A society is defined as much by how it comes to terms with its past as by its attitude toward the future: its memories are no less revealing than its aims.
Time is not a line, but a series of now-points.
To be a great painter means to be a great poet: someone who transcends the limits of his language.
Practically, the desirable situation ought to be one in which any reasonably responsible person willing to accept available employment can find a job paying a living wage within 48 hours.
I think one ages and one dates. I tend to have a good deal of difficulty in liking some of the new poets.
I’ll be me, but I don’t like it.
Surrealism is not a poetry but a poetics, and even more, and more decisively, a world vision.
A best-seller was a book which somehow sold well because it was selling well.
There are numerous cases of that, where one of our writers discovers another writer whom he likes, and we then take that book on. So it’s a very close relationship. We can do that because we’re so small.
What she did was to open our eyes to details of country life such as teaching us names of wild flowers and getting us to draw and paint and learn poetry.