Graham Greene Quotes
Brief author info: Graham Greene (1904-1991) English novelist, short-story writer, playwright.
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Like some wines our love could neither mature nor travel.
No building was safe from the furniture, the pictures, the human beings that it would presently contain.
American bankers believe in the personal touch; the teller conveys a sense that he happens to be there accidentally and he is overjoyed at the lucky chance of the encounter.
It's a pity people pick and choose what they learn from the Bible.
Happiness is never really so welcome as change-lessness.
Who knows whether there may not be a moment in childhood when the world changes forever, like making a face when the clock strikes?
Communists have committed great crimes, but at least they have not stood aside, like an established society, and been indifferent. I would rather have blood on my hands than water like Pilate.
Had Shakespeare listened to the news of Duncans death in a tavern or heard the knocking on his own bedroom door after he had finished the writing of Macbeth?
Despair is the price one pays for setting onself an impossible aim.
If you have abandoned one faith, do not abandon all faith. There is always an alternative to the faith we lose. Or is it the same faith under another mask?
I'm not afraid of death; I just don't want to be there when it happens.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.
Sometimes things fall apart so that better things can fall together.
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'!