All Quotations / Quotations from Edith Sitwell
Eccentricity is not, as dull people would have us believe, a form of madness. It is often a kind of innocent pride, and the man of genius and the aristocrat are frequently regarded as eccentrics because genius and aristocrat are entirely unafraid of and uninfluenced by the opinions and vagaries of the crowd.
Good taste is the worst vice ever invented.
I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it.
I am patient with stupidity, but not with those who are proud of it.
My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.
The public will believe anything, so long as it is not founded on truth.
Why not be oneself That is the whole secret of a successful appearance. If one is a greyhound why try to look like a Pekinese