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A broad margin of leisure is as beautiful in a man's life as in a book. Haste makes waste, no less in life than in housekeeping. Keep the time, observe the hours of the universe, not of the cars.
Henry David Thoreau
Hold fast to the Bible. To the influence of this Book we are indebted for all the progress made in true civilization and to this we must look as our guide in the future.
Ulysses S. Grant
Finishing a good book is like leaving a good friend.
The profession of book writing makes horse racing seem like a solid, stable business.
I don't go by the rule book... I lead from the heart, not the head.
If there's a book you really want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.
I was just on the edge of getting married, and I was frenzied at the prospect of this great step in my life after having been a bachelor for so long. And I really wanted to take my mind off of the agony, and so I decided to sit down and write a book.
The first thing I did when I sold my book was buy a new wedding ring for my wife and asked her to marry me all over again.
I wanted to write a book that talked about the emotions of children, which is the rainbow. We all have moods. We talk about being blue when we're sad, and being yellow when we're cowards, and when we're mad, we're red.
I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.
When I see Kate Moss out and about, I think she looks more beautiful than when her hairdresser and make-up artist try and make her look like something else. And I remember when Madonna first asked Versace to book me to shoot a campaign with her, she came to see me wearing hardly any make-up, and she looked incredible.
You know, now it's sinking in. It's taken me a long time to realize - and it is sinking in - how important this book is. And I have a certain distance now. I've done it such a long time ago.
My whole outlook on life is, never judge a book by its cover.
Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
Architecture is a very dangerous job. If a writer makes a bad book, eh, people don't read it. But if you make bad architecture, you impose ugliness on a place for a hundred years.
From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Someday I intend reading it.
Everybody has a right to like or dislike anything or anyone. From a flower to a flavor to a book or a composition but it is very sad that in our country we actually fight over such things in an unseemly manner.
When one man dies, one chapter is not torn out of the book, but translated into a better language.
When you're writing a book, with people in it as opposed to animals, it is no good having people who are ordinary, because they are not going to interest your readers at all. Every writer in the world has to use the characters that have something interesting about them, and this is even more true in children's books.
'Classic.' A book which people praise and don't read.
Take away the Book of Mormon and the revelations, and where is our religion? We have none.
Joseph Smith, Jr.
The society in 'The Handmaid's Tale' is a throwback to the early Puritans whom I studied extensively at Harvard under Perry Miller, to whom the book is dedicated.
The difference between writing a book and being on television is the difference between conceiving a child and having a baby made in a test tube.
The images from the book you make in your head are always going to be the best images.
Anything created by human beings is already in the great book of nature.
I never wanted to be a writer. I wanted to be a book illustrator. I used to hurry home from school and draw.
Leonardo da Vinci
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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