Piquancy from Iris Murdoch

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“Meat is really just an excuse for eating vegetables.”
(“The Sea, The Sea,” 1978)

“To find a person inexhaustible is simply the definition of love.”
(“Under the Net,” 1954 — Murdoch’s first novel)

(Quotes are from Dwight Garner, “On the Centennial of Iris Murdoch’s Birth, Remembering a 20th-Century Giant,” NYTimes, 6-25-19)

(c) 2019 JMN

About JMN

I live in Texas and devote much of my time to easel painting on an amateur basis. I stream a lot of music, mostly jazz, throughout the day, and watch Netflix and Prime Video for entertainment. I like to read and memorize poetry.
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2 Responses to Piquancy from Iris Murdoch

  1. I love Iris Murdoch. Never tire of her. What a great quote.

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