Words matter. These are the best Book Quotes from famous people such as Amish Tripathi, Sarah MacLean, Emma Watson, Nicolle Wallace, Ramon Rodriguez, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
India is a musical country, so it would appear obvious to use our collective passion for music to promote a book.
‘A Rogue by Any Other Name’ is the first book in the ‘Rules of Scoundrels’ series, centered on a legendary pre-Victorian casino and her four scandalous aristocratic owners.
It sounds so geeky, but I really do like studying and reading, and if I’m not working on ‘Harry Potter,’ then my greatest relaxation is to sit with a book.
I was very much inspired by the things that I’d seen and done in politics, but I was also desperate for a complete departure from the reality of my political experience. ‘It’s Classified’ and my previous book ‘Eighteen Acres’ are both works of fiction, but if they do seem realistic, it’s by design.
On the streets, hanging out with the fellows, there are things you learn that no book can teach you.
Wearing a giant, over-sized scarf will make you look deeply intelligent in almost any situation, but especially a book club.
I struggle with reading a bit. I’m slightly dyslexic, so reading takes me quite a while, and in general, I’m not a big book reader at all. And something like ‘Game of Thrones’ seems very daunting to me!
Particularly when you’re making a movie of a book, people are always waiting with their knives – you know?
The paperback is very interesting but I find it will never replace the hardcover book – it makes a very poor doorstop.
I’m not the biggest comic book fan.
I was that kid with the glasses and the hungry expression who haunted every library book sale and used bookstore in town: the one who always has a book in one hand and is reaching for the next book with the other. There’s one in every town.
Properly, we should read for power. Man reading should be man intensely alive. The book should be a ball of light in one’s hand.
When I wrote ‘Fast Food My Way’ in 2004, I hoped that my friends would prepare my recipes. Now, more people cook from that book than any other I’ve written in the past 30 years.
No one ever committed suicide while reading a good book, but many have tried while trying to write one.
Reading a book, watching a movie, going to a play, it’s transporting, and very, very exciting. And to be a part of that, creating things with your imagination, whoa.
I get an urge, like a pregnant elephant, to go away and give birth to a book.
While writing, I’m always so happy in the middle of a book or finishing a book and really hate starting them, so I often think, ‘I wish I had a really big book to write to which I could devote seven years of my life.’
According to New York publishers, Bill Clinton will get more money for his book than Hillary Clinton got for hers. Well, duh. At least his book has some sex in it.
The movie is actually from a book by Stephen King called The Body. When they were gonna put it to a motion picture, they found the story was a bit too strong for the title The Body, based on a young kid’s movie. It would be too heavy.
After you finish a book, you know, you’re dead. But no one knows you’re dead. All they see is the irresponsibility that comes in after the terrible responsibility of writing.
I’m not a really big comic book person. I know the typical ones – ‘Spider-Man’ and ‘Wonder Woman’ and ‘Storm’ and that stuff. But don’t quiz me, because I’m not good at things like that.
A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit.
You know, songs like ‘Rock’n Me’ were actually written to be played in large… for a hundred thousand people kind of gatherings. And a lot of what came out on ‘Fly Like an Eagle’ and ‘Book of Dreams’ was music that was put together to be played in big, big venues with big light shows.
‘Fast Food Nation’ appeared as an article in ‘Rolling Stone’ before it was a book, so I was extending it from the article, and by that time, everyone could read the article.
I just want the fans of the book to be happy. I don’t necessarily care about anyone else.
A wild and crazy weekend involves sitting on the front porch, smoking a cigar, reading a book.
My career is an open book, but my life is not.
You come home to find your 17-year-old daughter engrossed in a book. Which would delight you more – if it were ‘Twilight’ or ‘Middlemarch?’
I deeply respect literature and expect to gain insight from a book and to identify emotionally with its characters. I therefore avoid reading suspense novels or science fiction.
The Australian Book of Etiquette is a very slim volume.
In a mood of faith and hope my work goes on. A ream of fresh paper lies on my desk waiting for the next book. I am a writer and I take up my pen to write.
And I think that being able to make people laugh and write a book that’s funny makes the information go down a lot easier and it makes it a lot more fun to read, easier to understand, and often stronger. So there’s all kinds of advantages to it.
After I work with my editor to get the manuscript in good shape, I sketch and lay out a whole book loosely, usually in black and white. You learn things about your text when you have to think about pacing and page-turns.
Beware of the person of one book.
The aphorism in which I am the first master among Germans, are the forms of ‘eternity’; my ambition is to say in ten sentences what everyone else says in a book – what everyone else does not say in a book.
I don’t know what to do or where to turn in this taxation matter. Somewhere there must be a book that tells all about it, where I could go to straighten it out in my mind. But I don’t know where the book is, and maybe I couldn’t read it if I found it.
I read the book of Job last night, I don’t think God comes out well in it.
A book that is shut is but a block.
Lord of the Rings was something I always wanted to do. I read the book when I was about 25, and I was always hoping if it was ever made into a feature film that I would be involved in some way. And then I finally got it, and I was over the moon. It was fantastic news.
I’m writing a book called ‘The Indisputable Existence of Santa Claus’ about the maths of Christmas: how to set up a secret Santa so it’s totally fair; how to decorate your tree mathematically; how to win at Monopoly.
I read a lot for me. But I’m not one of those people who gets ‘The New York Times’ book review and runs out and buys 10 books and is done with them and passing them out to friends, you know, two weeks later.
There’s no book to figure out how not to become a victim of police brutality.
I teach for the Book Trust, which promotes reading and writing with children.
I wanted to write a book that talked about the emotions of children, which is the rainbow. We all have moods. We talk about being blue when we’re sad, and being yellow when we’re cowards, and when we’re mad, we’re red.
If you’re a public official, your life is an open book.
The key thing about a book is that you lose yourself in the author’s world.
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.
You can learn a line from a win and a book from a defeat.
A good day is one where I can not just read a book, but write a review of it. Maybe today I’ll be able to do that. I get for some reason somewhat stronger when the sun starts to go down. Dusk is a good time for me. I’m crepuscular.
It’s hard to see a film that’s been made from a book that you really loved because it’s such a different experience.
‘Until Friday Night’ is the first book in my new young adult series, ‘The Field Party.’
I don’t understand people who travel purely gastronomically, who book a Michelin-starred restaurant three months in advance and suddenly find themselves in Copenhagen or Barcelona with a zeitgeist plate of snail porridge.
I have a book of buildings from 25,000 BC. These are huts built out of mammoth bones. These buildings were beautifully made, from the bones of the body into shelter.
The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who’ll get me a book I ain’t read.
Kids are not going to sit and read a slow-paced book. Neither are adults.
I’ve had people turn up to book signings with knives, with guns.
I read a book a day when I was a kid. My family was not literary; we did not have any books in the house.
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.
Chum was a British boy’s weekly which, at the end of the year was bound into a single huge book; and the following Christmas parents bought it as Christmas presents for male children.
In music, you can use metaphors with ease – if a person doesn’t understand the parable, they can still enjoy the melody of the music. If, however, a person reads a book and misses the meaning of its metaphors, this will be extremely disheartening for both the reader as well as the author.
There’s a finite amount of time on this planet for each of us. Sometimes, the only way we figure out how to deal with that reality – knowing that there will be an end to every story, and you don’t know how many chapters are left in your book – is by living in denial.