Quotes by Cyril Connolly

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When young we are faithful to individuals, when older we grow loyal to situations and to types.
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A mistake which is commonly made about neurotics is to suppose that they are interesting. It is not interesting to be always unhappy, engrossing with oneself, malignant and ungrateful, and never quite in touch with reality.
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The dread of loneliness is greater than the fear of bondage, so we get married.
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 loneliness  marriage  

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It is only in the country that we can get to know a person or a book.
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Obesity is a mental state, a disease brought on by boredom and disappointment.
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I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainty that just to be alive is a grand thing.
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No city should be too large for a man to walk out of in a morning.
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 cities  walking  

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A mistake which is commonly made about neurotics is to suppose that they are interesting. It is not interesting to be always unhappy, engrossed with oneself, malignant and ungrateful, and never quite in touch with reality.
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All charming people have something to conceal, usually their total dependence on the appreciation of others.
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Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice; journalism what will be grasped at once.
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