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Graham Greene

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Point me out the happy man and I will point you out either extreme egotism, selfishness, evil -- or else an absolute ignorance.

— Graham Greene

#evil #happiness #ignorance #selfishness

There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in.

— Graham Greene

#childhood #door #future #lets #moment

One can't love humanity. One can only love people.

— Graham Greene


Christmas it seems to me is a necessary festival; we require a season when we can regret all the flaws in our human relationships: it is the feast of failure, sad but consoling.

— Graham Greene

#holidays #christmas

You cannot control what you love--you watch it driving recklessly towards the broken bridge, the torn-up track, the horror of seventy years ahead.

— Graham Greene


There was a tacit understanding between them that 'liquor helped'; growing more miserable with every glass one hoped for the moment of relief.

— Graham Greene

#drinking #liquor #relationships #relief #alcohol

Friendship is something in the soul. It is a thing one feels. It is not a return for something.

— Graham Greene


There is a point of no return, unremarked at the time, in most lives.

— Graham Greene


Oh well, perhaps when you're my age you'll know the heart is an untrustworthy beast.The mind too,but it doesn't talk about love.

— Graham Greene


Insecurity is the worst sense that lovers feel: sometimes the most humdrum desireless marriage seems better. Insecurity twists meanings and poisons trust.

— Graham Greene

#love #marriage #love

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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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