Frank McCourt Quotes & Sayings

21 most famous Frank McCourt quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for him. He was an American author who passed away on 19 July, 2009.

Frank McCourt Quotes
“The sky is the limit. You never have the same experience twice.”
Frank McCourt Quotes
“Happiness is hard to recall. Its just a glow.”
Frank McCourt Quotes
“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 Quotes
“I just have to proceed as usual. No matter what happens, nothing helps with the writing of the next book.”
Frank McCourt Quotes
“We never really had any kind of a Christmas. This is one part where my memory fails me completely.”
“I'm not one of those James Joyce intellectuals who can stand back and look at the whole edifice... It was a slow process for me to just crawl out of it, like a snake leaving his skin behind.”
“First of all there is always that artistic challenge of creating something. Or the particular experience to take slum life in that period and make something out of it in the form of a book. And then I felt some kind of responsibility to my family.”
“He came to the States in 1963, I think with a view to making up with my mother, but that didn't work. He came for three weeks, and drank his way all over Brooklyn. And went back... I went to his funeral in Belfast.”
“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 Quotes
“I can't go too much into my domestic life because there are ex-wives ready to do me in.”

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