T.S. Eliot

1888 - 1965

A Quote by Thomas Stearns Eliot on women

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When lovely woman stoops to folly and Paces about her room again, alone, She smooths her hair with automatic hand, And puts a record on the gramophone.

T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965)

Source: The Waste Land, 1922, The Fire Sermon

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A Quote by Thomas Stearns Eliot

I grow old . . . I grow old . . . I shall wear the bottoms of my trousers rolled.

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 ideas and reality

Between the idea And the reality Between the motion And the act Falls the Shadow.

T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965)

Source: the hollow men, 1925

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A Quote by Thomas Stearns Eliot on garden and memory

Footfalls echo in the memory Down the passage which we did not take Towards the door we never opened Into the rose garden.

T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965)

Source: Four Quartets

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A Quote by Thomas Stearns Eliot on deception, forgiveness, guidance, history, and knowledge

After such knowledge, what forgiveness? Think now History has many cunning passages, contrived corridors And issues, deceives with whispering ambitions Guides us by vanities.

T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965)

Source: Gerontion, 1920

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A Quote by Thomas Stearns Eliot on death and profit

Phlebas the Phoenician, a fortnight dead, Forgot the cry of gulls, and the deep sea swell And the profit and loss.

T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965)

Source: The Waste Land, 1922, Death by Water

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A Quote by Thomas Stearns Eliot

These fragments I have shored against my ruins.

T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965)

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

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A Quote by Thomas Stearns Eliot on bliss and promises

Uncorseted, her friendly bust Gives promise of pneumatic bliss.

T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965)

Source: Whispers of Immortality, 1920

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A Quote by Thomas Stearns Eliot on friendship and time

Friendship should be more than biting time can sever.

T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965)

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A Quote by Thomas Stearns Eliot on hell

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Hell is oneself, Hell is alone, the other figures in it, merely projections.

T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965)

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