W. H. Auden quotes about art

"'Healing,' Papa would tell me, 'is not a science, but the intuitive art of wooing nature.'"

W. H. Auden   art

"'Healing,' Papa would tell me, 'is not a science, but the intuitive art of wooing nature.'"

W. H. Auden   art

"'Healing,' Papa would tell me, 'is not a science, but the intuitive art of wooing nature.'"

W. H. Auden   art

"'Healing,' Papa would tell me, 'is not a science, but the intuitive art of wooing nature.'"

W. H. Auden   art

"It is a sad fact about our culture that a poet can earn much more money writing or talking about his art than he can by practicing it."

W. H. Auden   art

"What the mass media offers is not popular art, but entertainment which is intended to be consumed like food, forgotten, and replaced by a new dish."

W. H. Auden   art

"A verbal art like poetry is reflective it stops to think. Music is immediate, it goes on to become."

W. H. Auden   art

"A verbal art like poetry is reflective it stops to think. Music is immediate, it goes on to become."

W. H. Auden   art

"It's a sad fact about our culture that a poet can earn much more money writing or talking about his art than he can by practicing it."

W. H. Auden   art

"All works of art are commissioned in the sense that no artist can create one by a simple act of will but must wait until what he believes to be a good idea for a work comes to him."

W. H. Auden   art
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