W. H. Auden Quotes

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ill-love-you-dear-ill-love-you-till-china-and-africa-meet-and-the-river-jumps-over-the-mountain-and-the-salmon-sing-in-the-street
among-those-whom-i-like-or-admire-i-can-find-no-common-denominator-but-among-those-whom-i-love-i-can-all-of-them-make-me-laugh
a-poet-is-before-anything-else-a-person-who-is-passionately-in-love-with-language
death-is-the-sound-of-distant-thunder-at-a-picnic
what-the-mass-media-offers-is-not-popular-art-but-entertainment-which-is-intended-to-be-consumed-like-food-forgotten-and-replaced-by-a-new-dish
art-is-born-of-humiliation
music-can-be-made-anywhere-is-invisible-and-does-not-smell
a-professor-is-someone-who-talks-in-someone-elses-sleep
cathedrals-luxury-liners-laden-with-souls-holding-to-east-their-hulls-stone-w-h-auden
if-there-are-any-souls-in-hell-it-is-because-that-is-where-they-insist-on-being-w-h-auden
it-is-nonsense-to-speak-higher-lower-pleasures-to-hungry-man-it-is-rightly-more-important-that-he-eat-than-that-he-philosophize-w-h-auden
without-communication-with-dead-fully-human-life-is-not-possible-w-h-auden
life-is-picnic-on-precipice-w-h-auden
a-writer-is-maker-not-man-action-his-private-life-is-no-concern-to-anybody-but-himself-his-family-his-friends-w-h-auden
in-game-just-losing-is-almost-as-satisfying-as-just-winning-in-life-losers-score-is-always-zero-w-h-auden
the-slogan-hell-eat-be-eaten-the-slogan-heaven-eat-be-eaten-w-h-auden
to-have-sense-sin-means-to-feel-guilty-at-there-being-ethical-choice-to-make-guilt-which-however-good-i-may-become-remains-unchanged-w-h-auden
god-may-reduce-you-on-judgment-day-to-tears-shame-reciting-by-heart-poems-you-would-have-written-had-your-life-been-good-w-h-auden
the-camera-may-do-justice-to-laughter-but-must-degrade-sorrow-w-h-auden
clear-unscaleable-ahead-rise-mountains-instead-from-whose-cold-cascading-streams-none-may-drink-except-in-dreams-w-h-auden
the-relation-faith-between-subject-object-is-unique-in-every-case-hundreds-may-believe-but-each-has-to-believe-by-himself-w-h-auden
the-most-important-truths-are-likely-to-be-those-which-society-at-that-time-least-wants-to-hear-w-h-auden
water-is-soul-earth-w-h-auden
thousands-have-lived-without-love-not-one-without-water-w-h-auden
among-those-whom-i-like-admire-i-can-find-no-common-denominator-but-among-those-whom-i-love-i-can-all-them-can-make-me-laugh-w-h-auden
desire-even-in-its-wildest-tantrums-can-neither-persuade-me-it-is-love-nor-stop-me-from-wishing-it-were-w-h-auden
lay-your-sleeping-head-my-love-human-on-my-faithless-arm-w-h-auden
hunger-allows-no-choice-to-citizens-police-we-must-love-one-another-die-w-h-auden
a-professor-is-one-who-talks-in-someone-elses-sleep-w-h-auden
sob-heavy-world-sob-as-you-spin-mantled-in-mist-remote-from-happy-w-h-auden
in-headaches-in-worry-vaguely-life-leaks-awayand-time-will-have-his-fancy-tomorrow-today-w-h-auden
every-man-carries-with-him-through-life-mirror-as-unique-impossible-to-get-rid-as-his-shadow-w-h-auden
a-shilling-life-will-give-you-all-facts-w-h-auden
routine-in-intelligent-man-is-sign-ambition-w-h-auden
out-on-lawn-i-lie-in-bed-vega-conspicuous-overhead-w-h-auden
a-poets-hope-to-be-like-some-valley-cheese-local-but-prized-elsewhere-w-h-auden
caesars-doublebed-is-warmas-unimportant-clerkwrites-i-do-not-like-my-workon-pink-official-form-w-h-auden
we-would-rather-be-ruined-than-changed-we-would-rather-die-in-our-dread-than-climb-cross-moment-let-our-illusions-die-w-h-auden
we-honor-founders-these-starving-citieswhose-honor-is-image-our-sorrow-w-h-auden
when-i-am-in-company-scientists-i-feel-like-shabby-curate-who-has-strayed-by-mistake-into-drawing-room-full-dukes-w-h-auden
in-deserts-heart-let-healing-fountain-start-w-h-auden
machines-are-beneficial-to-degree-that-they-eliminate-need-for-labor-harmful-to-degree-that-they-eliminate-need-for-skill-w-h-auden
we-till-shadowed-days-are-donewe-must-weep-singdutys-conscious-wrongthe-devil-in-clock-w-h-auden
to-be-happy-means-to-be-free-not-from-pain-fear-but-from-care-anxiety-w-h-auden
the-habitforming-painmismanagement-griefwe-must-suffer-them-all-again-w-h-auden
the-countenances-children-like-those-animals-are-masks-not-faces-for-they-have-not-yet-developed-significant-profile-their-own-w-h-auden
we-all-have-these-places-where-shy-humiliations-gambol-on-sunny-afternoons-w-h-auden