Online Tools and Calculators > Miscellaneous > Quote Search

Quote Search

One thinks of all the hands That are raising dingy shades In a thousand furnished rooms.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
Time present and time past Are both perhaps present in time future, And time future contained in time past.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
To do the useful thing, to say the courageous thing, to contemplate the beautiful thing: that is enough for one man's life.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
Yeats was the greatest poet of our times ... certainly the greatest in this language, and so far as I am able to judge, in any language.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
The one thing you can do is to do nothing. Wait ... You will find that you survive humiliation and that's an experience of incalculable value.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
Half of the harm that is done in this world is due to people who want to feel important. They don't mean to do harm but the harm does not interest them.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
In the room the women come and go Talking of Michelangelo.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
I had not thought death had undone so many. Sighs, short and infrequent, were exhaled.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
Birth, copulation, and death. That's all the facts when you come to brass tacks.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
Most of the trouble in the world is caused by people wanting to be important.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
Reorganized upon the floor She yawns and draws a stocking up.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
Webster was much possessed by death And saw the skull beneath the skin.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
And I will show you something different from either Your shadow at morning striding behind you, Or your shadow at evening rising to meet you I will show you fear in a handful of dust.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
Success is relative. It is what we can make of the mess we have made of things.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
An election is coming. Universal peace is declared and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
Friendship should be more than biting time can sever.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
I think we are in rats' alley Where the dead men lost their bones.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
And I must borrow every changing shape To find expression.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
This is the way the world ends Not with a bang but a whimper.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
Because I do not hope to turn again Because I do not hope Because I do not hope to turn.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
The Civil War is not ended: I question whether any serious civil war ever does end.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
Here I am, an old man in a dry month, Being read to by a boy, waiting for rain.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
I am aware of the damp souls of housemaids Sprouting despondently at area gates.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
O the moon shone bright on Mrs. Porter And on her daughter They wash their feet in soda water.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
Turning Wearily, as one would turn to nod goodbye to Rochefoucauld, If the street were time and he as the end of the street.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
The yellow fog that rubs its back upon the window-panes.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
Let us go then, you and I When the evening is spread out against the sky Like a patient etherized upon a table.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
Uncorseted, her friendly bust Gives promise of pneumatic bliss.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
Lady, three white leopards sat under a juniper tree.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
When we read of human beings behaving in certain ways, with the approval of the author, who gives his benediction to this behavior by his attitude towards the result of the behavior arranged by himself, we can be influenced towards behaving in the same way.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
I have heard the mermaids singing, each to each; I do not think they will sing to me.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
My life is light, waiting for the death wind, like a feather on the back of my hand.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
The readers of the Boston Evening Transcript Sway in the wind like a field of ripe corn.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
A cold coming we had of it, Just the worst time of the year For a journey, and such a long journey: The ways deep and the weather sharp, The very dead of winter.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
We are the hollow men We are the stuffed men Learning together.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
We know too much, and are convinced of too little. Our literature is a substitute for religion, and so is our religion.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
Footfalls echo in the memory Down the passage which we did not take Towards the door we never opened Into the rose garden.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
It is impossible to design a system so perfect that no one needs to be good.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot
Music heard so deeply that it is not heard at all, but you are the music while the music lasts.
—  Thomas Stearns Eliot

Think Quote Search Is Helpful? You Can Help Others Too. Click The Social Button Below To Share It.

About Quote Search

This online quotation search tool is used to search thousands of quotes by author, word or phrase.

©2017 Miniwebtool | Terms and Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us