When I find myself in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a room full of dukes.
Quote by W H Auden
W H Auden Quotes
A real book is not one that we read, but one that reads us.
Murder is commoner among cooks than among members of any other profession.
Death is the sound of distant thunder at a picnic.
We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are...
All works of art are commissioned in the sense that no artist can create one...
When the Sex War ended with the slaughter of the Grandmothers, / They found a...
A tremendous number of people in America work very hard at something that bores them....
Almost all of our relationships begin and most of them continue as forms of mutual...
In times of joy, all of us wished we possessed a tail we could wag.
One cannot walk through an assembly factory and not feel that one is in Hell.
Let mortals beware of words For with words we lie Can speak peace When we...
Health is the state about which medicine has nothing to say.
Drama is based on the Mistake. I think someone is my friend when he really...
The words of a dead man are modified in the guts of the living.
Geniuses are the luckiest of mortals because what they must do is the same as...
It is a sad fact about our culture that a poet can earn much more...
No human being is innocent, but there is a class of innocent human actions called...
I know nothing, except what everyone knows if there when Graces dances, I should dance.
May you - Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been...
The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.
There but for the grace of God go I
Knowledge is power.