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Kingsley Amis Quotes

(1922-1995), British Novelist

He was of the faith chiefly in the sense that the church he currently did not attend was Catholic.

Category: Churches

The ideal of brotherhood of man, the building of the Just City, is one that cannot be discarded without lifelong feelings of disappointment and loss. But, if we are to live in the real world, discard it we must. Its very nobility makes the results of its breakdown doubly horrifying, and it breaks down, as it always will, not by some external agency but because it cannot work.

Category: Human Fellowship

Outside every fat man there was an even fatter man trying to close in.

Category: Obesity

Growing older, I have lost the need to be political, which means, in this country, the need to be left. I am driven into grudging toleration of the Conservative Party because it is the party of non-politics, of resistance to politics.

Category: Politicians And Politics