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Your life story would not make a good book. Don't even try.
What are people going to do? Fire me? I've been fired before. Not book me? I've been out of work before. I don't care.
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
One always tends to overpraise a long book, because one has got through it.
E. M. Forster
Discovering the 'impossible' ending to a new book makes me sick with joy and relief.
Having been unpopular in high school is not just cause for book publications.
It is no great art to say something briefly when, like Tacitus, one has something to say; when one has nothing to say, however, and none the less writes a whole book and makes truth into a liar - that I call an achievement.
As an old reporter, we have a few secrets, and the first thing is we try the phone book.
I have written a book. This will come as quite a shock to some. They didn't think I could read, much less write.
George W. Bush
There's a moment in every book when the book turns and it surprises me.
A man will turn over half a library to make one book.
Boxing is the only sport you can get your brain shook, your money took and your name in the undertaker book.
I don't care what they do with my book so long as the flippin check clears.
What I'm always trying to do with every book is to recreate the effect of the stories we heard as children in front of campfires and fireplaces - the ghost stories that engaged us.
Dreams are illustrations... from the book your soul is writing about you.
If there's a book you really want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.
Someone told me that each equation I included in the book would halve the sales.
Beware of the person of one book.
'What is the use of a book', thought Alice, 'without pictures or conversations?'
How long most people would look at the best book before they would give the price of a large turbot for it?
One rainy Sunday when I was in the third grade, I picked up a book to look at the pictures and discovered that even though I did not want to, I was reading. I have been a reader ever since.
Paradise Lost is a book that, once put down, is very hard to pick up again.
A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors.
Life isn't like a book. Life isn't logical or sensible or orderly. Life is a mess most of the time. And theology must be lived in the midst of that mess.
Charles Caleb Colton
We don't have to think up a title till we get the doggone book written.
In true education, anything that comes to our hand is as good as a book: the prank of a page- boy, the blunder of a servant, a bit of table talk - they are all part of the curriculum.
Michel de Montaigne
I am being frank about myself in this book. I tell of my first mistake on page 850.
Henry A. Kissinger
A book is never a masterpiece: it becomes one. Genius is the talent of a dead man.
'Tis pleasant, sure, to see one's name in print. A book's a book, although there's nothing in 't.
A book that is shut is but a block.
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