Cyril Connolly Quotes

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we-love-but-once-for-once-only-are-we-perfectly-equipped-for-loving
the-secret-of-success-is-to-be-in-harmony-with-existence-to-be-always-calm-to-let-each-wave-of-life-wash-us-a-little-farther-up-the-shore
classical-and-romantic-private-language-of-a-family-quarrel-a-dead-dispute-over-the-distribution-of-emphasis-between-man-and-nature
the-dread-of-lonliness-is-greater-than-the-fear-of-bondage-so-we-get-married
it-is-only-in-the-country-that-we-can-get-to-know-a-person-or-a-book
it-is-the-fear-of-middleage-in-the-young-of-oldage-in-the-middleaged-which-is-the-prime-cause-of-infidelity-that-infallible-rejuvenator
there-is-no-fury-like-a-woman-searching-for-a-new-lover
idleness-is-only-a-coarse-name-for-my-infinite-capacity-for-living-in-the-present
we-must-select-the-illusion-which-appeals-to-our-temperament-and-embrace-it-with-passion-if-we-want-to-be-happy
the-man-who-is-master-of-his-passions-is-reasons-slave
a-lazy-person-whatever-the-talents-with-which-he-starts-out-have-condemned-himself-to-secondrate-thoughts-and-to-secondrate-friends
the-greatest-problem-with-women-is-how-to-contrive-that-they-should-seem-our-equals
everything-is-a-dangerous-drug-except-reality-which-is-unendurable
the-headmistress-was-an-able-instructress-in-french-and-history-and-we-learned-with-her-as-fast-as-fear-could-teach-us
optimism-and-selfpity-are-the-positive-and-negative-poles-of-modern-cowardice
better-to-write-for-yourself-and-have-no-public-than-to-write-for-the-public-and-have-no-self
the-friendships-which-last-are-those-wherein-each-friend-respects-the-others-dignity-to-the-point-of-not-really-wanting-anything-from-him
those-whom-the-gods-would-destroy-they-first-call-promising
there-is-no-more-somber-enemy-of-good-art-than-the-pram-in-the-hall
the-dread-of-loneliness-is-greater-than-the-fear-of-bondage-so-we-get-married
vulgarity-is-the-garlic-in-the-salad-of-life
the-only-way-for-writers-to-meet-is-to-share-a-quick-peek-over-a-common-lamppost
literature-is-the-art-of-writing-something-that-will-be-read-twice-journalism-what-will-be-grasped-at-once
literature-is-the-art-of-writing-something-that-will-be-read-twice-journalism-what-will-be-read-once
in-youth-life-reason-is-not-in-itself-sufficient-afterwards-life-emotion-except-for-short-periods-becomes-unbearable-cyril-connolly
a-womans-desire-for-revenge-outlasts-all-her-other-emotions-cyril-connolly
slums-may-well-be-breeding-grounds-crime-but-middle-class-suburbs-are-incubators-apathy-delirium-cyril-connolly
life-is-maze-in-which-we-take-wrong-turning-before-we-have-learned-to-walk-cyril-connolly
we-fear-something-before-we-hate-it-child-who-fears-noises-becomes-man-who-hates-noises-cyril-connolly
better-to-write-for-yourself-have-no-public-than-to-write-for-public-have-no-self-the-new-statesman-february-25-1933-cyril-connolly
when-i-write-after-dark-shades-evening-scatter-their-purple-through-my-prose-cyril-connolly
literature-is-art-writing-something-that-will-be-read-twice-cyril-connolly
youth-is-period-missed-opportunities-cyril-connolly
fallen-leaves-lying-on-grass-in-november-sun-bring-more-happiness-than-daffodils-cyril-connolly
i-have-always-disliked-myself-at-any-given-moment-total-such-moments-is-my-life-cyril-connolly
life-is-maze-in-which-we-take-wrong-turn-before-we-have-learnt-to-walk-cyril-connolly
we-are-all-serving-lifesentence-in-dungeon-self-cyril-connolly
the-civilized-are-those-who-get-more-out-life-than-uncivilized-for-this-uncivilized-have-not-forgiven-them-cyril-connolly
the-one-way-to-get-thin-is-to-reestablish-purpose-in-life-cyril-connolly
as-repressed-sadists-are-supposed-to-become-policemen-butchers-those-with-irrational-fear-life-become-publishers-cyril-connolly
imagination-is-nostalgia-for-past-absent-it-is-liquid-solution-in-which-art-develops-snapshot-reality-cyril-connolly
there-is-no-pain-equal-to-that-which-two-lovers-can-inflict-on-one-another-cyril-connolly
it-is-after-creation-in-elation-success-gloom-failure-that-love-becomes-essential-cyril-connolly
m-is-for-marx-and-clashing-classes-and-movement-masses-and-massing-asses-cyril-connolly
he-george-orwell-would-not-blow-his-nose-without-moralising-on-conditions-in-handkerchief-industry-cyril-connolly
beneath-mask-selfish-tranquility-nothing-exists-except-bitterness-boredom-cyril-connolly
doing-is-overrated-success-undesirable-but-bitterness-failure-even-more-cyril-connolly
literature-is-art-writing-something-that-will-be-read-twice-journalism-what-will-be-grasped-at-once-cyril-connolly
while-thoughts-exist-words-are-alive-literature-becomes-escape-not-from-but-into-living-cyril-connolly
all-charming-people-have-something-to-conceal-usually-their-total-dependence-on-appreciation-others-cyril-connolly
we-must-select-illusion-which-appeals-to-our-temperament-embrace-it-with-passion-if-we-want-to-be-happy-cyril-connolly
our-memories-are-card-indexes-consulted-then-returned-in-disorder-by-authorities-whom-we-do-not-control-cyril-connolly
when-young-we-are-faithful-to-individuals-when-older-we-grow-loyal-to-situations-to-types-cyril-connolly
the-true-function-writer-is-to-produce-masterpiece-no-other-task-is-any-consequence-cyril-connolly
civilization-is-maintained-by-few-people-in-small-number-places-we-need-only-some-bombs-few-prisons-to-blot-it-out-altogether-cyril-connolly
the-past-is-only-dead-thing-that-smells-sweet-cyril-connolly
there-is-no-more-sombre-enemy-good-art-than-pram-in-hall-cyril-connolly
nothing-dates-like-hate-in-literature-little-it-goes-long-way-cyril-connolly
the-true-work-art-is-one-which-seventh-wave-genius-throws-up-beach-where-undertow-time-cannot-drag-it-back-cyril-connolly
like-those-crabs-which-dress-themselves-with-seaweed-we-wear-belief-custom-cyril-connolly
there-is-no-fury-like-exwife-searching-for-new-lover-cyril-connolly
it-is-mistake-to-expect-good-work-from-expatriates-for-it-is-not-what-they-do-that-matters-but-what-they-are-not-doing-cyril-connolly
the-artist-is-member-leisured-classes-who-cannot-pay-for-his-leisure-cyril-connolly
for-what-is-liberty-but-unhampered-translation-will-into-act-cyril-connolly
an-author-arrives-at-good-style-when-his-language-performs-what-is-required-it-without-shyness-cyril-connolly
the-american-language-is-in-state-flux-based-upon-survival-unfittest-cyril-connolly
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