The fire burns as the novel taught it how.
Quote by Wallace Stevens
Wallace Stevens Quotes
Thought is an infection. In the case of certain thoughts, it becomes an epidemic.
A poet looks at the world the way a man looks at a woman.
The philosopher proves that the philosopher exists. The poet merely enjoys existence.
Our bloom is gone. We are the fruit thereof.
Most people read poetry listening for echoes because the echoes are familiar to them. They...
After the final no there comes a yes and on that yes the future of...
One's ignorance is one's chief asset.
The only emperor is the emperor of ice cream.
Perhaps it is of more value to infuriate philosophers than to go along with them.
The summer night is like a perfection of thought.
Intolerance respecting other people's religion is toleration itself in comparison with intolerance respecting other people's...
New York is a field of tireless and antagonistic interests undoubtedly fascinating but horribly unreal....
All history is modern history
Accuracy of observation is the equivalent of accuracy of thinking.
Money is a kind of poetry.
We say God and the imagination are one... How high that highest candle lights the...
It can never be satisfied, the mind, never.
Everything is complicated; if that were not so, life and poetry and everything else would...
It is the unknown that excites the ardor of scholars, who, in the known alone,...
The point of vision and desire are the same.