Lawrence Durrell Quotes

Lawrence Durrell Quotes: Life, the raw material, is only lived in potentia until the artist deploys it in his work.
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Lawrence Durrell Quote: People only see in us the contemptible skirt-fever which rules our actions but completely miss the beauty-hunger underlying it.
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Quotes about Lawrence Durrell: The loved object is simply one that has shared an experience at the same moment of time, narcissistically; and the desire to be near the beloved object is at first not due to the idea of possessing it, but simply to let the two experiences compare themselves, like reflections in different mirrors. All this may precede the first look, kiss, or touch; precede ambition, pride, or envy; precede the first declarations which mark the turning point
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Quote about Lawrence Durrell: Everyone loathes his own country and countrymen if he is any sort of artist.
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Lawrence Durrell Sayings: For us artists there waits the joyous compromise through art with all that wounded or defeated us in daily life; in this way, not to evade destiny, as the ordinary people try to do, but to fulfil it in its true potential - the imagination.
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Lawrence Durrell Saying: Journeys, like artists, are born and not made. A thousand differing circumstances contribute to them, few of them willed or determined by the will-whatever we may think.
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Sayings about Lawrence Durrell: The artist's work constitutes the only satisfactory relationship he can have with his fellow men since he seeks his real friends among the dead and the unborn.
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Saying about Lawrence Durrell: She took kisses like so many coats of paint [... ] how long and how vainly I searched for excuses which might make her amorality if not palatable at lest understandable. I realize now the time I wasted in this way; instead of enjoying her and turning aside from these preoccupations with the thought, 'She is untrustworthy as she is beautiful. She takes love as plants do water, lightly, thoughtlessly.
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Lawrence Durrell Quotes: Art
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Lawrence Durrell Quote: Who invented the human heart, I wonder? Tell me, and then show me the place where he was hanged.
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Quotes about Lawrence Durrell: The memory of man is as old as misfortune
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Quote about Lawrence Durrell: Our inventions mirror our secret wishes.
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Lawrence Durrell Sayings: All artists today are expected to cultivate a little fashionable unhappiness.
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