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Edward Dahlberg Quotes


30 Edward Dahlberg quotes:



"One of the weaknesses in the cooperative is that it has never been sufficiently leavened by the imagination. This is a quick-silver faculty, and likely to be a cause of worry to any collective settlement."
"Though man is the only beast that can write, he has small reason to be proud of it. When he utters something that is wise it is nothing that the river horse does not know, and most of his creations are the result of accident."
Author: Dahlberg Quotes Category: Humankind Quotes
"Intellectual sodomy, which comes from the refusal to be simple about plain matters, is as gross and abundant today as sexual perversion and they are nowise different from one another."
"We are a most solitary people, and we live, repelled by one another, in the gray, outcast cities of Cain."
Author: Dahlberg Quotes Category: Solitude Quotes
"Hardly a book of human worth, be it heaven's own secret, is honestly placed before the reader; it is either shunned, given a Periclean funeral oration in a hundred and fifty words, or interred in the potter's field of the newspapers back pages."
"Recognize the cunning man not by the corpses he pays homage to but by the living writers he conspires against with the most shameful weapon, Silence, or the briefest review."
"Every decision you make is a mistake."
"Man hoards himself when he has nothing to give away."
"Herman Melville was as separated from a civilized literature as the lost Atlantis was said to have been from the great peoples of the earth."
"Men are mad most of their lives; few live sane, fewer die so. The acts of people are baffling unless we realize that their wits are disordered. Man is driven to justice by his lunacy."
"So much of our lives is given over to the consideration of our imperfections that there is no time to improve our imaginary virtues. The truth is we only perfect our vices, and man is a worse creature when he dies than he was when he was born."
"We cannot live, suffer or die for somebody else, for suffering is too precious to be shared."
"The machine has had a pernicious effect upon virtue, pity, and love, and young men used to machines which induce inertia, and fear, are near impotent."
"Always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter. Walt Disney Every decision you make is a mistake."
"Nothing in our times has become so unattractive as virtue."
"We are always talking about being together, and yet whatever we invent destroys the family, and makes us wild, touchless beasts feeding on technicolor prairies and rivers."
"What has a writer to be bombastic about? Whatever good a man may write is the consequence of accident, luck, or surprise, and nobody is more surprised than an honest writer when he makes a good phrase or says something truthful."
"Everything ultimately fails, for we die, and that is either the penultimate failure or our most enigmatical achievement."
"I would rather take hellebore than spend a conversation with a good, little man."
"It is very perplexing how an intrepid frontier people, who fought a wilderness, floods, tornadoes, and the Rockies, cower before criticism, which is regarded as a malignant tumor in the imagination."



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