Invention, my dear friends, is 93% perspiration, 6% electricity, 4% evaporation, and 2% butterscotch ripple— Gene Wilder
Powerful Funny Book quotations
A bottle of wine contains more philosophy than all the books in the world.
Your True Nature Is Love. There's Nothing You Can Do About It.
A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
The problem with life is, by the time you can read women like a book, your library card has expired.
I love the smell of book ink in the morning.
A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.
I once stole a pornographic book that was printed in braille. I used to rub the dirty parts.
Censorship is telling a man he can't have a steak just because a baby can't chew it.
Friends should be like books, few, but hand-selected.
No man can be called friendless who has God and the companionship of good books.
I'm trying to read a book on how to relax, but I keep falling asleep.
Based on what you know about him in history books, what do you think Abraham Lincoln would be doing if he were alive today? 1) Writing his memoirs of the Civil War. 2) Advising the President. 3) Desperately clawing at the inside of his coffin.
My girlfriend bought a cook book the other day called 'Cheap and easy vegetarian cooking'. Which is perfect for her, because not only is she vegetarian.
Books are totally useless unless you take their advice.
If you just keep reading them, thinking "that's so insightful! that changes everything," but never actually doing anything different, then pretty quickly the feeling will wear off and you'll start searching for another book to fill the void.
Why pay a dollar for a bookmark? Why not use the dollar for a bookmark?
I was thrown out of college for cheating on the metaphysics exam;
I looked into the soul of the boy sitting next to me.
I could dance with you until the cows come home.
On second thought I'd rather dance with the cows until you come home.
I read a book twice as fast as anybody else.
First, I read the beginning, and then I read the ending, and then I start in the middle and read toward whatever end I like best.
Look! A trickle of water running through some dirt! I'd say our afternoon just got booked solid!
A divorce lawyer is a chameleon with a law book.
For every book you buy, you should buy the time to read it.
Give me books, French wine, fruit, fine weather and a little music played out of doors by somebody I do not know.
A book is really like a lover. It arranges itself in your life in a way that is beautiful.
God knows life sucks. It's right there in the Bible. The book of Job is all about Job asking God to take away pain and misery. And God says, "I can't take away pain and misery because then no one would talk to me."
One of the best investors around, Joel Greenblatt, has written a popular, charming and funny book about investing in great companies at low P/E multiples. To simplify an already simple book, great companies are generally measured as companies that can generate lots of profit without requiring a lot of capital. This means that they have high ROEs.
Only the very weak-minded refuse to be influenced by literature and poetry.
I never got a pass mark in math... Just imagine - mathematicians now use my prints to illustrate their books. Funny me consorting with all these learned folks, as though I were their long lost brother. I guess they are unaware of the fact that I am ignorant about the whole thing.
A man's got to take a lot of punishment to write a really funny book.
One half who graduate from college never read another book.
Well in the book Carrie was my alter ego.
In real life, Sarah Jessica and I don't look anything alike. But people do say that we sound alike. Sarah Jessica is an adorable girl and she is very funny.
READ! Books can be as delicious as hot-fudge sundaes, as funny as clowns, as exciting as a baseball game that's tied in the 9th inning, and as beautiful as the best sunset you ever saw.
Books are no more threatened by Kindle than stairs by elevators.
I have a passion for teaching kids to become readers, to become comfortable with a book, not daunted. Books shouldn't be daunting, they should be funny, exciting and wonderful; and learning to be a reader gives a terrific advantage.
I've had 14 bookings this season-eight of which were my fault, but seven of which were disputable.