It can never be satisfied, the mind, never.
Quote by Wallace Stevens
Wallace Stevens Quotes
The poet is the priest of the invisible.
The day of the sun is like the day of a king. It is a...
Thought is an infection. In the case of certain thoughts, it becomes an epidemic.
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...
We say God and the imagination are one... How high that highest candle lights the...
The philosopher proves that the philosopher exists. The poet merely enjoys existence.
Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.
Intolerance respecting other people's religion is toleration itself in comparison with intolerance respecting other people's...
Reality is not what it is. It consists of the many realities which it can...
Most people read poetry listening for echoes because the echoes are familiar to them. They...
As life grows more terrible, its literature grows more terrible.
The only emperor is the emperor of ice cream.
In poetry, you must love the words, the ideas and the images and rhythms with...
The fire burns as the novel taught it how.
The way through the world is more difficult to find than the way beyond it.
The most beautiful thing in the world is, of course, the world itself.
A poem need not have a meaning and like most things in nature often does...
Style is not something applied. It is something that permeates. It is of the nature...
One's ignorance is one's chief asset.