quotes of Cyril Connolly; 87 quotes

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

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"We must select the illusion which appeals to our temperament and embrace it with passion, if we want to be happy"

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"Fallen leaves lying on the grass in the November sun bring more happiness than the daffodils"

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"Youth is a period of missed opportunities."

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"A lazy person, whatever the talents with which he starts out, have condemned himself to second-rate thoughts, and to second-rate friends"

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

"The reward of art is not fame or success but intoxication: that is why so many bad artists are unable to give it up."

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