Max Barry’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Max Barry Quotes 

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

Popular Quotes

“Everyone’s broken, one way or another.”
― Max Barry, Lexicon

 “And, hey. You. Thanks for being the kind of person who likes to pick up a book. That’s a genuinely great thing. I met a librarian recently who said she doesn’t read because books are her job and when she goes home, she just wants to switch off. I think we can agree that that’s as creepy as hell. Thank you for seeking out stories, the kind that take place in your brain.”
― Max Barry, Lexicon

“I read once that you need two things to be happy: any two of health, money, and love. You can cover the absense of one with the other two… But now I realized this was unmitigated bullshit, because health and money did not compare with love at all.”
― Max Barry, Machine Man

 “I just read them for fun.”
“Dictionaries?”
“Yes.”
“That doesn’t sound like fun. That sounds awful.”
“Awful used to mean ‘full of awe.’ The same meaning as awesome. I learned that from a dictionary.”
He blinked.
“See?” She said. “Fun.”
― Max Barry, Lexicon

 “ ‘And so we exchange privacy for intimacy. We gamble with it, hoping that by exposing ourselves, someone will find a way in. This is why the human animal will always be vulnerable: because it wants to be.’ ”
― Max Barry, Lexicon

 “I don’t think you’ve been in love. Not recently, anyway. I’m not sure you remember what it’s like. It compromises you. It takes over your body. Like a bareword. I think love is a bareword.”
― Max Barry, Lexicon

“The most fundamental thing about a person is desire. It defines them. Tell me what a person wants, truly wants, and I’ll tell you who they are, and how to persuade them.”
― Max Barry, Lexicon

 “People resist a census, but give them a profile page and they’ll spend all day telling you who they are.”
― Max Barry, Lexicon

“There’s no requirement that jobs be meaningful. If there was, half the country would be unemployed.”
― Max Barry, Company

“every story written is
marks upon a page
The same marks,
repeated, only
differently arranged”
― Max Barry, Lexicon

10 Famous Quotes by Author Max Barry

So there you have it my Ten favourite quotes by Max Barry, please comment below and share your favourite quotes by the fantastic author Max Barry.  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 Max Barry. 

One Final Bonus – Max Barry Quote 

“She had been in situations like this, where people said, Convince me, and in none of those had they actually wanted to be convinced. She could lay down a perfect argument and they just invented new bullshit on the spot to justify why the answer was still no. When people said, Convince me, she knew it didn’t mean they had an open mind. It meant they had power and wanted to enjoy it a minute.”

― Max Barry, Lexicon

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