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 Ivy Compton-Burnett - “Well, of course, people are only human... But it really does not seem much for them to be.”
 Ivy Compton-Burnett - “There isn't much to say. I haven't been at all deedy.”
 Ivy Compton-Burnett - “There is more difference within the sexes than between them.”
 Ivy Compton-Burnett - “At a certain point my novels set. They set just as hard as that jam jar. And then I know they are finished.”
 Ivy Compton-Burnett - “Time is not a great healer. It is an indifferent and perfunctory one. Sometimes it does not heal at all. And sometimes when it seems to, no healing has been necessary.”
 Ivy Compton-Burnett - “A leopard does not change his spots, or change his feeling that spots are rather a credit.”
 Ivy Compton-Burnett - “A leopard does not change his spots, or change his feeling that spots are rather a credit”
 Ivy Compton-Burnett - “I am ill at ease with people whose lives are an open book”
 Ivy Compton-Burnett - “People who have power respond simply. They have no minds but their own.”
 Ivy Compton-Burnett - “Real life seems to have no plot.”
 Ivy Compton-Burnett - “Time . . . is not a great healer. It is an indifferent and perfunctory one. Sometimes it does not heal at all. And sometimes when it seems to, no healing has been necessary.”
 Ivy Compton-Burnett - “My youth is escaping without giving me anything it owes me.”
 Ivy Compton-Burnett - “There is probably nothing like living together for blinding people to each other.”
 Ivy Compton-Burnett - “Pushing forty She's hanging on for dear life.”