Some writers confuse authenticity, which they ought always to aim at, with originality, which they should never bother about.
Quote by W H Auden
We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are...
Geniuses are the luckiest of mortals because what they must do is the same as...
In times of joy, all of us wished we possessed a tail we could wag.
The word 'Intellectual' suggests straight away - A man who's untrue to his wife
Now is the age of anxiety.
Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has...
My face looks like a wedding-cake left out in the rain.
Art is our chief means of breaking bread with the dead.
Between friends differences in taste or opinion are irritating in direct proportion to their triviality.
For who can bear to feel himself forgotten?
In a world of prayer, we are all equal in the sense that each of...
Men make the mistake of thinking that because women can't see the sense in violence,...
I don't get acting jobs because of my looks.
A poet can write about a man slaying a dragon, but not about a man...
It takes little talent to see what lies under one's nose, a good deal to...
One cannot walk through an assembly factory and not feel that one is in Hell.
Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.
You know there are no secrets in America. It's quite different in England, where people...
All sins tend to be addictive, and the terminal point of addiction is damnation.
God bless the USA, so large, so friendly, and so rich.