Doris Lessing Quotes and its meanings

Doris Lessing has written on many topics. Some of the topics he has discussed most are as follows;

Age Alone Best Change Dreams Funny Government Great History Imagination Learning Marriage Money Peace Religion Respect Science Society Success Travel Trust Truth War Women

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What does Doris Lessing write about?

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What are the top most famous quotes by Doris Lessing?

Here are the top most famous quotes by Doris Lessing.

  • The great secret that all old people share is that you really haven't changed in seventy or eighty years. Your body changes, but you don't change at all. And that, of course, causes great confusion.
  • For the last third of life there remains only work. It alone is always stimulating, rejuvenating, exciting and satisfying.
  • There is only one real sin and that is to persuade oneself that the second best is anything but second best.
  • We use our parents like recurring dreams, to be entered into when needed.
  • Sometimes I think what I write is funny in its quiet way.
  • I hate Iran. I hate the Iranian government. It's a cruel and evil government.
  • September 11 was terrible but, if one goes back over the history of the IRA, what happened to the Americans wasn't that terrible.
  • What really fascinates me is this need that is so strong now that if you read a work of the imagination you instantly have to say, 'Oh, what this really is is so-and-so,' reducing it to a simple formula.
  • That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you've understood all your life, but in a new way.
  • In university they don't tell you that the greater part of the law is learning to tolerate fools.