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A major character has to come somehow out of the unconscious.

- Graham Greene

He's satisfied with himself. If you have a soul you can't be satisfied.

- Graham Greene, Doctor Fischer of Geneva or The Bomb Party

In human relationships, kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths.

- Graham Greene

If you have abandoned one faith, do not abandon all faith. There is always an alternative to the faith we lose. Or is it the same faith under another mask?

- Graham Greene

-"-A book takes me a year to write. It's too hard work for a revenge."-"If you knew how little you had to revenge...".

- Graham Greene, The End of the Affair

I doubt if ever one ceases to love, but one can cease to be in love as easily as one can outgrow an author one admired as a boy.

- Graham Greene, Doctor Fischer of Geneva or The Bomb Party

In Italy, for 30 years under the Borgias, they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed, but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland they had brotherly love, they had 500 years of democracy and peace - and what did that produce? The cuckoo clock.

- Graham Greene

It was not merely that his brother was dead. His brain, too young to realize the full paradox, wondered with an obscure self- pity why it was that the pulse of his brother's fear went on and on, when Francis was now where he had always been told there was no more terror and no more--darkness.

- Graham Greene, The End of the Party

There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in.

- Graham Greene

It is impossible to go through life without trust: that is to be imprisoned in the worst cell of all, oneself.

- Graham Greene

You focus on telling stories,
we do everything else.