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Brian Lumley Quotes

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The Army was my bread and butter.
- Brian Lumley

I have friends who read my books in Greek.
- Brian Lumley

Now, after 18 years, not a sign of Lovecraft in my work.
- Brian Lumley

Now, when I was in the Army, writing was my hobby.
- Brian Lumley

 

There are lots of other things that I haven't done,
places I haven't seen.
So eventually I'll have to find time for those things
while there still is time.
- Brian Lumley

And I have to consider myself fortunate,
because there are plenty of writers who spend most
of a lifetime looking for that certain something without ever finding it.
- Brian Lumley

A literary critic is someone who can't write,
but who loves to show he would have been a wonderful writer if only he could!
- Brian Lumley

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We've got one life and the older we get the more we
come to realize how short it is.
- Brian Lumley

But there's a little guy who sits astride my brain with a whip,
and if I'm away from the machine for more than a couple of hours during the day,
this little guy's lashing away.
- Brian Lumley

If I had killed Crow off I can think of least six novels
I would never have written,
400,000 words' worth of very necessary experience.
- Brian Lumley

I'll know when the ideas aren't fresh anymore.
And I'll know when writing doesn't give me a thrill anymore.
- Brian Lumley

The amazing thing now is that most of those so-called
critics who were telling me to find my own voice seem to have lost theirs.
- Brian Lumley

But other vampire stories? Well, no,
I really haven't read too many,
and I can't say I'm crazy about romantic vampires anyway -
to me the vampire is simply an evil monster.
- Brian Lumley

I should think just about every young writer -
which I was at the time -
would be influenced by HPL.
As an American writer of weird fiction,
he was at the top of the class.
- Brian Lumley

German readers are much like Brits or Americans:
They read for the thrill of it,
the occasional shudder down the spine,
knowing it's not real - but looking over their shoulders anyway,
just in case.
- Brian Lumley

But I've found that to talk too much about movies is the kiss of death.
If it happens then it happens, is all.
- Brian Lumley

Writers are in the entertainment business,
and it gives me lots of pleasure to entertain my readers.
- Brian Lumley

If, like Harry Keogh, I could talk to the dead -
God,
there are an awful lot of people I would like to speak to!
Not least my father.
Being in the army for 22 years, I didn't see enough of him,
and I know there are a great many things I could have learned from him.
- Brian Lumley

Be all you can be.
- US Army

The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity.
Without it, no real success is possible,
no matter whether it is on a section gang,
a football field, in an army, or in an office.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Really I feel less keen about the Army every day.
I think the Church would suit me better.
- Winston Churchill

The sergeant is the Army.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
- Edward Everett

Join the army. Visit strange and exotic places.
Meet fascinating people. And kill them.
- Anonymous

We also very importantly recommend continued growth
in the Army and the Marine Corps end strength.
- John M. McHugh

I am now the target of the most powerful man in this country,
with an army of aides whose major responsibility today
seems to be to attack me and get rid of me.
- Gerald Walpin

But if we leave them alone, just satisfying ourselves with social work,
economic work and the building up of a national army,
it can make progress, hopefully within a short time.
- Bulent Ecevit

One doesn't become a soldier in a week -
it takes training,
study and discipline.
There is no question that the finest Army in the world
is found in the United States.
- Daniel Inouye

Our strategy is to defend ourselves against an occupying
army and against settlers and settlements.
- Ahmed Yassin

My dad was in the Army and we traveled all over the
place and I never failed to win first prize.
- Randy Gardner

I'd come out of the army after five years as a medic.
I was a medical administrator and we ran hospitals,
and I was a Captain in the army at the end,
in 1945.
- Eli Wallach

The Irish Republican Army has kept every commitment made by its leadership.
- Gerry Adams

Army life don't agree with me.
- Eddie Slovik

Just look at the Old Testament.
They didn't go out with the army first.
They sent the musicians out.
- Michael W. Smith

When this sad war is over we will all return to our homes,
and feel that we can ask no higher honor than the proud
consciousness that we belonged to the Army of the Potomac.
- George B. McClellan

Look at all the marriages that have been wonderfully
successful where fellows finished their army service
and came home to go to college on G.I.
bills and their wives worked.
- Marta Kristen

We were pretty good mates until the Beatles started
to split up and Yoko came into it.
It was more like old army buddies splitting up on account of wedding bells.
- Paul McCartney

Welcome to the Salvation Army.
I've never been associated with an offense so nice
about giving the ball away.
- Hayden Fry

It was 1943.
The U.S.
had already entered World War II, so I decided to join the army.
- Lloyd Alexander

The finishing off of the encircled enemy army is to
be left to the Luftwaffe.
- Franz Halder

The army teaches boys to think like men.
- Elvis Presley

Somebody was telling me about the French Army rifle
that was being advertised on eBay the other day -
the description was,
'Never shot.
Dropped once.
- Roy Blunt

Discipline is the soul of an army.
It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak,
and esteem to all.
- George Washington

It takes but one positive thought when given a chance
to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
- Robert H. Schuller

There was a nuisance in the service known as the army correspondent.
- Daniel H. Hill

The Army has carried the American ideal to its logical conclusion.
Not only do they prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race,
creed and color, but also on ability.
- Tom Lehrer

My Dad was from Liverpool, and he picked it up in the army.
He'd often come out with this stuff.
- Mike Myers

According to the official version of history,
CIA aid to the Mujahadeen began during 1980,
that is to say, after the Soviet army invaded Afghanistan,
24 Dec 1979.
- Zbigniew Brzezinski

My parents were very pleased that I was in the army.
The fact that I hated it somehow pleased them even more.
- Barry Humphries

Curious people who have become accustomed to think
that one cannot sustain the moral of the army without
giving it the freedom to shed blood from time to time.
- Moshe Sharett

I never joined the army for patriotic reasons.
- Isaac Rosenberg

Philosophers are people who do violence,
but have no army at their disposal, and so subjugate
the world by locking it into a system.
- Robert Musil

If an army of monkeys were strumming on typewriters,
they might write all the books in the British Museum.
- Arthur Eddington

I had a big troupe, a big army and it was a lot of fun.
And, after 10 years of that, I just decided that I
wanted to travel and do special dates.
I go to Las Vegas these days.
- Bobby Vinton

My other brother-in-law died.
He was a karate expert, then joined the army.
The first time he saluted, he killed himself.
- Henny Youngman

An army marches on its stomach.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

That's my advice to all homosexuals,
whether they're in the Boy Scouts,
or in the Army or in high school: Shut up,
don't tell anybody what you do, your life will be a lot easier.
- Bill O'Reilly

I was born in Harlem, raised in the South Bronx,
went to public school, got out of public college,
went into the Army, and then I just stuck with it.
- Colin Powell

Military police is very timely for our army.
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky

You know, actually, I went to Yale because I wanted to stay out of the army.
- Richard Foreman

Army life was rough.
Would you believe it, they actually wanted me to pitch three times a week.
- Whitey Ford

I am one of the million or more male residents of the United Kingdom,
who a year ago had no special yearning towards military life,
but who joined the army after war was declared.
- Patrick MacGill

Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
- George Herbert

The East India Company's domination of the Indian economy
was based on its private army.
- Robert Trout

I was a Navy officer writing about Navy problems and
I simply stole this lovely Army nurse and popped her into a Navy uniform,
where she has done very well for herself.
- James A. Michener

The AEC had at its command an army of highly skilled scientists.
- Barry Commoner

There is the view that poetry should improve your life.
I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
- John Ashbery

Sectional football games have the glory and the despair of war,
and when a Texas team takes the field against a foreign state,
it is an army with banners.
- John Steinbeck

IN trying to recall my impressions during my short
war duty as an officer in the Austrian Army,
I find that my recollections of this period are very uneven and confused.
- Fritz Kreisler

I'm convinced that the infantry is the group in the
army which gives more and gets less than anybody else.
- Bill Mauldin

We are all proud of having thus contributed to the
heretofore magnificent successes of our army.
- Gustav Krupp


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