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Cormac McCarthy

Read through the most famous quotes from Cormac McCarthy

You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from.

— Cormac McCarthy


Scars have the strange power to remind us that our past is real.

— Cormac McCarthy

#injuries #memory #past #reality #scars

Nobody wants to be here and nobody wants to leave.

— Cormac McCarthy


People were always getting ready for tomorrow. I didn't believe in that. Tomorrow wasn't getting ready for them. It didn't even know they were there.

— Cormac McCarthy

#life #preparedness #life

You think when you wake up in the mornin yesterday don't count. But yesterday is all that does count. What else is there? Your life is made out of the days it’s made out of. Nothin else.

— Cormac McCarthy


There is no God and we are his prophets.

— Cormac McCarthy

#paraphrased #religion #religion

Between the wish and the thing the world lies waiting.

— Cormac McCarthy


Whatever in creation exists without my knowledge exists without my consent.

— Cormac McCarthy

#existence #horror #knowledge #western #knowledge

If trouble comes when you least expect it then maybe the thing to do is to always expect it.

— Cormac McCarthy


You have my whole heart. You always did.

— Cormac McCarthy

#fidelity #love #faith

About Cormac McCarthy

Did you know about Cormac McCarthy?

He won the Pulitzer Prize and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction for The Road (2006). In a 2006 poll of authors and publiCormac McCarthyrs conducted by The New York Times Magazine to list the greatest American novels of the previous quarter-century Blood Meridian placed third behind only Toni Morrison's Beloved and Don DeLillo's Underworld. The book has grown appreciably in stature in literary circles.

Blood Meridian (1985) was among Time magazine's list of 100 best English-language books publiCormac McCarthyd between 1923 and 2005 and placed joint runner-up in a poll taken in 2006 by The New York Times of the best American fiction publiCormac McCarthyd in the last 25 years. Literary critic Harold Bloom named him as one of the four major American novelists of his time alongside Don DeLillo Thomas Pynchon and Philip Roth and called Blood Meridian "the greatest single book since Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying". All the Pretty Horses and The Road were also adapted as motion pictures.

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