In times of joy, all of us wished we possessed a tail we could wag.
Quote by W H Auden
W H Auden Quotes
Like everything which is not the involuntary result of fleeting emotion but the creation of...
Even the dreadful martyrdom must run its course Anyhow in a corner, some untidy spot...
The word 'Intellectual' suggests straight away - A man who's untrue to his wife
My face looks like a wedding-cake left out in the rain.
No poet or novelist wishes he were the only one who ever lived, but most...
If equal affection cannot be, let the more loving be me
Health is the state about which medicine has nothing to say
I know nothing, except what everyone knows if there when Graces dances, I should dance.
Fame often makes a writer vain, but seldom makes him proud.
Of all possible subjects, travel is the most difficult for an artist, as it is...
A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language.
When I am in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who...
A poet can write about a man slaying a dragon, but not about a man...
No hero is immortal till he dies
We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are...
Healing, Papa would tell me, is not a science, but the intuitive art of wooing...
The belief that politics can be scientific must inevitably produce tyrannies. Politics cannot be a...
No human being is innocent, but there is a class of innocent human actions called...
Life is more fun if you play games.
Life, like all other games, becomes fun when one realizes that it's just a game.