James Houston Quotes

5 James Houston quotes:

"We were so fundamental that almost everything had been stripped away from the place of worship. Think of the role words can play, when all other enticements and sensual attractions are gone."
"Sometimes you don't choose the material; the material chooses you."
"Words are the basic tools, if you are a writer. But why? Why do you choose one set of tools rather than another?"
"When they eventually ran out of food, some but not all resorted to eating the flesh of those who'd died. This story has mythic power in large part as a testimony to what people are capable of when pushed to the extremes of human experience. Some become savages. Some become heroes."
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"Through practice you'll learn to identify the wrong 'un which should be heaved back over his syrup. You'll be singing happy little songs about the whereabouts of his missus in no time."
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