Some writers confuse authenticity, which they ought always to aim at, with originality, which they should never bother about.
Quote by W H Auden
Music can be made anywhere, is invisible and does not smell.
If equal affection cannot be, let the more loving be me.
Healing, Papa would tell me, is not a science, but the intuitive art of wooing...
Fame often makes a writer vain, but seldom makes him proud.
Music is the best means we have of digesting time.
Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.
In times of joy, all of us wished we possessed a tail we could wag.
Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among...
When I find myself in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate...
We are here on Earth to do good to others. What the others are here...
A tremendous number of people in America work very hard at something that bores them....
Between friends differences in taste or opinion are irritating in direct proportion to their triviality.
What people don't realize is that intimacy has its conventions as well as ordinary social...
Health is the state about which medicine has nothing to say.
God bless the USA, so large, so friendly, and so rich.
Let us honor if we can the vertical man, though we value none but the...
Like everything which is not the involuntary result of fleeting emotion but the creation of...
A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language.
Sob, heavy world Sob as you spin, Mantled in mist Remote from the happy.
Of all possible subjects, travel is the most difficult for an artist, as it is...