Cyril Connolly

"The person who is master of their passions is reason's slave."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Today the function of the artist is to bring imagination to science and science to imagination, where they meet, in the myth."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Everything is a dangerous drug except reality, which is unendurable."

Cyril Connolly
Cyril Connolly "The Unquiet Grave"

Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

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


Rating: 3.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Always be nice to those younger than you, because they are the ones who will be writing about you."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

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

Cyril Connolly
Cyril Connolly "Enemies of Promise"

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"We are all serving a life-sentence in the dungeon of self."

Cyril Connolly
Cyril Connolly "Unquiet Grave"

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

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

Cyril Connolly
Cyril Connolly "Unquiet Grave"

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Whom the gods wish to destroy they first call promising."

Cyril Connolly
Cyril Connolly "Enemies of Promise"

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

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

Cyril Connolly
Cyril Connolly "Enemies of Promise"

Rating: 2.50 (Number of Voters: 4)