Pat Conroy Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old pat conroy quotes, pat conroy sayings, and pat conroy proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


There's no word in the language I revere more than 'teacher.' My heart sings when a kid refers to me as his teacher, and it always has. I've honored myself and the entire family of man by becoming a teacher.     

Pat Conroy

Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.     

Pat Conroy

Each divorce is the death of a small civilization.     

Pat Conroy

Honor is the presence of God in man.     

Pat Conroy

Good coaching is good teaching and nothing else.     

Pat Conroy

When mom and dad went to war, the only prisoners they took were the children.     

Pat Conroy

Without music, life is a journey through a desert.     

Pat Conroy

Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.     

Pat Conroy

Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quiestest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.     

Pat Conroy

Laughter is the only strategy that has ever worked at all for me when my world is falling apart.     

Pat Conroy

Violence send deep roots into the heart, it has no seasons, it is always ripe, evergreen.     

Pat Conroy

Fantasy is one of the soul's brighter porcelains.     

Pat Conroy

Once you have travelled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.     

Pat Conroy

You get a little moody sometimes but I think that's because you like to read. People that like to read are always a little fucked up.     

Pat Conroy

A story untold could be the one that kills you.     

Pat Conroy

Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends. The mind can never break off from the journey.     

Pat Conroy

Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.     

Pat Conroy

Paranoia has a sharper taste if the danger is real.     

Pat Conroy

Without music, life is a journey through a desert.     

Pat Conroy

The fruit tasted foreign but indigenous, like sunlight a tree had changed through patience.     

Pat Conroy

Walking the streets of Charleston in the late afternoons of August was like walking through gauze or inhaling damaged silk.     

Pat Conroy

There is no teacher more discriminating or transforming than loss.      

Pat Conroy

There is no downside to winning. It feels forever fabulous.     

Pat Conroy

A breeze lifted off the ocean and several hundred notes from the wind chimes tinkled like ice shaken in silver cups. They altered the mood of the forest the way an orchestra does a theater when it begins tuning up its instruments.     

Pat Conroy

Happiness is an accident of nature, a beautiful and flawless aberration.     

Pat Conroy