Read about file extension history in file extension history DB.


Notice: Undefined variable: author in /var/www/quotesby.net/public_html/author.php on line 7
marina warner Quotes
Notice: Undefined variable: file in /var/www/quotesby.net/public_html/author.php on line 38

Marina Warner Quotes

 

Quotes

    • The sombre-suited masculine world of the Protestant religion is altogether too much like a gentlemen's club to which the ladies are only admitted on special days.
    • When virtue is pictured as innocence and innocence equated with childlikeness, the implication is obviously that knowledge and experience are no longer media of goodness, but have become in themselves contaminating. This is a very despairing outlook, in its way as black as Augustine's original sin, for it supposes that original goodness will in all likelihood be defiled:It surrenders the attempt to represent virtue in a mature phase.
    • Creating simplicity often makes the heart leap; order has been restored, the crooked made straight. But order is understanding that things cannot be made simple, that complexity reigns and must be accepted.
    • Wonder has no opposite; it springs up already doubled in itself, compounded of dread and desire at once, attraction and recoil, producing a thrill, the shudder of pleasure and of fear.
    • marina warner

Quotes by Famous People

Who Were Also Born On
Notice: Undefined variable: daymonth_birthdate in /var/www/quotesby.net/public_html/author.php on line 136
Who Also Died On
Notice: Undefined variable: daymonth_deathdate in /var/www/quotesby.net/public_html/author.php on line 136

Copyright © www.quotesby.net