Best Quotes by John Wyndham (Top 10)

  1. When a day that you happen to know is Wednesday starts off by sounding like Sunday, there is something seriously wrong somewhere.
  2. And we danced, on the brink of an unknown future, to an echo from a vanished past.
  3. So you're in love with her?' she went on. A word again ... When the minds have learnt to mingle, when no thought is wholly one's own, and each has taken too much of the other ever to be entirely himself alone; when one has reached the beginning of seeing with a single eye, loving with a single heart, enjoying with a single joy; when there can be moments of identity and nothing is separate save bodies that long for one another ... When there is that, where is the word? There is only the inadequacy of the word that exists. 'We love one another,' I said.
  4. The essential quality of life is living' the essential quality of living is change; change is evolution; and we are part of it.
  5. If you run away from a thing just because you don't like it, you don't like what you find either.
  6. Why should I? I've done nothing to be ashamed of. I am not ashamed - I am only beaten
  7. I shall pray to God to send charity to this hideous world, and sympathy for the weak, and love for the unhappy and unfortunate. I shall ask Him if is indeed His will that a child should suffer and its soul be damned for a little blemish on the body....And I shall pray Him, too, that the hearts of the self-righteous may be broken...
  8. Some quotations," said Zellaby, "are greatly improved by lack of context.
  9. There was often a great deal of grown-up fuss that seemed disproportionate to causes.
  10. Anybody who has had a great treasure has always led a precarious existence.

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