Wallace Stevens

1879 - 1955

A Quote by Wallace Stevens on thought

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Thought tends to collect in pools.

Wallace Stevens (1879 - 1955)

Source: Proverb

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A Quote by Wallace Stevens on confidence, dance, life, people, power, strength, and universe

Trees Trees, proud standing people stretching fingertips to the sky, reaching, praying glorious attention, breathing light. strength shelter timeless confidence bending and firm comforting rooted chorus line dancing with the moon, the wind, the clouds framing bursts of stars tender rugged celebration absorbing and releasing life each holy branch holding the power of the Universe. There.

Wallace Stevens (1879 - 1955)

Source: Trees

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A Quote by Wallace Stevens on power

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Everything possessed the power to transform itself, or else, and what meant more, to be transformed.

Wallace Stevens (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Wallace Stevens

It is the sea that whitens the roof. The sea drifts through the winter air. It is the sea that the north wind makes. The sea is in the falling snow.

Wallace Stevens (1879 - 1955)

Source: The Man With the Blue Guitar

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A Quote by Wallace Stevens

It must be this rhapsody or none, The rhapsody of things as they are.

Wallace Stevens (1879 - 1955)

Source: The Man With the Blue Guitar

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A Quote by Wallace Stevens on magic and people

My tribute to mystical, magical trees that the Cherokee called "standing people. . . ."

Wallace Stevens (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Wallace Stevens on truth

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Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.

Wallace Stevens (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Wallace Stevens

Aristotle is a skeleton.

Wallace Stevens (1879 - 1955)

Source: Proverb

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A Quote by Wallace Stevens on belief, god, life, and poetry

After one has abandoned a belief in God, poetry is that essence which takes its place as life's redemption.

Wallace Stevens (1879 - 1955)

Source: Proverb

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A Quote by Wallace Stevens on time

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One cannot spend one's time in being modern when there are so many more important things to be.

Wallace Stevens (1879 - 1955)

Source: Proverb

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