Best Quotes by Larry McMurtry (Top 10)

  1. 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.
  2. If you wait, all that happens is that you get older.
  3. Yesterday's gone on down the river and you can't get it back.
  4. Only a rank degenerate would drive 1,500 miles across Texas without eating a chicken fried steak.
  5. It's a fine world, though rich in hardships at times.
  6. 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.
  7. True maturity is only reached when a man realizes he has become a father figure to his girlfriends' boyfriends - and he accepts it.
  8. From him to the stars, in all directions, there was only silence and emptiness.
  9. There isn't a thought in my head I care to be alone with for more than five minutes.
  10. Uva uvum vivendo varia fit

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