Facts about Gerald Brenan

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Gerald Brenan was a famous Writer from England, who lived between and 1987.

Our collection contains 14 quotes who is written / told by Gerald.

Famous quotes by Gerald Brenan (14)


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"Miller is not really a writer but a non-stop talker to whom someone has given a typewriter"
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"You generally hear that what a man doesn't know doesn't hurt him, but in business what a man doesn't know does hurt"
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"The cliche is dead poetry"
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"As I get older I seem to believe less and less and yet to believe what I do believe more and more"
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"In a happy marriage it is the wife who provides the climate, the husband the landscape"
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"A healthy old fellow, who is not a fool, is the happiest creature living"
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"Wisdom is keeping a sense of fallibility of all our views and opinions"
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"We confess our bad qualities to others out of fear of appearing naive or ridiculous by not being aware of them"
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"If you wish to be brothers, let the arms fall from your hands. One cannot love while holding offensive arms"
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"Everyone is a bore to someone. That is unimportant. The thing to avoid is being a bore to oneself"
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"We are closer to the ants than to the butterflies. Very few people can endure much leisure"
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"Those who have some means think that the most important thing in the world is love. The poor know that it is money"
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"Middle age snuffs out more talent than even wars or sudden death does"
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"Intellectuals are people who believe that ideas are of more importance than values. That is to say, their own ideas and other people's values"


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