Luis Alberto Urrea’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Luis Alberto Urrea Quotes 

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

Popular Quotes

“Roses denote grace.”
― Luis Alberto Urrea, The Hummingbird’s Daughter

 “This is how Heaven works. They’re practical. We are always looking for rays of light. For lightning bolts or burning bushes. But God is a worker, like us. He made the world — He didn’t hire poor Indios to build it for him! God has worker’s hands. Just remember — angels carry no harps. Angels carry hammers.”
― Luis Alberto Urrea, The Hummingbird’s Daughter

“Owls visited them at night. Some thought the owls were witches. Some thought they were angels of death. Some thought they were holy and brought blessings. Some thought they were the restless spirits of the dead. The cowboys thought they were owls.”
― Luis Alberto Urrea, The Hummingbird’s Daughter

 “…There was nothing one could do when love came. It was fast, and it was strong, and if it were not good, then surely God would not have allowed it such power.”
― Luis Alberto Urrea, The Hummingbird’s Daughter

 “Death is alive, they whispered. Death lives inside life, as bones dance within the body. Yesterday is within today. Yesterday never dies.”
― Luis Alberto Urrea, The Hummingbird’s Daughter

 “If it was the Border Patrol’s job to apprehend lawbreakers, it was equally their duty to save the lost and the dying.”
― Luis Alberto Urrea, The Devil’s Highway: A True Story

“Poverty ennobles no one; it brutalizes common people and makes them hungry and old.”
― Luis Alberto Urrea, Across the Wire: Life and Hard Times on the Mexican Border

 “The world looked to them like a great roll of butcher paper unfurled on a table.”
― Luis Alberto Urrea, Into the Beautiful North

“Everybody knew that being dead could put you in a terrible mood.”
― Luis Alberto Urrea, The Hummingbird’s Daughter

“Words are the only bread we can really share.”
― Luis Alberto Urrea

10 Famous Quotes by Author Luis Alberto Urrea

Quotes for all, here you found our selection of 10 Luis Alberto Urrea quotes. Make sure you help by commenting your best Luis Alberto Urrea quote below and sharing our favourite 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 Luis Alberto Urrea. However, feel free to comment below if you disagree or would like to include some other great and memorable Luis Alberto Urrea quotes in our list. 

One Final Bonus – Luis Alberto Urrea Quote 

“From the beginning, the highway has always lacked grace-those who worship desert gods know them to favor retribution over the tender dove of forgiveness. In Desolation, doves are at the bottom of the food chain. Tohono O’Odham poet Ofelia Zepeda has pointed out that rosaries and Hail Marys don’t work out here. “You need a new kind of prayers,” she says “to negotiate with this land.”
― Luis Alberto Urrea, The Devil’s Highway: A True Story

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