A tradition without intelligence is not worth having.
Quote by TS Eliot
Think not forever of yourselves, O Chiefs, nor of your own generation. Think of continuing...
The awful daring of a moment's surrender which an age of prudence can never retract.
Hell is oneself, Hell is alone, the other figures in it merely projections.
We might remind ourselves that criticism is as inevitable as breathing, and that we should...
Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.
A difference of taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
For I have known them all already, know them all -- have known the evenings,...
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
Where is the Life we have lost in living?
I will show you fear in a handful of dust.
Here undoubtedly lies the chief poetic energy: --in the force of imagination that pierces or...
In my end is my beginning.
Our difficulties of the moment must always be dealt with somehow, but our permanent difficulties...
Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers.
No soul is desolate as long as there is a human being for whom it...
I am an Anglo-Catholic in religion, a classicist in literature and a royalist in politics.
Fear is the tax which conscience pays to guilt
Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
Correction does much, but encouragement does more.
The more I encourage my child to think for himself, the more he will care...
Little by little one walks far