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TS Eliot - LIfe-Affirming Quotes


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T.S. Eliot was never afraid to sling an opinion as though it were a truism. This one is sheer nonsense:

• “Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things.”

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