A strong hatred is the best lamp to bear in our hands as we go over the dark places of life, cutting away the dead things men tell us to revere.Rebecca West
Any authentic work of art must start an argument between the artist and his audience.Rebecca West
Before a war military science seems a real science, like astronomy but after a war it seems more like astrology.Rebecca West
Everyone realizes that one can believe little of what people say about each other. But it is not so widely realized that even less can one trust what people say about themselves.Rebecca West
Great music is in a sense serene it is certain of the values it asserts.Rebecca West
International relationships are preordained to be clumsy gestures based on imperfect knowledge.Rebecca West
It is sometimes very hard to tell the difference between history and the smell of skunk.Rebecca West
Life ought to be a struggle of desire toward adventures whose nobility will fertilize the soul.Rebecca West
Motherhood is the strangest thing, it can be like being one's own Trojan horse.Rebecca West
The main difference between men and women is that men are lunatics and women are idiots.Rebecca West
There is no logical reason why the camel of great art should pass through the needle of mob intelligence.Rebecca West
There is no wider gulf in the universe than yawns between those on the hither and thither side of vital experience.Rebecca West
Writing has nothing to do with communication between person and person, only with communication between different parts of a person's mind.Rebecca West
was a famous English journalist and author,
who was born on
December 21, 1892. As a person born on this date, Rebecca West is listed in our database as the 47th
most popular celebrity for the day (December 21) and the 36th most popular for the year (1892).
People born on December 21
fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer.
Rebecca West is the 1440th most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Rebecca West's birthday, Rebecca West is the 1718th most famous English and ranks 269th in famous people born in London, England, UK.
In general, Rebecca West ranks as the 17950th
most popular famous person, and the 170th most popular journalist of all time.
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