John Fowles

John Fowles

English writer, novelist and essayist
People knew less of each other, and so were more individual. The entire world was not for them only a push or switch away. Strangers were strange, and sometimes with an exciting, beautiful strangeness. It may be better for humanity that we should communicate more and more. But I am a heretic, I think our ancestors' isolation was like the greater space they enjoyed: it can only be envied. The world is only too literally too much with us now.More John Fowles quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Our accepting what we are must always inhibit our being what we ought to be.More John Fowles quotes [09/05/2011 02:09:14]
In essence the Renaissance was simply the green end of one of civilization's hardest winters.More John Fowles quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I am one in a row of specimens. It's when I try to flutter out of line that he hates me. I'm meant to be dead, pinned, always the same, always beautiful. He knows that part of my beauty is being alive. but it's the dead me he wants. He wants me living-but-dead.More John Fowles quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The profoundest distances are never geographical.More John Fowles quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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