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You, O Books, are the golden vessels of the temple, the arms of the clerical militia with which the missiles of the most wicked are destroyed; fruitful olives, vines of Engaddi, fig-trees knowing no sterility; burning lamps to be ever held in the hand. (Quote by - Richard Aungervyle)

You want to get a heads up on maybe what some guy can do because you're going to be playing against him in a couple months. They don't necessarily have a book on us, but we certainly can have a book on them. (Quote by - Corey Chavous)

Don't ask me who's influenced me. A lion is made up of the lambs he's digested, and I've been reading all my life. (Quote by - Giorgos Seferis)

There are people already sharing eBooks out there, .. and they do it simply because they love books. You don't buy a second copy of a book, cut the spine off, lay each page on a scanner, run that .tif through an OCR (Optical Character Reader), hand edit the resulting output for errors and then post it online if you don't love the book. it can up to 80 hours to turn a printed novel into an eBook. I figure if someone out there is willing to put in 80 hours of work promoting my book, then I'd prefer they do it in a way that gives a better return to me. (Quote by - Cory Doctorow)

OLD, adj. In that stage of usefulness which is not inconsistent with general inefficiency, as an _old man_. Discredited by lapse of time and offensive to the popular taste, as an _old_ book. "Old books? The devil take them!" Goby said. "Fresh every day must be my books and bread." Nature herself approves the Goby rule And gives us every moment a fresh fool. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

All books are divisible into two classes, the books of the hour, and the books of all time. (Quote by - John Ruskin)

Books in a large university library system: 2,000,000. Books in an average large city library: 10,000. Average number of books in a chain bookstore: 30,000. Books in an average neighborhood branch library: 20,000. (Quote by - Anthony Burgess)

The true reader is the one, who will carry the book nearly everywhere he goes, eager to finish it, but berieved when he does. (Quote by - raymond sant)

You'll be the same year after year except for the people you meet, the books you read, the films you watch, the places you travel, and the new things you do. (Quote by - Lorrin L. Lee)

Vanity would be the attempts at a higher tier. The simple steps of my soul will carry me in a heartbeat to a nicer residence than that of ministers, of presidents or kings and queens, by a simple test of imagination. I am thinking: should I go in..?! And if I get in, should I keep that object that speaks of the past?!.. A photo of the loved ones.. I was a child embracing the first page of the book of happiness the warm hands of my parents. (Quote by - Mariana Fulger)

Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill. (Quote by - Barbara W. Tuchman)

The seller of the book keeps $2.26 to cover their costs to ship the book to the customer. If it costs them less than that -- and in a lot of cases it does -- then they keep what's left over. (Quote by - Drew Herdener)

Deep versed in books and shallow in himself. (Quote by - John Milton)

A 6-month-old is going to put a book in their mouth, which is fine ? this is why they make cardboard books!. (Quote by - Dr. Dahlia Hall)

I suppose every old scholar has had the experience of reading something in a book which was significant to him, but which he could never find again. Sure he is that he read it there, but no one else ever read it, nor can he find it again, though he buy the book and ransack every page. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

The aphorism in which I am the first master among Germans, are the forms of ''eternity''; my ambition is to say in ten sentences what everyone else says in a book -- what everyone else does not say in a book. (Quote by - Friedrich Nietzsche)

If a law were passed giving six months to every writer of a first book, only the good ones would do it. (Quote by - Bertrand Russell)

Proceeds go for books for the library, and also every student gets one book for their birthday. (Quote by - Beth Schwier)

There is no Past, so long as Books shall live! (Quote by - Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, first Baron Lytton)

Laws die, Books never. (Quote by - Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer)

The Brahmins say that in their books there are many predictions of times in which it will rain. But press those books as strongly as you can, you can not get out of them a drop of water. So you can not get out of all the books that contain the best precepts the smallest good deed. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

Some of our students draw their own illustrations and others use photos or other pictures to illustrate their book. We have no guidelines that say a book has to be done a certain way. And no books are turned down; every book we received is published. (Quote by - Mark Martin)

Never lend books, for no one ever returns them; the only books I have in my library are books that other folks have lent to me. (Quote by - Anatole France)

If you're a freedom-to-read person, pulling a book like that one is not that different from any book that might have fake scholarship. No matter how wrong a book might be, people should have access to it. It's a slippery slope once you start removing books like that. (Quote by - Michael Gorman)

That is a good book which is opened with expectation, and closed with delight and profit. (Quote by - A. Bronson Alcott)

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