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“... she was one of those children who cannot help behaving well.”
“Catholicism isn't a religion, it's a nationality.”
“It's only a dogma that hells exists; it isn't a dogma that there's anybody in it.”
“Another world, / Its walls are thin, / But, oh, I cannot / Enter in. / I feel its touch, / I breathe its air, / How long before / I enter there?”
“Two hands are better than four sometimes.”
“Her greedy black eyes and the way she held her head on one side made her look as if she were always guessing the price of something.”
“She could not say whether being with this man was like finding something new or rediscovering something forgotten.”
Antonia White, English writer, diarist
(1899 - 1980)
Real name: Eirene Botting.