Authors - W. H. Auden

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Quote 800by Anonymous on 07/01/2011

A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language.
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    Quote 6035by Anonymous on 12/09/2011

    Evil is unspectacular and always human, And shares our bed and eats at our own table.
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      Quote 6385by Anonymous on 19/09/2011

      Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness; it is the one crime in which society has a direct interest.
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        Quote 7527by Anonymous on 15/12/2011

        One cannot review a bad book without showing off.
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          Quote 7988by Anonymous on 15/03/2012

          No good opera plot can be sensible, for people do not sing when they are feeling sensible.
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            Quote 9924by Anonymous on 01/09/2012

            Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly remembered.
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              Quote 10041by Anonymous on 09/09/2012

              False enchantment can last a lifetime.
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                Quote 11771by Anonymous on 21/01/2013

                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.
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                  Quote 13316by Anonymous on 06/07/2013

                  Music is the best means we have of digesting time.
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