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Letter "C" » Clive James Quotes
«Stop worrying / nobody gets out of this world alive.»
«She was good at playing abstract confusion in the same way that a midget is good at being short.»
«The British Secret Service was staffed at one point almost entirely by alcoholic homosexuals working for the KGB.»
«Disco dancing is just the steady thump of a giant moron knocking in an endless nail.»
«The literary critic, or the critic of any other specific form of artistic expression, may detach himself from the world for as long as the work of art he is contemplating appears to do the same.»
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«Fiction is life with the dull bits left out»
«In the Bob Hope Golf Classic, the participation of President Gerald Ford was more than enough to remind you that the nuclear button was at one stage at the disposal of a man who might have either pressed it by mistake or else pressed it deliberately in order to obtain room service.»
«Everyone has a right to a university degree in America, even if it's in Hamburger Technology.»
«It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are.»
«All television ever did was shrink the demand for ordinary movies. The demand for extraordinary movies increased. If any one thing is wrong with the movie industry today, it is the unrelenting effort to astonish.»