James A. Michener Quotes.

1. "I love writing. I love the swirl and swing of words as they tangle with human emotions."
- Quote by James A. Michener

2. "If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion, and avoid the people, you might better stay home."
- Quote by James A. Michener

3. "Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries."
- Quote by James A. Michener

4. "An age is called Dark, not because the light fails to shine, but because people refuse to see it."
- Quote by James A. Michener

5. "The master in the art of living makes little distinction between his work and his play, his labor and his leisure, his mind and his body, his information and his recreation, his love and his religion. He hardly knows which is which. He simply pursues his vision of excellence at whatever he does, leaving others to decide whether he is working or playing. To him he's always doing both."
- Quote by James A. Michener

6. "I'm not a very good writer, but I'm an excellent rewriter."
- Quote by James A. Michener

7. "If your book doesn't keep you up nights when you are writing it, it won't keep anyone up nights reading it."
- Quote by James A. Michener

8. "Public libraries have been a mainstay of my life. They represent an individual's right to acquire knowledge; they are the sinews that bind civilized societies the world over. Without libraries, I would be a pauper, intellectually and spiritually."
- Quote by James A. Michener

9. "A nation becomes what its young people read in their youth. Its ideals are fashioned then, its goals strongly determined."
- Quote by James A. Michener

10. "For this is the journey that men make, to find themselves. If they fail in this, it doesn't matter much what else they find."
- Quote by James A. Michener

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