The words of a dead man are modified in the guts of the living.
Quote by W H Auden
W H Auden Quotes
He was my North, my South, my East and West.
What the mass media offers is not popular art, but entertainment which is intended to...
Health is the state about which medicine has nothing to say
Almost all of our relationships begin and most of them continue as forms of mutual...
Music can be made anywhere, is invisible and does not smell.
I know nothing, except what everyone knows if there when Graces dances, I should dance.
All sins tend to be addictive, and the terminal point of addiction is damnation.
Sob, heavy world Sob as you spin, Mantled in mist Remote from the happy.
Before people complain of the obscurity of modern poetry, they should first examine their consciences...
A tremendous number of people in America work very hard at something that bores them....
Healing, Papa would tell me, is not a science, but the intuitive art of wooing...
The word 'Intellectual' suggests straight away - A man who's untrue to his wife
History is, strictly speaking, the study of questions; the study of answers belongs to anthropology...
Evil is unspectacular and always human, and shares our bed and eats at our own...
Literary confessors are contemptible, like beggars who exhibit their sores for money, but not so...
When I find myself in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate...
Drama is based on the Mistake. I think someone is my friend when he really...
God bless the USA, so large, so friendly, and so rich.
Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.
We all have these places where shy humiliations gambol on sunny afternoons.