Clive Barnes Quotes

Television is the first truly democratic culture – the first culture available to everybody and entirely governed by what the people want. The most terrifying thing is what people do want. Clive Barnes

Dialogue more tame than Wilde. Clive Barnes

The mother is not dying exactly, but has reached a point in life where death is a familiar on the staircase. Clive Barnes

One of the few things in dance to match the Royal Ballet’s curtain calls is the Royal Ballet’s dancing. Clive Barnes

As hard as the nails on a crucifix. Clive Barnes

I am convinced that anyone can be a great writer…if he can only…tell the naked truth about himself and other people. Clive Barnes