Marlon James’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes
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Ten of My Favourite Marlon James Quotes 

Quotes, who doesn’t love a good quote? This series of articles we look at Top 10 Famous Quotes by Author Marlon James, author quotes are always a challenge and fun to pick, with Marlon James you will find my Ten favourites of Marlon James’s quotes. 

Popular Quotes

“If it no go so, it go near so. —Jamaican proverb”
― Marlon James, A Brief History of Seven Killings

 “One of the things I fucking hate about my fellow Americans: whenever they fly to a foreign country, first thing they do, they try to find as much of America as they can get their hands on, even if it’s food in the shitty cafeteria.”
― Marlon James, A Brief History of Seven Killings

“I think that’s what Toni Morrison and Alice Walker understand, the secret language of women. That it’s not a secret at all; men just don’t know how to listen.”
― Marlon James

 “Those who think he had lucky breaks are not only unaware of the real story but also fall prey to that sin of the mediocre: bitchiness about others’ success”
― Marlon James

 “That’s what happens when you personify hopes and dreams in one person. He becomes nothing more than a literary device.”
― Marlon James, A Brief History of Seven Killings

 “—The problem with a book is that you never know what it’s planning to do to you until you’re too far into it.”
― Marlon James, A Brief History of Seven Killings

“The dream didn’t leave, people just don’t know a nightmare when they right in the middle of one.”
― Marlon James, A Brief History of Seven Killings

 “But sometimes when you’re too careful it just turns into a different kind of carelessness.”
― Marlon James, A Brief History of Seven Killings

“Killing don’t need no reason. This is ghetto. Reason is for rich people. We have madness.”
― Marlon James, A Brief History of Seven Killings

“…Love isn’t saying, I love you but calling to say, did you eat”
― Marlon James

10 Famous Quotes by Author Marlon James

So there you have it my Ten favourite quotes by Marlon James, please comment below and share your favourite quotes by the fantastic author Marlon James.  Furthermore, if you find any Authors not covered for there, top 10 quotes let me know and I will review their works and find some of their best quotes as has been done here for Marlon James. 

One Final Bonus – Marlon James Quote 

“But in another city, another valley, another ghetto, another slum, another favela, another township, another intifada, another war, another birth, somebody is singing Redemption Song, as if the Singer wrote it for no other reason but for this sufferah to sing, shout, whisper, weep, bawl, and scream right here, right now.”

― Marlon James, A Brief History of Seven Killings

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