going to feed each scene or the character as a whole.
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I know many books which have bored their readers, but I know of none which has done real evil.
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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]
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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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.
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One sheds one's sicknesses in books - repeats and presents again one's emotions, to be master of them.
[ Again Books Emotions Master Presents Repeats Sheds Sicknesses Them]
Americans like fat books and thin women.
[ Americans Books Fat Thin Women]
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]
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.
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You can read all the textbooks and listen to all the records, but you have to play with musicians that are better than you.
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Very conscious of the fact that an effort was being made to destroy my mind, because I was deprived of books, deprived of any means of writing, deprived of human companionship. You never know how much you need it until you're deprived of it.
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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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At present, however, I don't think the Net is a very good medium for books, books should really be inexpensive lightweight paperbacks you can bang around.
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Reading was a big thing, yes. Books were a big thing. But the things that stick out were the newspapers.
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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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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]
I don't publish the books to make money, not at all.
[ Books Make Money Publish]
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.
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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.
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Painters of paintings, writers of books, never could tell the half.
[ Books Could Half Never Painters Paintings Tell Writers]
The institution of a public library, containing books on education, would be well adapted for the information of teachers, many of whom are not able to purchase expensive publications on those subjects.
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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.
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Prose books are the show dogs I breed and sell to support my cat.
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I want to warn potential victims. Many of them are women, and many of them are battered women. It's a cause for me. When I look back, though, so many of the books I've written are about wives who just couldn't get away.
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I love comic books and always did as a kid.
[ Always Books Comic Did Kid Love]
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]
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]
Books and harlots have their quarrels in public.
[ Books Public Quarrels Their]
The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books. Education
[ Books Learning Love Serenity Sweet]
A room without books is like a body without a soul.
[ Body Books Room Soul Without]
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]
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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Miffy has changed quite a lot since the early books, although I never realised it at the time.
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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.
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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]
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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When you are writing, of course, you have to do all that writing and correcting for yourself. When I was a librarian it was expected that I would know about a wide range of books.
[ Books Correcting Course Expected Know Librarian Range Wide Would Writing Yourself]
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!
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But you can try to read books at the wrong time or for the wrong reasons.
[ Books Read Reasons Time Try Wrong]
What irritates me is the bland way people go around saying, 'Oh, our attitude has changed. We don't dislike these people any more.' But by the strangest coincidence, they haven't taken away the injustice; the laws are still on the books.
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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.
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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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Unless their use by readers bring them to life, books are indeed dead things.
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November is Jewish book month, so Jewish Community Centers all around the country have book fairs where they invite authors and sell books in advance of the holidays.
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What progress we are making. In the Middle Ages they would have burned me. Now they are content with burning my books.
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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]
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
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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.
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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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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]
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]
Without books I would not have become a vivacious reader, and if you are not a reader you are not a writer.
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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.
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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]
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 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.
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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.
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I started writing books for children because I could illustrate them myself and because, in my innocence, I thought they'd be easier.
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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.
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Learning is acquired by reading books, but the much more necessary learning, the knowledge of the world, is only to be acquired by reading men, and studying all the various facets of them.
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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.
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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.
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I wish I had had my books when I was a kid, I do.
[ Books Had Kid Wish]
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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Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime.
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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.
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People in my books tend to get their just deserts, even if not at the hands of the police.
[ Books Deserts Even Get Hands Just Police Tend Their]
All that mankind has done, thought or been: it is lying as in magic preservation in the pages of books.
[ Been Books Done Lying Magic Mankind Pages Preservation Thought]
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've only read two books in my life: Baseball Sparkplug and Love Story.
[ Baseball Books Life Love Only Read Story Two]
The books that everybody admires are those that nobody reads.
[ Admires Books Everybody Nobody Reads Those]
Young men should prove theorems, old men should write books.
[ Books Men Old Prove Should Theorems Write Young]
I find myself gravitating towards drama. It interests me. In the books I read, the paintings I like, it's always the darker stuff.
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At the moment, I have it planned as a six or seven year experiment, but the books will only ever appear in bursts like this every couple of years and only with the best quality artists.
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I'm obsessed with books.
[ Books Obsessed]
Books follow morals, and not morals books.
[ Books Follow Morals]
I like to browse in occult bookshops if for no other reason than to refresh my commitment to science.
[ Browse Commitment Occult Other Reason Refresh Science Than]
Books are standing counselors and preachers, always at hand, and always disinterested; having this advantage over oral instructors that they are ready to repeat their lessons as often as we please.
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Basically, particularly in Britain, it's a hegemonic thing that people who write tend to come from the leisure classes. They can afford the time and the books.
[ Afford Basically Books Britain Classes Come Leisure Particularly Tend Thing Time Write]
I'll be left writing picture books and fairy tales.
[ Books Fairy Left Picture Tales Writing]
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]
For books are more than books, they are the life, the very heart and core of ages past, the reason why men lived and worked and died, the essence and quintessence of their lives.
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Movies and television shows based on comic books constitute the worst single genre in the history of filmed entertainment (with the exception of porn).
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I don't take advances for my books.
[ Advances Books Take]
Using these toolkits is like trying to make a bookshelf out of mashed potatoes.
[ Bookshelf Make Mashed Out Potatoes These Trying Using]
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]
I enjoy adapting my own work, or anybody's work. I like to adapt books.
[ Adapt Adapting Anybody Books Enjoy Own Work]
Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.
[ Another Bees Books Carry Mind Quickening Which]
All books are either dreams or swords, you can cut, or you can drug, with words.
[ Books Cut Dreams Either Swords Words]
Quite often somebody will say, What year do your books take place? and the only answer I can give is, In childhood.
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Two more years were to go by before I knew anything about William Blake. Many years later, when his wife died, my godfather gave me the two books as a remembrance.
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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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I don't like books, they're all fact, no heart.
[ Books Fact Heart]
Booksellers are the most valuable destination for the lonely, given the numbers of books that were written because authors couldn't find anyone to talk to.
[ Anyone Authors Because Books Booksellers Destination Find Given Lonely Most Numbers Talk Valuable Were Written]
MAY it please your Honors: I was desired by one of the court to look into the books, and consider the question now before them concerning Writs of Assistance.
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Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
[ Books Careful Die Health May Reading]
To tell the truth, I don't read children's books. I'm an adult. I just write them.
[ Adult Books Children Just Read Tell Them Truth Write]
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.
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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.
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To limit the press is to insult a nation; to prohibit reading of certain books is to declare the inhabitants to be either fools or slaves.
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More books, more racing and more foolishness with cars and motorcycles are in the works. Car
[ Books Cars Foolishness More Motorcycles Racing Works]
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.
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The pleasure of reading is doubled when one lives with another who shares the same books.
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