30 Total Quotes

Louis L'Amour Quotes

Louis L'Amour
There will come a time when you believe everything is finished. Yet that will be the beginning.
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#American Author #Beginning

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A wise man fights to win, but he is twice a fool who has no plan for possible defeat.
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#American Author #Competition

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To make democracy work, we must be a notion of participants, not simply observers. One who does not vote has no right to complain.
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#American Author #Democracy

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All loose things seem to drift down to the sea, and so did I.
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#American Author #Life

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What is second sight? A gift? A training? Or is it simply that suddenly within the brain a thousand impressions, ideas, sights, sounds, and smells coincide to provide an impression of what is to be? The mind gathers its grain in all fields, storing i
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#Brain

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Victory is won not in miles but in inches. Win a little now, hold your ground, and later, win a little more.
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#American Author #Dreams

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To disbelieve is easy; to scoff is simple; to have faith is harder.
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#American Author #Faith

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For one who reads, there is no limit to the number of lives that may be lived, for fiction, biography, and history offer an inexhaustible number of lives in many parts of the world, in all periods of time.
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#American Author #Biography

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Neither drink (coffee or tea) was known in Frankish lands, but seated in the coffeehouses, I drank of each at various times, twirling my mustache and listening with attention to that headier draught, the wine of the intellect, that sweet and bitter j
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#Coffee

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Knowledge is awareness, and to it are many paths, not all of them paved with logic. But sometimes one is guided through the maze by intuition. One is led by something felt on the wind, something seen in the stars, something that calls from the wastelands to the spirit.
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#Awareness

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No one can get an education, for of necessity education is a continuing process.
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#American Author #Education

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Some say opportunity knocks only once, That is not true. Opportunity knocks all the time, but you have to be ready for it. If the chance comes, you must have the equipment to take advantage of it.
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#Opportunity

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A good beginning makes a good end.
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#Beginning #English Proverbs

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Anger is a killing thing: it kills the man who angers, for each rage leaves him less than he had been before - it takes something from him.
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#American Author

Louis L'Amour
No memory is ever alone; it's at the end of a trail of memories, a dozen trails that each have their own associations.
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#American Author

Louis L'Amour
Nobody got anywhere in the world by simply being content.
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#American Author

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He might never really do what he said, but at least he had it in mind. He had somewhere to go.
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#American Author

Louis L'Amour
Too often I would hear men boast of the miles covered that day, rarely of what they had seen.
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#American Author

Louis L'Amour
Actually, all education is self-education. A teacher is only a guide, to point out the way, and no school, no matter how excellent, can give you education. What you receive is like the outlines in a childs coloring book. You must fill in the colors yourself.
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#Life

Louis L'Amour
Knowledge is like money: to be of value it must circulate, and in circulating it can increase in quantity and, hopefully, in value.
Louis L'Amour
#American Author #Knowledge