Down To You Book Famous Quotes & Sayings

List of top 100 famous quotes and sayings about down to you book to read and share with friends on your Facebook, Twitter, blogs.

Top 100 Down To You Book Quotes

#1. Finish the damn book. Nothing else matters. Stop second guessing yourself and write it through to the end. You don't know what you have until you've finished it. You don't know how to fix it until it's all down on the page. - Author: Lauren Beukes
Down To You Book Quotes #1143177
#2. I love the trilogy form. I like the idea that you can establish a character in book one. And then in the second part, you can take the characters down to their darkest point. And then in the third part, you have total freedom either to give them redemption - or just to kill them. - Author: Adrian McKinty
Down To You Book Quotes #1392311
#3. You can know everything that the books have to say, but ultimately it boils down to whether we do the inner work of devotion and surrender, whether we can put aside our own agendas and allow the spirit to move through us. - Author: Marianne Williamson
Down To You Book Quotes #1385228
#4. Do you suppose I would learn you the way a scholar learns a book? That you are nothing to me but a collection of suppositions, to be stored in my memory and written down for verification? No, Margaret. I know you. - Author: Courtney Milan
Down To You Book Quotes #1376513
#5. The premise, to me, is the most important thing that you have to know going in. It's the problem as you see it. So I write down the problem as I see it. That is the premise for my book. - Author: Larry Winget
Down To You Book Quotes #1343146
#6. If you're great, you can stay that way and people will believe in you, swear by you, turn the world upside down for you. But, if you're only partly great, or just a nobody, then what happens to you is lost. (Read by Henry Miller) - Author: Henry Miller
Down To You Book Quotes #1300400
#7. For a woman who claims to be an open book, you hide so much." He runs his thumb down the side of my neck, over the hollow in my collarbone. "Next time you strip for me, you're taking off more than your clothes. - Author: Lexi Ryan
Down To You Book Quotes #1299872
#8. There is not some glorious theoretical synthesis of capitalism that you can write down in a book and follow. You have to grope your way - Author: Robert Solow
Down To You Book Quotes #1253213
#9. You're such a little moron, aren't you? They will hunt you down to the ends of the earth. It's nothing personal, just business. It's all about survival, dear boy." Drusilla Blackwood - Author: Kathy Cyr
Down To You Book Quotes #1245452
#10. I called my book 'When I Stop Talking, You'll Know I'm Dead' because that's the truth. I will keep talking until the big hand comes down from Heaven. But I am a spiritual man and I believe that even that does not have to be the end. - Author: Jerry Weintraub
Down To You Book Quotes #1219455
#11. After all, there is no advice which I can give you which you will not find plainly set down in the Book your mother taught you to reverence and love; and I therefore commend you to God, and to the word of His grace. - Author: George E. Sargent
Down To You Book Quotes #1190019
#12. Oh, sweetheart, I am the worst male your precious gods could have chosen for you." The expression on his face turned deadly serious. He leaned his face forward and down to get eye level with her. "I will mate no one. Ever. (Darius) - Author: Madison Thorne Grey
Down To You Book Quotes #1175113
#13. If a writer's work lifts you, remain loyal to that experience, even after you've grown beyond it. The book did what it did at the time that you needed it. Don't put it down for not being able to grow with you. It did its job. - Author: Bridgette Hayden
Down To You Book Quotes #1149890
#14. You can put down a bad book; you can avoid listening to bad music; but you cannot miss the ugly tower block opposite your house. - Author: Renzo Piano
Down To You Book Quotes #1392989
#15. But I can tell you that the issue, on one side, boils down to money - a lot of money. And it boils down to people and their connections with this money, and that's the portion that, even with this book, has not been mentioned to this day. - Author: Sibel Edmonds
Down To You Book Quotes #1128779
#16. For those that dare to stand up
against those that want to knock you down." The dedication from Worst Case Scenario: Bug Out - Book 2. - Author: G. Allen Mercer
Down To You Book Quotes #1105033
#17. The reader has certain rights. He bought your story. Think of this as an implicit contract. He's entitled to be entertained, instructed, amused; maybe all three. If he quits in the middle, or puts the book down feeling his time has been wasted, you're in violation. - Author: Larry Niven
Down To You Book Quotes #1097751
#18. The great high of winning Wimbledon lasts for about a week. You go down in the record book, but you don't have anything tangible to hold on to. But having a baby
there isn't any comparison. - Author: Chris Evert
Down To You Book Quotes #1085249
#19. You realize that especially when you're writing a book like this, looking back on your life, that there's just such a depth of understanding you acquire over time with the help of the people who love you that that's when you can really get down to what you really think and believe. - Author: Anna Quindlen
Down To You Book Quotes #1064925
#20. Hands down, the biggest thrill is to get a letter from a kid saying, I loved your book. Will you write me another one? - Author: Kate DiCamillo
Down To You Book Quotes #1063222
#21. Commercials are art, too; they're 30-second movies starring people like me. If you look down on the medium, you're never going to book. If you don't love it, do not bother. Find another job you like. - Author: Geneva Carr
Down To You Book Quotes #1034455
#22. There is absolutely no point in sitting down to write a book unless you feel that you must write that book, or else go mad, or die. - Author: Robertson Davies
Down To You Book Quotes #1028677
#23. No matter how many books you've written, whenever you sit down to write a new book, you always feel the same challenge - how do you shape this story into a book that people are going to love. - Author: Cassandra Clare
Down To You Book Quotes #1002839
#24. Your life isn't about doing one perfect 'thing' and then falling down dead. It's more like going to church or writing a book. You do it over and over, always trying to be a little bit better. Then you die. - Author: Chuck Palahniuk
Down To You Book Quotes #975196
#25. You reach deep down and bring up what feels absolutely authentic to you as you move along with the book, but you don't know everything about it. You can't. - Author: Anne Rice
Down To You Book Quotes #954356
#26. I don't know Kitten," she said, zipping up her money belt, "but I'll tell you one thing--if it were a book, I wouldn't be able to put it down. - Author: Kate Mulgrew
Down To You Book Quotes #1587318
#27. I keep drinking the ink from my pen and i'm balancing history books up on my head but it all boils down to one quotable phrase if you love something give it away - Author: Conor Oberst
Down To You Book Quotes #1760001
#28. That's because those pages got torn to shreds when you left, now you both are in different chapters. He wants you - like always, and you want the hot guy down the street. Typical Frankie and Brody style. You guys dance one wild tango, if you ask me. - Author: A.M. Willard
Down To You Book Quotes #1757537
#29. The trouble with bookshops is that they are as bad as pubs. You start at one and then you drift to another, and before you know where you are you are on a gigantic book-binge. My brief case was full to bursting and I had bundles of books under both arms. I was bowed down by the weight of them. - Author: R.T. Campbell
Down To You Book Quotes #1742868
#30. I'm trying to get in the habit of, you know, picking up a book and learning how to write my feelings down, not my feelings but my thoughts, about things, and hopefully I'll moving toward the writing and directing thing soon. - Author: Corey Haim
Down To You Book Quotes #1715265
#31. Anyways, I am a nerd, bookworm, geek ... whatever you want to call me. I'm the type of person that would rather sit down and read a good book than go out and party. - Author: Jacqueline Emerson
Down To You Book Quotes #1695170
#32. Ideally, I would create a book so interdependent and self-sustaining in its parts, so wondrously connected word by word and paragraph by paragraph, so charged with the joy of language, that it would actually float three or four inches above any table where you try to set it down. - Author: Peter Straub
Down To You Book Quotes #1691466
#33. You know, I'm trying to sometimes sit down and write some stories about my childhood and maybe one when I'm an old lady put them out like a book. - Author: Shelby Lynne
Down To You Book Quotes #1672963
#34. You always need that spark of imagination. Sometimes I'm midway through a book before it happens. However, I don't wait for the muse to descend, I sit down every day and I work when I'm not delivering lambs on the farm. - Author: Barbara Kingsolver
Down To You Book Quotes #1663502
#35. Read any of the top-selling business books, all of them talk about moving away from a top down manner of leading to a more inclusive one. It's not happening over night, but if you read the winds of change in most of the democracies in the world we are moving toward shared levels of power. - Author: Elizabeth Lesser
Down To You Book Quotes #1620230
#36. If you jotted down all of my ill-thought out comments, you could write a book entitled, Guide to Getting Punched in the Throat for Boneheads-Mad Hatter in "Death of the Mad Hatter" (Coming Soon!) - Author: Sarah J. Pepper
Down To You Book Quotes #1613705
#37. If you wish to avoid an unpleasant story you had best put this book down - Author: Lemony Snicket
Down To You Book Quotes #1593938
#38. He was like a book, where each chapter picks up pace until you can't put it down. That's when you know you've made a friend - when you want to read more of his story. - Author: Katie Kacvinsky
Down To You Book Quotes #1591017
#39. You might not have sealed your fate four days ago. <> I hope I did. I just want to get this over with. <> Write that down, so you'll remember to put it in the baby book. - Author: Rainbow Rowell
Down To You Book Quotes #951576
#40. I struggle with confidence, every time. I'm never completely sure I can write another book. Maybe my scope is too grand, my questions too hard, surely readers won't want to follow me here. A novel is like a cathedral, it knocks you down to size when you enter into it. - Author: Barbara Kingsolver
Down To You Book Quotes #1569439
#41. It must be some book," she said as she knelt down next to the bed ... "Did that boy give it to you?" She asked out of nowhere.
"By 'it' do you mean herpes?"
"You are too much," Mom said, "The book, Hazel. I mean the book. - Author: John Green
Down To You Book Quotes #1567543
#42. It's being ready to accept rejection. You can work on a book for two years and get it published, and it's like you may as well have thrown it down a well. It's not all champagne and doing interviews with The New York Times. - Author: George R R Martin
Down To You Book Quotes #1542588
#43. I know I'm not going to book everything I go in on, and that's just the nature of the business. You have to keep hustling and not get down on it. You have to keep at it and find your way in. Everybody's story is different. - Author: Rob Brown
Down To You Book Quotes #1527968
#44. When you write by hand, you don't have the excessive freedom of a computer. When I write down something, I have to be serious about it. I have to ask myself, Is this necessary at this point in the book? - Author: Pat Conroy
Down To You Book Quotes #1509701
#45. When I was offered 'Hawkeye,' it was very intimidating at first because that book is so loved and so successful, commercially and critically. The worst thing you could do is try to imitate what they did because, in the end, you're just going to get a watered-down version of what they did. - Author: Jeff Lemire
Down To You Book Quotes #1486871
#46. Have you ever gotten so emotional over a book that you actually have to sit yourself down, remind yourself it's only a story and that the characters aren't real? - Author: Anonymous
Down To You Book Quotes #1461502
#47. So why a book? Well, since you've come into my life, you've been a constant source of entertainment while simultaneously driving me insane. I felt I had to write down my observations about you in a book. And also for money, so you could eat and continue to break things. - Author: Jim Gaffigan
Down To You Book Quotes #1459277
#48. Perfection is an unattainable goal. It isn't going to be perfect. Just get words down on paper, and when you stumble to what you think is the end of the book, you will have hundreds of pages of words that came out of your head. It may not be perfect, but it looks like a book. - Author: Laurell K. Hamilton
Down To You Book Quotes #1452585
#49. I certainly grew up seeing more movies and television than I read books, but when it came time to do the thing itself you don't have to hire a lot of people to sit down and write a book, so that was the story-telling medium that was available to me. - Author: John Sayles
Down To You Book Quotes #1407092
#50. Whenever I publish a book, I feel like a trapper caught by the Iroquois. They're all lined up with Tomahawks, and the idea is to run through with your head down, and everybody gets to take a swing. They hit you in the head, the back, the ass, and the balls. - Author: Stephen King
Down To You Book Quotes #1393671
#51. If you live in a yard sale kind of neighborhood - in good weather, most neighborhoods are crawling with them on weekends - do a sweep to see what the competition is charging. No one is going to buy your $7 book if they can get it down the block for $1. - Author: Jean Chatzky
Down To You Book Quotes #245033
#52. I sat down in the middle. "So," I said to Darryl, "do you think Korra is going to be as good an avatar as Aang?" "Who's Aang?" he asked. "You started him with Korra?" I accused Jesse. "That's not okay. It's like reading the last chapter of the book first. - Author: Patricia Briggs
Down To You Book Quotes #522988
#53. When you think of the huge uninterrupted success of a book like Don Quixote, you're bound to realize that if humankind have not yet finished being revenged, by sheer laughter, for being let down in their greatest hope, it is because that hope was cherished so long and lay so deep! - Author: Georges Bernanos
Down To You Book Quotes #509775
#54. You just have to sit down and write the next book. I mean, it's not all uncommon for a writer to get a ton of publicity for one book and then not get as much for the next one. I don't worry about that because I try to worry about the one single part of the job I can control: the writing of the book. - Author: Jeff Abbott
Down To You Book Quotes #439050
#55. I write about it in the book and, you know, explain that. But that was the technicality that actually got my sentence reduced - that Alan Dershowitz used to have my sentence - it came down eventually to eight years. - Author: Jim Bakker
Down To You Book Quotes #424437
#56. Remember, you're reading for pleasure. If you pick up a book and don't like it, put it down. Never read what you think you should read. Never feel inadequate if you don't like what you're 'supposed' to like. Reading is personal. Yours is the only opinion that matters. - Author: Philip Riley
Down To You Book Quotes #424314
#57. B looked down the shaft, at a metal ladder and darkness beyond. "Me first?"
Of course. You're the apprentice, so you always go first into the unknown. If anyone's going to be eaten by a grue, it should be you."
Tough job. But at least the hours are terrible. - Author: Tim Pratt
Down To You Book Quotes #421417
#58. Well yes so far, I was recently in Germany and they had me do six book signings a day and that was too much so I had them cut it down to about three. It becomes taxing at times but its a lot of fun and you meet a lot of nice people. - Author: Larry Hagman
Down To You Book Quotes #396420
#59. I've never listened to an audiobook before, and I have to say it's a totally different experience. When you read a book, the story definitely takes place in your head. When you listen, it seems to happen in a little cloud all around it, like a fuzzy knit cap pulled down over your eyes - Author: Robin Sloan
Down To You Book Quotes #387517
#60. It's hard to be wrongfully accused, but it's worse when the people looking down on you are clods who have never read a book or traveled more than twenty miles from the place they were born. - Author: Patrick Rothfuss
Down To You Book Quotes #377799
#61. I write slowly by hand. Publishing is effectively bankrupt for you unless you are Danielle Steele. It takes a year to write book and advances are going down or disappearing. - Author: Erica Jong
Down To You Book Quotes #345770
#62. Write it down, boy. If you come across a passage in your reading that you'd like to remember, write it down in your little book; then you can read it again, memorize it, and have it whenever you wish. - Author: Keith Donohue
Down To You Book Quotes #324555
#63. Never write when you are not in the mood; when you are not feeling it. If the words do not flow freely, and come to you almost magically, then put it down and do not force yourself to write in the book, or it will reflect in your writing and it will be terribly obvious. - Author: Wayne Hoss
Down To You Book Quotes #318415
#64. What a lovely display of personhood. He's like a good book cover that grabs your gaze. Read me. I'm fun but smart. You won't be able to put me down. - Author: Laini Taylor
Down To You Book Quotes #532881
#65. It didn't get better, not in my book. I mean if you weren't looking too hard at what just happened or who might be down the road or at some other stuff. Maybe living well is the art of not looking at that, at the other stuff, when you don't have to. Or being okay with it. - Author: Peter Heller
Down To You Book Quotes #236788
#66. He swatted at her with his book. "Shut up and read, will you?"
He lay back down and closed his eyes. Emma glanced over to check that he was smiling, and smiled too. - Author: David Nicholls
Down To You Book Quotes #231895
#67. One of the things about the arts that is so important is that in the arts you discover the only way to learn how to do it is by doing it. You can't write by reading a book about it. The only way to learn how to write a book is to sit down and try to write a book - Author: David McCullough
Down To You Book Quotes #223196
#68. It is always correct to recommend that someone seek medical advice, in a truly caring way of course, if you feel that their condition is letting them down at the highest social levels. - Author: Jonathan Rice
Down To You Book Quotes #198191
#69. I caution writers all the time to slow down and pay more attention to the work in front of them than to the end result. I don't think you write one book and get anywhere. I think you write five books and then maybe you are finally on the right path. - Author: Sue Grafton
Down To You Book Quotes #172898
#70. There is no substitute for practical experience, and if you want to write about people you ought to put down that comic book and go out and meet some of them rather than studying the way that Stan Lee or Chris Claremont depict people. - Author: Alan Moore
Down To You Book Quotes #162553
#71. I recommend anybody go to a bookstore, go down the self-help or new-age section, and just walk those aisles. See what book jumps out at you; there's a good chance it's a book you need in your life. That's basically how I find the books that I read. - Author: Tom Araya
Down To You Book Quotes #142341
#72. When you realize that your history books and your science books and your literature books are not the result of experts sitting down and making it a wise decision, but of political pressure groups coming to the state textbook hearings, this is wrong. - Author: Diane Ravitch
Down To You Book Quotes #140081
#73. Do you remember the time, Mike," Jeremy laughed, "that you put a banana down your pants and walked up to the Palma-nator. It looked like you had one hell of a hard-on. - Author: Buffy Andrews
Down To You Book Quotes #127260
#74. English is much drier. You can get away with a lot less. Pathos, lyricism, these are things you have to tone down if you want the English version of the book to work. - Author: Daniel Kehlmann
Down To You Book Quotes #111517
#75. When 'Tracks' first came out, I was courted by Sydney Pollack. I had lunch with him, and he opened the conversation with, 'Honey, you ain't gonna like what I'm gonna do to your book.' I really liked him, but I turned him down, because - well, I was stupid. I also turned down a great deal of money. - Author: Robyn Davidson
Down To You Book Quotes #99681
#76. Maberry is a master at writing scenes that surge and hum with tension. The pacing is relentless. He presses the accelerator to the floor and never lets up, taking you on a ride that leaves your heart pounding. It's almost impossible to put this book down. Dead of Night is an excellent read. - Author: S.G. Browne
Down To You Book Quotes #701528
#77. The advice I would offer to any writer is that even when you think you have revised your book to the point where you cannot look at it again, it is time to sit down and revise it some more. - Author: Michael Korda
Down To You Book Quotes #942744
#78. I am a Hobbit, like I said at the beginning of the book. That doesn't mean that at times, many times, I wasn't a Dwarf, an Orc, even a bit Gollum-ish or Wraith-ish. But deep down, what I want to be is a Hobbit. Do you? - Author: Steve Bivans
Down To You Book Quotes #933441
#79. We are constituted a good deal like chickens, which, taken from the hen, and put in a basket of cotton in the chimney-corner, willoften peep till they die, nevertheless; but if you put in a book, or anything heavy, which will press down the cotton, and feel like the hen, they go to sleep directly. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
Down To You Book Quotes #894380
#80. Somebody said writing is easy, you just sit down at your typewriter and open a vein. It depends on the book. Some, I have to do quite a lot of research, which I like. Others are much closer to me. - Author: Anne Rivers Siddons
Down To You Book Quotes #888175
#81. He looked down at the pillow that had fallen to the floor at his feet. "Are you seriously beginning a fight you cannot possibly win, druid?" he asked, his Gwarda green eyes deepening in color from the challenge."
-Madison Thorne Grey, Sustenance - Author: Madison Thorne Grey
Down To You Book Quotes #885402
#82. Don't make a whole to-do about it. Don't get down on yourself be- cause you're not an expert rower; don't start reading too many books in order to do it right. - Author: Bernie Glassman
Down To You Book Quotes #841566
#83. THE ONLY WAY YOU CAN CONTROL PEOPLE IS TO LIE TO THEM. You can write that down in your book in great big letters. The only way you can control anybody is to lie to them. - Author: L. Ron Hubbard
Down To You Book Quotes #810935
#84. The world is swirling with so many mysteries and secrets that nobody will ever track down all of them. But with a book you can stay up very late, reading until all the secrets are clear to you. The questions of the world are hidden forever, but the answers in a book are hiding in plain sight. - Author: Lemony Snicket
Down To You Book Quotes #809175
#85. This is much more than your typical thriller. Tim Johnston has written a book that makes Gone Girl seem gimmicky ... Johnston is an excellent writer. You want to set this one down so you can take a breath, and keep reading
all at the same time. - Author: Alan Cheuse
Down To You Book Quotes #778089
#86. 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
Down To You Book Quotes #755252
#87. Fame is always a shock to the system; there's no school to go to, there are no books to read, and when it hits you, it's a surprise. You could be working for 10, 20 years and when it finally hits you, you get knocked down. - Author: Barry Manilow
Down To You Book Quotes #748766
#88. I asked her, 'Did you like Sadie?'
Juliet put down the book she was reading. 'I liked her the way you like a hurt dog,' she said.
'What do you mean?' I asked her.
'You feel sorry for it, and you want to help it, but you're not sure it won't bite you when you're not looking,' Juliet said. - Author: Michael Thomas Ford
Down To You Book Quotes #706997
#89. If you wish to be a lawyer, attach no consequence to the place you are in, or the person you are with; but get books, sit down anywhere, and go to reading for yourself. That will make a lawyer of you quicker than any other way. - Author: Abraham Lincoln
Down To You Book Quotes #91373
#90. Write your dreams in journal,note book, card or on a cork. When you pen down your dreams, an a inner strength and divine power is activated for your to work towards the fulfillment of your dreams. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
Down To You Book Quotes #699066
#91. When it comes time to sit down and write the next book, you're deathly afraid that you're not up to the task. That was certainly the case with me after Snow Falling on Cedars. - Author: David Guterson
Down To You Book Quotes #680669
#92. You think of the book you'd most like to be reading, and then you sit down and shamelessly write it. - Author: J.D. Salinger
Down To You Book Quotes #679437
#93. You have to sink way down to a level of hopelessness and desperation to find the book that you can write. - Author: Susan Sontag
Down To You Book Quotes #669259
#94. Sometimes I would see myself as a book with bad binding. You know, like one more reader, one more face-down on the bed and I was going to spill everything, lose control - Author: Jerry Pinto
Down To You Book Quotes #660138
#95. If you feel the urge to write, just lie down and read a book: it will pass. - Author: Fran Lebowitz
Down To You Book Quotes #659560
#96. If you need to force yourself to put a book down to breathe, you know it's a good one ;) - Author: H.A. Kotys
Down To You Book Quotes #657231
#97. After you have narrowed down your book title ideas to only a few, you can test them to find the one that works best. The easiest way is to ask friends' opinions. Show them different titles and have them pick the one they like best. You might also get some ideas to improve it. - Author: Chaiwat Theerasong
Down To You Book Quotes #629948
#98. At least, he thinks, the fellow has the wit to see what this is about: not one year's grudge or two, but a fat extract from the book of grief, kept since the cardinal came down. He says, 'Life pays you out, Norris. Don't you find? - Author: Hilary Mantel
Down To You Book Quotes #622528
#99. No one wants to read poetry. You have to make it impossible for them to put the poem down
impossible for them to stop reading it, word after word. You have to keep them from closing the book. - Author: Muriel Rukeyser
Down To You Book Quotes #575529
#100. Do you think that Gwendolyn Brooks would give an award to someone who hated Black women, the lie that was circulated throughout New York and reached all the way down to Martinique where I was a guest Professor? The lie was circulated by people who don't read my books. - Author: Ishmael Reed
Down To You Book Quotes #554430

Famous Authors

Popular Topics