In the vain laughter of folly, wisdom hears half its applause.
Quote by TS Eliot
There are men whose presence infuses trust and reverence.
A difference of taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
Hell is oneself, Hell is alone, the other figures in it merely projections.
Fear is the tax which conscience pays to guilt
Any poet, if he is to survive beyond his 25th year, must alter; he must...
A good half of the effort of understanding what the Indian philosophers were after -...
Those who trust us educate us
For I have known them all already, know them all -- have known the evenings,...
Success is relative. It is what we can make of the mess we have made...
For us, there is only the trying. The rest is not our business.
When death, the great reconciler, has come, it is never our tenderness that we repent...
After such knowledge, what forgiveness? Think now History has many cunning passages, contrived corridors And...
Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.
I am an Anglo-Catholic in religion, a classicist in literature and a royalist in politics.
Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
There is no feeling, except the extremes of fear and grief, that does not find...
My own experience and development deepen everyday my conviction that our moral progress may be...
Think not forever of yourselves, O Chiefs, nor of your own generation. Think of continuing...
Our strife pertains to ourselves - to the passing generations of men; and it can...
An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists...