Irving Layton

Irving Layton


Author Profession: Romanian-Canadian writer
Born: March 12, 1912
Died: January 04, 2006
Birth Sign: Pisces


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My neighbor doesn't want to be loved as much as he wants to be envied.

Idealist: a cynic in the making.

We love in another's soul whatever of ourselves we can deposit in it; the greater the deposit, the greater the love.

Canadians look down on the United States and consider it Hell. They are right to do so. Canada is to the United States what, in Dante's scheme, Limbo is to Hell.

Conscience: self-esteem with a halo.

I am a genius who has written poems that will survive with the best of Shakespeare, Wordsworth and Keats.

In Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Canada has at last produced a political leader worthy of assassination.

When you argue with your inferiors, you convince them of only one thing: they are as clever as you.

The lecturer should give the audience full reason to believe that all his powers have been exerted for their pleasure and instruction. Michael Faraday quotes

The only movie I can watch on a loop, over and over, is 'Help', the Beatles movie. It's so funny and irreverent and great. Emma Stone

Feminism is not just about women; it's about letting all people lead fuller lives. Jane Fonda

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