John Fowles Quotes

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An answer is always a form of death.

answers

Duty largely consists of pretending that the trivial is critical.

duty

There are only two races on this planet—the intelligent and the stupid.
— John Fowles

intelligence

In essence the Renaissance was simply the green end of one of civilization's longest winters.

civilization

In essence the Renaissance was simply the green end of one of civilization's hardest winters.
There are many reasons why novelists write, but they all have one thing in common—a need to create an alternative world.

novelists

There comes a time in each life like a point of fulcrum. At that time you must accept yourself. It is not any more what you will become. It is what you are and always will be.

self-acceptance