Nelson DeMille: Author Bio About and Best Quotes

Ten of My Favorite Nelson DeMille Quotes 

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

About Nelson DeMille

Nelson Richard DeMille was born on August 23, 1943, on Long Island to Huron and Antonia (Panzera) DeMille. After graduating from Elmont Memorial High School, he played football and ran track.

DeMille attended Hofstra University for three years, then joined the Army where he attended Officer Candidate School and was commissioned a Lieutenant in the United States Army (1966-69). As an infantry platoon leader in the First Cavalry Division, he saw action in Vietnam and was decorated with the Air Medal, Bronze Star, and Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry.

DeMille returned to Hofstra University after being discharged and earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and History there.

Born: New York, NY, The United States
Genre: Mystery, Thriller

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Popular Quotes

“Sometimes shit happens even if you have a shit shield”
― Nelson Demille

 “The meaning of life has not much to do with good and evil, right and wrong, duty, honor, country, or any of that.

It has to do with cutting the right deal.”
― Nelson DeMille

“…made me promise to cut down on the drinking and swearing, which I have. Unfortunately, this has left me dim-witted and nearly speechless.”
― Nelson DeMille, The Lion

 “Basically, all women are nurturers and healers, and all men are mental patients to varying degrees.”
― Nelson DeMille, The General’s Daughter

 “The problem with doing nothing is that you never know when you’re finished.”
― Nelson DeMille

 “A lot of our perception of history is influenced by inaccurate movies.”
― Nelson DeMille, Plum Island

“The problem with doing nothing is not knowing when you are finished.”
― Nelson De Mille

 “It’s really scary when you have a moment of temporary sanity.”
― Nelson DeMille, The Lion

“…the most common cause of death among alpha males was ego.”
― Nelson DeMille, The Lion

“Women need a reason to have sex; men need only a place.”
― Nelson DeMille, Wild Fire

10 Famous Quotes by Author Nelson De Mille

So there you have it my Ten favorite quotes by Nelson De Mille, please comment below and share your favorite quotes by the fantastic author Nelson De Mille.  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 Nelson De Mille. 

One Final Bonus – Nelson De Mille Quote 

“I continued, “The painting shows this fish with a big eye and a halo, floating in air, and underneath the fish are all these Native Americans having sex.” “What? What does that have to do with Custer’s Last Stand?” “Well, the painting is titled, Holy Mackerel, Look at All Those Fucking Indians.”

― Nelson DeMille, Wild Fire

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