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 :: 1919-, British Novelist, Philosopher

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Perhaps misguided moral passion is better than confused indifference.
~ Iris Murdoch - [Causes]

 

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Philosophy! Empty thinking by ignorant conceited men who think they can digest without eating!
~ Iris Murdoch - [Philosophers and Philosophy]

 

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Possibly, more people kill themselves and others out of hurt vanity than out of envy, jealousy, malice or desire for revenge.
~ Iris Murdoch - [Vanity]

 

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The notion that one will not survive a particular catastrophe is, in general terms, a comfort since it is equivalent to abolishing the catastrophe.
~ Iris Murdoch - [Survival]

 

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The priesthood is a marriage. People often start by falling in love, and they go on for years without realizing that love must change into some other love which is so unlike it that it can hardly be recognized as love at all.
~ Iris Murdoch - [Churches]

 

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The sin of pride may be a small or a great thing in someone's life, and hurt vanity a passing pinprick, or a self-destroying or ever murderous obsession.
~ Iris Murdoch - [Pride]

 

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There is no substitute for the comfort supplied by the utterly taken-for-granted relationship.
~ Iris Murdoch - [Relationships]

 

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We shall be better prepared for the future if we see how terrible, how doomed the present is.
~ Iris Murdoch - [Present]

 

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Writing is like getting married. One should never commit oneself until one is amazed at one's luck.
~ Iris Murdoch - [Writers and Writing]

 

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