Dystopian Author Quotes

April 27, 2020
Any visitor to an historic country town or city quickly becomes aware in his or her peregrinations that the most attractive houses in the centre are invariably the offices of lawyers.

P. D. James Dystopian Author Quotes#69

P. D. James Any visitor to an historic country town or city quickly becomes aware in his or her peregrinations that the most attractive houses in […]
April 27, 2020
First-class travel, provided one hasn't to pay for it oneself, is the most insidiously addictive of life's luxuries.

P. D. James Dystopian Author Quotes#68

P. D. James First-class travel, provided one hasn’t to pay for it oneself, is the most insidiously addictive of life’s luxuries.
April 27, 2020
You never forget the people who were kind to you in childhood, do you, sir?

P. D. James Dystopian Author Quotes#67

P. D. James You never forget the people who were kind to you in childhood, do you, sir?
April 27, 2020
gossip ... was like any other commodity in the marketplace. You received it only if you had something of value to give.

P. D. James Dystopian Author Quotes#66

P. D. James gossip … was like any other commodity in the marketplace. You received it only if you had something of value to give.
April 27, 2020
There are few couples as unhappy as those who are too proud to admit their unhappiness.

P. D. James Dystopian Author Quotes#65

P. D. James There are few couples as unhappy as those who are too proud to admit their unhappiness.
April 27, 2020
Unnatural death always provoked a peculiar unease, an uncomfortable realization that there were still some things that might not be susceptible to bureaucratic control.

P. D. James Dystopian Author Quotes#64

P. D. James Unnatural death always provoked a peculiar unease, an uncomfortable realization that there were still some things that might not be susceptible to bureaucratic […]
April 27, 2020
The secret of contentment is never to allow yourself to want anything which reason tells you you haven't a chance of getting.

P. D. James Dystopian Author Quotes#63

P. D. James The secret of contentment is never to allow yourself to want anything which reason tells you you haven’t a chance of getting.
April 27, 2020
Of all the things that human beings did together, the sexual act was the one with the most various of reasons.

P. D. James Dystopian Author Quotes#62

P. D. James Of all the things that human beings did together, the sexual act was the one with the most various of reasons.
April 27, 2020
Perhaps it's only when people are dead that we can safely show how much we cared about them. We know that it's too late then for them to do anything about it.

P. D. James Dystopian Author Quotes#61

P. D. James Perhaps it’s only when people are dead that we can safely show how much we cared about them. We know that it’s too […]