Graham Greene Quotes (116 quotes)
“Catholics and Communists have committed great crimes, but at least they have not stood aside, like an established society, and been indifferent. I would rather have blood on my hands than water like Pilate.”
The Comedians pt. 3, (1966), Chapter 4
As quoted in: Radio Times, 10 September 1964
“He's a good chap in his way. Serious. Not one of those noisy bastards at the Continental. A quiet American.”
The Quiet American (1955), Chapter 1
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Picture Source: WikipediaGraham Greene
Born: October 2, 1904
Died: April 3, 1991 (aged 86)
Occupation: Playwright, writer
Bio: Henry Graham Greene was an English author, playwright and literary critic. His works explore the ambivalent moral and political issues of the modern world. Greene was notable for his ability to combine serious literary acclaim with widespread popularity.
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“Finding the occasional straw of truth awash in a great ocean of confusion and bamboozle requires intelligence, vigilance, dedication and courage. But if we don't practice these tough habits of thought, we cannot hope to solve the truly serious problems that face us - and we risk becoming a nation of suckers, up for grabs by the next charlatan who comes along.”