Thomas Stearns Eliot (26 September 1888 – 4 January 1965) was a British essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic, and "one of the twentieth century's major poets". Eliot attracted widespread attention for his poem "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" (1915), which was seen as a masterpiece of the Modernist movement.
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Home is where one starts from.
Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion but an escape from emotion, it is not the expression of personality but an escape from personality. But of course only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things.
Where is all the knowledge we lost with information?
Our high respect for a well read person is praise enough for literature.
Some editors are failed writers but so are most writers.
The tiger springs in the new year. Us he devours.
So the lover must struggle for words.
My greatest trouble is getting the curtain up and down.