"Pity the selfishness of lovers: it is brief, a forlorn hope it is impossible."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Elizabeth Bowen on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Elizabeth Bowen on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Elizabeth Bowen on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Elizabeth Bowen on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Elizabeth Bowen on Dalai Lama
"Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies."
"There is no end to the violations committed by children on children, quietly talking alone."
"Never to lie is to have no lock on your door, you are never wholly alone."
"Education is not so important as people think."
"Experience isn't interesting until it begins to repeat itself. In fact, till it does that, it hardly is experience."