Cyril Connolly quotes

Who on Earth is Cyril Connolly?

Cyril Vernon Connolly was an English literary critic and writer.

Cyril Connolly quotes

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

Cyril Connolly

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

Cyril Connolly

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

Cyril Connolly

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

Cyril Connolly

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

Cyril Connolly

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

Cyril Connolly

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

Cyril Connolly

“Youth is a period of missed opportunities.”

Cyril Connolly