Siegfried Sassoon Quotes

Top 27 wise famous quotes and sayings by Siegfried Sassoon

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Siegfried Sassoon Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Siegfried Sassoon quotes: Phantoms of thought and memory thinned and fled. Phantoms of thought and memory thinned and fled.
Siegfried Sassoon quotes: I didn't want to die - not before I'd finished reading The Return of the Native anyhow. I didn't want to die - not before I'd finished reading The Return of the Native anyhow.
Siegfried Sassoon quotes: In me the tiger sniffs the rose. Look in my heart, kind friends, and tremble, Since there your elements assemble. In me the tiger sniffs the rose.
Look in my heart, kind friends, and tremble,
Since there your elements assemble.
Siegfried Sassoon quotes: Soldiers are dreamers. Soldiers are dreamers.
Siegfried Sassoon quotes: Let my soul, a shining tree, Silver branches lift towards thee, Where on a hallowed winter's night The clear-eyed angels may alight. Let my soul, a shining tree, Silver branches lift towards thee, Where on a hallowed winter's night The clear-eyed angels may alight.
Siegfried Sassoon quotes: Mud and rain and wretchedness and blood. Why should jolly soldier-boys complain? God made these before the roofless Flood - Mud and rain. Mud and rain and wretchedness and blood. Why should jolly soldier-boys complain? God made these before the roofless Flood - Mud and rain.
Siegfried Sassoon quotes: We were carrying something in our heads which belonged to us alone, and to those we had left behind us in the battle. We were carrying something in our heads which belonged to us alone, and to those we had left behind us in the battle.
Siegfried Sassoon quotes: And the wind upon its way whispered the boughs of May, And touched the nodding peony flowers to bid them waken. And the wind upon its way whispered the boughs of May, And touched the nodding peony flowers to bid them waken.
Siegfried Sassoon quotes: Soldiers are dreamers; when the guns begin they think of firelit homes, clean beds, and wives. Soldiers are dreamers; when the guns begin they think of firelit homes, clean beds, and wives.
Siegfried Sassoon quotes: The visionless officialized fatuityThat once kept Europe safe for Perpetuity. The visionless officialized fatuityThat once kept Europe safe for Perpetuity.
Siegfried Sassoon quotes: And when the war is done and youth stone dead,I'd toddle safely home and diein bed. And when the war is done and youth stone dead,
I'd toddle safely home and die
in bed.
Siegfried Sassoon quotes: They march from safety, and the bird-sung joyOf grass-green thickets, to the land where allIs ruin, and nothing blossoms but the sky They march from safety, and the bird-sung joy
Of grass-green thickets, to the land where all
Is ruin, and nothing blossoms but the sky
Siegfried Sassoon quotes: In the years 1910 and 1911 I had 51 innings with 10 not outs and an average of 19. This I consider a creditable record for a poet. In the years 1910 and 1911 I had 51 innings with 10 not outs and an average of 19. This I consider a creditable record for a poet.
Siegfried Sassoon quotes: The dead ... are more real than the living because they are complete. The dead ... are more real than the living because they are complete.
Siegfried Sassoon quotes: Soldiers are citizens of death's grey land, drawing no dividend from time's tomorrows. Soldiers are citizens of death's grey land, drawing no dividend from time's tomorrows.
Siegfried Sassoon quotes: I keep such music in my brain No din this side of death can quell; Glory exulting over pain, And beauty, garlanded in hell. I keep such music in my brain
No din this side of death can quell;
Glory exulting over pain,
And beauty, garlanded in hell.
Siegfried Sassoon quotes: Man, it seemed, had been created to jab the life out of Germans. Man, it seemed, had been created to jab the life out of Germans.
Siegfried Sassoon quotes: And there'd be no more jokes in Music-hallsTo mock the riddled corpses round Bapaume. And there'd be no more jokes in Music-halls
To mock the riddled corpses round Bapaume.
Siegfried Sassoon quotes: Life for the majority of the population.Is an unlovely struggle against unfair odds.Culminating in a cheap funeral. Life for the majority of the population.
Is an unlovely struggle against unfair odds.
Culminating in a cheap funeral.
Siegfried Sassoon quotes: If I ever thought of myself as a man of thirty-five it was a visualization of dreary decrepitude. If I ever thought of myself as a man of thirty-five it was a visualization of dreary decrepitude.
Siegfried Sassoon quotes: I am a soldier, convinced that I am acting on behalf of soldiers. I am a soldier, convinced that I am acting on behalf of soldiers.
Siegfried Sassoon quotes: And it's been proved that soldiers don't go madUnless they lose control of ugly thoughtsThat drive them out to jabber among the trees. And it's been proved that soldiers don't go mad
Unless they lose control of ugly thoughts
That drive them out to jabber among the trees.
Siegfried Sassoon quotes: In me the tiger sniffs the rose. In me the tiger sniffs the rose.
Siegfried Sassoon quotes: I died in hell. They called it Passchendaele. I died in hell. They called it Passchendaele.