A difference of taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
Quote by TS Eliot
For us, there is only the trying. The rest is not our business.
To approach the stranger is to invite the unexpected, release a new force, let the...
What makes life dreary is the want of a motive.
Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.
Keep true, never be ashamed of doing right; decide on what you think is right...
Where is wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost...
Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers.
War is not a life: it is a situation, one which may neither be ignored...
My own experience and development deepen everyday my conviction that our moral progress may be...
For last year's words belong to last year's language and next year's words await another...
The last temptation is the greatest treason: to do the right deed for the wrong...
I have measured out my life with coffee spoons
Hell is oneself, Hell is alone, the other figures in it merely projections.
Any poet, if he is to survive beyond his 25th year, must alter; he must...
In my end is my beginning.
Think not forever of yourselves, O Chiefs, nor of your own generation. Think of continuing...
Liberty is a different kind of pain from prison.
If you desire to drain to the dregs the fullest cup of scorn and hatred...
We [poets] set men free from their desires.
What we desire our children to become, we must endeavor to be before them