Quotes of List - somelinesforyou

“ I don't go by the rule book. I lead from the heart, not the head. ”

- Princess Diana

“ My books are water; those of the great geniuses are wine — everybody drinks water. ”

- Mark Twain

“ That is a good book which is opened with expectation, and closed with delight and profit. ”

- Amos Bronson Alcott

“ Thou can'st not die. Here thou art more than safeWhere every book is thy epitaph. ”

- Henry Vaughan

“ Give me a laundry list and I'll set it to music. ”

- Gioacchino Antonio Rossini

“ We cannot tear out a single page from our life, but we can throw the whole book into the fire. ”

- George Sand

“ Wherever anything lives, there is, open somewhere, a register in which time is being inscribed. ”

- Henri Louis Bergson

“ If pregnancy were a book, they would cut the last two chapters. ”

- Nora Ephron

“ Never lend books, for no one ever returns them; the only books I have in my library are books that other folks have lent me. ”

- Anatole France

“ Thank you for sending me a copy of your book — I'll waste no time reading it. ”

- Moses Hadas

“ It is no coincidence that in no known language does the phrase 'As pretty as an Airport' appear. ”

- Douglas Adams

“ I love to lose myself in other men's minds. When I am not walking, I am reading. I cannot sit and think; books think for me. ”

- Charles Lamb

“ No one over thirty-five is worth meeting who has not something to teach us, - something more than we could learn for ourselves, from a book. ”

- Cyril Connolly

“ Oh that my words were now written! Oh that they were printed in a book! ”

- Bible

“ A bad book is as much of a labor to write as a good one; it comes as sincerely from the author's soul. ”

- Aldous Huxley

“ Got no check books, got no banks. Still I'd like to express my thanks — I got the sun in the morning and the moon at night. ”

- Irving Berlin

“ When I am dead I would rather people thought me better than I was instead of worse; but if they think me worse, I cannot help it and, if it matters at all, it will matter more to them than to me. ”

- Samuel Butler

“ Everything in this book may be wrong. ”

- Richard Bach

“ I suggest that the only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which have gone a little farther down our own particular path than we have yet got ourselves. ”

- E. M. Forster

“ Wherever they burn books they will also, in the end, burn human beings. ”

- Heinrich Heine

“ Most of the untranscribed and unpublished manuscripts in the book popped out of boxes at me when I wasn't looking for them; I picked them up out of the corner of my eye. ”

- Robert Hughes

“ I might repeat to myself slowly and soothingly, a list of quotations beautiful from minds profound - if I can remember any of the damn things. ”

- Dorothy Parker

“ Between speeches and awards, you can find something to do every other week. It's hard to write. Your focus gets splintered. Once you put one thing in your calendar, that month is gone. ”

- August Wilson

“ An income tax form is like a laundry list — either way you lose your shirt. ”

- Fred Allen

“ Every great and commanding movement in the annals of the world is due to the triumph of enthusiasm. Nothing great was ever achieved without it. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Every morning I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work. ”

- Robert Orben

“ The file is a gzipped tar file. Your browser is playing tricks with you and trying to be smart. ”

- Rasmus Lerdorf

“ I am Envy. I cannot read and therefore wish all books burned. ”

- Christopher Marlowe

“ Worthy books Are not companions — they are solitudes: We lose ourselves in them and all our cares. ”

- Philip James Bailey

“ This is particularly important now that the adoption of a new Iraqi constitution and the organization of elections under Resolution 1546 of the UN Security Council are on the agenda. ”

- Vladimir Putin
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