T.S. Eliot Quotes

Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things.

T.S. Eliot

I have measured out my life with coffee spoons.

T.S. Eliot

Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.

T.S. Eliot

Those who trust us educate us.

T.S. Eliot

I'm proof against that word failure. I've seen behind it. The only failure a man ought to fear is failure of cleaving to the purpose he sees to be best.

T.S. Eliot

Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.

T.S. Eliot

In my end is my beginning.

T.S. Eliot

Anxiety is the hand maiden of creativity

T.S. Eliot

“In the vain laughter of folly, wisdom hears half its applause.”

T.S. Eliot

There is no feeling, except the extremes of fear and grief, that does not find relief in music.

T.S. Eliot

There is no feeling, except the extremes of fear and grief, that does not find relief in music.”

T.S. Eliot

When death, the great reconciler, has come, it is never our tenderness that we repent of, but our severity.

T.S. Eliot

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

T.S. Eliot

Humankind cannot bear very much reality.

T.S. Eliot

There are men whose presence infuses trust and reverence.

T.S. Eliot

Liberty is a different kind of pain from prison.

T.S. Eliot

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