Wystan Hugh (W H) Auden

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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 To save your world you asked this man to die;
Would this man, could he see you now, ask why?
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Quote Left There's only one good test of pornography. Get twelve normal men to read the book, and then ask them, Did you get an erection? If the answer is Yes from a majority of the twelve, then the book is pornographic. Quote Right
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Quote Left It's frightening how easy it is to commit murder in America. Just a drink too much. I can see myself doing it. In England, one feels all the social restraints holding one back. But here, anything can happen. Quote Right
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Quote Left America has always been a country of amateurs where the professional, that is to say, the man who claims authority as a member of an ?lite which knows the law in some field or other, is an object of distrust and resentment. Quote Right
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Quote Left Literary confessors are contemptible, like beggars who exhibit their sores for money, but not so contemptible as the public that buys their books. Quote Right
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