Iris Murdoch Quotes

Iris Murdoch Quotes: Art and psychoanalysis give shape and meaning to life and that is why we adore them, but life as it is lived has no shape and meaning ...
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Iris Murdoch Quote: Food is a profound subject and one, incidentally, about which no writer lies.
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Quotes about Iris Murdoch: In almost every marriage there is a selfish and an unselfish partner. A pattern is set up and soon becomes inflexible, of one person always making the demands and one person always giving way.
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Quote about Iris Murdoch: So we live; a spirit that broods and hovers over the continual death of time, the lost meaning, the unrecaptured moment, the unremembered face, until the final chop that ends all our moments and plunges that spirit back into the void from which it came.
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Iris Murdoch Sayings: Our actions are like ships which we may watch set out to sea, and not know when or with what cargo they will return to port.
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Iris Murdoch Saying: All artists dream of a silence which they must enter, as some creatures return to the sea to spawn.
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Sayings about Iris Murdoch: That's how vile i am! I live Ireland, I breathe Ireland, and Christ how I loathe it, I wish I were a bloody Scot, that's how bloody awful it is being Irish!
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Saying about Iris Murdoch: Of course men play roles, but women play roles too, blanker ones. They have, in the play of life, fewer good lines.
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Iris Murdoch Quotes: Language is a machine for making falsehoods.
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Iris Murdoch Quote: Every artist is an unhappy lover.
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Quotes about Iris Murdoch: Every artist is an unhappy lover. And unhappy lovers want to tell their story.
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Quote about Iris Murdoch: All art deals with the absurd and aims at the simple. Good art speaks truth, indeed is truth, perhaps the only truth.
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Iris Murdoch Sayings: Art is a kind of artificial memory and the pain which attends all serious art is a sense of that factitiousness.
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Iris Murdoch Saying: Real misery cuts off all paths to itself.
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Sayings about Iris Murdoch: Most real relationships are involuntary.
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Saying about Iris Murdoch: The most potent and sacred command which can be laid upon any artist is the command: wait.
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Iris Murdoch Quotes: Freedom may be a value in politics, but it is not a value in morals.
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Iris Murdoch Quote: Love is the difficult realization that something other than oneself is real.
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