A verbal art like poetry is reflective; it stops to think. Music is immediate, it goes on to become.
Quote by W H Auden
We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are...
For who can bear to feel himself forgotten?
Every American poet feels that the whole responsibility for contemporary poetry has fallen upon his...
Men will pay large sums to whores for telling them they are not bores.
We are here on Earth to do good to others. What the others are here...
Art is born of humiliation.
The class distinctions proper to a democratic society are not those of rank or money,...
It takes little talent to see what lies under one's nose, a good deal to...
What the mass media offers is not popular art, but entertainment which is intended to...
Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly remembered.
The image of myself which I try to create in my own mind in order...
I know nothing, except what everyone knows if there when Graces dances, I should dance.
What people don't realize is that intimacy has its conventions as well as ordinary social...
You owe it to us all to get on with what you're good at.
Sob, heavy world Sob as you spin, Mantled in mist Remote from the happy.
Good can imagine Evil; but Evil cannot imagine Good.
A tremendous number of people in America work very hard at something that bores them....
No human being is innocent, but there is a class of innocent human actions called...
Dieting is the only game where you win when you lose!
Life, like all other games, becomes fun when one realizes that it's just a game.