A poet is a man who manages, in a lifetime of standing out in thunderstorms, to be struck by lightning five or six times.
Randall Jarrell Quotes
I think that one possible definition of our modern culture is that it is one in which nine-tenths of our intellectuals can’t read any poetry.
It is better to entertain an idea than to take it home to live with you for the rest of your life.
The people who live in a golden age usually go around complaining how yellow everything looks.