Quotation Explorer - 'Edith Sitwell'

The public will believe anything, so long as it is not founded on truth. - Edith Sitwell
I am an unpopular electric eel in a pool of catfish. - Edith Sitwell
Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home. - Edith Sitwell
My poems are hymns of praise to the glory of life. - Edith Sitwell
Eccentricity is not, as some would believe, a form of madness. It is often a kind of innocent pride, and the man of genius and the aristocrat are frequently regarded as eccentrics because genius and aristocrat are entirely unafraid of and uninfluenced by the opinions and vagaries of the crowd. - Edith Sitwell
I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it. - Edith Sitwell
I'm afraid I'm being an awful nuisance. - Edith Sitwell
Your soul: pure glucose edged with hintsOf tentative and half-soiled tints - Edith Sitwell
I wish the government would put a tax on pianos for the incompetent. - Edith Sitwell
Said the Sun to the Moon-'When you are but a lonely white crone,And I, a dead King in my golden armour somewhere in a dark wood,Remember only this of our hopeless loveThat never till Time is doneWill the fire of the heart and the fire of the mind be one - Edith Sitwell
My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence. - Edith Sitwell
I have often wished I had time to cultivate modesty...But I am too busy thinking about myself. - Edith Sitwell
I am patient with stupidity, but not with those who are proud of it. - Edith Sitwell
I have often wished I had time to cultivate modesty... But I am too busy thinking about myself. - Edith Sitwell
Poetry is the deification of reality. - Edith Sitwell
Vulgarity is, in reality, nothing but a modern, chic, pert descendant of the goddess Dullness. - Edith Sitwell
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. - Edith Sitwell
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