In a world of prayer, we are all equal in the sense that each of us is a unique person, with a unique perspective on the world, a member of a class of one.
Quote by W H Auden
W H Auden Quotes
Now is the age of anxiety.
We must love one another or die.
No human being is innocent, but there is a class of innocent human actions called...
What the mass media offers is not popular art, but entertainment which is intended to...
Health is the state about which medicine has nothing to say
Murder is commoner among cooks than among members of any other profession.
Art is our chief means of breaking bread with the dead.
Before people complain of the obscurity of modern poetry, they should first examine their consciences...
If equal affection cannot be, let the more loving be me
History is, strictly speaking, the study of questions; the study of answers belongs to anthropology...
He was my North, my South, my East and West.
A real book is not one that we read, but one that reads us.
What people don't realize is that intimacy has its conventions as well as ordinary social...
The belief that politics can be scientific must inevitably produce tyrannies. Politics cannot be a...
You must go to bed with friends or whores, where money makes up the difference...
Literary confessors are contemptible, like beggars who exhibit their sores for money, but not so...
A verbal art like poetry is reflective; it stops to think. Music is immediate, it...
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...
God bless the USA, so large, so friendly, and so rich.