Leonora Carrington Quotes


Military people never seem to apologize for killing each other yet novelists feel ashamed for writing some nice inert paper book that is not certain to be read by anybody.

I never eat meat as I think it is wrong to deprive animals of their life when they are so difficult to chew anyway

I've always had access to other worlds. We all do because we dream.

We went down into the silent garden. Dawn is the time when nothing breathes the hour of silence. Everything is transfixed only the light moves.

One has to be careful what one takes when one goes away forever.

People under seventy and over seven are very unreliable if they are not cats.

Wouldn't it be wonderful if I won a helicopter in a crossword puzzle competition? There is not much hope though I am afraid as they never give such practical prizes.

Art is a magic which makes the hours melt away and even days dissolve into seconds

Reason must know the heart's reasons and every other reason

I didn't have time to be anyone's muse... I was too busy rebelling against my family and learning to be an artist.

Sentimentality is a form of fatigue.

Thousands of people know my flannel knickers and though I know this may seem flirtatious it is not. I am a saint.

I warn you I refuse to be an object.

The task of the right eye is to peer into the telescope while the left eye peers into the microscope.

Painting is my vehicle of transit. I don't always know where I am going or what it means.

There are things that are not sayable. Thatâ??s why we have art.