Graham Greene

1904 - 1991

A Quote by Graham Greene on life and certainty

When we are not sure, we are alive.

Graham Greene (1904 - 1991)

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A Quote by Henry Graham Greene

The Third Man.

Graham Greene (1904 - 1991)

Source: Title of novel, 1950

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A Quote by Henry Graham Greene on happiness and understanding

No human being can really understand another, and no one can arrange another's happiness.

Graham Greene (1904 - 1991)

Source: The Heart of the Matter, 1948

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A Quote by Henry Graham Greene on character

A major character has to come somehow out of the unconscious.

Graham Greene (1904 - 1991)

Source: NY Times 9 Oct 85

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A Quote by Henry Graham Greene on character and thought

The moment comes when a character does or says something you hadn't thought about. At that moment he's alive and you leave it to him.

Graham Greene (1904 - 1991)

Source: NY Times 9 Oct 85

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A Quote by Henry Graham Greene on fear, madness, therapy, wonder, and writing

Writing is a form of therapy. Sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write, compose or paint can manage to escape the madness, the melancholia, the panic fear which is inherent in the human situation.

Graham Greene (1904 - 1991)

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A Quote by Henry Graham Greene on faith, love, marriage, and patience

Have you seen a room from which faith has gone? . . . Like a marriage from which love has gone. . . . And patience, patience everywhere like a fog.

Graham Greene (1904 - 1991)

Source: The Potting Shed, 1957

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A Quote by Henry Graham Greene on future

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There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in.

Graham Greene (1904 - 1991)

Source: The Power and the Glory

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A Quote by Henry Graham Greene

This Gun for Hire.

Graham Greene (1904 - 1991)

Source: Title of novel, 1936

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A Quote by Henry Graham Greene

Our Man in Havana.

Graham Greene (1904 - 1991)

Source: Title of novel, 1958

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