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WILLIAM DONELSON
Have you really read all those books in your room?”

Alaska laughing- “Oh God no. I’...
JOHN GREEN
Read Homer once, and you can read no more. For all books else appear so mean, and so poor. Verse wil...
DUKE OF BUCKINGHAM
Those books of mine really got under their skin. Ironically, they thought I was inhuman becau...
STEVE TOLTZ
Sections in the bookstore

- Books You Haven't Read
- Books You Needn't Read
- B...
ITALO CALVINO
[I] read books because I love them, not because I think I should read them.
SIMON VAN BOOY
Books to the ceiling,
Books to the sky,
My pile of books is a mile high.
How I love t...
ARNOLD LOBEL
Books to the ceiling,
Books to the sky,
My pile of books is a mile high.
How I love them...
ARNOLD LOBEL
So many books to read, will I ever finish reading?
LAILAH GIFTY AKITA
I want to read
so I can read the Koran
read the signs in the street
know the numbe...
EVE ENSLER
My best friends are books, I can easily read them and take them wherever I go.
DEBRA ROBERTS
We love to buy books because we believe we're buying the time to read them.

[Inside Ou...
WARREN ZEVON
There are so many books I mean to read, and things I mean to see.
ANNE RICE
Teenagers read millions of books every year. They read for entertainment and for education. They rea...
SHERMAN ALEXIE
The one thing I regret is that I will never have time to read all the books I want to read.
F. SAGAN
The books we think we ought to read are poky, dull, and dry;
The books that we would like to read...
CAROLYN WELLS
The one thing I regret is that I will never have time to read all the books I want to read.
F. SAGAN
The one thing I regret is that I will never have time to read all the books I want to read.
FRANCOISE SAGAN
I never read articles about my books.
BEN SCHOTT
As a child, I read because books–violent and not, blasphemous and not, terrifying and not–were t...
SHERMAN ALEXIE
It was, in many ways, her dream bookshop. Not least because all the books had already been read.
KATARINA BIVALD
Like all best families, we have our share of eccentricities, of impetuous and wayward youngsters and...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
My husband has quite simply been my strength and stay all these years, and I owe him a debt greater ...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
I have been aware all the time that my peoples, spread far and wide throughout every continent and o...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
I read daft history books. Sometimes the books I read are a bit crackers or strange.
MARK E. SMITH
Have you really read all those books in your room?"

She laughed, "Oh God no. I've maybe ...
JOHN GREEN
Once he'd asked, "Don't you want to read? There are hundreds of books in the sitting room."
SARAH ADDISON ALLEN
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its ...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
Therefore I am sure that this, my Coronation, is not the symbol of a power and a splendor that are g...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
The events that I have attended to mark my Diamond Jubilee have been a humbling experience. It has t...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
I have in sincerity pledged myself to your service, as so many of you are pledged to mine. Throughou...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
I hope that tomorrow we can all, wherever we are, join in expressing our grief at Diana's loss, ...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
Like all the best families, we have our share of eccentricities, of impetuous and wayward youngsters...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
The more I know about God, I am convinced He likes to read books and authors are His librarians. Eve...
SHANNON L. ALDER
In the shop window you have promptly identified the cover with the title you were looking for. Follo...
ITALO CALVINO
You’ve read the books?”
“I’ve seen the movies.”
Cath rolled her eyes so hard, it...
RAINBOW ROWELL
I haven't got time to read books.'

'What do you mean you haven't got time? What are you d...
PAULO COELHO
You're a big help, Mr. I Read So Many Books.
LAURA RUBY
I have no feelings of guilt regarding the books I have not read and perhaps will never read; I know ...
ALBERTO MANGUEL
Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them all
HENRY DAVID THOREAU
Stephen King started to read comics first, I started to watch films and little reading books...Now e...
DEYTH BANGER
First, I want to pay tribute to Diana myself. She was an exceptional and gifted human being. In good...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
I cannot lead you into battle. I do not give you laws or administer justice but I can do something e...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
I declare before you all that my whole life, whether it be long or short, shall be devoted to your s...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
We lost the American colonies because we lacked the statesmanship to know the right time and the man...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
These wretched babies don't come until they are ready.
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
I know of no single formula for success. But over the years I have observed that some attributes of ...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
It is easy enough to define what the Commonwealth is not. Indeed this is quite a popular pastime.
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
I have to be seen to be believed.
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them all.
HENRY DAVID THOREAU
I am a grenade," I said again. "I just want to stay away from people and read books and think and be...
JOHN GREEN
I don't read books to finish them, I read to consume them.
TEMITOPE IBRAHIM
At Christmas, I am always struck by how the spirit of togetherness lies also at the heart of the Chr...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
For many, Christmas is also a time for coming together. But for others, service will come first.
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
The lessons from the peace process are clear; whatever life throws at us, our individual responses w...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
I myself prefer my New Zealand eggs for breakfast.
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
The British constitution has always been puzzling and always will be.
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
Madam President, speaking here in Dublin Castle it is impossible to ignore the weight of history, as...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
Why do I read?
I just can't help myself.
I read to learn and to grow, to laugh
and ...
GARY PAULSEN
The words you can’t find, you borrow.
We read to know we’re not alone. We read because w...
GABRIELLE ZEVIN
CUSTOMER: Hi.
BOOKSELLER: Hi there, how can I help?
CUSTOMER: Could you please explain Kin...
JEN CAMPBELL
I read the three 'Hunger Games' books in a week and because I liked them so much I wrote ...
BIRDY
In remembering the appalling suffering of war on both sides, we recognise how precious is the peace ...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
What were once only hopes for the future have now come to pass; it is almost exactly 13 years since ...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
To all those who have suffered as a consequence of our troubled past I extend my sincere thoughts an...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
Grief is the price we pay for love.
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
At its heart, engineering is about using science to find creative, practical solutions. It is a nobl...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
To what greater inspiration and counsel can we turn than to the imperishable truth to be found in th...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
I have behind me not only the splendid traditions and the annals of more than a thousand years but t...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
No one who knew Diana will ever forget her. Millions of others who never met her, but felt they knew...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
I do love secondhand books that open to the page some previous owner read oftenest. The day Hazlitt ...
HELENE HANFF
There are so many good books waiting to be read, I’ll never go back and read one twice.
DEB BAKER
I often carry things to read
so that I will not have to look at
the people.
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
I went off and read the books after the audition and I read all four books in one sitting - you know...
JASON ISAACS
I read everything and anything. I love books.
GAIL PORTER
Mysteries I read for fun, so I will probably never write one, for fear of spoiling the fun.
FRED SABERHAGEN
I read a lot of nonfiction - especially books about the brain.
ELLEN POMPEO
Some books are so special that you never forget where you were the first time you read them.
NATALIE LLOYD
And after I compose my programs, but it is very easy because I look to the music in a very natural w...
VICTORIA DE LOS ANGELES
CUSTOMER: I’m looking for a biography to read that’s really interesting. Could you recommend one...
JEN CAMPBELL
My advice is this. For Christ's sake, don't write a book that is suitable for a kid of 12 ye...
TERRY PRATCHETT
The traffic is so slow today that I read two books, ate lunch, dinner, replied to all my emails, and...
ANONYMOUS
I read my books to writing workshops and friends, and I'm often focussed just on keeping them en...
KAREN JOY FOWLER
I haven't read the 'Twilight' books. But it's everywhere so I feel like I know it. E...
MAX IRONS
The books I used to love as a kid, I used to read football books - and by that I mean soccer books -...
BEN LLOYD-HUGHES
I can read in red.
I can read in blue.
I can read in pickle color too.
DR. SEUSS
I read over a hundred books a year and have done so since I was fifteen years old, and every book I'...
NICHOLAS SPARKS
One can never read too little of bad, or too much of good books: bad books are intellectual poison; ...
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
It doesn't matter that millions read as long as you share it with somebody. So I don't reall...
CAROLYN CHUTE
So now books were her only friends. She'd read Lord of the Rings so often she could recite wh...
KRISTIN HANNAH
Who wants to be used? I love to read, so books are my main friends. They're always available, always...
LURLENE MCDANIEL
I can't read historical fiction because I find the real thing so much more interesting.
ANTONIA FRASER
Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all.
HENRY DAVID THOREAU
16 Things Romance Readers Are Tired Of Hearin

1. All Romance books are exactly the same.<...
BOOKBUB BULLETIN
How can you be bored? There are so many books to read!
LAILAH GIFTY AKITA
I love to read books that focus on parenting topics because there are so many different ways to do t...
KOURTNEY KARDASHIAN
You want to know about anybody? See what books they read, and how they've been read...
KERI HULME
But usually, I watched Linda read. I couldn't believe she'd read so much in summer! Sometimes she la...
ALEX FLINN

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A truth that's told with bad intent
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Good counselors lack no clients.
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Though patience be a tired mare, yet she will plod.
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No pain, no palm; no thorns, no throne; no gall, no glory; no cross, no crown.
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The only way to treat the common cold is with contempt.
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My salad days, when I was green in judgment.
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Act in earnest and you will become earnest in all you do.
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People usually are the happiest at home.
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Lost in a gloom of uninspired research.
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O, let me not be mad, not mad, sweet heaven! Keep me in temper. I would not be mad.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
The natural man has only two primal passions, to get and to beget.
WILLIAM OSLER
But thy eternal summer shall not fade.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
The 'Net is a waste of time, and that's exactly what's right about it.
WILLIAM GIBSON
Studio executives are intelligent, brutally overworked men and women who share one thing in common w...
WILLIAM GOLDMAN
So did this horse excel a common one
In shape, in courage, color, pace and bone.
...What a hor...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
The only vice which cannot be forgiven is hypocrisy. The repentance of a hypocrite is itself hypocri...
WILLIAM HAZLITT
He who would do good to another must do it in Minute Particulars: general Good is the plea of the sc...
WILLIAM BLAKE
The last sound on the worthless earth will be two human beings trying to launch a homemade spaceship...
WILLIAM FAULKNER
The road to excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
WILLIAM BLAKE
Every time a resolve or fine glow of feeling evaporates without bearing fruit, it is worse than a ch...
WILLIAM JAMES
Energy is an eternal delight, and he who desires, but acts not, breeds pestilence.
WILLIAM BLAKE
For there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Without contraries is no progression. Attraction and repulsion, reason and energy, love and hate, ar...
WILLIAM BLAKE
Then my verse I dishonor, my pictures despise, my person degrade and my temper chastise; and the pen...
WILLIAM BLAKE
Company, villainous company, hath been the spoil of me.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Comedy naturally wears itself out -- destroys the very food on which it lives; and by constantly and...
WILLIAM HAZLITT
My mother groaned, my father wept, into the dangerous world I leapt; helpless, naked, piping loud, l...
WILLIAM BLAKE
The artist simply reveals, he doesn't explain. Freud tried to figure this out because he felt it ver...
WILLIAM EASTLAKE
Mark the babe not long accustomed to this breathing world; One that hath barely learned to shape a s...
WILLIAM WORDSWORTH
It was at a particular moment in the history of my own rages that I saw the Western world conditione...
WILLIAM GOLDING
In advertising, not to be different is virtual suicide.
WILLIAM BERNBACH
To see a world in a grain of sand,
And a heaven in a wild flower,
Hold infinity in the palm of...
WILLIAM BLAKE
This life's dim windows of the soul
Distorts the heavens from pole to pole
And leads you to be...
WILLIAM BLAKE
I learned little save that most of the deeds, good and bad both, incurring opprobrium or plaudits or...
WILLIAM FAULKNER
What we determine we often break. Purpose is but the slave to memory.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Virtue is bold and goodness never fearful.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
You smile with pomp and rigor, you talk of benevolence and virtue; I act with benevolence and virtue...
WILLIAM BLAKE
There must be something solemn, serious, and tender about any attitude which we denominate religious...
WILLIAM JAMES
It is only by risking our persons from one hour to another that we live at all.
WILLIAM JAMES
To give a reason for anything is to breed a doubt of it.
WILLIAM HAZLITT
Let's not burden our remembrance with a heaviness that's gone.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
True silence is the rest of the mind; it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and...
WILLIAM PENN
One may smile, and smile, and be a villain. Hamlet
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
I am a man more sinned against than sinning.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
The public must and will be served.
WILLIAM PENN
The dumber people think you are, the more surprised they're going to be when you kill them.
WILLIAM CLAYTON
There are not many things in life so beautiful as true friendship, and not many things more uncommon...
WILLIAM ROTSLER
Would the cook were o' my mind!
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Contemplation makes a rare turkey cock of him. How he jets under his advanced plumes!
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Great contest follows, and much learned dust Involves the combatants; each claiming truth, And...
WILLIAM COWPER
Give what thou canst, without Thee we are poor; And with Thee rich, take what Thou wilt away.
WILLIAM COWPER
Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering other people's weaknesses.
WILLIAM HAZLITT