Showing posts with label Books. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Books. Show all posts
“Please return this book; I find that though many of my friends are poor arithmeticians, they are nearly all good bookkeepers.”Walter Scott (1771 – 1832) Scottish historical novelist and poet
Lending Humor Quotes - Walter Scott

Lending Humor Quotes - Walter Scott

“Please return this book; I find that though many of my friends are poor arithmeticians, they are nearly all good bookkeepers.”Walter Scott (1771 – 1832) Scottish historical novelist and poet
“In 1969 I published a small book on Humility. It was a pioneering work which has not, to my knowledge, been superseded.”Francis Pakenham (1905 – 2001) English author and politician
Funny Humility Quote - Francis Pakenham

Funny Humility Quote - Francis Pakenham

“In 1969 I published a small book on Humility. It was a pioneering work which has not, to my knowledge, been superseded.”Francis Pakenham (1905 – 2001) English author and politician
“There are three infallible ways of pleasing an author, and the three form a rising scale of compliment: 1, to tell him you have read one of his books; 2, to tell him you have read all his books; 3, to ask him to let you read the manuscript of his forthcoming book. No. 1 admits you to his respect; No. 2 admits you to his admiration; No. 3 carries you clear into his heart.”Mark Twain (1835 – 1910
Writing - Author Quotes - Mark Twain

Writing - Author Quotes - Mark Twain

“There are three infallible ways of pleasing an author, and the three form a rising scale of compliment: 1, to tell him you have read one of his books; 2, to tell him you have read all his books; 3, to ask him to let you read the manuscript of his forthcoming book. No. 1 admits you to his respect; No. 2 admits you to his admiration; No. 3 carries you clear into his heart.”Mark Twain (1835 – 1910
“In the old days books were written by men of letters and read by the public. Nowadays books are written by the public and read by nobody.”Oscar Wilde (1854 – 1900) Irish playwright, novelist, and poet
Books - Reading Quotes - Oscar Wilde

Books - Reading Quotes - Oscar Wilde

“In the old days books were written by men of letters and read by the public. Nowadays books are written by the public and read by nobody.”Oscar Wilde (1854 – 1900) Irish playwright, novelist, and poet