Quotation Explorer - 'Dorothy L. Sayers'

Books...are like lobster shells, we surround ourselves with 'em, then we grow out of 'em and leave 'em behind, as evidence of our earlier stages of development. - Dorothy L. Sayers
I always have a quotation for everything, it saves original thinking. - Dorothy L. Sayers
The vital power of an imaginative work demands a diversity within its unity; and the stronger the diversity the more massive the unity. - Dorothy L. Sayers
Facts are like cows. If you look them in the face long enough, they generally run away. - Dorothy L. Sayers
The planet's tyrant, dotard Death, had held his gray mirror before them for a moment and shown them the image of things to come. - Dorothy L. Sayers
A human being must have occupation if he or she is not to become a nuisance to the world. - Dorothy L. Sayers
The worst sin - perhaps the only sin - passion can commit, is to be joyless. - Dorothy L. Sayers
Forgiveness does not wipe away the consequences of the sin. The consequences are borne by somebody. - Dorothy L. Sayers
this is the weakness of most 'edifying' or 'propaganda' literature. There is no diversity...You cannot, in fact, give God His due without giving the devil his due also. - Dorothy L. Sayers
I have the most ill-regulated memory. It does those things which it ought not to do and leaves undone the things it ought to have done. But it has not yet gone on strike altogether. - Dorothy L. Sayers
That a work of creation struggles and insistently demands to be brought into being is a fact that no genuine artist would think of denying. - Dorothy L. Sayers
I can't think why fancy religions should have such a ghastly effect on one's grammar. It's a kind of intellectual rot that sets in, I'm afraid. - Dorothy L. Sayers
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