Anita Brookner

"Real love is a pilgrimage. It happens when there is no strategy, but it is very rare because most people are strategists."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Existentialism is about being a saint without God; being your own hero, without all the sanction and support of religion or society."

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The lessons taught in great books are misleading. The commerce in life is rarely so simple and never so just."

Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Writing is the enemy of forgetfulness, of thoughtlessness. For the writer there is no oblivion. Only endless memory."

Anita Brookner
Anita Brookner "Look at Me"

Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Great writers are the saints for the godless."

Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Good women always think it is their fault when someone else is being offensive. Bad women never take the blame for anything."

Anita Brookner
Anita Brookner "Hotel du Lac"

Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Time misspent in youth is sometimes all the freedom one ever has."

Anita Brookner
Anita Brookner "The Misalliance"

Rating: 3.40 (Number of Voters: 5)