"Today the function of the artist is to bring imagination to science and science to imagination, where they meet, in the myth."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Cyril Connolly on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Cyril Connolly on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Cyril Connolly on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Cyril Connolly on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Cyril Connolly on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"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."