Peter Benchley’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Peter Benchley Quotes 

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

Popular Quotes

“Come up fish. Come to Quint.”
― Peter Benchley, Jaws

 “The past always seems better when you look back on it than it did at the time. And the present never looks as good as it will in the future. It’s depressing if you spend too much time reliving old joys. You think you’ll never have anything as good again.”
― Peter Benchley, Jaws

“Look, Chief, you can’t go off half-cocked looking for vengeance against a fish. That shark isn’t evil. It’s not a murderer. It’s just obeying its own instincts. Trying to get retribution against a fish is crazy.”
― Peter Benchley, Jaws

 “There’s nothing in the sea this fish would fear. Other fish run from bigger things. That’s their instinct. But this fish doesn’t run from anything. He doesn’t fear.”
― Peter Benchley, Jaws

 “The past always seems better when you look back on it than it did at the time. And the present never looks as good as it will in the future.”
― Peter Benchley, Jaws

 “He felt at once betrayed and betrayer, deceived and deceiver. He was a criminal forced into crime, an unwilling whore.”
― Peter Benchley, Jaws

“What had once seemed shallow and tedious now loomed in memory like paradise.”
― Peter Benchley, Jaws

 “Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water…”
― Peter Benchley, Jaws

“The great fish moved silently through the night water.”
― Peter Benchley, Jaws

“You’re gonna need a bigger boat.”
― Peter Benchley

10 Famous Quotes by Author Peter Benchley

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

One Final Bonus – Peter Benchley Quote 

“Sharks have everything a scientist dreams of. They’re beautiful―God, how beautiful they are! They’re like an impossibly perfect piece of machinery. They’re as graceful as any bird. They’re as mysterious as any animal on earth. No one knows for sure how long they live or what impulses―except for hunger―they respond to. There are more than two hundred and fifty species of shark, and everyone is different from every other one.”

― Peter Benchley, Jaws

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