“Men are simpler than you imagine my sweet child. But what goes on in the twisted, tortuous minds of women would baffle anyone.” … More Rebecca – Daphne du Maurier
“To understand just one life you have to swallow the world” … More Midnight’s Children – Salman Rushdie
“The important thing is moral choice. Evil has to exist along with good, in order that moral choice may operate. Life is sustained by the grinding opposition of moral entities.” … More A Clockwork Orange – Anthony Burgess
“There are as many kinds of love, as there are hearts” … More Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy
“A woman has to live her life, or live to repent not having lived it.” … More Lady Chatterley’s Lover – D.H. Lawrence
“When they asked me what I wanted to be I said I didn’t know.
“Oh, sure you know,” the photographer said.
“She wants,” said Jay Cee wittily, “to be everything.” … More The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath
“I knew I had fallen in love with Lolita forever; but I also knew she would not be forever Lolita.” … More Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov
“All is vanity, nothing is fair.” … More Vanity Fair – William Makepeace Thackeray
“I wish I could tell you how lonely I am. How cold and harsh it is here. Everywhere there is conflict and unkindness. I think God has forsaken this place. I believe I have seen hell and it’s white, it’s snow-white.” … More North & South – Elizabeth Gaskell
“Your defect is a propensity to hate everyone.”
“And yours,” he replied with a smile, “is wilfully to misunderstand them.” … More Pride & Prejudice – Jane Austen