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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.
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.
Anything created by human beings is already in the great book of nature.
The images from the book you make in your head are always going to be the best images.
Book love... is your pass to the greatest, the purest, and the most perfect pleasure that God has prepared for His creatures.
When I went to high school in Australia, I was exposed to textbooks that outlined evolutionary ideas - such as ape-like creatures turning into people. I recognized the conflict between evolutionary ideas and a literal reading of the book of Genesis.
Boxing is the only sport you can get your brain shook, your money took and your name in the undertaker book.
If there's a book you really want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.
If I read a book that impresses me, I have to take myself firmly by the hand, before I mix with other people; otherwise they would think my mind rather queer.
When a book leaves your hands, it belongs to God. He may use it to save a few souls or to try a few others, but I think that for the writer to worry is to take over God's business.
I don't go by the rule book... I lead from the heart, not the head.
When I got large enough to go to work, while employed I was reflecting on many things that would present themselves to my imagination; and whenever an opportunity occurred of looking at a book, when the school-children were getting their lessons, I would find many things that the fertility of my own imagination had depicted to me before.
Every book is a children's book if the kid can read!
A book should serve as the ax for the frozen sea within us.
I would say I'm an inspirational guidelines book. You can take my life story or scenarios or songs and relate to them and apply them to your everyday life.
The good parts of a book may be only something a writer is lucky enough to overhear or it may be the wreck of his whole damn life and one is as good as the other.
I like to sit down, relax, have a cup of coffee on the terrace and read a book. I like to travel the world - and I'm lucky to see so much through cycling.
All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn.
I'm writing a book. I've got the page numbers done.
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 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.
When one man dies, one chapter is not torn out of the book, but translated into a better language.
Who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God's image, but thee who destroys a good book, kills reason its self.
It sounds so geeky, but I really do like studying and reading, and if I'm not working on 'Harry Potter,' then my greatest relaxation is to sit with a book.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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