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The business of the poet is not to find new emotions, but...

The business of the poet is not to find new emotions, but to use the ordinary ones and, in working them up into poetry, to express feelings which are not in actual emotions at all.

Thomas Stearns Eliot, quote about Poetry

Thomas Stearns Eliot (1888 - 1965) English poet, dramatist and literary critic

Was born on: 26 sep 1888.
Died on 04 jan 1965, at 76 years old.


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