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  • Writer's pictureClay Anderson

Blood Meridian Art/Quotes

Updated: May 15, 2023

Here are some artistic interpretations and favorite quotes in Cormac McCarthy's novel - Blood Meridian.


“Notions of chance and fate are the preoccupation of men engaged in rash undertakings.”

“What joins men together is not the sharing of bread but sharing of enemies.”

“All progressions from a higher to a lower order are marked by ruins and mystery and a residue of nameless rage.”

“Trial of chance or trial of worth all games aspire to the condition of war for here that which is wagered swallows up game, player, all.”

“Specter horsemen, pale with dust, anonymous in the crenellated heat. Above all else they appeared wholly at venture, primal, provisional, devoid of order.”

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