"The old fun thing is when somebody typed up the first chapter of War and Peace. And then made a precis of the rest of it and sent it out and only one publisher recognized it."
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace."Jim Harrison on Jimi Hendrix
"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind."Jim Harrison on Mahatma Gandhi
"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other."Jim Harrison on Mother Teresa
"I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word."Jim Harrison on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one."Jim Harrison on John Lennon
"Everybody has a gun in their car in Detroit."
"I used to get criticized for putting food in novels."
"Some people hear their own inner voices with great clearness. And they live by what they hear. Such people become crazy... or they become legend."
"I enjoy about 1 out of 100 movies, it's about the same proportion to books published that I care to read."
"After a lifetime of world travel I've been fascinated that those in the third world don't have the same perception of reality that we do."