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    We've never done a coordinated music effort. Everything else we've done has been around a holiday - Halloween, Mardi Gras, half way to Mardi Gras, St. Patrick's Day.
    — Craig Johnson
    tags: music 
     
    The place was packed as we flooded in, all the patrons freezing at the sight of an armed sheriff, two deputies, an Indian, and a construction worker; we probably looked like the Village People.
    — Craig Johnson
    tags: people 
     
    Maybe there really isn't any such thing as mortality; life simply wears us out with love.
    — Craig Johnson
    I looked over at her; if women knew how good they looked in the dash light of oversized pickup trucks, they'd never get out of them.
    — Craig Johnson
    tags: women 
     
    Artists are always good for conversation, so long as you want to talk about their art.
    — Craig Johnson
    tags: artist 
     
    Henry figured that the reason the Cheyenne had always ridden Appaloosas into battle was because by the time the men got there, they were so angry with the horses they were ready to kill everything.
    — Craig Johnson
    tags: time  men  battle 
     
    He mulled that over. "Sheriff Connally woulda let us shoot 'em." I reached over and took his coffee away from him. "Yep. Lucian probably would have done the job himself, but we're living in more enlightened times." I drained his cup and handed it back with a smile. "Ain't it grand?
    — Craig Johnson
    tags: living  smile  job 
     
    A life without friends means death without company. (Adiskidegabeko bizita, auzogabeko heriotza.) -BASQUE PROVERB
    — Craig Johnson
    tags: death  friends  company 
     
    If someone is starving, excessively exercising or using purging behaviors, then we know they are in a high-risk place for turning on the psychiatric illnesses,
    — Craig Johnson
    tags: illness 
     
    The problem with anger is that once it burns out, you're left with empty tanks.
    — Craig Johnson
    tags: anger  problem 
     
    I approach poetry and spirituality like literary nitroglycerin - a little can do a lot and you better damn well be careful with it.
    — Craig Johnson
    tags: poetry 
     
    If there's a character type I despise, it's the all-capable, all-knowing, physically perfect protagonist. My idea of hell would be to be trapped in a four-hundred page, first-person, first-tense, running monologue with a character like that. I think writers who produce characters along those lines should graduate from high school and move on.
    — Craig Johnson
    Writing is a solitary pursuit and I think you have to be partially at peace with yourself, but it's the other part that's usually producing the stuff worth reading.
    — Craig Johnson
    tags: peace  writing  reading  worth 
     
    Revolution is the industry of young men.
    — Craig Johnson
    tags: men  young  revolution 
     
    It was the second time that day that I stood looking at a space where a large thing wasn't where it was supposed to be.
    — Craig Johnson
    tags: time  space 
     
    A writer, like a sheriff, is the embodiment of a group of people and without their support both are in a tight spot.
    — Craig Johnson
    tags: people 
     
    Temptation out of reach does you no good.
    — Craig Johnson
    tags: temptation 
     
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