Elizabeth Bowen (1899-1973) Irish - born British novelist, short-story writer

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Nobody can be kinder than the narcissist while you react to life in his own terms. - Elizabeth Bowen
Let's face it, who ever is adequate? We all create situations each other can't live up to, then break our hearts at them because they don't. - Elizabeth Bowen
Illusions are art, for the feeling person, and it is by art that you live, if you do. - Elizabeth Bowen
Pity the selfishness of lovers: It is brief, a forlorn hope; it is impossible. - Elizabeth Bowen
When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out. - Elizabeth Bowen
We are minor in everything but our passions. - Elizabeth Bowen
No object is mysterious. The mystery is in your eye. - Elizabeth Bowen
Who is ever adequate? We all create situations each other can't live up to, then break our hearts at them because they don't. - Elizabeth Bowen
Never to lie is to have no lock to your door, you are never wholly alone. - Elizabeth Bowen