In the room the women come and go Talking of Michelangelo.
T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965)
Source: The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, 1917
Contributed by: Zaady
Who is the third who walks always beside you?
Source: The Waste Land, 1922, What the Thunder Said
This is the way the world ends Not with a bang but a whimper.
Source: The Hollow Men, 1925
One thinks of all the hands That are raising dingy shades In a thousand furnished rooms.
Source: Preludes, 1917, II
Time present and time past Are both perhaps present in time future, And time future contained in time past.
Source: Burnt Norton
There will be time to murder and create.
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
But at my back from time to time I hear The sound of horns and motors, which shall bring Sweeney to Mrs. Porter in the spring. O the moon shone bright on Mrs. Porter And on her daughter They wash their feet in soda water.
Source: The Waste Land, 1922, The Fire Sermon
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