Cyril Connolly Quote
“Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self.”
The New Statesman (1933-02-25)
Born: September 10, 1903
Died: November 26, 1974 (age 71)
Occupation: Journalist, author
Bio: Cyril Vernon Connolly was an English intellectual, literary critic and writer. He was the editor of the influential literary magazine Horizon and wrote Enemies of Promise, which combined literary criticism with an autobiographical exploration of why he failed to become the successful author of fiction that he had aspired to be in his youth.