There is truth in the reply of a great lawyer when asked how the lawyers who formed the United States Constitution had such a mastery of legal principles: Why, they had so few books
Quote by Wallace Stevens
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The summer night is like a perfection of thought.
Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.
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The reason can give nothing at all Like the response to desire.
To regard the imagination as metaphysics is to think of it as part of life,...
The day of the sun is like the day of a king. It is a...
Death is the mother of Beauty; hence from her, alone, shall come fulfillment to our...
A poet looks at the world the way a man looks at a woman.
It is the unknown that excites the ardor of scholars, who, in the known alone,...
The fire burns as the novel taught it how.
In the world of words, the imagination is one of the forces of nature.
Money is a kind of poetry.
The most beautiful thing in the world is, of course, the world itself.
The way through the world is more difficult to find than the way beyond it.
The imagination is man's power over nature.
Beauty is momentary in the mind The fitful tracing of a portal; But in the...
How full of trifles everything is! It is only one's thoughts that fill a room...
After the final no there comes a yes and on that yes the future of...
Style is not something applied. It is something that permeates. It is of the nature...
As life grows more terrible, its literature grows more terrible.