Subject: Communication » Books

You won't find a single four-letter word in there… I don't go for that bullshit.

(1918 – ) American baseball pitcher

This is the best biography by me I have ever read.

(1903 – 1992) American bandleader & TV host

Americans like fat books and thin women.

(1925 – ) columnist & journalist

Always read stuff that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.

(1947 – ) author, humorist & satirist

Crude is the name of Robert Hyde’s first novel; it is also a criticism of it.

(1893 – 1967) writer, humorist & poet

Having your book turned into a movie is like seeing your oxen turned into bouillon cubes.

(David John Moore Cornwell) (1931 – ) British author

To write an autobiography of Groucho Marx would be as asinine as to read an autobiography of Groucho Marx.

(1890 – 1977) comedian, actor & television host

The first page sells that book; the last page sells your next book.

(1918 – 2006) American writer

If my books had been any worse, I should not have been invited to Hollywood, and if they had been any better, I should not have come.

(1888 – 1959) detective novelist & screenwriter

Reading is an escape, an education, a delving into the brain of another human being on such an intimate level that every nuance of thought, every snapping of synapse, every slippery desire of the author is laid open before you… like, well… a book.

American playwright, television writer & author

Book: What they make a movie out of for television.

(1904 – 1974) American author & radio producer

Men are like textbooks: you have to spend a lot of time between the covers to gain a small amount of satisfaction.

All Non-fiction Lance Armstrong Books… Will Soon be Moved to the Fiction Section – Thank You – Manly Library

Homer also wrote the Oddity.

I have read your book and much like it.

(1900 – 1986) American teacher & translator

Anyone who eats three meals a day should understand why cookbooks outsell sex books three to one.

(1927 – 2007) American newspaper columnist

Anyone who believes you can't change history has never tried to write his memoirs.

(1886 – 1973) Israeli prime minister

I honestly believe there is absolutely nothing like going to bed with a good book… or a friend who’s read one.

(1906 – 1972) pianist, composer, author, comedian & actor

Every journalist has a novel in him, which is an excellent place for it.

(1910 – 1991) American art historian, photographer, author & editor

I was so long writing my review that I never got around to reading the book.

(1890 – 1977) comedian, actor & television host

I am reading Henry James… and feel myself as one entombed in a block of smooth amber.

(1882 – 1941) English novelist, essayist, publisher & feminist