T. S. Eliot Quotes

People exercise an unconscious selection in being influenced.

T. S. Eliot

I suppose some editors are failed writers - but so are most writers.

T. S. Eliot

So far as we are human, what we do must be either evil or good: so far as we do evil or good, we are human: and it is better, in a paradoxical way, to do evil than to do nothing: at least we exist.

T. S. Eliot

The last temptation is the greatest treason: to do the right deed for the wrong reason.

T. S. Eliot

In a minute there is time for decisions and revisions which a minute will reverse.

T. S. Eliot

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.

T. S. Eliot

In my beginning is my end.

T. S. Eliot

Where does one go from a world of insanity? Somewhere on the other side of despair.

T. S. Eliot

It is only in the world of objects that we have time and space and selves.

T. S. Eliot

The remarkable thing about television is that it permits several million people to laugh at the same joke and still feel lonely.

T. S. Eliot

Every experience is a paradox in that it means to be absolute, and yet is relative; in that it somehow always goes beyond itself and yet never escapes itself.

T. S. Eliot

Humor is also a way of saying something serious.

T. S. Eliot

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.

T. S. Eliot

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