John Dunning’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite John Dunning Quotes 

Love reading? Then it’s likely you will love a good quote from your favourite author. This article covers John Dunning’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes that we at Australia Unwrapped have collected from some of his greatest works. John Dunning 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 Dunning’s top 10 quotes is not easy, but here they are:

Popular Quotes

“We’re all running away. Some of us just don’t get very far.”
― John Dunning, The Bookman’s Wake

 “the 1980s he was easily accessible to his fans, his name listed in the Los Angeles telephone directory. One fan who called it was delighted when Vallee answered and chatted pleasantly for more than an hour. In an interview with this writer, Vallee was talkative and witty and courteous while controlling the flow of the talk, acknowledging his contributions as a talent hunter while laughing off the suggestion that posterity was at all enriched by the preservation of his old shows. He died July 3, 1986.”
― John Dunning, On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio

“But almost from the beginning, Vallee’s special ability as a talent scout came to the fore. He plucked Alice Faye out of the chorus in George White’s Scandals and sent her to vocal and film stardom. He found Frances Langford singing on a small station in Florida. Beatrice Lillie, Milton Berle, and Phil Baker got their first major radio exposure on the Vallee show.”
― John Dunning, On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio

 “Carrington got generally higher marks from critics than most of her daytime competition. Though Rosemary was cited for its “realistic approach to life,” such devices as amnesia (in fact a rare malady that seemed to infect soap opera characters almost weekly) gave it the breathless “tune in tomorrow” edge they all had.”
― John Dunning, On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio

 “Vallee spent much of the following year conducting the 11th Naval District Coast Guard Band, known as one of the best military units in the nation. He returned to civilian life, and to radio, in 1944.”
― John Dunning, On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio

 “The camera would miss it all. A magnificent picture is never worth a thousand perfect words. Ansel Adams can be a great artist, but he can never be Shakespeare. His tools are too literal.”
― John Dunning, The Bookman’s Wake

“Rogers’s closing signature, encompassing his Christian ideals and his belief in the Golden Rule, became a radio classic: “Goodbye, good luck, and may the good Lord take a likin’ to ya.”
― John Dunning, On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio

 “What’s that old cowboy saying? Never was a horse that couldn’t be rode, never was a man who couldn’t be throwed.”
― John Dunning, The Bookwoman’s Last Fling

“and go look and see the book was missing from that back room.”
― John Dunning, The Bookman’s Wake

“The world was getting dangerously crowded with crazy people.”
― John Dunning, The Bookman’s Wake

10 Famous Quotes by Author John Dunning

10 quotes by John Dunning 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 Dunning 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 Dunning Quote. 

One Final Bonus – John Dunning Quote 

“Carol would not be a bad one to [settle down] with. She’s pretty and bright, and maybe this is what love is. She’s good company: her interests broaden almost every day. She reads three books to my one, and I read a lot. We talk far into the night. She still doesn’t understand the first edition game: Hemingway, she says, reads just as well in a two-bit paperback as he does in a $500 first printing. I can still hear myself lecturing her the first time she said that. Only a fool would read a first edition. Simply having such a book makes life in general and Hemingway in particular go better when you do break out the reading copies. I listened to myself and thought, This woman must think I’m a government-inspected horse’s ass. Then I showed her my Faulkners, one with a signature, and I saw her shiver with an almost sexual pleasure as she touched the paper where he signed. Faulkner was her most recent god[.]”

― John Dunning, Booked To Die

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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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