W. h. auden Quotes

"Among those whom I like or admire, I can find ...

"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." β€” W. H. Auden
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"We are here on Earth to do good...

"We are here on Earth to do good to others. What the others are here for, I don't know." β€” W. H. Auden
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β€œI think the first prerequisite t...

β€œI think the first prerequisite to civilization is an ability to make polite conversation.” -- W. H. Auden
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A poet is, before anything els...

A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language. - W. H. Auden
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We are all here on earth to help...

We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don't know. W. H. Auden
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"We are here on Earth to do goo...

"We are here on Earth to do good to others. What the others are here for, I don't know." W. H. Auden
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We are all here on earth to help ...

We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don't know. - W. H. Auden
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"The stars are not wanted now: put out every one; Pack up th...

"The stars are not wanted now: put out every one; Pack up the moon and dismantle the sun; Pour away the ocean and sweep up the wood. For nothing now can ever come to any good." W. H. Auden
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β€œArt is born...

β€œArt is born of humiliation.” β€” W. H. Auden
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Evil is unspectacular, and alw...

Evil is unspectacular, and always human, and shares our bed and eats at our table. - W. H. Auden
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"We are all here on earth to help ...

"We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don't know." - W. H. Auden
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"To save your world you asked this man to die: W...

"To save your world you asked this man to die: Would this man, could he see you now, ask why?" β€” Epitaph for the Unknown Soldier, written by W. H. Auden
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