Quotes by Quentin Crisp

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The young always have the same problem - how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their parents and copying one another.
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 teenagers  

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If at first you don't succeed, failure may be your style.
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 success  

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However low a man sinks he never reaches the level of the police.
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 police  

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Fashion is what you adopt when you don't know who you are.
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 clothing  conformity  

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You fall out of your mother's womb, you crawl across open country under fire, and drop into your grave.
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 life  

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Men get laid, but women get screwed.
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 sex  women  

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I simply haven't the nerve to imagine a being, a force, a cause which keeps the planets revolving in their orbits, and then suddenly stops in order to give me a bicycle with three speeds.
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 god  

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Why get married? For human beings, marriage is such an unnatural state. If you want monogamy, it has been said, you should marry a swan.
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 marriage  

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This school was on top of a hill so that God could see everything that went on. It looked like a cross between a prison and a church and it was.
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