W. H. Auden Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old W. H. Auden quotes, W. H. Auden sayings, and W. H. Auden proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.'

Like everything which is not the involuntary result of fleeting emotion but the creation of time and will, any marriage, happy or unhappy, is infinitely more interesting than any romance, however passionate W. H. Auden
We are here on earth to do good for others. What the others are here for, I don't know. W. H. Auden
History is, strictly speaking, the study of questions the study of answers belongs to anthropology and sociology. W. H. Auden
A tremendous number of people in America work very hard at something that bores them. Even a rich man thinks he has to go down to the office every day. Not because he likes it but because he can't think of anything else to do. W. H. Auden
To the man-in-the-street, who, I'm sorry to say, / Is a keen observer of life, / The word 'Intellectual' suggests straight away / A man who's untrue to his wife. W. H. Auden