e. e. cummings - Quotes

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I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes.

I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes.

To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.

To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.

Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.

Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.

The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.

The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.

A wind has blown the rain away and blown the sky away and all the leaves away, and the trees stand. I think, I too, have known autumn too long. ---->>>

I'd rather learn from one bird how to sing than to teach ten thousand stars how not to dance.

I'd rather learn from one bird how to sing than to teach ten thousand stars how not to dance.

Be of love a little more careful than of anything. ---->>>

America makes prodigious mistakes, America has colossal faults, but one thing cannot be denied: America is always on the move. She may be going to Hell, of course, but at least she isn't standing still. ---->>>

I like my body when it is with your body. It is so quite new a thing. Muscles better and nerves more. ---->>>

To like an individual because he's black is just as insulting as to dislike him because he isn't white. ---->>>

I imagine that yes is the only living thing.

I imagine that yes is the only living thing.

The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful.

The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful.

Listen; there's a hell of a good universe next door: let's go. ---->>>

Unless you love someone, nothing else makes any sense. ---->>>

I'd rather learn from one bird how to sing than teach 10,000 stars how not to dance. ---->>>

Always the beautiful answer who asks a more beautiful question. ---->>>

Knowledge is a polite word for dead but not buried imagination.

Knowledge is a polite word for dead but not buried imagination.

Humanity I love you because when you're hard up you pawn your intelligence to buy a drink.

Humanity I love you because when you're hard up you pawn your intelligence to buy a drink.

Unbeing dead isn't being alive.

Unbeing dead isn't being alive.

I'm living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart. ---->>>

Kisses are a better fate than wisdom.

Kisses are a better fate than wisdom.

Private property began the instant somebody had a mind of his own. ---->>>

To destroy is always the first step in any creation. ---->>>

A politician is an arse upon which everyone has sat except a man. ---->>>

If a poet is anybody, he is somebody to whom things made matter very little - somebody who is obsessed by Making. ---->>>

Nothing recedes like progress. ---->>>

At least the Pilgrim Fathers used to shoot Indians: the Pilgrim Children merely punch time clocks. ---->>>

It takes three to make a child. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: October 14, 1894
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
Die: 09-03, 1962
Occupation: Poet
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Edward Estlin "E. E." Cummings (October 14, 1894 – September 3, 1962), often styled as e e cummings (in the style of some of his poems—see name and capitalization below), was an American poet, painter, essayist, author, and playwright. He wrote approximately 2,900 poems; two autobiographical novels; four plays and several essays (wikipedia)