Jack London Quotes

Jack London Quotes.

Life is so short. I would rather sing one song than int

Life is so short. I would rather sing one song than interpret the thousand.
Jack London
There’s only one way to make a beginning, and that is to begin; and begin with hard work, and patience, prepared for all the disappointŠ’Ā­ment s.
Jack London
Darn the wheel of the world! Why must it continually turn over? Where is the reverse gear?
Jack London
The game of life is good, though all of life may be hurt, and though all lives lose the game in the end.
Jack London
To be able to forget means sanity.
Jack London
Not all the monsters have fangs.
Jack London
There is an ecstasy that marks the summit of life, and beyond which life cannot rise. And such is the paradox of living, this ecstasy comes when one is most alive, and it comes as a complete forgetfulness that one is alive.
Jack London
If cash comes with fame, come fame; if cash comes without fame, come cash.
Jack London
Man rarely places a proper valuation upon his womankind, at least not until deprived of them.
Jack London
It is so much easier to live placidly and complacently. Of course, to live placidly and complacently is not to live at all.
Jack London
Show me a man with a tattoo and I’ll show you a man with an interesting past.
Jack London
Too much is written by the men who can’t write about the men who do write.
Jack London
Fear urged him to go back, but growth drove him on.
Jack London
A bone to the dog is not charity. Charity is the bone shared with the dog, when you are just as hungry as the dog.
Jack London
The function of man is to live, not to exist.
Jack London
I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet.
Jack London
I do not live for what the world thinks of me, but for what I think of myself.
Jack London