Doris Lessing

Doris Lessing

British novelist, poet, playwright, librettist, biographer and short story writer.
When you're young you think that you're going to sail into a lovely lake of quietude and peace. This is profoundly untrue.More Doris Lessing quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What of course I would like to be writing is the story of the Red and White Dwarves and their Remembering Mirror, their space rocket (powered by anti-gravity), their attendant entities Hadron, Gluon, Pion, Lepton, and Muon, and the Charmed Quarks and the Coloured Quarks. But we can't all be physicists.More Doris Lessing quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Novels give you the matrix of emotions, give you the flavour of a time in a way formal history cannot.More Doris Lessing quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I didn't go to school much, so I taught myself what I knew from reading.More Doris Lessing quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The smell of manure, of sun on foliage, of evaporating water, rose to my head; two steps farther, and I could look down into the vegetable garden enclosed within its tall pale of reeds - rich chocolate earth studded emerald green, frothed with the white of cauliflowers, jeweled with the purple globes of eggplant and the scarlet wealth of tomatoes.More Doris Lessing quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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