We must select the illusion which appeals to our temperament and embrace it with passion, if we want to be happy
Quote by Cyril Connolly
No one over thirty-five is worth meeting who has not something to teach us, -...
I review novels to make money, because it is easier for a sluggard to write...
It is the fear of middle-age in the young, of old-age in the middle-aged, which...
Idleness is only a coarse name for my infinite capacity for living in the present.
All charming people have something to conceal, usually their total dependence on the appreciation of...
No taste is so acquired as that for someone else's quality of mind.
The dread of loneliness is greater than the fear of bondage, so we get married.
The civilized are those who get more out of life than the uncivilized, and for...
Greed, like the love of comfort, is a kind of fear.
Whom the gods wish to destroy they first call promising.
Our memories are card indexes consulted and then returned in disorder by authorities whom we...
There is no more somber enemy of good art than the pram in the hall
For what is liberty but the unhampered translation of will into act?
There is no fury like a woman searching for a new lover
We must select the illusion which appeals to our temperament, and embrace it with passion,...
The artist one day falls through a hole in the brambles, and from that moment...
There is no more sombre enemy of good art than the pram in the hall.
The dread of lonliness is greater than the fear of bondage, so we get married.
The more books we read, the clearer it becomes that the true function of a...
When young we are faithful to individuals, when older we grow loyal to situations and...