Cyril Connolly

Cyril Connolly

English intellectual, literary critic and writer.
A life based on reason will always require to be balanced by an occasional bout of violent and irrational emotion, for instinctual drives must be satisfiedMore Cyril Connolly quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Nothing dates like hate and in literature a little of it goes a very long way.More Cyril Connolly quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A great writer creates a world of his own and his readers are proud to live in it. A lesser writer may entice them in for a moment, but soon he will watch them filing out.More Cyril Connolly quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Longevity is the revenge of talent upon genius.More Cyril Connolly quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is immunity in reading, immunity in formal society, in office routine, in the company of old friends and in the giving of officious help to strangers, but there is no sanctuary in one bed from the memory of another. The past with its anguish will break through every defense-line of custom and habit; we must sleep and therefore we must dream.More Cyril Connolly quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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