Human kind cannot bear much reality.
Quote by TS Eliot
I have measured out my life with coffee spoons
For us, there is only the trying. The rest is not our business.
A tradition without intelligence is not worth having.
When death, the great reconciler, has come, it is never our tenderness that we repent...
In the vain laughter of folly, wisdom hears half its applause.
I do not approve the extermination of the enemy; the policy of exterminating or, as...
A difference of taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
Liberty is a different kind of pain from prison.
The awful daring of a moment's surrender which an age of prudence can never retract.
Where is wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost...
Keep true, never be ashamed of doing right; decide on what you think is right...
Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.
Our difficulties of the moment must always be dealt with somehow, but our permanent difficulties...
The heart and the mind has the shortest distance but has the longest journey.
Any poet, if he is to survive beyond his 25th year, must alter; he must...
Think not forever of yourselves, O Chiefs, nor of your own generation. Think of continuing...
No soul is desolate as long as there is a human being for whom it...
Faith is the daring of the soul to go farther than it can see
Reverie is not a mind vacuum. It is rather the gift of an hour which...
[I]t is revolting to have no better reason for a rule of law than that...
A man who doesn't trust himself can never really trust anyone else.