The best Quotations


A man of eighty has outlived probably three new schools of painting, two of architecture and poetry, a hundred in dress.
- Joyce Cary

For good and evil, man is a free creative spirit. this produces the very queer world we live in, a world in continuous creation and therefore continuous change and insecurity.
- Joyce Cary

God is a character, a real and consistent being, or he is nothing. if god did a miracle he would deny his own nature and the universe would simply blow up, vanish, become nothing.
- Joyce Cary

I look upon life as a gift from god. i did nothing to earn it. now that the time is coming to give it back, i have no right to complain.
- Joyce Cary

It is the tragedy of the world that no one knows what he doesn't know, and the less a man knows, the more sure he is that he knows everything.
- Joyce Cary

Religion is organized to satisfy and guide the soul - politics does the same thing for the body.
- Joyce Cary

The will is never free - it is always attached to an object, a purpose. it is simply the engine in the car - it can't steer.
- Joyce Cary


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Quotation It is an old psychological axiom that constant exposure to the object of fear immunizes against the fear. - writer
Quotation The tallest trees are most in the power of the winds, and ambitious men of the blasts of fortune. - writer
Quotation Every rascal is not a thief, but every thief is a rascal. - writer
Quotation All my possessions for a moment of time. - writer
Quotation What will happen to sex after liberation? Frankly, I don't know. It is a great mystery to all of us. - writer
Quotation When I am in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a drawing room full of dukes. - writer