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 H. Auden - “The ear tends to be lazy, craves the familiar, and is shocked by the unexpected the eye, on the other hand, tends to be impatient, craves the novel and is bored by repetition”
 H. Auden - “No hero is immortal till he dies”
 H. Auden - “Look, stranger, at this island now The leaping light for your delight discovers.”
 Wystan Hugh Auden - “All sins tend to be addictive, and the terminal point of addiction is damnation.”
 Wystan Hugh Auden - “You have to see the sex act comically, as a child.”
 H. Auden - “You know there are no secrets in America. It's quite different in England, where people think of a secret as a shared relation between two people.”
 Wystan Hugh Auden - “A false enchantment can all too easily last a lifetime.”
 Wystan Hugh Auden - “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”
 Wystan Hugh Auden - “May it not be that, just as we have to 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”
 Wystan Hugh Auden - “Evil is unspectacular and always human, and shares our bed and eats at our own table.”
 Wystan Hugh Auden - “We are all here on earth to help others what on earth the others are here for I don't know.”
 Wystan Hugh Auden - “Sob, heavy world Sob as you spin, Mantled in mist Remote from the happy.”
 Wystan Hugh Auden - “No hero is immortal till he dies.”
 Wystan Hugh Auden - “Men will pay large sums to whores for telling them they are not bores.”
 Wystan Hugh Auden - “A poet can write about a man slaying a dragon, but not about a man pushing a button that releases a bomb.”
 H. Auden - “For who can bear to feel himself forgotten”
 Wystan Hugh Auden - “God bless the USA, so large, so friendly, and so rich.”
 Wystan Hugh Auden - “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.”
 H. Auden - “All sin tends to be addictive, and the terminal point of addiction is what is called damnation”
 H. Auden - “In times of joy, all of us wished we possessed a tail we could wag.”
 Wystan Hugh Auden - “Anyone who has a child today should train him to be either a physicist or a ballet dancer. Then he'll escape.”
 H. Auden - “In relation to a writer, most readers believe in the Double Standard they may be unfaithful to him as often as they like, but he must never, never be unfaithful to them.”
 Wystan Hugh Auden - “All works of art are commissioned in the sense that no artist can create one by a simple act of will but must wait until what he believes to be a good idea for a work ''comes'' to him.”
 Wystan Hugh Auden - “One cannot walk through an assembly factory and not feel that one is in Hell.”
 Wystan Hugh 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.”

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