John Fowles

John Fowles

English writer, novelist and essayist
We can sometimes recognize the looks of a century ago on a modern face; but never those of a century to come.More John Fowles quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The human race is unimportant. It is the self that must not be betrayed." "I suppose one could say that Hitler didn't betray his self." "You are right. He did not. But millions of Germans did betray their selves. That was the tragedy. Not that one man had the courage to be evil. But that millions had not the courage to be good.More John Fowles quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I knew words were like chains, they held me back . . . the act of description taints the description.More John Fowles quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
These last few days I've felt Godless. I've felt cleaner, less muddled, less blind. I still believe in a God. But he's so remote, so cold, so mathematical. I see that we have to live as if there is no God. Prayer and worship and singing hymns-all silly and useless.More John Fowles quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It's no good. I've been trying to sleep for the last half-hour, and I can't. Writing here is a sort of drug. It's the only thing I look forward to. This afternoon I read what I wrote... And it seemed vivid. I know it seems vivid because my imagination fills in all the bits another person wouldn't understand. I mean, it's vanity. But it seems a sort of magic... And I just can't live in this present. I would go mad if I didMore John Fowles quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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