Philip Larkin

Philip Larkin

English poet
The way the moon dashes through clouds that blow Loosely as cannon-smoke... Is a reminder of the strength and pain Of being young; that it can't come again, But is for others undiminished somewhere.More Philip Larkin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
And immediately Rather than words comes the thought of high windows: The sun-comprehending glass, And beyond it, the deep blue air, that shows Nothing, and is nowhere, and is endless.More Philip Larkin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He married a woman to stop her getting away Now she's there all day.More Philip Larkin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In everyone there sleeps. A sense of life lived according to love. To some it means the difference they could make. By loving others, but across most it sweeps. As all they might have done had they been loved. That nothing cures.More Philip Larkin quotes [07/30/2011 10:07:32]
You have to distinguish between things that seemed odd when they were new but are now quite familiar, such as Ibsen and Wagner, and things that seemed crazy when they were new and seem crazy now, like 'Finnegans Wake' and Picasso.More Philip Larkin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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