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Wystan Hugh (W H) Auden Poems, Quotes, Biography & More

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Wystan Hugh Auden, known more commonly as W. H. Auden was an English poet, often considered one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century. He was one of the greatest Anglo American poets. Born in England, he later obtained an American citizenship.

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Quote Left Acts of injustice done
Between the setting and the rising sun
In history lie like bones, each one.
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Quote Left All sin tends to be addictive, and the terminal point of addiction is what is called damnation. Quote Right
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Quote Left The image of myself which I try to create in my own mind in order that I may love myself is very different from the image which I try to create in the minds of others in order that they may love me. Quote Right
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Quote Left Rhymes, meters, stanza forms, etc., are like servants. If the master is fair enough to win their affection and firm enough to command their respect, the result is an orderly happy household. If he is too tyrannical, they give notice; if he lacks authority, they become slovenly, impertinent, drunk and dishonest. Quote Right
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Quote Left Left to itself the masculine imagination has very little appreciation for the here and now; it prefers to dwell on what is absent, on what has been or may be. If men are more punctual than women, it is because they know that, without the external discipline of clock time, they would never get anything done. Quote Right
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