Poetry brings all possible experience to the same degree: a degree in the consciousness beyond which the consciousness itself cannot go.
The end of science is not to prove a theory, but to improve mankind.
We live on the circumference of a hollow circle. We draw the circumference, like spiders, out of ourselves: it is all criticism of criticism.
We are all primary numbers divisible only by ourselves.
If you find something to tell, tell it to your truest, though that make little to tell; the truer you speak, the more you will know to tell.
Words are potent weapons for all causes, good or bad.
Originality exists in every individual because each of us differs from the others. We are all primary numbers divisible only by ourselves.
I am not ‘in pursuit of truth.’ It is not my ‘quarry.’ I am of my human nature a thinker, and conscious of need, responsibility of thinking-speaking with truth. I do not go about hunting ‘truths.’
However and wherever we are, we must live as if we will never die.
The end of poetry is not to create a physical condition which shall give pleasure to the mind… The end of poetry is not an after-effect, not a pleasurable memory of itself, but an immediate, constant and even unpleasant insistence upon itself.