Evelyn Waugh Quotes (105 quotes)
“I expect you'll be becoming a schoolmaster, sir. That's what most of the gentlemen does, sir, that gets sent down for indecent behavior.”
Decline and Fall Prelude (1928)
“Any one who has been to an English public school will always feel comparatively at home in prison.”
Decline and Fall part 3, (1928), Chapter 4
“You have no idea how much nastier I would be if I was not a Catholic. Without supernatural aid I would hardly be a human being.”
As quoted in: Noel Annan, Our Age (1990)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsEvelyn Waugh
Born: October 28, 1903
Died: April 10, 1966 (aged 62)
Occupation: Author, writer
Bio: Arthur Evelyn St. John Waugh , known as Evelyn Waugh, was an English writer of novels, travel books and biographies. He was also a prolific journalist and reviewer. His best-known works include his early satires Decline and Fall and A Handful of Dust, his novel Brideshead Revisited and his trilogy of Second World War novels collectively known as Sword of Honour.