Robert Harris’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite  Robert Harris Quotes 

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

Popular Quotes

“People perish. Books are immortal.”
― Robert Harris, Pompeii

 “A book unwritten is a delightful universe of infinite possibilities. Set down one word, however, and it immediately becomes earthbound. Set down one sentence and it’s halfway to being just like every other bloody book that’s ever been written.”
― Robert Harris, The Ghost

“To say she was my girlfriend was absurd: no one the wrong side of thirty has a girlfriend… I suppose I ought to have realize it’s ominous that forty thousand years of human language had failed to produce a word for our relationship.”
― Robert Harris, The Ghost

“Cicero smiled at us. ‘The art of life is to deal with problems as they arise, rather than destory one’s spirit by worrying about them too far in advance. Especially tonight.”
― Robert Harris, Imperium: A Novel of Ancient Rome

 “What is leadership, after all, but the blind choice of one route over another and the confident pretense that the decision was based on reason”
― Robert Harris, Pompeii

 “Power brings a man many luxuries, but a clean pair of hands is seldom among them.”
― Robert Harris, Imperium: A Novel of Ancient Rome

“To be brave, by definition, one has first to be afraid.”
― Robert Harris, Pompeii

 “People will perish, but books are immortal. (Pompeii)”
― Robert Harris

“But only a fool sails into combat with nature”
― Robert Harris, Pompeii

“A police state is a country run by criminals”
― Robert Harris, Fatherland

10 Famous Quotes by Author  Robert Harris

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

One Final Bonus – Robert Harris Quote 

“Of all human activities, writing is the one for which it is easiest to find excuses not to begin – the desk’s too big, the desk’s too small, there’s too much noise, there’s too much quiet, it’s too hot, too cold, too early, too late. I had learned over the years to ignore them all, and simply to start.”― Robert Harris, The Ghost

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