Before people complain of the obscurity of modern poetry, they should first examine their consciences and ask themselves with how many people and on how many occasions they have genuinely and profoundly shared some experience with another
Quote by W H Auden
To save your world you asked this man to die; would this man, could he...
When I am in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who...
It takes little talent to see what lies under one's nose, a good deal to...
May it not be that, just as we have to have faith in Him, God...
Murder is commoner among cooks than among members of any other profession.
The class distinctions proper to a democratic society are not those of rank or money,...
You owe it to us all to get on with what you're good at.
The countenances of children, like those of animals, are masks, not faces, for they have...
History is, strictly speaking, the study of questions; the study of answers belongs to anthropology...
The word 'Intellectual' suggests straight away - A man who's untrue to his wife
A verbal art like poetry is reflective; it stops to think. Music is immediate, it...
We are not commanded (or forbidden) to love our mates, our children, our friends, our...
Murder is commoner among cooks than among members of any other profession
In relation to a writer, most readers believe in the Double Standard: they may be...
We must love one another or die.
A real book is not one that we read, but one that reads us.
In times of joy, all of us wished we possessed a tail we could wag.
A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language.
Healing, Papa would tell me, is not a science, but the intuitive art of wooing...
I don't get acting jobs because of my looks.