Marguerite Duras Quotes

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Marguerite Duras Quote: “She had lived her early years as though she were waiting for something she might, but never did, become.”


Marguerite Duras Quote: “Get rid of things or you’ll spend your whole life tidying up.”

Marguerite Duras Quote: “Our mothers always remain the strangest, craziest people we’ve ever met.”

Marguerite Duras Quote: “The solitude of writing is a solitude without which writing could not be produced, or would crumble, drained bloodless by the search for something else to write.”

Marguerite Duras Quote: “You have to be very fond of men. Very, very fond. You have to be very fond of them to love them. Otherwise they’re simply unbearable.”

Marguerite Duras Quote: “Men like women who write. Even though they don’t say so. A writer is a foreign country.”

Marguerite Duras Quote: “The best way to fill time is to waste it.”

Marguerite Duras Quote: “I’m still there, watching those possessed children, as far away from the mystery now as I was then. I’ve never written, though I thought I wrote, never loved, though I thought I loved, never done anything but wait outside the closed door.”

Marguerite Duras Quote: “The house a woman creates is a Utopia. She can’t help it – can’t help trying to interest her nearest and dearest not in happiness itself but in the search for it.”

Marguerite Duras Quote: “Paradoxically, the freedom of Paris is associated with a persistent belief that nothing ever changes. Paris, they say, is the city that changes least. After an absence of twenty or thirty years, one still recognizes it.”


Marguerite Duras Quote: “We, her children, are heroic, dersperate.”

Marguerite Duras Quote: “Life is only lived full-time by women with children.”

Marguerite Duras Quote: “Alcohol doesn’t console, it doesn’t fill up anyone’s psychological gaps, all it replaces is the lack of God.”

Marguerite Duras Quote: “We’re in the vanguard of a nameless battle, a battle without arms or bloodshed or glory: we’re in the vanguard of waiting.”

Marguerite Duras Quote: “People come to Paris, to the capital, to give their lives a sense of belonging, of an almost mythical participation in society.”

Marguerite Duras Quote: “Oh, how good it is to be with someone, sometimes.”

Marguerite Duras Quote: “When the past is recaptured by the imagination, breath is put back into life.”

Marguerite Duras Quote: “I’ve known you for years. Everyone says you were beautiful when you were young, but I want to tell you I think you’re more beautiful now than then. Rather than your face as a young woman, I prefer your face as it is now. Ravaged.”

Marguerite Duras Quote: “It’s not that you have to achieve anything, it’s that you have to get away from where you are.”

Marguerite Duras Quote: “I know all one can know when one knows nothing.”

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