Quotation Explorer - 'Shelves'

The years thunder by.The dreams of youth grow dimwhere they liecaked in dust on the shelves of patience.Before we know it, the tomb is sealed.Where, then lies the answer?In choice.Which shall it be:Bankruptcy of Purseor Bankruptcy of Life? - Sterling Hayden
I mean your borrowers of books - those mutilators of collections, spoilers of the symmetry of shelves, and creators of odd volumes. - Charles Lamb
I read a lot of books. Here are the books I'm using for my 9/11 project. [Wright gestures to three six-foot-long shelves of books.] As I read them I highlight certain passages. Then I have an assistant write down each quote on an index card and note where it came from. - Lawrence Wright
I love walking into a bookstore. It's like all my friends are sitting on shelves, waving their pages at me. - Tahereh Mafi
If you are looking for a friend that will never change, go to the shelves, you'll find it there. It will never change and will stay the same today and forever. - Wency June Z. Libot
true monument lies not on the shelves of libraries, but in the thoughts of men, and in the history of more than one science.{Gibbs's obituary for scientist Rudolf Clausius} Josiah Willard Gibbs - His
These are not books, lumps of lifeless paper, but minds alive on the shelves.
She might not have read many books. But when she reads a book, she swallows the very words. If you open the books on her shelves, you will find that the front and back covers encase white pages. - Kamand Kojouri
Well, the man who first translated the bible into English was burned at the stake, and they've been at it ever since. Must be all that adultery, murder and incest. But not to worry. It's back on the shelves. - Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
So, your kids must love the iPad? I asked Mr. [Steve] Jobs, trying to change the subject. The company’s first tablet was just hitting the shelves. They haven’t used it, he told me. We limit how much technology our kids use at home. (Nytimes article, Sept. 10, 2014) - Nick Bilton
But it’s still a big fight to get the work you’re really excited about onto shelves. And past that, convincing someone to pay you to do the work that you are most excited about is more than a trick, it’s a fucking scam of a magic trick. - Brandon S. Graham
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