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"Tony Abbott's books are so amazing!" - Tony Abbott

"Fahrenheit 451 is one of those books that is about how amazing books are and how amazing the people who write books are. Writers love writing books like this, and for some reason, we let them get away with it." - Josh Lieb

"It's great that in the German language I've sold almost 30 million books. Isn't that amazing?" - Ken Follett

"I finish so many books it's amazing. I'm also doing Rosetta Stone, learning some French." - Kellan Lutz

"To be amazing means you have to do amazing things." - Idan Ravin

"The books transported her into new worlds and introduced her to amazing people who lived exciting lives." - Roald Dahl

"I just love comic books. I've always loved comic book art, and I just think it's amazing." - Zayn Malik

"To come out and meet kids who have my books in their hands is kind of amazing." - Jeff Kinney

"I read books when I was a kid, lots of books. Books always seemed like magic to me. They took you to the most amazing places. When I got older, I realized I couldn't find books that took me to all the places I wanted to go. To go to those places, I had to write some books myself." - Pat Murphy

"I read books when I was a kid, lots of books. Books always seemed like magic to me. They took you to the most amazing places. When I got older, I realized I could' find books that took me to all the places I wanted to go. To go to those places, I had to write some books myself." - Pat Murphy

"Books succeed; and lives fail." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"Books succeed, And lives fail." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"There's so much stuff being written! Every year, how many books come out? I can't keep up, and I read a lot. It's amazing." - Victoria Chang

"I certainly wouldn't be writing books if it hadn't been for the feminist blogosphere, and I think that's a really amazing thing." - Jessica Valenti

"It was amazing how many books one could fit into a room, assuming one didn't want to move around very much." - Brandon Sanderson

"It's amazing that a man who is dead can talk to people through these pages. As long as this books survives, his ideas live." - Christopher Paolini

"One thing that is sometimes forgotten in this "future of books" discussion is that there are all these awesome presses - big and small - that are producing and designing amazing books." - Kevin Sampsell

"I would love to write more children's books. There is such a high standard out there for children's books; there are really amazing writers. It is a fantastic creative outlet and such an amazing teaching tool. The thing I love about kids, too, is it is so imaginative and poetic." - Jewel

"Read much, but not too many books." - Benjamin Franklin

"Books worth reading are worth re-reading." - Holbrook Jackson

"Books will speak plain when counselors blanch." - Francis Bacon

"Books will speak plain when counsellors blanch." - Francis Bacon

"Good travel books are novels at heart." - Jonathan Raban

"Many of the books on my list are, in my opinion, amazing. Some I didn't like. But I give them all five stars, because stars make people - including me - happy." - Rebecca Stead

"I've always tried to really focus on The Hunger Games movie, knowing that, yes, these are amazing books and I would feel like a failure, if I didn't get all three of them made." - Nina Jacobson

"J.P. Donleavy - now he's one writer I am consistent with. He's written books that I can definitely connect with. He has amazing insights which other people missed out on. Even with his descriptions of Northern Ireland." - Van Morrison

"I just see in pop culture, music, visual art, books, etc., a real hunger for the new and different, and I think that's amazing. Satisfying this hunger is part of the responsibility of a creative person." - Porochista Khakpour

"Comic books, if you're adapting a comic book - like X-Men, for example - you've got 40 years of amazing stories to dig into, things that incredible artists have been thinking about for decades." - David Hayter

"I don't think with any book you get used to people falling in love with the story. It's been incredible just to realize your books are being read. It's a pretty amazing feeling." - Jennifer Armentrout

"A singer can quit once he or she has made ten great songs; a director can finish once he or she has made five amazing films; a writer just needs to write three great books." - Alber Elbaz

"I love the idea of cooking, but I don't like using recipe books, so I'll put a mish-mash together, and it might be amazing by total accident, or it will be a catastrophe." - Trinny Woodall

"If you read good books, when you write, good books will come out of you." - Natalie Goldberg

"There are still some people out there who believe comic books are nothing more than, well, comic books. But the true cognoscenti know graphic novels are - at their best - an amazing blend of art literature and the theater of the mind." - John Ridley

"As a kid, I always loved serialized books. It's the reason why people love 'Harry Potter.' Serialization is amazing. It works in television. It works in film and it works in books. Especially when you're a young kid, you get attached to these characters." - Mindy Kaling

"Each atom hides beneath its veil The soul amazing beauty of the Beloved's face." - Mahmud Shabistari

"[My mom] had this amazing attitude in the face of everything, including when she got cancer." - William J Clinton

"I still listen to tracks sometimes and hear some of the harmonies and its just amazing." - Amerie

"It's amazing what you can do in this game with a heart and a brain" - Buddy Bell

"Prayer is the hard-work business of Christianity, and it nets amazing results." - David Jeremiah

"It's amazing how many people beat you at golf now that you're no longer president." - George H W Bush

"It is perilously easy to have amazing sympathy with God's truth and remain in sin." - Oswald Chambers

"I was so surprised. Then again, I was so relaxed in the water, it felt amazing" - Pieter van den Hoogenband

"Gary Ross is amazing." - Liam Hemsworth

"Yoga's an amazing release." - Monica Keena

"Click. Boom. Amazing!" - Steve Jobs

"Books are lighthouses erected in the great sea of time." - Edwin Percy Whipple

"Books are never finished, They are merely abandoned." - Oscar Wilde

"Books may be classed from the Faculties of the mind" - Thomas Jefferson

"Education is the process of selling someone on books." - Douglas Wilson

"Books without the knowledge of life are useless." - Samuel Johnson

"Why sleep when there are books to read." - Tahereh Mafi

"I don't read books, but I have friends who do." - George W Bush

"Health, south wind, books, old trees, a boat, a friend." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Only in books do we learn what's really going on." - Kurt Vonnegut

"Some books are only cursorily to be tasted of." - Thomas Fuller

"Kids books Grownup books That's just marketing. Books are books," - Maurice Sendak

"The ink-stained wretches who turn out books and plays." - Alexander Woollcott

"Not with blinded eyesight poring over miserable books." - Alfred Tennyson

"Women are books, and men the readers be..." - Benjamin Franklin

"Poetry should be common in experience but uncommon in books." - Robert Frost

"Books which are no books." - Charles Lamb

"We do not learn much from learned books, but from true, sincere, human books, from frank and honest biographies." - Henry David Thoreau

"I was lucky enough to be given books that weren't top sellers; books that were kind of under the radar" - Bill Sienkiewicz

"Most of today's books have an air of having been written in one day from books read the night before." - Nicolas Chamfort

"All my big heroes are literary, writers. I'd love to meet Jimmy Hendrix or John Coltrane, but I'd much rather meet Thomas Wolfe, or F. Scott Fitzgerald. Words and books have always meant a lot to me. That someone can take words and string them together to where they will move me is just a hell of a thing. It's amazing to me; more amazing to me than music or painting. It's always been the written word or the spoken word, like a great lecture or a great lyric, or a great poem. To me it's just amazing. And I always aspire toward capturing that, or my version of it." - Henry Rollins

"For such a long time, when you're a writer, you really are just writing for yourself, and maybe a few friends. So it's really amazing when your book gets out there and more people are reading and responding to it. It really makes the world of the books feel real." - Cassandra Clare

"in the last month or so, i have read the great gatsby and a separate peace. i am starting to see a real trend in the kind of books bill gives me to read. and just like the tape of songs, it is amazing to hold each of them in the palm of my hand. they are all my favorites. all of them." - Stephen Chbosky

"If you just read Joseph Campbell, who has written amazing books on mythology and religion, they all do come together at some point. There are some of the greatest stories that there have ever been in the Bible. All you have to do is read the book of Maccabi, it's like a film script." - Mel Gibson

"They say there is no 'free lunch' in life. But there are free books! I still can't believe I can go to my local library and get just abut any book in the world - and I don't have to pay a dime!! It's amazing! The library is truly the greatest invention of our civilization." - Dan Gutman

"People do amazing things for love. Books are full of wonderful stories about this kind of stuff, and stories are' just fantasies, you know. They"re so much a part of the people who write them that they practically teach their readers invaluable lessons about life." - Mahbod Seraji

"People do amazing things for love. Books are full of wonderful stories about this kind of stuff, and stories aren't just fantasies, you know. They're so much a part of the people who write them that they practically teach their readers invaluable lessons about life." - Mahbod Seraji

"The books transported her into new worlds and introduced her to amazing people who lived exciting lives. She went on olden-day sailing ships with Joseph Conrad. She went to Africa with Ernest Hemingway and to India with Rudyard Kipling. She travelled all over the world while sitting in her little room in an English village." - Roald Dahl

"[My photography teacher] gave me the Mexican Day Books of Edward Weston and just blew me away with this work. The fact that you could be this fabulous visual artist, with all this milieu of people like Diego Rivera and you could sleep with these gorgeous, amazing women, that you could live that life - that photography could deliver you that life." - Max Pam

"I love writing picture books because they are very child-centered and family-focused. The idea of creating a story within 2-5 typewritten pages is very magical, especially what comes after that. When the words are matched with illustrations - I consider this a kind of high magic. It is amazing to witness the way the process comes together." - Jerdine Nolen

"I always thought books were just the canon, things I couldn't identify with. And then I was introduced to really amazing multicultural literature - it was all things I was trying to do unsuccessfully in my poetry. It really just changed everything. I was introduced to authors like Sandra Cisneros, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Junot Diaz, and a lot of African American literature, as well." - Matt De La Pena

"The main advantage of being a reviewer is that you read a lot. A lot of books get sent to you, and you have an amazing vantage point from which to observe what's going on in contemporary fiction - not only genre stuff, the whole spectrum." - Lev Grossman

"I read slave narratives, books like Bullwhip Days, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. [The Root's chairman] Henry Louis Gates has an amazing documentary called Many Rivers to Cross - really, his whole writings; he's such a wealth of knowledge." - Jurnee Smollett

"I started understanding William Blake and George Orwell more and more. It's amazing how we go to school when we're so young, read all of these books, just trying to memorize them. When you start to live, you don't have to memorize anything." - Benjamin Clementine

"Writing for UrbanMoms has awarded me a multitude of amazing opportunities. I have traveled to new places; alone and with my family. I have discovered new products, new books, new trends and new restaurants, and been able to share them with my readers. I've met other wonderful writers and many incredible celebrities." - Anna Quindlen

"Before you can become a writer, you have to be a reader, and a reader of everything, at that. To the best of my recollection, I became a reader at the age of 10 and have never stopped. Like many authors, I read all sorts of books all the time, and it is amazing how the mind fills up." - Terry Pratchett

"I'm quite proud of what I anticipated about reality television from my books in the early '90s, which I based on the early seasons of 'Cops' and on the amazing stuff I had read about happening on Japanese shows and the British 'Big Brother'." - William Gibson

"I've read plenty of amazing science pieces where the writers don't hang out in labs. I just have fun doing it. And I get rewarded for it; I get gushy, especially when kids tell me they expected to be bored by my books, but weren't." - Mary Roach

"When you get pregnant, you start reading pregnancy books. Everything has been pretty textbook. It's amazing how they can say , 'This week, this might happen,' and it kind of does. I had typical nausea the first trimester, which was no fun. And extreme tiredness." - Anna Silk

"I really believe that the movie will never be as good as the book, both because the book goes on longer - a movie is basically an abridgment of a book - and because books are internal. But they are incredibly powerful. The visual format is, you know, amazing." - Scott Turow

"I'm not terribly well read. My wife forces books into my hands and insists I read them, which I'm grateful to her for. She made me read 'War and Peace.' The whole thing. It was amazing, but I had to hide it. You can't walk round reading 'War and Peace' - it's like you're in a comedy sketch and you think you're smart." - Peter Capaldi

"As a fan of the books, I feel fortunate to be part of 'The Hunger Games' family. It was an amazing experience; I am proud of the film and my performance. I want to thank all of my fans and the entire 'Hunger Games' community for their support and loyalty." - Amandla Stenberg

"I feel like God gave me an amazing ability, and it's my duty to show people what I'm made of." - Antonio Tarver

"The petty economies of the rich are just as amazing as the silly extravagances of the poor." - William Feather

"Life is amazing: and the teacher had better prepare himself to be a medium for that amazement." - Edward Blishen

"It's amazing, the look in your eyes, like you could save me, but you won't even try" - Matt Nathanson

"Bravery hides in amazing places." - Kiera Cass

"It's us that's really amazing." - Freeman Dyson

"'Sugarland Express' was pretty amazing." - Janusz Kaminski

"I have this amazing life." - Ali Macgraw

"Katie Holmes is really amazing." - Bailee Madison

"Mark Conseulos is so amazing." - Lily Rabe

"I had an amazing childhood." - Abbie Cornish

"Adrenaline is an amazing thing." - Mitch Gaylord

"Being a parent is amazing." - Angela Kinsey

"I love Louisiana. It's amazing." - Johnny Knoxville

"Little boys have amazing minds." - Ferdinand Marcos

"'Macbeth' is an amazing story." - Andy Serkis

"Croatia is an amazing place." - Jean Reno

"It's pretty amazing being me." - Matthew Morrison

"J. J. Abrams is amazing." - Oscar Isaac

"I'm an amazing mama's boy." - Penn Jillette

"Second-hand books are wild books, homeless books; they have come together in vast flocks of variegated feather, and have a charm which the domesticated volumes of the library lack." - Virginia Woolf

"Books always speak of other books." - Umberto Eco

"I've written books on advertising-cheque books." - Alan Sugar

"The reason why borrowed books are so seldom returned to their owners is that it is much easier to retain the books than what is in them." - Michel De Montaigne

"One day some young poet will make your impossible wish come true by knowing your books, books as rare as flowers underground, written for a hundred friends." - Jean-Joseph Rabearivelo

"Books follow morals, and not morals books." - Theophile Gautier

"I collect books - a lot of books." - Kate Spade

"I was in the second year of my PhD when I first had the idea - I'd recently started working as a translator, which meant firstly that I was hearing about amazing-sounding books from other translators, and also that I was getting enough of an insider's view of the publishing industry to be aware of all the implicit biases that made it so difficult for these books to ever get published, especially if they weren't from European languages (harder to discover, editors can't read the original, lack of funding programmes, authors who don't speak English)." - Deborah Smith

"Gather up your telegrams Your faded pictures, best laid plans Books and postcards, 45's Every sunset in the sky Carry with you maps and string, flashlights Friends who make you sing And stars to help you find your place Music, hope and amazing grace Maybe what we leave Is nothing but a tangled little mystery Maybe what we take Is nothing that has ever had a name" - Mary Chapin Carpenter

"I am a reader. I am a writer. People assume I do these things to escape. You couldn't be more right. I'm escaping a world I don't like. A world I have no control in. In this world, I am nothing. I am a color, a height, a weight, a number. But in the world of books and writing, I am amazing. I am powerful. I am different. People are better. Worlds are endless. Change is possible. Life is manageable." - Philip K Dick

"Reading a poem is a real thing, a worthy thing. So to be there right with the reader at that moment is part of the effect of a title like "Poem for" something or other. Matt Rohrer does this a lot in his titles, and I think I might have gotten some of the idea to do this, or at least been reminded of how it can work, from his recent amazing books." - Matthew Zapruder

"I had amazing intellectual privilege as a kid. My mom taught me to read when I was two or three. When I was five, I read and wrote well enough to do my nine-year older brother's homework in exchange for chocolate or cigarettes. By the time I was 10, I was reading Orwell, Tolstoy's 'War and Peace,' and the Koran. I was reading comic books, too." - Chris Abani

"Year after year, author/historian William Loren Katz continues to mine the lodestone of Black culture, and it is simply amazing how often he manages to find new treasures. Here, with the same insight he brought to Black Indians and his other books, the author traces the courageous role of Black women in settling the West. He deftly shows how these pioneering spirits helped stabilize early communities in Texas, Oklahoma, California and elsewhere." - Herb Boyd

"There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them." - Joseph Brodsky

"The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones." - Joseph Joubert

"Great books help you understand, and they help you feel understood." - John Green

"It is not all books that are as dull as their readers." - Henry David Thoreau

"Me and my books in the same apartment, like a gherkin in its vinegar." - Gustave Flaubert

"I don't like Communism because it hands out wealth through rationing books." - Omar Torrijos

"We'll soon buy books and newspapers straight over the Internet. Uh, sure." - Clifford Stoll

"music, drawing, books, invention & exercise will be so many resources to you against ennui." - Thomas Jefferson

"There is no substitute for books in the life of a child." - Mary Ellen Chase

"Where do I find the time for not reading so many books?" - Karl Kraus

"In five minutes the earth would be a desert, and you cling to books." - Elias Canetti

"As a child, I felt that books were holy objects, to be caressed, rapturously sniffed, and devotedly provided for. I gave my life to them. I still do. I continue to do what I did as a child; dream of books, make books and collect books." - Maurice Sendak

"Books make great gifts because they have whole worlds inside of them." - Neil Gaiman

"We prize books, and they prize them most who are themselves wise." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Manners with fortunes, humors turn with climes, tenets with books, and principles with times." - Alexander Pope

"Laws die, books never." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"Good books get praised, bad books get praised. Good books get ignored, bad books get ignored" - Vikram

"Most writers write books that they wouldn't read. I ought to know; I've done it myself." - Gore Vidal

"I read here and there in books, enjoying the examples and ignoring the argument." - Mason Cooley

"Avid readers are enchanted by meaning, which is available chiefly in books." - Mason Cooley

"I was once in love with books. Now they go their way and I go mine." - Mason Cooley

"Good books do not make people wiser or happier-only more conscious." - Mason Cooley

"Unlike life, when books become meaningless, they are making a point." - Mason Cooley

"History has shown that the less people read, the more books they buy." - Albert Camus

"Read not books alone, but men, and amongst them chiefly thyself." - Francis Quarles

"Books are absent teachers." - Mortimer Adler

"Johnston's books are beautifully written and among the funniest I have ever read." - Annie Dillard

"Our books approach very slowly the things we most wish to know." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Law dies, books never." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"Books cannot always please, however good; Minds are not ever craving for their food." - George Crabbe

"Good authour Good books" - Roald Dahl



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