Facts about Edith Sitwell

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Summary

Edith Sitwell was a famous Poet from United Kingdom, who lived between September 7, 1887 and December 9, 1964. He/she became 77 years old.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac virgo, who is known for Analyzing, Practical, Reflective, Observation, Thoughtful. Our collection contains 16 quotes who is written / told by Edith.

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Famous quotes by Edith Sitwell (16)


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"The trouble with most Englishwomen is that they will dress as if they had been a mouse in a previous incarnation they do not want to attract attention"
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"The public will believe anything, so long as it is not founded on truth"
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"The poet speaks to all men of that other life of theirs that they have smothered and forgotten"
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"The aim of flattery is to soothe and encourage us by assuring us of the truth of an opinion we have already formed about ourselves"
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"Still falls the rain - dark as the world of man, black as our loss - blind as the nineteen hundred and forty nails upon the Cross"
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"Poetry is the deification of reality"
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"My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence"
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"I wish the government would put a tax on pianos for the incompetent"
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"I have taken this step because I want the discipline, the fire and the authority of the Church. I am hopelessly unworthy of it, but I hope to become worthy"
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"I have often wished I had time to cultivate modesty... but I am too busy thinking about myself"
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"I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it"
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"I am one of those unhappy persons who inspire bores to the greatest flights of art"
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"I am an unpopular electric eel in a pool of catfish"
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"Hot water is my native element. I was in it as a baby, and I have never seemed to get out of it ever since"
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"Good taste is the worst vice ever invented"
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"A great many people now reading and writing would be better employed keeping rabbits"


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