Philip Larkin

Philip Larkin

English poet
Only in books the flat and final happens, Only in dreams we meet and interlock....More Philip Larkin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Seriously, I think it is a grave fault in life that so much time is wasted in social matters, because it not only takes up time when you might be doing individual private things, but it prevents you storing up the psychic energy that can then be released to create art or whatever it is. It's terrible the way we scotch silence & solitude at every turn, quite suicidal. I can't see how to avoid it, without being very rich or very unpopular, & it does worry me, for time is slipping by , and nothing is done. It isn't as if More Philip Larkin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I think writing about unhappiness is probably the source of my popularity, if I have any - after all, most people are unhappy, don't you think?More Philip Larkin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
... everyone young going down the long slide
To happiness, endlessly.More Philip Larkin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I have a sense of melancholy isolation, life rapidly vanishing, all the usual things. It's very strange how often strong feelings don't seem to carry any message of actionMore Philip Larkin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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