Quotation by W.H. Auden

We must love one another or die.
W.H. (Wystan Hugh) Auden (1907–1973), Anglo-American poet. September 1, 1939, st. 8, Another Time (1940).

Auden later repudiated the line, insisting that it be altered for a 1955 anthology to "We must love one another and die." He referred to the poem as "the most dishonest poem I have ever written."
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