Lawrence Durrell Quotes

No one can go on being a rebel too long without turning into an autocrat.
Lawrence Durrell (1912-1990), British author. Pursewarden, in Balthazar, pt. 2, ch. 6 (1958). Writing to Lawrence.
I'm trying to die correctly, but it's very difficult, you know.
Lawrence Durrell (1912-1990), British author. Sunday Times (London, Nov. 20, 1988).
Old age is an insult. It's like being smacked.
Lawrence Durrell (1912-1990), British author. Sunday Times (London, Nov. 20, 1988).
Everyone loathes his own country and countrymen if he is any sort of artist.
Lawrence Durrell (1912-1990), British author. The Durrell-Miller Letters 1935-1980 (1988). Letter, March 1948, to Henry Miller.