Ts Eliot Quotes

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Fear is the tax which conscience pays to guilt -TS Eliot
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Each venture is a new beginning, a raid on the inarticulate with shabby equipment always deteriorating in the general mess of imprecision of feeling. -TS Eliot
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The awful daring of a moment's surrender which an age of prudence can never retract. -TS Eliot
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Anxiety is the hand maiden of creativity -TS Eliot
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The progress of an artist is a continual self-sacrifice, a continual extinction of personality. -TS Eliot
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In this brief transit where the dreams cross The dream-crossed twilight between birth and dying Ash Wednesday. -TS Eliot
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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. -TS Eliot
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Human kind cannot bear much reality. -TS Eliot
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Success is relative. It is what we can make of the mess we have made of things. -TS Eliot
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No soul is desolate as long as there is a human being for whom it can feel trust and reverence. -TS Eliot
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These fragments I have shored against my ruins. -TS Eliot
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The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to do things, and yet you are not decrepit enough to turn them down. -TS Eliot
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For I have known them all already, know them all -- have known the evenings, mornings, afternoons, I have measured out my life with coffee spoons. -TS Eliot
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My greatest trouble is getting the curtain up and down. -TS Eliot
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For us, there is only the trying. The rest is not our business. -TS Eliot
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The last temptation is the greatest treason: to do the right deed for the wrong reason. -TS Eliot
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Where is the Life we have lost in living? -TS Eliot
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For last years words belong to last years language and next years words await another voice. -TS Eliot
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Webster was much possessed by death / And saw the skull beneath the skin. -TS Eliot
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What makes life dreary is the want of a motive. -TS Eliot
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Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world. -TS Eliot
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Hell is oneself, Hell is alone, the other figures in it merely projections. -TS Eliot
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What loneliness is more lonely than distrust? -TS Eliot
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Those who trust us educate us. -TS Eliot
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In my end is my beginning. -TS Eliot
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There are men whose presence infuses trust and reverence. -TS Eliot
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After such knowledge, what forgiveness? Think now History has many cunning passages, contrived corridors And issues. -TS Eliot
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War is not a life: it is a situation, one which may neither be ignored nor accepted. -TS Eliot
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Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers. -TS Eliot
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The most important thing for poets to do is to write as little as possible. -TS Eliot
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Radio is a medium of entertainment which permits millions of people to listen to the same joke at the same time, and yet remain lonesome -TS Eliot
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There is no feeling, except the extremes of fear and grief, that does not find relief in music. -TS Eliot
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Our difficulties of the moment must always be dealt with somehow, but our permanent difficulties are difficulties of every moment. -TS Eliot
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Where is wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information? -TS Eliot
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Any poet, if he is to survive beyond his 25th year, must alter; he must seek new literary influences; he will have different emotions to express. -TS Eliot
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When a poet's mind is perfectly equipped for its work, it is constantly amalgamating disparate experiences. -TS Eliot
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The heart and the mind has the shortest distance but has the longest journey. -TS Eliot
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