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Quentin Crisp Quotes

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'I dont hold with abroad and think foreigners speak English when our backs are turned'

'You fall out of your Mothers womb, crawl across open country under fire and crawl in to your grave'

'Euphemisms are unpleasant truths wearing diplomatic cologne'

'Fashion is what you adopt when you dont know who you are'

'Everyone seems to fear dying alone. I have never understood this - who wants to die and be polite at the same time'

'Politics is the art of making the inevitable seem planned'

'My favourite musical instrument is the telephone'

'TV is as injurious to the soul as fast food is to the body'

'To know all is not to forgive all. It is to despise everybody'

'I became one of the Stately Homos of England'

'Never keep up with the Jones's. Drag them down to your level instead'

'The war between the sexes is the only one in which both sides regularly sleep with the enemy'

'The trouble with children is that they are non-returnable'

'If at first you donít succeed, failure may be your style'

Born in Sutton, Surrey
Died in Manchester, Greater Manchester
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Bores can be divided into two classes; those who have their own particular subject, and those who do not need a subject. - A A Milne
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