P.D. James quotes

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I find it extraordinary that a straightforward if inelegant device for ensuring the survival of the species should involve human b ...
Great literature cannot grow from a neglected or impoverished soil. Only if we actually tend or care will it transpire that every ...
What the detective story is about is not murder but the restoration of order.
A man who lives with nature is used to violence and is companionable with death. There is more violence in an English hedgerow tha ...
God gives every bird his worm, but He does not throw it into the nest.
There comes a time when every scientist, even God, has to write off an experiment.
Human kindness is like a defective tap, the first gush may be impressive but the stream soon dries up.
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