The Complete Stories of Leonora Carrington Quotes

Leonora Carrington
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I wanted to know. I was devoured by curiosity, an irresistible desire took hold of me to enter the house, simply to find out.
-- Narrator ("The Oval Lady")

Importance: This quote shows that curiosity can be a driving force. It gives logic to the narrator's choice to enter the strange home.

It's always like this,' said the horse in a low voice 'The vegetables have to suffer for the sake of society. You'll see that they'll soon catch one for you, and that it'll die for the cause.
-- Horse ("Uncle Sam Carrington")

Importance: This quote compares the strange ritual of killing the anthropomorphized vegetables to martyrdom and sacrifice for a greater good.

What I'm going to do is purely for your own good, my dear.' His voice was very gentle. 'You're too old to play with Tartar. Tartar is for children. I am going to burn him myself, until there's nothing left of him.
-- Father ("The Oval Woman")

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