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Brief about Evelyn Waugh: By info that we know Evelyn Waugh was born at 1903-10-28. And also Evelyn Waugh is English Author.

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One forgets words as one forgets names. One's vocabulary needs constant fertilizing or it will die.

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Professional reviewers read so many bad books in the course of duty that they get an unhealthy craving for arresting phrases.

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There are no poetic ideas; only poetic utterances.

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We class schools into four grades: leading school, first-rate school, good school and school.

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What is youth except a man or woman before it is ready or fit to be seen?

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You never find an Englishman among the under-dogs except in England, of course.

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Pray always for all the learned, the oblique, the delicate. Let them not be quite forgotten at the throne of God when the simple come into their kingdom.

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The truth is that Oxford is simply a very beautiful city in which it is convenient to segregate a certain number of the young of the nation while they are growing up.

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There is a species of person called a 'Modern Churchman' who draws the full salary of a beneficed clergyman and need not commit himself to any religious belief.

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Punctuality is the virtue of the bored.

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Don't hold your parents up to contempt. After all, you are their son, and it is just possible that you may take after them.

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We cherish our friends not for their ability to amuse us, but for ours to amuse them.

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Art is the symbol of the two noblest human efforts: to construct and to refrain from destruction.

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All this fuss about sleeping together. For physical pleasure I'd sooner go to my dentist any day.

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Instead of this absurd division into sexes they ought to class people as static and dynamic.

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Not everyone grows to be old, but everyone has been younger than he is now.

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I haven't been to sleep for over a year. That's why I go to bed early. One needs more rest if one doesn't sleep.

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Your actions, and your action alone, determines your worth.

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He was gifted with the sly, sharp instinct for self-preservation that passes for wisdom among the rich.

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Money is only useful when you get rid of it. It is like the odd card in 'Old Maid'; the player who is finally left with it has lost.

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