Bryce Courtenay Quotes

Top 55 wise famous quotes and sayings by Bryce Courtenay

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Bryce Courtenay quotes: Sometimes in life doing what we shouldn't do is the emergency Sometimes in life doing what we shouldn't do is the emergency
Bryce Courtenay quotes: Good conversational debate is an end in itself, and talking for the love of conversation is what makes us human. Good conversational debate is an end in itself, and talking for the love of conversation is what makes us human.
Bryce Courtenay quotes: Words are like diamonds. Polish them too much, and all you get are pebbles. Words are like diamonds. Polish them too much, and all you get are pebbles.
Bryce Courtenay quotes: But I was still alive, and in my book, where there's life, there's hope. But I was still alive, and in my book, where there's life, there's hope.
Bryce Courtenay quotes: First with the head and then with the heart. First with the head and then with the heart.
Bryce Courtenay quotes: Life is all beginnings and ends. Nothing stays the same, lad. Life is all beginnings and ends. Nothing stays the same, lad.
Bryce Courtenay quotes: Winning is a state of mind that embraces everything you do. Winning is a state of mind that embraces everything you do.
Bryce Courtenay quotes: The imagination is always the best torturer. The imagination is always the best torturer.
Bryce Courtenay quotes: is intended to break the spirit, to render harmless those who are thought to be harmful. is intended to break the spirit, to render harmless those who are thought to be harmful.
Bryce Courtenay quotes: Dare your genius to walk the wildest unknown ways. Dare your genius to walk the wildest unknown ways.
Bryce Courtenay quotes: In each of us there is a flame that must never be allowed to go out. That as long as it burns within us, we cannot be destroyed. In each of us there is a flame that must never be allowed to go out. That as long as it burns within us, we cannot be destroyed.
Bryce Courtenay quotes: My job is essentially that of an entertainer, no different to that of a musician, no different to that of an actor. I just happen to be an author. My job is essentially that of an entertainer, no different to that of a musician, no different to that of an actor. I just happen to be an author.
Bryce Courtenay quotes: Without courage, there is no luck and no hope. He who dares, wins. Without courage, there is no luck and no hope. He who dares, wins.
Bryce Courtenay quotes: The rich become rich by taking, and the poor by giving. The rich become rich by taking, and the poor by giving.
Bryce Courtenay quotes: I spoke the language the sentences that had lied their grandfathers and sent their grandmothers to the worlds first concentration camps. I spoke the language the sentences that had lied their grandfathers and sent their grandmothers to the worlds first concentration camps.
Bryce Courtenay quotes: A sentiment, coming from it is not to be trusted. A sentiment, coming from it is not to be trusted.
Bryce Courtenay quotes: The only thing that's authentic about what a writer writes is his work. The only thing that's authentic about what a writer writes is his work.
Bryce Courtenay quotes: And if you should be there and you see this beautiful cactus blossom painted silver by the moon and laughing up at the stars, this, Peekay, is heaven. And if you should be there and you see this beautiful cactus blossom painted silver by the moon and laughing up at the stars, this, Peekay, is heaven.
Bryce Courtenay quotes: Every man is an island and at the same time also robinson crusoe. Every man is an island and at the same time also robinson crusoe.
Bryce Courtenay quotes: He was notorious for cutting short extraneous verbiage from over-loquacious barristers". He was notorious for cutting short extraneous verbiage from over-loquacious barristers".
Bryce Courtenay quotes: Always listen to yourself ... It is better to be wrong than simply to follow convention. Always listen to yourself ... It is better to be wrong than simply to follow convention.
Bryce Courtenay quotes: I tell myself lies and soon I believe them. I tell myself lies and soon I believe them.
Bryce Courtenay quotes: When men can be made to hope, then they can be made to win. When men can be made to hope, then they can be made to win.
Bryce Courtenay quotes: Small can beat big, but you must have a plan. Small can beat big, but you must have a plan.
Bryce Courtenay quotes: Mix the head with the heart, and you're ahead from the start. Mix the head with the heart, and you're ahead from the start.
Bryce Courtenay quotes: I'm going to die with my mind intact. And to me that is the most exciting way you could possibly die. I'm going to die with my mind intact. And to me that is the most exciting way you could possibly die.
Bryce Courtenay quotes: I am essentially an entertainer and a storyteller. I am essentially an entertainer and a storyteller.
Bryce Courtenay quotes: You couldn't lose, you was playing Mozart You couldn't lose, you was playing Mozart
Bryce Courtenay quotes: Sweet potatoes in their jackets have a large comfort value built into them Sweet potatoes in their jackets have a large comfort value built into them
Bryce Courtenay quotes: When a man knows somebody cares he keeps some small place, a corner maybe of his soul clean and lit. When a man knows somebody cares he keeps some small place, a corner maybe of his soul clean and lit.
Bryce Courtenay quotes: It seemed certain now that small could defeat big. All it took was brains and skills and heart and a perfect plan. It seemed certain now that small could defeat big. All it took was brains and skills and heart and a perfect plan.
Bryce Courtenay quotes: People say I don't write books, I make Christmas presents. People say I don't write books, I make Christmas presents.
Bryce Courtenay quotes: Sometimes, very occasionally, you do your best boxing with your mouth. Sometimes, very occasionally, you do your best boxing with your mouth.
Bryce Courtenay quotes: Never take advice from a donkey. Never take advice from a donkey.
Bryce Courtenay quotes: Humans best survive when they are given a purpose; a common enemy to defeat, revenge to wreak or a dream to cling to. Humans best survive when they are given a purpose; a common enemy to defeat, revenge to wreak or a dream to cling to.
Bryce Courtenay quotes: Generosity overpowers greed. Generosity overpowers greed.
Bryce Courtenay quotes: A man on the run finds compassion or loveor even pretended innocence his greatest source of danger. A man on the run finds compassion or loveor even pretended innocence his greatest source of danger.
Bryce Courtenay quotes: What's the point in being an unpopular writer? It just doesn't make a lot of sense. For me it doesn't, anyway. What's the point in being an unpopular writer? It just doesn't make a lot of sense. For me it doesn't, anyway.
Bryce Courtenay quotes: My only desire is to teach the word o' man and leave the word o' Gawd to the pulpit men My only desire is to teach the word o' man and leave the word o' Gawd to the pulpit men
Bryce Courtenay quotes: You've got to be quick on your feet in this world if you want to survive. Though once you know the rules, it is not too hard to play the You've got to be quick on your feet in this world if you want to survive. Though once you know the rules, it is not too hard to play the game.
Bryce Courtenay quotes: Then I felt like having a piss and I did that Then I felt like having a piss and I did that
Bryce Courtenay quotes: I Shall Never Surrender. I Shall Never Surrender.
Bryce Courtenay quotes: Around a proposition or an idea or story willingly. Some Around a proposition or an idea or story willingly. Some
Bryce Courtenay quotes: It's nothing to be ashamed of. There comes a time in everything when you don't know something. It's nothing to be ashamed of. There comes a time in everything when you don't know something.