"I said to my soul, be still, and wait without hope, For hope would be hope for the wrong thing."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."T. S. Eliot on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."T. S. Eliot on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."T. S. Eliot on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."T. S. Eliot on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."T. S. Eliot on Dalai Lama
"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."