All this fuss about sleeping together. For physical pleasure I'd sooner go to my dentist any day.
"Arthur Evelyn St. John Waugh", known as "Evelyn Waugh", was an English writer of novels, biographies, and travel books; he was also a prolific journalist and reviewer. His best-known works include the early satires Decline and Fall (1928) and A Handful of Dust (1934), the novel Brideshead Revisited (1945), and the Second World War trilogy Sword of Honour (1952–61). As a writer, Evelyn Waugh is recognised as one of the great prose Style (fiction)/stylists of the English language in the 20th century.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous writers! More Evelyn Waugh on Wikipedia.
It is a curious thing... that every creed promises a paradise which will be absolutely uninhabitable for anyone of civilized taste.
Suffering is none the less acute and much more lasting when it is put into words.
Manners are especially the need of the plain. The pretty can get away with anything.
Of children as of procreation - the pleasure momentary, the posture ridiculous, the expense damnable.
We cherish our friends not for their ability to amuse us, but for ours to amuse them.
It is a curious thing ... that every creed promises a paradise which will be absolutely uninhabitable for anyone of civilized taste.
What is youth except a man or a woman before it is ready or fit to be seen?
Punctuality is the virtue of the bored.
I do not believe the expenditure of $2.50 for a book entitles the purchaser to the personal friendship of the author.
Not everyone grows to be old, but everyone has been younger than he is now.
Your actions, and your action alone, determines your worth.
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.
To know and love another human being is the root of all wisdom.
One forgets words as one forgets names. One's vocabulary needs constant fertilizing or it will die.
Don't hold your parents up to contempt. After all, you are their son, and it is just possible that you may take after them.