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.'

Death is like the rumble of distant thunder at a picnic. W.H. Auden
Dance till the stars come down from the rafters, dance, dance, dance till you drop. W.H. Auden
A verbal art like poetry is reflective; it stops to think. Music is immediate, it goes on to become. W.H. Auden
Voltaire has suffered the greatest misfortune that can befall a writer; he has become a legend, which ensures that he will not be read until someone destroys the legend. W.H. Auden
Time that is intolerant / Of the brave and the innocent, / And indifferent in a week / To a beautiful physique. W.H. Auden
Once we had a country and we thought it fair, / Look in the Atlas and you'll find it here: / We cannot go there now, my dear, we cannot go there now. W.H. Auden
My parents kept me from children who were rough / And who threw words like stones and who were torn clothes. W.H. Auden