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Cyril Connolly
(1903-1974) born on
Sep 10
English journalist, editor, writer. He edited "Horizon magazine," 1939-50 and wrote "Condemned Playground," 1945.
         
   
F
Our memories are card indexes consulted and then returned in disorder by authorities whom we do not control.

R
Imagination is nostalgia for the past, the absent; it is the liquid solution in which art develops the snapshot of reality.
A
Today the function of the artist is to bring imagination to science and science to imagination, where they meet, in the myth.
N
If one is too lazy to think, too vain to do a thing badly, too cowardly to admit it, one will never attain wisdom.
K
Better to write for yourself and have no public, than write for the public and have no self.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Unquiet Grave," pt. 3, 1944.
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: "The Unquiet Grave," pt. 3, 1944.
N: "The Unquiet Grave."
K: "Turnstile One," ed. V. S. Pritchett.
   


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