Quotes: book

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  • Alice Walker
    Alice Walker
    American Author, Critic 1944-
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    Deliver me from writers who say the way they live doesn't matter. I'm not sure a bad person can write a good book, If art doesn't make us better, then what on earth is it for.
  • Doing everything with one arm, being well-known, and having a book and a movie, it's fairly abnormal. As far as just not having to worry about past experiences, I've healed very well.
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
    Dwight D. Eisenhower
    American president 1890-1969
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    Don't join the book burners. Do not think you are going to conceal thoughts by concealing evidence that they ever existed.
  • Philip Roth
    Philip Roth
    American Novelist 1933-
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    Each book starts from ashes.
  • Virginia Woolf
    Virginia Woolf
    English writer 1882-1941
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    Each has his past shut in him like the leaves of a book known to him by heart and his friends can only read the title.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    Early in the morning, at break of day, in all the freshness and dawn of one's strength, to read a book - I call that vicious!
  • Even though I was trained in play writing and screenwriting, when I sat down to write a comic book for the first time, Alan Moore was first and foremost in my mind.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
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    Every abridgement of a good book is a fool abridged.
  • Peter Ackroyd
    Peter Ackroyd
    English biographer, novelist and critic 1949-
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    Every book for me is a chapter in the long book which will finally be closed on the day of my death.
  • Every book for me is an exorcism in some way or another, working through my feelings at the time.
  • Annie Dillard
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    Every book has an intrinsic impossibility, which its writer discovers as soon as his first excitement dwindles.
  • Bruce Coville
    Bruce Coville
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    Every book is like starting over again. I've written books every way possible - from using tight outlines to writing from the seat of my pants. Both ways work.
  • Stephen King
    Stephen King
    American author of horror and supernatural fiction 1947-
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    Every book you pick up has its own lesson or lessons, and quite often the bad books have more to teach than the good ones.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Every burned book enlightens the world.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Every burned book or house enlightens the world; every suppressed or expunged word reverberates through the earth from side to side.