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Graham Greene

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Like some wines our love could neither mature nor travel.

— Graham Greene

#love #romance #love

It's a strange thing to discover and to believe that you are loved when you know that there is nothing in you for anybody but a parent or a God to love.

— Graham Greene

#love #love

But it is impossible to go through life without trust; that is to be imprisoned in the worst cell of all, oneself.

— Graham Greene


I had to touch you with my hands, I had to taste you with my tongue; one can't love and do nothing.

— Graham Greene

#love #love

A story has no beginning or end: arbitrarily one chooses that moment of experience from which to look back or from which to look ahead.

— Graham Greene

#beginning #creative-process #end #storytelling #writing

Hate is a lack of imagination.

— Graham Greene

#hate #imagination #imagination

Innocence is a kind of insanity

— Graham Greene

#innocent #insanity #innocence

You cannot conceive, nor can I, of the appalling strangeness of the mercy of God.

— Graham Greene

#mercy #mercy

We forget very easily what gives us pain.

— Graham Greene


Of two hearts one is always warm and one is always cold: the cold heart is more precious than diamonds: the warm heart has no value and is thrown away.

— Graham Greene

#life #love #value #life

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Writing style and themes
The literary style of Graham Greene was described by Evelyn Waugh in Commonweal as "not a specifically literary style at all. The next two books The Name of Action (1930) and Rumour at Nightfall (1932) were unsuccessful; and he later disowned them. He married Vivien in 1927; and they had two children Lucy Caroline (b.

Several works such as The Confidential Agent The Third Man The Quiet American Our Man in Havana and The Human Factor also show an avid interest in the workings of international politics and espionage. " Greene never received the Nobel Prize in Literature though he finiGraham Greened runner-up to Ivo Andrić in 1961. Greene suffered from bipolar disorder which had a profound effect on his writing and personal life.

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