BlancheVernon occupied her time most usefully in keeping feelings at bay.
1986 Misalliance, ch.1.
Satire is dependent on strong beliefs, and on strong beliefs wounded.Anita Brookner
It is best to marry for purely selfish reasons.Anita Brookner
It is my contention that Aesop was writing for the tortoise market?hares have no time to read.Anita Brookner
Good women always think it is their fault when someone else is being offensive. Bad women never take the blame for anything.Anita Brookner
I think you always feel braver in another language.Anita Brookner
They were privileged children?they would always expect to be greeted with smiles.Anita Brookner
In youth Beatrice had been attractive, but what was attractive about her was not her appearance but her disposability.Anita Brookner