Reality is not what it is. It consists of the many realities which it can be made into.
Quote by Wallace Stevens
Wallace Stevens Quotes
It can never be satisfied, the mind, never.
Most people read poetry listening for echoes because the echoes are familiar to them. They...
The imagination is man's power over nature.
The reason can give nothing at all Like the response to desire.
What our eyes behold may well be the text of life but one's meditations on...
How full of trifles everything is! It is only one's thoughts that fill a room...
Thought is an infection. In the case of certain thoughts, it becomes an epidemic.
The poet is the priest of the invisible.
The summer night is like a perfection of thought.
Poor, dear, silly Spring, preparing her annual surprise!
After the final no there comes a yes and on that yes the future of...
The day of the sun is like the day of a king. It is a...
Our bloom is gone. We are the fruit thereof.
A poem need not have a meaning and like most things in nature often does...
Money is a kind of poetry.
The genuine artist is never rue to life. He sees what is real, but not...
The philosopher proves that the philosopher exists. The poet merely enjoys existence.
Everything is complicated; if that were not so, life and poetry and everything else would...
In the world of words, the imagination is one of the forces of nature.
One's ignorance is one's chief asset.