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?
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
Once you can accept the universe as matter expanding into nothing that is something, wearing stripes with plaid comes easy.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.