Philip Sington Quotes


Desire is an appetite quickly sated. Longing is a wound an opening in the heart or the spirit. Whatever the cause whatever the duration it almost always leaves a scar.

One of the joys of being in love is that it clarifies your priorities. Complication arises from not knowing what you want.

We drank our coffee the Russian way. That is to say we had vodka before it and vodka afterwards.

I was already at an age when putting off anything was a bad idea.

I wanted her body and soul but body first.

The future can always wait so long as the here-and-now is rapturous.

To rehearse imaginary conversations on paper is called literature. To do so out loud is called madness.

For the writer under Actually Existing Socialism describing sex is a simple matter: he simply does not do it (the describing I mean not the sex).