Irving Layton (8 Quotations)
:: 1912-, Canadian Poet
Conscience: self-esteem with a halo.
~ Irving Layton - [Conscience]
God is indeed dead. He died of self-horror when He saw the creature He had made in His own image.
~ Irving Layton - [God]
Idealist: a cynic in the making.
~ Irving Layton - [Ideals and Idealism]
If poetry is like an orgasm, an academic can be likened to someone who studies the passion-stains on the bedsheets.
~ Irving Layton - [Academia]
My neighbor doesn't want to be loved as much as he wants to be envied.
~ Irving Layton - [Neighbors]
Progress of a marriage: ''There was a time when you couldn't make me happy. Now the time has come when you can make me unhappy.''
~ Irving Layton - [Marriage]
We love in another's soul whatever of ourselves we can deposit in it; the greater the deposit, the greater the love.
~ Irving Layton - [Love]
When you argue with your inferiors, you convince them of only one thing: they are as clever as you.
~ Irving Layton - [Argument]
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