"I'll love you, dear, I'll love you till China and Africa meet and the river jumps over the mountain and the salmon sing in the street."
"If you have only one smile in you give it to the people you love."W. H. Auden on Maya Angelou
"All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt."W. H. Auden on Charles M. Schulz
"A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous."W. H. Auden on Coco Chanel
"The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing."W. H. Auden on Blaise Pascal
"The best smell in the world is that man that you love."W. H. Auden on Jennifer Aniston
"Now is the age of anxiety."
"The class distinctions proper to a democratic society are not those of rank or money, still less, as is apt to happen when these are abandoned, of race, but of age."
"'Healing,' Papa would tell me, 'is not a science, but the intuitive art of wooing nature.'"
"It is a sad fact about our culture that a poet can earn much more money writing or talking about his art than he can by practicing it."
"What the mass media offers is not popular art, but entertainment which is intended to be consumed like food, forgotten, and replaced by a new dish."