Marianne Moore - Quotes

There are 22 quotes by Marianne Moore at 95quotes.com. Find your favorite quotations and top quotes by Marianne Moore from this hand-picked collection . Feel free to share these quotes and sayings on Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr & Twitter or any of your favorite social networking sites.

We are suffering from too much sarcasm. ---->>>

Poetry is the art of creating imaginary gardens with real toads.

Poetry is the art of creating imaginary gardens with real toads.

The deepest feeling always shows itself in silence; not in silence, but restraint. ---->>>

Impatience is the mark of independence, not of bondage.

Impatience is the mark of independence, not of bondage.

As contagion of sickness makes sickness, contagion of trust can make trust.

As contagion of sickness makes sickness, contagion of trust can make trust.

If technique is of no interest to a writer, I doubt that the writer is an artist.

If technique is of no interest to a writer, I doubt that the writer is an artist.

When one cannot appraise out of one's own experience, the temptation to blunder is minimized, but even when one can, appraisal seems chiefly useful as appraisal of the appraiser. ---->>>

Superior people never make long visits. ---->>>

A writer is unfair to himself when he is unable to be hard on himself. ---->>>

Any writer overwhelmingly honest about pleasing himself is almost sure to please others. ---->>>

If you will tell me why the fen appears impassable, I then will tell you why I think that I can cross it if I try. ---->>>

There never was a war that was not inward. ---->>>

Beauty is everlasting And dust is for a time. ---->>>

It is human nature to stand in the middle of a thing. ---->>>

The passion for setting people right is in itself an afflictive disease. ---->>>

I see no reason for calling my work poetry except that there is no other category in which to put it. ---->>>

In a poem the excitement has to maintain itself. I am governed by the pull of the sentence as the pull of a fabric is governed by gravity. ---->>>

You're not free until you've been made captive by supreme belief. ---->>>

My father used to say superior people never make long visits. ---->>>

Poetry is all nouns and verbs. ---->>>

Psychology which explains everything explains nothing, and we are still in doubt. ---->>>

It is quite cruel that a poet cannot wander through his regions of enchantment without having a critic, forever, like the old man of the sea, upon his back. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: November 15, 1887
Birthplace:
Die: 02-05, 1972
Occupation: Poet
Website:

Marianne Craig Moore (November 15, 1887 – February 5, 1972) was an American Modernist poet, critic, translator, and editor. Her poetry is noted for formal innovation, precise diction, irony, and wit.(wikipedia)