Iris Murdoch

Iris Murdoch

When does one ever know a human being? Perhaps only after one has realized the impossibility of knowledge and renounced the desire for it and finally ceased to feel even the need of it. But then what one achieves is no longer knowledge, it is simply a kind of co-existence; and this too is one of the guises of love.More Iris Murdoch quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Nothing is more beautifully and acceptably self-assertive than good singing.More Iris Murdoch quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Every artist is an unhappy lover. And unhappy lovers want to tell their story.More Iris Murdoch quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The bicycle is the most civilized conveyance known to man.More Iris Murdoch quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It was like hunting fish with an underwater gun, a sport which he had once been foolish enough to try. At one moment there is the fish - graceful, mysterious, desirable and free - and the next moment there is nothing but struggling and blood and confusion.More Iris Murdoch quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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