Kingsley Amis

Kingsley Amis

English novelist, poet, critic, and teacher

Lived from: 1922-1995

Category: Media | Poets (Contemporary)

Quotes: Kingsley Amis

Quotes 1 till 4 of 4.

1
  • Kingsley Amis
    Kingsley Amis
    - +
     0
    Growing older, I have lost the need to be political, which means, in this country, the need to be left. I am driven into grudging toleration of the Conservative Party because it is the party of non-politics, of resistance to politics.
  • Kingsley Amis
    Kingsley Amis
    - +
     0
    He was of the faith chiefly in the sense that the church he currently did not attend was Catholic.
  • Kingsley Amis
    Kingsley Amis
    - +
     0
    It is no wonder that people are so horrible when they start their life as children.
  • Kingsley Amis
    Kingsley Amis
    - +
     0
    Outside every fat man there was an even fatter man trying to close in.
1

About Kingsley Amis

Sir Kingsley William Amis, CBE (16 April 1922 – 22 October 1995) was an English novelist, poet, critic, and teacher. He wrote more than 20 novels, six volumes of poetry, a memoir, various short stories, radio and television scripts, along with works of social and literary criticism. According to his biographer, Zachary Leader, Amis was "the finest English comic novelist of the second half of the twentieth century." He is the father of British novelist Martin Amis.

From Wikipedia