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Quote Left We shall not cease from exploration and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time. Quote Right
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Quote Left April is the cruellest month, breedingLilacs out of the dead land, mixingMemory out of desire, stirringDull roots with spring rain.Winter kept us warm, coveringEarth in a forgetful snow, feedingA little life with dried tubers. Quote Right
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Quote Left So the lover must struggle for words. Quote Right
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Quote Left It is impossible to design a system so perfect that no one needs to be good. Quote Right
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Quote Left If you aren't in over your head, how do you know how tall you are? Quote Right
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Quote Left Footfalls echo in the memory Down the passage which we did not take Towards the door we never opened Into the rose-garden. My words echo Thus, in your mind. Quote Right
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Quote Left I take as metaphysical poetry that in which what is ordinarily apprehensible only by thought is brought within the grasp of feeling, or that in which what is ordinarily only felt is transformed into thought without ceasing to be feeling. Quote Right
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Quote Left The last temptation is the greatest treason: to do the right deed for the wrong reason. Quote Right
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Quote Left Humankind cannot stand very much reality. Quote Right
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Quote Left An election is coming. Universal peace is declared and the foxes have sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry. Quote Right
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Quote Left And the wind shall say Here were decent godless people. Their only monument the asphalt road. And a thousand lost golf balls. Quote Right
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Quote Left This is the way the world endsThis is the way the world endsThis is the way the world endsNot with a bang but a whimper. Quote Right
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Quote Left Human kind cannot bear much reality. Quote Right
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Quote Left It is impossible to say just what I mean! Quote Right
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Quote Left We do not quite say that the new is more valuable because it fits in but its fitting in is a test of its value -- a test, it is true, which can only be slowly and cautiously applied, for we are none of us infallible judges of conformity. Quote Right
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Quote Left What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from. Quote Right
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Quote Left Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information? Quote Right
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Quote Left We shall not cease from our exploration And at the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time Quote Right
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Quote Left Immature poets imitate mature poets steal. Quote Right
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Quote Left We shall never cease from exploration And the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time. Quote Right
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Quote Left We shall not cease from exploration. And the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time. Quote Right
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Quote Left 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. Quote Right
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Quote Left In a minute there is time for decision and revisions that a minute will reverse. Quote Right
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Quote Left Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood. Quote Right
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Quote Left I will show you fear in a handful of dust. Quote Right
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