Christopher Isherwood Quotes

I am a camera with its shutter open, quite passive, recording, not thinking.

The Incas were certainly an impressive people. But they fill me, with a kind of horror. I find them, as we used to say during the Evelyn Waugh period, madly ungay.

The Spaniards tore down the Inca temples and grafted splendid churches and mansions on to their foundations. This is one of the most beautiful monuments to bigotry and sheer stupid brutality in the whole world.

California is a tragic country – like Palestine, like every Promised Land.