It's frightening how easy it is to commit murder in America. Just a drink too much. I can see myself doing it. In England, one feels all the social restraints holding one back. But here, anything can happen.
Quote by W H Auden
Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among...
The center that I cannot find is known to my unconscious mind.
The class distinctions proper to a democratic society are not those of rank or money,...
I'll love you, dear, I'll love you till China and Africa meet and the river...
Men make the mistake of thinking that because women can't see the sense in violence,...
Sob, heavy world Sob as you spin, Mantled in mist Remote from the happy.
Now is the age of anxiety.
Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.
I sit in one of the dives On Fifty-Second Street Uncertain and afraid As the...
If time were the wicked sheriff in a horse opera, I'd pay for riding lessons...
No hero is mortal till he dies.
Good can imagine Evil; but Evil cannot imagine Good.
Art is our chief means of breaking bread with the dead.
God bless the USA, so large, so friendly, and so rich.
Every American poet feels that the whole responsibility for contemporary poetry has fallen upon his...
For who can bear to feel himself forgotten?
Healing, Papa would tell me, is not a science, but the intuitive art of wooing...
Death is the sound of distant thunder at a picnic.
A real book is not one that we read, but one that reads us.
Of all possible subjects, travel is the most difficult for an artist, as it is...