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Irving Layton Quotes

(1912), Canadian Poet

If poetry is like an orgasm, an academic can be likened to someone who studies the passion-stains on the bedsheets.

Category: Academia

When you argue with your inferiors, you convince them of only one thing: they are as clever as you.

Category: Argument

Conscience: self-esteem with a halo.

Category: Conscience

God is indeed dead. He died of self-horror when He saw the creature He had made in His own image.

Category: God

Idealist: a cynic in the making.

Category: Ideals And Idealism

We love in another's soul whatever of ourselves we can deposit in it; the greater the deposit, the greater the love.

Category: Love

Progress of a marriage: ''There was a time when you couldn't make me happy. Now the time has come when you can make me unhappy.''

Category: Marriage

My neighbor doesn't want to be loved as much as he wants to be envied.

Category: Neighbors