"The business of the poet is not to find new emotions, but to use the ordinary ones and, in working them up into poetry, to express feelings which are not in actual emotions at all."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."T. S. Eliot on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."T. S. Eliot on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."T. S. Eliot on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."T. S. Eliot on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."T. S. Eliot on Abraham Lincoln
"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."
"Art never improves, but... the material of art is never quite the same."
"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."
"Business today consists in persuading crowds."
"The communication of the dead is tongued with fire beyond the language of the living."
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