Iris Murdoch

Iris Murdoch

Our actions are like ships which we may watch set out to sea, and not know when or with what cargo they will return to port.More Iris Murdoch quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I just enjoy translating, it's like opening one's mouth and hearing someone else's voice emerge.More Iris Murdoch quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Yes, of course, there's something fishy about describing people's feelings. You try hard to be accurate, but as soon as you start to define such and such a feeling, language lets you down. It's really a machine for making falsehoods. When we really speak the truth, words are insufficient. Almost everything except things like "pass the gravy" is a lie of a sort. And that being the case, I shall shut up. Oh, and... pass the gravy.More Iris Murdoch quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Literature could be said to be a sort of disciplined technique for arousing certain emotions.More Iris Murdoch quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Actors are cave dwellers in a rich darkness which they love and hate.More Iris Murdoch quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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