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Preachers in pulpits talked about what a great message is in the book. No matter what you do somebody always imputes meaning into your books.

The difference between literature and journalism is that journalism is unreadable and literature is not read.

Nine-tenths of the existing books are nonsense and the clever books are the refutation of that nonsense.

I knew I would read all kinds of books and try to get at what it is that makes good writers good. But I made no promises that I would write books a lot of people would like to read.

There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and the tired man who wants a book to read.

I've tried to reduce profanity but I reduced so much profanity when writing the book that I'm afraid not much could come out. Perhaps we will have to consider it simply as a profane book and hope that the next book will be less profane or perhaps more sacred.

The best time to plan a book is while you're doing the dishes.

Until I became a published writer I remained completely ignorant of books on how to write and courses on the subject... they would have spoiled my natural style, made me observe caution, would have hedged me with rules.

Every book you pick up has its own lesson or lessons, and quite often the bad books have more to teach than the good ones.

The World is a book and those who do not travel read only a page.

Men have had every advantage of us in telling their own story. Education has been theirs in so much higher a degree, the pen has been in their hands. I will not allow books to prove anything.

I can tell you honest friend what to believe: believe life, it teaches better that book or orator.

A good novel tells us the truth about its hero, but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.

My books are like water, those of the great geniuses are wine. (Fortunately) everybody drinks water.

We cannot learn men from books.

The profession of book writing makes horse racing seem like a solid stable business.

As far as I knew, white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.

I am a writer of books in retrospect. I talk in order to understand, I teach in order to learn.

Many books require no thought from those who read them and for a very simple reason, they made no such demand upon those who wrote them.

Sex is more exciting on the screen and between the pages than between the sheets.

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