Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
Quote by T S Eliot
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Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal.
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Art never improves, but... the material of art is never quite the same.
April is the cruellest month.
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If you aren't in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?
You are the music while the music lasts.
Our difficulties of the moment must always be dealt with somehow, but our permanent difficulties...
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one...
Home is where one starts from.
O Lord, deliver me from the man of excellent intention and impure heart: for the...
I have measured out my life with coffee spoons.
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Our high respect for a well read person is praise enough for literature.
All significant truths are private truths. As they become public they cease to become truths;...
Let's not be narrow, nasty, and negative.
It's strange that words are so inadequate. Yet, like the asthmatic struggling for breath, so...
Poetry may make us from time to time a little more aware of the deeper,...
Humankind cannot bear very much reality.