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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All history is modern history
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It is the unknown that excites the ardor of scholars, who, in the known alone,...
If some really acute observer made as much of egotism as Freud has made of...
We say God and the imagination are one... How high that highest candle lights the...
The philosopher proves that the philosopher exists. The poet merely enjoys existence.
Style is not something applied. It is something that permeates. It is of the nature...
The genuine artist is never rue to life. He sees what is real, but not...
Money is a kind of poetry.
One cannot spend one's time in being modern when there are so many more important...
A poem need not have a meaning and like most things in nature often does...
Nothing could be more inappropriate to American literature than its English source since the Americans...
One's ignorance is one's chief asset.
In the world of words, the imagination is one of the forces of nature.
What our eyes behold may well be the text of life but one's meditations on...
The summer night is like a perfection of thought.
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...
The imagination is man's power over nature.
The point of vision and desire are the same.