Homer Hickam: Author Bio About and Best Quotes

Ten of My Favorite Homer Hickam Quotes 

Homer Hickam, a writer whom I am guessing you love? Here are our 10 best Homer Hickam quotes for you to enjoy. At Australia Unwrapped we believe every book has at least one quotable line, and our mission is to find them all. Here you will find Homer Hickam’s top 10 popular and famous quotes. Like every good writer Homer Hickam made a number of memorable quotes, here are some of our favorites: 

About Homer Hickam

Homer Hickam (also known as Homer H. Hickam, Jr.) is the author of several best-sellers including Don’t Blow Yourself Up. An eclectic writer, he wrote the “Coalwood Series,” which includes the #1 New York Times best-selling memoir Rocket Boys (made into the ever-popular movie October Sky), the World War II-era “Josh Thurlow” series, the juvenile sci-fi “Crater” series, the adult thriller The Dinosaur Hunter, and the romantic Red Helmet. Among his many writing awards are the University of Alabama’s Clarence Cason Award, the Appalachian Heritage Writers’ Award, and an honorary Doctorate of Literature from Marshall University.

Born: Coalwood, WV, The United States
Genre: Memoir, Historical Fiction, Fiction

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Popular Quotes

“I would tell people some years later that I was raised an only child and so was my brother.”
― Homer H. Hickam, Rocket Boys

 “But that’s what kismet is. It makes us careen off in odd directions from which we learn not only what life is about but what it is for. This journey may be nothing less than your chance to discover these things.” “You’re”
― Homer Hickam, Carrying Albert Home

“Hemingway reached over and took Elsie’s hand. “Do you know Dylan Thomas? I have always admired his take on death. Like he, I intend to go raging against the dying of the light.” “Dear,”
― Homer Hickam, Carrying Albert Home

 “A man can’t hit a woman and stay a man. He becomes a loathsome thing, even to himself. But the woman who stays with such a man panders to his darkness. They both risk their souls.”
― Homer Hickam, The Coalwood Way: A Memoir

 “I didn’t care…about heroes who could read minds or walk through walls or do magic. The heroes I liked had courage and knew more real stuff than those who opposed them.”
― Homer Hickam Jr.

 “There are two things every woman really wants: one, she wants to know that a man really loves her, and two, that he isn’t going to stop.”
― Homer Hickman

“Not much comes easy in this world, Sonny. If it does, it’s best to be suspicious of it. It’s probably not worth much.”
― Homer Hickam, Rocket Boys

 “I had discovered that learning something, no matter how complex, wasn’t hard when I had a reason to want to know it.”
― Homer Hickam, Rocket Boys

“The way I see it, if everybody ran from bad things instead of trying to stop them, bad things would be all there is.”
― Homer Hickam, Carrying Albert Home: The Somewhat True Story of A Man, His Wife, and Her Alligator

“All I’ve done is give you a book,” she said. “You have to have the courage to learn what’s inside it.”
― Homer Hickam, Rocket Boys

10 Famous Quotes by Author Homer Hickam

Quotes for all, here you found our selection of 10 Homer Hickam quotes. Make sure you help by commenting your best Homer Hickam quote below and sharing our favorite authors so we can look them up, read some of their works and give you the best quotes we can find. We hope you enjoyed our top 10 quotes by Homer Hickam. However, feel free to comment below if you disagree or would like to include some other great and memorable Homer Hickam quotes in our list. 

One Final Bonus – Homer Hickam Quote 

“You must completely dedicate yourselves to it. To do less will be to let down your country, your state, your parents, your teachers, and ultimately, yourselves. Remember this: The only good citizen is the well-educated citizen.”
― Homer Hickam, Rocket Boys

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