Quotes by T.S. Eliot

  • Half of the harm that is done is this world is due to people who want to feel important.


  • Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers.


  • Those who say they give the public what it wants begin by underestimating public taste and end by debauching it.

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  • Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal.


  • People are exasperated by poetry which they do not understand and contemptuous of poetry which they understand without effort.


  • Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?