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Lawrence Durrell

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Does not everything depend on our interpretation of the silence around us?


— Lawrence Durrell


#silence

I don’t believe one reads to escape reality. A person reads to confirm a reality he knows is there, but which he has not experienced.


— Lawrence Durrell


#reading #reality #escape

Who invented the human heart, I wonder? Tell me, and then show me the place where he was hanged.


— Lawrence Durrell


#love

Music is only love looking for words.


— Lawrence Durrell


#love #music #only #only love #words

The realisation of one's own death is the point at which one becomes adult.


— Lawrence Durrell


#death

Art like life is an open secret.


— Lawrence Durrell


#life #art

A diary is the last place to go if you wish to seek the truth about a person. Nobody dares to make the final confession to themselves on paper: or at least, not about love.


— Lawrence Durrell


#love

Sorrow is implicit in love as gravitation is implicit in mass.


— Lawrence Durrell


#love

Art—the meaning of the pattern of our common actions in reality. The cloth-of-gold that hides behind the sackcloth of reality, forced out by the pain of human memory.


— Lawrence Durrell


#meaning #meaning-of-life #pain #reality #art

I suppose the secret of his success is in his tremendous idleness which almost approaches the supernatural.


— Lawrence Durrell


#success #supernatural






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Did you know about Lawrence Durrell?

It has been posthumously suggested that Durrell never had British citizenship though more accurately he became defined as a non-patrial in 1968 due to the amendment to the Commonwealth Immigrants Act 1962. His first school was St.

It has been posthumously suggested that Durrell never had British citizenship though more accurately he became defined as a non-patrial in 1968 due to the amendment to the Commonwealth Immigrants Act 1962. His most famous work is the tetralogy the Alexandria Quartet. Hence he was denied the right to enter or settle in Britain under new laws and had to apply for a visa for each entry.

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