Graham Greene

"People don't like reality, they don't like common sense, until age forces it on them."

Rating: 7.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Man is made by the places in which he lives."

Graham Greene
Graham Greene "Brighton Rock"

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Success is more dangerous than failure, the ripples break over a wider coastline."

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"We are all of us resigned to death: it's life we aren't resigned to."

Graham Greene
Graham Greene "The Heart of the Matter"

Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"He entered the territory of lies without a passport for return."

Rating: 2.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in."

Rating: 3.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"It is impossible to go through life without trust: that is to be imprisoned in the worst cell of all, oneself."

Graham Greene
Graham Greene "The Ministry of Fear"

Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"God [...] created a number of possibilities in case some of his prototypes failed - that is the meaning of evolution."

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Media is just a word that has come to mean bad journalism."

Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The world is not black and white. More like black and grey."

Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Morality comes with the sad wisdom of age, when the sense of curiosity has withered."

Graham Greene
Graham Greene "A Sort of Life"

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Champagne, if you are seeking the truth, is better than a lie detector."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The truth has never been of any real value to any human being - it is a symbol for mathematicians and philosophers to pursue. In human relations kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths."

Graham Greene
Graham Greene "The Heart of the Matter"

Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 6)

"Despair is the price one pays for setting oneself an impossible aim."

Graham Greene
Graham Greene "The Heart of the Matter"

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write, compose or paint can manage to escape the madness, melancholia, the panic and fear which is inherent in a human situation."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)