Quotations by Lessing, Doris


If a fish is the movement of water embodied, given shape, then cat is a diagram and pattern of subtle air.

Doris Lessing (1919-2013) British author, biographer, playwright [b. Doris May Tayler]
Particularly Cats, ch. 2 (1967)
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It is terrible to destroy a person’s picture of himself in the interests of truth or some other abstraction.

Doris Lessing (1919-2013) British author, biographer, playwright [b. Doris May Tayler]
The Grass Is Singing (1950)
Added on 6-Jun-13 | Last updated 6-Jun-13
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