Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed from one another. The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours, kindle it at home, communicate it...
I tried to get them to book a flight into Salt Lake City, Las Vegas and they just said, ‘There are no flights,’
By burning Luther’s books you may rid your bookshelves of him, but you will not rid men’s minds of him
Our major acquisitions and joint ventures … will be shown on the books for the second half of the year,
I wish I had learned more about it in high school, but they didn’t put it in the history books, … I have great respect for the Navajo Code Talkers and their heroic acts.
The way they shot the ball was for the books, and we kind of choked on offense.
Books are for nothing but to inspire.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson
We have the books being cooked, that’s bad enough, but what we have then is senior managers engaging in paying hush money to cover up their misdeeds.
ERUDITION, n. Dust shaken out of a book into an empty skull.So wide his erudition’s mighty span, He knew Creation’s origin and plan And only came by accident to grief — He thought, poor man,...
—Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
[Two other books I recommend are] What I Learned from Jackie Robinson … Voices of Summer.
There are a lot of Bibles and an enormous collection of religious books from various religions that should appeal to anyone who has a religious interest of any sort.
He himself has said you can follow the patterns and real events in his life by reading his books, which doesn’t mean you can figure out his life by reading his books. Simply that the...
Over 200 books were nominated for consideration by the Bancroft jury this year. Once again, we were very impressed by the number of excellent submissions covering a broad range of themes, and are proud to...
The grand show is eternal. It is always sunrise somewhere; the dew is never dried all at once; a shower is forever falling; vapor is ever rising. Eternal sunrise, eternal dawn and gloaming, on sea...
Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down.
With the restaurants and the books he’s got going on, it seems like he needs the constant reminder that he’s out there. It’s all part of the aura, and I think he has to tour...
I thought, Wow!, … Here’s a historical revelation that will cause the history books to be rewritten. No one’s ever heard of a U.S. nuclear test in the Sudan in 1962.
It is with books as with men: a very small number play a great part, the rest are lost in the multitude
No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.
Men need rule books. Women want men to intuit what they want. And only about 2% of men can do that, and most of them are not heterosexual.
No academic is going to know these books half as well as the fans that will be gathering.
used every trick in the book to prevent a fair campaign, rig the election and distort the results.
If ever I were to read a comic book, it might be this one.
Hotels tend to look for lengthier stays as well. So it is cheaper to book and negotiate against a four-night stay than it is for a one-night stay.
What’s been happening for the last 20 years is I’ve been making the shoes, answering the phone, doing the books everything,
Maybe then I can finish my book.
Marxist-Leninism per se was really a latter development: not until 1968 that we really considered the Red Book required reading.
The mood in which my book was conceived and executed, was in fact to some extent a passing one.
Screenplays I didn’t really care about, journalism, travel books, getting my writer friends to write about their dreams or something. I just determined to write the books I had to write.
Without books I would not have become a vivacious reader, and if you are not a reader you are not a writer.
There are people who want their kids to read books about gays and lesbians. Therefore, we have an obligation to have those books. We select those books the same way we select all others —...
No gentleman can be without three copies of a book: one for show, one for use, and one for borrowers
Any researcher or student, whether they’re in New York or New Delhi can now research and learn from these books that previously were only available in a library.
[What guided Einstein was that, in his mid-twenties, he found the unknown intriguing. He felt compelled to comprehend what might have been intended for our universe by The Old One (as he referred to his...
The tree-hugging Tolkien freaks, once they get around to seeing the movie and reading the books, tend to go on to read other things that he did. In 1936 he gave a British Academy lecture...
It’s one of the best books I’ve ever read.
It integrates everything that is important to them: games, friends, sports, e-mail, music, books, movies and, when they have time, homework,
I’m here to love you, to hold you in my arms, to protect you. I am here to learn from you and to receive your love in return. I am here because there is no...
We always find something good out of the book.
Everything in this book may be wrong. [The Savior’s Manual]
For a good book has this quality, that it is not merely a petrifaction of its author, but that once it has been tossed behind, like Deucalion’s little stone, it acquires a separate and vivid...
While there aren’t any laws on the books that would require a developer to conduct such a survey, it’s certainly something they would be willing to entertain when the approval process is final.
The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours, kindle it at home, communicate it to others, and it becomes the property of all.
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.
Everyone has his own take on the book, to which the movie is faithful. Rather than embracing any interpretation, we’re remaining neutral, adopting the Switzerland approach.
I’ve given my memoirs far more thought than any of my marriages. You can’t divorce a book.
When people say there is too much violence in [my books], what they are saying is there is too much reality in life.
The books, representing writers from Egypt, Brazil, Europe, Canada and the United States, will explore what it means to belong, a theme that transcends many cultures and experiences.
This is one of the biggest catastrophes in the United States. They will read about it in their history books throughout their education years. I wanted them to see it from the destructive stage, and...
[This month’s selection was] The View From Saturday … the moms are just as enthused about some of the books as the daughters.
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