Jay Asher Quotes
When you write a book for publication, you're writing it for other people to read.
Quotes from other Authors
Divorce is never easy, but it's even more painful when you find out your husband is having an affair with a beautiful model fifteen years younger than you.
King Louis Philippe once said to me that he attributed the great success of the British nation in political life to their talking politics after dinner.
I've always wanted to be a spy, and frankly I'm a little surprised that British intelligence has never approached me.
There is no better proof of a man's being truly good than his desiring to be constantly under the observation of good men.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
It is my great good luck the words I use are English words, which means I live in a very old nation of open borders; a rich, deep, multi-layered, promiscuous universe, infused with Latin, German, French, Greek, Arabic and countless other tongues.
If you aren't having no fun, die, because you're running a worthless program, far as I'm concerned.
The plus size movement is not just about fashion; it's about body image, and if we're doing a shoot, they won't retouch us at all. That's the cool thing: there's no retouching at all because we want to give girls the truth, not a fabrication.
The United States, obviously, has a great interest in helping to maintain peace and security in Europe, and we have a formal alliance, NATO, to do so.
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
James Anthony Froude
If life were just, we would be born old and achieve youth about the time we'd saved enough to enjoy it.
The best scientists that I've met are those that are humanists and scientists at the same time.
If you are a writer you locate yourself behind a wall of silence and no matter what you are doing, driving a car or walking or doing housework you can still be writing, because you have that space.
Joyce Carol Oates
The pay of many of our top executives in big hundred companies in the U.K. is outrageous and even obscene.
We are all descendants of Adam, and we are all products of racial miscegenation.
Lester Bowles Pearson
Gone are the days when heroes are emotionally locked away from the world until the end of the book, and thank goodness for that. Modern romance heroes are more complex than ever.
Wal-Mart's size and scale is so vast they literally have the ability to change the face of the entire country. If Wal-Mart were to make a decision tomorrow to refuse to sell a single product made with partially hydrogenated oils, for example, we'd probably see rates from heart disease decline a few years later. That's how powerful Wal-Mart is.