The philosopher proves that the philosopher exists. The poet merely enjoys existence.
Quote by Wallace Stevens
Wallace Stevens Quotes
The point of vision and desire are the same.
The only emperor is the emperor of ice cream.
Accuracy of observation is the equivalent of accuracy of thinking.
Most people read poetry listening for echoes because the echoes are familiar to them. They...
What our eyes behold may well be the text of life but one's meditations on...
We say God and the imagination are one... How high that highest candle lights the...
New York is a field of tireless and antagonistic interests undoubtedly fascinating but horribly unreal....
All history is modern history
It can never be satisfied, the mind, never.
In the world of words, the imagination is one of the forces of nature.
There is truth in the reply of a great lawyer when asked how the lawyers...
Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.
To regard the imagination as metaphysics is to think of it as part of life,...
Beauty is momentary in the mind The fitful tracing of a portal; But in the...
The most beautiful thing in the world is, of course, the world itself.
The day of the sun is like the day of a king. It is a...
Thought is an infection. In the case of certain thoughts, it becomes an epidemic.
If some really acute observer made as much of egotism as Freud has made of...
I always thought I should be treated like a star.
If the egotist is weak, his egotism is worthless. If the egotist is strong, acute,...