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 [10/04/2011 04:10:01]
Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice; journalism what will be grasped at once.More Cyril Connolly quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Slums may well be breeding-grounds of crime, but middle-class suburbs are incubators of apathy and delirium.More Cyril Connolly quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Youth is a period of missed opportunities.More Cyril Connolly quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The artist is a member of the leisured classes who cannot pay for his leisure.More Cyril Connolly quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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