Subject: Communication » Books

I try to leave out the parts that people skip.

(1925 – ) novelist & screenwriter

Autobiography: An I-witness account

I took a speed reading course and read War and Peace in twenty minutes. It involves Russia.

(1935 – ) movie actor, director & comedian

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

(1904 – 1974) American author & radio producer

It was a book to kill time for those who like it better dead.

(1881 – 1958) English novelist

President Clinton signed a $10 million deal to write a book by 2003… President Bush signed a $10 million deal to read a book by 2003.

(1963 – ) television host & comedian

I do a lot of reading on serial killers – mostly How To books.

(1952 – ) comedian, actress & writer

This book of essays… has all the depth and glitter of a worn dime.

(1893 – 1967) writer, humorist & poet

I've been in the Bible every day since I've been the president.

(1946 – ) 43rd U.S. president

Those big-shot writers could never dig the fact that there are more salted peanuts consumed than caviar.

(1918 – 2006) American writer

From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down I was convulsed with laughter; some day I intend reading it.

(1890 – 1977) comedian, actor & television host

If I had a bookstore I would make all the mystery novels hard to find.

(1973 – ) American comedian

The Book of Life begins with a man and a woman in a garden… it ends with Revelations.

(1854 – 1900) Irish dramatist, novelist & poet

An apology for the devil: it must be remembered that we have heard only one side of the case; God has written all the books.

(1835 – 1902) English composer, author & satirist

Whenever I see an autobiography for sale in the book store I just flip to the about the author section… I’m like, “Done, next!”

(1973 – ) American comedian

Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.

(1878 – 1937) humorist, journalist & author

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

(1893 – 1967) writer, humorist & poet

An autobiography usually reveals nothing bad about its writer except his memory.

(1908 – 1980) businessman, humorist

No one ever committed suicide while reading a good book, but many have tried while trying to write one.

(1972 – ) Irish stand-up comedian, voice over artist & actor

We should develop anti-satellite weapons because we could not have prevailed without them in 'Red Storm Rising.'

(1947 – ) U.S. vice president & politician

Neither am I.

(1937 – 1995) English satirist, writer & comedian

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