John Fowles

John Fowles

English writer, novelist and essayist
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]
Duty is but a pot. It holds whatever is put in it, from the greatest evil to the greatest good.More John Fowles quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He was one of the most supremely stupid men I have ever met. He taught me a great deal.More John Fowles quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In essence the Renaissance was simply the green end of one of civilization's hardest winters.More John Fowles quotes [09/05/2011 02:09:41]
Our present educational systems are all paramilitary. Their aim is to produce servants or soldiers who obey without question and who accepts their training as the best possible training. Those who are most successful in the state are those who have the most interest in prolonging the state as it is; they are also those who have the most say in the educational system, and in particular by ensuring that the educational product they want is the most highly rewarded.More John Fowles quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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