Healing, Papa would tell me, is not a science, but the intuitive art of wooing nature.
Quote by W H Auden
W H Auden Quotes
You owe it to us all to get on with what you're good at.
Murder is commoner among cooks than among members of any other profession
I know nothing, except what everyone knows if there when Graces dances, I should dance.
Fame often makes a writer vain, but seldom makes him proud.
To save your world you asked this man to die; would this man, could he...
No poet or novelist wishes he were the only one who ever lived, but most...
When I am in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who...
It's frightening how easy it is to commit murder in America. Just a drink too...
All sins tend to be addictive, and the terminal point of addiction is damnation.
Sob, heavy world Sob as you spin, Mantled in mist Remote from the happy.
The image of myself which I try to create in my own mind in order...
No hero is immortal till he dies
The class distinctions proper to a democratic society are not those of rank or money,...
We are not commanded (or forbidden) to love our mates, our children, our friends, our...
Evil is unspectacular and always human, and shares our bed and eats at our own...
I don't get acting jobs because of my looks.
Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly remembered.
Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has...
Allah has promised to those who believe and do good deeds (that) they shall have...
The offender never pardons