Osbert Sitwell - From the Obsession category:
The only difference between an artist and a lunatic is, perhaps, that the artist has the restraint or courtesy to conceal the intensity of his obsession from all except those similarly afflicted. (Osbert Sitwell)
Osbert Sitwell - From the Poetry category:
Poetry is like fish: if it's fresh, it's good; if it's stale, it's bad; and if you're not certain, try it on the cat. (Osbert Sitwell)
Osbert Sitwell - From the Portraiture category:
-on John Singer Sargent...
He showed them to be rich; looking at his portraits they understood at last how rich they really were. (Osbert Sitwell)