Our bloom is gone. We are the fruit thereof.
Quote by Wallace Stevens
Wallace Stevens Quotes
Reality is not what it is. It consists of the many realities which it can...
One cannot spend one's time in being modern when there are so many more important...
Everything is complicated; if that were not so, life and poetry and everything else would...
If poetry should address itself to the same needs and aspirations, the same hopes and...
The way through the world is more difficult to find than the way beyond it.
The fire burns as the novel taught it how.
The point of vision and desire are the same.
Beauty is momentary in the mind The fitful tracing of a portal; But in the...
If some really acute observer made as much of egotism as Freud has made of...
The summer night is like a perfection of thought.
After the final no there comes a yes and on that yes the future of...
Accuracy of observation is the equivalent of accuracy of thinking.
In the world of words, the imagination is one of the forces of nature.
One's ignorance is one's chief asset.
All history is modern history
The poet is the priest of the invisible.
As life grows more terrible, its literature grows more terrible.
Nothing could be more inappropriate to American literature than its English source since the Americans...
To regard the imagination as metaphysics is to think of it as part of life,...
What our eyes behold may well be the text of life but one's meditations on...