Jean Toomer - Quotes

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We learn the rope of life by untying its knots. ---->>>

People mistake their limitations for high standards. ---->>>

Acceptance of prevailing standards often means we have no standards of our own. ---->>>

The realization of ignorance is the first act of knowing. ---->>>

No eyes that have seen beauty ever lose their sight.

No eyes that have seen beauty ever lose their sight.

Men try to run life according to their wishes; life runs itself according to necessity. ---->>>

Talk about it only enough to do it. Dream about it only enough to feel it. Think about it only enough to understand it. Contemplate it only enough to be it. ---->>>

Most novices picture themselves as masters - and are content with the picture. This is why there are so few masters. ---->>>

Fear is a noose that binds until it strangles. ---->>>

I am not less poet; I am more conscious of all that I am, am not, and might become. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: December 26, 1894
Die: 03-30, 1967
Occupation: Author

Jean Toomer (December 26, 1894 – March 30, 1967) was an African American poet and novelist and an important figure of the Harlem Renaissance and modernism. His first book Cane, published in 1923, is considered by many to be his most significant. He continued to write poetry, short stories and essays (wikipedia)