Health is the state about which medicine has nothing to say
Quote by W H Auden
Before people complain of the obscurity of modern poetry, they should first examine their consciences...
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...
My face looks like a wedding-cake left out in the rain.
I know nothing, except what everyone knows if there when Graces dances, I should dance.
Like everything which is not the involuntary result of fleeting emotion but the creation of...
What people don't realize is that intimacy has its conventions as well as ordinary social...
Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly remembered.
It takes little talent to see what lies under one's nose, a good deal to...
Literary confessors are contemptible, like beggars who exhibit their sores for money, but not so...
It's frightening how easy it is to commit murder in America. Just a drink too...
Art is our chief means of breaking bread with the dead.
A false enchantment can all too easily last a lifetime.
Health is the state about which medicine has nothing to say.
Between friends differences in taste or opinion are irritating in direct proportion to their triviality.
All sins tend to be addictive, and the terminal point of addiction is damnation.
In times of joy, all of us wished we possessed a tail we could wag.
I sit in one of the dives On Fifty-Second Street Uncertain and afraid As the...
O LORD God of hosts, how long wilt thou be angry against the prayer of...
The only justice is to follow the sincere intuition of the soul, angry or gentle....