quote by Rudyard Kipling

No printed word, nor spoken plea can teach young minds what they should be. Not all the books on all the shelves - but what the teachers are themselves.

— Rudyard Kipling

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Print books quote There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's bo

There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.

We can put television in its proper light by supposing that Gutenberg's great invention had been directed at printing only comic books.

We can put television in its proper light by supposing that Gutenberg's great invention had been directed at printing only comic books.

Print books quote There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the w

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.

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The printed page transcends space and time.

The printed page, the infinity of the book, must be transcended.

I once stole a pornographic book that was printed in braille. I used to rub the dirty parts.

An unread book does nobody any good. Stories happen in the mind of a reader, not among symbols printed on a page.

Print books quote Each time you read a book, a tree smiles knowing there's life after death.

Each time you read a book, a tree smiles knowing there's life after death.

I don't think tablets are where we should be focused.

But I do think they could end up being an efficient way of delivering textbooks. They're just not really that, yet. There's all sorts of poisons and mined minerals and carnage that goes on to make a tablet. Way more than to print a book. Or a bunch of books.

Books are humanity in print.

One, I have a wonderful publisher, Black Sparrow Press;

as long as they exist, they will keep me in print. And they claim they sell very respectable numbers of my books, so I guess, and it's true, every place I go, my books are in libraries and on bookshelves.

Print books quote The book to read is not the one that thinks for you but the one which makes you

The book to read is not the one that thinks for you but the one which makes you think.

Open a book this minute and start reading.

Don’t move until you’ve reached page fifty. Until you’ve buried your thoughts in print. Cover yourself with words. Wash yourself away. Dissolve.

The bookstore was a parking lot for used graveyards.

Thousands of graveyards were parked in rows like cars. Most of the books were out of print, and no one wanted to read them any more and the people who had read the books had died or forgotten about them, but through the organic process of music the books had become virgins again.

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.

Print books quote You dont have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop readin

You dont have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.

If I were rich I would have many books, and I would pamper myself with bindings bright to the eye and soft to the touch, paper generously opaque, and type such as men designed when printing was very young. I would dress my gods in leather and gold, and burn candles of worship before them at night, and string their names like beads on a string.

The writing in mathematics text is not only laconic to a fault;

it is cold, monotonous, dry, dull, and even ungrammatical... The books are not only printed by machines; they are written by machines.

Printed books usually outlive bookstores and the publishers who brought them out. They sit around, demanding nothing, for decades. That's one of their nicest qualities - their brute persistence.

Print books quote I went away in my head, into a book.

I went away in my head, into a book.

We are the children of a technological age.

We have found streamlined ways of doing much of our routine work. Printing is no longer the only way of reproducing books. Reading them, however, has not changed.

In a longish life as a professional writer, I have heard a thousand masterpieces talked out over bars, restaurant tables and love seats. I have never seen one of them in print. Books must be written, not talked.

She is a real bookworm. I think she lives on print. Her whole house is full of books - looks as if she likes them better than human company.

Print books quote WIth freedom, books, flowers, and the moon, who could not be happy.

WIth freedom, books, flowers, and the moon, who could not be happy.

Once upon a time a Georgian printed a couple of books that attracted notice, but immediately it turned out that he was little more than an amanuensis for the local blacks--that his works were really the products, not of white Georgia, but of black Georgia. Writing afterward as a white man, he swiftly subsided into the fifth rank.

The smell of a freshly printed book is the best smell in the world.

I'm not a big fan of my books going on cross-country road trips.

They get arrogant and, next thing, start aspiring to become 'large-print' books. I say, let them stay home and be regular small-print books.

Print books quote A book is a dream that you hold in your hand.

A book is a dream that you hold in your hand.

Books are the carriers of civilization... Books are humanity in print.

Print will never die. There's no substitute for the feel of an actual book. I adore physically turning pages, and being able to underline passages and not worrying about dropping them in the bath or running out of power. I also find print books objects of beauty.

It is a melancholy illusion of those who write books and articles that the printed word survives. Alas, it rarely does.

Print books quote A room without books is like a body without a soul.

A room without books is like a body without a soul.

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When was the last time you read a book? The truth now.

And picture books don't count-I mean something with print in it.

The book she had been reading was under her pillow, pressing its cover against her ear as if to lure her back into its printed pages.

I finished my first book seventy-six years ago.

I offered it to every publisher on the English-speaking earth I had ever heard of. Their refusals were unanimous: and it did not get into print until, fifty years later; publishers would publish anything that had my name on it.

Print books quote There comes a time when you have to choose between turning the page and closing

There comes a time when you have to choose between turning the page and closing the book.

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Perceval Press a publishing house I founded in 2002 and it's still going strong.

Strong for us means not so many books per year, but each one we very carefully design and print.

Imagine what our culture would be like if Americans sold ideas, words, and books with the same creativity we use to sell designer jeans, shampoo, and rock stars. Why, we might end up with people whos attention span for the printed word is longer than the time it takes to read a T-shirt.

People leave imprints on our lives, shaping who we become in much the same way that a symbol is pressed into the page of a book to tell you who it comes from. Dogs, however, leave paw prints on our lives and our souls, which are as unique as fingerprints in every way.

Print books quote Read a thousand books and your words will flow like a river.

Read a thousand books and your words will flow like a river.

The printing press is either the greatest blessing or the greatest curse of modern times, sometimes one forgets which it is.

If I have not read a book before, it is, for all intents and purposes, new to me whether it was printed yesterday or three hundred years ago.

I've been bragging for over 25 years that my first New York Times bestseller was a book I copied from the U.S. Government Printing Office!

Electronic distribution is more of a fall-back strategy for putting out a book that isn't deemed profitable enough to print. You hardly make any money publishing an electronic book.

I will say that Rick will probably die before the end of the book.

I'll go ahead and put that in print. Nobody's safe. I've almost killed him three times already.

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