” I don’t know how you can understand other people or yourself if you haven’t read a lot of books. I just don’t think you’re equipped to deal with the demands and decisions of life, particularly in your dealings with other people. “


” Bond doesn’t have an inner life. There would be moments when I’d think, ‘We need to gather our thoughts here and have a breather,’ where in another novel you’d slow the pace, have some description and see what Bond feels about this. But Bond doesn’t reflect. All you can do is move on to the next bomb or shark or car. “


” Life can be lived at a remove. You trade in futures, and then you trade in derivatives of futures. Banks make more money trading derivatives than they do trading actual commodities. “


” There’s no such thing as identity: it’s something we have to believe in to make life more tolerable. “


” If you have only one life, you can’t altogether ignore the question: are you enjoying it? “


” I am a romantic, in a literary way, by which I mean the Romantic poets, who thought just because a sensation is fleeting doesn’t mean it isn’t valuable. If the only criterion of value is whether something lasts, then the whole of human life is a waste of time. “


” If I could eat only one thing for the rest of my life, it would be rhubarb fool, which I make with ginger and a hint of elderflower cordial. “



All 7 Sebastian Faulks Quotes about Life in picture


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Life can be lived at a remove. You trade in futures, and then you trade in derivatives of futures. Banks make more money trading derivatives than they do trading actual commodities.
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If you have only one life, you can
I am a romantic, in a literary way, by which I mean the Romantic poets, who thought just because a sensation is fleeting doesn
If I could eat only one thing for the rest of my life, it would be rhubarb fool, which I make with ginger and a hint of elderflower cordial.
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