J. K. RowlingIf you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Eleanor RooseveltA woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it's in hot water.
Suzanne CollinsRemember, we're madly in love, so it's all right to kiss me anytime you feel like it.
William ShakespeareLike as the waves make towards the pebbl'd shore, so do our minutes, hasten to their end.
William ShakespeareSweet are the uses of adversity which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, wears yet a precious jewel in his head.
Jane AustenI declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! -- When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.
Maya AngelouWhat you're supposed to do when you don't like a thing is change it. If you can't change it, change the way you think about it. Don't complain.
William ShakespeareWhat a piece of work is a man, how noble in reason, how infinite in faculties, in form and moving how express and admirable, in action how like an angel, in apprehension how like a god.
Gustave FlaubertDo not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live.
Albert EinsteinWhen you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That's relativity.
C. S. LewisFriendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art.... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.
Pat ConroyYou get a little moody sometimes but I think that's because you like to read. People that like to read are always a little fucked up.
Bil KeaneI like to feel that what I'm doing portrays this: a family where there is love between mother, father and the kids. It's a subject that is near and dear to me.
Audrey HepburnI love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it's the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It's probably the most important thing in a person.
Daphne du MaurierBut luxury has never appealed to me, I like simple things, books, being alone, or with somebody who understands.
Mahatma GandhiI like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ.
Agatha ChristieI like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow; but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.
Nicholas SparksIf you like her, if she makes you happy, and if you feel like you know her---then don't let her go.
E. E. CummingsTo be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best day and night to make you like everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting.
A. A. MilneIt is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?
Langston HughesLife is for the living. Death is for the dead. Let life be like music. And death a note unsaid.
Cornelia FunkeStories never really end...even if the books like to pretend they do. Stories always go on. They don't end on the last page, any more than they begin on the first page.
Aldous HuxleyWords can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they’ll go through anything. You read and you’re pierced.
Ray BradburyWhy is it," he said, one time, at the subway entrance, "I feel I've known you so many years?" "Because I like you," she said, "and I don't want anything from you.
Nicholas SparksLife, he realize, was much like a song. In the beginning there is mystery, in the end there is confirmation, but it's in the middle where all the emotion resides to make the whole thing worthwhile.
Margaret AtwoodI would like to be the air that inhabits you for a moment only. I would like to be that unnoticed and that necessary.
F. Scott FitzgeraldAnd I like large parties. They’re so intimate. At small parties there isn’t any privacy.
Desiderius ErasmusIt's the generally accepted privilege of theologians to stretch the heavens, that is the Scriptures, like tanners with a hide.
Lady GagaTrust is like a mirror, you can fix it if it's broken, but you can still see the crack in that mother fucker's reflection.
Oscar WildeAll women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does, and that is his.
Charles BukowskiI loved you like a man loves a woman he never touches, only writes to, keeps little photographs of.
A house without books is like a room without windows.
RumiKnock, And He'll open the door Vanish, And He'll make you shine like the sun Fall, And He'll raise you to the heavens Become nothing, And He'll turn you into everything.
Suzanne CollinsYou're a painter. You're a baker. You like to sleep with the windows open. You never take sugar in your tea. And you always double-knot your shoelaces.
C. S. LewisI'm on Aslan's side even if there isn't any Aslan to lead it. I'm going to live as like a Narnian as I can even if there isn't any Narnia.
Jack KerouacI like too many things and get all confused and hung-up running from one falling star to another till i drop. This is the night, what it does to you. I had nothing to offer anybody except my own confusion.
Audrey HepburnIf I’m honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
Mahatma GandhiYou must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
Ralph Waldo EmersonMake your own Bible. Select and collect all the words and sentences that in all your readings have been to you like the blast of a trumpet.
Pablo NerudaSo I wait for you like a lonely house till you will see me again and live in me. Till then my windows ache.
Amy TanWe dream to give ourselves hope. To stop dreaming - well, that’s like saying you can never change your fate.
Doris LessingWhat's terrible is to pretend that second-rate is first-rate. To pretend that you don't need love when you do; or you like your work when you know quite well you're capable of better.
William ShakespeareThese violent delights have violent ends And in their triump die, like fire and powder Which, as they kiss, consume
Virginia WoolfWriting is like sex. First you do it for love, then you do it for your friends, and then you do it for money.
Edna St. Vincent MillayWhere you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night. I miss you like hell.
Tennessee WilliamsWhat is straight? A line can be straight, or a street, but the human heart, oh, no, it's curved like a road through mountains.
Leo TolstoyHe stepped down, trying not to look long at her, as if she were the sun, yet he saw her, like the sun, even without looking.
Margaret AtwoodReading and writing, like everything else, improve with practice. And, of course, if there are no young readers and writers, there will shortly be no older ones. Literacy will be dead, and democracy - which many believe goes hand in hand with it - will be dead as well.
Charles BukowskiA love like that was a serious illness, an illness from which you never entirely recover.
F. Scott FitzgeraldWhenever you feel like criticizing any one...just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages that you've had.
Stephen KingA short story is a different thing all together - a short story is like a kiss in the dark from a stranger.
Dr. SeussI’m glad we had the times together just to laugh and sing a song, seems like we just got started and then before you know it, the times we had together were gone.
Sylvia PlathI like people too much or not at all. I've got to go down deep, to fall into people, to really know them.
Rita Mae BrownAbout all you can do in life is be who you are. Some people will love you for you. Most will love you for what you can do for them, and some won't like you at all.
Haruki MurakamiI want you always to remember me. Will you remember that I existed, and that I stood next to you here like this?
Bette MidlerWriting a book is not as tough as it is to haul thirty-five people around the country and sweat like a horse five nights a week.
Oscar WildeTo lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness.
Marilyn MonroeBoys think girls are like books, If the cover doesn't catch their eye they won't bother to read what's inside.
Margaret AtwoodI'm a person of whim, and easily distracted. I don't like multitasking. When I'm doing one thing, I like to do just that thing.
Meg CabotWrite the kind of story you would like to read. People will give you all sorts of advice about writing, but if you are not writing something you like, no one else will like it either.
Orhan PamukFrom a very young age, I suspected there was more to my world than I could see: somewhere in the streets of Istanbul, in a house resembling ours, there lived another Orhan so much like me he could pass for my twin, even my double.
Haruki MurakamiI was always hungry for love. Just once, I wanted to know what it was like to get my fill of it -- to be fed so much love I couldn't take any more. Just once.
George CarlinReligion is like a pair of shoes.....Find one that fits for you, but don't make me wear your shoes.
Daniel DefoeThe soul is placed in the body like a rough diamond, and must be polished, or the luster of it will never appear.
George CarlinI like it when a flower or a little tuft of grass grows through a crack in the concrete. It's so fuckin' heroic.
Orhan PamukWhen I paint, I definitely live in the present, like someone in a shower whistling or singing.
Karl LagerfeldWhat i like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce.
Neil GaimanI don't want whatever I want. Nobody does. Not really. What kind of fun would it be if I just got everything I ever wanted just like that, and it didn't mean anything? What then?
F. Scott FitzgeraldIt was only a sunny smile, and little it cost in the giving, but like morning light it scattered the night and made the day worth living.