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Kingsley Amis

Dátum narodenia: 16. apríl 1922
Dátum úmrtia: 22. október 1995
Ďalšie mená: 킹즐리 에이미스, കിങ്‍സ്‍ലി അമിസ്, کینقزلی آمیس, Kingslijs Emiss

Sir Kingsley William Amis bol britský prozaik a básnik; brat hudobníka Johna Amisa a otec spisovateľa Martina Amisa. Wikipedia

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„Shitty things are always simple. Same as great things. Patrick Standish, in conversation.“

—  Kingsley Amis

The speaker is Patrick Standish, copyrighting his own witticism.
Zdroj: Difficulties with Girls (1988), Ch. 17, p. 248

„Man's love is of man's life a thing apart;
Girls aren't like that.“

—  Kingsley Amis

"A Bookshop Idyll"
Cf. Lord Byron, Don Juan, "Man's love is of man's life a thing apart, / 'Tis woman's whole existence."
A Case of Samples: Poems 1946–1956 (1956)

„You're still the same girl. What people do doesn't change their nature.“

—  Kingsley Amis, kniha Take a Girl Like You

She shook her head.[…] 'What they do is their nature,' she said.
Patrick Standish and Jenny Bunn in Ch. 27
Take a Girl Like You (1960)

„A bad review may spoil your breakfast, but you shouldn't allow it to spoil your lunch.“

—  Kingsley Amis

Attributed in Aren't We Due a Royalty Statement? (1993) by Giles Gordon, and The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (1999) by Elizabeth M. Knowles, p. 14

„There isn't another other sex. (p. 254)“

—  Kingsley Amis, kniha Stanley and the Women

Stanley and the Women (1984)

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“

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