No one over thirty-five is worth meeting who has not something to teach us, - something more than we could learn for ourselves, from a book.
Quote by Cyril Connolly
Cyril Connolly Quotes
A best-seller is the golden touch of mediocre talent.
No taste is so acquired as that for someone else's quality of mind.
In America every woman has her set of girl- friends; some are cousins, the rest...
A lazy person, whatever the talents with which he set out, will have condemned himself...
Always be nice to those younger than you, because they are the ones who will...
The dread of lonliness 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...
The worst vice of the solitary is the worship of his food.
Those of us who were brought up as Christians and have lost our faith have...
It is only in the country that we can get to know a person or...
In the sex war, thoughtlessness is the weapon of the male, vindictiveness of the female.
The more books we read, the clearer it becomes that the true function of a...
The man who is master of his passions is reason's slave
We love but once, for once only are we perfectly equipped for loving.
Classical and romantic: private language of a family quarrel, a dead dispute over the distribution...
Vulgarity is the garlic in the salad of life.
There is no more somber enemy of good art than the pram in the hall
No city should be too large for a man to walk out of in a...
There are many who dare not kill themselves for fear of what the neighbours will...
Youth is a period of missed opportunities.