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Henry Graham Greene (2 October 1904 – 3 April 1991) 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.

Although Greene objected strongly to being described as a Roman Catholic novelist rather than as a ... more »

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  • ''It is the story-teller's task to elicit sympathy and a measure of understanding for those who lie outside the boundaries of State approval.''
    Graham Greene (1904-1991), British novelist. Speech, 1969, on receiving the Shakespeare Prize awarded by the University of Hamburg, Germany.
  • Those who marry God can become domesticated too—it's just as hum-drum a marriage as all the others. The word "Love" means a formal touch of the lips as in the ceremony of the Mass, and "Ave Maria...
    Graham Greene (1904-1991), British novelist. A Burnt-Out Case, pt. 1, ch. 1, sct. 2 (1961).
  • Those who marry God can become domesticated too—it's just as hum-drum a marriage as all the others. The word "Love" means a formal touch of the lips as in the ceremony of the Mass, and "Ave Maria...
    Graham Greene (1904-1991), British novelist. A Burnt-Out Case, pt. 1, ch. 1, sct. 2 (1961).
  • ''Thrillers are like life—more like life than you are ... it's what we've all made of the world.''
    Graham Greene (1904-1991), British novelist. Arthur Rowe, in The Ministry of Fear, bk. 1, ch. 5 (1943).
  • ''Morality comes with the sad wisdom of age, when the sense of curiosity has withered.''
    Graham Greene (1904-1991), British novelist. A Sort of Life, ch. 7, sct. 1 (1971).
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