Liking other people is an illusion we have to cherish in ourselves if we are to live in society.
More Quotes from John Fowles:He was one of the most supremely stupid men I have ever met. He taught me a great deal.
I knew I would always want to go on living with myself, however hollow I became, however diseased.
In some mysterious way woods have never seemed to me to be static things. In physical terms, I move through them; yet in metaphysical ones, they seem to move through me.
It is not only species of animal that die out, but whole species of feeling. And if you are wise you will never pity the past for what it did not know, but pity yourself for what it did.
I mean I never feel I feel what I ought to feel.
In essence the Renaissance was simply the green end of one of civilization's hardest winters.
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