Quotes by Quentin Crisp

Quentin Crisp25 December 1908 –21 November 1999) was an English writer, raconteur and actor. From a conventional suburban background, Crisp enjoyed wearing make-up and painting his nails, and worked as a rent-boy in his teens. He then spent 30 years as a professional model for life-classes in art colleges.

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If at first you don't succeed, failure may be your style.

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The very purpose of existence is to reconcile the glowing opinion we hold of ourselves with the appalling things that other people think about us.

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It is explained that all relationships require a little give and take. This is untrue. Any partnership demands that we give and give and give and at the last, as we flop into our graves exhausted, we are told that we didn't give enough.

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An autobiography is an obituary in serial form with the last installment missing.

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Vice is its own reward. It is virtue which, if it is to be marketed with consumer appeal, must carry Green Shield stamps.

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