Deborah Levy Quotes

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Deborah Levy Quotes

When happiness is happening it feels as if nothing else happened before it, it is a sensation that happens only in the present tense.
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It is dishonest to give me a poem and pretend to want my opinion when what you really want are reasons to live.

— Deborah Levy

To be forceful was not the same as being powerful and to be gentle was not the same as being fragile ...

— Deborah Levy

I want to be master of my own fuck-ups.

— Deborah Levy

Life ia only worth living because we hope it will get better and we'll al get home safely.

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They would be enchanted beginners all over again, ... That was the best thing to be in life.

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Play with whatever the day brought in.

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No wonder women told him their thoughts like they told no other man. Rabah admired their bodies and laughed at their jokes. He looked like what he was a desired and much loved man with light in his eyes and money in the bank. But he also hurt women. I have seen them weep over Rabah because he removed his affection and attention and the light in his eyes shone on someone else. How was it that he could love me one day and not love me the next? What do you do with the love you feel if it is not returned?

— Deborah Levy

The unloved watch the loved perform the small rituals of their loving.

— Deborah Levy

He lifted his arm that had been resting on her shoulders and gazed at the words she had written on his hand. He had been branded as cattle are branded to show whom they belong to. The cold mountain air stung his lips. She was driving too fast on this road that had once been a forest. Early humans had lived in it. They studied fire and the movement of the sun. They read the clouds and the moon and tried to understand the human mind His father had tried to melt him into a Polish forest when he was five years old. He knew he must leave no trace or trail of his existence because he must never find his way home. That was what his father had told him. You cannot come home. This was not something possible to know but he had to know it all the same

— Deborah Levy

I realised that the question I had asked myself while writing this book [Swimming Home] was (as surgeons say) very close to the bone: 'What do we do with knowledge that we cannot bear to live with? What do we do with the things we do not want to know?'

— Deborah Levy

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