Tom Robbins (b. July 22): “The most important novels are like coyotes…”

22 Jul


“I think the novels that are most important are those that are more on the order of those coyotes that howl on the hills outside of town. Something mysterious and wild and hypnotic.”

~ Tom Robbins, b. 22 July 1936

Don Henley (b. July 22): “A man with a briefcase can steal millions…”

22 Jul


“A man with a briefcase can steal millions more than any man with a gun.”

~ Don Henley, b. 22 July 1947


Robin Williams (b. July 21): “You’re only given a little spark of madness…”

21 Jul


“You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.”

~ Robin Williams, b. 21 July 1951

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Ernest Hemingway (b. July 21): “We are all apprentices…”

21 Jul


“We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master.”

~ Ernest Hemingway, b. 21 July 1899

Cormac McCarthy (b. July 20): “I’m not interested in writing short stories.”

20 Jul


“I’m not interested in writing short stories. Anything that doesn’t take years of your life and drive you to suicide hardly seems worth doing.”

~ Cormac McCarthy, b. 20 July 1933

Brian May (b. July 19): “The guitar has a kind of grit…”

19 Jul


“The guitar has a kind of grit and excitement possessed by nothing else.”

~ Brian May, b. 19 July 1947

Hunter S. Thompson (b. July 18): “America – 200 million used car salesmen with money to buy guns…”

18 Jul


“America – just a nation of two hundred million used car salesmen with all the money we need to buy guns, and no qualms about killing anybody else in the world who tries to make us uncomfortable.”

~ Hunter S. Thompson, b. 18 July 1937

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