John Buchan’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite John Buchan Quotes 

Love reading? Then it’s likely you will love a good quote from your favourite author. This article covers John Buchan’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes that we at Australia Unwrapped have collected from some of his greatest works. John Buchan quotes to remember and here you will find 10 of the best. A memorable quote can stay with you and can be used along your journey. Choosing John Buchan’s top 10 quotes is not easy, but here they are:

Popular Quotes

“An atheist is a man who has no invisible means of support.”
― John Buchan

 “The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope.”
― John Buchan

“The task of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.”
― John Buchan

 “I began to get really keen, for every man at the bottom of his heart believes that he is a born detective.”
― John Buchan, The Power House

 “The true definition of a snob is one who craves for what separates men rather than for what unites them.”
― John Buchan

 “It struck me that Albania was the sort of place that might keep a man from yawning.”
― John Buchan, The 39 Steps

“I believe everything out of the common. The only thing to distrust is the normal.”
― John Buchan, The 39 Steps

 “He disliked emotion, not because he felt lightly, but because he felt deeply.”
― John Buchan

“A fool tries to look different: a clever man looks the same and is different.”
― John Buchan, The 39 Steps

“We can pay our debts to the past by putting the future in debt to ourselves.”
― John Buchan

10 Famous Quotes by Author John Buchan

10 quotes by John Buchan 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 10 greatest John Buchan 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 John Buchan Quote. 

One Final Bonus – John Buchan Quote 

“I am an ordinary sort of fellow, not braver than other people, but I hate to see a good man downed, and that long knife would not be the end of Scudder if I could play the game in his place.”

― John Buchan, The 39 Steps

Dave Peterson

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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