Jean Toomer Quotes


11 Jean Toomer quotes:



"Once a man has tasted creative action, then thereafter, no matter how safely he schools himself in patience, he is restive, acutely dissatisfied with anything else. He becomes as a lover to whom abstinence is intolerable."
Author: Toomer Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"Acceptance of prevailing standards often means we have no standards of our own."
"Most novices picture themselves as masters - and are content with the picture. This is why there are so few masters."
"We learn the rope of life by untying its knots."
"I am not less poet; I am more conscious of all that I am, am not, and might become."
"People mistake their limitations for high standards."
"The realization of ignorance is the first act of knowing."
"Talk about it only enough to do it. Dream about it only enough to feel it. Think about it only enough to understand it. Contemplate it only enough to be it."
"Men try to run life according to their wishes; life runs itself according to necessity."
"No eyes that have seen beauty ever lose their sight."
"Fear is a noose that binds until it strangles."



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