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  • #1
    T.S. Eliot
    “April is the cruelest month, breeding
    lilacs out of the dead land, mixing
    memory and desire, stirring
    dull roots with spring rain.”
    T.S. Eliot, The Waste Land

  • #2
    T.S. Eliot
    “We die to each other daily. What we know of other people is only our memory of the moments during which we knew them. And they have changed since then. To pretend that they and we are the same is a useful and convenient social convention which must sometimes be broken. We must also remember that at every meeting we are meeting a stranger.”
    T.S. Eliot, The Cocktail Party

  • #3
    T.S. Eliot
    “The very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the future of man”
    T.S. Eliot

  • #4
    T.S. Eliot
    “If you aren't in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?”
    T.S. Eliot

  • #5
    T.S. Eliot
    “Anxiety is the handmaiden of creativity”
    T.S. Eliot

  • #6
    T.S. Eliot
    “Footfalls echo in the memory, down the passage we did not take, towards the door we never opened, into the rose garden.”
    T.S. Eliot, Four Quartets

  • #7
    T.S. Eliot
    “Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?”
    T.S. Eliot

  • #8
    T.S. Eliot
    “I grow old … I grow old …
    I shall wear the bottoms of my trousers rolled.”
    T.S. Eliot, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock and Other Poems
    tags: aging

  • #9
    T.S. Eliot
    “I learn a great deal by merely observing you, and letting you talk as long as you please, and taking note of what you do not say.”
    T.S. Eliot

  • #10
    T.S. Eliot
    “Television is a medium of entertainment which permits millions of people to listen to the same joke at the same time, and yet remain lonesome.”
    T.S. Eliot

  • #11
    T.S. Eliot
    “Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality but an escape from personality.”
    T.S. Eliot

  • #12
    T.S. Eliot
    “Men dislike being awakened from their death in life.”
    T.S. Eliot

  • #13
    T.S. Eliot
    “That is not it at all,
    That is not what I meant, at all.”
    T.S. Eliot

  • #14
    William Shakespeare
    “The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.”
    William Shakespeare, As You Like It

  • #15
    William Shakespeare
    “You speak an infinite deal of nothing.”
    William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice

  • #16
    Eleanor Roosevelt
    “Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art. ”
    Eleanor Roosevelt

  • #17
    Eleanor Roosevelt
    “To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.”
    Eleanor Roosevelt

  • #18
    Eleanor Roosevelt
    “Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life. ”
    Eleanor Roosevelt



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