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Quotes By T.S. Eliot


Famous Quotes & Quotations By T.S. Eliot:

Anxiety is the hand maiden of creativity.
~ T.S. Eliot Quotes - Category: Anxiety, Creativity.

Footfalls echo in the memory
Down the passage which we did not take
Towards the door we never opened
~ T.S. Eliot Quotes - Category: Memories.

Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.
~ T.S. Eliot Quotes, Dante, 1920 - Category: Poetry.

How unpleasant to meet Mr Eliot! With his features of clerical cut, And his brow so grim And his mouth so prim And his conversation, so nicely Restricted to What Precisely And If and Perhaps and But.
~ T.S. Eliot Quotes, Five Finger Exercises on himself - Category: Insults.

I have measured out my life with coffee spoons.
~ T.S. Eliot Quotes - Category: Life.

In a minute there is time for decisions and revisions which a minute will reverse.
~ T.S. Eliot Quotes - Category: Decisions.

It [radio] is a medium of entertainment which permits millions of people to listen to the same joke at the same time, and yet remain lonesome.
~ T.S. Eliot Quotes - Category: Media.

Most editors are failed writers - but so are most writers.
~ T.S. Eliot Quotes - Category: Writing.

Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things.
~ T.S. Eliot Quotes, Tradition and the Individual Talent, 1919 - Category: Poetry.

The progress of an artist is a continual self-sacrifice, a continual extinction of personality.
~ T.S. Eliot Quotes, Tradition and the Individual Talent, 1919 - Category: Art.

Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge?
Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?
~ T.S. Eliot Quotes, Choruses from The Rock - Category: Society.

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