Be glad you're fifty — andThat you got there while things were nice,In a world worth looking at twice.So here's wishing you many more years,But not all that many. Cheers!
"Ode to Me", (p. 134)
Man's love is of man's life a thing apart;Girls aren't like that.Kingsley Amis
Should you revisit usStay a little longerAnd get to know the place...On local life we trustThe resident witnessNot the royal tourist.Kingsley Amis
We should be wrong to demand that a critic must stay on the point all the time; it is enough if he remains in orbit around it.Kingsley Amis
A bad review may spoil your breakfast, but you shouldn't allow it to spoil your lunch.Kingsley Amis
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