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Years teach us more than books. - Berthold Auerbach

Never judge a book by its movie. - J.W. Egan

No furniture so charming as books. - Sydney Smith

Keep cool; anger is not an argument. - Daniel Webster

You live several lives while reading. - William Styron

Wear the old coat and buy the new book. - Austin Phelps

Americans like fat books and thin women. - Russell Baker

Every man is a volume if you know how to read him. - William Ellery Channing

If you think you have it tough, read history books. - Bill Maher

I wanna read ya something right out of the allamac. - Archie Bunker

Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. - Joseph Addison

The first lesson reading teaches is how to be alone. - Jonathan Franzen

I wrote a few children's books... not on purpose. - Steven Wright

When you read the riot act, be prepared to enforce it. - Saying

Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them. - Lemony Snicket

Everything comes to him who waits. Except a loaned book. - Kin Hubbard

You can learn a line from a win and a book from a defeat. - Paul Brown

Who is General Failure and why is he reading my hard disk? - Steven Wright

When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading. - Henny Youngman

I'm writing a book. I've got the page numbers done. - Steven Wright

If you really want to know yourself, start by writing a book. - Shereen El Feki

If pregnancy were a book, they would cut the last two chapters. - Nora Ephron

The best books... are those that tell you what you know already. - George Orwell

The success that the Tolkien books had redefined modern fantasy. - George R.R. Martin

Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint. - Mark Twain

I have the body of an eighteen-year-old. I keep it in the fridge. - Spike Milligan

The best time for planning a book is while you're doing the dishes. - Agatha Christie

A man's got to take a lot of punishment to write a really funny book. - Ernest Hemingway

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about. - Benjamin Franklin

Better one line that will survive the author than a hundred books outlived. - Unknown

Books are no different from goats - they enjoy an afternoon out on the lawn. - Kate Bernheimer

I read the book of Job last night. I don't think God comes out well in it. - Virginia Woolf

This report, by its very length, defends itself against the risk of being read. - Winston Churchill

Thank you for sending me a copy of your book - I'll waste no time reading it. - Moses Hadas

Make it simple. Make it memorable. Make it inviting to look at. Make it fun to read. - Leo Burnett

Like the Good Book says, "Let him who is without sin be the rolling stone." - Archie Bunker

If sex is such a natural phenomenon, how come there are so many books on how to do it? - Bette Midler

If you're going to write a book on how to raise children, do it before you have them. - Bob McLaren

All good books have one thing in common - they are truer than if they had really happened. - Ernest Hemingway

The most important part of a story is the ending. No one reads a book to get to the middle. - Mickey Spillane

Stalin didn't write any memoirs. He was too secretive. He was afraid people might read them. - Jonathan Lynn

I am not afraid that the book will be controversial, I'm afraid it will not be controversial. - Flannery O'Connor

It is an unfortunate human failing that a full pocket book groans more loudly than an empty stomach. - Franklin D Roosevelt

We read that we ought to forgive our enemies; but we do not read that we ought to forgive our friends. - Cosimo de Medici

Truth is always present; it only needs to lift the iron lids of the mind's eye to read its oracles. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is with books as with men: a very small number play a great part, the rest are lost in the multitude. - Voltaire

If you don’t read the newspaper you are uninformed. If you do read the newspaper you are misinformed. - Mark Twain

It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it. - Oscar Wilde

Wanting to meet a writer because you like their books is like wanting to meet a duck because you like pate. - Margaret Atwood

If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking. - Haruki Murakami

I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book. - Groucho Marx

There's nothing to match curling up with a good book when there's a repair job to be done around the house. - Joe Ryan

It is books that teach us to refine our pleasures when young, and to recall them with satisfaction when we are old. - Leigh Hunt

Five years from now, you're the same person except for the people you've met and the books you've read. - John Wooden

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

From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend reading it. - Groucho Marx

To read a writer is for me not merely to get an idea of what he says, but to go off with him and travel in his company. - Andre Gide

We've never been cool, we're hot. Irish people are Italians who can't dress, Jamaicans who can't dance. - Bono

The biggest seller is cookbooks and the second is diet books - how not to eat what you've just learned now to cook. - Andy Rooney

I had plenty of pimples as a kid. One day I fell asleep in the library. When I woke up, a blind man was reading my face. - Rodney Dangerfield

Whatever you have read I have said is almost certainly untrue, except if it is funny, in which case I definitely said it. - Tallulah Bankhead

I challenge you to make your life the masterpiece you want to paint, the novel you want to read, the day you want to wake to. - Toni Sorenson

The Arc de Triomphe, the Eiffel Tower. They're monumental. They're straight out of Page 52 in your school history book. - Billy Crystal

I took a course in speed reading. Then I got Reader's Digest on microfilm. By the time I got the machine set up, I was done. - Steven Wright

If you think that praise is due, now's the time to show it, 'cause a man can't read his tombstone when he's dead. - Unknown

If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales. - Albert Einstein

There is not less wit, not less invention, in applying rightly a thought one finds in a book, than in being the first author of that book. - Pierre Boyle

As a rule man is a fool,
When it's hot he wants it cool,
When it's cool he wants it hot,
Always wanting what is not. - Unknown

Today's public figures can no longer write their own speeches or books, and there is some evidence that they can't read them either. - Gore Vidal

If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read: "President Can't Swim." - Lyndon B. Johnson


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