Graham Greene Quotes

Our worst enemies here are not the ignorant and simple, however cruel; our worst enemies are the intelligent and corrupt

Graham Greene

Morality comes with the sad wisdom of age, when the sense of curiosity has withered.

Graham Greene

Writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those, who do not write, compose, or paint can manage to escape the madness, the melancholia, the panic fear, which is inherent in a human condition

Graham Greene

Media is a word that has come to mean bad journalism

Graham Greene

Reality in our century is not something to be faced.

Graham Greene

Innocence always calls mutely for protection when we would be so much wiser to guard ourselves against it: innocence is like a dumb leper who has lost his bell, wandering the world, meaning no harm.

Graham Greene

Champagne, if you are seeking the truth, is better than a lie detector. It encourages a man to be expansive, even reckless, while lie detectors are only a challenge to tell lies successfully

Graham Greene

God created a number of possibilities in case some of his prototypes failed -- that is the meaning of evolution.

Graham Greene

People talk about the courage of condemned men walking to the place of execution: sometimes it needs as much courage to walk with any kind of bearing towards another person's habitual misery.

Graham Greene

Innocence is like a dumb leper who has lost his bell, wandering the world, meaning no harm.

Graham Greene

I had very good dentures once. Some magnificent gold work. It's the only form of jewelry a man can wear that women fully appreciate.

Graham Greene

Champagne, if you are seeking the truth, is better than a lie detector. It encourages a man to be expansive, even reckless, while lie detectors are only a challenge to tell lies successfully.

Graham Greene

You think it more difficult to turn air into wine than to turn wine into blood?

Graham Greene

A solitary laugh is often a laugh of superiority.

Graham Greene

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