The High-water Mark, So To Speak, Of Socialist Literature Is W.
The high-water mark, so to speak, of Socialist literature is W. H.
Auden, a sort of gutless Kipling.
-- George Orwell
A poet's hope: to be, like some valley cheese, local, but prized elsewhere. -- W. H. Aude
A real book is not one that we read, but one that reads us. -- W. H. Aude
Those who will not reason, perish in the act. Those who will not act, perish for that reason.
-- W. H. Auden, _Shorts_...
We are here on earth to do good for others. What the others are here for, I don't know.
-- W. H. Auden....
No opera plot can be sensible, for in sensible situations people do not sing. --W H Aude
When one has great gifts, what answer to the meaning of existence should one require beyond the right to exercise them?
-- W. H. Aude...
George Orwell was an optimist.