A lazy person, whatever the talents with which he starts out, have condemned himself to second-rate thoughts, and to second-rate friends
Quote by Cyril Connolly
Optimism and self-pity are the positive and negative poles of modern cowardice.
The friendships which last are those wherein each friend respects the other's dignity to the...
It is only in the country that we can get to know a person or...
The headmistress was an able instructress in French and history and we learned with her...
Truth is a river that is always splitting up into arms that reunite. Islanded between...
The dread of lonliness is greater than the fear of bondage, so we get married.
A life based on reason will always require to be balanced by an occasional bout...
The greatest problem with women is how to contrive that they should seem our equals
Except for poverty, incompatibility, opposition of parents, absence of love on one side and of...
Greed, like the love of comfort, is a kind of fear.
There are many who dare not kill themselves for fear of what the neighbours will...
No city should be too large for a man to walk out of in a...
The worst vice of the solitary is the worship of his food.
Always be nice to those younger than you, because they are the ones who will...
The dread of loneliness is greater than the fear of bondage, so we get married.
When we have ceased to love the stench of the human animal, either in others...
Those of us who were brought up as Christians and have lost our faith have...
No taste is so acquired as that for someone else's quality of mind.
As repressed sadists are supposed to become policemen or butchers so those with an irrational...
For what is liberty but the unhampered translation of will into act?