T.S. Eliot

1888 - 1965

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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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 emptiness

And voices singing out of empty cisterns and exhausted wells.

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 beginning

What we call the beginning Is often the end And to make an end Is to make a new beginning. The end is where we start from.

T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965)

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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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