Tuesday, May 17, 2022


The Secret of Happiness

The Diaries of Evelyn Waugh, ed. Michael Davie (1976; rpt. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1979), p. 787 (March 9, 1962):
Abjuring the realm. To make an interior act of renunication and to become a stranger in the world; to watch one's fellow-countrymen, as one used to watch foreigners, curious of their habits, patient of their absurdities, indifferent to their animosities—that is the secret of happiness in this century of the common man.

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