Elmer Kelton’s Top 9 Popular and Famous Quotes

Nine of My Favourite Elmer Kelton Quotes 

Love reading? Then it’s likely you will love a good quote from your favourite author. This article covers Elmer Kelton’s Top 9 Popular and Famous Quotes that we at Australia Unwrapped have collected from some of his greatest works. Elmer Kelton quotes to remember and here you will find 9 of the best. A memorable quote can stay with you and can be used along your journey. Choosing Elmer Kelton’s top 9 quotes is not easy, but here they are:

Popular Quotes

“Rusty remembered that Mother Dora had put coffee in the sack of grub she had given him. “I’ll boil you some coffee, Preacher. I never heard you sermonize against that.”
“And you never will. When the Christians drove the Turks from the gates of Vienna, the Turks left their stores of coffee behind. I feel sure that was the Lord’s notion of a proper gift to His faithful.”
Rusty had no idea where Vienna was. Probably not in Texas, or he would have heard about it.”
― Elmer Kelton, The Buckskin Line

 “Andy said, “Yonder goes a man who hates the sin, but he’s willin’ enough to take its wages.”
Shanty replied, “I’m glad I won’t be wearin’ his shoes when he walks up to the Golden Gates.”
“He’s wearin’ better shoes than me and you.”
“I’d rather be barefooted.”
― Elmer Kelton, The Way of the Coyote

“Do you know how much cheaper we could buy that feed if we’d get into the government program?” “The feed wouldn’t be cheaper. It’d just mean somebody else was helpin’ pay for it, is all.”
― Elmer Kelton, The Time It Never Rained

 “A bad habit or two is good for a man or a beast. Did you ever know a man who didn’t have any bad habits? I have, and I always hated the son of a bitch.” — Charlie Flagg”
― Elmer Kelton, The Time It Never Rained

 “A little honest swearin” wipeth away anger and bringeth peace to the soul.”
― Elmer Kelton

 “The world had known but one perfect man, and no perfect woman whatever.”
― Elmer Kelton, The Time It Never Rained

“A man does what he feels is right, no matter what it costs him.”
― Elmer Kelton, The Time It Never Rained

 “I’ll be riding rough horses when you are salted away in a box.”
― Elmer Kelton, The Time It Never Rained

“I just write whenever I can.”
― Elmer Kelton

9 Famous Quotes by Author Elmer Kelton

9 quotes by Elmer Kelton there you go! It’s never an easy task picking the best quotations from great writers, so please if you disagree or have more to add, please comment and share your opinions. My 9 greatest Elmer Kelton quotes will likely be different from yours; however, that’s the best thing about them, each quote can mean something different to each person. So don’t wait, comment and shares your best Elmer Kelton Quote. 

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Dave Peterson Passion for adventure and sharing his life long journey with as many others as possible. "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." HENRY S. HASKINS

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