It is impossible to design a system so perfect that no one needs to be good.
T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965)
Contributed by: Zaady
Half of the harm that is done in this world is due to people who want to feel important. They don't mean to do harm but the harm does not interest them.
Twelve o'clock. Along the reaches of the street Held in a lunar synthesis.
Source: Rhapsody on a Windy Night. 1917
The end is where we start from.
We know too much, and are convinced of too little. Our literature is a substitute for religion, and so is our religion.
Success is relative. It is what we can make of the mess we have made of things.
The one thing you can do is to do nothing. Wait . . . You will find that you survive humiliation and that's an experience of incalculable value.
The readers of the Boston Evening Transcript Sway in the wind like a field of ripe corn.
Source: The Boston Evening Transcript, 1917
In the room the women come and go Talking of Michelangelo.
Source: The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, 1917
Human kind Cannot bear very much reality.
Source: Burnt Norton
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