Gerald Brenan Quotes and Quotations
Old age takes away from us what we have inherited and gives us what we have earned.
Poets and painters are outside the class system, or rather they constitute a special class of their own, like the circus people and the gypsies.
Words are as recalcitrant as circus animals, and the unskilled trainer can crack his whip at them in vain.
It is by sitting down to write every morning that he becomes a writer. Those who do not do this remain amateurs.