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Quentin Crisp 1908–99
English writer 

  1. Euphemisms are unpleasant truths wearing diplomatic cologne.
    Manners from Heaven (1984)
  2. There was no need to do any housework at all. After the first four years the dirt doesn't get any worse.
    The Naked Civil Servant (1968) ch. 15
  3. An autobiography is an obituary in serial form with the last instalment missing.
    The Naked Civil Servant (1968) ch. 29