Quotation by Evelyn Waugh

Almost all crime is due to the repressed desire for aesthetic expression.
Evelyn Waugh (1903–1966), British novelist. prison Governor Sir Wilfred Lucas-Dockery, in Decline and Fall, pt. 3, ch. 1 (1928).

Paul Pennyfeather, to whom these words are addressed, has just been informed that he is to be put to work in the Arts and Crafts Workshop.
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