"The last thing one discovers in composing a work is what to put first."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."T. S. Eliot on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."T. S. Eliot on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."T. S. Eliot on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."T. S. Eliot on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."T. S. Eliot on Maya Angelou
"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."