We say God and the imagination are one... How high that highest candle lights the dark.
Quote by Wallace Stevens
Wallace Stevens Quotes
After the final no there comes a yes and on that yes the future of...
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,...
Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.
Accuracy of observation is the equivalent of accuracy of thinking.
A poem need not have a meaning and like most things in nature often does...
One cannot spend one's time in being modern when there are so many more important...
Our bloom is gone. We are the fruit thereof.
The way through the world is more difficult to find than the way beyond it.
Perhaps it is of more value to infuriate philosophers than to go along with them.
It can never be satisfied, the mind, never.
Beauty is momentary in the mind The fitful tracing of a portal; But in the...
Everything is complicated; if that were not so, life and poetry and everything else would...
In the world of words, the imagination is one of the forces of nature.
Thought is an infection. In the case of certain thoughts, it becomes an epidemic.
There is truth in the reply of a great lawyer when asked how the lawyers...
I do not know which to prefer, The beauty of inflections, Or the beauty of...
What our eyes behold may well be the text of life but one's meditations on...
How full of trifles everything is! It is only one's thoughts that fill a room...
The poet is the priest of the invisible.