Kingsley Amis

Kingsley Amis

English writer
When starting to think about any novel, part of the motive is: I'm going to show them, this time.More Kingsley Amis quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Wives and such are constantly filling up any refrigerator they have a claim on, even its ice-compartment, with irrelevant rubbish like food.More Kingsley Amis quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
One of the great benefits of organised religion is that you can be forgiven your sins, which must be a wonderful thing. I mean, I carry my sins around with me, there's nobody there to forgive them.More Kingsley Amis quotes [07/14/2011 04:07:11]
The rewards for being sane may not be very many, but knowing what's funny is one of them.More Kingsley Amis quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Those who professed themselves unable to believe in the reality of human progress ought to cheer themselves up, as the students under examination had conceivably been cheered up, by a short study of the Middle Ages. The hydrogen bomb, the South African Government, Chioang Kaidick, Senator McCarthy himself, would then seem a light price to pay for no longer being in the Middle Ages.More Kingsley Amis quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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