The world is a book and those who do not travel read only a page.
The world is a beautiful book, but of little use to him who cannot read it.
All of the books in the world contain no more information than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year. Not all bits have equal value.
A book is a version of the world. If you do not like it, ignore it; or offer your own version in return.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and nations.
I admire the world of the books and the characters that she's created, but I'm not an addict of Harry Potter. I don't feel possessive about it.
A book must be an ice-axe to break the seas frozen inside our soul.
Writing a book is a very lonely business. You are totally cut off from the rest of the world, submerged in your obsessions and memories.
When a great change is effected in human affairs it brings on by degrees a corresponding change in human conceptions. After the discovery of the Indies and of America, after the invention of printing and the multiplication of books, after the restoration of classic antiquity and the Reformation of Luther, any conception of the world then formed could no longer remain monastic and mystic.
Plastic surgery and breast implants are fine for people who want that, if it makes them feel better about who they are. But, it makes these people, actors especially, fantasy figures for a fantasy world. Acting is about being real being honest.
We rarely find anyone who can say he has lived a happy life, and who, content with his life, can retire from the world like a satisfied guest.
This hand is not very active always, because it was in this hand that I carried my books. My carrying hand was always my strongest. Now I think my other hand has developed more muscles from signing all those autographs.
The world is full of hopeful analogies and handsome, dubious eggs, called possibilities.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
Each has his past shut in him like the leaves of a book known to him by heart and his friends can only read the title.
An artist's sphere of influence is the world.
Miller didn't write Death of a Salesman. He released it. It was there inside him, waiting to be turned loose. That's the measure of its merit.
You know, I don't really do that much looking inside me when I'm working on a project. Whatever I am becomes what that film is. But I change; you change.
There is nothing in the world like the devotion of a married woman. It is a thing no married man knows anything about.
The God of this world is riches, pleasure and pride.
So many women are talking about how they could fall in love with Sherman, and he's someone I could fall in love with because it's about what's inside.
The world is a fine place and worth fighting for.
There are many reasons why novelists write, but they all have one thing in common - a need to create an alternative world.
We look at the world and see what we have learned to believe is there. We have been conditioned to expect... but, as photographers, we must learn to relax our beliefs.