Malcolm Bradbury

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Malcolm Bradbury

Malcolm Bradbury

Only the old are innocent. That is what the Victorians understood, and the Christians. Original sin is a property of the young. The old grow beyond corruption very quickly.More Malcolm Bradbury [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The English are polite by telling lies. The Americans are polite by telling the truth.More Malcolm Bradbury [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I like the English. They have the most rigid code of immorality in the world.More Malcolm Bradbury [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A conventional good read is usually a bad read, a relaxing bath in what we know already. A true good read is surely an act of innovative creation in which we, the readers, become conspirators.More Malcolm Bradbury [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Culture is a way of coping with the world by defining it in detail.More Malcolm Bradbury [10/15/2011 09:10:57]
English history is all about men liking their fathers, and American history is all about men hating their fathers and trying to burn down everything they ever did.More Malcolm Bradbury [10/15/2011 09:10:15]
If God had been a liberal, we wouldn't have had the Ten Commandments - we'd have the Ten Suggestions.More Malcolm Bradbury [10/15/2011 09:10:47]
My experience of ships is that on them one makes an interesting discovery about the world. One finds one can do without it completely.More Malcolm Bradbury [10/15/2011 09:10:01]
You Liberals think that goats are just sheep from broken homes.More Malcolm Bradbury [10/15/2011 09:10:47]
I like the English. They have the most rigid code of immorality in the world.More Malcolm Bradbury [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If God had been a liberal, we wouldn't have had the Ten Commandments - we'd have the Ten Suggestions.More Malcolm Bradbury [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Reading someone else's newspaper is like sleeping with someone else's wife. Nothing seems to be precisely in the right place, and when you find what you are looking for, it is not clear then how to respond to it.More Malcolm Bradbury [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Marriage is the most advanced form of warfare in the modern world.More Malcolm Bradbury [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The better class of Briton likes to send his children away to school until they're old and intelligent enough to come home again. Then they're too old and intelligent to want to.More Malcolm Bradbury [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I've often thought that my scruples about stealing books were the only thing that stood in the way of my being a really great scholar.More Malcolm Bradbury [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I've noticed your hostility towards him... I ought to have guessed you were friends.More Malcolm Bradbury [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The English are polite by telling lies. The Americans are polite by telling the truth.More Malcolm Bradbury [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
English history is all about men liking their fathers, and American history is all about men hating their fathers and trying to burn down everything they ever did.More Malcolm Bradbury [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Life is a crisis - so what!More Malcolm Bradbury [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Culture is a way of coping with the world by defining it in detail.More Malcolm Bradbury [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
On many American campuses the only qualification for admission was the ability actually to find the campus and then discover a parking space.More Malcolm Bradbury [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Most beds aren't as intimate as people think they are.More Malcolm Bradbury [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
With sociology one can do anything and call it workMore Malcolm Bradbury [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
But you are involved in the world, and your actions have consequences for other people, and if you don't recognize that, then that's the supreme kind of cruelty. Everyone shares someone else's fate to some extent.More Malcolm Bradbury [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Genitals are a great distraction to scholarshipMore Malcolm Bradbury [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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