Inspirational Larry McMurtry Quotes

Larry McMurtry (born June 3, 1936) is an American novelist. Below is a list of Inspirational Larry McMurtry Quotes.

Larry McMurtry Quotes

“If you want one thing too much it’s likely to be a disappointment. The healthy way is to learn to like the everyday things, like soft beds and buttermilk—and feisty gentlemen.”
― Larry McMurtry

“The older the violin, the sweeter the music.”
― Larry McMurtry

“I never met a soul in this world as normal as me.”
― Larry McMurtry

“It ain’t dying I’m talking about, it’s living. I doubt it matters where you die, but it matters where you live.”
― Larry McMurtry

“Yesterday’s gone on down the river and you can’t get it back.”
― Larry McMurtry

“From him to the stars, in all directions, there was only silence and emptiness.”
― Larry McMurtry

“I’m glad I’ve been wrong enough to keep in practice. . . You can’t avoid it, you’ve got to learn to handle it. If you only come face to face with your own mistakes once or twice in your life it’s bound to be extra painful. I face mine every day–that way they ain’t usually much worse than a dry shave.”
― Larry McMurtry

“It’s like I told you last night son. The earth is mostly just a boneyard. But pretty in the sunlight, he added.”
― Larry McMurtry

“The earth is mostly just a boneyard. But pretty in the sunlight.”
― Larry McMurtry

“I think its a sickness to grieve too much for those who never cared a fig for you.”
― Larry McMurtry

“The hardest thing on earth is choosing what matters.”
― Larry McMurtry

“If you wait, all that happens is that you get older.”
― Larry McMurtry

“He had known several men who blew their heads off, and he had pondered it much. It seemed to him it was probably because they could not take enough happiness just from the sky and the moon to carry them over the low feelings that came to all men.”
― Larry McMurtry Quotes

“I hate rude behavior in a man,’ he explained in his quiet, unassuming drawl. ‘I won’t tolerate it.’ He politely tipped his hat, and rode away.”
― Larry McMurtry

“I’m sure partial to the evening,’ Augustus said. ‘The evening and the morning. If we just didn’t have to have the rest of the dern day I’d be a lot happier.”
Larry McMurtry

“Live through it,” Call said. “That’s all we can do.”
― Larry McMurtry

“Occasionally the very youngness of the young moved him to charity–they had no sense of the swiftness of life, nor of its limits. The years would pass like weeks, and loves would pass too, or else grow sour.”
― Larry McMurtry

“It’s a fine world, though rich in hardships at times.”
― Larry McMurtry

“But just let me tell you something, son, a woman’s love is like the morning dew, it’s just as apt to settle on a horse turd as it is on a rose. So you better just get over it.”
― Larry McMurtry

“If I had a mind to rent pigs, I’d be mighty upset. A man that likes to rent pigs won’t be stopped.”
― Larry McMurtry

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