The imagination is man's power over nature.
Quote by Wallace Stevens
Wallace Stevens Quotes
The summer night is like a perfection of thought.
The most beautiful thing in the world is, of course, the world itself.
We say God and the imagination are one... How high that highest candle lights the...
Our bloom is gone. We are the fruit thereof.
It is the unknown that excites the ardor of scholars, who, in the known alone,...
Intolerance respecting other people's religion is toleration itself in comparison with intolerance respecting other people's...
Everything is complicated; if that were not so, life and poetry and everything else would...
Most people read poetry listening for echoes because the echoes are familiar to them. They...
As life grows more terrible, its literature grows more terrible.
Accuracy of observation is the equivalent of accuracy of thinking.
The fire burns as the novel taught it how.
The genuine artist is never rue to life. He sees what is real, but not...
All history is modern history
The way through the world is more difficult to find than the way beyond it.
It can never be satisfied, the mind, never.
If some really acute observer made as much of egotism as Freud has made of...
What our eyes behold may well be the text of life but one's meditations on...
After the final no there comes a yes and on that yes the future of...
Death is the mother of Beauty; hence from her, alone, shall come fulfillment to our...
Thought is an infection. In the case of certain thoughts, it becomes an epidemic.