God bless the USA, so large, so friendly, and so rich.
Quote by W H Auden
W H Auden Quotes
Literary confessors are contemptible, like beggars who exhibit their sores for money, but not so...
Sob, heavy world Sob as you spin, Mantled in mist Remote from the happy.
Death is the sound of distant thunder at a picnic.
I'll love you, dear, I'll love you till China and Africa meet and the river...
Murder is commoner among cooks than among members of any other profession.
If time were the wicked sheriff in a horse opera, I'd pay for riding lessons...
A poet can write about a man slaying a dragon, but not about a man...
Between friends differences in taste or opinion are irritating in direct proportion to their triviality.
When I find myself in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate...
Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly remembered.
Health is the state about which medicine has nothing to say
The belief that politics can be scientific must inevitably produce tyrannies. Politics cannot be a...
Perhaps there is only one cardinal sin: impatience. Because of impatience we were driven out...
Art is our chief means of breaking bread with the dead.
I don't get acting jobs because of my looks.
The countenances of children, like those of animals, are masks, not faces, for they have...
Fame often makes a writer vain, but seldom makes him proud.
One cannot walk through an assembly factory and not feel that one is in Hell.
The center that I cannot find is known to my unconscious mind.
Choice of attention - to pay attention to this and ignore that - is to...