Ivy Compton-Burnett - Quotes

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A leopard does not change his spots, or change his feeling that spots are rather a credit.

A leopard does not change his spots, or change his feeling that spots are rather a credit.

Time is not a great healer. It is an indifferent and perfunctory one. Sometimes it does not heal at all. And sometimes when it seems to, no healing has been necessary. ---->>>

My youth is escaping without giving me anything it owes me. ---->>>

There is more difference within the sexes than between them. ---->>>

There is probably nothing like living together for blinding people to each other. ---->>>

Well, of course, people are only human... But it really does not seem much for them to be. ---->>>

People who have power respond simply. They have no minds but their own. ---->>>

There isn't much to say. I haven't been at all deedy. ---->>>

At a certain point my novels set. They set just as hard as that jam jar. And then I know they are finished. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: June 5, 1884
Birthplace: Pinner, Middlesex, England
Die: 08-27, 1969
Occupation: Novelist
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Dame Ivy Compton-Burnett, DBE (; 5 June 1884 – 27 August 1969) was an English novelist, published in the original editions as I. Compton-Burnett. She was awarded the 1955 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for her novel Mother and Son. Her work consists mostly of dialogue and focuses on family life among the late-Victorian or Edwardian upper middle class (wikipedia)