Whom the gods wish to destroy they first call promising.
Quote by Cyril Connolly
Cyril Connolly Quotes
The dread of lonliness is greater than the fear of bondage, so we get married.
Everything is a dangerous drug except reality, which is unendurable.
The true index of a man's character is the health of his wife.
Industrial society seems likely to be entering a period of severe stress, due in part...
A best-seller is the golden touch of mediocre talent.
Greed, like the love of comfort, is a kind of fear.
The headmistress was an able instructress in French and history and we learned with her...
The only way for writers to meet is to share a quick peek over a...
For what is liberty but the unhampered translation of will into act?
The dread of loneliness is greater than the fear of bondage, so we get married.
When young we are faithful to individuals, when older we grow loyal to situations and...
The secret of success is to be in harmony with existence, to be always calm...
The more books we read, the clearer it becomes that the true function of a...
Idleness is only a coarse name for my infinite capacity for living in the present.
There is no more sombre enemy of good art than the pram in the hall.
No taste is so acquired as that for someone else's quality of mind.
Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public...
The artist one day falls through a hole in the brambles, and from that moment...
Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the seeking for ideal truth.
Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, everyday, something no one else...