What Quote » Poet Quotes » Quotes by Ezra Pound »

'Tis the white stag, Fame, we're a-hunting, bid the world's hounds com...   Life
A civilized man is one who will give a serious answer to a serious que...   Life
A man of genius has a right to any mode of expression.   Life
A slave is one who waits for someone to come and free him.   Life
And New York is the most beautiful city in the world? It is not far fr...   Life
Any general statement is like a check drawn on a bank. Its value depen...   Life
As a bathtub lined with white porcelain, when the hot water gives out ...   Life
AS A MIND, who the hell else is there left for me to take an interest ...   Life
But the one thing you should. not do is to suppose that when something...   Life
Either move or be moved.   Life
Genius... is the capacity to see ten things where the ordinary man see...   Life
Good art however "immoral" is wholly a thing of virtue. Good art can N...   Life
Good writers are those who keep the language efficient. That is to say...   Life
Humanity is the rich effluvium, it is the waste and the manure and the...   Life
I consider criticism merely a preliminary excitement, a statement of t...   Life
I could I trust starve like a gentleman. It's listed as part of the po...   Life
I dunno what my 23 infantile years in America signify. I left as soon ...   Life
I guess the definition of a lunatic is a man surrounded by them.   Life
If a patron buys from an artist who needs money, the patron then makes...   Life
If the individual, or heretic, gets hold of some essential truth, or s...   Life
It ought to be illegal for an artist to marry. If the artist must marr...   Life
Literature is news that stays news.   Life
Men do not understand books until they have a certain amount of life, ...   Life
Music begins to atrophy when it departs too far from the dance... poet...   Life
No man understands a deep book until he has seen and lived at least pa...   Life
Nothing written for pay is worth printing. Only what has been written ...   Life
One measure of a civilization, either of an age or of a single individ...   Life
People find ideas a bore because they do not distinguish between live ...   Life
Properly, we should read for power. Man reading should be man intensel...   Life
Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing...   Education
The art of letters will come to an end before A.D. 2000. I shall survi...   Life
The real meditation is... the meditation on one's identity. Ah, voila ...   Life
The worst mistake I made was that stupid, suburban prejudice of anti-S...   Life
There is natural ignorance and there is artificial ignorance. I should...   Life
There is no reason why the same man should like the same books at eigh...   Life
There once was a brainy baboon who always breathed down a bassoon for ...   Life
Wars are made to make debt.   Life
We do NOT know the past in chronological sequence. It may be convenien...   Life
When two men in business always agree, one of them is unnecessary.   Life
When you cannot make up your mind which of two evenly balanced courses...   Life