Rick Bragg

Rick Bragg

But I hope I will never have a life that is not surrounded by books, by books that are bound in paper and cloth and glue, such perishable things for ideas have lasted thousands of years . . . I hope I am always walled in by the very weight and breadth and clumsy, inefficient, antiquated bulk of them, hope that I spend my last days on this Earth arranging and rearranging them on thrones of good, honest pine, oak, and mahogany, because I just like to look at their covers, and dream of the promise of the great stories insMore Rick Bragg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I made some friends for life, the way I usually make them. Any jackass can be pleasant company, but if people help you when you're at your worst, that's a friend.More Rick Bragg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The Haitians, who knew something about suffering and survival, had a beautiful phrase... The Translation is not perfect, but the nut of it was: 'The season of pain is never over until the sky begins to cry.More Rick Bragg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Momma kept a garden, which sounds romantic to people who have never held a hoeMore Rick Bragg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I have dictated stories from an airport after writing the story out in longhand on the plane that I got from phone interviews and then was applauded by editors for 'working magic.More Rick Bragg quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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