Iris Murdoch Quotes

One of the secrets of a happy life is continuous small treats.

I’m just wandering, I think of things and then they go away forever. (Describing her inability to write caused by the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.)

We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusion. The great task in life is to find reality.

The bicycle is the most civilized conveyance known to man. Other forms of transport grow daily more nightmarish. Only the bicycle remains pure in heart.