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There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and the tired man who wants a book to read.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
As I approached my 95th birthday, I was burdened to write a book that addressed the epidemic of 'easy believism.' There is a mindset today that if people believe in God and do good works, they are going to Heaven.
The greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading in order to write. A man will turn over half a library to make a book.
I've only written one science-fiction book: 'Fahrenheit 451.' That book is a book based on real facts and my hatred of people who destroy books.
All the women in my life have been librarians, English teachers and book sellers.
The dirtiest book of all is the expurgated book.
The words of my book nothing, the drift of it everything.
I don't know if I officially proofread my father's book, but I read it. I did get some conception of grammar in general from that.
You can find my book at your favorite bookstore, and if it isn't there, find a new favorite.
I read every book there was on jazz, about the original players - King Oliver, Buddy Bolden and all those groups. At one time I was fairly well schooled in that... I could tell you who played where and when, historically, way before my time.
Every time there's a revolution, it comes from somebody reading a book about revolution. David Walker wrote a book and Nat Turner did his thing.
A book worth reading is worth buying.
Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts - the book of their deeds, the book of their words and the book of their art.
I have some friends, some honest friends, and honest friends are few; My pipe of briar, my open fire, A book that's not too new.
Robert W. Service
I've been asked this question so many times, do you feel you need to write a book for adults? No, I don't need to write a book for adults.
J. K. Rowling
There's a moment in every book when the book turns and it surprises me.
Every reader finds himself. The writer's work is merely a kind of optical instrument that makes it possible for the reader to discern what, without this book, he would perhaps never have seen in himself.
Erudition - dust shaken out of a book into an empty skull.
You might be a redneck if... the blue book value of your truck goes up and down depending on how much gas it has in it.
I did not end up as broadly educated as my Cambridge colleagues, but I graduated probably better equipped to write a book on my chosen subject.
Few things in life seem more sexy than a banned book.
As an old reporter, we have a few secrets, and the first thing is we try the phone book.
The best time to plan a book is while you're doing the dishes.
'Tis pleasant, sure, to see one's name in print. A book's a book, although there's nothing in 't.
Maybe every other American movie shouldn't be based on a comic book. Other countries will think Americans live in an infantile fantasy land where reality is whatever we say it is and every problem can be solved with violence.
Leonardo da Vinci
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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