Edgar Lee Masters - Quotes

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To put meaning in one's life may end in madness, But life without meaning is the torture Of restlessness and vague desire-It is a boat longing for the sea and yet afraid. ---->>>

Beware of the man who rises to power from one suspender. ---->>>

Immortality is not a gift, Immortality is an achievement; And only those who strive mightily Shall possess it. ---->>>

Those who first oppose a good work, seize it and make it their own, when the cornerstone is laid and memorial tablets are erected. ---->>>

How shall the soul of a man be larger than the life he has lived? ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: August 23, 1868
Die: 03-05, 1950
Occupation: Poet

Edgar Lee Masters (August 23, 1868 – March 5, 1950) was an American attorney, poet, biographer, and dramatist. He is the author of Spoon River Anthology, The New Star Chamber and Other Essays, Songs and Satires, The Great Valley, The Serpent in the Wilderness An Obscure Tale, The Spleen, Mark Twain: A Portrait, Lincoln: The Man, and Illinois Poems (wikipedia)