Lawrence Durrell Quotes


13 Lawrence Durrell quotes:



"Old age is an insult. It's like being smacked."
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"Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection."
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"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."
"Like all young men I set out to be a genius, but mercifully laughter intervened."
"It's unthinkable not to love --you'd have a severe nervous breakdown. Or you'd have to be Philip Larkin."
"There are only three things to be done with a woman. You can love her, suffer for her, or turn her into literature."
"The richest love is that which submits to the arbitration of time."
"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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"I'm trying to die correctly, but it's very difficult, you know."
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"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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"Now stiff on a pillar with a phallic air nelson stylites in Trafalgar square reminds the British what once they were."
"History is an endless repetition of the wrong way of living"
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"Music is only love looking for words"



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