To approach the stranger is to invite the unexpected, release a new force, let the genie out of the bottle. It is to start a new train of events that is beyond your control...
Quote by TS Eliot
I take as metaphysical poetry that in which what is ordinarily apprehensible only by thought...
In the vain laughter of folly, wisdom hears half its applause.
What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is...
Hell is oneself, Hell is alone, the other figures in it merely projections.
Most of us who turn to any subject we love remember some morning or evening...
Keep true, never be ashamed of doing right; decide on what you think is right...
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
I'm proof against that word failure. I've seen behind it. The only failure a man...
Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers.
For last year's words belong to last year's language and next year's words await another...
Webster was much possessed by death / And saw the skull beneath the skin.
The awful daring of a moment's surrender which an age of prudence can never retract.
The most important thing for poets to do is to write as little as possible.
This love is silent.
For I have known them all already, know them all -- have known the evenings,...
A difference of taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
Human kind cannot bear much reality.
Among all the creatures of creation, the gods favor us: We are the only ones...
We all boil at different degrees
My atheism, like that of Spinoza, is true piety towards the universe and denies only...