Storm Jameson Quotes

Top 54 wise famous quotes and sayings by Storm Jameson

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Storm Jameson quotes: My mind is not suited to go much into company. My mind is not suited to go much into company.
Storm Jameson quotes: In France, even heresy rapidly hardens into dogma. In France, even heresy rapidly hardens into dogma.
Storm Jameson quotes: Happiness comes from the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed. Happiness comes from the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
Storm Jameson quotes: If we are to survive on this planet, there must be compromises. If we are to survive on this planet, there must be compromises.
Storm Jameson quotes: Perhaps this is in the end what most marriages are - gentleness, memory, and habit. Perhaps this is in the end what most marriages are - gentleness, memory, and habit.
Storm Jameson quotes: The critic's hankering to be law-giver rather than servant of literature is irrepressible. The critic's hankering to be law-giver rather than servant of literature is irrepressible.
Storm Jameson quotes: Nationalism will keep its venom until we succeed in creating an image of the nations of the whole world as so many provinces. Nationalism will keep its venom until we succeed in creating an image of the nations of the whole world as so many provinces.
Storm Jameson quotes: I am never happier than when I am alone in a foreign city; it is as if I had become invisible. I am never happier than when I am alone in a foreign city; it is as if I had become invisible.
Storm Jameson quotes: Nothing lasts. Not even a great sorrow. Nothing lasts. Not even a great sorrow.
Storm Jameson quotes: Invaders always destroy libraries. Invaders always destroy libraries.
Storm Jameson quotes: Sadistic literature is not only inhumane. It is anti-human. Sadistic literature is not only inhumane. It is anti-human.
Storm Jameson quotes: There is only one world the world pressing against you this minute. There is only one world the world pressing against you this minute.
Storm Jameson quotes: When you talk of revolution ... you never talk of the day after. When you talk of revolution ... you never talk of the day after.
Storm Jameson quotes: She did not so much cook as assassinate food. She did not so much cook as assassinate food.
Storm Jameson quotes: In my firm, we dealt in lies. Advertising is that ... the skilful use of the truth to mislead, to spoil, to debase. In my firm, we dealt in lies. Advertising is that ... the skilful use of the truth to mislead, to spoil, to debase.
Storm Jameson quotes: For what I have received may the Lord make me truly thankful. And more truly for what I have not received. For what I have received may the Lord make me truly thankful. And more truly for what I have not received.
Storm Jameson quotes: A joke is a joke or the image of a truth ... A joke is a joke or the image of a truth ...
Storm Jameson quotes: Failures to love are irremediable and irredeemable. Failures to love are irremediable and irredeemable.
Storm Jameson quotes: Language is memory and metaphor. Language is memory and metaphor.
Storm Jameson quotes: I do not think about absent persons as often or with such intense longing as I think of places. They lie one below the other in my mind ... I do not think about absent persons as often or with such intense longing as I think of places. They lie one below the other in my mind ...
Storm Jameson quotes: Is it really beyond our wits to devise some form of censorship which would trap only the crudely sadistic? Is it really beyond our wits to devise some form of censorship which would trap only the crudely sadistic?
Storm Jameson quotes: I used words without precautions. I wanted to disappear into them, I fled into the bovaryism of the writer trying to create an effect. I used words without precautions. I wanted to disappear into them, I fled into the bovaryism of the writer trying to create an effect.
Storm Jameson quotes: A politician is forced to make a habit of noble phrases and optimistic lies. In the end they infect himself. A politician is forced to make a habit of noble phrases and optimistic lies. In the end they infect himself.
Storm Jameson quotes: There is a stage in any misery when the victim begins to find a deep satisfaction in it. There is a stage in any misery when the victim begins to find a deep satisfaction in it.
Storm Jameson quotes: Lord, if there is a heartache Vienna cannot cure I hope never to feel it. I came home cured of everything except Vienna. Lord, if there is a heartache Vienna cannot cure I hope never to feel it. I came home cured of everything except Vienna.
Storm Jameson quotes: A minor symptom of wars is the cancerous growth of committees. A minor symptom of wars is the cancerous growth of committees.
Storm Jameson quotes: The truth is exactly that which can't be got into words. We are forced to lie, a little or, if we are inferior, much. The truth is exactly that which can't be got into words. We are forced to lie, a little or, if we are inferior, much.
Storm Jameson quotes: There is as much vanity in self-scourgings as in self-justification. There is as much vanity in self-scourgings as in self-justification.
Storm Jameson quotes: Only one person in a thousand knows the trick of really living in the present. Only one person in a thousand knows the trick of really living in the present.
Storm Jameson quotes: Writing was a chimney for my blazing ambitions. Writing was a chimney for my blazing ambitions.
Storm Jameson quotes: The impossible talked of is less impossible from the moment words are laid to it. The impossible talked of is less impossible from the moment words are laid to it.
Storm Jameson quotes: The sex even in serious pornography has less singularity than the mating of squirrels. The sex even in serious pornography has less singularity than the mating of squirrels.
Storm Jameson quotes: If the novel is dying, I see no chance that dismembering it will revive it. If the novel is dying, I see no chance that dismembering it will revive it.