Quotes by Cyril Connolly

About Cyril Connolly:


Cyril Vernon Connolly was a literary critic and writer. He was the editor of the influential literary magazine Horizon (1940–49) and wrote Enemies of Promise (1938), 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.

Author Bio


  • NameCyril Connolly
  • DescriptionBritish author
  • BornSeptember 10, 1903
  • DiedNovember 26, 1974
  • CountryUnited Kingdom
  • ProfessionLiterary Critic; Writer
  • AwardsCommander Of The Order Of The British Empire; Legion Of Honour