Cyril Connolly

Cyril Connolly

English intellectual, literary critic and writer.
There is no more sombre enemy of good art than the pram in the hall.More Cyril Connolly quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The goal of every culture is to decay through over-civilization; the factors of decadence, -- luxury, skepticism, weariness and superstition, -- are constant. The civilization of one epoch becomes the manure of the next.More Cyril Connolly quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If Montaigne is a man in the prime of life sitting in his study on a warm morning and putting down the sum of his experience in his rich, sinewy prose, then Pascal is that same man lying awake in the small hours of the night when death seems very close and every thought is heightened by the apprehension that it may be his last.More Cyril Connolly quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Imprisoned in every fat man a thin man is wildly signaling to be let out. More Cyril Connolly quotes [10/04/2011 04:10:47]
Like water, we are truest to our nature in repose.More Cyril Connolly quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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