A verbal art like poetry is reflective; it stops to think. Music is immediate, it goes on to become.
Quote by W H Auden
Murder is commoner among cooks than among members of any other profession.
It takes little talent to see what lies under one's nose, a good deal to...
A tremendous number of people in America work very hard at something that bores them....
When I find myself in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate...
No hero is immortal till he dies
It's frightening how easy it is to commit murder in America. Just a drink too...
The belief that politics can be scientific must inevitably produce tyrannies. Politics cannot be a...
You owe it to us all to get on with what you're good at.
Music can be made anywhere, is invisible and does not smell.
Art is our chief means of breaking bread with the dead.
For who can bear to feel himself forgotten?
Sob, heavy world Sob as you spin, Mantled in mist Remote from the happy.
We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are...
I know nothing, except what everyone knows if there when Graces dances, I should dance.
A false enchantment can all too easily last a lifetime.
He was my North, my South, my East and West.
A professor is someone who talks in someone else's sleep.
All that we are not stares back at what we are.
Healing, Papa would tell me, is not a science, but the intuitive art of wooing...
Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly remembered.