Angela Carter Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old angela carter quotes, angela carter sayings, and angela carter proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Nothing is a matter of life and death except life and death.     

Angela Carter

But you have no silver linings without a cloud.     

Angela Carter

Anticipation is the greater part of pleasure.     

Angela Carter

Marianne had sharp, cold eyes and she was spiteful but her father loved her.     

Angela Carter

Nostalgia, the vice of the aged. We watch so many old movies our memories come in monochrome.     

Angela Carter

Anxiety is the beginning of conscience, which is the parent of the soul but is not compatible with innocence.     

Angela Carter

Despair is the constant companion of the clown.     

Angela Carter

The invisible is only another unexplored country, a brave new world.     

Angela Carter

Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself.     

Angela Carter

The bed is now as public as the dinner table and governed by the same rules of formal confrontation.     

Angela Carter

The clown may be the source of mirth, but - who shall make the clown laugh?     

Angela Carter

Spindly branches of buttercups were secreted among gleaming stems still moist at the roots from last night's rain that had washedand refreshed the entire wood, had dowered it in poignant transparency, the unique, inconsolable quality of rainy countries, as if all was glimpsed through tears.     

Angela Carter

I think it's one of the scars in our culture that we have too high an opinion of ourselves. We align ourselves with the angels instead of the higher primates.     

Angela Carter

In a secular age, an authentic miracle must purport to be a hoax, in order to gain credit in the world.     

Angela Carter

A day without an argument is like an egg without salt.      

Angela Carter

Language is power, life and the instrument of culture, the instrument of domination and liberation.     

Angela Carter

The kind of power mothers have is enormous.     

Angela Carter

The invisible is only another unexplored country, a brave new world.     

Angela Carter