Poetry is the art of creating imaginary gardens with real toads.
Quote by Marianne Moore
Marianne Moore Quotes
Beauty is everlasting And dust is for a time.
There never was a war that was not inward; I must fight till I have...
As contagion of sickness makes sickness, contagion of trust can make trust.
You're not free until you've been made captive by supreme belief.
There never was a war that was not inward.
If you will tell me why the fen appears impassable, I then will tell you...
Impatience is the mark of independence, not of bondage
The passion for setting people right is in itself an afflictive disease.
Poetry is all nouns and verbs.
In a poem the excitement has to maintain itself. I am governed by the pull...
A writer is unfair to himself when he is unable to be hard on himself.
It is quite cruel that a poet cannot wander through his regions of enchantment without...
The deepest feeling always shows itself in silence; not in silence, but restraint
You're not free until you've been made captive by supreme belief
Any writer overwhelmingly honest about pleasing himself is almost sure to please others.
The passion for setting people right is in itself an inflictive disease.
My father used to say superior people never make long visits.
If technique is of no interest to a writer, I doubt that the writer is...
When one cannot appraise out of one's own experience, the temptation to blunder is minimized,...
Psychology which explains everything explains nothing, and we are still in doubt.