Let mortals beware of words For with words we lie Can speak peace When we mean war But song is true Let music for peace Be the paradigm For peace means change At the right time
Quote by W H Auden
W H Auden Quotes
The countenances of children, like those of animals, are masks, not faces, for they have...
Men make the mistake of thinking that because women can't see the sense in violence,...
Good can imagine Evil; but Evil cannot imagine Good.
All sins tend to be addictive, and the terminal point of addiction is damnation.
History is, strictly speaking, the study of questions; the study of answers belongs to anthropology...
The class distinctions proper to a democratic society are not those of rank or money,...
Health is the state about which medicine has nothing to say
If equal affection cannot be, let the more loving be me.
Men will pay large sums to whores for telling them they are not bores.
A real book is not one that we read, but one that reads us.
Music can be made anywhere, is invisible and does not smell.
I'll love you, dear, I'll love you till China and Africa meet and the river...
No poet or novelist wishes he were the only one who ever lived, but most...
In times of joy, all of us wished we possessed a tail we could wag.
All that we are not stares back at what we are.
A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language.
We are here on Earth to do good to others. What the others are here...
Let us honor if we can the vertical man, though we value none but the...
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart.