Shirley Hazzard Quotes

Shirley Hazzard Quotes: Since the moment of the United Nations' inception, untold energies have been expended by governments not only toward the exclusion of persons of principle and distinction from the organization's leading positions, but toward the installation of men whose character and affiliations would as far as possible preclude any serious challenge to governmental sovereignty.
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Shirley Hazzard Quote: Nothing creates such untruth in you as the wish to please.
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Quotes about Shirley Hazzard: In the circle where I was raised, I knew of no one knowledgeable in the visual arts, no one who regularly attended musical performances, and only two adults other than my teachers who spoke without embarrassment of poetry and literature
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Quote about Shirley Hazzard: Madness might sometimes give access to a kind of knowledge. But was not a guarantee.
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Shirley Hazzard Sayings: That was the trouble with experience; it taught you that most people were capable of anything, so that loyalty was never quite on firm ground -- or, rather, became a matter of pardoning offenses instead of denying their existence.
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