Dylan Thomas Quotes

Most popular Dylan Thomas Quotes

Somebody's boring me. I think it's me.
— Dylan Thomas

boredom

An alcoholic is someone you don't like, who drinks as much as you do.
— Dylan Thomas

drinking

Do not go gentle into that good night. Rage, rage against the dying of the light.
— Dylan Thomas

death old age

I am in the path of Blake, but so far behind him that only the wings of his heels are in sight.

poets

You must work at the talent as a sculptor works at stone, chiselling, plotting, rounding, edging & making perfect.

talent

Do not go gentle into that good night,
Old age should burn and rave at close of day;
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.
— Dylan Thomas

death

Do not go gentle into that good night.
Old age should burn and rave at close of day;
Rage, rage, against the dying of the light.

old age

I fell in love—that is the only expression I can think of—at once, and am still at the mercy of words, though sometimes now, knowing a little of their behavior very well, I think I can influence them slightly and have even learned to beat them now and then, which they appear to enjoy.

words

What I like to do is to treat words as a craftsman does his wood or stone or what-have-you, to hew, carve, mold, coil, polish, and plane them into patterns, sequences, sculptures, fugues of sound expressing some lyrical impulse, some spiritual doubt or conviction, some dimly-realized truth I must try to reach and realize.

writing