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Huge list of some great quotes from your favorite people, movies, and shows.


Here are some great quotes for you to enjoy.

List of quotes to use from shows, movies, etc.

I love coming up with cheesy quotes from shows and movies to put in cards and emails. Life goes so quick but it is still a good idea to put together a nice quotes list. Here are some One Liner Books items I have now:

  • Try going into a bookshop and asking if they have any copies of “Learning how to deal with rejection without resorting to violence”.
  • Someone asked me why I keep sitting at the back of my wardrobe and reading a book. I said that’s Narnia business.
  • I went to the Doctor and told him I kept dreaming that I had been writing The Hobbit. He said, “Don’t worry, you’ve just been Tolkien in your sleep”.
  • If pregnancy were a book they would cut the last two chapters.
  • I am reading Henry James… and feel myself as one entombed in a block of smooth amber.
  • A truly great library contains something in it to offend everyone – Jo Godwin
  • Doing a book signing tomorrow at Barnes & Noble… bring your own book… I haven't written one yet.
  • Real writers don’t need to have their words processed
  • A man goes into a library and asks for a book on “pantomimes”. The librarian says, “Its behind you”.
  • Anyone who believes you can't change history has never tried to write his memoirs.
  • What kind of notebook does a dendrochronologist use? A tree-ring binder.
  • I write, therefore it is.
  • So many books, so little money
  • I’m looking for a book on how to fix automatic gearboxes, but the library only has manuals.
  • I wrote a book about wind systems of the world. It’s saved in my drafts.
  • A bit of advice: never read a pop-up book about giraffes.
  • I got a new thesaurus recently. It’s nothing to write house about.
  • Writing a book of poetry is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.
  • Just lost one of my Mr Men books. No more Mr Nice Guy.
  • If you want to read about love and marriage, you've got to buy two separate books.
  • I am a bookaholic. If you are a decent person, you will not sell me another book
  • Help! We are lost, crazed and starving and without any good books as well.
  • Local librarian slipped and fell whilst at work. Suspect she had walked into the Non Friction section.
  • Some people say life is the thing but I prefer reading.
  • Where is human nature so weak as in a bookstore?
  • Don’t destroy the world in the first chapter. You’ll need it later.
  • Reading an enthralling book about anti-gravity at the moment. Can’t put it down.
  • A classic is a book which people praise, but no one reads.
  • One man is as good as another until he has written a book.
  • A Room without books is a body without soul – Cicero
  • I went to the local book shop and asked where the self help section was. The shop assistant told me that if she told me where it was, that would defeat the purpose.
  • I love being a writer. It’s the paperwork I can’t stand
  • A friend had his thesaurus stolen. He’s lost for words.
  • They got the library at Alexandria — they’re not getting mine
  • I am being frank about myself in this book; I tell of my first mistake on page 850.
  • I saw a new book about cooking with herbs. It’s about Thyme.
  • So many books, so little time
  • What greater service could I have performed for German literature than that I didn’t bother with it?
  • I never go anywhere without my collection of books of maps. I would be lost without them.
  • The reason why so few good books are written is that so few people who can write know anything.
  • Just read a book on Stockholm Syndrome. Started off terribly, but thought it was great by the time I finished it.
  • Give me six lines written by the most honorable of men, and I will find an excuse in them to hang him. – Cardinal Richelieu
  • I’m word haunted – Virginia Woolf
  • If sex is such a natural phenomenon, how come there are so many books on how to do it?
  • For every vision there is an equal and opposite revision
  • Always read stuff that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.
  • I'm writing a book… I have all the page numbers down, now I just have to fill in the rest.
  • The great American novel has not only already been written, it has already been rejected.
  • Life? Of course I have a life. It’s a life filled with books
  • Any Book worth banning is a Book worth reading
  • Migratory life form with a tropism for bookstores
  • Censor: n. Someone who thinks they know more then you should
  • Anyone who eats three meals a day should understand why cookbooks outsell sex books three to one.
  • Are you sure it isn’t time for a colorful metaphor?
  • I think I did pretty well, considering I started out with nothing but a bunch of blank paper.
  • What’s a flea’s favourite book? The Itch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.
  • I went into the local library and asked if they had any books on floor panels. “No” the librarian replied, “We keep them on shelves here”.
  • There was a third off all book titles at the local shop, so I bought a copy of The Lion, The Witch.
  • An apology for the devil: it must be remembered that we have heard only one side of the case; God has written all the books.
  • Fight Prime Time — Read a Book
  • Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested – Sir Francis Bacon
  • Books are for people who don't have ideas of their own.
  • The worst thing about censorship is

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