A professor is someone who talks in someone else's sleep.
Quote by W H Auden
W H Auden Quotes
Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly remembered.
Murder is commoner among cooks than among members of any other profession
You must go to bed with friends or whores, where money makes up the difference...
Like everything which is not the involuntary result of fleeting emotion but the creation of...
We are here on Earth to do good to others. What the others are here...
God bless the USA, so large, so friendly, and so rich.
No good opera plot can be sensible, for people do not sing when they are...
If time were the wicked sheriff in a horse opera, I'd pay for riding lessons...
You owe it to us all to get on with what you're good at.
Evil is unspectacular and always human, and shares our bed and eats at our own...
All sins tend to be addictive, and the terminal point of addiction is damnation.
Perhaps there is only one cardinal sin: impatience. Because of impatience we were driven out...
Death is the sound of distant thunder at a picnic.
Every American poet feels that the whole responsibility for contemporary poetry has fallen upon his...
We must love one another or die.
I don't get acting jobs because of my looks.
Even the dreadful martyrdom must run its course Anyhow in a corner, some untidy spot...
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through...
Through the years of experience I have found that air offers less resistance than dirt.
From a dog's point of view his master is an elongated and abnormally cunning dog.