"Knowledge is invariably a matter of degree: you cannot put your finger upon even the simplest datum and say this we know."
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."T. S. Eliot on Albert Einstein
"Information is not knowledge."T. S. Eliot on Albert Einstein
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."T. S. Eliot on Marcus Garvey
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."T. S. Eliot on Albert Einstein
"Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven."T. S. Eliot on William Shakespeare
"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."