Robert Graves

Robert Graves

A perfect poem is impossible. Once it had been written, the world would end.
Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal.More Robert Graves quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
But that so many scholars are barbarians does not much matter so long as a few of them are ready to help with their specialized knowledge the few independent thinkers, that is to say the poets, who try to to keep civilization alive.More Robert Graves quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Fact is not truth, but a poet who willfully defies fact cannot achieve truth.More Robert Graves quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Any honest housewife would sort them out,/ Having a nose for fish, an eye for apples.More Robert Graves quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Kill if you must, but never hate: Man is but grass and hate is blight, The sun will scorch you soon or late, Die wholesome then, since you must fightMore Robert Graves quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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