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Cyril Connolly Quotes
Brief author info: Cyril Connolly (1903-1974) English essayist, critic, novelist.
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In the sex-war thoughtlessness is the weapon of the male, vindictiveness of the female.
Life is a maze in which we take the wrong turning before we have learnt to walk.
All charming people have something to conceal, usually their total dependence on the appreciation of others.
The civilization of one epoch becomes the manure of the next.
We must select the illusion which appeals to our temperament, and embrace it with passion, if we want to be happy.
Melancholy and remorse form the deep leaden keel which enables us to sail into the wind of reality.
A life based on reason will always require to be balanced by an occasional bout of violent and irrational emotion, for the instinctual drives must be satisfied.
A woman's desire for revenge outlasts all her other emotions.
The friendships which last are those wherein each friend respects the other's dignity to the point of not really wanting anything from him.
The true work of art is the one which the seventh wave of genius throws up the beach where the undertow of time cannot drag it back.
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