William Carlos Williams

1883 - 1963

A Quote by William Carlos WIlliams on love

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What "love" is I don't know if it's not the response of our deepest natures to one another. 

William Carlos Williams (1883 - 1963)

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A Quote by William Carlos WIlliams

It is not what you say that matters but the manner in which you say it; there lies the secret of the ages.

William Carlos Williams (1883 - 1963)

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A Quote by William Carlos WIlliams

so much depends
upon

a red wheel
barrow

glazed with rain
water

beside the white
chickens.

William Carlos Williams (1883 - 1963)

Source: The Red Wheel Barrow

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A Quote by William Carlos Williams on water

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Mothlike in mists, scintillant in the minute brilliance of cloudless days, with broad bellying sails they glide to the wind tossing green water from their sharp prows while over them the crew crawls.

William Carlos Williams (1883 - 1963)

Source: The Yachts, 1935, st.1, 2

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A Quote by William Carlos Williams on water

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so much depends upon a red wheel barrow glazed with rain water beside the white chickens

William Carlos Williams (1883 - 1963)

Source: Spring and All, 1923, no. XXI

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A Quote by William Carlos Williams

O Marvelous! what new configuration will come next? I am bewildered with multiplicity.

William Carlos Williams (1883 - 1963)

Source: At Dawn, 1914

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A Quote by William Carlos Williams on day, death, difficulty, and men

It is difficult to get the news from poems yet men die miserably every day for lack of what is found there.

William Carlos Williams (1883 - 1963)

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A Quote by William Carlos Williams on books and clothes

No wreaths please - especially no hothouse flowers. Some common memento is better, something he prized and is known by: his old clothes - a few books perhaps.

William Carlos Williams (1883 - 1963)

Source: Tract, 1917

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A Quote by William Carlos Williams on envy

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O frost bitten blossoms, That are unfolding your wings From out the envious black branches. Bloom quickly and make much of the sunshine. The twigs conspire against you! Hear hem! They hold you from behind.

William Carlos Williams (1883 - 1963)

Source: Aux Imagistes, 1914

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A Quote by William Carlos Williams on anarchy and poverty

It's the anarchy of poverty delights me.

William Carlos Williams (1883 - 1963)

Source: The Poor, 1938, st. 1

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