Our bloom is gone. We are the fruit thereof.
Quote by Wallace Stevens
Wallace Stevens Quotes
A poet looks at the world the way a man looks at a woman.
Thought is an infection. In the case of certain thoughts, it becomes an epidemic.
What our eyes behold may well be the text of life but one's meditations on...
Perhaps it is of more value to infuriate philosophers than to go along with them.
Reality is not what it is. It consists of the many realities which it can...
There is truth in the reply of a great lawyer when asked how the lawyers...
Intolerance respecting other people's religion is toleration itself in comparison with intolerance respecting other people's...
Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.
In poetry, you must love the words, the ideas and the images and rhythms with...
The poet is the priest of the invisible.
The way through the world is more difficult to find than the way beyond it.
Nothing could be more inappropriate to American literature than its English source since the Americans...
New York is a field of tireless and antagonistic interests undoubtedly fascinating but horribly unreal....
The most beautiful thing in the world is, of course, the world itself.
The fire burns as the novel taught it how.
How full of trifles everything is! It is only one's thoughts that fill a room...
The genuine artist is never rue to life. He sees what is real, but not...
The point of vision and desire are the same.
We say God and the imagination are one... How high that highest candle lights the...
One's ignorance is one's chief asset.