Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice; journalism what will be read once.
Quote by Cyril Connolly
The headmistress was an able instructress in French and history and we learned with her...
Everything is a dangerous drug except reality, which is unendurable.
Today the function of the artist is to bring imagination to science and science to...
We love but once, for once only are we perfectly equipped for loving.
For what is liberty but the unhampered translation of will into act?
The true function of a writer is to produce a masterpiece and no other task...
Our memories are card indexes consulted and then returned in disorder by authorities whom we...
Those whom the Gods would destroy, they first call promising.
In the sex war, thoughtlessness is the weapon of the male, vindictiveness of the female.
It is the fear of middle-age in the young, of old-age in the middle-aged, which...
All charming people have something to conceal, usually their total dependence on the appreciation of...
The secret of success is to be in harmony with existence, to be always calm...
Whom the gods wish to destroy they first call promising.
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.
A lazy person, whatever the talents with which he starts out, have condemned himself to...
When we have ceased to love the stench of the human animal, either in others...
There is no more sombre enemy of good art than the pram in the hall.
A great writer creates a world of his own and his readers are proud to...
Purity engenders Wisdom, Passion avarice, and Ignorance folly, infatuation and darkness.