Books For Tall People

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Years teach us more than books. - Berthold Auerbach

No furniture so charming as books. - Sydney Smith

Why don't you write books people can read? - Nora Joyce

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

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

Ballet is good, because it makes you stand up tall. - Carine Roitfeld

When an old man dies, a library burns to the ground. - African Proverb

At night, here in the library, the ghosts have voices. - Alberto Manguel

I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library. - Jorge Luis Borges

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

Be a pineapple: stand tall, wear a crown, and be sweet on the inside. - Unknown

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

If truth is beauty, how come no one has their hair done in the library? - Lily Tomlin

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

Next to acquiring good friends, the best acquisition is that of good books. - Charles Caleb Colton

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

When I step into this library, I cannot understand why I ever step out of it. - Marie de Sevigne

The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones. - John Wooden

There is more treasure in books than all the pirate's loot on treasure island. - Walt Disney

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

No man can be called friendless when he has God and the companionship of good books. - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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

There is more stupidity than hydrogen in the universe, and it has a longer shelf life. - Frank Zappa

The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them. - Mark Twain

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

You can stand tall without standing on someone. You can be a victor without having victims. - Harriet Woods

Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested. - Francis Bacon

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

My regular life today is reading books, making dolls houses, sewing dolls with my daughter and barbequing. - Milla Jovovich

I was diagnosed with diabetes at age 18. I didn't know what it was, so I went to the library and looked it up. - Ron Santo

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

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

Why aren't more gems from our great authors scattered over the country? Great books aren't within everybody's reach. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him. - Harry Emerson Fosdick

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

Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers. - Charles W. Eliot

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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