Quentin Crisp Quotes
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Vice is its own reward.
Manners are love in a cool climate.
Style is being yourself, but on purpose.
Sex is the last refuge of the miserable.
The lie is the basic building block of good manners.
The law is simply expediency wearing a long white dress.
If at first you don't succeed, failure may be your style.
Life is a game in which the rules are constantly changing.
Euphemisms are unpleasant truths wearing diplomatic cologne.
Charisma is the ability to persuade without the use of logic.
The English think incompetence is the same thing as sincerity.
Life is the funny thing that happens to you on the way to the grave.
Autobiography is an obituary in serial form with the last installment missing.
For flavor, Instant Sex will never supersede the stuff you had to peel and cook.
An autobiography is an obituary in serial form with the last installment missing.
Whenever we confront an unbridled desire we are surely in the presence of a tragedy-in-the-making.
In Manhattan, every flat surface is a potential stage and every inattentive waiter an unemployed, possibly unemployable, actor.
It's no good running a pig farm badly for 30 years while saying, 'Really, I was meant to be a ballet dancer.' By then, pigs will be your style.
The formula for achieving a successful relationship is simple: you should treat all disasters as if they were trivialities but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster.
Nothing more rapidly inclines a person to go into a monastery than reading a book on etiquette. There are so many trivial ways in which it is possible to commit some social sin.