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Quotes by T. S. Eliot

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Quotes by T. S. Eliot :

Birth and death
I had seen birth and death but had thought they were different.
T. S. Eliot | death

All significant truths are private truths. As they become public they cease to become truths; they become facts, or at best, part of the public character; or at worst, catchwords.
T. S. Eliot | truth

Growing older
I don't believe one grows older. I think that what happens early on in life is that at a certain age one stands still and stagnates.
T. S. Eliot | life

How far?
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
T. S. Eliot | motivational

It never improves
Art never improves, but... the material of art is never quite the same.
T. S. Eliot | art

My life
I have measured out my life with coffee spoons.
T. S. Eliot | life

No method
There is no method but to be very intelligent.
T. S. Eliot | intelligence

It is obvious that we can no more explain a passion to a person who has never experienced it than we can explain light to the blind.
T. S. Eliot | love

The dead
The communication of the dead is tongued with fire beyond the language of the living.
T. S. Eliot | death

The progress of an artist
The progress of an artist is a continual self-sacrifice, a continual extinction of personality.
T. S. Eliot | art

Us he devours
The tiger springs in the new year. Us he devours.
T. S. Eliot | life

Wait without hope
I said to my soul, be still, and wait without hope, For hope would be hope for the wrong thing.
T. S. Eliot | hope

What to put first?
The last thing one discovers in composing a work is what to put first.
T. S. Eliot | work

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