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I would never want a book's autograph. I am a proud non-reader of books.
Finishing a good book is like leaving a good friend.
Boxing is the only sport you can get your brain shook, your money took and your name in the undertaker book.
'The Lorax' book was intended to be propaganda.
I don't go by the rule book... I lead from the heart, not the head.
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.
When you are old and gray and full of sleep, and nodding by the fire, take down this book and slowly read, and dream of the soft look your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep.
William Butler Yeats
Oh, I just want what we all want: a comfortable couch, a nice beverage, a weekend of no distractions and a book that will stop time, lift me out of my quotidian existence and alter my thinking forever.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.
A classic is a book that doesn't have to be written again.
W. E. B. Du Bois
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.
I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.
Each has his past shut in him like the leaves of a book known to him by his heart, and his friends can only read the title.
My philosophy is that I'm an artist. I perform an art not with a paint brush or a camera. I perform with bodily movement. Instead of exhibiting my art in a museum or a book or on canvas, I exhibit my art in front of the multitudes.
When you sell a man a book, you don't sell him 12 ounces of paper and ink and glue - you sell him a whole new life.
When one man dies, one chapter is not torn out of the book, but translated into a better language.
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.
I love the idea of the teachings of Jesus Christ and the beautiful stories about it, which I loved in Sunday school and I collected all the little stickers and put them in my book. But the reality is that organised religion doesn't seem to work. It turns people into hateful lemmings and it's not really compassionate.
Who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God's image, but thee who destroys a good book, kills reason its self.
Dynasty was the opportunity to take charge of my career rather than waiting around like a library book waiting to be loaned out.
It's just that... working on 'Green Lantern,' I saw how difficult it is to make that concept palatable, and how confused it all can be when you don't really know exactly where you're going with it or you don't really know how to access that world properly - that world comic book fans have been accessing for decades and falling in love with.
Don't worry about writing a book or getting famous or making money. Just lead an interesting life.
One half who graduate from college never read another book.
G. M. Trevelyan
Reading a book about management isn't going to make you a good manager any more than a book about guitar will make you a good guitarist, but it can get you thinking about the most important concepts.
The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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