No hero is mortal till he dies.
Quote by W H Auden
W. H. Auden Quotes
All that we are not stares back at what we are.
I don't get acting jobs because of my looks.
Fame often makes a writer vain, but seldom makes him proud.
We must love one another or die.
No good opera plot can be sensible, for people do not sing when they are...
The countenances of children, like those of animals, are masks, not faces, for they have...
It is a sad fact about our culture that a poet can earn much more...
Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among...
In relation to a writer, most readers believe in the Double Standard: they may be...
It takes little talent to see what lies under one's nose, a good deal to...
Music is the best means we have of digesting time.
The word 'Intellectual' suggests straight away - A man who's untrue to his wife
Some writers confuse authenticity, which they ought always to aim at, with originality, which they...
No poet or novelist wishes he were the only one who ever lived, but most...
Good can imagine Evil; but Evil cannot imagine Good.
Before people complain of the obscurity of modern poetry, they should first examine their consciences...
A professor is someone who talks in someone else's sleep.
Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly remembered.
To save your world you asked this man to die; would this man, could he...
A poet is a professional maker of verbal objects.