Wystan Auden

Wystan Auden

English poet, playwright, essayist and critic. Classic English-language poetry of the XX century.
Some writers confuse authenticity, which they ought always to aim at, with originality, which they should never bother about.More Wystan Auden quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is already possible to imagine a society in which the majority of the population, that is to say, its laborers, will have almost as much leisure as in earlier times was enjoyed by the aristocracy. When one recalls how aristocracies in the past actually behaved, the prospect is not cheerful.More Wystan Auden quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly remembered.More Wystan Auden quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When I find myself in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a room full of dukes.More Wystan Auden quotes [11/22/2011 10:11:13]
Healing, Papa would tell me, is not a science, but the intuitive art of wooing nature.More Wystan Auden quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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