8 Total Quotes

W. Auden Quotes

Like everything which is not the involuntary result of fleeting emotion but the creation of time and will, any marriage, happy or unhappy, is infinitely more interesting than any romance, however passionate.
W. Auden
#Marriage #Creation

Hunger allows no choice, To the citizens or the police; We must love one another or die
W. Auden
#Choice

You must go to bed with friends or whores, where money makes up the difference in beauty or desire.
W. Auden
#Beauty #Relationships

Narcissus does not fall in love with his reflection because it is beautiful, but because it is his. If it were his beauty that enthralled him, he would be set free in a few years by its fading.
W. Auden
#Conceit

The actors today really need the whip hand. They're so lazy. They haven't got the sense of pride in their profession that the less socially elevated musical comedy and music hall people or acrobats have. The theater has never been any good since the actors became gentlemen.
W. Auden
#Acting And Actors #Pride