Inspirational Quotes by the famous English
poet, jazz critic, and novelist Philip
born Philip Arthur Larkin - 9th of
August, 1922, Warwickshire, United Kingdom
/ Died - 2nd of December, 1985
Popular Philip Larkin poems include "An
Arundel Tomb", "This Be The Verse"
and "The Whitsun Weddings". Fictional
publications by Larkin include "Jill",
"A Girl in Winter", and "Trouble
at Willow Gables" and Other Fiction".
+ I dont think you can write a poem for
more than two hours. After that youre going
round in circles, and its much better to
leave it for twenty-four hours, by which time
your subconscious or whatever has solved the block
and youre ready to go on.
+ 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?
+ My life is as simple as I can make it. Work
all day, cook, eat, wash up, telephone, hack writing,
drink, television in the evenings. I almost never
go out. I suppose everyone tries to ignore the
passing of time.. some people by doing a lot,
being in California one year and Japan the next.
Or theres my way.. making every day and
every year exactly the same. Probably neither
+ They fuck you up, your mum and dad.
They may not mean to, but they do.
They fill you with the faults they had
And add some extra, just for you.
+ Deprivation is for me what daffodils were for