24 Garrison Keillor Quotes To Make Your Day Awesome

Garrison Keillor was born in Anoka, Minnesota on August 7, 1942. He attended Anoka High School and later in 1966, he got the Degree of Bachelor in English from the University of Minnesota. During this time, he began his broadcasting career on Radio K. And in 1969, he started writing for The New Yorker. And, he started his professional radio career in 1969 with Minnesota Educational Radio. He used to host a broadcast named as ‘A Prairie Home Entertainment’. In 1897, he moved to New York and started ‘The American radio Company’. From 1996, he used to write ‘Mr. Blue’ on Salon.com since 2001. Apart from this, he was a productive and famous writer with more than 100 books. Some of them are – ‘Leaving Home’(1987),’Happy To Be Here’(1981),’In Search of Lake Wobegon’(2001),’Love Me’(2003) and many more. He is best known for the radio program ‘A Prairie Home Companion’. Here are the Garrison Keillor quotes to make your day awesome.

1. The highlight of my childhood was making my brother laugh so hard that food came out his nose. – Garrison Keillor

2. I believe in looking reality straight in the eye and denying it. – Garrison Keillor

3. One reads books in order to gain the privilege of living more than one life. People who don’t read are trapped in a mine shaft, even if they think the sun is shining. – Garrison Keillor

4. They did not weave their lives around yours. They had their own lives, which were mysterious to you. – Garrison Keillor

5. When in doubt, look intelligent. – Garrison Keillor

6. A good newspaper is never good enough, but a lousy newspaper is a joy forever. – Garrison Keillor

7. Sometimes I think I understand everything—then I regain consciousness. – Garrison Keillor

8. A book is a gift you can open again and again. – Garrison Keillor quotes

9. Life is unjust and this is what makes it so beautiful. Every day is a gift. Be brave and take hold of it. – Garrison Keillor

10. Sometimes you have to look reality in the eye, and deny it. – Garrison Keillor

11. Thank you, dear God, for this good life and forgive us if we do not love it enough. – Garrison Keillor

12. Evelyn was an insomniac so when they say she died in her sleep, you have to question that. – Garrison Keillor

13. You get old and you realize there are no answers, just stories. – Garrison Keillor

14. A girl in a bikini is like having a loaded gun on your coffee table- There’s nothing wrong with them, but it’s hard to stop thinking about. – Garrison Keillor

15. Nothing you do for children is ever wasted. – Garrison Keillor

16. The rich can afford to be progressive. Poor people have reason to be afraid of the future. – Garrison Keillor

17. Intelligence is like a four-wheel drive. It only allows you to get stuck in more remote places. – Garrison Keillor

18. I have taken so many wrong turns and been so careless with precious things and managed to lose, or break, or leave out in the rain so much that I loved. – Garrison Keillor

19. Anyone who thinks sitting in church can make you a Christian must also think that sitting in a garage can make you a car. – Garrison Keillor

20. We come from people who brought us up to believe that life is a struggle, and if you should feel really happy, be patient: this will pass. – Garrison Keillor

21. He was admired for never being at a loss for words and never wasting any either. – Garrison Keillor

22. When you wage war on the public schools, you’re attacking the mortar that holds the community together. You’re not a conservative, you’re a vandal. – Garrison Keillor

23. Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a purpose. – Garrison Keillor

24. You’re such a big liar you gotta get your neighbor to call your dog. – Garrison Keillor

I hope you enjoy reading Garrison Keillor quotes. Let me know your favorite one in the comments below. 

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Nakul Grover

Nakul Grover, author of Superhuman In You and the one who runs this blog. He has been writing on self-improvement since 2014. Featured on various websites, his works have helped thousands of people to live an extraordinary life. He loves spending his leisure hours in reading books and learning new skills.

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