Books For Tall People

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Reading for those in the top 90th percentile

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So many books, so little time. - Frank Zappa

Years teach us more than books. - Berthold Auerbach

No furniture so charming as books. - Sydney Smith

I don't read books. I write them. - Henry Kissinger

Americans like fat books and thin women. - Russell Baker

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

A room without books is like a body without a soul. - Marcus Tullius Cicero

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

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

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

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

Without enough sleep, we all become tall two-year-olds. - JoJo Jenson

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

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

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

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

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

Books are as useful to a stupid person as a mirror is useful to a blind person. - Chanakya

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

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

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

Parents should leave books lying around marked "forbidden" if they want their children to read. - Doris Lessing

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

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

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

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

Keeping books on social aid is capitalistic nonsense. I just use the money for the poor. I can't stop to count it. - Evita Peron

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

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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