Louis L’Amour: Author Bio About and Best Quotes

Ten of My Favorite Louis L’Amour Quotes 

Louis L’Amour, a writer whom I am guessing you love? Here are our 10 best Louis L’Amour 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 Louis L’Amour’s top 10 popular and famous quotes. Like every good writer Louis L’Amour made a number of memorable quotes, here are some of our favorites: 

About Louis L’Amour

He was an American novelist and short-story writer who died on June 10, 1988.

Many of L’Amour’s books, primarily Western fiction, have been reprinted multiple times. He was considered “one of the world’s most popular writers” when all 101 of his works were in print (86 novels, 14 short story collections, and one full-length nonfiction).

Born: Jamestown, North Dakota, The United States
Died: June 10, 1988
Genre: Literature & Fiction, Mystery & Thrillers, Westerns

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Popular Quotes

“The more one learns, the more he understands his ignorance.”
― Louis L’Amour

 “For one who reads, there is no limit to the number of lives that may be lived, for fiction, biography, and history offer an inexhaustible number of lives in many parts of the world, in all periods of time.”
― Louis L’Amour

“I would not sit waiting for some vague tomorrow, nor for something to happen. One could wait a lifetime, and find nothing at the end of the waiting. I would begin here, I would make something happen.”
― Louis L’Amour, Sackett’s Land

 “Few of us ever live in the present. We are forever anticipating what is to come or remembering what has gone.”
― Louis L’Amour

 “The trail is the thing, not the end of the trail. Travel too fast,
and you miss all you are traveling for.”
― Louis L’Amour

 “There will come a time when you believe everything is finished; that will be the beginning. ”
― Louis L’Amour

“Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.”
― Louis L’Amour

 “Once you have read a book you care about, some part of it is always with you.”
― Louis L’Amour, Matagorda/The First Fast Draw

“A book is less important for what it says than for what it makes you think.”
― Louis L’Amour, Education of a Wandering Man

“I am somebody. I am me. And I don’t need anybody to make me somebody.”
― Louis L’Amour

10 Famous Quotes by Author Louis L’Amour

Quotes for all, here you found our selection of 10 Louis L’Amour quotes. Make sure you help by commenting your best Louis L’Amour 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 Louis L’Amour. However, feel free to comment below if you disagree or would like to include some other great and memorable Louis L’Amour quotes in our list. 

One Final Bonus – Louis L’Amour Quote 

“Up to a point a person’s life is shaped by environment, heredity, and changes in the world about them. Then there comes a time when it lies within their grasp to shape the clay of their life into the sort of thing they wish it to be. Only the weak blame parents, their race, their times, lack of good fortune or the quirks of fate. Everyone has the power to say, “This I am today. That I shall be tomorrow.”
― Louis L’Amour, The Walking Drum

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Also see: Louisa May Alcott’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

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