Marianne Moore Quotes


17 Marianne Moore quotes:



"Poetry is the art of creating imaginary gardens with real toads."
"Psychology which explains everything explains nothing, and we are still in doubt"
Author: Moore Quotes Category: Doubt Quotes
"When one cannot appraise out of one's own experience, the temptation to blunder is minimized, but even when one can, appraisal seems chiefly useful as appraisal of the appraiser."
"It is quite cruel that a poet cannot wander through his regions of enchantment without having a critic, forever, like the old man of the sea, upon his back"
"The deepest feeling always shows itself in silence; not in silence, but restraint"
Author: Moore Quotes Category: Feelings Quotes
"You're not free until you've been made captive by supreme belief"
Author: Moore Quotes Category: Belief Quotes
"anybody can write a book, 'cause everybody has a story to tell"
"We are suffering from too much sarcasm."
Author: Moore Quotes Category: American Poet Quotes Sarcasm Quotes
"In a poem the excitement has to maintain itself. I am governed by the pull of the sentence as the pull of a fabric is governed by gravity."
Author: Moore Quotes Category: American Poet Quotes Excitement Quotes
"It is human nature to stand in the middle of a thing."
"The deepest feeling always shows itself in silence; not in silence, but restraint."
"As contagion of sickness makes sickness, contagion of trust can make trust."
"I see no reason for calling my work poetry except that there is no other category in which to put it."
"A writer is unfair to himself when he is unable to be hard on himself."
"The passion for setting people right is in itself an afflictive disease."
"Any writer overwhelmingly honest about pleasing himself is almost sure to please others."
"As contagion of sickness makes sickness, contagion of trust can make trust"
Author: Moore Quotes Category: Trust Quotes



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