Quotes: book

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  • Joan Didion
    Joan Didion
    American Essayist 1934-
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    Another thing I need to do, when I'm near the end of the book, is sleep in the same room with it...Somehow the book doesn't leave you when you're asleep right next to it.
    Source: Faceboek (2011)
  • Adam Clymer
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    Another thing that's quite different in writing a book as a practicing newspaperman is that if you look at what you've written the next morning and you think you didn't get it quite right, you can fix it.
  • Thomas Gray
    Thomas Gray
    British poet 1716-1771
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    Any fool may write a most valuable book by change, if he will only tell us what he heard and saw with veracity.
    Source: Sketch of his own character
  • Bill Mumy
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    Anyway, in the mid 80's I was spending a fortune buying old Golden Age books from the late 30's and 40's and I was making personal appearances at a lot of sci fi and comic book conventions all around the country here so that I could find books for my collection.
  • As an author, you can't expect a movie to be an illustration of the book. If that's what you hope for, you shouldn't sell the rights.
  • As an author, you hope for a director and a cast that will make something wonderful out of your book.
  • John Milton
    John Milton
    English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
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    As good almost kill a man as kill a good book; who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God's image; but he who destroys a good book, kills reason itself, kills the image of God, as it were in the eye.
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
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    As I approached my 95th birthday, I was burdened to write a book that addressed the epidemic of 'easy believism.' There is a mindset today that if people believe in God and do good works, they are going to Heaven.
  • As I plotted 'Blueprints,' I realized that ageism against women is most obvious in the field of entertainment - and that I needed a TV show in my book.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    As I take up my pen I feel myself so full, so equal to my subject, and see my book so clearly before me in embryo, I would almost like to try to say it all in a single word.
  • Donna Tartt
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    As much fun as it is to read a book, writing a book is one level deeper than that.
  • Buchi Emecheta
    Buchi Emecheta
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    As soon as I finish a book, I sell the paperback rights to different publishers and that's where I recoup my money.
  • Brad Stone
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    As we have seen again and again, when Amazon doesn't get the economic conditions from suppliers that it seeks, it simply goes its own way. In the book business, that has meant publishing its own titles under the various Kindle imprints. Now it's making diapers.
  • Anne McCaffrey
    Anne McCaffrey
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    At age 77, I need the help of someone with more energy than I can now summon to finish a book.
  • Carol Berg
    Carol Berg
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    At one of the first science fiction conventions I ever went to, I saw a guy wearing a sandwich board promoting his book. Count me out of that one.