Muriel Spark - Quotes

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When a noble life has prepared old age, it is not decline that it reveals, but the first days of immortality.

When a noble life has prepared old age, it is not decline that it reveals, but the first days of immortality.

It is impossible to persuade a man who does not disagree, but smiles.

It is impossible to persuade a man who does not disagree, but smiles.

It is impossible to repent of love. The sin of love does not exist. ---->>>

One's prime is elusive. You little girls, when you grow up, must be on the alert to recognize your prime at whatever time of your life it may occur. You must then live it to the full.

One's prime is elusive. You little girls, when you grow up, must be on the alert to recognize your prime at whatever time of your life it may occur. You must then live it to the full.

To me education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil's soul. To Miss Mackay it is a putting in of something that is not there, and that is not what I call education. I call it intrusion.

To me education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil's soul. To Miss Mackay it is a putting in of something that is not there, and that is not what I call education. I call it intrusion.

Parents learn a lot from their children about coping with life.

Parents learn a lot from their children about coping with life.

Be on the alert to recognize your prime at whatever time of your life it may occur.

Be on the alert to recognize your prime at whatever time of your life it may occur.

One should only see a psychiatrist out of boredom. ---->>>

Art and religion first; then philosophy; lastly science. That is the order of the great subjects of life, that's their order of importance.

Art and religion first; then philosophy; lastly science. That is the order of the great subjects of life, that's their order of importance.

All my pupils are the creme de la creme. Give me a girl of an impressionable age, and she is mine for life. ---->>>

I see no reason to keep silent about my enjoyment of the sound of my own voice as I work. ---->>>

I used to think it a pity that her mother rather than she had not thought of birth control. ---->>>

If you're going to do a thing, you should do it thoroughly. If you're going to be a Christian, you may as well be a Catholic. ---->>>

I wouldn't take the Pope too seriously. He's a Pole first, a pope second, and maybe a Christian third. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: 02-01, 1918
Birthplace:
Die: 04-13, 2006
Occupation: Novelist
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Dame Muriel Sarah Spark DBE, CLit, FRSE, FRSL (née Camberg; 1 February 1918 – 13 April 2006) was a Scottish novelist, short story writer, poet and essayist. In 2008, the The Times named Spark as No. 8 in its list of "the 50 greatest British writers since 1945".(wikipedia)