Barbara Vine’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Barbara Vine Quotes 

Quotes, who doesn’t love a good quote? This series of articles  we look at Top 10 Famous Quotes by Author Barbara Vine, author quotes are always a challenge and fun to pick, with Barbara Vine you will find my ten favourites of Barbara Vine’s quotes. 

Popular Quotes

“Without me, without me,

Everyday’s misery.

But with me – am I wrong?

No night is too long!”
― Barbara Vine,  No Night is Too Long

“Our children, when young, are part of ourselves. When they grow up they are just other people.”
― Barbara Vine, The Chimney Sweeper’s Boy

“His books distracted him for a while. They were like the aspirins you take when you’ve got a headache. They kill the pain for two hours and then it comes back.”
― Barbara Vine, Gallowglass

 “Empty minds are abhorred by thought as vacuums are by nature.”
― Barbara Vine,  A Fatal Inversion

“The safest way to live is first, inherit money, second be born without a taste for liquor, third, have a legitimate job that keeps you busy, fourth, marry a wife who will cooperate in your sexual peculiarities, fifth, join some big church, sixth, don’t live too long.”
― Barbara Vine,  A Fatal Inversion

“Why do you always wear black?”

She delighted me with her answer, the correct, the only, answer. “I’m in mourning for my life. I’m unhappy.”
― Barbara Vine,  No Night is Too Long

“Love is about allowing. Love is about letting people be free. You leave the cage door open and if you’re really loved, the bird flies back to be with you. That’s the only kind of love worth having.”
― Barbara Vine, A Fatal Inversion

“Evil was a stupid word. It had the same sort of sense, largely meaningless, amorphous, diffuse, wooly, as applied to “love.” Everyone had a vague idea of what it meant but none could precisely have defined it. It seemed, in a way, to imply something supernatural.”
― Barbara Vine, A Fatal Inversion

“Mark Twain had written somewhere: We are all mad at night.”
― Barbara Vine,  A Fatal Inversion

“By the age I was then I ought to know the truism that things always look different in the morning. As the night comes on and the deeper it gets, the more mad we are, the more prone to dreadful fears and fantasies. In the morning, not when we first wake up but gradually, things begin to look unlike what they looked like at eleven, at midnight.”

― Barbara Vine, The Child’s Child

10 Famous Quotes by Author Barbara Vine

So there you have it my ten favourite quotes by Barbara Vine, please comment below and share your favourite quotes by the fantastic author Barbara Vine.  Furthermore, if you find any Authors not covered for there, top 10 quotes let me know and I will review their works and find some of their best quotes as has been done here for Barbara Vine. 

One Final Bonus – Longer – Barbara Vine Quote 

“But it was more than that. There was an indefinable ingredient, a kind of excitement. It had something to do with history and the past, that excitement, and something to do with potential as well, with what Orwell or somebody had said. that every man really knew in his heart the finest place to be was the countryside on a summer’s day. I was happy, that’s what it was.”

― Barbara Vine,  A Fatal Inversion

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