Lawrence Durrell

Found 14 thoughts of Lawrence Durrell

Perhaps our only sickness is to desire a truth which we cannot bear rather than to rest content with the fictions we manufacture out of each other.

Lawrence Durrell

A city becomes a world when one loves one of it's inhabitants.

Lawrence Durrell

I imagine, therefore I belong and am free.

Lawrence Durrell

Music is only love looking for words.

Lawrence Durrell

A woman's best love letters are always written to the man she is betraying.

Lawrence Durrell

I'm trying to die correctly, but it's very difficult, you know.

Lawrence Durrell

It is not love that is blind, but jealousy.

Lawrence Durrell

Like all young men I set out to be a genius, but mercifully laughter intervened.

Lawrence Durrell

It takes a lot of energy and a lot of neurosis to write a novel. If you were really sensible, you'd do something else.

Lawrence Durrell

Music was invented to confirm human loneliness.

Lawrence Durrell

Old age is an insult. It's like being smacked.

Lawrence Durrell

The richest love is that which submits to the arbitration of time.

Lawrence Durrell

Journeys, like artists, are born and not made. A thousand differing circumstances contribute to them, few of them willed or determined by the will-whatever we may think.

Lawrence Durrell

Everyone loathes his own country and countrymen if he is any sort of artist.

Lawrence Durrell