I published, privately, a collection of my serious poetry I had written over the years. I only published 50 copies, which I gave to friends, in a special deluxe edition. It was ridiculously expensive but I'm glad that I did it.
No gentleman can be without three copies of a book: one for show, one for use, and one for borrowers.
Selling eight million copies of your first album will mess you up.
Actually the copies of characters is something I don't particularly like to talk about in articles but just for your information, most characters there's only one.
I find old copies of National Gallery catalogues, which are written in the dryest possible prose, infinitely soothing.
Oh yeah - for sure - hardly a week doesn't go by when I don't hear something wonderful that someone has made in some low-budget situation, primarily with a view to selling a few hundred copies at their concerts.
I think it'd be a real nightmare to put a record out and sell 20 million copies and then that's it.
Our first record, 'Huey Lewis And The News', was seen by no one - it sold 25 copies.
We print 37 million copies, and we found out about the unfortunate news as we were putting the issue to bed.
You see, I used to do a certain amount of market research by going to the local drugstore and seeing what the truck drivers would put up. Now it's all just copies from the latest best-seller list and damn little of anything else.
From the age of six I wanted to be an artist. At that point I meant a painter, but it turned out what I really meant was I was someone who was very interested in watching the world and making copies of it.
I started writing movie scripts. They excited me a lot, but I didn't like them when they were finished because they were simple copies of the films I saw in childhood.
Making duplicate copies and computer printouts of things no one wanted even one of in the first place is giving America a new sense of purpose.
I looked back at some of my earlier published stories with genuine horror and remorse. I got thinking, How many extant copies might there be, who owns them, and do they keep their doors locked?
I never appreciated 'positive heroes' in literature. They are almost always cliches, copies of copies, until the model is exhausted. I prefer perplexity, doubt, uncertainty, not just because it provides a more 'productive' literary raw material, but because that is the way we humans really are.
I can't get a relationship to last longer than it takes to make copies of their tapes.
I actually picked up copies of Decline I and II at a flea market once. I walked out without paying.
History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and many copies.
In 1983 I'd had a number one. I'd sold 6 million copies of Total Eclipse Of The Heart all over the world.
It is essential for genetic material to be able to make exact copies of itself; otherwise growth would produce disorder, life could not originate, and favourable forms would not be perpetuated by natural selection.