Top Philip Larkin Quotes 2022

Where there is a will there is always a way. Be willing to pursue your dreams against all odds, even when it seems all hope is lost. If you are willing to move forward in pursuit of your dreams, I assure you that there will definitely be away. Below we are sharing a collection of Top Philip Larkin Quotes. We believe these quotes by Philip Larkin will inspire and motivate you to achieve success in life.

Top Philip Larkin Quotes 2022

“Depression hangs over me as if I were Iceland.” Philip Larkin

“Many modern novels have a beginning, a muddle, and an end.” Philip Larkin

“I have no enemies. But my friends don’t like me.” Philip Larkin

“Deprivation is for me what daffodils were for Wordsworth.” Philip Larkin

“Depression is to me as daffodils were to Wordsworth.” Philip Larkin

“Originality is being different from oneself, not others.” Philip Larkin

“A good poem about failure is a success.” Philip Larkin

“To write you must be warm, fed, loved, and sober.” Philip Larkin

“Novels are about other people and poems are about yourself.” Philip Larkin

“I didn’t choose poetry: poetry chose me.” Philip Larkin

“What will survive of us is love.” Philip Larkin

Top Philip Larkin Quotes

“Something, like nothing, happens anywhere.”Philip Larkin

“There is bad in all good authors: what a pity the converse isn’t true!” Philip Larkin

“How little our careers express what lies in us, and yet how much time they take up. It’s sad, really.” Philip Larkin

“I feel the only thing you can do about life is to preserve it, by art if you’re an artist, by children if you’re not.” Philip Larkin

“You can’t put off being young until you retire.” Philip Larkin

“Only in books the flat and final happens, Only in dreams we meet and interlock.” Philip Larkin

“I don’t think I write well – just better than anyone else.” Philip Larkin

“Poetry is an affair of sanity, of seeing things as they are.” Philip Larkin

“We should be careful / Of each other, we should be kind. While there is still time.” Philip Larkin

“Selflessness is like waiting in a hospital. In a badly-fitting suit on a cold wet morning. Selfishness is like listening to good jazz. With drinks for further orders and a huge fire.” Philip Larkin

“You can look out of your life as a train & see what you’re heading for, but you can’t stop the train.” Philip Larkin

“This is the first thing I have understood: Time is the echo of an ax within a wood.” Philip Larkin

“So many things I had thought forgotten Return to my mind with stranger pain: Like letters that arrive addressed to someone Who left the house so many years ago.” Philip Larkin

“If you tell a novelist, ‘Life’s not like that, he has to do something about it. The poet simply replies, No, but I am.” Philip Larkin

“What are days for? Days are where we live. They come, they wake us Time and time over. They are to be happy in: Where can we live but days?” Philip Larkin

“I can’t understand these chaps who go round American universities explaining how they write poems: It’s like going round explaining how you sleep with your wife.” Philip Larkin

“As a child, I thought I hated everybody, but when I grew up I realized it was just children I didn’t like.” Philip Larkin

“I think writing about unhappiness is probably the source of my popularity, if I have any – after all, most people are unhappy, don’t you think?” Philip Larkin

“Man hands on misery to man. It deepens like a coastal shelf. Get out as early as you can, and don’t have any kids yourself.” Philip Larkin

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