Language Is A Virus

Marguerite Duras Quotes

Marguerite Duras Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Marguerite Duras
Type:
Novelist
Nationality:
French
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  • 1
    Alcohol is barren. The words a man speaks in the night of drunkenness fade like the darkness itself at the coming of day. Marguerite_DurasMarguerite Duras
  • 2
    Heterosexuality is dangerous. It tempts you to aim at a perfect duality of desire. Marguerite_DurasMarguerite Duras
  • 3
    I believe that always, or almost always, in all childhoods and in all the lives that follow them, the mother represents madness. Our mothers always remain the strangest, craziest people we've ever met. Marguerite_DurasMarguerite Duras
  • 4
    I see journalists as the manual workers, the laborers of the word. Journalism can only be literature when it is passionate. Marguerite_DurasMarguerite Duras
  • 5
    In love there are no vacations. No such thing. Love has to be lived fully with its boredom and all that. Marguerite_DurasMarguerite Duras
  • 6
    It was the men I deceived the most that I loved the most. Marguerite_DurasMarguerite Duras
  • 7
    It's afterwards you realize that the feeling of happiness you had with a man didn't necessarily prove that you loved him. Marguerite_DurasMarguerite Duras
  • 8
    It's only women who are not really quite women at all, frivolous women who have no idea, who neglect repairs. Marguerite_DurasMarguerite Duras
  • 9
    Men like women who write. Even though they don't say so. A writer is a foreign country. Marguerite_DurasMarguerite Duras
  • 10
    The best way to fill time is to waste it. Marguerite_DurasMarguerite Duras
  • 11
    The house a woman creates is a Utopia. She can't help it - can't help trying to interest her nearest and dearest not in happiness itself but in the search for it. Marguerite_DurasMarguerite Duras
  • 12
    You have to be very fond of men. Very, very fond. You have to be very fond of them to love them. Otherwise they're simply unbearable. Marguerite_DurasMarguerite Duras