Jim Harrison Quotes.

11. "A poet must discover that it’s his own story that is true, even if the truth is small indeed."
- Quote by Jim Harrison

12. "The danger of civilization, of course, is that you will piss away your life on nonsense." from The Beast God Forgot to Invent"
- Quote by Jim Harrison

13. "If you live on the railroad tracks the train's going to hit you, Grandpa used to say. -- Brown Dog"
- Quote by Jim Harrison

14. "Cliff, a cell phone isn't a toy. It's a very lucky technical miracle for all of us. It's a prime weapon against our essential loneliness." I can't say I've ever felt that lonely."
- Quote by Jim Harrison

15. "‎I wish Barry Lopez would write novels. from "Conversations with Jim Harrison"
- Quote by Jim Harrison

16. "I had let my digust with teaching ruin my love of literature."
- Quote by Jim Harrison

17. "Trying to teach creativity is the major hoax of our time along with the Iraq war and plastic surgery" ~ Snarky comment of Clive from "The River Swimmer" (pg 47)"
- Quote by Jim Harrison

18. "The idea is to eat well and not die from it - for the simple reason that that would be the end of my eating."
- Quote by Jim Harrison

19. "I like grit, I like love and death, I’m tired of irony. … A lot of good fiction is sentimental. … The novelist who refuses sentiment refuses the full spectrum of human behavior, and then he just dries up. … I would rather give full vent to all human loves and disappointments, and take a chance on being corny, than die a smartass."
- Quote by Jim Harrison

20. "Nothing on my trip thus far was as I expected which shows you that rather than simply read about the United States you have to log the journey."
- Quote by Jim Harrison

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