Dylan Thomas - Quotes

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Do not go gentle into that good night but rage, rage against the dying of the light.

Do not go gentle into that good night but rage, rage against the dying of the light.

When one burns one's bridges, what a very nice fire it makes.

When one burns one's bridges, what a very nice fire it makes.

Though lovers be lost love shall not.

Though lovers be lost love shall not.

He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest. ---->>>

An alcoholic is someone you don't like who drinks as much as you do. ---->>>

Whatever talents I possess may suddenly diminish or suddenly increase. I can with ease become an ordinary fool. I may be one now. But it doesn't do to upset one's own vanity. ---->>>

Don't be too harsh to these poems until they're typed. I always think typescript lends some sort of certainty: at least, if the things are bad then, they appear to be bad with conviction. ---->>>

Somebody's boring me. I think it's me. ---->>>

Go on thinking that you don't need to be read and you'll find that it may become quite true: no one will feel the need tom read it because it is written for yourself alone; and the public won't feel any impulse to gate crash such a private party. ---->>>

My education was the liberty I had to read indiscriminately and all the time, with my eyes hanging out. ---->>>

I've just had eighteen straight whiskies. I think that's the record. ---->>>

Washington isn't a city, it's an abstraction. ---->>>

There is only one position for an artist anywhere; and that is upright. ---->>>

The land of my fathers. My fathers can have it. ---->>>

These poems, with all their crudities, doubts, and confusions, are written for the love of Man and in praise of God, and I'd be a damn' fool if they weren't. ---->>>

Great is the hand that holds dominion over man by a scribbled name. ---->>>

The function of posterity is to look after itself. ---->>>

Never be lucid, never state, if you would be regarded great. ---->>>

I went on all over the States, ranting poems to enthusiastic audiences that, the week before, had been equally enthusiastic about lectures on Railway Development or the Modern Turkish Essay. ---->>>

But time has set its maggot on their track. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Welsh
Born: 10-27, 1914
Birthplace:
Die: 11-09, 1953
Occupation: Poet
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Dylan Marlais Thomas (27 October 1914 – 9 November 1953) was a Welsh poet and writer whose works include the poems "Do not go gentle into that good night" and "And death shall have no dominion"; the 'play for voices' Under Milk Wood; and stories and radio broadcasts such as A Child's Christmas in Wales and Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog (wikipedia)