Wystan Auden

Wystan Auden

English poet, playwright, essayist and critic. Classic English-language poetry of the XX century.
The class distinctions proper to a democratic society are not those of rank or money, still less, as is apt to happen when these are abandoned, of race, but of age.More Wystan Auden quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The countenances of children, like those of animals, are masks, not faces, for they have not yet developed a significant profile of their own.More Wystan Auden quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can: all of them make me laugh.More Wystan Auden quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It's a sad fact about our culture that a poet can earn much more money writing or talking about his art than he can by practicing it.More Wystan Auden quotes [11/22/2011 10:11:50]
Perhaps there is only one cardinal sin: impatience. Because of impatience we were driven out of Paradise, because of impatience we cannot return.More Wystan Auden quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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