Quentin Crisp Quotes & Sayings

42 most famous Quentin Crisp quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for him. He was an English writer who passed away on 21 November, 1999.

Quentin Crisp Quotes
“There is no need to do any housework at all. After the first four years the dirt doesn't get any worse.”
“It is explained that all relationships require a little give and take. This is untrue. Any partnership demands that we give and give and give and at the last, as we flop into our graves exhausted, we are told that we didn't give enough.”
Quentin Crisp Quotes
“The very purpose of existence is to reconcile the glowing opinion we hold of ourselves with the appalling things that other people think about us.”
Quentin Crisp Quotes
“Euphemisms are unpleasant truths wearing diplomatic cologne.”
Quentin Crisp Quotes
“Never keep up with the Joneses. Drag them down to your level.”
Quentin Crisp Quotes
“If at first you don't succeed, failure may be your style.”
“The consuming desire of most human beings is deliberately to plant their whole life in the hands of some other person. I would describe this method of searching for happiness as immature. Development of character consists solely in moving toward self-sufficiency.”
Quentin Crisp Quotes
“It's no good running a pig farm badly for 30 years while saying, 'Really, I was meant to be a ballet dancer.' By then, pigs will be your style.”
“When I told the people of Northern Ireland that I was an atheist, a woman in the audience stood up and said, 'Yes, but is it the God of the Catholics or the God of the Protestants in whom you don't believe?”
Quentin Crisp Quotes
“For an introvert his environment is himself and can never be subject to startling or unforeseen change.”

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