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Wystan Hugh (W H) Auden Poems | Quotes | Articles

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Wystan Hugh (W H) Auden Biography...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 Every European visitor to the United States is struck by the comparative rarity of what he would call a face, by the frequency of men and women who look like elderly babies. If he stays in the States for any length of time, he will learn that this cannot be put down to a lack of sensibility -- the American feels the joys and sufferings of human life as keenly as anybody else. The only plausible explanation I can find lies in his different attitude to the past. To have a face, in the European sense of the word, it would seem that one must not only enjoy and suffer but also desire to preserve the memory of even the most humiliating and unpleasant experiences of the past. Quote Right
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Quote Left An important Jew who died in exile. Quote Right
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Quote Left each in the cell of himself is almost convinced of his freedom, Quote Right
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Quote Left Precisely because we do not communicate by singing, a song can be out of place but not out of character; it is just as credible that a stupid person should sing beautifully as that a clever person should do so. Quote Right
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Quote Left As a rule it was the pleasure haters that became unjust. Quote Right
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