Lawrence Durrell Sayings and Quotes

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

Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection. Lawrence Durrell
I imagine, therefore I belong and am free. Lawrence Durrell
Old age is an insult. It's like being smacked. Lawrence Durrell
The richest love is that which submits to the arbitration of time. Lawrence Durrell
The richest love is that which submits to the arbitration of time. Lawrence Durrell
I don't believe one reads to escape reality. A person reads to confirm a reality he knows is there, but which he has not experienced. Lawrence Durrell
No one can go on being a rebel too long without turning into an autocrat. Lawrence Durrell
Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection. Lawrence Durrell
Prohibitions create the desire they were intended to cure. Lawrence Durrell
A diary is the last place to go if you wish to seek the truth about a person. Nobody dares to make the final confession to themselves on paper: or at least, not about love. Lawrence Durrell
It is not love that is blind, but jealousy. Lawrence Durrell
The heaviest impact of the work of art is in the guts. Art does not reason. It manhandles you and changes you... Lawrence Durrell
Brazil is bigger than Europe, wilder than Africa, and weirder than Baffin Land. Lawrence Durrell
Prohibitions create the desire they were intended to cure. Lawrence Durrell
It is not love that is blind, but jealousy. Lawrence Durrell
Realise how careful one must be with hate - For you become what you hate too much. Lawrence Durrell
The city, inhabited by these memories of mine, moves not only backwards into art history, started by the great names which mark every station of recorded time, but also back and forth in the living present, so to speak — among its contemporary faiths and races; the hundred little spheres which religion or lore creates and which cohere softly together like the cells to form the great sprawling jellyfish which is Alexandria today. Lawrence Durrell
Journeys, like artists, are born and not made. A thousand differing circumstances contribute to them, few of them willed or determined by the will - whatever we may think. Lawrence Durrell
The national characteristics, the restless metaphysical curiosity, the tenderness of good living and the individualism. This is the invisible constant in a place with which the ordinary tourist can get in touch just by sitting quite quietly over a glass of wine in a Paris bistro. Lawrence Durrell
Rage... burst in the center of my mind like a black bubble of fury. Lawrence Durrell
Guilt always hurries towards its complement, punishment only there does its satisfaction lie. Lawrence Durrell