Quotation Explorer - 'Allegory'

All life is only allegory and the real story is not here... - Richard Flanagan
Nature is a word, an allegory, a mold, an embossing, if you will. - Charles Baudelaire
...and now over to our foriegn allegory correspondant, Barv Tweezman." ~The Shielding of Mortimer Townes - Montgomery Thompson
The more ‘life’ a story has the more readily will it be susceptible of allegorical interpretations: while the better a deliberate allegory is made the more nearly will it be acceptable just as a story. - J.R.R. Tolkien
I cordially dislike allegory in all its manifestations, and always have done since I grew old and wary enough to detect its presence. - J. R. R. Tolkien
...Tolstoy said, happiness is an allegory, unhappiness a story - then what does that make us?... - John Geddes
No self is of itself alone. It has a long chain of intellectual ancestors. The "I" is chained to ancestry by many factors… This is not mere allegory, but an eternal memory. - Erwin Schrödinger
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