Lawrence Durrell quotes

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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.
Journeys, like artists, are born and not made. A thousand differing circumstances contribute to them, few of them willed or determ ...
Music was invented to confirm human loneliness.
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. Lo ...
It's unthinkable not to love--you'd have a severe nervous breakdown. Or you'd have to be Philip Larkin.
It's only with great vulgarity that you can achieve real refinement, only out of bawdry that you can get tenderness.
For us artists there waits the joyous compromise through art with all that wounded or defeated us in daily life; in this way, not ...
Guilt always hurries towards its complement, punishment; only there does its satisfaction lie.
A woman's best love letters are always written to the man she is betraying.
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