Iris Murdoch

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Iris Murdoch

Iris Murdoch

A bad review is even less important than whether it is raining in Patagonia.More Iris Murdoch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
But fantasy kills imagination, pornography is death to art.More Iris Murdoch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Human affairs are not serious, but they have to be taken seriously.More Iris Murdoch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Falling out of love is chiefly a matter of forgetting how charming someone is.More Iris Murdoch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Every man needs two women, a quiet home-maker, and a thrilling nymph.More Iris Murdoch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us.More Iris Murdoch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Philosophy! Empty thinking by ignorant conceited men who think they can digest without eating!More Iris Murdoch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We shall be better prepared for the future if we see how terrible, how doomed the present is.More Iris Murdoch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The notion that one will not survive a particular catastrophe is, in general terms, a comfort since it is equivalent to abolishing the catastrophe.More Iris Murdoch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
He was a sociologist; he had got into an intellectual muddle early on in life and never managed to get out.More Iris Murdoch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Being good is just a matter of temperament in the end.More Iris Murdoch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Art is the final cunning of the human soul which would rather do anything than face the gods.More Iris Murdoch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Possibly, more people kill themselves and others out of hurt vanity than out of envy, jealousy, malice or desire for revenge.More Iris Murdoch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I daresay anything can be made holy by being sincerely worshipped.More Iris Murdoch [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The cry of equality pulls everyone down.More Iris Murdoch [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Happiness is a matter of one's most ordinary and everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self.More Iris Murdoch [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
We can only learn to love by loving.More Iris Murdoch [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
One doesn't have to get anywhere in a marriage. It's not a public conveyance.More Iris Murdoch [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusion. The great task in life is to find reality.More Iris Murdoch [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The sin of pride may be a small or a great thing in someone's life, and hurt vanity a passing pinprick, or a self-destroying or ever murderous obsession.More Iris Murdoch [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Possibly, more people kill themselves and others out of hurt vanity than out of envy, jealousy, malice or desire for revenge.More Iris Murdoch [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We defend ourself with descriptions and tame the world by generalizing.More Iris Murdoch [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Love is the difficult realization that something other than oneself is real. -Iris Murdoch.More Iris Murdoch [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.More Iris Murdoch [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What a test that is: more than devotion, admiration, passion. If you long and long for someone’s company you love them.More Iris Murdoch [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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