But fantasy kills imagination, pornography is death to art.
Quote by Iris Murdoch
Perhaps misguided moral passion is better than confused indifference.
Falling out of love is very enlightening. For a short while you see the world...
Only lies and evil come from letting people off.
I think being a woman is like being Irish. Everyone says you're important and nice,...
Literature could be said to be a sort of disciplined technique for arousing certain emotions.
Philosophy! Empty thinking by ignorant conceited men who think they can digest without eating!
One doesn't have to get anywhere in a marriage. It's not a public conveyance.
We can only learn to love by loving.
Happiness is a matter of one's most ordinary and everyday mode of consciousness being busy...
Being good is just a matter of temperament in the end.
Human affairs are not serious, but they have to be taken seriously.
Love is the difficult realization that something other than oneself is real.
Falling out of love is chiefly a matter of forgetting how charming someone is.
Every man needs two women: a quiet home-maker, and a thrilling nymph.
I see myself as Rhoda, not Mary Tyler Moore.
The notion that one will not survive a particular catastrophe is, in general terms, a...
The priesthood is a marriage. People often start by falling in love, and they go...
I daresay anything can be made holy by being sincerely worshipped.
Moralistic is not moral. And as for truth - well, it's like brown - it's...
In almost every marriage there is a selfish and an unselfish partner. A pattern is...