Words today are like the shells and rope of seaweed which a child brings home glistening from the beach and which in an hour have lost their luster.
Quote by Cyril Connolly
Cyril Connolly Quotes
No taste is so acquired as that for someone else's quality of mind.
The friendships which last are those wherein each friend respects the other's dignity to the...
The true index of a man's character is the health of his wife.
Greed, like the love of comfort, is a kind of fear.
If our elaborate and dominating bodies are given us to be denied at every turn,...
For what is liberty but the unhampered translation of will into act?
There are many who dare not kill themselves for fear of what the neighbours will...
We must select the illusion which appeals to our temperament and embrace it with passion,...
When we have ceased to love the stench of the human animal, either in others...
The dread of lonliness is greater than the fear of bondage, so we get married.
Optimism and self-pity are the positive and negative poles of modern cowardice.
The past is the only dead thing that smells sweet.
The only way for writers to meet is to share a quick peek over a...
Like water, we are truest to our nature in repose.
It is the fear of middle-age in the young, of old-age in the middle-aged, which...
In the sex war, thoughtlessness is the weapon of the male, vindictiveness of the female.
The artist is a member of the leisured classes who cannot pay for his leisure.
There is no fury like a woman searching for a new lover
Friendship is like milking a cow. If you milk too often, you won't get much...
Great loves too must be endured