What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from.
Quote by TS Eliot
Anxiety is the hand maiden of creativity
For last year's words belong to last year's language and next year's words await another...
Poetry may make us from time to time a little more aware of the deeper,...
A difference of taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
For us, there is only the trying. The rest is not our business.
No soul is desolate as long as there is a human being for whom it...
A tradition without intelligence is not worth having.
Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers.
Our difficulties of the moment must always be dealt with somehow, but our permanent difficulties...
There are men whose presence infuses trust and reverence
In the vain laughter of folly, wisdom hears half its applause.
Liberty is a different kind of pain from prison.
Keep true, never be ashamed of doing right; decide on what you think is right...
When we read of human beings behaving in certain ways, with the approval of the...
My greatest trouble is getting the curtain up and down.
The awful daring of a moment's surrender which an age of prudence can never retract.
Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.
If you get health, then you have opportunity for literacy. Health first, then literacy. Once...
I consider conversations with people to be mind exercises, but I don't want to pull...
Even if the committee carried the message in the exact words with no words missing,...
Poetry is an orphan of silence. The words never quite equal the experience behind them.