Angela Carter Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Angela Carter quotes, Angela Carter sayings, and Angela Carter proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Nothing is a matter of life and death except life and death. Angela Carter
But you have no silver linings without a cloud. Angela Carter
Anticipation is the greater part of pleasure. Angela Carter
Marianne had sharp, cold eyes and she was spiteful but her father loved her. Angela Carter
Nostalgia, the vice of the aged. We watch so many old movies our memories come in monochrome. Angela Carter
Anxiety is the beginning of conscience, which is the parent of the soul but is not compatible with innocence. Angela Carter
Despair is the constant companion of the clown. Angela Carter
The invisible is only another unexplored country, a brave new world. Angela Carter
Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself. Angela Carter
The bed is now as public as the dinner table and governed by the same rules of formal confrontation. Angela Carter
The clown may be the source of mirth, but - who shall make the clown laugh? Angela Carter
Spindly branches of buttercups were secreted among gleaming stems still moist at the roots from last night's rain that had washedand refreshed the entire wood, had dowered it in poignant transparency, the unique, inconsolable quality of rainy countries, as if all was glimpsed through tears. Angela Carter
I think it's one of the scars in our culture that we have too high an opinion of ourselves. We align ourselves with the angels instead of the higher primates. Angela Carter
In a secular age, an authentic miracle must purport to be a hoax, in order to gain credit in the world. Angela Carter
A day without an argument is like an egg without salt. Angela Carter
Language is power, life and the instrument of culture, the instrument of domination and liberation. Angela Carter
The kind of power mothers have is enormous. Angela Carter
The invisible is only another unexplored country, a brave new world. Angela Carter
Your green eye is a reducing chamber. If I look into it long enough, I wil become as small as my own reflection, I will diminish to a point and vanish. Angela Carter
The tiger will never lie down with the lamb. He acknowledges no pact that is not reciprocal. The lamb must learn to run with the tigers. Angela Carter
The shrill cry of the newborn...like the sound of the blade of a skate on ice. Angela Carter
I think it's one of the scars in our culture that we have too high an opinion of ourselves. We align ourselves with the angels instead of the higher primates. Angela Carter