May it not be that, just as we have to have faith in Him, God has to have faith in us and, considering the history of the human race so far, may it not be that faith is even more…
Quote by W H Auden
Art is our chief means of breaking bread with the dead.
It takes little talent to see what lies under one's nose, a good deal to...
My face looks like a wedding-cake left out in the rain.
We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are...
What people don't realize is that intimacy has its conventions as well as ordinary social...
History is, strictly speaking, the study of questions; the study of answers belongs to anthropology...
A verbal art like poetry is reflective; it stops to think. Music is immediate, it...
All that we are not stares back at what we are.
Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.
He was my North, my South, my East and West.
Like everything which is not the involuntary result of fleeting emotion but the creation of...
Men will pay large sums to whores for telling them they are not bores.
Murder is commoner among cooks than among members of any other profession
No hero is mortal till he dies.
Geniuses are the luckiest of mortals because what they must do is the same as...
Death is the sound of distant thunder at a picnic.
Murder is commoner among cooks than among members of any other profession.
History is an endless repetition of the wrong way of living
That's here. That's home. That's us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone...
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.