The poet is the priest of the invisible.
Quote by Wallace Stevens
Wallace Stevens Quotes
I do not know which to prefer, The beauty of inflections, Or the beauty of...
In poetry, you must love the words, the ideas and the images and rhythms with...
The genuine artist is never rue to life. He sees what is real, but not...
Most people read poetry listening for echoes because the echoes are familiar to them. They...
Perhaps it is of more value to infuriate philosophers than to go along with them.
The only emperor is the emperor of ice cream.
Beauty is momentary in the mind The fitful tracing of a portal; But in the...
What our eyes behold may well be the text of life but one's meditations on...
A poet looks at the world the way a man looks at a woman.
Intolerance respecting other people's religion is toleration itself in comparison with intolerance respecting other people's...
The philosopher proves that the philosopher exists. The poet merely enjoys existence.
Reality is not what it is. It consists of the many realities which it can...
It can never be satisfied, the mind, never.
Thought is an infection. In the case of certain thoughts, it becomes an epidemic.
Money is a kind of poetry.
Our bloom is gone. We are the fruit thereof.
The way through the world is more difficult to find than the way beyond it.
The imagination is man's power over nature.
The reason can give nothing at all Like the response to desire.
Death is the mother of Beauty; hence from her, alone, shall come fulfillment to our...