T.S. Eliot

1888 - 1965

A Quote by Thomas Stearns Eliot on hell

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The definition of hell is a place where nothing connects with nothing.

T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965)

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A Quote by Thomas Stearns Eliot on church, day, god, and sleep

The hippopotamus's day Is passed in sleep; at night he hunts; God works in a mysterious way- The Church can sleep and feed at once.

T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965)

Source: The Hippopotamus, 1920

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A Quote by Thomas Stearns Eliot on colors, death, direction, force, losing, men, soul, and violence

Shape without form, shade without color, Paralyzed force, gesture without motion; Those who have crossed With direct eyes, to death's other Kingdom Remember us-if at all-not as lost Violent souls, but only As the hollow men The stuffed men.

T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965)

Source: The Hollow Men, 1925

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A Quote by Thomas Stearns Eliot on heaven and honor

I shall not want Honor in Heaven For I shall meet Sir Philip Sidney And have talk with Coriolanus And other heroes of that kidney.

T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965)

Source: A Cooking Egg, 1920

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A Quote by Thomas Stearns Eliot on time

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Hurry up, please, its time.

T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965)

Source: The Waste Land, 1922, The Game of Chess

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A Quote by Thomas Stearns Eliot on eternity

And I have seen the eternal Footman hold my coat, and snicker, And in short, I was afraid.

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 exploring and time

We shall not cease from exploration and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive at what we started and know the place for the first time.

T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965)

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A Quote by Thomas Stearns Eliot on borrowing

And I must borrow every changing shape To find expression.

T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965)

Source: Portrait of a Lady, 1917, III

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A Quote by Thomas Stearns Eliot on fear

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And I will show you something different from either Your shadow at morning striding behind you, Or your shadow at evening rising to meet you I will show you fear in a handful of dust.

T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965)

Source: The Waste Land

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A Quote by Thomas Stearns Eliot on death and life

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My life is light, waiting for the death wind, Like a feather on the back of my hand.

T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965)

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