Here undoubtedly lies the chief poetic energy: --in the force of imagination that pierces or exalts the solid fact, instead of floating among cloud-pictures.
Quote by TS Eliot
My greatest trouble is getting the curtain up and down.
If you desire to drain to the dregs the fullest cup of scorn and hatred...
Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
This love is silent.
There is no feeling, except the extremes of fear and grief, that does not find...
I had seen birth and death but had thought they were different.
Any poet, if he is to survive beyond his 25th year, must alter; he must...
For us, there is only the trying. The rest is not our business.
My own experience and development deepen everyday my conviction that our moral progress may be...
For I have known them all already, know them all -- have known the evenings,...
A difference of taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
A good half of the effort of understanding what the Indian philosophers were after -...
What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is...
Hell is oneself, Hell is alone, the other figures in it merely projections.
I have measured out my life with coffee spoons
There are men whose presence infuses trust and reverence.
The awful daring of a moment's surrender which an age of prudence can never retract.
To approach the stranger is to invite the unexpected, release a new force, let the...
Convictions do not imply reasons
We all like to hear a man speak out on his convictions and principles. But...