Patrick White Quotes

Top 29 wise famous quotes and sayings by Patrick White

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Patrick White quotes: To kiss and to kill are similar words to eyes that focus with difficulty. To kiss and to kill are similar words to eyes that focus with difficulty.
Patrick White quotes: Such was the texture of her marble.[In a description of Laura Trevelyan.] Such was the texture of her marble.
[In a description of Laura Trevelyan.]
Patrick White quotes: Reason finally holds a gun at its head - and does not always miss. Reason finally holds a gun at its head - and does not always miss.
Patrick White quotes: To understand the stars would spoil their appearance. To understand the stars would spoil their appearance.
Patrick White quotes: To make yourself, it is also necessary to destroy yourself. To make yourself, it is also necessary to destroy yourself.
Patrick White quotes: So that, in the end, there was no end. So that, in the end, there was no end.
Patrick White quotes: Human relationships are vast as deserts: they demand all daring, she seemed to suggest. Human relationships are vast as deserts: they demand all daring, she seemed to suggest.
Patrick White quotes: There's nothing so inhuman as a human being. There's nothing so inhuman as a human being.
Patrick White quotes: No animal suffers worse than a human being. No animal suffers worse than a human being.
Patrick White quotes: At times his arrogance did resolve itself into simplicity, though it was difficult, especially for strangers, to distinguish these occasions. At times his arrogance did resolve itself into simplicity, though it was difficult, especially for strangers, to distinguish these occasions.
Patrick White quotes: There are moments when the eyes flow into each other. Then the souls are wrapped around each other across a distance There are moments when the eyes flow into each other. Then the souls are wrapped around each other across a distance
Patrick White quotes: Human behavior is a series of lunges, of which, it is sometimes sensed, the direction is inevitable. Human behavior is a series of lunges, of which, it is sometimes sensed, the direction is inevitable.
Patrick White quotes: The mystery of life is not salved by success, which is an end in itself, but in failure, in perpetual struggle, in becoming. The mystery of life is not salved by success, which is an end in itself, but in failure, in perpetual struggle, in becoming.
Patrick White quotes: The map? I will first make it. The map? I will first make it.
Patrick White quotes: If I have not lost my mind I can sometimes hear it preparing to defect If I have not lost my mind I can sometimes hear it preparing to defect
Patrick White quotes: Life is full of alternatives but no choice. Life is full of alternatives but no choice.
Patrick White quotes: In general,' Voss replied, 'it is necessary to communicate without knowledge of the language. In general,' Voss replied, 'it is necessary to communicate without knowledge of the language.
Patrick White quotes: I continued writing the bad plays which fortunately nobody would produce, just as no one did me the unkindness of publishing my early novels. I continued writing the bad plays which fortunately nobody would produce, just as no one did me the unkindness of publishing my early novels.
Patrick White quotes: My father and mother were second cousins, though they did not meet till shortly before their marriage. My father and mother were second cousins, though they did not meet till shortly before their marriage.