grimness

1 September 2011 at 15:39 Leave a comment

AS Byatt

“I am a profound pessimist both about life and about human relations and about politics and ecology. Humans are inadequate and stupid creatures who sooner or later make a mess, and those who are trying to do good do a lot more damage than those who are muddling along. This is something George Eliot understood: there is a grimness about her that I rather approve of.”

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T. Anderson Painter

I am a misanthrope. No one ever believes me, but this seems to prove my point.

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