The fire burns as the novel taught it how.
Quote by Wallace Stevens
Wallace Stevens Quotes
Money is a kind of poetry.
One cannot spend one's time in being modern when there are so many more important...
The only emperor is the emperor of ice cream.
After the final no there comes a yes and on that yes the future of...
Thought is an infection. In the case of certain thoughts, it becomes an epidemic.
The philosopher proves that the philosopher exists. The poet merely enjoys existence.
In the world of words, the imagination is one of the forces of nature.
Nothing could be more inappropriate to American literature than its English source since the Americans...
Style is not something applied. It is something that permeates. It is of the nature...
The point of vision and desire are the same.
We say God and the imagination are one... How high that highest candle lights the...
I do not know which to prefer, The beauty of inflections, Or the beauty of...
The way through the world is more difficult to find than the way beyond it.
Most people read poetry listening for echoes because the echoes are familiar to them. They...
New York is a field of tireless and antagonistic interests undoubtedly fascinating but horribly unreal....
The summer night is like a perfection of thought.
The poet is the priest of the invisible.
Accuracy of observation is the equivalent of accuracy of thinking.
Reality is not what it is. It consists of the many realities which it can...
One's ignorance is one's chief asset.