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James Lee Burke Quotes

Be yourself; everyone else is already taken
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I meant to behave but there were too many other options
Together is my favorite place to be
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When I first saw you I fell in love, and you smiled because you knew
The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why
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The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results
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When we first met, i had no idea you would be so important to me
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What’s the worst thing about getting old? Getting old.  (James Lee Burke Quotes) God bless the Reference Librarians  (James Lee Burke Quotes) Money can’t buy happiness but it’ll sure keep a mess of grief off your front porch  (James Lee Burke Quotes) I wouldn’t write anything autobiographical. If you’ve lived a life like Laurence of Arabia, it might be a consideration, but otherwise it’s a little bit vain, it seems to me  (James Lee Burke Quotes) If you put somebody on a crack pipe and give them a 9 mm Baretta, you don’t have to be a rocket scientist to figure out what’s going to happen next  (James Lee Burke Quotes) The story of Ulysses and Agamemnon and Menelaus, of Jesus, of the Good Knight of Chaucer, lives in every one of us  (James Lee Burke Quotes) Using a first-person narrator is simply a matter of hearing the voice inside yourself  (James Lee Burke Quotes) It has been my experience that most human stories are circular rather than linear. Regardless of the path we choose, we somehow end up where we commenced - in part, I suspect, because the child who lives in us goes along for the ride  (James Lee Burke Quotes) Hackberry Holland’s greatest fear was his fellow man’s propensity to act collectively, in militaristic lockstep, under the banner of God and country. Mobs did not rush across town to do good deeds, and in Hackberry’s view, there was no more odious taint on any social or political endeavor than universal approval  (James Lee Burke Quotes) I believe the causes that create them [serial killers] are theological in nature, rather than societal. I believe they make a conscious choice to erase God’s thumbprint from their souls  (James Lee Burke Quotes) You have two choices in life. You either die or do something with your time. You’re going to be doing something - why not write?  (James Lee Burke Quotes) Never read bad stuff if you’re an artist; it will impair your own game  (James Lee Burke Quotes) The best thing about being a best-selling writer is being a best-selling writer. More seriously, today I can write full time and pay the bills.  (James Lee Burke Quotes) Don’t let anyone tell you that age purchases your freedom from fear of death  (James Lee Burke Quotes) My experience has been that people who die for causes have few friends in death  (James Lee Burke Quotes) One day you’ll have a quiet heart  (James Lee Burke Quotes) There’s no substitute for loyalty  (James Lee Burke Quotes) We gain no wisdom by imposing our way on others  (James Lee Burke Quotes) There is no higher form of artistic expression then film  (James Lee Burke Quotes) There’s nothing like rejection to make you do an inventory of yourself  (James Lee Burke Quotes) Humility is not a virtue in a writer, it is an absolute necessity  (James Lee Burke Quotes) And every good artist knows that the gift comes from somewhere else, and it’s there for a reason, and that’s to make the world a better place  (James Lee Burke Quotes) We decry violence all the time in this country, but look at our history. We were born in a violent revolution, and we’ve been in wars ever since. We’re not a pacific people  (James Lee Burke Quotes) Every rejection is incremental payment on your dues that in some way will be translated back into your work  (James Lee Burke Quotes) I used to save all my rejection slips because I told myself, one day I’m going to autograph these and auction them. And then I lost the box  (James Lee Burke Quotes) Never read bad stuff if you’re an artist; it will impair your own game  (James Lee Burke Quotes) That’s one of the great advantages of age. You can say, I don’t want to, I don’t care, you can throw temper tantrums, and nobody minds  (James Lee Burke Quotes) Today, there are more opportunities for writers in terms of access to larger success, but it’s more difficult to publish a literary novel in the lower ranges. In other words, you almost have to hit a home run. You can hit a triple, maybe, but nobody’s interested in a single  (James Lee Burke Quotes) When you find the right people, you never let go. The people who count are the ones who are your friends in lean times. You have all the friends you want when things are going well  (James Lee Burke Quotes) You do it a day at a time. You write as well as you can, you put it in the mail, you leave it under submission, you never leave it at home  (James Lee Burke Quotes)
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