Anita Brookner Quotes

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Born: July 16, 1928, London, England, UK
Birth Country: UK
Occupation: Author

Accountability in friendship is the equivalent of love without strategy.
- Anita Brookner

Existentialism is about being a saint without God being your own hero, without all the sanction and support of religion or society.
- Anita Brookner

Good women always think it is their fault when someone else is being offensive. Bad women never take the blame for anything.
- Anita Brookner

Life... is not simply a series of exciting new ventures. The future is not always a whole new ball game. There tends to be unfinished business. One trails all sorts of things around with one, things that simply won't be got rid of.
- Anita Brookner

The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
- Anita Brookner

Time misspent in youth is sometimes all the freedom one ever has.
- Anita Brookner

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