Perhaps it is of more value to infuriate philosophers than to go along with them.
Quote by Wallace Stevens
Wallace Stevens Quotes
What our eyes behold may well be the text of life but one's meditations on...
We say God and the imagination are one... How high that highest candle lights the...
The summer night is like a perfection of thought.
The genuine artist is never rue to life. He sees what is real, but not...
The point of vision and desire are the same.
The reason can give nothing at all Like the response to desire.
One's ignorance is one's chief asset.
The poet is the priest of the invisible.
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...
The philosopher proves that the philosopher exists. The poet merely enjoys existence.
Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.
The way through the world is more difficult to find than the way beyond it.
I do not know which to prefer, The beauty of inflections, Or the beauty of...
To regard the imagination as metaphysics is to think of it as part of life,...
It can never be satisfied, the mind, never.
It is the unknown that excites the ardor of scholars, who, in the known alone,...
Nothing could be more inappropriate to American literature than its English source since the Americans...
In poetry, you must love the words, the ideas and the images and rhythms with...
Thought is an infection. In the case of certain thoughts, it becomes an epidemic.