T.S. Eliot Quotes


62 T.S. Eliot quotes:



"I'm proof against that word failure. I've seen behind it. The only failure a man ought to fear is failure of cleaving to the purpose he sees to be best."
"Truth has rough flavours if we bite it through."
"For every life and every act consequence of good and evil can be shown and as in time results of many deeds are blended so good and evil in the end become confounded."
Author: Eliot Quotes Category: Consequences Quotes
"My own experience and development deepen everyday my conviction that our moral progress may be measured by the degree in which we sympathize with individual suffering and individual joy."
"Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter."
"And what the dead had no speech for, when living, they can tell you, being dead: the communication of the dead is tongued with fire beyond the language of the living."
Author: Eliot Quotes Category: Death Quotes
"April is the cruelest month, breeding lilacs out of the dead land, mixing memory and desire, stirring dull roots with spring rain."
Author: Eliot Quotes Category: Desire Quotes Spring Quotes
"Each venture is a new beginning, a raid on the inarticulate with shabby equipment always deteriorating in the general mess of imprecision of feeling."
Author: Eliot Quotes Category: Poet Quotes
"It seems just possible that a poem might happen to a very young man: but a poem is not poetry --That is a life."
Author: Eliot Quotes Category: Poet Quotes
"Let's not be narrow, nasty, and negative."
Author: Eliot Quotes Category: Attitude Quotes
"The communication of the dead is tongued with fire beyond the language of the living."
"We might remind ourselves that criticism is as inevitable as breathing, and that we should be none the worse for articulating what passes in our minds when we read a book and feel an emotion about it, for criticizing our own minds in their work of criticism."
"If you desire to drain to the dregs the fullest cup of scorn and hatred that a fellow human being can pour out for you, let a young mother hear you call dear baby "it."
Author: Eliot Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"There's no vocabulary For love within a family, love that's lived in But not looked at, love within the light of which All else is seen, the love within which All other love finds speech. This love is silent."
Author: Eliot Quotes Category: Family Quotes
"Where is wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?"
Author: Eliot Quotes Category: Information Quotes
"Keep true, never be ashamed of doing right; decide on what you think is right and stick to it."
Author: Eliot Quotes Category: Integrity Quotes
"For last year's words belong to last year's language and next year's words await another voice."
Author: Eliot Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"Pray for us now and at the hour of our birth."
Author: Eliot Quotes Category: Birth Quotes
"If you aren't in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?"
Author: Eliot Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"Our emotions are only ''incidents in the effort to keep day and night together."
Author: Eliot Quotes Category: Emotions Quotes



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