James Lee Burke Quotes

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My experience has been that people who die for causes have few friends in death. -James Lee Burke
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...and I wonder if there is any way to adequately describe the folly that causes us to undo all the great gifts of both Earth and Heaven. -James Lee Burke
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I'm over the hill for come-on lines. On a quiet day, I can hear my liver rotting. For exercise, I fall down. ~ Clete -James Lee Burke
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Louisiana is a fresh-air mental asylum. -James Lee Burke
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And every good artist knows that the gift comes from somewhere else, and it's there for a reason, and that's to make the world a better place. -James Lee Burke
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Humility is not a virtue in a writer, it is an absolute necessity. -James Lee Burke
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Some people say you pick up the Dirty Boogie where you left it off. Others say you pick it up where you would have been had you never gotten off it. -James Lee Burke
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Don't undo a brave and noble deed. Don't rob yourself of your own virtue. -James Lee Burke
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The story of Ulysses and Agamemnon and Menelaus, of Jesus, of the Good Knight of Chaucer, lives in every one of us. -James Lee Burke
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You have two choices in life. You either die or do something with your time. You're going to be doing something - why not write? -James Lee Burke
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Don't let anyone tell you that age purchases your freedom from fear of death. -James Lee Burke
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Age is a clever thief. It takes a little from you each day, so you're not aware of your loss until it'd irreversible. -James Lee Burke
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There is no higher form of artistic expression then film -James Lee Burke
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Why do I always feel like you're trying to staple my umbilical cord to the corner of your desk? -James Lee Burke
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Never read bad stuff if you're an artist; it will impair your own game. -James Lee Burke
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The only thing an artist has to remember is to never lose faith in his vision. -James Lee Burke
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If you put somebody on a crack pipe and give them a 9 mm Baretta, you don't have to be a rocket scientist to figure out what's going to happen next. -James Lee Burke
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That's one of the great advantages of age. You can say, I don't want to, I don't care, you can throw temper tantrums, and nobody minds. -James Lee Burke
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A lie is an act of theft. It steals peoples faith and makes them resent themselves -James Lee Burke
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There's nothing like rejection to make you do an inventory of yourself. -James Lee Burke
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