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Diana Norman

Datum narození: 25. srpen 1933
Datum úmrtí: 27. leden 2011
Další jména: Ariana Franklin

Diana Norman byla britská spisovatelka a novinářka.

Citáty Diana Norman


„"Člověj poletuje mezi rájem nebeským a jámou pekelnou." Ignorovat lidskou schopnost páchat zlo je stejně hloupé jako zavírat oči před výšinami, k nimž je možno směřovat.“

„Kdokoli se násilí na maličkých dopouštíš, budiž ti mlýnský kámen na hrdlo zavěšen...“


„Adélii na církvi vadilo něco jiného - to, že Boha interpretuje jako úzkoprsého, hloupého, hamižného, předpotopního tyrana, ktreý poté co stvořil tak úžasně různorodý svět, zakázal jakékoli dotazy o jeho složitosti a pestrosti a nechává raději svůj lid žít v hluboké nevědomosti.“

„Ty měchu močůvky s hroudou hoven místo mozku, i ten pták ti visí jak pošlý vrabec, to už jsem viděla větší koule i na třešni. /Adélia v knihe Vykladačka smrti/“

„"Bůh vás, Židy, nesnáší, Aarone," poznamenal král. "Zabili jste mu syna."“

„A daughter,' Rowley scooped up the child and held her high. The baby blinked from sleep and crowed with him. 'Any fool can have a son,' he said. 'It takes a man to conceive a daughter.“ The Serpent's Tale

„Man provides his own goods and his own evils, neither God nor the Devil has anything to do with it.“

„I yield to nobody in my admiration for God, but he's no good in bed.“ The Serpent's Tale


„Love- however doomed, had the capacity to attach bouys to the soul.“ Mistress of the Art of Death

„She had a quality he had never known- she WAS quality.“ Mistress of the Art of Death

„Welcome to the gates of heaven Adelia, and what did you do with your life? My Lord, I was a bishop's whore.“ Mistress of the Art of Death

„She thought, watching him, 'I am in a bath, naked in a bath with no bubbles, and a man is washing me; my reputation is doomed and to hell with it. I've been to hell and all I wanted in it was to be alive for this man. Who carried me out of it.“ Mistress of the Art of Death


„... Turn over that stone" - she pointed to a flint nearby - "and you will find a charlatan who will dazzle you with the favorable conjunction of Mercury and Venus, flatter your future, and sell you colored water for a gold piece. I can't be bothered with it. From me you get the actuality.“ Mistress of the Art of Death

„The scar, and her indifference to it, did something extraordinary for her, just as damage to some art object threw into relief how beautiful it had once been, tarnishing and tempering her face with the reminder of what humanity did to lovely things and how they bore it.“

„But God, having as little comprehension of the feminine mind as any male, did not reply.“ The Siege Winter

„Will there be traitors, Father?” “There are always traitors. Trust nobody.“ The Siege Winter

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