A good half of the effort of understanding what the Indian philosophers were after - and their subtleties make most of the great European philosophers look like schoolboys.
Quote by TS Eliot
In the vain laughter of folly, wisdom hears half its applause.
I had seen birth and death but had thought they were different.
Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers.
If you desire to drain to the dregs the fullest cup of scorn and hatred...
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
For last year's words belong to last year's language and next year's words await another...
Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
There is nothing that will kill a man so soon as having nobody to find...
Think not forever of yourselves, O Chiefs, nor of your own generation. Think of continuing...
The heart and the mind has the shortest distance but has the longest journey.
Those who trust us educate us
A difference of taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
I'm proof against that word failure. I've seen behind it. The only failure a man...
I take as metaphysical poetry that in which what is ordinarily apprehensible only by thought...
Each venture is a new beginning, a raid on the inarticulate with shabby equipment always...
In my end is my beginning.
There are men whose presence infuses trust and reverence.
Poetry may make us from time to time a little more aware of the deeper,...
Poetry is the art of uniting pleasure with truth.
Cruel with guilt, and daring with despair, the midnight murderer bursts the faithless bar; invades...