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.
We do not at present educate people to think but, rather, to have opinions, and that is something altogether different.
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.
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.
A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner, so if one's life is cold and bare he can blame none but himself. You have a chance to select from some pretty elegant furnishings.
Only one who has learned much can fully appreciate his ignorance.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
To understand is hard. Once one understands, action is easy.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Creativity is knowing how to hide your sources
Sometimes you have to get to know someone really well to realize you're really strangers.