"For love would be love of the wrong thing there is yet faith, But the faith and the love and the hope are all in the waiting."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."T. S. Eliot on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."T. S. Eliot on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."T. S. Eliot on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."T. S. Eliot on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."T. S. Eliot on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."