Larry McMurtry Quotes


9 Larry McMurtry quotes:



"Bunk! Pure bunk! For all I know Yellow Hand died of old age."
"No illusion is more crucial than the illusion that great success and huge money buy you immunity from the common ills of mankind, such as cars that won't start."
"You expect far too much of a first sentence. Think of it as analogous to a good country breakfast: what we want is something simple, but nourishing to the imagination."
"If we know anything about man, it's that he's not pacific. The temptation to butcher anyone considered undesirable seems to be a common temptation, not always resisted."
"Members of the Academy are mostly urban people. We are an urban nation. We are not a rural nation. It's not easy even to get a rural story made."
"Incompetents invariably make trouble for people other than themselves."
"One of the things that Ang brings to all of his projects is his deep sense of being a double exile, an outsider's outsider."
Author: McMurtry Quotes Category: American Writer Quotes Films Quotes
"You need strength; love is not easy. It's not easy if you find [it], it's not easy if you don't find it. It's not easy if you find it but it doesn't work out. It merely says the strong survive, but not everybody is strong."
Author: McMurtry Quotes Category: Love Quotes
"The lives of happy people are dense with their own doings -- crowded, active, thick. But the sorrowing are nomads, on a plain with few landmarks and no boundaries; sorrow's horizons are vague and its demands are few."
Author: McMurtry Quotes Category: Sorrow Quotes



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