T.S. Eliot Quotes

Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.

T.S. Eliot

An election is coming. Universal peace is declared and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry.

T.S. Eliot

What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?

T.S. Eliot

Poetry should help, not only to refine the language of the time, but to prevent it from changing too rapidly.

T.S. Eliot

A difference of taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.

T.S. Eliot

A tradition without intelligence is not worth having.

T.S. Eliot

Our difficulties of the moment must always be dealt with somehow, but our permanent difficulties are difficulties of every moment.

T.S. Eliot

Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers.

T.S. Eliot

When the evening is spread out against the sky / Like a patient etherised upon a table.

T.S. Eliot

The awful daring of a moment's surrender which an age of prudence can never retract.

T.S. Eliot

Half of the harm that is done in this world is due to people who want to feel important. They don't mean to do harm but the harm does not interest them.

T.S. Eliot

We shall not cease from exploration and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started... and know the place for the first time.

T.S. Eliot
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