The unconscious mind has a habit of asserting itself in the afternoon.
Anthony Burgess (1917 - 1994)
Contributed by: Zaady
Americans will listen, but they do not care to read. War and Peace must wait for the leisure of retirement, which never really comes: meanwhile it helps to furnish the living room. Blockbusting fiction is bought as furniture.
Source: You've Had Your Time, ch. 2, 1990.
He said it was artificial respiration but now I find I'm to have his child.
Source: Inside Mr. Enderby, 1963.
Bath twice a day to be really clean, once a day to be passably clean, once a week to avoid being a public menace.
Source: Inside Mr. Enderby, ch. 2, sct. 1, 1963.
Art is dangerous. It is one of the attractions: when it ceases to be dangerous you don't want it.
Source: Face, London, December 1984.
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