If poetry should address itself to the same needs and aspirations, the same hopes and fears, to which the Bible addresses itself, it might rival it in distribution.
Quote by Wallace Stevens
Wallace Stevens Quotes
The most beautiful thing in the world is, of course, the world itself.
I do not know which to prefer, The beauty of inflections, Or the beauty of...
The point of vision and desire are the same.
In the world of words, the imagination is one of the forces of nature.
The only emperor is the emperor of ice cream.
Style is not something applied. It is something that permeates. It is of the nature...
Intolerance respecting other people's religion is toleration itself in comparison with intolerance respecting other people's...
If some really acute observer made as much of egotism as Freud has made of...
The reason can give nothing at all Like the response to desire.
Money is a kind of poetry.
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.
Thought is an infection. In the case of certain thoughts, it becomes an epidemic.
The day of the sun is like the day of a king. It is a...
A poem need not have a meaning and like most things in nature often does...
Poor, dear, silly Spring, preparing her annual surprise!
The poet is the priest of the invisible.
What our eyes behold may well be the text of life but one's meditations on...
Death is the mother of Beauty; hence from her, alone, shall come fulfillment to our...
One cannot spend one's time in being modern when there are so many more important...