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.
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.
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.
Only one who has learned much can fully appreciate his ignorance.
What can the will do when the heart commands?
Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good.
The most important thing is to enjoy your life-to be happy-it's all that matters.
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Before God we are all equally wise-equally foolish.