Search Quotes
Search more than 36,000 Quotes by over 6,000 Authors.
Home Page
Quotes by Author
Quotes by Topic
Popular Quotes
Popular Authors
Submit a Quote
Charles Portis Quotes
Brief author info: Charles Portis (1933- ) American newspaperman and novelist.
Showing: 1 - 5 Charles Portis Quotes of 5
Mexican homes as a rule are closed off to the world by high blank walls of yellowish masonry, topped with broken glass to discourage escaladores, or climbing burglars. The gardens and fountains and other delights are hidden, as in an Arab city.
One time you smash a bug with no mercy. Another time you find one helpless on his back with his legs flailing the air, and you flip him over and let him go on his way. The struggle that touches the heart.
In the Anthropology Club, as I understood it, you were permitted, if not required, to despise only one thing, and that was your own culture, that of the West.
You put things off and then one morning you wake up and say-today I will change the oil in my truck.
It was old President Diaz who said that nothing ever happens in Mexico until it happens. Things rock along from day to day, and then all at once you are caught up in a rush of unforeseen events.
Browse Page(s):
Search quotes
Funny Quote
Just going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in your garage makes you a car.
Funny Quote
The reason I talk to myself is because I'm the only one whose answers I accept.
Motivational Quote
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you're not, pretend you are.
Girls Quote
If you can make a girl laugh, you can make her do anything.
Wise Quote
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
All quotations on this website are the property and copyright of their respective authors. All quotations are provided for educational and informational purposes only.
Copyright © 2011 LifeQuotesLib.com. All Rights Reserved.