We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don't know.
Quote by W H Auden
W H Auden Quotes
Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.
We must love one another or die.
Music can be made anywhere, is invisible and does not smell.
My face looks like a wedding-cake left out in the rain.
Almost all of our relationships begin and most of them continue as forms of mutual...
A tremendous number of people in America work very hard at something that bores them....
No good opera plot can be sensible, for people do not sing when they are...
Perhaps there is only one cardinal sin: impatience. Because of impatience we were driven out...
Fame often makes a writer vain, but seldom makes him proud.
We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are...
Even the dreadful martyrdom must run its course Anyhow in a corner, some untidy spot...
A verbal art like poetry is reflective; it stops to think. Music is immediate, it...
All sins tend to be addictive, and the terminal point of addiction is damnation.
Of all possible subjects, travel is the most difficult for an artist, as it is...
Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly remembered.
Good can imagine Evil; but Evil cannot imagine Good.
A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language.
We are here on Earth to do good to others. What the others are here...
I don't get acting jobs because of my looks.
If time were the wicked sheriff in a horse opera, I'd pay for riding lessons...