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A tradition without intelligence is not worth having.
Tradition
T. S. Eliot

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All cases are unique and very similar to others.
Originality
T. S. Eliot

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Art never improves, but the material of art is never quite the same.
Arts and Artists
T. S. Eliot

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Birth, copulation and death. That's all the facts when you come to the brass tacks.
Life and Living
T. S. Eliot

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For last year's words belong to last year's language and next year's words await another voice.
Words
T. S. Eliot

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Friendship should be more than biting time can sever.
Friends and Friendship
T. S. Eliot

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Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.
Communication
T. S. Eliot

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Humankind cannot bear very much reality.
Reality
T. S. Eliot

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I have measured out my life with coffee spoons.
Futility
T. S. Eliot

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I suppose some editors are failed writers; but so are most writers.
Editing and Editors
T. S. Eliot

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I will show you fear in a handful of dust.
Fear
T. S. Eliot

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In a minute there is time for decisions and revisions which a minute will reverse.
Indecision
T. S. Eliot

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In my beginning is my end.
Beginning
T. S. Eliot

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In the room the women come and go talking of Michelangelo.
Culture
T. S. Eliot

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It cannot be inherited, and if you want it you must obtain it by great labor.
Tradition
T. S. Eliot

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It's not wise to violate rules until you know how to observe them.
Rebellion
T. S. Eliot

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Liberty is a different kind of pain from prison.
Freedom
T. S. Eliot

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Love is most nearly itself when here and now cease to matter.
Love
T. S. Eliot

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Most of the trouble in the world is caused by people wanting to be important.
Pride
T. S. Eliot

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Only by acceptance of the past, can you alter it.
Past
T. S. Eliot

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Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go.
Risk
T. S. Eliot

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Our emotions are only incidents in the effort to keep day and night together.
Emotions
T. S. Eliot

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People exercise an unconscious selection in being influenced.
Influence
T. S. Eliot

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Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers.
Writers and Writing
T. S. Eliot

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Success is relative. It is what we can make of the mess we have made of things.
Success
T. S. Eliot

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
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