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W. H. Auden Quotes
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A proof tells us where to concentrate our doubts.
Evil is unspectacular and always human, and shares our bed and eats at our own table.
Political history is far too criminal a subject to be a fit thing to teach children.
A man has his distinctive personal scent which his wife, his children and his dog can recognize. A crowd has a generalized stink. The public is odourless.
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.
Perhaps there is only one cardinal sin: impatience. Because of impatience we were driven out of Paradise, because of impatience we cannot return.
Someone says: 'Whom do you write for?' I reply: 'Do you read me?' If they say, 'Yes,' I say, 'Do you like it?' If they say 'No,' then I say, 'I don't write for you.'
The most important truths are likely to be those which society at that time least wants to hear.
A professor is one who talks in someone else's sleep.
Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly remembered.
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