Joe Queenan Quotes

Top 19 wise famous quotes and sayings by Joe Queenan

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Joe Queenan quotes: But such a fortuitous rescue from ethical bondage is rare indeed. But such a fortuitous rescue from ethical bondage is rare indeed.
Joe Queenan quotes: Books are a way of saying: This room seems to have more than its fair share of bozos in it. Books are a way of saying: This room seems to have more than its fair share of bozos in it.
Joe Queenan quotes: Lending books to other people is merely a shrewd form of housecleaning. Lending books to other people is merely a shrewd form of housecleaning.
Joe Queenan quotes: Every life, even the best ones, ends in sadness. Books hold out hope that things may end otherwise. Every life, even the best ones, ends in sadness. Books hold out hope that things may end otherwise.
Joe Queenan quotes: Unless paid, I never read books by or about businessmen or politicians, nor should anyone else. Unless paid, I never read books by or about businessmen or politicians, nor should anyone else.
Joe Queenan quotes: Great writers say things that are so beautiful, the very act of repeating them makes life itself more beautiful. Great writers say things that are so beautiful, the very act of repeating them makes life itself more beautiful.
Joe Queenan quotes: Children are not born with their hearts hardened in this fashion, not even Irish-Catholic children. They have to be taught by professionals. Children are not born with their hearts hardened in this fashion, not even Irish-Catholic children. They have to be taught by professionals.
Joe Queenan quotes: Because to the poor, books are not diversions. Book are siege weapons. Because to the poor, books are not diversions. Book are siege weapons.
Joe Queenan quotes: The problem with the English Patient is that to enjoy it, you have to be either English or patient. The problem with the English Patient is that to enjoy it, you have to be either English or patient.
Joe Queenan quotes: Book lovers are engaged with writers in a private communion that occurs in some vaporous cenacle of the mind. Book lovers are engaged with writers in a private communion that occurs in some vaporous cenacle of the mind.
Joe Queenan quotes: If you have read 6,000 books in your lifetime, or even 600, it's probably because at some level you find 'reality' a bit of a disappointment. If you have read 6,000 books in your lifetime, or even 600, it's probably because at some level you find 'reality' a bit of a disappointment.