The way through the world is more difficult to find than the way beyond it.
Quote by Wallace Stevens
Wallace Stevens Quotes
The day of the sun is like the day of a king. It is a...
To regard the imagination as metaphysics is to think of it as part of life,...
The point of vision and desire are the same.
The poet is the priest of the invisible.
The philosopher proves that the philosopher exists. The poet merely enjoys existence.
The reason can give nothing at all Like the response to desire.
Intolerance respecting other people's religion is toleration itself in comparison with intolerance respecting other people's...
One cannot spend one's time in being modern when there are so many more important...
Money is a kind of poetry.
The summer night is like a perfection of thought.
Thought is an infection. In the case of certain thoughts, it becomes an epidemic.
It is the unknown that excites the ardor of scholars, who, in the known alone,...
Poor, dear, silly Spring, preparing her annual surprise!
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...
Most people read poetry listening for echoes because the echoes are familiar to them. They...
Accuracy of observation is the equivalent of accuracy of thinking.
We say God and the imagination are one... How high that highest candle lights the...
In the world of words, the imagination is one of the forces of nature.
Style is not something applied. It is something that permeates. It is of the nature...