A tremendous number of people in America work very hard at something that bores them. Even a rich man thinks he has to go down to the office everyday. Not because he likes it but because he can't think of…
Quote by W H Auden
America And Americans Quotes
Every autobiography is concerned with two characters, a Don Quixote, the Ego, and a Sancho...
The words of a dead man are modified in the guts of the living.
You must go to bed with friends or whores, where money makes up the difference...
Health is the state about which medicine has nothing to say
Before people complain of the obscurity of modern poetry, they should first examine their consciences...
Music is the best means we have of digesting time.
Art is our chief means of breaking bread with the dead.
Men make the mistake of thinking that because women can't see the sense in violence,...
A false enchantment can all too easily last a lifetime.
Men will pay large sums to whores for telling them they are not bores.
Drama is based on the Mistake. I think someone is my friend when he really...
Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among...
It's frightening how easy it is to commit murder in America. Just a drink too...
I sit in one of the dives On Fifty-Second Street Uncertain and afraid As the...
I know nothing, except what everyone knows if there when Graces dances, I should dance.
We are here on Earth to do good to others. What the others are here...
Death is the sound of distant thunder at a picnic.
It is a sad fact about our culture that a poet can earn much more...
All that we are not stares back at what we are.
All sins tend to be addictive, and the terminal point of addiction is damnation.