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Elizabeth Bowen – 10 Quotes

 

10 Quotes by Elizabeth Bowen

 

Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies.

– Elizabeth Bowen


Never to lie is to have no lock on your door, you are never wholly alone.

– Elizabeth Bowen


There is no end to the violations committed by children on children, quietly talking alone.

– Elizabeth Bowen


Education is not so important as people think.

– Elizabeth Bowen


Experience isn’t interesting until it begins to repeat itself. In fact, till it does that, it hardly is experience.

– Elizabeth Bowen


Pity the selfishness of lovers: it is brief, a forlorn hope it is impossible.

– Elizabeth Bowen


When you love someone all your saved up wishes start coming out.

– Elizabeth Bowen


Autumn arrives in early morning, but spring at the close of a winter day.

– Elizabeth Bowen


Fantasy is toxic: the private cruelty and the world war both have their start in the heated brain.

– Elizabeth Bowen


Intimacies between women often go backwards, beginning in revelations and ending in small talk.

– Elizabeth Bowen