Jack London - Quotes

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The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time. ---->>>

Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes, playing a poor hand well. ---->>>

A bone to the dog is not charity. Charity is the bone shared with the dog, when you are just as hungry as the dog. ---->>>

I would rather be ashes than dust! I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet. ---->>>

You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.

You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.

Do you know the only value life has is what life puts on itself? ---->>>

There is an ecstasy that marks the summit of life, and beyond which life cannot rise. And such is the paradox of living, this ecstasy comes when one is most alive, and it comes as a complete forgetfulness that one is alive. ---->>>

If cash comes with fame, come fame; if cash comes without fame, come cash. ---->>>

Life is so short. I would rather sing one song than interpret the thousand. ---->>>

I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet. ---->>>

One cannot violate the promptings of one's nature without having that nature recoil upon itself. ---->>>

The scab is a traitor to his God, his mother, and his class.

The scab is a traitor to his God, his mother, and his class.

Darn the wheel of the world! Why must it continually turn over? Where is the reverse gear? ---->>>

I write for no other purpose than to add to the beauty that now belongs to me. I write a book for no other reason than to add three or four hundred acres to my magnificent estate.

I write for no other purpose than to add to the beauty that now belongs to me. I write a book for no other reason than to add three or four hundred acres to my magnificent estate.

Affluence means influence. ---->>>

San Francisco is gone. Nothing remains of it but memories. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: January 12, 1876
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Die: 11-22, 1916
Occupation: Novelist
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John Griffith "Jack" London (born John Griffith Chaney; January 12, 1876 – November 22, 1916) was an American novelist, journalist, and social activist. A pioneer in the then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction, he was one of the first fiction writers to obtain worldwide celebrity and a large fortune from his fiction alone, including science fiction (wikipedia)