Love Quotes and Sayings

Iris Murdoch Love Quotes and Sayings

Iris Murdoch Love Quotes and Sayings

1. We can only learn to love by loving.

2. Falling out of love is chiefly a matter of forgetting how charming someone is.


Excerpt from Wikipedia: Dame Iris Murdoch (15 July 1919 – 8 February 1999) was an Irish author and philosopher, best known for her novels about sexual relationships, morality, and the power of the unconscious. Her first published novel, Under the Net, was selected in 2001 by the editorial board of the American Modern Library as one of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century. In 1987, she was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire.

Sayings by Iris Murdoch

1. Happiness is a matter of one’s most ordinary and everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self.

2. People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us.

3. The absolute yearning of one human body for another particular body and its indifference to substitutes is one of life’s major mysteries.

4. We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusion. The great task in life is to find reality.