T.S. Eliot

1888 - 1965

A Quote by Thomas Stearns Eliot on editors, failure, and writers

Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers.

T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965)

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A Quote by Thomas Stearns Eliot on endings, questions, seriousness, and war

The Civil War is not ended: I question whether any serious civil war ever does end.

T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965)

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A Quote by Thomas Stearns Eliot on silence

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I should have been a pair of ragged claws Scuttling across the floors of silent seas.

T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965)

Source: The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, 1917

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A Quote by Thomas Stearns Eliot on age

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The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest.  You are always being asked to do things, and yet you are not decrepit enough to turn them down.

T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965)

Source: If Ignorance Is Bliss, Why Aren't There More Happy People?: Smart Quotes for Dumb Times

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