In times of joy, all of us wished we possessed a tail we could wag.
Quote by W H Auden
W H Auden Quotes
I know nothing, except what everyone knows if there when Graces dances, I should dance.
A poet is a professional maker of verbal objects.
If equal affection cannot be, let the more loving be me
We are here on Earth to do good to others. What the others are here...
Perhaps there is only one cardinal sin: impatience. Because of impatience we were driven out...
All that we are not stares back at what we are.
You owe it to us all to get on with what you're good at.
The image of myself which I try to create in my own mind in order...
We are not commanded (or forbidden) to love our mates, our children, our friends, our...
Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has...
Healing, Papa would tell me, is not a science, but the intuitive art of wooing...
Choice of attention - to pay attention to this and ignore that - is to...
The class distinctions proper to a democratic society are not those of rank or money,...
I don't get acting jobs because of my looks.
The words of a dead man are modified in the guts of the living.
My face looks like a wedding-cake left out in the rain.
Music is the best means we have of digesting time.
Like everything which is not the involuntary result of fleeting emotion but the creation of...
Art is our chief means of breaking bread with the dead.
One cannot walk through an assembly factory and not feel that one is in Hell.