Iris Murdoch Quotes (94 quotes)
Quoted in The Times (6 July 1989).
“Art is the final cunning of the human soul which would rather do anything than face the gods.”
Art and Eros: A Dialogue about Art, Acastos: Two Platonic Dialogues (1986).
The Nice and the Good (1968), ch. 14, p. 127.
The Message to the Planet (1989) p. 322.
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Picture Source: WikipediaIris Murdoch
Born: July 15, 1919
Died: February 8, 1999 (aged 79)
Bio: Dame Iris Murdoch DBE was an Irish-born British author and philosopher, best known for her novels about political and social questions of good and evil, sexual relationships, morality, and the power of the unconscious. Her first published novel, Under the Net, was selected in 1998 as one of Modern Library's 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century.