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Evelyn Waugh
(1903-1966) born on
English novelist. He is regarded by many as the most brilliant satirical novelist of his day; wrote "Brideshead Revisited."
         
   
F
We class schools you see, into four grades: Leading School, First-rate School, Good School, and School.

R
I haven't been to sleep for over a year. That's why I go to bed early. One needs more rest if one doesn't sleep.
A
It is a curious thing that every creed promises a paradise which will be absolutely uninhabitable for anyone of civilised taste.
N
I expect you'll be becoming a schoolmaster sir. That's what most of the gentlemen does sir, that gets sent down for indecent behaviour.
K
Don't give your opinions about Art and the Purpose of Life. They are of little interest and, anyway, you can't express them. Don't analyse yourself. Give the relevant facts and let your readers make their own judgments.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Decline and Fall," Pt. I, Ch. 1.
R: "Decline and Fall," Pt. II, Ch. 3.
A: Ambrose, in "Put Out More Flags," ch. 1, sct. 7, 1942.
N: Prelude, "Decline and Fall."
K: in review of Stephen Spender's autobiography, "World Within World;" in "Tablet," (London), 5 May 1951.
   


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