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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.
If one is not going to take the necessary precautions to avoid having parents one must undertake to bring them up.

Whenever we confront an unbridled desire we are surely in the presence of a tragedy-in-the-making.
In Manhattan, every flat surface is a potential stage and every inattentive waiter an unemployed, possibly unemployable, actor.
The formula for achieving a successful relationship is simple: you should treat all disasters as if they were trivialities but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster.
Keeping up with the Joneses was a full-time job with my mother and father. It was not until many years later when I lived alone that I realized how much cheaper it was to drag the Joneses down to my level.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: The Naked Civil Servant."
R: Manners from Heaven, ch. 8 (1984).
A: "Love Lies Bleeding," broadcast, 6 Aug. 1991 (published in New Statesman & Society, London, 9 Aug. 1991).
N: Manners from/ Heaven, ch. 7 (1984).
K: The Naked Civil Servant, ch. 1 (1968).

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