Edgar Rice Burroughs Quotes

Edgar Rice Burroughs Quotes

I got this story from someone who had no business in the telling of it.

He longed for the little cabin and the sun-kissed sea - for the cool interior of the well-built house, and for the never-ending wonders of the many books.

... but life would be very miserable indeed were I to spend it in terror of the thing that has not yet happened.

Even brave men, and D'Arnot was a brave man, are sometimes frightened by solitude.

His straight and perfect figure, muscled as the best of the ancient Roman gladiators must have been muscled, and yet with the soft and sinuous curves of a Greek god, told at a glance the wondrous combination of enormous strength with suppleness and speed.

Teach me to speak the language of men.

Men were indeed more foolish and more cruel than the beasts of the jungle! How fortunate was he who lived in the peace and security of the great forest!

No fiction is worth reading except for entertainment. If it entertains and is clean, it is good literature, or its kind. If it forms the habit of reading, in people who might not read otherwise, it is the best literature.

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