Louis L'Amour Quotes
Brief author info: Louis L'Amour (1908-1988) American novelist and short-story writer.
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No one can "get" an education, for of necessity education is a continuing process.
Knowledge is like money: to be of value it must circulate, and in circulating it can increase in quantity and, hopefully, in value.
The fact of the matter is that poor men do not often steal, and when they do, it is petty theft, something to eat or perhaps an item of clothing to keep them from the cold. Thieves are usually those who have something and want more.
We do not at present educate people to think but, rather, to have opinions, and that is something altogether different.
To make democracy work, we must be a nation of participants, not simply observers. One who does not vote has no right to complain.
What people speak of as adventure is something nobody in his right mind would seek out, and it becomes romantic only when one is safely at home.
Politics is the art of making civilization work.
The only way men or women can be judged is against the canvas of their own time.
Only one who has learned much can fully appreciate his ignorance.
What can the will do when the heart commands?
Violence never settles anything right: apart from injuring your own soul, it injures the best cause. It lingers on long after the object of hate has disappeared from the scene to plague the lives of those who have employed it against their foes.
I'm the one that has to die when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life, the way I want to.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Once you can accept the universe as matter expanding into nothing that is something, wearing stripes with plaid comes easy.
To understand is hard. Once one understands, action is easy.