There is no method but to be very intelligent.
And yet what is Modernism? It is undefined.
And they write innumerable books; being too vain and distracted for silence: seeking every one after his own elevation, and dodging his emptiness.
The last temptation is the greatest treason: to do the right deed for the wrong reason.
I am an Anglo-Catholic in religion, a classicist in literature and a royalist in politics.
Science and technology revolutionize our lives, but memory, tradition and myth frame our response.
This is the way the world ends, not with a bang, but a whimper.
For no art and no religion is possible until we make allowances, until we manage to keep quiet the enfant terrible of logic that plays havoc with the other faculties.
Humankind cannot bear very much reality.
A play should give you something to think about. When I see a play and understand it the first time, then I know it can’t be much good.