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1. "I picked books by their covers - the worse the cover, the more I wanted to read it."
Author: Ahmet Zappa
2. "Old books that we have known but not possessed cross our path and invite themselves over. New books try to seduce us daily with tempting titles and tantalizing covers."
Author: Alberto Manguel
3. "My favourite books are Charles Bukowski's 'Post Office' and 'Women.'"
Author: Alex Pettyfer
4. "I don't want to be famous per se, but I want to write books for as long as I can. And I plan on writing a lot."
Author: Amanda Hocking
5. "Reading is my favourite occupation, when I have leisure for it and books to read."
Author: Anne Brontë
6. "If I lose, then I have to accept that my way of writing books is not the way society says it's okay to write."
Author: Asne Seierstad
7. "From that time on, the world was hers for the reading. She would never be lonely again, never miss the lack of intimate friends. Books became her friends and there was one for every mood."
Author: Betty Smith
8. "Normal people bring children into the world; we novelists bring books. We are condemned to put our whole lives into them, even though they hardly ever thank us for it. We are condemned to die in their pages and sometimes even to let our books be the ones who, in the end, will take our lives."
Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafón
9. "?He often envied people who hadn't read his favourite books. They had such happiness before them."
Author: Charles Finch
10. "These books have not made George nobler or better or more trulywise. It is just that he likes listening to their voices, the one or the other, according to hismood."
Author: Christopher Isherwood
11. "Do you know why people are reading more books now than ever before? Because the terrific catastrophe of the war has made them realize that their minds are ill. The world was suffering from all sorts of mental fevers and aches and disorders, and never knew it. Now our mental pangs are only too manifest. We are all reading, hungrily, hastily, trying to find out—after the trouble is over—what was the matter with our minds."
Author: Christopher Morley
12. "I have 20 or 30 books completely plotted out in my mind - mysteries, thrillers, horror, romance, science fiction. You name it."
Author: Christopher Paolini
13. "With exceptions so rare that it is hard to remember one, textbooks are to books as powdered food supplements are to a good, balanced meal."
Author: Gregory Millman
14. "My name is Eva, which means 'life,' according to a book of names my mother consulted. I was born in the back room of a shadowy house, and grew up amidst ancient furniture, books in Latin, and human mummies, but none of those things made me melancholy, because I came into the world with a breath of the jungle in my memory."
Author: Isabel Allende
15. "It's much more entertaining to live books than to write them."
Author: Jean Webster
16. "Trying to impress my mother with words was one of my favourite pursuits."
Author: John Mayer
17. "She doesn't know I cry for the changing times. That just as I reread favourite books, some small part of me hoping for a different ending, I find myself hoping against hope that the war will never come. That this time, somehow, it will leave us be."
Author: Kate Morton
18. "My friend once sculpted me a bust of Admiral Ackbar from 'Star Wars.' He's my favourite character in the films after Han Solo. He's that goldfish-type alien in the white costume. 'It's a trap!' I'm a big geek."
Author: Katie McGrath
19. "I'm constantly reading books on God or the absence of God and atheism."
Author: Liam Neeson
20. "Successive generations of middle-class parents used to foist their own favourite books on their children. But some time in the late Eighties it began to wane - not because children had lost interest in adorable animals but because most of it was available on useful, pacifying video."
Author: Peter York
21. "Life lies behind us as the quarry from whence we get tiles and copestones for the masonry of to-day. This is the way to learn grammar. Colleges and books only copy the language which the field and the work-yard made."
Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
22. "Think books aren't scary? Well, think about this: You can't spell "Book" without "Boo!"
Author: Stephen Colbert
23. "She was opposed to books on strict moral grounds, since she had heard that many of them were written by dead people and therefore it stood to reason reading them would be as bad as necromancy."
Author: Terry Pratchett
24. "I read a lot of fantasy. I adored 'Anne of Green Gables'. But my favourite books as a child were probably Laura Ingalls Wilder's 'Little House' series, about a pioneer family in the mid-19th-century American west. I often thought of them as I was writing 'The Last Runaway'."
Author: Tracy Chevalier

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I identify with Superman. I am adopted, I am an only child, and I love the idea that he comes from another world, that he's the ultimate immigrant. He has all these extraordinary powers, and he has a righteousness about him."
Author: Bryan Singer

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