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Quotes from T. S. Eliot

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Half of the disaster that happens in the world is due to people who want to make themselves important.

T. S. Eliot (Born September 26, 1888 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States; † January 4, 1965 in London, England) was an English-language poet, playwright and critic.

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The only important task of the poet is to write as little as possible.

Men live from forgetting - women from memories.

Doing useful things, speaking boldly, immersing yourself in beautiful things - that's enough for a human life.

Television is an entertainment medium that allows millions of people to laugh at the same joke at the same time and be lonely in the process.

Tradition cannot be inherited. Whoever wants it has to laboriously acquire it himself.

What we call the beginning is often the end. And to finish something means to start something. From the end we start all over again.

All great poetry gives the illusion of a view of life.

True poetry can communicate before it is understood.

You make noise and think you are talking. You make grimaces and think you understand.

Where is the wisdom that we have lost in knowing? Where is the knowledge that we have lost in the information?

Those who flee from their past always lose the race.

I can't even have anything against cultural progress because I don't even know what it is.

There are a lot of things in the world that I would like to have different from what they really are; but in a world without evil, life would not be worth living.

Home is where you start from.

Fear is the servant of creativity.

We know too much and are not convinced enough.



- Thomas Stearns Eliot (1888-1965) was a British essayist, publisher, playwright and critic.


- Eliot was one of the most famous poets of the 20th century and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1948.

He left his home country, the United States, in 1914, at the age of 25, and moved to England. He settled there, worked, and married. He became a British citizen in 1927 at the age of 39 and waived his American passport.

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