Iris Murdoch Quotes.

1. "I think being a woman is like being Irish... Everyone says you're important and nice, but you take second place all the time."
- Quote by Iris Murdoch

2. "Writing is like getting married. One should never commit oneself until one is amazed at one's luck."
- Quote by Iris Murdoch

3. "People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us."
- Quote by Iris Murdoch

4. "Education doesn’t make you happy. Nor does freedom. We don’t become happy just because we’re free – if we are. Or because we’ve been educated – if we have. But because education may be the means by which we realize we are happy. It opens our eyes, our ears, tells us where delights are lurking, convinces us that there is only one freedom of any importance whatsoever, that of the mind, and gives us the assurance – the confidence – to walk the path our mind, our educated mind, offers."
- Quote by Iris Murdoch

5. "One of the secrets of a happy life is continous small treats."
- Quote by Iris Murdoch

6. "Falling out of love is chiefly a matter of forgetting how charming someone is."
- Quote by Iris Murdoch

7. "Every book is the wreck of a perfect idea."
- Quote by Iris Murdoch

8. "We can only learn to love by loving."
- Quote by Iris Murdoch

9. "Jealousy is the most dreadfully involuntary of all sins."
- Quote by Iris Murdoch

10. "We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusion. The great task in life is to find reality" says Iris Murdoch. But given the state of the world, is it wise?"
- Quote by Iris Murdoch

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