T.S. Eliot Quotes

62 T.S. Eliot 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
"Our high respect for a well read person is praise enough for literature."
"Pray for us now and at the hour of our birth."
Author: Eliot Quotes Category: Birth Quotes
"The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to do things, and yet you are not decrepit enough to turn them down."
"The communication of the dead is tongued with fire beyond the language of the living."
"Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood."
"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons."
Author: Eliot Quotes Category: Coffee Quotes Futility Quotes
"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."
"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
"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
"Where does one go from a world of insanity? Somewhere on the other side of despair."
Author: Eliot Quotes Category: Despair Quotes Insanity Quotes
"It is impossible to design a system so perfect that no one needs to be good."
Author: Eliot Quotes Category: Design Quotes
"Let's not be narrow, nasty, and negative."
Author: Eliot Quotes Category: Attitude Quotes
"There is one order of beauty which seems made to turn heads. It is a beauty like that of kittens, or very small downy ducks making gentle rippling noises with their soft bills, or babies just beginning to toddle."
Author: Eliot Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"Friendship should be more than biting time can sever."
"Human kind cannot bear much reality."
Author: Eliot Quotes Category: Humanity Quotes
"People exercise an unconscious selection in being influenced."
Author: Eliot Quotes Category: Influence Quotes
"Where is wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?"
Author: Eliot Quotes Category: Information Quotes

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