"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."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."Quentin Crisp on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."Quentin Crisp on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."Quentin Crisp on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."Quentin Crisp on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."Quentin Crisp on Abraham Lincoln
"For an introvert his environment is himself and can never be subject to startling or unforeseen change."
"Manners are love in a cool climate."
"If at first you don't succeed, failure may be your style."
"It is not the simple statement of facts that ushers in freedom it is the constant repetition of them that has this liberating effect. Tolerance is the result not of enlightenment, but of boredom."
"Life was a funny thing that happened to me on the way to the grave."