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1. "If you want to read about love and marriage, you've got to buy two separate books."
Author: Alan King
2. "Classics aren't books that are read for pleasure. Classics are books that are imposed on unwilling students, books that are subjected to analyses of "levels of significance" and other blatt, books that are dead."
Author: Alexei Panshin
3. "Two things put me in the spirit to give. One is that I have come to think of everyone with whom I come into contast as a patient in the emergency room. I see a lot of gaping wounds and dazed expressions. Or, as Marianne Moore put it, "The world's an orphan's home." And this feels more true than almost anything else I know. But so many of us can be soothed by writing: think of how many times you have opened a book, read one line, and said, "Yes!" And I want to give people that feeling, too, of connection, communication."
Author: Anne Lamott
4. "Of Dragon born, a conqueror prevails. The chosen one fated to protect the dying race. Third of three deemed protector to the progeny. The other marked for revenge. The book of life pages turn yet unwritten. The canvas to your mortal soul. The connection to your immortal enemy. A death will come to He that breaks the barrier." Mr. Creepy/Sooth"
Author: Candace Knoebel
5. "Code is not like other how-computers-work books. It doesn't have big color illustrations of disk drives with arrows showing how the data sweeps into the computer. Code has no drawings of trains carrying a cargo of zeros and ones. Metaphors and similes are wonderful literary devices but they do nothing but obscure the beauty of technology."
Author: Charles Petzold
6. "Gareth's eyes slipped open. "You make me nervous when you do that." "Do what?" "Brood. Your brooding is rather loud." "Oh please. I was hardly—" His eyebrow rose. "Fine. I was brooding. It's not like you don't.""Mine is inherent to my romantic nature. Cloaks and castles." Adele threw up her hands. "That's it. You are forbidden to look at any more cheap books about yourself."
Author: Clay Griffith
7. "My son got me into 'The Mighty Boosh.' I just love that surrealist humour."
Author: David Morrissey
8. "I had seen that look before, on the faces of tourists visiting the Texas Book Depository in Dallas where Lee Harvey Oswald took the shots at JFK. I took that tour and met some conspiracy buffs, all of us standing at the gunman's window and looking down to the spot where the motorcade passed. It's right there below the window, an easy shot at a slow-moving car. No mystery, just a kid and a rifle and a tragedy. They came looking for dark and terrible revelations and instead found out something even more dark and terrible: that their lives were trite and boring."
Author: David Wong
9. "I have like 250 letters that I have to whittle it down to 150. Only then do you have the whole overview of a book. When it was finally edited, at least my take was, everybody's lying. You know?"
Author: Don Novello
10. "So up I got in anger,And took a book I had,And put a ribbon on my hairTo please a passing lad.And, "One thing there's no getting by --I've been a wicked girl," said I;But if I can't be sorry, why,I might as well be glad!"
Author: Edna St. Vincent Millay
11. "Books give not wisdom where none was before. But where some is, there reading makes it more."
Author: Elizabeth Hardwick
12. "Having placed in my mouth sufficient bread for three minutes' chewing, I withdrew my powers of sensual perception and retired into the privacy of my mind, my eyes and face assuming a vacant and preoccupied expression. I reflected on the subject of my spare-time literary activities. One Beginning and one ending for a book was a thing I did not agree with. A good book may have three openings entirely dissimilar and inter-related only in the prescience of the author, or for that matter one hundred times as many endings."
Author: Flann O'Brien
13. "The book to read is not the one which thinks for you, but the one which makes you think. No book in the world equals the Bible for that."
Author: Harper Lee
14. "If there's just one kind of folks, why can't they get along with each other? If they're all alike, why do they go out of their way to despise each other? Scout, I think I'm beginning to understand something. I think I'm beginning to understand why Boo Radley's stayed shut up in the house all this time. It's because he wants to stay inside."
Author: Harper Lee
15. "I buy a lot of books I've found via the Internet, whose existences I'd otherwise never have known about."
Author: Heidi Julavits
16. "How pitiful is an intelligence used only to make excuses to quieten the conscience."From Ignazio Silone in his book "Bread and Wine"
Author: Ignazio Silone
17. "Owning a book is a third of the goal. The others are actually reading it and applying it."
Author: Israel Wayne
18. "What kind of thoughtless creep would burn a book?"
Author: James Patterson
19. "On my list of things to be when I grew up was a character in a Gary Larson comic. With one of his books in my hands, I would spend hours and hours laughing. And then I'd finally stop laughing long enough to actually open the book. I'm not sure what the younger me would think about me if he could see me now. To be honest, I'm not sure he'd be terribly impressed. He'd probably put his hands on his hips and hump his dismay."
Author: Jarod Kintz
20. "The sooner we can accelerate the adoption of digital books, the better it will be for libraries and the more likely that some of the smaller libraries—often with great regional and local treasures—will survive into the decades ahead."
Author: Jason Merkoski
21. "'Diary of a Wimpy Kid' is my first book, and it's the fulfillment of a life-long dream. I had always wanted to be a cartoonist, but I found that it was very tough to break into the world of newspaper syndication. So I started playing with a style that mixed cartoons and 'traditional' writing, and that's how 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid' was born."
Author: Jeff Kinney
22. "God always provides safety for the soul, and with the Book of Mormon, He has again done so in our time. Remember this declaration by Jesus Himself: "Whoso treasureth up my word, shall not be deceived" (Joseph Smith-Matthew 1:37)--and in the last days neither your heart nor your faith will fail you."
Author: Jeffrey R. Holland
23. "My office has been one of the most scrupulous in the country with regard to the protection of individual rights. I've been on record for years in law journals and books as championing the rights of the individual against the oppressive power of the state."
Author: Jim Garrison
24. "A good writer is an expert on nothing except himself. And on that subject, if he is wise, he holds his tongue. Some of you may wonder why I am reluctant to submit to interviews on television and radio and in the press. The answer is that nothing that I write is authentic. It is the stuff of dreams, not reality. Yet I am treated by the media as though I wrote espionage handbooks."
Author: John Le Carré
25. "Never read a book through merely because you have begun it."
Author: John Witherspoon
26. "For me, books have always been a way to feel less alone while being alone."
Author: Jonathan Ames
27. "Tully/Ysolde: "Brom?" I asked, releasing his head. He reeled backwards for a moment, his eyes huge. "Are you all right?"Brom: "I couldn't breathe," he said, giving my boobs a wary glance."
Author: Katie MacAlister
28. "I wish you were small enough that I could give you the spanking you deserve. (Aisleen)Mother, I'm injured. (Ewan)Aye, and in the head to boot. (Aisleen)"
Author: Kinley MacGregor
29. "Do the children who prefer books set in the real, ordinary, workaday world ever read as obsessively as those who would much rather be transported into other worlds entirely?"
Author: Laura Miller
30. "Anyone can write one book: even politicians do it. Starting a second book reveals an intention to be a professional writer."
Author: Len Deighton
31. "I betcha masturbate while reading your books. He started imitating a woman's voice. "Oh fuck me harder, Flabio, oh yes, oh no, but we shouldn't , you're too big and I'm a virgin, but oh, you fit so right, but we still mustn't, we're not married, but oh, oh, oh, yes, yes, YES! ~ Dante"
Author: Marita A. Hansen
32. "John lowered the book he'd been reading."Im sorry. Were you speaking to me?""I know you were listening, " I said in disgust, taking the book from him and tossing it over the side of the bed. "You couldn't possibly have been reading that. You were holding it upside down."
Author: Meg Cabot
33. "My allegiance was always to the act. I wanted them to be happy. I wasn't owned by a magazine or a record label. And I was a very naughty boy to boot!"
Author: Mick Rock
34. "If the item of stolen property had been anything other than a book, it would have been confiscated. But a book is different—it is not just a material possession but the pathway to an enlightened mind, and thence to a well-ordered society,"
Author: Neal Stephenson
35. "Your book is full of piquant ideas on how sexual assault is practiced by many people but in African countries the issue is pressurized by females themselves as they tend to dress on night attires as a result males are piquant ed to commit an offense"
Author: Nicholas D. Kristof
36. "I read differently now, more painstakingly, knowing I am probably revisiting the books I love for the last time. (245)"
Author: Nicole Krauss
37. "I buy way too many books."
Author: Orson Scott Card
38. "But when I was a little kid, I was always writing stories and illustrating little books that I would create."
Author: Patricia Cornwell
39. "You know, kicking people's butts with round-edged boots is good, but with pointy shoes, it's even better."
Author: Pauline Marois
40. "As I leafed through the book in front of me and watched the dust swirl in the air, I wondered if maybe there was some evil dormant virus in the pages that would infect me, like the mummy dust that used to kill archaeologists. Death by research. That was not a glorious end."
Author: Rachel Caine
41. "The reason the social-networking phenomenon is something that I invested in early and massively - I led the Series A financing for Friendster; I founded a company called Socialnet in 1997; I founded LinkedIn; and I was part of the first round of financing in Facebook - it sounds trivial, but people matter."
Author: Reid Hoffman
42. "Most of us happily disavow fairies, astrology and the Flying Spaghetti Monster, without first immersing ourselves in books of Pastafarian theology etc."
Author: Richard Dawkins
43. "We have talked long enough ... about civil rights,' Lyndon Johnson had said. 'It is time ... to write it in the books of law' - to embody justice and equality in legislation."
Author: Robert A. Caro
44. "Few fallacies are more dangerous or easier to fall into than that by which, having read a given book, we assume that we will continue to know its contents permanently, or having mastered a discipline in the past, we assume that we control it in the present. Philosophically speaking, "to learn" is a verb with not legitimate tense."
Author: Robert Grudin
45. "Books don't exist unless you read them. And it's a two way process - you write the book as you read it and you fill in the gaps. You discover it and you put the marks together and without you doing it they're just marks."
Author: Samuel West
46. "Series finales have that responsibility to leave you feeling good about entire series. You want to feel like the viewer closes the book satisfied. And if you strike out on the finale it skews how you feel about the entire series."
Author: Shawn Ryan
47. "A life without books is a thirsty life, and one without poetry is...like a life without pictures."
Author: Stephen King
48. "All people, even secular people, are seeing books on the market like The End of History."
Author: Tim LaHaye
49. "You must have purpose in your life. A person without purpose is like a mighty river without its source, a soaring tree without its roots, a beautiful song without its music, an inspiring book without its words."
Author: Val Edward Simone
50. "Our guy has a property office, John. And I don't mean the Property Office here in One PP. I mean the huge fucking storage facility. A guy in there, with access to thousands of fucking handguns. Even the ones that other people would be keeping an eye on, like Son of Sam's piece, for fuck's sake - a guy in there who'll just boost them and give them to our guy to kill people with. And if the guns are too famous, he'll cut his own slugs out of the bodies and walk away. This guy, our guy, he's actually starting to scare me a bit right now.""A couple of hundred kills to his name didn't do that?""Meh. I dream about killing two hundred people every fucking night.""You know," said Tallow, "whenever I'm in danger of forgetting you're CSU, you always find a way to remind me."
Author: Warren Ellis

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