Cyril Connolly Quotes

Books by Cyril Connolly

Best 8 Quotes by Cyril Connolly

“All charming people have something to conceal, usually their total dependence on the appreciation of others.”

“Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self.”

“Hate is the consequence of fear; we fear something before we hate it; a child who fears noises becomes a man who hates noise. ”

“The dread of loneliness is greater than the fear of bondage, so we get married. ”

“The past is the only dead thing that smells sweet.”

“There are many who dare not kill themselves for fear of what the neighbors will say.”

“Vulgarity is the garlic in the salad of life. ”

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“Youth is a period of missed opportunities.”

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“Fortune has dealt us this adversity:
Some malign aspect or disposition
Of Saturn in some adverse position
Has brought it on us; nothing's to be done:
It stood thus in our stars when we were born;
The long and short of it is this: Endure.”

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