To save your world you asked this man to die; would this man, could he see you now, ask why?
Quote by W H Auden
W H Auden Quotes
A professor is someone who talks in someone else's sleep.
Murder is commoner among cooks than among members of any other profession.
We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are...
A poet is a professional maker of verbal objects.
History is, strictly speaking, the study of questions; the study of answers belongs to anthropology...
Fame often makes a writer vain, but seldom makes him proud.
We are here on Earth to do good to others. What the others are here...
I sit in one of the dives On Fifty-Second Street Uncertain and afraid As the...
You know there are no secrets in America. It's quite different in England, where people...
We are not commanded (or forbidden) to love our mates, our children, our friends, our...
I know nothing, except what everyone knows if there when Graces dances, I should dance.
The word 'Intellectual' suggests straight away - A man who's untrue to his wife
Health is the state about which medicine has nothing to say
In times of joy, all of us wished we possessed a tail we could wag.
Evil is unspectacular and always human, and shares our bed and eats at our own...
Every American poet feels that the whole responsibility for contemporary poetry has fallen upon his...
When I find myself in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate...
Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly remembered.
The center that I cannot find is known to my unconscious mind.
I'll love you, dear, I'll love you till China and Africa meet and the river...