Best Quotes by Jim Harrison (Top 10)

  1. Some people hear their own inner voices with great clearness. And they live by what they hear. Such people become crazy... or they become legend.
  2. The danger of civilization, of course, is that you will piss away your life on nonsense.
  3. Beware, O wanderer, the road is walking too.
  4. Barring love I'll take my life in large doses alone—rivers, forests, fish, grouse, mountains. Dogs.
  5. Death steals everything except our stories.
  6. I did not want to live out my life in the strenuous effort to hold a ghost world together. It was plain as the stars that time herself moved in grand tidal sweeps rather than the tick-tocks we suffocate within, and that I must reshape myself to fully inhabit the earth rather than dawdle in the sump of my foibles.
  7. I'm hoping to be astonished tomorrow by I don't know what.
  8. The world that used to nurse us now keeps shouting inane instructions. That's why I ran to the woods.
  9. We set this house on fire forgetting that we live within.
  10. Perhaps when we die our names are takenfrom us by a divine magnet and are freeto flutter here and there within the bodies of birds.I'll be a simple crowwho can reach the top of Antelope Butte.(From: Hard Times)

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