It doesn’t matter what other people think of you. What matters is what you think of yourself.

Quentin Crisp

Born 25 December 1908(1908-12-25)
Sutton, Surrey, UK
Died 21 November 1999 (aged 90)
Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester, England, UK
Occupation Writer, illustrator, actor, artist’s model
Notable work(s) The Naked Civil Servant

Quentin Crisp (born Denis Charles Pratt, 25 December 1908(1908-12-25) – 21 November 1999), was an English writer and raconteur. He became an icon of homosexuality in the 1970s after publication of his memoir, The Naked Civil Servant, brought to the attention of the general public his defiant exhibitionism and refusal to keep his sexuality private.


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