Ezra Pound Quotes

Utter originality is, of course, out of the question.

If a man isn’t willing to take some risk for his opinions, either his opinions are no good or he’s no good.

Is New York the most beautiful city in the world? It is not far from it. No urban nights are like the nights there. I have looked down across the city from high windows. It is then that the great buildings lose reality and take on magical powers. Squares and squares of flame, set and […]

What matters is not the idea a man holds, but the depth at which he holds it.

When I carefully consider the curious habits of dogs, I am compelled to admit That man is the superior animal. When I consider the curious habits of man, I confess, my friend, I am puzzled.

Literature is news that stays news.

It ought to be illegal for an artist to marry… If the artist must marry let him find someone more interested in art, or his art, or the artist part of him, than in him. After which let them take tea together three times a week.