A River Runs Through It Quotes by Norman Maclean
A River Runs Through It quotes
View Quote. And I knew just as surely, just as clearly, that life is not a work of art, and that the moment could not last. Older Norman - [narrating] :. As a Presbyterian, my father believed that man by nature was a damn mess. And that only by picking up God's rhythms, were we able to regain power and beauty.
Goodreads helps you follow your favorite authors. Be the first to learn about new releases! Follow Author. The river was cut by the world's great flood and runs over rocks from the basement of time. On some of the rocks are timeless raindrops. Under the rocks are the words, and some of the words are theirs.
View Quote. From the scene "Double Dating": Norman Maclean: My candle burns at both ends; it will not last the night. But ah my foes, and oh my friends - it gives a lovely light. From the scene "Sending Neal Off", after the see Neal off on the train back to Hollywood, Jessie laments that her brother is a lost soul, and she and Norman take a quite walk in the woods: Jessie Burns: If he came back next summer, would you try and help him? Norman Maclean: If you wanted me to.