Evelyn Waugh

Evelyn Waugh



Full Name: Arthur Evelyn St. John Waugh

Born: October 28, 1903
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: April 10, 1966

Occupation: Author
Profile: Best known for Brideshead Revisited.

Website: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evelyn_Waugh
Number of Quotes: 3





Any one who has been to an English public school will always feel comparatively at home in prison. It is the people brought up in the gay intimacy of the slums, Paul learned, who find prison so soul-destroying.

Beware of writing to me. I always answer ... My father spent the last 20 years of his life writing letters. If someone thanked him for a wedding present, he thanked them for thanking him and there was no end to the exchange but death.

News is what a chap who doesn't care much about anything wants to read. And it's only news until he's read it. After that it's dead.

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