Idleness is only a coarse name for my infinite capacity for living in the present.
Quote by Cyril Connolly
Youth is a period of missed opportunities.
There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another....
It is a mistake to expect good work from expatriates for it is not what...
Greed, like the love of comfort, is a kind of fear.
No city should be too large for a man to walk out of in a...
A great writer creates a world of his own and his readers are proud to...
A life based on reason will always require to be balanced by an occasional bout...
The dread of loneliness is greater than the fear of bondage, so we get married.
The headmistress was an able instructress in French and history and we learned with her...
In the sex war, thoughtlessness is the weapon of the male, vindictiveness of the female.
Slums may well be breeding grounds of crime, but middle class suburbs are incubators of...
Purity engenders Wisdom, Passion avarice, and Ignorance folly, infatuation and darkness.
Civilization is maintained by a very few people in a small number of places and...
I review novels to make money, because it is easier for a sluggard to write...
For what is liberty but the unhampered translation of will into act?
No taste is so acquired as that for someone else's quality of mind.
The worst vice of the solitary is the worship of his food.
The artist is a member of the leisured classes who cannot pay for his leisure.
Leisure is the Mother of Philosophy.
Everybody was saying we must have more leisure. Now they are complaining they are unemployed.