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Born: 1970-01-01
Profession: Poet
Nation: British
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I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it.

Tags: Patience, Proud, Stupidity

I have often wished I had time to cultivate modesty... but I am too busy thinking about myself.

Tags: Busy, Thinking, Time

I am an unpopular electric eel in a pool of catfish.

Tags: Electric, Pool, Unpopular

The public will believe anything, so long as it is not founded on truth.

Tags: Founded, Public, Truth

Good taste is the worst vice ever invented.

Tags: Good, Taste, Worst

I am one of those unhappy persons who inspire bores to the greatest flights of art.

Tags: Art, Greatest, Unhappy

My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.

Tags: Music, Personal, Silence

Hot water is my native element. I was in it as a baby, and I have never seemed to get out of it ever since.

Tags: Baby, Since, Water

Still falls the rain - dark as the world of man, black as our loss - blind as the nineteen hundred and forty nails upon the Cross.

Tags: Black, Dark, Rain

The poet speaks to all men of that other life of theirs that they have smothered and forgotten.

Tags: Forgotten, Life, Men

The trouble with most Englishwomen is that they will dress as if they had been a mouse in a previous incarnation they do not want to attract attention.

Tags: Attention, Dress, Trouble

A great many people now reading and writing would be better employed keeping rabbits.

Tags: Great, Reading, Writing

I wish the government would put a tax on pianos for the incompetent.

Tags: Government, Put, Wish

Poetry is the deification of reality.

Tags: Poetry, Reality

The aim of flattery is to soothe and encourage us by assuring us of the truth of an opinion we have already formed about ourselves.

Tags: Opinion, Ourselves, Truth

I have taken this step because I want the discipline, the fire and the authority of the Church. I am hopelessly unworthy of it, but I hope to become worthy.

Tags: Become, Fire, Hope