Graham Greene Quotes

Graham Greene Quotes: Who knows whether there may not be a moment in childhood when the world changes forever, like making a face when the clock strikes?
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Graham Greene Quote: Time has its revenges, but revenge seems so often sour. Wouldn't we all do better not trying to understand, accepting the fact that no human being will ever understand another, not a wife with a husband, nor a parent a child? Perhaps that's why men have invented God
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Quotes about Graham Greene: You think it more difficult to turn air into wine than to turn wine into blood?.
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Quote about Graham Greene: They are always saying God loves us. If thats love Id rather have a bit of kindness.
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Graham Greene Sayings: I write about situations that are common, universal might be more correct, in which my characters are involved and from which only faith can redeem them, though often the actual manner of the redemption is not immediately clear. They sin, but there is no limit to God's mercy and because this is important, there is a difference between not confessing in fact, and the complacent and the pious may not realize it.
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Graham Greene Saying: The truth has never been of any real value to any human being - it is a symbol for mathematicians and philosophers to pursue. In human relations kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths.
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Sayings about Graham Greene: The trouble is I don't believe my unbelief.
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Saying about Graham Greene: As the end of the what is called the 'sexual life' the only love which has lasted is the love which has everything, every disappointment, every failure and every betrayal, which has accepted even the sad fact that in the end there is no desire so deep as the simple desire for companionship.
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Graham Greene Quotes: Against the beautiful and the clever and the successful, one can wage a pitiless war, but not against the unattractive: then the millstone weighs on the breast.
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Graham Greene Quote: There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in...We should be thankful we cannot see the horrors and degradations lying around our childhood, in cupboards and bookshelves, everywhere.
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Quotes about Graham Greene: Our worst enemies here are not the ignorant and simple, however cruel; our worst enemies are the intelligent and corrupt
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Quote about Graham Greene: All good novelists have bad memories. What you remember comes out as journalism; what you forget goes into the compost of the imagination.
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Graham Greene Sayings: I'm not at peace anymore. I just want him like I used to in the old days. I want to be eating sandwiches with him. I want to be drinking with him in a bar. I'm tired and I don't want anymore pain. I want Maurice. I want ordinary corrupt human love. Dear God, you know I want to want Your pain, but I don't want it now. Take it away for a while and give it me another time.
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Graham Greene Saying: In the end there is no desire so deep as the simple desire for companionship.
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Sayings about Graham Greene: Had Shakespeare listened to the news of Duncans death in a tavern or heard the knocking on his own bedroom door after he had finished the writing of Macbeth?
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Saying about Graham Greene: For an artist to think in terms of success is like a priest trying to think in terms of success.
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Graham Greene Quotes: Nobody thinks in terms of human beings. Governments don't, why should we? They talk about people and the proletariat; I talk about the suckers and the mugs. It's the same thing.
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Graham Greene Quote: Our heroes are simple: they are brave, they tell the truth, they are good swordsmen and they are never in the long run really defeated. That is why no later books satisfy us like those which were read to us in childhood-for those promised a world of great simplicity of which we knew the rules, but the later books are complicated and contradictory with experience; they are formed out of our own disappointing memories.
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