Hemingway is terribly limited. His technique is good for short stories, for people who meet once in a bar very late at night, but do not enter into relations. But not for the novel.
Quote by W H Auden
W H Auden Quotes
No hero is mortal till he dies.
Every autobiography is concerned with two characters, a Don Quixote, the Ego, and a Sancho...
Sob, heavy world Sob as you spin, Mantled in mist Remote from the happy.
We all have these places where shy humiliations gambol on sunny afternoons.
Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly remembered.
Men make the mistake of thinking that because women can't see the sense in violence,...
Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has...
Let us honor if we can the vertical man, though we value none but the...
A professor is someone who talks in someone else's sleep.
Health is the state about which medicine has nothing to say.
Drama is based on the Mistake. I think someone is my friend when he really...
We are not commanded (or forbidden) to love our mates, our children, our friends, our...
In relation to a writer, most readers believe in the Double Standard: they may be...
In times of joy, all of us wished we possessed a tail we could wag.
No hero is immortal till he dies
The center that I cannot find is known to my unconscious mind.
One cannot walk through an assembly factory and not feel that one is in Hell.
When I find myself in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate...
Almost all of our relationships begin and most of them continue as forms of mutual...
The countenances of children, like those of animals, are masks, not faces, for they have...