John Langan’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite John Langan Quotes 

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

Popular Quotes

“Heaven doesn’t want me, and hell’s afraid I’ll take over.”
― John Langan, The Fisherman

 “The ocean is everywhere. Not only does it stretch to the horizon in all directions, it’s under everything as well. I don’t mean underground, I mean — it’s fundamental, you might say. If what’s around us is a picture, then this is what it’s drawn on. Reverend Mapple had a word for it, the subjectile. Lottie said it was like, if you could cut a hole in the air, black water would come pouring out of it.”
― John Langan, The Fisherman

“When you turn off onto whatever secondary road you need to take, and you’re following its twists and turns back into the mountains, and the ground is steep to either side of you, opening every now and then on a meadow, or an old house, you think, ‘Here, there are secret places.”
― John Langan, The Fisherman

 “Maybe whoever, or whatever, is running the show isn’t so nice. Maybe he’s evil, or mad, or bored, disinterested. Maybe we’ve got everything completely wrong, everything, and if we could look through the mask, what we’d see would destroy us.”
― John Langan, The Fisherman

 “a figure whose black eyes have seen the silent halls of the dead, whose ruined mouth has tasted delicacies unknown this side of the grave.”
― John Langan, The Wide, Carnivorous Sky and Other Monstrous Geographies

 “You can make an oyster surrender its pearl,” Clara says. “All you need is persistence and a sharp enough knife.”
― John Langan, The Fisherman

“She lost him to light the color of the full moon, of the froth on top of a wave, of a burial shroud.”
― John Langan, The Fisherman

 “Have you ever been so scared of something you move toward it, try to touch it, that kind of thing?”
― John Langan, The Fisherman

“A bit of laughter can be the bridge that lets you cross out of a bad time, believe you me.”
― John Langan, The Fisherman

“It would be a lie to say the time passes quickly. It never does, when you want it to.”
― John Langan, The Fisherman

10 Famous Quotes by Author John Langan

10 quotes by John Langan 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 Langan 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 Langan Quote. 

One Final Bonus – John Langan Quote 

“But there are some things, no matter if they’re true, you can’t live with them. You have to refuse them. You turn your eyes away from whatever’s squatting right there in front of you and not only pretend it isn’t there now, but that you never saw it in the first place. You do so because your soul is a frail thing that can’t stand the blast-furnace heat of revelation, and truth be damned. What else can a body do?”

― John Langan, The Fisherman

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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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