One cannot spend one's time in being modern when there are so many more important things to be.
Quote by Wallace Stevens
Wallace Stevens Quotes
The summer night is like a perfection of thought.
Everything is complicated; if that were not so, life and poetry and everything else would...
Death is the mother of Beauty; hence from her, alone, shall come fulfillment to our...
The most beautiful thing in the world is, of course, the world itself.
New York is a field of tireless and antagonistic interests undoubtedly fascinating but horribly unreal....
A poem need not have a meaning and like most things in nature often does...
Poor, dear, silly Spring, preparing her annual surprise!
Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.
The day of the sun is like the day of a king. It is a...
The imagination is man's power over nature.
What our eyes behold may well be the text of life but one's meditations on...
After the final no there comes a yes and on that yes the future of...
The poet is the priest of the invisible.
The fire burns as the novel taught it how.
Nothing could be more inappropriate to American literature than its English source since the Americans...
Perhaps it is of more value to infuriate philosophers than to go along with them.
Accuracy of observation is the equivalent of accuracy of thinking.
It can never be satisfied, the mind, never.
One's ignorance is one's chief asset.
Thought is an infection. In the case of certain thoughts, it becomes an epidemic.