Get Your Premium Membership

Wystan Hugh (W H) Auden

Wystan Hugh (W H) Auden Photo
Biography | All Poems | Best Poems | Short Poems | Quotes

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.


Poems are below...



Articles

Articles about Wystan Hugh (W H) Auden or articles that mention Wystan Hugh (W H) Auden.

Quotes

Here are a few random quotes by Wystan Hugh (W H) Auden.

See also: All Wystan Hugh (W H) Auden Quotes

Quote Left May it not be that, just as we have faith in Him, God has to have faith in us and, considering the history of the human race so far, may it not be that faith is even more difficult for Him than it is for us Quote Right
Go to Quote / Comment

Quote Left A verbal art like poetry is reflective; it stops to think. Music is immediate, it goes on to become. Quote Right
Go to Quote / Comment

Quote Left The class distinctions proper to a democratic society are not those of rank or money, still less, as is apt to happen when these are abandoned, of race, but of age. Quote Right
Go to Quote / Comment

Quote Left To save your world you asked this man to die;
Would this man, could he see you now, ask why?
Quote Right
Go to Quote / Comment

Quote Left When I find myself in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a room full of dukes. Quote Right
Go to Quote / Comment