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T. S. Eliot's Profile

Brief about T. S. Eliot: By info that we know T. S. Eliot was born at 1970-01-01. And also T. S. Eliot is American Poet.

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Knowledge is invariably a matter of degree: you cannot put your finger upon even the simplest datum and say this we know.

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Television is a medium of entertainment which permits millions of people to listen to the same joke at the same time, and yet remain lonesome.

Tags: Joke, Listen, Time

Where is all the knowledge we lost with information?

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People to whom nothing has ever happened cannot understand the unimportance of events.

Tags: Cannot, Happened, Understand

April is the cruellest month.

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The last temptation is the greatest treason: to do the right deed for the wrong reason.

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And they write innumerable books; being too vain and distracted for silence: seeking every one after his own elevation, and dodging his emptiness.

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This is the way the world ends, not with a bang, but a whimper.

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It's not wise to violate rules until you know how to observe them.

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So the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the dancing.

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In my beginning is my end.

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The bad poet is usually unconscious where he ought to be conscious, and conscious where he ought to be unconscious.

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We know too much, and are convinced of too little. Our literature is a substitute for religion, and so is our religion.

Tags: Convinced, Literature, Religion

A play should give you something to think about. When I see a play and understand it the first time, then I know it can't be much good.

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Our difficulties of the moment must always be dealt with somehow, but our permanent difficulties are difficulties of every moment.

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Poetry may make us from time to time a little more aware of the deeper, unnamed feelings which form the substratum of our being, to which we rarely penetrate; for our lives are mostly a constant evasion of ourselves.

Tags: Feelings, Poetry, Time

I had seen birth and death but had thought they were different.

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There is no method but to be very intelligent.

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Every experience is a paradox in that it means to be absolute, and yet is relative; in that it somehow always goes beyond itself and yet never escapes itself.

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Business today consists in persuading crowds.

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