John Holmes - Quotes

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Yes, we love peace, but we are not willing to take wounds for it, as we are for war. ---->>>

Every genuine boy is a rebel and an anarch. If he were allowed to develop according to his own instincts, his own inclinations, society would undergo such a radical transformation as to make the adult revolutionary cower and cringe. ---->>>

It is well to remember that the entire universe, with one trifling exception, is composed of others. ---->>>

To feel most beautifully alive means to be reading something beautiful, ready always to apprehend in the flow of language the sudden flash of poetry. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 01-06, 1904
Die: 06-22, 1962
Occupation: Poet

John Holmes (January 6, 1904 – June 22, 1962), born John Albert Holmes Jr., was a poet and critic. He was born in Somerville, Massachusetts, and both attended and taught at Tufts University where he was a professor of literature and modern poetry for 28 years. He wrote several volumes of poetry and the lyrics to several Unitarian Universalist hymns (wikipedia)