History is, strictly speaking, the study of questions; the study of answers belongs to anthropology and sociology.
Quote by W H Auden
A verbal art like poetry is reflective; it stops to think. Music is immediate, it...
What people don't realize is that intimacy has its conventions as well as ordinary social...
It's frightening how easy it is to commit murder in America. Just a drink too...
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.
If equal affection cannot be, let the more loving be me.
No hero is immortal till he dies
Music is the best means we have of digesting time.
A false enchantment can all too easily last a lifetime.
It takes little talent to see what lies under one's nose, a good deal to...
No good opera plot can be sensible, for people do not sing when they are...
Every autobiography is concerned with two characters, a Don Quixote, the Ego, and a Sancho...
The countenances of children, like those of animals, are masks, not faces, for they have...
No hero is mortal till he dies.
In times of joy, all of us wished we possessed a tail we could wag.
When I find myself in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate...
Perhaps there is only one cardinal sin: impatience. Because of impatience we were driven out...
One cannot walk through an assembly factory and not feel that one is in Hell.
Sob, heavy world Sob as you spin, Mantled in mist Remote from the happy.
A tremendous number of people in America work very hard at something that bores them....