Cyril Connolly: Memories

“Our memories are card indexes consulted and then returned in disorder by authorities whom we do not control.”

—Cyril Connolly, critic and editor (10 Sep 1903-1974).

Cyril Connolly: Love and pain

“There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives. ”
Cyril Connolly

Love & Pain

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Cyril Connolly: Have no public

“Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self. ”

— Cyril Connolly.

MK Gandhi and Cyril Connolly

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Gandhi on Juhu Beach, Mumbai, May 1944.

Obesity is a mental state, a disease brought on by boredom and disappointment. –Cyril Connolly, critic and editor (1903-1974)

Poverty is the worst form of violence. –Mohandas K. Gandhi (1869-1948)