Death is the mother of Beauty; hence from her, alone, shall come fulfillment to our dreams and our desires.
Quote by Wallace Stevens
Wallace Stevens Quotes
As life grows more terrible, its literature grows more terrible.
To regard the imagination as metaphysics is to think of it as part of life,...
The summer night is like a perfection of thought.
There is truth in the reply of a great lawyer when asked how the lawyers...
Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.
Beauty is momentary in the mind The fitful tracing of a portal; But in the...
The point of vision and desire are the same.
The only emperor is the emperor of ice cream.
New York is a field of tireless and antagonistic interests undoubtedly fascinating but horribly unreal....
The imagination is man's power over nature.
One's ignorance is one's chief asset.
Poor, dear, silly Spring, preparing her annual surprise!
Accuracy of observation is the equivalent of accuracy of thinking.
In the world of words, the imagination is one of the forces of nature.
Our bloom is gone. We are the fruit thereof.
The fire burns as the novel taught it how.
Money is a kind of poetry.
Reality is not what it is. It consists of the many realities which it can...
The reason can give nothing at all Like the response to desire.
We say God and the imagination are one... How high that highest candle lights the...