"The true index of a man's character is the health of his wife."
"To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear."Cyril Connolly on Buddha
"The wish for healing has always been half of health."Cyril Connolly on Lucius Annaeus Seneca
"A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier."Cyril Connolly on Tom Stoppard
"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul."Cyril Connolly on John Muir
"'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes."Cyril Connolly on Henry David Thoreau
"The artist one day falls through a hole in the brambles, and from that moment he is following the dark rapids of an underground river which may sometimes flow so near to the surface that the laughing picnic parties are heard above."
"Those of us who were brought up as Christians and have lost our faith have retained the sense of sin without the saving belief in redemption. This poisons our thought and so paralyses us in action."
"Classical and romantic: private language of a family quarrel, a dead dispute over the distribution of emphasis between man and nature."
"Hate is the consequence of fear we fear something before we hate it a child who fears noises becomes a man who hates noise."
"Greed, like the love of comfort, is a kind of fear."