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Name: Kingsley AmisFind on Amazon India: Link
Nationality: EnglishFind on Amazon: Link
Profession: Novelist
Born: 16-Apr-1922 
Death: 22-Oct-1995

It was no wonder that people were so horrible when they started life as children.

There was no end to the ways in which nice things are nicer than nasty ones.

Sex is a momentary itch, love never lets you go.

Self criticism must be my guide to action, and the first rule for its employment is that in itself it is not a virtue, only a procedure.

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

One of the great benefits of organised religion is that you can be forgiven your sins, which must be a wonderful thing. I mean, I carry my sins around with me, there’s nobody there to forgive them.

Laziness has become the chief characteristic of journalism, displacing incompetence.

It is no wonder that people are so horrible when they start their life as children.

If you can’t annoy somebody, there’s little point in writing.

I sometimes feel that more lousy dishes are presented under the banner of pate than any other.

His mouth had been used as a latrine by some small creature of the night, and then as its mausoleum.

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

He resolved, having done it once, never to move his eyeballs again.

No wonder people are so horrible when they start life as children.


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