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W H AUDEN QUOTES


W H Auden
A craftsman knows in advance what the finished result will be, while the artist knows only what it will be when he has finished it.

W H Auden
A god who is both self-sufficient and content to remain so could not interest us enough to raise the question of his existence.

W H Auden Quote - A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language. - PurpleQuotes.com.
W H Auden
A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language.

W H Auden
A vice in common can be the ground of a friendship but not a virtue in common. X and Y may be friends because they are both drunkards or womanizers but, if they are both sober and chaste, they are friends for some other reason.

W H Auden
About suffering they were never wrong, The Old Masters.

W H Auden
Acts of injustice done between the setting and the rising sun in history lie like bones, each one.

W H Auden
All poets adore explosions, thunderstorms, tornadoes, conflagrations, ruins, scenes of spectacular carnage. The poetic imagination is not at all a desirable quality in a statesman.

W H Auden Quote - All sin tends to be addictive, and the terminal point of addiction is what is called damnation. - PurpleQuotes.com.
W H Auden
All sin tends to be addictive, and the terminal point of addiction is what is called damnation.

W H Auden
All wishes, whatever their apparent content, have the same and unvarying meaning: "I refuse to be what I am."

W H Auden
Almost all of our relationships begin and most of them continue as forms of mutual exploitation, a mental or physical barter, to be terminated when one or both parties run out of goods.

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