Quotation Explorer - 'Angela Carter'

I will vanish in the morning light; I was only an invention of darkness. - Angela Carter
Language is power, life and the instrument of culture, the instrument of domination and liberation. - Angela Carter
The perennial sadness of a girl who is both death and the maiden. - Angela Carter
At length the grandeur of the mountains becomes monotonous; with familiarity, the landscape ceases to provoke awe and wonder and the traveller sees the alps with the indifferent eye of those who always live there. - Angela Carter
The victim is always morally superior to the master; that is the victim's ambivalent triumph. That is why there have been so few notoriously wicked women in comparison to the number of notoriously wicked men; our victim status ensures that we rarely have the opportunity. - Angela Carter
These days, you could stage a three-point orgy in the garden and nobody would bat an eye... - Angela Carter
It is possible to be a great novelist - that is, to render a veracious account of your times - and a bad writer - that is, an incompetent practitioner of applied linguistics. - Angela Carter
Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself. You bring to a novel, anything you read, all your experience of the world. You bring your history and you read it in your own terms. - Angela Carter
Child, if such folks awe you, then picture them on the lavatory, straining, constipated. They will at once seem small, pathetic, manageable." And she whispered to me a great, universal truth: "THE BOWELS ARE GREAT LEVELLERS. - Angela Carter
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