Shirley Hazzard Quotes

Top 37 wise famous quotes and sayings by Shirley Hazzard

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Shirley Hazzard quotes: What you fear most will happen to you - that is the law. What you fear most will happen to you - that is the law.
Shirley Hazzard quotes: Poetry has been the longest pleasure of my life. Poetry has been the longest pleasure of my life.
Shirley Hazzard quotes: Marriage is like democracy - it doesn't really work, but it's all we've been able to come up with ... Marriage is like democracy - it doesn't really work, but it's all we've been able to come up with ...
Shirley Hazzard quotes: Svoboda was not a brilliant man. He was a man of what used to be known as average and is now known as above-average intelligence. Svoboda was not a brilliant man. He was a man of what used to be known as average and is now known as above-average intelligence.
Shirley Hazzard quotes: Madness might sometimes give access to a kind of knowledge. But was not a guarantee. Madness might sometimes give access to a kind of knowledge. But was not a guarantee.
Shirley Hazzard quotes: I never had, or wished for, power over you. That isn't true, of course. I wanted the greatest power of all. but not advantage, or authority. I never had, or wished for, power over you. That isn't true, of course. I wanted the greatest power of all. but not advantage, or authority.
Shirley Hazzard quotes: He had the complexion, lightly webbed, of outdoor living and indoor drinking, and was a high, handsome man who might have been cruel. He had the complexion, lightly webbed, of outdoor living and indoor drinking, and was a high, handsome man who might have been cruel.
Shirley Hazzard quotes: One can only discover what has already come into existence. One can only discover what has already come into existence.
Shirley Hazzard quotes: He worked in Interim Reports, before being upgraded to Annual Reports. He worked in Interim Reports, before being upgraded to Annual Reports.
Shirley Hazzard quotes: I was often, later on, to act out with Giaconda a circumspection I did not feel: her abundance made others reticent; her openness evoked discretion. I was often, later on, to act out with Giaconda a circumspection I did not feel: her abundance made others reticent; her openness evoked discretion.
Shirley Hazzard quotes: Sometimes, surely, truth is closer to imagination or to intelligence, to love than to fact? To be accurate is not to be right. Sometimes, surely, truth is closer to imagination or to intelligence, to love than to fact? To be accurate is not to be right.
Shirley Hazzard quotes: The sweetness that all longed for night and day. Some tragedy might be idly guessed at-loss or illness. She had the luminosity of those about to die. The sweetness that all longed for night and day. Some tragedy might be idly guessed at-loss or illness. She had the luminosity of those about to die.
Shirley Hazzard quotes: I see that you are highly defensive." ... Caro said, "I withhold my analysis of your own attitude. I see that you are highly defensive." ...
Caro said, "I withhold my analysis of your own attitude.
Shirley Hazzard quotes: One doesn't really profit from experience; one merely learns to predict the next mistake. One doesn't really profit from experience; one merely learns to predict the next mistake.
Shirley Hazzard quotes: Nothing creates such untruth in you as the wish to please. Nothing creates such untruth in you as the wish to please.
Shirley Hazzard quotes: I said, "Some people do know more than others. That contributes to the impression that someone, somewhere,knows the whole thing." [p. 38] I said, "Some people do know more than others. That contributes to the impression that someone, somewhere,knows the whole thing." [p. 38]
Shirley Hazzard quotes: Americans' great and secret fear is that America may turn out to be a phenomenon rather than a civilization. Americans' great and secret fear is that America may turn out to be a phenomenon rather than a civilization.
Shirley Hazzard quotes: In England, life is a long process of composing oneself ... In England, life is a long process of composing oneself ...
Shirley Hazzard quotes: When you realize someone is trying to hurt you, it hurts less.""Unless you love them. When you realize someone is trying to hurt you, it hurts less."
"Unless you love them.
Shirley Hazzard quotes: I have a superstition that if I talk about plot, it's like letting sand out of a hole in the bottom of a bag. I have a superstition that if I talk about plot, it's like letting sand out of a hole in the bottom of a bag.