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Lose your cool - play the fool. - W. Andrew Welker

Beware the man of a single book. - Bertrand Russell

I'd rather be dead than cool. - Kurt Cobain

No furniture so charming as books. - Sydney Smith

Easy reading is damn hard writing. - Nathaniel Hawthorne

Manners are love in a cool climate. - Quentin Crisp

We read to know we're not alone. - William Nicholson

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

What is reading, but silent conversation. - Walter Savage Landor

I'm quite illiterate, but I read a lot. - J.D. Salinger

When I was your age, television was called books. - William Goldman

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

Oh, that sound? I'm in the hot tub, reading a novel. - Jane Smiley

In the book of life, the answers aren't on the back. - Charlie Brown

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 world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page. - St. Augustine

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. - Winston Churchill

I don't discriminate against sushi. It's all good in my book. - Billy Horschel

Books should be tried by a judge and jury as though they were crimes. - Samuel Butler

We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading. - B.F. Skinner

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

There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts. - Charles Dickens

Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life. - Mark Twain

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

It's not so much how good a player you are, it's how cool you are. - Slash

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

Someone told me that each equation I included in the book would halve the sales. - Stephen Hawking

When I was younger I used to lock myself in the bathroom and read in the dry tub. - Karen Russell

Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it. - P.J. O'Rourke

The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame. - Oscar Wilde

You don't have to carry a designer bag that costs more than a car to look cool. - Kesha

Times are bad. Children no longer obey their parents, and everyone is writing a book. - Cicero

The Book of Life begins with a man and woman in a garden, and it ends with Revelations. - Oscar Wilde

All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn. - Ernest Hemingway

Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you. - Langston Hughes

This is the sixth book I've written, which isn't bad for a guy who's only read two. - George Burns

I am a writer of books in retrospect. I talk in order to understand; I teach in order to learn. - Robert Frost

There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written. - Oscar Wilde

All the days ordained for me
Were written in your book
Before one of them came to be. - Psalms 139:16

Anyone who says businessmen deal in facts, not fiction, has never read old five-year projections. - Malcolm Forbes

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

Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend.
Inside of a dog it's too dark to read. - Groucho Marx

I've never killed a man, but I've read many an obituary with a great deal of satisfaction. - Mark Twain

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

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

The Bible, if ya read it you'd know. It's right in the beginning there, in the Book of Generous. - Archie Bunker

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you'll go. - Dr. Seuss

If there's a book you really want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it. - Toni Morrison

The difference between literature and journalism is that journalism is unreadable and literature is not read. - Oscar Wilde

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

I heard his library burned down and both books were destroyed - and one of them hadn't even been colored in yet. - Robertson Davies

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

When you read a classic you do not see in the book more than you did before. You see more in you than there was before. - Clifton Fadiman

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

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

Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book. - Ronald Reagan

When it comes to housework the one thing no book of household management can ever tell you is how to begin. Or maybe I mean why. - Katharine Whitehorn

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

I read recipes the same way I read science fiction. I get to the end and I think, "Well, that's not going to happen." - Unknown

If my books had been any worse, I should not have been invited to Hollywood, and if they had been any better, I should not have come. - Raymond Chandler

In this age of microblogging and two-second sound bites, almost no one has the attention span, or time, to read more than a few sentences. - Tim Frick

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

I've got this thing for spicy stuff. Now, if you give me hot chocolate with chili pepper, a book and a bubble bath, I'm a happy girl. - Shiloh Walker

Like many other women, I could not understand why every man who changed a diaper has felt impelled, in recent years, to write a book about it. - Barbara Ehrenreich

Meditation here may think down hours to moments. Here the heart may give a useful lesson to the head and learning wiser grow without his books. - William Cowper


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24-Jun-2018