John Le Carre

John Le Carre

English writer, author of spy novels.
Why did I desert Labour? Total bloody disillusionment. The party was a corpse. It had no ideology, it became detached, old, spineless and needed to go.More John Le Carre quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I don't think it is given to any of us to be impertinent to great religions with impunity.More John Le Carre quotes [02/01/2012 03:02:56]
What do you think spies are: priests, saints and martyrs? They're a squalid procession of vain fools, traitors too, yes; pansies, sadists and drunkards, people who play cowboys and Indians to brighten their rotten lives.More John Le Carre quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I think bankers will always get away with whatever they can get away with.More John Le Carre quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
People who've had very unhappy childhoods are pretty good at inventing themselves. If nobody invents you for yourself, nothing is left but to invent yourself for others.More John Le Carre quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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