All history is modern history
Quote by Wallace Stevens
The most beautiful thing in the world is, of course, the world itself.
Beauty is momentary in the mind The fitful tracing of a portal; But in the...
The genuine artist is never rue to life. He sees what is real, but not...
I do not know which to prefer, The beauty of inflections, Or the beauty of...
One's ignorance is one's chief asset.
The fire burns as the novel taught it how.
Poor, dear, silly Spring, preparing her annual surprise!
It is the unknown that excites the ardor of scholars, who, in the known alone,...
Perhaps it is of more value to infuriate philosophers than to go along with them.
Accuracy of observation is the equivalent of accuracy of thinking.
The philosopher proves that the philosopher exists. The poet merely enjoys existence.
Nothing could be more inappropriate to American literature than its English source since the Americans...
If poetry should address itself to the same needs and aspirations, the same hopes and...
Money is a kind of poetry.
The poet is the priest of the invisible.
What our eyes behold may well be the text of life but one's meditations on...
If some really acute observer made as much of egotism as Freud has made of...
A poet looks at the world the way a man looks at a woman.
In the world of words, the imagination is one of the forces of nature.
Thought is an infection. In the case of certain thoughts, it becomes an epidemic.