Frank McCourt Quotes

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Born: August 19, 1930, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA, July 19, 2009
Occupation: Author

Actually, my mother and Alfie came for three weeks' Christmas vacation and stayed for 21 years. I guess my mother never went back because she was lonely.
- Frank McCourt

Happiness is hard to recall. Its just a glow.
- Frank McCourt

I had no accomplishments except surviving. But that isn't enough in the community where I came from, because everybody was doing it. So I wasn't prepared for America, where everybody is glowing with good teeth and good clothes and food.
- Frank McCourt

The main thing I am interested in is my experience as a teacher.
- Frank McCourt

The sky is the limit. You never have the same experience twice.
- Frank McCourt

We never really had any kind of a Christmas. This is one part where my memory fails me completely.
- Frank McCourt

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