Health is the state about which medicine has nothing to say.
Quote by W H Auden
W H Auden Quotes
You owe it to us all to get on with what you're good at.
I sit in one of the dives On Fifty-Second Street Uncertain and afraid As the...
Let mortals beware of words For with words we lie Can speak peace When we...
No hero is immortal till he dies
A verbal art like poetry is reflective; it stops to think. Music is immediate, it...
Music can be made anywhere, is invisible and does not smell.
A false enchantment can all too easily last a lifetime.
In a world of prayer, we are all equal in the sense that each of...
Men will pay large sums to whores for telling them they are not bores.
The word 'Intellectual' suggests straight away - A man who's untrue to his wife
Perhaps there is only one cardinal sin: impatience. Because of impatience we were driven out...
No hero is mortal till he dies.
All that we are not stares back at what we are.
No good opera plot can be sensible, for people do not sing when they are...
Death is the sound of distant thunder at a picnic.
Now is the age of anxiety.
I don't get acting jobs because of my looks.
In relation to a writer, most readers believe in the Double Standard: they may be...
A poet can write about a man slaying a dragon, but not about a man...
Art is born of humiliation.