No hero is immortal till he dies
Quote by W H Auden
Men will pay large sums to whores for telling them they are not bores.
It's frightening how easy it is to commit murder in America. Just a drink too...
A professor is someone who talks in someone else's sleep.
No hero is mortal till he dies.
For who can bear to feel himself forgotten?
The countenances of children, like those of animals, are masks, not faces, for they have...
If time were the wicked sheriff in a horse opera, I'd pay for riding lessons...
What people don't realize is that intimacy has its conventions as well as ordinary social...
Every American poet feels that the whole responsibility for contemporary poetry has fallen upon his...
If equal affection cannot be, let the more loving be me
In times of joy, all of us wished we possessed a tail we could wag.
Art is our chief means of breaking bread with the dead.
Some writers confuse authenticity, which they ought always to aim at, with originality, which they...
Men make the mistake of thinking that because women can't see the sense in violence,...
The image of myself which I try to create in my own mind in order...
Every autobiography is concerned with two characters, a Don Quixote, the Ego, and a Sancho...
We all have these places where shy humiliations gambol on sunny afternoons.
My face looks like a wedding-cake left out in the rain.
Choice of attention - to pay attention to this and ignore that - is to...
Art is born of humiliation.