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- It was a book to kill time for those who like it better dead.
- Dame Rose Macaulay (1881 - 1958)
- A book of quotations . . . can never be complete.
- Robert M. Hamilton
- This paperback is very interesting, but I find it will never replace a hardcover book - it makes a very poor doorstop.
- Alfred Hitchcock (1899 - 1980)
- Never judge a book by its movie.
- J. W. Eagan
- Today's public figures can no longer write their own speeches or books, and there is some evidence that they can't read them either.
- Gore Vidal (1925 - )
- Unprovided with original learning, unformed in the habits of thinking, unskilled in the arts of composition, I resolved to write a book.
- Edward Gibbon (1737 - 1794)
- The best way to become acquainted with a subject is to write a book about it.
- Benjamin Disraeli (1804 - 1881)
- Reading this book is like waiting for the first shoe to drop.
- Ralph Novak
- The covers of this book are too far apart.
- Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914), The Devil's Dictionary
- The multitude of books is making us ignorant.
- Voltaire (1694 - 1778)
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