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A great writer creates a world of his own and his readers are proud to live in it. A lesser writer may entice them in for a moment ...
I shall christen this style the Mandarin, since it is beloved by literary pundits, by those who would make the written word as unl ...
There is no more sombre enemy of good art than the pram in the hall.
All charming people have something to conceal, usually their total dependence on the appreciation of others.
A writer is in danger of allowing his talent to dull who lets more than a year go past without finding himself in his rightful pla ...
Whom the gods wish to destroy they first call promising.
The only happy talkers are dandies who extract pleasure from the very perishability of their material and who would not be able to ...
Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice; journalism what will be grasped at once.
It is a mistake to expect good work from expatriates for it is not what they do that matters but what they are not doing.
Were I to deduce any system from my feelings on leaving Eton, it might be called The Theory of Permanent Adolescence. It is the th ...
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