Warning: filesize(): stat failed for /var/www/vhosts/quotationsbook.com/application/shared/cache/cache.storage.quotationsbook.com//sqlite/db1 in /var/www/vhosts/quotationsbook.com/application/releases/20141021120659/framework/application/templates/snippets/phpfastcache/drivers/sqlite.php on line 84
stml - Feed http://quotationsbook.com/ Quotations Book Search <![CDATA[No publisher should ever express an opinion on the value of what he publishes. That is a matter entirely for the literary critic to decide. I can quite understand how any ordinary critic would be strongly prejudiced against a work that was accompanied by a premature and unnecessary panegyric from the publisher. A publisher is simply a useful middle-man. It is not for him to anticipate the verdict of criticism.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/33067/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/33067/ <![CDATA[As repressed sadists are supposed to become policemen or butchers so those with an irrational fear of life become publishers.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/33060/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/33060/ <![CDATA[The first thing an unpublished author should remember is that no one asked him to write in the first place. With this firmly in mind, he has no right to become discouraged just because other people are being published.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/42664/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/42664/ <![CDATA[The books we think we ought to read are poky, dull, and dry; The books that we would like to read we are ashamed to buy; The books that people talk about we never can recall; And the books that people give us, oh, they're the worst of all.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/4840/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/4840/ <![CDATA[In every fat book there is a thin book trying to get out.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/28623/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/28623/ <![CDATA[There is held to be no surer test of civilization than the increase per head of the consumption of alcohol and tobacco. Yet alcohol and tobacco are recognizable poisons, so that their consumption has only to be carried far enough to destroy civilization altogether.]]> http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11627/ http://quotationsbook.com/quote/11627/