Ian Mcewan Quotes

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What reader wants to be told what attitude to strike? -Ian Mcewan
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One has to have the courage of one's pessimism. -Ian Mcewan
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Politics is the enemy of the imagination. -Ian Mcewan
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When its gone, you'll know what a gift love was. You'll suffer like this. So go back and fight to keep it. -Ian McEwan
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It is shaming sometimes how the body will not, or cannot, lie about emotions. Who, for decorum's sake, has ever slowed his heart, or muted a blush? -Ian Mcewan
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The luxury of being half-asleep, exploring the fringes of psychosis in safety. -Ian Mcewan
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How quickly the dead faded into each other, -Ian McEwan
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This is how the entire course of a life can be changed: by doing nothing. -Ian McEwan
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The cost of oblivious daydreaming was always this moment of return, the realignment with what had been before and now seemed a little worse. -Ian McEwan
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And though you think the world is at your feet, it can rise up and tread on you. -Ian McEwan
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I was irritated by the way he conflated his own shifting needs with an impersonal destiny. I want it, therefore... it's in the stars! -Ian McEwan
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That the world should be filled with such detail, such tiny points of human frailty, threatened to crush her and she had to look away. -Ian McEwan
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My pleasure in reading is not necessarily the witnessing of something new, but of something familiar which I haven't seen described. -Ian McEwan
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Or he was simply pretending-like many drinkers, he liked to think each new day drew a line under the day before. -Ian McEwan
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Memory's got nothing to do with years. You remember what you remember. -Ian McEwan
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was it possible that i was, in the modern term, in denial? -Ian McEwan
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The very word 'history' conjured a dull success of thrones and murderous clerical wrangling. -Ian McEwan
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He wanted a father, and for the same reason, he wanted to be a father. -Ian McEwan
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This is what he disliked about political people - injustice and calamity animated them, it was their milk, their lifeblood, it pleasured them. -Ian McEwan
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