There will be time to murder and create.
T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965)
Source: The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, 1917
Contributed by: Zaady
It is impossible to design a system so perfect that no one needs to be good.
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
I think we are in rats' alley Where the dead men lost their bones.
Source: The Waste Land, 1922, The Game of Chess
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