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66Seven quotes by W.H. Auden99

Wystan Hugh Auden (21 February 1907 – 29 September 1973) who signed his works W. H. Auden, was an Anglo-American poet, born in England, later an American citizen, regarded by many as one of the greatest writers of the 20th century. His work is noted for its stylistic and technical achievements, its engagement with moral and political issues, and its variety of tone, form and content. The central themes of his poetry are love, politics and citizenship, religion and morals, and the relationship between unique human beings and the anonymous, impersonal world of nature.

66A professor is one who talks in someone else's sleep.99 [+]

66All that we are not stares back at what we are.99 [+]

66Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can: all of them make me laugh.99 [+]

66Heartless Cynics' the young men shout,
Blind to the world of Fact without99 [+]

66No hero is mortal until he dies.99 [+]

66No opera plot can be sensible, for in sensible situations people do not sing.99 [+]

66Thousands have lived without love; not one without water.99 [+]

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