"International relationships are preordained to be clumsy gestures based on imperfect knowledge."
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."Rebecca West on Albert Einstein
"Information is not knowledge."Rebecca West on Albert Einstein
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."Rebecca West on Marcus Garvey
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."Rebecca West on Albert Einstein
"Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven."Rebecca West on William Shakespeare
"Any authentic work of art must start an argument between the artist and his audience."
"A strong hatred is the best lamp to bear in our hands as we go over the dark places of life, cutting away the dead things men tell us to revere."
"Writing has nothing to do with communication between person and person, only with communication between different parts of a person's mind."
"There is no wider gulf in the universe than yawns between those on the hither and thither side of vital experience."
"It is sometimes very hard to tell the difference between history and the smell of skunk."