Doris Lessing

Doris Lessing

British novelist, poet, playwright, librettist, biographer and short story writer.
You can't be a Red if you're married to a civil servant.More Doris Lessing quotes [08/01/2011 10:08:17]
I lived in a brilliantly lit haze, shifting and flickering according to my changing desires. Of course, that is only a description of being young.More Doris Lessing quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I wanted to write about my mother as she should have been if she had not been messed up by World War I.More Doris Lessing quotes [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
All sanity depends on this: that it should be a delight to feel heat strike the skin, a delight to stand upright, knowing the bones moving easily under the flesh.More Doris Lessing quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Oh cat, I'd say, or pray: be-ootiful cat! Delicious cat! Exquisite cat! Satiny cat! Cat like a soft owl, cat with paws like moths, jewelled cat, miraculous cat! Cat, cat, cat, cat.More Doris Lessing quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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Rosabeth Kanter The more closed the circle, the more difficult it is for 'outsiders' to break in. Their very difficulty in entering may be taken as a sign of incompetence, a sign that the insiders were right to close their ranks. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Joan Jett In pop music, you say, 'You can do what you want to me.' Rock 'n' roll says, 'I'm gonna do what I want to you.' [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Lisa Kudrow I just want to start writing, whether or not any of it is useable or marketable. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Andrew Scott The kind of actors I admire move through different characters and genres. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Alexander Hamilton If the Constitution is adopted (and it was) the Union will be in fact and in theory an association of States or a Confederacy. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More