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Quentin Crisp
(1908-1999) born on
Dec 25
English author. He is noted for his autobiography "The Naked Civil Servant," 1968.
The trouble with children is that they are not returnable.

For an introvert his environment is himself and can never be subject to startling or unforeseen change.
Euphemisms are not, as many young people think, useless verbiage for that which can and should be said bluntly; they are like secret agents on a delicate mission, they must airily pass by a stinking mess with barely so much as a nod of the head . . .
After the first four years, the dirt doesn't get any worse.
If Mr. Vincent Price were to be co-starred with Miss Bette Davis in a story by Mr. Edgar Allan Poe directed by Mr. Roger Corman, it could not fully express the pent-up violence and depravity of a single day in the life of the average family.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
R: The Naked Civil Servant, ch. 24 (1968).
A: Manners from Heaven, ch. 5 (1984).
N: on housework
K: Manners from Heaven, ch. 2 (1984).

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