"There are three reasons for becoming a writer: the first is that you need the money the second that you have something to say that you think the world should know the third is that you can't think what to do with the long winter evenings."
"When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life now that I am old I know that it is."Quentin Crisp on Oscar Wilde
"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."Quentin Crisp on John Ruskin
"Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants."Quentin Crisp on Benjamin Franklin
"The lack of money is the root of all evil."Quentin Crisp on Mark Twain
"Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it."Quentin Crisp on Mark Twain
"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."