As contagion of sickness makes sickness, contagion of trust can make trust.
Quote by Marianne Moore
Marianne Moore Quotes
I see no reason for calling my work poetry except that there is no other...
There never was a war that was not inward.
We are suffering from too much sarcasm.
There never was a war that was not inward; I must fight till I have...
Poetry is all nouns and verbs.
When one cannot appraise out of one's own experience, the temptation to blunder is minimized,...
Superior people never make long visits.
Psychology which explains everything explains nothing, and we are still in doubt
If technique is of no interest to a writer, I doubt that the writer is...
It is quite cruel that a poet cannot wander through his regions of enchantment without...
The deepest feeling always shows itself in silence; not in silence, but restraint.
A writer is unfair to himself when he is unable to be hard on himself.
Impatience is the mark of independence, not of bondage.
You're not free until you've been made captive by supreme belief
Poetry is the art of creating imaginary gardens with real toads.
The deepest feeling always shows itself in silence; not in silence, but restraint
You're not free until you've been made captive by supreme belief.
In a poem the excitement has to maintain itself. I am governed by the pull...
My father used to say superior people never make long visits.
The passion for setting people right is in itself an afflictive disease.