Quotes by Cyril Connolly

Cyril Vernon Connolly was an English literary critic and writer. He was the editor of the influential literary magazine Horizon and wrote Enemies of Promise, which combined literary criticism with an autobiographical exploration of why he failed to become the successful author of fiction that he had aspired to be in his youth.

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Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice; journalism what will be grasped at once.

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Classical and romantic: private language of a family quarrel, a dead dispute over the distribution of emphasis between man and nature.

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The secret of success is to be in harmony with existence, to be always calm to let each wave of life wash us a little farther up the shore.

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The true index of a man's character is the health of his wife.

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The dread of lonliness is greater than the fear of bondage, so we get married.

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