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Jim Harrison

Read through the most famous quotes from Jim Harrison

The danger of civilization, of course, is that you will piss away your life on nonsense.

— Jim Harrison


Sometimes the only answer to death is lunch.

— Jim Harrison

#food #humor #death

A poet must discover that it’s his own story that is true, even if the truth is small indeed.

— Jim Harrison

#poetry #life

Trying to teach creativity is the major hoax of our time along with the Iraq war and plastic surgery" ~ Snarky comment of Clive from "The River Swimmer" (pg 47)

— Jim Harrison


‎I wish Barry Lopez would write novels. from "Conversations with Jim Harrison

— Jim Harrison


Your kids inevitably want to move where they had their vacations when they were younger.

— Jim Harrison

#inevitably #kids #move #their #vacations

So when I made some money, I didn't have any idea how one handled such a situation because no one in our family ever had any money.

— Jim Harrison

#because #ever #family #had #handled

I don't see gender as the most significant fact of human existence.

— Jim Harrison

#fact #gender #human #human existence #i

Everybody has a gun in their car in Detroit.

— Jim Harrison

#detroit #everybody #gun #their

I'm not rational enough to be a good journalist.

— Jim Harrison

#good #i #journalist #rational

About Jim Harrison

Did you know about Jim Harrison?

Wolf: A False Memoir (1971) was the result. You can put off a novel for a while but you can’t not write a poem because that particular muse is not very cooperative. "It’s totally uncontrollable" he says.

Harrison's characters tend to be rural by birth and to have retained some qualities of their agrarian pioneer heritage by dint of their intelligence and some formal education. He has been called "a force of nature" and his work has been compared to that of William Faulkner and Ernest Hemingway.

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