Citações Cyril Connolly

„Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice; journalism what will be grasped at once, and they require separate techniques.“

—  Cyril Connolly, livro Enemies of Promise

Fonte: Enemies of Promise (1938), Part 1: Predicament, Ch. 3: The Challenge of the Mandarins (p. 19)

„Life is a maze in which we take the wrong turning before we have learnt to walk.“

—  Cyril Connolly, livro The Unquiet Grave

Part I: Ecce Gubernator (p. 23)
The Unquiet Grave (1944)

„Imprisoned in every fat man a thin one is wildly signalling to be let out.“

—  Cyril Connolly, livro The Unquiet Grave

Part II: Te Palinure Petens (p. 58)
The Unquiet Grave (1944)

Citát „The true index of a man’s character is the health of his wife.“

„The true index of a man’s character is the health of his wife.“

—  Cyril Connolly, livro The Unquiet Grave

Part II: Te Palinure Petens (p. 64)
The Unquiet Grave (1944)

„So wrote Pater, calling an art-for-art's sake muezzin to the faithful from the topmost turret of the ivory tower.“

—  Cyril Connolly, livro Enemies of Promise

Fonte: Enemies of Promise (1938), Part 1: Predicament, Ch. 5: Anatomy of Dandyism (p. 37)

„No city should be too large for a man to walk out of in a morning.“

—  Cyril Connolly, livro The Unquiet Grave

Part I: Ecce Gubernator (p. 35)
The Unquiet Grave (1944)

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