Quotes from the World for Wednesday 01/02/MMXIII

A great writer creates a world of his own and his readers are proud to live in it. A lesser writer may entice them in for a moment, but soon he will watch them filing out.

Cyril Connolly
Cyril Connolly (1903–1974), British critic. Enemies of Promise, pt. 1, ch. 1 (1938).