Lawrence Durrell Quotes


13 Lawrence Durrell quotes:



"I'm trying to die correctly, but it's very difficult, you know."
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"It's unthinkable not to love --you'd have a severe nervous breakdown. Or you'd have to be Philip Larkin."
"Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection."
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"Now stiff on a pillar with a phallic air nelson stylites in Trafalgar square reminds the British what once they were."
"Music is only love looking for words"
"We are the children of our landscape; it dictates behavior and even thought in the measure to which we are responsive to it"
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"There are only three things to be done with a woman. You can love her, suffer for her, or turn her into literature."
"The appalling thing is the degree of charity women are capable of. You see it all the time... love lavished on absolute fools. Love's a charity ward, you know."
"It takes a lot of energy and a lot of neurosis to write a novel. If you were really sensible, you'd do something else."
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"History is an endless repetition of the wrong way of living"
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"The richest love is that which submits to the arbitration of time."
"Old age is an insult. It's like being smacked."
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"Like all young men I set out to be a genius, but mercifully laughter intervened."



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