Walker percy Quotes

β€œWhy is it that one can look at a lion or a planet or an owl or at som...

β€œWhy is it that one can look at a lion or a planet or an owl or at someone's finger as long as one pleases, but looking into the eyes of another person is, if prolonged past a second, a perilous affair?” – Walker Percy
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"When I awake, I awake in the grip of everydayness. Everydayness is the enemy. No searc...

"When I awake, I awake in the grip of everydayness. Everydayness is the enemy. No search is possible. Perhaps there was a time when everydayness was not too strong and one could break its grip by brute strength. Now nothing breaks itβ€”but disaster."--Walker Percy, 1960
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"To become aware of the poss...

"To become aware of the possibility of the search is to be onto something." - Walker Percy
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"Beauty i...

"Beauty is a whore." - Walker Percy
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