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Pamela Hansford Johnson

Pamela Hansford Johnson at her typewriter in the 1930s or 1940s
Born (1912-05-29)29 May 1912
London
Died 19 June 1981(1981-06-19) (aged 69)
London
Occupation Writer
Nationality British
Period 1935-1980
Genre Fiction, literary and social criticism

You slam a politician, you make out he's the devil, with horns and hoofs. But his wife loves him, and so did all his mistresses.
Pamela Hansford Johnson
I hated the bangs in the war: I always felt a silent war would be more tolerable.
Pamela Hansford Johnson
The sky broke like an egg into full sunset and the water caught fire.
Sainthood is acceptable only in saints.
We demand that people should be true to the pictures we have of them, no matter how repulsive those pictures may be: we prefer the true portrait in all its homogeneity, to one with a detail added which refuses to fit in.
Pamela Hansford Johnson
Be fond of the man who jests at his scars, if you like; but never believe he is being on the level with you.
Pamela Hansford Johnson