Quotes of Louis L’Amour

“ The trail is the thing, not the end of the trail. Travel too fast and you miss all you are traveling for. ”

- Louis L’Amour

“ If you’re going to be a writer, the first essential is just to write. Do not wait for an idea. Start writing something and the ideas will come. You have to turn the faucet on before the water starts to flow. ”

- Louis L’Amour

“ The best of all things is to learn. Money can be lost or stolen, health and strength may fail, but what you have committed to your mind is yours forever. ”

- Louis L’Amour

“ I would not sit waiting for some value tomorrow, nor for something to happen. One could wait a lifetime… I would make something happen. ”

- Louis L’Amour

“ The wind was cold off the mountains and I was a naked man with enemies behind me, and nothing before me but hope. ”

- Louis L’Amour

“ I fear there will be no future for those who do not change. ”

- Louis L’Amour

“ Few of us ever live in the present, we are forever anticipating what is to come or remembering what has gone. ”

- Louis L’Amour

“ The one law that does not change is that everything changes, and the hardship I was bearing today was only a breath away from the pleasures I would have tomorrow, and those pleasures would be all the richer because of the memories of this I was enduring. ”

- Louis L’Amour

“ A good beginning makes a good end. ”

- Louis L’Amour

“ Man needs so little… yet he begins wanting so much. ”

- Louis L’Amour

“ A man can lose sight of everything else when he's bent on revenge, and it ain't worth it. ”

- Louis L’Amour

“ A wise man fights to win, but he is twice a fool who has no plan for possible defeat. ”

- Louis L’Amour

“ Enemies can be an incentive to survive and become someone in spite of them. Enemies can keep you alert and aware. ”

- Louis L’Amour

“ A wise man fights to win, but he is twice a fool who has no plan for possible defeat. ”

- Louis L’Amour

“ Men strive for peace, but it is their enemies that give them strength, and I think if man no longer had enemies, he would have to invent them, for his strength only grows from struggle. ”

- Louis L’Amour

“ Enemies can be an incentive to survive and become someone in spite of them. Enemies can keep you alert and aware. ”

- Louis L’Amour

“ A good beginning makes a good end. ”

- Louis L’Amour

“ You can't fight the desert… you have to ride with it. ”

- Louis L’Amour

“ The wind was cold off the mountains and I was a naked man with enemies behind me, and nothing before me but hope. ”

- Louis L’Amour

“ A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner, so if one's life is cold and bare he can blame none but himself. ”

- Louis L’Amour

“ A man shares his days with hunger, thirst, and cold, with the good times and the bad, and the first part of being a man is to understand that. ”

- Louis L’Amour

“ We accept the verdict of the past until the need for change cries out loudly enough to force upon us a choice between the comforts of further inertia and the irksomeness of action. ”

- Louis L’Amour

“ To make democracy work, we must be a notion of participants, not simply observers. One who does not vote has no right to complain. ”

- Louis L’Amour

“ The wind was cold off the mountains and I was a naked man with enemies behind me, and nothing before me but hope. ”

- Louis L’Amour

“ Knowledge is like money: To be of value it must circulate, and in circulating it can increase in quantity and, hopefully, in value. ”

- Louis L’Amour

“ A wise man fights to win, but he is twice a fool who has no plan for possible defeat. ”

- Louis L’Amour

“ Nobody got anywhere in the world by simply being content. ”

- Louis L’Amour

“ Nobody got anywhere in the world by simply being content. ”

- Louis L’Amour

“ We accept the verdict of the past until the need for change cries out loudly enough to force upon us a choice between the comforts of further inertia and the irksomeness of action. ”

- Louis L’Amour

“ A mountain man tries to live with the country instead of against it. ”

- Louis L’Amour
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