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Quentin Crisp

Quentin Crisp was born on Christmas Day 1908 in Sutton, a suburb of London. After leaving school he became an illustrator and a designer of book covers before spending the next 35 years of his life as an artists' model. In 1981 he moved to New York City and became a resident alien, living in a one bedroom flat in Chelsea which he famously never cleaned ("After the first four years the dirt doesn't get any worse"), and describing himself as a "resident waif". He died in 1999, just one month...See more

Personality Profile For Quentin Crisp

Quentin Crisp

The following is a personality profile of Quentin Crisp based on his work.

Quentin Crisp is unconventional, shrewd and opinionated.

He is unconcerned with art, he is less concerned with artistic or creative activities than most people who participated in our surveys. He is laid-back as well: he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. But, Quentin Crisp is also intermittent: he has a hard time sticking with difficult tasks for a long period of time.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for stability.

Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him. He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done.


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