T. S. Eliot Quotes

We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.

Most of the trouble in the world is caused by people wanting to be important.

Everyone gets the experience. Some get the lesson.

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.

The soul of Man must quicken to creation.

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

If we really want to pray we must first learn to listen, for in the silence of the heart God speaks.

The tendency of liberals is to create bodies of men and women-of all classes-detached from tradition, alienated from religion, and susceptible to mass suggestion-mob rule. And a mob will be no less a mob if it is well fed, well clothed, well housed, and well disciplined.

Finding a way to live the simple life is one of life’s supreme complications.

Talent imitates, genius steals.

The journey, Not the destination matters.

If you do not push the boundaries, you will never know where they are.

With out some kind of god, man is not very intresting



When the whole world is running headlong towards the precipice, one who walks in the opposite direction is looked at as being crazy.

To do the useful thing, to say the courageous thing, to contemplate the beautiful thing: that is enough for one man’s life.

Turn things you’ve always wanted to do, into things you’ve done

I learn a great deal by merely observing you, and letting you talk as long as you please, and taking note of what you do not say.

Every moment is a fresh beginning.

Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?

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.

Those who arrive at the end of the journey are not those who began.

The river itself has no beginning or end. In its beginning, it is not yet the river; in the end it is no longer the river. What we call the headwaters is only a selection from among the innumerable sources which flow together to compose it. At what point in its course does the Mississippi become what the Mississippi means?

Humility is the most difficult of all virtues to achieve; nothing dies harder than the desire to think well of self.

We shall not cease from exploring,
And the end of our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time.

We die to each other daily. What we know of other people is only our memory of the moments during which we knew them. And they have changed since then. To pretend that they and we are the same is a useful and convenient social convention which must sometimes be broken. We must also remember that at every meeting we are meeting a stranger.