Cormac McCarthy on Memory

“You forget what you want to remember, and you remember what you want to forget.”

~ Cormac McCarthy / The Road

Cormac McCarthy on Luck

“You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from.”

~ Cormac McCarthy / No Country For Old Men

Cormac McCarthy on Getting What You Want

“My daddy once told me that some of the most miserable people he ever knew were the ones that finally got what they’d always wanted.”

~ Cormac McCarthy / Cities of the Plain

Cormac McCarthy on Life

“Ever man winds up with the horse that suits him.”
~ Cormac McCarthy / Cities of the Plain