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 Jane Austen - “. . . provided that nothing like useful knowledge could be gained from them, provided they were all story and no reflection, she had never any objection to books at all.”  
 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - “It is not true that religion reached its acme nineteen hundred years ago, and that we are for ever to refer back to what was written and said in those days. No, sir religion is a vital living thing, still growing and working, capable of endless extension and development, like all other fields of thought. There were many eternal truths spoken of old and handed down to us in a book, some parts of which may indeed be called holy. But there are others yet to be revealed and if we are to reject them because they are not in those pages, we should act as wisely as the scientist who would take no notice of Kirschoff's spectral analysis because there is no mention of it in Albertus Magnus.”  
 Anthony Trollope - “The end of a novel, like the end of a children's dinner-party, must be made up of sweetmeats and sugar-plums.”  
 Virginia Woolf - “Each had his past shut in him like the leaves of a book known to him by heart and his friends could only read the title.”  
 Charles Dickens - “I found Uriah reading a great fat book, with such demonstrative attention, that his lank forefinger followed up every line as he read, and made clammy tracks along the page (or so I fully believed) like a snail.”  
 C.S. Lewis - “Clearly one must read every good book at least once every ten years.”  
 C.S. Lewis - “When the voice of your friend or the page of your book sinks into democratic equality with the pattern of the wallpaper, the feel of your clothes, your memory of last night, and the noises from the road, you are falling asleep. The highly selective consciousness enjoyed by fully alert men, with all its builded sentiments and consecrated ideals, has as much to be called real as the drowsy chaos, and more.”  
 C.S. Lewis - “I never exactly made a book. It's rather like taking dictation. I was given things to say.”  
 Sorin Cerin - “I repeat, not the man does it, because he has nothing to say on his own destiny, because how the history of the human past is written and that book cannot be changed, so is the future which will be a part of the history and his book neither can be changed. The only free way given to man to act on his destiny is by love. The man can and has the capacity to love or hate. By having love man also has Holiness and Faith and thus he becomes religious.Everything that is Holy receives other new meanings throughout the historical evolution. The term evolution, as I have said it, is inadequate to a world which has a destiny, but it is the closes to what I want to express now. The saints are those who receive supernatural powers from the man. They can do Good or they can intervene in the human destiny.”  
 Kazi Shams - “There is no path to the Holy Book. The Holy Book is the path.”  
 Ahmet Zappa - “When we had to do book reports, I would pick a book that no one read and just make it up and turn that in. I got praised for my imagination.”  
 Jim Woodring - “Alternative cartoonists have to rely on comic book stores to get their stuff in the hands of readers.”  
 Gene Wolfe - “I have read only the first 'Harry Potter' book. I thought it excellent, perhaps the best thing written for older children since The Hobbit. I wish the books had been around when my kids were the right age for them.”  
 Elizabeth Wurtzel - “I'd really like to write a book about Timothy McVeigh, but it would only work if he cooperated.”  
 Fay Wray - “My next book is Scene by Scene as Seen by Fay Wray. It'll be about different incidents. Just my feelings about quite a few people. Attitudes. My thoughts about the universe and simple things like that.”  
 Fay Wray - “I don't know why Sinclair Lewis fell in love with me. He didn't get even the slightest response from me. But his letters were lovely. And the poems he wrote me were lovely. I used some of them in my book.”  
 Bob Woodward - “There may yet be another Watergate book. I have thought a book about the aftermath of Watergate and its impact could be done, perhaps by me or someone else.”  
 Bob Woodward - “I recently did the David Letterman Show about my book. He was very serious and made no jokes and it caught me off guard a little bit. He was much more serious than some of the joke shows that journalists get on.”  
 Tobias Wolff - “But as my brother was doing his research for a book about my father, it became his opinion that the most influential anti-semitism my father encountered when he was growing up was from Jews, because his relatives were German Jews, and doctors.”  
 Dick Wolf - “There are other options out there, after all, like read a book, go on the Internet, rent a movie.”  
 Dick Wolf - “The story drove the book. That had a very seminal effect on the way I saw writing and storytelling. If you can set a character in a story that is compelling and has a backbone, you draw people in.”  
 Jeanette Winterson - “I don't read reviews because by then it's too late - whatever anyone says, the book won't change. It is written.”  
 Terri Windling - “There are plenty of bad editors who try to impose their own vision on a book.”  
 Terri Windling - “My book collection is primarily in America, since that's where I've lived most of my life.”  
 Kit Williams - “In the fairy tale the painting represents the here and now. The book is actually divided into five sections, through which the key character, the muse, leads us.”  

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