Edmund Wilson

Edmund Wilson

American critic, writer
No two persons ever read the same book.More Edmund Wilson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
From the moment a New Yorker is confronted with almost any large city of Europe, it is impossible for him to pretend to himself that his own city is anything other than an unscrupulous real-estate speculationMore Edmund Wilson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
They [the English] have a special word, "civil," for what is elsewhere merely ordinary politeness.More Edmund Wilson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A young poet in America should not be advised at the outset to give up all for the Muse-to seclude himself in the country, to live hand from mouth in Greenwich Village or to escape to the Riviera. I should not advise him even to become a magazine editor or work in a publisher's office. The poet would do better to study a profession, to become a banker or a public official or even to go in for the movies.More Edmund Wilson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Marxism is the opium of the intellectualsMore Edmund Wilson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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