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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.
         
   
F
The trouble with children is that they are not returnable.

R
For an introvert his environment is himself and can never be subject to startling or unforeseen change.
A
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 . . .
N
After the first four years, the dirt doesn't get any worse.
K
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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