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Quotes By T. S. Eliot

Nationality
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DOB
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26-09-1888
DOD
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4-01-1965

Dramatist T. S. Eliot was born on 26th September 1888 AD. An American citizen, T. S. Eliot was born in United States. He was also called Thomas Stearns Eliot. Thomas Stearns Eliot was 77 years old when he died on 4th January 1965 AD. In his life Thomas Stearns Eliot was famous not only for his work but also for quotations and sayings, some of which are quite popular and listed here.

For last year's words belong to last year's language and next year's words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning.

- T. S. Eliot

A play should give you something to think about. When I see a play and understand it the first time, then I know it can't be much good.

- T. S. Eliot

A toothache, or a violent passion, is not necessarily diminished by our knowledge of its causes, its character, its importance or insignificance.

- T. S. Eliot

And they write innumerable books; being too vain and distracted for silence: seeking every one after his own elevation, and dodging his emptiness.

- T. S. Eliot

Anxiety is the hand maiden of creativity.

- T. S. Eliot

Art never improves, but... the material of art is never quite the same.

- T. S. Eliot

Business today consists in persuading crowds.

- T. S. Eliot

Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.

- T. S. Eliot

Half of the harm that is done in this world is due to people who want to feel important. They don't mean to do harm. But the harm does not interest them.

- T. S. Eliot

Humankind cannot bear very much reality.

- T. S. Eliot

I don't believe one grows older. I think that what happens early on in life is that at a certain age one stands still and stagnates.

- T. S. Eliot

I have measured out my life with coffee spoons

- T. S. Eliot

I will show you fear in a handful of dust.

- T. S. Eliot

If you aren't in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?

- T. S. Eliot

Poetry should help, not only to refine the language of the time, but to prevent it from changing too rapidly.

- T. S. Eliot

No soul is desolate as long as there is a human being for whom it can feel trust and reverence.  

- T. S. Eliot

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