Pity the selfishness of lovers: it is brief a forlorn hope it is impossible.

Elizabeth Bowen Hope Quote

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

Elizabeth Bowen Love Quote

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

Elizabeth Bowen Morning Quote

Fantasy is toxic: the private cruelty and the world war both have their start in the heated brain.

Elizabeth Bowen War Quote

Intimacies between women often go backwards beginning in revelations and ending in small talk.

Elizabeth Bowen Women Quote

Education is not so important as people think.

Elizabeth Bowen Education Quote

Experience isn’t interesting until it begins to repeat itself. In fact till it does that it hardly is experience.

Elizabeth Bowen Experience Quote

Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies.

Never to lie is to have no lock on your door you are never wholly alone.

There is no end to the violations committed by children on children quietly talking alone.

Elizabeth Bowen Loneliness Quotes