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It is not the simple statement of facts that ushers in freedom; it is the constant repetition of them that read more

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.

by Quentin Crisp Found in: Prejudice Quotes,
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The very purpose of existence is to reconcile the glowing opinion we hold of ourselves with the appalling things that read more

The very purpose of existence is to reconcile the glowing opinion we hold of ourselves with the appalling things that other people think about us.

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There is no need to do any housework at all. After the first four years the dirt doesn't get any read more

There is no need to do any housework at all. After the first four years the dirt doesn't get any worse.

by Quentin Crisp Found in: Housework Quotes,
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Never keep up with the Joneses. Drag them down to your level. It's cheaper.

Never keep up with the Joneses. Drag them down to your level. It's cheaper.

by Quentin Crisp Found in: Goals Quotes,
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I don't hold with abroad and think that foreigners speak English when our backs are turned

I don't hold with abroad and think that foreigners speak English when our backs are turned

by Quentin Crisp Found in: Foreigners Quotes,
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