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15 Famous Quotes by Cyril Connolly
9/10/1903 - 11/26/1974
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There are many who dare not kill themselves for fear of what the neighbours will say.

Neighbors Quotes, by Cyril Connolly

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Hate is the consequence of fear; we fear something before we hate it; a child who fears noises becomes a man who fears noises.

Hate Quotes, by Cyril Connolly

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The friendships which last are those wherein each friend respects the other's dignity to the point of not really wanting anything from him

Dignity Quotes, by Cyril Connolly

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We must select the illusion which appeals to our temperament and embrace it with passion, if we want to be happy

Illusion Quotes, by Cyril Connolly

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A lazy person, whatever the talents with which he starts out, have condemned himself to second-rate thoughts, and to second-rate friends

Laziness Quotes, by Cyril Connolly

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In the sex war, thoughtlessness is the weapon of the male, vindictiveness of the female.

Sexes Quotes, by Cyril Connolly

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In the sex war, thoughtlessness is the weapon of the male, vindictiveness of the female.

Sex war Quotes, by Cyril Connolly

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Vulgarity is the garlic in the salad of life.

Vulgarity Quotes, by Cyril Connolly

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The true function of a writer is to produce a masterpiece and no other task is of any consequence.

Writers Quotes, by Cyril Connolly

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Youth is a period of missed opportunities.

Youth Quotes, by Cyril Connolly

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All charming people have something to conceal, usually their total dependence on the appreciation of others.

Charm Quotes, by Cyril Connolly

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Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice; journalism what will be grasped at once.

Literature Quotes, by Cyril Connolly

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The artist one day falls through a hole in the brambles, and from that moment he is following the dark rapids of an underground river which may sometimes flow so near to the surface that the laughing picnic parties are heard above.

Art and artists Quotes, by Cyril Connolly

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Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice; journalism what will be grasped at once.

Literature Quotes, by Cyril Connolly

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Vulgarity is the garlic in the salad of taste.

Vulgarity Quotes, by Cyril Connolly

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