James A. Michener Quotes

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Born: February 3, 1907, New York City, New York, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Austin, Texas, USA, October 16, 1997
Occupation: Author

If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home.
- James A. Michener

It takes courage to know when you ought to be afraid.
- James A. Michener

Scientists dream about doing great things. Engineers do them.
- James A. Michener

The permanent temptation of life is to confuse dreams with reality. The permanent defeat of life comes when dreams are surrendered to reality.
- James A. Michener

The really great writers are people like Emily Bronte who sit in a room and write out of their limited experience and unlimited imagination.
- James A. Michener

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