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Wallace Stevens Quotes: "In the world of words, the imagination is one of the forces of nature."

In the world of words, the imagination is one of the forces of nature.




Wallace Stevens Quotes: "For the listener, who listens in the snow, / And, nothing himself, beholds /Nothing that is not there and the nothing that is."

For the listener, who listens in the snow, / And, nothing himself, beholds /Nothing that is not there and the nothing that is.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "I do not know which to prefer, The beauty of inflectionsOr the beauty of innuendosThe blackbird whistlingOr just after."

I do not know which to prefer, The beauty of inflectionsOr the beauty of innuendosThe blackbird whistlingOr just after.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "Let be be finale of seem.The only emperor is the emperor of ice-cream."

Let be be finale of seem.The only emperor is the emperor of ice-cream.




Wallace Stevens Quotes: "Poor, dear, silly Spring, preparing her annual surprise!"

Poor, dear, silly Spring, preparing her annual surprise!



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "The imagination is man's power over nature."

The imagination is man's power over nature.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "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."

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.




Wallace Stevens Quotes: "Death is the mother of beauty. Only the perishable can be beautiful, which is why we are unmoved by artificial flowers."

Death is the mother of beauty. Only the perishable can be beautiful, which is why we are unmoved by artificial flowers.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "He heard her low accord, Half prayer and half ditty, And He felt a subtle quiver, That was not heavenly love, Or pity.This is not writIn any book."

He heard her low accord, Half prayer and half ditty, And He felt a subtle quiver, That was not heavenly love, Or pity.This is not writIn any book.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "Intolerance respecting other people's religion is toleration itself in comparison with intolerance respecting other people's art."

Intolerance respecting other people's religion is toleration itself in comparison with intolerance respecting other people's art.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "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."

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.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "In poetry, you must love the words, the ideas and the images and rhythms with all your capacity to love anything at all."

In poetry, you must love the words, the ideas and the images and rhythms with all your capacity to love anything at all.




Wallace Stevens Quotes: "Conceptions are artificial. Perceptions are essential."

Conceptions are artificial. Perceptions are essential.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "The most beautiful thing in the world is, of course, the world itself."

The most beautiful thing in the world is, of course, the world itself.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "After the leaves have fallen, we returnTo a plain sense of things. It is as ifWe had come to an end of the imagination, Inanimate in an inert savoir."

After the leaves have fallen, we returnTo a plain sense of things. It is as ifWe had come to an end of the imagination, Inanimate in an inert savoir.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "A pear should come to the table popped with juice, Ripened in warmth and served in warmth. On termsLike these, autumn beguiles the fatalist."

A pear should come to the table popped with juice, Ripened in warmth and served in warmth. On termsLike these, autumn beguiles the fatalist.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "The final belief is to believe in a fiction, which you know to be a fiction, there being nothing else. The exquisite truth is to know that it is a fiction and that you believe in it willingly."

The final belief is to believe in a fiction, which you know to be a fiction, there being nothing else. The exquisite truth is to know that it is a fiction and that you believe in it willingly.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "A poem is a meteor."

A poem is a meteor.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "I do not know which to prefer, The beauty of inflections, Or the beauty of innuendoes, The blackbird whistling, Or just after."

I do not know which to prefer, The beauty of inflections, Or the beauty of innuendoes, The blackbird whistling, Or just after.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "In poetry you must love the words the ideas and the images and rhythms with all your capacity to love anything at all."

In poetry you must love the words the ideas and the images and rhythms with all your capacity to love anything at all.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "Consider the odd morphology of regret."

Consider the odd morphology of regret.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "The poet is the priest of the invisible."

The poet is the priest of the invisible.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "One must read poetry with one's nerves."

One must read poetry with one's nerves.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "Desiring the exhilarations of changes: The motive for metaphor, shrinking fromThe weight of primary noon ..."

Desiring the exhilarations of changes: The motive for metaphor, shrinking fromThe weight of primary noon ...



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "The way through the worldIs more difficult to find than the way beyond it."

The way through the worldIs more difficult to find than the way beyond it.




Wallace Stevens Quotes: "It is necessary to any originality to have the courage to be an amateur."

It is necessary to any originality to have the courage to be an amateur.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "The only emperor is the emperor of ice cream."

The only emperor is the emperor of ice cream.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "A poet looks at the world the way a man looks at a woman."

A poet looks at the world the way a man looks at a woman.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "We live in an old chaos of the sun."

We live in an old chaos of the sun.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "We say God and the imagination are one... How high that highest candle lights the dark."

We say God and the imagination are one... How high that highest candle lights the dark.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "Reality is a cliché from which we escape by metaphor."

Reality is a cliché from which we escape by metaphor.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "I am the truth, since I am part of what is real, but neither more nor less than those around me."

I am the truth, since I am part of what is real, but neither more nor less than those around me.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "There will never be an endTo this droning of the surf."

There will never be an endTo this droning of the surf.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "The truth is that there comes a time When we can mourn no more over music That is so much motionless sound"

The truth is that there comes a time When we can mourn no more over music That is so much motionless sound



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "I placed a jar in Tennessee and round it was upon a hill."

I placed a jar in Tennessee and round it was upon a hill.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "Money is a kind of poetry."

Money is a kind of poetry.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "The exceeding brightness of this early sunMakes me conceive how dark I have become."

The exceeding brightness of this early sunMakes me conceive how dark I have become.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "A change of style is a change of meaning."

A change of style is a change of meaning.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "Human nature is like water. It takes the shape of its container."

Human nature is like water. It takes the shape of its container.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "From oriole to crow, note the declineIn music. Crow is realist. But, then, Oriole, also, may be realist."

From oriole to crow, note the declineIn music. Crow is realist. But, then, Oriole, also, may be realist.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "Most modern reproducers of life, even including the camera, really repudiate it. We gulp down evil, choke at good."

Most modern reproducers of life, even including the camera, really repudiate it. We gulp down evil, choke at good.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "(Wallace) Stevens turns to the idea of the weather precisely as the religious man turns to the idea of God."

(Wallace) Stevens turns to the idea of the weather precisely as the religious man turns to the idea of God.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "We say God and the imagination are one . . .How high that highest candle lights the dark."

We say God and the imagination are one . . .How high that highest candle lights the dark.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "Poetry is a finikin thing of airThat lives uncertainly and not for longYet radiantly beyond much lustier blurs."

Poetry is a finikin thing of airThat lives uncertainly and not for longYet radiantly beyond much lustier blurs.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "Poetry is the scholar's art."

Poetry is the scholar's art.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "The poem must resist the intelligenceAlmost successfully."

The poem must resist the intelligenceAlmost successfully.



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "There is a perfect rout of characters in every man—and every man is like an actor’s trunk, full of strange creatures, new & old. But an actor and his trunk are two different things"

There is a perfect rout of characters in every man—and every man is like an actor’s trunk, full of strange creatures, new & old. But an actor and his trunk are two different things



Wallace Stevens Quotes: "Poetry is an abstraction bloodied."

Poetry is an abstraction bloodied.