Quotes

15 Inspirational Quotes By Wallace Stevens

Posted on Tue Feb 20, 2018 Posted By Admin

1.  Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.
 
2.  The day of the sun is like the day of a king. It is a promenade in the morning, a sitting on the throne at noon, a pageant in the evening.
 
3.  Accuracy of observation is the equivalent of accuracy of thinking.
 
4.  The most beautiful thing in the world is, of course, the world itself.
 
5.  The only emperor is the emperor of ice cream.
 
6.  In the world of words, the imagination is one of the forces of nature.
 
7.  We say God and the imagination are one… How high that highest candle lights the dark.
 
8.  After the final no there comes a yes and on that yes the future of the world hangs.
 
9.  To regard the imagination as metaphysics is to think of it as part of life, and to think of it as part of life is to realize the extent of artifice. We live in the mind.
 
10. Everything is complicated; if that were not so, life and poetry and everything else would be a bore.
 
11. As life grows more terrible, its literature grows more terrible.
 
12. How full of trifles everything is! It is only one’s thoughts that fill a room with something more than furniture.
 
13. A poet looks at the world the way a man looks at a woman.
 
14. Our bloom is gone. We are the fruit thereof.
 
15. The poet is the priest of the invisible.