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Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: I was thinking that a life is just I was thinking that a life is just the history of what we give our attention to,' said Patrick. 'The rest is packaging. — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: It's no use imagining that bringing great writers It's no use imagining that bringing great writers together inevitably precipitates great conversation. — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: I'm not trying to uncover the facts of I'm not trying to uncover the facts of my life but to discover the dramatic truth of the situations I was in. — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: Snobbery is one of the things one should Snobbery is one of the things one should be most discriminating about — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: I think that some laughter comes from escaped I think that some laughter comes from escaped horror, doesn't it? — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: The first book I fell in love with The first book I fell in love with was 'Little Toot,' the story of an adorable tugboat operating out of New York Harbor. — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: Everything was usual. That was depression: being stuck, Everything was usual. That was depression: being stuck, clinging to an out-of-date version of oneself. — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: Surely: the adverb of a man without an Surely: the adverb of a man without an argument. — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: No pain is too small if it hurts, No pain is too small if it hurts, but any pain is too big if it's cherished. — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: Made him more conscious of how little experience Made him more conscious of how little experience he had of saying what he meant. — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: If anything should take place behind closed doors, If anything should take place behind closed doors, it was cruelty and betrayal. — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: They had drifted apart, as people do when They had drifted apart, as people do when they promise to stay in touch; the ones who are going to stay in touch don't need to promise. — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: In England, art was much less likely to In England, art was much less likely to be mentioned in polite society than sexual perversions or methods of torture. — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: It was unbelievable, there was the dry-cleaning ticket It was unbelievable, there was the dry-cleaning ticket again. There must be more than one. — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: You can only give things up once they You can only give things up once they start to let you down. — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: I feel on the verge of a great I feel on the verge of a great transformation, which may be as simple as becoming interested in other things. — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: Rome wasn't deconstructed in a day. Rome wasn't deconstructed in a day. — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: At the same time, his past lay before At the same time, his past lay before him like a corpse waiting to be embalmed. — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: People think they are individuals because they use People think they are individuals because they use the word "I" so often, Patrick commented. — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: Anne came downstairs wearing a white cotton dress Anne came downstairs wearing a white cotton dress almost indistinguishable from the white cotton nightgown she had taken off. — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: That was the wonderful thing about historical novels, That was the wonderful thing about historical novels, one met so many famous people. It was like reading a very old copy of Hello! magazine. — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: We are entering the Dark Ages, my friend, We are entering the Dark Ages, my friend, but this time there will be lots of neon, and screen savers, and street lighting. — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: Balance was so elusive: either it was like Balance was so elusive: either it was like this, too fast, or there was the heavy thing like wading through a swamp to get to the end of a sentence. — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: His conscience, like a sunburnt scorpion, was stinging His conscience, like a sunburnt scorpion, was stinging itself to death. — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: The thing about the 'Melrose' novels is that The thing about the 'Melrose' novels is that I have to feel they're impossible when I set out. — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: After less than a year together they now After less than a year together they now slept in separate rooms because Victor's snoring, and nothing else about him, kept her awake at night. — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: She had brushed her teeth before vomiting as She had brushed her teeth before vomiting as well, never able to utterly crush the optimistic streak in her nature. — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: She was ghastly and quite mad, but when She was ghastly and quite mad, but when I grew up I figured her worst punishment was to be herself and I didn't have to do anything more. — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Meredith Duran: If a woman could win love with her If a woman could win love with her body, the world would have no bastards. — Meredith Duran
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: the waiting-room atmosphere in which death was the the waiting-room atmosphere in which death was the delayed train ... — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: The Booker 2011 is of no more interest The Booker 2011 is of no more interest to me than the world heavyweight championship, which I'm not going to win either. It's irrelevant. — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: But that, after all, was the point of But that, after all, was the point of romantic folly. If it hadn't all gone horribly wrong, it wouldn't have been the real thing. — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: Well, the attractive thing about the subject of Well, the attractive thing about the subject of happiness is that it is notoriously difficult to write. — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: She tried to walk more slowly up the She tried to walk more slowly up the hill. God, her mind was racing, racing in neutral, — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: The best way to contradict him is to The best way to contradict him is to let him talk — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: The shock of standing again under the wide The shock of standing again under the wide pale sky, completely exposed. This must be what the oyster feels when the lemon juice falls. — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: He was just one of those Englishmen who He was just one of those Englishmen who was always saying silly things to sound less pompous, and pompous things to sound less silly. — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: It was never quite clear to Eleanor why It was never quite clear to Eleanor why the English thought it was so distinguished to have done nothing for a long time in the same place, — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: Nobody can find me here, he thought. And Nobody can find me here, he thought. And then he thought, what if nobody can find me here? — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: People never remember happiness with the care that People never remember happiness with the care that they lavish on preserving every detail of their suffering. — Edward St. Aubyn
Aubyn Quotes By Edward St. Aubyn: Most people wait for their parents to die Most people wait for their parents to die with a mixture of tremendous sadness and plans for a new swimming pool. — Edward St. Aubyn