Like all young men I set out to be a genius, but mercifully laughter intervened.
Quote by Lawrence Durrell
Lawrence Durrell Quotes
Perhaps our only sickness is to desire a truth which we cannot bear rather than...
Music was invented to confirm human loneliness.
The appalling thing is the degree of charity women are capable of. You see it...
The richest love is that which submits to the arbitration of time.
Guilt always hurries towards its complement, punishment; only there does its satisfaction lie.
We are the children of our landscape; it dictates behavior and even thought in the...
I imagine, therefore I belong and am free.
A woman's best love letters are always written to the man she is betraying.
It is not love that is blind, but jealousy.
Truth disappears with the telling of it.
Journeys, like artists, are born and not made. A thousand differing circumstances contribute to them,...
It takes a lot of energy and a lot of neurosis to write a novel....
Music is only love looking for words.
Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection.
No one can go on being a rebel too long without turning into an autocrat.
History is an endless repetition of the wrong way of living.
It's unthinkable not to love --you'd have a severe nervous breakdown. Or you'd have to...
Our inventions mirror our secret wishes.
Old age is an insult. It's like being smacked.
Everyone loathes his own country and countrymen if he is any sort of artist.