Anthony Powell Quotes


9 Anthony Powell quotes:



"Parents are sometimes a bit of a disappointment to their children. They don't fulfill the promise of their early years."
"Books do furnish a room."
"He fell in love with himself at first sight, and it is a passion to which he has always remained faithful. Self-love seems so often unrequited."
"Self-love seems so often unrequited."
"Few persons who have ever sat for a portrait can have felt anything but inferior while the process is going on."
"Growing old's like being increasingly penalized for a crime you haven't committed."
"Parents - especially step-parents - are sometimes a bit of a disappointment to their children. They don't fulfill the promise of their early years."
"It's more about faith and how God speaks to you and how it happens. I don't think I've worked on a play with such an even keel."
Author: Powell Quotes Category: Faith Quotes
"People think that because a novel's invented, it isn't true. Exactly the reverse is the case. Biography and memoirs can never be wholly true, since they cannot include every conceivable circumstance of what happened. The novel can do that."



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