Intolerance respecting other people's religion is toleration itself in comparison with intolerance respecting other people's art.
Quote by Wallace Stevens
Wallace Stevens Quotes
The most beautiful thing in the world is, of course, the world itself.
In the world of words, the imagination is one of the forces of nature.
All history is modern history
The point of vision and desire are the same.
A poem need not have a meaning and like most things in nature often does...
We say God and the imagination are one... How high that highest candle lights the...
A poet looks at the world the way a man looks at a woman.
To regard the imagination as metaphysics is to think of it as part of life,...
As life grows more terrible, its literature grows more terrible.
Poor, dear, silly Spring, preparing her annual surprise!
Money is a kind of poetry.
The poet is the priest of the invisible.
Everything is complicated; if that were not so, life and poetry and everything else would...
In poetry, you must love the words, the ideas and the images and rhythms with...
Accuracy of observation is the equivalent of accuracy of thinking.
Style is not something applied. It is something that permeates. It is of the nature...
What our eyes behold may well be the text of life but one's meditations on...
If poetry should address itself to the same needs and aspirations, the same hopes and...
Reality is not what it is. It consists of the many realities which it can...
After the final no there comes a yes and on that yes the future of...