"A play should give you something to think about. When I see a play and understand it the first time, then I know it can't be much good."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."T. S. Eliot on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."T. S. Eliot on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."T. S. Eliot on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."T. S. Eliot on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."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 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."