Rebecca West

God forbid that any book should be banned. The practice is as indefensible as infanticide.
– Rebecca West

Before a war military science seems a real science, like astronomy; but after a war it seems more like astrology.
– Rebecca West

Before a war military science seems a real science, like astronomy; but after a war it seems more like astrology.
– Rebecca West

Did St. Francis really preach to the birds? Whatever for? If he really liked birds he would have done better to preach to the cats.
– Rebecca West