The image of myself which I try to create in my own mind in order that I may love myself is very different from the image which I try to create in the minds of others in order that they…
Quote by W H Auden
Love Yourself Quotes
What the mass media offers is not popular art, but entertainment which is intended to...
One cannot walk through an assembly factory and not feel that one is in Hell.
In times of joy, all of us wished we possessed a tail we could wag.
God bless the USA, so large, so friendly, and so rich.
Every American poet feels that the whole responsibility for contemporary poetry has fallen upon his...
A tremendous number of people in America work very hard at something that bores them....
If equal affection cannot be, let the more loving be me.
All works of art are commissioned in the sense that no artist can create one...
We are here on Earth to do good to others. What the others are here...
Health is the state about which medicine has nothing to say.
The word 'Intellectual' suggests straight away - A man who's untrue to his wife
Good can imagine Evil; but Evil cannot imagine Good.
The belief that politics can be scientific must inevitably produce tyrannies. Politics cannot be a...
Every autobiography is concerned with two characters, a Don Quixote, the Ego, and a Sancho...
Art is born of humiliation.
Art is our chief means of breaking bread with the dead.
In relation to a writer, most readers believe in the Double Standard: they may be...
We all have these places where shy humiliations gambol on sunny afternoons.
When I find myself in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate...
All sins tend to be addictive, and the terminal point of addiction is damnation.