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SCRAP-BOOK, n. A book that is commonly edited by a fool. Many persons of some small distinction compile scrap-books containing whatever they happen to read about themselves or employ others to collect. One of these egotists was addressed in the lines following, by Agamemnon Melancthon Peters: Dear Frank, that scrap-book where you boast You keep a record true Of every kind of peppered roast That's made of you; Wherein you paste the printed gibes That revel round your name, Thinking the laughter of the scribes Attests your fame; Where all the pictures you arrange That comic pencils trace -- Your funny figure and your strange Semitic face --Pray lend it me. Wit I have not, Nor art, but there I'll list The daily drubbings you'd have got Had God a fist. (Quote by - )

The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

This is the best book ever written by any man on the wrong side of a question of which he is profoundly ignorant. (Quote by - Thomas B. Macaulay)

Damn all expurgated books, the dirtiest book of all is the expurgated book. (Quote by - Walt Whitman)

I ask myself, is the book being digitized by someone else, or is there an earlier edition of the same book that's being digitized?. (Quote by - Elizabeth Black)

In 2002 we didn't have a new book, but our book sales still came in at $82 million, about 4 percent of our revenue on the back of the Harry Potter movies. With this new book, we expect a big jump in sales and revenue. (Quote by - Ray Manchuk)

We all love to read, and sometimes, everyone in the family reads the same book so we can talk about it. Stacy, Sarah and I all read the new Harry Potter book together the day it came out. We each had our own copy, and we all stayed up late to finish it. (Quote by - Doug King)

Michael and I, to this day, stumble into things, .. We wrote a book on Elvis Presley together in the 1980s that became New York Times and London Times best-sellers. It was released on the 10th anniversary of Elvis' death. Everyone said 'How savvy the Sterns are.' Do you think we knew the significance of the date of release for the book when we were writing it? Not even. (Quote by - Michael Stern)

And the Book shall be placed, then you will see the guilty fearing from what is in it, and they will say: Ah! woe to us! what a book is this! it does not omit a small one nor a great one, but numbers them (all); and what they had done they shall find present (there); and your Lord does not deal unjustly with anyone. (Quote by - quran)

I find your question bizarre, .. It would be along the line of saying that I shouldn't see a movie that involves an accident. My husband's read the book, my friends have read the book, you should read the book!. (Quote by - Jayson Williams)

I began thinking there should be an American phrase book, 'cause I've got an Italian phrase book, and an Arabic one.. now a British one. I think it'd be pretty good to have an American phrase book. (Quote by - Joe Strummer)

You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children. (Quote by - Madeleine L'Engle)

What is reading, but silent conversation. (Quote by - Walter Savage Landor)

It seems if you write a book about something, there's going to be an investigation. It seems that has followed the publishing of the book. I don't think that's right. You didn't hear anything about this until the book was written. (Quote by - Steve Finley)

We get no good By being ungenerous, even to a book, And calculating profits--so much help By so much reading. It is rather when We gloriously forget ourselves, and plunge Soul-forward, headlong, into a book's profound, Impassioned for its beauty, and salt of truth-- 'Tis then we get the right good from a book. (Quote by - Elizabeth Barrett Browning)

When you have seasons like we're having, you have to win a couple of games like that. You don't win them all by the book, and this one wasn't certainly by the book that we would've liked. It certainly goes down in the record book as a win. That's the important thing. (Quote by - John Brady)

Has it been a success though, I ask. I don't know, .. I don't have another first novel that wasn't pushed electronically to compare it to. But the book itself is doing very well. Looking at other publishers, a good example is Baen Books , who do a lot of multi volume series of books. From experience, they know how much volume 13 should sell based on the sales of boook 12. So when volume 13 comes out, they bundled a CD-Rom with eBook versions of the first 12 books. They also hosted these eBooks online for free. When this happens, the sales of volume 13 were beyond expectation, and volumes 1 through 12 see a bump in sales as well. (Quote by - Cory Doctorow)

It fills a little niche; nobody's ever written about this before in this way because it's a book about a serious subject but told with such a respectful, light touch. It's one of those books you sit down and read start to finish because you can't put it down. And after you finish, you say 'My aunt would like this, and so would my great-grandmother and my sister.' And so people will buy one, and then come back and buy 10. (Quote by - Jane White)

Sir..You don't learn to drive from simply reading a book, so why do you persist in reading self-help books?. (Quote by - Rodney Lovell)

Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him. (Quote by - Richard McKenna)

A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body. (Quote by - Margaret Fuller)

A room without books is like a body without a soul. (Quote by - Cicero)

The human mind is not capable of grasping the Universe. We are like a little child entering a huge library. The walls are covered to the ceilings with books in many different tongues. The child knows that someone must have written these books. It doe. (Quote by - Albert Einstein)

I think it's a great attempt to popularize the book business, and boy, do we need it. It's a good thing, as we try to expand our readers, to put the public into this. I think it's important to have the consumer not only buy the book, but confirm that this is the best book of the year. (Quote by - Jane Friedman)

They're very handsome books and teachers love using them. They have guides for anywhere from 5-7 lessons for the teacher to use in the class when she's teaching The Great Depression, or Reconstruction Era in the South, or Slavery in Pre-Civil War South, or World War II. For each of those 10 units we have a book, an accompanying edited videotape or DVD. In the book is a great deal of primary source material from the New York Historical Society's archives. (Quote by - Alan Levenstein)


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