Quotes from Riders of the Purple Sage

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“Where I was raised a woman's word was law. I ain't quite outgrowed that yet.”
― Zane Grey, quote from Riders of the Purple Sage


“So that's troublin' you? I reckon it needn't. You see it was this way. I come round the house an' seen that fat party an' heard him talkin' loud. Then he seen me, an' very impolite goes straight for his gun. He oughtn't have tried to throw a gun on me - whatever his reason was. For that's meetin' me on my own grounds. I've seen runnin' molasses that was quicker'n him. Now I didn't know who he was, visitor or friend or relation of yours, though I seen he was a Mormon all over, an' I couldn't get serious about shootin'. So I winged him - put a bullet through his arm as he was pullin' at his gun. An' he droppped the gun there, an' a little blood. I told him he'd introduced himself sufficient, an' to please move out of my vicinity. An' went" - Lassiter”
― Zane Grey, quote from Riders of the Purple Sage


“I am waiting to plunge down, to shatter and crash, roar and boom, to bury your trail, and close forever the outlet to Deception Pass!”
― Zane Grey, quote from Riders of the Purple Sage


“Love of man for woman - love of woman for man. That's the nature, the meaning, the best of life itself.”
― Zane Grey, quote from Riders of the Purple Sage


“And as he lost that softness of nature, so he lost his fear of men. He would watch for Oldring, biding his time, and he would kill this great black-bearded rustler who had held a girl in bondage, who had used her to his infamous ends.”
― Zane Grey, quote from Riders of the Purple Sage



About the author

Zane Grey
Born place: in Zanesville, Ohio, The United States
Born date January 31, 1872
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