T.S. Eliot

1888 - 1965

A Quote by Thomas Stearns Eliot on kindness and reality

Human kind Cannot bear very much reality.

T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965)

Source: Burnt Norton

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A Quote by Thomas Stearns Eliot

Reorganized upon the floor She yawns and draws a stocking up.

T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965)

Source: Sweeney Among the Nightingales, 1920

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A Quote by Thomas Stearns Eliot on deed, reason, and temptation

The last temptation is the greatest treason: To do the right deed for the wrong reason.

T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965)

Source: Murder in the Cathedral

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A Quote by Thomas Stearns Eliot on greatness

I have seen the moment of my greatness flicker,

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 music

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Music heard so deeply that it is not heard at all, but you are the music while the music lasts.

T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965)

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A Quote by Thomas Stearns Eliot on music

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You are the music while the music lasts.

T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965)

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A Quote by Thomas Stearns Eliot on heart and sacred

The nightingales are singing near The Convent of the Sacred Heart, And sang within the bloody wood When Agamemnon cried aloud, And let their liquid siftings fall To stain the stiff dishonored shroud.

T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965)

Source: Sweeney Among the Nightingales, 1920

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A Quote by Thomas Stearns Eliot on water

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Here is no water but only rock.

T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965)

Source: The Waste Land, 1922, What the Thunder Said

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A Quote by Thomas Stearns Eliot

This oval O cropped out with teeth.

T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965)

Source: Sweeney Erect, 1920

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A Quote by Thomas Stearns Eliot

Over buttered scones and crumpets Weeping, weeping multitudes Droop in a hundred A.B.C.'s.

T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965)

Source: A Cooking Egg, 1920

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