Live by Night Quotes.

1. "The foundation of your life is luck. Hard work and talent make up the difference."
- Dennis Lehane, Live by Night

2. "What you put out into the world will always come back for you."
- Dennis Lehane, Live by Night

3. "He'd told his son recently that life was luck. But life, he'd come to realize as he aged, was also memory. The recollection of moments often proved richer than the moment themselves."
- Dennis Lehane, Live by Night

4. "What's your name?" "Emma Gould," she said. "What's yours?" "Wanted." "By all the girls or just the law?"
- Dennis Lehane, Live by Night

5. "People don't fix each other, Joseph. And they never become anything but what they've always been."
- Dennis Lehane, Live by Night

6. "When a woman once asked Joe how he could come from such a magnificent home and such a good family and still become a gangster, Joe's answer was two-pronged: (a) he wasn't a gangster, he was an outlaw; (b) he came from a magnificent house not a magnificent home."
- Dennis Lehane, Live by Night

7. "You didn't die and go to a better place; this was the better place because you weren't dead. Heaven wasn't in the clouds; it was the air in your lungs."
- Dennis Lehane, Live by Night

8. "Joe closed his hand over the watch and it was still warm from his father's pocket, ticking against his palm like a heart."
- Dennis Lehane, Live by Night

9. "The truth of himself was a lonely boy in an empty house, waiting for someone to knock on his bedroom door and ask if he was okay."
- Dennis Lehane, Live by Night

10. "We live by night and dance fast so grass can't grow under our feet. That's our creed."
- Dennis Lehane, Live by Night

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