Iris Murdoch

1919 - 1999

A Quote by Jean Iris Murdoch on equality

The cry of equality pulls everyone down.

Iris Murdoch (1919 - 1999)

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A Quote by Jean Iris Murdoch on love, world, and elightenment

Falling out of love is very enlightening. For a short while you see the world with new eyes.

Iris Murdoch (1919 - 1999)

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A Quote by Jean Iris Murdoch on happiness, life, and secrets

One of the secrets of a happy life is continuous small treats.

Iris Murdoch (1919 - 1999)

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A Quote by Jean Iris Murdoch on body, indifference, life, and mystery

The absolute yearning of one human body for another particular body and its indifference to substitutes is one of life's major mysteries.

Iris Murdoch (1919 - 1999)

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A Quote by Jean Iris Murdoch on learning and love

We can only learn to love by loving.

Iris Murdoch (1919 - 1999)

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A Quote by Jean Iris Murdoch on life, obsession, pride, and vanity

The sin of pride may be a small or a great thing in someone's life, and hurt vanity a passing pinprick, or a self-destroying or ever murderous obsession.

Iris Murdoch (1919 - 1999)

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A Quote by Jean Iris Murdoch on fantasy, illusions, life, reality, and world

We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusion. The great task in life is to find reality.

Iris Murdoch (1919 - 1999)

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A Quote by Jean Iris Murdoch on character

The real character of a man is found out by his amusements.

Iris Murdoch (1919 - 1999)

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