Now is the age of anxiety.
Quote by W H Auden
All that we are not stares back at what we are.
Murder is commoner among cooks than among members of any other profession
In relation to a writer, most readers believe in the Double Standard: they may be...
For who can bear to feel himself forgotten?
A real book is not one that we read, but one that reads us.
I sit in one of the dives On Fifty-Second Street Uncertain and afraid As the...
Sob, heavy world Sob as you spin, Mantled in mist Remote from the happy.
History is, strictly speaking, the study of questions; the study of answers belongs to anthropology...
It is a sad fact about our culture that a poet can earn much more...
I don't get acting jobs because of my looks.
One cannot walk through an assembly factory and not feel that one is in Hell.
If time were the wicked sheriff in a horse opera, I'd pay for riding lessons...
We are here on Earth to do good to others. What the others are here...
May it not be that, just as we have to have faith in Him, God...
What people don't realize is that intimacy has its conventions as well as ordinary social...
Perhaps there is only one cardinal sin: impatience. Because of impatience we were driven out...
Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.
A tremendous number of people in America work very hard at something that bores them....
I'll love you, dear, I'll love you till China and Africa meet and the river...
All sins tend to be addictive, and the terminal point of addiction is damnation.