Cyril Connolly Quotes.

1. "Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self." [The New Statesman, February 25, 1933]"
- Quote by Cyril Connolly

2. "Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice."
- Quote by Cyril Connolly

3. "There are only three things which make life worth living: to be writing a tolerably good book, to be in a dinner party of six, and to be traveling south with someone whom your conscience permits you to love."
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4. "We must select the illusion which appeals to our temperament, and embrace it with passion."
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5. "Youth is a period of missed opportunities."
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6. "A great writer creates a world of his own and his readers are proud to live in it. A lesser writer may entice them in for a moment, but soon he will watch them filing out."
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7. "Is it possible to love any human being without being torn limb from limb?"
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8. "Always be nice to those younger than you, because they are the ones who will be writing about you."
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9. "While thought exists, words are alive and literature becomes an escape, not from, but into living. Cyril Connolly (English critic and editor, 1903-1974)"
- Quote by Cyril Connolly

10. "When every unkind word about women has been said, we have still to admit, with Byron, that they are nicer than men. They are more devoted, more unselfish and more emotionally sincere. When the long fuse of cruelty, deceit and revenge is set alight, it is male thoughtlessness which has fired it."
- Quote by Cyril Connolly

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