Arthur Machen Quotes

- Notable Arthur Machen Quotes Index -

Born: March 3, 1863, Caerleon, Wales, United Kingdom
Birth Country: Wales, UK
Died: Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England, December 15, 1947
Occupation: Author

1.
Every branch of human knowledge, if traced up to its source and final principles, vanishes into mystery.
- Arthur Machen

2.
If a man dreams that he has committed a sin before which the sun hid his face, it is often safe to conjecture that, in sheer forgetfulness, he wore a red tie, or brown boots with evening dress.
- Arthur Machen

3.
It is all nonsense, to be sure and so much the greater nonsense inasmuch as the true interpretation of many dreams - not by any means of all dreams - moves, it may be said, in the opposite direction to the method of psycho-analysis.
- Arthur Machen

4.
Now, everybody, I suppose, is aware that in recent years the silly business of divination by dreams has ceased to be a joke and has become a very serious science.
- Arthur Machen

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