Life... is not simply a series of exciting new ventures. The future is not always a whole new ball game. There tends to be unfinished business. One trails all sorts of things around with one, things that simply won't be got rid of.
More Quotes from Anita Brookner:Existentialism is about being a saint without God; being your own hero, without all the sanction and support of religion or society.
A complete woman is probably not a very admirable creature. She is manipulative, uses other people to get her own way, and works within whatever system she is in.
Good women always think it is their fault when someone else is being offensive. Bad women never take the blame for anything.
It is my contention that Aesop was writing for the tortoise market. hares have no time to read.
The lessons taught in great books are misleading. The commerce in life is rarely so simple and never so just.
Old men should have more care to end life well than to live long.
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