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Buying books was a way anyone could acquire a work of art for very little.
I used to get a haircut every Saturday so I would never miss any of the comic books. I had practically no hair when I was a kid!
R. L. Stine
I read the three 'Hunger Games' books in a week and because I liked them so much I wrote 'Just a Game.'
I like writing for children. It seems to me that most people underestimate their understanding and the strength of their feelings and in my books for them I try to put this right.
Muslims are not bloodthirsty people. Islam is a religion of peace that forbids the killing of the innocent. Islam also accepts the Prophets, whether those prophets are Mohammed, God's peace and blessing be upon Him, or Moses or the other prophets of the Books.
Abdullah of Saudi Arabia
Have you ever heard the expression: Walk a mile in my shoes, and then judge me? And write your own books.
We are the children of a technological age. We have found streamlined ways of doing much of our routine work. Printing is no longer the only way of reproducing books. Reading them, however, has not changed.
Lawrence Clark Powell
There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate's loot on Treasure Island.
Books were my pass to personal freedom. I learned to read at age three, and soon discovered there was a whole world to conquer that went beyond our farm in Mississippi.
The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who'll get me a book I ain't read.
The shelves of many evangelicals are full of books that point out the flaws in evolution, discuss it only as a theory, and almost imply that there's a conspiracy here to avoid the fact that evolution is actually flawed. All of those books, unfortunately, are based upon conclusions that no reasonable biologist would now accept.
Censorship ends in logical completeness when nobody is allowed to read any books except the books that nobody reads.
George Bernard Shaw
We go to school to learn to work hard for money. I write books and create products that teach people how to have money work hard for them.
You will find something more in woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you that which you can never learn from masters.
Back in my days as a children's book editor, my superiors caught on to the fact that teenagers were using the Internet to gossip about each other, and thought it might be nifty to develop a series of books about an anonymous high-school blogger who gossips about her classmates. The concept was passed on to me.
Cecily von Ziegesar
I don't believe in personal immortality; the only way I expect to have some version of such a thing is through my books.
Wherever you look there are inspirations, books, literature, paintings, landscapes, everything. Just living is an inspiration.
He who studies medicine without books sails an uncharted sea, but he who studies medicine without patients does not go to sea at all.
There are no makeovers in my books. The ugly duckling does not become a beautiful swan. She becomes a confident duck able to take charge of her own life and problems.
Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person.
One whose knowledge is confined to books and whose wealth is in the possession of others, can use neither his knowledge nor wealth when the need for them arises.
I couldn't live a week without a private library - indeed, I'd part with all my furniture and squat and sleep on the floor before I'd let go of the 1500 or so books I possess.
H. P. Lovecraft
Works of art often last forever, or nearly so. But exhibitions themselves, especially gallery exhibitions, are like flowers; they bloom and then they die, then exist only as memories, or pressed in magazines and books.
Books, the children of the brain.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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