Larry Brown Famous Quotes & Sayings

19 Larry Brown Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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You take what you're given, whether it's the cornfields of the Midwest or the coal mines of West Virginia, and you make your fiction out of it. It's all you have. And somehow, wherever you are, it always seems to be enough. Larry Brown Sayings: You take what you're given, whether it's the cornfields of the Midwest or the coal
That boy," he said. "I've done him ever favor I could. Some folks you can't do nothing with. Just sorry. God knows I've done plenty of drinking and stuff in my time, but I be damn if I ever tried to cheat anybody out of any money. Larry Brown Sayings: That boy," he said. "I've done him ever favor I could. Some folks you can't
The road lay long and black ahead of them and the heat was coming now through the thin soles of their shoes. There were young beans pushing up from the dry brown fields, tiny rows of green sprigs that stretched away in the distance. Larry Brown Sayings: The road lay long and black ahead of them and the heat was coming now
The boy didn't know where he and his family were, other than one name: Mississippi. Larry Brown Sayings: The boy didn't know where he and his family were, other than one name: Mississippi.
Couldn't get no closer and couldn't get no further away. Larry Brown Sayings: Couldn't get no closer and couldn't get no further away.
We know You love us. We love You, too. I mean, six, seven thousand years from now ... won't make no difference, will it? Everybody gonna be so mixed up by then that far in the future that they all gonna be the same color by then, ain't they? Larry Brown Sayings: We know You love us. We love You, too. I mean, six, seven thousand years
I didn't want to see anything worse than me befall her. Larry Brown Sayings: I didn't want to see anything worse than me befall her.
I didn't know why something that started off feeling so good had to wind up feeling so bad. Love was a big word and it covered a lot of territory. You could spend your whole life chasing after it and wind up with nothing, be an old bitter guy with long nose hair and ear hair and no teeth, hanging out in bars, looking for somebody your age, but the chances of success went down then. After a while you got too many strikes against you. Larry Brown Sayings: I didn't know why something that started off feeling so good had to wind up
After a year in therapy, my psychiatrist said to me, 'Maybe life isn't or everyone. Larry Brown Sayings: After a year in therapy, my psychiatrist said to me, 'Maybe life isn't or everyone.
In the countryside by nights without the moon, there sometimes roamed an indigent, a recycled reject with eyes sifting the darkness and sorting the scattered scents, walking beside deep hollows and ditches of stinking water. The hours he kept were usually reserved for the drunk and the sleeping. With his sloe-lidded eyes that in the daytime tried to hide from the sun, he spied treasures all over the land. No thing unlocked was safe from his grasp, he who could squat in the road and talk to the dogs and still their dying growls, all save one Larry Brown Sayings: In the countryside by nights without the moon, there sometimes roamed an indigent, a recycled
I only had one life, and I'd be damned if I'd live it in a way that would make me unhappy and please somebody else. I had already lived that kind of life, too much of it already. Larry Brown Sayings: I only had one life, and I'd be damned if I'd live it in a
I can understand why people jump off bridges. Larry Brown Sayings: I can understand why people jump off bridges.
Don't say what you would or wouldn't do, honey. Cause one day you might have to. Larry Brown Sayings: Don't say what you would or wouldn't do, honey. Cause one day you might have
Most people who die in fires don't burn to death; they die from smoke inhalation that kills the respiratory system. that's why the fire service is going on and on about smoke detectors. These little ten-dollar gadgets are one of the truly wonderful inventions of man. The wake you up from a deep slumber so that you and your family and your dog or cat or whatever can get out of the house in time to live and call the fire department. If this sounds like a public service announcement, it is. If you don't have one, buy one today. They make great Christmas gifts. Plus they're cheap. Give a gift of love to a loved one you love. End of announcement. Larry Brown Sayings: Most people who die in fires don't burn to death; they die from smoke inhalation
I told him. We got a library here. Got plenty of good books, too. -Larry Brown, Dirty Work Larry Brown Sayings: I told him. We got a library here. Got plenty of good books, too. -Larry
If you want to write, you've got to shut yourself up in a room and write. Larry Brown Sayings: If you want to write, you've got to shut yourself up in a room and
All my life, the library has always been one of my favorite places to go. (Larry Brown: A Writer's Life by Jean W. Cash) Larry Brown Sayings: All my life, the library has always been one of my favorite places to go.
Sunday just came down like a nine-pound hammer ... it was tainted with the closing-in feeling of the loss of freedom. Because after the sun went down, it came back up on Monday morning. And you had to go to work five more days. And it sucked. Larry Brown Sayings: Sunday just came down like a nine-pound hammer ... it was tainted with the closing-in
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