Adrian McKinty’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Adrian McKinty Quotes 

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

Popular Quotes

“It’s been my experience that only children never learn when to keep their fucking traps shut. An older brother would have beat that out of you.”
Adrian McKinty,  The Cold Cold Ground

“Forget him, he’s just another red-shirted extra making a cameo appearance in our lives.”
Adrian McKinty

“Human beings are pattern-seeking animals. It’s part of our DNA. That’s why conspiracy theories and gods are so popular: we always look for the wider, bigger explanations for things.”
Adrian McKinty,  The Cold Cold Ground

“We drank our whiskeys. It was the good stuff and it tasted of salt, sea, rain, wind and the Old Testament.”

Adrian McKinty,  The Cold Cold Ground

“He was one of those characters who felt that a weak handshake could somehow damage his authority, which meant that every handshake had to bloody hurt.”
Adrian McKinty,  The Cold Cold Ground

“Don’t worry, Duffy. I like you. We’ll kill you last.”

Adrian McKinty, I Hear the Sirens in the Street

“Greek mythology has always been my Achilles elbow.”
Adrian McKinty, Rain Dogs

“A man once told me that all books should end at chapter seventy-seven.”

Adrian McKinty, The Chain

“The riot had taken on a beauty of its own now. Arcs of gasoline fire under the crescent moon. Crimson tracer in mystical parabolas. Phosphorescence from the barrels of plastic bullet guns. A distant yelling like that of men below decks in a torpedoed prison ship. The scarlet whoosh of Molotovs intersecting with exacting surfaces. Helicopters everywhere: their spotlights finding one another like lovers in the Afterlife.

And all this through a lens of oleaginous Belfast rain.”
Adrian McKinty,  The Cold Cold Ground

“A black Mercedes Benz 450 SL pulled up. It was your classic hood auto beloved of terrorists, pimps and African dictators.”
Adrian McKinty,  The Cold Cold Ground

10 Famous Quotes by Author Adrian McKinty

So there you have it my ten favourite quotes by Adrian McKinty, please comment below and share your favourite quotes by the fantastic author Adrian McKinty. 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 Adrian McKinty. 

One Final Bonus – Longer – Adrian McKinty Quote 

“With gas cookers and chip pans in every kitchen, the chip-pan fire was by far the most popular method these Proddies had for burning their houses down. The second technique was the ever popular chimney fire and number three had to be the drunken cigarette drop on the carpet. Mind you, why they’d be cooking chips at this hour was anyone’s guess.”

Adrian McKinty,  The Cold Cold Ground

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