Jack London Quotes


18 Jack London quotes:



"You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club."
"Darn the wheel of the world! Why must it continually turn over? Where is the reverse gear?"
Author: London Quotes Category: American Novelist Quotes Nostalgia Quotes
"I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet."
"Affluence means influence."
"I would rather be ashes than dust! I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet."
"The scab is a traitor to his God, his mother, and his class."
"If a company is distributing images and video then obviously they need bandwidth solutions. But if they are looking to the mass market then they must develop WAP sites."
Author: London Quotes Category: Company Quotes
"I write for no other purpose than to add to the beauty that now belongs to me. I write a book for no other reason than to add three or four hundred acres to my magnificent estate."
"If cash comes with fame, come fame; if cash comes without fame, come cash."
"A bone to the dog is not charity. Charity is the bone shared with the dog, when you are just as hungry as the dog."
"Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes, playing a poor hand well."
"One cannot violate the promptings of one's nature without having that nature recoil upon itself."
"There is an ecstasy that marks the summit of life, and beyond which life cannot rise. And such is the paradox of living, this ecstasy comes when one is most alive, and it comes as a complete forgetfulness that one is alive."
Author: London Quotes Category: American Novelist Quotes Ecstasy Quotes
"San Francisco is gone. Nothing remains of it but memories."
Author: London Quotes Category: American Novelist Quotes Memories Quotes
"The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time."
"The scab is a traitor to his God, his mother, and his class"
Author: London Quotes Category: Class Quotes
"Affluence means influence"
Author: London Quotes Category: Influence Quotes
"At half past one in the morning, three sides of Union Square were in flames. The fourth side, where stood the great Hotel St. Francis, was still holding out. An hour later, ignited from top and sides, the St. Francis was flaming heavenward."
Author: London Quotes Category: Past Quotes



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