Adam Johnson’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes
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Ten of My Favourite Adam Johnosn Quotes 

Quotes, who doesn’t love a good quote? This series of articles we look at Top 10 Famous Quotes by Author Adam Johnson, author quotes are always a challenge and fun to pick, with Adam Johnson you will find my ten favourites of Adam Johnson’s quotes. 

Popular Quotes

“But people do things to survive, and then after they survive, they can’t live with what they’ve done.”
Adam Johnson, The Orphan Master’s Son

“Where we are from… [s]tories are factual. If a farmer is declared a music virtuoso by the state, everyone had better start calling him maestro. And secretly, he’d be wise to start practicing the piano. For us, the story is more important than the person. If a man and his story are in conflict, it is the man who must change.”

Adam Johnson, The Orphan Master’s Son

“Today, tomorrow,” she said. “A day is nothing. A day is just a match you strike after the ten thousand matches before it have gone out.”
Adam Johnson, The Orphan Master’s Son

“A name isn’t a person,’ Ga said. ‘Don’t ever remember someone by their name. To keep someone alive, you put them inside you, you put their face on your heart. Then, no matter where you are, they’re always with you because they’re a part of you.”

Adam Johnson, The Orphan Master’s Son

“Use your imagination only on the future, never on the present or the past.”

Adam Johnson, The Orphan Master’s Son

“Orphans are the only ones who get to choose their fathers, and they love them twice as much.”

Adam Johnson, The Orphan Master’s Son

“[I]n communism, you’d threaten a dog into compliance, while in capitalism, obedience is obtained through bribes.”
Adam Johnson, The Orphan Master’s Son

“In my experience, ghosts are made up only of the living, people you know are out there but are forever out of range”

 Adam Johnson, The Orphan Master’s Son

“The darkness inside your head is something your imagination fills with stories that have nothing to do with the real darkness around you.”

 Adam Johnson, The Orphan Master’s Son

“When the dogs returned, the Senator gave them treats from his pocket, and Jun Do understood that in communism, you’d threaten a dog into compliance, while in capitalism, obedience is obtained through bribes.”

  Adam Johnson, The Orphan Master’s Son

10 Famous Quotes by Author Adam Johnson

So there you have it my ten favourite quotes by Adam Johnson, please comment below and share your favourite quotes by the fantastic author Adam Johnson.  Furthermore, if you find any Authors not covered for there, top 10 quotes let me know and I will review their works and find some of their best quotes as has been done here for Adam Johnson.


One Final Bonus – Longer – Adam Johnson Quote

“Where we are from, he said, stories are factual. If a farmer is declared a music virtuoso by the state, everyone had better start calling him maestro. And secretly, he’d be wise to start practicing the piano. For us, the story is more important than the person. If a man and his story are in conflict, it is the man who must change….But in America, people’s stories change all the time. In America, it is the man who matters.”

Adam Johnson, The Orphan Master’s Son


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