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A play should give you something to think about. When I see a play and...   Life
An election is coming. Universal peace is declared and the foxes have ...   Politics
And we must think no further of you.   Life
Anxiety is the hand maiden of creativity   Life
Any poet, if he is to survive beyond his 25th year, must alter; he mus...   Life
April is the cruellest month...   Life
As things are, and as fundamentally they must always be, poetry is not...   Life
At twenty you have many desires which hide the truth, but beyond forty...   Life
Business today consists in persuading crowds.   Life
Footfalls echo in the memory, down the passage which we did not take, ...   Love
For us, there is only the trying. The rest is not our business.   Life
Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.   Poetry
Half of the harm that is done in this world is due to people who want ...   Life
Humankind cannot bear very much reality.   Life
I am an Anglo-Catholic in religion, a classicist in literature and a r...   Life
I don't believe one grows older. I think that what happens early on in...   Age
I had seen birth and death but had thought they were different.   Life
I have measured out my life with coffee spoons.   Life
I must say Bernard Shaw is greatly improved by music.   Life
If you aren't in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?   Life
If you desire to drain to the dregs the fullest cup of scorn and hatre...   Life
Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal.   Life
In my beginning is my end.   Life
It ends not with a bang, but a whimper.   Life
It is a medium of entertainment which permits millions of people to li...   Life
It's strange that words are so inadequate. Yet, like the asthmatic str...   Life
Let's not be narrow, nasty, and negative.   Life
My greatest trouble is getting the curtain up and down.   Life
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far o...   Life
Our difficulties of the moment must always be dealt with somehow, but ...   Life
Our high respect for a well read person is praise enough for literatur...   Life
People to whom nothing has ever happened cannot understand the unimpor...   Life
Playwriting gets into your blood and you can't stop it. At least not u...   Life
Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; ...   Poetry
Poetry may make us from time to time a little more aware of the deeper...   Life
Poetry should help, not only to refine the language of the time, but t...   Life
So the lover must struggle for words.   Life
Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers.   Life
Television is a medium of entertainment which permits millions of peop...   Life
The communication of the dead is tongued with fire beyond the language...   Life
The last temptation is the greatest treason: to do the right deed for ...   Life
The last thing one discovers in composing a work is what to put first.   Life
The most important thing for poets to do is to write as little as poss...   Life
The Nobel is a ticket to one's own funeral. No one has ever done anyth...   Life
There is no method but to be very intelligent   Life
There is not a more repulsive spectacle than on old man who will not f...   Life
This is the way the world ends: not with a bang, but a whimper.   Life
This love is silent.   Life
Twentieth-century art may start with nothing, but it flourishes by vir...   Art
We know too much, and are convinced of too little. Our literature is a...   Life
We must be steady enough in ourselves, to be open and to let the winds...   Life
We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring ...   Life
What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to ...   Life
Where is all the knowledge we lost with information?   Life
Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have ...   Life
You are the music while the music lasts.   Music