If you don't encourage healthy sexual expression in public, you get unhealthy sexual expression in private. If you attempt to suppress sex in books, magazines, movies and even everyday conversation, you aren't helping to make sex more private, just more hidden. You're keeping sex in the dark. What we've tried to do is turn on the lights.— Hugh Hefner
Perspective Help Book quotations
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
You believe in a book that has talking animals, wizards, witches, demons, sticks turning into snakes, burning bushes, food falling from the sky, people walking on water, and all sorts of magical, absurd and primitive stories, and you say that we are the ones that need help?
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpack.
Great books help you understand, and they help you feel understood.
Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books - especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day.
The books that help you most are those which make you think that most.
The hardest way of learning is that of easy reading; but a great book that comes from a great thinker is a ship of thought, deep freighted with truth and beauty.
Sleep doesn't help if it's your soul that's tired.
Nobody had books at home. My dad was a very educated person, so he would have books at home. All Spanish books. That helped. Most of my homies had no books at home.
Librarians have always been among the most thoughtful and helpful people.
They are teachers without a classroom.
The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written.
We can help write that story by setting goals.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
Do not study commentaries, lesson helps or other books about the Bible: study the Bible itself. Do not study about the Bible, study the Bible. The Bible is the Word of God, and only the Bible is the Word of God.
You can't help respecting anybody who can spell TUESDAY, even if he doesn't spell it right; but spelling isn't everything. There are days when spelling Tuesday simply doesn't count.
Begin to read a book that will help you move toward your dream.
Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living the other helps you make a life.
Stop feeling sorry for yourself and you will be happy.
It's always gratifying to hear from a passionate reader, and as a longtime educator, I'm especially pleased and heartened when that reader is a young student who is inspired to write me and let me know that my book has helped him or her find her way.
Childrens books change lives. Stories pour into the hearts of children and help make them what they become.
In a world where you can be anything - be kind.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
No matter what the shrinks, or the pundits, or the self-help books tell you, when it comes to love, it's luck.
The books that help you the most are those which make you think the most.
When you can't look on the bright side I will sit with you in the dark.
Books opened up a whole new world to me.
Through them I discovered new ideas, traveled to new places, and met new people. Books helped me learn to understand other people and they taught me a lot about myself. ... Some books you never forget. Some characters become your friends for life.
I made use of the college library by borrowing books other than scientific books, such as all of the plays by George Bernard Shaw, the writing of Edgar Allan Poe. The college library helped me to develop a broader aspect on life.
Christians are like manure: spread them out and they help everything grow better, but keep them in one big pile and they stink horribly.
Be strong enough to stand alone, be yourself enough to stand apart, but be wise enough to stand together when the time comes.
In life, as in Chess, ones own Pawns block ones way.
A mans very wealth, ease, leisure, children, books, which should help him to win, more often checkmate him
If you want to be happy, then it is within your grasp.
The book you are holding can have a profound impact on your thinking and your attitude and can help you to do more, be more, and achieve more!
I believe the writer... should always be the final judge. I have always held to that position and have sometimes seen books hurt thereby, but at least as often helped. The book belongs to the author.
Look back and be grateful, look ahead and be hopeful, look around and be helpful.
The truth is, I can’t read anything with any distance.
Every book is a self-help book to me. Just having them makes me feel better.
If you invent two or three people and turn them loose in your manuscript, something is bound to happen to them -- you can't help it; and then it will take you the rest of the book to get them out of the natural consequences of that occurrence, and so first thing you know, there's your book all finished up and never cost you an idea.
I had always turned to books, to knowledge, to help me get through everything in my life—and, sometimes, to escape it. But grief was a journey through a forest of razor blades. I walked through every painful inch of it—no shortcuts and no anesthesia.
If you are more fortunate than others, it is better to build a longer table than a taller fence.
The book you don't read won't help.
I think any comic book - or really, any book that you can read - in a sense is an educational tool in that it helps literacy. The more you read, the better you get at it. It almost doesn't matter what you read, the important thing is for young people to become readers.
You have to be ready to receive help, whether that be through a book, a therapist or counselor, or a doctor of some kind. That willingness can lead you through a door to the other side, and that's where healing can truly begin.
Life will give you whatever experience is the most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness.
I was read to as a small child, I read on my own as soon as I could, and I recall being more or less overwhelmed again and again - if not by what the books actually said, by what they suggested, what they helped me to imagine.
What more do I need to say? Conservative books sell. I can't help it if liberal books don't sell.
I never think about genre when I work.
I've written fantasy, science fiction, supernatural fiction, and am now working on a suspense novel. Genres are mostly useful as a marketing tool, and to help booksellers known where to shelve a book.
I almost once wanted to publish a self help book saying, 'How To Be Happy, by Stephen Fry: Guaranteed Success'. And people buy this huge book and it's all blank pages, and the first page would just say, 'Stop feeling sorry for yourself--and you will be happy.'
I've been changed watching films or reading books or hearing music, and that helps you to live your life.