Bill Bryson, born William McGuire Bryson on December 8, 1951. He is an American-British non-fiction writer. He mostly known for his amazing books about travel. His popular books includes “A Short History of Nearly Everything”, “A Walk in the Woods”, and “In the Sunburned Country” to name few. Before we jump on a list of quotes from Bill Bryson, let’s get to know him a little more.
Bryson spent most his adult life in the UK although he was born in Iowa, USA. He returned to the US in 1975 to finish his degree and went back to the UK in 1977. Bryson didn’t move back to his born country until 1995 until 2003. He received his dual citizenship through his wife.
His book varies from stories he experienced himself through living in different places, while most of them are fiction – great part revolves about travel, migration, and culture.
Today, Bryson is still writing and also active in environmental campaigns. He still reside in the UK and has four children.
COMPILATION OF QUOTES FROM BILL BRYSON
Enjoy these quotes about life, travel, science, and more from Bill Bryson. Check his top selling books.
“I hate all the technology on the trail. Some AT hikers… carry laptop computers and modems, so they can file daily reports to their family and friends.”
“Talking equipment is one of those things you just have to do, like chatting to your mother’s friends in the supermarket.”
“There is something about the momentum of travel that makes you want to just keep moving, to never stop.”
“Traveling is more fun-hell, life is more fun if you can treat it as a series of impulses.”
“Of all the things I am not very good at, living in the real world is perhaps the most outstanding.”
“That’s the trouble with losing your mind; by the time it’s gone, it’s too late to get it back.”
“I’ve never quite understood that feeling: that you arrive in a strange place, yet you want to have nothing but familiar experiences.”
“I want things to be better all the time. And I tend to get angry about that. Books are an opportunity to vent.”
“I’m a great believer that you had to do everything you’ve done to have got to where you are.”
“I can’t fix the world. If you want to make a difference in life, you have to direct your energies in a focused way.”
I hope you enjoyed this collection of quotes from Bill Bryson.