W. H. Auden

ArtFood

W. H. Auden quote : What the mass media …

What the mass media offers is not popular art, but entertainment which is intended to be consumed like food, forgotten,…

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Love

W. H. Auden quote : I’ll love you dear …

I’ll love you, dear, I’ll love you till China and Africa meet and the river jumps over the mountain and…

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History

W. H. Auden quote : History is strictly speaking …

History is, strictly speaking, the study of questions the study of answers belongs to anthropology and sociology. W. H. Auden

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Health

W. H. Auden quote : Health is the state …

Health is the state about which medicine has nothing to say. W. H. Auden

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Experience

W. H. Auden quote : Before people complain of …

Before people complain of the obscurity of modern poetry, they should first examine their consciences and ask themselves with how…

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Funny

W. H. Auden quote : We are all here …

We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don’t know.…

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Death

W. H. Auden quote : Death is the sound …

Death is the sound of distant thunder at a picnic. W. H. Auden

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Art

W. H. Auden quote : Healing ‘ Papa would …

‘Healing,’ Papa would tell me, ‘is not a science, but the intuitive art of wooing nature.’ W. H. Auden

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Forgiveness

W. H. Auden quote : Murder is unique in …

Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of…

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Art

W. H. Auden quote : It’s a sad fact …

It’s a sad fact about our culture that a poet can earn much more money writing or talking about his…

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