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18 Famous Quotes by Elizabeth Bowen
6/7/1899 - 2/22/1973
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No object is mysterious. The mystery is in your eye.

Mystery Quotes, by Elizabeth Bowen

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The charm, one might say the genius of memory, is that it is choosy, chancy, and temperamental: it rejects the edifying cathedral and indelibly photographs the small boy outside, chewing a hunk of melon in the dust.

Memory Quotes, by Elizabeth Bowen

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Intimacies between women often go backwards, beginning in revelations and ending in small talk without loss of esteem

Familiarity Quotes, by Elizabeth Bowen

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When you love someone, all your saved-up wishes start coming out.

Wishes Quotes, by Elizabeth Bowen

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Fate is not an eagle, it creeps like a rat.

Fate Quotes, by Elizabeth Bowen , Source: The House in Paris (pt. 2, ch. 2)

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When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.

Love Quotes, by Elizabeth Bowen

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Some people are molded by their admirations, others by their hostilities.

Admiration Quotes, by Elizabeth Bowen

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It is not our exalted feelings, it is our sentiments that build the necessary home.

Emotion` Quotes, by Elizabeth Bowen

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Autumn arrives in the early morning, but spring at the close of a winter day.

Seasons Quotes, by Elizabeth Bowen

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Some people are molded by their admirations, others by their hostilities.

Inspirational Quotes, by Elizabeth Bowen

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It is not our exalted feelings, it is our sentiments that build the necessary home.

All about love Quotes, by Elizabeth Bowen

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The charm, one might say the genius of memory, is that it is choosy, chancy, and temperamental: it rejects the edifying cathedral and indelibly photographs the small boy outside, chewing a hunk of melon in the dust.

Existence Quotes, by Elizabeth Bowen

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Language is a mixture of statement and evocation.

Language Quotes, by Elizabeth Bowen

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Mechanical difficulties with language are the outcome of internal difficulties with thought.

Language Quotes, by Elizabeth Bowen

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Absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends.

Loneliness and solitude Quotes, by Elizabeth Bowen

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The heart may think it knows better: the senses know that absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends. The friend becomes a traitor by breaking, however unwillingly or sadly, out of our own zone: a hard judgment is passed on him, for all the pleas of the heart.

Loneliness and solitude Quotes, by Elizabeth Bowen

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Nobody speaks the truth when there's something they must have.

Negativity Quotes, by Elizabeth Bowen

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The charm, one might say the genius, of memory is that it is choosy, chancy and temperamental; it rejects the edifying cathedral and indelibly photographs the small boy outside, chewing a hunk of melon in the dust.

Photography Quotes, by Elizabeth Bowen

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