It is quite cruel that a poet cannot wander through his regions of enchantment without having a critic, forever, like the old man of the sea, upon his back
Quote by Marianne Moore
Beauty is everlasting And dust is for a time.
The passion for setting people right is in itself an inflictive disease.
When one cannot appraise out of one's own experience, the temptation to blunder is minimized,...
The Irish say your trouble is their trouble and your joy their joy? I wish...
Poetry is the art of creating imaginary gardens with real toads.
Poetry is all nouns and verbs.
Impatience is the mark of independence, not of bondage
Psychology which explains everything explains nothing, and we are still in doubt.
You're not free until you've been made captive by supreme belief
There never was a war that was not inward; I must fight till I have...
I see no reason for calling my work poetry except that there is no other...
In a poem the excitement has to maintain itself. I am governed by the pull...
Superior people never make long visits.
The deepest feeling always shows itself in silence; not in silence, but restraint
Impatience is the mark of independence, not of bondage.
My father used to say superior people never make long visits.
As contagion of sickness makes sickness, contagion of trust can make trust.
Psychology which explains everything explains nothing, and we are still in doubt
The purpose of psychology is to give us a completely different idea of the things...
The practicing psychotherapist is perhaps better qualified than other serious human beings to discuss boredom.