Wystan Hugh Auden was a British-American poet renowned for his technical adept and stylistic achievements. His poems covered subjects including social and political issues, religion, love and morals. In his popular collections such as ‘The Age of Anxiety’, ‘The Dyer's Hand’ and ‘The Orators’, contained significant works namely Funeral Blues, September 1, 1939, The Shield of Achilles, For the Time Being, Horae Canonicae and The Sea and the Mirror. Apart from his poetic work, he was also associated with creation of several musical collaboration and film scripts. Auden’s prose writing involved reviews on psychological, literary and religious subjects. Proclaimed by Joseph Brodsky as the greatest mind in the 20th century, much of Auden’s work became popular after his death. Throughout his literary career, he was constantly compared with the likes of W. B. Yeats and T. S. Eliot. His satirical and ironically clipped style of writing inspired many young poets such as Charles Madge, Stephen Spender, Cecil Day-Lewis, and Louis MacNeice. His poems and writing covered a broad spectrum of subjects. We have collected his most notable quotes and thoughts from his poems and writings. Let us go through some of the greatest quotes by this British poet.